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The Cart Lodge Hepworth

Bury St Edmunds (11mls NORTH EAST), Suffolk
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Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Sky TV
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
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At a glance

  • A stunning waterside property, situated in a quaint village on the Norfolk, Suffolk border
  • A great base for exploring the Suffolk coastline, visit the beaches at Southwold, Aldeburgh and Dunwich
  • Enjoy relaxing at the property in the private hot tub, watch the wildlife come to you
Property code: 44959

Situated in the quaint village of Hepworth, the property is an hour’s drive from the Norfolk and Suffolk coastline and is ideal for those looking to explore the coastal towns of Southwold, Aldeburgh, Sheringham and Wells-next-the-Sea. Close by is the beautiful town of Bury St Edmunds with cathedral, abbey, theatre and brewery, with brewery tours and quaint streets, great for shopping and eating out. National trust properties include Ickworth House and English Heritage castles at Framlingham and Orford. Enjoy staying at the property and watch the wildlife come and go from the pond. Leisure facilities: hot tub. Fishing available on-site please bring your own equipment.

Guest entering this charming property into a large entrance hall, through to a spacious and light  open plan lounge/kitchen/dinrer, retaining many of the original features including the exposed timber bearms, an ideal living space the kitchen area having an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment, the lounge area with comfortable sofas, cosy with the woodburner for those chilly winter evenings (complimentary 1st basket of logs included), with Sky TV including sports and movie. A dining area perfect for your evening meals. The conservatory offers the perfect place to relax with views over the pond.  A retiring room with sofa, a large selection of books and games, an ideal snug area.  A double bedroom on the ground floor. A shower room with shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin. A steep spiral stair case leads from the open plan lounge/dining/kitchen area to the first floor giving access to the king size master bedroom with exposed beams, vaulted ceiling and French doors, the en suite to the master bedroom comprises of roll top bath, separate shower, WC and wash hand basin.

Outside: A decked area with garden furniture and hot tub and views over the pond.  Approximately 200 meters from the property there are country walks with open countryside and footpaths.

Additional info: Please note the property is situated overlooking a deep pond so care to be taken and dogs to be kept on leads at all times. (Regret no children under 16 years old)

  • Bedrooms - 1 king size and 1double bedroom
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge with ice compartment
  • Bathrooms - Shower room with shower cubilcle, en suite shower room to master bedroom
  • Hot Tub
  • Woodburner (1st basket of logs included)
  • Sky TV
  • Non enclosed garden
  • Off road parking to the front of the property
  • Shop, pub - within walking distance
  • The property is situated overlooking a deep pond so care must be taken at all times
  • Regret no children under the age of 16 years old
  • Please note- Please ensure pets are kept on a lead outside of the proeprty due to the depth of the pond.
  • This property can be booked alongside an adjacent property that sleeps a further 4 Guests. Please contact us for details.
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £200 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £25. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Hannah Keeble

This property is personally managed by Hannah.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 37 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Emma 17th February 2024

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Stunning accommodation, tastefully decorated and providing everything needed for a perfect break. We slept upstairs and it was lovely to wake up overlooking the lake. The owner Drew, is lovely and helpful. We had planned to do many things while staying there but the place was so lovely we didnt feel the need, so spent most of the time there! The hoRead moret tub is magical at night, with sparkly lights strung around. Its a beautiful peaceful retreat and we highly recommend it! Hide

Reviewed by Paul 13th February 2024

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The cottage and the host was superb the location and the surroundings where beautiful and there was loads to do cannot recommend the cart lodge enough was a perfect romantic getaway

Reviewed by Carl 12th January 2024

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Absolutely amazing long weekend away. Drew was an amazing host, nothing to much bother and checked in on us. The lodge is rustic, hot tub devine, one of the best we have been in. It over looks the lake. The log burner makes the place too. A perfect little hideaway and we will definitely rebook. Just what we needed. Very dog friendly, great walks, aRead moremazing views Thank you. Hide

Reviewed by Claire 23rd December 2023

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Had the most amazing Christmas staying at The Cartlodge. Stunning property, Very warm and cosy with amazing hot tub overlooking the pond. Drew was very welcoming and informative. Would highly recommend. Thank you for a great stay.

Reviewed by Alison 14th December 2023

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Wonderful place , a real home from home feel . Beds were a dream with soft sheets and quilt like a cloud ! Hot tub was heaven . Definitely returning next year

Reviewed by Jade 17th November 2023

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We absolutely loved staying here! So peaceful and relaxing. The host was on call and nothing was too much trouble.

Reviewed by Lyn 10th November 2023

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This place is lovely. Fantastic comfortable beds, hot tub with a view, 2 showers. Cosy open plan living area. Very quiet. Pretty decor. Felt like home. Will definitely be back. Owner was fantastic, really helpful.

Reviewed by Inaco 3rd November 2023

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Reviewed by Anthony 29th September 2023

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Reviewed by Kathleen 22nd September 2023

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Cart lodge is a truly delightful property. So quiet and peaceful. Photos don't really do it justice. We loved watching the birds and squirrels from the decking even the kingfisher. Hot tub was great. The cottage is very comfortable and spacious. We ate out mostly , but there's adequate kitchen facilities. If you're older, like us, you'll need transRead moreport to get around. Drew was lovely , very helpful and on site if needed. This is certainly a unique property and will definitely return. Hide

Reviewed by Geraldine 15th September 2023

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The lodge was amazing ,so relaxing watching and listening to the wild life just what we needed. The bed was so comfortable we haven't slept that well in a long time. Hottub was great well needed. Even Paxo the parrot enjoyed her stay in her cage on the decking saying wheres the fishes. Drew was a lovely host. We will be returning.

Reviewed by Derek 25th August 2023

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very peaceful

Reviewed by Jeanette 16th June 2023

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The cottage is set in beautiful surroundings as you walk out on the decking, there is a jacuzzi and you are right on the pond in Nature with trees all around, so peaceful, inside lots of character, just loved it, my daughter and I stayed a week with our dog, made to feel very welcome, will definitely go back, might even go in the winter, there is eRead moreverything you need for all seasons, to get away from everything for a while, I would strongly recommend this beautiful cottage! Hide

Reviewed by Diane 4th June 2023

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A beautiful cottage in a beautiful position - the outlook over the pond was great. Comfortable sofas & beds & generally a lovely place for a break.

Reviewed by Ian 14th April 2023

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We were looking for a place to relax and unwind and we could not have found a better place. The cottage is perfect to put your feet up and enjoy the birds singing. We bought our fishing kit which was a bit old as we had not fished since childhood. The experience was peaceful but we did not catch a thing! Drew the owner was really helpful and friendRead morely and had some good recommendations to eat out but next time we will bring our own food and enjoy the cottage and surroundings. Highly recommended. Hide

Reviewed by Andrea 10th April 2023

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Stunning holiday cottage, idyllic views and location. The cottage is very spacious to say how little it looks. The decking area is peaceful and seeing the fish and terrapins in the pond was lovely.. would highly recommend this cottage for a family or couple it was a lovely relaxing stay.

Reviewed by Wayne 7th April 2023

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The cottage was lovely and homely. We had a lovely stay and used two of the takeaways recommended whilst there and they were lovely.

Reviewed by Karen 31st March 2023

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Good location for exploring Suffolk. Nice place to stay overlooking lake. Towels were missing but rectified by owner, also broken toilet fixed.

Reviewed by Orla 10th March 2023

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Beautiful property, very helpful host . Was a wonderful birthday surprise . Very enjoyable break . The hot tub was a big hit with the family .

Reviewed by Nick 3rd March 2023

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Reviewed by Jessica 10th February 2023

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We stayed a week in February and had an amazing time! The hot tub is brilliant as well as the whole lodge super comfortable and beautifully done. Everyone we came across when walking the dog was friendly and the owner suggested some great pubs for food. Banhams zoo and Southwold beach were great days out. The owner and his family were great, unobtrRead moreusive and on hand if ever we needed anything. Fishing was good considering the season and we will certainly return. Hide

Reviewed by Terry 16th January 2023

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Reviewed by Samantha 13th January 2023

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Beautiful accommodation! Celebrated my sisters 40th birthday here last weekend and we loved it, we wished we had booked an extra night! It was lovely and warm and the hot tub was amazing!

Reviewed by Lorant 30th October 2022

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We spent a lovely couple of days at the Cart Lodge. Everything was great, the place had a really nice atmosphere and it looked just like on the picture - absolutely beautiful!

Reviewed by Huw 28th October 2022

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What a fantastic location and friendly and helpful hosts. We are looking forward to a stay again sometime!

Reviewed by David 24th September 2022

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A delightful and restful cottage combining a sense of history with modern amenities.A quiet and beautiful setting. A helpful and friendly owner.

Reviewed by Stephen 12th August 2022

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Fantastic property, very comfortable, spacious and quality fixtures and furniture. Good fishing off the veranda, nothing huge but a decent head of Rudd, Roach and Perch. The owner Drew was always on hand (by phone/text not intrusive) to help out and give advice about the area and places to visit. Wildlife was a joy to see and the terrapins in the pRead moreond are real characters. Such a relaxing chilled out place to stay. Hide

Reviewed by Glenn 5th August 2022

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Excellent cottage and facilities, lovely location

Reviewed by Jacqueline 8th July 2022

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Reviewed by john 24th June 2022

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Reviewed by Frank 10th June 2022

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A delightful character cottage in an idyllic location - perfect for chilling out and watching nature. The hosts are friendly and helpful but not intrusive. The hot tub wasn't a factor in our choice but proved to be a daily 'must' and very much the icing on the cake.

Reviewed by Robert 20th May 2022

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Reviewed by Clare 29th April 2022

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This property is lovely and homely, well worth a visit. The hot tub overlooking the lake was perfect for relaxing and watching the wildlife, especially the turtles and ducks and a lovely start to the day or relaxing end to a day of exploring suffolk. We went on a few lovely walks in the area but there is plenty to do if you take a drive out. We nevRead moreer go back to the same place twice as there's so many places in the world to explore, but I would make an exception for this place, perfect week. Hide

Reviewed by Bryan 15th April 2022

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This is an excellent holiday rental, set within superb surroundings, with lots of wildlife on the lake. Both Drew and Laura, our hosts, were very welcoming and provided much useful advice and information about shopping, places to visit and local amenities. They were always on hand to help out with my disability issues. The views from the decking acRead moreross the lake provided sights of Moorhens, Pheasants, Chickens and the resident . We can easily recommend The Cart Lodge for a truly relaxing holiday. Hide

Reviewed by Lynette 1st April 2022

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Reviewed by Paul 18th March 2022

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Really lovely place to stay

Reviewed by Janine 11th March 2022

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Lovely location, very peaceful and unusual property but lacking extra touches that would make it perfect.

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