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Suffolk Cottage Ideal For Walking And Birdwatching With Stunning Estuary View

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Character Cottage in an Historic Village Ideal for Seaside and Country Holidays

Red House Cottage is situated in the Suffolk village of Blythburgh, famous for its magnificent 13th century church known as the Cathedral of the Marshes. It stands within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just inland from Southwold on the Heritage Coast of north-east Suffolk. The cottage has been refurbished with a modern kitchen, bathroom and conservatory whilst retaining its charming character with beamed ceilings, wood burning stove and original features. The kitchen, conservatory, sitting room,master bedroom and garden have stunning and uninterrupted views of the Blyth estuary. There is a large mature cottage garden with decking and wild flower meadow. It is an ideal holiday home for walkers, bird watchers, nature lovers, cyclists, canoeists and sailors. It is family friendly and pet friendly. The cottage is situated on Angel Lane, just off the A12, and within yards of the village shop and Adnam's pub and restaurant the White Hart Inn. It is a short drive from the acclaimed coastal towns of Southwold and Aldeburgh. It is within walking distance of Dunwich, Walberswick and the unspoilt beeches of Covehithe. It is also a short drive from Snape Maltings and the RSPB reserve at Minsmere. Ground floor: Living room with wood burning stove and French doors into the conservatory; second living room with sofa bed; conservatory with beautiful views, with dining table for up to 6 people, sofa and easy chair; kitchen with breakfast bar and table. First floor: Master bedroom with double bed; second bedroom with 2 single beds; family bathroom with shower/bath. Outside: converted Pony Shed with double bed, French doors and en-suite toilet and shower room. The cottage has WiFi, TV and DVD player. Change over day – preferably Saturday but can be flexible.

Margaret B
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

Why Margaret B chose Suffolk

Red House cottage has so much character with original brick floors, open fires, beams and Suffolk latch doors. We have given it a new kitchen and bathroom and converted the original "pony shed" into an annexe with en suite shower room.

Its ideal for a family holiday, close to the village shop and friendly historic pub serving good food and Adnams ale.

What makes this house unique

The stunning views from the conservatory and garden single the cottage out. Walks to Walberswick along the estuary with pub lunches. The area is steeped in history with medieval churches and archaeological interests. There are typical English seaside towns, RSPB Minsmere for bird lovers and so much to do if you like to walk and cycle.


Blythburgh House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility


5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Suffolk Cottage Ideal For Walking And Birdwatching With Stunning Estuary View
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

A memorable stay!

  • 5 of 5

A lovely cottage, with everything you need and you feel so at home. Beautiful views of the countryside. The pub next door does great food and we visited a couple of times during our stay. Margaret, the owner, was really helpful and ensured that our stay was perfect, brilliant customer service. Visited the local tourist spots and took advantage of chilling out at Red House Cottage. Definitely recommend and will return soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sue and Paul Thanks very much for the lovely review! Hope to have you back again soon. Best wishes Margaret
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Perfect Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Delightful cottage presented to a very high standard and well equipped. Perfect for families wanting to explore local areas, dog walking and bird watching.

View from the cottage is amazing.

The photos and information on this listing do not show what a gem this cottage is.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the lovely review - I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. I agree it is quite hard to capture the beauty of the estuary view from the conservatory and garden where you can feel part of the landscape. Thanks again and I hope you can return.
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Idealic Holiday Retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We had the most fantastic time staying at Red House Cottage, returning home relaxed, happy and with lovely memories. A well-equipped cottage with everything you need supplied for self-catering. Beautiful home-from-home accommodation and the views of the meadow and estuary are stunning. We visited the White Hart Inn a few times as its just a few steps away! The four of us had a great dinner there to celebrate a birthday, with extensive food and wine menus. We visited Southwold which is only about 10 minutes drive away. Margaret, thank you so much for allowing us to stay with our pet dog - we all had a memorable time and will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a great review and thanks so much for taking the time to post it. Really glad you all enjoyed yourselves and hope to see you back in Suffolk again one day! Margaret
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Rates & Availability

Blythburgh House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Late winter/spring
Jan 7 2017 - Apr 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
Apr 28 2017 - Jul 20 2017
4 night minimum stay
Summer holiday
Jul 21 2017 - Sep 10 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $192.55
Pet Fee $12.84

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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