Guests are welcomed into a spacious living room leading through to the modern kitchen/dining room which has bi-fold doors onto the decked dining area, making it easy to enjoy meals in the sea air! There’s also a snug/TV room on the ground floor and shower room next to the back door – convenient for trips from the beach! Four of the rooms on the first floor have a glimpse of the sea with a king size bed in the master bedrooms, two twins and a double, plus two super new family bathrooms.
The front garden is a great spot to relax and watch the world go by, with an additional table and chairs. The rear garden giving more privacy and access from the parking bay where there’s space for one car.
The front door opens into a porch with space to leave your coats and shoes before going into the living room. There’s a back door opening from the drive into a hallway which leads to the snug, cloak/shower room, stairs to the first floor, and a cupboard housing the washing machine.
A sunny south-facing room with opening into the kitchen/dining room making the reception areas ideal for socialising with family and friends. The wood burner is a focal point and great for cooler months with two comfy sofas and an armchair positioned to enjoy the heat or the wall-mounted TV!
This double aspect room overlooks The Dunes at the front and the garden at the back of the house where bi-fold doors open onto the patio garden, ideal for enjoying meals in the sea air!
The kitchen’s well equipped with electric oven, hob with extractor, dishwasher, free-standing fridge/freezer, and microwave. A pantry gives extra storage for groceries and a washing machine is housed in a cupboard off the hallway. The dining area’s nicely divided by a breakfast bar with two stools and has a table with six chairs and bench seating for eight guests.
At the back of the house with an L shaped sofa and large flat-screen TV plus a desk, this is a great place to work or chill!
Ideally positioned next to the back door giving easy access to the shower when you come home from the beach! There’s a corner shower, WC and wash basin.
Stairs rise from the inner hall to the first-floor landing with doors opening to the four bedrooms and both bathrooms.
1st Family Bathroom
With a glimpse of the sea, this bathroom’s ideally placed for guests using bedrooms one and two; equipped with a bath with hand shower, WC, wash basin and heated towel rail.
A sunny bedroom facing south and a view of the sea, furnished with simply with a double bed and chest of drawers.
Sit in bed and enjoy the views from the bay window of the sea to the east and the iconic Meare to the west. There are twin beds with a cabinet between plus a chest of drawers and a wardrobe with shelving.
Look out to sea when you wake in this bedroom with king-size bed, bedside cabinets, chest of drawers and wardrobe.
This cute twin room has full-size beds with a cabinet with drawers between them and hooks for hanging any clothes.
2nd Family Bathroom
Conveniently positioned for bedrooms three and four, there’s a step down to this lovely modern bathroom which has a bath with shower over, WC, washbasin and heated towel rail.
4 The Dunes has off road parking for two cars at the back of the house and there’s generally on-road parking for additional cars available at the front on a first-come basis. A gate opens from the drive into the garden which is mostly laid to patio, furnished with a table and eight chairs plus a BBQ for you to enjoy eating in the sea air; bi fold doors to the kitchen/dining room make catering easy! There’s also a small front garden, close to the infamous Meare which is a hive of activity in the summer months, where you can sit and watch the world go by!
All prices include 100% cotton bed linen, towels, heating and electricity, plus a welcome bottle of wine and biscuits to help you get your break off to a relaxing start.
This modern end of terrace self-catering holiday cottage is equipped with gas central heating and appliances include two TVs with FreeSat, Wifi and iPod docking station. The kitchen is well equipped with a free standing fridge/freezer, electric oven and grill, hob with four rings, dishwasher and free standing microwave; there’s also a washer/dryer stored in a cupboard in the hallway.
A travel cot and high chair are available from the property owners on request at the time of booking.
Thorpeness is a mile and a half along the beach from Aldeburgh and is a charming holiday village largely designed by the Scottish playwright and barrister Glencairn Stuart Ogilvie a century ago. There are a couple of shops and eateries including The Kitchen, a popular café which is literally across the road from this super holiday house; plus the Meare Tea Room and The Dolphin Inn which serves excellent meals with local wines and beers.
4 The Dunes is a pebble’s throw fro both the Meare (lake); it's several miles of shallow water can be explored in the summer time by rowing boat; and the sea with a walkway leading down to the shingle beach and miles of coastline to explore.
The tennis courts and games rooms at the Thorpeness Country Club, literally around the corner, are often available during half term holidays as well as the summer months for all the family to enjoy. Also close by is the Thorpeness heathland golf course. The area is ideal for cycling and walking, both along the coast and inland countryside. Its a short walk to the famous 'House in the Clouds' and Thorpeness windmill.