Kersey, Suffolk, Country village

Check-in Time: 16:00
Check-out Time: 10:00

Outside Description

Private garden directly next to stream with patio area, outdoor dining area, barbecue, summer house. The house has its own drive which offers parking for 2 cars.

Downstairs Description

Living Room is very spacious with 2 large sofas and chairs, ottoman, coffee table, desk and bureau and open fire. Door leading to “Head Office” possibly the smallest office in Suffolk with desk, wi-fi, family games and books.

Dining Room has a large oak dining table and chairs to seat 8 people, large inglenook fire place with log burning stove, and full barrel of logs provided. Side table with light and ipod/ipad,iphone docking station, radio and CD player. Cloakroom area. Under stairs cupboard with deck chairs, children’s toys, safety gate.

Bathroom Downstairs walk in shower, toilet and wash basin

Kitchen Large country kitchen, fully equipped, oven/electric induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV. Dining table to seat 8 with a wooden settle and cushions. Leading to utility with oil boiler, washer/dryer, ironing board, iron, dryer, cleaning equipment.

First Floor Description

On the first fllor you will find Hallows which has Twin beds, dressing table, built in wardrobe, bedside tables and original fireplace, original oak floorboards, beams

Lovejoy has a King size bed, wardrobe, dressing table, bedside tables and original fireplace, original oak floorboards, beams

Meerkat has a Single bed, with trundle bed underneath. Travel cot or cot bed available upon request. Wardrobe, dressing table/chest of drawers and bedside table, original oak floorboards, beams

Family bathroom Bath and overhead shower, toilet and basin

Second Floor Description

Landing With stairs to second floor (Please note this floor is not suitable for young children, the elderly or disabled, as the staircase is very steep)

En-suite bathroom Bath/shower, toilet and basin, leading to Witchfinder General room with King size bed, hanging area for clothes, dressing table, chest of drawers, bedside tables and small chaise longue at foot of bed, original oak floorboards and beams.

Windows Views Description

Each bedroom overlooks the famous ‘Splash’ in Kersey. You have amazing views up the hill to St Mary’s Church which is floodlit at the weekend and for special occasions like birthdays.

Other Notes

Top bedroom is not suitable for elderly or small children due to spiral staircase.

Child Friendly
Group Getaways
Corporate Connections
Open Fire/Multi Fuel Burner
Enclosed Garden/Patio
Romantic Hideaway
Tourist Attractions:
  • Kentwell Hall : at Long Melford. Step back to Tudor England in this magnificent Tudor Mansion with re-enactments of everyday Tudor life taking place on many weekends throughout the year. Visit website
  • Framlingham Castle: magnificent 12th century castle that was once the refuge of Mary Tudor. At the castle themed trails and a variety of themed games for the youngsters are on offer as well as a varied events programme Visit website
  • Lavenham: A fine medieval village noted for its 15th century church, half-timbered medieval cottages and circular walk. Visit website
  • Otley Hall: set in 10 acres of gardens is within 25 minutes and private tours can be arranged with the owners. Visit website
  • Helmingham Hall : is almost also on your doorstep, with its famous gardens open to the public. Helmingham Hall hosts many events such as Classic Car Shows, Horse Shows and the Helmingham Food and Drink Festival. Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • The Bell: In Kersey and Built in 1378, this welcoming pub has a bar area with a cosy log fire, a bar/lounge and dining room. Visit website
  • The Crown : Three miles away in Bildeston is an excellent award winning restaurant whilst its sister venue, the Lindsey Rose offers more bistro style food in a typical beamed Suffolk pub. Stoke by Nayland offers another award winning restaurant in the shape of the Crown. Visit website
  • The Swan At Lavenham : Has award-winning chefs and a cosy restaurant environment. If you appreciate fresh, seasonal, locally- sourced food - all enjoyed within exquisite surroundings - you really are spoilt for choice as The Swan Hotel offers mouth-watering dining options for your pleasure, ranging from light lunch in tranquil surroundings, bar bites.. Visit website
Food Stores:
  • Hollowtrees Farm: Five mintues drive and the farm shop stocks a wide range of fresh farm food and everything produced on our farm is sold through the shop; the vegetables we grow and the livestock we rear. Food miles are nonexistent on many of our lines! Visit website
  • Sainsburys : In Ipswich are within ten miles of Kersey, so it’s also possible to pre order your grocery delivery ready for your arrival at the Cottage. Visit website
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • Alton Water Park: Offers an 8 mile walking route and a 10 mile cross country cycle track - fishing is also available with day and season permits available from the Visitor Centre. Visit website
  • Anglia Indoor Kart Racing: Has earned a reputation for providing the finest high-speed entertainment in the area. With indoor racing karts and exhilarating multi-level circuit, that brings the thrills of motorsport to all adrenaline-seekers. Visit website
  • Newton Hall Equitation Centre: Offering riding lessons: all are taught by qualified instructors on well mannered horses and ponies in a safe and supportive environment. The centre always has between 50 and 60 horses and ponies available, which enables great flexibility, and allows large groups to be catered for. Visit website
  • Stoke By Nayland Golf Club: Is set in 300 acres of AONB countryside and boasts TWO 18 hole courses, one of which is a Championship course. Visit website