Hoist Cottage

Walberswick, Southwold & Surrounding Villages

  • 3 Star
  • A homely cottage in the heart of the village of Walberswick, Hoist Cottage is a lovely detached house just waiting to welcome a family of 7 to the Suffolk coast. Just a short drive or walk from Southwold. 

You can book this property from:

  • £737 per week
  • £105 per night
  • 3 Star


Situated on the edge of the village of Walberswick and only a short walk from the village shop, church and many footpaths, this cottage enjoys a secluded position tucked away behind evergreen hedges and surrounded by a large pretty garden. If you are looking for a family-friendly cottage close to the beach and local amenities, this is the perfect holiday hideaway. 

With three good sized bedrooms and an additional slatted bed with good mattress available in one of the twin rooms, this seaside cottage can sleep up to six people. The cottage features a light and airy open plan kitchen/dining room and a cosy sitting room with a gas fire and french doors opening out on to a paved terrace and garden. There is a spacious family bathroom on the first floor plus a ground-floor shower room which is great for showering off after a day on the beach.  


Living area:
Two-seater leather sofa, three-seater leather sofa and one armchair.
Digital TV, DVD player, iPod speakers/docking station, books
Gas fire. 

Kitchen: very recently extensively re-fitted and re-decorated to a high standard.
Table and chairs for six.
Electric cooker, electric hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge with freezer compartment, toaster.
Washing machine.  

Bathroom :
Family bathroom: bath with hand shower, WC and hand basin.
Ground-floor shower room with shower cubicle and WC. 

One double, two twin bedrooms.
Additional 'portable' bed with mattress available in one of twin bedrooms on request. 

The garden surrounds the cottage creating a relaxing, peaceful environment.  High hedges provide a safe, secluded and secure setting and there is a children's play house, equipped with a children's table, chairs, stools and various toys suitable for children, including a Giant Connect 4. There is garden furniture and chairs for six people.

There is a brick built barbeque suitable for disposable barbeques only ( you will need to bring your own or purchase them locally).

There is off-road parking for three cars.

The area:
The pretty coastal village of Walberswick has much to offer with two excellent pubs serving locally brewed Adnams Ales and a wide choice of food, a lovely beach and a selection of tea-rooms and gift shops around the village green as well as a children's play area. Walberswick also has a village shop and delicatessen and just across the River Blyth are the many attractions of Southwold.  

Southwold is a 15 minute drive from Walberswick but can also be reached by footpaths and cycle paths to the bailey bridge at Southwold harbour or by rowing boat ferry which runs between Easter and September.  Southwold has a range of great shops from artisan bakeries to fashionable boutiques and local independent shops and art galleries.  There is also a small cinema, the iconic Southwold Pier, the Boating Lake, golf club and two tennis clubs. 


Hoist Cottage has WiFi. 

The cottage is centrally heated. Bed linen and towels are provided.  

Stairgates are provided for families and the appropriate cups fitted to the walls and wooden banisters for ease of use.


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • 4 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Family friendly
  • Stairgate


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Private parking

How far to ...?

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

Special Features

  • WiFi

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Surfing


  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.