Barrie House, Thorpeness

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets? NO

From £765.00 per week

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Main Features


This stunning and spacious self-catering holiday home is part of the impressive conversion of the historic Ogilvie Hall, retaining original features and contemporary elegance throughout the impressive light and airy reception area and accommodation with a perfect ratio of bathrooms to bedrooms. The ideal coastal retreat for a weekend or family holiday.

Sleeps 6 I 1 King I 1 Double I 1 Twin I 1 En-Suite Bathroom I 1 En-Suite Shower I 1 Family Shower

What our guests say

"We have had a lovely, sunny week in your beautiful home- thank you so much. We had debated going abroad but i then remembered happy childhood weekends spent at the Suffolk Seaside- so we decided to bring our boys and granny too (who will be 70 tomorrow!) What a good decision it has been- we have felt thoroughly spoilt in Barrie House- we have had relaxing days at the beach, played mini golf and breakfast at the Kitchen and exploring the coast. We will surely return again. Thank you again for opening your lovely home."

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Barrie House at Thorpeness

Set over four floors, guests are welcomed into the entrance hall at the back of this famous landmark building, giving access to the dining room, cloakroom and beautiful double height living space incorporating chic living area with wood burner for cooler months and designer kitchen. Two of the bedrooms are located on the lower ground floor, with an en suite bathroom and separate shower room plus a useful utility room. There’s a cosy balcony on the second floor overlooking the living space – ideal for watching TV, reading or doing a spot of work and the house rises up to the third charming bedroom with views of The Haven and lovely light and modern bathroom.

Barrie House is named after the Scottish novelist and playwright J M Barrie who created the character Peter Pan and inspired the boatlng lake in Thorpeness.

The village, originally a small fishing hamlet, is now a popular seaside village with an excellent pub, restaurant, a couple of shops, pebble beach and golf course. Guests can enjoy a communal garden with individual furnished designated patio area and have an allocated parking space as well as communal cycle parking.

Lower Ground Floor
Carpeted stairs descend from the entrance hall to a split level landing with the king and twin bedrooms, shower room and utility room opening off.

King Size
Beautiful big room with windows to the back and side of Ogilvie Hall. A gorgeous king-size bed ensures you’ll have a good night’s sleep and there’s a wardrobe, designer bedside units and matching chest of drawers plus a cute rocking chair.

En Suite
Relax in the free-standing bath with central taps in this fully tiled luxury bathroom with basin set into a vanity unit, heated towel rail and WC.

Shower Room
The double rain shower has a step up, there’s a WC, washbasin and heated towel rail.

Twin Bedroom
This bedroom is simply furnished with twin beds with a bedside table between them and a chest of drawers.

Utility Room
Great for washing off after the beach with sink and draining board, washing machine and dryer.

Ground Floor
The front door opens into an entrance hall with a dining room straight ahead, stairs to the lower ground and up to the kitchen/living space on a split level, followed by stairs to the first and second floors.

Dining Room
This contemporary room is simply furnished with a stylish table with eight designer chairs and a sideboard.

With WC and washbasin.

Kitchen/Living Space
Stunning room with well-equipped kitchen to one side and double-height living area with light streaming through the classical leaded windows on the other; luxuriously furnished with two large sofas and a couple of attractive armchairs, handsome trunks, TV cabinet stocked with games and a wood burner.

The chef of the family’s dream kitchen with stylish units with Corian worktops set in a U shape incorporating a breakfast bar with four stools making the whole space ideal for socialising with friends and family. Appliances include Neff oven at waist height, convector oven and warming drawer, five ring ceramic hob with extractor and integrated dishwasher, super large fridge and three drawer freezer.

First floor
Carpeted stairs rise to a galleried TV room and on up to the landing at the top of the house.

Balcony Room
A wonderful space to chill with a book looking down on the living area, watch TV from the comfort of two leather chairs or do a spot of work at the desk provided.

Top Bedroom
Beautifully bright with views of The Haven and Tower, this charming room has a wonderful upholstered double bed with bedside cabinets and plenty of space to store cases in space under the eaves.

Shower Room
Virtually en suite, off the top landing, this light modern room with Velux window giving natural light (and view of Thorpeness golf course for tall people), has a walk-in shower, washbasin set in a vanity unity, WC and heated towel rail.

Barrie House sits in the heart of Thorpeness, opposite the popular Dolphin Inn and within an easy walk for the beach, shops and Meare. Guests can enjoy a communal garden with furnished designated patio area and have an allocated parking space very close to the front door, plus communal cycle parking.

Whats Included?

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 semi-detached holiday home is equipped with gas central heating and appliances include two TVs with FreeSat and Wifi. The kitchen is well equipped with a Neff oven at waist height, convector oven and warming drawer, five ring ceramic hob with extractor and integrated dishwasher, super large fridge and three drawer freezer. There’s also a washing machine and dryer in the utility room downstairs.

A travel cot and high chair are available from the property owners on request at the time of booking.

Thorpeness, a charming holiday village largely designed by the Scottish playwright and barrister Glencairn Stuart Ogilvie a century ago, is just a mile and a half along the beach from Aldeburgh. He decided to create an idyllic model seaside village, inspired by the writings of JM Barrie (hence the name of this holiday house), author of Peter Pan.

Ogilive Hall is a short walk from the Meare (local for lake) with several miles of shallow water and islands which can be explored in the summer time by rowing boat or kayak. Thorpeness award winning 18-hole golf course is a few puts away from the house, as is the Country Club with tennis courts and games rooms often available during half term holidays, as well as the summer months. The area is ideal for cycling and walking, both along the coast and inland; bikes can be hired locally or your own can be stored behind the house.

A number of shops and eateries, including the village shop, the excellent Dolphin Inn, The Kitchen and popular Meare café are within walking distance.

Sorry, no pets, smoking or unaccompanied teenagers.

Once you have filled out the online booking form, you will be given the option to pay by credit or debit card, or by BACs transfer. A 25% deposit is requested at the time of your booking to secure your booking. The balance and a returnable good housekeeping deposit are due six weeks before your holiday commences. Please click here to see our full terms and conditions of booking
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