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Drift Cottage

Walberswick - Southwold & Surrounding Villages

Drift Cottage is situated in Walberswick, a popular location for a Suffolk holiday! The property is on a quiet lane and offers high quality furnishings.
  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
£690 - £1780 per week *


This is a delightful 1920s semi-detached period cottage, sitting on the edge of the common on a quiet lane. Drift Cottage sleeps eight in four or five bedrooms, has private parking, and enjoys open views from the front aspect. It has a charming and good sized south-facing garden that is fully enclosed, the main village shop, the main street, and the beach beyond are also within easy walking distance along with Southwold harbour. This property is a much loved family home, and is well-equipped making it an excellent choice for summer family holidays or cosy winter breaks. Shop: 200 yards Pub: 700 yards.

Sitting Room: Smart TV, DVD, open fire.
Kitchen/Dining Room: Cooker, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, table and chairs, French doors leading out to garden.
Laundry Cupboard: Washing machine, tumble dryer.
Snug Room: TV, DVD, sofa bed.
Bedroom 1: Super king size bed.
Bathroom: Bath, overbath shower, washbasin and wc.

Bedroom 2:
Twin beds.
Bedroom 3: King size bed.
Bedroom 4: Bunk beds, travel cot.
Shower Room: Shower, washbasin and wc.

Garden: South facing rear garden with furniture and barbecue.
Parking: Private for two cars.
Heating: Central heating.
Pets: One well-behaved pet welcome.
Notes: Wi-fi and towels provided.

Walberswick has over a thousand acres of open access heath and marshland, protected as an Area of Outstanding National Beauty. The RSPB Bird Reserve at Minsmere is a short drive away and the seaside town of Southwold is within strolling distance along one of the many beautiful walks in and around Walberswick or the foot ferry that runs during the summer months. Within Walberswick there are tearooms, restaurants, two public houses, an art gallery, original crafts and gift shops.


  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
  • 2 Single beds
  • 2 King size/super king size beds
  • 2 Single bunk beds
  • WiFi available
  • 3 Stars
  • Travel cot available
  • 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 *
22 Jul 17 - 9 Sep 17 £1,585
9 Sep 17 - 16 Sep 17 £1,430
16 Sep 17 - 23 Sep 17 £1,170
23 Sep 17 - 21 Oct 17 £890
21 Oct 17 - 28 Oct 17 £1,170
28 Oct 17 - 4 Nov 17 £890
4 Nov 17 - 23 Dec 17 £690
23 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18 £1,585
23 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18 £1,585
6 Jan 18 - 10 Feb 18 £705
10 Feb 18 - 24 Feb 18 £910
24 Feb 18 - 24 Mar 18 £705
24 Mar 18 - 14 Apr 18 £1,195
14 Apr 18 - 26 May 18 £910
26 May 18 - 2 Jun 18 £1,615
2 Jun 18 - 14 Jul 18 £1,195
14 Jul 18 - 21 Jul 18 £1,460
21 Jul 18 - 28 Jul 18 £1,615
28 Jul 18 - 11 Aug 18 £1,700
11 Aug 18 - 8 Sep 18 £1,615
8 Sep 18 - 15 Sep 18 £1,460
15 Sep 18 - 22 Sep 18 £1,195
22 Sep 18 - 20 Oct 18 £910
20 Oct 18 - 3 Nov 18 £1,195
3 Nov 18 - 22 Dec 18 £705
22 Dec 18 - 29 Dec 18 £1,615
29 Dec 18 - 6 Jan 19 £1,780

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


It's a perfect property for our family holiday Have already rented it twice this year and we are returning next April Service from Suffolk secrets is excellent. Twice we have had to have bins emptied and it has been sorted out immediately.Mrs E A Dagnall - 14th September 2016
Lovely cottage in great location and well equippedMrs Sally Vernall - 29th August 2016
Comfy and homely, had everything we needed for a lovely holiday with family.Mrs Helen Wolvey - 23rd May 2016
Perfect house for a family break in a stunning location. We hardly left Walberswick at all that week!Mr T Newitt - 6th May 2016
The Bell Inn is a great pub/restaurant.Mrs M Neeve - 2nd September 2015
Cottage was really well appointed and very comfortableMrs A De Souza - 2nd July 2015
Lovely cottage in great location, very peaceful.Mrs Sally Vernall - 15th June 2015
We loved it here, a really wonderful, warm family cottage with a fabulous tea pot! Great for walking the track to the Harbour, back to the Green and to the sea.... Thank you!Mr Jennings - 1st December 2014
Perfect for sea walks and pubs, especially The Bell. Cosy, well-equipped cottage. Loved the crockery.Mrs Attmore - 16th November 2014
Great sized cottage for our two families. Had pleasant walks to the beach and enjoyed chilling out.Mr Leadbetter - 1st November 2014
Very cosy cottage, well-equipped... hope to return. Thank you!Mrs Pettit - 25th October 2014
Lovely cottage in a very quiet area. Good downstairs bedroom for our Mum and enclosed garden for the dog. Plenty of space and everything we needed.Mrs Wilmot - 27th September 2014
Thank you for a wonderful month at Drift Cottage. Very comfortable and a joy to stay in. A perfect month holidaying in Suffolk - we will be back!Ms Rayner - 30th August 2014


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