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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
9
Bedrooms
4
Pets
1

These renovated old farm buildings exude charm, with exposed beams and oak floors, and are set in the most idyllic location amidst the owner’s 350-acre working farm. Adjoining one another, they are surrounded by a moat and rolling Suffolk countryside, and provide an ideal ‘get away from it all country holiday retreat’, yet lie within easy driving distance of numerous places of interest.
An abundance of picturesque villages are close by including the old wool market town of Lavenham, famous for its Guildhall, medieval buildings and antique shops. The historic market town of Bury St Edmunds, Stowmarket, Hadleigh and the races and stud farms at Newmarket are all easily accessible. The Suffolk and Norfolk Coasts, the Constable Countryside of Dedham Vale and the stunning university city of Cambridge are well worth visiting. Shop and pub 2 miles.

Spacious open plan living/dining room with sofa-bed (for +2), wood-burning stove, oak floor and French doors to enclosed patio and garden area. Well-equipped farmhouse-style kitchen area with traditional oak units and brick floor. Double bedroom with sloping ceiling. Single bedroom. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet. Shower room with toilet. First floor: Double bedroom (6ft zip & link bed) with sloping ceiling. Twin bedroom with sloping ceiling. Beamed throughout.

  • Wood-burning stove - fuel included
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer

  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • Digital Freeview TV
  • Video (small library)
  • DVD
  • Stereo/CD
  • Microwave
  • Shared washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Patio furniture
  • 1-acre shared grounds
  • Barbecue
  • Parking
  • Private hot tub
  • Shared external games barn with table tennis, pool table, board games and darts
  • Play area for small children with swing, climbing frame, see-saw
  • Secure cycle store
  • No smoking
  • Ground floor facilities
  • Friday to Friday
  • NB: Unfenced moat in grounds

Note: Tithe Barn BPU, Owl’s End BPV and Willow Cottage BPW may be booked together to sleep 19 + 4 people

WAS
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£558-£1299
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
3
Bedrooms
1
Pets
1
Hylands Annexe Ref: W41787

Fantastic countryside views


This single storey annexe is set well back from the road on high ground next to the owner’s property with fantastic views over the surrounding countryside, with its own small enclosed garden. Guests also have use of the owner’s 2½ acres of grounds. Located in the village of Coddenham, this is an ideal holiday base for visiting the picturesque Suffolk countryside, including Constable country, Lavenham, Long Melford (for NT properties Kentwell and Long Melford Halls), Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket, Thetford Forest and the Heritage Coastline. Local attractions include Needham Lake and Nature Reserve. Fishing nearby. Shop 300 yards, pub 150 yards, restaurant 2 miles.

All on ground floor: Living room with sofa bed and French doors. Kitchen with wooden floor. 1 double bedroom with French doors. Shower room with toilet.

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. DVD. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine (in external utility room). Dishwasher. Freezer. Enclosed patio and furniture. Shared lawned garden. Parking (2 cars). Friday to Friday. NB: Unfenced swimming pool (not for guests’ use) in the grounds.

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£174-£501
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
4
Pets
0
Lark Rise Ref: BFZ

Enjoying a private indoor heated swimming pool separately housed in its own building, this spacious, single-storey holiday property offers the perfect rural retreat whatever the time of year. The purpose-built swimming-pool building has underfloor heating all year round and includes two changing rooms with showers, separate toilet and a large sitting area for spectators. Lark Rise sits in three-quarters of an acre of colourful gardens, with apple and plum orchard, and is surrounded by open countryside. It lies less than 3 miles from the ancient market town of Stowmarket, which offers a leisure centre, children’s indoor play area, golf course and many amenities.
The location is ideal for day trips to the coast or the Norfolk Broads, as well as racing at Newmarket. There are many historic buildings within easy reach, including Ickworth House Park and Gardens (NT), Euston Hall, Framlingham Castle, Eye Castle, Wingfield Old College and many more. For excellent country walks, Gipping Valley and Thornham Estate have 12 miles of footpaths, while at Suffolk Water Park and Needham Lake there are water sports available. The area also offers plenty for animal lovers, with British birds of prey at Stonham Barns and the Suffolk Wildlife Park both within easy reach. Nearby is the busy port of Ipswich, which boasts several medieval churches and some fine 16th-century buildings. The Museum and Art Gallery houses replicas of the famous Sutton Hoo archaeological finds, and Christchurch Mansion, set in a large park, is a lively domestic museum with furniture, doll’s houses and children’s toys, as well as a fine art collection. Village shop and inn
2 miles.

Entrance via large, covered south-facing sitting area, overlooking garden. L-shaped living/dining room with multi-fuel stove and large patio doors to garden. Kitchen/breakfast room. Utility room with door to integral garage. Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom, shower attachment and toilet. Second double bedroom with vanity unit. Two twin bedrooms. Bathroom with shower attachment, bidet and toilet.

  • Multi-fuel stove – fuel included
  • Electricity by meter reading
  • Oil central heating (underfloor) and pool heating £50per week, £35 per short break (Winter £60per week, £42 per short break) per week poa
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Two futon beds (for +2 children)
  • Two cots
  • High chair
  • Satellite TV (Teletext)
  • Video
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Payphone
  • Garden with furniture
  • Covered patio
  • Barbecue
  • Garage/parking
  • Indoor heated swimming pool (30ft x 15ft) with sitting area, two changing rooms, two shower cubicles and toilet, available all year round
  • Wheelchair access – facilities for the disabled
  • Friday to Friday

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£1617-£1617
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0

Sympathetically converted to a very good standard, situated in the grounds of the owner’s 16th-century thatched farmhouse, these character cottages are well equipped, comfortable and cosy; perfect for a romantic break at any time of year. Located in a tranquil setting with views over adjoining paddocks, gardens and open countryside, guests can enjoy a relaxing and peaceful holiday in this get away from it all location.
Al fresco dining is available in the picnic area or enjoy a coffee and a quiet read in the renovated ’cigar shack’, whilst for the more active there is a covered games area with pool table, table tennis and darts. Ideally situated in the rural heart of Suffolk to discover the many and varied local attractions. The Roman road leads east to the Heritage Coast, with the Blyth and Alde Estuaries, and the charming resorts of Southwold and Aldeburgh. To the west lies Bury St Edmunds, with its cathedral, abbey gardens and lively market. Further west is racing at Newmarket and Cambridge. Wander south and enjoy the picturesque ’Wool Towns’, Lavenham, Constable Country, the RSPB reserve at Minsmere, Colchester’s award winning zoo, boating at Thorpeness and the Saxon village at West Stow. Good cycling and walking. Food lovers will enjoy a visit to nearby Alder Carr Farm or the Chilli Farm. There are country houses, antique and craft centres, museums, golf and horse riding within easy reach. All properties meet VisitEngland’s Gold Award standard. Stable Cottage (4533), Granary Cottage (5053), Chaff Cottage (5054) and Harness Cottage (14742) can be booked together to accommodate up to 12 guests. Shop 3 miles, pub 2 miles.

Ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath. Separate toilet.

Oil central heating included (£25per week, £15 per short break November-April). Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Microwave. Separate laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer. Wi-fi. Garden and picnic table. Barbecue. Ample parking. Shared games room with pool table, table tennis and dartboard. Welcome pack. Friday to Friday.

WAS
NOW
£259-£605
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
18
Bedrooms
6
Pets
0
Doves Barn Ref: 28474

Doves Barn is a spacious barn conversion set in the owners’ 2 acres of grounds and provides well-furnished accommodation with delightful views over open countryside. There is a 6 person hot tub for guests to enjoy, as well as 2 acres of grounds and a spacious courtyard. The holiday barn has a wealth of exposed beams, a vaulted ceiling in the living room and there is a warm welcome all year round with a woodburner in the large inglenook fireplace. It is an ideal location for family celebrations or a get together with friends, with Needham Market ¾ mile away. The property provides an excellent base for walking, cycling or birdwatching but is also conveniently situated to explore Suffolk. Nearby Stowmarket is home to the Museum of East Anglian Life and has a range of shops, restaurants, a leisure centre and direct train links to London and London Liverpool Street. Bury St Edmunds with its cathedral, abbey grounds, Georgian theatre and the towns of Ipswich, Norwich and Colchester are all within easy reach, as are Long Melford, Lavenham and Kersey. Enjoy the unspoilt delights of the Suffolk Heritage Coast including Aldeburgh, Dunwich, Walberswick, Southwold and the ancient burial ground at Sutton Hoo (NT). Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

Ground floor: Living room with wooden floor and French doors. Dining room with wooden floor and French doors. Kitchen with breakfast area and tiled floor. Utility room. 4 bedrooms: 3 double (two 5ft), 1 twin with additional single and en-suite shower room with toilet. Bathroom with roll-top bath, shower cubicle and toilet. Spiral stairs to first floor: 1 double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet leading to galleried area with double (5ft) bed and additional single bed. Second staircase to first floor: Galleried area with double bed. 1 double bedroom (5ft four poster) with en-suite shower room and toilet. Beams in most rooms.

Woodburner in living room and dining room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot. High chair. Sky TV. DVD. iPod dock. Electric range. Combi microwave/oven/grill. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Two freezers. Wi-fi. Shared 2-acre grounds with lawned gardens, sitting-out areas and furniture. Barbecue. Ample parking. Hot tub. Games room with pool table. Welcome pack. No smoking. Friday to Friday. Couples and family bookings only. NB: Unfenced pond in grounds.

WAS
NOW
£2415-£2415
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Pets
0
Balcony View Ref: 28276

Sole use of heated indoor swimming pool

Balcony View, as the name implies, has stunning views across open countryside from the first floor balcony and adjoins the owners’ home. With a spacious dining room/kitchen on the ground floor, there is also a living room on the first floor. Also on the ground floor is a games room, with a full-size snooker table, and guests also have sole use of an indoor heated swimming pool. Centrally located, there is easy access to the countryside and coastline of Suffolk and Norfolk. Nearby attractions include Stonham Barns, with its 9-hole golf course and fishing lake, Needham Lake and Nature Reserve, and the Museum of East Anglian Life. The nearby towns of Needham Market and Stowmarket have a wide range of shops and restaurants. Stowmarket also has a leisure centre and direct trains to London (1½ hours). Situated in the heart of Suffolk, there are many picturesque towns and villages to visit, including Bury St Edmunds, Diss, Eye, Debenham, Lavenham and Long Melford. Also convenient for the Suffolk Heritage coastal towns of Southwold and Aldeburgh, and the ancient burial ground at Sutton Hoo (NT). The county towns of Norwich and Ipswich are also within easy reach. Shop, pub and restaurant 3 miles.

Ground floor: Living/dining room with French doors. Kitchen with tiled floor. Utility room. Games room. 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft) with en-suite shower room and toilet, 1 double with single bunk above. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet. Shower room with toilet. Two sets of open-tread stairs to first floor: Living room with French doors and wooden floor. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Although beds for 9 guests, maximum occupancy is 8.

Oil central heating (partial underfloor), electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot and high chair on request. Freeview TV. DVD. iPod dock. Gas hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Courtyard, sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Parking (2 cars). Heated indoor swimming pool (5m x 10m, depth 1m to 2m), open 7am to 9pm everyday. Games room with snooker table. Welcome pack. No smoking. Couples and family bookings only. NB: Pond in garden, 10 yards.

WAS
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£891-£1864
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
7
Bedrooms
3
Pets
2
Meadow View Ref: W41308

Good base

Set in the heart of Suffolk, surrounded by historic towns, this semi-detached holiday property is an ideal location to explore the surrounding countryside, with the pretty villages of Lavenham and Long Melford nearby. Situated 3 miles from Stowmarket where you will find the Museum of East Anglian Life, leisure centre, shops, pubs and restaurants. Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket and Ipswich are close by, as is the city of Cambridge, Colchester Castle and the heritage coast. Shop and pubs 2 miles, restaurants 3 miles.

Ground floor: Living room with sofa bed/dining room with French door and patio door/kitchen. Shower room with toilet. Separate toilet. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 single with additional single (for alternative sleeping only), 1 twin. Bathroom with toilet.

Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. DVD and small library. Ceramic hob. Electric oven. Combi microwave/oven/grill. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture. Barbecue. Patio heater. Parking (3 cars).
NB: Fenced pond in garden.

WAS
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£239-£683
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
6
Pets
0
Clamp Farm Barn Ref: 27487

Indoor heated swimming pool

Clamp Farm Barn is a spacious, semi-detached renovated holiday barn with exclusive use of an indoor heated swimming pool. Well-equipped and furnished, it has exposed beams, a vaulted ceiling and wood-burning stove in a large inglenook fireplace. Located on a working farm, there are garden areas to the front and the rear, and the swimming pool has its own small kitchen and bar area. In addition to the barn and above the swimming pool, there is an annexe with 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. An excellent area for walking, golf, cycling and birdwatching. Stowmarket is home to the Museum of East Anglian Life, and has shops, restaurants, a leisure centre and trains to London (11/2 hours). Situated in the heart of Suffolk with many picturesque towns and villages to visit including Bury St Edmunds, Diss, Eye, Debenham, Lavenham and Long Melford, all with interesting shops, restaurants, amenities and attractions. Visit the county towns of Norwich and Ipswich, the Suffolk Heritage coastal towns of Southwold and Aldeburgh, the ancient burial ground at Sutton Hoo (NT) and Stonham Barns. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles.

Ground floor: Living/dining room with French doors, beams and tiled floor. Kitchen with tiled floor. Utility room. 1 twin bedroom. Separate toilet. Galleried area. Open tread stairs to first floor: 3 double bedrooms, one (6ft) with beams, Velux and en-suite shower room with toilet. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet. Spiral stairs (from swimming pool) to annexe: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with toilet.

Woodburner in living room included. Oil central heating, electricity, gas, bed linen and towels included. Two travel cots. Two high chairs. Three satellite TVs. DVDs. CD. iPod dock. Gas hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Courtyard (to front) with sitting-out area and furniture. Lawned garden (to rear) with sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Ample parking. Cycle store. Swimming pool (8.5m x 4m, depth 1.5m), open 9am to 9pm daily. Welcome pack. No smoking. Friday to Friday. Couples and family bookings only.

WAS
NOW
£1186-£2778
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
1
Fairy Cottage Ref: 29908


Tucked away in a quiet location, adjacent to the owner’s home, this single-storey, detached holiday home is just a few hundred yards from the centre of the village of Old Newton. Well furnished, with a fully enclosed lawned garden, it makes an ideal base for visiting the picturesque Suffolk countryside and coast, including Constable Country, Lavenham, Long Melford (for NT properties Kentwell and Long Melford Halls), Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket, Thetford Forest, the Heritage Coastline and the Broads. The nearby market town of Stowmarket provides a variety of interesting shops, pubs and restaurants, as well as a leisure centre and direct rail links to London and Norwich. Shop ½ mile, pub 2 miles, restaurant 250 yards.

All on ground floor: Living room with French doors/dining room. Kitchen with tiled floor. 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin, 1 single with additional pull-out single. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.

Electric coal-effect fire in living room included. Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. Stereo/CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Freezer. Small, enclosed, lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Parking (1 car). Welcome pack. Pet free of charge. No smoking.

WAS
NOW
£255-£757
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
1
Raven Cottage Ref: 26365

This cosy beamed holiday cottage is well-furnished and has a woodburner for cooler evenings. Ideally situated in the high street, a conservation area, which has a range of independent shops and restaurants. Lying in the Gipping Valley, the River Gipping flows through the town and it is an ideal area for walking, cycling and birdwatching with a 27-acre nature reserve and picnic site close by. Conveniently situated to explore the many delights of East Anglia, there is also a train station for trips to Cambridge, Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich and London. Shop 10 yards, pub and restaurant 50 yards.

Ground floor: Living room. Step up to dining room/kitchen with brick floor. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 single with additional pull-out single and low doorway. Most rooms with beams and wooden floor.

Woodburner in living room included. Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Fridge/freezer. Enclosed courtyard. On road parking. Welcome pack. Pet free of charge. No smoking.

WAS
NOW
£243-£596
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Pets
0
Lavender Lodge Ref: 25571

Located to the rear of the owners’ thatched cottage with delightful views over open countryside, Lavender Lodge is a charming, tranquil retreat, with courtyard garden. An excellent base for walking, cycling or bird watching. Also conveniently situated to explore the delightful market towns and villages of Suffolk. Nearby are Needham Market and Stowmarket with the Museum of East Anglian Life, leisure centre and 18 hole golf. Bury St Edmunds, with cathedral, and the historic market town of Lavenham are nearby, the county town of Ipswich and the city of Cambridge are also within easy reach. Shops 2 miles, pub 1 mile and restaurant 2½ miles.

All on ground floor: Living room with French doors/dining room/kitchen area with tiled floor. 1 double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Electricity heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. DVD. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Wi-fi. Lawned garden with courtyard and furniture. Barbecue. Parking (2 cars). No smoking.

WAS
NOW
£197-£483
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Pets
0

Character cottage with country views

This charming thatched Grade II listed picturesque holiday cottage, part of which dates back to the 15th century is set in a most idyllic position in a quiet country lane. Right off the beaten track and surrounded by rolling countryside with views from all aspects of the cottage. Steeped in character with numerous beams, an inglenook fireplace with woodburner and natural brick and wooden floors. The large downstairs bedroom enjoys a unique galleried loft room (not suitable for small children). With excellent road links to the historical towns of Bury St Edmunds, Diss and Stowmarket, all within ½ hours drive. Newmarket for the races, and the cities of Norwich and Cambridge all within easy driving distance as is Thetford Forest. Numerous pretty and famous villages to visit locally such as Lavenham and Long Melford. Shops and pubs ¾ mile.

Ground floor: Living room with brick floor. Second living room with double sofa bed (for alternative sleeping). Dining room with wooden floor. Kitchen with ceramic tiled floor. 1 double bedroom with beams and en-suite shower room with toilet. Separate cloakroom with toilet. First floor: 3 bedrooms with beamed sloping ceilings: 2 double, one with additional single, one with en-suite bathroom with toilet, 1 single. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.

Woodburner in living room included. Gas central heating included (£25per week October-March). Electricity and bed linen included. Video and small library. DVD. Stereo/CD. Electric cooker. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Freezer. Large garden with patio and furniture. Ample parking. No smoking. Friday to Friday.

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£387-£1227
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