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Alexandra Barn

Sotterley - Suffolk Countryside

Finished to a very high standard, Alexandra Barn is beautifully furnished in a contemporary style and adds a 21st twist to any self-catering holiday. 
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 well-behaved dogs welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Parking
  • Saturday changeover
£1939 - £3560 per week *


Come and enjoy this outstanding barn conversion with an inspirational modern style only 8 miles from Southwold ...

Alexandra Barn is a stunning newly renovated barn conversion close to the Coast which enjoys a tranquil, rural setting in the beautiful Suffolk countryside with a lovely south westerly aspect and views over open fields.  The garden and surrounding fields are also a haven for wildlife. This is a perfect holiday home for family gatherings or groups of friends coming together to enjoy weekends,where they can enjoy a superb experience using top of the range cooking facilities as well as fabulous bedrooms with luxurious bathrooms together with stylish, contemporary living areas. 

The barn is available for short breaks and weekly holidays from Easter to the end of October and at Christmas and New Year.

The accommodation in the barn is flexible with three ground floor bedrooms and two shower rooms and two bedrooms with ensuite bath/shower rooms on the first floor.

Entrance:The front door opens into the spacious hallway with access to the three ground floor bedrooms and bathrooms and also leads into the main part of the barn.

Ground floor:

Bedroom 1: King sized bed with en suite shower room, bedside chairs and lamps, TV, armchair and built in wardrobes with shelving.  Ensuite shower with tiled walk-in shower area, WC and hand basin.
Bedroom 2: Bunk bedded room suitable for children up to 12 years, bedside lamps and chest of drawers.
Bedroom 3: Twin beds with zip and link option for super king bed, bedside tables and pendant lamps, chest of drawers and hanging rail. *Please indicate at time of booking if you would like twin beds or zip and link*
Shower room: shared between twin and bunk rooms, walk in shower, shaver point, WC and hand basin
Study: with desk and chair with views over the garden.
Sitting room: wooden floor with rugs, Smart TV with Netflix, woodburning stove (one basket of logs and kindling provided on arrival), patio doors overlooking garden, 5 seater corner sofa, coffee table and chaise.
Living area: this spacious area combines the sitting, dining and kitchen areas with two floor to ceiling windows, tiled floors with rugs, hand built kitchen, beautiful furniture and tiled floor throughout.  The windows overlook a courtyard garden on one side and the large ornamental water feature which is west facing, and open countryside on the other side. Furnishings in the living area include two 3 seater leather sofas, armchair and foot stool, coffee table and integrated woodburner (one basket of logs and kindling provided on arrival), solid wood dining table and seating for up to 10 people, hand built solid wood kitchen with two ovens, dishwasher, gas hob, large fridge freezer, instant boiling water tap, bread maker, multi mixer food processor and plenty of storage.
Cloakroom: WC and hand basin
Utility Room: Washing machine, dryer, vacuum cleaner, clothes dryer, iron and ironing board

First Floor to Master Bedrooms:

Note: Bedrooms 4 and 5 are approached via staircases from the main barn that have no doors at the top or bottom of the staircase but are completely private.
Bedroom 4: Super king bed with bedside tables and lamps, TV, chest of drawers, wardrobe and dressing area, wooden floors and rugs, ensuite bathroom with freestanding bath with TV adjacent, WC, hand basin, shaver point and shower cubicle. 
Bedroom 5: Super king bed with bedside tables and lamps, TV, chest of drawers and hanging rail, wooden floors and rugs, ensuite shower room with shower cubicle with seat, WC and hand basin, shaver point.

Outside: the mature garden is large and surrounds Alexandra Barn with plenty of parking. The terrace has outdoor seating and a coffee table plus a dining table and benches for al fresco eating. There is a secure fenced garden area, ideal for dogs who like to roam!

In addition there is a full pétanque and boules court for competitive fun with family and friends

There is a large, un-fenced, ornamental pond approximately 2 feet in depth directly outside the main living area and children should be supervised at all times by adults when in the garden or on the terrace which are accessed from the living room. 

There is also a stone built shelf against the garden wall perfect for barbecues -guests are asked to bring their own disposable barbecues .

Heating: The barn is heated by underfloor heating throughout the ground floor with the addition of 2 wood burning stoves and by radiators in the two upstairs bedrooms and bathrooms. A small basket of logs and kindling is provided on arrival in the winter months (November-March)
Notes: Bed linen and towels are provided.

Please be aware that there are two holiday cottages in the grounds, the other being The Granary which has a separate entrance, parking area and garden.  The Granary and Alexandra Barn may be hired together and are also hired separately and privacy for each property should be respected at all times when the cottages are hired to separate parties.

Alexandra Barn is on Cycle Route 31, designated quiet country lanes.  Bikes may be stored with their own locks in the pole barn next to Alexandra Barn.



  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 well-behaved dogs welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Parking
  • Saturday changeover
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • No smoking
  • Enclosed garden
  • Nearest shop 5.8 miles
  • Nearest pub 1.6 miles
  • 8 miles from the coast
  • Ground floor bathroom
  • Ground floor bedroom



Alexandra Barn was truly excellent in every way. Beautifully renovated with high spec fittings and furnishings. Would love to stay again some time.Mr Nathan Cook - 22nd September 2019
A wonderful stay at Alexandra Barn. Magnificent conversion by the owners, excellent attention to detail and lots of great little touches. Mr N Cook - 19th September 2019
Provided an ideal venue to celebrate our golden wedding anniversary with our children and grandchildrenMr B Vincent - 31st August 2019
Alexandra Barn is a stunning property furnished to the highest of standards. We had an amazing few days there and we will definitely be visiting again. Thanks again Helen & Mark - 24th April 2019
A Great Barn, beautifully furnished with plenty of space for 10 adults. We had a great Christmas! Would definitely recommend and return.L Harris - 29th December 2018
A wonderful week in a lovely property. 10/10! A fantastic family holiday.The Macwilson Family - 18th August 2018
An amazing property! Had such a lovely time and the family all loved it!Mike and Family - 31st July 2018
Absolutely stunning place! We loved our time here and it was the perfect venue to celebrate a 40th birthday with friends! Thank you!Anita Lyons and friends - 23rd July 2018
Lovely property-all of the family loved it -very relaxing .We will be booking again ..The Thompson family - 2nd June 2018


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