Wilford

Woodbridge, Suffolk
The grand exterior of Tranmer House, Wilford, nr Woodbridge, Suffolk
The pretty exterior of Tranmer House, Wilford, nr Woodbridge, Suffolk
The spacious sitting room, dining area and kitchen at Wilford, nr Woodbridge, Suffolk
The large sitting room and dining area at Wilford, nr Woodbridge, Suffolk
The large kitchen at Wilford, nr Woodbridge, Suffolk
The airy hallway at Wilford, nr Woodbridge, Suffolk
The large double bedroom at Wilford, nr Woodbridge, Suffolk
The large double bedroom at Wilford, nr Woodbridge, Suffolk
The large twin bedroom at Wilford, nr Woodbridge, Suffolk
The large twin bedroom at Wilford, nr Woodbridge, Suffolk
The large bathroom at Wilford, nr Woodbridge, Suffolk
The spacious bathroom at Wilford, nr Woodbridge, Suffolk
The outside seating area at Tranmer House, nr Woodbridge, Suffolk
The stunning views near Tranmer House, nr Woodbridge, Suffolk
Views of the estate near Tranmer House, nr Woodbridge, Suffolk
The Royal Burial Ground of Sutton Hoo with Tranmer House in the background, nr Woodbridge, Suffolk
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At-a-glance details

  • Guests 4
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Preferred changeover day Friday
  • Minimum stay 2 nights
  • Number of dogs welcome 0
  • Acorn rating 3 What's this?
  • Reference 010038

About Wilford

A cosy two-bedroom apartment in Tranmer House, set in 245 acres of fascinating history.

Wilford is a second-floor apartment based in Tranmer House, on the Sutton Hoo estate. Inside it still has an elegant Edwardian interior but with a modern twist.  It was here that the famous archaeological dig was ordered during the 1930s, in which an Anglo-Saxon ship was discovered.  You can see some of the royal treasures uncovered on display in the Exhibition Hall beside the King’s River café, which is just a short stretch away.

You’ll be able to enjoy walks on the open heath and woodland of the estate and down to the River Deben. You can also learn more about the history of the estate at the burial grounds and Exhibition Hall. 

Beyond the Sutton Hoo estate, Rendlesham Forest is just a 15-minute drive from here. The Suffolk coast is also close, with Orford Ness National Nature Reserve a 20-minute drive. On this wild and remote shingle spit, you’ll discover an abundance of wildlife and fascinating 20th-century military history.
 

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Features and facilities

  • Cot & high chair available
  • Microwave available
  • Fridge available
  • Freezer not available
  • Dishwasher available
  • Washing machine available
  • Tumble dryer available
  • Telephone available
  • Television available
  • DVD available
  • WiFi* not available
  • Open fire / wood burner not available
  • Garden not available
  • BBQ not available

Accessibility

Not accessible

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Layout

  • Second floor

    Second floor: a long hall way leading to large kitchen/dining/sitting room, two bedrooms (1 double with 5' bed, 1 twin) and bathroom with shower attachment over bath.

    NB: there is an external flight of stairs to the main entrance lobby to all 3 apartments, from which a further internal staircase leads to Kyson and Wilford apartments on the second floor.

Notes for guests

Access: This access statement is for guidance only. For up to date photos, please see those images in the main website page.

Heating: Bio-mass heating included.

Parking: Parking spaces are located just behind Tranmer House.

Garden: There is a shared grassed sitting area with views towards Woodbridge and there is access to many walks on the estate.

Utilities: There is an ice box at the property.

*WiFi: WiFi is only accessible within the shared entrance lobby

Offers: Holiday cottage guests have free entry to all National Trust properties during the period of their stay. Full details in the confirmation email upon booking.

Late check out on Sunday’s 12.00 midday at this cottage.

Please note: The ground floor of Tranmer House will be used as an Education Centre. 

Events are held in the restaurant from time to time and some noise may be heard.

Exciting Changes at Sutton Hoo: This cottage is currently closed until August 2nd 2019 as part of the amazing work that is going on at Sutton Hoo. Our closest cottages are Bridge Farm Cottage, Nightjar, Stonechat and Woodlark if you are looking to stay nearby. The following link will give you more detailed information on what is going on at Sutton Hoo - Releasing the Story of Sutton Hoo

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About the Acorn rating

To help find the best cottage for you, we have created our own quality rating system for our holiday cottages called the Acorn rating. Ranging from 1-5 Acorns, the rating gives you an indication of a property’s facilities, fixtures and fittings, with five being the highest quality level. The Acorn rating is not connected to any other industry rating system that may be used for holiday cottages and is only to be used as a guide that covers location, style of interior and the facilities you may be looking for. We do not set our cottage pricing based on the Acorn rating we have given a cottage as all our cottages are of an individual nature. Therefore, we recommend that all factors are considered when making your choice. In addition, some of our cottages are curated to be sympathetic to their time period. This means that they might not have all of the aspects of modern living, but impress in so many other ways.

1 Acorn: simple living accommodation with basic furniture and fixtures fit for purpose and clean. Running water and a toilet are provided. There could be some limitations to heating and washing facilities – details of these will be stated clearly on the cottage's webpage. Bedding, linen and towels are supplied with a few exceptions, which are again clearly stated). Facilities for basic catering and living are provided. In general, a 1 Acorn cottage does not have WiFi.

2 Acorn: a mid-quality range of furniture and fittings. Bathroom facilities are basic or there may be a high number of guests to bathroom ratio depending on the size of the cottage. Very few 2 Acorn cottages have WiFi and the kitchen white goods and washing facilities are basic. Bedding, linen and towels are supplied in all 2-5 Acorn cottages.

3 Acorn: a good, standard offer. Generally it is correctly proportioned for the number of guests but could have a few compromises, for example a small kitchen, or a lower bathroom to guest ratio. The variety of white goods available will be better than a 2 Acorn cottage.

4 Acorn: these cottages have more premium furniture, fittings and lighting. Additionally the ratio of bathrooms to guests is likely to be higher, and the bathrooms would be more likely to have separate and spacious showers instead of showers over baths.

5 Acorn: a luxury accommodation offer with very few limiting factors. This is the highest offer available. It is well-equipped and has spacious facilities throughout the cottage or is set within an extraordinary location or building. The furniture is of a high standard, and has real comfort for modern living.

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