St Michael's House
St Michael South Elmham near Bungay, Suffolk
A charming semi-detached, Grade II listed, 16th century farmhouse surrounded by tranquil countryside in the beautiful hamlet of St Michael South Elmham. Oozing character throughout, this cottage near Bungay provides an excellent base for families and friends to get together and enjoy rural Suffolk. Downstairs in this St Michaelís cottage is a spacious sitting room with a cosy woodburning stove, whilst an additional snug room provides a pleasant spot to sit and relax overlooking the garden. Both the kitchen and dining room at this St Michaelís farmhouse boast huge beams and original inglenook fireplaces, with the kitchen offering an adjacent breakfast area. Traditional cottage stairs lead up to the four bedrooms, all of which have wooden beams and beautiful old doors, whilst one of the two bathrooms houses a freestanding roll-top bath and walk-in shower. To the rear of this Suffolk cottage is a large enclosed one-acre lawned garden, perfect for a family BBQ. St Michael South Elmham is one of a number of villages which together make up The Saints, named after the local churches, with nearby St Peter, South Elmham having a micro-brewery which guests can visit. Four miles away is the small market town of Bungay, with a fine array of independent shops, tempting tea rooms and pubs, as well as Bungay Castle. From this Suffolk cottage there is easy access to the southern tip of the Norfolk Broads, the historic city of Norwich, plus the popular seaside town of Southwold is just a short drive away. A fabulous St Michaelís farmhouse for an enjoyable holiday.
Four bedrooms: 1 x super king size double, 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single with pull-out bed. Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Bathroom with freestanding bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast area. Dining room. Sitting room with woodburning stove.
Biomass central heating with woodburning stove. Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Ample off road parking. Bike storage. Enclosed rear garden with furniture and BBQ. Shared front garden with pond. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 4 miles, pub 1.6 miles. Note: There is a pond in the front garden, children and pets to be supervised. Note: There are low beams and doorways throughout the cottage. Note: No stag/hen or similar.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
About the location
St Michael South Elmham
Bungay 4 miles; Harleston 8 miles; Southwold 14 miles.
St Michael South Elmham is one of a group of villages known as The Saints which are all named after their village church. The Saints are situated close to the Suffolk/Norfolk border and are located in beautiful rural countryside. St Michael South Elmham is a Thankful Village (or Blessed Village) which is a settlement where all members of the armed forces survived World War I. St Michael is one of only fourteen villages in England and Wales which are known as ďDoubly ThankfulĒ as it didnít lose anyone in World War II either. The pretty market town of Bungay is close by with its range of independent shops, cafes and pubs, whilst the small towns of Halesworth, Harleston and Beccles are also just a short drive away. The popular coastal town of Southwold is well known for its fully restored pier as well as its lighthouse, 15th century church and the sand and shingle beach with its colourful beach huts. A delightful rural area, perfect for a relaxing holiday all year round.