Top Step Cottage is a pretty fisherman's cottage, part of a small unique terrace of similar cottages situated on West Lane steps just off the Aldeburgh High Street. Small but perfectly formed, this cosy cottage offers comfortable accommodation for couples or a small family. Inside the entrance door you are welcomed into a homely sitting room with an air of nautical colour and charm. To the rear of this Aldeburgh cottage is a small kitchen with dining area, with the kitchen having all essential self-catering appliances including a dishwasher and washing machine. The bathroom which has a bath and overbath shower is also located on the ground floor with a separate cloakroom. On the first floor are two bedrooms – one with a double bed and plenty of clothes storage and one bedroom has a single bed. This cottage also has the added benefit of a sunny courtyard to the rear which is a great little spot for a bit of peace and quiet in the summertime. Top Step Cottage is ideally positioned in the heart of Aldeburgh and handy for visiting the lovely boutiques and restaurants within the centre of the town. Shop: 200 yards Pub: 500 yards.
Why We Love This Property
This traditional Aldeburgh cottage is tucked away from the High Street and therefore ideal for those looking for a quieter base yet a short walk from the main hustle and bustle.
Room By Room Overview
Sitting Room: TV, DVD.
Kitchen/Dining Area: Gas cooker, fridge with ice box, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, table and chairs.
Bathroom: Bath, overbath shower, washbasin.
Cloakroom: Washbasin and wc.
Bedroom 1: Double bed.
Bedroom 2: Single bed, TV.
Garden: Small courtyard area with table and chairs.
Parking: On street.
Heating: Gas heating.
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.
- Friday changeover
- Sleeps 3
- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom
- Sorry, no pets
- Sorry, no Private parking
- 1 Single bed
- 1 Double bed
- WiFi available
- Bath towels included
- Bed linen included
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a washing machine
|Date Range||7 night price *|
|21 Jul 17 - 8 Sep 17||£570|
|8 Sep 17 - 15 Sep 17||£520|
|15 Sep 17 - 22 Sep 17||£495|
|22 Sep 17 - 20 Oct 17||£440|
|20 Oct 17 - 27 Oct 17||£495|
|27 Oct 17 - 3 Nov 17||£440|
|3 Nov 17 - 22 Dec 17||£375|
|22 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18||£570|
|22 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18||£570|
|6 Jan 18 - 9 Feb 18||£385|
|9 Feb 18 - 23 Feb 18||£450|
|23 Feb 18 - 23 Mar 18||£385|
|23 Mar 18 - 13 Apr 18||£505|
|13 Apr 18 - 25 May 18||£450|
|25 May 18 - 1 Jun 18||£580|
|1 Jun 18 - 13 Jul 18||£505|
|13 Jul 18 - 20 Jul 18||£530|
|20 Jul 18 - 27 Jul 18||£580|
|27 Jul 18 - 10 Aug 18||£610|
|10 Aug 18 - 17 Aug 18||£580|
|17 Aug 18 - 24 Aug 18||£610|
|24 Aug 18 - 7 Sep 18||£580|
|7 Sep 18 - 14 Sep 18||£530|
|14 Sep 18 - 21 Sep 18||£505|
|21 Sep 18 - 19 Oct 18||£450|
|19 Oct 18 - 2 Nov 18||£505|
|2 Nov 18 - 21 Dec 18||£385|
|21 Dec 18 - 28 Dec 18||£580|
|28 Dec 18 - 6 Jan 19||£640|
* Please note: The prices displayed are guide prices and do not include optional items such as pet charges.
It is a cracking cottage!Mr Ian Train - 5th June 2016
We had a wonderful tranquil break in glorious surroundings. We were cosy and extremely comfortable in the cottage. We loved it!Mrs A Bedford - 24th February 2016
This cottage was very cosy, well maintained and trouble free. The heating was generous and the Christmas tree and decorations were a lovely touch. We couldn't fault it.Ms Ann Foden - 7th January 2016
Comfortable and peaceful. Well stocked kitchen and excellent heating system. Would certainly consider staying again as very central but quiet location. Suffolk Secrets always first choice for excellent property choice and second to none service.Mr D Waring - 2nd November 2015
A really lovely cottage. A very high standard of property and service. Plenty of places to drive to and lots of good restaurants.Mrs Barbara ALBUTT - 26th October 2015
Lovely welcome gift. Thank you.Good central sit for this trip. Thank you. We visit at least once a year sometimes twice. It is our saving grace when we need a break. Service has always been great.Mr Keith Thomas - 16th September 2015
This is the second, and hopefully not the last, time we have stayed in Top Step Cottage. Our dad comes from Aldeburgh so we always holidayed here. It is a perfect base to relive childhood memories.Mrs J Honess - 31st May 2015
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