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Sleeps 12 adults Bedrooms 6 Pets 2 Welcome Region Suffolk Town/village Chelsworth
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Spacious Holiday House, near Chelsworth (SFOBCSF)

In the beautiful village of Chelsworth, famous for its outstanding gardens and ancient houses, many built in and before the 17th century, this stunning and unusual barn conversion is packed full of delightful contrasts; an ancient shell, an utterly contemporary interior, comfortable and homely with an delightful industrial finish. Set within delightful countryside it has a remote feel yet is within a 3-minute walk of the delightful village and its excellent pub, The Peacock. As featured in The Times 'Best holiday houses for groups in Britain in 2018'

Lavenham 4.5 miles, Long Melford 9 miles, Bury St Edmunds 16 miles, Cambridge 44 miles, Norwich 47 miles

This Big House Holiday property:

Built on the side of the valley, the barn takes advantage of the contours of the hill and the creation of several sunken garden areas to give garden access to three of the four floors of this magnificent barn.

Double doors lead from the drive to the entrance area, which gives access to a cloakroom, laundry room and storage cupboards. Long sloping corridors lead up into the enormous open plan living area with spacious and well fitted kitchen, dining for 14 or more guests and large and luxurious sitting room with sofas and chairs and large cinema screen, double doors open on to the terrace. A further corridor leads to the ground floor double bedroom and en suite bathroom and stairs to the lower ground floor where there is an enormous bedroom with large sitting area and en suite bathroom. Upstairs on the 1st floor there are three bedrooms (two doubles and a single) and a family bathroom with a further set of stairs leading to the second floor master bedroom, it's en suite bathroom and dressing room. There are wonderful views of the surrounding meadows and fields from the majority of windows.

Grounds:

Gates open into the large drive with ample parking for six cars. A large terrace with table and chairs and barbecue opens from the living room. The Property is surrounded by large areas of lawn, with trampoline and a tree swing for the children. The garden is very private separated from the surrounding fields and meadows by hedging.

Situated on the north bank of the river Brett in one of the most beautiful and unspoilt parts of Suffolk the village of Chelsworth, which has only around seventy properties, was first documented in 962. Almost unchanged in the last 200 years the village street is peppered with thatched, wattle and daub cottages and houses, its iconic bridge and well-known pub little changes from the outside.

  • Accommodation, ground floor
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garden, enclosed
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • 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.

Pets Welcome

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

LocationSuffolk

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

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