The Great House – Stunning Large Suffolk Property
A beautifully and sympathetically restored Grade II listed family home, The Great House is midway between Orford’s quay, castle, church and Market Hill- a fabulous Big House Holiday home with a 5-star finish.
The Great House, Orford: One of the most important houses and gardens situated in the heart of Orford. The Great House, built in the early 1800s, is a Grade II listed property. With views of both the castle and the coast, the house is believed to have been built as a shooting lodge for the Sudbourne estate and was restored in 2017. The Great house is now superbly finished throughout. The house retains many of its original features and offers two large and comfortable reception rooms, a superb snooker and games room, a large kitchen with breakfast room and a dining room which seats up to 20 guests. Each of the six bedrooms has access to its own (brand new) bathroom, the master bedroom includes an Emperor sized double bed, a large bathroom and private sitting room.
The Grounds: The elegant formal and informal gardens are an important adjunct to the house and can be enjoyed and accessed from the hall, sitting room and the breakfast room. From the breakfast room is a spacious patio area with table and chairs and barbecue which leads out to the surrounding garden (around 1.5 acres) which includes a wonderful old orchard, secret garden surrounded by yew hedging and an expansive and charmingly planted lawned area with Croquet, Table Tennis or Kubb.
Sleeps: The Great House sleeps 12 to 14 guests in 6 bedrooms, the 3 largest bedrooms include Emperor doubles, 2 of which can be converted to make twin beds, the remaining bedrooms have king sized double beds – do remember to state which configuration of beds you would prefer well before the start of your holiday. Two additional ‘’put you up’’ single beds are available by arrangement for children staying with parents.
This property is ideal for: Large or extended families, friends with friends and corporate use for board meetings away.With six en suites as well as a separate cloakroom downstairs, this premium holiday home would work equally well for six couples (with or without little ones), an extended family or a group of friends who want to make the most of the fantastic facilities of Orford. Youngsters and babies are very welcome, the house has both a cot and high chair, parents with toddlers or babies will be able to pack the car with ease! Do bring your own bedding for the cot. There are loads of indoor and outdoor games to choose from and a large selection of books for all ages. The Smart TV and Freeview will give you lots of choice for evening viewing.
Entertainment: The Property includes several TVs, an iPod dock, a full hifi sound system cross connected into the two receptions, a CD player/radio, DVDs. There is a large games room with full size snooker table, a superb choice of board games and cards as well as an eclectic library of books. Outside there is Croquet, Kubb, boules and a table tennis table.
At a Glance
2 Well-behaved pets allowed
Nearest shop 0.1 mile
Nearest pub 0.1 mile
0.1 mile from the coast