The Old Rope House

Southwold, Southwold & Surrounding Villages

  • 4 Star
  • Situated in a quiet yet central spot of Southwold, this gorgeous terraced property dating back to 1883 is the ideal large home for a coastal retreat.

You can book this property from:

  • £1,515 per week
  • £216 per night
  • 4 Star


Located in quiet yet prime central spot, close to the beach in the heart of Southwold, The Old Rope House is a hidden coastal gem ideally situated to access all this seaside town has to offer, directly from your doorstep. Take a short stroll through the quiet lanes and you will soon be walking along the sea front watching the waves lapping against the golden sands and pebbles or if you fancy perusing the wonderful array of independent shops, pubs, and cafes, these are all within a 5-minute walk. Where better to call home for your holiday than in this perfectly placed bolthole for eight!

Set over three floors, this charming, terraced property dates back to 1883 and has a wealth of original features interspersed with modern-day luxuries. Wooden floorboards, bay fronted windows and gorgeous feature fireplaces are just some of the characterful features you will find here. Four bedrooms are found on the first and second floors and all are bright, welcoming, and spacious creating the perfect atmosphere to rest and relax in. The sitting and dining rooms are the real hub of the home to bring everyone together. Sit back and enjoy a film on the sumptuous sofas after a long walk across to Walberswick or gather round the dining table for a delicious dinner cooked in the fully equipped kitchen. Whatever you decide to do here, The Old Rope House is the crème de la crème of large houses in this charming coastal town.

Why we love this property: A charming central bolthole perfect for exploring all that Southwold has to offer.

Sitting Room: Smart TV with access to streaming services and Bluetooth connection, open fireplace, soft-seating and bay window overlooking front garden.
Dining Room: Dining table with seating for eight guests, feature fireplace, storage with books and games and large sofa.
Kitchen: Fully fitted kitchen with ceramic hob, oven, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge freezer.
Shower Room: Shower cubicle, washbasin and wc.

Bedroom 1: King size bed, bedside tables with lamps, chest of drawers, built in storage and bay window with armchair.  
Bedroom 2: Double bed, bedside tables with lamps, chest of drawers, built in storage and armchair.
Bathroom: Bath with shower attachment, WC and washbasin.

Bedroom 3:
Twin single beds, bedside tables with lamps and chest of drawers.
Bedroom 4: Twin single beds, bedside tables with lamps and chest of drawers.

Garden: Enclosed rear courtyard garden with dining tables and chairs. Enclosed garden to front of property laid to lawn.
Parking: Private parking space at rear of property.
Heating: Gas central heating.
Pets: Two pets
Notes: Wi-fi, bed linen and towels provided. Please bring your own beach towels. Travel cot available on request.

Southwold Central - The properties located in central Southwold are all within minutes of the marketplace, with the elegant Swan Hotel, an excellent range of small shops including a greengrocer 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), or via Bailey Bridge. Don't forget that the beach is never very far away!


Beds & bedrooms

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


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot


  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Private parking

How far to ...?

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

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Smart TV
  • Welcome pack

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf


  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Important - please note

House Rules

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