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Souters Barn and Gribbles Shepherds Hut

102 reviews
The approach to Souters and Gribbles.
Souters bathed in sunlight is also surrounded by woodland.
Gribbles nestles in a corner of Souters garden.
The terrace, complete with wood fired pizza oven is perfect for al fresco eating.
Souters has a well equipped kitchen.
Souters living space has a cool and airy feel during the summer.
During the colder months the wood burner makes for cosy evenings.
The bedroom window looks out onto a bank of wild flowers.
Souters has a very comfortable bedroom.
The power shower with loads of hot water.
Gribbles is about 20m from Souters, tucked into a corner of the garden.
Gribbles has a full size double bed with a pull out truckle bed beneath.
Gribbles has en suite facilities with floor heating, WC, basin, large shower and heated towel rail.
Foxgloves in the woodland round Souters garden
Bluebells in Souters woodland
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Ipswich, Suffolk, East Anglia, England
Proud to have been awarded a Certificate of Excellence 2014<BR>Souters consists of a converted barn on a track leading to the owner's small farm. It provides an exceptional, secluded and very comfortable place to stay. Souters has one double bedroom and a sofa bed and is suitable for sleeping up to 3 people The living space and kitchen areas can accommodate up to 6 people. The private garden is surrounded by woods teeming with wildlife and provides a peaceful place to relax.<BR><BR>Gribbles is a luxurious shepherds hut tucked away in a corner of Souter's garden and can be hired at extra cost to provide the second bedroom. It cannot be hired independently of Souters. It has a full size double bed and single truckle bed, en suite shower and toilet with under floor heating and heated towel rail. The sleeping area... Read more
About the Owner, Nick and Cath M
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Mar 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 102 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL215042
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English first
Worthing, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in July 2017

A fantastic property in a fantastic location. What more could you want? How about a freshly baked cake provided on arrival and fresh flowers in every room - you get that too! Also it proved to be just about the most dog friendly accomodation we've encountered in the past couple of years. There is access to a large field for...

Reviewed April 26, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Lee D
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed December 7, 2016 for a stay in November 2016

A lovely weekend in a relaxing rural setting. The barn is cosy made very homely by the wood burner which works well with the heat and the whole cosy feel. Everywhere was clean and tidy. I will definitely return

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Default 2 nights
Jul 14, 2017 -
Aug 31, 2017
High Summer
7 nights -- --
Sep 15, 2017 -
Dec 21, 2017
Autumn 2017
2 nights
Dec 22, 2017 -
Jan 4, 2018
Christmas/New Year
3 nights
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  • Dogs £50 per dog per week (or £10 per dog per night): $65 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
DISCOUNTS FOR WEEKLY GROUP PRICES: please contact the owners A refundable damages/security deposit of £100.00 is payable with each booking.Well behaved dogs are welcome. A cleaning surcharge of £10 per night per dog; or a surcharge of £50 applies per dog for a week stay.Preferred payment method BACS or cheque. Any bank charges incurred on transactions from overseas banks are the responsibility of the guest.
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About the neighborhood
Ipswich is a lively town for the arts with three theatres, lots of museums, shopping for those interested and a variety of good places to eat. Colchester also has a thriving Arts scene including theatres and galleries. Both towns have food and arts based festivals throughout the year.<BR><BR>There are many good farm shops in the area selling local produce and a growing number of micro breweries and vineyards. <BR><BR>The Suffolk coast, including Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh and Southwold are within easy reach for a day out.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Stanstead: 49.7 mi
Railway: Manningtree: 6.2 mi
Ferry: Harwich: 24.9 mi
One hour from Stansted airport<BR>One hour train journey from London to local train station <BR>Nearest train station of Manningtree is 15 minutes car journey, taxis always available<BR>Colchester train station 20 minutes car journey, taxis always available<BR>By car Souters is only 5 minutes from the A12 half way between Ipswich and Colchester <BR>Harwich port is 40 minutes car journey.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Water Park Nearby, Nearest Beach: 18.6 mi.
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