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The Watch Room Southwold, Southwold & surrounding area

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A unique, custom-built beach house located in a secluded and stunning Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Finished in July 2018 to an exacting standard, The Watch Room is a contemporary property designed to blend in with its natural surroundings, looking out towards Southwold Pier in the distance.
Comfortably sleeping four in two double bedrooms, both with en-suite bathrooms, and linked by a modern living / dining area which opens onto a decked terrace, The Watch Room really can boast that it sits in one of Suffolk’s most peaceful locations. With only a low-lying cliff-edge and a near-private beach separating you from the sea, lie in bed in the morning listening to the waves and the skylarks while watching the fishing boats out at sea.
The Watch Room is built at the end of a private track on the site of a World War II watch station. A location once used by Royal Navy Wrens for listening out for German submarines, it is now impeccably placed for enjoying the changing light of Suffolk’s big skies and appreciating nature at its best.


BarbecueBed LinenCentral HeatingClose to coastDishwasherDog FreeElectric CookerFridge/freezerGarden FurnitureGround Floor BedroomMobility Friendly Nespresso coffee machine & podsParkingPrivate deck / balcony for alfresco diningSea ViewsSonos Sound SystemTelevisionTowels providedTV with FreeviewWashing MachineWiFi mins walking distance to pub mins walking distance to beach mins walking distance to shop


All Ground Floor Accommodation:

Open-plan living area:

Kitchen/dining room
With an electric cooker, fridge-freezer, dishwasher and Nespresso coffee machine, table and chairs for four.
Sitting room
With widescreen Freeview television and Sonos smart speaker.
Bedroom one
With a king-size bed, sea views and en-suite bathroom containing bath with shower over.
Bedroom two
With a super-king zip and link bed, sea views and en-suite shower room.
Utility room
A separate room on end of property, containing washing machine / drying area and store area.

A decked terrace with garden furniture and barbecue.
Beach cart with windbreak and picnic chairs.

Additional Information:
Sorry, no pets.
Please note that the property is set on a cliff top, and outside space is not enclosed. Children and pets should be supervised at all times.
Motorised blinds at the large windows and pull down blinds on the smaller windows and doors.

Floor plan

Surrounding local area

The Watch Room provides you with a fantastic place to stay and enjoy the amazing views and peace and quiet. However, if you can pull yourself away from the panorama in front of you it is a 15 minute walk to Southwold. The town has a number of pubs, restaurants and cafes which are definitely worth trying out. Two Magpies Bakery has lovely treats for a morning coffee and The Crown serves wonderful food with an emphasis on local, seasonal produce. The town prides itself on the number of independent shops selling lots of lovely things and these are worth exploring.
The Suffolk coast has lots of beautiful walks. Heading away from Southwold the area around Dunwich and Minsmere which forms part of the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is worth a visit. Further south Orford and Shingle Street have some amazing scenery and walks giving you a sense of remoteness, peace and tranquillity. The areas are renowned for the opportunities for bird and wild life watching.
There are a number of significant historical sites within half an hour of Southwold. The Museum at Dunwich tells the story of the demise of a once bustling port town. Orford and Framlingham are both overlooked by Castles which date from the 12th Century. Finally, Sutton Hoo just outside Woodbridge is home to a Saxon burial ground.

Guest reviews

Marvellous four days in most beautiful countryside - what a joy!

Mrs G Kyme, March 2019
1 of 12

Thank you very much . We had a wonderful couple of days. Loved your house, everything top quality. We'll be back.

Jo & Coos - Wiltshire, March 2019
2 of 12

Thanks for a wonderful stay, an amazing property with a beautiful view.

Richard & Cassie - Essex, February 2019
3 of 12

Lovely property, lovely beach, lovely weather, lovely Southwold, lovely Suffolk.

Debra - Surrey, February 2019
4 of 12

Thank you so much for a perfect break at the Watch Room - particularly letting me checking in early. Wow what views - the Watch Room makes absolutely the most of a stunning location. Had a fabulous time. Cheers

P Saunters, February 2019
5 of 12

A lovely property in a beautiful location. We enjoyed the recommended walk up to Benacre and it was great to be able to stroll in to Southwold. Good food at the Randolph and Sutherland House. A super stay, many thanks!

David & Jane - Essex, January 2019
6 of 12

Brilliant base for winter birding. Loved being able to 'sea watch' from bedroom, our very own bird hide. Fascinating history of site, hope the sea doesn't advance too quickly.

W & M, Chippenham, November 2018
7 of 12

I particularly liked that there were lots of lined dustbins and enough dishes and mugs to fill the dishwasher, not just four of everything. Meant more time to enjoy the spectacular views, rather than washing up. Comfortable beds and super thick towels. Thank you very much. Starling murmuration a highlight.

C, B & M, November 2018
8 of 12

This cottage has the 'wow' factor from the view to comfort. Everything you could wish for. Thank you, will be returning.

A Bond, November 2018
9 of 12

This was a perfect hideaway for our family. We loved the view, the location and the high-tech details. We especially enjoyed playing cluedo and scrabble. We walked into Southwold and explored your private beach. But we were also happy to just stay indoors and relax. We definitely would come back. We even sat outside and ate lunch - in October!

S Mugford - Hertfordshire, October 2018
10 of 12

Unique accommodation + setting and wonderful weather. Thank you!

D Creasey - Whiltshire, October 2018
11 of 12

Outstanding attention to detail and very high standard to all the equipment. Thank you so much.

P, K & D, Evesham, October 2018
12 of 12

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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