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Converted Stable only 4 miles from Bury St Edmunds

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

One Bedroom apartment attached to Public House

The apartment at the back of the pub boasts an open plan lounge with a fully equipped kitchen area and wooden exposed beams throughout. French doors lead to a small terrace with an outside table & two chairs. The apartment contains a spacious bedroom with air conditioning, double bed, large wardrobes, dressing table and en-suite wet room with power shower. Suitable for couples & small families with 2 adults and up to two children. An ideal get away to explore the Suffolk countryside, or just escape the hussel & bussel of a busy life and chill out!

Free Car parking is available, but a car is not necessary due to the pub's prime location 200 metres from the main line railway station.

The Public House (free house) has been with its current owners for over 15 years and is open all day everyday with SIX ever-changing Real Ales on at all times and serves home cooked food Monday - Sunday lunchtimes & Monday - Saturday evenings.

The Pub hosts regular Quiz & Bingo Nights, has a Pool table, Darts & Sky Sports. There is a good sized garden with small play area.

Thurston village has access to countryside walks, and hosts 2 village stores and a Fish & Chip shop all within a 4 min walk. The historic market town of Bury St Edmunds (4.5 miles) hosts twice weekly markets, it has a Cathedral and the Abby Gardens which are a must see if in the area. The town also hosts an array of shops, pubs, restaurants coffee shops and the award-winning Christmas market.

200 metres from main line railway with regular service to Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge, Stowmarket & Ipswich with easy connections to Norwich & London. We also have Regular bus service to Bury St Edmunds. (not Sundays)

By Car we are 1.5 mile from the A14 junction 46.

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Bury St Edmunds Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • en-suite wet room with power shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Double Bed, Dressing Table, 2 double wardrobes
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming


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(7 traveler reviews)

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Converted Stable only 4 miles from Bury St Edmunds
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Really enjoyable stay, great place and really comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here with my son, had a really great time. The accommodation is really nice, clean and tidy. Ideally situated to visit Bury and surrounding areas. Would highly recommend it to others.

Had dinner only once at the pub and the food and service were very good.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Roomy, spotless accommodation with its own pub attached

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in these lovely rooms in Suffolk. It is a converted stable, but there is nothing that makes you think it used to be stables. This is an immaculate property, newly redone and very welcoming. It offered plenty of room to spread out and had very comfortable bed and pillows (we ended up buying a pair of the pillow brand to take home with us).

The kitchen was well equipped and allowed us to make coffee and prepare breakfast before heading out for the day. It is centrally located for adventuring out into Suffolk and for traveling for the day to Cambridge. We also enjoyed the town of Bury St Edmunds nearby where we toured the Cathedral and ruins, had a great meal and had a beer in the smallest pub imaginable.

It was great fun to have the attached pub at our convenience. The owner was fun to talk to and all the staff very helpful and willing to meet our any needs. The pub was a busy place and friendly people to talk to. Other than one evening, we were never bothered by noise or activity from the pub and the one night's noise didn't last very late into the evening. On the one busy night, we got the last parking spot, but that was no problem the other nights.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you had a good journey home with your new pillows. It was lovely meeting you. Take care & kind regards
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Great place to stsy

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for four nights at the Fox and Hounds and would thoroughly recommend it to others. There is a large lounge/kitchen/ diner, separate large bedroom and large wet room. From outside you wouldn't think there was all that space. Shower is a bit weedy but not too bad. Comfy bed, well equipped kitchen and nice lounge, we eat in the pub every night so only made tea and coffee. The food is awesome in the pub, such large portions, and so tasty and well cooked.Bernie and Mandy who run the pub and the cottage are lovely people. Great to talk to, accommodating, very welcoming. The only thing I would add is that the pub is so popular that parking can be difficult. Perhaps a dedicated space for the guest staying in the pub? We would return in a heartbeat as were so at home there.highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review. I do wish you'd mentioned the Shower!!! It's a power shower and is really powerful, the guests before you had turned the power off to it ( switch on the wall outside the shower room) and my cleaner hadn't realised. I myself did the clean after you and had assumed that you'd turned it off. I can only apologise. We've all now learned to check the switch after every guest!! Hopefully you'll visit us again and get chance to try the shower again. We will also look into keeping a parking space for guests to use as you suggested. Many thanks again. Kind regards
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Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

Great little self contained unit. Cooked some great brunches with meat sourced from a local butcher.

Very comfortable well equipped property, helpful staff/owners with plenty to do in the surrounding areas

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards
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Fantastic 5 days, delightful hostelry

  • 5 of 5

Accommodation superb and location brilliant. Bonus points for convenience of rail network. Hope to return before too long. Thanks to aĺl the staff.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review we're glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Kind regards
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A Lovely Stay

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at this super property. Despite some less than perfect weather, we had a really lovely time. The cottage is very spacious and extremely well equipped. The open-plan layout in the living room suited us admirably, as did the super-large bedroom, comfy bed and huge bathroom with power shower. Plenty of wardrobe space and loads of wooden hangers too. The kitchen fitments and utensils are all of a good quality, and the telly is huge! There was really everything we needed for a home-from-home stay, including free wi-fi. Mandy and Bernie, and all their bar staff were very friendly and welcoming. We ate at the pub 4 times and had fabulous meals. A really great week!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Mandy Ruffles Thurston Fox & Hounds Ltd
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018


Nearest Barpub
Attached to Public House
Nearest Golf
5.5 Miles
Suffolk Golf & Spa
Nearest Train
200 Metres
Anglian Railway
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Attached to Public House
Car: not necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $139.98
Tax Rate 20.0%

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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