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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
£660 - £1580 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: 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 which can be made into twin beds (please specify your preference at the time of booking).
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
  • WiFi available
  • 3 Stars
  • Travel cot available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bath towels included
  • Equipped with a dishwasher
  • Equipped with a tumble dryer
  • Equipped with a washing machine


Band Date Range 7 night price *
B 24th September 2016 - 21st October 2016 £854.00
C 22nd October 2016 - 28th October 2016 £1,117.00
A 29th October 2016 - 16th December 2016 £660.00
E 17th December 2016 - 24th December 2016 £1,521.00
E Christmas £1,521.00
E New Year £1,521.00
A 1st January 2017 - 10th February 2017 £685.00
B 11th February 2017 - 17th February 2017 £885.00
A 18th February 2017 - 31st March 2017 £685.00
C 1st April 2017 - 21st April 2017 £1,165.00
B 22nd April 2017 - 26th May 2017 £885.00
E 27th May 2017 - 2nd June 2017 £1,580.00
C 3rd June 2017 - 14th July 2017 £1,165.00
D 15th July 2017 - 21st July 2017 £1,425.00
E 22nd July 2017 - 8th September 2017 £1,580.00
D 9th September 2017 - 15th September 2017 £1,425.00
C 16th September 2017 - 22nd September 2017 £1,165.00
B 23rd September 2017 - 20th October 2017 £885.00
C 21st October 2017 - 27th October 2017 £1,165.00
B 28th October 2017 - 3rd November 2017 £885.00
A 4th November 2017 - 22nd December 2017 £685.00
E 23rd December 2017 - 24th December 2017 £1,580.00
E Christmas £1,580.00
E New Year £1,580.00

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


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 - 3rd September 2016
Lovely cottage in great location and well equippedMrs S Vernall - 20th August 2016
Comfy and homely, had everything we needed for a lovely holiday with family.Mrs HELEN Wolvey - 14th May 2016
Perfect house for a family break in a stunning location. We hardly left Walberswick at all that week!Mr T Newitt - 17th April 2016
The Bell Inn is a great pub/restaurant.Mrs M Neeve - 22nd August 2015
Lovely cottage in great location, very peaceful.Mrs S Vernall - 6th June 2015
Cottage was really well appointed and very comfortableMrs A De Souza - 15th May 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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