Earls Hall, Suffolk, East Anglia

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Imposing yet informal and comfortable house sleeping 20 with games room, for family holidays near Lavenham

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Earls Hall, Suffolk, East Anglia, sleeps 20 in 6 bedrooms.

Earls Hall is a 6 bedroom, 3 bathroom house in West Suffolk. An impressive country residence dating back to the 17th Century that sleeps up to 19 people. As a home it manages to be both imposing and informal, while offering brilliant value for money. Bygone grandeur vies with modernity and the vaguely seventies style of some of the furnishings and wallpapers add a touch of humor and humanity. This is a much loved, sometimes worn, always charismatic family home, where you won’t have to worry about your insurance policy every time you sit on the sofa.

Set in 4-acres of beautifully kept gardens with a stream a vegetable garden and an orchard, it is 15 minutes from Bury St Edmunds and 40 minutes from Stansted Airport. The house offers relaxation and excellent cooking facilities and is a perfect place for a country weekend in a group or a family celebration.

Sorry - we do not accept hen or stag groups.


The kitchen is modern and well equipped including a range dual fuel cooker, a dish washer, and plenty of pots and pans for a big party.
The dining room has a wood burning stove and seats up to 16, though more can squeeze in.
There are three sitting rooms, one a gracious apartment, one a telly room, and one a games room. Two have comfortable double sofa beds
There is a telly, video, DVD and a sound system, and there are massses of videos books and games.
Telephone, Broadband, and a grungey PC.
A ping pong table.
2 wood burning stoves and one open fire.
1 quadruple bedroom with 2 double beds good for young families or groups of children, one triple for children, 1 twin and 3 doubles
Linen is provided - big towels, cotton sheets and cotton covered duvets.
There are 3 bathrooms, one of which is fully updated and includes a modern shower and 5 lavatories
There are no specific facilities for disabled guests.
Children love the books games and videos. The games cupboard offers footballs, cricket bats, boules, croquet, badminton and even a few golf clubs.
The table tennis set can be used outdoors and the outdoor pizza oven is very popular with kids. There is a stream and a very rabbity tennnis court
You can paddle in the stream or drive a short distance to swim in the river.
Limited parking off road for 5 cars.
Not objected to.
We have dogs and reasonably well behaved pets are welcome, but we ask people to poop scoop in the grounds for the sake of the gardener.


In the bounds of the village of Cockfield in the heart of Suffolk, only one other house close by, Earls Hall is the definition of rural tranquility
Lavenham. Sudbury, Bury St Edmunds, Stowmarket and Long Melford are all within easy reach.
The post office in the village, or the good range of shops in Lavenham, including an excellent baker and a good butcher and a late opening co-op.
The Three Horseshoes with pub food is a ten minute walk away.

Booking Information

From £1000 for an off-season weekend break. Up to £3000 per week or £2000 for a weekend in high season.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Getting here

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Sudbury is nearby, Bury St Edmunds and Stowmarket (a little further, but direct service to London Liverpool Street).
Stansted Airport is under 40 miles away

Late Deals

January 2017 Late Deals

6th, 20th, 27th January - lovely winter weekend in Suffolk for up to 20 in a mixed-generation group for £800. all you need to bring is food and drink.

Rental Rates

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Earls Hall, Suffolk, East Anglia

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