Interiors are furnished in a refreshing modern retro style throughout. An entrance hall runs through the centre of the accommodation; giving access to two pretty bedrooms, one with en suite shower; the family bathroom; stylish kitchen/dining room and colourful living room with wood burner. The charming twin bedroom is off the living room.
Outside there’s ample parking for three cars and a raised patio with outdoor furniture where you can relax in the sunshine.
The glazed entrance allows the light to stream into the hallway with both double bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen and living room opening off it. A hard floor runs through this detached property with only a small lip between rooms, making it ideal for guests with a mobility problem.
Guests are sure to enjoy entertaining in this large modern room with sturdy table, four chairs and a bench encouraging you to eat at home. Integrated appliances include a single oven with ceramic hob and extractor, washing machine, dishwasher and freestanding Smeg fridge with three drawer freezer and a microwave.
Lovely colourful room with plenty of light from the south facing doors overlooking the adjacent garden and an eclectic mix of retro, old and new furnishings and artefacts. A wood burner makes this a cosy room in the winter months and there’s ample seating with two sofas, armchairs, coffee table and sideboard stocked with board games and books and additional entertainment provided with TV and DVD player.
Located off the living room this charming room has twin beds with bedside tables and lamps, hooks for hanging clothes, a chest of drawers and Lloyd Loom chair.
Conveniently located off the hall so easily accessible for all rooms, including the guest and twin bedrooms. This crisp and clean bathroom has designer tiles, bath with shower above, basin, WC and heated towel rail.
A pretty sunny room with garden view, furnished with a double bed, bedside tables with reading lights hanging above, free standing wardrobe and chest of drawers.
Spacious and summery; furnished with a king size bed flanked by bedside stools and storage in a free standing vintage wardrobe and chest of drawers.
En Suite Shower Room
Beautifully tiled with corner shower cubicle, wash basin, WC and window giving natural light.
Mara Lodge sits next to The Old Rectory however it has its own entrance and parking on the enclosed gravel drive for three cars with raised deck where you can enjoy meals al fresco with a charcoal BBQ provided.
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 self-catering holiday cottage is equipped with central heating and appliances include a TV with FreeSat, DVD player and Wifi. The kitchen is well equipped with single electric oven with ceramic hob and extractor fan, dishwasher, washing machine, free standing Smeg fridge with three drawer freezer, microwave and BBQ.
A travel cot and high chair are available from the property owners on request at the time of booking.
Mara Lodge sits in the hamlet of Lindsey Tye, a pretty village located in mid-to-south Suffolk, six miles to the well-known wool town of Lavenham, one of the wealthiest wool towns in England with many historic timber-framed grand houses and cottages remaining beautifully intact. The town also has an excellent variety of shops and restaurants including The Great House and The Angel – both award-winning restaurants and The Swan Hotel and Spa, a must for afternoon tea.
The market town of Hadleigh is approximately five miles away, one of the county’s little-known secrets with a unique mix of architecture and history from different periods. It’s a great place to shop and explore with an excellent range independently run shop, local pubs, restaurants and takeaways. On Friday mornings there is a market offering a wide range of stalls, including fish, fruit and vegetables and a 'coffee pod' with table and chairs.
Kersey, a sleepy picture-postcard village on a steep hill with ford which you can generally drive through, a family run 14th century pub and beautiful Kersey Mill is another great place to visit, just four miles from Lindsey Tye.
If you'd like to travel by train from London's Liverpool Street Station, Manningtree is a twenty-minute drive and you can book a taxi in advance.
There are plenty of country walks for guests to enjoy with places of interest along the way. Believed to be one of England’s oldest pubs The Red Rose Inn is a short walk from the cottage, serving local beers and good food; a timeless rural church, St Peter’s is in the village and also St James' Chapel which is a Grade 1 listed building built in about 1250. The Swan Inn at Monks Eleigh is just 2.4 miles away, is described as a ‘hidden gem in the heart of Suffolk countryside’ where you can enjoy a country grill and a great choice of local cask ales with a community shop where you can st
A well-behaved dog is welcome and there are plenty of great walks on the doorstep and the gravel drive is enclosed. If you wish to bring a dog it must be mentioned at the time of booking and is subject to our conditions of booking.
As Mara is single storey it’s suitable for guests with a mobility difficulty, however there is a gravel drive, there is a lip on the shower cubicle and the patio is raised.
Sorry, no 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 http://www.bestofsuffolk.co.uk/terms-and-conditions