And so to sleep... 10 of our favourite cottage bedrooms...
Published: Thursday 4th Dec 2014
Written by: Suffolk Secrets Team
From timber-beamed bedrooms with four-poster beds to contemporary apartment with sea views, we've compiled a list of 10 of our favourite cottage bedrooms!
1) La Ronessa in Aldeburgh and 2) Postmasters in Southwold
La Ronessa is simply a stunningly decorated Aldeburgh holiday home with touches of "French Chic" throughout. If you love Elle Decor or Homes and Gardens, this is the holiday cottage for you.
The classic master bedroom on the right can be found at Postmasters, a fabulous Southwold apartment that has been decorated to a very high standard. Located high above the post office (hence its name), this beautiful 4* Gold holiday property sleeps 4 people and has a lovely south-facing balcony.
3) 2 The Courtyard, Snape Maltings and 4) The Perch in Southwold
Surrounded by the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), 2 The Courtyard at Snape Maltings is a unique and contemporary apartment that sleeps 4 people. Discover the world class Snape Maltings concert hall on your doorstep alongside shops, cafes, farmers markets and a network of walking trails.
Architect-designed The Perch is a truly contemporary Southwold cottage which has been awarded an LABC Building Excellence Award for outstanding construction and workmanship. You're literally a hop, skip and a jump from the beach when you stay at this unique 4* Gold property and when you return home, just sit back and enjoy the fabulous views across the marshes and beyond to Walberswick.
5) Cotmandene in Aldeburgh and 6) Samphire in Aldeburgh
If you love pink, this bedroom at Cotmandene in Aldeburgh is for you! This unique and colourful 4* Gold holiday cottage features lots of extras such as a snooker table, organic toileteries, 2 x travel cots, 2 x high chairs and a selection of board games.
The gorgeous twin bedroom on the left can be found in "Samphire", a beautifully decorated pet-friendly cottage in Aldeburgh. Samphire sleeps 4 people and has been awarded a 4* Gold grading from VisitEngland and is perfect for those who love a nautical themed decor!
7) Bruisyard Hall and 8) Cressland in Kersey
If you love a touch of the traditional with beautiful low-beamed ceilings and classical soft furnishings and linen throughout, both Cressland and Bruisyard Hall are for you. Bruisyard Hall is the perfect place for large gatherings of friends or family as it sleeps up to 20 people. It has the most amazing dining room and is surrounded by unspoilt rural countryside.
Cressland in Kersey is simply beautiful throughout. Located in the medieval village of Kersey, it's a perfect base for discovering the historic Suffolk Wool Towns such as Lavenham and Long Melford.
9) Palm House in Southwold and 10) The Stables in Bawdsey
Love dancing around your bedroom? Well these two beauties offer plenty of space but are very different in feel and style. With stunning decor and home furnishings throughout, Palm House in Southwold (left) is a stylish Edwardian House which sleeps up to 10 people.
The Stables in Bawdsey offers a very different holiday experience. Located in a perfect position for discovering the Suffolk Coastal Path and a number of mysterious Martello Towers, this light and spacious holiday home offers comfortable and homely accommodation for up to 8 people and it even has its own snooker table!