"What a wonderful house! This holiday home could not be more perfect. We've been staying with Best of Suffolk for more than 10 years and this is by far the most beautiful house we've departed. Every little detail has been finished to the highest standard - stylist and comfortable. A fantastic holiday from start to finish, Orford is a beautiful place - wonderful meals at the Crown and Castle and Jolly Sailor, Pump Street Bakery marvellous as always. Thanks for a great week- can't wait to come back."
You're welcomed into a small porch taking you through to the wonderful dining/kitchen, sure to be the hub of your holiday, which has doors to the courtyard garden at the back, stairs rising to the first floor and a door to the cosy family room to your left. One of the bedrooms sits quietly at the back of the ground floor, making it suitable for guests with a mobility problem, with an en-suite shower room. The second superb bedroom with sleek bathroom, is on the first floor with views over fields to the river through huge windows in the dormer window, or to the village from the Juliette balcony.
You’ll be spoilt for choice outside with an enclosed patio/garden at the front catching the morning sun, furnished for outside dining with gate to the parking for two cars on the drive. At the back there’ll be an enclosed courtyard which catches the afternoon and evening sun; again furnished casually for guests to relax. Parking for two cars is on the drive beside the garden fence, with extra on nearby roads if needed.
Ideal space to leave footwear and hooks for coats.
The porch takes you into the lovely light open plan kitchen/dining area which has a solid dining table with two benches and two dining chairs waiting for you to do some entertaining. A stylish contemporary kitchen runs along two sides of the top part of the room with French doors opening onto the rear courtyard. Units housing integrated appliances include a fridge/freezer, electric oven with induction hob and extractor, dishwasher and a washer/dryer.
Super sunny south facing room with box bay window making the most of the daylight, and a wood burner to keep it cosy in cooler months. Relax in this room with comfy sofas, occasional tables etc. and a Smart TV for your entertainment.
Ground Floor Bedroom
Sitting quietly at the back, this room is furnished with a super king zip and link bed so you can choose between twin or super-king configuration, with bedside tables and a unit for clothes.
En-Suite Shower Room
A lovely white suite with large rain shower with another handheld shower also, WC, wash basin, heated towel rail and natural light.
Tucked under the stairs, convenient for guests during the day, simply with WC and washbasin.
Wooden stairs rise up to the first-floor landing, with a skylight giving views of the river and a window on the stairs framing the castle. Doors open to the bedroom and bathroom from the landing.
A beautifully decorated and furnished bedroom with a massive dormer with huge windows giving views over farmland to the river beyond, as well as an east facing Juliette balcony looking to the village. A king bed takes pride of place, with bespoke handmade shelving beside. Unwind and enjoy a good book or the view in seating with coffee table in the dormer space of the bedroom. Soft rugs, cushions and blankets make this a special room for adults to escape.
A gorgeous bathroom is positioned on the other side of the landing. A very bright space with skylight and window. The free standing bath with mixer tap and hand shower sits under the window with the large walk in shower at the end. There's a WC, wash basin with vanity unit and heated towel rail.
You’ll be spoilt for choice with an enclosed patio/garden at the front, furnished for outside dining with gate to the shared parking up to two cars on the drive, additional on-road parking available next to the property. At the back there's an enclosed courtyard through double doors from the kitchen, which catches the afternoon and evening sun; again furnished casually for guests to relax. There is a charcoal BBQ for guests use (Charcoal is not provided).
The owner of The Dunns leaves a very generous welcome gift consisting of a bottle of wine, biscuits, two bottles of Adams dry hop larger, small pack of pump street chocolate, 114g pack Pinney's smoked salmon, selection of Stokes sauces in sachets (ketchup, mayo and brown sauce) and a pack of Union ground coffee. There is also a selection of Pukka herbal teas, English breakfast tea and Hillfarm rapeseed oil in the cupboard.
All prices include 100% cotton bed linen, towels, heating and electricity.
This detached self-catering holiday cottage is equipped with central heating and appliances include a TV with FreeSat, Sky and Wifi. The kitchen is well equipped with integrated appliances will include a fridge/freezer, electric oven with induction hob and extractor, dishwasher, microwave and a washer/dryer. There is also a BBQ for use in the courtyard.
A travel cot and high chair are available from the property owners on request at the time of booking.
The Dunns is a stunning contemporary detached home on a quiet road at the bottom of the pretty fishing village of Orford, not far from the Crown and Castle Hotel, shops, Pump Street Bakery, quay and other amenities.
The village has a fantastic choice of places to eat and drink, including The Trinity at the Crown and Castle, the Kings Head pub, the Butley Oysterage, the Jolly Sailor and a café by the quay with lovely views over the river. If you are eating in, good food can be purchased in the village from an award-winning butcher, the Pump Street bakery, Pinneys and also the Village Stores.
Orford is on the River Or and boasts a working river quay that serves sailors, fishermen and sightseers. Across the river is the National Trust’s Orford Ness, the site of mysterious research projects in the 1950’s and 60’s but now a nature reserve, Havergate Island, managed by the RSPB and river trips to visit it can be booked from Orford Quay.
Sorry, no smoking or unaccompanied teenagers.
A well-behaved dog is welcome. If you wish to bring a dog it must be mentioned at the time of booking on the booking form and is subject to our conditions of booking.
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.