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Beaver Cottage Aldeburgh

Cottage with 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and golf nearby in Aldeburgh, United Kingdom

From £470 per week

Cottage to rent in Aldeburgh, England

  • Cottage
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Near beach
  • Near golf
  • Parking
  • Private garden
  • BBQ

Cottage overview - owner's description

Self contained cottage attached to one of Aldeburgh's most important houses in a beautiful setting overlooking the river Alde.

Beaver Cottage is a self contained cottage attached to Cob House, one of Aldeburghs most important houses in a beautiful setting overlooking the river Alde.

You will have use of the main 11 acre garden running down to a sandy beach on the river. There is also a small self contained garden with private patio with decking,and garden furniture. A gas barbecue is provided in summer.

This is a cottage for those who will appreciate the natural beauty of this delightful Suffolk Heritage coastal scene yet still be only five minutes drive from Aldeburghs High Street with its award winning restaurants, inns, shops, cinema and the sea.

The cottage is approached by a private lane leading from Saxmundham Road and has ample parking and own front door.

All the accommodation is on ground floor level. There are two steps up to the kitchen and bathroom with handrails.

There is a spacious living room (7.88m x 4.22) with views of the garden and river, comfortably furnished for easy seating and dining. Woodburning stover.

The bedrooms are light and airy. There is one double bedroom (4.18m x 3.33) , one twin room (3.34m x 2.30) and one single (3.34m x 2.30). A folding bed is also available and also a cot. The cottage sleeps 5 plus one on the folding bed.

There is a good size bathroom with WC, washbasin and shower over bath, and a brand new well equipped kitchen.

We welcome well behaved dogs.

- Heating included.
- Safe off road parking.
- Shops and sea five minutes by car.
- Free use of 11 acre garden and private river beach.
- Colour TV/video/DVD/Sky Freesat.
- Piano
- Washing machine/dryer.
- Dishwasher
- Fridge/freezer.
- Linen is provided subject to a charge per person.
- Electricity included.
- Gas barbecue in summer.
- Walks into Aldeburgh along river bank.
- Short breaks can be arranged out of season


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19 out of 19 people recommend staying here

Couple from Benfleet, United Kingdom Oct 2016

Excellent location with 11 acres of gardens (and field leading to the river Alde) to explore with our three dogs.
The cottage was warm and comfortable, especially with the log burner.
The only problem we had was that one of the dogs had to go out in the middle of the night and it would have been nice to have direct access to the enclosed garden from the cottage.
It was the best cottage holiday we have had so far and the owners and their dog were lovely.

Couple from Chatteris, United Kingdom Sep 2016

Second time we have stayed at Beaver cottage. Since last year the kitchen has been extended and a new bathroom added. There is also now a log burner not that we used it as we had a nice warm week. The improvements have made it a very nice place to stay.Our 2 dogs loved all the space to run about in. Tony and Debbie are both friendly. We were made to feel welcome.

Family from Abingdon, United Kingdom Jul 2016

We had a wonderful stay at Beaver Cottage during the week of the July heatwave. The place to be was in the kayaks on the River Alde. We even spotted a seal! The cottage was very comfortable. We especially enjoyed the spectacular grounds (our dog always had her nose to the ground--an abundance of wildlife), the barbecue, and the newly fitted kitchen (and bathroom). There are lovely walks from the doorstep and lots of activities nearby. I'm sure we'll return.

Family from Appleton Roebuck York, United Kingdom Jul 2016

We had a great time and would like to return. A lovely and interesting area with loads to see. Excellent hosts who gave us access to their beautiful property. Lovely to be in the real countryside but close to restaurants and shops.
We would be very happy to return and hopefully will do so one day.

Family from Leven, Fife, United Kingdom May 2016

Check-in good - Someone waiting to show us around.
Weather was brilliant which always makes a place better anyway.
Cottage had everything we needed. Nice quiet area. New bathroom and kitchen excellent.
Access to the owners garden and beach a definite plus.
If you are in to wildlife this is a good central location. Plenty of birds and rabbits in the garden. Barn owl also in grounds - heard a muntjac barking.
Minsmere 15 minutes drive. Snape Warren and North Warren just 5 minutes away. Dunwich Heath also well worth a visit.

Reply from Beaver Cottage Lettings

Thank you Frances. We are so pleased you had a good time.

Family from Nr Manningtree, United Kingdom Aug 2015

Beautiful setting, wonderful walks and sights. Cottage all ready for us, very sweet place, lovely sunny homely rooms. Kitchen and bathroom due for expansion/improvement which is needed. We were made most welcome by the owners. Thw beach was stunning and we made good use of the kayaks.

We were sad to leave. Would def recommend.

Reply from Beaver Cottage Lettings

So pleased you enjoyed yourselves. We loved having you and look forward to seeing you again when we should have a dishwasher, bigger kitchen and a better bathroom. All the best Tony and Debbie.

2 other reviews

On arrival we were made to feel most welcome, the cottage was cosy and the gardens beautiful. The children were asked if they would like to feed the chickens in the morning an experience they had never had before. We have already recommended this experience to friends and will definatly be back. If you are looking for a place to relax and unwind this is definatly the place for you.

Can we book again for next year please? This is our 4th visit and again we had a wonderful time. Thank you for letting us borrow your kayak. Mr and Mrs C. CambridgeWe first came to Beaver Cottage in 2005 and this is our third visit. We love it here and hope to be back in 2008. Mr and Mrs S Biggleswade.

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This cottage is:

2km from the nearest beach 1km from the nearest bar 2km from the nearest restaurant 1km from the nearest supermarket 120.7km from Stansted airport 8km from Snape Maltings Concert Hall 1.6km from Aldeburgh beach and town centre. 300m from Aldeburgh Golf Club 29km from Southwold

Local activities

Boat hire 15km Golf 300m Horse riding 20km Sailling 15km Sports center 6km Tennis 15km

Sights and attractions

Historic site 2km Local food market 2km Museum 1.5km Shopping 15km Theatre 15km Theme park 50km Zoo 50km Cinema 1.5km

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Outside this cottage in Aldeburgh, England
This cottage is in the town but in a quiet area near the beach. It has a barbecue and a garden. Car hire is recommended as the cottage is less than a 15 minute walk to at least a couple of shops, bars and restaurants; however parking is available if required.

Prices and availability

Updated 7 October 2016

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 1 July - 1 September 2017: changeover day is Saturday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.

Late booking discounts

  • Receive 10% off if the booking is made within 2 weeks of the arrival date.

Long stay discounts

  • Arrive between 1 January - 31 May and receive 15% off if the booking is for 3 weeks or more.
  • Arrive between 1 October - 31 December and receive 15% off if the booking is for 3 weeks or more.

If more than one discount matches your arrival date, please be aware that only one discount of the highest amount will be applied to your booking.

Compulsory extras

  • Per person for linen

    £10.00 per person per booking, paid with booking

  • Short stays

    £120.00 per booking if the booking is for less than 5 nights, paid with booking

Optional extras

  • Travel cot with linen

    £10.00 per booking, paid with booking

  • Dogs welcome

    £10.00 per booking, paid with booking



3 bedrooms, Sleeps 6:

  • 1 double bed
  • 1 single bed
  • 2 single beds

There is also 1 cot


1 bathroom, 1 Separate WC


CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WI-FI, Radio, TV Languages in English, Local, Satellite / cable


Living area seats 6, Dining area seats 6, Central heating, Open fire, Clothes drier, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire recommended


Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster


Barbecue, Parking, Private garden

Suitable for

Children, Infants, Pets

Extra information

A kayak is available to use on the river at your own risk in summer. Also a trampoline and slide.


Average rating from 19 reviews

Private Owner From Aldeburgh, United Kingdom Member since Nov 2007

I have been letting Beaver Cottage now for over 10 years. Tony and I live next door in Cob House so we are usually there to answer questions tell you about the area and sort out any problems that may arise. If we are not there then Carol will be around to help you out.

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I have been letting Beaver Cottage now for over 10 years. Tony and I live next door in Cob House so we are usually there to answer questions tell you about the area and sort out any problems that may arise. If we are not there then Carol will be around to help you out.

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