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Nil DesperandumMiddleton , Aldeburgh & surrounding area

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2 Nil-Desperandum is a 17th century oak framed cottage, in the quiet village of Middleton, Suffolk. It contains original features, such as beautiful low beams in the sitting room and a roaring wood burning stove, together with up to date amenities for a wonderful Suffolk holiday.

Sleeping four guests, the cottage is perfect for family holidays and for couples wanting a romantic hideaway.
Close to the centre of the village, but set well back from the road, the cottage has good sized gardens (enclosed to the rear) and parking for two cars.

Internally the accommodation has a beamed sitting/dining room with a stone floor and a cosy wood burning stove, a ground floor twin bedroom and shower room, well equipped kitchen and steep stairs to the master bedroom with additional shower room.

Four Star English Tourist Board Rating ****


Bed LinenDishwasherDog FriendlyDVD playerEnclosed Garden/CourtyardFridge/freezerGarden FurnitureGas hob & Electric OvenGround Floor BedroomHigh chairLog Burner / Open FireMicrowaveOne DogParkingTelevisionTowels providedTravel cot/ cotTumble dryerTV with FreeviewWashing MachineWiFi mins walking distance to pub


Ground Floor:
Sitting room
Wth cosy wood burning stove, Freeview television and DVD player.
Dining area
With table and chairs.
With an electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.
With 3' single twin beds.
Shower room
With shower, wash basin and WC.

Steep stairs to

First Floor:
Generous double bedroom.
Shower room
Modern and equipped with shower, wash basin and WC.

The cottage has good sized gardens (enclosed to the rear).
Parking for two cars.

Additional Information:
Travel cot and highchair available on request.
One well behaved dog welcome (small additional charge).
Please be aware of steep staircase to first floor.

Floor plan

Surrounding local area

Middleton is fantastically situated to enjoy the bird and wildlife watching opportunities on the Suffolk Coast. There are a number of paths from the village towards the coast and the RSPB reserve at Minsmere. The area along the coast is part of the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and there are circular walks to enjoy from the village. If you need a little refreshment on the way head to the Eel’s Foot in Eastbridge before continuing your walk. The Middleton Bell will give you a warm welcome when you get back.

There are a number of pretty coastal towns to explore both north and south of Middleton. Heading north, Walberswick and Southwold are each side of the mouth of the River Blyth and there is a foot ferry connecting the two. Walberswick is famous for crabbing whilst Southwold is home to the Adnams Brewery amongst other things. Aldeburgh and Orford are on the River Alde. Aldeburgh is closely associated with the music of Benjamin Britten. Snape Maltings is further up the Alde and is home to the concert hall and Aldeburgh Music along with a number of shops, restaurants and cafes.

There is a huge amount to explore along the Suffolk Coast and you can have a busy time. However, when you return at the end of the day to the cottage you can relax in the comfortable surroundings and take some time to enjoy the peace and quiet of the countryside.

Guest reviews

This delightful cottage has been renovated to a very high standard with thoughtful attention to detail, good lighting, beautiful bed linen, comfortable sofas, lots of sockets strategically placed and every kitchen utensil that anyone could possible need whilst on holiday. We would certainly recommend Nil Desparandum to all our friends. Thank you for a super-relaxing few days and the sun shone!!

M Stevens, October 2018
1 of 6

This property was well appointed in a lovely quiet location. A very good choice for either a few restful days or as a good base for exploring the Suffolk coast. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

M.Moreley, June 2018
2 of 6

Beautiful inside and out, wonderful peaceful cottage but in easy reach of Southwold, Minsmere etc, will definitely stay again.

P.Stroud, June 2018
3 of 6

This was just a short break so we could explore this part of Suffolk. The cottage was easy to find and very comfortable. It was well equipped and the welcome bottle of wine was appreciated. The back garden was completely enclosed and dog proof which we found helpful. Middleton is a nice village with an excellent, dog friendly pub. However, the farm shop mentioned in the cottage details is further away than a 5 minute walk.

R Faulkes, June 2018
4 of 6

A cosy, well equipped cottage in beautiful surroundings. Ideal for walking, cycling and bird watching. Thank you, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

V & S Tuley, March 2018
5 of 6

We have had a wonderful few days enjoying the Suffolk coast. Excellent accommodation - cosy and restful. Thank you so much.

J & S Maxwell , March 2018
6 of 6

Welcome hamper included

A complimentary hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or breakfast. There may be some regional variations.


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