There are four charming holiday homes to choose from at Grove Farm; The Farmhouse that sleeps 13, Alfred’s Barn which sleeps 8, The Milking Parlour that sleeps 4 and the Granary that also sleeps 4. Or rent all 4 properties to sleep groups of up to 29. Situated in a beautiful secluded rural setting within 6 miles of the sought after Heritage coast. Furnished and decorated to the highest standards these stylish properties offer comfortable holiday accommodation for up to 29 guests, making it ideal for family holidays and group bookings.
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Sleeps: 13 in 6 bedrooms
Weekly Rental: £2200-3250, Short Breaks From: £1450
Throughout the farmhouse guests will discover attractive touches and attention to detail. The house combines a tasteful blend of character warmth and contemporary style.
The large entrance hall, with plenty of space for coats and wellies, leads through to the fully equipped spacious kitchen with its interesting mix of traditional pine and more contemporary stainless steel. The dining area with its large oak table and benches is the perfect place for long leisurely meals. The main sitting room features an open fireplace and antique linen upholstery, while the second sitting room, with TV, video and DVD player is just far enough away that you shouldn't be able to hear the children. In addition there is a ground floor bathroom with a separate shower enclosure. Under-floor heating provides warmth throughout the ground floor.
With six upstairs bedrooms the house can sleep 13 comfortably. The bedrooms comprise two with queen-size beds, 1 double bedded room, 2 twin bedrooms and one triple bedroom. The second bathroom and a 3rd WC are also upstairs.
Alfred's BarnSleeps: 8 in 4 bedrooms
The Milking Parlour
Sleeps: 4 in 2 bedrooms
Weekly Rental: £650-1200, Short Breaks from: £450
The Milking Parlour is a wonderfully relaxing holiday home. The light spacious galleried hall has a seating area, a portable radio/cassette CD player and a store cupboard. French doors open onto a secluded south facing stone terrace,with herb garden and wonderful open farmland views, from the open plan dining area.
The large sitting room has two south facing windows to catch the summer sunshine and a classic Jotul No.6 open wood burning stove for cosy winter stays. Here guests may relax on a three seater sofa, twin armchairs, with additional antique oak bureau, LCD TV with Sky freesat channels, DVD player and video player.The stylish kitchen contains oak units with twin bowl drainer sink, Bosch dishwasher, cooker with gas hob and twin electric ovens, microwave oven, large fridge freezer, electric kettle and a good range of saucepans, roasting trays and utensils. The utility/boiler room houses the washing/drying machine.The bathroom has a bath with hand held shower mixer, shower cubicle, pedestal basin and loo.
Throughout the ground floor the stunning under floor heated slate floor keeps the cottage cool in summer and toasty warm in winter. Beautifully made oak stairs lead to the galleried landing with original beams. Both double bedrooms contain a chest of drawers, hanging rails and beds that can be made up as 5’ double beds or 2’ 6” twin beds.
Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms (one double one twin)
Weekly rental: £650 - £1000, short breaks from £400
Lovely self contained converted farm building. This unusual farm building which was originally used to store the grain and seed for Grove Farm has been beautifully converted to provide two bedrooms and a spacious open plan ground floor with stunning views from the full width West facing French doors. If it’s warm enough you can sit on the South facing sunken stone terrace and enjoy the sun as you look out over the lawn and farmland beyond. The open plan ground floor with its underfloor heated slate flooring throughoutAnd contemporary styling creates the perfect setting for a cosy and relaxed break.While the kitchen with its oak units is fully equipped for your every need whether fixing a salad or preparing a hearty winter roast. The simple contemporary style continues upstairs with 2 light and airy bedrooms.The first can be a double or a twin, the second is a twin, both with exposed beams and views out over the Suffolk countryside.
Grove Farm is 3.5 miles from the attractive Suffolk market town of Halesworth with its large CoOp supermarket and good selection of shops. Bramfield Village (1 mile) also has its own locally renowned butcher 'K Clark' with a deli counter and groceries.
Also in Bramfield is the Queens Head Pub and Restaurant.
Other places recommended for visits include: Southwold with its sand and pebble beach with the famous beach huts and newly rebuilt pier. It's a lovely old town, well worth a visit just to walk along the sea front, Walberswick where our favourite short walk is across a rabbit mown field and sand dunes to a lovely sandy beach. Kids can have fun catching crabs on the bridge by the car park using a weighted piece of string baited with bacon, Dunwich has a pebble beach and is less busy than others. There is a beach-side fish and chip shop for a quick tasty meal, open in the summer until 5pm.
Nearest Train Station or Airport: Norwich Airport, Stansted Airport, Darsham or Halesworth Station.
Recommended Places to Visit: Suffolk heritage coast including Southwold, Woodbridge, Sutton Hoo, the numerous large country mansions and gardens open to the public.
Annual Events: Antique fairs, Christmas and Victorian evenings during winter months. Latitude Festival, Southwold Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival 27th September - 13th October
Recommended Places to Eat Out: Queens Head, Bramfield.
Local Sports: Walking, bird watching, cycling on quiet Suffolk lanes, watersports at beach.
Please visit http://www.holidayfarmhouse.co.uk to find out more about the holiday cottage, amenities, surrounding area and places to visit in Suffolk.