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The Retreat

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
1 night minimum
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Key Features Idyllic location in woodland surrounding Great for bird watching in a peaceful retreat 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms Ideal romantic cottage for couples TV, DVD, Wi-Fi Description A unique property located in calming woodland surroundings, sit on the decking with marsh harriers and hobbies flying overhead. Only a mile from the beach at Thorpeness and two miles from Aldeburgh the Retreat is a perfect getaway only a short journey from local amenities. There are two double bedrooms, two bathrooms along with a cosy living room with log burner. This really is the perfect retreat. One storey accommodation Ground floor Kitchen/Dining/Sitting Room: Open plan area with washing machine, oven, hob, fridge, microwave, dining facilities for four, seating area with flat screen TV, DVD p...Key Features Idyllic location in woodland surrounding Great for bird watching in a peaceful retreat 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms Ideal romantic cottage for couples TV, DVD, Wi-Fi Description A unique property located in calming woodland surroundings, sit on the decking with marsh harriers and hobbies flying overhead. Only a mile from the beach at Thorpeness and two miles from Aldeburgh the Retreat is a perfect getaway only a short journey from local amenities. There are two double bedrooms, two bathrooms along with a cosy living room with log burner. This really is the perfect retreat. One storey accommodation Ground floor Kitchen/Dining/Sitting Room: Open plan area with washing machine, oven, hob, fridge, microwave, dining facilities for four, seating area with flat screen TV, DVD player and wood burner. Patio door leading to veranda with woodland views Master Bedroom: Double bedroom En-Suite: Shower, wash basin and WC Bedroom 2: Double bedroom Family Bathroom: Bath with shower attachment, WC and wash basin External Features Decking area with garden furniture Open woodland to explore Please take caution with children as there are areas with open water Facilities Central heating and electricity costs are included in the rental Free Wi-Fi Parking for three cars Additional Information Cots and high chairs available for a small hire charge, request on booking No pets permitted No smoking BBQs are not permittedMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 1 Full bath
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About the Manager
Angela Young (Property Manager Angela Young )
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2014
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Retreat, Aldringham. Lovely seaside and country locations on the doorstep. Shops are now re-opening so there was quite a lot of choice locally. The accommodation itself is just perfect. It is so chic, trendy, relaxed, cosy and warm. Everything is maintained to the very...More

Date of stay: May 2021
Thank Meander55751153114
Reviewed May 4, 2021

Great location for walks enjoying nature and accessing local RSPB reserves and coastal walks. Would recommend RSPB Minsmere , Aldeburgh, Rendlesham forest, Woodbridge, Snape Maltings. We could hear Bitterns booming from the property in the early morning. Muntjac and red deer wander in the garden....More

Date of stay: May 2021
Thank stjean11
Reviewed October 20, 2020

Great quiet location with lots of walks from the door. Basic but clean and well equipped. Loved the area

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank rocciojs
Reviewed August 18, 2020

Our second time visiting the Retreat and it's just wonderful. The cabin is ideal and the seclusion and quiet is lovely, but only a short drive to the pub or town. There are some lovely walks through the forest and feeding the donkeys is always...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank Go762654
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Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 28, 2020 via mobile

Date of stay: March 2020
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Reviewed April 8, 2019

This property is everything it promises - a beautiful haven with nature outside the window yet within easy reach of many places of interest.More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Wanderer22528298922
Experience552875, VR Owner at The Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2019

Thanks kindly for reviewing your stay at The Retreat in Aldringham, Suffolk. Your words say it all!!! This is a secluded haven and you certainly get that feeling of relaxation. Wonderful to hear you thoroughly enjoyed and you managed to explore the Suffolk coast line...More

Reviewed April 30, 2018

A nature lover's paradise. North Warren RSPB reserve, 5 mins walk, Minsmere RSPB reserve, 12 mins drive, Dunwich heath, 15 mins drive. If you want peace and tranquillity in beautiful grounds with wildlife on your doorstep, look no further than The Retreat. A short drive...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank B0bcat62
Management response:Responded May 3, 2018

Thank you for reviewing your stay at The Retreat in Aldringham, Suffolk. So pleased to hear you enjoyed this wonderful place and all its surroundings. The Retreat does have that get away feel from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Its setting is simply...More

Reviewed March 26, 2018

This idyllic retreat is the perfect escape to the countryside. Situated in the most picturesque forest, The Retreat is welcoming, warm and beautifully furnished. The inviting window seat looks out into the forest where we could watch the wildlife and keep warm by the wood...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank StefanieWa
Management response:Responded March 29, 2018

Thank you kindly for reviewing your stay at The Retreat in Aldringham. I am delighted to hear you found this idyllic retreat a great place to stay. Lovely to hear you enjoyed coffee whilst watching the donkeys and had fun on the trampoline. Brilliant to...More

Reviewed May 29, 2017

Ideally situated for birding hotspots in Suffolk, with North Warren literally next door and the likes of Minsmere and Dunwich Heath nearby. The trees surrounding the cottage abound with wildlife, so there is really no need to leave the property, with acres of woodland to...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Alan B
Management response:Responded May 30, 2017

Dear Mrs Bowie, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Retreat near Aldeburgh. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and please do get in touch if you are looking to stay in the area again. Kind regards Kim...More

Reviewed May 12, 2017

The Retreat is the most amazing holiday home set in acres and acres of private woodland. There are 2 resident miniature donkeys who are adorable. There is a bluebell wood, lots of beautifully scented lily of the valley plants together with ponds and streams. You...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Spinneywood
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Deck
Fireplace
Refrigerator
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Patio
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Retreat

The Retreat is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

The Retreat has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

The Retreat has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at The Retreat must last at least one night. See all property details.