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Large Visit England 4* GOLD Farmhouse great for Family & Friends Suffolk

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms2
Half Baths2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
farmhouse
Sleeps
14
Bedrooms
7
Bathrooms
2
Half Baths
2
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

Farmhouse (Sleeps 14 in 7 bedrooms)

**VISIT ENGLAND 4STAR GOLD AWARD 2016/17**

Dove Farmhouse is a stunning farmhouse with its own private garden is set in a small village near the picturesque market town of Eye in Suffolk. For larger groups there is a nearby barn which sleeps four listed under Dove Cart Lodge. Each can be rented separately with total seclusion or are close enough for a larger family or group gathering. The perfect spot from which to explore both the Suffolk and Norfolk countryside and coastline.

There is a wonderful farmhouse kitchen with large dining table to seat 14 plus plenty of reception rooms to relax in. There are four double bedrooms, one twin, one triple and one single to sleep a maximum of 14 (plus two travel cots if required). Three bathrooms and two separate loo's. There is plenty of space to have fun or just relax in the large enclosed garden. Plenty of parking space in it's own gated driveway.

It also has its own games room with snooker table and 42' TV!

Beds are all made with towels provided as is all heating and electricity. Free WIFI is available.

The accommodation is set over three floors:

Ground Floor:

Large fully equipped farmhouse kitchen with dining table to seat 14

Family snug with TV off kitchen with double doors onto garden terrace

Formal sitting room with three large sofas, piano and TV

Games room with snooker table, table football, piano, sofas and 42" TV and DVD player

Entrance Hall, Loo with basin, small day room, utility with washing machine and dryer, side entrance hall and lobby.

First Floor :

Three double bedrooms

One twin bedroom

One single bedroom (accessed through one of the doubles)

Bathroom 1 - Bath, separate shower, basin, loo

Bathroom 2 - Bath with overhead shower with screen, basin

Separate loo

Second Floor:

Large triple bedroom with three singles

One double bedroom

Bathroom 3 - Bath, separate shower, basin, loo

Outside there are spacious enclosed gardens with a terraced area including outside dining table and chairs plus a gas bbq. There is ample parking in a gated off road driveway.

More Details

Property Manager
Jo West
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2017

About Jo West

Dove Farmhouse is part of the Warren Hill Farm Partnership. The farm has been in the families ownership for over 100 years. Dove Farmhouse was one of the family's private dwellings until 2013. The family estate mainly comprises of arable land growing various crops including Wheat, Barley, Sugar Beet, Oilseed Rape, Potatoes and also specialising in herbs. These include Coriander, Parsley, Oregano, Thyme and Basil. There are also two herds of cattle. One being a herd of rare breed Longhorns and the other a mixture of Simmental and Aberdeen Angus. The farm prides itself on wildlife conservation and strives to increase the habitats of many species including the native english partridge, owls, kestrels, brown hares, red deer etc.

Jo West purchased this farmhouse in 1920

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Large Visit England 4* GOLD Farmhouse great for Family & Friends Suffolk
average rating of 4.96 based on 25 reviews
5

Perfect getaway property

  • 5 of 5

Dove Farmhouse was just perfect for our group of 9 adults and 2 kids, Jo was so helpful prior to the booking and during our stay. The house is very well looked after with lots of cosy rooms to relax in. The kitchen was extremely well equipped and the hamper left of us was a lovely welcome. The nearby pub The Oakesmere was perfect too. We stayed for 3 nights over New Year and would definitely go back again.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review of Dove Farmhouse and we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay over New Year. We would love to welcome you and your friends/family back in the future. Jo
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We have just come home from a fantastic holiday. Dove Farmhouse is beautiful and very well equipped. Children and adults alike loved it! Good old fashioned sing song around the piano and lots of laughter

Highly recommend and would live to come back during the summer to make use of the garden and bbq

Nicola Window & co

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased you all enjoyed your week at Dove Farmhouse. Thank you for your kind review and for leaving the house beautifully tidy. We would love to welcome you back during the summer. Happy New Year. Jo
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5

Excellent and Well Equipeed House

  • 5 of 5

We stayed as a group of 8 adults and 4 children for a weekend. The house was excellent and very well cared for: a good number of large bedrooms, bathrooms and living rooms, nice quality towels and bed linen and the whole house was spotlessly clean throughout.

The kitchen was really well equipped with a large dining table, range cooker and more than enough pots, pans and crockery for the number of people the house can accommodate.

Unfortunately due to the time of year we were visiting, we didn't get to use the garden or the BBQ, but the games room kept a few of us entertained into the night.

All in all a fantastic find and we hope to be back next year.

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind review and it means so much to us that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for leaving the house so beautifully tidy. We would love to welcome you back in the future if you. Best wishes Jo
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5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic weekend stay. Will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you had a great weekend and thank you for leaving the house so beautifully clean and tidy. Jo
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5

A perfect place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Great property and only a 7 minute walk to the local pub. Perfect for a large family or lots of couples. The host was very welcoming and left a basket full of food and drink for our arrival.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Dove Farmhouse. Jo
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5

The house is in a lovely location big and spacious with all the facilities you need.

  • 5 of 5

It was mine and my friends birthday so we shared the house with 12 close friends and celebrated all weekend!

We arrived to a lovely hamper which was so thoughtful!

The house was so perfect for everything we wanted...

We sat in the garden, played in the games room, cooked a huge dinner in the kitchen and ate and drank way to much :)

All the rooms was good size and good amount of bathrooms too!

Would defiantly recommend this house to anyone I will certainly look at coming back in the future!

Just want to thank Jo also she provided us with everything we needed and was very prompt!

Beautiful house in lovely location!! Xxxxx

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. I am so pleased you had a good fun weekend.
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Map

The Oaksmere
Diss
Blooms of Bressingham Garden Centre
Banham Zoo
Norwich
Southwold
Aldeburgh
The Bull at The Auberge
Dunwich
Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery
Norwich Cathedral
Les Amandines Vegetarian Restaurants
Bury St Edmunds
Abby Gardens
Jarrolds
Thorpeness
Adnams Cellar & Kitchen Store
Adnams Cellar & Kitchen Cafe
Framlingham Castle
Norfolk Broads,UK
Holkham Hall
Holkham
Sandringham Estate
North Norfolk Railway PLC
Queen's Head
Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Norwich
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
The Oaksmere Country Hotel
Nearest Ferry
45 Miles
Harwich
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Diss
Nearest Train
2.5 Miles
Diss
Nearest Motorway
0.4 Miles
A140
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
The Oaksmere Country Hotel
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Norwich or Ipswich Dry Slopes
Nearest Beach
29 Miles
Southwold
Car: recommended

Enjoy a family break and explore Suffolk that has so much happening, from hidden walking and cycle routes to festivals, events and farmers' markets. In Suffolk, tourism is all about fun, indulgence and creating experiences to remember.

Nearby attractions and amenities:

Eye Town (2 miles) - a beautiful small town with all you could need. Butchers, groceries, chemist, hardware, cafes, pub, newsagents, post office, deli's, antiques, takeaways, gift shops etc

Diss Town (3.5 miles) - all the above plus larger supermarkets, shops etc. and main line train station to London Liverpool Street

Norwich City (23 miles) - with it's Castle, Cathedral, cinemas, theatre and large department stores

Bury St Edmunds (24 miles) - market town with boutiques, shops, theatre, Abbey and gardens

Aldeburgh (30 miles) - Suffolk coastal town with shingle beaches, shops and famous fish and chips

Thorpeness (30 miles) - the wonderful purpose made holiday village on the coast with its own rowing/boating lake and house in the clouds

Southwold (30 miles) - another fantastic coastal town full of shops and the home of the famous Adnams Brewery

Framlingham (16 miles) - a lovely town with castle

Banham Zoo (11 miles)

Hoxne (5min drive) - has a shop and a pub serving excellent food. The Swan is Grade II listed and was built back in 1480 by the Bishop of Norwich

Minsmere - RSPB Bird Sanctuary and Reserve

Norfolk Broads

North Norfolk Coast

Also much more and lots of local pubs, restaurants and wonderful country walks.

There is a fantastic pub/restaurant/hotel within walking distance called The Oaksmere.

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Rates & Availability

Eye Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
EASTER 2017
Apr 7 2017 - Apr 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
$677
From
$729
Fri,Sat
$3,072
 
 
MAY HALF TERM
May 26 2017 - Jun 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
$677
From
$729
Fri,Sat
$2,916
 
 
SUMMER 2017
Jul 14 2017 - Sep 7 2017
2 night minimum stay
$677
From
$729
Fri,Sat
$2,916
 
 
OCTOBER HALF TERM
Oct 13 2017 - Oct 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
$677
From
$729
Fri,Sat
$2,916
 
 
CHRISTMAS 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,645
 
 
NEW YEAR 2017/18
Dec 29 2017 - Jan 5 2018
4 night minimum stay
$729
$4,114
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$599
From
$677
Fri,Sat
$2,708
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $375
Tax Rate 20.0%

STAG AND HEN GROUPS ARE WELCOME BUT WE DO EXPECT THE HOUSE TO BE LEFT AS FOUND AND ANY DAMAGES MUST BE PAID FOR. PLEASE LET US KNOW IF THIS IS THE CASE. NO DOGS ALLOWED

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Eye Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
    WC 1 - toilet
    WC 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - combination tub/shower
  • Ground Floor 1 x WC with hand basin First Floor 2 x Bathrooms (1 with WC) 1 x Separate WC Second Floor 1 x Bathroom with WC
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double , Second floor bedroom
    Bedroom 7 - 3 twin/ single , Second floor bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , This has an adjoining single bedroom & bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , This is adjoined to the double bedroom
  • All bedrooms are spacious. Please note the single bedroom is accessed through one of the double bedrooms. Additionally there are two travel cots available.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 3 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming

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