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“Fabulous Barn!”
The Lodge
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23 reviews
The Lodge
Living room
Living room with dining area
Kitchen with half door
Luxury wet room
View from bedroom
private garden
lodge from the drive
view from lodge
Fishing in the moat
Front door
View of moat
view from lodge kitchen door
view from kitchen window
Living room
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
A few of the residents of Moat Farm. Thanks to Charles
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Framlingham, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

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Sp4ghetti
London, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Fabulous Barn!”
Reviewed 16 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

Had a fabulous weekend at the cottage - everything has been very well thought through. Good quality furnishings, large shower room, beautiful views across the fields from the main bedroom, lounge and kitchen, table and chairs and grassed area. We got a glimpse of the resident barn owl and my husband had a dabble in the owners fishing lake - perfectly peaceful. The owners were even kind enough to drop us at the bus stop opposite the Fox & Goose pub so that we could get the number 40 bus to Norwich - we sweet talked the driver on the way back to drop us at the end of Storeys Lane near the water tower and only had a short walk back to the cottage, although in fairness we could have easily biked it to/from Fressingfield. We also biked it to Cratfield to see the wild horses, on to Laxfield and the Kings Head pub (known as the Low House and it has no bar but pours its beers directly from the barrels - great character and definitely worth a visit), on to the Fox & Goose and The Swan all within easy reach. What more could one ask for? Ah yes, of course - one dog included! Lilly is adorable ...

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fishface3...
Leeds, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed 21 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Great stay at moat farm,
John and Lorna's are very nice and Lily the dog is adorable.
Saw owls on the farm on a daily basis.
Would stay here again and would recommend to anyone.

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Colin P
Greater London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Peaceful, relaxing, comfortable.”
Reviewed 5 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015

An old cart lodge converted into a very comfortable home from home. All fixtures and fittings are to a high standard and the lodge is well equipped.It is well suited to disabled people or persons with mobility issues. There's a ramp to the front door, a large walk-in shower and doorways are wide. Not much to do in the immediate area, but there are lots of villages/small towns a short drive away and many places of interest a bit further afield. We would recommend Ickworth and Sutton Hoo. It's a wonderful place to get away from the hustle and bustle, but you do need a car. John and Lorna are very nice and helpful, and Lilly is always on hand if you like dogs! She lives having her tummy scratched.

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Jlesleyw
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Perfect short break”
Reviewed 3 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015

The Cart Lodge was ideal for a short break. Clean, well equipped and comfortable and friendly and accommodating owners. Ramped access and walk in shower much appreciated by disabled husband.

Fressingfield is well located for both coast and countryside and we would be happy to return to explore the area more thoroughly.

We were disappointed to miss the barn owl that regularly hunts nearby but really enjoyed some wonderful sunsets from the west facing sitting room (picture attached).

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Roy B
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
“Lovely cottage, well appointed and comfortable, would like to stay there again”
Reviewed 12 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Lovely cottage, spacious and comfortable in quiet surroundings. The hosts were very helpful and welcoming. as was Lily their Border Terrier.

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NikkiJust...
Stevenage, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Terrific Find!”
Reviewed 4 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We have just returned from a short break at Cart Lodge Barn.
You will not be disappointed with this newish (2yrs old) accommodation - all the reviews say it all.
It met all our expectations and more. A member of our family has restricted mobility and found the layout of the barn just ideal. The good size wet room and bedroom, with the added luxury of under floor heating throughout.
It was spotlessly clean and comfortable.
It's a lovely place to get away from it all, yet still close reach by car to picturesque villages like Fressingfield for pubs & a well stocked shop.
The owners John & Lorna were very friendly & accommodating during the stay.
Thanks!

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Travelling group: Extended Family
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Bytheseal...
Poole, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great stay!”
Reviewed 30 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

this is a perfect place to stay to explore the beautiful area - we found it very clean and comfortable & lovely & quiet to come back to! It is a good place to visit so many of the attractions & found it did not take long to get to the ones we wanted to visit - castles, beach resorts, viking settlements, villages etc. Good place to see birds & even a few hares in view!
We will come again & hope to see more next time! A good OS map is helpful which I used all the time as a lot of the roads are small but easy to get used to.

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Liked best: Location & lovely spot to stay
Liked least: nothing to report
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