Blackshore House

Wenhaston, Southwold & Surrounding Villages

  • 5 Star
  • Unique style and stunning furnishings, Blackshore has everything you need for a wonderful staycation. The log burning stove is the cherry on top!

You can book this property from:

  • £953 per week
  • £136 per night
  • 5 Star


A stunningly furnished, detached, self-catering property boasting both style and cosiness, Blackshore offers an idyllic getaway for families and friends. A truly characterful feel has been injected into this holiday cottage, showcasing its own distinctive theme and it is complete with gorgeous features such as a log burning stove and tranquil outside space.

Located in a quiet spot, with a beautiful garden and patio area for alfresco dining, it also benefits from having its own private parking. Beautifully furnished throughout and well-equipped, this cottage is ideal for exploring all that this area of Suffolk has to offer. A stay here will have you tucked away from the hustle and bustle and yet within easy driving distance of the popular seaside towns of Southwold and Aldeburgh, whilst the RSPB Minsmere nature reserve is just a 15 minute drive away. Blackshore is situated in the village of Wenhaston which is surrounded by fabulous countryside walks, including walks along the nearby Blyth river at Blythburgh. The village pub, The Star Inn is also just a few minutes walk from this lovely holiday cottage. The pretty setting is ideal for those who enjoy walking, birdwatching, cycling and for families too. Days out exploring can be perfectly completed by settling down in the sitting room in front of the log burning stove. Whether you choose to return with fish and chips or whip up your own culinary delights, the fantastic sociable kitchen is ideal for gathering the family together with it’s large kitchen island complete with bar stools. With two bedrooms on the ground floor and two on the first floor, this holiday cottage offers generous accommodation for up to 8 guests. Every inch has been carefully designed to provide a comforting and welcoming space.

With multiple sociable garden spaces to enjoy, there is a space for everyone to relax. There is a large front garden with fire pit and patio with seating and barbeque area. And to the rear, there is a lovely outside space with lawn and seating area, as well as a paved area with a Netball hoop. What's more, a gate leads directly from the garden onto the heath - ideal for those who enjoy a scenic walk and perfect for your four legged friends!

This is a self-catering holiday cottage perfect for year-round stays, with a stunning garden for memorable summer holidays and cosy log burning stove to snuggle in front of after winter walks. There really is something for everyone here. If you are looking for a Suffolk staycation that is a little out of the ordinary, then we suggest a stay at Blackshore. Pub: 500 yards, Shop: 500 yards to village store

What we love about this property? It’s unique style and stunning furnishings – the log burning stove is the cherry on top!

Boot Room: entrance boot room with space for shoes, coats and luggage
Utility Room: additional cupboard space and storage, washing machine, tumble dryer
Open Plan Kitchen/Diner: Generous kitchen with large kitchen island with stools. Double eye-level electric ovens with grill, integrated full height fridge freezer, dishwasher, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine and ample storage space Dining Space: with dining table and seating for eight guests.
Sitting Room: with comfortable seating, Smart TV, and wood burning stove. Doors leading out to the garden.
Hallway leading to ground floor bedrooms and stairs to first floor
Bedroom 1: King size bed, bedside shelves and lamps. Wardrobe and chest of drawers, TV
Bedroom 2: Zip&Link Twin beds which can be made up as a super king on request, bedside shelves and overhead lamps, wardrobe and chest of drawers
Family Bathroom: with freestanding bath, wc, and basin and separate walk in shower.

Large landing space
Bedroom 3: King size bed, bedside shelves and overhead lamps, wardrobe, TV
Bedroom 4: Zip&Link Twin beds which can be made up as a super king on request, bedside shelves and lamps, hanging space for clothes
Shower Room: walk in shower, wc, basin.

Garden: Sociable outside space including a large front garden with fire pit, patio area with seating and barbeque area. A rear garden with lawn and seating area, as well as a paved area with a Netball hoop. There is also a gate leading from the garden which leads directly onto the heath. 
Parking: Private parking which will easily accomodate 3 cars
Heating: Oil fired central heating
Notes: Bed linen, towels and wi-fi provided. High chair/stair gate/travel cot provided. There is also a table tennis table available for guest use. 

Pets: 2 well behaved dogs welcome, but not upstairs or on furniture


Beds & bedrooms

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


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate


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

How far to ...?

  • Beach 6 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles
  • Shop 0.1 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Bird watching
  • Cycling


  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 09:00

  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.


Wenhaston is a pretty village, with a pub and shop within walking distance of the cottage, which serves food and local ales. There are also three lovely areas of common within the parish which are ideal for local walks. There are coastal resorts and nature reserves within easy reach. Wenhaston is only six miles from Southwold and Walberswick, with Minsmere approximately 8 miles away. The Norfolk Broads and many beauty spots can be found within half an hours drive. Halesworth, four miles away, has a regular train service from Norwich and London. There is a regular bus service through the village to Southwold, Lowestoft and Aldeburgh.