Delightfully cosy (traditional Suffolk) flint cottage in the quiet, friendly market town of Saxmundham just 4 miles from Benjamin Britten's concert hall at Snape Maltings and 8 miles from the ever-popular seaside town of Aldeburgh on the Suffolk Heritage Coast.
Inside, the rooms are light and airey with pleasant views from each window. The open-plan living area has a lovely feature fireplace for open log-fires on winter evenings, TV/DVD/Video/CD/radio and small library of books, films and card/board-games.
The kitchen/diner area is fully equipped with (electric) oven/hob, fridge-freezer, microwave and a good range of utensils, small appliances, etc., plus plenty of crockery, cutlery and glasses. There are initial supplies of tea, coffee, etc., plus fresh milk on arrival.
The shower room has a spacious shower cubicle and heated towel-rail (for cosy warmed towels in winter).
The utility area has a washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board.
'Corner Cottage' comfortably sleeps 4, in 2 bedrooms (one bedroom can be arranged as either a kingsize double, or as a twin-bedded room - with two 2ft 6inch beds), plus a travel-cot and highchair are available by arrangement.
Saxmundham is an ideal base for exploring the region and its many and varied attractions. There are plenty of interesting places to visit within approx a 30 minutes drive (or accessible via the excellent local train/bus network) - including Southwold, Woodbridge, Framlingham, Orford, Walberswick, Dunwich, Halesworth.
There is so much to see and do locally, such as, birdwatching at RSPB Minsmere (approx 5 miles), golf (several excellent courses to choose from - all within approx 10 miles), horseriding (within 5 miles), angling (choose from rivers, shoreline or fishing from the pier/quays), cycling (cycle-hire within 5 miles) and boating (Beccles is on the edge of the Broads, from where you can hire boats for the day).
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Disabled Facilities: No. There are no specific disabled facilities but 'Corner Cottage' is single-storey, so all the accommodation is on one level - which would help any visitors with mild mobility problems.
Linen Provided: Yes. All the linens are provided free - including bedlinen, towels & tea towels. For allergy-sufferers... there are 'feather-free' duvets and pillows on the beds.
Pets Allowed: Yes. Pets are made very welcome at 'Corner Cottage'. Canine essentials (plus a few treats) are provided - so you don't have to pack your own. Suffolk is a very dog-friendly county and a great place for holidays with your dog. There are many woods, heaths, parklands and beaches open to dogs all year round, and they are welcome in most Suffolk pubs.
Central Heating: Yes. Fuel type: Electric
Open Fire: Yes. Fuel type: Wood
Smoking Allowed: Yes.
Outdoor Facilities: No. Corner Cottage is a 'town cottage' - the advantage is that everything you need is close by (5 mins walk away), the disadvantage is that cottages in the town itself tend not to have gardens. But... there are several pubs with beer gardens, small green spaces with benches and a Country Park nearby (within easy walking distance).
Local Services: 'Corner Cottage' is just 500 yards from the High Street, with a great range of shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants. It is also within 250 yards of rail/bus/taxi services. There is an excellent public transport network in the area, and you can go on many great days out without the car by using the local bus/train services.
Less than 1 mile from the A12 (between Ipswich and Lowestoft), along the B1119. Approx 70 miles from the M25 J28 (1 1/2 hours journey time). Parking is roadside, and it is usually possible to park within 50-100 yards of the cottage. (Visitors can park directly outside to unload bags, etc., before parking up properly.)
There is a direct rail service from London-Liverpool Street (journey-time approx 1 1/2 hours) and from other parts of the country. Saxmundham railway station is approx 250 yards (just a few minutes walk - on the flat!) from 'Corner Cottage' (no train noise can be heard from the cottage!!)
The nearest airports are Norwich and Stansted. There is a regular coach service from Stansted airport to Ipswich, from where there are regular trains to Saxmundham.