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9 Gate Cottage

Long Melford, Suffolk
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Sleeps 3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Towels included
Romantic
Internet access
Open fire / wood burner
Decorated for Christmas
Downstairs bathroom
Shop nearby
Pub nearby
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At a glance

  • Quaint and pretty cottage in the picturesque village of Long Melford
  • Filled with charm and character in a traditional cottage style
  • Private outdoor patio with table and chairs, and shared access to the owner’s beautiful garden

Property code: OC-9WS

Ideally located along the outskirts of the historic village of Long Melford, this quaint, welcoming cottage is perfect for a romantic getaway in the heart of the beautiful Suffolk countryside. Perfect for couples and smaller families, the property is an ideal base for walkers, history buffs and nature lovers discovering the area’s picturesque villages, glorious countryside and impressive stately homes. Offering fresh and relaxing accommodation for up to three guests, this cute and cosy holiday cottage features a pretty shared garden. The cottage has been sweetly decorated and tastefully furnished to make a bright, cheerful rural getaway.

Entering the cottage, the front door opens directly into the sweet and cosy lounge which has comfortable seating, a TV making an ideal spot to snuggle up and unwind in the evenings. Exploring further, the rustic-themed kitchen/diner is perfect for preparing and sharing all your favourite dishes. The refreshing bathroom is also on the ground floor. A traditional steep, cottage-style staircase leads up to the two cheery bedrooms on the first floor: a pretty single and a charming double with a TV and feature fireplace. Outside, there’s a small patio with a table and chairs, leading through to a beautiful garden which is shared with the owner’s house and features a picnic bench providing a lovely spot to sit back and take in the picturesque views of the surrounding countryside.

Long Melford has a choice of great pubs, shops and restaurants and is surrounded by wonderful countryside for you to explore. There are plenty of local attractions to discover including Melford Hall, Foxearth Meadows Nature Reserve, Kentwell Hall, Kersey Hill and Ridgewell Airfield Commemorative Museum, all within 13 miles. Also nearby are the thriving towns of Ipswich (9.5 miles) and Bury St Edmunds (13.5 miles).

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double, 1 single
  • 1 bathroom with shower over the bath and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge with icebox, table top freezer, washing machine
  • Welcome pack
  • Highchair and stairgate available
  • 2 TVs
  • Small private patio with outdoor table and chairs, leading to a beautiful garden shared with the owner (please note, small children should be supervised in the shared garden and it is a working garden so access is at your own risk.)
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Shop 1 mile, pub under 200 metres
  • Please note this is an old cottage, with steep cottage-style stairs and a narrow landing.
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00
  • 1 dog allowed. Additional charges may apply

Darren Williams

This property is personally managed by Darren.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 9 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Teresa 13th July 2024

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Fantastic little cosy cottage with all we needed to enjoy a weeks home from home.

Reviewed by Dawn 15th September 2023

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Reviewed by Marleen 28th August 2023

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Reviewed by Nick 6th August 2023

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Reviewed by Elise 30th July 2023

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Very comfortable, clean and pretty. The hosts are very friendly and helpful without being at all intrusive. The garden is beautiful with plenty of places to sit. There are walks across fields straight from the property.

Reviewed by Anne 5th July 2023

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Reviewed by Elaine 20th February 2023

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Reviewed by Nathan 28th December 2022

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Reviewed by Keely 7th October 2022

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Location

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