Grove Farm in Suffolk is home to four fantastic holiday homes that are located in a beautiful peaceful rural setting just six miles away from the Heritage coastline and within easy reach of the areas many attractions including Aldeburgh, Walberswick, Southwold and Minsmere wildlife sanctuary.
The Farmhouse is featured within this advertisement and accommodates up to thirteen guests, making it ideal for large groups of friends or family who want to holiday together or celebrate a special occasion. Also at the same location are three other properties which when rented together, can accommodate large parties of twenty nine guests in luxury with a good degree of privacy and personal space. Alfred's Barn is also a large property sleeping eight and both The Granary and The Milking Parlour each sleep four guests, making them ideal for couples looking for a luxurious romantic break, two couples wanting to catch up or a family holiday.
Available for both weekly bookings or a short break, the properties at Grove Farm offer a high standard of comfort, luxury and style, perfectly blending wonderful original features with a contemporary feel.
Grove Farm is located three and a half miles from Halesworth, a delightful market town offering a good choice of shops, eating establishments and large supermarket. One mile from Grove Farm is the village of Bramfield with its locally renowned butcher with a deli counter and groceries. Bramfield also has an award winning pub which serves great food using the best of local produce.
Southwold, famous for its beach huts and newly rebuilt pier, has a sand and pebble beach and is a lovely old town where you can enjoy a stroll along the sea front.
Walberswick is incredibly popular, with children who can have fun crab catching from the bridge or playing on the beach. A short walk across fields and sand dunes takes you to the lovely sandy beach.
Dunwich is less busy than others but well worth visiting and has a pebble beach where a fish and chip shop is located which opens during the summer months (closing at 5.00pm).
Tim Chapman joined Independent Cottages in April 2008
The Farmhouse is an exceptionally spacious property which has been restored to a high standard, providing a relaxing and comfy environment from which to relax. A large kitchen/diner, two sitting rooms and spacious hall on the ground floor (along with a bath/shower room) provide plenty of space for guests to relax in comfort. On the first floor are two queen-size rooms, one twin bedroom, a family room with three singles and a standard double room, along with a bathroom and separate WC. An additional twin attic room can be found on the second floor. Outside guests have extensive grounds to enjoy, including two ponds (both fenced), a sunken garden where you can take shade under the magnificent beech tree and a games room.
Alfred's Barn is also ideal for large groups, sleeping eight guests. With immense style, this 16th Century thatched barn conversion offers a clever mix of contemporary and classic with style and character blended perfectly. Spacious throughout, on the ground floor there is a modern kitchen, sitting area (where you can relax in front of a gas fire), games room, cloakroom, utility room and dining room which can seat 29 on the ground floor - allowing the whole party to dine together when all four properties are rented together. On the first floor there are two twin bedrooms (one with en-suite shower room) plus a family bathroom with shower; and two double bedrooms (one with en-suite shower room) on the second floor.
The Granary sleeps four guests in two bedrooms which are both located on the first floor (a double and twin). Beautifully converted from farm buildings, the ground floor living area is open plan and affords lovely views over the surrounding countryside. Outside guests can enjoy a glass of wine on the sunny sunken terrace.
The Milking Parlour also sleeps four guests in a double and twin bedroom upstairs. On the ground floor is a large light living room with comfy seating allowing you to relax in front of the wood burner. There is also a galleried hall/dining area with stylish well equipped kitchen beyond, plus a utility room and bathroom with shower. Outside (also accessed via French doors from the dining room) is a sunny terrace where you can enjoy a glass of wine whilst soaking up the views over the Suffolk countryside.
Additional information: Short breaks available (two night minimum) all year round apart from school holidays/the festive period. Unfortunately no dogs and no smoking. Prices include heating, linen, electricity and towels.
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