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Country Cottage Set In Charming Suffolk Village

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Ufford near Woodbridge, Suffolk, England - Quiet Location, Close To Many Local Attractions

The cottage, close to the church and water meadows, is situated on the owner's property and has good facilities and parking. It is on one level and suitable for people with walking difficulties. It has one bedroom, a shower room and an open plan living, kitchen and dining area, as well as a private outdoor patio with table and chairs and a barbecue. Ufford has two very good pubs in the village, The Ufford White Lion and The Ufford Crown, both only a few minutes' walk away from the cottage. There are also some lovely countryside walks to be found on the doorstep. Only 3 miles from the market town of Woodbridge which has a large choice of pubs, restaurants and coffee shops, as well as riverside walks.The archaeological site of Sutton Hoo is also on the doorstep. About 30 minutes' drive to the beaches, shops and restaurants in Southwold and Aldeburgh. Close to golf courses, fishing lakes and popular bird watching spots, Ufford is perfectly situated to be able to explore Suffolk.

More Details

Owner
Ann Spear
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
26 April, 2017

About Ann Spear

My name is Ann Spear and I live next door to Potts Cottage. My daughter, Christina, her husband, James and their three children, Sam, Jack and Madeleine also live on the site in the main house. We also have 2 Labrador x called Lottie and Milo.

In 2011 we renovated the barns alongside the main house to provide me with a granny annex and at the same time updated the living area of Potts Cottage and built a new bedroom and shower room.

Ann Spear purchased this cottage in 1983

Why Ann Spear chose Suffolk

I bought the house in 1983 as I fell in love with the village of Lower Ufford and it was closer to my children's school and friends than I had previously lived. The house itself is set within a large garden which is where I spend the majority of my time and it is right at the heart of the village but on a no-through road so it is very quiet.

The village has a rural and friendly feel to it but at the same time it is close to local towns and amenities.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage is well placed for some lovely walks by the sea or rivers or in the local forests and also within reach of many of East Anglia's attractions.

The property is close to main roads which makes it easy to access airports and train stations to be able to travel in this country and abroad - a pastime I enjoy immensely.

We have two excellent pubs in the village both providing good local food and there are several restaurants in the local towns and surrounding villages which will provide takeaways.

I always provide some locally sourced produce for your arrival and there are excellent butchers and farm shops close by to restock. I am always happy to help you with directions, suggestions for places to visit or shop and to make sure that your stay is relaxed and pleasurable.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We have thoroughly enjoyed our first visit to Suffolk. It is a wonderful part of the world. Potts Cottage has made it even more comfortable and relaxing."

"Thank you for the goodies." We really appreciated them.." "What a delightful find! Comfy cottage in a lovely setting. Hospitable welcome. We appreciated the groceries and admired the garden..."
Jan 2012
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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Modern en-suite shower room with heated towel rail, toilet and basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Double bedroom with bedside tables, full-length mirror, built-in cupboard and chest of drawers
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Potts Cottage has been renovated to a high standard with a new kitchen, bathroom, furniture, carpets and flooring. Well behaved dogs allowed. Outside: There is a private outdoor patio area with table and chairs and barbecue. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included and changed weekly. Cottage cleaned weekly

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

South of England
5

Idyllic Location

  • 5 of 5

The property is in a very quiet spot, so peace and quiet ensured. It is also very private, which may be important to some people. Its perfect for a couple - the kitchen is compact, but has everything you could need, the bathroom is not cramped, as is often the case, and the lounge offers comfort and relaxation of an evening when you have returned from exploration of the area. The bedroom is even reasonably spacious. And everything is to a high standard. As has been said in other reviews, the owner goes to the trouble of providing the necessities (food wise) for your arrival and this is of course most welcome, and appreciated.

It was a lovely stay and accommodation that I would recommend highly.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very relaxing break

  • 5 of 5

Cottage very comfortable, well equipped and decorated. Enabled us to really enjoy our short 2 night break as soon as we arrived. Will return.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Second visit.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in the springtime as much as in the winter. Our welcome was wonderful and the cottage was clean and cosy. We hope to book a third visit. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely quiet cottage in small country village

  • 5 of 5

Clean comfortable cottage in very peaceful location. The cottage was well equipped, parking directly outside. Two pubs in the village, we only got to one of them (The Crown Ufford - food excellent - make sure you book). No shops in village so make sure you bring everything you need.

Plenty of interesting walks in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Super Suffolk base!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were visiting relatives in nearby Framlingham and booked Potts cottage for location. It surpassed our expectations. Super clean, well presented and everything you could possibly need. Will definitely stay again . Nearby pub great for dinner and ountryside great for walking and getting to the coast. No complaints only compliments .

  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. Ann
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5

A lovely cottage

  • 5 of 5

An absolute joy of a cottage, beautifully kept & decorated, lots of lovely walks & pubs close by. Owner couldn't have been more helpful. Would definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • 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
 
Spring 2017
24 Mar 2017 - 25 Apr 2017
1 night minimum stay
£50
for 1 night
From
£50
£295
 
 
Nightly Rate
26 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£100
for 2 nights
From
£50
£295
 
 
Spring 2017
29 Apr 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
1 night minimum stay
£50
for 1 night
From
£50
£295
 
 
summer 2017
24 Jun 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
£60
for 1 night
From
£60
£395
 
 
winter 2017/18
9 Sep 2017 - 23 Mar 2018
1 night minimum stay
£45
for 1 night
From
£45
£295
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£50
for 1 night
From
£50
£295
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

1 night stays:
Please contact the owner for 1 night rates. Multiple nights are based on the minimum figure above but please note that we may need to charge more for 1 night during busy times due to the amount of cleaning/laundry being equal to any other stay.

Booking Notes:
Please call or email to enquire about availability and booking. Non-refundable deposit taken on booking.

Changeover Day:
Usual changeover day Saturday. We welcome requests for short and weekend breaks. Arrival time 3pm. Departure time 10am.

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