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Riverside Cottage

Snape - Aldeburgh & Surrounding Villages

Riverside Cottage is a charming self catering holiday cottage situated just over the river from Snape Maltings.
  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • No pets
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
£445 - £730 per week *


Riverside Cottage is a traditional and charming detached brick cottage in a unique setting adjoining the River Alde and the Coastal Path and Marshes, facing south across the tidal river to Snape Maltings and the Concert Hall. This well equipped family holiday home provides a comfortable and relaxing retreat. There are excellent walks from the door along the river bank to RSPB and Wildlife Trust Reserves. There are three pubs within walking distance and also interesting speciality shops at The Maltings. Shop: 150 yards. Pub: 150 yards.

Sitting Room:
TV, DVD, CD, radio, French Doors to garden.
Dining Room: Table and chairs, leading to
Kitchen: Electric cooker, fridge with ice box, microwave, washing machine, walk-in storage.

Steep and winding stairs from the Dining Room to
Bedroom 1:
Double bed, single bed with views over the garden and marshes.
Bedroom 2: Single bed.
Bathroom: Bath, overbath electric shower, washbasin and wc.

Garden: Large secluded cottage style garden with lawns, rose pergola, sheltered sitting areas, garden furniture.
Parking: Ample parking.
Heating: Electric heating.
Notes: Wi-fi and towels provided. Secure cycle storage available in the garage. Stairs to first floor have handrails. Not suitable for young children as the steep-sided river bank is within 25 yards. Reference books and maps are provided along with a welcome bottle of wine.

Snape is best known as the venue for the Aldeburgh Festival and for other events throughout the year held in the Maltings Concert Hall. However, the pretty village, at the head of the tidal estuary, is a popular holiday venue in its own right and central for exploring the unique area of the Suffolk Heritage Coast - the tidal estuary and network of footpaths are one of the most interesting areas of Suffolk for exploring on foot. There is easy access to the fascinating coastal town of Aldeburgh, plus castles and much more to explore at Framlingham and Orford. The burial treasures at Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge, should not be missed either.


  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • No pets
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
  • 2 Single beds
  • 1 Double bed
  • WiFi available
  • VisitEngland Gold Award
  • 3 Stars
  • Bath towels included
  • Bed linen included
  • Equipped with a washing machine



It was the nicest property we have stayed at.Ms Diane Pring - 21st August 2017
This is the second time we've stayed in this cottage and it's in a beautiful setting, very convenient for touring the local area. Mrs S Parker - 10th July 2017
Can you thank the owners. A beautiful cottage and a lovely, charming and hopeful history. Ms Stephanie Bayne - 12th June 2017
Absolutely lovely and very well appointed and equipped. The location was great, and there is a very pretty garden.Mrs J Norman - 26th March 2017
Beautifully presented with excellent attention to detail. A real treat to stay there!Ms Delia Webb - 25th July 2016
A lovely property, well kitted out in a great location and in beautiful gardens.Mr Gary Donoghue - 14th June 2016
The property has been very thoughtfully and sensitively furnished and decorated.Mrs J M Mcgilloway - 21st April 2016
The property was first class. Everything was provided. The location was magical and just across the river from the Maltings. Just perfect.Mrs Val Horner - 15th March 2016
Delightful cottage, with everything you could need and more besides. Location also delightful.Mrs Linda Cottrell - 18th October 2015
We were very impressed by the care taken by the owners at Riverside cottage and would not hesitate to stay there again.We found the whole experience from booking to departure stress free. ThankyouMr Musgrave - 25th September 2015
A comfortable & welcoming atmosphere. The kitchen is particularly well equipped.Mrs K Hesketh Moore - 14th September 2015
Superb house. Would highly recommend.Ms S May - 9th August 2015
It was beautiful and very well equipped; more than we expected.Mr Matthew Brockman - 3rd August 2015
Overall a fabulous area and lovely cottage.Mrs Judie Minns - 5th July 2015
The beautiful garden and the splendid location make this an ideal cottage.Mr Norman Welsby - 22nd June 2015
The cottage was very well equipped, especially the kitchen and dining area. Fantastic location, lovely cottage in idyllic setting. Very convenient for Snape Maltings, pubs and restaurants, and local nature reserve.Mr P J Frost - 11th June 2015
A really outstanding holiday cottage in a great location. Everything was to a very high standard. Very clean and comfortable with a lot of attention to detail. Owners very helpful and courteous. One of the best holiday we have ever had the pleasure of staying in. Thank you.Mr P Mcardle - 20th May 2015
The best equipped cottage that we have ever stayed in. The owners have thought of everything. A beautiful tranquil cottage that we have now stayed in eight times. Looking forward by to the next time.Mrs Collins - 26th September 2014


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