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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


Band Date Range 7 night price *
2nd June 2017 - 14th July 2017 £745.00
14th July 2017 - 21st July 2017 £830.00
21st July 2017 - 8th September 2017 £870.00
8th September 2017 - 15th September 2017 £830.00
15th September 2017 - 22nd September 2017 £745.00
22nd September 2017 - 20th October 2017 £660.00
20th October 2017 - 27th October 2017 £745.00
27th October 2017 - 3rd November 2017 £660.00
3rd November 2017 - 22nd December 2017 £570.00
22nd December 2017 - 6th January 2018 £870.00
22nd December 2017 - 6th January 2018 £870.00
6th January 2018 - 9th February 2018 £580.00
9th February 2018 - 23rd February 2018 £675.00
23rd February 2018 - 23rd March 2018 £580.00
23rd March 2018 - 13th April 2018 £780.00
13th April 2018 - 25th May 2018 £675.00
25th May 2018 - 1st June 2018 £885.00
1st June 2018 - 13th July 2018 £780.00
13th July 2018 - 20th July 2018 £870.00
20th July 2018 - 27th July 2018 £885.00
27th July 2018 - 10th August 2018 £930.00
10th August 2018 - 7th September 2018 £915.00
7th September 2018 - 14th September 2018 £870.00
14th September 2018 - 21st September 2018 £780.00
21st September 2018 - 19th October 2018 £675.00
19th October 2018 - 2nd November 2018 £780.00
2nd November 2018 - 21st December 2018 £580.00
21st December 2018 - 28th December 2018 £885.00
28th December 2018 - 6th January 2019 £995.00

* Please note: guide prices are based on the current year's prices and do not include optional items such as pet fees.


Perfect location, very comfortable lovely and warm, the perfect cottage to escape to.Ms D Thirkettle - 28th March 2017
We had a lovely stay in a beautifully presented cottage ideally located. Thank youMrs A 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.Miss S Hammond - 26th February 2017
Excellent renovation to a historic building. Good position and very warm property.Mrs J 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 W 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 J L 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 R Marsh - 8th June 2015
A delightful property in a fabulous location, well equipped and spotlessly clean, all we could have wished for.Mrs C 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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