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Contemporary stable conversion set in two acres of rural Suffolk

People7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom, 2 bathroom stable conversion in Pinford End, Hawstead

Swallows Roost was renovated to a high standard in 2016. There are 2 generous double bedrooms, one with en-suite bathroom, and a family bathroom. The third bedroom has two single beds, with room for a further single bed or cot if required. A spacious living area includes a television with a sound bar, which enables you to connect your own music via Bluetooth. The large open plan kitchen allows many hands to share the cooking while taking a full part in the conversation in the living area. Full height windows give wonderful views across two acres of grassland and farmland beyond. You can also savour the views from the large yet secluded area in front of the property, where you can sit peacefully, enjoy a barbecue or watch your children playing. If you would like a night out, babysitting can be arranged.


Owner
Henry and Hayley Brewis
Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
23 October, 2017

About Henry and Hayley Brewis

We are Henry and Hayley Brewis and we have lived at Pinford End Farmhouse, which is just across the lane from Swallows Roost, for 23 years. We have two daughters and cannot imagine living anywhere else. We are both airline pilots and although we have travelled the world, home is best!

Henry and Hayley Brewis purchased this barn in 1993

What makes this barn unique

The stables have been converted in the most sympathetic and eco-friendly way possible, retaining full height ceilings and the original stable doors. Energy needs are met by an air source heat pump which supplies underfloor heating throughout and solar panels which are tucked away in the meadow. Outside there is a large area for enjoying views over the countryside around a barbecue, with two acres of meadow at your disposal, leading down to the tiny River Lark.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wonderful place to stay - very comfortable and well-appointed, warm and homely. Love the cosy underfloor heating. Beds were so comfy and all the towels and bed linen were fantastic quality. Lovely friendly welcome, + great food provisions from the owners, including 2 lovely bottles of wine! Lovely big field and stream outside for the children to play in. We would definitely come again!
Feb 2016
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Location

Nearest Train
4 Miles
Bury St Edmunds
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
A14
Nearest Restaurant
3.5 Miles
Bury St Edmunds
Car: necessary

Swallows Roost has all the benefits of a peaceful, rural location, but is only 10 minutes from the historic market town of Bury St Edmunds. The National Trust Ickworth Estate is also only 10 minutes away and the scenic towns of Lavenham and Long Melford are also within easy reach. Swallows Roost makes an ideal base for walking, cycling and exploring Suffolk. Bicycles can be hired from the cycle cafe in the village and a Bannatyne Spa is close by for some pampering. Horse riding is yet another of the many possibilities on offer.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Bury Saint Edmunds in St Edmundsbury District

Property Type:
  • barn
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , en-suite to bedroom 1. Large shower enclosure.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , The illuminated mirror has a shaver point on the right side.
  • Both bathrooms have overhead and hand showers. Heated towel rails in both.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , a third single bed or cot can be added. Built-in wardrobe
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Television
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Television
  • All bedding is anti-allergenic. Sheets are hotel quality cotton. Duvets are from The White Company and are 10.5 tog. If the weather is very hot, an extra sheet can be supplied instead. Both main bedrooms have televisions. A Graco Contour Electra travel cot and plug-in night light are available. All bedrooms have hair dryers, a small alarm clock and an emergency torch. All bedrooms have wall sockets with USB charging points.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • swimming

Reviews

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Contemporary stable conversion set in two acres of rural Suffolk
average rating of 5.0 based on 30 reviews
5

Lovely, quiet, contemporary barn with country feel and attention to detail

  • 5 of 5

This is a modern barn conversion yet maintains a charming country feel. It's is in a peaceful remote location next to the owner's property. The owners had provided all the home comforts you would expect. The property was clean, spacious and comfortable and decorated to a high standard. The town centre of Bury St. Edmonds is only a short drive away. The owners were friendly, helpful and responsive. We can't wait to return. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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High standard accommodation

  • 5 of 5

We had a short mid week stay with friends, excellent high standard accommodation, tastefully decorated and furnished. Open aspect and peaceful location, ideal situation for exploring lovely villages, coast and towns. Nice treats which even included excellent pale turquoise shelled eggs that matched the decor!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Excellent property in a nice quiet location, that isn't too far away from plenty of local attractions. The house is maintained to a high standard and we all enjoyed our stay. Would certainly recommend as somewhere to stay for exploring beautiful Suffolk.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
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5

Fantastic- would love to stay again!

  • 5 of 5

A beautifully furnished and decorated barn conversion where every little detail has been considered.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Superb property!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent communication with owners enabled us to arrive at short notice and upon arrival it was great to find treats and essentials awaiting after a 6 hour drive! We didn't want to leave and shall return for a full week as it is a wonderful property for rest and relaxation. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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5 Star in every way

  • 5 of 5

Three generations have enjoyed another splendid visit to Swallows Roost.

Quality fixtures and fittings, everything accurately described on website. Owners very helpful, and attention to detail, generous welcome pack was well received, thank you so much. We will definitely be visiting again.

Chris and family

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday barn in Bury Saint Edmunds, East of England

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn half-term
21 Oct 2017 - 30 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£425
for 3 nights
From
£135
 
 
Christmas 2017
20 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£470
for 3 nights
From
£150
 
 
Spring half-term
10 Feb 2018 - 18 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£425
for 3 nights
From
£135
 
 
Easter 2018
30 Mar 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£425
for 3 nights
From
£135
 
 
Summer 2018
25 Jul 2018 - 4 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£745
for 5 nights
From
£145
 
 
Christmas 2018
19 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£820
for 5 nights
From
£160
 
 
New Year 2018
29 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
£500
for 3 nights
From
£160
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£395
for 3 nights
From
£125
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £20
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Changeover day is normally Friday, although we are happy to try to accommodate variations.

Babysitting (from our 22 year old daughter) is available for £8 per hour.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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