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Sink into the bubbles on a lazy summer evening
Extend the dining area outside and enjoy an al fresco meal
Catch up with your favourite book or simply enjoy each other's company
After a long day light the woodburner and enjoy the warmth
A wonderful open-plan space with a modern twist
Try your hand at a new dish
Open countryside whilst relaxing in the hot tub
Casual dining at it's finest
Enjoy a family meal together
Spend quality time together
Opulent king-sze bedroom
Delicate neutral tones complete the bedroom
En-suite to the king-size bedroom
Fabulous en-suite bathroom
Twin bedroom which can be made in to a king-size
Luxury bathroom
Fantastic renovated barn
The bubbly hot tub is a great way to unwind
Plan your next adventures
Welcome, you're on holiday!
1 / 20  Sink into the bubbles on a lazy summer evening
2 / 20  Extend the dining area outside and enjoy an al fresco meal
3 / 20  Catch up with your favourite book or simply enjoy each other's company
4 / 20  After a long day light the woodburner and enjoy the warmth
5 / 20  A wonderful open-plan space with a modern twist
6 / 20  Try your hand at a new dish
7 / 20  Open countryside whilst relaxing in the hot tub
8 / 20  Casual dining at it's finest
9 / 20  Enjoy a family meal together
10 / 20  Spend quality time together
11 / 20  Opulent king-sze bedroom
12 / 20  Delicate neutral tones complete the bedroom
13 / 20  En-suite to the king-size bedroom
14 / 20  Fabulous en-suite bathroom
15 / 20  Twin bedroom which can be made in to a king-size
16 / 20  Luxury bathroom
17 / 20  Fantastic renovated barn
18 / 20  The bubbly hot tub is a great way to unwind
19 / 20  Plan your next adventures
20 / 20  Welcome, you're on holiday!

Burgate's Old Rectory Cottage

Eye (4mls NW), Suffolk
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Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / wood burner
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Parking on site / nearby
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Idyllic detached barn set in a rural village with a private hot tub to relax in
  • Serene location with spacious grounds and far reaching views over the beautiful Suffolk countryside
  • Suffolk attractions for all ages such as Banham Zoo, Bressingham Gardens, Thetford Forest and Southwold
Property code: 51468

Whatever your preferred pastimes, this delightful barn offers a perfect base to enjoy the local Suffolk countryside and attractions. There are myriad walking and cycling tracks through charming villages whereas nearby Thetford Forest will suit the more active guest or perhaps enjoy the sights at one of the National Trust properties in the area. A short drive away you will find Bury St Edmunds, a pretty market town, which offers a wide array of amenities and attractions for all ages including the cathedral and abbey gardens, prestigious shopping, an award-winning market and Theatre Royal. Further afield lies Suffolk’s Heritage Coast home of RSPB reserve Minsmere, Orford Ness, Snape Maltings Shops and Concert Hall, as well as the lovely sandy beaches of Walberswick and Southwold.

The barn has been tastefully decorated in stylish neutral tones for a calming sophisticated feel while the high ceilings and tiled flooring throughout create a light and airy atmosphere. Accessed via the entrance hall, with handy storage for muddy boots and leading through to the stunning open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with full height windows giving uninterrupted panoramic views over the Suffolk countryside. Large sliding doors allow guests to really bring the outside in while the lounge area enjoys comfortable sofas, Smart TV/DVD and contemporary freestanding wood burner. The kitchen is well-equipped with electric oven and hob and warming drawer, fridge/freezer with ice and water dispenser, dishwasher, microwave and wine chilling cabinet. Guests have the choice of using the dining table or the useful breakfast bar with stools. The utility room contains a handy sink, washing machine and tumble dryer. From the inner hall, there is a bathroom with a low-level window so that the view can be enjoyed while soaking in the bath, a separate shower and WC. A king-size zip-and-link bedroom (which can be made into a twin on request), Smart TV and en-suite bathroom with corner bath, separate shower and WC. The second bedroom features twin zip-and-link beds (which can be made into a super-king-size on request) with TV.

Venturing outside, guests will find a side garden, fully enclosed with garden furniture. The front garden featuring a private patio area with BBQ plinth and hot tub, purposefully placed to enjoy the views and more garden seating, ideal for a spot of alfresco dining and glass of wine on a warm summer evening. There is also off-road parking for two cars available.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 kingsize zip-and-link (which can be made into a twin on request) and 1 twin zip-and link (which can be into a super-king-size on request)
  • 1 bathroom and 1 en-suite bathroom, both with a bath and shower
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer with ice and water dispenser, dishwasher, microwave and wine chilling cabinet
  • Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Hot tub
  • Smart TV in both bedrooms, Smart TV/DVD and Sonos system in lounge
  • Wood burner – (first basket of logs included)
  • Underfloor heating
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Pub and shop 1 mile
  • Arrival: 15:30 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog 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 39 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sean 5th April 2024

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Reviewed by Vicky 22nd March 2024

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Reviewed by Amanda 8th March 2024

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Fabulous property in a stunning setting. Very thoughtful welcome goodies, particularly the brownies! Lots of wildlife so the binoculars were a great touch. Spotlessly clean and well appointed. Would happily recommend and hope to return some day

Reviewed by Ian 16th February 2024

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Due to owning a dog we tend to Holiday in the UK 3 times a year and we would have to say this is one of the best Holiday Cottages we have stayed in. It had all you could want for a restful, peaceful stay with the Cottage fully equipped and it was so relaxing watching the Hares playing & boxing along with the Pheasants & Deer. Katie & Kevin the owneRead morers were really nice and we have already recommended this Cottage to Family & Friends & will we look forward to coming back again, Ian, Julie & Bonnie Hide

Reviewed by Christelle 5th January 2024

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An absolute gem of of a place. This was our 6th visit and we have already booked next year. Great location with so many walks available either directly from the property or a very short drive away.

Reviewed by Dawn 24th November 2023

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Very dog friendly with good walks. Several small personal touchs such as chocolate brownies, milk, bread etc very much appreciated.

Reviewed by Helen 17th November 2023

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Reviewed by Emma 10th November 2023

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Beautiful Lodge one of the best dog friendly lodges we have stayed in! Spacious, modern, clean and in a beautiful location

Reviewed by Stewart 3rd November 2023

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Had a week break here with another couple and it ticked every box. Spotless accomodation, 2 good sized bedrooms with comfortable beds. The ensuite and bathroom were excellent, great showers in both. Kitchen area was well equiped with top quality utensils and had everything you should need. The lounge area had everything for a comfortable stay, it hRead moreas a mini library and boardgames along with smart TV. Relaxing in the hot tub in the evening watching the stars was one of the highlights. 5 star Hide

Reviewed by Robert 13th October 2023

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Our 4th time staying at this beautiful cottage! I think that says it all! Great location, cottage has everything you need and the hot tub is a bonus and very much enjoyed! Lovely owners too, thank you, best regards Rob, Kirsty and Violet x

Reviewed by Sarah 29th September 2023

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A little gem,

Reviewed by Laura 22nd September 2023

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Fantastic place - super clean, great amenities, lovely hosts, so doggie friendly. Lovely little touches by the hosts really make this place stand out such as the brownies, fresh flowers, dog treats & bowls, crisps, bread, fizz, milk and butter. Dont change a thing as youre doing an amazing job at an affordable price. 10/10!

Reviewed by P 15th September 2023

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Reviewed by Stefan 18th August 2023

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Had such a fantastic time at the Old Rectory this August. Katie and family really made our stay an absolute pleasure, and we appreciate how much time and attention has gone into property. Perfect for our family of four (plus dog). Will be booking again in the near future :)

Reviewed by Kathryn 7th August 2023

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Beautiful cottage & spotlessly clean on arrival. Lovely food essentials,Prosecco & delicious chocolate brownies all left for our arrival. Owners live on site & very helpful with local knowledge.

Reviewed by Frances 21st July 2023

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Reviewed by George 16th June 2023

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Reviewed by Judith 2nd June 2023

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By far the best cottage we have stayed in and worthy of its 5 star rating. Everything had been thought of and we were welcomed with Prosecco and delicious home made brownies. The location is stunning and we walked through miles of beautiful countryside directly from the property. The secure garden was perfect for our cocker spaniel. Flatford Mill, Read moreLavenham and Southwold all lovely places to visit and nearby Thornham Walks were wonderful (excellent cafe). We cant wait to return. Hide

Reviewed by Andrew 12th May 2023

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Excellent accommodation in a superb setting. Ideal base to explore the joys of glorious Suffolk. Highly recommended

Reviewed by Georgia 21st April 2023

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This was my second time staying at Burgate's Old Rectory Cottage. It is the perfect place to wind down and relax. With beautiful rural views, luxurious surroundings and a fabulous hot tub - what more could you want! We all had a wonderful week including JR (dog) who loved looking out and laying in the sunshine. The owners are both lovely, extremelyRead more discreet but around if needed. There was nothing we would want to have changed, apart from maybe the weather and staying longer next time. Hide

Reviewed by Laura 14th April 2023

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Beautiful. Spotless and well maintained! Lovely hosts and the accommodation is kept at an extremely high standard. Peaceful, quiet countryside and had local amenities in town. Been here before and will 100% be back! The paddock at the side is an absolute gem - great for the dog to play and run off lead but safe. Beds are super comfy, kitchen has evRead moreery utensil you need, hot tub is cleaned and checked, parking secure, really safe and the nicest hosts you could ask for.the place is perfect! Hide

Reviewed by David 7th April 2023

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Fabulous accomodation in a very peaceful setting - the ideal place to get away from it all and enjoy nature (as we've just done for the second time). Katie and Kevin have done a brilliant job with the property and are the perfect hosts. We cannot recommend staying here highly enough!

Reviewed by Michelle 24th March 2023

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This was our 2nd visit and it was just as good as the 1st. This is a good base for exploring. Some excellent dog friendly pubs a short drive away. The hot tub is perfect for star gazing. Deer and Hare play outside the cottage every morning. Spacious, welcoming and equipped with everything you need, even games and books. Would highly recommend. We wRead moreere sad to leave. Thanks Kevin & Katie. Hide

Reviewed by Mark 3rd March 2023

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Really the only words are that is all you can want for from a cottage holiday

Reviewed by Christelle 6th January 2023

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The fact that we have stayed at this cottage 5 times in 6 years, and have already booked for next year. says a lot! Everything about the old Rectory is perfect; its location, views, tranquillity, dcor, cleanliness. The hot tub is fantastic! Everything you would want in terms of tech and mod-con is there. To top it up, the welcoming brownies, which Read moreare just sublime! Hide

Reviewed by Simon 25th November 2022

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We had a lovely weekend in this amazing property. It was spotless and warm on arrival. The owners leave a great mix of welcome bits including delicious brownies. It was our second visit and we will definitely be back.

Reviewed by Stephanie 11th November 2022

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Had a wonderful week, very comfortable facilities and really enjoyed the hot tub and wood burner.

Reviewed by Julie 4th November 2022

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The Old Rectory is STUNNING, it is very well equipped with everything that you could need, it was lovely & warm too. HUGE separate walk in showers in both bathrooms along with huge baths. Beds were very comfy. The home made brownies were to die for!!!!!! Parking is great and right outside the property. Also lovely countryside walks from your door &Read more only an hours drive to the coast. Kevin & Katie were lovely hosts and we will definitely be returning in the future. Best wishes Stuart & Jules x Hide

Reviewed by Robert 14th October 2022

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Fantastic property, our third visit and weve booked for next year. All you could want from a holiday cottage. Our favourite holiday home

Reviewed by Christine 23rd September 2022

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Beautiful property that has everything, wonderful location with fantastic views of the surrounding countryside. Slide the large patio doors back to bring the outside in. Katie and Kevin have thought of everything. If you think it looks good in the photos wait till you get there, its even better. Crisp bedding on comfy beds, fluffy towels and hot tuRead moreb towels. Beautifully furnished throughout. The kitchens has everything. Relax in the hot tub and enjoy the log burner. Best place weve stayed in. X Hide

Reviewed by Margaret 9th September 2022

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Lovely property in very quiet situation. Very clean, beds very comfortable. If you want peace and quiet this is the place to go. Log burner lovely on a chilly evening

Reviewed by Stephen 2nd September 2022

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This cottage has to be the best we have ever stayed at. And we have stayed at many. Its fully equipped with everything you need. Its so clean throughout. The beds are exceptionally comfy. The bathrooms are beautiful and huge. The cottage is so peaceful. The owners Katie and Kevin are very welcoming, but dont intrude. They leave you a lovely welcomiRead moreng pack. If you want a cottage thats outstanding, this is the one to choose. Hide

Reviewed by Kathy 15th July 2022

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Reviewed by Susan 24th June 2022

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Beautifully presented and well thought out holiday home in lovely surroundings. We found it hard to go out and explore as we just felt so relaxed and comfortable. When we did go out everyone was so friendly and welcoming. We had a great time and hope to return very soon

Reviewed by GARY 17th June 2022

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This is the place if you want to chill out place Could have moved in and lived there quite easily amazing place

Reviewed by Brenda 10th June 2022

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Wonderful cottage, modern extremely comfortable. Great facilities. The views are lovely. Well positioned for visiting many places. Would definitely recommend and we will return.

Reviewed by Debbie 20th May 2022

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Excellant loved every minute nice little welcome pack the brownies were to die for, the views were lovely saw hares and deer, Diss is not to far away for grocery shopping we had a delivery for arrival so we could just enjoy our surroundings, hot tub was a bonus loved it, Lowestoft is worth a visit and Southwold will definitely return so much more tRead moreo see Hide

Reviewed by Craig 2nd May 2022

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Great cottage with all the facilities for a great break in Suffolk. Hot tub great with great views across the meadows, cottage has every thing you need and more. Quiet and peaceful place, and in easy reach to local villages.

Reviewed by Julie 29th April 2022

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An amazing place, made very welcome.. we all had a lovely time. Very peaceful and beautiful

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Sink into the bubbles on a lazy summer evening
Extend the dining area outside and enjoy an al fresco meal
Catch up with your favourite book or simply enjoy each other's company
After a long day light the woodburner and enjoy the warmth
A wonderful open-plan space with a modern twist
Try your hand at a new dish
Open countryside whilst relaxing in the hot tub
Casual dining at it's finest
Enjoy a family meal together
Spend quality time together
Opulent king-sze bedroom
Show 8 moreDelicate neutral tones complete the bedroom

Location

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