The cottage stands on the site of an old workshop which was originally part of The Compasses public house.
There are 2 lovely bedrooms, one double and one twin, the bathroom is modern and has a shower over the bath, there are storage heaters in each room and it is well insulated and double glazed making it cosy throughout.
The sitting room has French doors leading onto a small patio which has stunning views over the Suffolk countryside.
The kitchen is fully equipped and has a fridge/freezer, washing machine, electric hob, electric oven and microwave.
The cottage has a digital TV ( free view is available) and DVD
The Compasses cottage is next to The Compasses Pub which specialises in Italian food.
The nearest small town "Clare" is 4 miles away where there is a number of pubs, Chinese and Indian restaurants, a Co-op and quality butchers among other shops.
There are a number of lovely walks around the village which is also on the official Clare to Bury St Edmunds walk. All around there are some of Suffolk's prettiest villages Lavenham, Kersey, Cavendish and historic Long Melford, where the TV series Lovejoy was filmed and is now an antique hunters dream.
Newmarket with it's famous horse racing course, Bury St Edmunds with it's beautiful Abbey gardens and Sudbury with Gainsbourough's house are all only 20 minutes drive away.
The university city of Cambridge, Ipswich town, Norwich and the Suffolk coast can all be reached in one or two hours drive.
Suffolk Village location.
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Disabled Facilities: No. No facilities
Linen Provided: Yes. linen for 1 double and 2 single beds
Pets Allowed: No. No pets
Central Heating: Yes. Fuel type: Electric
Open Fire: No.
Smoking Allowed: No. no smoking
Outdoor Facilities: Yes. off road parking small garden ans patio with views over the countyside
Local Services: Public house next door
Depart Sudbury on the A131 towards Long Melford continue north on B1064 towards Long Melford drive Through Long Melford
Turn left (west) onto A1092 towards Cavendish and Clare(just past Kentwell Hall)
Once in Clare turn right at The Bell towards Hundon
Drive out of Clare once the houses thin out (approx 1 mile) turn right signposted Poslingford and Stansfield.
Follow the road through Poslingford till you reach Stansfield (about 4 miles)
From Bury St Edmunds:
Depart Bury on the A143 towards Horringer and Haverhill.
Stay on the A143 drive through Horringer and Chedburgh
Once you get to Wickhambrook turn left at the Plumbers Arms Public House signposted Denston and Stansfield.
Drive through Denston and continue along the road, as the road reaches the top of the hill it bears right towards Stansfield and straight on towards Hawkedon. Drive down the hill and continue to the other end of the village
Once in Stansfield drive through the village (it is only small) on the main road until you come to The Compasses public house, the cottage is next to the pub. Drive up alongside the pub and park on the gravel infront of the cottage.