Stripped pine floors, period decorative fireplaces and a no-expense-spared approach to furnishings and fittings make this one of Southwold's finest villas. Set back from the same residential road that is home to the lighthouse, every room here offers a similarly warm welcome.
Bedrooms and bathrooms
A beautiful king size bed vies for attention with a highly-detailed period fireplace, while also on the first floor a twin-bedded room in peaceful tones promises a perfect night's sleep. A roll-top bath in the family bathroom extends the extravagance! On the second floor, romance reigns - the divine double-bedded room here is pastel-pretty and has its own en-suite shower room. On the ground floor, a wet room completes the washing line-up... convenience on every level!
Cooking and dining
It won't be easy to drag yourself away from those squashy sitting room sofas, but the kitchen/dining room at Rowan Villa is, quite simply, stunning. Pine floors, fittings and a farmhouse-style table plus white-painted cupboards and acres of space make this the quintessence of family togetherness. And if you're planning to do more than just enjoy the view, the kitchen is equipped with Smeg fridge-freezer, electric oven, gas hob and dishwasher.
A wrought-iron gate and old-fashioned path lead through an enclosed front garden to the villa's main entrance, beside which you will find a sunny patio area furnished with table and chairs.
There's private parking for one car, plus roadside spaces nearby. Wi-Fi and a telephone for incoming calls are provided, and the sitting room has a TV, CD, DVD, iPod dock, DAB radio and Nintendo Wii. A high chair and travel cot are available, and there's no need to let the laundry pile up as there's a washing machine in the kitchen. A well-behaved pet is welcome too!
- Friday changeover day
- Sleeps 6
- Bed linen included
- 3 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- 1 pet allowed
- Private parking
- 2 Single beds
- 1 Double bed
- 1 King size/super king size bed
- Travel cot available
- Equipped with a highchair
- VisitEngland Gold Award
|Date Range||7 night price *|
|21 Jul 17 - 8 Sep 17||£1,565|
|8 Sep 17 - 15 Sep 17||£1,405|
|15 Sep 17 - 22 Sep 17||£1,150|
|22 Sep 17 - 20 Oct 17||£905|
|20 Oct 17 - 27 Oct 17||£1,150|
|27 Oct 17 - 3 Nov 17||£905|
|3 Nov 17 - 22 Dec 17||£760|
|22 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18||£1,565|
|22 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18||£1,565|
|6 Jan 18 - 9 Feb 18||£775|
|9 Feb 18 - 23 Feb 18||£925|
|23 Feb 18 - 23 Mar 18||£775|
|23 Mar 18 - 13 Apr 18||£1,210|
|13 Apr 18 - 25 May 18||£925|
|25 May 18 - 1 Jun 18||£1,645|
|1 Jun 18 - 13 Jul 18||£1,210|
|13 Jul 18 - 20 Jul 18||£1,475|
|20 Jul 18 - 27 Jul 18||£1,645|
|27 Jul 18 - 10 Aug 18||£1,725|
|10 Aug 18 - 7 Sep 18||£1,645|
|7 Sep 18 - 14 Sep 18||£1,475|
|14 Sep 18 - 21 Sep 18||£1,210|
|21 Sep 18 - 19 Oct 18||£925|
|19 Oct 18 - 2 Nov 18||£1,210|
|2 Nov 18 - 21 Dec 18||£775|
|21 Dec 18 - 28 Dec 18||£1,645|
|28 Dec 18 - 6 Jan 19||£1,810|
* Please note: The prices displayed are guide prices and do not include optional items such as pet charges.
We like Roman Villa very much. It is well-placed for the beach and town and we are likely to stay there again.Mrs B Green - 12th June 2017
Rowan Villa is a well equipped and comfortable house which we have rented for two years now. Mrs M Brown - 5th June 2017
Excellent service from So Southwold very professional and super friendly. Mrs Linda Lomas - 21st February 2017
Great cottage in the perfect location and with the added bonus of parking which is rare in Southwold. Very clean with good bedding/pillows/towels.Mrs Pam Wickham - 14th September 2016
This is the second time we've stayed at Rowan Villa - great location and good size for our family of four.Dr D Rathbone - 14th August 2016
Rowan Villa has a brilliant location point and is a very lovely house to stay in. We enjoyed our stay and will be back.Ms C Taylor - 22nd June 2016
Lovely comfortable Victorian property and very central. Beautiful restful decor throughout and well equipped.Mr Birch - 19th June 2016
The house was a good size and well equipped for 6 people. As we have been coming to Southwold for 10 years for a whole family holiday I think you can take it that we like the town and area!Mrs M Brown - 6th June 2016
An excellent family property with a very good range of equipment and quality furnishings. Brilliant location for the beach and shops.Mrs Sally Woodward - 14th April 2016
We loved Rowan Villa, and will be back again for sure. Very well equiped, with everything you needed to hand. Having off-road parking is great too.Mrs Nicola Bates - 5th April 2016
The welcome pack was brilliant - what a lovely touch!Mrs J S Hughes - 21st February 2016
We had a lovely long weekend and Rowan Villa was ideal; plenty of space and a great kitchen for cooking and socialising in. Thank you for the goodies at the start of our stay.Mrs C Hammond - 2nd December 2015
I thought it was absolutely lovely. A great deal of thought had obviously gone into the choice of furnishings and equipment (particularly in the splendid kitchen). We all agreed it was a perfect holiday home. Your staff really were helpful in dealing with a couple of maintenance issues - nothing was too much trouble.Ms Jane Rayson - 11th October 2015
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