The Thatched Cottage

Walberswick, Southwold & Surrounding Villages

  • Packed full of character, charm and history, The Thatched Cottage is ideal for truly memorable holiday for up to 8 people looking for a self-catering holiday in the centre of Walberswick. 

You can book this property from:

  • £1,098 per week
  • £157 per night


This beautiful cottage has been in the owners' family for generations and is a much loved family home. With exposed beams and brickwork, a cosy sitting room with wood-burning stove and sea views from several of the upstairs bedrooms, The Thatched cottage is a charming holiday retreat in a wonderful coastal location.

The cottage is situated in the idyllic village of Walberswick which has a fascinating history with links to the Arts and Crafts movement of the late 19th century and a thriving artistic community in the village and surrounding area today.

This spacious holiday home has a contemporary style whilst staying true to its Arts and Crafts origins. It sleeps eight people comfortably in five bedrooms, together with a bathroom, two shower rooms, sitting room, dining area and galley kitchen.

Outside you will find an enclosed pretty garden with a footpath at the left of the cottage leading to the beach via the countryside route. There is also off-street parking for three to four cars.


Entrance lobby and cloakroom.
Kitchen: Galley style with electric oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge and freezer and washing machine.
Dining area: Dining table and seating for eight people, glazed door to garden.
Sitting room: Overlooking the pretty garden; L shaped seater modular sofa, Jotul log burner, TV and DVD.
Bedroom 1: Zip and link twin beds/Super-king and ensuite shower room, WC, handbasin and heated towel rail and glazed French doors to steps down to garden. *Please indicate at time of booking if you would like this room as a twin or a superking*
Family bathroom: Bath, shower over, WC, handbasin and heated towel rail.
Cloakroom: WC and hand basin.

First Floor:
Bedroom 1: Single bedroom, oak bed frame with storage drawers under plus chest of drawers, hanging space and mirror.
Bedroom 2: Single bedroom, oak bed frame with storage drawers under plus chest of drawers, hanging space and mirror.
Bedroom 3: Twin bedroom, oak bed frames with storage drawers under and cupboard, sea views.
Bedroom 4: Double bedroom, king sized bed, oak bed frame with storage drawers under, bedside tables and lamps, wardrobe, table and mirror, sea views.
Shower room: Shower cubicle, WC and hand basin.

Outside: Cottage garden with lawn and mature shrubs and trees, together with a sunken terrace with a stunning slate table and chairs and sheltered loggia against the house. There is a firepit in the rear of the garden along with a barbeque which is perfect guests to enjoy the lovely garden on summer evenings.

Notes: The cottage has WiFi, Superfast Fibre Broadband, Blue Ray DVD and Smart TV. There is also a Playstation 4. Bed linen and towels provided. One small basket of logs is provided on arrival in the winter months for the wood burning stove in the sitting room  (November-March).
Heating: The cottage has electric underfloor heating on the ground floor plus storage radiators upstairs and on the ground floor which will be switched on for arrivals in the colder months.
Parking: There is gated private parking for three cars

*Please note that there is an un-fenced pond in the garden - the pond has a re-enforced metal mesh just under the surface.*

The Thatched Cottage is within easy walking distance of all that makes Walberswick special: the beach, the River Blyth and the rowing boat ferry (in high season), wonderful walks and cycle paths over the river to Southwold or further afield to Dunwich, together with two excellent pubs within walking distance, a variety of tea rooms and other shops selling a wide range of products plus a well stocked grocery shop. The cottage is ideal, either for family beach holidays, couples or groups of friends planning to visit the Suffolk Heritage Coast to walk, cycle, play golf or just to relax and explore this pretty village and the iconic seaside town of Southwold.


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 4 single beds
  • 1 single Zip&Link bed (combine for king/super king)


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 5 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath
  • Shower


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

How far to ...?

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

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Surfing


  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • 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.


Beautiful cosy fully equipped cottage in excellent location

Mrs R,