Sit back and relish the absolute peace as the sun dips down over the estuary. As the sky flows through myriad shades and the bird song fades, you know this will be a retreat to remember.
Imagine your very own wood cabin, beautifully styled and with the ultimate river location. One of Suffolk’s prime spots for wildlife and natural beauty at the bottom of your garden, all yours to enjoy and relish at your very own river retreat. Set back on the banks of the River Alde near Iken where the river takes on the tide, this modern cabin offers comfortable accommodation in something of a scenic sanctuary. Your garden leads down to the river whose waters form the vibrant backdrop to all your views.
Those from the open plan living area are particularly fine. Vaulted picture windows take up one entire corner of the house giving you frontline vistas from the comfy sofa. Lofty ceilings and lots of natural light add to the feeling of space, mirrored in the endless estuary views outside. Sit back in the garden with a little something and take in the evening spectacle of sundown. Watch the sky turn one vibrant shade orange after another as only Suffolk sunsets know how in the very essence of a Constable painting. Or beat the early birds to catch the first of the morning rays as they rise up and reach along the river to your retreat.
And finally, outside to explore that river. Something of a sanctuary for wildlife, this is a haven for bird watchers as well as anyone who loves messing about on the river. Find your quiet spot for twitching – marsh harriers and avocets are common visitors and you may even spot a seal or two – or hire a canoe or row boat and take a turn on the estuary. And for those who really want to get into the river, how about a spot of ‘mud-larking’?
Bedrooms and bathrooms
This river cabin sleeps 4 in two spacious bedrooms, the master with French windows to the garden and river. A family bathroom with walk-in shower completes the accommodation.
At a glance
- Sleeps 4
- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom
- No pets allowed
- Private parking
- 1 mile from pub
- WiFi available
- Bed linen provided
- All on one level
- Bath towels provided
- 4 miles from coast
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a freezer
- Ground floor bedroom
- No smoking
- 3 miles from shop
- Equipped with a washing machine
- Welcome pack provided
Location was beautiful and very peaceful.Mr Christopher Hemsley - 31st July 2018
A beautiful property. Mrs Denise Humphries - 20th May 2018
One of the loveliest places we have ever stayed in. 5 days of rain did not dampen our enthusiasm at all. Very peaceful, fantastic view. Definitely want to return.Mrs J Dowley - 14th May 2018
An absolute delight to stay in. The views over the Alde were fantastic and it was amazing to see birds such as avocet, curlew and knot so close by and in different light as daylight and the weather changed. So nice to be able to walk to the Maltings along the river.Mrs R Rootes - 13th December 2017
Beautiful place and a true retreat. .Mrs Sarah MacKenzie/ Mclean - 23rd November 2017
Great location and view, nicely furnished and maintained. Very quiet, but close to amenities.Mr Christopher Preece - 13th November 2017
Such a perfect location.Mr A J Ashton - 9th October 2017
Just a fabulous place to stay very relaxing superb veiw . Would love to stay again.Carol Crofton-Sleigh - 17th August 2017
Wonderful holiday home in a fabulous setting. What more can you hope for. Great walks in the Forests and along the river Alde. Super fish and chips in Aldeburgh.Mrs Pat Hartley - 24th July 2017
A very comfortable and relaxing place to stay. A lovely view and walks from the cottage.Mrs Annette Ali - 30th May 2017
Fantastic view!Mrs S Elgar - 16th April 2017
Lovely property and amazing view over river Alde. Great walks in the area and beautiful villages.Mrs Nerys Jones - 18th September 2016
beautiful. home from home.Ms F Larkin - 4th September 2016
What a wonderful, relaxing stay at a lovely property with amazing vistasMiss Margarita Doyle - 29th August 2016
Wonderful place to stay-very high spec of furnishings and equipment. Owners very friendly and helpful. Stunning setting. Have used Suffolk Secrets on several occasions now and have always been very satisfied with their service.Mrs Suzanne Emond - 22nd August 2016
Beautiful property in amazing location.Mrs Kristin Hutchinson - 13th August 2016
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