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Watsons Farm

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Watsons Farm
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Cottage
Watsons Farm is ideal for those wanting peace and quiet and a chance to unwind.. It is 30 minutes from Southwold, Walberswick ,Dunwich and Snape Maltings concert hall.There is an excellent selection of pubs and restaurants in the area serving locally sourced produce. Outstanding amongst these is the Fox and Goose in Fressingfield itself. Farmers markets are held locally every Saturday,.The immediate area around Watsons Farm is popular with cyclists for its quiet country lanes and softly undulating countryside. There is ample storage space for bikes. Please contact the owner by telephone...Watsons Farm is ideal for those wanting peace and quiet and a chance to unwind.. It is 30 minutes from Southwold, Walberswick ,Dunwich and Snape Maltings concert hall.There is an excellent selection of pubs and restaurants in the area serving locally sourced produce. Outstanding amongst these is the Fox and Goose in Fressingfield itself. Farmers markets are held locally every Saturday,.The immediate area around Watsons Farm is popular with cyclists for its quiet country lanes and softly undulating countryside. There is ample storage space for bikes. Please contact the owner by telephoneMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Mary H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2009
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Reviewed 12 January 2019

We stayed at Watsons Farm in 2018, and it really is the best cottage we have ever stayed at. We live in a large busy city, so the peace, calm and location completely won us over. The cottage is immaculately clean, homely, and very well...More

Date of stay: April 2018
1  Thank Anthony L
Trek588192, VR Owner at Watsons Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2019

Thank you for your thoughtful and appreciative review. It is always a pleasure having guests who value this special place.

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Reviewed 21 September 2018

Date of stay: July 2018
Trek588192, VR Owner at Watsons Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2018

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

We had a wonderful weekend at Watsons farm. The cottage has amazing character, with a gorgeous log fire and is a fab place to enjoy peace and quiet and see wildlife - we spotted deer, rabbits, moorhen chicks, ducks and a hare. Mary was a...More

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank Kate H
Management response:Responded 7 June 2018

Dear Kate, I am so glad you enjoyed your stay at Watsons Farm, and were able to see all the wildlife! It was great pleasure having such appreciative guests. With best wishes, Mary

Reviewed 30 May 2018

Lovely old cottage in rural surroundings. Very clear arrival instructions. Went to Southwold and Dunwich both of which were great. Had fab weather and the beaches were not crowded.

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Snowies600
Management response:Responded 1 June 2018

Thank you for your positive review. It was a pleasure having you.

Reviewed 17 October 2017

Great location, lovely clean, warm and cosy house. Set in a quiet, rural area. The children loved counting the rabbits from the kitchen window! Mary was lovely and welcoming. Would definitely stay again.

Date of stay: October 2017
1  Thank Inspiration690153
Management response:Responded 19 October 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. It was a pleasure having you all.

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Having relatives almost next door plus around the corner made this place an excellent pick. Having said that I dont want to subtract away from the actual cottage and its owner at all. Both were excellent. Mary, the owner was such a lovely person and...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank barrie b
Management response:Responded 17 August 2017

Thank you Barrie for your lovely, appreciative review. It was a great pleasure having you and your family to stay.

Reviewed 5 June 2017

lovely location with plenty of walks, friendly helpful owner. Within easy reach of many coastal resorts and good pubs and restaurants. Ideal for dog walkers

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Roger T
Management response:Responded 18 June 2017

Dear Roger , Thank you for your very positive review, and for being such appreciative guests. I am glad you're able to enjoy the walks with Tess.

Reviewed 18 April 2017

If you love peace and quiet, and enjoying the Suffolk countryside and wildlife, this is the perfect place. Lovely cottage and gardens, full of character and history. All the equipment you need in the kitchen. Bird watching out of the window whilst eating our meals...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Helen B
Management response:Responded 18 June 2017

Dear Helen, Thank you for your lovely review. It is very rewarding to have really appreciative guests. With best wishes Mary

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

What a gorgeous cottage! We spent a few days over New Years here and we had a very relaxing Cosy well needed break. Mary was a fantastic host - very welcoming and friendly. The log fire really set the tone of the cottage, was just...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank Claire W
Management response:Responded 3 January 2017

Dear Claire, Thank you for your very positive review. It was lovely having you all. With very best wishes, Mary

Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely place - lovely host. Great area and very interesting history. Very rural. Everything you need. Sublimely relaxing.

Date of stay: November 2016
Thank Andrew T
Management response:Responded 2 November 2016

Thank you for lovely review and once again thanks to you and the boys for help with stacking the logs .

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fireplace
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Private Garden
Safe
Secure Parking
Staffed Property
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
The respected Fox and Goose restaurant is in Fressingfield and has recently opened a bistro on its ground floor.Next door the Swan Inn has a good reputation for evening meals and its Sunday carvery. There is a very good village shop in Fressingfield ,open long hours and selling good local produce. Southwold, Dunwich and Walberswick are all within easy reach. Southwold is a delightful old fashioned sea side town with beach huts, a lighthouse, bookshops amd an award winning pier,. Freshly caught fish can be bought at the harbour. Walberswick on the other side of the estuary is a charming seaside village with a sandy beach and an annual crabbing competition popular with children. Dunwich has a shingle beach and a very good fish and chip restaurant. Dunwich forest has wonderful walks and is...
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