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Butley Abbey Farmhouse, south facing
The Sitting room, with open fire and views of the garden
The Dining room seats up to 24 guests, with views to the terrace
Large family kitchen, with adjoining breakfast room
Butley Abbey Farmhouse, south facing
Butley Abbey Farmhouse, front entrance
South facing lawn garden with borders
The Sitting room
The Sitting room, leading through to the morning room
Large family kitchen leading through to laundry room
Breakfast room adjoining the family kitchen, seats up to 10
Perfect for celebration dinner parties, with doors to the terrace
The morning room, with open fire and views of the garden
The morning room, with open fire and views of the garden
The Library
Butley Abbey Farm, Library
The entrance hall with stairs to first and second floors
Wooden chest in the entrance hall, door leading to the Library
Wooden seat in the entrance hall
The Schoolroom' four posted bedroom, first floor
The Schoolroom
Skylark' Bedroom, Butley Abbey Farm
The Cambridge Room, Butley Abbey Farm
Pomegranate' Bathroom
Avocet' Bedroom
Skylark' Bedroom, Butley Abbey Farm
Avocet' Bedroom
The Nursery' Bedroom, Butley Abbey Farm
The 'Nursery'
The Cambridge Room
Swift' bedroom
Julia's Room, Butley Abbey Farm
The Old Sewing Room bathroom
Jamie's Room, Butley Abbey farm
The Governess's bedroom
The 2d floor Gallery, Butley Abbey Farm
Sandpiper' double bedroom, second floor
Curlew' Bedroom, Butley
Waiting for summer...
The Sitting room, with open fire and views of the garden
The Dining room seats up to 24 guests, with views to the terrace
Large family kitchen, with adjoining breakfast room
Butley Abbey Farmhouse, south facing

Butley Abbey Farmhouse, Woodbridge, Suffolk

Sleeps 6 - 24 12 Bedrooms 24 Dining

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 Farmhouse, Woodbridge, Suffolk, sleeps 6 - 24 in 12 bedrooms.

Butley Abbey Farmhouse enjoys a secluded setting near the Suffolk coast within an AONB, 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, and offered on a self-catering basis or we can put you in touch with a good selection of local caterers.

This Georgian farmhouse with its attractive façade overlooks a large garden, which includes a tennis court and croquet lawn. Behind it are some unused farm buildings belonging to the property and close by, the stately mediaeval Butley Priory gatehouse.

There's plenty of space to enjoy, with the farmhouse offering 3 sitting rooms, all with open fires, and a large dining room seating up to 24. All 12 bedrooms are spacious doubles with large beds, of which 3 can be twin rooms. The entire house has recently been refurnished.

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 a great range of bird life in Summer and Winter. Butley village and its ancient Oyster Inn is just 5 minutes by car.

The pretty coastal village of Orford is 15 minutes by car, 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, nearby Snape Maltings has concerts year-round 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, Thorpeness and Woodbridge, and for horse riders there is nearby Poplar Park.

In Summer and Winter alike, Butley Abbey Farmhouse offers a beautiful setting with privacy and space.

Housekeeper lives on site. Please note, the house has neighbours and is not suitable for hen or stag parties - quiet groups only please.



300 mbps WiFi from a fibre to property connection. Mobile reception via WiFi.

Disabled Facilities

No specific facilities.

Dog Friendly

Dogs allowed, but not upstairs or on the furniture please. Please be a responsible dog owner and clean up after your dog.


Large family kitchen with an adjoining breakfast room to seat 10. Fully equipped with Aga, new electric range cooker, twin dishwashers, large fridges.

Dining Room

An elegant room with one long dining table seating up to 24, furnished with oil paintings. A perfect room for a dinner party celebration.

Sitting Room

There are 3 beautiful sitting rooms; the Drawing Room, Morning Room and Library. All with new comfortable sofas, open fires and views of the garden.

TV and Music Facilities

There is a Smart TV in the Library and in the Morning Room. Music can be played by connecting to Alexa.

Games Room

In the garden, a newly resurfaced tennis court and a croquet lawn and in the Sitting room, a selection of board games and a full chess board.

Heating and Open Fires

Oil fired central heating, together with 3 open fires in the reception rooms.


12 beautifully decorated double bedrooms located on the first and second floor, of which 3 can be made into twin rooms. 2 bedrooms have an en-suite.


All bed linen and towels (bath sheet and hand towel) provided.


7 bath/shower rooms upstairs, of which 2 are en suite. There are 2 lavatories on the ground floor.

Children's Facilities

Travel cots and highchairs available.


Newly resurfaced tennis court with rackets available. Croquet lawn with all the hoops, balls and mallets. Large lawn with Summerhouse & mature trees.

Swimming Pool

There is no pool.


Ample parking available on site.


No smoking indoors.

Booking Information

25% deposit on booking with the balance payable 8 weeks prior to your arrival. £1500 refundable damage deposit. Check-in is from 4pm on the day of arrival and check-out is strictly 10am on the day of departure.

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Butley Abbey Farm

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Weekly Price
From £6250
2 Night Weekend
From £2750
3 Night Weekend
From £3850
Midweek per night
From £1385


Butley Abbey Farmhouse 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.

  • Butley, 1 mile.
  • Melton, 6 miles.
  • Woodbridge is 7 miles, Aldeburgh 10 miles.
  • The pretty village of Orford, just 6 miles away, includes a grocer, butcher, fishmonger, baker and the famous Pump Street chocolate shop.
  • The Oyster Inn in Butley village, 1 mile away.
  • London Stansted is 70 miles away.

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