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Beautifully Located, Newly Renovated Cottage With Open Fires And Excellent Pubs

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

Cottage in Chelmondiston, Suffolk, England, UK - In An Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty, 10 Minutes Walk To Riverside Hamlet Of Pin Mill

Elm Cottage is in the heart of the thriving village of Chelmondiston, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just ten minutes walk from the riverside hamlet of Pin Mill. This Victorian semi detached cottage has been fully refurbished recently. The work has been done to a high standard with a big emphasis on energy efficiency. It comfortably sleeps six adults in one double and two twin bedrooms, plus two more on sofa beds. There is a bathroom upstairs and a shower room downstairs. The main living area includes a new kitchen with granite work surfaces, range cooker, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and microwave. There is a dining table, sofas and armchairs, a TV/DVD, and an eco friendly wood pellet stove. Also downstairs is a cosy sitting room with an open fireplace, and a utility room with a washing machine and tumble dryer. The cottage is at the end of a 50m path from the road so, while being convenient for local shops and services, it is also quiet and safe for small children.

Penny Jones
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
21 February, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

August 13 - Great location. Enjoyed the local walks. We will remember the beautiful views, the sunshine and the sight of our four kids covered in mud by the Butt and Oyster. Simon, Nottingham

September 13 - The house is very comfortable and in an area with lots of things to do. Graham, Sevenoaks

October 13 - A lovely cottage in a lovely location – great for dog walking. Janet, Morpeth
Nov 2011
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(4 traveller reviews)


Lovely cozy Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Had a really nice long weekend at Elm Cottage with 4 friends, plenty of room for us all yet the Cottage had that lovely cozy feeling with the open fire in one lounge and the pellet stove (who we nicknamed Bertha!) in the kitchen/lounge. The Cottage was very well furnished and the extra treats left by Penny were much appreciated. Definitely recommend and might even be back in the spring/summer when the lovely large garden and surrounding countryside and river can be enjoyed more (we did pick a particularly cold weekend!).

  • Review Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much. We're glad you had such a good time. Please do return, Elm Cottage and our little corner of Suffolk have lots to offer throughout the year.
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Fantastic Cottage, Lovely People

  • 5 of 5

I booked this cottage for my husband and his 3 landscaping engineers - thought I'd give them a treat as they normally get booked in to cheap b&bs when they work away. It was a treat as well - I came down and stayed on the last evening. The little village of Chelmondiston is idyllic. Lovely cottage, very nicely decorated with first class appliances and touches. There were two very nice lounges with log fires/burners. The large open kitchen was really nice. All of the bedrooms were spacious and nicely furnished and the power shower in the bathroom downstairs was great. The wifi connection was excellent also. Tim was great to deal with and couldn't do enough for us. We really recommend this place unreservedly and wouldn't hesitate to return again next time we have a job in the greater Ipswich area.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Family get-together

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a wonderful three night stay to celebrate three birthdays.

The cottage was well appointed, clean, warm and comfortable and we did not want for anything.

We had a great riverside walk to Shotley and another walk around Wolverstone and the school where our lads attended 32 years ago as boarders.

The Butt & Oyster at Pin Mill is easy to get to and the food was extremely good, hot and well cooked. Overall we recommend this cottage as a very good place to spend a long weekend.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 15, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful dog walking weekend

  • 5 of 5

A lovely quiet property, exactly as described. It was clean and very comfortable and we were left alone to enjoy the experience but the owners were very willing to give advice. The walks around the property were fantastic and we enjoyed the local restaurants.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early Spring
6 Jan 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
31 Mar 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Late Spring
21 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
26 May 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
High Summer
30 Jun 2017 - 27 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Peak Summer
28 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
28 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas and New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Contact us to confirm the dates that you require are available. A booking form will be sent to you, this must be returned with a 20% deposit. The balance must be paid no later than six weeks before arrival.

The rental price includes all bed linen, towels and tea towels, but not beach towels.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover day is Friday. Arrival time 4pm, departure time 10am.

Notes on prices:
We will consider adjusting the rate for both shorter and longer stays. Please contact us for details.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Chelmondiston in East of England

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • river
  • village
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Upstairs bathroom with basin, WC and bath/shower over. Downstairs shower room with basin, WC and shower cubicle. All bathrooms are newly installed.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed. Bedrooms 2 and 3 both with full size twin beds All rooms have space for a travel cot or child size mattress which can be provided. There are two double sofa beds, one in the sitting room and one in the living room, these can accommodate another 2 people.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sailing
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: We want Elm Cottage to offer you a bit of luxury while you are on holiday. You will find crisp 100% Egyptian cotton linen on the beds, bubble bath and fluffy towels in the bathrooms. The furniture is carefully chosen for comfort and style, there are original local paintings on the walls. We leave up to date DVDs for the flat screen TV/DVD. The kitchen has dualit appliances and just to make sure your stay gets off to the right start you'll find a bottle of wine, a cup of tea and a biscuit. Outside: There is a large cottage garden, with plenty of grassed area for children to play and a large patio with teak table and chairs. We provide a barbecue and charcoal, out local shop - just minutes walk away - sells great sausages, burgers and steak. A new addition this year is a raised vegetable bed. You can help yourself to lettuce in exchange for a bit of watering. Utility Room: The Utility room has a full size washing machine and tumble dryer. There's also a sink and ample space for boots and coats. This is perfect space to clean muddy paws. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: 100% cotton bed linen and towels are all included, they are changed and the cottage cleaned between each booking or once a week for longer bookings. Other: The sitting room has an open fire, an armchair and a sofa bed. It's a warm cosy room with a radio but no TV. Perfect for relaxing.

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