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The Creek House

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5 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
12 guests
3 nights minimum
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The Creek House, exceptional, stylish, spacious and beautifully presented with unrivalled, outstanding panoramic views of Southwold's lighthouse, church and water tower. It offers flexible luxury accommodation with plenty of outdoor space and off road parking for up to five cars in a unique gem of a location on a quiet private road yet within a ten minute walk from Southwold's boutique shops, beach and pier, it offers the very best of both worlds. Awarded with a 4th consecutive Visit England 5 Star Gold Award in May 2015. Ideal for large groups of family and/ or friends, fabulous house and large garden for a fun filled family holiday or a weekend get together for that special occasion, it is well suited for all age groups. This very well equipped house is presented and maintained to ...The Creek House, exceptional, stylish, spacious and beautifully presented with unrivalled, outstanding panoramic views of Southwold's lighthouse, church and water tower. It offers flexible luxury accommodation with plenty of outdoor space and off road parking for up to five cars in a unique gem of a location on a quiet private road yet within a ten minute walk from Southwold's boutique shops, beach and pier, it offers the very best of both worlds. Awarded with a 4th consecutive Visit England 5 Star Gold Award in May 2015. Ideal for large groups of family and/ or friends, fabulous house and large garden for a fun filled family holiday or a weekend get together for that special occasion, it is well suited for all age groups. This very well equipped house is presented and maintained to a very high standard with a luxurious and stylish well laid out interior. It has a fabulous large open plan well equipped kitchen, dining and sitting area with two ovens, large fridge, dishwasher, granite work surfaces, the dining table seats 12. There is a three seater and two seater leather sofa with a footstool in the seating area of the kitchen, a great sociable space for a large group of people to be together. With a choice of 2 Kingsize bedrooms and a twin bedroom / kingsize bed as it is a zip and link bed with bunkbeds ( this room sleeps up to four people) on the groundfloor and a Kingsize master bedroom with ensuite and a further twin room with it's own bathroom on the first floor, it offers flexible accommodation for different age groups or for those who are less mobile. There are two shower rooms with wcs on the ground floor to share between three bedrooms. Both shower rooms have wide doorways which can be accessed by a wheelchair. The first floor Sitting Room which seats twelve on the first floor has bifold doors which lead out onto a fabulous balcony surrounded by glass to take in the panoramic views over Buss Creek of Southwold where in the Winter/ early Spring you can also see the beach huts and a glimpse of the sea. Throughout the year it is a good viewing point to see local wildlife such as the pair of barn owls which hunt morning and evening and during the Summer cattle and calves graze. The first floor balcony which is equipped with plenty of outdoor contemporary wicker seating and two sun loungers is also accessed off the Master bedroom making it an ideal spot for morning coffee, sun bathing and evening pre dinner drinks. There is also a decked area off the ground floor kitchen with contemporary wicker seating as well as a very large landscaped private garden with a horse rope swing and a football net to keep the children amused for hours. A further terrace with outdoor seating will provide you with all the outdoor space you could possibly need! There is off road parking for four cars, (five with careful parking) and the beautiful sandy beach with its colourful beach huts and stylish pier is within walking distance or less than 5 minutes by car. Great for family holidays, groups of friends, weekend or mid week get togethers, can sleep up to 5 couples in five bedrooms or up to 12 people in a family group. The Creek House is only a 2 and a half hour drive from London and 3 hours from the Midlands making it a great choice for short breaks as well as weekly holidays. There is plenty to see and do in the area for all ages.More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Yard
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Corporate Bookings
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Stove
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Deck
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The beautifully furnished Creek House offers generous size accommodation for up to 12 guests. The layout takes advantage of the lovely views to the rear which are seen from all the principal rooms. The ground floor has a large and sociable dining kitchen with lounge area, 2 king-size bedrooms and a twin room/ kingsize as beds join together which sleeps up to four people as it has a bunkbed (great for families or a group of children who want to sleep in the same room), large shower room with washbasin and a smaller shower room with wc and washbasin. Both shower rooms are fitted with wide doorways for wheelchair access. To the first floor is the lounge which can seat up to 12 people and king-size master bedroom (with en suite), both with bi-fold doors to the principal balcony, a twin bedroom and a bathroom /wc. Externally there is off road parking for up to 5 cars with careful parking, generous size lawned gardens and a terrace with barbecue. The Creek House has been furnished to a particularly high standard with all luxuries including Egyptian cotton bedding, high quality bath sheets and towels ( please bring own beach towels), plasma TV, wiifi, ipod docking station,a fully fitted well stocked kitchen with granite worktops, large fridge, double ovens and built in appliances.
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Reviewed August 4, 2018

A 15 minute walk from Southwold, with fabulous, peaceful views and a good-size garden, this was an ideal situation for our 3-generation family party. A delightful, house that can soon feel like 'home'. We found plenty of comfortable beds and shower rooms - the en-suite...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Paradise721007
Reviewed March 21, 2017

The Creek House is very deceptive as the initial appearance from the quiet road gives little suggestion of the interior. There is a bit of the Tardis effect, it is so spacious and also the fixtures and fittings are second to none. Quality and space...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank David B
Management response:Responded March 22, 2017

Thank you for a great review. We are so pleased you all enjoyed your stay. The Creek House certainly has a surprise element, as soon as you walk through the front door the house has a lot of depth to it with spacious rooms and...More

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Reviewed February 8, 2017

Lovely location with great views from the house of marshland and Southwold Nature lovers haven. Barn owl seen every evening from the balcony! Southwold is lovely. Great pubs and restaurants within walking distance. The house is lovely, well decorated with excellent spacious accommodation. 4 king...More

Date of stay: February 2017
Thank Geof R
Management response:Responded February 9, 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Southwold is a lovely place in the Winter as well as the Summer. The Barn Owl is a regular visitor to The Creek and is often seen from The Creek House, hunting over the marshland in the...More

Reviewed October 31, 2016

Really couldn't recommend this accommodation more. Perfect location a nice stroll from high street and beach. Lovely house with balconies to watch sunrise on a misty morning. Clean, comfortable, high quality furnishings and fittings. Plenty of room for our 3 families. Big garden. Really do...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank Penny C
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Our family (children & grandchildren) spent a lovely week at the Creek House. The house was very well equipped. There was plenty of room for us all, with lovely views from both terraces over the creek..The large garden was perfect for us all to play...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Barrydavid2016
Management response:Responded September 1, 2016

We are so pleased you were able to enjoy all the outdoor facilities at The Creek House as well as the house itself and you had a lovely holiday with all the family.

About the Owner
Caroline P
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:70%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2009
Availability
December 2018
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About the neighborhood
Southwold is a pretty unspoilt seaside town situated on the Suffolk Heritage Coast. It has a beautiful long sandy beach which is adorned by colourful beach huts, a working lighthouse, harbour and stylish pier. The unique town consists mainly of Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian properties and has lovely open green areas. Shops range from a quality butchers, greengrocers, delicatessen to chic boutique shops and art galleries. There is a good choice of hotels and restaurants and local pubs which sell the locally brewed Adnams Ales. The area is great for walking or cycling with miles of footpaths and quiet roads and tracks to cycle along. There are a couple of cycle hire shops in Southwold which stock bikes of all sizes. Southwold also has it's own Golf Course. The area is known for its...
How to get there
2 and a half hours drive from London and The Midlands. North of Ipswich on the Suffolk Heritage Coast. By train from Liverpool St Station, London, change at Ipswich to Darsham or Halesworth - 2 and a half hours drive from Heathrow, take the M25, then the A12. The nearest international airport is Stagnated which is a one and a half hours drive away.
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