The Cottage


Property Reference: 19220
  • Sleeps4
  • Pets 1
  • Bedrooms2
  • Grade4 Star rating

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Availability & Price

Prices are per property not per person includes a £30.00 booking fee.

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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
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Property Features

  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Detached PropertyDetached Property
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Gold AwardGold Award
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • Swimming PoolSwimming Pool
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine

Property Description

Shared use of covered outdoor heated swimming pool (heated only through summer period)

Situated in the grounds of the owners Grade II listed hall house which dates back to 1653, this detached cottage is elegantly furnished to a very good standard. Ulric the Thane was Lord of the manor in early Saxon times and Whittingham Hall was often visited by Prince Edward I. At one stage the land was used for racehorse training, some gallops remain intact. Whittingham Cottage enjoys complete privacy and a very pretty cottage garden with a terrace surrounded by roses. Ideal for sitting and enjoying a pleasant summers day or evening.
There are footpaths throughout the 500 acre arable farm, also a large pond with ducks. Ideal for touring the unspoilt stretches of of the Suffolk coasline’s 18 miles, with Minsmere Bird Sanctuary, Southwold and Dunwich all nearby. The Norfolk Broads and Norwich, 25 miles. Eye, Framlingham and Diss, 10 miles. The location of this property in the heart of the Suffolk countryside, makes an ideal base for exploring the delightful towns and villages that surround. Shops and pubs 11/2 miles.

All on ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Shower room with toilet.

Electric woodburner in living room included. Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Video. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Large garden with patio and furniture. Barbecue. Parking (3 cars). Shared swimming pool (9m x 4.5m, max depth 2.4m), heated in summer. No smoking. Friday to Friday. NB: There is an unfenced pond 20 yards.

Customer Comments

Selected comment(s) from customers who have enjoyed staying at this property:
  1. Charming cottage, nicely furnished in quiet spot on farm. Ideal for our family, with two elderly members, and a dog. Good walks from doorstep, welcoming hosts. Sept 2012.
  2. This was our third year at the cottage, which speaks for itself. The location is perfect: so quiet and relaxing. The owners are very friendly and always make us feel extremely welcome. May 2012.
  3. A lovely peaceful retreat with every comfort imaginable. Lovely friendly owners who made us feel most welcome. March 2012.
  4. Excellent peaceful location in the owners grounds. Super place to unwind and great for walking our two dogs. March 2012.
  5. Just like Mary Poppins " Perfect in Every Way". Sept 2011.
  6. Excellent accommodation, very quiet location. July 2011.
  7. This is an ideal location for a very quiet, away-from-it-all break. The cottage is beautifully appointed (although we’d love hooks on the back of the bathroom and bedroom doors!) and extremely comfortable. The landlady is most welcoming. May 2011.
  8. Situated away from it all, quiet and peaceful. Cottage was clean, bright well equipped, couldnt ask for more. Oct 2010.
  9. Spotlessly clean and of the highest standards. Owners very friendly anfd helpful. Sept 2010.
  10. Well equipped, clean, and in an idyllic location. The use of the swimming pool made this excellent VFM. Aug 2010.
  11. The tranquility of the setting and general high standards of fittings, furniture and comfort. Above all, I really appreciated the availability of the heated, covered swimming pool which meant that, whatever the weather, we could swim and relax there. July 2010.
  12. It was well maintined very clean and very spacious and well equipped. May 2010.
  13. Lovely cottage with everything we needed, very relaxing location and cleanliness was very good. March 2010.
  14. This cottage located alongside the owners magnificent house is probably the best we have stayed in. It was very spacious, clean and warm. The ability to be able to walk the dog in the grounds were very welcome. Sept 2009.
  15. Clean, wonderful area. Sept 2009.
  16. Peaceful location, comfortable furnishings. Sept 2009.
  17. Everything was clean, tidy and well presented - it was superb. Sept 2009.
  18. Beautiful place to walk and relax. You will not find a more idyllic setting. June 2009.
  19. A tourist map of the area was available - a brilliant idea! June 2009.
  20. The environment the cottage is in was a complete surprise. Situated adjacent to a 17th century hall in idyllic grounds. Its a secret - don’t tell anyone else !! June 2009.
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    Low deposit only £25

    1. These terms and conditions should be read with the Booking Conditions and insurance information in our brochures or on our website. Especially note Sections 2, 4 and 7 of the Booking Conditions
    2. Offer applies only to bookings for 2014 which are booked before 13th April 2014.
    3. The low deposit payable under this offer is £25.
    4. Does not apply to properties that sleep 10 or more.
    5. The difference between the £25 low deposit and the usual deposit shown in our main brochure or website is payable with the balance payment, which we must receive no later than 8 weeks before your booking starts, or at the time of cancellation if you cancel your booking. This payment will include all applicable charges as detailed on your booking confirmation, including any insurance premiums and any Ferry costs. If payment is not received in full on time, we can treat your booking as cancelled by you for a non-refundable reason. If this happens, you will be responsible for cancellation charges (as shown in our main brochure or our website) including any deferred Booking Fee, Personal Travel Insurance and Ferry crossings that you have chosen to buy, all of which must be paid immediately..
    6. Not available with any other offer except offers featured in our main brochure.
    7. Depending on popularity and property availability, this offer may be extended or withdrawn.

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