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Suffolk Retreats

7 Nights FromSee prices

  • £1500
    Low season
  • £2050
    High season

Availability 12 month calendar

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Calendar last updated: 20th February 2018
Preferred arrival day: Flexible

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    4 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    With Owner

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Access


  • Star Rating

    4 Star

  • Hot Tub

About Suffolk Retreats

Suffolk Retreats provides flexible, self catering accommodation that can sleep up to twenty four guests in a combination of five properties. The Granary, a former grain store, has been converted to offer high quality open plan living for up to ten guests. There are also three luxury Mongolian yurts, two that each sleep up to five guests and one that sleeps two guests, along with a beamed cottage room with lovely waterside views.

Nestling in a picturesque area of Suffolk, the holiday homes and yurts provide a high standard of accommodation and are easily accessible being under an hour from London and just a forty minute car ride from Stanstead airport.

Sitting in nine acres of private grounds this is an ideal setting for a large group get togethers, be it a large family reunion, or a sophisticated hen group you will be assured a warm welcome. Whether you rent just The Granary, a Yurt or all five properties you will enjoy the peace and tranquillity Suffolk has to offer.

Perfectly placed, Suffolk Retreats provides the ideal base from which to explore the areas many attractions. Clare (Suffolk's smallest town) is just three miles away with its tea rooms, pubs, golf club, country park offering lovely walks and famous Priory Ruins. A little further is Cavendish, home to antique shops, traditional pubs and boutiques. Also nearby is Long Melford which inspired 'Lovejoy' with its many antique shops, eating establishments and the famous historic buildings of Melford Hall (NT) and Kentwell Hall. Lavenham is also close by with its rich heritage as a Suffolk wool town and some of the finest examples of half-timbered buildings you are likely to see in the country. Voted 'Best Preserved Medieval Village' there are plenty of excellent places to enjoy a meal including The Angel Pub run by Marco Pierre White.

For those who want to explore the wider area, the historic market town of Bury St. Edmunds is only a thirty minute drive, as is Newmarket horse racing track and museum. The university City of Cambridge is forty five minutes where you can enjoy a days punting.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Julie & Brian joined Independent Cottages in January 2014

1) Phone:

2) Enquire online:

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Hot Tub
  • Luxury
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Pub Nearby
  • Games Room
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • iPod Docking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Family Activity

Location (Suffolk)

The Granary sleeps up to ten guests in three double bedrooms and a family room sleeping up to four adults and perfectly blends history with a high degree of style and comfort.

Accommodation comprises:

  • Open plan modern living with wooden floors throughout. The sitting area has comfortable leather sofas and forty eight inch wall mounted television with Freeview. There is a large table with seating for ten in the dining area and the kitchen is fully equipped with dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, oven, hob and fridge/freezer.
  • Master bedroom with king-size bed, television and en-suite bathroom (with luxury spa bath!).
  • One double bedroom with television and en-suite shower room.
  • Twin bedroom with en-suite shower room.
  • Family room is available to hire which can sleep four adults in a double bed and two full-size bunk beds. Again this room is en-suite with shower, bath, WC and wash basin.
  • Cloakroom with WC and wash basin.

Outside: There are nine acres of private land with lovely countryside views including two unfenced ponds (no fishing but you are welcome to feed the fish who love cakes and bread!) - children must be supervised at all times when around the ponds. Picnic tables and a BBQ are available to use and the younger ones are welcome to pet the miniature American Horses, donkey and reindeer! Guests also have complimentary use of the games room with air hockey, both pool and football tables, darts and a selection of board games, along with outdoor games for the warmer months.

Additional information: Bed linen is provided in all accommodation and towels are provided for Granary guests only. Yurt guests can hire towels at a small additional charge. Plenty of secure car parking available. Wi-Fi internet access available free of charge. Full central heating. Guests of The Granary now have an optional nine seater luxury Canadian hot tub for their exclusive use, plus there is an outdoor hot tub that seats five to six guests (optional for yurt guests).

Mongolian Yurts: If you are interested in hiring one of the yurts, they are available from March to October only and have been hand crafted and furnished to a very high standard. Each one has an oak locking front door, solid wooden base, wooden floors and a wood burning stove. For complete authenticity there is no electricity in the Yurts but you can however use a microwave oven for heating up snacks and there is also a fridge/freezer, kettle and toaster provided in the games room. Please see the owners website for full details and photographs.

Star Rating: 4 Star Gold

Suffolk Retreats Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 2-24 in 4 bedrooms (1 King, 1 Double & 1 Twin + optional family rm sleeping 4)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Wheelchair accessible, but check requirements with owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £1500
High Season from £2050
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, Credit Card, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
Please note - Suffolk Retreats sleeps 2-24 people. The owner has 5 properties which, when booked together, can accommodate up to 24 guests.
Dining capacity - Up to 10.
Pricing - Contact owner for group prices

All male groups - Please enquire with owner
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)845 521 3313 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

Julie & Brian
Member Since January 2014

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Suffolk Retreats Noticeboard

Accommodation for 2-24 guests make Suffolk Retreats the perfect venue for large family get togethers. Hen Group welcome. Min stay 2 Nights. Why not add our 9 seater Canadian hot tub too?

Last Minute Offers

No current last minute offers

Suffolk Retreats 12 month availability calendar

  • Available
  • Unavailable
* Calendar last updated: 20th February 2018