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Daisy Cottage

Friston near Aldeburgh, Suffolk (Ref. 932749)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Pub less than 1 mile


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54 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Garfield-Davey

    “This is a delightful cottage.”

    It's my third visit would not hesitate to recommend it.

    It's my third visit would not hesitate to recommend it.

    - Mrs Garfield-Davey, May 2021


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    Best in East Anglia 2019

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The property

This beautifully-presented, semi-detached character cottage is situated in the pretty village of Friston, close to the towns of Saxmundham and Aldeburgh, close to the popular Suffolk Heritage Coast.

This lovely cottage is ideal for a family or couples looking for the peace and quiet of a small village location, but also being within easy reach of the coast.

The property has been sympathetically restored, making it an exceptional cottage with an abundance of character features.

On entering the cottage, you are greeted by the wonderful inglenook fireplace with its woodburning stove, making the sitting room a cosy place to enjoy relaxing, whatever the time of the year.

There is the advantage of an additional snug overlooking the enclosed back garden, which offers the perfect spot for a quiet read.

The good-sized, well-equipped kitchen has access to the back garden and patio area, which is perfect for a morning coffee while planning your day, or an evening barbecue during the summer months.

Upstairs there are two spacious bedrooms and a bathroom.

From your doorstep there are numerous walks, and the area is excellent for cycling with bridleways and lanes linking villages and coastal towns.

Just a few minutes' away you can enjoy the Viking Trail, a fantastic single track cycling trail in Tunstall Forest.

There is an excellent village pub a short walk from the property, and the world-famous concert hall at Snape Maltings is close by.

Why not visit the vibrant coastal town of Aldeburgh with its wide selection of shops, eateries, pubs, award-winning fish and chips and excellent independent cinema?

The popular fishing village of Orford is an easy drive, with its magnificent castle enjoying far-reaching views, a variety of pubs and the famous smokehouse.

Alternatively, visit the small seaside town of Thorpeness with its boating lake, numerous golf courses and a river for sailing and kayaking.

This really is a fabulous cottage with a wealth of things to do, whatever the time of the year.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Snug
  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Bike storage
  • Enclosed lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog, or two small dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 2 mins walk.

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About the location


Saxmundham 3 miles; Aldeburgh 5 miles.

The quiet Suffolk village of Friston is ideally placed to explore the beautiful Suffolk heritage coastline, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, including several nature reserves. Friston is also great for the attractive popular coastal towns of Aldeburgh and Southwold, with an excellent choice of pubs, restaurants, independent shops, galleries and tea rooms. Two miles from Friston is the well-known Snape Maltings Concert Hall, offering world class concerts and musical events throughout the year, and home of the annual Aldeburgh Festival held in June. The Maltings also has interesting shops and galleries as well as an RSPB nature reserve with lovely riverside walks and river boat trips along the estuary. Family fun can be found at nearby Leiston Long Shop Museum with 200 years of local history, or with the animals at Easton Park Farm or Africa Alive, while history is on display at Framlingham and Orford castles or the Anglo-Saxon site of Sutton Hoo.

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