Firtree Cottage - Self catering holiday cottage, Westhorpe, Suffolk, England - Sleeps 4
Firtree Cottage is a character cosy Grade II listed holiday cottage that is two hundred and fifty years old. Located in the quiet village of Westhorpe, the cottage is set in beautiful, tranquil private gardens with a view of the Church. The cottage sleeps four guests in two bedrooms and has a host of lovely original features including exposed beams, oak floor and a fireplace with log burner, making it an ideal holiday retreat all year round.
Whilst traditional, the cottage affords all mod cons including a brand new bathroom and a modern kitchen with new appliances. The comfortable lounge also has a flat screen Freesat television, along with a DVD and CD player.
Dogs are welcome and there is a public footpath leading from the cottage directly onto Natural England Walks – it is doggie heaven! The area is also extremely flat so wonderful for cycling.
The Village is steeped in history – Mary Tudor died at Westhorpe Hall and was then buried in Bury St Edmunds. There are two character pubs that both serve great real ales and lovely food, along with a convenience store / Post Office all approximately one mile away from the cottage.
The area around Westhorpe has a wealth of varied attractions to suit all ages. These include the historic market town of Bury St. Edmunds (thirteen miles) which is East Anglia's floral town, famous for its Abbey gardens and the Cathedral's new millennium tower. It also has an award winning market. The County town of Ipswich is twenty miles away, Newmarket is thirty miles and the local town of Stowmarket is eight miles which has direct rail links to London, with the journey taking just over an hour.
The stunning Suffolk Heritage Coastline with the attractive towns of Southwold, Aldeburgh and Orford, perfect for a day trip, are less than an hour away. The cottage is also ideal for visiting the RSPB reserve at Minsmere, Jimmy's Farm, historic castles, Wyken Vineyard, Constable Country, beautiful Suffolk villages like Debenham and Long Melford or simply appreciating the scenery and enjoying a pint and some good food in character pubs.
- Log Burner
- Near Pub/Restaurant
- Garden/Outside Area
- Bike Storage
- Off-Road Parking
- Satellite/cable TV
- Washing Machine
- CD Player
- Kingsize Bed
- Modern kitchen with brand new oven, washing machine and dishwasher.
- Comfortable lounge with log burner, exposed beams, flat screen Free-sat television and DVD and CD player.
- Two good size upstairs bedrooms that can accommodate up to four guests. Bedroom one has king size bed and bedroom two has king size bed which can also be made up as two singles upon request – please specify when booking.
- Brand new bathroom with a bath.
Additional information: Luxury Egyptian cotton linen, fluffy towels and electricity are inclusive. A welcome bag of logs is provided free of charge and further bags can be purchased at a reasonable cost. Pets welcome at an additional charge of £25 per wk or £15 per short break. Short breaks are available.
Low Season from £350
Mid Season from £400
High Season from £450
Peak Season £450
Pets: Yes, 1 dog
Changeover Day: Flexible
Please enquire with owner
Sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms (1 King & 1 King which can be made up as a twin)