Set in a rural idyll, Crown House dates back to the late 16th Century and offers 3 rooms with king size, mahogany, sleigh beds; fine down duvets and pillows, crisp white linen; fluffy towels and en suite, modern bathrooms.
Just 1 & 1/2 miles from the A12 and 15 minutes drive from the sea, it is an excellent base from which to explore the Heritage Coast of Suffolk.
The breakfasts, delicious and abundant, feature local artisan produce and homemade jellies, jams and marmalade.
Crown House, originally a pub, dates back to the late 1500s. It is largely timber framed but made brick fronted in Georgian times. For a long time it was 3 labourers cottages, owned by the Glemham House Estate, but towards the end of the last century was remodelled as one dwelling. The house is nestled in the centre of the village and has an attractive garden with an old Quince tree, a huge Walnut, a pear tree and some apple trees.
There are tea and coffee (cafetière) making facilities in the room.
The Rose Room is situated on the first floor and has an ensuite bathroom with shower over bath. There are some steep winding stairs and low beams to negotiate.
In total there are 3 King size rooms (The Garden Room, situated on the ground floor with ensuite shower room & The Turret on the first floor has an ensuite attic bathroom).
All the rooms have king size mahogany sleigh beds with low foot board; pocket sprung mattresses, down pillows and duvets, Egyptian cotton bed linen and fluffy white towels.
For breakfast there is a choice of continental style breakfast, comprising of croissant and sourdough from the famous Pump Street Bakery in Orford with home made apple and quince jelly or cooked breakfast with sausages and bacon from Salter & King, craft butchers in Aldeburgh. The free range eggs are from a local farm.
Breakfast is served in the low beamed 16th Century dining room, in which, during the colder months, there is a roaring log fire. In fine, warm weather it may be served in the garden.
Opposite is a lovely pub, The Crown Inn, which offers home cooked food and a fine selection of ales. Closed on Tuesdays.
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There is a good sized, oak beamed dining room with an open log fire place that you are free to make use of.
- Steep winding stairs and some low beams
- I have 3 dogs and a cat
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In 2015 I swapped living in London to run a unique, boutique style B&B near the Suffolk Coast. I have been a visitor here for 20 years. I have 3 Boston Terriers, with whom I love to walk and explore the surrounding countryside.