Skippers Cottage is unrivalled in its location with its access to the popular Aldeburgh beach and incredible sea views. The sun drenched paved and shingle areas are a fabulous space in which to bask in the summer sun and take in the lively atmosphere of this tourist hot-spot. For the winter months, the views of the deserted shoreline are complimented by the comfort of the gas fire as you relax with your family or friends in the spacious sitting room. Spread across two floors with a range of bedroom choices, Skippers Cottage offers fantastic flexibility with multiple communal areas where you can socialise at ease. The kitchen offers a great space for preparing meals at those time when you would rather just stay in and soak up the outstanding surroundings. Shop: 300 yards Pub: 200 yards.
Why We Love This Property
Set your alarm early, grab a cup of tea, sit on the terrace and watch the sun rise from the undisturbed horizon.
Room By Room Overview
Family Room: Table and chairs, comfortable seating.
Kitchen: Electric double oven and hob, fridge freezer, microwave, dishwasher.
Dining Room: Table and chairs, sofa bed, french doors with access to courtyard garden and sea front. (Accessed through bedroom 3)
Bedroom 3: Twin beds.
Bedroom 4: Twin beds.
Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer and washbasin.
Bathroom: Bath, washbasin and wc.
Shower Room: Shower cubicle, washbasin and wc.
Sitting Room: TV, DVD, gas flame effect fire, fabulous views of the sea, door with access to outside decking area and seafront.
Bedroom 1: Double bed with sea views.
Bedroom 2: Twin beds.
Bathroom: Bath with over bath shower, washbasin and wc.
Outside: A decked area leads out from the first floor and overlooks the sea. There is also direct access onto the beach from the property.
Parking: Private for one car at the front of the property.
Pets: Two small, well-behaved dogs welcome.
Notes: Wi-Fi and towels provided.
Aldeburgh and the surrounding area has inspired many authors and poets in the past but the most famous son of the town is Benjamin Britten, who founded the Aldeburgh Music Festival, which now has worldwide acclaim and is held every year in June at Snape Maltings. Fishermen still pull their colourful boats up on the shingle beach and sell fresh fish from the picturesque huts. The wide, mainly Georgian high street has many attractive buildings whilst the seafront properties all have commanding views of the beach and the North Sea. Boating is popular on the nearby Alde estuary where a large variety of yachts can be seen at summer weekends.
- Saturday changeover
- Sleeps 8
- 4 Bedrooms
- 3 Bathrooms
- 2 Pets allowed
- Private parking
- 6 Single beds
- 1 Double bed
- WiFi available
- Bath towels included
- Bed linen included
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a tumble dryer
- Equipped with a washing machine
Absolutely loved the property and we all had a fantastic new year at skippers cottage! Beds and linen very comfortable and clean. Would definitely recommend to anyone. Mrs C Nechelput - 4th January 2018
Lovely spacious house in a brilliant setting, very well equipped and good decor. It was so nice we didn't want to leave!Mrs Josephine Charlton - 17th October 2017
Fabulous location and the view from veranda is excellent. Easy to walk to shops, beach all the amenities in Aldeburgh. Mrs Sally Church - 20th June 2017
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