Nelson House

Southwold, Southwold & Surrounding Villages

  • 4 Star
  • Just a short walk from the sea and local amenities, Nelson House is a welcoming semi-detached cottage in the heart of Southwold, just waiting to welcome you and your four-legged friend to the Suffolk coast. 

You can book this property from:

  • £759 per week
  • £108 per night
  • 4 Star


A wonderful holiday home in the very heart of much-loved Southwold, Nelson House really should be your next break by the sea. With comfortable reception rooms and relaxing bedrooms, Nelson House is truly welcoming as soon as you enter the front door. There is truly something homely about Nelson House. Whether it’s the lovely open fireplace in the sitting room or shaker kitchen complete with exposed beams – there’s a certain magic here that will keep you coming back for more. Ideal for families, friends or couples, this is a house that will certainly feel like home. Ideally located for exploring all that Southwold has to offer, you too can satisfy your dreams of a traditional self-catering holiday by the sea; bucket and spade in one hand and an ice cream in the other. Stroll down the sandy shore, admire the impressive lighthouse or satisfy your shopping urge with a visit to the High Street. All within a stone’s throw of Nelson House.

To be in the centre of it all, but to feel as cosy as can be, book your stay at Nelson House today. Pub: 150 yards, Shop: 150 yards. Beach: literally just around the corner

Why we love this property: Utterly charming, welcoming and relaxing all rolled into one… get set for your next stay at Nelson House.

Dining Room: Table and chairs for 8.
Sitting Room: Comfortable seating, open fire, TV, DVD player, Bose Soundtouch 200 wireless system.
Kitchen: Table and chairs for 4, electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher.
Cloakroom: W.c. and basin.

Bedroom 1: Twin beds.
Bedroom 2: King bed.
Bedroom 3: King bed with En-suite Shower Room: Shower and heated towel rail. (There is a small step up into the en-suite) a W.C. and wash basin in the cloakroom just outside this bedroom door. 

Family Bathroom: Bath, walk in shower, w.c., basin and heated towel rail. 

Outside: Courtyard garden with furniture.
Parking: Off-street for one small car. Please see important notes below.
Heating: Gas central heating.
Pets: 1 well behaved dog welcome.
Notes: Wifi, bed linen and towels provided.

Important Notes: Parking: Adjacent to the parking area is a right of way with the Nelson pub which is used for deliveries, waste and by the pub staff.  Any car parked in the Nelson House parking space must park tight up against the wall of Nelson House to allow clear access for the right of way at all times.  The parking space can only accommodate smaller vehicles.  Vehicles which encroach on the right of way will be liable to complaints, asked to move and could be damaged as a result

Southwold Central - The properties located in central Southwold are all within minutes of the market place, with the elegant Swan Hotel, an excellent range of small shops including a greengrocers with fresh local produce, family butcher and delicatessen. The upper promenade is ideal for a peaceful stroll at any time of the year and provides quick access to the beach and of course, the lighthouse in the town is a good landmark. There is also easy access to the common and a nearby footpath takes you down to the harbour with the foot ferry to Walberswick (summer only). Don't forget that the beach is never very far away!


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 2 king/super-king beds
  • 2 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


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


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Private parking

How far to ...?

  • Beach 0.1 miles
  • Pub 0.05 miles
  • Shop 0.05 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Golf


  • Ground floor WC
  • Wet room

Important - please note

House Rules

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


Nelson House is perfect for a family or group break. It’s spacious and comfortable, right in the centre of Southwold, within easy reach of shops, pubs, restaurants and the beach. It’s our second time staying in the house and we love it.

Mrs S,

Six of us spanning three generations of our family spent a very comfortable weekend in this charming, very well-equiped and superbly located property.

Mr W,

Excellent clean and cosy property, close to shops etc . Great accommodation and ideal for a large family .

Mrs C,

We have stayed at this property on three occasions over the past couple of years and have already booked again for next year. Comfortable, cosy and perfectly placed within the town for access to beach, shops etc.

Ms S,