A traditional cottage in a great position in the centre of Walberswick. Just off the main street, in a quiet lane with views over the rooftops to the water, the cottage is within a minute's walk of the sea, the estuary and all the amenities of Walberswick.
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The house: A traditional Suffolk cottage with large family kitchen / dining room and extension with further ground floor bedroom with en-suite shower (useful if you are bringing granny). The double bed in the extension is only 4ft so do bear this in mind if it is to be occupied by two adults.
The grounds: The whole garden is fenced making it great for young children as well as adults. There is a large terrace with barbecue, garden table and benches for outside eating. To the rear is a grassed area for games and relaxing. There is swing ball in the garden - a great favourite for all the family and crabbing lines and nets - A Walberswick special. Beyond the garden fence is a private parking area for up to 3 cars - gold dust!
Just a couple of yards from the village green where there is a small traditional play area for children, swings and slide etc, the cottage is tucked down a quiet lane within yards of The Bell pub and the waterfront, marshes and beach.
Dining: The kitchen is well equipped and has a good supply of toddlers bowls, plates and cutlery. The large dining table will accommodate the whole family. Outside table and benches are in a sheltered spot making is great for al fresco dining.
Two great pubs in the village; 600 years old The Bell has low ceilings and a wonderful atmosphere and The Anchor which serves excellent food and welcomes dogs as well as humans. There is a lovely tearoom, The Parish Lantern.
Just a short walk across the bridge and you reach the outskirts of Southwold. Down by the harbour is another great pub and a fish restaurant - simple but delicious. In Southwold itself is a large selection of great Adnams pubs, restaurants and tea rooms.
Children: A great holiday property for youngsters, travel cot, stair gates, high chair, they are all there ready for you. There are children's plates and cutlery sets and the garden is fully fenced and gated making it ideal for toddlers. Older children will enjoy the freedom of this wonderful seaside village. There are swings on the village green just seconds from Webster Cottage. Just yards from the mouth of the estuary and the sandy beach children can enjoy hours of fun. There is plenty of space for bikes to be stored and there are numerous tracks suitable for bikes both along the coast towards Dunwich in one direction and Southwold in the other and inland through the woods and across the heaths.
What to do: A sandy beach for summer swimming. The marshland around Walberswick is home to an incredible variety of birdlife and a favourite haunt of twitchers. The views are stunning, Walberswick has for many years been an "artists colony" and some of our best artists have painted the glories of Walberswick's wide skies and beautiful scenery.
Packing Tips: Bring your walking boots, your swimming costume and a beach towel,some good books, your binoculars and your bike - time for complete relaxation.
The sitting room is a light and comfortable room at the front of the house. An electric wood burning style stove, provides a warms glow in the fireplace. Two leather settees and a boxed window seat with coffee table and foot stool, enable you to relax in front of the flat screen TV with Sky package and DVD player, or just sit and read in quiet comfort.
Kitchen/Dining room is at the heart of this house and is large and open. It offers seating for eight around the pine table. It has an electric hob an oven, microwave, fridge freezer, kettle, toaster and all the usual accoutrements needed in a kitchen. The separate utility area offers a washing machine and drying area by the oil fired boiler.
Next to the utility area is a downstairs bathroom with W.C wash hand basin, bath and separate shower.
Outside is a separate garden room with a small double bed, wardrobe, bed side table with lamp. There is an en suite shower room with wc, wash hand basin and separate shower cubicle.
Overlooking the front aspect is the large master bedroom with Alice brass King Size bed, wardrobe, storage cupboard, large chest of drawers and 5 drawer bedside cabinets with reading lamps.
There is a small room for children with bunk beds, chest of drawers, reading lamp and built in storage cupboard.
Further along the landing is a larger room with twin beds, and chest of drawers. This room also has windows overlooking the side garden.
There is a separate WC with wash hand basin at the end of the landing.
Please note there are retractable stair gates at the top and to the base of the straight staircase
Secluded and enclosed private gardens with wooden table and chairs on a paved patio area to enjoy the BBQ provided, along with a grassed area
Private parking for three cars
Bedlinen and towels are provided, but please bring own beach towels
In consideration of others, there is no smoking at the property
All utilities are included in price paid
WiFi and Sky movies also included
A limited broadband / wi fi service is provided. Internet reception can be patchy and the connection provided should NOT be relied on for work use and is unsuitable for games or downloading of films. Please bring connection cables as you may have to attach your laptop to the router. Excessive use of the internet will be charged at cost.