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No. 8 Castaways

Kessingland, Suffolk (Ref. 1002001)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
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  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside

Castaways Cottages

A group of modern-built cottages based in the coastal village of Kessingland, in Suffolk, with the delightful country hills on one side and an expansive coastline on the other. Both cottages offer large groups a place to relax and unwind in the open-plan living spaces, boasting a range of contemporary furniture, where you can curl up of an evening, with the benefit of the woodburning stove to keep you warm during those chilly winter months. Use the dining areas to catch up on the day's events, enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal or play some games with your little ones. The kitchens have been fitted with a set of pristine white units, sleek worktops and a selection of quality appliances so you can rustle up a scrumptious meal for the whole family! Delight in the spacious and well-presented bedrooms, housing a range of high-quality furnishings to store your personal items, whilst the family bathrooms offer modern fixtures and fittings with an elegant bath and shower over, so you can decide whether to have a relaxing soak in the tub, or a quick shower of a morning. Step out to the enclosed garden areas, boasting magnificent views across the countryside and coast, with a place to sit with a refreshing beverage. While you're in the area, visit Africa Alive!, a zoo set in 100-acres of parkland and housing 80 different species of wildlife, including rhinos, lions, a variety of domestic livestock and meerkats - your little ones will delight in meeting the animals and sharing the experience with you. Discover the modern Henstead Exotic Gardens, set in two acres and offering viewers a look into exotic plant life and has been described as a 'jungle experience like no other', during the summer months it gives the impression of a tropical setting, with peace and tranquillity. Kessingland itself has a lovely unspoilt sandy beach, perfect for family day trips - lie across your beach towels and enjoy the warming afternoon sun, before taking a relaxing swim in the clear waters or playing some beach games with your little ones. There is so much to get up to in this picturesque coastal location, you won't want to leave - return to your Castaways Cottage for a wonderful evening with your family.

The property

No 8 Castaways is a superb cottage located on the cliffs overlooking the sea in Kessingland, Suffolk.

Internally, the property has a stylish decor, with a range of furniture to curl up on of an evening, with the delightful woodburning stove to keep you warm of an evening.

The kitchen is amply-equipped with everything you could need to cook up a storm for the whole family, with a spacious dining area to enjoy your meals over a glass of wine.

The property boasts two well-presented bedrooms: one double and one twin, with a separate family bathroom offering a bath and shower over so you can decide how best to start your day.

Outside has an enclosed lawned garden and patio area, where you can take a refreshing drink out and enjoy the lovely sunset of an evening.

A wonderful retreat to the coast of Suffolk.

Note: Property can be booked with Ref. 1002000, together they sleep 9 people.


  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double and 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath and shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
  • Electric central heating, woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, toaster, kettle, coffee machine
  • Smart TV, Wi-Fi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed lawned garden and patio area with furniture
  • One well behaved pet welcome.Second pet may be accepted upon request
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.7 miles and pub 0.4 miles
  • Note: Wood is not provided for the woodburning stove, but can be purchased on site.

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About the location


Lowestoft 6 miles; Southwold 8.5 miles.

The quiet Suffolk coastal village of Kessingland is nestled between Southwold and Lowestoft, on the 'Sunrise Coast' a region of Suffolk enjoying 27 miles of award-winning beaches and part of the Suffolk Heritage Coastline, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, offering unspoilt beaches, beautiful heath lands and a wealth of nature reserves, including NT Dunwich Heath and RSPB Minsmere, along with pretty southern Broadland market towns. Kessingland enjoys good beach fishing and local amenities include pubs, restaurants, shops, a tea room, children's park and the award-winning attraction Africa Alive. Nearby Lowestoft has two piers, an active harbour with a marina and berthing for larger ships, a golden sandy beach with attractions which include scuba diving, snorkelling, kite surfing and jet skiing, and a cinema and a theatre. Yarmouth offers lots of family fun with traditional seaside entertainments. The local surrounding area has a great wealth of places to visit with something to please every family member on a beach-side holiday.

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