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A stunning converted Suffolk Barn, Chediston, Halesworth nr Southwold



Updated: 04-Oct-2016
Barn Conversion in Chediston,Halesworth, near Southwold.Suffolk, - Stunning Barn Conversion Set In Suffolk Countryside Close To The Heritage Coas

Grove Farm Barn has again been rewarded a Visit Britain 4 star gold award holiday accommodation. It is a traditional timber framed barn set in the grounds of the owners' beautiful timber framed farmhouse and gardens, which is surrounded by peaceful and beautiful undulating Suffolk countryside where visitors can enjoy walking and cycling through the quiet lanes, or visit the seaside towns of Southwold, Aldeburgh and Thorpness. All linen and towel provided and the under-floor heating makes it cosy in the winter. Parking for two cars. Guest have use of the grounds and can enjoy sitting around the large pond (caution is required with small children) The barn has achieved a 4 star Visit Britain Gold Award. There are 2 local pubs and a village shop within 2 miles. A welcome basket greets on your arrival. We are sorry to say we are unable to accommodate any pets at Grove Farm Barn.



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  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

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A wonderful place

  • 5 of 5

Wow, what a barn!

The vaulted ceiling in the huge living room makes this place like no other cottage we've stayed in.

Beautifully maintained. Both bedrooms are very comfortable. The "gallery/mezzanine" bedroom (en-suite) over the living room has a very special feel.

The living room has great space with two lounge areas and a "games end" with playstation and pool table for the kids.

The pond at the rear is delightfully restful space, with the water lilies opening with the sunny aspect.

Kerry was very prompt and attentive with our booking and there to greet us on arrival.

A smashing place for two couples, or a family with 2/3 kids (probably not toddlers). The local village Halesworth, (7 minutes drive) had all we needed for quick shops, papers and the like.

A barn and holiday that will stick in the memory.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

This is a traditional Suffolk Barn converted using local tradesmen. It has a stunning lounge area with exposed beams, large original barn doors and threshing as part of the heritage of this barn.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Norwich at 35 Miles Nearest Barpub : Halesworth at 4 Miles Nearest Ferry : Harwich at 50 Miles Nearest Golf : Halesworth at 5 Miles Nearest Train : Halesworth at 4 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Rumbrugh at 3 Miles Nearest Beach : Southwold at 12 Miles Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Large number of cycle routes and walking paths across suffolk countryside and Dunwich forest. Birdwatchers would enjoy the RSPB reserve at Minsmere.

Day boat hire on the Norfolk Broads.


12 miles to beautiful sandy beach of Southwold with its famous pier, promenade, and home of the Adnams brewery. Sandy beaches also at nearby at Walberswick and Lowestoft. Aldeburgh a lovely coastal town and Thorpeness, famous for its boating lake are close by. Further afield are the magnificent beaches of the fabulous north Norfolk coast with the resorts of Cromer, Mundesley and Sheringham, with its steam railway.


Nearest airport is at Norwich, 25 miles away. Railway station in Halesworth

Nearest ports are Harwich and Felixstowe. Use of car recommended, but Halesworth has excellent rail and bus services. to all local towns and cities.


The market town of Halesworth is 4 miles away with shops, banks, pubs and restaurants. It has a town trail pointing out all buildings of interest. It has a superb theatre and cinema complex in the town at the new cut, together with a town museum, art gallery and pretty churches. Wisset only 2 miles away has a pub with a village shop, Norman church and pretty thatched cottages. There is a vineyard where you can taste and purchase the wines. The market towns of Bungay and Beecles are nearby.

Further Details:

Indoor swimming pool can be found at Bungay.

New snooker and pool club in Halesworth.

Various good restaurants and tea rooms to suite all tastes and pockets.

Local produce shops,


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 6
3 Sep 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 7
29 Oct 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 8
21 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Deposit of £100 will secure the booking. A refundable housekeeping deposit of £100, returned 7 days after departure if the barn is left clean, tidy and without damage,to be paid with the balance six weeks before start of holiday. Deposit and balance are non refundable.

Changeover Day:
Saturday is the change over day arrival at 4pm. Departure is 10am. Short breaks of 3 and 4 night are available with the exception of high season

Notes on prices:
3 and 4 night breaks are available depending on season please enquire. Other breaks may be available upon request we are flexible.
3 night charged at 60% of weekly rental 4 night break 70% of weekly rental

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From the Owner

It is extremely quiet and relaxing giving stunning views of the Suffolk countryside and open skies ideal for star gazing. Whilst being rural it is only 4 miles to the local town with all the amenities required and only 20 minutes from the beach at Southwold. London is only 2 hours away. WE can offer short breaks of 3 days or more subject to availability and season, please do enquire if you would like to spend a short break with us and we can confirm the rental cost.

Property Type

  • barn


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic


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


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • rural


  • autumn foliage
  • pond

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom1 with bath, wc and basin. This is situated upstairs. On the ground floor is bathroom 2 with shower cubicle, WC, basin, shaver socket and mirror.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/5 (2 Bedrooms) plus z bed for 5th person Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 king sized bed,TV, bedside tables with lamps, wardrobe, chest of drawers, dressing table and chair. Bedroom 2 twin ziplink beds makes super king or singles, bedside tables with lamps, chest of drawers, wardrobe, full length mirror and chair.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Oil fired under floor central heating throughout making it warm and cosy in the Winter months. A unique feature is the large vaulted, beamed living area which enhances the character of the barn. Suitable for elderly as there is a downstairs shower room and twin bedroom, however there is a small step from drive to front door and from kitchen to main living area. Ideal for families as large open spaces and safe location. Outside: Landscaped gardens with large, unfenced pond, garden furniture, washing line and parking for two cars. Superb views across open countryside. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Duvets, linen and towels all included and changed weekly. The barn is thoroughly cleaned weekly. Other: The second sitting area with a sofa is ideal for quiet contemplation, this area is separated from the dining table by open timber stud work. The elegant table and chairs will seat six people comfortably for more formal dining. Z bed can go in either room.

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