Souters and Gribbles shepherds hut form a quiet and relaxing private place to stay with a choice of accommodation to suit all guests. It is well placed to give access to many interesting areas, sites and actitivites. See our website for more detail: www. soutersholidaycottage.co.uk
Souters, a small converted barn, is the main accommodation and suitable for couples but a third person could be accommodated if they wish to use the sofa bed. It has a large sitting room with a high vaulted ceiling, a well equipped open plan kitchen, separate double bedroom and a shower room with power shower. It is all on one level inside but has sloping paths and steps outside. Souters has underfloor heating throughout and also a stylish modern woodburner which makes for very cosy evenings in the colder months. Outside there are two terraces to be enjoyed during the summer and a large grassed area for play or relaxation. Fresh herbs can be found in the garden borders which guests are welcome to use. GRIBBLES is a LUXURY SHEPHERDS HUT situated in the garden of Souters which provides the second bedroom and can be rented in addition to Souters but not independently. PLEASE NOTE rental rates are set for 2 people renting Souters alone; please see our website www.soutersholidaycottage.co.uk or contact Nick and Cath directly for more realistic quotes for group bookings using Gribbles shepherds as well. Bookings and payment can then still be made online here.
Gribbles shepherds hut has a full sized double bed and also a single truckle bed beneath, which can be pulled out for sleeping. It is connected to the mains services, has LED lighting throughout, an en suite with a large shower tray and mains pressure water, WC, hand basin and heated towel rail. The shower room has underfloor heating and the rest of Gribbles has thermostatically controlled electric heating and with high levels of insulation, double glazed windows and doors is suitable for use all year round. There is a storage area for clothes and facilities to make hot drinks. Wooden steps lead up to the entrance. It has its own small terrace outside which is a perfect place for enjoying a summer breakfast. Gribbles is suitable for all ages and great fun for youngsters but not really suitable for unsupervised children under 12 years old.
IF SOUTERS ONLY IS BEING RENTED IT IS POSSIBLE TO RENT GRIBBLES IN ADDITION FOR A COUPLE OF NIGHTS IF FRIENDS OR RELATIVES WOULD LIKE TO VISIT. Please contact us for details.
** PRICES DISPLAYED ARE FOR SOUTERS RENTAL - PLEASE SEE OUR WEBSITE www.soutersholidaycottage.co.uk OR CONTACT US 01206 337316 TO GET PRICES FOR SOUTERS AND GRIBBLES TOGETHER**
There are a wealth of public footpaths in the area which make for good and varied walking. Up to 2 well behaved dogs are welcome. Please note that the garden and woods immediately around Souters are unfenced but there is an adjacent securely fenced field where guests are welcome to run their dogs. We ask that dogs are not allowed on furniture but if this is impossible to police and your dogs are used to doing so at home please bring adequate rugs/covers as well as their beds. Please make clear at time of booking how many dogs you will be bringing with you.
Souters Holiday Cottage is found in the grounds of Valley Farm Cottage, home to the owners. It is just off the track leading to their smallholding and fields, which stretch as far as the river Brett, a tributary of the River Stour. It is a great spot for bird watching and present through various times of the year are nightingales, kingfishers, hobbies, woodpeckers, owls, buzzards, sparrow hawks and numbers of other woodland, river and garden birds. There is wildlife in abundance too including deer, foxes, badgers, slow worms and grass snakes, stoats and a great number of rabbits