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Country Cottage Set In Charming Suffolk Village

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Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage

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:
23 June, 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
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
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 -
(26 traveller reviews)

5

Lovely cottage in a beautiful setting.

  • 5 of 5

Potts cottage is a charming little place in the beautiful Suffolk countryside. Well equipped and very comfortable for two. Surrounded by wildlife and not far from lovely places to eat, lovely places to walk and lovely places to visit.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for a relaxing break

  • 5 of 5

Only a short break but really enjoyed. The cottage is in a picturesque location witn ovely garden views. It has a private patio and is really well equipped overall - made for a perfect stay. Would definitely recommend and hope to stay again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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GOOD

  • 5 of 5

THE COTTAGE WAS WARM CLEAN AND VERY COMFORTABLE AND WE ENJOYED THE NEARBY FOOTPATHS. ALL IN ALL A GOOD EXPERIENCE

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Had everything we needed

  • Review Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Ann, we had a lovely relaxing time at Potts Cottage. The cottage is very beautifully furnished and very well equipped and we were very comfortable. Thank you. We would love to come back for another break in the future.

One thing that may be helpful for you to know, the email sent by Owners Direct with details of how to access the cottage was sent on the day we arrived but nearly 2 hours after our arrival time. So of course this wasn't helpful and the website perhaps needs to look at this.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for that. We will look into it and see if we can change it. That's not helpful at all! So pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope we see you again.
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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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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
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.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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