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Nightingale Cottage

Aldeburgh - Aldeburgh & Surrounding Villages

Beautifully presented throughout, Nightingale Cottage is a Victorian detached house in the heart of the coastal town of Aldeburgh with its delightful High Street.
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • No private parking
  • WiFi available
£805 - £1405 per week *


Nightingale Cottage is a beautiful Victorian detached holiday home in the seaside town of Aldeburgh. This self-catering cottage has recently been restored to a very high standard and provides guests the most welcoming and relaxing place in which to enjoy with loved ones whilst holidaying along the Suffolk coast. Inside Nightingale Cottage has many highlights including a contemporary open plan room with plenty of large windows which give a wonderfully bright atmosphere. For lazy winter evenings indoors simply hop onto one of the cosy sofas in the sitting room and light the woodburner which is a lovely focal point in this part of the cottage. The French doors from this area lead out to the professionally landscaped garden which has been cleverly designed to give a feeling of seclusion. In this wonderful space you'll find a large decked area ideal for barbecues and a large lawn with a gate at the end providing access onto the public footpath and across the Aldeburgh marshes. Shop: 200 yards Pub: 150 yards.

Why We Love This Property
There are so many reasons why Nightingale Cottage is the perfect choice for an Aldeburgh escape but we couldn't leave out the fantastic balcony off the master suite. This lovely feature offers the most breath-taking views over the marshes and beyond to the River Alde - you may even be able to spot Orford Castle in the distance too!

Room By Room Overview

Open Plan Room
with Sitting Area: TV, DVD, woodburner, French doors to garden. Dining Area: Dining table and chairs. Kitchen: Electric oven and gas hob, fridge freezer, microwave, dishwasher.
Utility Room: Washer dryer, storage for shoes and coats, leading to
Bathroom: Shower cubicle, washbasin and wc.

Bedroom 1:
Double bed and En-Suite Shower Room with shower cubicle, washbasin and wc, French doors opening onto a private balcony with spectacular views over the marshes and to the River Alde and Orford Castle.
Bedroom 2: Bunk beds.
Bedroom 3: Double bed.
Bathroom: Bath with hand held shower, shower cubicle, washbasin and wc.

Garden: Fully enclosed landscape garden with lovely views. Large patio area with decking, garden furniture, barbecue, garage for bike storage and a gate leading to the marshes.
Parking: Outside the property.
Heating: Gas fired heating and woodburner (logs included).
Pets: One well-behaved pet 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.


  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • No private parking
  • 2 Double beds
  • 2 Single bunk beds
  • WiFi available
  • 4 Stars
  • 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



We really like Nightingale Cottage and hope to return next year.Mrs Alison Morgan - 28th May 2018
Lovely cottage, ideally located. Hope to stay there again.Miss Sarah Smith - 1st November 2016
The property was lovely.Mrs A Wade - 4th August 2016
This is a lovely house, very quiet yet within walking distance of Aldeburgh High Street. We have used Suffolk Secrets on many occasions and have always received highly professional and very friendly service. We will be back! Thanks.Mr Nick Lewis - 29th May 2016
Excellent location great space for our needs including dogs. Always use Suffolk Secrets for holidays in Suffolk.Dr B A Cole - 22nd May 2016
It was a wonderful property to stay in. Fully equipped and very relaxing. Brilliant on all accounts!Mr James Blackwell - 17th April 2016
What we loved about this house was the location and views from the back and the log burner and we really appreciated the woodpile. Thank you very much Maggie.Mrs Maggie Gibbs - 1st November 2015
Aldeburgh is our 'second home'!Mrs Susan Bettles - 7th September 2015
Beautiful property, great garden for the children really nice spot.Mrs Holly Layson - 26th July 2015
Great cottage and fantastic location. Very friendly team to deal with. Very good properties.Dr B A Cole - 15th June 2015
Really lovely and helpful staff as always and Nightingale Cottage was even better than the lovely pictures in the brochure. Absolutely lovely cottage in a perfect spot. The views and walks were A1!Mrs Anna Sandfield - 25th May 2015


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