A perfect location for a holiday or short break, from where you can enjoy the area and its beautiful countryside in the heart of rural Suffolk. Make your stay a memorable one and indulge in these well-designed, award-winning, semi-detached medieval cottages. Jasmine Cottage has a delightful courtyard garden which features unusual lighting, and Wool Cottage has a small courtyard garden, perfect for enjoying that morning coffee and dining al fresco. The thoughtful owner who lives next door, has even provided dressing gowns and slippers! Standing just off the High Street in the very heart of Lavenham, with easy walking access to cafes, friendly local pubs, fine dining, art galleries and shops. You will be spoilt for choice of where to eat, with plenty of first class restaurants on offer. As you stroll around Lavenham you will see several independently owned shops and boutiques. The village is well endowed with beauticians and there is also a well-known village butcher and baker.
Lavenham is regarded as one of the most beautiful and best preserved medieval villages in the UK, boasting 320 listed timber framed buildings protected by English Heritage. Just 2 hours by car or train from London, visitors can enjoy a peaceful retreat whilst taking in the fine splendour. This very unique village was created some 750 years ago by Henry III when he granted Lavenham 'market' status, and today, regular farmers markets are held.
The cottages are perfect for exploring East Anglia's nature and heritage. A short drive will take you into Bury St Edmunds, 11 miles, and Colchester, 18 miles, which boasts many shops, bars and restaurants. Ipswich harbour and marina, 19 miles, offers a great day out, with walking access into the town with its shops. For a more coastal scene, take a drive to the Suffolk coastline with its beautiful beaches and RSPB reserves. Visit the traditional seaside resorts of Aldeburgh, 41 miles, and Southwold, 51 miles. Thetford Forest, 24 miles, has 18,730 hectares of woodlands to explore including outdoor play, and designated circular cycle and walking trails for all abilities. Shops, pubs and restaurants 100 yards.
These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 5 guests.
Beams throughout. Ground Floor:
Living/dining room: With wood burner, Sky TV (sports package) and DVD player.
Kitchen: Farmhouse style with electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer and tiled floor.
Steep stairs to...
Bedroom: With kingsize bed and free-standing bath.
Shower room: With shower cubicle (no toilet).
Both properties: Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner included. Welcome pack. Enclosed courtyard with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Visit England Gold awarded property. Please note: No children under 14 years old.
This is an ideal cosy holiday retreat to return to after a day's exploring Suffolk with beaches, stately homes, quaint villages and more.