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An elegant three-storey Victorian holiday cottage sleeping eight. With spacious rooms flooded with light, Elkhorn is the perfect retreat for large families and groups visiting Southwold.
  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • No pets
  • Garden/courtyard
  • No private parking
£915 - £2050 per week *


Elkhorn offers space and light aplenty with high ceilings and grand windows throughout. A contemporary Victorian sanctuary, the property has a fresh feel as sunshine pours through the rooms and hallways. Located between Southwold beach and lighthouse, guests will have the best of British seaside tradition on their doorstep. Whether cooking at home or grabbing a Friday night supper from the renowned Little Fish and Chip Shop, Elkhorn’s kitchen diner and dining room offer various seating options and all the amenities needed for self-catering. Guests can unwind, drink and catch up around the marvellous dining table, eat fresh Southwold produce at the kitchen table or enjoy a leisurely breakfast on the kitchen’s breakfast bar. 

On the first floor and in one of two living rooms, both with period fire places, guests will find original French doors that lead out onto a fantastic balcony. The blue and yellow colour palettes of the room create a calm and welcoming environment where guests can put their feet up and enjoy the Sky Variety Bundle on the flat screen television. Downstairs, guests can engage in activity in the play room, a wonderful area where big or little kids can enjoy their own time with amenities such as a Freeview TV and music centre. 

Spread across the first and second floors, all five bedrooms are so cosy and comfy that previous guests have been known to comment on the comfiness of Elkhorn’s beds! The luxurious master bedroom offers a dreamy king size slumber and a fabulous en-suite bathroom. Other bedrooms have access to the family sized bathroom and ground floor shower room where guests can wash the Suffolk sand off of their toes. Rare for Southwold, particularly in a property so close to the sea, Elkhorn has the added bonus of private outdoor space. A paved courtyard at the rear of the property provides privacy and outdoor rattan furniture where guests can enjoy dining al fresco.

Why We Love This Property: We love Elkhorn’s French doors that lead on to the wonderfully Victorian balcony. Overlooking the quiet Southwold street that blends into the sea, guests can fill their lungs with clean and fresh salty air as they watch the seagulls glide through the Suffolk skies. Shop: 175 yards. Pub: 175 yards.

Ground Floor:
Family Room/Playroom
with Freeview TV, music centre (DAB radio, CD and Bluetooth).
Dining Room with table and chairs seating eight.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room with gas hob, double electric oven, fridge freezer, microwave, dishwasher, table and chairs to seat eight, music centre with DAB radio and iPod docking station.
Utility Area with washing machine and tumble dryer.
Shower Room with shower, washbasin and WC.
Courtyard garden with rattan garden furniture.

First Floor:
Sitting Room
with Flat screen TV and Sky variety bundle, DVD, balcony and sea views.
Bedroom with king size bed.
En-Suite Shower Room with shower, washbasin and WC.
Bedroom with double bed.
Bathroom with bath, over-bath shower, washbasin and WC.

Second Floor:
with double bed and washbasin.
Bedroom with twin beds.
Bedroom with child's bunk beds - suitable for small children only.

Gas central heating.
Wi-fi internet.
Bed linen and towels provided.
Please note that eight is the maximum number of guests that can be accommodated here.


  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • No pets
  • Garden/courtyard
  • No private parking
  • 2 Single beds
  • 2 Double beds
  • 1 King size/super king size bed
  • 2 Single bunk beds
  • WiFi available
  • 4 Stars
  • Bath towels included
  • Bed linen included
  • Equipped with a dishwasher
  • Equipped with a tumble dryer
  • Equipped with a washing machine



Lovely large property, very clean and well presented. Extremely well situated and convenient to beach, town and pier.Mr P Fletcher - 13th July 2017
we found the cottage very comfortable and well equipped for a large family. Very good friendly and efficient service.Mr Michael Coates - 11th May 2016
Elkhorn is a lovely house, much more spacious than it looks. One extremely welcome bonus was that the beds were very comfortable- almost unheard of in rented properties!Ms J Malvisi - 26th October 2015
A lovely property, a very short walk from the beach, which is good for children and all the equipment needed for the beach!Mrs V J Coffey - 10th September 2015


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