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Cottage -
4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Thorpeness, Suffolk, East Anglia, England
Our family has been holidaying at 'Westdene' for three generations and it just gets better every year! Whatever time you choose to visit this unique part of Suffolk, there is a never ending list of things to do.
For families there's our huge garden and all the attractions of Thorpeness are within walking distance; the Meare, where you can hire boats and explore the many islands, the Windmill, House in the Clouds, tennis courts at the Country Club and of course the beach.
The Golf Club with its challenging 18-hole course is nearby, as is the Dolphin Pub which has a garden and offers great food.
Two miles away is beautiful Aldeburgh, packed with excellent restaurants, shops and the best fish and chips in Suffolk!
Westdene is situated up an unmade, private roadway. It has light and spacious accommodation for up to 8 people wi...
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Listing #HL1312772
About the Owner
Julie B
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2010
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Date of stay: December 2018
Pathfinder715505, VR Owner at Westdene, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago


Reviewed 27 September 2018

We all loved being in Westdene. My only slight 'complaint' is that the double duvet in the double room upstairs at the back was very skimpy, felt very small for what was two single beds put together. Other than that, lots of equipment in the...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Gillian R
Pathfinder715505, VR Owner at Westdene, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Thanks for your lovely review. I’ll try and sort a bigger duvet out for hopefully your next visit :)

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

This is a great family friendly cottage, suitable for all ages. The cottage is very well equipped with a large garden. The beach is just a stroll away. The village has plenty of walks and a welcoming pub serving great food. We spent a lovely...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank idrljthomas
Julie B, VR Owner at Westdene, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thanks for your lovely review Debbie. Hope we do see you again! Cheers. Julie

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Only well-behaved pets are accepted, not to go on furniture or beds, otherwise a cleaning charge will be sought.
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    3 Twins
    3 Fulls
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About the neighbourhood
So much to do for young and old in this unique and beautiful village. There's the boating lake, where you can hire punts, small sailing dinghies, rowing boats and canoes or kayaks; the challenging local golf club; tennis; the Dolphin Inn, with garden and great food; the stunning beach; nearby Aldeburgh, packed with great shops and restaurants and the best fish and chips; this area is also famous for bird-watching - but I don't know much about this subject - sorry. At the house we have dvd and book library, board games, table tennis, football goal and the open fire to curl up in front of.
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How to get there
Airport: Stansted: 130.0 km
Railway: Saxmundham: 15.0 km
Ferry: Harwich: 80.0 km
From the M25 take exit 28 towards A12 Chelmsford East; after about 52 miles you will come to a roundabout, take the third exit towards Felixstowe, A14 E, then follow signs to Lowestoft (A12), until you come to a right hand sign to the A1094, Aldeburgh, take this turning and then you will come across a left hand sign to Thorpeness, take this and all signs to Thorpeness. As you come into the village you will pass a pub, The Dolphin, on your left, take the first left (up an unmade road) after the pub and you will be on Westgate, our house is on the RHS - enjoy!
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km.
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