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C16th Cottage, Short Walk From The Beach And Town Centre



Updated: 16-Aug-2016
House in Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England, UK - Cottage With Garden Located In The Centre Of Beatiful Aldeburgh

This historic sixteenth century cottage is centrally located on Aldeburgh’s ever-popular High Street, close to the famous shops, restaurants and the beach. "This is one of the oldest buildings in the smart seaside town of Aldeburgh. It's incredible to gaze up at the rafters in the beamy master bedroom and think that somone was living here doing exactly the same when Henry VIII was on the throne" (Bella Sept 2011). On the ground floor there’s a large living room with a wood-burning stove, a dining room, a kitchen and a bathroom. Upstairs you’ll find two bedrooms (a king and a twin). The main bedroom has raised sloping ceiling which makes it unusual and dramatic. At the back there is a raised patio garden which has a bbq, table and chairs and is suitable for outside eating.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

About the Owner

Both of us work in financial services, have 2 young kids and live north of London. We advertise 2 properties on Owners Direct in Lake Como and Suffolk. They are both extremely different in many ways (built almost 300 years apart!). We hope you would enjoy staying in either.

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

As featured in Bella Magazine Septermber 2011
Jun 2011
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From the Owner

We live north of london and wanted some where as a bit of bolt hole for the weekends. We didn't really know Aldeburgh and the suffolk coast before searching for a coastal poperty within a couple of hours drive of home. We both feel really lucky to own this property and feel like we own a bit of history.

Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

There are a number of excellent events held in the region the local highlight being the Aldeburgh festival in August. The town also has a local cinema, a theatre, a boating pond, a sailing club, many local and convenient walks and cycle rides. For a town of this size, the selection of shops and restuarants is also excellent. One of the local highlights is the renowned local fish and chip shop.


Aldeburgh beach is about 50m from the cottage.


Thorpness 2 miles. Snape Maltings 10 mins drive. Southwolk 30 mins drive. Orford 20 mins drive. Sutton Hoo 30 mins drive. Ipswich 45 mins drive. The nearest train station is Saxmunhan.

Further Details:

This cottage was featured in Bella Magazine Sept 2011 in the article "Top 5 Travel: Character Cottages"


Rental rates

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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A 25% deposit is requested at the time of your booking. The bookings are processed through a local agent hence credit card are fine (though small extra charge). The balance and a £100 returnable good housekeeping deposit are due six weeks before your holiday commences.

Changeover Day:
Fairly flexible on bookings/departure days except in peak periods where we limit short breaks other than at late availability. Discounts on late availability (bookings 15 days in advance).

Notes on prices:
Short breaks are available outside the peak summer period. Discounts only for late availability.

Our bookings are managed by Best of Suffolk - you can find further details at: http://www.bestofsuffolk.co.uk/properties/lavender-cottage/

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From the Owner

Walks on the beach (whatever the season), great local pub and an exceptional local fish and chip shop. I also like to play the occasional golf round at either thorpeness and aldeburgh. We ar eboth looking forward to getting to know Aldeburgh much better over the coming years.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Child's Highchair


  • Television


  • pets considered


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • There’s a bath with a shower over it, WC, hand basin. It is located on the ground floor.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The main bedroom is an unusual and dramatic room with a high, beamed sloping ceilings and an original brick fireplace. It has a king size oak sleigh bed, bedside tables, wardrobe and chest of drawers. The second bedroom has 2 single beds.


  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Notes on accommodation: Sorry, no smoking, or unaccompanied teenagers permitted at the property. The modern gas boiler is located in the main bedroom. One well behaved dog is permitted and must be stated at the time of booking. Outside: There is a generous patio garden with a small shed, outside table and 4 chairs plus a bbq. It is located at the back of the property and perfect for outside dining and bbqs. Utility Room: A travel cot and a high chair are available on request from the owners – please mention when booking. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are provided. Other: Dining room: This has a modern glass-topped table and six chairs with high backs. The kitchen is reached through the dining room. The cottage has many original features - but be prepared to mind your head!!.

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