1 The Homestead

Frostenden, Southwold & Surrounding Villages

  • 4 Star Gold
  • The Homestead is a traditional cottage set in a tranquil wooded setting only a short drive from the Suffolk coast. Having just undergone an extensive renovation, this property offers a real luxury retreat for your next Suffolk escape.

You can book this property from:

  • £802 per week
  • £115 per night
  • 4 Star Gold


1 The Homestead is a gorgeous, welcoming cottage in a tranquil wooded setting less than 5 miles from Southwold and the Suffolk Coast. The property offers modern and comfortable living alongside traditional, characterful features creating a relaxing self-catering retreat. Situated only 10 minutes by car from the popular coastal town of Southwold and two miles from the village of Wangford, it offers the perfect spot for any family or group of friends with The Plough Inn less than a 10-minute walk away.

Nestled within beautiful Suffolk countryside, this property offers you luxury self-catering accommodation for your next getaway and the ability to walk into the countryside from the back gate; there is a public footpath which can be accessed from the back of the property, behind the private enclosed rear garden. The property is located down a peaceful country road which makes you instantly feel like you are escaping from the speed of everyday life.

On the ground floor you will find a large kitchen with dining facilities for six. Fitted with top of the range appliances, it allows the opportunity to cook up some culinary delights for your party. The dining table looks out onto the secluded back garden through the patio doors which also offers setting for al fresco dining. If, however, you do not want to cook, you can always walk to The Plough Inn!

The lounge has been cleverly furnished in keeping with the beautiful traditional features that this room boasts. A large traditional fireplace has been fitted with a wood burning stove; perfect for cosying up in front of during those cold winter months making this property ideal for breaks all year round.

From the hall, a staircase leads up to the first floor. Complete with 3 beautifully furnished bedrooms, one with ensuite facilities together with a family bathroom. Due to the nature of the property there are sloping ceilings upstairs, but the owner has designed the property in such a way that it remains comfortable and cosy and there is plenty of storage. Shop: 1 mile Pub: 0.4 miles

Why we love this property: Tucked away within the Suffolk countryside, but only a very short drive from the coast, this luxury property offers guests the best of both worlds with its idyllic location.

Entrance porch: With boot storage.
Sitting Room: Comfortable seating for 5/6, Smart TV, large wood burning stove.
Kitchen/Diner: Large dining table with six chairs, double oven, warming drawer, 4 ring induction hob, microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer, canopy extractor, refrigerator / freezer.
Cloakroom: WC & Basin.

Bedroom 1: Super King sized bed, TV and wash basin. Hanging storage. Ensuite Shower Room: Large easy access shower cubicle, wall mounted WC and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2: Single bed and pull out futon bed.
Bedroom 3: Double bed with large Velux window.
Family bathroom: Large bath with Exafill and hand held shower attachment, basin, WC and heated towel rail.

Garden: Large back garden, laid to lawn with table and chairs with additional open space to the front of the property.
Parking: Private parking for 3 cars. 

Heating: Gas fired central heating.
Notes: WiFi and towels provided. 

Frostenden is only four miles from various beaches and from Southwold town centre, yet within easy access of the A12 and the many other attractions of the Heritage Coast. In nearby Wangford there is a good village shop, a farm shop and the popular Plough Inn, with restaurant serving good local food, much recommended by past guests. Frostenden is local to fresh water and sea/pier fishing locations. The popular Africa Alive zoo is only 5 miles away. Minsmere and other RSPB nature reserves are very popular places to visit and only ten miles away. Also the Broads at Beccles and Oulton are a similar distance.


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 3 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Private parking
  • Rural location

How far to ...?

  • Beach 5 miles
  • Pub 0.7 miles
  • Shop 1.3 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack
  • Countryside views

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling


  • Ground floor WC

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 10:00am


The property was in a very peaceful location but within half a mile of the A12 and easy to get to the main attractions. The property was spotless and we would have no hesitation in recommending it.

Mr L,