Chapel Cottage is a very attractive little two-storey one-bedroom Town Cottage, which is perfect for one person or a couple. The Cottage has been totally modernised throughout whilst keeping its character. It is light and airey, with a pleasant views of the Victorian houses in the street from the front windows. There are many charming period-style features, such as the exposed flint wall in the Living Room area, the vaulted ceiling with chandelier in the bedroom, and exposed oak beams throughout.
CHAPEL COTTAGE – Ground Floor Layout
CHAPEL COTTAGE – First Floor Layout
There is a gas Central-Heating system (for both heating and hot water). Each radiator has its own thermostatic valve. You can control the heating yourself using the Room Thermostat on the wall.
The kitchen area has a quarry-tiled floor, the bathroom has vinyl flooring, the bedroom and the landing have wooden floorboarded floors (with rugs for comfort), and the stairs and sitting room are carpeted.
The bedroom has a high vaulted ceiling, and the other ceilings are slightly lower than modern ceilings.The doorways are slightly narrower and/or lower than modern standard doorways. The stairs have a long handrail. The bath has hand-grips either side.
For longer stays, such as if you’re working in the area, on-site laundry facilities can be made available for you. Please ask for details when booking.
CHAPEL COTTAGE – the Ground Floor
The ground floor of Chapel Cottage is compact and cosy – just perfect for one person, or a couple. The open-plan living space incorporates the sitting room/dining area, with a small kitchen off.
The front door to the cottage is through the outer door on the street, via a cover alleyway – where coats and umbrellas can be hung.
Sitting Room area
The sitting room area is cosy, with comfortable seating for two people – perfect for relaxing after a day out enjoying the area. The pictures of local Suffolk landmarks on the walls will inspire you when choosing where to visit the following day, and the Information Folder contains details of locations, with directions, what there is to see and do there, plus our own recommendations of the best places to eat out.
The flat-screen TV has BT TV, giving you Freeview channels and radio stations. It also plays DVD movies and music CDs. On the bookcase in the hallway/entrance area, there is also a small library of books, magazines, OS maps of the locality and card/board-games for guests to use.
The kitchen area, although small, is fully equipped with all essentials – including an (electric) oven/grill and a (gas) hob, and a small fridge/freezer. Small appliances include an electric kettle, a toaster, and a Tassimo coffee machine. There is plenty of crockery, cutlery, glasses, bakeware and other useful items, plus initial supplies of tea, coffee, etc., and fresh milk on arrival. Also provided is a kitchen towel, oven-mitts, plenty of tea-towels, and some larder essentials (such as foil, salt & pepper, etc.).
The dining area has a table and two chairs, and overlooks the street into Chapel Road and the period houses beyond through the large front window – which makes the room light and airey. Perfect to watch the world go by, as you relax over breakfast. The table extends, should you want more space. Heat-proof table/place mats & coasters are provided, stored on the shelf under the table.
CHAPEL COTTAGE – the First Floor
The stairs lead you to the upper floor of Chapel Cottage, where there is the bedroom and the bathroom. The landing has a small window which overlooks the rooftops and the street below.
Chapel Cottage comfortably sleeps up to 2 adults in its 4ft double bed. The bedroom is deceptively spacious with its high vaulted ceiling, and the gun-metal grey chandelier with glass lanterns is a real feature.
All bedlinen and towels are provided. The bed is made up for your arrival, with a duvet, 4 pillows, and crisp-cotton bedlinen. Freshly-laundered towels are laid out ready for use. There is some hanging space and plenty of drawer space, plus useful items such as lamps, and a hairdryer.
The bathroom is half-tiled, and has a seaside theme – with starfish tile-borders and beach-pebble design flooring. It has a 5ft bath with a shower over, a modern (low-flush) toilet. You’ll also have a hand-basin with shaver-light above the mirror, and plenty of space for your toiletries. Large, fluffy, home-laundered white towels are provided for you.
There is a covered area outside the front door to Chapel Cottage, with coat-hooks where walkers’ sticks and outdoor coats can be hung. This area is for the use of guests at Chapel Cottage only.
At the end of the alleyway is a small Courtyard area with patio table and chairs, where guests can sit in warm weather. This facility is shared with guests staying in the adjoining Holiday Cottage.