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Garden Cottage - Wangford 3 miles from Southwold

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
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** Just 15 minutes drive from Minsmare the BBC SPRINGWATCH site at RSPB Minsmere ** Garden cottage is under new ownership Situated with an expansive view of the River Wang valley,an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty,where cows graze in summer and that also serves as habitat to many birds as well as a wide variety of other wildlife Garden Cottage occupies a quiet and tranquil position that is ideal for a restful and relaxing break in the Suffolk countryside. We provide a travel cot and high chair. The detached cottage was built in the early 1980's in a distinctive Arts &Crafts style and offers spacious and comfortable accommodation for up to 5 guests.It has recently undergone a complete program of refurbishment including the addition of an en-suite shower room so that both bedrooms h...** Just 15 minutes drive from Minsmare the BBC SPRINGWATCH site at RSPB Minsmere ** Garden cottage is under new ownership Situated with an expansive view of the River Wang valley,an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty,where cows graze in summer and that also serves as habitat to many birds as well as a wide variety of other wildlife Garden Cottage occupies a quiet and tranquil position that is ideal for a restful and relaxing break in the Suffolk countryside. We provide a travel cot and high chair. The detached cottage was built in the early 1980's in a distinctive Arts &Crafts style and offers spacious and comfortable accommodation for up to 5 guests.It has recently undergone a complete program of refurbishment including the addition of an en-suite shower room so that both bedrooms have their own facilities.The spacious kitchen diner opens onto a patio area which in turn leads to a private garden.This feature ensures that it is an excellent place for those with children to stay providing a safe play area where they can be easily supervised while you relax..A twenty five foot sitting room allows ample space whilst inside the property with comfy, squidgy sofas. Electric heating to all areas makes the house cosy and an ideal place whatever the weather is like outside. All beds have high quality 100% pure cotton bedding. We have a travel cot and high chair, saving you space in your car for that extra bucket and spade. Just a five minute walk away the village centre consists of the old A12.This ancient coaching route that originally connected Gt Yarmouth to London is now by passed to form an attractive and pedestrian friendly area with village store,pub and church.Wangford dates back to the eleventh century and much of the main street is comprised of listed buildings that form a picturesque backdrop for a relaxing stroll. Of course if your tastes extend to wild nightlife Southwold offers a wide range of possibilities with an excellent selection of bars and restaurants.By daytime there are a wide variety of walks around the town,by the old fishing harbour or, crossing the footbridge into the village of Walberswick. Further afield the market towns of Halesworth (6miles) Beccles (8miles) and Bungay (12 miles) offer many interesting possibilities for shopping,dining or just strolling around looking at the old buildings that proliferate.The fine city of Norwich is 25 miles distant and the old fishing ports of Lowestoft and Gt Yarmouth 10 and 20 miles respectively.To the south the seaside town of Aldeburgh and the nearby Snape Maltings cater for those of a more cultural disposition. In short,if you are staying at Garden Cottage for a weekend,a few days or a whole week there should be no shortage of things to do.We live on a separate part of the same one acre site as the cottage so if you have any queries or requirements someone is always available to attend to your needs.We are sure that you will enjoy your stay in Suffolk More
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Sharon & Richard B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:78%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2016
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Reviewed 27 August 2019

Cottage was more than we could ask for, lots of lovely homely touches ie milk , egg scones jam & cookies, great location to Southwold, Aldeburgh, Snape, and Minsmere, lots to do and see, well worth a visit.

Date of stay: August 2019
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SharonBaldry, VR Owner at Garden Cottage - Wangford 3 miles from Southwold, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2019

We are so pleased you enjoyed your time in Suffolk and our cottage so much Julie. Thank you for the glowing review and hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 22 August 2019

Great place to stay we had a girlie week and all our needs met, clean and comfortable with beautiful views, easy to get to Southwold and other local areas of interest, lovely touches like, cookies , jam, scones, eggs and milk, we all enjoyed our...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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SharonBaldry, VR Owner at Garden Cottage - Wangford 3 miles from Southwold, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2019

What an excellent review you've left us Julie - we very much appreciate you taking the trouble so thank you. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and you would be very welcome should you decide to return one day.

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Reviewed 1 August 2019 via mobile

Booked the cottage for 2 adults and 2 teens for the Latitude Festival weekend. The photographs do not do this let justice and the accomodation exceeded our expectations. Beautiful setting and exquisite furnishings, nothing was missing down to laundry tabs, stock cubes and several kinds...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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SharonBaldry, VR Owner at Garden Cottage - Wangford 3 miles from Southwold, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2019

Thank you very much for such a glowing review Petra and we're so glad you enjoyed your weekend so much.

Reviewed 22 June 2019

As a couple we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Garden Cottage. We had everything we needed in this beautifully cared for cottage. The owners, Richard and Sharon were welcoming and helpful. They’ve obviously put a lot of love into this place, keeping it beautifully clean....More

Date of stay: June 2019
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SharonBaldry, VR Owner at Garden Cottage - Wangford 3 miles from Southwold, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2019

Thank you very much for your lovely comments about your stay in our cottage Sandra and we're so glad you enjoyed it so much. It was a pleasure to meet you both and have you here and hope to see you again sometime.

Reviewed 26 September 2018

Peaceful location in Wangford Village , Garden Cottage is perfect for a relaxing time away . Comfy , cosy and beautifully clean , Sharon and Richard have thought of everything you will need for your holiday . Southwold ,Walberswick and Dunwich are all worth a...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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SharonBaldry, VR Owner at Garden Cottage - Wangford 3 miles from Southwold, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

What a lovely review you've given us Jean - we're so pleased you enjoyed it here so much. You and your family were such a pleasure to have around and we really look forward to seeing you all again - thank you.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
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Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
Iron
TV
Corporate Bookings
Parking
Microwave
Linens Provided
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Toaster
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About the neighbourhood
Wangford is a small, friendly village in the heart of the Suffolk countryside. There is a well stocked Village Store and Farm Shop. The beautiful 800 year old church of St Peter and St Paul is the focal point of the village. The name Wangford comes from the fact that the River Wang runs alongside the village. There is a good bus system to Southwold, Ipswich, Lowestoft and Norwich. Henham Park is within walking distant and the Latitude Music Festival is held there annually, as well as Game and Country Fairs and the Grand Steam Rally. Minsmere is just 20 minutes away.
How to get there
Just off the A12 on the road to Southwold turn right just as you are leaving the village into Hill Road, cross the 2 brooks and turn right into the gravel drive.
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