All the properties at Iken Barns have been converted from a range of former farm buildings (or byres) and now provide a high standard of accommodation. Exposed brickwork and ceiling timbers have been retained to give interest. They are all approached from the central yard but have individual patios and low enclosures. The outlook from the barns is either over farmland towards Tunstall Forest or over the River Alde towards Snape.
Old Mill House is a large single storey self-catering holiday cottage. The barn provides exceptionally spacious and well-equipped accommodation perfect for a couple or small family. Shop: 2 miles Pub: 2 miles.
Other properties which are part of Iken Barns include Gardeners Den (sleeps 2), Greenacres (sleeps 2), Farriers Cottage (sleeps 3), Estuary Barn (sleeps 4), The Lambings (sleeps 5) and Bay View Barn (sleeps 6).
Open Plan Room with Sitting Area: TV, DVD, woodburner. Dining Area: Table and chairs. Kitchen: Spacious with electric oven and gas hob, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine.
Bedroom 1: Double bed.
Bedroom 2: Single bed.
Bathroom: Bath with overbath power shower, washbasin and wc.
Garden: Patio with furniture and communal gardens.
Parking: Private parking.
Heating: Underfloor heating.
Pets: Two well-behaved pets welcome.
Notes: Wi-fi and towels provided. Travel cot and highchair available to use upon request (please indicate at the time of booking).
Iken is a reputed base of Boudica and the marauding Iceni tribes who made good use of the commanding position on the south side of the Alde Estuary. Later, in 869AD, a Viking sailing fleet destroyed the 7th Century monastery at Iken. In the 19th Century sailing barges used the river to trade corn and coal between Snape, London and the east coast ports. Now, you will see the occasional pleasure boat whilst taking in the highly regarded SSSI wildlife habitat and the stunning estuary scenery. Views span from the 7th Century St Butolphs Church, standing on a promontory of higher ground, to the former maltings at Snape which are now vibrant with the sounds of the famous concert hall.
- Friday changeover
- Sleeps 3
- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom
- 2 Pets allowed
- Private parking
- 1 Single bed
- 1 Double bed
- 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
- All on one level
Lovely location, lovely property manager.Ms DENIS Symes - 26th May 2017
Absolutely no complaints!Mrs Trice - 11th May 2017
Really lovely, well equipped little cottage, fab location with beautiful views from the grounds and easy access to the river for dog walks. Mrs J Ashley - 23rd February 2017
Very nice, well equipped accommodation in a good location.Mr David Farmer - 25th July 2016
The owner and site manager were friendly and helpful and a 'welcome basket' had been provided. There were lovely walks in the vicinity and plenty of good places to eat out locally.Mrs Mary Briggs - 18th July 2016
Fantastic location. Love this accommodation. Great place for a holiday, will be delighted to return to the properties and this fantastic location.Mrs Judy Wright - 26th June 2016
Perfectly situated for visiting the Aldeburgh Festival - just a 5 minute car journey to Snape Maltings.Mrs Stella Orbell - 19th June 2016
It was the perfect property for a short break for our small family, when we needed to be near relatives in hospital but also wanted to enjoy some free time, too. Access to the river from the rear of the property was a real bonus, and a surprise!Mrs Eileen Scott - 15th October 2015
We found the barn very comfortable and homely with very lovely surroundingsMrs P King - 8th October 2015
We will be backMs Marilyn Field - 13th May 2015
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