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Large Visit England 4* GOLD Farmhouse great for Family & Friends Suffolk

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Overview

Property

Updated: 16-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 2 Separate Toilets
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Farmhouse (Sleeps 14 in 7 bedrooms)

**VISIT ENGLAND 4STAR GOLD AWARD 2016/17**

Dove Farmhouse is a stunning farmhouse with its own private garden is set in a small village near the picturesque market town of Eye in Suffolk. For larger groups there is a nearby barn which sleeps four listed under Dove Cart Lodge. Each can be rented separately with total seclusion or are close enough for a larger family or group gathering. The perfect spot from which to explore both the Suffolk and Norfolk countryside and coastline.

There is a wonderful farmhouse kitchen with large dining table to seat 14 plus plenty of reception rooms to relax in. There are four double bedrooms, one twin, one triple and one single to sleep a maximum of 14 (plus two travel cots if required). Three bathrooms and two separate loo's. There is plenty of space to have fun or just relax in the large enclosed garden. Plenty of parking space in it's own gated driveway.

It also has its own games room with snooker table and 42' TV!

Beds are all made with towels provided as is all heating and electricity. Free WIFI is available.

The accommodation is set over three floors:

Ground Floor:

Large fully equipped farmhouse kitchen with dining table to seat 14

Family snug with TV off kitchen with double doors onto garden terrace

Formal sitting room with three large sofas, piano and TV

Games room with snooker table, table football, piano, sofas and 42" TV and DVD player

Entrance Hall, Loo with basin, small day room, utility with washing machine and dryer, side entrance hall and lobby.

First Floor :

Three double bedrooms

One twin bedroom

One single bedroom (accessed through one of the doubles)

Bathroom 1 - Bath, separate shower, basin, loo

Bathroom 2 - Bath with overhead shower with screen, basin

Separate loo

Second Floor:

Large triple bedroom with three singles

One double bedroom

Bathroom 3 - Bath, separate shower, basin, loo

Outside there are spacious enclosed gardens with a terraced area including outside dining table and chairs plus a gas bbq. There is ample parking in a gated off road driveway.

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Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Jo West
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 March, 2017

About Jo West

Dove Farmhouse is part of the Warren Hill Farm Partnership. The farm has been in the families ownership for over 100 years. Dove Farmhouse was one of the family's private dwellings until 2013. The family estate mainly comprises of arable land growing various crops including Wheat, Barley, Sugar Beet, Oilseed Rape, Potatoes and also specialising in herbs. These include Coriander, Parsley, Oregano, Thyme and Basil. There are also two herds of cattle. One being a herd of rare breed Longhorns and the other a mixture of Simmental and Aberdeen Angus. The farm prides itself on wildlife conservation and strives to increase the habitats of many species including the native english partridge, owls, kestrels, brown hares, red deer etc.

Jo West purchased this farmhouse in 1920

25 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(25 traveller reviews)

5

Perfect getaway property

  • 5 of 5

Dove Farmhouse was just perfect for our group of 9 adults and 2 kids, Jo was so helpful prior to the booking and during our stay. The house is very well looked after with lots of cosy rooms to relax in. The kitchen was extremely well equipped and the hamper left of us was a lovely welcome. The nearby pub The Oakesmere was perfect too. We stayed for 3 nights over New Year and would definitely go back again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review of Dove Farmhouse and we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay over New Year. We would love to welcome you and your friends/family back in the future. Jo
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We have just come home from a fantastic holiday. Dove Farmhouse is beautiful and very well equipped. Children and adults alike loved it! Good old fashioned sing song around the piano and lots of laughter

Highly recommend and would live to come back during the summer to make use of the garden and bbq

Nicola Window & co

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased you all enjoyed your week at Dove Farmhouse. Thank you for your kind review and for leaving the house beautifully tidy. We would love to welcome you back during the summer. Happy New Year. Jo
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5

Excellent and Well Equipeed House

  • 5 of 5

We stayed as a group of 8 adults and 4 children for a weekend. The house was excellent and very well cared for: a good number of large bedrooms, bathrooms and living rooms, nice quality towels and bed linen and the whole house was spotlessly clean throughout.

The kitchen was really well equipped with a large dining table, range cooker and more than enough pots, pans and crockery for the number of people the house can accommodate.

Unfortunately due to the time of year we were visiting, we didn't get to use the garden or the BBQ, but the games room kept a few of us entertained into the night.

All in all a fantastic find and we hope to be back next year.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind review and it means so much to us that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for leaving the house so beautifully tidy. We would love to welcome you back in the future if you. Best wishes Jo
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5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic weekend stay. Will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you had a great weekend and thank you for leaving the house so beautifully clean and tidy. Jo
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5

A perfect place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Great property and only a 7 minute walk to the local pub. Perfect for a large family or lots of couples. The host was very welcoming and left a basket full of food and drink for our arrival.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Dove Farmhouse. Jo
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5

The house is in a lovely location big and spacious with all the facilities you need.

  • 5 of 5

It was mine and my friends birthday so we shared the house with 12 close friends and celebrated all weekend!

We arrived to a lovely hamper which was so thoughtful!

The house was so perfect for everything we wanted...

We sat in the garden, played in the games room, cooked a huge dinner in the kitchen and ate and drank way to much :)

All the rooms was good size and good amount of bathrooms too!

Would defiantly recommend this house to anyone I will certainly look at coming back in the future!

Just want to thank Jo also she provided us with everything we needed and was very prompt!

Beautiful house in lovely location!! Xxxxx

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. I am so pleased you had a good fun weekend.
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Location

The Oaksmere
Diss
Blooms of Bressingham Garden Centre
Banham Zoo
Norwich
Southwold
Aldeburgh
The Bull at The Auberge
Dunwich
Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery
Norwich Cathedral
Les Amandines Vegetarian Restaurants
Bury St Edmunds
Abby Gardens
Jarrolds
Thorpeness
Adnams Cellar & Kitchen Store
Adnams Cellar & Kitchen Cafe
Framlingham Castle
Norfolk Broads,UK
Holkham Hall
Holkham
Sandringham Estate
North Norfolk Railway PLC
Queen's Head

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Norwich at 23 Miles Nearest Barpub : The Oaksmere Country Hotel at 0.2 Miles Nearest Ferry : Harwich at 45 Miles Nearest Golf : Diss at 2 Miles Nearest Train : Diss at 2.5 Miles Nearest Motorway : A140 at 0.4 Miles Nearest Restaurant : The Oaksmere Country Hotel at 0.2 Miles Nearest Ski : Norwich or Ipswich Dry Slopes at 25 Miles Nearest Beach : Southwold at 29 Miles Car: recommended

Enjoy a family break and explore Suffolk that has so much happening, from hidden walking and cycle routes to festivals, events and farmers' markets. In Suffolk, tourism is all about fun, indulgence and creating experiences to remember.

Nearby attractions and amenities:

Eye Town (2 miles) - a beautiful small town with all you could need. Butchers, groceries, chemist, hardware, cafes, pub, newsagents, post office, deli's, antiques, takeaways, gift shops etc

Diss Town (3.5 miles) - all the above plus larger supermarkets, shops etc. and main line train station to London Liverpool Street

Norwich City (23 miles) - with it's Castle, Cathedral, cinemas, theatre and large department stores

Bury St Edmunds (24 miles) - market town with boutiques, shops, theatre, Abbey and gardens

Aldeburgh (30 miles) - Suffolk coastal town with shingle beaches, shops and famous fish and chips

Thorpeness (30 miles) - the wonderful purpose made holiday village on the coast with its own rowing/boating lake and house in the clouds

Southwold (30 miles) - another fantastic coastal town full of shops and the home of the famous Adnams Brewery

Framlingham (16 miles) - a lovely town with castle

Banham Zoo (11 miles)

Hoxne (5min drive) - has a shop and a pub serving excellent food. The Swan is Grade II listed and was built back in 1480 by the Bishop of Norwich

Minsmere - RSPB Bird Sanctuary and Reserve

Norfolk Broads

North Norfolk Coast

Also much more and lots of local pubs, restaurants and wonderful country walks.

There is a fantastic pub/restaurant/hotel within walking distance called The Oaksmere.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
EASTER 2017
7 Apr 2017 - 23 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,950
for 3 nights
From
£650
From
£700
Fri,Sat
£2,950
 
 
MAY HALF TERM
26 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£1,300
for 2 nights
From
£650
From
£700
Fri,Sat
£2,800
 
 
SUMMER 2017
14 Jul 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£1,300
for 2 nights
From
£650
From
£700
Fri,Sat
£2,800
 
 
OCTOBER HALF TERM
13 Oct 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£1,300
for 2 nights
From
£650
From
£700
Fri,Sat
£2,800
 
 
CHRISTMAS 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,500
for 7 nights
£3,500
 
 
NEW YEAR 2017/18
29 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£2,800
for 4 nights
From
£700
£3,950
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£1,150
for 2 nights
From
£575
From
£650
Fri,Sat
£2,600
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300
Tax Rate 20.0%

STAG AND HEN GROUPS ARE WELCOME BUT WE DO EXPECT THE HOUSE TO BE LEFT AS FOUND AND ANY DAMAGES MUST BE PAID FOR. PLEASE LET US KNOW IF THIS IS THE CASE. NO DOGS ALLOWED

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • farmhouse

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo
  • Television ...

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • WC 1 - Toilet
  • WC 2 - Toilet
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Bath with Shower
  • Ground Floor 1 x WC with hand basin First Floor 2 x Bathrooms (1 with WC) 1 x Separate WC Second Floor 1 x Bathroom with WC

Bedrooms

  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 6 - 1 Double Bed, Second floor bedroom
  • Bedroom 7 - 3 Single Bed, Second floor bedroom
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed, This has an adjoining single bedroom & bathroom
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed, This is adjoined to the double bedroom
  • All bedrooms are spacious. Please note the single bedroom is accessed through one of the double bedrooms. Additionally there are two travel cots available.

Outside

  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 3 bicycles

Meals

  • Self-catering

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