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C18th Rectory

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Last updated: 12/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Waldringfield chateau / country house description

Overview:
The house is a fine C18th Rectory on the approaches to the small, quiet village of Alderton, which lies off the beaten track, on the Deben Peninsula, in Suffolk.

The house is located just a mile from the Suffolk coast and sits in 18 acres of private grounds comprising beautiful gardens, paddocks and woodland for your enjoyment. There is also a hard tennis court available for your private use.

As you enter the house there is a magnificent sense of stepping back in time; the grand piano, a cosy library, the original stone floors and mementos from generations past conjure an atmosphere reminiscent of times gone by.

Interior and Grounds:
Ground Floor
- The living room has shuttered windows with views across the garden towards the coast, period furniture (including 2 sofas) and a grand piano. There is also an open fire (fire wood provided free of charge).
- The tv room is a smaller living room with open fire, sofa and chairs, TV with video, DVD and freeview.
- The library has a fantastic collection of books and is great spot for a relaxing read in front of the fire or a pre-dinner aperitif. It is situated on the corner of the house and so has views to the south and to the east. There is a desk, sofa and chairs, a stereo and another open fire.
- The dining room comfortably seats up to 14 (or 16 at a push) and has another open fireplace.
- The kitchen comes fully equipped with an electric range and gas cooker, dishwasher, fridge-freezer and kitchen table. A secondary connecting kitchen comes with electric cooker and utility area with washing machine.

First Floor
- From the hallway the stairs lead up to the first floor where all the bedrooms are.
- Bedroom 1: single bedroom with wash hand basin.
- Bedroom 2: twin room with wash hand basin.
- Bedroom 3: large double bedroom with en-suite shower room.
- Bedroom 4: large twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom.
- Bedroom 5: master double bedroom with en-suite bathroom.
- Bedroom 6: single bedroom.
- Bedroom 7: bunk bedroom with wash hand basin.
- Family bathroom: with bath, wash hand basin and WC.
- Study: with sofa and chairs & TV with video.

Outside
- The drive leads up to the front of the house where there is plenty of parking.
- The house sits within 18 acres of private grounds that is surrounded by farmland.
- Guests are free to enjoy seasonal fruit and vegetables from the walled vegetable garden to the side of the house.
- 3 adult & 2 children's bicycles are available free of charge.
- Private hard tennis court (equipment provided).
- Badminton and croquet set.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Chateau / Country House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Pets Considered

              Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Amenities: - The drive leads up to the front of the house where there is plenty of parking. - The house sits within 18 acres of private grounds that is surrounded by farmland. - Guests are free to enjoy seasonal fruit and vegetables from the walled vegetable garden to the side of the house. - 3 adult & 2 children's bicycles are available free of charge. - Private hard tennis court (equipment provided). - Badminton and croquet set....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Piano
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Luxury

                  Attractions

                      • Restaurants

                      Local Services & Businesses

                          • Groceries

                          Leisure Activities

                          • Bird Watching
                          • Eco Tourism
                          • Horseback Riding
                          • Scenic Drives
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Walking

                          Location Type

                          • Near The Ocean
                          • Rural
                          • Town
                          • Village

                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                          • Cycling
                          • Fishing
                          • Golf
                          • Hiking
                          • Mountain Biking
                          • Sailing
                          • Swimming
                          • Tennis

                          Dining

                          • Dining
                          • Dining Room
                          • Seating for 12 people

                          General

                          • Activities Guide
                          • Fireplace
                          • Firewood
                          • Heating
                          • Internet
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Local Maps
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Parking
                          • Telephone
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine

                          Kitchen

                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Freezer
                          • Grill
                          • Kitchen
                          • Oven
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster

                          Outside

                          • Bicycles
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Patio
                          • Tennis
                          • Tennis Court

                          House Cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional

                              Property Descriptor

                                  • Detached
                                   

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                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Rental rates quoted in: £
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                  January to March
                                  Jan 6 - Mar 31, 2015
                                  2 night min stay
                                  £731 £731
                                  £2,088
                                  April
                                  Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                                  2 night min stay
                                  £731 £731
                                  £2,088
                                  May
                                  May 1 - May 31, 2015
                                  2 night min stay
                                  £731 £731
                                  £2,088
                                  June
                                  Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2015
                                  2 night min stay
                                  £731 £731
                                  £2,088
                                  July to August
                                  Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                                  2 night min stay
                                  £809 £809
                                  £2,310
                                  September
                                  Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                                  2 night min stay
                                  £809 £809
                                  £2,310
                                  October
                                  Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                                  2 night min stay
                                  £731 £731
                                  £2,088
                                  November to Christmas
                                  Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2015
                                  2 night min stay
                                  £731 £731
                                  £2,088
                                  Christmas to New Years
                                  Dec 20 - Jan 5, 2016
                                  2 night min stay
                                  £731 £731
                                  £2,088
                                  January to March
                                  Jan 6 - Mar 31, 2016
                                  2 night min stay
                                  £731 £731
                                  £2,088
                                  April
                                  Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2016
                                  2 night min stay
                                  £731 £731
                                  £2,088
                                  May
                                  May 1 - May 31, 2016
                                  2 night min stay
                                  £731 £731
                                  £2,088
                                  June
                                  Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2016
                                  2 night min stay
                                  £731 £731
                                  £2,088
                                  July to August
                                  Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2016
                                  2 night min stay
                                  £731 £731
                                  £2,088
                                  September
                                  Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2016
                                  2 night min stay
                                  £731 £731
                                  £2,088
                                  October
                                  Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2016
                                  2 night min stay
                                  £731 £731
                                  £2,088
                                  November to Christmas
                                  Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2016
                                  2 night min stay
                                  £731 £731
                                  £2,088

                                  Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (£) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the manager / advertiser.


                                  Additional information about rental rates:

                                  Guide Price: £2,088 - £2,739 per week. Short Breaks: £1,462 - £2,739 for 2 nights. Security deposit: £500. This is paid prior to arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage inspection.
                                  Terms: - Linen & towels: All linen and bath towels are included in the rental price. - Energy costs: Included in the rental price. - End of stay cleaning: Included. Please leave the property in the state that you found it. - Arrival time: 4pm onwards. - Departure time: 10am. - Pets: Well behaved dogs welcome. Equestrian facilities are available with prior arrangement. - Smoking: Downstairs only. - It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.
                                  Services upon request at additional cost: Breakfast can be provided each morning for an additional charge. A fully catered option is also available - please enquire for full info and costs. Other services such as maid service and babysitting can be arranged at additional cost as can activities such as clay pigeon shooting, horse riding etc. Other country pursuits such as shooting can be arranged through the owner but require long advance notice.

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                                  Last updated: 12/19/2014
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                                  Location

                                  Car: Recommended

                                  The property is situated on the approaches to the small, quiet village of Alderton, which lies off the beaten track, on the Deben Peninsula, in Suffolk.

                                  Alderton lies between the Heritage Coast and the Deben estuary in an area known locally as the “Peninsula” and is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village has a pub, The Swan and an excellent village shop/Post Office. Close by is a highly recommended riverside pub, the Ramsholt Arms, and in the next door village, Shottisham, an equally recommended pub, The Sorrel Horse.

                                  Also nearby is the attractive market town of Woodbridge; the riverside village of Orford with its medieval castle and Snape with the famous Maltings Concert Hall and excellent shops. Slightly further afield are: the renowned bird sanctuary of Minsmere and the fashionable seaside towns of Aldeburgh and Southwold.

                                  The immediate area is steeped with sites of historical interest: the world famous Anglo-Saxon burial site at Sutton Hoo (500AD); the Landmark Fort at Felixstowe (17th century); Martello towers along the coast (Napoleonic wars); WWI & II fortifications; Bawdsey Radar Museum (radar was developed at Bawdsey); Parham Airfield Museum (WWII) and Orford Ness (Cold War installations) to name but a few.

                                  Great opportunities exist for birdwatching, walking, shooting in season, bicycling, horse riding, antique collecting, golf and sailing.

                                   

                                  Manager info

                                  About: Simply Chateau was set up in 2003 after two old school chums enjoyed a fantastic holiday with friends in a French chateau in the Dordogne. Oliver & Ravi, the two directors of the company, were amazed at what terrific value these stunning chateau rentals represented and decided to spread the word. Soon after the website www.simplychateau.com was born. Today we deliver a wide range of luxury villas, private chateau and charming farmhouses throughout France, Italy, Spain, the UK and the Caribbean. We have something for everyone from charming manor houses representing great value for money to fully catered & serviced luxury chateau, all handpicked and chosen with care. Bookings are made direct with the owner of your chosen property to guarantee you get the best booking price available.

                                  Why Waldringfield:
                                  At Simply Chateau we only work with the very best rental properties on the market. All of our properties have been handpicked and we take our customer feedback extremely seriously. We operate a ???three strikes and you’re out’ policy - that is to say if we have 3 negative reviews relating to any of our properties we cease to advertise it. We have properties to suit every taste and budget, all chosen with care by our expert team for their unique character, fantastic features and stunning countryside locations.

                                  The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
                                  Free Concierge Service: As luxury rental specialists we have all the experience in the world helping each and every one of our customers find the most suitable property for their dream holiday. All you need to do is provide us with the details of what you imagine your dream holiday to be, and we'll find the perfect property for you. We can make sure that every arrangement is planned to perfection and each element of your holiday has been refined. Transfers, catering, maid service, tours and activities can all be prearranged to your specific requirements. 100% Financial Guarantee: We realize that financial protection is an important consideration when choosing a holiday company so to ensure you have complete peace of mind we are bonded members of ABTA. Lowest Price Guarantee: Simply Chateau �����simply’ processes the bookings and credit card payments on the property owner??s behalf. The owners themselves set the rates so you know you are getting the best available rental rate when you book. Avoid Internet Scams: Each and every property listed on our website has been checked to make sure that it actually exists. This ensures that you do not become a victim of an internet scam as can happen through an ordinary listing website.


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                                  Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

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                                  £731 - £809 per night (GBP)
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                                  7 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 12

                                  View calendar: Updated 12/19/14
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                                  Member since: 2006
                                  Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
                                  • Manager indicates their response time is: Within 2 days
                                  • Calendar last updated: 12/19/2014
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