The wonderful original estate farmhouse painted in iconic Suffolk pink creates the setting for a joyful stay.
Formerly the estate’s home farm and without doubt its oldest property, the Farmhouse sits in the heart of the hamlet within the estate’s 5000 acre grounds. The central triple-height hall opens up to a beamed sitting room with comfy sofas, inglenook fireplace and fluffy throws as well as the large kitchen and dining room. The fully equipped eat-in kitchen may well become your group’s core space with its professional range, central island, wine fridge and butler sink Two of the six en suite bedrooms are the on the ground floor and the remaining 4 accessed up the oak staircase with its bridge across the hall. King-size Hypnos beds, toasty underfloor heating and wide views across the estate characterise all the bedrooms. Bathrooms are a mix of luxurious freestanding roll-top baths or powerful showers. Outside, enjoy BBQs on the private terrace, explore the estate on Pashley bicycles or hold your own tournament on the nearby tennis court. Try your hand at paddle boarding or rowing on the serpentine lake, learn more about the nature that calls Wilderness Reserve home with our estate ecologist or practice your shot with world-class clay instructors. Wilderness Reserve is nestled in 5,000 acres across three river valleys in the county boasting some of the cleanest air in England, yet just a short drive from Suffolk’s celebrated heritage coast. Here, discover one of England’s finest piers at Southwold, enjoy famous fish & chips in Aldeburgh or make your own gin at the Adnams Brewery. For the adventurous, take to the waves in a rib from Southwold with Coastal Challenger, or visit Go Ape, Suffolk’s biggest tree top adventure. In the beautiful fir trees of Thetford Forest discover your inner jungle explorer by climbing rope ladders, swinging through the trees and hurtling down zip wires. The Garden of Suffolk is blessed with an abundance of gastro pubs, restaurants, farm shops and artisan producers. Nearby, Mains of Yoxford is family run with a menu that changes each day to move with the seasons and availability. One of our favourite gastro pubs, The Unruly Pig, near Woodbridge was recently named Suffolk Pub of the Year and in Walberswick, The Anchor is a firm favourite. At nearby RSPB Minsmere, There’s plenty to do here for both the novice and the experienced bird watcher. Use the bird watching hides to shelter you in all weathers or take the nature trail walk to explore the beautiful woods and wetlands scenery. At Jimmy’s Farm near Ipswich, experience a working farm with lots to do for the children, great food and shopping. Take the farm trail to see their famous rare breed pigs along with sheep, cows, geese, goats and donkeys. For keen gardeners, find peace and tranquillity in the beautiful Grade I listed gardens at Helmingham Hall.
Ground Floor: triple height hall, sitting room, large eat in kitchen, terraces; two double en suite bedrooms
First Floor: four en suite bedroomsEOT: N/A
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