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The Carter's Loft

Badingham - The Suffolk Countryside

This charming loft conversion is the perfect couples retreat.
  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
£275 - £430 per week *


The Carter's Loft is a thoughtfully renovated cart lodge in the small village of Badingham close to Framlingham. With its open plan living area and private balcony, it is perfect for a couple looking for a bolthole in the heart of Suffolk. The property also has its own private parking and balcony, and has been renovated to a high standard, offering you a relaxing and peaceful retreat. Shop: 25 yards Pub: 0.5 miles.

Open Plan Room
with Sitting Area: Smart TV with freesat, DVD. Dining Area: Table and chairs. Kitchen Area: Electric oven and hob, fridge with ice box, microwave. Bedroom Area: King size bed. 
Shower Room: Shower cubicle, washbasin and wc.

Garden: Private balcony with table and chairs.
Parking: Private for one car.
Heating: Electric heaters.
Pets: One well-behaved dog welcome.
Notes: Wi-fi and towels provided. There is a small, community run, shop and cafe on site seasonal fresh veg and other basic essentials as well as tea, our very own blend of coffee and delicious home made cakes.

Situated just off the tourist route which runs through Suffolk, lies the small village of Badingham. With its popular pub The White Horse at the heart of the community. Only a couple of miles away is Framlingham, a small market town that is rich in history and heritage. There is a 12th Century curtain-walled castle where Mary Tudor was proclaimed Queen, and the historic Saint Michael's church. Framlingham College is an imposing mock-gothic building overlooking the Meare, a lake which is a haven for wildlife. There are a number of cycle routes and walks in the area and there is a good range of shops and places to eat in the town. Aldeburgh is just fifteen miles away, and other places to visit include the beautiful villages of Constable Country, Minsmere bird reserve and Snape Maltings.


  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
  • 1 King size/super king size bed
  • WiFi available
  • VisitEngland Gold Award
  • 3 Stars
  • Bath towels included
  • Bed linen included


Date Range 7 night price * 3 night price *
3 Nov 17 - 22 Dec 17 £275 £206
22 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18 £380 £285
6 Jan 18 - 9 Feb 18 £280 £210
9 Feb 18 - 23 Feb 18 £305 £229
23 Feb 18 - 23 Mar 18 £280 £210
23 Mar 18 - 13 Apr 18 £330 £248
13 Apr 18 - 25 May 18 £305 £229
25 May 18 - 1 Jun 18 £390 £293
1 Jun 18 - 13 Jul 18 £330 £248
13 Jul 18 - 20 Jul 18 £360 £270
20 Jul 18 - 7 Sep 18 £390 £293
7 Sep 18 - 14 Sep 18 £360 £270
14 Sep 18 - 21 Sep 18 £330 £248
21 Sep 18 - 19 Oct 18 £305 £229
19 Oct 18 - 2 Nov 18 £330 £248
2 Nov 18 - 21 Dec 18 £280 £210
21 Dec 18 - 28 Dec 18 £390 £293
28 Dec 18 - 6 Jan 19 £430 £323

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


Clever use of space and very well equipped. Mr R Hook - 9th February 2017
A good base for two - ideally placed for exploring north and south Suffolk.Mr Swinyard - 20th February 2015
Valentines Day getaway with our dog. Beautiful accommodation, peaceful setting close to sights and attractions. Lovely welcome basket from the owners - thank you. We will definitely be back!Mrs Rice - 15th February 2015
The Carter's Loft looked nice on the Suffolk Secrets website and it certainly was. Very smart conversion. Really enjoyed our week, had several cuppas in the evening on the balcony with moon over us. Enjoyed the welcome pack. Thank you.Mr Edwards - 3rd January 2015
Lovely quirky cottage set in lovely surroundings. It's also a great base to explore the beautiful Suffolk countryside. Thank you for the welcome pack, a very nice touch.Mr Aylott - 28th September 2014
Perfect size to use as a base for bird watching. Nice and peaceful. I would recommend The Carter's Loft to anyone coming to Suffolk. Many thanks for a lovely stay and thanks for the goodies.Mr Kershaw - 26th September 2014


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