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Quirky Cottage w Private Rear Garden In Pretty Suffolk Village Aldeburgh 20 Mins

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,550 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Cottage in Peasenhall, Nr. Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England - Private, Peaceful Location In Pretty Village 20 Mins From The Coast

Private, peaceful location in pretty village 20 mins from the coast.

Hilary Mahoney
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
14 June, 2018

About Hilary Mahoney

I live in London but do stay at my Suffolk homes as often as I can, not only to make sure the standard of the cottages are maintained, but because the countryside is beautiful and the skies are vast in this part of the country.

I enjoy refurbishing houses and hope visitors find my taste eclectic, homely and comfortable.

Hilary Mahoney purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Hilary Mahoney chose Peasenhall

The area is rural and still maintains rural ideals. It is just far enough from London not to become part of a commuter belt and is still a 'real' village where people live and work and farm. It feels a million miles away from the fast-living City life, although is only 2.5 hours' drive and the rail links are excellent, so provides a real break.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage is in a small village which does have essential facilities like a well-stocked local store and post office, a wonderful deli and local organic butcher and great eateries within an easy walk.

The cottage itself is perfect for small children or those of limited movement as the ground floor is step-free and the stairs to the 1st floor have a door preventing inquisitive toddlers from mounting the stairs by accident. The access to the garden is also step-free.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a lovely time at your cottage. It was just what we were looking for and provided the perfect base for a few days of gentle exploring and relaxing.

Wonderful relaxing location. Great house - quirky and fascinating. A wonderful time had by us all and we would love to stay again in the future.

A good base for trips - everything was within 20 mins. A lovely bottle of rose to welcome us ... Thank you.
Feb 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Peasenhall in Peasenhall

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 1550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • village
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En suite bathroom with wheel-in shower with seat to ground floor Bedroom 3. Family bathroom with shower over bath upstairs.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedrooms 1 & 2 with double beds, Bedroom 3 with twin beds
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Outside: The cottage has a very pretty private garden with unusual trees and planting, including a mature and fruiting mulberry tree and apple trees. There is a large patio with garden table and chairs to seat 8. A barbecue is available and two locked sheds at the rear for logs and bicycle storage, if required. Utility Room: Washer/dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Cleaning is done at the beginning and end of every occupancy or each week, whichever is the sooner. All towels and bed linen are supplied and laundered at the end of each tenancy or each week. Other: Entrance hall/dining room with vintage dining table and chairs and retro chandelier.


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Quirky Cottage w Private Rear Garden In Pretty Suffolk Village Aldeburgh 20 Mins
average rating of 4.0 based on 4 reviews

Lovely cottage in easy reach of Suffolk attractions.

  • 4 of 5

It is a really lovely, characterful cottage. We stayed from 4-11th August 2017 and found it to have plenty of room for 6 of us plus dog.

The single (or we had it as a twin) room is downstairs with large accessible shower room ensuite. The two double bedrooms are upstairs and are charmingly decorated and comfy. It has been lovingly restored and there was a delightful welcome pack - so thoughtful!

I hadn't read the details properly and thought there was no wi-fi - but there most definitely is wi-fi. In fact there is everything you could need for a week's break - it is really well equipped. The garden is great - a sun trap and a lovely place to sit with a book or a cuppa.

The location is charming - in the midst of a pretty Suffolk village with a fantastic pub (the Sibton White Horse) just a 10 min walk through the village. The local shops were great - an amazing butchers; a really special deli/smokehouse; and a post office/general store. There's also a charming tea rooms - Weavers. And, a family of peacocks in the village - peacocks!

All the coastal resorts and other attractions are very easy to reach by car - Saxmundham or Dunwich about 10mins, Southwold, Aldeburgh, Sutton Hoo about 25 mins. Framlingham Castle is about a 15min drive.

We had a great week in a lovely cottage and would thoroughly recommend it - thanks!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. I'm so glad you enjoyed the area and the cottage as much as I do and that you had a good holiday.
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Lovely old cottage with plenty of space & a pretty back garden

  • 4 of 5

Lovely oldy worldly cottage with large bedrooms and very well equipped, had everything we needed. There was a wonderful welcome pack waiting for us full of goodies which was much appreciated by us all so thank you for that! The back garden is a sun trap, completely private and full of beautiful poppies, climbing roses and wild flowers so we really enjoyed sitting outside. The weather was great all week so we are in the garden most evenings

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nice cottage. Very good location and lots to do in the area. Definitely recommend

  • 4 of 5

The Property is a characterful and traditional cottage. Comfortable. Cosy. Well equipped. Decent bathrooms. Kitchen is small but was fine for 6 of us. Would have preferred some lawned area out in the garden as we had kids but we were out and about most of the time anyway and the kids enjoyed the garden well enough.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Special interest holidays:

Convenient for birdwatching facilities at RSPB's Mimsmere - as featured on Spring Watch this year.


The coastal resorts are from 20-30 mins drive away, i.e. Aldeburgh or Southwold.

Further Details:

A welcome pack is provided including tea, coffee, biscuits, nibbles and a bottle of wine to help you settle in on arrival.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Bookings are normally Friday to Friday, with a check-out time of 10am and check-in time of 2pm, although this May be flexible depending on previous bookings.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover day is Friday.

Notes on prices:
Please see website for pricing, which varies depending on number of nights and seasons. There a minimum of 3 nights in weeks out of high season.

Longer lets can be arranged where there is availability and i am happy to quote better rates upon request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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