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Serena Cottage

Shottisham - Woodbridge & Surrounding Villages

Serena Cottage is an ideal cosy getaway for a couple or small family looking for the idyllic Suffolk getaway. With The Sorrel Horse pub right on your doorstep serving fantastic food and local ales, Serena Cottage offers charming character features in a lovely village location.
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
  • WiFi available
£395 - £680 per week *


With its cosy woodburning stove, wealth of beams, private country garden and prominent village position, Serena Cottage ticks all the boxes. This pretty holiday cottage located in the popular village of Shottisham near to the Suffolk Coast is perfect for a holiday at any time of year. The cottage is ideal for a couple or small family looking for a cosy place to stay whilst exploring all that Suffolk has to offer. Being pet-friendly and only a few footsteps from the village pub which serves excellent food, Serena Cottage is the number one choice. Shop: 2 miles Pub: 100 yards.

Sitting Room/Dining Area: Samsung TV, DVD, woodburner, dining table and chairs, oak flooring.
Kitchen: Electric oven and hob, fridge with ice box, microwave, washer dryer.
Shower Room: Shower cubicle, washbasin and wc.
Garden Room (accessed through the garden): A peaceful haven perfect for reading and relaxing including a sofa, TV and freezer.

Steep spiral cottage stairs to
Bedroom 1: Double bed with goose down mattress topper and duvet.
Bedroom 2: Single bed.

Garden: Private patio garden with furniture.
Parking: Private for two cars.
Heating: Electric plug-in heaters and woodburner.
Pets: One well-behaved dog welcome.
Notes: Wi-Fi, Laura Ashley towels, bedding and White Company mattress topper for the winter season provided. A starter pack of wood for the woodburner is also provided. Highchair available to use.

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Shottisham is a pretty village situated between Bawdsey at the mouth of the River Deben and the busy market town of Woodbridge; it is also just a short distance away from the coast at Shingle Street. There are many public footpaths to explore in this area of Suffolk and after getting out and about why not enjoy a well-earned drink in the fantastic village pub called the Sorrel Horse which hosts many social events throughout the year.


  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
  • 1 Single bed
  • 1 Double bed
  • WiFi available
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Equipped with a highchair
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bath towels included
  • Bed linen included
  • Equipped with a tumble dryer
  • Equipped with a washing machine



Serena Cottage was a splendid getaway location, with an added bonus of good food a few doors away at The Sorrell Horse. Recommended.Ms Jill Hayward - 26th August 2018
We have really enjoyed staying at Serena Cottage. Beautifully clean with everything we could have wanted. So nice to walk in following a fairly long journey to fresh flowers and welcoming treats. The village is so peaceful and quiet. We have had several really enjoyable meals at The Plough and Sail in Snape and great fish and chips at 'The Sorrel Horse'. Thank you for a wonderful week in Suffolk Miss M Kirby - 25th August 2018
Thank you for the lovely scones and fresh butter they were wonderful. As were the delightful homemade preserves. We have stayed at 5 holiday lets over the past several months and Serena Cottage was by far the cleanest! It was immaculate, which makes a huge difference. The cottage is in a beautiful location and all of the special touches (fresh flowers were lovely)really set Serena Cottage apart from the crowd. We very much enjoyed our stay. Thank you. Rebecca, SuffolkMrs Rebecca Fehily - 31st July 2018
Our second stay at Serena Cottage this year! Again, a lovely clean cottage, a very nice welcome pack - flowers, goodies for us and for Radley the Scottie. Beautiful weather so up early and visiting favourite places, exploring new ones, then back in the afternoon to relax in the summer house. (what a treat for Mr A - both World Cup and wimbledon on!) Hope we come back for a third stay.Anna-Marie, Symon and Radley Allen - 10th July 2018
The property in a lovely quiet location. Great location for the dog as plenty of local walks.Mrs Susan Walker - 3rd July 2018
Excellent all round especially the nice little touches, fresh flowers, dog treats etc. Loved the sun room! Barbara & Barry - 29th June 2018
Thank you for the welcome pack and pretty flowers. Serena is peaceful and relaxing. We have loved Suffolk. Sue & Bob - 22nd June 2018
Really enjoyed our week in Suffolk. The cottage is a great base for good days exploring this part of the world. Thank you for the welcoming treats, a nice surprise. A lovely cottage in a lovely village. The Robinsons - 8th June 2018
Enjoyed a lovely sunny weekend at this lovely cottage. A wonderful base for touring the beautiful locations of Suffolk. Each day ending with a sundowner in the local pub. Barbara & David - 27th May 2018
With a record breaking sunny weekend we had a fantastic stay in the beautiful cottage. Perfect base for exploring the Suffolk villages and coastal resorts. Cosy, homely and immaculately clean. Our 11 yr old daughter loved the Wii game console too much. Thank you for the treats. Would recommend. Mr Black - 7th May 2018
A lovely cottage, so well equipped and maintained. The flowers and goodies were a lovely surprise, Thank you. Mr Tanner - 4th May 2018
Serena Cottage is a wonderful little cottage and we have enjoyed 3 trips to it over the last 3 years, all of which have been very pleasant.Mr Chris ASHFORD - 13th February 2018
Really lovely cottage - really appreciated the welcome, Christmas decorations, mince pies etc. Also various bits and bobs like cleaning stuff really help. The owners appear to be really thoughtful.Mr Jonothan Tooth - 1st January 2018
Lovely cottage in beautiful position- just a few steps away from the countryside and/or pub! I would definitely visit the cottage again. Mrs Abigail Scully - 25th November 2017
Charming cottage, a home from home.Mr Knight - 2nd November 2017
Highly recommend Serena Cottage as a perfect base while exploring what Suffolk has to offer. Lovely home comforts , fantastic food provisions in fridge and extra special touches with flowers , books , DVD etc. Fantastic meal at the Ramsholt arms pub , well worth a visit. Really enjoyed our weeks stay and hope to visit Suffolk again soon.Mr Mark Brown - 4th September 2017
Lovely property and enjoyed exploring Suffolk. Would definitely return if we visit the area again.Mr Stewart Calvert - 21st August 2017
Beautiful cottage. Thoughtfully equipped.Mrs Janice Kinsey - 16th July 2017
The property lived up to the description and pictures in the online brochure. It was exactly what we wanted- village location, excellent walks from the front door, decent pub next door, and plenty of walking within a few minutes drive.The welcome pack was very good, and the owner contacted us straight away about a item we left behind and then posted it on the next day.Mr David Woods - 30th March 2017
What a wonderful cottage in every way! Best holiday cottage ever & we do this a lot ! We can't wait to come back, thank you for making this such a fantastic place to stay. See you again soon.Miss Bezant - 6th April 2016


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