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Millway Cottage in Southwold, Suffolk, East England

Millway Cottage, Southwold, Suffolk, East England

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £580 to £ 0

Self catering accommodation in Southwold sleeps 6.

Features include: • Internet or WiFI Access • Garden • Close to the Beach • Close to a Pub •

Accommodation overview: Millway Cottage is situated halfway along Mill Lane, a very quiet road in the heart of Southwold and within easy reach of the shops. The Cottage is a wonderful light and airy house offering very comfortable accommodation and parking. Southwold South Green Area - Properties here enjoy one of the best locations in town. From many of them you can look across South Green towards Gun Hill and the sea and the properties are within minutes of the market place, with the elegant Swan Hotel, an excellent range of small shops including greengrocers with fresh local produce, family butcher and delicatessen. The popular Red Lion Inn overlooking South Green is even closer. Millway Cottage is situated halfway along Mill Lane, a very quiet road in the heart of Southwold and within easy reach of the shops. The Cottage is a wonderful light and airy house offering very comfortable accommodation, with the added bonus of a car parking space. The kitchen/diner offers a very social area with its large cooking range a bonus for the keen cook. The rear garden provides two seating areas, along with a barbeque for those summer days! Ideal for families and couples to enjoy. Shops: 50 yards Pub: 100 yards Ground Floor: Spacious Entrance Hall with desk and chair Sitting Room with two sofas, window seat, flat screen TV/Freeview/DVD and gas fire Kitchen/Dining with Falcon 5 burner gas hob and two electric ovens, fridge, microwave, dishwasher, radio/cd player and table and chairs Cloakroom with washbasin and w.c. Washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer First Floor: Bedroom 1 with twin beds Bedroom 2 with 2'6 day bed Shower Room with shower cubicle, washbasin and w.c. Second Floor: Bedroom 3 with twin beds and TV Attic Room with Z bed, only suitable for children. (Please note that due to eaves there is restricted headroom. Access is reminiscent of an Alice in Wonderland door)Cloakroom with washbasin and w.c. Garden: Beautiful rear garden, two seating areas with table and chairs and gas barbeque. Parking: Private parking for one car and an additional small car. Heating: Gas central heating. Notes: Towels available to hire.


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Blackbird Cottage in Southwold, Suffolk, East England

Blackbird Cottage, Southwold, Suffolk, East England

Sleeps 5
Weekly prices from £382 to £ 0

Self catering accommodation in Southwold sleeps 5.

Features include: Short breaks • Pets allowed • Internet or WiFI Access • Garden • Close to the Beach • Close to a Pub •

Accommodation overview: Blackbird Cottage is very welcoming and comfortable and comes well equipped throughout Southwold Central - The properties located in central Southwold are all within minutes of the market place, with the elegant Swan Hotel, an excellent range of small shops including a greengrocers with fresh local produce, family butcher and delicatessen. The upper promenade is ideal for a peaceful stroll at any time of the year and provides quick access to the beach and of course, the lighthouse in the town is a good landmark. There is also easy access to the common and a nearby footpath takes you down to the harbour with the foot ferry to Walberswick (summer only). Don't forget that the beach is never very far away! A beautifully presented family house, with attractive gardens and private parking. Blackbird Cottage is very welcoming and comfortable and comes well equipped. It is ideally located for all local amenities including the shops, pubs and the beach and so this property makes for an excellent family holiday base. Shop: 100 yards Pub: 100 yards Ground Floor: Entrance into hallway Sitting Room with TV/DVD, music system and patio doors to garden Dining Room with table and chairs Kitchen with cooker, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine and TV Bedroom 1 with a single bed Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle with seat, washbasin and w.c. First Floor: Bedroom 2 with a double bed, washbasin and cot Bedroom 3 with twin beds and washbasin Garden: Enclosed rear garden, garden furniture, barbecue, games. Parking: Private parking for one car on drive. Also on-road parking outside property. Heating: Gas central heating. Notes: Broadband is provided as well as towels, books and games. There is a shed for bike storage if required.


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Shell House in Southwold, Suffolk, East England

Shell House, Southwold, Suffolk, East England

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £495 to £ 0

Self catering accommodation in Southwold sleeps 6.

Features include: Short breaks • Close to the Beach • Close to a Pub •

Accommodation overview: Personal touches have been added to make anyone feel very welcome. An ideal family choice being a short walk to the High Street, The Pier and the Beach. Southwold Pier Area - It is often said that nothing changes in Southwold. However, the much-acclaimed pier was rebuilt in 2001 and was the first to be constructed in England in over fifty years. It now fits in well with the painted beach huts, promenade and colourful flowerbeds. There is a shop, cafes and an alternative amusement arcade there. The selection of properties' hereabouts makes it an ideal location to stay in Southwold if you require quiet accommodation that is also close to the beach, town centre and the many footpaths across the marshes leading you to the less explored areas of the town. Shell House is a traditional bay fronted Victorian property which has been completely modernised throughout. Offering light, bright and spacious accommodation the owner has added personal touches to make anyone feel very welcome. An ideal family choice being a short walk to the High Street, The Pier and the Beach. Shop: 200 yards Pub: 200 yards. Ground Floor: Sitting Room with flat screen TV and DVD Dining Room with table and chairs Kitchen with gas range cooker, fridge with ice box, microwave, dishwasher, table and chairs CD/Radio Lobby with washing machine Shower Room with shower cubicle, washbasin and w.c. First Floor: Bedroom 1 with a double bed, flat screen TV with DVD player and partial sea views Bedroom 2 with twin beds Bedroom 3 with bunk beds Bathroom with a roll top bath, over-bath shower, washbasin and w.c. Garden: Rear courtyard garden with garden furniture. Parking: On street. Heating: Gas central heating.


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Hilda's Cottage in Southwold, Suffolk, East England

Hilda's Cottage, Southwold, Suffolk, East England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £314 to £ 0

Self catering accommodation in Southwold sleeps 4.

Features include: Short breaks • Garden • Close to the Beach • Close to a Pub • Near Fishing •

Accommodation overview: Hilda's cottage is a cosy retreat for couples or small families. Reydon is only divided from Southwold by Buss Creek, a narrow stretch of water where the fishing boats (busses) of long ago used to tie up. All properties therefore have easy access to beaches and town centre amenities by road and various footpaths. Reydon boasts two well-stocked village stores, as well as the Randolph Hotel which has an excellent restaurant and good locals' bar. A delightful Victorian cottage located in a quiet road on the edge of the glorious seaside town of Southwold, Hilda's cottage is a cosy retreat for couples or small families. All of Southwold's amenities are within easy walking distance and Reydon Village stores just around the corner. Hilda's has the added advantage of a small rear garden and easy on-road parking. This cottage makes for an ideal getaway at any time of the year. Shop: 200 yards Pub: 200 yards. Ground Floor: Sitting Room with a TV, DVD, CD, hi-fi Kitchen/Dining Area with gas cooker, microwave, fridge with ice-box, dining table and chairsBathroom with bath, over bath shower and washbasin Separate w.c. First Floor: Bedroom 1 with a double bed Bedroom 2 with a single bed and a pull-out single bed Garden: Small enclosed rear. Parking: Roadside. Heating: Central heating. Notes: There is a straight steep staircase up to first floor which may not be suitable for the young or infirm.


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1 Catlin Cottages in Cley-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, East England

1 Catlin Cottages, Cley-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, East England

Sleeps 3
Weekly prices from £294 to £ 0

Self catering accommodation in Cley-next-the-Sea sleeps 3.

Features include: Short breaks • Internet or WiFI Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Close to the Beach • Close to a Pub •

Accommodation overview: 1 Catlin Cottages is tucked away in a quiet position at the end of a pretty flower-lined loke but within a few minutes' walk of the centre of Cley. It is a charming, early 19th century, former fisherman's cottage.

The village of Cley lies in a wonderful position on the beautiful North Norfolk coast. The main street winds its way past pretty flint cottages and houses, with Cley windmill being one of Norfolk's best known landmarks. There is excellent bird watching at Cley Marshes and also at nearby Blakeney Point. There is a very good delicatessen, smokery, pottery, gallery, bookshop, a restaurant and two pubs, which serve meals, in the village with further shopping and dining facilities available in the pleasant town of Holt just four miles away.

1 Catlin Cottages is tucked away in a quiet position at the end of a pretty flower-lined loke but within a few minutes' walk of the centre of Cley. It is an early 19th century former fisherman's cottage that has been renovated to a high standard without losing its traditional charm. Shop: 0.25 miles Pub: 0.12 miles

Ground Floor:
Open Plan Room
with Sitting Area with comfortable seating, flat screen TV with Sky basic package, DVD player, CD hi-fi and open fire Dining Area with table and chairs Kitchen Area with hand-made traditional pine units, electric cooker, microwave and fridge with icebox
Shower Room with a shower cubicle, washbasin and wc

First Floor:
Bedroom 1 with a king-size bed and door through to
Bedroom 2 with a single bed

Garden: Sunny courtyard to front of property with garden bench.
Parking: Roadside.
Heating: Night storage heaters and electric convector heaters.
Also Provided: Towels. Games, radio and Wi-Fi.
Notes: The property has cottage-style stairs, which may cause problems for people with limited mobility, please ask for details. Due to layout of bedrooms, property is more suitable for family use. There is a right of way to the neighbouring property through the courtyard. Pull-out bed in bedroom 2 is for occasional use as there is restricted space when fully pulled out.


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The Old Post Office in Saxmundham, Suffolk, East England

The Old Post Office, Saxmundham, Suffolk, East England

Sleeps 8
Weekly prices from £615 to £ 0

Self catering accommodation in Saxmundham sleeps 8.

Features include: • Pets allowed • Internet or WiFI Access • Close to the Beach • Close to a Pub •

Accommodation overview: The Old Post Office is a grade II listed building filled with character. It is ideally located in Dunwich with the beach, footpaths and a pub very close by. There are great views across the salt marshes towards Walberswick and Southwold to enjoy. Dunwich with its intriguing past, which is revealed in the local museum (two doors from the house), is a unique, quiet, idyllic village, surrounded by nature reserves, heathland and beach offering peace and tranquillity. There are also the remains of a leper chapel by the church and a monastery. The beach is shingle but at low tide it is partly sandy. There are many scenic pathways across the heath to the coastguard cottages and national trust tearooms. Amongst the numerous trails leading from Dunwich is one to Walberswick and on to Southwold via the ferry or bridge. The whole of the heritage coast offers excellent walking and stunning beaches to explore. The Old Post Office is a grade II listed building filled with character. It is ideally located in Dunwich with the beach, footpaths and a pub very close by. There are great views across the salt marshes towards Walberswick and Southwold to enjoy. The Old Post Office is in an ideal location for walkers, cyclists and also for those wishing to visit this lovely area of Suffolk. Shop: 2 miles Pub: 50 yards. Ground Floor: Sitting room with flat screen TV/DVD with Freeview and wood burner Dining area with table and chairs/bench seating Kitchen with electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher Snug backroom with sitting area, TV/DVD and wood burner (ladder stairs to bedroom 3) This is an ideal self contained area in the old 'Link Cottage' which is all now part of 'The Old Post Office'Bathroom with bath, over-bath shower, washbasin, w.c. and washer/dryer First Floor: Bedroom 1 with a king size bed Bedroom 2 with a 4ft double bed Bedroom 3 with twin beds (accessed from snug backroom with ladder-style steps)Shower Room with shower cubicle, washbasin and w.c. Second Floor: Bedroom 4 with twin bed sparking: On roadside Heating: Oil central heating. Pets: One well behaved pet welcome downstairs (no pets upstairs please)Notes: Parents should be aware that there are open stairs in bedroom 3 & 4


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Lighthouse Loft in Southwold, Suffolk, East England

Lighthouse Loft, Southwold, Suffolk, East England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £455 to £ 0

Self catering accommodation in Southwold sleeps 4.

Features include: • Internet or WiFI Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Close to the Beach • Close to a Pub •

Accommodation overview: Lighthouse Loft is on the second floor of Caithness House and has wonderful views of the sea, the lighthouse and the town, It provides light and airy accommodation and is perfectly located on St James Green. Southwold Central - The properties located in central Southwold are all within minutes of the market place, with the elegant Swan Hotel, an excellent range of small shops including a greengrocers with fresh local produce, family butcher and delicatessen. The upper promenade is ideal for a peaceful stroll at any time of the year and provides quick access to the beach and of course, the lighthouse in the town is a good landmark. There is also easy access to the common and a nearby footpath takes you down to the harbour with the foot ferry to Walberswick (summer only). Don't forget that the beach is never very far away! Lighthouse Loft is on the second floor of Caithness House and has wonderful views of the sea, the lighthouse and the town, It provides light and airy accommodation and is perfectly located on St James Green. Shops: 30 yards (corner shop) or 250 yards (High Street) Pub: 30 yards Beach: 50 yards The entrance is via an external staircase leading to First Floor: Lobby with front door giving access to stairs to Second Floor: Open Plan Room facing the sea, with views on three sides: Sitting Area with TV/DVD/Freeview, CD/Radio, open fire. Dining Area with table and chairs, Kitchen Area with gas oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and microwave Bedroom 1 with double bed and sea view Bedroom 2 with twin beds and wide views over gardens and roof tops Bathroom with bath, over-bath shower, washbasin, w.c. and washer/dryer Parking: On roadside. Heating: Gas central heating. Also Provided: Wi-Fi. Notes: Not suitable for small children.


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Nicholson Cottage in Happisburgh, Norfolk, East England

Nicholson Cottage, Happisburgh, Norfolk, East England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £361 to £ 0

Self catering accommodation in Happisburgh sleeps 4.

Features include: Short breaks • Internet or WiFI Access • Garden • Close to the Beach • Close to a Pub •

Accommodation overview: One of four very well appointed cottages offering sympathetically restored accommodation with use of a large recreation barn.

Happisburgh (pronounced Haisbro) is a seaside village on the North East Coast of Norfolk, famous for its red and white lighthouse. It offers visitors a quiet, rural location, sandy beaches and cliff-top walks. The village has a post office/store and a traditional coaching inn and is within a 15-minute drive of the market towns of North Walsham and Stalham with easy access to the Norfolk Broads and many other tourist attractions.

In past years, Church Farm has been a favoured holiday location for famous artists such as Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth, Ben Nicholson and Ivon Hitchens, keen to relax in a rural idyll. The large grain barn and stables have been sympathetically converted to retain character and create four beautiful cottages, which all have exposed flint walls and old beams. There is a large recreation barn (9am-8pm) offering a racket sports area, a pool table, table tennis table and a comfortable seating area with books and games. Each cottage has its own door allowing access directly into the recreation barn. Shop/Pub: 0.25 miles

Typically suitable for a person with sufficient mobility to climb a flight of steps but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance.

The beamed door opening in Nicholson Cottage where empty grain wagons left the main barn makes an interesting feature in the open-plan living area. Exposed flint walls, beams and artwork by the painter Ben Nicholson give added character to each room. The cottage is on one level and has an enclosed patio and garden area with gas barbecue, rotary dryer and outside furniture.

Spacious Open Plan Living Area with Sitting Area with comfortable seating, TV, DVD player, Freeview box and radio/CD player
Kitchen Area with electric oven, gas hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, freezer, dining table and chairs
Bedroom 1 with a double bed
Bedroom 2 with twin beds
Bathroom with bath, over-bath shower, washbasin and wc
There is direct internal access to a shared recreation area

Parking: There is one designated parking space for the cottage and an additional two spaces available in the grounds. Further parking is available approximately 300 yards from the cottage.
Heating: G.F.C.H.
Also Provided: Towels. Board games. There is a payphone and a coin-operated tumble dryer in the barn. Stair/door gate available on request. Cycle storage rack. The cottage can connect to the Internet via wireless access.
Notes:On the following dates will be charged lower than the bands indicated by the 'Price Breaks' table 14th April - 12th May, 1st Sept, 15th and 22nd Sept all at Band A. 7th April, 26th May and 1st Sep at B, 2nd June at C.
25th Aug will be charged at E.

Booking dates for Christmas and New Year 2012 are 21st to 28th December and 28th December to 4th Jan.


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