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Minsmere Cottage

Minsmere Cottage -front view
4 reviews
Minsmere Cottage -front view
View from bedroom window
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
View from garden
Scallop Shell at Aldeburgh
The beach at Walberswick
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Westleton, Suffolk, East Anglia, England
Minsmere Cottage is a delightfully renovated two bedroom cottage close to RSPB's Minsmere bird reserve. The cottage is located in the picturesque village of Eastbridge. The large garden at the rear of the property has stunning views across the Minsmere marshes. You can watch the Barn Owls and Marsh Harriers as you eat breakfast in the sunny kitchen/diner.<BR><BR>Minsmere cottage caters for up to four people in one double bedroom and a twin. It can be booked with the adjacent Meadow Cottage to accommodate parties of up to eight people. Well behave dogs are welcome.<BR><BR>The cottages have been sensitively restored, retaining their original character but at the same time providing modern day comforts including central heating, an upstairs bathroom, a wetroom downstairs, free WI-FI and satellite TV. The cosy... Read more
About the Owner, Liz and Simon P
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 63 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2013
Overall rating: 4.9 / 5.0
Based on 8 reviews and 3 properties
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Listing #HL329559
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English first
Hereford, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 5 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We chose this location because it is close to my Son and his family. It was a very happy bonus when we arrived at the lovely Minsmere Cottage. A quaint but surprisingly spacious home from home. Topped off with a welcome pack too. The garden is large and was a great space for my dog and daughter to play in...

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Reviewed 1 December 2014 for a stay in October 2014

A great cottage in an excellent location. Perfect for visiting the RSPB reserve. Walking distance from local pub with excellent beer and food. Rooms very comfotable and all amenities provided. Great selection of walks. would definitely use again if/when in the area. Communcation with the owners excellent.

Penny C
London, United Kingdom
1 review
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Reviewed 8 May 2014 for a stay in December 2012
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We stayed a week here with my husband and toddler plus my sister and her family of 4 stayed in the next door cottage, Meadow. The location is perfect backing onto Minsmere bird reserve which is a great place to visit. The cottage is perfectly equipped with a full cooking set - we even managed to bake a cake with...

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights
21 Jul 2017 -
31 Aug 2017
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7 nights --
1 Sep 2017 -
28 Sep 2017
Shoulder 2017
7 nights --
29 Sep 2017 -
19 Oct 2017
Low 2017
3 nights
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About the neighbourhood
The cottage is located in the quiet village of Eastbridge, which is about midway between Southwold and Aldeburgh. The centre of the village is the Eel's Foot pub, which offers fantastic local beers and excellent pub food.<BR><BR>The famous RSPB bird reserve at Minsmere is within walking distance of the cottage. Rare birds, such as barn owls, marsh harriers, avocets, bitterns and nightjars can be seen at the reserve and elsewhere in the area and frequently from the garden of the cottage.<BR><BR>There is a lot to do in local area throughout the year. The coast offers beautiful beaches at Dunwich, Thorpeness, Aldeburgh, Southwold and Walberswick. The nearby village of Dunwich was once one of the largest ports in England, but most of the old city now lies under the... more
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Stansted: 130.0 km
Railway: Darsham: 7.0 km
Ferry: Harwich: 85.0 km
Minsmere Cottage is 7km from the A12 road which runs north-east /south-west between London and the coastal town of Great Yarmouth in Norfolk. From Yoxford on the A12, take the B1122 to the village of Theberton. Turn left by Theberton church and follow Church Road to the bottom. At the T-junction turn left into the village and Minsmere Cottage is the third house on the left.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 3.3 km.
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