Vine Cottage

Halesworth near Southwold, Suffolk (Ref. 11620)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • pellis
    December 2013
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    “Super cottage in great little town”
    Comfortable slightly quirky cottage with excellent facilities. Surprisingly spacious downstairs for a town centre property. Walking distance of all the resources you need for a great holiday whether self catering or eating out. Parking available close by. Enjoyed it so much we have booked it again for this spring.


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine

The property

This delightful end-terrace cottage is centrally located in the pretty Suffolk market town of Halesworth.

This charming Halesworth cottage is a 16th century timber-framed house that offers a spacious sitting room with dining area, original brick floors, an oak beamed ceiling and a woodburning stove, which is ideal to sit in front of on cosy winter evenings.

Your Halesworth cottage has a well-equipped kitchen with a door that leads to the ground floor bathroom and a small conservatory, where you can relax with a good book.

From the sitting room, a spiral staircase takes you to the bedrooms, one of which leads from the other, which boast original beams and wooden floorboards.

Just a short walk from this Halesworth cottage are good local amenities including a choice of independent shops.

The surrounding area has many places of interest including the popular seaside town of Southwold and the village of Walberswick.

A little further along the coast road is RSPB Minsmere, Snape Maltings, offering shops and a famous concert hall, and the seaside town of Aldeburgh.

Travel inland to visit the English Heritage Framlingham Castle, plus further afield are the city of Norwich and the town of Ipswich.

There are many more attractions, villages and towns within easy driving distance, which makes this Halesworth cottage an ideal base.

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Two bedrooms: 1 x double leading to 1 x twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove. Conservatory.


  • Electric storage heaters with woodburning stove in sitting room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, TV with FreeSat
  • All fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Parking in local church car park, weekly permit costs £10 and weekend permit costs £5 (available from local newsagent)
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3 mins walk, pub 1 min walk
  • Note: There is no garden at this property
  • Note: Due to its age, this property has sloping bedroom floors.

About the location


Southwold 9 miles; Norwich 24 miles.

The delightful Suffolk market town of Halesworth is full of character, with old buildings, a weekly market held on a Wednesday and a variety of shops, cafes and restaurants, which are predominantly independent. The Halesworth Town Trail offers a walk through the town whilst learning about its history, whilst within easy reach is the gentle, undulating surrounding countryside, which is ideal for walkers, cyclists and birdwatchers. The beautiful Suffolk Heritage Coastline features unspoilt heathlands and the RSPB Minsmere Nature Reserve, whilst the internationally renowned Snape Maltings Concert Hall, and the delightful coastal towns of Southwold and Aldeburgh are all within a short drive. With the cities of Ipswich and Norwich both within touring distance, Halesworth is an ideal location from which to discover Suffolk.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas