Dons Barn - Lavenham, Suffolk, England

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A stunning cottage with open fire in the countryside
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Romantic cottage for two
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Romantic fire at Don's Barn
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The old orchard
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A stunning cottage with open fire in the countryside
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The lovely welcome basket
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Rural romantic retreat for a couple Dons Barn - thumbnail photo 9
Rural romantic retreat for a couple
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The spacious bedroom with plenty of natural light
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Dons Barn is perfect for a romantic.
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a lovely big front garden
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your own private orchard and dog exercise area Dons Barn - thumbnail photo 16
and a massive Orchard to let your doggie run free
lovely local walks and Medieval villages all around Dons Barn - thumbnail photo 17
loacl walks down The Pilgrims way
Lavenham is our nearest village and is England's best preserved Medieval village Dons Barn - thumbnail photo 18
Lavenham is our nearest village
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Lavenham England's best preserved Medieval Village
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Lavenham is applying for World Heritage Status
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local walks
walking to the local pub Dons Barn - thumbnail photo 22
the walk to the pub is 15 minutes
you get this lovely breakfast basket, logs and bikes Dons Barn - thumbnail photo 23
You get a generous Welcome Breakfast Basket
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Key Cottage Information

price
£482 - £680 weekly price range
bedrooms
Sleeps  1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms 
bathrooms
1 bathroom(s)
pets welcome
Pet Friendly (2 dogs welcome)
short breaks
Short breaks offered (min. 2 days)
family-friendly
Family-Friendly: Cot, High Chair available.
  4 star rated
Accessibility information: sorry this property has no disabled accessible features.
Number of units of accommodation: 1
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£482 per week
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Contact Mark at Dons Barn on 01787 211 115 or complete the enquiry form.

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Part of the old Grove Farm; Dons Barn was originally the Winnowing Barn and dates back to the 1700’s. Downstairs you can relax in the massive Kilim covered Knoll sofa enjoying the many original features of this stylish and very cosy cottage, features like the original Suffolk brick floor and the old millstones that are now used as the table and the hearth for the roaring log burning stove.

Upstairs the roof is open to the beams and there are lovely views over the orchard garden into the sunset through the oak and glass wall which covers this side of the barn.

This is the ideal place to come and unwind because it is so gorgeous and cosy. Once inside you won’t want to go out but if you do there are lovely walks all around and a rash of wonderful pubs and restaurants.

The cycle route passes by the cottage and we supply bikes for free and you can even hire a canoe from us to explore the beautiful river Stour where Constable painted ‘The Haywain’; probably England’s most famous landscape painting.

Dons Barn has all the optional extras you would expect from a 4 star cottage. Please visit our home website for masses of more pictures, prices, online availability and a wealth of local information.

This owner/agency has featured on countrycottagesonline.com since 2003

Property Facilities

Special Features:
  • Historical Property
  • 18th Century
  • With Exposed Beams
  • 2 acres of Orchard gardens surround the property, one acre of Orchard is perfect for your dog to run about in. There are footpaths leading directly from the gardens across open countryside for 3/4 mile to the local CAMRA Pub and beyond to Nature Reserves
Entertainment Facilities:
  • TV
  • Video or DVD
  • Internet Access
Kitchen & Dining:
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Washing Machine
Bedroom(s):
  • 1 Kingsize Bed(s)
  • Bed Linen Provided
Bathroom:
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Power Shower
  • Towels Provided
  • Hairdryers (1)
Heating:
  • Central Heating
  • Open Fire
  • Wood Stove
Garden and Outdoors:
  • Garden: 2 acres of Orchard and cottage gardens leading onto open fields
  • Parking
Setting:
  • Orchards, gardens, fields, countryside, sunset

More Information

Owner's Website Enquire Now
Dons Barn  - Lavenham,  Nestled by beautiful Suffolk countryside and conveniently close to the charming medieval village of Lavenham, just 2 hour’s drive from London, there are 6 charming cottages that make up the old Grove Farm.

With an ideal location for exploring the many charming villages to be found in the Suffolk countryside and even for enjoying days out by the seaside, book your stay and look forward to discovering some of the best of Suffolk on a cottage break at Don’s Barn. Suffolk has some wonderfully unspoilt rural areas, ideal for gentle strolls and relaxing bike rides down country lanes, along with wonderful villages with splendid historical buildings which stem from the wealth from the days of the Wool Trade.  

To welcome you at the property, guests are greeted with a ‘Welcome Pack’ complete with  ingredients for a proper English breakfast along with milk, real coffee and tea. Numerous guides and maps are available for walking and cycling in this glorious part of Suffolk.  There is also special folder giving you hints and tips for discovering this lovely area including beautiful Constable Country and this includes a list of all the best pubs, restaurants, antique fairs, trips to the sea side and places to visit. For those who love to relax in the countryside, walk, cycle, horse ride, visit pretty historical villages, play golf, canoe, eat out and drink in great pubs or just relax in style, this is the place to stay.

Bikes are provided free and canoes are available to explore the River Stour, which meanders through countryside that the great English landscape artist John Constable made famous. The mature Orchard gardens lead directly onto the fields and guests are welcome to use the BBQ’s that we provide. Short breaks and weekend getaways are welcome all year. Pets are Welcome.

Dons Barn is a 4 Star English Tourism Council Rated and a Gold Award Winning property. See our own website for full details, prices and online availability.

Terms
Deposit secures cottage booking

Local Attractions

Outside there is a safe fenced-off car park and dog exercise Orchard, the other side a herb garden and a Cottage garden Orchard. Only 90 mins from London - it's a great weekend escape cottage.

Nearest Train Station or Airport: Sudbury - 5 miles, Stansted Airport 50 mins

Recommended Places to Visit: Lavenham for medieval buildings and A fine Wool-Church, Sudbury, Dunwich for coastal walks and Sutton Hoo, Long Melford for antiques and restaurants.

Annual Events: Various festivals and events throughout the year.

Recommended Places to Eat Out: Too many good Gastro Pubs and Restaurants to mention. Lavenham has 2 attractive old pubs serving excellent food, but there are many others in Sudbury and nearby villages - many serving real ale.

Local Sports: Walking, cycling, canoeing (bikes supplied and canoe hire is available upon request).

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Find out More about Dons Barn

Please visit the the owner's website to find out more about the holiday cottage, amenities, surrounding area and places to visit in Suffolk.

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