Gabriel's Place is a charming holiday cottage that is ideal for couples, three adults or two adults and two children. It is located in the picturesque rural Suffolk village of Walsham le Willows near to Bury St Edmunds.
Owned by an award winning Architect, this 1640's cottage offers four star holiday accommodation with a high degree of style, design and quality. The cottage will appeal to those looking for a stylish break away from the stresses of modern day life where you can relax in a peaceful setting with everything on the doorstep, from provisions to a very decent wine merchants and friendly pubs.
Gabriel's Place makes an ideal base from which to explore East Anglia. The Suffolk coastline with its lovely seaside towns and beaches is forty minutes away by car, and the historic market town of Bury St Edmunds with its good choice of shops, eating establishments and theatre where you can take in a performance is just half an hour. Norwich is within easy reach with its great shopping, excellent market and historic buildings, as is the fine medieval village of Lavenham and the inspiring City of Cambridge is forty five minutes.
Alternatively, stay locally and enjoy the beautiful local walks starting from the front door or explore the surrounding countryside by bike along the maze of tiny winding country lanes (bikes are provided).
Mark Scott joined Independent Cottages in October 2006
Gabriel's Place is priced for a couple but has the advantage of a Suffolk Landing, similar to a hall room with two additional beds, ideal for either a third adult or up to two children (at no extra charge).
The cottage has an immense amount of character with original beams exposed from the walls, right up into the roof rafters and high quality oak joinery has been used to create modern kitchen areas, impressive open staircases and architectural features. This combined with a lovely cosy fire and huge comfortable sofa makes a charcterful and interesting atmosphere that it warm and welcoming.
Outside: Gabriel's Place is set back off the road with a parking area in front of the cottage. It has no formal garden but there is a sunny small patio garden where you can enjoy breakfast or relax with a glass of wine.
Additional information: Dogs are welcome (additional charge applies). Cot and high chair provided. Meals can be provided for arrival by arrangement - please see the owner's website for further information and charges. A welcome pack with all the freshest ingredients for a 'Proper English breakfast' is provided. Bikes are available for adults and children. Short breaks may be available - please enquire with the owner.
Star Rating: 4 Star
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