Old Rectory Cottage

Orford, Woodbridge & Surrounding Villages

  • This secluded cottage, situated in the grounds of the Old Rectory, is perfectly placed to explore the pretty village of Orford and the Suffolk Coast. A peaceful and private location, with the quay just minutes away.

You can book this holiday cottage from:

  • £590 per week
  • £84 per night
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking


Situated in the beautiful grounds of The Old Rectory at Orford, Old Rectory Cottage is perfectly situated for holidaymakers looking to explore the pretty village of Orford and the Suffolk heritage coast. With the mouth of the rivers Alde and Ore just a 10 minute walk away, those looking for a picturesque place to holiday will not be disappointed. Complete with its own private and secluded garden, Old Rectory Cottage is so peaceful. The approach to the cottage along a long picturesque drive is a real treat, and with parking for up to two cars immediately outside, unloading everything but the kitchen sink is made easy! 

Ideal for a group of 4, or a family who would like to explore one of the prettiest villages on the Suffolk Heritage Coast. Those interested in the local history will be spoilt rotten - the 12th century castle built by Henry II and the fine medieval church dominate the skyline. Also, across the river is Orford Ness National Trust Nature Reserve, the largest vegetated shingle spit in Europe and a former military test site. Pub: 0.3 miles, Shop: 0.3 miles. 

Why we love this property: Totally secluded and so well equipped, Old Rectory Cottage offers something for everyone. 

Entrance Hall: with cupboard housing washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board.
Sitting Room: including coffee table, two sofas, open fire, TV, DVD player, book shelf with a selection of games and books, occasional table and lamps, ipod dock and French doors to patio/ garden.
Kitchen/Diner: with dishwasher, microwave, electric oven and hob, fridge with freezer compartment, toaster, kettle, food mixer, dining table with 4 chairs.
Bedroom 1: King bed with bedside tables and lamps, chair, mirror, wardrobe with hanging space and shelves. Window with views over garden.
Bedroom 2: Twin beds with bedside table and lamps, two fitted wardrobes with hanging space & shelving. Window with views over garden.
Family Bathroom: with large electric walk-in shower, bath, wash basin, w.c, heated towel rail and mirror.

Outside: Approx half acre of attractive gardens surrounding Old Rectory Cottage, with mature shrubs and trees. Patio with large table and chairs and barbecue.
Parking: Off-street for up to 2 cars. 
Heating: Electric central heating.
Notes: WiFi, bed linen and towels provided. 

Orford is an attractive small town, dominated by the remains of a 12th Century castle keep - you may like to climb to the top to enjoy the panoramic views over the town and marshes. It is also famous for Orford Ness National Nature Reserve and Havergate Island, both a delight for ornithologists and nature lovers. Sailing and boat trips are available on the River Ore, with country walks in Rendlesham Forest. It is only nine miles from the beach at Aldeburgh, with the historic towns of Framlingham and Woodbridge and the world-famous Snape Maltings Concert Hall also within easy reach.


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 1 bathroom
  • Towels provided


  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair


  • Garden, courtyard or patio
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking

How far to ...?

  • Pub 0.1 miles
  • Shop 0.1 miles

Special Features

  • Open fire or woodburner


  • On one level, no stairs
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bath/shower room


Simply beautiful and so conveniently located for the village amenities.

Mrs Teresa Wells,

An excellently equipped cottage and perfect for our stay.

Mrs Carol Dunnell,

"Our third time at the cottage.Lovely and warm,even in the variable weather in January"

Steve,Sue and Kate,Melton Mowbray and Stamford,

" We are so lucky to have this wonderful cottage.I love everything about it,from its lovely clean loo to the beautiful guestrooms.

Love Coral xxx (aged 10),

"It was really nice to be here again...we cannot remember how many times we have been! Very nice new comfortable sofas,new kitchen chairs and good frying pan! Thank you for your warm welcome.Hope to see you next year!"

Ineke and Wanda, the Netherlands,

Our main aim this holiday was to stay in a property in an area of natural beauty and within walking distance of good restaurants, pubs and local shops. Orford certainly met this brief!

Mrs Carolyn Hayes,

"This is our fourth visit to Old Rectory Cottage and,as usual,we have had a lovely comfortable stay.Two great meals at the Jolly Sailor and a good lunch at the King's Head.No doubt we will be back again!"

Rich and Jenny,Sevenoaks ,