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The Withies

Aldeburgh - Aldeburgh & Surrounding Villages

A former coastguard cottage, The Withies has been thoughtfully extended and renovated to become a fabulous, family friendly holiday home for 7 guests.
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
  • WiFi available
£1070 - £1585 per week *


Seaside through and through, The Withies is situated at the southern end of Aldeburgh High Street, just next to Aldeburgh Boat Yard and less than a 1-minute stroll to the beach; plus it offers totally unspoilt views across marshland to the River Alde at the rear and out to sea at the front.

This spacious self-catering holiday house provides very comfortable accommodation with a sprinkle of coastal style for 7 guests, plus a pet.

Size is everything here with two king size bedrooms, a super king (with balcony), and a twin bunk room.  There's no need to fight for the best room, each has a wonderful view.  But for the best view in town and a bit of quiet, head for the attic room!

Downstairs the open plan kitchen/dining area has everything you need and more for a self-catering holiday, whether you plan to make picnics to enjoy whilst exploring Suffolk, or cook three-course dinners.  Double-doors lead out to the deck where you can enjoy a glass of something delicious over an Aldeburgh sunset.

There's off street parking for two cars too, which is a real bonus for Aldeburgh and makes your holiday so much easier! Shop: 200 yards Pub: 150 yards.

Why we Love This Property
Wake up, open the doors and step onto your balcony.  Take a deep breath, and enjoy sights, sounds and smells of the seaside.

Sitting Room:
TV with Sky Sports package, DVD.
Kitchen/Dining Area: Electric oven, gas hob, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, table and chairs, seating area, two sets of double doors with access to large decking and small lawn.
Utility Room: Washer dryer.
Shower Room: Shower cubicle, washbasin and wc.

Bedroom 1:
Super king size bed, balcony with views over the marshes and River Alde. En-Suite Bathroom: Bath, shower cubicle, washbasin and wc.
Bedroom 2: King size bed, views over marshes and River Alde.
Bedroom 3: King size bed, sea views.
Bedroom 4: Bunk beds, sea views (small room suitable for 1 adult or 2 children/teenagers).
Bathroom: Bath with overbath shower, washbasin and wc, sea views.

Stairs leading to
Attic Room: Sofa, with spectactular views over the marshes, River Alde and the sea.

Garden: Rear garden with large decking and furniture.
Parking: Private for two cars.
Heating: Gas heating.
Pets: One well-behaved dog welcome.
Notes: Wi-fi and towels provided. Please be aware dogs are only permitted to sleep in the utility room. Regret no barbecues at the property (including disposables). A security deposit of £150 is required four weeks prior to your holiday.

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. There is a golf club and boating is popular on the nearby Alde estuary where a large variety of yachts can be seen at summer weekends. The estuary is also a great area for walking and for soaking up some of the beautiful Suffolk countryside.


  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
  • 3 King size/super king size beds
  • 2 Single bunk beds
  • WiFi available
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Equipped with a highchair
  • Bath towels included
  • Bed linen included
  • Equipped with a dishwasher
  • Equipped with a tumble dryer
  • Equipped with a washing machine



A superbly appointed property, a real home from home with added luxury! Well equipped for all dining needs. Lots of crockery to make it a genuine self catering experience. The garden was a lovely retreat and beautifully maintained. We had a wonderful week.Mrs Diane Read - 4th June 2018
Great property, a credit to the owners. They have done a wonderful job of the renovation. I must also comment many frontage properties in Aldeburgh have got greedy in the rental costs. The Withies has kept it sensible which means we will return many times.Mr Mark Moss - 17th July 2017
The property was comfortable, clean and we would recommend it as a good place to stay.Mrs Evelyn Whitfeld - 2nd April 2017
Loved it.Mr P Millward - 25th July 2016
Beautiful, comfortable house. We loved it. The Withies is a superb property; exceeded our expectations.Mr J Kennedy - 24th February 2016
A lovely Christmas location with plenty of space. Beautifully presented, wonderful views - a lovely comfortable family home.Mrs Jo Saunders - 13th January 2016
Stunning property in a great location, the open plan style suits large family gatherings. Decor and furnishings are of a good standard. The upper 'viewing' gallery is a great place to watch the sunset.Mr G May - 12th October 2015
The attic room is wonderful for watching the sunset., the beds were very comfortable and lots of storage. Kitchen and utility equipment good.Mrs Kate Davies - 18th September 2015


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