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Montague House

Southwold - Southwold & Surrounding Villages

Montague House, once the family home of George Orwell, is conveniently located on Southwold High Street. It offers high quality furnishings and cosy accommodation for a family looking to be based in the centre of Southwold.
  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • No pets
  • Garden/courtyard
  • No private parking
£855 - £1570 per week *


Montague House is conveniently located on Southwold High Street. The property was once the family home of George Orwell. Orwell himself lived here from time to time and most notably in 1935 when he wrote 'A Clergyman's Daughter'. Montague House offers high quality furnishings and cosy accommodation for a family looking to be based in the centre of all the amenities this beautiful seaside town has to offer. Shop: 30 yards Pub: 50 yards.

Sitting Room: TV, DVD, iPod dock with Bluetooth, electric fire.
Dining Room: Table and chairs.
Kitchen: Electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher.
Utility Area: Washing machine, tumble dryer (access to Bedroom 3).
Shower Room: Shower cubicle, washbasin and wc.

Bedroom 1: Double bed.
Bedroom 2: Double bed (access to Bedroom 4 if required).
Bedroom 3: Twin beds.
Bedroom 4: Single bed (accessed from Bedroom 2 or separate access from Utility Room - please be aware the stairs are steep and winding).
Bathroom: Corner bath with overbath shower, washbasin and wc.
Garden: Pretty rear garden with furniture.
Parking: Roadside (please note there is no parking directly outside the property).
Heating: Gas heating.
Notes: Wi-fi and towels provided.  Cot and highchair available to use.

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!


  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • No pets
  • Garden/courtyard
  • No private parking
  • 3 Single beds
  • 2 Double beds
  • WiFi available
  • 4 Stars
  • Equipped with a highchair
  • Cot available
  • Bath towels included
  • Bed linen included
  • Equipped with a dishwasher
  • Equipped with a tumble dryer
  • Equipped with a washing machine



Friendly, efficient and courteous service from Suffolk Secrets and Southwold is a gem as ever. Ideal location and an excellent standard of accommodation.Mr Tim Bird - 22nd June 2017
We have stayed in many properties in Southwold over the last 22 years and this was by far the best. It was extremely comfortable and well equipped for 7 adults.Mrs H Read - 29th April 2016
We really like Montague House (and have stayed there three times now). It is very pleasantly arranged, and clean.Mr Jeremy Stone - 12th April 2016
2nd time we have used Suffolk Secrets and extremely happy both times.L E Jermy - 21st October 2015


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