Southwold holiday cottage rental with beach/lake nearby, beach/lake nearby, golf and walking

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  • Cottage
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
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Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking. See Policies & House Rules
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

From the owner

Choose CHESTNUTT COTTAGE and enjoy the much prized OPTION of also renting ( AT EXTRA CHARGE ) our Southwold beach hut.

The hut is near the Lighthouse on Southwold Promenade.

As you can imagine, the BEACH HUT OPTION adds a new dimension to a Southwold holiday. Breakfasting in the hut on a sunny morning is a true delight.

The cottage is in Reydon- approximately 20 min walk from our beach hut and Southwold Market Square.

The cottage sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms ( 4'6'' double and 2 full size single beds). It is a small, modern,comfortable, semi-detached, double glazed, centrally heated, very well equipped, holiday home and is highly recommended by our visitors.

There is a downstairs toilet , wash basin and shower - the water heated by gas and an upstairs bathroom with an electric shower. The kitchen is modern, with full-size electric oven, and 4 electric hob unit, double bowl sink , dishwasher , washing machine, microwave, toaster etc.- everythng we think we need.

A small conservatory leads out from the kitchen into a sunny, sheltered private garden. BOTH properties are NON SMOKING. Sorry NO PETS. Our normal change over day is Saturday.

Please see prices page for any EXTRA CHARGES ( hut / linen )

We expect to have wifi/ internet access soon..

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Amenities

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 Shower room

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • High chair available

Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Essentials

  • Private garden
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer

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Interaction with guest

We welcome you personally on your arrival at Chestnutt Cottage. We give you the keys , demonstrate the new, very simple central heating system, point put our visitors book (full of information from previous guests) and , of course, answer any questions you may have. We point out the walking/cycling maps etc on the book shelves, and tell you how to find the BEACH HUT- a 20 min walk away. We ask that, should you ever have any queries or concerns, you contact us at home as soon as possible. We then leave you to enjoy your Southwold stay.
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Cancellation policy

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

No refund

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

100% refund100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
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50% refund50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.
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25% refund25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.
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Things to know

Check in: 15:00 Check out: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.

Payment

This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Damage deposit: £200.00

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Smoking

No smoking at this property

House rules

Our neighbour's privacy and enjoyment of their properties must be respected.
A beach hut hire can be arranged.
Our normal change over day is Saturday.
We do NOT accept pets.
Please read descriptions very carefully.
Linen hire is extra. You are welcome to bring your own linen . Check with me for bed sizes and charges.
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We do NOT accept pets

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Manager restrictions

Changeover day: Sat

About the owner

Judith C.
Calendar updated:
19 Sep 2021

Years listed:
8

Languages spoken: English
This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 4. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 28 Nov 2013. Located in Suffolk, it has 19 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate is £957.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 19 Sep 2021.

Reviews

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Wonderful place for a beach holiday
Sep 2020

What a tasteful and comfortable home from home this is. Simply but beautifully furnished and decorated, it ooses the tastes and charm of its owners, whose drawings and collages adorn the walls. The k… More 

Reviewed 17 Oct 2020

Owner's reply:
We are so pleased you thoroughly enjoyed your first stay in Chestnutt Cottage and made full use of the iconic Southwold beach hut option. We are glad too that you found The Harbour Inn - we think the very best place in Southwold to enjoy a pint of Adnams and , at the same time, marvel at the sunset ,
Andy B
Croydon, United Kingdom

Delighted to be back in Southwold
Sep 2020

We were very pleased to be able to visit Chestnutt Cottage again, following a Covid cancellation of our trip to Switzerland. As usual it was spotlessly clean and comfortable, and we relaxed, as we alw… More 

Reviewed 13 Oct 2020

Owner's reply:
We love it when visitors return again and again to Chestnutt Cottage to enjoy all that Southwold and the surrounding countryside has to offer. We look forward to seeing you again next May.
Mel J
Lincoln, United Kingdom

Lovely cottage and beach hut
Aug 2019

The cottage is very comfortable and well located to give easy access to Southwold's wonderful beaches. The beach hut is a real bonus and is a great base for days on the beach what ever you want t… More 

Reviewed 20 Aug 2019

Owner's reply:
Thankyou for taking the time to write this review.We loved meeting your family again and are very pleased that you all enjoyed this year's Southwold holiday so much. Visitors to Southwold tell us they are building memories that will last a lifetime and the beach hut option adds that extra dimension- being , not only very useful as a base on the beach, but also a 'little house to call your own' with an absolutely wonderful vew of the sea.
Andy B
Croydon, United Kingdom

A great stay in great location
Jun 2019

Chestnutt Cottage is outside Southwold Town, which makes life a whole lot easier ... parking being a primary advantage, along with ease of getting out into the countryside without facing the congestio… More 

Reviewed 4 Aug 2019

Owner's reply:
We are so pleased you once again, enjoyed your cycling holiday in sunny Suffolk! We love Barbrooks store too - it is highly praised by many of our visitors. We look forward to meeting you next year.
Pauline l

Comfortable cottage and perfectly situated beach hut
Aug 2018

The weather was still with us for most of our really enjoyable stay and the beach hut was in use every day. Lovely walks to the beach from the cottage: either a potter along the High Street (get to t… More 

Reviewed 27 Aug 2018

Owner's reply:
We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Chestnutt Cottage and that you not only enjoyed the many lovely walks Southwold offers, but made full use of the beach hut too. We, as you do, love the Suffolk skies - by day and by night . We are pleased you managed to resolve the TV problem successfully and are very grateful to Dianne, in Hughes in Southwold High Street. for being so helpful when, as it turned out, the TV needed retuning after an update on the transmitter.
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How do I find more info about the property?

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Send Judith (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Judith (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Judith the owner's contact details or send them a message.

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Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Judith (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

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How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Judith (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

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Why can't I call Judith (the owner) before booking?

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If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Judith (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Judith (the owner) a message.

If Judith (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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19 reviews
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/ night
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