• About Cardinal Cottage

    This fine timber framed 16th century cottage has been lovingly restored to offer a very good standard of accommodation in rural Suffolk. Bordered by a brook and boasting a delightful garden, it adjoins the owners’ home in the pretty hamlet of Sibton opposite the village pub, which serves great food. Its location is excellent for families, walkers, cyclists and bird watchers alike – the elegant seaside resort of Southwold, well known for its summer theatre and pier, is just 13 miles away as is Aldeburgh, whose famous fish and chip shops and restaurants feature the best of the local seafood. The concert hall, arts and craft shops at Snape Maltings, RSPB Minsmere, Dunwich Heath and beach, Orford Castle and the crabbing competitions at the pretty coastal village of Walberswick are all within a short drive. Shop 0.5 miles.
    Ground Floor:
    Living room: With Freeview TV, DVD player, iPod dock, CD player and beams.
    Dining room: With beams.
    Kitchen: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.
    First Floor:
    Bedroom 1: With double bed and beams.
    Bedroom 2: With twin beds and beams.
    Bedroom 3: With single bed.
    Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
    Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Cot and highchair. Doggy extras. Garden with patio and garden furniture. Bike store. Private parking. No smoking. Please note: There is a brook in the garden and 2 steps to parking.

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    Key information
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      3 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 5 people

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      Yes 2 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Bike store
      Bike store
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Dishwasher
    • Enclosed garden / patio
      Enclosed garden / patio
    • Garden / patio
      Garden / patio
    • Highchair
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Rural location
      Rural location
    • Christmas themed cottage
      Christmas themed cottage
    • WiFi
    • Short breaks all year
      Short breaks all year
    • Cot available
      Cot available
    • Bed lin included
      Bed lin included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
    • Home from home
      Home from home
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    9.7 out of 10 – based on 9 reviews

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    out of 10

    This is a great cottage, cosy warm and comfortable, and the owners have given great thought into everything. Would definitely stay again, lovely location and most relaxing holiday.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-11-10



    out of 10

    A lovely cottage, with everything you could wish for. The best equipped cottage we have stayed at. The bedrooms in the beams are beautiful. Jan and Eric, just next door, are very friendly and helpful, though not intrusive. Lots of walks in the area. We would definitely return in the future.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-11-02



    out of 10

    Lovely cottage and so well equipped. Everything has been thought of for a comfortable and enjoyable stay. The goodies that were left such as a bottle of fizz, fresh bread and homemade jam was a really lovely touch. Will definitely recommend to friends and family!

    Confirmed guest, 2018-10-26



    out of 10

    What a wonderful place. Amazing cottage that far exceeded our expectations. Owners were really lovely. Beautiful area too. Really it’s best holiday cottage we’ve ever stayed in.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-10-06



    out of 10

    Exceptional....every thing you needed and more

    Confirmed guest, 2018-09-15



    out of 10

    A very nice cottage and pleasant owners, who kindly put some provisions in the fridge. The view of their garden from the kitchen was really lovely.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-08-11



    out of 10

    Had a great weeks stay in this lovely cottage , which I'd say is the best we've stayed in . It's comfortable , clean and well equipped with lovely welcoming owners. Good location for all coastal towns and villages and great pub over the road . Would definitely recommend!!

    Confirmed guest, 2018-08-04



    out of 10

    A superb comfortable cottage, the best we have stayed in. It was very well equipped, spotlessly clean, and had a very homely cosy feel. The double bed was really comfortable. Parking was good even for our VW campervan. The owners were very friendly and helpful but not at all intrusive. The cottage is well-placed for visiting Minsmere RSPB reserve by car. We really enjoyed our stay in Cardinal Cottage and would certainly like to return.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-05-19



    out of 10

    We had a lovely short break at Cardinal Cottage. The owners did everything possible to make it comfortable and welcoming for us and for our dog. The surrounding area is great for walking and a short drive gets you to various beaches, plus other areas of interest.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-04-29



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