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Cressland

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Overview
4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Cresland is a charming 5 Star Gold 15th-century Grade II* cottage overlooking the famous 'Splash' in the picturesque village of Kersey. The Suffolk brick floor, exposed floorboards and fireplaces are all original and parts of the house date back to the 1400s. Cressland has been sympathetically and beautifully resorted, offering guests the spirit and feel of its ancient origins, combined with everything you need for modern comfortable living. The perfect characterful retreat: Large spacious rooms, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, living room with open fire, dining area with large dining table and fully equipped country kitchen, with dining area and comfortable settle, as well as a beautiful cottage garden, with summer house and barbecue. Kersey is one of Suffolk's most photographed ancient vi...Cresland is a charming 5 Star Gold 15th-century Grade II* cottage overlooking the famous 'Splash' in the picturesque village of Kersey. The Suffolk brick floor, exposed floorboards and fireplaces are all original and parts of the house date back to the 1400s. Cressland has been sympathetically and beautifully resorted, offering guests the spirit and feel of its ancient origins, combined with everything you need for modern comfortable living. The perfect characterful retreat: Large spacious rooms, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, living room with open fire, dining area with large dining table and fully equipped country kitchen, with dining area and comfortable settle, as well as a beautiful cottage garden, with summer house and barbecue. Kersey is one of Suffolk's most photographed ancient villages starring in films, TV programmes and advertisements. Each one of the bedrooms is named after famous films etc which have been shot in and around Kersey - Lovejoy, Witchfinder General, Hallows (after Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) and Meerkat. Cressland is the perfect place to experience the peace and tranquility of the Suffolk countryside, a friendly welcome in the local pub, country walks straight from your door, great cycling (Kersey is on the South Suffolk Cycle Route) and the village is within easy reach of the Suffolk coast, Lavenham, Clare, Constable Country, Woodbridge, Aldeburgh and Southwold. Cambridge is just 60 minutes away and London 90 minutes. There is so much to do and see in and around Kersey and the village is visited all year round by tourists, walkers, cyclists and of course painters. Luxury bed linen, towels, robes for use by guests during your stay are provided, together with a welcome basket of local produce, The White Company products and a basket of logs.More
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Louise G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2014
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Reviewed 26 May 2015

Where do I start?! A beautiful grade ll listed country retreat in the most idyllic setting. A few friends and I rented this wonderful house as a surprise get away for my husbands 30th birthday. We honestly couldn't have asked for any better. Kersey is...More

Date of stay: May 2015
Thank Dominique B
Management response:Responded 31 May 2015

Thank you so much for your fantastic comments! So pleased that the birthday surprise was a success and you had such a good time. It means so much to know that you enjoyed your stay. Would love to welcome you back again any time. Great...More

Reviewed 29 December 2014

A beautifully presented cottage, tastefully decorated for Christmas by the owner. Excellent welcome hamper. Fabulous setting near a ford in the old village of Kersey. Local pub a few doors up the hill, Very clean, well equipped (but see below) and comfy beds. The owners...More

Date of stay: December 2014
Thank Graham N
Management response:Responded 14 January 2015

Thank you for your very kind comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed your Christmas at Cressland. I am sorry about the mysterious disappearance of the veg peeler. Hope to see you again. Kind regards, Louise

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Reviewed 13 November 2014

A beautiful traditional old house , which has all the mod cons you need aswell. Pretty bedrooms, really comfortable beds and lovely farmhouse kitchen. The top attic bathroom did smell a little musty and definitely not for small kids or old people due to steep...More

Date of stay: October 2014
Thank Nikki H
Management response:Responded 31 January 2015

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Cressland and for your very kind comments. I am so pleased you enjoyed the cottage. We did have a leak in the bathroom radiator, which has been replaced and the musty smell has now...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Corporate Bookings
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Water Views
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
There is so much to do and see in Suffolk all year round. Beautiful countryside, quaint unspoilt villages, museums, great theatre, art, walking, cycling, sailing, horseriding, shooting. Come and visit this amazing county and explore.... Golf Clubs There are 4 golf courses within 10-15 minutes of Kersey Stoke by Nayland, Brett Vale Golf Club, Newton Green Golf Club, Hintlesham Golf Club
How to get there
From London A12 past Colchester, B1070 to Hadleigh, from Cambridge A14 to Bury St Edmunds/Sudbury A134/A1071 Hadleigh From Hadleigh A1141 signposted Lavenham. After 2km turn left signposted Kersey. Turn right past the Church and down the hill. Go through the ford 'Splash' and house is just on the left. Kersey is within easy reach of Norwich, Cambridge and London. You can be in or get from London in less than 2 hours. Trains to London Liverpool Street go from Manningtree, Ipswich and Colchester Stations all around 25 mins, drive/taxi - taxis are at station. Train journey to Liverpool Street is 50 mins.
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