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Sleeps 8 adults Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 2 Pets 2 Welcome Region Suffolk Town/village Woodbridge

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Comfortable Family Retreat, Woodbridge

Dairy Farm House is a charming detached Grade II listed property located in a rural setting on the outskirts of the popular village of Waldringfield close to the River Deben in Suffolk. Waldringfield is an ideal spot for sailing, golfing, walking, cycling, fishing and birdwatching and Dairy Farm House makes a great base to explore all of these activities. The surrounding area is also rich in its heritage with Snape Maltings (Aldeburgh Music) a few miles down the road and other popular coastal retreats nearby. With four generous sized bedrooms, Dairy Farm House is perfect for families or a group of friends looking for a relaxing place to stay in the countryside. The large mature garden has commanding views over the surrounding fields; perfect for a barbecue on a warm summer's day. The house itself has plenty of period features including beams and open fireplaces making it very cosy in the winter season too. Why not treat yourself to a true Suffolk holiday experience in this splendid holiday home. Supermarket: 4 miles Pub: 0.5 miles.

GROUND FLOOR
Sitting Room: TV, DVD, woodburner.
Dining Room: Dining table and chairs, open fire.
Kitchen: Electric oven and four ring electric hob, AGA (on between Oct - May), microwave, dishwasher, table and chairs, Bluetooth radio.
Utility Room: American style fridge freezer, washing machine.
Cloakroom: Washbasin and wc.

FIRST FLOOR
Bedroom 1: King size bed and En-Suite Shower Room with shower cubicle, digital shower, washbasin and wc.
Bedroom 2: Double bed, washbasin.
Bedroom 3: Zip and link twin beds which can be converted into a super king size bed (please specify your preference at the time of booking).
Bedroom 4: Twin antique sleigh beds.
Bathroom: Bath with overbath digital shower with drench head, washbasin and wc.

Garden: Large country garden with lawn and mature flower beds surrounding the house, a thatched Breeze House (with electric heater) for seating and outside entertainment and patio area with garden furniture. Barbecue available to use.
Parking: Ample parking for up to three cars on the large off-road driveway.
Heating: Oil-fired central heating.
Pets: Two well behaved dogs welcome (permitted on the ground floor only).
Notes: Wi-Fi and towels provided. Please be aware there is a detached annexe in the grounds which is occupied by the owner's family.
Security Deposit: A £400 security deposit is required four weeks prior to your holiday.

Waldringfield is a traditional Suffolk village in the heart of Suffolk's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is ideal for those wishing to explore the local area including Woodbridge with its delightful shops and restaurants, the Viking burial site at Sutton Hoo and Ipswich. It is also within easy reach of the popular seaside resorts of Felixstowe, Aldeburgh, Southwold and Orford. Snape Maltings which hosts a variety of musical festivals is also within easy reach. Hugging the banks of the tidal River Deben, Waldringfield also has its own dog friendly riverside pub, sailing club, 18 hole golf course and a nature reserve so is an ideal place for sailing, fishing, golfing, walkers and birdwatchers. River trips can be arranged from the village boatyard (which also rents kayaks) and there is also a village tennis court which can be used by arrangement. There is a small beach near the sailing club perfect for crabbing, sand castles and swimming.

  • BBQ
  • Catering Services Available
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Heating, Central
  • Open Fire
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Broadband
  • Welcome Basket
  • Parking, Private
  • Ground Floor W.C.

Conditions

Check in / Check out

Standard check-in is 4pm and standard check-out is normally 10am on your day of departure. In some cases these times vary. Always check your booking confirmation paperwork for correct timings or ask your local agent.

Pets Welcome

A maximum of 2 pets are welcome at this property. Typically pet charges apply but please contact the office for details.

LocationWoodbridge

Woodbridge is a pretty waterside town, filled with history and perfect for any foodie enthusiasts as there is an abundance of fresh seafood available and market places. There are boat cruises available and the Woodbridge Museum is worth a visit, the town also hosts a fortnightly farmers market and an antiques centre. For the younger ones there is tenpin bowling and karting at Beacon Rally.

This area is perhaps most famous for being the location of Sutton Hoo, the site of a huge Anglo Saxon ship burial which is now a National Trust centre with many of the archaeological finds on display and various events held throughout the year. By the River Deben is the working Tide Mill, which has a museum of the fully restored machinery and milling stones in action. Landguard Fort is located at the mouth of the River Orwell, a large fortification to guard the river; today it houses many historical displays and re-enactment events.

There are plenty of local nature reserves and parks to explore with the family on a sunny day, including Rendlesham Forest, Elmhurst Park and the Suffolk Punch Trust. Orford Ness reserve is also a fascinating day out; there are marked trails across the flats which are home to migrating birds and there are decommissioned military buildings and towers now open to the public. Orford Castle has far reaching views across the reserve and out to sea, visitors can navigate the maze of turrets and passageways within the keep and there are displays of medieval artefacts.

Suffolk

The somewhat curious county of Suffolk forms a part of the region known as East Anglia. Its eastern edge is bounded by the North Sea, with neighbouring Norfolk to the north and Essex to the south. The county of Cambridgeshire lies to the west. It has no cities and no motorways, but it does have many gardens and ruins and history in spades, from the Magna Carta to the Saxon relics of Sutton Hoo.

Unusual (for Britain) timber-framed buildings, dating back to the 16th century, vie with Tudor mansions in the attractive streets of market towns. In common with Norfolk, it is a fairly flat county, with much of its area devoted to farming and other rural pursuits. Its coastal geology of sand and clay, combined with the longshore drift current of the sea, means that the land is eroding constantly. Sea defences protect many of the towns but, equally, a good deal of property has been lost as the cliffs are worn away, and more is threatened.

Suffolk is famous throughout the UK for its distinctive dialect, horse racing (the town of Newmarket is the epicentre of British racing) and the arts. Festivals and other shows are common, and fish and chips and Adnam's ale are the order of the day.

East of England

This region includes the ceremonial counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, Hertfordshire, Essex, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire. With a rich heritage there is much to see and do to suit all ages. The royal residency of Sandringham Estate is a must see and other historical points of interest include Castle Rising, Sutton Hoo and Somerleyton Hall. The medieval cities of Cambridge, Norwich and Ipswich are not to be missed and there are lots of pretty market towns and idyllic seaside resorts to choose from for a day trip. Alternatively for a slower paced holiday you may wish to visit The Broads or Thetford Forest, these areas are particularly popular for boating and spotting birdlife.

Area Suffolk Nearest shop 4 miles Nearest pub 0.5 miles

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