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Black Cottage

Southwold - Southwold & Surrounding Villages

Black Cottage is located along Mill Lane in Southwold and has been renovated to a high standard offering quality accommodation.
  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Sorry, no Private parking
£570 - £995 per week *


Black Cottage is a quaint 300 year old fisherman's cottage painted in traditional Suffolk black with some unique architectural features. It is conveniently located on Mill Lane, a picturesque and quiet road in the heart of Southwold, close to The Common and within easy reach of the shops. The beach is also only 200 yards away. It is a lovely, cosy cottage that has recently been tastefully extended and renovated offering comfortable accommodation for either two couples or a small family. The open fire makes it ideal to enjoy at any time of the year. Shop: 50 yards Pub: 100 yards.

Sitting Room/Dining Area:
Smart TV, iPod dock, Bluetooth sound system, open fire, table and chairs, French doors to patio.
Kitchen: Electric oven and hob, fridge freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washer dryer.
Cloakroom: Washbasin and wc.

Steep winding staircase up to
Bedroom 1: Double bed.
Bedroom 2: Twin beds.
Bathroom: Bath with overbath shower, washbasin and wc.

Outside: Small south-facing shared area with seating.
Parking: Free public car park within 50 yards.
Heating: Gas heating.
Pets: One well-behaved pet welcome.
Notes: Fibre optic Wi-fi and towels provided.

Southwold South Green Area - Properties here enjoy one of the best locations in town. South Green leads to Gun Hill and the sea and the properties are 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 popular Red Lion Inn overlooking South Green is even closer.


  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Sorry, no Private parking
  • 2 Single beds
  • 1 Double bed
  • WiFi available
  • VisitEngland Gold Award
  • 4 Stars
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bath towels included
  • Bed linen included
  • Equipped with a dishwasher
  • Equipped with a tumble dryer
  • Equipped with a washing machine


Date Range 7 night price * 3 night price *
3 Nov 17 - 22 Dec 17 £570 £428
22 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18 £870 £653
6 Jan 18 - 9 Feb 18 £580 £435
9 Feb 18 - 23 Feb 18 £675 £506
23 Feb 18 - 23 Mar 18 £580 £435
23 Mar 18 - 13 Apr 18 £780 Call
13 Apr 18 - 25 May 18 £675 £506
25 May 18 - 1 Jun 18 £885 Call
1 Jun 18 - 13 Jul 18 £780 Call
13 Jul 18 - 20 Jul 18 £870 Call
20 Jul 18 - 27 Jul 18 £885 Call
27 Jul 18 - 10 Aug 18 £930 Call
10 Aug 18 - 7 Sep 18 £915 £686
7 Sep 18 - 14 Sep 18 £870 Call
14 Sep 18 - 21 Sep 18 £780 Call
21 Sep 18 - 19 Oct 18 £675 £506
19 Oct 18 - 2 Nov 18 £780 Call
2 Nov 18 - 21 Dec 18 £580 £435
21 Dec 18 - 28 Dec 18 £885 Call
28 Dec 18 - 6 Jan 19 £995 £746

* Please note: The prices displayed are guide prices and do not include optional items such as pet charges.


Loved the cottage as it had everything we needed and was warm and comfortable. Perfect location for us with a dog, being close to the common and a short walk to the beach. Thrilled!!!Ms Alison Jacobs - 6th November 2017
Lovely cottage in a perfect location for us.Mr Nigel Oates - 16th October 2017
We thought this was a wonderful property. Mr Geoff Laurence - 16th October 2017
Very happy with it, would gladly return.Mr James Bryant - 29th August 2017
Perfect location, very comfortable lovely and warm, the perfect cottage to escape to.Ms Diana Thirkettle - 28th March 2017
We had a lovely stay in a beautifully presented cottage ideally located. Thank youMrs Annette Cavanagh - 2nd March 2017
We had a lovely half term break at Black Cottage and would love to return in the future. Ideal for our little dog.Mr Richard Hammond - 26th February 2017
Excellent renovation to a historic building. Good position and very warm property.Mrs Janice Nunn - 1st December 2016
Extremely comfortable cottage, very well appointed with a lovely atmosphere to relax in. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.Mrs Dawn Pickering - 8th November 2016
Excellent and we hope to return again at some stage. Very, cosy and well situated for the town and beach. Mill Lane is surprisingly quiet.Mr T Lucas - 25th April 2016
A lovely cosy property, beautifully renovated in a great location.Mrs N Chandler - 11th April 2016
Excellent location and property for 2 x birthday celebrations - we genuinely can't wait to book again - free near-by parking a real bonus - good eating in town and loads to see and do in the area. Thank you - first class in all regards.Mr A Forbes - 21st February 2016
Black Cottage is a beautiful place, right in the heart of Southwold. Immaculately clean and well fitted out it was the perfect place for a week's holiday. We will be back! Southwold is perfect, what more can you say. The great food, pubs and shops put it way above most other seaside towns in Britain.Mr R Teverson - 16th December 2015
Brilliant cottage,amazing location, a big thank you to the owners & the team.Mrs Wendy Austin - 26th October 2015
Wonderful cosy cottage in great locationDr L Greathead - 12th October 2015
Charming cottage, love the location and the open fire.Miss N Brown - 29th September 2015
Perfect holiday. Tenth time in Southwold and best cottage so far. Loved it.Mrs Jayne Allitt - 20th September 2015
Excellent in all aspects thank youMrs A McLeod - 17th June 2015
A lovely property where it is clear that a lot of thought went into the recent refurbishment/extension.Mr Richard Marsh - 8th June 2015
A delightful property in a fabulous location, well equipped and spotlessly clean, all we could have wished for.Mrs Catherine Hollingsworth - 19th May 2015
The cottage was just what we were looking for - cosy especially the log fire.Mrs Turner - 2nd December 2014
Thank you for a lovely stay in this cottage. It was very warm and comfortable.Mrs Hardman Dodd - 21st November 2014
A most enjoyable week in a lovely, quaint, quirky cottage.Mrs Morgan - 17th October 2014
We have had a lovely week in your quaint little cottage. Perfect location for our little dog who loved Southwold Common and the beach. We'll be back!Mrs Viner - 10th October 2014
A quaint cottage in a superb location. A great short break in a beautiful part of the country. Many thanks!Me Edkins - 22nd August 2014
A great week in a lovely homely cottage. Thank you for sharing it with us!Mr Houghton - 25th July 2014
Wonderful week in a dear cottage, with everything we needed. Super location. Just where we wanted to be. Hope to come again next year1Miss Reeve - 18th July 2014
We had a wonderful time - beautiful cottage and great location! Many thanksMr Madden - 4th July 2014
Very relaxing break in a comfy and well-equipped cottage. Super location!Mrs Davies - 6th May 2014
Lovely break in a cosy cottage with good decorative features. Perfect location for shops and long walks.Ms Webber - 2nd May 2014
Thank you for sharing your lovely cottage. Wonderful week in amazing sunshine.Mrs Sergeant - 18th April 2014
Lovely visit to this holiday cottage. Excellent bedding and welcome tray. Enjoyed the log fire.Mr Ollerenshaw - 10th April 2014
We had a lovely time here in Black Cottage. The weather was a little chilly but we were warm and cosy here. There was everything needed to make our holiday good. Close to shops, Common and sea. PERFECT!Mrs Crisp - 27th March 2014


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