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Seaside Fisherman Cottage ♥ Southwold

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3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
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Thimble Cottage is a beautiful Suffolk fisherman's period cottage, believed to date back to around the 1800's. It's a delightful two-storey holiday cottage in the heart of Southwold, 350 yards from the beach. This traditional seaside fisherman cottage sleeps 4 people and offers the perfect cosy retreat for families and couples seeking a relaxing holiday or a romantic break. Thimble cottage is just a stone's throw from the beach, perfect as a base for touring the picturesque suffolk coastal area. A gorgeous haven for couples and families, it is a wonderful holiday base throughout the year, with coast, countryside, culture & food on the doorstep. Days at the beach, sailing, horseriding, fishing, birdwatching, relaxing galore! This lovely Victorian fisherman's cottage is in the heart of Sou...Thimble Cottage is a beautiful Suffolk fisherman's period cottage, believed to date back to around the 1800's. It's a delightful two-storey holiday cottage in the heart of Southwold, 350 yards from the beach. This traditional seaside fisherman cottage sleeps 4 people and offers the perfect cosy retreat for families and couples seeking a relaxing holiday or a romantic break. Thimble cottage is just a stone's throw from the beach, perfect as a base for touring the picturesque suffolk coastal area. A gorgeous haven for couples and families, it is a wonderful holiday base throughout the year, with coast, countryside, culture & food on the doorstep. Days at the beach, sailing, horseriding, fishing, birdwatching, relaxing galore! This lovely Victorian fisherman's cottage is in the heart of Southwold in the high street, 350 yards from the beach and 5 yards from Southwold quirky shops and mouth-watering eateries. Thimble cottage is a lovely cosy cottage, full of character and exceptionally comfortable, clean and well-equipped, including the use of unlimited Wi-Fi and super fast broadband. Thimble cottage is close to an excellent selection of shops, restaurants, characterful pubs, excellent art galleries, a cinema and a theatre. The cottage is also a few paces from one of the most famous Brewery shops in the country – the Adnams shop. There are excellent restaurants just a couple of minutes walk away - the Sole Bay Fish Co, Sutherland House and the Adnams Cafe are all excellent as well as several others. As you step out of the cottage door the promenade and beach are a few paces in one direction, and the high street just yards away the other way. Despite the central location, the cottage is delightfully peaceful. There is also public parking just outside at the back of the cottage. The cottage has been re-furbished in a light but luxurious style and has been brought into the 21st century, with contemporary kitchen and bathroom and very comfy furnishings. On the ground floor it has a lovely open plan living room - dining space with a well-equipped kitchen and a ground floor guest bedroom. There is a shared sunny courtyard with outside furniture too. On the first floor it has a master bedroom, which is spacious and peaceful with Victorian sash windows and a solid wood frame double size bed. There is also a guest bedroom, which is furnished with a single bed made of wood frame and superior quality mattress, covered with natural linen. There is also a newly fitted shower room. Thimble cottage is a lovely fisherman's cottage, full of character and exceptionally comfortable. We provide complimentary toiletries and essential pantry items such as coffee, tea, sugar, biscuits, salt and pepper. We also provide household essentials such as washing up liquid, cling film wrap, foil paper and cleaning products. Property type:House Accommodates: 4 Bedrooms: 3 Bathroom: 1 Beds: 3 Check In: 3:00 PM Check Out: 10:00 AM Early check in or late check out available by request (additional fee applicable). Guest access Public parking for one or two vehicles are available outside Thimble cottage in York road at the back of the cottage. During the holidays parking can be limited. In that case there is free public parking 2 minutes walk in York Road car park - along the Southwold golf course and a play and display car park 5 minutes walk from Thimble cottage in Southwold Pier car park. Interaction with guests We live not far from Thimble cottage so generally will be available to welcome guests. On occasions when we are away, arrangements will be made to let you have a key. We will be available by phone or by email during your stay for any questions. We want your stay to be as enjoyable as possible so please let us know at the time of booking if you have any specific requests as well as through your stay. A welcome pack, including of fresh milk, laid eggs and freshly baked bread is provided for stays longer than three nights. If we are away it's often not possible to provide the welcome pack. We can stock the fridge with breakfast essentials for late arrivals or arrange flowers, chocolates and champagne for romantic, valentine or anniversary breaks (additional fee applicable). Early check in or late check out available by request (additional fee applicable). Other things to note This beautiful period fisherman's cottage is compact in its size but full of charm and character. Please note that as with many cottages built in this era, the steps to the 1st floor are quite steep, care needs to be taken. Please check the photographs before booking. The neighbourhood Tim And Lucy’s home is located in Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. Southwold is a picturesque seaside market-town (market-days: Monday and Thursday) on the East Suffolk Coast. Southwold is a beautiful English seaside town, set in a time warp and preserved perfectly.More
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Tim and Lucy W
Languages spoken:German, Portuguese, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here as a group of four adults for a short break. The cottage is beautifully kept, very clean and tidy. The tea, coffee and biscuits on arrival were welcomed after a long journey. The cottage is well placed, with all shops within a...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank sarahsargent15
BoardingPass594437, VR Owner at Seaside Fisherman Cottage ♥ Southwold, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Sarah and her family were fantastic guests. Great communication, friendly and considerate. Thimble cottage was kept in excellent condition and left clean and tidy on departure. Thank you for having been such great guests. We hope you had a wonderful time in Southwold. All our...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018

We loved Thimble Cottage! It was close to everything and within walking distance of the seaside. The cottage was perfect, nicely furnished, warm & cozy. We thoroughly enjoyed everything about the cottage and our stay! Thank you Tim and Lucy!

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank julialhearn
Management response:Responded 28 July 2018

Dear Julia, Thank you for staying with us at Thimble cottage I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay. Should you wish to return to Suffolk please do not hesitate to get in contact with us. Kind regards Lucy - Southwold Seaside Cottages

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

What a great find. Thimble Cottage was ideally located on the Southwold High Street. It was well furnished with all the facilities and amenities we would have expected and more. Every bedroom and the lounge area has DVD/TVs, there's and iPod docking station with the...More

Date of stay: February 2018
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Management response:Responded 21 February 2018

Maria and her family were an absolute delight to host. They were very charming and looked after Thimble cottage as their own. Thank you so much for leaving your kind comments. We very much hope to host you again in the future. Best wishes Tim...More

Reviewed 16 January 2018

Lovely cottage superbly refurbished, very modern and spotlessly clean. Has everything you need and ideally situated in Southwold.More

Date of stay: January 2018
1  Thank L9287PTbobb
Management response:Responded 20 January 2018

Bob and his family were absolutely lovely and perfect guests. They left us a nice message following their stay. They were very friendly and left the cottage extremely tidy. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Thimble cottage. We very much hope to host...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Ideally situated in central Southwold, just minutes from Adnams, shops, restaurants, and only a 5 minute walk to the beach. Bijou, or thimble, size with everything you need to make your stay comfortable. Owners very helpful if you encounter any problems.More

Date of stay: September 2017
1  Thank billpam56
Management response:Responded 17 September 2017

Bill and Pam were absolutely wonderful guests. Bill was excellent at communication, very friendly and took exception care of Thimble cottage. Thank you for your wonderful review and for your lovely message. We hope to see you again in the future. Best wishes Tim and...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Stereo System
TV
Suitable For Children Under 5
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Towels Provided
Cable/satellite TV
Patio
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