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Ilketshall St Margaret - The Suffolk Countryside

Brambles offers everything and more for your Suffolk holiday. This traditional timber framed cottage is in a quiet position in the Suffolk countryside and comes with a bubbling hot tub!
  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
£375 - £730 per week *


Brambles is a pretty hand crafted, timber framed semi-detached cottage built to a traditional style and nestling in the Suffolk countryside. The cottage has been lovingly converted by the owners and furnished to a high standard with the emphasis being firmly placed on the holiday maker's comfort and enjoyment. Brambles, Dragonfly and Tree Tops, are all part of Chestnut Tree Barns and can be booked together to accommodate larger parties. Shop: 4 miles Pub: 4 miles.

Sitting Room: TV, Netflix, DVD, inglenook fireplace housing a woodburner.
Dining Room: Table and chairs.
Kitchen: Electric cooker, fridge with ice box, microwave, dishwasher.
Bedroom 3: Single bed and pull out bed to make double or two singles.
En-Suite Shower Room: Shower, washbasin and wc.

Bedroom 1: Double bed.
Bedroom 2: Twin beds.
Bathroom: Bath, overbath mixer shower, washbasin and wc.

Garden: Paved terrace with patio furniture overlooking a fenced wildlife pond. Children should be supervised at all times. Gas barbecue. Meadow area available for ball games. Lawn games provided.
Parking: Ample parking.
Heating: Oil heating.
Pets: Two well-behaved pets welcome. More by arrangement. 
Notes: Wi-fi provided. Six berth hot tub under all-weather, lit, oak barn. All wood for the wood burning stove provided. Shared utility area with washing machine, drying space and fridge with large freezer space.
Special Offer: Repeat customers of Chestnut Tree Barns are entitled to a 10% discount.

The hamlet of Ilketshall St Margaret is located just south of the market town of Bungay with all  its shopping, eating and recreational opportunities virtually on the doorstep. Set within delightful countryside that offers peace and tranquillity yet has great links to some of Suffolk's well known market and coastal towns. Southwold and the Heritage Coast are just a short drive with Bungay and Beccles, market towns with diverse shopping opportunities, just minutes away. The whole area is surrounded by National Cycle Routes that should keep keen cyclists busy for at least a week!


  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
  • 2 Single beds
  • 1 Double bed
  • 2 Single zip & link beds
  • WiFi available
  • 4 Stars
  • Equipped with a highchair
  • Travel cot available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bath towels included
  • Bed linen included
  • Equipped with a dishwasher
  • Equipped with a washing machine


Date Range 7 night price *
21 Jul 17 - 8 Sep 17 £650
8 Sep 17 - 15 Sep 17 £585
15 Sep 17 - 22 Sep 17 £540
22 Sep 17 - 20 Oct 17 £435
20 Oct 17 - 27 Oct 17 £540
27 Oct 17 - 3 Nov 17 £435
3 Nov 17 - 22 Dec 17 £375
22 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18 £650
22 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18 £650
6 Jan 18 - 9 Feb 18 £380
9 Feb 18 - 23 Feb 18 £440
23 Feb 18 - 23 Mar 18 £380
23 Mar 18 - 13 Apr 18 £550
13 Apr 18 - 25 May 18 £440
25 May 18 - 1 Jun 18 £665
1 Jun 18 - 13 Jul 18 £550
13 Jul 18 - 20 Jul 18 £595
20 Jul 18 - 7 Sep 18 £660
7 Sep 18 - 14 Sep 18 £595
14 Sep 18 - 21 Sep 18 £550
21 Sep 18 - 19 Oct 18 £440
19 Oct 18 - 2 Nov 18 £550
2 Nov 18 - 21 Dec 18 £380
21 Dec 18 - 28 Dec 18 £730
28 Dec 18 - 6 Jan 19 £730

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


Good location, nice well maintained property, nice people.Mr L Donald - 24th March 2017
It was a beautiful property just perfect for our weekend away, owners were very friendly and helpful. Loved the small touches in the cottage made it very comfortable and homely. We would love to return.Mrs Jacky Verney - 22nd February 2017
We had such a lovely stay ,paddock for our dog to run in was a real bonus ,as he would run away off the lead ,paddock is fully enclosed with a seat facing the setting sun. Happy memories.Mrs Bev Wells - 18th September 2016


Holiday Extras

Holiday Extras

We've hand-picked a selection of Holiday Extras from trusted partners to make your holiday extra special. When you make your booking, you'll see all the Extras on offer at your chosen property and be able to add them to your holiday. Booking them in advance gives you more time to relax when you arrive, and remember - many of these offers are exclusive so you won’t find them anywhere else.

Attractions & Experiences

Nick Catling Photography 10% Discount on Beach Photography Workshop

Capture beautiful images on film to help keep the memories of your Suffolk cottage holiday alive with this full day photography workshop with Nick Catling.

Outdoor & Active

Aldeburgh Yacht Club 2 Hour Sailing Experience at Aldeburgh Yacht Club

Take to the water with and RYA instructor at Aldeburgh Yacht Club for a private sailing lesson.

Outdoor & Active

Charlotte Atkinson Nordic Walking Experience with British Nordic Walking qualified instructor.

Learn the basics of Nordic Walking - an activity for everyone with multiple benefits for your health!

Attractions & Experiences

Valley Farm Vineyards Vineyard Tour and Tasting

Take a tour of this charming Suffolk vineyard, meet the owner and enjoy a bottle of their latest vintage and a picnic amongst the vines..

Food & Drink

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Brasserie Bleue Afternoon Tea for Four

Sit back and relax with a truly scrumptious afternoon tea at Aldeburgh’s Brasserie Bleue. Price: £40 for four people.

Events & Entertainment

Sue Hudson Bread Making Friends & Family Bake Off

Always wanted to make your own bread but not known where to start? Enjoy a bread making workshop for just £36pp.