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IVYDENE, your 'Luxury Hideaway' for a romantic relaxing holiday.

Dudley & Liz Sloggett

Member since: 2012
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People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Dudley & Liz Sloggett

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Calendar last updated:
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IVYDENE, your 'Luxury Hideaway' for a romantic relaxing holiday.

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Woodbridge - IVYDENE

Sleeps 4, First floor Bathroom, Lounge, Kitchen/Diner/toilet. Patio and lawn.

Situated in Waldringfield about 40 metres from the river Deben.

This idyllic cosy cottage has recently been totally renovated to a high standard, with full central heating, and is perfect for relaxing and a base for visiting Suffolk and the Maybush Inn, just 40 meters.

Approached from the rear car/boat parking area through the south facing garden and patio with outside table and chairs, the entrance to Ivydene is through the French doors.

Living Area this has a fully equipped kitchen including: oven, induction hob, hood, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator/freezer etc. A dining table with four chairs and four other comfortable seats looking out into the garden.

Cloakroom with washing machine, ironing board, iron, toilet and basin.

Lounge with flat screen TV/DVD, Freeview, Internet and Wifi charging dock, fireplace and seating for four.

Bedroom 1 has a double bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers and river view.

Bedroom 2 has bunks a cupboard and shelves.

All bed linen is cotton, professionally laundered.

Bathroom (Jack and Jill) stunning bathroom with bath and shower, toilet and basin.

South facing garden and patio with a table and four garden chairs.

Close by there are waterside walks, sailing, boat trips, birdwatching, fishing, golf and cycling.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Dudley & Liz Sloggett (Owner)
Member since: 2012
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Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
31 March, 2015

About Dudley & Liz Sloggett

Dudley and Liz who are retired and live in Surrey, have a daughter who lives in Woodbridge with her husband with their three sons.

We decided to purchase a cottage close to them as a second home. Because we were not using it enough, we decided to let it for holiday use and visit when there are vacancies!

Dudley & Liz Sloggett purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Dudley & Liz Sloggett chose Woodbridge

Our criteria was for the location to be close to Woodbridge in a sort after quiet location. After extensive searching we found Ivydene, adding an extension and totally renovated the whole cottage to a high standard (Liz is an interior designer). We also required a south facing rear garden with a lawn and car/boat parking.

What makes this cottage unique

Ivydene is in an attractive quiet sort after location, very close to the river Deben, with sailing, walks,cycling, fishing and golfing amenities on the doorstep. Close by you can enjoy good food and/or a drink at the Maybush Inn.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Lovely cottage in a beautiful location with lots to do and see. Atmosphere and food in the Maybush was excellent.
Sep 2012
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People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

4.8
based on 11 holidaymaker reviews

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IVYDENE, your 'Luxury Hideaway' for a romantic relaxing holiday.
average rating of 4.818182 based on 18 reviews
5

A relaxing home from home

  • 5 of 5

Ivydene is a wonderfully cosy cottage and an ideal base for discovering the villages and towns of Suffolk. It has been modernised really well and was spotlessly clean on our arrival.The Maybush Inn situated on the banks of the river Deben is 30 yards away and serves good food and a fantastic breakfast. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Ivydene to others and hope to return at some stage in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
5

A great Christmas in Waldringfield

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this delightful cottage over Christmas and used it as a base for visiting relatives in the Woodbridge area. The location was excellent with walks along the Deben estuary from the door. Very quiet area, ideal for a relaxing holiday. The cottage itself was cosy, clean, comfortable and with interior very well designed for appearance and practical use. We would definitely recommend this accommodation to others and look forward to our next stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
3

Three Night Doggy Brake

  • 3 of 5

Loved the house (very high speck) garden, location & everything about the lovely cottage. However! we had probs from the get go, with the cleaner turning up after we had arrived saying we wernt meant to be there?? (she was a lovely girl & very sorry she had been given wrong info), we showed her our paperwork, she did what she had to do & left. 48hrs later she was back to say the booking agent was sure we were not meant to be there, so we rang owner who said to stay as no one due till the Fri.......After a sleepless night thinking i made a mistake, i couldnt wait to get home & check my laptop.....I was releaved to find i wasnt going mad & the mistake had been made by booking agent (why i dont know as reciept was very clear), i contacted owner who was very sorry & said he would get on to agent..........I really would like to stay again, but would be a bit anxious this would happen again.......Also a bit dissapointing, we never got an apology from people whe made mistake....Good brake spoiled ;-(Regards Maureen Furlong.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have tried to discover how this misinformation happened and have had a number of phone calls with HomeAway. Unfortunately they have not been able to discover how the wrong information happened! It certainly was not the guests or my fault. It had never happened before and hopefully will not happen again.
5

September stay at Ivydene.

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic retreat.

Had the most wonderful stay in a perfect place.

Ivydene is a welcoming cottage with all you need in a superb location. Great for walks and the Maybush pub, almost next door, makes the stay there complete. Excellent communication's and service from the owners. Can't wait to return. Paul, Catherine and Percy our Westie.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback.This exactly sums up what we aimed to create.
5

Wonderful holiday

  • 5 of 5

Sometimes in life you get it right "and boy" have they got it right. Thanks for sharing your "gem". Had the most perfect holiday, cottage was wonderful. Jim, Sheila & Nicky, Kent

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is exactly our aim . Thank you,
5

Fantastic property in a lovely location

  • 5 of 5

Lovely clean home from home cottage. Modernised but very tastefully done with everything you could need. It was perfect for the Easter weekend. It was lovely to go to a nice cottage that also allowed dogs. Can't wait to go again

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

Location

Nearest Airport
98.8 Kilometres
Stansted 61.4 Miles 90 Minutes approx.
Nearest Barpub
40 Metres
Maybush Inn
Nearest Ferry
17.5 Kilometres
Felixstowe 11.1 miles 22 minutes approx.
Nearest Golf
500 Metres
Waldringfield Golf Club
Nearest Train
7.9 Kilometres
Woodbridge or Ipswich 5 Miles 15 minutes approx.
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
A12 4 minutes
Nearest Restaurant
40 Metres
Maybush Inn
Nearest Ski
15 Kilometres
Ipswich 8 miles 20 minutes approx.
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Waldringfield
Car: necessary

Provisions. M&S Simply Food and Tesco are at Martlesham just off the A12, also the farm shop at Newbourne. Excellent prepared frozen meals from 'Cook' and an award winning bakery in Woodbridge.

Waldringfield is a charming village on the south side of the River Deben. It is only 1.5 hours by car from London. Cambridge or Norwich are just an hour away, yet we find ourselves able to enjoy the sense of peace and quiet. Our cottage is just 40 meters from the River Deben and the Maybush Inn right on the waterfront, where you can enjoy excellent food and a drink on the terrace overlooking the river and boating activities.

Along the waterfront there is a very active sailing club and a sandy beach where children can amuse themselves and go swimming, crabbing or fishing. Waldringfield golf club is just up the hill and is open to non-members. Bicycle hire is available locally.

Places to visit in Suffolk.

Woodbridge (10 minutes by car) for the historic Tide Mill, a Windmill and the Shire Hall. It has a thriving shopping centre with a large assortment of shops including antiques, bookshops, museums, galleries and many good restaurants. Also there is a cinema and swimming pool.

For a day’s outing by car, the villages and coastal towns of Dedham, Aldeburgh, Orford, Walberswick, Southwold and Dunwich and not to be forgotten for music lovers, Snape Maltings here you will also find many specialist shops worth visiting.

Dedham Mill for Constable Country (25 minutes)

Sutton Hoo and Rendlesham Forest (20 minutes)

Framlingham and Orford castles (30 minutes)

Aldeburgh, Thorpeness (40 minutes),

Snape and Southwold (45 and 55 minutes)

Seckford Hall, Ufford and Felixstowe (10 and 25 minutes)

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Prices & Availability

From £55 Nightly

Prices for this holiday cottage in Woodbridge, Suffolk

Rental Basis:
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Prices quoted in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Easter
21 Mar 2015 - 10 Apr 2015
3 night minimum stay
£282
for 3 nights
From
£94
From
£114
Fri,Sat,Sun
£550
£2,090
 
 
Early Spring
11 Apr 2015 - 24 Apr 2015
3 night minimum stay
£237
for 3 nights
From
£79
From
£95
Fri,Sat,Sun
£460
£1,748
 
 
Spring
25 Apr 2015 - 22 May 2015
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
From
£133
Fri,Sat,Sun
£640
£2,432
 
 
Spring Half Term
23 May 2015 - 5 Jun 2015
3 night minimum stay
£2,742
for 3 nights
From
£914
From
£114
Fri,Sat,Sun
£550
£2,090
 
 
Early Summer
6 Jun 2015 - 10 Jul 2015
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
From
£133
Fri,Sat,Sun
£640
£2,432
 
 
Summer
11 Jul 2015 - 4 Sep 2015
3 night minimum stay
£351
for 3 nights
From
£117
From
£141
Fri,Sat,Sun
£680
£2,594
 
 
Late Summer
5 Sep 2015 - 16 Oct 2015
3 night minimum stay
£258
for 3 nights
From
£86
From
£104
Fri,Sat,Sun
£500
£1,900
 
 
Autumn Half Term
17 Oct 2015 - 23 Oct 2015
3 night minimum stay
£297
for 3 nights
From
£99
From
£120
Fri,Sat,Sun
£580
£2,204
 
 
Late Autumn
24 Oct 2015 - 11 Dec 2015
3 night minimum stay
£216
for 3 nights
From
£72
From
£87
Fri,Sat,Sun
£420
£1,596
 
 
Christmas / New Year 2016
19 Dec 2015 - 1 Jan 2016
3 night minimum stay
£339
for 3 nights
From
£113
From
£137
Fri,Sat,Sun
£660
£2,508
 
 
Winter 2016
2 Jan 2016 - 19 Feb 2016
3 night minimum stay
£165
for 3 nights
From
£55
From
£66
Fri,Sat,Sun
£320
£1,216
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
From
£75
£440
£1,408
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £100
Pet Fee £35
Notes Payment. By PayPal (I will send you a PayPal invoice), or send your payments direct to us-Sort code 230580 A/C 13395543. Booking Deposit of £100.00 per week/part week is required to secure the booking, this is non-refundable. The rental balance plus the refundable security / damage deposit of £100.00 is payable 30 days prior to arrival. Non payment of the balance by this date will invalidate the booking.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Woodbridge in Suffolk

Property Type:
  • cottage (terraced)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 43 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Cloakroom downstairs - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • BATHROOM; Beautifully fitted with a bath and shower over, modern wash basin with illuminated heated mirror over, water closet and window looking south to the garden. Quality towels are provided. Both bedrooms have their own access door from the landing and a door to the 'Jack and Jill' bathroom. There is a toilet downstairs with a hand wash basin, washing machine, Iron and ironing board.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - Bunks
  • Both bedrooms have their own access door from the landing and a door to the 'Jack and Jill' bathroom. In the master bedroom there is a double bed with reading lights a duvet, wardrobe and chest of drawers The bunks each have their own reading light and duvets. there is a cupboard with shelves and hanging space. All beds have 100% cotton sheets, professionally laundered.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There is an induction hob fitted, suitable saucepans are provided. Also there is a Wifi docking station. Towels are provided for home use only. For all water / outside activities please bring your own. If you bring your bicycles there are two secure eye bolts in the patio wall to secure them. Visitors may find the staircase steep, the treads rather narrow and there is no banister rail, just a hand rail mounted off the side wall, so care should be taken at all times.

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