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Curlew Cottage

Southwold - Suffolk Coast

This stylish Suffolk holiday home is charming! Curlew Cottage has an enclosed garden and parking and is within walking distance of Southwold and the beach - the perfect escape!
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 well-behaved dogs welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Parking
  • Friday changeover
£645 - £1393 per week *


Curlew cottage is a deceptively spacious property, decorated and furnished to a high standard with 4 bedrooms providing comfortable holiday accommodation for up to 8 guests. On the ground floor there are two bedrooms, one double with en-suite and one twin. Upstairs are two further bedrooms, one double and one twin.

There is a family shower room downstairs, together with a well equipped kitchen and a large lounge/diner overlooking the back garden. There are two large leather sofas and a dining table and seating to accommodate 8 guests. A second staircase leads from the lounge up to a snug where there are bean bags, games, toys and a TV.

In the garden there is a table, chairs and umbrella together with a large barbeque and outside lighting. The garden is fully enclosed by a fence. There is a rear gate leading out onto a driftway - perfect for taking dogs into and out of the property.

There is a bus stop across the road with buses going to Southwold in one direction and Lowestoft in the other.  Southwold is an old fashioned seaside town with a reputation for good food and shops.  It has a lighthouse, pier and its own brewery and a beautiful sandy beach lined with brightly painted beach huts.  Curlew Cottage is located on the National Trail and Suffolk Coastal Path providing walks from the door.  The reed beds in Reydon and Buss Creek are popular with bird watchers.  A short drive, or cycle, down the coast is the RSPB reserve at Minsmere. 

Shop: 100 yards. Pub: 0.5 miles. Beach: 1 mile.

Why we love this property...  to quote one of our guests… “One of the nicest cottages we've ever rented, quirky, well equipped and very comfortable. Highly recommended” Need we say more!


Sitting/dining room: TV with Amazon Prime Movies, DVD, iPod dock, table and chairs. Stairs to Galleried Study: Desk, wall mounted TV plus books and games. Kitchen: Electric oven and gas hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, Nespresso machine. Bedroom 1: King size. En-Suite Bathroom: Bath with shower over, washbasin and WC. Digital TV and DVD. Bedroom 2: Twin beds with TV and DVD. Shower room: Shower, washbasin and WC.


Bedroom 3: King sized bed with digital TV and DVD. Bedroom 4: Twin beds with TV and DVD

Outside: Enclosed sheltered garden with summer house, furniture and gas barbeque. Side gate access is ideal for dog walking! 

Parking: Private off road parking for two cars.

Sleeps: 8 in 4 bedrooms.

Minimum hire: 3 nights. High season minimum stay 1 week.

Pets: Two well-behaved dogs welcome.

Heating: Gas central heating.

Notes: WiFi, linen and towels provided. Travel cot and highchair available. Welcome pack. Check in: 4pm. Check out: 10am.

Reydon is only divided from Southwold by Buss Creek, a narrow stretch of water where the fishing boats (busses) of long ago used to tie up. All properties therefore have easy access to beaches and town centre amenities by road and various footpaths. Reydon boasts two well-stocked village stores, as well as the Randolph Hotel which has an excellent restaurant and good locals bar.


  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 well-behaved dogs welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Parking
  • Friday changeover
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair
  • Barbecue
  • Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • No smoking
  • Nearest shop 0.2 mile
  • Nearest pub 0.5 mile
  • 1 mile from the coast
  • Ground floor bathroom
  • Ground floor bedroom



Lovely and comfortable, we had everything we needed. Good location for the beaches.Francine Smith - 17th October 2020
Lovely property, kitchen was small but had everything you needed, very comfortable beds, would stay there again.Mrs Gillian Pope - 8th January 2020
A wonderful location for a perfect festive stay - we had everything we needed. Thank you for helping us to have a perfect Christmas and for the extra treats - they were lovely! We had such a lovely stay! The Hiscox family - 27th December 2019
Wonderful property, very well appointed felt like home from home!Miss Terri Appleby - 19th May 2019
Lovely short break in a well laid out property that was fantastic for our little pup! Very dog friendly even down to the dog towels by each door!L M Henshaw - 6th May 2019
One of the nicest cottages we've ever rented, quirky, well equipped and very comfortable. Highly recommended Mrs Fay Binks - 7th February 2019
Spacious, clean, well equipped property. Loved the large television in the lounge.Denise Peters - 30th September 2018
A very comfortable clean well furnished house and Garden in an excellent location, will book again in the future. Janet Archer - 11th July 2018
Fantastic property ideally situated. Would recommend to anyone wishing to explore Southwold. Mr Allan Davies - 15th May 2018
It was a comfortable place to stay with lots of space and a lovely secure garden, ideal for children. Mrs Elizabeth Plummer - 29th August 2017
I would highly recommend Curlew Cottage in Reydon. On arrival, the cottage was impeccably clean and tidy; there were only 3 of us and the dog but there were enough beds to accommodate 3 families. Although it was mid terrace and there were large families either side, we didn't hear any noise. One of the nicest places we have ever stayed and we have been self catering for 20 years. Would definitely re visit this cottage in the future. Mrs S Braybrooke - 8th August 2017
Lovely property. Good restaurants. Excellent walking.Mrs Carole Measures - 18th October 2016
We fell in love with Curlew Cottage from the moment we arrived. It was like a home from home with everything we could have possibly needed which was perfect for our family holiday with children. Thank you for going the extra mile, it really makes a difference.Margaret Clark - 10th July 2016


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