by John | Nov 1, 2016 |

Old World Charm: One Well Cottage, Holton


After a traditional countryside escape? The rural retreat is becoming increasingly popular in the hustle and bustle of today’s world, and it’s appeal is certainly founded; as well as providing a haven of calm, properties of this ilk radiate a charm and authenticity that is often missing from newer builds. The upside to this is that you avoid the costs of roof re-thatching and typical countryside cottage maintenance, whilst still being able to escape to your very own home from home!

One Well Cottage in Holton may well be the second home you’ve always wished for. Only 8 miles from the sandy beaches at Southwold, this lovely property faces the village green, with picture postcard views that perfectly showcase the county’s beautiful landscapes. Popular especially with dog owners and nature-lovers, its location is certainly key to its enduring appeal. Location aside however, the property’s interiors are just as enticing as the area’s rich variety of activities. Built in 1800 and lovingly restored to preserve its original features, One Well Cottage oozes charm and retains a quintessentially English character.

Living Area

The quaint sitting room, featuring both original beams and a gorgeous inglenook fireplace, radiates a warm and comforting vibe, perfect for those colder evenings. Exposed brickwork lends to this traditional feel, with classic country cottage staples firmly establishing its rustic air. An antique shelf tucked away from the fireplace makes for a charming touch, as does the bohemian-style rug. What really makes the sitting room stand out however are the enchanting views from the windows; it truly feels as if you are peering into a model village.

Kitchen/Diner area

With a view that looks out onto a picturesque garden, the Kitchen/Diner area is adorable beyond words! A classic tiled design though simplistic perfectly compliments the colour scheme, adding a pop of colour to the area, with exposed brick walls again adding a rustic feel. With the dining table both positioned by the window and in view of the inglenook fireplace, you would be hard pushed to find a cosier place to dine on an Autumn evening.


Whilst this property is indeed old, it is not so much so that modern comforts are completely disregarded. Whilst snug, it has been refurbished to create a contemporary feel, with a generous sized bath and walk in shower. Tranquil shades and trendy tiling complete the calming atmosphere, ideal for an evening recline in the tub.

Master Bedroom

Slanted beamed walls, wooden floorboards, and again that enchanting view of the garden make for an irresistibly cosy ambience; indeed, you would be hard pushed to find another room as dreamy. An antique mirror and chair alongside a hidden bookcase make for a master bedroom with a distinctly old world feel.

Ideal for both coastal and countryside adventures, One Well Cottage is the perfect escape for a couple, a small family or two friends.

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