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Areas: Constable Country, Suffolk

Stoke-by-Nayland Travel and Heritage Information

Thatcher's Cottage

Thatcher's Cottage, Stoke-by-Nayland, Suffolk

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Sleeps a maximum of: 4

Pricing From: £402.00

This picture perfect thatched cottage in the Dedham Vale village of Stoke-by Nayland dates back to the 1600s. Set in the heart of Constable Country, Thatcher's Cottage is a beautiful, romantic retreat with the most calming and relaxing feel, an absolute must in these busy times.

Thatcher's Cottage is a detached Grade II listed, thatched cottage dating back to the 1600s. This beautiful 'chocolate box' timber framed property is surrounded by a third of an acre of pretty cottage gardens, with sloping lawns, flower beds and a south facing terrace overlooking farmland. While the cottage has all the charm of its original features, the interior has been completely updated. The delightful country kitchen features an AGA, granite work tops and a stable door to the garden. Brick and wooden floors lay throughout the ground floor, with luxurious carpets upstairs for your comfort. Thatcher's is a beautiful, romantic retreat with the most calming and relaxing feel, an absolute must in these busy times.

The cottage is situated down a quiet country lane in the heart of Constable Country, just a five minute walk to the village and pubs. There are many lovely villages in the local area including Nayland, Dedham, Kersey and Lavenham to name a few. The small market towns of Sudbury and Hadleigh are right on the door step with independent shops, boutiques and coffee shops as well as all of the main supermarkets and banks. Dedham Vale, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, offers a plenitude of rolling farmland, rivers, meadows and ancient woodlands to explore at your leisure.

This holiday at a glance

  • Sleeps four guests.
  • One double bedroom, one double bedroom with zip & link beds, both with en-suite shower rooms.
  • Inglenook fireplace with traditional gas stove.
  • Pretty enclosed garden overlooking farmland.
  • South facing paved patio.
  • Please note there are steep wooden staircases.
  • Children over 7 years welcome.
  • One well behaved dog welcome (small additional charge).
  • Off street parking for two cars.
  • WiFi.
  • Minimum stay of three nights.

Additional features

  • Exposed beams and wooden parquet flooring in sitting room.
  • Additional shower room and wc on the ground floor.
  • Aga kitchen with stable door opening onto garden.
  • Microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
  • Television with Freeview and DVD player.
  • Music docking system.
  • Wooden garden furniture (summer months only).


  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • One Dog
  • Dog Friendly
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Thatched
  • Log Burner/Open Fire
  • On Site Parking
  • Wifi
  • Pub Nearby
  • Children Welcome
  • Welcome Hamper
  • Golf
  • Walking
Approximate Location

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Stoke-by-Nayland, St Mary's Church - 0.3 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Polstead, St Mary's Church - 1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Thorington Hall - 1.5 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Boxted, St Peter's Church - 2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Higham, Suffolk, St Mary's Church - 2.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Wissington, St Mary's Church - 2.9 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Boxford, St Mary's Church - 3.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Langham, St Mary's Church - 3.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Little Horkesley Church - 3.2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Groton, St Bartholomew's Church - 3.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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