The ultimate in Southwold retreats, Chelsea Villa is awash with style. Step inside the pages of a magazine photoshoot with family and friends for a memorable stay amidst the legacy of great authors.
Sumptuously stylish, splendidly finished and indulgently luxurious is this sprawling extravagance of a six bedroom holiday home in seaside Southwold. From its spectacular seafront position, savour every step as you make your way around this heavenly holiday home. Devour the downstairs with its open plan layout as you wander seamlessly from sitting room to snug to kitchen/diner. These sociable areas encourage just that amongst the 14 guests accommodated.
The elegance of the sitting room calls for afternoon tea with friends or a spot of repose with a great novel. The snug will draw the crowds vying for the best seat in the house during a televised tournament or provides sufficient space for a rock ‘n’ roll boogie to a tune from the retro jukebox. Whatever the weather, you’ll want to dine in to make the most of the perfectly proportioned dining tables, inside and out. The kitchen is designed for entertaining, so plan a party before you arrive.
Your every want is served at Chelsea Villa from the deckchairs and crabbing lines ready as you leave via the lobby, to the high spec kitchen and lavish bathrooms, and the impeccably presented bedrooms each named after renowned Victorian authors. Beyond the front door Southwold is at your fingertips. Go in search of the lighthouse visible from one of the upstairs windows. Acquaint yourselves with the glory of the promenade, the golden grains of the beach and the inland trails across the marshes.
Bedrooms and bathrooms
Six splendiferous bedrooms welcome guests at Chelsea Villa. Each bedroom and bathroom is named after an author and you’ll be forgiven for thinking you’re in a boutique hotel. The three super king bedrooms on the first floor reference Trollope, Dickens and Gaskell. Two of three have en suite shower rooms with designer features and fittings, although everyone will want to spend some time in the Ashton and Bentley bathroom with its roll top bath, large shower and eye catching Cole & Son wallpaper. On the second floor are two further king size bedrooms in the names of Bronte and Hardy, and a spectacular bunk room with four full size cabin style beds that Lewis Carroll and Alice would be most delighted with and is deserving of its en suite. There is also a family shower room on this level. The rooms are luxuriously dressed from the headboards to the throws, cushions, wallpaper and artwork. The completely L’Occitane toiletries complete the just-a-little-luxury experience.
At a glance
- Sleeps 14
- 6 Bedrooms
- 5 Bathrooms
- No pets allowed
- 0.2 mile from pub
- Coastal views
- WiFi available
- Bed linen provided
- Bath towels provided
- 0.01 mile from coast
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a freezer
- Equipped with a high chair
- No smoking
- 0.2 mile from shop
- Equipped with a travel cot
- Equipped with a tumble dryer
- Equipped with a washing machine
- Welcome pack provided
This house is just amazing. Simply wonderful. - 29th March 2019
We had an absolutely wonderful time the house is just amazing we all loved it. Wendy Barker plus 13 - 19th March 2019
Exceptional property especially for a big family gathering.Mr John Daniels - 28th December 2018
Fantastic property in an excellent setting.Mr Gareth Metcalf - 5th August 2018
Fabulous holiday. Great house, very well equipped - 15th June 2018
Chelsea Villa is a beautiful home in an idillic location. The homeowners left beautiful welcome gifts for us and their homeware. I would definitely recommend this heavenly home to anyone who is looking for a luxurious break in Southwold. Mrs Jane Spriggs - 6th June 2018
A beautiful house - home from home. Thank you for an amazing stay! - 1st June 2018
Beautiful property would go there again and very near all amenitiesMrs Mavis Daines - 24th May 2018
Beautiful house. Lovely weekend celebrating 70th birthday with the family. - 20th May 2018
Wow, what a beautiful house! Thank you for a fantastic stay. We have enjoyed a very special family weekend of 60th birthday celebrations. One we will remember always. Would love to come back. Thank you x - 11th May 2018
The property was fabulous, only one minor thing - 2 kettles and a larger T-pot would have been handy for large groups - otherwise it was the best property we have stayed in over the last 17 years! Excellent service and property would highly recommend Suffolk Secrets.Mrs Janis Taylor - 6th March 2018
This has been a great Christmas at Chelsea Villa, A home to remember forever. Thank you - 29th December 2017
Thank you for letting us stay in this beautiful home to celebrate Christmas with our entire English family + friends, we will be back! - 29th December 2017
Thank you for letting us have your beautiful house for Christmas. Our family had the best time and we celebrated a wonderful engagement. Thank youCheryl and Duncan Spindler - 25th December 2017
We have had the most magical Christmas at Chelsea Villa. The house has everything you need and more. The house will always hold a special place in my heart as we got engaged Christmas day! Thank you for everything.Erin, Dan, Ruby, Imogen and Cam. - 25th December 2017
A perfect weekend away thanks to this beautiful house. - 17th December 2017
Weekend to celebrate my 50th with friends. Fabulous, fabulous house! - 10th December 2017
We absolutely loved Chelsea Villa. It is one of a kind and a place we will treasure for ever! We will be back!The Gilbert's - 2nd December 2017
Beautiful house, stunning location to celebrate 30th birthday! lots of happy memories made, the perfect home away from home. - 20th November 2017
We all absolutely loved the property, it really was amazing! Mrs Liane Rumble - 2nd November 2017
Amazing lots of thoughtful extras.Mrs Alison Harston - 30th October 2017
What a fabulous house! Amazing location. Perfect weekend away. We will be back. - 29th October 2017
What an absolutely fabulous house in a lovely location in beautiful Southwold! The attention to detail is excellent. We all felt most welcome in what has been one of the very best holidays with my family that we have ever had! Thank you - 27th October 2017
Absolutely beautiful property - the owners seem to have thought of everything!Mrs Elizabeth Ivey - 12th October 2017
Beautiful room, house and location - definitely hope to be back! - 11th September 2017
A beautiful house, perfectly positioned! We have all ad such a wonderful week, thank you :) !The Jack, Wrycroft, Feetham and Howe family. - 18th August 2017
Beautiful house. Fabulous kitchen! Everything you could possibly think of was provided. House worked really well for adults & children, bunk room was a big hit. Great location.Mrs Materna - 14th August 2017
we have had a lovely stay at Chelsea Villa- what a wonderful setting for a remarkably wonderful week!Materna and Brady - 4th August 2017
absolutely loved our stay at this stunning house. Wonderful sea views + miss the sound of the sea!Neale family - 30th June 2017
Had a fantastic holiday in this beautiful house.Jones - 22nd June 2017
Beautiful house, wonderful spot. What more could you ask for? We'll be back!Haines family - 21st June 2017
Lovely 40th Birthday + Easter weekend- beautiful house! - 14th April 2017
fab house! Great time, will be back.Gibbons - 10th April 2017
What an amazing property! Everything had been thought of! Decor was to such a high standard, location couldn't have been better and we had the perfect stay!! The so Southwold team were brilliant on the lead up to our stay helping me with all my questions and additional cots and high chairs!!! Thank you, we wouldn't hesitate to use you again and we defiantly will be back to stay again!Mrs Frances Dorren - 8th March 2017
We could not fault this property. It was beautifully presented and catered for all ages. We all have very fond memories of a perfect weekend. Thank you.Mrs Kim Daley - 1st February 2017
This house is definitely five stars and I would recommend this to everyone.
50th Birthday bonanza! Perfect house, weather, company and ample booze!The Dormers and Shelly party
A perfect setting fr a 70th birthday of family and dear friends. I'm sure we will be back!Jones's family
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