The Summer House in Snape
The Summer House at Abbey Farm is a newly converted cart lodge conveniently located for Snape Maltings (within a few minutes walking distance) and Aldeburgh (10 minutes drive by car) and surrounded by an RSPB reserve.
The Summer House has 2 bedrooms one double and one twin) with a sofa bed in the open plan living area. It also has an enclosed garden and a patio with ample outdoor space to sit and relax.
The Summer House has annexe accommodation for up to 6 extra people in a separate building and yurt - ideal for children in the summer.
Farm produce is available in season, including various vegetables plus free range chicken and duck eggs.
Bikes are available for hire, in addition to the games room, there is also a smokers area plus footpaths galore to stretch your legs and take in the country air.
Dogs are welcome, as, of course, are children, and the enclosed patio area will help keep both close to the house.
You have the choice of be bed and breakfast or self catering, and a baby-sitter can usually be booked at reasonably short notice should you wish to go out for the evening.
Suffolk's east coast is awash with things to do and places to visit, starting just a few yards from the summer house. Snape Maltings offers shops, river trips, a cafe, an RSPB centre and a world class concert hall, all in the stunning 170 year-old former maltings buildings.
Travel a little further and within a 5 mile radius there's the hugely popular seaside town of Aldeburgh, the ruins of Leiston Abbey, boating fun at Thorpeness Meare, horse-riding, fishing and the imposing Orford castle; built in 1173 and one of the best preserved keeps in England.
Venture up to 20 miles and the list includes Woodbridge, Southwold, Minsmere RSPB Reserve, Framlingham Castle, Helmingham Hall, several cinemas, working windmills, paintballing, go-karting, swimming pools, and more.
There's also no shortage of places to eat, starting just up the road at the excellent Crown Inn.
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This page was last updated: 04 November 2011