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Sandlings Lodge

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
1 night minimum
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Sandlings is a luxurious 2 bedroomed self catering holiday rental located overlooking the beach with fabulous sea views from its large private decked verandah. It is double glazed with full central heating. A truly all seasons holiday rental in a quiet and peaceful location but close to all local amenities in the town of Leiston. Escape and unwind in real luxury, whether you just want to put your feet up or get out and enjoy the fresh air on coastal walks to Thorpeness, Aldeburgh, Minsmere and Dunwich the choice is yours. Pet friendly too. This luxury self-catering holiday rental overlooks the beach on the Suffolk Heritage Coast in the heart of the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The lodge provides first class, all year round holiday accommodation for s...Sandlings is a luxurious 2 bedroomed self catering holiday rental located overlooking the beach with fabulous sea views from its large private decked verandah. It is double glazed with full central heating. A truly all seasons holiday rental in a quiet and peaceful location but close to all local amenities in the town of Leiston. Escape and unwind in real luxury, whether you just want to put your feet up or get out and enjoy the fresh air on coastal walks to Thorpeness, Aldeburgh, Minsmere and Dunwich the choice is yours. Pet friendly too. This luxury self-catering holiday rental overlooks the beach on the Suffolk Heritage Coast in the heart of the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The lodge provides first class, all year round holiday accommodation for self catered holidays and short breaks on the Suffolk coast. Conveniently located between RSPB Minsmere Reserve and Thorpeness, Sandlings provides the perfect base for visiting all the popular local areas of interest which include Aldeburgh, Snape, Dunwich, Southwold, the Suffolk Coastal & Heritage Path and, naturally, Sandlings Walk. There are marvellous sea views from the verandah and living/dining areas. The verandah has comfortable outdoor furniture consisting of a sofa, 2 armchairs with comfy cushions, a coffee table and 2 matching sun loungers. The large, raised verandah can only be accessed via the French doors from the living room or through a lockable side gate. It provides privacy for adults and a safe environment for young children and pets. The beach, 50 metres away, is easily accessed via a footpath on the site. There are no restrictions on walking dogs on the beach, even in peak season. There is easy access to a number of walks including the Suffolk Coastal and Heritage Path and the Sandlings Walk. The location also gives easy access to the beautiful Suffolk coast and surrounding area including the coastal towns and villages of Aldeburgh, Dunwich, Southwold, Thorpeness, Snape, Walberswick and Minsmere Nature Reserve. Ipswich, Lowestoft, Great Yarmouth and Norwich are within easy driving distance. Sea fishing off the beach is popular. The lodge is situated in the Beach View Holiday Park, 50 metres from the beach and the Suffolk Coastal Path on the Suffolk Heritage Coast. The Holiday Park nestles between Thorpeness and the RSPB's Reserve at Minsmere, where you can enjoy stunning views and see some of our rarest wildlife. The Suffolk Heritage Coast is renowned for its beautiful countryside and coastal towns and villages, steeped in history. The Sandlings Walk passes close to the Beach View Holiday Park and runs for 58 miles from Southwold to the outskirts of Ipswich! The Beach View Holiday Park is a friendly family run site which has an onsite Clubhouse Bar and Family Games Room (March to September). The town of Leiston is less than 2 miles away with all the usual facilities and amenities including pubs, cafes, cash machines, a wide range of takeaways, a cinema showing the latest releases, a supermarket and local museum. You will find a wide range of seasonal events and activities in the other neighbouring towns and villages of Aldeburgh, Thorpeness, Snape, Dunwich and Southwold. The major resorts of Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth are within easy travelling distance. Further details of these as well as the local attractions and current events can be found in the maps, leaflets and brochures at the lodge or in the Clubhouse Bar. The owners are happy to provide any additional information or details on request The lodge is built to the highest specifications. It is fully fitted with all mod-cons and provides first class luxury accommodation for all seasons for up to 4 people for a relaxing and trouble-free holidays. FREE WiFi and Internet access, but this is the Suffolk coast and you may find it considerably slower than you are used to! Children are welcome. Dogs welcome - maximum 2. There is parking for 2 cars in front of the lodge. A full pack is available covering the working of all appliances including central heating but we are available and happy to answer any questions or deal with any problems, if they arise, either before or during your stay. The accommodation consists of: Bedroom 1: Kingsize bed, bedside cabinets, large his and hers wardrobes, chest of drawers, TV/DVD and door to attractive, fully fitted en-suite shower room. Bedroom 2: Twin beds, bedside cabinet, TV/DVD, double wardrobe and chest of drawers. En-suite shower room to the master bedroom has WC, pedestal basin, cabinet and large walk-in, fully tiled shower. The family bathroom has an attractive white suite with bath and shower attachment, WC, pedestal basin and cabinet. The spacious, fitted kitchen is fully equipped with all mod-cons including a large fridge/freezer, integrated oven/grill with gas hob and extractor fan, microwave, washing m/c, dishwasher, kettle, toaster, cooking utensils, cutlery, crockery, glasses etc. A wonderfully spacious, fully carpeted open plan living and dining area with a vaulted ceiling. Oak dining table, 4 chairs, 2 bar stools, 2 comfortable sofas, an oak nest of tables, wall-mounted LED TV/DVD with FreeSat and wood burner style electric fire. Full height windows show off the wonderful sea views and double French doors open onto a large, private, decked verandah overlooking the sea. An outdoor sofa, armchairs, coffee table and 2 matching sun loungers to make the most of the lovely sea views. Parking for 2 cars. All bed linens, towels, tea towels and general guest supplies are provided along with a welcome pack on arrival. A professional housekeeping service is available if required at a modest additional cost if staying longer than a week. A child's travel cot is also provided.More
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Nigel P
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
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Reviewed 11 January 2019

Cooker needed cleaning as was filthy and filled the property with fumes. Crockery and cutlery was dirty, drawers needed cleaning not just a paper towel to line it. Freezer half full with open bags of ice cubes. Cupboards full of previous guests food, oils, spices...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Blackcab94
Paradise441976, VR Owner at Sandlings Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2019

Thank you for the review. Full consideration has been given to all the points raised and, where it proved necessary, remedial action has been taken.

Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

We’ve just spent the weekend at The Sandlings, celebrating my don’s birthday. It’s the perfect retreat for dog walking and sightseeing trips to Southwold and Alderburgh. The sea views are simply stunning. A wonderful start to our first day. The Sandlings is well equipped, we...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Gail H
Paradise441976, VR Owner at Sandlings Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

Thank you for such a great review. It is good to know others share our love for the Suffolk coast and this site in particular.

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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic time at this beautiful lodge! Husband and I and my father and of course our two dogs! The lodge is gorgeous, the open plan living area was very beautiful and practical! Two bedrooms and two bathrooms, ideal.

Date of stay: June 2017
1  Thank Justine B
Management response:Responded 30 June 2017

Thank you Justine for the wonderful review and so very pleased you had such a great time.

Reviewed 30 April 2017

Fantastic short break. Campsite is nice and quiet, the lodge is lovely and had everything we needed. Dog walking in the local area very enjoyable.

Date of stay: April 2017
1  Thank Dan C
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Self employed husband, waitress wife, kids school runs work stress, all we took with us was our lovely dogs and had a well deserved rest. Beautiful walks on the beach nice meals nearby. Stunning view of sunset oh and a few drinks to top it...More

Date of stay: January 2016
1  Thank Tracy P
Management response:Responded 21 April 2016

Thank you for sharing your thoughts Tracy. Your experience is what we wish for all our guests.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Game Room
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Deck
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About the neighbourhood
The Leiston area is at the heart of the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Whether you love nothing more than a long walk beside the sea, a brisk stroll before lunch, cycling along quiet lanes, sailing iconic estuaries, or spending hours quietly watching some of the UK's rarest wildlife, the beautiful landscape of the Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty has it all. The Suffolk Sandlings make up one of our most important landscapes. An area of grassland, gorse, scattered trees and heather, found on some of the poorest, most acidic soils in eastern England, the Sandlings support rare birds and a range of characteristic heathland plants and animals. For those less active, or those who have tired themselves out exploring the area, then a ...
How to get there
Sizewell Common is approx. 3 kilometres from the town of Leiston and 15 km from the A12, the main trunk road from London to Lowestoft. London is approx. 170 km. The nearest mainline station on the London to Norwich route is Ipswich, which is approx. 40km from Sizewell Common. London Stansted airport is approx. 100 km
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