Mayflower cottage is perfect for your seaside escape at any time of the year. This beautifully presented and well equipped holiday cottage comes with a pretty south-facing garden and private parking, much sought after in Aldeburgh.
This delightful holiday cottage is situated on Church Farm, an award winning development at the northern end of Aldeburgh, one of the most picturesque seaside towns along the Suffolk coast.
The boutiques, cafes and shops of Aldeburgh High Street are just a 7-minute walk away from Mayflower Cottage, and you certainly won't need the car for a daytrip to Thorpeness, just take a stroll along the beach (which is just 5-minutes away on foot), admiring 'The Scallop', an iconic sculpture by Maggi Hambling, dedicated to local composer Benjamin Britten, along the way.
The lounge at Mayflower Cottage is a warm and inviting room, with soft colours and character wood burner (ideal for those cosy winter nights in front of the fire), whilst the dining room which adjoins the tasteful shaker-style kitchen has double patio doors leading to a pretty south-facing garden, perfect for summer evenings. There's even a BBQ provided for your use.
Upstairs are three well-appointed bedrooms; a double (with super-king size bed), a twin (which can be converted to a super-king) and a single, each with a coastal theme, plus a spacious family bathroom –perfect for a seaside holiday in Suffolk. Shop: 500 yards Pub: 500 yards.
Why we Love This Property
Mayflower Cottage has been furnished with love and care by its owners and their attention to detail is evident throughout. Games, binoculars, and even crabbing nets are provided for guests to use and are a really lovely touch to this charming holiday cottage.
Sitting Room: TV, DVD, woodburner.
Kitchen/Dining Area: Electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, (tumble dryer in garage), table and chairs for five guests, French doors providing access to the back garden.
Cloakroom: Washbasin and wc.
Bedroom 1: Super king size bed.
Bedroom 2: Zip and link twin beds which can be made into a super king size bed (please specify your preference at the time of booking).
Bedroom 3: Single bed.
Bathroom: Bath with over-bath shower, washbasin and wc.
Garden: Small rear garden with furniture and barbeque.
Parking: Private parking for one car on the garage driveway to the rear of the property. There is also ample on street parking at the front of the property.
Heating: Gas heating.
Notes: Wi-Fi, towels and a starter pack of fuel for the woodburner are provided. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available to use. Regret no Sunday changeovers.
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.
- Friday changeover
- Sleeps 5
- 3 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom
- Sorry, no pets
- Private parking
- 2 Single beds
- 1 King size/super king size bed
- 2 Single zip & link beds
- WiFi available
- Equipped with a highchair
- Travel cot available
- Open fire/woodburner
- Bath towels included
- Bed linen included
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a washing machine
|Date Range||7 night price *||3 night price *|
|3 Nov 17 - 22 Dec 17||£560||£420|
|22 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18||£860||£645|
|6 Jan 18 - 9 Feb 18||£570||£428|
|9 Feb 18 - 23 Feb 18||£660||£495|
|23 Feb 18 - 23 Mar 18||£570||£428|
|23 Mar 18 - 13 Apr 18||£755||Call|
|13 Apr 18 - 25 May 18||£660||£495|
|25 May 18 - 1 Jun 18||£875||Call|
|1 Jun 18 - 13 Jul 18||£755||Call|
|13 Jul 18 - 20 Jul 18||£830||Call|
|20 Jul 18 - 27 Jul 18||£875||Call|
|27 Jul 18 - 10 Aug 18||£920||Call|
|10 Aug 18 - 17 Aug 18||£875||Call|
|17 Aug 18 - 24 Aug 18||£920||Call|
|24 Aug 18 - 7 Sep 18||£875||£656|
|7 Sep 18 - 14 Sep 18||£830||Call|
|14 Sep 18 - 21 Sep 18||£755||Call|
|21 Sep 18 - 19 Oct 18||£660||£495|
|19 Oct 18 - 2 Nov 18||£755||Call|
|2 Nov 18 - 21 Dec 18||£570||£428|
|21 Dec 18 - 28 Dec 18||£875||Call|
|28 Dec 18 - 6 Jan 19||£965||£724|
* Please note: The prices displayed are guide prices and do not include optional items such as pet charges.
We have had a really lovely week here in Aldeburgh. Mayflower Cottage has been a very comfortable "home" for us. It is a beautifully finished cottage and very well equipped - making it welcoming and relaxing. We have appreciated and enjoyed the shortbread, flapjack and biscuits. Thank you for a great time. Mrs Draper - 3rd November 2017
Splendid week in October half term in Suffolk. Mayflower Cottage was a delight. Superb Lemon drizzle cake. The family felt at home straight away. We all feel suitably rested. Many thanks.Mrs Draper - 26th October 2017
What a lovely weekend we have had. Thank you. You have thought of everything. We really enjoyed the lemon drizzle. Delicious. Comfy and well equipped, we would love to come again. Perfect location to use as a base. Bridget and Carl - 25th September 2017
We have thoroughly enjoyed our two week stay in Mayflower Cottage. We were delighted with the welcoming selection of food and drinks and also enjoyed eating some of the delicious apples!John & Linda Bishop - 22nd September 2017
We had a lovely week at Mayflower Cottage. Thanks so much for the cake and flapjack - they were gorgeous! Fantastic Cottage - we'd definitely want to come again! Kate and Tim Hebert - 1st September 2017
A beautiful property from the outside and the inside is lovely. Lovely décor, very presented. Smashing kitchen diner with all the appliances and equipment you need. Super back garden with a very handy table and chairs. Loved the bathroom being a fan of white ourselves. The bedrooms were fitted out well with great attention to detail but the beds were the comfiest we have slept in on holiday, lovely fat pillows and soft quilts. The goodies left for us especially the banana cake were a very welcoming touch. All in all a lovely property. We have rented properties in Southwold and Aldeburgh over the past few years but this is by far the best one we have stayed in. Even down to the layout of the rooms. Top marks to the owners. We will definitely return. Superb propertyMrs J Williams - 25th August 2017
We had a lovely time at Mayflower Cottage. Fabulous location for the beach, restaurants and shops. Spotlessly clean, well equipped and very homely. Indeed, couldn't have asked for anything more. Thank you so much. PS. Thank you for the yummy cake and flapjacks. Mrs J Smith - 18th August 2017
We had a lovely week at Mayflower Cottage. We will be back, we love it here in Aldeburgh and Mayflower is a perfect base.Mrs Canavan - 11th August 2017
Immaculate property- very tidy and well equipped.Mrs K Debretton Gordon - 7th August 2017
The house was immaculate. Great base to explore the beautiful surrounding countryside and towns.Mrs Debretton Gordon - 4th August 2017
Mayflower Cottage is a great, homely place to stay. The cottage is very well equipped and we have also enjoyed exploring the beautiful Suffolk coast.Mr Gillooly - 28th July 2017
Beautifully decorated, a pretty garden and with so many thoughtful touches. We couldn't fault anything about the cottage.Mrs McKinley - 21st July 2017
Lovely stay in a lovely cottage. The cleanest we have stayed in. Such nice touches to make you feel welcome.Mrs Bloomfield - 14th July 2017
A perfectly equipped home that made our stay relaxing and such fun!Mrs Heading - 22nd May 2017
Had a lovely, relaxing stay in Mayflower Cottage. Lovely, clean and well equipped accommodation.Mr English - 5th May 2017
Had a lovely, relaxing stay in Mayflower Cottage. Lovely, clean and well-equipped accommodation. Thank you for the welcome pack. The shortbread went down very well.Aldeburgh and the surrounding area is great and we will definitely return. Thank you!!Lorraine and Howard - 1st May 2017
We were looking for the perfect place for a quiet getaway to celebrate my 50th with my daughters before one of them goes travelling - and we found it!Thank you for letting us stay at Mayflower Cottage - it has everything we need and yes, we agree with previous visitors - lovely comfy beds!Also, the homemade lemon and passion fruit cake and the extra goodies were very much appreciated.We look forward to coming back one day.Lynn, Thomas, Jessica & Ellie - 21st April 2017
We had a very enjoyable two weeks here with Britten-Pears Orchestra. It was a lovely homely cottage to come home to in the evenings and had everything we could have wanted. The wonderful cookies were especially appreciated, and the bag of goodies!Lizzi and Sarah - 3rd April 2017
This is a place to come back to! The cookies were amazing. We finished them after a few days. Beds were very comfortable and we didn't miss anything regarding cooking or anything else. Thanks very much.Dana de Vries - 3rd April 2017
Lovely, cosy stay at Mayflower Cottage. Appreciated the delicious shortbread on arrival and the large comfy beds.Ms Russell - 27th February 2017
A cosy stay to celebrate New Year. Thanks for the bag of goodies. Happy holidays to all who stay in 2017.Mr Beck - 29th December 2016
We have had a lovely Christmas stay in Mayflower Cottage. Thank you for the fabulous homemade lemon cake and the bag of goodies which we have really enjoyed. The cottage is very well equipped and extremely warm and cosy. Thank you for the Christmas present left under the tree, we love the mug and enjoyed the chocolates. We would highly recommend Mayflower Cottage and we would like to stay again.Mrs Kirkpatrick - 21st December 2016
We are visiting the UK from South Africa. We were lucky to find Mayflower Cottage on the Suffolk Secrets website! Many thanks for the goody bag, the beautiful flowers and the lovely cake! The cottage offered everything we needed and we had a very comfortable stay.Prof Stretch - 23rd October 2016
Just wanted to say thank you as we have had a really enjoyable week in your cottage, from the moment we opened the door it had a lovely homely feel. We have stayed in many cottages over the years across the county but this is certainly going to be difficult to beat in the future. We hope to return as we love the location of the cottage.Mr Freeman - 15th October 2016
Familiar with the area,and property was excellent.Mr F Edwards - 6th October 2016
Our first visit to Suffolk-a long drive from the North East but well worth it. Cottage first class and Aldeburgh and Southwold were lovely. We will definitely return.Mr S Boyle - 20th September 2016
We've very much enjoyed our stay here. This is by far the best equipped cottage we have stayed in over 50 years.Mrs Forrest - 9th September 2016
Lovely property, with everything you could possibly need.Mrs Louise Turfkruyer - 2nd September 2016
Excellent Service, wonderful property, extremely clean and tidy house, overall, fantastic!Mr Alan Atkins - 31st August 2016
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