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2, Nil-Desperandum

Middleton - Suffolk Coast and Heaths

2, Nil-Desperandum is a beautiful and cosy cottage bursting with character, just perfect for a small family or a couple.
  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
£445 - £770 per week *


2 Nil-Desperandum is a beautiful 17th Century oak framed Suffolk cottage situated within this pretty village. Cosy and comfortably furnished the cottage is ideal for a family to escape to for a week's holiday or for a couple seeking a romantic weekend hideaway. Beamed ceilings and a woodburner add to the character of this delightful cottage. Shop: 2 miles (farm shop 1/4 mile). Pub: 0.2 miles.

Sitting Room:
HD TV, DVD, Blue Tooth radio, woodburner.
Dining Area: Table and chairs.
Kitchen: Built in electric cooker, gas hob, fridge, microwave, dishwasher, door to rear garden.
Bedroom 2: Twin beds (one full size, one 2' 6''), wardrobe and En-Suite Shower Room with power shower cubicle, washbasin and wc.

Accessed by a steep cottage staircase
Bedroom 1: Brass double bed. Walk in wardroble, dressing table.
Shower Room: Power shower cubicle, washbasin and wc.

Garden: Landscaped front garden. Path to enclosed lawned private rear garden with decked area and garden furniture.
Original Wash House: Washing machine, tumble dryer, freezer.
Parking: Driveway with parking for two cars.
Heating: Gas fired central heating.
Pets: One well-behaved pet welcome.
Notes: Towels, books and games included. Logs and kindling for initial fire in woodburner provided. There is a telephone for incoming and outgoing calls however an honesty box is provided.

Middleton is a beautiful village with elegant church, lovely central green and popular thatched pub. It is off the beaten track with no through traffic and comprises pretty cottages grouped around the green and overlooked by the church - it is one of Suffolk's best kept secrets. Minsmere nature reserve is only 3.5 miles away (less by foot), Dunwich and the coast four miles, Southwold ten miles, Aldeburgh seven miles.


  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
  • 2 Single beds
  • 1 Double bed
  • WiFi available
  • 4 Stars
  • Equipped with a highchair
  • 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 *
21 Jul 17 - 8 Sep 17 £770
8 Sep 17 - 15 Sep 17 £695
15 Sep 17 - 22 Sep 17 £630
22 Sep 17 - 20 Oct 17 £520
20 Oct 17 - 27 Oct 17 £630
27 Oct 17 - 3 Nov 17 £520
3 Nov 17 - 22 Dec 17 £445
22 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18 £770

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


Really enjoyed all, cottage, area and location.Mr T I Houlden - 22nd May 2017
Nice cottage in a very good location.Mr Robert Hutton - 23rd April 2017
We had a good service with Suffolk secrets and the local area was very good especially the village and the local people. Lots of eating places which was essential for us.Mrs J Kimpton - 18th September 2016
Excellent property, warm, spotless and beautifully presented, would highly recommend.Mr J Meikle - 23rd February 2016
A comfortable and warm cottage for a winter let.Mrs R E Goodall - 11th November 2015
A delightful, cosy and characterful cottage set in a wonderful location close to the coast, Minsmere, and the glorious Suffolk countryside. Our second visit and we would definitely stay again!Mrs Vera Batey - 4th October 2015
Very clean, comfortable and cosy cottage. We have booked holiday homes with Suffolk Secrets three times so far and have never been disappointed with any aspect of their excellent service.Mr J Chinnock - 21st September 2015
Perfect and in beautiful surroundings!Mrs L Hawkins - 16th August 2015
One of the best properties I have stayed in. Loved the garden also with having 2 dogs.Mrs K Buckley - 9th July 2015
Lovely property in a pretty, quiet village close to some great tourist attractions.Ms PJ Nicholls - 28th June 2015


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