Chapel Cottage is a lovely period holiday cottage that is located in the quiet, friendly market town of Saxmundham, providing a perfect place for a relaxing break at any time of the year. It is ideally situated just four miles from Snape Maltings and eight miles from the popular coastal town of Aldeburgh - providing the ideal base to enjoy all that Suffolk and its beautiful coastline has to offer. It's perfect for romantic getaways for couples, 'me-time' holidays alone, and for walkers or bird watchers.
Whether you are looking for a relaxing holiday, want to visit the many places of interest and attractions of Suffolk, or are planning a trip to Suffolk for its excellent golf courses or Nature Reserves/Bird Sanctuaries, this is an ideal place to spend a holiday or short break.
Saxmundham is a historic market-town on the old Coaching route from Lowestoft to London, with pretty Georgian and Victorian cottages and shops.
Located just five hundred yards from the High Street, Chapel Cottage is close to the good selection of interesting independent shops to browse. There is also a newsagents, stationers, bakers, chemist, hairdressers, pet shop plus two supermarkets - Waitrose and Tesco (both open seven days). This charming town even has its own Museum and two small art galleries, along with a wide variety of cafes, restaurants and take-away outlets catering for all tastes and budgets.
Evening meal recommendations include... The Bell (in the High Street, five mins walk away) - the food is excellent and so reasonably priced! Plus, “Poacher’s Pocket” - a traditional, quaint country pub serving home-cooked meals and real ales (just five minutes by car or a pleasant thirty minute walk through the Country Park).
Excellent Public Transport links provide easy access by train or bus to all places of interest, including: the seaside towns of Aldeburgh and Southwold, the pretty riverside town of Woodbridge, the castles at Orford and Framlingham, the RSPB Minsmere and other Nature Reserves.
Dawn Ribnell joined Independent Cottages in April 2009
Chapel Cottage is a traditional Suffolk flint-fronted holiday cottage that is believed to date back to around the 1800’s. The cottage has been renovated to provide guests with all the modern comforts and conveniences you would expect and has many period-style features to add interest. It is quite small, but very lovely and is suitable for a single person or couple. Sorry - no pets, or children (including infants), and no smoking inside the cottage. The stairs are quite steep (there is a handrail), so it may not be suitable for guests with any mobility problems.
Accommodation and facilities comprise:
Outside: There is a small courtyard with a table and two chairs for warm weather.
Additional information: Prices are fully inclusive - there is nothing else to pay. All bedlinen and towels are provided. There is hanging and drawer space in the bedroom, plus a hairdryer. For longer stays, a (separate outbuilding) laundry unit can be made available with washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board. Short-breaks may be available - please enquire with the owner. Maximum price is £495 per week (summer, Christmas and New Year). Visit Britain Star Rating is being applied for, but this cottage is furnished and equipped to the same /similar standard as the other cottages (which have been rated 4-Star). The cottage has central heating.
Transport: The area has a very good public transport system and there is a direct service from London Liverpool Street to Saxmundham station, taking approximately one and a half hours, making this an ideal location for those who do not want to bring the car.
Changeover day: Saturday during spring/summer and Friday during the winter.
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