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Delightful Cottage In Idyllic Suffolk Village



Updated: 13-Jun-2016
Cottage in Orford, Nr. Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England

The property has three double rooms and is decorated to a very high standard. The village of Orford is close to the Suffolk coast and Snape Maltings home to the Aldeburgh Festival and galleries, shops and lovely walking country. The RSPB Minsmere is a few miles away and many other great bird watching places. You can sail from Orford out into the North Sea and wander up the East Anglian Coast. Being fairly flat it is great bicycling countryside along coastal paths or around the Suffolk lanes. Many local sites Suton Hoo, Framlingham with its Castle, Aldeburgh, Sothwold & Thorpness. The nearest golf course is Aldeburgh & Woodbridge which also has a large swimming pool.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I am in my 60's and have rented out properties in

both the UK & France for years, I try to give any

property a cosy welcoming feel & so far no complaints!

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We love Orford & Mole Cottage and we'll be back!" Bailleys

"A very comfortable stay & great places to eat in Orford.. Sinclairs
May 2013
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2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews


Beautiful cottage, excellent location.

  • 5 of 5

A lovely well equipped home. Beautifully furnished and extremely comfortable.

Had a great few days. The local bakers, butchers and general store are excellent too. The children spent hours crabbing.

Ate in the jolly sailor and kings head.

Handy for Aldburgh and southwold.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful and cosy cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Mole Cottage. Very well equipped and cosy house. Decorated beautifully. Very near the center of Orford, went to the Jolly Sailor for delicious dinner and there was lots of crabbing and wonderful walks. Great tennis courts and bikes to hire next door at the garage. All in all a fabulous stay for all ages and will definitely be back.!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
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From the Owner

I live in France & lovely Orford in the winter. It is a very special village with everything one needs, fish from the shed on the quay, the best bread in Suffolk, and Penny's post office & village shop. I have lived in France for years & years but love coming back to Mole Cottage, hope you enjoy it as well! The area is great for walking, birding and of course sailing and the sea. Suffolk really could be called a 'foodie' heaven, so many good Pubs & restaurants all around. Nice market towns, such as Woodbridge, Framlingham & Saxmundham, and the Coastal villages Thorpness, Aldeburgh & Walberswick make it a really nice part of the world.

Activity and Interests


Orford was an important fishing village in the Middle Ages & fresh fish,lobsters & crab can still be bought on the Quay. Shingle beaches at nearby Aldeburgh,with a large yachtclub with delicious food, Southwold's sandy beaches are 20miles

from Orford.


Stanstead is the nearest Airport about 1hr 1/2, trains from London Liverpool street to Woodbrige (20 minutes). There are local bus services but I would

recommend hiring a car to explore more freely.

Further Details:

Orford although an unspoilt village has pretty much everything from its Castle

to villlage store, with post office, cash point café & lovely fresh veggies.

Next door is the Pump Street Bakery, sour dough, croissants, Eccles cakes &

a little cafe serving very good snack lunches. There is a local market on Saturday morning with home made cakes, veg & fresh fish. Small shed sells daily newspapers & a few magazines. Pinnies smokery & shop near the Quay,

really no need to move!


Rental rates


  • Booking Notes:
    A deposit of 10% on booking and full payment within two weeks of booking.
    A refundable deposit of £300 to cover damage or breakages, this returned a week after departure.

    Changeover Day:
    The day of arrival and departure is Friday. Arrival after 4pm departure before 10am.

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Property Type

  • cottage


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


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


  • Child's Highchair


  • Satellite / Cable


  • children welcome

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • village


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En suite bathroom has shower, basin & Loo. Large bathroom with shower, bath, etc.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed en suite shower room, bedroom 2 double bed shared. Bathroom with Bedroom 3 which has twin beds.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Notes on accommodation: Please note that the cottage is only for six people and there is one cot & high chair available. The decor and fittings are to a high standard & we would be grateful if you could look after it. Depending on the type & character of dog we do accept dogs. Outside: There is a small, pretty garden with decking and small area of lawn. Table seating 6 & barbecue are provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The cottage is supplied with sheets & towels of high quality, and is cleaned and looked after by a housekeeper. Other: There is a separate dining room with a large table six chairs the table extends and can seat 12

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