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Country Cottage Set In Charming Suffolk Village

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Ufford near Woodbridge, Suffolk, England - Quiet Location, Close To Many Local Attractions

The cottage, close to the church and water meadows, is situated on the owner's property and has good facilities and parking. It is on one level and suitable for people with walking difficulties. It has one bedroom, a shower room and an open plan living, kitchen and dining area, as well as a private outdoor patio with table and chairs and a barbecue. Ufford has two very good pubs in the village, The Ufford White Lion and The Ufford Crown, both only a few minutes' walk away from the cottage. There are also some lovely countryside walks to be found on the doorstep. Only 3 miles from the market town of Woodbridge which has a large choice of pubs, restaurants and coffee shops, as well as riverside walks.The archaeological site of Sutton Hoo is also on the doorstep. About 30 minutes' drive to the beaches, shops and restaurants in Southwold and Aldeburgh. Close to golf courses, fishing lakes and popular bird watching spots, Ufford is perfectly situated to be able to explore Suffolk.

More Details

Owner
Ann Spear
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2017

About Ann Spear

My name is Ann Spear and I live next door to Potts Cottage. My daughter, Christina, her husband, James and their three children, Sam, Jack and Madeleine also live on the site in the main house. We also have 2 Labrador x called Lottie and Milo.

In 2011 we renovated the barns alongside the main house to provide me with a granny annex and at the same time updated the living area of Potts Cottage and built a new bedroom and shower room.

Ann Spear purchased this cottage in 1983

Why Ann Spear chose Suffolk

I bought the house in 1983 as I fell in love with the village of Lower Ufford and it was closer to my children's school and friends than I had previously lived. The house itself is set within a large garden which is where I spend the majority of my time and it is right at the heart of the village but on a no-through road so it is very quiet.

The village has a rural and friendly feel to it but at the same time it is close to local towns and amenities.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage is well placed for some lovely walks by the sea or rivers or in the local forests and also within reach of many of East Anglia's attractions.

The property is close to main roads which makes it easy to access airports and train stations to be able to travel in this country and abroad - a pastime I enjoy immensely.

We have two excellent pubs in the village both providing good local food and there are several restaurants in the local towns and surrounding villages which will provide takeaways.

I always provide some locally sourced produce for your arrival and there are excellent butchers and farm shops close by to restock. I am always happy to help you with directions, suggestions for places to visit or shop and to make sure that your stay is relaxed and pleasurable.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We have thoroughly enjoyed our first visit to Suffolk. It is a wonderful part of the world. Potts Cottage has made it even more comfortable and relaxing."

"Thank you for the goodies." We really appreciated them.." "What a delightful find! Comfy cottage in a lovely setting. Hospitable welcome. We appreciated the groceries and admired the garden..."
Jan 2012
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Map

Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

Suffolk Heritage coast within easy reach. Thorpeness, Aldeburgh and Felixstowe 30 minutes drive away and Southwold about 40 minutes.

Travel:

Stanstead airport 1 hour 15 minutes drive away, Norwich airport 1 hour 30 minutes. Woodbridge, Melton or Wickham Market railway stations 10 minutes or less drive away. Rail network to Ipswich Station directly linked to London Liverpool Street. Cottage only 5 minutes from A12. Use of a car is ideal but not essential.

Distances:

The beautiful market towns of Woodbridge and Framlingham are both 10-15 minutes away. Both have supermarkets, banks, shops etc. There are 12th century castles to explore in Framlingham and Orford, which are 20 minutes away. Dunwich and the RSPB site at Minsmere are about 40 minutes drive. Forestry Commission area providing good walks within 10 minutes drive.

Further Details:

There are supermarkets, banks, shops, restaurants and shops selling local produce all within 10 minutes drive away.

Amenities

Woodbridge Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Double bedroom with bedside tables, full-length mirror, built-in cupboard and chest of drawers
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Potts Cottage has been renovated to a high standard with a new kitchen, bathroom, furniture, carpets and flooring. Well behaved dogs allowed. Outside: There is a private outdoor patio area with table and chairs and barbecue. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included and changed weekly. Cottage cleaned weekly

Reviews

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Our second visit and it's still perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to Potts Cottage, following a short break last year. It's still perfect! Clean, attractive, well appointed and very cosy. The area is so peaceful and surrounded by beautiful cottages and charming countryside. Nice welcome pack provided, as well as cleaning products, lovely fluffy towels and nice bedding. Dog friendly, without question. Great situation - we explored some new areas this time, including Shingle Street, Bawdsey Ferry and Waldringfield. The Deben Estuary is wonderful and less than half an hour away. There are lovely walks and a great pub in the village of Ufford itself too and Woodbridge, Southwold and Aldborough are all easy to get to. We can't fault this little gem and will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for a wonderful review...not only about the cottage, but also the local area.
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My stay in Suffolk

  • 5 of 5

Ann's cottage was warm and comfortable and she made me very welcome. it was a good spot for exploring the local area and easy enough to find shops etc. Ufford itself is charming and there are plenty of easy walks to be found locally. The church was particularly worth a visit. Thoroughly enjoyed my stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect in every way!!

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous little cottage in a fantastic setting. It has everything you could want for your stay and more. We both just loved it!!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cosy and quiet

  • 5 of 5

Had a lovely time here. The outside picture does not do it justice. Its ideal accommodation for two of us on one level. The owner is next door and really helpful. Welcome pack including a bottle of wine was great after a long journey. Facilities good - bed comfortable - great shower. Its quiet and tucked away yet is a good base for exploring the area around.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Cosy, comfortable stay. Setting is pretty and quiet. Ann left us some treats, also for our dog.

  • 5 of 5

Cottage spotlessly clean. Everything we needed. Bed comfortable and cottage cosy.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good stay

  • 5 of 5

A warm welcome, with some interesting pubs in the area. Ideal for visiting Suffolk.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

1 night stays:
Please contact the owner for 1 night rates. Multiple nights are based on the minimum figure above but please note that we may need to charge more for 1 night during busy times due to the amount of cleaning/laundry being equal to any other stay.

Booking Notes:
Please call or email to enquire about availability and booking. Non-refundable deposit taken on booking.

Changeover Day:
Usual changeover day Saturday. We welcome requests for short and weekend breaks. Arrival time 3pm. Departure time 10am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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