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The Holiday Barn

Needham Market, Suffolk
Sleeps 22
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms 5
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Four Poster
Quirky
Party houses
Hen parties
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Delightful rural location in Suffolk where you can escape to the countryside, set in 2 acres of ground
  • Enjoy a a relaxing soak in the hot tub, there is plenty of space outside for the kids to run around
  • Walkers, cyclists and birdwatchers are all well-catered for in this area, with Needham Lake a short drive away
Property code: 60844

This property can accommodate twenty-two guests under one roof, meaning that this is the perfect retreat for a family celebration or big get-togethers, with a hot tub, pool table and two acres of grounds.

THE PRICING HAS BEEN AMENDED TO REFLECT THE CURRNET RESTRICTIONS THAT ARE IN PLACE UNTIL 21/06/21

It’s not far from some of East Anglia’s most sought-after locations and has direct links to London so you’ll be spoilt for choice of where to go. Walkers, cyclists and birdwatchers are all well-catered for in this area being within the countryside. If you want to explore the area’s history, you can head to nearby Stowmarket’s Museum of East Anglia or to Bury St. Edmunds and wander the Cathedral Abbey grounds. From here you will be within easy reach of Ipswich, Norwich, Colchester, Long Melford, Lavenham and Kersey. Travel down to the coast and soak up the sea air in Aldeburgh, Dunwich, Walberswick and Southwold.

This property dates back to the 16th century and is a detached, Grade II listed barn, brimming with charm and character which you can see from the outside. Wander in and you will find the heart of the property is the first lounge, with impressive vaulted ceiling, wooden floors and French doors. Here there is also a wood burner in the large inglenook fireplace providing a warm welcome all year round, and plenty of space to relax on the comfortable sofas. Enjoy some competitive fun in the nearby games room with pool table, ideal for brushing up on those skills. The charming dining room with wooden floor and French doors provides an elegant space for a celebration dinner. Leading on to the country style kitchen with cream units and wooden worksurface, this is a great space for cooking up a hearty breakfast, well-equipped with electric range oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, fridge/freezer and dishwasher, and there is plenty of seating for everyone to come together around the table and discuss the activities that lie ahead. Just off the kitchen is a handy utility room with washing machine and additional fridge/freezer if needed. There are four bedrooms located on the ground floor, two doubles, one twin and one large room with three single beds and a triple bunk bed, with single over double, with en-suite shower room and WC. There is also a bathroom with roll top bath, separate shower and WC and a further shower room with shower and WC. Head up the spiral staircase to first floor where you will find a double bedroom with en-suite shower room and WC, leading to another bedroom with a king-size and a single bed. There is a second staircase which also leads to the first floor, here you will find a galleried area with double bed and lastly there is a bedroom with a four-poster double bed with en-suite shower room and WC.

Outside offers bags of space, two acres to be exact, there is a decked area with a hot tub, located beneath a canopy for all-weather use and table tennis for some more competitive fun. There is also a lawn area and several outside seating areas with a BBQ and garden furniture. There are unfenced ponds to be aware of, children should not be left unaccompanied. Ample off-road parking is available.

 

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

Please note there is a refundable £350 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 8 bedrooms – 1 king size with single bed, 4 doubles, 1 four-poster double, 1 large room with 3 single beds and 1 triple bunk and 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom, 3 en-suite shower rooms and 1 shower room
  • Electric range oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Utility room with washing machine and fridge/freezer
  • Sheltered hot tub
  • Games room with pool table and karaoke and table tennis outside
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Hand towels provided
  • Wi-Fi
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Pub and shop 1 mile
  • 2 TVs - 1 with Sky
  • No amplified music is permitted at the property or outside noise after 9.00pm
  • THE PRICING HAS BEEN AMENDED TO REFLECT THE CURRNET RESTRICTIONS THAT ARE IN PLACE UNTIL 21/06/21
  • £350 security deposit payable directly to the owner

Liz Johnson

This property is personally managed by Liz.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 3 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Clare 9th August 2021

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17 of us stayed at Doves Barn for a long awaited family reunion. Ages ranged from 1 to 85. We had such a lovely time and the property was so accommodating we hardly found any reason to go out! The barn is spotlessly clean and well equipped with all age ranges catered for. I highly recommend it!!

Reviewed by Catherine 23rd October 2020

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Reviewed by Anna 10th July 2020

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