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Butterfield House

Beccles, Southwold & Surrounding Villages

As featured in The Times' article "Cottages to Castles: 50 best to rent" in February 2015.
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • WiFi available
  • 4 Stars
  • Garden/courtyard
£1100 - £1890 per week


Butterfield House is a 16th century property and is full of character. It is located along the River Waveney and offers spectacular views of the river and marshes beyond. This property is very spacious and offers a hot tub, cinema room and games room. Moorings are available at the bottom of the large garden with patio area and barbecue next to the river in addition to the courtyard garden with shallow pond and patio areas surrounding the house. Shop: 50 yards Pub: 50 yards.

Sitting Room:
TV, Sky HD, DVD (accessed by five steps down from dining room).
Seating Area: Conservatory furniture (accessed by three steps down from sitting room level).
Dining Room: Table and chairs, large inglenook open fire, stereo system.
Kitchen: Rangemaster cooker, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, slow cooker.
Cloakroom: Washbasin and wc, washing machine, tumble dryer (accessed by three steps down from sitting room level).
Staircase down to (five steps)
Cellar: TV, Sky HD, occasional soft furnishings.

Spiral staircase leading to
Bedroom 1:
King size bed, TV and En-Suite Shower Room with shower cubicle, washbasin and wc.
Bedroom 2: King size bed, TV.
Bathroom: Jacuzzi bath with chromatherapy lighting, shower attachment, washbasin and wc. TV and underfloor electric heating.

Bedroom 3:
Twin beds, TV.
Bedroom 4: Twin beds, TV.

Cinema Room, Hot Tub, TV and Games Room with air hockey and dart board.

Garden: Enclosed lit patios and a large riverside patio, patio furniture and barbecue. Half-covered pond within the grounds. The main gardens are shared with owners but there are individual private areas for Butterfield House. The garden is equipped with an outside music system.
Parking: Private parking for two cars.
Heating: Gas heating.
Pets: One well behaved dog is welcome, although as the owner has a dog it is advised to keep pets on a lead when necessary. However they can run freely within the patio areas of the holiday cottage and within the garden.
Notes: Wi-fi, towels, games, travel cot and high chair provided, also rowing boat and oars, ping pong, poker table, trampoline and various other garden games.

Beccles is a popular holiday destination situated on the Norfolk Broads, on the Norfolk/Suffolk border. Beccles is an extremely attractive medieval market town situated by the river Waveney, which runs along the town boundary. The town offers excellent exploration to the Norfolk Broads and has some of the most beautiful stretches of river within the Norfolk Broads National Park. Amongst various boating activities, there are also riverside walks, outdoor swimming pool, golf course and many attractive surrounding villages. Beccles town has a complex of good town pubs and excellent restaurants, surrounded by quaint shops offering a variety of gifts and produce. Beccles is an ideal base to explore the sandy beaches, woodlands and parks of Norfolk and Suffolk. There is also has a train station and bus depot.


  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • WiFi available
  • 4 Stars
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Equipped with a highchair
  • Travel cot available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bath towels included
  • Equipped with a dishwasher
  • Equipped with a tumble dryer
  • Equipped with a washing machine
  • Friday changeover
  • Private parking
  • Nearest shop: 0.1 mile away
  • Nearest pub: 0.1 miles away
  • 10 miles from the coast


Band Date Range 7 night price *
C 28th Aug 2015 - 10th Sep 2015 £1,800.00
B 11th Sep 2015 - 22nd Oct 2015 £1,300.00
C 23rd Oct 2015 - 29th Oct 2015 £1,800.00
A 30th Oct 2015 - 17th Dec 2015 £1,100.00
E 18th Dec 2015 - 24th Dec 2015 £1,800.00
E Christmas £1,800.00
D New Year £1,800.00
A 01st Jan 2016 - 11th Feb 2016 £1,155.00
B 12th Feb 2016 - 18th Feb 2016 £1,365.00
A 19th Feb 2016 - 17th Mar 2016 £1,155.00
B 18th Mar 2016 - 24th Mar 2016 £1,365.00
C 25th Mar 2016 - 07th Apr 2016 £1,890.00
B 08th Apr 2016 - 19th May 2016 £1,365.00
C 20th May 2016 - 26th May 2016 £1,890.00
E 27th May 2016 - 02nd Jun 2016 £1,890.00
C 03rd Jun 2016 - 07th Jul 2016 £1,890.00
D 08th Jul 2016 - 14th Jul 2016 £1,890.00
E 15th Jul 2016 - 01st Sep 2016 £1,890.00
D 02nd Sep 2016 - 08th Sep 2016 £1,890.00
C 09th Sep 2016 - 22nd Sep 2016 £1,890.00
B 23rd Sep 2016 - 20th Oct 2016 £1,365.00
C 21st Oct 2016 - 27th Oct 2016 £1,890.00
A 28th Oct 2016 - 15th Dec 2016 £1,155.00
E 16th Dec 2016 - 24th Dec 2016 £1,890.00
E Christmas £1,890.00
E New Year £1,890.00

* Please note: The guide prices do not include other optional fees such as pet fees.


Customer Reviews

We would use this property again, as the location within the town in perfect.Mr T Bowden - 7th November 2014
Fantastic property, this was our second visit and will not be our last! Best holiday let we have ever rented and we will definitely be returning in 2015! loved it! Everything about the house and in the house is just perfect! especially the hot tub and cinema room, they are fab! thank you for another great stay in beautiful Butterfield House!Mrs K Baker - 31st October 2014
Fantastic property,great furnishings and superb facilities! The owner was very helpful, there is so much to do and plenty of space for 8. We hope to come again.Mrs K Casey - 24th October 2014
Brilliant, Brilliant. would stay againMrs A Donovan - 11th July 2014
We had a great stay in Butterfield House - a family holiday to remember.Mrs L Eaton - 13th June 2014
Absolutely stunning house - everything you could want is there!!Mrs M Butcher - 9th May 2014
Another excellent holiday at Butterfield House, by far the best property we have ever stayed at and we also had great fun on the boat. Have already booked for 2 weeks next year.Mrs D Wilkinson - 2nd May 2014
Absolutely fantastic house! We loved the property and everything about it! had the most fantastic time and owners are so lovely too! just perfect! Perfect location, perfect everything!Mrs K Baker - 14th March 2014
A great holiday stay for a group of friends/family. Facilities of cinema room, games rooms and hot tub were great to have all under one roof. If you didn't want to leave the house, you wouldn't have to. The owners were only a knock on the door away and were great at making us feel at home and that if we needed anything they would be there to help.Ms C Ryan - 21st February 2014
Wonderful property with lots of character.Mrs S Howe - 14th February 2014
Angus the owner was very friendly and helpful and nothing was too much trouble for him, we will be recommending the place. Angus the owner was very friendly and helpful and nothing was too much trouble for him, we will be recommending the place and using the boat was great.Mrs B Groom - 8th November 2013
Butterfield House was exceptional, it had so much to do in the property and Beccles was a lovely town. Highly recommended as a family holiday destination.Mr K Fletcher - 20th September 2013
A really impressive holiday cottage. Ideal for a large family. Cinema room and hot tub perfect.Mrs E Keenan - 13th September 2013