The Old Pottery

Chelsworth, Bury and the Wool Towns

  • 4 Star Gold
  • The Old Pottery is a charming cottage nestled in the heart of the Suffolk countryside. Recently renovated but keeping it's tradition charm this is the perfect cottage for any couple, family or friends looking to enjoy Suffolk.

You can book this property from:

  • £600 per week
  • £86 per night
  • 4 Star Gold


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 2 single beds


  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • Bath

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Welcome pack


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher


  • Garden
  • Enclosed garden
  • Private parking
  • Rural location

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling


  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Important - Please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4pm
  • Check out: 10am


An utterly romantic holiday cottage in the very depths of the Suffolk countryside - The Old Pottery is a beautiful retreat for couples, families and friends. Fully refurbished to an exceptional standard, thanks to careful local craftsmen, this self-contained annexe takes the west wing of the owner's property, The Grange. With private access, the cottage is utterly charming. Dating back to 1600, you can expect bundles of chocolate box charm from this cottage on the very edge of the Suffolk Wool Towns. Beautiful beams rise from floor to ceiling, whilst hand-crafted mellow brick flooring hides cosy underfloor heating. Mullion windows offer guests breathtaking views of the immediate surroundings, including the village church, fields and woodlands. 

A wonderful retreat year round, The Old Pottery sits amongst 10 acres which guests are welcome to explore. The River Brett cuts a path around the perimeter and holidaymakers can have access to almost all of its' flowing path by a small rowing boat on prior arrangement with the owners. Fishermen amongst you may like to try their luck in the River Brett from the nearby Church Meadow or 'Middle Field'. For keen cyclists, the owners kindly also provide a selection of bikes to borrow should you wish to leave the car at home and explore the delightful country lanes on two wheels rather than four. Cosy and warm in the winter; relax in the comfortable sitting room with a book, yet wonderfully refreshing in summertime; the fully enclosed terrace wraps around the side of the cottage and can be accessed by a door in the living area. 

Young and old will love holidays at The Old Pottery. Within walking distance of the village pub, yet within a short drive of Lavenham, Long Melford, Monks Eleigh and Sudbury - there is plenty to explore. Parents of young children may also find comfort from the connecting door between the two bedrooms, which can be unbolted and opened if required. 

So for your next holiday getaway, whatever the weather, you'll be sure of a memorable stay at The Old Pottery. Pub: less than 3 minute walk, Shop: 1 mile.

Why we love this property: A quintessentially English cottage - packed full of character and charm. What more could you wish for on your self-catering stay in the Suffolk countryside. 

Open plan room with Kitchen area: dishwasher, washing machine, electric oven and 4 ring induction hob, fridge and microwave, Sitting area: 2 sofas, TV with DVD player and a selection of games, Dining area: Foldaway table and chairs for 4. A door leads out to the courtyard. 
Family Bathroom: Bath with overhead shower, WC, basin and heated towel rail. 

Bedroom 1: Accessed from a staircase in the hallway, leading directly into the room. King bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers. There is a very low beam as you enter this room.  
Bedroom 2: Accessed from a staircase in the open plan room, leading directly into the room. Twin beds, wardrobe and chest of drawers. There is a connecting door between Bedroom 1 and 2 - ideal for parents with young children.

Outside: Two small terraced areas, fully enclosed with furniture. 
Parking: Off-street for up to 2 cars. 
Heating: Underfloor heating and oil central heating. 
Notes: WiFi, bed linen and towels provided. Due to the age of the property, there are some low beams (particularly in Bedroom 1) and a steep staircase to Bedroom 2. A very friendly cat lives next door with the owner and may, from time to time, wander around to the cottage to say 'hello'. 

The village of Chelsworth, famous for its outstanding gardens and ancient houses, many built in and before the 17th century is nestled within the very heart of the Suffolk countryside. Complete with village pub, church and small playground, the village is surrounded by many countryside walks, as well as being surrounded by the picturesque River Brett. Conveniently located close to Long Melford, Lavenham, Monks Eleigh and Bildeston.  


A delightful period building, well maintained and sympathetically furnished in an idyllic setting.

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