Situated on the outskirts of the popular Suffolk river-side village of Waldringfield sits Little Oakland. This single storey, detached self catering cottage is situated just behind the owners house and is next door to a lovely meadow. With views of the beautifully maintained shared garden this homely abode is just waiting to welcome two - four holidaymakers to the Suffolk countryside.
About the Property: This self contained holiday property has all the basics you could need for your next Suffolk adventure. The open plan living area has a kitchen, sitting and dining area making it perfect for relaxing in after a day spent walking along the riverside. The SKY package and WiFi connection mean that even if the weather is not entirely agreeable, you can still catch up on your favourite programmes or book a table at one of the fantastic local eateries.
There are two bedrooms at Little Oakland. The first is a bunk room, which is perfect for small children or teenagers as the beds are full sized. Further along is the master bedroom with double bed. It comes complete with lovely views of the garden and its' own TV. Both rooms feel very homely, and we can assure you that you'll be tempted to jump in after a long days travelling.
Ideal for: A couple or small family looking to explore the surrounding Suffolk coast and countryside. The village of Waldringfield has plenty of walks to explore, particularly along the river. All truly picturesque. We recommend that you try crabbing on the shoreline at least once during your stay - this simple activity is great for families.
A short drive away is Sutton Hoo. This National Trust site is home to two Anglo-Saxon cemeteries and has plenty to discover for both young and old. With lots of events and reenactments taking place throughout the calendar year, you can really see history come to life. Your closest market town is Woodbridge, and here too there is lots to do, from browsing the high street shops, to local food shops and eateries; yum!
Self Catering: Woodbridge has a plentiful selection of local food shops - including a fish hut at the Turban Centre, two bakeries, a deli and a greengrocers. There are also two Co-Op stores. Nearby Martlesham has the benefit of a large Tesco store and fuel station, and an M&S foodshop. Most big name supermarkets will deliver to Little Oakland.
Eating and Drinking out: Your closest pub is The Maybush in Waldringfield. Situated on the banks of the river - we recommend arriving early in order to get a table outside; the sunsets are to die for! Serving a good selection of locally sourced fish and meat, alongside pub favourites.
For a more varied affair, head to Woodbridge, where you will most certainly be spoilt for choice.
For more information on what to do in the area, be sure to check out our sister site Visit Woodbridge.
- Sleeps 4
- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom
- No pets
- WiFi available
- Bed linen provided
- Towels provided
- Travel cot
- Washing machine
- No smoking
- Nearest shop 3 miles
- Nearest pub 1 mile
- 11 miles from the coast
- Ground floor bathroom
- Ground floor bedroom
All accommodation is on one level
- The front door opens onto a small corridor. To the left is a wet room with shower, washbasin and w.c.
- Open plan living area with sitting area with sofa, 2 boang chairs, coffee table, TV with SKY package. Dining area with table and chairs for four. A small U shaped kitchen with electric cooker, fridge with ice box and microwave.
- A door from the living area leads to the bedrooms.
- Bunk room with full sized bunk beds and occasional chair. A door leads to the
- Master Bedroom with double bed, bedside drawer units and lamps, occasional chair and TV.
- A delightful shared garden with lawn, patio and established flowerbeds. There is garden furniture for guests to use.
- Off street parking for one car
- Electric heating provided throughout.
- Bed linen and towels are provided. Please bring your own beach towels.
- In consideration of the owners and future guests, please do not smoke in Little Oakland.
- A high chair, travel cot and baby bath are provided. Please bring your own bedding for the cot.
- There is a lockable shed for bike storage. Guests are allowed use of the owners washing machine.
the owners of the property were extremely helpful and accommodating, which helped to make our stay even better. DAte 13th July 2018 - 20th July 2018
very nice owners and a good place to stayMr Rex Oulds - 12th May 2018
Very friendly owners.Mrs Janet Warner - 26th June 2016
We could not fault this property it had everything we could think of that we would need.Mr D.V. Smith - 21st June 2016
The property, location and owners were very nice. We loved our stay and will be looking to stay there again. It was very child friendly and had good access to local attractions (the river, Woodbridge and Rendelsham Forest).Mr Chris Green - 5th June 2016
Lovely location and beautiful garden. Made to feel very welcome and allowed our young son to use the garden freely.Mr Paul Newell - 12th May 2016
Lovely hosts and a fantastic location for seeing a lot of Suffolk and north EssexMr Ian Scholes - 24th August 2015
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