The Pump House

Orford, Woodbridge & Surrounding Villages

  • 4 Star
  • An undeniably beautiful cottage in a perfect situation, The Pump House is ideal for groups of up to 7 people. Lovely both inside and out, guests are free to enjoy the large, private garden and spacious interiors.

You can book this property from:

  • £1,278 per week
  • £183 per night
  • 4 Star


A charming property superbly positioned in the very heart of one of Suffolk's most attractive coastal villages, Orford. Within steps of all the fine amenities of Orford, the cottage's location makes it totally private with windows overlooking its delightful garden. The refurbishment of The Pump House displays both fine taste and a complete empathy with the traditional design of the original cottages. Once three adjoining cottages, Orford's Pump House has been transformed into a charming self-catering holiday cottage. And if you are one of those people who has to keep in touch with the office wherever you are, there is WiFi access. 

This property is ideal for a family group or a gathering with friends. The large sitting room is perfect for both relaxing and entertaining. The fully-fitted kitchen is a delight to cook in, keep an eye on the children as they play board games on the dining room table. To the rear, the TV room provides a perfect solace for those wanting a bit of down time. The garden is a real delight. Summer barbecues are a real treat here as you enjoy the sun in the enclosed and private space. Pub: 200 yards, Shop: 100 yards.

Why we love this property: Utterly unique, The Pump House is a ‘one-of-a-kind’ holiday home.

Entrance Hall: Sitting area with armchair and sofa, bookcase, occasional tables and writing desk.
Kitchen: Oven, ceramic hob, toaster, microwave, liquidiser, coffee maker, cafetière, dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge and freezer. The kitchen has a breakfast bar which opens onto the dining area.
Dining area: Table and chairs for 8 with door leading to the garden. An open fireplace divides the dining area from the TV Room.
TV Room: Wicker furniture, TV, DVD player and VHS.
Cloakroom: W.c. and basin.
Sitting Room: Sofas, armchairs, inglenook fireplace.

A staircase from the Sitting Room leads to:
Bedroom 1: Double bed, table and chair, built in wardrobe. Ensuite shower room: Shower, basin, w.c. and heated towel rail.
A staircase from the main hallway leads to:
Bedroom 2: Four poster double bed, chest of drawers, dressing table and stool, built in wardrobe. Ensuite bathroom: Bath and hand-held shower, basin, w.c. and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 3: Double bed, dressing table and stool, chest of drawers and wardrobe.
Bedroom 4: Single bed, chest of drawers and built in wardrobe.
Family Bathroom: Bath with hand-held shower, w.c., basin and heated towel rail.

Outside: With the L shaped cottage and ancient brick wall surrounding it, the garden is both sheltered and sunny and completely enclosed by fencing, wall and a gate which can be locked. With lawns and well kept flower beds there is a further seating area, ideal for sun lovers (2 loungers provided) and a croquet set. A terraced area outside the dining room has a table and chairs, a wonderful spot for al fresco eating. As for the children an arch of roses takes one through to a secret garden with rose bushes and shrubs and a garden shed where one might store bikes etc.
Parking: On-street.
Heating: Oil-fired 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
  • 3 double beds
  • 1 single bed


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom


  • Family friendly


  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking

How far to ...?

  • Pub 0.1 miles
  • Shop 0.1 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner


  • Ground floor WC

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.


This was a very comfortable and spacious house in a fantastic location - very close to the amazing Pump Street Bakery and Pinneys. We enjoyed cooking in the kitchen which had everything we needed, relaxing by the fire and going for long walks and watching the sunset over the castle. We were even lucky enough to see seals swimming near the Butley ferry! We would definitely like to book this cottage again.

Mrs H,