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Doves Barn

7 Nights FromSee prices

  • £1895
    Low season
  • £4295
    Peak season

Availability 12 month calendar

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Calendar last updated: 19th March 2018
Preferred arrival day: Friday

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    8 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    3 (peak)
    2 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Hot Tub
  • Open Fire

About Doves Barn

Doves Barn sleeps up to twenty two guests and sits in the beautiful hamlet of Badley in Suffolk. An ideal country retreat for a relaxing holiday, Doves Barn dates back to the 16th Century and is a grade II listed barn with immense character including wonderful original oak beams and timeless charm that is perfectly mixed with the luxury of modern conveniences. A haven from which to relax and unwind, guests can escape the pressures of every day life whilst still being within easy reach of the pretty villages and historic towns that Suffolk is famed for. Whether you are looking for a reunion of friends, family holiday or want to celebrate a special occasion, Doves Barn is a perfect choice and a magical setting.

Discover this beautiful unspoilt part of Suffolk with its rural charm for yourself and enjoy all it has to offer - peace, tranquility, picturesque countryside views, a good range of amenities close to hand and plenty of attractions within easy reach for days out including the Suffolk's gorgeous coastline.

Nestling within two acres of extensive grounds, Doves Barn offers spacious accommodation that is well furnished to offer a high level of comfort. Guests can enjoy the six person hot tub, along with a courtyard and choice of two patios for dining out during the warmer months. Wonderful original features such as the vaulted ceiling criss crossed with exposed beams in the living room provide immense charm and the large inglenooks housing wood burners are warm and inviting during the winter months.

Doves Barn is a superb retreat for walkers, bird watchers and cyclists and is easily accessible from London. Needham Market with its historic roots in the wool industry is only three quarters of a mile away and is an attractive small town with a warm welcome. Bury St. Edmunds with its Cathedral Abbey grounds and Georgian theatre, along with the towns of Ipswich, Norwich and Colchester are all within easy reach as are Long Melford, Lavenham, Kersey and the Museum of East Anglia.

Discover the traditional delights and wealth of attractions along Suffolk's stunning Heritage Coast including: the popular seaside town of Aldeburgh with its great choice of eating establishments and shops; the intriguing village of Dunwich (a peaceful haven for wildlife with its beautiful heathland); Walberswick, small, secluded and perfectly formed; and popular Southwold (the home to Adnams Brewery) with its pubs, galleries, shops, lighthouse and beach huts.

Whatever the time of the year, Doves Barn provides a warm welcome for you and your party with plenty of things to see and do.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Eleanor De Goni-Parks joined Independent Cottages in April 2010

1) Phone:

2) Enquire online:

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Hot Tub
  • Open Fire
  • Log Burner
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Games Room
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi
  • Family Activity

Location (Suffolk)

Doves Barn sleeps large parties of up to twenty two in six bedrooms plus there are two galleries with king-size beds.

Accommodation comprises:

Ground floor

  • Large sitting room with comfy seating, flat screen television, DVD player, huge inglenook with log burner, French doors leading outside and high vaulted ceilings creating a lovely sense of space.
  • Dining room which has a long table, chairs and French doors taking you outside.
  • Well equipped kitchen with table and chairs perfect for breakfast.
  • Utility room with space for storing coats and boots.
  • Two doubles, one twin and a spacious large family room (containing three single beds along with a double bunk) on the ground floor (two with en-suites).
  • Additional family bathroom with lovely roll-top bath, shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.
  • Spiral staircase leading to...

First floor

  • One double bedroom which has an en-suite shower room and WC, leading through into the galleried area accommodating a king-size bed and a single.
  • A second staircase from the ground floor leads upstairs where there is an additional gallery with double bed, along with a large beamed en-suite double bedroom which has an impressive four poster.

Additional information: Cot and high chair available (pls bring linen for the cot). Flexible changeovers available - please enquire with the owner who will do their best to accommodate your needs. Bed linen provided, along with hand towels but please bring your own bath towels. Short breaks available.

Doves Barn Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 22 in 8 bedrooms (4 Kings, 1 Twin, 1 Family rm sleeping 7, 2 Galleries [1 dble & 1 king] + Single)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Ground floor accommodation
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £1895
Mid Season from £2745
High Season from £3775
Peak Season £4295
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, Credit Card, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:

All male groups - No
All female groups - Yes
Catering available - No
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1449 722800 / 01449 722700 before paying by bank transfer.
Children must be supervised when around / using the hot tub.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Eleanor De Goni-Parks
Member Since April 2010

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Doves Barn Noticeboard

Sleeps 10-22 Enjoy! Very Special Offers! Our First available weekend is now Friday 15th June and the price is £2,995. Call Now on 01449 722800/700/333 to find out more and book!

Last Minute Offers

No current last minute offers

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Doves Barn 12 month availability calendar

  • Available
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* Calendar last updated: 19th March 2018