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The house from the huge, south-facing, back garden
10 reviews
The house from the huge, south-facing, back garden
Lounge/diner lots of space for all
The beach - great for long walks
Large double with amazing garden view
Front of house - loads of parking space
The cosy front room, with space for all, from the other end
Bit of Laura Ashley
The boating lake - over the road
Sunny bathroom
Our street
New oak furniture
Our kids used to love running up and down this hallway
Golf course - up the road
The spacious lounge with a real fire, dvd and book library
Our street
Real fires - logs and coal provided
Tennis over the road
The garden - great for a bit of football or cricket
Sea fishing for beginners or the experts
Sunny kitchen
Massive sky
The sea
Spacious and sunny double bedroom
The boating lake - over the road
doppio fronte Aggiornato con a portata di mano sola
Christmas by the sea
Di recente decorate al piano di sotto giardino rivolto a doppia
Bright kitchen with utility room and larder
The busy beach
Kitchen with all mod cons
Golf course - up the road
Doppia con il nuovo piano
Large Lounge/diner, with dvd & book library and board games for all
First tee on stunning Thorpeness golf course
New oak furniture
Unique House in the Clouds and Windmill
Winter tennis
It's never busy and the sun always seems to shine
Secret treasures to be found on beachside walks
Views from the nearby beach (about 500 yards away)
Doppia con singolo
Beautiful beachside walks
Sunset on the Meare
Sunny kitchen
The patio area with loungers, garden furniture and tables and chairs for outdoor dining
The huge garden's waiting for you
Vista dietro ogni angolo
passeggiate bellissime, grandi cieli
Bluebell passeggiate
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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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About the Owner, Julie B
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Aug 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 10 reviews and 1 property
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Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 23 January 2018 for a stay in 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 weekend and will definitely visit again.

Management response:

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


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London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 22 January 2018 for a stay in January 2018

Great house in a fabulous location. Such a stunning village with its own special history and architecture. Short walk to pub with great restaurant, shops, tennis courts and seaside. Loads to see in nearby vicinity. House roomy, comfortable and well furnished with all those kitchen essentials. Will definitely be back.

Management response:

Sounds like you made the most of lots of what Thorpeness has to offer. Glad you’ll be back and thanks for your fabulous review 😊


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Sunbury, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 11 April 2017 for a stay in March 2016

A great home from home stay in a fabulous location. Great local amenities and superb places to visit but it's also best returning to Westdene.

Management response:

Thanks for your great review. Hope you'll be back soon :))


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  • 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.
Car advised
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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