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The Garden Flat

Cretingham - The Suffolk Countryside

A cosy couple's retreat where you can relax in a peaceful and tranquil setting.
  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
£385 - £495 per week *


Cosy and perfectly formed, The Garden Flat is the ultimate couples retreat and a great choice for short break stays at any time of year. Located in the heart of the Suffolk countryside close to Framlingham with its beautiful landscapes, this self-catering holiday cottage is well-suited for someone looking for a bolt hole from which to explore the surrounding area. Furnished to a high standard throughout and creating a relaxing environment for your holiday, The Garden Flat is located within the grounds of the owners home set within a large country garden which guests can meander the tranquil surroundings. The Garden Flat has many footpaths close by – perfect for a stroll. Shop: 3.5 miles Pub: 0.4 miles.

Why We Love This Property: This snug little abode is the perfect place to enjoy a quiet break with the popular Framlingham Castle attraction just a short drive away. 


Open Plan Room with Dining Area: Sky TV, small dining table and chairs. Kitchen Area: Microwave, four ring electric hob, fridge, basin. Bedroom Area: King size bed.
Shower Room: Shower cubicle, washbasin and WC. 
Utility Room (available by arrangement with the owner): Washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board.

Garden: Small patio area with garden furniture directly outside the property with stunning countryside views. Access the owner’s garden and meadow. Please note there are chickens in the grounds which roam freely.
Parking: One allocated parking space.
Heating: Underfloor heating.
Notes: Wi-Fi and towels provided. A car is essential. Freezer compartment available on site. Evening meals can be ordered with prior arrangement with the owner at an additional charge. 
Cooking Lessons: The owner of the property is a professional chef and guests can enjoy a cooking lesson with the owner by prior arrangement.

The village Cretingham is between four and five miles south west of the historic market town of Framlingham with its famous castle (Mary Queen of Scots was a prisoner there) and a full complement of shops and pubs.  Cretingham is surrounded by rolling countryside and has a popular pub and a church.  The Cretingham Golf Club is open to non-members and has a pay and play course. 


  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
  • 1 King size/super king size bed
  • WiFi available
  • 3 Stars
  • Bath towels included
  • Bed linen included
  • Equipped with a tumble dryer
  • Equipped with a washing machine
  • All on one level


Date Range 7 night price * 3 night price *
3 Nov 17 - 22 Dec 17 £385 £289
22 Dec 17 - 1 Jan 18 £480 £360
1 Jan 18 - 5 Jan 18 £480 £360
5 Jan 18 - 6 Jan 18 £385 £289
6 Jan 18 - 9 Feb 18 £385 £289
9 Feb 18 - 23 Feb 18 £410 £308
23 Feb 18 - 23 Mar 18 £385 £289
23 Mar 18 - 13 Apr 18 £435 £326
13 Apr 18 - 25 May 18 £410 £308
25 May 18 - 1 Jun 18 £480 £360
1 Jun 18 - 13 Jul 18 £435 £326
13 Jul 18 - 20 Jul 18 £455 £341
20 Jul 18 - 7 Sep 18 £480 £360
7 Sep 18 - 14 Sep 18 £455 £341
14 Sep 18 - 21 Sep 18 £435 £326
21 Sep 18 - 19 Oct 18 £410 £308
19 Oct 18 - 2 Nov 18 £435 £326
2 Nov 18 - 21 Dec 18 £385 £289
21 Dec 18 - 28 Dec 18 £480 £360
28 Dec 18 - 4 Jan 19 £495 £371

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


Holiday Extras

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Nick Catling Photography 10% Discount on Beach Photography Workshop

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Aldeburgh Yacht Club 2 Hour Sailing Experience at Aldeburgh Yacht Club

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Events & Entertainment

Sue Hudson Bread Making Friends & Family Bake Off

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