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The Courthouse

Thorpeness - Suffolk Coast

The Courthouse is an impressive property, part of Ogilvie Hall in Thorpeness, providing guests a luxury retreat in this wonderful part of the Suffolk Coast.
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 well-behaved dog welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Parking
  • Friday changeover
£1410 - £2405 per week *


Part of the magnificent Mock Tudor Ogilvie Hall and newly converted, The Courthouse offers a luxurious contemporary living space in a property full of character; and superbly located in the heart of Thorpeness. The spectacular three storey vaulted ceiling, large leaded windows and bespoke spiral staircase overlook a stylish living area fitted to the highest specification. The Courthouse is the perfect property for larger families or groups of friends looking for a relaxing escape next to the coast. The beach, the Meare, cafes, a fabulous pub and local shops are all within three minutes' walk - no car required! Shop: 2.1 miles Pub: 40 yards.

Lobby and Inner Hallway: Spacious area leading to
Bedroom 1: King size bed, oak furniture and contemporary En-Suite Shower Room with shower cubicle, washbasin and wc.
Bedroom 2: King size bed.
Bedroom 3: King size bed.
Bedroom 4: Twin beds.
Bathroom: Large bath, modern wet-room style shower cubicle, washbasin and wc.
Cloakroom: Washbasin and wc, washer dryer.

Large Open Plan Room with Sitting Area: Large comfortable corner sofa and substantial oak coffee table surround the TV with slim-line wall-mounted gas fire. Dining Area: Modern oak dining table and chairs. Kitchen Area: Integrated Neff appliances including electric oven and hob, combi microwave oven, fridge freezer, dishwasher, large breakfast bar, stunning character beams.
Mezzanine: Next to the reading corner the two storey wooden spiral staircase climbs to the snug on the mezzanine floor.

Garden: Open garden with small patio area.
Parking: Off-road bay parking for two cars.
Heating: Underfloor gas heating.
Pets: One well-behaved pet welcome.
Notes: Wi-Fi provided. Children must be supervised when using the spiral staircase. A security deposit of £250 is required four weeks prior to your holiday.

Just two miles north of Aldeburgh this fascinating seaside village was built in the 1920s by Glencairn Stuart Ogilvie, an architect, barrister and playwright. This magnificent building is now the hallmark of Thorpeness.  Amenities include the Dolphin Inn pub; The Kitchen Cafe; Thorpeness Hotel and Country Club with tennis courts; a superb 18-hole golf course, extensive sports field and the Meare - a large shallow boating lake with tearooms nearby. There are miles of mainly sandy beaches to explore, as well as a myriad of gorgeous footpaths through forests, fields and across the heath.


  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 well-behaved dog welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Parking
  • Friday changeover
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • No smoking
  • Nearest shop 0.02 mile
  • Nearest pub 0.02 mile
  • 0.3 mile from the coast
  • Ground floor bathroom
  • Ground floor bedroom



Lovely house to share with our family. Great house with access to a number of walks. Would highly recommend. - 27th September 2019
We had a great stay and would definitely return.Mr Pettit - 5th November 2018
Lovely comfortable place to bring friends and family together. Thoroughly enjoyed our time here. Thank you.The Pettits & The Forbes - 28th October 2018
Lovely house, beautifully fitted out and very comfortable. Three generations of us have had a super long weekend in delightful and very hospitable surroundings. We shall hope to return.The Denny's & The Ballards - 23rd October 2018
Excellent accommodation, a great family holidayThe Stevensons - 12th October 2018
We thoroughly enjoyed the space and beautiful location. The beds were very comfortable too!The Waters family - 10th September 2018
Wonderful property allowing for a fantastic family holiday. Thorpeness is like a mini home to us and The Courthouse made it very homelike.The Perry Clan - 23rd August 2018
Thank you for arranging the Christmas decorations, also for the goody bag. It was very welcome on our arrival. The house looks great and everyone has settled in well and are very appreciative. House looks lovely, furnished nicely and in a good location. The Campling Family - 3rd January 2018
International family reunion over Christmas. Stunning place to stay, great for our murder mystery games night! We only get together once every 10 years and this place was perfect! Thank you for hosting us and making it so special! The Taylor Family - 27th December 2017
We came from London and Norwich to celebrate Annabel's 31st birthday and The Courthouse was perfect! Loads of food, drinks, games and laughs! Along with blue skies and longish walks, we couldn't have asked for more. A fantastic, long weekend, thank you!The Clement Family - 27th November 2017
The best rental property we have stayed in, in the UK.The Bull Family - 20th September 2017
The best rental property we have stayed in in the UK.Mr Julian Bull - 20th September 2017
Stunning property - all the little quirky decorative bits and pieces made it a really special place to stay.The Moore Family - 18th September 2017
Stunning property - all the little quirky decorative bits and pieces made it a really special place to stay, Cheers!Mrs C Moore - 18th September 2017
Large open plan room was brilliant for a large number of people and definitely something we'd look for in future years. Thorpeness is a fantastic place to come with children. We will be looking to book again for next year. Burford Family - 21st August 2017


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