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The Cart Lodge Hepworth

Bury St Edmunds (11mls SW), Suffolk
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Sky TV
Towels included
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At a glance

  • A stunning waterside property, situated in a quaint village on the Norfolk, Suffolk border
  • A great base for exploring the Suffolk coastline, visit the beaches at Southwold, Aldeburgh and Dunwich
  • Enjoy relaxing at the property in the private hot tub, watch the wildlife come to you
Property code: 44959

The property, built in the 16th century, sits in a courtyard and offers delightful accommodation, retaining many original features. Overlooking a pond with terrapins and an abundance of fish, it is the ideal place to relax and unwind.

Situated in the quaint village of Hepworth, the property is an hour’s drive from the Norfolk and Suffolk coastline and is ideal for those looking to explore the coastal towns of Southwold, Aldeburgh, Sheringham and Wells-next-the-Sea. Close by is the beautiful town of Bury St Edmunds with cathedral, abbey, theatre and brewery, with brewery tours and quaint streets, great for shopping and eating out. National trust properties include Ickworth House and English Heritage castles at Framlingham and Orford. Enjoy staying at the property and watch the wildlife come and go from the pond. Leisure facilities: hot tub. Fishing available on-site please bring your own equipment.

Guest entering this charming property into a large entrance hall, through to a spacious and light  open plan lounge/kitchen/dinrer, retaining many of the original features including the exposed timber bearms, an ideal living space the kitchen area having an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment, the lounge area with comfortable sofas, cosy with the woodburner for those chilly winter evenings (complimentary 1st basket of logs included), with Sky TV including sports and movie. A dining area perfect for your evening meals. The conservatory offers the perfect place to relax with views over the pond.  A retiring room with sofa, a large selection of books and games, an ideal snug area.  A double bedroom on the ground floor. A shower room with shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin. A steep spiral stair case leads from the open plan lounge/dining/kitchen area to the first floor giving access to the king size master bedroom with exposed beams, vaulted ceiling and French doors, the en suite to the master bedroom comprises of roll top bath, separate shower, WC and wash hand basin.

Outside: A decked area with garden furniture and hot tub and views over the pond.  Approximately 200 meters from the property there are country walks with open countryside and footpaths. There is off road parking to the front of the property.

Additional info: please note the property is situated overlooking a deep pond so care to be taken at all times. (Regret no children under 12 years old)

  • Bedrooms - 1 king size and 1double bedroom
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge with ice compartment
  • Bathrooms - Shower room with shower cubilcle, en suite shower room to master bedroom
  • Hot Tub
  • Woodburner (1st basket of logs included)
  • Sky TV
  • Non enclosed garden
  • Shop, pub - within walking distance
  • Please note the property is situated overlooking a deep pond so care must be taken at all times
  • Regret no children under the age of 12 years old
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Adam Beeney

This property is personally managed by Adam.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 28 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Glenn 5th August 2022

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Excellent cottage and facilities, lovely location

Reviewed by Jacqueline 8th July 2022

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Reviewed by john 24th June 2022

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Reviewed by Frank 10th June 2022

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A delightful character cottage in an idyllic location - perfect for chilling out and watching nature. The hosts are friendly and helpful but not intrusive. The hot tub wasn't a factor in our choice but proved to be a daily 'must' and very much the icing on the cake.

Reviewed by Robert 20th May 2022

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Reviewed by Clare 29th April 2022

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This property is lovely and homely, well worth a visit. The hot tub overlooking the lake was perfect for relaxing and watching the wildlife, especially the turtles and ducks and a lovely start to the day or relaxing end to a day of exploring suffolk. We went on a few lovely walks in the area but there is plenty to do if you take a drive out. We nevRead moreer go back to the same place twice as there's so many places in the world to explore, but I would make an exception for this place, perfect week. Hide

Reviewed by Bryan 15th April 2022

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This is an excellent holiday rental, set within superb surroundings, with lots of wildlife on the lake. Both Drew and Laura, our hosts, were very welcoming and provided much useful advice and information about shopping, places to visit and local amenities. They were always on hand to help out with my disability issues. The views from the decking acRead moreross the lake provided sights of Moorhens, Pheasants, Chickens and the resident . We can easily recommend The Cart Lodge for a truly relaxing holiday. Hide

Reviewed by Lynette 1st April 2022

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Reviewed by Paul 18th March 2022

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Really lovely place to stay

Reviewed by Janine 11th March 2022

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Lovely location, very peaceful and unusual property but lacking extra touches that would make it perfect.

Reviewed by Ann February 2022

Lacking TLC, comforts and personal touches

Reviewed by Philip 2nd February 2022

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Drew was very welcoming upon our arrival and easily on hand should we have had any questions or problems. The cottage was set in a very peaceful location with nice views. We did however feel that the accommodation lacked TLC which was disappointing.

Reviewed by Hazel 29th December 2021

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Property is really lovely More spacious than it appears on the photos Warm and cosy bedding provided Drew was really helpful and on-site with any issues but not intrusive

Reviewed by David 14th December 2021

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Reviewed by Jacqueline 3rd December 2021

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Wonderfully comfortable lodge in totally peaceful surroundings. Everything you could wish for to completely switch off from the rat race. Need a car to visit nearby places of interest. Dog friendly. Fantastic hot tub. Saw stars for the first time in a long time. Neighbours are few but friendly. Log burner superb. It was bitterly cold outside but loRead moredge cosy. Recommend Wellington boots. Lived in them all week. Owners were marvelous. Thank you. Hide

Reviewed by sam 29th October 2021

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the cottage is beautiful, the bedroom upstairs is amazing with great views. Will definitely try and stay there again. Drew couldnt be more helpful.

Reviewed by Stuart 22nd October 2021

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Just got back from a weeks break at Cart Lodge, Our stay was perfect in every way, Cottage is amazing, from comfy beds to great functional kitchen but overall just an amazing look and feel to the place. Location is beautiful, couple of local walks for the dog but 10mins drive and your at Knettishall Heath nature reserve which is perfect for short oRead morer long walks. Drew was really helpful with local knowledge and was always on hand if required. Will defiantly be returning and highly recommend Hide

Reviewed by Clare 27th August 2021

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Reviewed by Leanne 13th August 2021

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We had an absolutely fantastic week away. The barn is beautiful and very well equipped. The setting is so tranquil and allowed our holiday to be very relaxing. The kids loved the hot tub and hand feeding the terrapins! I cant wait to book again!

Reviewed by David 23rd July 2021

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Lovely property to stay in clean comfy beautiful location ,owner was very friendly and the hot tub was great . Would recommend.

Reviewed by David 25th June 2021

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Bijou rustic cottage in idyllic rural setting. Comfy clean beds; however in need of TLC & redecoration.

Reviewed by Jane 18th June 2021

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The cottage was amazing, beautiful setting, quite and peaceful. The hot tub was great , we loved the conservatory were we could sit and look out at the pond and the wildlife.

Reviewed by Rebecca 31st May 2021

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Gorgeous property that felt very luxurious. Beautiful spot. The quality of the fixtures, fitting and furniture was all lovely. Hot tub amazing. The owners were always discreetly on hand and were so welcoming and helpful, giving us free range eggs for breakfast and going out of their way to help us barbecue safely. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Laurie 28th May 2021

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On arrival the property was welcoming and we couldnt wait to start our holiday. Beautiful views and wildlife to take in whilst relaxing on the decking and hot tub. Great Chinese that delivers (up to date menu in basket) and lots of little pubs that serve great food alongside the friendly locals. Drew, the owner, was very friendly and helpful. I wouRead moreld definitely recommend this property and I cant wait to return. Thank you!!!!!! Hide

Reviewed by Sarah 20th December 2020

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Owner was very helpful throughout our stay. Location was lovely, overlooking the pond and fields. We had a lovely stay - very peaceful and relaxing.

Reviewed by Chris 31st October 2020

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Quiet tranquil setting great for relaxing, spacious cottage and well equipped.. friendly owner would recommend to all my friends and family a stay here

Reviewed by Susan 18th September 2020

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If you like comfort and peace and quiet this is the place for you.

Reviewed by Sharon 4th September 2020

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