St Michael's Cottage
St Michael, South Elmham near Bungay, Suffolk
This delightful semi-detached cottage is set in the peaceful hamlet of St Michael, South Elmham in the beautiful Suffolk countryside. With beams and low doorways throughout, this excellent St Michael cottage has character written all over it and provides a wonderful base for a family holiday in rural Suffolk. The ground floor of this cottage near Bungay consists of a modern fitted kitchen and a spacious sitting room with a warming woodburning stove and French doors to the garden. The first floor is accessed by an historic open tread staircase which leads to three beautiful bedrooms, all of which have wooden beams and authentic wooden window frames, as well as a modern family bathroom. The delightful enclosed rear garden at this Suffolk cottage is an ideal spot for the children and dogs to play in safety as you sit back and take in the sun before enjoying an evening barbecue. St Michael is one of a number of villages which together make up The Saints, named after the local churches. Just over a mile away is the village of St Peter, South Elmham, home to the well-known St Peter’s Brewery, so pop in to pick up something for an evening in front of the woodburning stove. The market town of Bungay is just four miles away and is home to a fine selection of shops, cafes and pubs as well as Bungay Castle. The renowned seaside town of Southwold is just a short drive, as are the southern Norfolk Broads and even the cathedral city of Norwich. A wonderful Suffolk holiday cottage in a stunning country location, perfect for a visit any time of the year.
Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x single, 1 x family room with 1 king-size double and 1 single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area, single sofa bed and woodburning stove.
Biomass central heating with woodburning stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair and stairgate. Off road parking for 3 cars. Enclosed lawned garden with furniture and BBQ, front garden with pond. Two well-behaved pets 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 very low doorways throughout the cottage. Note: This property sleeps a maximum of 6 people.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Washing machine
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 “Doubly Thankful” as it didn’t 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.