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Mallards in Whepstead is a hidden gem nestled in the heart of the countryside in West Suffolk. This pet friendly self-catering holiday cottage has all you could need for a lovely holiday and would be ideal for a couple looking for a romantic bolt hole from which to explore this beautiful part of the county. Mallards comes complete with a cosy woodburning stove making any winter break as magical as in the warmer months when you can enjoy the private patio and barbeque area and watch the Emus in the rear field. There is also a super king bed on the first floor for that added touch of luxury. With ample private parking allocated to the cottage and ideal for a short break or longer stays we are sure you will love Mallards as much as we do. Shop: 3 miles Pub: 0.9 miles.
Why we love this property: Cute and cosy holiday accommodation ideal for short breaks at any time of year.
Sitting/Dining Room: Wall mounted Smart TV, comfortable seating, woodburner, dining table and chairs for two, doors which open out onto the front of the property.
Kitchen: Gas camping burner, combination microwave oven, fridge with icebox.
Shower Room: Large walk in shower, heated towel rail, washbasin and wc.
Bedroom 1: Super king bed.
Garden: A small patio area is included with the cottage which come complete with garden furniture and a small barbeque. There is also access to a meadow at the rear of the property. However, just so you are aware, this is home to two friendly Emus.
Pets: One well behaved dog allowed.
Parking: Ample private parking
Heating: Underfloor heating throughout, plus the woodburner.
Notes: Wifi, towels and a starter pack of wood for the open fire are provided. Bike storage is available on request. Please note that Mallards is located within the owners grounds.
Whepstead is a small village just a couple of miles south of Bury St Edmunds in West Suffolk. This pretty village has a mixture of traditional thatched cottages and newer modern houses. The village boast a popular pub which serves good food and drink all year round. The rolling countryside surrounds the village and there is also a wealth of foot paths just waiting to be explored. Bury St Edmunds is the old capital of England and today it remains a busy and beautiful market town with plenty to explore. Experience and enjoy the wealth of arts, heritage, and food on offer. If you love exploring local shops and restaurants then you’ll find a huge range of niche boutique shops, cafes, and award-winning restaurants within the town as well as national and international brands at the new shopping centre The `Arc'.
Whepstead is also ideally located for easy access to Newmarket and the famous Racecourse, historic Lavenham and Long Melford or even Cambridge.
- Sleeps 2
- 1 Bedroom
- 1 Bathroom
- 1 Well-behaved pet allowed
- WiFi available
- Open fire/woodburner
- Bed linen provided
- Towels provided
- No smoking
- Nearest shop 2 miles
- Nearest pub 0.9 mile
- 48 miles from the coast
- Ground floor bathroom
The cottage is beautifully and tastefully furnished, the fire makes it super cosy. Wonderful night’s sleep on a superb bed. Everything was taken care of, even some toiletries in the bathroom. It is perfect for a quick break. We had a mother/ daughter weekend away. We didn’t want to go out to eat, it was fun just staying in and cooking, sitting by the fire and sipping some wine. We loved being surrounded by the animals, the dogs greeted us too and made us feel at home. Ian was very welcoming and answered any questions we had. He had the fire going when we arrived, we felt so welcome. I can highly recommend this cottage. Bury St. Edmunds is a cute town nearby and we also enjoyed a day at the local spa. Top weekend. Top ratings. What more can I say? Thank you Ian. - 13th April 2019
We needed to relax ,and we couldn’t of chosen a better place to do so, so friendly and welcoming, we enjoyed every moment, definitely be back xxMrs Zoe Duddy - 17th September 2018
A wonderful little place with great and kind hosts as well as interesting animals. We felt very welcomed. Thank you Ian and AndySandra Moench - 5th September 2018
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