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Luxury 2 Bedroom Self Catering Holiday Rental. Beach Front Location With Fantast

Bedrooms 2
Space 760 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Holiday Lodge in Sizewell Common, Leiston, Nr. Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England - First Class, Luxury Holiday Accommodation In A Tranquil Location, Overlooking The Beach & Sea

Sandlings is a stunning 2 bedroomed luxury self catering holiday rental located overlooking the beach with fabulous sea views from its large private decked verandah. It is double glazed with full central heating. A truly all seasons holiday rental in a quiet and peaceful location but close to all local amenities in the town of Leiston. Escape and unwind in real luxury, whether you just want to put your feet up or get out and enjoy the fresh air on coastal walks to Thorpeness, Aldeburgh, Minsmere and Dunwich, the choice is yours. Snape Maltings, a world class concert hall and associated shops, are close by.

Nigel Perks
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 4, 2018

About Nigel Perks

Nigel and Jenny Perks live in Suffolk and have close family connections with Thorpeness, Aldeburgh and Lowestoft.

Nigel Perks purchased this chalet in 2012

Why Nigel Perks chose Leiston

We love the Suffolk coast and surrounding area. We recently retired and decided to look for a place to allow us to spend more time there. After looking closely at a number of locations along the coast we believe we have found the perfect spot. Beach View Holiday Park is a family run business in a the quiet, rural location overlooking the sea and beach. We love to walk our dogs and unlike the busier coastal resorts there are no restrictions on walking your dogs on the beach, in any season.

What makes this chalet unique

Sandlings is a spacious, modern holiday lodge with all the comforts and conveniences of home but with fabulous sea views, great walks and all that this area of outstanding natural beauty has to offer on your door step.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Thank you for such lovely comfortable accommodation. We have really enjoyed our stay at Sandlings. This is one of the nicest accommodations we have stayed in." - April 2013

"First class accommodation. Everything was A1." - 12 April 2013.

"Thank you for the lovely stay, we enjoyed the spectacular sea views.' - 28 May 2013.

"Lovely time in this lovely lodge - smashing views with a gorgeously appointed lodge - what more could we need. Many thanks to Mr Perks for his excellent service - very helpful + friendly - Thank you." (28 June 2013)
Mar 2013
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Leiston Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 760 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
  • En-suite shower room to the master bedroom has WC, pedestal basin, cabinet and large walk-in, fully tiled shower. The family bathroom has an attractive white suite with bath and shower attachment, WC, pedestal basin and cabinet.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: 2 bedroom. Sleeps 4 (+ travel cot and Aerobed) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: Kingsize bed, bedside cabinets, 2 large wardrobes, chest of drawers, TV & DVD and door to fully fitted en-suite shower room. Bedroom 2: Twin beds (Travel cot & Aerobed available), bedside cabinet, TV/DVD, double wardrobe and chest of drawers.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Golf ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
Notes on accommodation: The lodge is built to the highest specifications. It provides first class luxury accommodation for all seasons. Free WiFi and Internet access, although this is the Suffolk coast and you may find it is considerably slower than you may be used to! Children are welcome. Dogs welcome - maximum 2. The large, private decked verandah has a lockable side gate to provide a safe and secure environment for young children and pets. No smoking please. There is parking for 2 cars in front of the lodge. A full pack is available covering the working of all appliances including central heating but we are always available and happy to answer any questions or deal with problems, should they arise, either before or during your stay. Outside: There are marvellous sea views from the verandah and living/dining areas. The verandah has comfortable outdoor furniture consisting of a sofa, 2 armchairs with comfy cushions, coffee table & 2 matching sun loungers. The large, raised verandah can only be accessed via the French doors from the living room or through a lockable side gate. It provides privacy for adults and a safe environment for young children and pets. The beach, 50 metres away, is easily accessed via a footpath on the site. There are no restrictions on walking dogs on the beach, even in peak season. There is easy access to a number of walks including the Suffolk Coastal and Heritage Path and the Sandlings Walk. The location also gives easy access to the beautiful Suffolk coast and surrounding area including the coastal towns and villages of Aldeburgh, Dunwich, Southwold, Thorpeness, Snape, Walberswick and Minsmere Nature Reserve (BBC Spring Watch). Ipswich, Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth are within easy driving distance. Utility Room: Modern condensing boiler supplying a full radiator central heating and hot water. Dyson vacuum cleaner; clothes airer; ironing board and iron; mop, bucket, broom, dust pan and brush. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linens, towels, tea towels and general guest supplies are provided. A travel cot and high chair are also available for young children. If staying longer than a week a housekeeping service is available, if required, at a modest additional cost. Other: Full height windows show off the wonderful sea views. French doors open onto a large, private, decked verandah overlooking the sea. An outdoor sofa, armchairs, coffee table and 2 sun loungers to make the most of the lovely sea views. Parking for 2 cars.


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Luxury 2 Bedroom Self Catering Holiday Rental. Beach Front Location With Fantast
average rating of 4.818182 based on 23 reviews

Another fantastic stay. Great, well equipped accommodation with fabulous sea view

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We highly recommend this property. It is spotlessly clean, very comfortable and beautifully furnished. The terrace faces the sea and you experience the most beautiful sunrise each morning. The beach is dog friendly (as is the property). There is a lovely coastal walk to nearby Thorpeness which has a great pub called the Dolphin (dog friendly also) which serves local Adnams beer. We have stayed at Sandlings many times and will do so again.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a wonderful review. Very pleased that the lodge continues to provide you with such great experiences.
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Wonderful peaceful relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Had another lovely stay by the sea relaxing must return

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Sandlings, the lodge was comfortable and so clean, it was very well equipped. The site was lovely and quiet and the view was fantastic, beautiful waking up to sunrises over the beach every morning and hearing the sea every night. There is a beach cafe called Sizewell T and a great pub called The Vulcan Arms, both within walking distance of the Lodge with great value and tasty meals. Sizewell beach is very underrated, it is lovely. Really hope we can come back and stay in this great little Gem that I am so lucky to have found.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: A great review. The area is indeed very underrated. Not only do you have the sea views and wonderful walks but you are within easy travelling distance of all that Suffolk and the coast have to offer.
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Great lodge

  • 5 of 5

Cannot fault the lodge really is home from home with everything you need. Minutes away from beach with great walks. Site is friendly and having explored the area believe I picked best place to stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Anne for such a great review. Pleased you enjoyed your stay.
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Amazing holidays

  • 5 of 5

amazing place for holidays, very nice fully fitted house with all need it staff to enjoy the time

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Konrad. We try and provide everything for a comfortable 'home from home' holiday so that all you have to do is relax and enjoy your stay.
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Fabulous lodge in amazing surroundings

  • 5 of 5

We've just returned from a long weekend in the Sandlings lodge. I can honestly say everything was perfect. The lodge was wonderful - spotless on our arrival, comfortable and great location looking out to sea from the balcony. The site was very well maintained and access to the beach within minutes. We were blessed with lovely weather all weekend which made our walk to Alderburgh and back all the more enjoyable and the dogs had a great time. I've already recommended the Sandlings to a colleague and we will most definitely be returning - can't wait 😃?

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
38 Miles
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Beach View Holiday Park
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Car: recommended


The lodge is 50 metres from the beach and the Suffolk Coastal Path on the Suffolk Heritage Coast. The holiday park nestles between Thorpeness and the RSPB's Reserve at Minsmere, where you can enjoy stunning views and see some of our rarest wildlife. The Suffolk Heritage Coast is renowned for its beautiful countryside and coastal towns and villages, steeped in history. The Sandlings Walk passes close to the Beach View Holiday Park and runs for 58 miles from Southwold to the outskirts of Ipswich!


Use of a car, whilst not essential for enjoyment of your holiday, is strongly recommended if you want to take full advantage of all that this part of the Suffolk Heritage Coast has to offer. But if you just want to escape and unwind in real luxury, find a quiet and peaceful location in which to put your feet up or get out and enjoy the fresh air on coastal walks to Thorpeness, Aldeburgh, Minsmere or Dunwich then Sandlings is for you.


The town of Leiston, with all its facilities and amenities, is approx. 2 miles away by car. Thorpeness is 3 miles, Aldeburgh 4 miles, Snape 5 miles, Minsmere 4 miles, Dunwich 7 miles and Southwold 14 miles. Further afield, Ipswich is 25 miles, Lowestoft 24 miles, Great Yarmouth 34 miles, Norwich 38 miles and London 105 miles. All by car.

Further Details:

The Beach View Holiday Park has an onsite Clubhouse Bar and Family Games Room (March to September). Sea fishing from the beach is popular. The town of Leiston is less than 2 miles away with all the usual facilities and amenities including pubs, cafes, cash machines, a wide range of takeaways, a cinema showing the latest releases, a supermarket and local museum. You will find a wide range of seasonal events and activities in the other neighbouring towns and villages of Aldeburgh, Thorpeness, Snape, Dunwich and Southwold. The major resorts of Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth are within easy travelling distance. Further details of these as well as the local attractions and events can be found in the maps, leaflets and brochures at the lodge or in the Clubhouse Bar. The owners are happy to provide any additional information or details on request.




Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please check availability and full booking conditions with us prior to booking. A deposit of £50 of the cost of your holiday will be required together with a signed booking form. The balance will be due and payable within 6 weeks of the start of your holiday. Rental rates are all inclusive of electricity, heating and water together with FREE WIFI and Internet access. Small additional charges are payable in respect of each dog (£5 per night). Bank transfer or cheque are our preferred methods of payment.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day in peak season is a Friday, arrival after 3pm, departure by 10.00am. Short breaks Friday to Monday; Monday to Friday, arrivals after 3pm, departures before 10.00am. We try to be as flexible as possible so call us to discuss your own needs.

Notes on prices:
Not available for New Year bookings.
Short breaks Friday to Monday or Monday to Friday will normally be charged at up to 75% of the weekly rate in peak season and are negotiable at other times. If you require different periods, whether longer or shorter, these can be negotiated on an individual basis. We will be as flexible as possible depending on availability and the time of year. Please call us to discuss your requirements. If you prefer you can text or email for further information.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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