As winter bids its chilly farewell, there's no better time to plan a rejuvenating spring escape on The Suffolk Coast. And if you're looking for the perfect Suffolk bolthole to call your own for a getaway, then look no further than Curious Retreats hand-picked collection of unique holiday homes in the most desirable locations and surroundings.
With bustling coastal towns, breathtaking landscapes and a wealth of activities, The Suffolk Coast offers the perfect backdrop for a delightful spring holiday. We've picked a few of our favourite properties which make the ideal place to call your own.
Owl Cottage, Southwold
This charming cottage provides an ideal base for exploring the picturesque and ever-popular seaside town of Southwold and the surrounding villages of Walberswick, Blythburgh and Covehithe. The cottage has been lovingly restored offering a stylish and comfortable retreat for families of four in search of a tranquil stay by the sea.
Blending modern country aesthetics with seaside chic, the cottage accommodates up to four guests in two bedrooms, each complimented by well-appointed bathrooms. The pretty courtyard garden is perfect for alfresco fining and enjoying a glass of wine or two in the spring sunshine.
Just a short stroll from Southwold's High Street, you can spend your days wandering around the independent shops, delis and cafes, dining out in the many pubs and restaurants and visiting Southwold's family attractions such as Southwold Pier, the Maize Maze and of course, the award-winning beach.
Find out more and book a stay at https://curiousretreats.co.uk/properties/owl-cottage/
Linnell End, Aldeburgh
Nestled in the popular seaside town of Aldeburgh, Linnell End makes a fabulous beach bolthole for friends and family get togethers - your pooch can even come along too! With its coastal-inspired decor, spacious rooms, and close proximity to the beach, you can enjoy Aldeburgh's fantastic food and arts scene; with award-winning restaurants, concert hall, galleries and an independent cinema.
The property boasts four bedrooms and two bathrooms, plus a spacious kitchen/diner serves as a hub for shared meals and lively conversations, while two inviting sitting rooms offer spaces to unwind and enjoy quality time together.
Outside, the enclosed garden with patio area is perfect for alfresco dining whilst listening to the gulls fly overhead.
Find out more and book a stay at https://curiousretreats.co.uk/properties/linnell-end/
Walnut Tree Cottage, Dunwich
Home to the Suffolk Coast National Landscape, Suffolk in spring offers a vibrant display of diverse wildlife, becoming a haven for birdwatchers as meadows and woodlands come alive with the melodious symphony of songbirds. The tranquil rivers and wetlands of become a haven for waterfowl and wading birds, including elegant swans, graceful herons, and elusive kingfishers.
Located just a stone's throw from National Trust Dunwich Heath, Walnut Tree Cottage makes the ideal base for those wanting to enjoy the great outdoors. Sleeping 5 and welcoming dogs, the cosy cottage has all you need for a winter or spring stay; with woodburning stove, breathtaking views over the surrounding countryside and a pretty courtyard garden where you can savour a morning coffee, or celebrate with a glass of bubbly.
Find out more and book a stay at https://curiousretreats.co.uk/properties/walnut-tree-cottage/
4 Angel Lane, Woodbridge
Oozing character and jam-packed with original features, 4 Angel Lane is a terraced cottage situated just off Market Hill in the bustling riverside town of Woodbridge. Sleeping 3 and welcoming dogs, the cottage is just a short walk from Woodbridge's cafes, restaurants and independent shops and ideally situated for spring getaways exploring the River Deben and the historic sites of Woodbridge Tide Mill and National Trust Sutton Hoo.
Suiting a couple or small family, 4 Angel Lane has all you need for a cosy stay; with woodburning stove, an abundance of books to read, sumptuous furnishings and unique artworks.
Find out more and book a stay at https://curiousretreats.co.uk/properties/4-angel-lane/
Chapel House, Framlingham
If you're looking for a property with the wow factory for an extended family getaway or get together with friends, then Chapel House in the idyllic village of Earl Soham near Framlingham is sure to tick all the boxes. A converted 19th century Baptist church, the building has been restored, retaining many of the church's original features, but adding in many contemporary elements.
The open plan and upside down layout lends itself perfectly to large groups, taking in the stunning countryside views from the many large windows and outside balcony. The impressive dining table is big enough for all to sit around, whilst the stylish kitchen has all you need to create sumptuous feasts and sharing platters.
From the house, you can set off on foot for a countryside ramble, finishing up at a country pub, or make the short drive to Framlingham to explore the magnificent castle and enjoy dining in the many cafes and restaurants.
Find out more and book a stay at https://curiousretreats.co.uk/properties/chapel-house/
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