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 A thoughtfully converted barn with open-plan living
A perfect getaway for two to relax or celebrate any occasion
The contemporary kitchen is well-equipped for holiday dining
Enjoying a bite to eat
Relax on the comfortable sofa to watch TV or plan the next days activities
Create a warm and cosy feel with the woodburner
The spacious double bedroom with TV and en-suite shower room
Enjoy a peaceful nights rest
Located off the bedroom is the shower room
Views over adjacent fields and farmland
Enjoy a spot of al fresco dining
Arriving at the barn
Can be booked together with the adjoining 2 bedroom barn
1 / 13   A thoughtfully converted barn with open-plan living
2 / 13  A perfect getaway for two to relax or celebrate any occasion
3 / 13  The contemporary kitchen is well-equipped for holiday dining
4 / 13  Enjoying a bite to eat
5 / 13  Relax on the comfortable sofa to watch TV or plan the next days activities
6 / 13  Create a warm and cosy feel with the woodburner
7 / 13  The spacious double bedroom with TV and en-suite shower room
8 / 13  Enjoy a peaceful nights rest
9 / 13  Located off the bedroom is the shower room
10 / 13  Views over adjacent fields and farmland
11 / 13  Enjoy a spot of al fresco dining
12 / 13  Arriving at the barn
13 / 13  Can be booked together with the adjoining 2 bedroom barn

Quince Barn

Assington, Suffolk
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / wood burner
Increased accessibility
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Parking on site / nearby
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Tranquil rural location and well positioned for many of the area’s attraction, including the scenic locations which inspired many of John Constables famous paintings
  • Nearby Dedham Vale, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, offers great walking perfect for nature lovers
  • Within easy reach of the Suffolk coast including the popular resorts of Southwold and Walberswick
Property code: 65374

Whether a romantic break, sightseeing or simply time to recharge the batteries, this stylish barn conversion located on the edge of Constable country will make the ideal home from home. Walkers and ramblers will find many scenic walks locally or perhaps tour by bicycle some to the quaint medieval villages which can be found in the area. Clare and Long Melford are renowned for their antique warehouses, shops and boutiques. A day trip to the Heritage coastline is highly recommended with beautiful seaside towns such as Walberswick and Aldeburgh to explore. For wide ranging cultural and culinary delights, the historic cathedral cities of Colchester and Bury St Edmunds are a short drive away.

This single storey barn conversion is entered via an open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with full height ceilings which continue throughout the property, and brick flooring adding both charm and character. In the lounge area, the free-standing wood burner adds an element of romance and cosiness to any evening while guests relax on the comfortable sofa and watch a film on the Smart TV & DVD player . A dining table provides a place to enjoy meals together and plan the days activities. There are two inter-connecting doors with the other half of the barn conversion which can be opened up if required, allowing both barns to be joined as one, to sleep parties of up to six. The well-equipped and contemporary kitchen comprises electric oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment, dishwasher and a handy washing machine. Moving through to the double bedroom, which includes a Smart TV allowing guests to snuggle up to watch their favourite programmes and completing the accommodation is an en-suite shower room with shower and WC.

Stepping out through the lounge doors guests will find an enclosed garden with views out over paddocks and farmland beyond. A patio area with garden furniture and BBQ provides al fesco dining opportunities during the warmer months. There is off-road parking available for one car.

  • 1 bedroom - double
  • 1 en-suite shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included between 1st October & 31st March each year)
  • Underfloor
  • TV
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Charcoal BBQ available
  • Complex of properties
  • Shop and pub within 1 mile
  • Increased accessibility - Refer to our FAQ's - (Please check your specific  requirements with a member of our team prior to confirming your booking to ensure that  the property is suitable for your needs)
  • 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 £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Lawrence Kenny

This property is personally managed by Lawrence.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 36 guest ratings

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Reviewed by David 17th May 2024

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Very nice clean and comfortable cottage. Good walks from doorstep. Dog friendly.

Reviewed by Julie 10th May 2024

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Reviewed by Lesley 7th May 2024

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Everything as described on the website. Clean, functional, attractive accommodation in beautiful countryside where everything necessary is provided. Just sit outside on the patio drinking in the peace and quiet, and listening to the birdsong and distant bleating of sheep.

Reviewed by Maggie 1st May 2024

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Quince barn is the perfect place to stay in the most wonderful location.

Reviewed by David 26th April 2024

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A brilliant property and perfect for a quiet get away from it all break, with everything you need to make it perfect. The countryside around is beautiful and great for walks in the nearby wood and parkland. The farm shop in the village stock most things and the food in the Shoulder of Mutton is good.

Reviewed by Adele 29th March 2024

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We had a wonderful Easter break at Quince Barn. The enclosed garden was perfect for our golden retriever who enjoyed lying out on the patio watching the world go by. Lots to do in the area, very quiet, the barn was warm, cosy and comfortable, great facilities. Well definitely be returning.

Reviewed by Tania 8th March 2024

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A beautiful, clean cottage set in a lovely location. It is really cosy and warm and has everything you need. Lovely welcome from owners with some local bread, jam and milk, together with a card welcoming us. Nice walk with our dog through the countryside and also into town. Off road parking. Near to farm shop and worth a walk to the Fox Den Cafe, wRead morehich allows dogs for a well earned coffee or even Shoulder of Mutton Public House for a pint. I would definitely come back again. Hide

Reviewed by Simon 1st December 2023

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Very welcoming hosts, Jackie was always available if we had any questions. Great place for walks, really quiet out in the country. We stayed in both barns and they are very much the same except fig has the additional bed and bath. Easy to use underfloor heating and nice and toasty. Wood burner a bonus. Secure rear patio area great for our 2 beaglesRead more. Very clean and tidy, well stocked with kitchen equipment. Plenty of storage space. Would definitely recommend and would definitely return. Fabulous! Hide

Reviewed by Felicity 27th October 2023

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Reviewed by Andrew 6th October 2023

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A delightful barn conversion which is well appointed and sits in a lovely rural location. Arrival was easy with the given instructions, with the barn being spotlessly clean, along with a lovely breakfast welcome pack. A safe enclosed front space allowed our dog to explore whilst we unpacked, along with an enclosed rear for peace of mind during our Read morestay. With an accommodating host, Quince Barn is a great place to stay, which is fully recommended. Our stay was fantastic which could not be faulted. Hide

Reviewed by Michell 29th September 2023

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Quince barn, and Fig barn next door, are the perfect place for a quiet getaway with friends. The barns are very tastefully furnished with everything you need. The enclosed terrace at the rear of each barn and the gated front area were great as we had our dogs, and it felt really safe. The welcome pack of bacon, eggs, break, milk and butter, from thRead moree local farm shop, was a very nice surprise and made a delicious breakfast. The interconnecting door between barns is great when sharing with friends Hide

Reviewed by Trevor 1st September 2023

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Barn very comfortable and clean and the owner was on hand if needed. A very peaceful place to stay and unwind, also close to places of interest and not far from the coast Would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Raymond 14th July 2023

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The cottage and location was lovely and quiet with plenty of places to walk to, I'd recommend Arger Fen. In the village there's a good Village Shop and very friendly tea room nearby. We didn't try the local pub the Shoulder of Mutton, but were told that is very nice, the reviews were good to. I'm a keen road cyclist and found plenty of places to riRead morede to, Denham was a particularly ride, the whole round trip being only 26 miles. In a word relaxing. Hide

Reviewed by Gemma 30th June 2023

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Beautiful accommodation and surroundings. Wonderful welcome treats and all the things we could need in the kitchen. 20mins stroll to the closest pub. 100% recommend.

Reviewed by Chris 23rd June 2023

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Lovely spacious accommodation. Disabled access friendly. Very clean and comfortable. The bonus of the complimentary first day breakfast was a lovely welcoming gesture.

Reviewed by Nick 9th June 2023

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We absolutely loved our stay. The accommodation itself, the equipment ,the welcome pack plus the location were all spot on . Thank you for all your hard work.

Reviewed by Peter 6th June 2023

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Great place to stay, easy walking from the barn for our dog and complete security for her when she is outside. Breakfast package brilliant and all very comfortable and can't really fault it.

Reviewed by Julie 12th May 2023

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The cottage is half of a barn conversion. Fully equipped with all mod cons. Great to have an enclosed and safe back garden and enclosed front space to get the dogs in the car. Great location, very quiet but near to a village.

Reviewed by Kevin 2nd May 2023

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Quince Barn is a lovely place to stay for a relaxing and chilled break. The location is perfect for those looking for an active break, with loads of walks on the doorstep and tourist attractions a short drive away. The accommodation is bright airy and comfortable, with all the facilities you'd need catering for yourself.

Reviewed by Catherine 28th April 2023

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By booking both cottages we had great flexibility for meeting up with family and all the dogs. Plenty of walks on the doorstep and so so quiet. Would visit again.

Reviewed by Christopher 25th March 2023

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Everything was excellent having been before we weren't disappointed did some exploring locally, nice to have some peace and quite to unwind.

Reviewed by Susan 10th March 2023

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Reviewed by Lynn 7th December 2022

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Excellent accommodation for us and our two dogs. Perfectly located to see family in nearby Essex, pre Xmas, as we live so far away in Wales. Well equipped and good quality breakfast food provided from the local farm shop, which I subsequently used on a number of occasions. We were lucky to have Christmas card weather. We used the wood burner nearlyRead more every night. It was toasty warm It was great to be able to let the dogs straight out the door into the enclosed area morning and night. Hide

Reviewed by Sue 25th November 2022

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A wonderful barn conversion in a wonderful location. We spent a week here with our 2 dogs & it was just perfect. Brilliant walks right from the door & such a dog friendly area. Have already booked another break at this property.

Reviewed by David 7th October 2022

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What a gem of a place to find. Very well equipped in every aspect. Absolutely superb. A fantastic breakfast package waiting for us on arrival. Lovely safe place for our two dogs. Enjoyed the wood burner. Good and fairly remote location, therefore very peaceful. Excellent pubs and restaurants nearby and slightly further afield. Definitely on our hitRead more list to return. Need I say more? This accommodation gets our highest recommendation! Hide

Reviewed by Donna 30th September 2022

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Reviewed by Carole 19th September 2022

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Clean, airy, bright and very inviting. Lovely countryside views, plenty of parking space, and lots of lovely walks. There was a dishwasher, washing machine coffee maker, all for our use if we wanted them. Beautifully decorated and furnished and really was a home from home.

Reviewed by Christopher 16th September 2022

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Yes, we found it to be an excellent barn conversion, very pleased with our stay

Reviewed by Janet 9th September 2022

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Reviewed by Sandra 2nd September 2022

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Such a beautifully restored barn, it was just lovely. We felt at ease straight away , having an enclosed patio area meant that our dog was also able to enjoy a little freedom. The welcome pack left for us was delicious and indeed was very welcome. There were some absolutely beautiful walks around the barn where we could explore the countryside, we Read moreespecially enjoyed The Arger Fen as did our dog Ruby. The nearby Saracens Head pub did delicious food which we enjoyed alfresco. Definitely recommend Hide

Reviewed by David 9th August 2022

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Very comfortable barn conversion.in a peaceful setting. Enclosed front and back and uncluttered interior with stone flooring make it ideal for dogs. Spacious shower in bathroom. Two TVs and good wi-Fi connection. Very helpful owners.

Reviewed by Susanne 31st July 2022

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A well designed barn conversion in a rural setting, very clean and tidy. The breakfast left by the owner was thoughtful and very enjoyable.

Reviewed by Sheila 15th July 2022

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Reviewed by Geoffrey 8th July 2022

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Reviewed by Jacqui 3rd July 2022

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We had a fab time. On arrival we were greeted with a welcome of local bacon, bread, eggs and jam. The kitchen catered totally for us. Provided the little things we had forgot, like foil and cooking oil. Used the machine, taking advantage of the sun so we didnt have a double load of washing when home. A Tassimo machine provided, we went and bought sRead moreome pods. Garden area and views were gorgeous. Rural but 10 minutes from the main road, Tescos was 15 minutes. Too, great walks from the door. Hide

Reviewed by Lisa 24th June 2022

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Lovely, clean, well-equipped accommodation set in beautiful countryside. Good dog walks from the doorstep. Local farm shop and pub are a fifteen minute walk. Other local villages are lovely with Sudbury offering everything you'd expect from a small town. Great communication with owner and the breakfast hamper on arrival was much appreciated. Would Read morecertainly return in the future. Hide

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 A thoughtfully converted barn with open-plan living
A perfect getaway for two to relax or celebrate any occasion
The contemporary kitchen is well-equipped for holiday dining
Enjoying a bite to eat
Relax on the comfortable sofa to watch TV or plan the next days activities
Create a warm and cosy feel with the woodburner
The spacious double bedroom with TV and en-suite shower room
Enjoy a peaceful nights rest
Located off the bedroom is the shower room
Views over adjacent fields and farmland
Enjoy a spot of al fresco dining
Show 1 moreArriving at the barn

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