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Luxury apartment in the heart of Southwold

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

A stunning Regency two storey apartment in the heart of Southwold

A stunning Regency two storey apartment in the heart of Southwold, situated just three doors from the Crown Hotel. The accommodation comprises of an entrance hall with stairs leading to a spacious fully equipped handmade kitchen with breakfast bar and table, this leads on to a small terrace. On the next floor is a small conservatory and cloakroom/shower room, the next level takes you to an open plan landing/dining room with dining table seating up to eight people, on this floor is a twin bedroom and a sumptuous lounge. On the second floor are two large bedroom suites both with ensuites and fantastic views over Southwold rooftops and clear views of the lighthouse.

No smokers or pets allowed not suitable for very young or elderly as this is a character building and has many different levels and stairs

The property is situated in the middle of southwold high street near to the many restaurants individual shops adams pubs and of course the sea which is 2 minutes away ,The golf course is a 10 minute walk

Rutland house was built in 1837 and was a large merchants house , until early in the 20thc the downstairs was turned into 2 large shops leaving the upstairs as a 2 storey appartment , which is full of character and has many of the original features including fireplaces panelled doors and pine floorboards , the property was refurbished to a high standard 2 years ago with over £120,000 spent on bringing it up to 21st century , although only having 3 bedrooms this is a very spacious property

Rutland House situated in the heart of Southwold, catering for seven people. For the past five years Rutland House has been let through Southwold Lettings, but is now let independently. The property has a five star rating from the English Tourist Board.

More Details

Colin or Gail Peeke-Vout
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018

About Colin or Gail Peeke-Vout

Colin and I have always had an interest in property, and when we discovered Southwold one Spring afternoon in April 1993, we decided we would like to own a home here. We couldn't believe our luck when we saw this large detached property coming up for auction in London, in our local Cambridge paper. Surveys were ordered, meetings arranged with our Bank Manager and off we went to London with high hopes, we came home the proud owners of this magnificent Regency property in the middle of Southwold, and set to work restoring this property which hadn't been inhabited for 20 years! The result is perhaps one of the most luxurious and spacious proper ties in Southwold.

Colin or Gail Peeke-Vout purchased this house in 1993

Why Colin or Gail Peeke-Vout chose Southwold

Rutland House certainly has the wow factor, and location to suit. Ideal for groups of friends and families, there are three large bedrooms, two with ensuites. The property is light and airy and has amazing views across the rooftops of Southwold. The apartment is furnished to a high standard with a small terrace with BBQ.

What makes this house unique

When we call Rutland House an apartment it does not do justice to the size of the accommodation which is spread over four floors. The location could not be better, you only have to step outside the front door to find yourself on the High Street.... just a few footsteps from the Crown Hotel or a few hundred yards from The Lord Nelson where you can sit outside enjoying a pint of Adnams or a glass of wine whilst watching the world go by.


Southwold House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Ensuite to bedroom one
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , Ensuite to bedroom two
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Ensuite with bath, shower, toilet and hand basin
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Ensuite
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(5 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews

Lovely apartment in the heart of Southwold.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment has 3 lovely double bedrooms and is well equipped throughout with everything you could need for your stay. We are happy to recommend to others and would love to stay here again

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
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Fab apartment

  • 5 of 5

Charming apartment right in the centre of Southwold. Really spacious and comfortable,would love to return for another break.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Luxury apartment in Southwold

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was exactly as described - excellent accommodation for a group of girls to spend a few days away together.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very spacious and clean accommodation

  • 4 of 5

Perfect location, light and airy with an abundance of bathrooms.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent property, ideally located

  • 5 of 5

We have been visiting Southwold for many years and this is one of the best properties we have rented and was ideal for our stay. We were there as a family (with our grown up children and partners). Situated above shops in the main shopping street and a short walk to the beach and all amenities it is ideal for families or groups to use as a very comfortable base from which to explore the area. For those less mobile, you should be aware it is set on 1st and second floors so lots of stairs! We would definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit $129.45

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.