The Finest Holiday Homes

9 The Craighurst

Southwold - Suffolk

  • Saturday changeover day
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • Sorry, no Garden/courtyard
  • Sorry, no Private parking
£610 - £1610 per week *


A feature of Southwold's seafront for many years, The Craighurst has been both a hotel and a 'crammer' - Eric Blair prepared for his Indian Police Service exams here before he became better known as the writer George Orwell. Today it's home to the noteworthy No 9, a stunning duplex with spectacular sea views.

Bedrooms and bathrooms
On the second floor, a beautiful king-size room plus another with twin beds both enjoy uninterrupted sea views - open the windows and you'll be woken gently by the sound of the waves! Also off the spacious landing here, a double-bedded room has views across the rooftops to the lighthouse and St Edmunds Church. The family bathroom is fresh, bright and decorated in cheerful coastal colours; it has both a bath and a separate shower cubicle.

Cooking and dining

Your first-floor kitchen/dining room which is large and spacious, is exceptionally well-equipped with plenty of storage space. Whilst every home must-have is included: electric hob and oven, fridge freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. A spacious dining suite is set before the period fireplace and flooded with light thanks to the large kitchen window and glazed double doors which lead into the sea-facing sitting room. A small study provides an additional space with a small sofa should two of the party want to relax in another area of the property; there are also doors opening out onto the balcony.

Sitting Room
This is a large comfortable room with high ceilings and a big bay window. It has magnificent views of the sea and pier. It still has it's original elegant marble fireplace. There is a fully glazed door leading onto the balcony. There is a Smart TV and DVD player.

With the beach on its doorstep, 9 The Craighurst is perfectly positioned for a buckets-and-spades holiday. But you can enjoy a bird's eye view of the day's activities from your own private balcony, which is accessed through fully-glazed doors from the sitting room and study.

There's plenty of space for buckets and spades, wellies and waterproofs in the entrance hall, so bring what you need, whatever the weather! Wi-Fi is provided, and there are TVs in both the sitting room and king-size bedroom if you need a night in. Roadside parking is available nearby. Please note a refundable security deposit is required upon booking. Regret no pets.


  • Saturday changeover day
  • Sleeps 6
  • Bed linen included
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • Sorry, no Garden/courtyard
  • Sorry, no Private parking
  • 2 Single beds
  • 1 Double bed
  • 1 King size/super king size bed
  • WiFi
  • 4 stars


Date Range 7 night price *
22 Jul 17 - 9 Sep 17 £1,395
9 Sep 17 - 16 Sep 17 £1,300
16 Sep 17 - 23 Sep 17 £1,190
23 Sep 17 - 21 Oct 17 £970
21 Oct 17 - 28 Oct 17 £1,190
28 Oct 17 - 4 Nov 17 £970
4 Nov 17 - 23 Dec 17 £610
23 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18 £1,395
23 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18 £1,395
6 Jan 18 - 10 Feb 18 £620
10 Feb 18 - 24 Feb 18 £990
24 Feb 18 - 24 Mar 18 £620
24 Mar 18 - 14 Apr 18 £1,215
14 Apr 18 - 26 May 18 £990
26 May 18 - 2 Jun 18 £1,465
2 Jun 18 - 14 Jul 18 £1,215
14 Jul 18 - 21 Jul 18 £1,365
21 Jul 18 - 28 Jul 18 £1,465
28 Jul 18 - 11 Aug 18 £1,540
11 Aug 18 - 8 Sep 18 £1,465
8 Sep 18 - 15 Sep 18 £1,365
15 Sep 18 - 22 Sep 18 £1,215
22 Sep 18 - 20 Oct 18 £990
20 Oct 18 - 3 Nov 18 £1,215
3 Nov 18 - 22 Dec 18 £620
22 Dec 18 - 29 Dec 18 £1,465
29 Dec 18 - 6 Jan 19 £1,610

* Please note: The prices displayed are guide prices and do not include optional items such as pet charges.


Excellent location, with a great sea-view, and good standard of equipment and furnishings.Mr Ray Elgy - 26th April 2017
Fabulous view, clean, comfortable and very central.Mrs S Cooper - 21st April 2017
Love the property and the location, very special. Mrs D McLean - 12th February 2017
Very pleasantly surprised, thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Would recommend to anyone!Mrs S Brooks - 19th November 2016
The best holiday apartment we have ever stayed in.Mr Peter Chapman - 19th September 2016
Good location, close to the beachMr John Smith - 3rd August 2016
Magical location. Stunning dawn views. Family feel to the property. We had a very happy week. We would like to return.Mrs J Stead - 14th February 2016
Outstanding - Having stayed in many properties in Southwold this was up there with the best!Mr R Thoubboron - 27th October 2015
Fantastic service. Straight forward booking. Perfect location, beautiful spacious apartment with a luxurious feel for a large family and great for small children.Mrs ICJ Hearn - 13th July 2015
It was very well and thoughtfully equipped.mrs Jill Reddish - 22nd June 2015


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