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Chelsea Villa

Southwold - Suffolk Coast

Live like an A-lister in this luxurious seafront residence – with immaculately detailed interiors and a prime location, it exudes just as much class as the Royal Borough after which it's named...
  • Sleeps 14
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi available
  • Parking unavailable
  • Friday changeover
£3753 - £6503 per week *


In an exceptional seafront position, Chelsea Villa is located in one of Southwold's most prime positions overlooking the beach. This property is exceptional in every way and has been renovated to the highest standard ensuring attention to detail and providing luxurious holiday accommodation for fourteen guests. Chelsea Villa is absolutely perfect for family gatherings or groups of friends holidaying together in boutique style. The ground floor offers sociable areas with the sitting room, snug room and kitchen/dining areas being open and leading from one to another and continues with French doors which open onto a fantastic spacious area outside which is paved with furniture, great for al-fresco dining. There are five bathrooms and the six sumptuous bedrooms are named after famous Victorian authors. With four of the bedrooms offering super king beds which can also be made in to two full size single beds this property has to be first choice for flexibility to suit all types of party groups who are looking for a luxurious seaside holiday retreat. Shop: 200 yards Pub: 100 yards.

Sitting Room: Log-effect remote controlled gas fire, sea views, double glass doors to
Snug Area: 66 inch Panasonic TV, DVD player, Juke box.
Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Area: Viking Professional double oven with four ring gas hob, two large hot plates, Smeg double oven, Smeg combi microwave, American style Smeg fridge freezer, wine fridge, Krups Nescafe Dolce Gusto coffee machine, island unit with basin, Sonos Wi-Fi sound system, large dining table and chairs, French doors to rear garden.
Utility Area: ExtraKlasse washine machine, ExtraKlasse tumble dryer, butler sink.
Cloakroom: Washbasin and wc.
Lobby Area: Deckchairs, crabbing lines, buckets and spades, picnic blankets, cooler boxes, umbrella stand with umbrellas, fishing nets.

Trollope Suite: Super king size bed, bay window with spectacular sea views, binoculars, novelist Anthony Trollope works, USB charging ports. En-Suite Sbordoni Shower Room with large shower cubicle, large rainfall shower, Lefroy Brooks hand-held shower attachment, washbasin, wc, sea view.
Dickens Suite: Super king size bed which can convert into twin beds (please specify your preference at the time of booking), feature fireplace, novelist Charles Dickens works. En-Suite Shower Room with shower cubicle, double head shower, heritage basin and wc.
Gaskell Suite: Super king size bed which can convert into twin beds (please specify your preference at the time of booking), novelist Elizabeth Gaskell works.
Ashton and Bentley Bathroom: Spacious bathroom with roll top bath with hand-held shower attachment, large shower cubicle with double head shower, Neptune basin with storage, wc, Cole and Son Fornasetti wallpaper.

Bronte Suite: Super king size bed which can convert into twin beds (please specify your preference at the time of booking), Juliet Travers feature wallpaper, fantastic sea views, binoculars, novelist and poet Emily Bronte works.
Hardy Suite: Super king size bed which can convert into twin beds (please specify your preference at the time of booking), Cole and Son wallpaper, fantastic sea views, binoculars, novelist and poet Thomas Hardy works.
Carroll Suite: Two sets of cabin style beds accommodating four guests (3ft beds), wide ladder style steps to top cabins, Samsung Blu-Ray player, 49 inch LED Panasonic TV, X box one, novelist Lewis Carroll works. En-Suite Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower attachment, washbasin and wc.
Shower Room: Shower cubicle with double head shower, washbasin and wc.

Garden: Enclosed courtyard area at rear with large garden table and chairs and borders with shrubs and topiary trees, fountain water feature.
Parking: Roadside.
Heating: Gas heating.
Notes: High speed Wi-Fi, towels and complimentary L'occitane toiletries provided. Hairdryers provided in all bedrooms. Travel cots and highchairs available to use. A £500 security deposit is required four weeks prior to your holiday.

Southwold Pier Area - It is often said that nothing changes in Southwold. However, the much-acclaimed pier was rebuilt in 2001 and was the first to be constructed in England in over 50 years. It now fits in well with the painted beach huts, promenade and colourful flowerbeds. There is a shop, cafes and an alternative amusement arcade there. The selection of properties' hereabouts makes it an ideal location to stay in Southwold if you require quiet accommodation that is also close to the beach, town centre and the many footpaths across the marshes leading you to the less explored areas of the town.


  • Sleeps 14
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi available
  • Parking unavailable
  • Friday changeover
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair
  • Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • No smoking
  • Enclosed garden
  • Nearest shop 0.2 mile
  • Nearest pub 0.2 mile
  • 0.01 mile from the coast



The property as excellent for our family, well located and well appointed - perfectMr David Langmead - 3rd February 2020
“Chelsea Villa was a truly wonderful way to experience the English seaside in Southwold. We had a group of 11 family members ranging from young children to a grandparent, and everyone found comfort and joy in the house and its surroundings. The back patio is a beautiful spot for dinner and conversation (with a close-up view of Southwold's lighthouse), and we spent many hours there talking and laughing. The beach is just steps from the front door (with breathtaking ocean views from the bedrooms on the front side of the house) where we all played on the sand and in the surf. It's a short walk to the pier, the village shops and restaurants and, of course, the Lord Nelson pub. The stairs to the upper floors are steep, which wasn't an issue for us, and the house is beautifully decorated, which was great for us with the youngest traveler being 8 years old but possibly stress-inducing for families with toddlers (though they had great accommodations such as high chairs and a lovely room with bunk beds). We had a fabulous stay and would recommend Chelsea Villa to anyone traveling with a large group.”Matthew and family - 13th September 2019
This house is just amazing. Simply wonderful. - 29th March 2019
We had an absolutely wonderful time the house is just amazing we all loved it. Wendy Barker plus 13 - 19th March 2019
Exceptional property especially for a big family gathering.Mr John Daniels - 28th December 2018
Fantastic property in an excellent setting.Mr Gareth Metcalf - 5th August 2018
Fabulous holiday. Great house, very well equipped - 15th June 2018
Chelsea Villa is a beautiful home in an idillic location. The homeowners left beautiful welcome gifts for us and their homeware. I would definitely recommend this heavenly home to anyone who is looking for a luxurious break in Southwold. Mrs Jane Spriggs - 6th June 2018
A beautiful house - home from home. Thank you for an amazing stay! - 1st June 2018
Beautiful property would go there again and very near all amenitiesMrs Mavis Daines - 24th May 2018
Beautiful house. Lovely weekend celebrating 70th birthday with the family. - 20th May 2018
Wow, what a beautiful house! Thank you for a fantastic stay. We have enjoyed a very special family weekend of 60th birthday celebrations. One we will remember always. Would love to come back. Thank you x - 11th May 2018
The property was fabulous, only one minor thing - 2 kettles and a larger T-pot would have been handy for large groups - otherwise it was the best property we have stayed in over the last 17 years! Excellent service and property would highly recommend Suffolk Secrets.Mrs Janis Taylor - 6th March 2018
Thank you for letting us stay in this beautiful home to celebrate Christmas with our entire English family + friends, we will be back! - 29th December 2017
This has been a great Christmas at Chelsea Villa, A home to remember forever. Thank you - 29th December 2017
Thank you for letting us have your beautiful house for Christmas. Our family had the best time and we celebrated a wonderful engagement. Thank youCheryl and Duncan Spindler - 25th December 2017
We have had the most magical Christmas at Chelsea Villa. The house has everything you need and more. The house will always hold a special place in my heart as we got engaged Christmas day! Thank you for everything.Erin, Dan, Ruby, Imogen and Cam. - 25th December 2017
A perfect weekend away thanks to this beautiful house. - 17th December 2017
Weekend to celebrate my 50th with friends. Fabulous, fabulous house! - 10th December 2017
We absolutely loved Chelsea Villa. It is one of a kind and a place we will treasure for ever! We will be back!The Gilbert's - 2nd December 2017
Beautiful house, stunning location to celebrate 30th birthday! lots of happy memories made, the perfect home away from home. - 20th November 2017
We all absolutely loved the property, it really was amazing! Mrs Liane Rumble - 2nd November 2017
Amazing lots of thoughtful extras.Mrs Alison Harston - 30th October 2017
What a fabulous house! Amazing location. Perfect weekend away. We will be back. - 29th October 2017
What an absolutely fabulous house in a lovely location in beautiful Southwold! The attention to detail is excellent. We all felt most welcome in what has been one of the very best holidays with my family that we have ever had! Thank you - 27th October 2017
Absolutely beautiful property - the owners seem to have thought of everything!Mrs Elizabeth Ivey - 12th October 2017
Beautiful room, house and location - definitely hope to be back! - 11th September 2017
A beautiful house, perfectly positioned! We have all ad such a wonderful week, thank you :) !The Jack, Wrycroft, Feetham and Howe family. - 18th August 2017
Beautiful house. Fabulous kitchen! Everything you could possibly think of was provided. House worked really well for adults & children, bunk room was a big hit. Great location.Mrs Materna - 14th August 2017
we have had a lovely stay at Chelsea Villa- what a wonderful setting for a remarkably wonderful week!Materna and Brady - 4th August 2017
absolutely loved our stay at this stunning house. Wonderful sea views + miss the sound of the sea!Neale family - 30th June 2017
Had a fantastic holiday in this beautiful house.Jones - 22nd June 2017
Beautiful house, wonderful spot. What more could you ask for? We'll be back!Haines family - 21st June 2017
Lovely 40th Birthday + Easter weekend- beautiful house! - 14th April 2017
fab house! Great time, will be back.Gibbons - 10th April 2017
What an amazing property! Everything had been thought of! Decor was to such a high standard, location couldn't have been better and we had the perfect stay!! The so Southwold team were brilliant on the lead up to our stay helping me with all my questions and additional cots and high chairs!!! Thank you, we wouldn't hesitate to use you again and we defiantly will be back to stay again!Mrs Fran Dorren - 8th March 2017
We could not fault this property. It was beautifully presented and catered for all ages. We all have very fond memories of a perfect weekend. Thank you.Mrs Kim Daley - 1st February 2017
A perfect setting fr a 70th birthday of family and dear friends. I'm sure we will be back!Jones's family
50th Birthday bonanza! Perfect house, weather, company and ample booze!The Dormers and Shelly party
This house is definitely five stars and I would recommend this to everyone.


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