Butley Abbey Farm, Woodbridge, Suffolk

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Sleeps
6-24
Bedrooms
12
Dining
24
  • Weekly price
    from £ 8500
  • 2 night weekend
    from £ 5250
  • 3 night weekend
    from £ 6250
  • Midweek per night
    from £ 1250

Joined us:

2021
Property Type: 
Houses
Large, elegant country house sleeping 24 with a tennis court, for family get togethers near Woodbridge and the Suffolk coast

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Butley Abbey Farm, Woodbridge, Suffolk, sleeps 6-24 in 12 bedrooms.

Butley Abbey Farm enjoys a secluded setting near the Suffolk coast within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, surrounded by woods and fields. It is an oasis of peace and privacy, perfect for family gatherings, stylish celebrations or country weekends with a group of friends. Butley Abbey Farm is offered on a self-catering basis but we can find outside caterers if needed.

This Georgian farmhouse with its attractive façade overlooks a large garden, which includes a tennis court and croquet lawn. Behind it are the house's old farm buildings and the stately mediaeval Butley Priory gatehouse.

There's plenty of space to spread out, with the farmhouse offering a total of 3 sitting rooms, all with open fires, and a large dining room sitting up to 24. All 12 bedrooms are spacious double rooms with large beds, of which 4 can be twins. The entire house has recently been refurnished and redecorated.

There are miles of excellent walking and biking through fields and forest on your doorstep. The 'Butley Creek' estuary is 1.5 miles away, with its great range of bird life, summer and winter. Butley village and its ancient 'Oyster Inn' is just five minutes by car.

The pretty coastal village of Orford is 15 minutes, or you can bike or walk there, using the Butley Ferry during the summer. Choose from sailing, crabbing and river trips from Orford quay on the Alde Estuary, or visit the famous Pump House Bakery and Chocolate Shop, the 'Butley-Orford Oysterage' restaurant and several fine pubs. With its grocery, butcher and fish shop you need go no further for supplies.

For music lovers Snape Maltings, with year-round music, is nearby, and also hosts a Saturday Farmers' Market and a range of good shops. Aldeburgh is 20 minutes away, a handsome Victorian resort perched on the sea front with a range of pubs, cafes and restaurants. Golf courses are available at Aldeburgh, Thorpe Ness and Woodbridge, and for horse riders there is nearby Poplar Park.

The Suffolk coast has deservedly become a popular destination for those who love landscape and wildlife. In summer and winter alike, Butley Abbey Farm offers a beautiful setting with privacy and space.

Facilities

Aga kitchen, recently rebuilt. A table at one end for 10. Fully equipped with new electric range cooker, twin dishwashers.
An elegant room seating up to 24. Oil paintings and candles. A room for a party.
3 sitting rooms: the Drawing Room, Morning Room and Library. All with new comfortable sofas and open fires.
Smart TVs in the Library and in the Morning Room.
300 mbps WiFi from a fibre to property connection. Mobile reception via WiFi.
A resurfaced tennis court, and a croquet lawn.
3 open fires in the sitting rooms.
12 double bedrooms, of which 4 can be twin rooms if wanted. 3 en suite.
All linen and towels provided.
7 bath/shower rooms upstairs, of which 3 are en suite. Also 2 downstairs lavatories.
No specific facilities.
No specific facilities.
Newly resurfaced tennis court. Croquet lawn with all the hoops, balls and mallets. Large gardens.
There is no pool.
Ample parking available on site.
No smoking indoors.
Dogs allowed, but not upstairs or on the furniture please.

Location

Butley Abbey Farm is 95 miles from central London, 7 miles from Woodbridge. Melton station is 6 miles. The coast at Aldeburgh is 10 miles. The Alde Estuary is 6 miles away at Orford.
Woodbridge is 7 miles, Aldeburgh 10.
Orford, just 6 miles away, with a grocer, butcher, baker, fish shop.
The Oyster Inn in Butley village, 1 mile away.

Booking Information

25% deposit on booking, and the remainder 8 weeks before arrival. £750 damage deposit.

Self Catering
Yes
Outside Caterers
Yes
Breakfast
No
Other Meals
No
Full Board Only
No
Wi-fi
Yes
Games Room
No
Hot Tub
No
Swimming Pool
No
Tennis Court
Yes
Pets
Yes
Open Fire
Yes
Disabled Access
No

Getting here

Woodbridge
Suffolk
IP12 3NR
United Kingdom
Melton, 6 miles.
Butley, 1 mile.
Stansted Airport is 70 miles away.

Rental Rates

DatesWeekly Price3 Night Weekend
16th Mar 21 to 27th May 21
6570
5250
28th May 21 to 5th Jun 21
10299
8233
6th Jun 21 to 2nd Jul 21
8242
6588
4th Jul 21 to 3rd Sep 22
10343
8268
10th Sep 21 to 24th Sep 21
8242
6588
25th Sep 21 to 14th Oct 21
6570
5250
15th Oct 21 to 16th Dec 21
5932
4740
17th Dec 21 to 23rd Dec 21
10145
8110
24th Dec 21 to 5th Jan 22
10970
8770

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Butley Abbey Farm, Woodbridge, Suffolk
6-24
12
24

Emma Thomas-Abbott

Joined us: 2021
+44 (0)1394 450 046
+44 (0)7359 744 366
Woodbridge
Suffolk
IP12 3NR
United Kingdom