The Finest Holiday Homes

Black Cottage

Southwold - Suffolk

  • Friday changeover day
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • No private parking
£580 - £995 per week *

Special Offers: 15% discount on all late availability bookings arriving up to 30th March


Dating back some 300 years and painted in traditional Suffolk black, this delightful period property has been respectfully extended and renovated to provide relaxed living for two couples or a small family.

Bedrooms and bathrooms
Two bedrooms and a bathroom fill the first floor of this quaint and quiet cottage. Stripped pine floors and sturdy wooden beds - one double, and two twins - add a note of authenticity and reassuring luxury, whilst the extensively-tiled boutique hotel-style bathroom boasts a screened bath with shower above. On the ground floor a cloakroom ensures convenience at every level.

Cooking and dining
An open plan sitting and dining area is bathed with light thanks to windows at each end, whilst an open fire adds a sense of intimacy to any meal enjoyed at the rustic table, which is complemented by antique pine chairs and a church pew-style bench. In the kitchen, though, everything is ultra-modern, white and bright... with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher and washer dryer, there's everything here that a cook could need.

To the rear of the cottage, a private patio area provides some all-important outdoor sitting space which also provides shared access to neighbouring properties. Accessed through French doors from the sitting room, it is south-facing and accessorised by containers planted for seasonal colour.

Located on one of Southwold's most picturesque and quiet lanes, close to the Common, Black Cottage welcomes one well-behaved pet and offers guests the use of Wi-Fi, Smart TV and iPod dock. Free car parking is available just a short stroll away.


  • Friday changeover day
  • Sleeps 4
  • Bed linen included
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • No private parking
  • 2 Single beds
  • 1 Double bed
  • WiFi
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • 4 stars
  • VisitEngland Gold Award



It is a lovely little house, very well situated, nicely appointed.Mr Paul Tregoning - 1st December 2017
Loved the cottage as it had everything we needed and was warm and comfortable. Perfect location for us with a dog, being close to the common and a short walk to the beach. Thrilled!!!Ms Alison Jacobs - 6th November 2017
We thought this was a wonderful property. Mr Geoff Laurence - 16th October 2017
Lovely cottage in a perfect location for us.Mr Nigel Oates - 16th October 2017
Very happy with it, would gladly return.Mr James Bryant - 29th August 2017
Perfect location, very comfortable lovely and warm, the perfect cottage to escape to.Ms Diana Thirkettle - 28th March 2017
We had a lovely stay in a beautifully presented cottage ideally located. Thank youMrs Annette Cavanagh - 2nd March 2017
We had a lovely half term break at Black Cottage and would love to return in the future. Ideal for our little dog.Mr Richard Hammond - 26th February 2017
Excellent renovation to a historic building. Good position and very warm property.Mrs Janice Nunn - 1st December 2016
Extremely comfortable cottage, very well appointed with a lovely atmosphere to relax in. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.Mrs Dawn Pickering - 8th November 2016
Excellent and we hope to return again at some stage. Very, cosy and well situated for the town and beach. Mill Lane is surprisingly quiet.Mr T Lucas - 25th April 2016
A lovely cosy property, beautifully renovated in a great location.Mrs N Chandler - 11th April 2016
Excellent location and property for 2 x birthday celebrations - we genuinely can't wait to book again - free near-by parking a real bonus - good eating in town and loads to see and do in the area. Thank you - first class in all regards.Mr A Forbes - 21st February 2016
Black Cottage is a beautiful place, right in the heart of Southwold. Immaculately clean and well fitted out it was the perfect place for a week's holiday. We will be back! Southwold is perfect, what more can you say. The great food, pubs and shops put it way above most other seaside towns in Britain.Mr R Teverson - 16th December 2015
Brilliant cottage,amazing location, a big thank you to the owners & the team.Mrs Wendy Austin - 26th October 2015
Wonderful cosy cottage in great locationDr L Greathead - 12th October 2015
Charming cottage, love the location and the open fire.Miss N Brown - 29th September 2015
Perfect holiday. Tenth time in Southwold and best cottage so far. Loved it.Mrs Jayne Allitt - 20th September 2015
Excellent in all aspects thank youMrs A McLeod - 17th June 2015
A lovely property where it is clear that a lot of thought went into the recent refurbishment/extension.Mr Richard Marsh - 8th June 2015
A delightful property in a fabulous location, well equipped and spotlessly clean, all we could have wished for.Mrs Catherine Hollingsworth - 19th May 2015
The cottage was just what we were looking for - cosy especially the log fire.Mrs Turner - 2nd December 2014
Thank you for a lovely stay in this cottage. It was very warm and comfortable.Mrs Hardman Dodd - 21st November 2014
A most enjoyable week in a lovely, quaint, quirky cottage.Mrs Morgan - 17th October 2014
We have had a lovely week in your quaint little cottage. Perfect location for our little dog who loved Southwold Common and the beach. We'll be back!Mrs Viner - 10th October 2014
A quaint cottage in a superb location. A great short break in a beautiful part of the country. Many thanks!Me Edkins - 22nd August 2014
A great week in a lovely homely cottage. Thank you for sharing it with us!Mr Houghton - 25th July 2014
Wonderful week in a dear cottage, with everything we needed. Super location. Just where we wanted to be. Hope to come again next year1Miss Reeve - 18th July 2014
We had a wonderful time - beautiful cottage and great location! Many thanksMr Madden - 4th July 2014
Very relaxing break in a comfy and well-equipped cottage. Super location!Mrs Davies - 6th May 2014
Lovely break in a cosy cottage with good decorative features. Perfect location for shops and long walks.Ms Webber - 2nd May 2014
Thank you for sharing your lovely cottage. Wonderful week in amazing sunshine.Mrs Sergeant - 18th April 2014
Lovely visit to this holiday cottage. Excellent bedding and welcome tray. Enjoyed the log fire.Mr Ollerenshaw - 10th April 2014
We had a lovely time here in Black Cottage. The weather was a little chilly but we were warm and cosy here. There was everything needed to make our holiday good. Close to shops, Common and sea. PERFECT!Mrs Crisp - 27th March 2014


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Food & Drink

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Attractions & Experiences

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Outdoor & Active

Charlotte Atkinson Nordic Walking Experience with British Nordic Walking qualified instructor.

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Pamper & Relax

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Food & Drink

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