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  • Written by Rebecca Scrase


Blue flag beaches, some of the sunniest and driest weather in the UK, home to BBC Springwatch and just an hour and a half from central London. What's not to love about Suffolk?

Suffolk Secrets, the county's market leader in holiday accommodation with over 350 properties on its books has added 30 new properties in the past couple of months, and because they're brand new, there's availability THIS SUMMER!

Be the first to stay at some of the most gorgeous holiday homes we've ever had, or, for the full list of new properties, click here  

 

Best for large groups / multigenerational breaks

South Green House, Southwold

Sleeps 14, 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms

Price from £2,601 per week

It's very rare that such a large property becomes available in Southwold but South Green House ticks all the boxes for the discerning large group. Recently renovated, this impressive Georgian property is located in the most prestigious area of Southwold, close to the beach and boasting glorious views of the sea and South Green. Designed in a contemporary style, the property comes with a spacious, kitchen-diner, a large lounge and snug and a vast dining room with French doors leading to a glorious decked area and garden. The belvedere is perfect for gazing out onto the breath-taking views. The large outside areas are secure and very well-maintained. The garden has a large gas barbecue & furniture ideal for entertaining, a summerhouse with table football and dart board. South Green House also has the added benefit of garage parking for three cars. Comfortable and stylish furniture, Hypnos beds, large screen televisions and finished with original art, South Green House provides a truly memorable luxury holiday in this popular seaside town.

 

Thalassa, Aldeburgh

Sleeps 8, 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms.

Price from £1,456 per week

Exceptional quality throughout, Thalassa's large and luxurious accommodation is located in the popular seaside town of Aldeburgh, just a five minute walk from the sea. Boasting generous living space on the ground floor with a beautiful kitchen and dining area, the upstairs is just as spacious. There's  three enormous bedrooms with en-suite facilities and a generous sized double bedroom with a separate family bathroom. The furniture throughout the property is of a very high quality with designer finishes including Designer Guild and Jane Churchill to name a few. Outside there is a large garden and patio area with premium quality garden furniture.

 

Best for families

The Perch, Southwold

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

Price from £706 per week

We LOVE LOVE LOVE this Gold Award property. Situated in a superb position in Southwold, The Perch, designed by the owners, an architect and his wife, was built in 2012 to an exceptional standard, with a clean line of sight from front to back. With dunes to the front and views across the Marshes to the River Blyth and Walberswick, there's also a first floor balcony affording panoramic sea views. The interior is modern and quirky, with original artwork, and with a first floor bedroom with en-suite and a ground floor bedroom and bathroom it offers flexible and versatile accommodation.

 

Jasmine Cottage, Dunwich

Sleeps 6, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

Price from £686 per week

 A Gold award property, Jasmine Cottage offers first class facilities (gorgeous fittings and furnishings) as well as fantastic views of the marshes through the large vaulted window. The open plan area which includes the sitting, kitchen and dining areas is a great sociable space and bi-folding doors open out onto the lovely rear garden. The two seating areas inside and outside make this accommodation flexible, spacious and an ideal bolthole to escape the rat race.

 

The Three Blackbirds, Lavenham

Sleeps 6, 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms

Price from £741 per week

Located in the heart of Lavenham, the UK's best kept medieval village, this period property oozes character and grandeur. Oak beams. Walnut beds and furniture.  Having recently benefited from a complete refurbishment, this three bedroom property is presented to a very high standard and is just three minutes walk from the historic Swan Hotel (now with brand new spa facilities) and 'The Great  House', consistently voted one of the county's best restaurants.

 

Ebenezer Chapel, Knodishall near Aldeburgh

Sleeps 4, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

Price from £384 per week

Fifty Shades of Grey is the decorative palette in this newly refurbished converted chapel which dates back to 1853.  Bright and spacious, this holiday home is located in the popular village of Knodishall only a few minutes from Aldeburgh on the Suffolk coast. Beautifully presented with a modern interior, this two bedroom property has the versatility to be ideal for a couple, a group of friends or small family.

 

Best for couples

Lady Cottage, Lavenham

Sleeps 2, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom

Price from £384 per week

Undoubtedly one of the most stylish properties in Lavenham, Lady Cottage is ideal for a couple looking for a bit of luxury while staying in one of the most popular destinations in Suffolk. With its wealth of beams and charming garden, this newly renovated property mixes olde worlde charm with contemporary chic.

 

Olde Way Cottage, Framlingham

Sleeps  2, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom

Price from £382 per week

Almost everywhere you look in Olde Way Cottage there's wooden beams and character features. It's a property steeped in history, with a huge inglenook fireplace taking centre stage. The cottage is tastefully furnished throughout and within walking distance of all that Framlingham has to offer including the famous castle (once home to Mary Queen of Scots) and many shops, cafes, pubs, boutiques and restaurants.

For all bookings, please contact Suffolk Secrets on 01502 722717 or visit http://www.suffolk-secrets.co.uk/