Toad Hall (sleeps 11) is a spacious grade II listed timber framed house, complete with inglenook fireplace and a wealth of exposed timbers in its interior. It is well equipped and sleeps 11 comfortably. Set in two acres of garden in the beautiful Suffolk countryside, it is within two hours drive from London, near the Heritage Coast and the ancient town of Woodbridge on the River Deben with its restaurants, pubs and antique shops. Horse riding is just along the lane and golf, fishing, sailing etc. are a short drive away.
Accommodation and facilities:
The spacious, centrally heated, accommodation comprises three double bedrooms, one twin bedroom, one bunk beds room and one single bedroom (sleeping eleven comfortably), three bathrooms (one en-suite), a sitting hall, two sitting rooms (summer and winter), one with open stove fire (wood provided) and a games room (with a table tennis table in it), a TV and a sound system, a large well-equipped farmhouse style kitchen with double oven, microwave and dishwasher and walk in larder with freezer, large hallway, utility room with washing machine and dryer and large overflow fridge, downstairs WC and entrance boot room. A cot is available. The large gardens usually contain plenty of wildlife e.g. pheasants, ducks and rabbits. There is equipment for badminton.
A 3/4 night short break will cost from £550 or from £670 over a weekend; a 7 day let from £920 to £1570. All letting rates include heating, electricity and firewood. Bed linen is also supplied.
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Places to go and things to do:
Toad Hall is surrounded by a wealth of places of interest for adults and children and fine Suffolk villages with their picturesque pubs, most serving good food. The Moon and Mushroom in the nearby village with its friendly atmosphere is an excellent example.
Just a few of the local Suffolk attractions are Framlingham castle (with jousting some weekends), Eastern Farm Park (get close to the animals), Sutton Hoo Anglo-Saxon ship burial, Helmingham Hall, Minsmere RSPB reserve, Mechanical Music Museum and Pleasurewood Hills Amusement Park. There is sailing at Orford and Aldeburgh and on the Deben and various course, game and sea fishing locations. The local golf course is a couple of miles away and Suffolk boasts a number of others further afield. There are beautiful beaches at Walberswick and Southwold to the north and Felixstowe and Frinton to the south and at Aldeburgh and other places in between.
The area is criss-crossed by a network of rural footpaths, which provide interesting walks and the lanes provide gentle cycle rides. For horse riding, the neighbouring riding stable is an exam centre as well as providing fun for absolute beginners. In the summer there is the music festival at Aldeburgh and Snape maltings. There are of course swimming pools, ten-pin bowling and cinemas within 5 or 6 miles.
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fabulous local walks and bike rides. Sutton Hoo Anglo-Saxon ship burial, 5 miles. Framingham Castle, 8 miles. Heritage Coast, 10 miles. Snape Maltings, 15 miles
Nearest Train Station or Airport: Airport: London, Stansted. Rail: Ipswich
Recommended Places to Visit: Constable Country on the Suffolk/Essex border, Ipswich, Lavenham for a well-preserved Medieval town. half day trips: Bury St Edmunds. Aldeburgh, Ickworth-Historic house and italien gardens.
Annual Events: Aldeburgh Festival fortnight Mid June. Snape proms throughout August.
Recommended Places to Eat Out: Moon and Mushroom in the local village. Kings head and many restaurants in Woodbridge. White Horse, Easton. Hintlesham Hall for a very special meal.
Local Sports: Horse riding, golf, sailing, fishing.
Please visit the Owner's website to find out more about the holiday cottage, amenities, surrounding area and places to visit in Suffolk.