Sunnyside is a charming cosy cottage which has been tastefully decorated and furnished throughout. Situated in its own grounds and gardens giving a sense of space and seclusion, yet only a stone's throw away from Southwold's bustling High Street. From it's drive, access can be gained directly to a Suffolk Coastal Footpath which takes you over the marshes with a stunning view of colourful beach huts, to the beach and Southwold Pier. The sunny spacious garden provides ample room for eating, relaxing and playing and there is plenty of space for parking on the private gated driveway. In winter, you can hunker down in front of the open fire, with a lovely view of the garden and play a wide selection of the board games or DVDs provided. The dual aspect kitchen/diner provides a super entertaining area and all ages of the family are catered for with the downstairs bedroom being good for grandparents. Sunnyside is ideal for family groups or friends' get togethers or couples wanting a secluded and comfortable base for relaxing or touring around Suffolk's Heritage Coast. Sunnyside provides a delightful retreat at any time of the year for a holiday by the beach.
Holiday Cottage in Reydon, Nr. Southwold, Suffolk, England - Short stroll to Southwold, Large Pretty South Facing Garden, Ideal for Families, Friends & Couples
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- Calendar last updated:
- Mar 24, 2019
About Elizabeth Simpson
I was very lucky to have spent many idyllic and unforgettable family childhood holidays in Southwold. We took our own children camping here about 10 years ago and we knew instantly it was a place we wanted to bring them back to time and time again as well as bringing our own parents here to stay. With Sunnyside we wanted to create a cosy base from which family, friends and visitors could enjoy and explore the beautiful beaches and town and take happy memories of the area away with them. We like beach walks, cycling, cosy pub lunches and picnics by the sea, building sand castles and crabbing and then curling up in front of our open fire or having a BBQ in the evening sun whilst our kids play in the garden. We hope that you'll enjoy Southwold and Sunnyside as much as we do :-)
Elizabeth Simpson purchased this Cottage in 2007
Why Elizabeth Simpson chose Waveney District
We love being a stone's throw away (10 minute walk) from Southwold's shops, pubs and beaches whilst also benefiting from a quieter location and a feeling of space away from the crowds. As a former Adnam's gardener's cottage, we really appreciate the historical connection of Sunnyside with Southwold's famous local beer.
What makes this Cottage unique
Guests regularly comment about what a great location Sunnyside is in, our large sunny garden and our private parking. Our drive leads directly out onto a Suffolk Coastal Footpath. A 10 minute walk along side the marshes is all it takes to the beach, the famous colourful Southwold beach huts and the Pier. We are close to Southwold but away from the crowds and with our large gated driveway, there is ample parking. It's 2 minutes to the friendly village shop, selling locally sourced vegetables and meat and freshly baked artisan bread. Our large south facing garden is fabulous for dogs and allows children (and adults!) ample space to wind down and play after a hard day at the beach, whilst dinner is cooked on the BBQ in the relaxing evening sun.
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Sweet cosy cottage.
Lovely stay well equipped great open fire cosy cottage would definitely stay again.
Many thanks for your lovely review and glad you had a cosy Christmas stay! Elizabeth
Cosy and comfortable
A pleasant stay.
Thank you for your feedback Jane and glad you had a good time at Sunnyside :-) Elizabeth
Every thing in the cottage you could want ideal location
Wonderful time had by all thankyou
Thanks for your lovely feedback Sharon. So glad you had a wonderful time. Elizabeth
Lovely homely cottage
Lovely well equipped cottage. Very easy access to Southwold either by car or on foot .
Thanks Nicky. Glad you had a great time and pleased that you enjoyed Southwold. :-)
Great birthday weekend
We had a great stay, we were 6 adults and there was plenty of room. The large kitchen/dining area meant that we could all celebrate together, even while cooking was happening. Plus with one bedroom and the bathroom being on the ground floor it was perfect for our elderly parents.
The garden was an added bonus, as we were lucky the weather was sunny and so breakfast on the patio was great.
Well stocked general store only 3 minutes walk away, with Southwold high street a gentle stroll.
The owners Elizabeth and Torben (sorry if I spelt that incorrectly) have been great and very responsive to pre-stay questions.
We had an evening meal at The Randolph Hotel, which we fully recommend as the food and service was great.
Hi Colin. Thank you for your lovely review! We're delighted that your celebration weekend was a success and that you and your family had a memorable time in Southwold. Elizabeth and Torben
The location is great with easy walking distance into Southwold, there is ample parking, the space is much bigger than perhaps it looks in the photos. kitchen well equiped beds were ok, the garden got the sun well into the evening, to improve the garden was a bit over grown the outside furniture was a bit rustic, a bigger tv would be good, however we would not hesitate to return and already looking to book next year. definitely reccomend.
Thank you very much for your feedback David. Very glad you all had a lovely time and so pleased you'd like to come back again. Torben and Elizabeth
The beach is a 10-15 minute walk away, via a number of scenic routes. The Suffolk Coastal Footpath at the end of Sunnyside’s drive, takes you to North Beach, the Pier and promenade, via the marshes giving a panoramic view of Southwold’s colourful beach huts. Southwold Pier Beach (Blue Flag status May 2017) sweeps around into picturesque sand dunes and then to the working Harbour. Here there are fresh fish to buy, coastal boat trips, a seasonal foot ferry to Walberswick and crabbing sites.
Southwold is 10 minutes from the A12. Darsham the nearest train station (services from London Liverpool Street via Ipswich) is a 15 minute drive away and serviced by Southwold taxis or there is a bus service from Halesworth Station. Once in Southwold, a car is not essential as there are many beautiful places to visit within walking distance or by bike.
Southwold is a 10 minute walk away. Walberswick is 5 miles by road or a 3 mile walk or cycle via the Harbour footbridge. Dunwich Heath & Minsmere RSPB reserve 20 minutes drive. Aldeburgh and Snape Maltings Concert Hall are 35 minutes drive. Sutton Hoo near Woodbridge and Orford are 45 minutes drive. Norwich and Ipswich are under an hour away.
The village shop sells a wide range of goods (locally produced speciality bread, locally sourced meats, fresh fruit and vegetables, a wide range of groceries, wine, beer and newspapers). Southwold has 2 supermarkets as well as a fantastic range of independent food shops, delis and bakeries selling artisan bread. There are many fantastic restaurants and cafes or try the super fish and chips. Adnams have numerous pubs selling their famous locally produced beer. We would recommend The Harbour, The Bell in Walberswick and The Nelson ('The Nelly') in Southwold. There are several banks and cash points..
Southwold has so much to do! Swimming and surfing in the sea, crabbing, painting, cycling along the many bridleways, exploring the nature reserves, golf, tennis and skate park as well as beautiful coastal or inland walks. The boutique and antique shops and the market (Monday and Thursday) make Southwold town a buzzing place to be.
The summer Maize Maze on the main road into Southwold will delight children as will the nearby Africa Alive safari park Kessingland, the outdoor Lido pool in Beccles, the indoor pool at Bungay with a flume and Bewilderwood (The Curious Treehouse Adventure) near Norwich which we can highly recommend.
Beccles the 'Southern Gateway to the Norfolk Broads' is about 20 minutes drive away. There are cinemas in Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth as well as the Southwold Electric Picture Palace showing seasonal art house films.
The area is steeped in history including such attractions as Sutton Hoo (National Trust), Framlingham and Orford Castles (English Heritage). Southwold holds an annual Literature Festival (November) and hosts an annual summer theatre. The Latitude Festival (family friendly, music, comedy, performance art, literature, debate) is held at nearby Henham Park each July. The Aldeburgh Music Festival is held in June at Snape Maltings.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Booking Notes: Please contact me directly by email or phone to check availability. A 25% deposit is required to secure your booking and the balance is due 8 weeks before arrival. An additional refundable £100 damage deposit is required.Weekly bookings run from Saturday to Saturday. Changeover Day: The changeover day is Saturday (for weekly bookings). Sunnyside will be available from 4 pm. Please vacate by 10 am on the day of departure. Notes on prices: Prices are per week (7 nights) and in UK sterling. Weekend breaks (2-3 nights) out of peak season from £225. Four nights charged at 85% of weekly price. Five nights at 90%. Six nights at 95%. Discounts will be considered for last minute bookings as well as booking requests for nights less than the stated minimum. Cancellation Policy: Cancellations before payment of the final balance, will result in the loss of the booking deposit. Cancellations after payment of the final balance, will result in the loss of the full amount. If we are able to re-let Sunnyside for the same dates and at the same rate, we will refund 75% of the booking.