The Stables

Cratfield, Suffolk Countryside

  • 5 Star
  • Rustic, restful and relaxing. The Stables tick all the boxes for a well-deserved retreat.

You can book this property from:

  • £1,525 per week
  • £218 per night
  • 5 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 2 king/super-king beds


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath
  • Shower

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Hot tub
  • Sauna
  • Welcome pack
  • Countryside views


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Private parking
  • Rural location

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling


  • Ground floor bath/shower room
  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bedroom

Important - Please Note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 10am


If you are looking for accomodation for additional guests then why not consider booking The Stables with neighbouring properties The Old Press, The Cowshed or The Butterchurn. A fantastic option for bringing family or friends together for a memorable stay!

A perfectly converted former stable has been beautifully renovated to provide a gorgeous countryside retreat, overlooking the old apple orchard and woodland with its very own private wood fired soaking tub!

Every detail within this luxurious property has been carefully thought of to enhance your stay. You will love the rustic feel with exposed wooden beams and high vaulted ceilings but with a stunning modern twist! Chic vibrant fabrics and Moroccan style tiles offer a wonderful pop of colour to the property. Large welcoming Hypnos cashmere beds await, with a perfect star gazing window above you. There is also a fabulous fully fitted kitchen and a large open plan living-diner area with french doors out to your terrace.

If this wasn’t enough, you can book a day at The Firs Suffolk Spa facilities* (see below for details) sauna room, indoor and outdoor shower, changing facilities and a plunge bucket. Perhaps you would like to enjoy an evening around the firepit BBQ in the comfort of your cottage.

You can relax under the stars in your own private wood fired soaking tub, listening to the breeze in the trees.  The owners also have little extras they can offer for you to do on site to make your stay extra special.  You can hire a pizza oven, book to use the Spa area/Sauna, hire bikes, pick fresh veggies/eggs or just sit back and watch the birds and clouds in the sky - please email direct to the owners: to book the Spa, bikes or pizza oven in advance, and as much notice as possible will be appreciated. 

Take a stroll through the 4 acres of gardens and woodland, picnic in the woods or stop by at the courtyard to cook and create homemade pizzas using the outdoor oven and seasonal ingredients from the kitchen garden. Whatever you choose to do here, you will have a fabulous stay.

Why we love this property: Rustic, restful and relaxing. The Stables tick all the boxes for a well-deserved retreat.

Kitchen: Oven, 4 ring induction hob, stove top kettle, Nespresso coffee machine.
Living/Dining Area: Table with benches to seat 4, comfortable seating, ESSE. Bakeheart stove and French doors leading to private patio terrace.
Bedroom 1: Super King with topper and converts in 2 large singles with bedside tables with free standing lamps, stargazing window above bed,
wardrobe and stable door leading to garden area.
Bathroom: Roll top cast iron bath, walk in rainforest shower, wc, handbasin, heated towel rail and stable door leading out to garden area.
Bedroom 2: Super King with topper which can convert in 2 large singles with bedside tables with free standing lamps, wardrobe and stable door leading
to the garden area. Ensuite Shower Room: Rainforest shower, wc, washbasin and heated towel rail.

Outside: Patio area with table and chairs, veranda outside stable doors with swing seat, private garden area to front of property and access to further meadow and woodland with benches and pinicing tables.

Notes: Wi-Fi connection. Bed linen and towels provided. Please note the holiday units do not have TVs. There is a shared laundry room with access to a washing machine and tumble dryer, iron etc. This property is within the grounds of other holiday cottages and the owners house.


We have had a wonderful holiday at ‘The Stables’. The accommodation was tidy and very clean! The location was fantastic as it allowed us to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and just switch off. Our 18 month old son enjoyed exploring the extensive grounds. The welcome basket was so thoughtful and delicious too! Thank you for a fantastic and relaxing few days, we do hope to return soon!

Mrs N,

Fantastic short break, spa was amazing.

Mr W,

This is a truly beautifully designed and thoughtfully curated setting. It was both tranquil and luxurious; the wood fired hot tub and fire bowls really added something special. The hosts could not have been friendlier or more welcoming they even messaged us about the potential to witness shooting stars in the Suffolk sky one evening, which we were indeed lucky enough to experience. Highly recommended.

Ms L,