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Comfortable And Convenient One Bedroomed Holiday Home



Updated: 04-Oct-2016
House in Woodbridge, Suffolk, England - Located In A Cul De Sac A Twenty Minute Walk From The Middle Of Woodbridge And The River Deben

You are cordially invited to rent 'Mole End', our house in Woodbridge. It is a ten minute cycle or twenty minute stroll from the railway station, interesting shops, places to eat and the waterfront. The town has a cinema and theatre. Woodbridge is a fascinating and picturesque town on the north shore of the River Deben in Suffolk. It is an ideal base for boating, cycling, walking and birdwatching. This is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There is a secure space for storing a dinghy in the garden and launching and mooring can be arranged and/or temporary membership of the Deben Yacht Club; contact us for details.

Strictly no smoking.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Washing machine

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We live in rural Shropshire and enjoy our sojourns in East Suffolk, sailing, rowing, walking and cycling. We also like having the railway station so we can explore further afield without having to resort to the car.

We love being able to share our house so that others can enjoy this peaceful corner of England.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

"There are many interesting places within easy reach and 'Mole End' is a compact, comfortable and well-appointed base from which to explore."

"Quite delightful. The Suffolk coastal countryside is just lovely and Woodbridge and Aldeburgh carefully gentrified. You have a little gem."

"We had a lovely break in 'Mole End' which is tastefully furnished and very convenient."

"Our stay in your lovely house was far too short but very sweet."

"We enjoyed our car-free holiday!"
Apr 2013
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2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews


A charming little house...

  • 5 of 5

We had a delightful stay in this charming little house. It was ideal for the two of us - compact, well equipped and very comfortable. It was lovely to sit out in the conservatory to have breakfast and to relax after a day out. We loved it.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Mole End. We hope you would like to stay again.
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Compact comfortable house.

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at Mole End for a week during the autumn. Although tiny the house is lovely: light-filled and warm with many well-thought-out details such as information on the local area and relevant literature. The kitchen is well equipped and we made some nice meals and ate them in the conservatory. The house is situated in an extremely quiet but friendly estate.

It is a 20 minute walk, mostly along pleasant footpaths, from the centre of Woodbridge. We highly recommend Honey and Harvey cafe for fantastic coffee and cakes. Walking along the river was beautiful and we also enjoyed walking into the local countryside. It was a real pleasure not to have to drive.

The owners were helpful and replied promptly to emails. The spiral staircase would make this house inaccessible to some people. The only other drawback really is that the bed is a very small double and if you are 6' or over your feet might hang over the end!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind remarks; sorry about the bed but it is a standard 4'6" double bed.
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From the Owner

We love East Anglia with its huge skies, tidal esturies and flocks of waders and wildfowl. We enjoy being able to sail and row on the Deben, cycle around the delightful countryside and walk along the sea wall and beyond. Mole End gives us the opportunity to do all these things.

Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

This area is particularly suited for boating, bird-watching, cycling and walking. There are many beautiful towns and villages in the vicinity. There are painting courses available locally.


One mile to the waterfront at Woodbridge. Felixstowe or Aldeburgh have beaches and are about ten miles away. Southwold is twenty six miles away.


London Stansted Airport is 60 miles away. Harwich ferry terminal is 33 miles away. Woodbridge railway station is one mile away and is one and a half hours from London Liverpool Street Station. There are taxis outside the station. You can enjoy a fulfilling holiday here without resorting to a car.


London 80 miles, Ipswich 8 miles, Birmingham 156 miles, Norwich 50 miles.

Sutton Hoo is one mile away, Snape Maltings is 10 miles, Flatford Mill 22 miles, Minsmere 22 miles.

Further Details:

Woodbridge has a wide range of delightful, small shops and restaurants. All the main banks are here, there are cafes and coffee shops, an exceptional bookshop with cafe, two medium sized supermarkets, a violin maker, antique shops and boutiques. Just around the corner from Mole End there is a Post Office and general store that opens late. There are Farmers' Markets on Thursdays and some Saturdays. There is a swimming pool, tennis courts and sailing and rowing clubs. There are also boat yards and an ever-changing river scene with sailing boats and other small craft always on the water. A boating lake caters for the model boat enthusiast. There is mullet fishing on the River Deben, beach fishing from Felixtowe and Aldeburgh and sea fishing trips run from Orford Quay. For devotees of Benjamin Britten, there are concerts and events taking place at Snape Maltings. Woodbridge Tide Mill is open throughout the season.


Rental rates

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Rate 2
1 Oct 2016 - 29 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please email or phone to book. Payment by cheque, Faster Payment or PayPal. If booking in advance, please make a non-returnable £40 deposit per week and pay the balance a month before the booking starts. Otherwise, full payment on booking please.
Stays of three to five nights are possible; please enquire for rates. Maximum stay is 2 weeks.
Cancellation fees;
2-4 weeks – 50% of rate refunded
Less than 2 weeks – no refund

Changeover Day:
Saturday is preferred. Arrivals from 3.30pm, departures by 10.30am.

Notes on prices:
3 nights stay is £185; additional nights are £50 per night. 4 nights: £235, 5 nights: £285

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 04-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

Mole End is like a 'home from home'. It is warm, comfortable and convenient. An ideal base for all kinds of holidays.

Property Type

  • house


  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Television

Location Type

  • town
  • waterfront


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with bath, shower, basin and WC.


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom with 4'6" double bed sleeping two adults.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Heating is by storage heater and gas convector heater. Gas and electricity are included in the price. Outside: There is an enclosed garden accessible from the conservatory and a gate. It is reasonably secure and can be used to store a small dinghy and trailer if previously arranged. There is an allocated parking space for the house. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed sheet, pillow slips and duvet cover supplied. The house is cleaned before and after each booking. Other: Conservatory containing table and chairs leading from sitting room and into the garden.

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