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5 The Bays

Thorpeness - Aldeburgh & Surrounding Villages

5 The Bays is a magnificent family home on Lakeside Avenue in Thorpeness. Boasting outstanding views of the Meare and located only a stone's throw from the beach this property is perfect for a holiday by the sea.
  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Sorry, no Private parking
BAYS
£735 - £2170 per week *

Description

5 The Bays is a magnificent family home on Lakeside Avenue in Thorpeness. It is a beautiful property with plenty of accommodation for friends and family to gather together. Boasting outstanding views of the Meare and located only a stone's throw from the beach this property is perfect for a holiday by the sea. Shop: 0.2 miles Pub: 0.2 miles.

GROUND FLOOR
Sitting Room: TV, DVD, electric fire.
Kitchen/Dining Area: Electric oven and gas hob, fridge freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, table and chairs, piano, CD radio, iPod dock.
Shower Room: Shower cubicle, washbasin and wc.

FIRST FLOOR
Bedroom 1: King size bed and En-Suite Shower Room with shower cubicle, washbasin and wc.
Bedroom 2: Super king size bed, electric fire.
Bedroom 3: Twin beds (2'6). 
Bedroom 4: Twin beds (2'6). 
Bathroom: Bath, shower cubicle, washbasin and wc.

Garden: Lawned area and patio with garden furniture and barbecue (please note that charcoal is not included).
Parking: On street parking.
Heating: Electric storage heating.
Pets: One well-behaved pet welcome.
Notes: Wi-fi and towels provided. Travel cot, travel stairgate and highchair available to use. There is a telephone for incoming calls.

Thorpeness was a favourite of JM Barrie and the Meare is a re-creation of the Peter Pan story. It is in active use from Easter to October, where you can hire canoes, rowing boats, sail boats and enjoy Thorpeness Regatta. Other amenities include the Dolphin Inn, the Thorpeness Hotel's famous 18-hole golf course, Thorpeness Country Club tennis courts, a village shop/deli and Meare tearooms. The beaches are beautiful (Aldeburgh is a twenty minute walk away) and the popular Snape Maltings is nearby, there is also a myriad of footpaths over heath and common land lead from the door, eg. to Dunwich and RSPB Minsmere.

Features

  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Sorry, no Private parking
  • 4 Single beds
  • 2 King size/super king size beds
  • WiFi available
  • 4 Stars
  • Equipped with a highchair
  • Travel cot available
  • Bath towels included
  • Bed linen included
  • Equipped with a dishwasher
  • Equipped with a tumble dryer
  • Equipped with a washing machine

Prices

Date Range 7 night price *
21 Jul 17 - 8 Sep 17 £1,930
8 Sep 17 - 15 Sep 17 £1,715
15 Sep 17 - 22 Sep 17 £1,045
22 Sep 17 - 20 Oct 17 £855
20 Oct 17 - 27 Oct 17 £1,045
27 Oct 17 - 3 Nov 17 £855
3 Nov 17 - 22 Dec 17 £735
22 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18 £1,930
22 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18 £1,930
6 Jan 18 - 9 Feb 18 £750
9 Feb 18 - 23 Feb 18 £870
23 Feb 18 - 23 Mar 18 £750
23 Mar 18 - 13 Apr 18 £1,065
13 Apr 18 - 25 May 18 £870
25 May 18 - 1 Jun 18 £1,970
1 Jun 18 - 13 Jul 18 £1,065
13 Jul 18 - 20 Jul 18 £1,750
20 Jul 18 - 17 Aug 18 £1,970
17 Aug 18 - 24 Aug 18 £2,070
24 Aug 18 - 7 Sep 18 £1,970
7 Sep 18 - 14 Sep 18 £1,750
14 Sep 18 - 21 Sep 18 £1,065
21 Sep 18 - 19 Oct 18 £870
19 Oct 18 - 2 Nov 18 £1,065
2 Nov 18 - 21 Dec 18 £750
21 Dec 18 - 28 Dec 18 £1,970
28 Dec 18 - 6 Jan 19 £2,170

* Please note: The prices displayed are guide prices and do not include optional items such as pet charges.

Reviews

A wonderful property in an excellent position. There was plenty to see within a few hundred metres.. and lots of historic places; nature; interesting towns and countryside to enjoy ....as far as you want to travel! Suffolk Secrets provide a very friendly and efficient service. Mrs Clare Tavernor - 10th July 2017
A wonderful 70th birthday celebration holiday in a beautiful house in a perfect location with some lovely bright weather. What more could we ask? Thank you so much.Dr Hardman - 28th October 2016
It was a delightful holiday from start to finish.Mrs A Dawson - 9th October 2016
Fantastic stay. Loved the view of The Meare. The piano brought great entertainment. Very comfortable and spacious. Thank you for a great holiday.Mrs Boxall - 26th August 2016
We had a wonderful long stay here and were very comfortable. Fantastic being so close to the beach! Thank you.Mr Costello - 12th August 2016
A superb property in a great location all making for a most enjoyable break to celebrate my daughter's 40th birthday. Our thanks to Suffolk secrets for their help in arranging this booking and efficient service throughout.Mr Malcolm Nash - 7th July 2016
Seven days of sunshine, lovely walks and big family party in the garden - a pretty perfect week spent here. Thanks!Mr Pound - 3rd June 2016
This was our third visit to 5 The Bays and we love staying there. Very hard to find fault.Mr P Connell - 4th April 2016
Always can rely on Suffolk Secrets to provide excellent accommodation . Clean and well equipped, exactly as portrayed online!!!Mrs Patricia Frost - 21st February 2016
The decor, equipment provided in the kitchen and overall furnishings were excellent. Thorpeness was a wonderful base for our holiday, and the property accommodation was excellent.Mrs L Hancock - 13th January 2016
Excellently placed for entertaining children and exploring SuffolkMr K Rae - 17th August 2015
Lovely property and would stay again and recommend it to anyone. Thank you!Mr Burden - 16th June 2015
It was lovely to arrive to a clean, cosy and well maintained holiday home.Mrs Christine Brook - 12th May 2015

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