• About The Boathouse

    Just yards from the sand-duned beach at Kessingland, an authentic seaside village on the Suffolk Heritage Coast, this ground floor apartment (formerly the lifeboat house) is a wonderful base for a seaside holiday with sea views from the living/dining room. The perfect spot for relaxing with its stylish interior offering a high standard of comfort. It lies within easy reach of attractions for all ages. The popular resort of Lowestoft, 4 miles, offers traditional seaside entertainments and both Pleasurewood Hills theme park and Africa Alive are within a short drive. Boat hire is available on Oulton Broad, the gateway to the Norfolk Broads. Bird watchers will love RSPB Minsmere, while the delightful town of Southwold with its pier and summer theatre, Dunwich Heath, Aldeburgh with its local seafood and Sutton Hoo (NT) are easily accessible. Shop 1 mile, pub 50 yards and restaurant 20 yards.
    3 steps to entrance. All on ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen. Utility room. 3 bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower room and toilet, 2 twin. Bathroom with toilet.
    Gas CH inc (£20pw Oct-Apr). Elec, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi inc. Freeview TV. DVD. Stereo/CD. M/wave. W/machine. D/washer. F/freezer. Enclosed garden and furniture. Parking. No smoking.

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      3 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 6 people

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      pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Enclosed Garden / Patio
      Enclosed Garden / Patio
    • Garden / Patio
      Garden / Patio
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Sea View
      Sea View
    • Wifi
    • Short Breaks All Year
      Short Breaks All Year
    • Bed Linen & Towels Included
      Bed Linen & Towels Included
    • Washing Machine
      Washing Machine
    • Coastal within 1 mile
      Coastal within 1 mile
    • Coastal within 3 miles
      Coastal within 3 miles
    • Coastal within 5 miles
      Coastal within 5 miles
    • Car Parking - On Site
      Car Parking - On Site
    • Unique Cottages
      Unique Cottages
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    8.8 out of 10 – based on 9 reviews

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    out of 10

    Roomy and comfortable

    Confirmed guest, 2017-11-06



    out of 10

    Accommodation was exemplary. Would definitely encourage anyone to stay there. Local pub was great with excellent food at a good price.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-09-22



    out of 10

    This was by far one of the nicest, cleanest holiday homes we have ever stayed in. The location was lovely, being able to sit on the sofa and see the beach was a bonus. Everything that you could possibly need was there. A most enjoyable weekend for everyone.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-09-18



    out of 10

    Beautiful scenery and quiet beach. Not suitable for small children as it is pebbly. We used the cottage as a base and visited many places but it was like a home from home.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-09-01



    out of 10

    The Boathouse is superb and we had a lovely holiday. The Wifi was an advantage especially as it enabled us to search for places to go; some leaflets about places to go would have been useful as would details of the nearest supermarket. We have been to a number of cottages around the Country and I can easily say that this was the best accommodation we have ever stayed in. Thank you.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-08-11



    out of 10

    Bang on the shore and next to lovely restaurant, The Waterfront, which is very popular so book well in advance before you go. Handy for local shop in village and also facilities in nearby Haven holiday park. Outside of property could do with some attention: broken slat in seat at front (an extra seat would be useful, too), rear gate sticks. Fans in bathrooms constantly on and no information of how or if they can be shut off. Big, well-equipped kitchen and comfortable lounge/diner with views over shingle beach to the sea.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-08-04



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    Confirmed guest, 2018-05-18



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    Confirmed guest, 2017-10-13



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    Confirmed guest, 2017-09-11



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