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The Windmill Suffolk - Bury St Edmunds

78 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Enjoy a relaxing retreat at one of the UK’s most unique and luxurious self-catering holiday accommodations. Enjoy a sublime stay in the most scenic of settings in this astounding adults-only boutique bolthole. Whether you are looking for a romantic hide away, or for fun filled time off with friends there really is no place like The Windmill Suffolk. Located just 2 miles from Historic Lavenham, within easy reach of what Suffolk and the picturesque surrounding counties of Norfolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire have to offer. Originally built in 1891 the recently converted Windmill is the perfect contemporary country hideaway. With stunning panoramic views across the rolling Suffolk countryside, you can enjoy these from both the private balcony or the comfy warmth of the ‘POD’ top floor living ...Enjoy a relaxing retreat at one of the UK’s most unique and luxurious self-catering holiday accommodations. Enjoy a sublime stay in the most scenic of settings in this astounding adults-only boutique bolthole. Whether you are looking for a romantic hide away, or for fun filled time off with friends there really is no place like The Windmill Suffolk. Located just 2 miles from Historic Lavenham, within easy reach of what Suffolk and the picturesque surrounding counties of Norfolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire have to offer. Originally built in 1891 the recently converted Windmill is the perfect contemporary country hideaway. With stunning panoramic views across the rolling Suffolk countryside, you can enjoy these from both the private balcony or the comfy warmth of the ‘POD’ top floor living space. The Windmill Suffolk is an adults only holiday let and due to the layout with its sweeping staircase unfortunately The Windmill is not suitable for those with limited mobility. It is a non-smoking property throughout and not suitable for pets. More
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About the Owner
Steven and Natalie R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2016
Interaction with guests
The owners are generally always on site ( as our house is 2 minutes from The Windmill!) should you have any queries or want advice on local attractions or places to eat. We will always be here to check you in and out of The Windmill and are more than happy for you to call us if you need us for any reason.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A fantastic surprise 60th birthday couple of nights at the windmill. What can I say, the work that has gone into this amazing venue and to such a high standard, made it feel luxurious and couldn’t have asked for a better birthday week. Thanks Steve...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Debbie K
Traveler692845, VR Owner at The Windmill Suffolk - Bury St Edmunds, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thankyou for this lovely review Debbie. We are SO pleased that you enjoyed your birthday surprise at the Windmill and thankyou for your kind words about our haven. It's lovely to hear that it really made your birthday special. We hope to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked The Windmill for a surprise trip for my husband's birthday. I wanted somewhere different and special and I found this in bucket loads at The Windmill. Natalie and Steve have done a superb job in renovating the building. The interior fixtures and fittings...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank SusanSparkles
Traveler692845, VR Owner at The Windmill Suffolk - Bury St Edmunds, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thankyou so much for taking the time to write this lovely review Susan- we do really appreciate it. It was a pleasure to help arrange your husband's birthday surprise stay and are so happy to hear that you both enjoyed your visit to The Windmill....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second stay at The Windmill and everything was just as perfect as the first time. Lovely warm welcome from Natalie and we really appreciated the added treats and personal touches to make our stay extra special. If you are looking for somewhere...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank KagsA
Traveler692845, VR Owner at The Windmill Suffolk - Bury St Edmunds, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Yippee! Better than 5 star is amazing! thankyou so much for taking the time to write this lovely review Karen. We really do appreciate it and were so pleased to welcome you both again this year. It is so lovely to hear you will be...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the distance I saw what appeared to be a dimly lit, land locked light house. It was dark on my arrival to the Suffolk Wind Mill, but with a clear evening sky and the moon visible it couldn’t have been positioned better for a...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Departure52730139610
Traveler692845, VR Owner at The Windmill Suffolk - Bury St Edmunds, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

What a lovely lovely review Adam Thank you for taking the time to write such lovely words. I know how impressed you were with the renovation and it was a pleasure to tell you about how we dealt with all the joys and challenges a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband booked 2 night's for Valentine's and it was lovely - great views, lovely details to the facilities with welcome food, Elemis toiletries etc. Great area - on bus route to Lavenham and Long Melford so was great for walks and evenings out. Thanks...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Lucy P
Traveler692845, VR Owner at The Windmill Suffolk - Bury St Edmunds, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thankyou for such a kind review Lucy- we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your surprise stay at the Windmill. We hope you will come back and visit us again sometime too! Have a great year ahead until then. Kind regards Steve & Natalie

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Cooker
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Dryer
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Balcony
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Kettle
Terrace
Toaster
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About the neighbourhood
Whether you are looking for a romantic hideaway, or for fun filled time off with friends there really is no place like The Windmill Suffolk. With plenty of country walks and local attractions, including a variety of National Trust properties within a 10 minute drive you have your pick of things to do during your stay with us. Nestled in Suffolk’s beautiful countryside, The Windmill Suffolk,, is located just 2 miles from Historic Tudor Lavenham. We are less than 10 minutes drive from gorgeous Georgian Bury St Edmunds and its famous Abbey and gardens. Newmarket races are 20 minutes away and Cambridge for obligatory punting on the river Cam and visiting the plethora of universities is 45 minutes drive away.
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