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3 Bedroom Historic Sailing Barge at Snape Maltings on the River Alde near Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England

Snape Maltings, nr Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England, Europe
The setting
3 Bedroom Historic Sailing Barge at Snape Maltings on the River Alde near Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England
Snape Maltings Setting River On the water
Dog friendly Cabins Breakfast Kitchen
Snape Maltings Stove Interiors Dining
Deck Setting Interior Bedroom
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Price: From £152 per night Minimum stay 2 nights
One Off Places rating: 5 reviews (5 reviews)
Property Info
Accommodation Type
  • Houseboat
  • Boathouses
Property Setting
  • Riverside / Waterfront
  • Village / Rural
Holiday Type
  • Family
  • Sports & activity
  • Romantic
  • Relaxing
Exterior Facilities
Terrace
Interior Facilities
  • DVD player
  • Internet Access
  • Linen provided
  • Television
  • Washing Machine
Activities
  • Beach within 30km
  • Birdwatching
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf within 30km
  • Horse Riding
  • Skiing
  • Walking
  • Watersports
Bedrooms
3
Conditions
  • Pet Friendly
  • Short breaks available
Guests
6
Catering
self-catering
Please note that the map is to provide an indication of the area and may not be exact.
One-Off Feature

Once a historic sailing barge from the late 1800s, Onderneming has been beautifully converted into a luxurious floating holiday cottage sleeping up to six people.  Moored at the well known Snape Maltings on the River Alde, it is within easy reach of Aldeburgh, Orford, Southwold and Suffolk’s beautiful Heritage Coast slightly further up the coast. 

General Info

Moored at Snape Maltings on the River Alde, Onderneming was built in 1899 and has been lovingly renovated to provide a memorable getaway for families, couples and groups of friends. No expense was spared in the conversion so you can expect to find all the best bits of modern living, and yet the boat still retains many of its original features, from the portholes and panelling inside to the wheel and colossal dagger boards on the outside. And you’d be hard pressed to find a better place to relax and unwind, with stunning river views, easy access to shops, cafes and pubs, and picturesque river walks in both directions.

The Area Surrounding The Property / Accommodation

If you want to escape the real world for a bit, this is a great place to do it! An unparalleled mooring at Snape Maltings on the River Alde with stunning river views on one side and easy access to the very best retail therapy in Suffolk. Snape Maltings has an excellent pub, a choice of coffee shops as well as lots of other shops, and wonderful river walks on your doorstep.  If you cross Snape Bridge you can follow the river right round to the sea at Aldeburgh (approx 6 mil walk).  Onderneming's location is within easy reach of Aldeburgh, Orford, Southwold and Suffolk’s beautiful Heritage Coast slightly further up the coast. It’s an unparalleled mooring on the quayside with allocated parking and you will have wonderful walks along the river, directly from the quay. It’s such a tranquil location still but with so much more to see and do, as you will see.

Getting There & Local Amenities

Getting There:
Directions provided on booking.

Nearest Airport:
Stansted

Nearest Train Station:
Ipswich

Nearest Ferry:
Harwich

Nearest Beach:
Felixstowe, Aldeburgh, Southwold

Nearest Restaurant:
On your doorstep

Nearest Market:
Ipswich, Woodbridge

Car Hire:
- N/A -

Accommodation Details

Interior Details
The boat is extremely large and spacious (almost 100ft in length and 18ft wide) and sleeps six people comfortably in three double bedrooms, one of which has an en-suite wet room. There are two further bathrooms, and you will also find two large lounging and dining saloons, both of which have fully fitted galley kitchens and one of which has a cosy wood burning stove. Mod cons like a flat screen TV, DVD player and washing machine are all provided.

Exterior Details
Outside there is a wooden deck where you can sip your morning coffee or watch the sun go down. Alternatively you can hop onto dry land and go to the neighbouring pub or wander down the river bank.

Conditions of Rental
Up to 3 dogs are welcome at an additional charge.

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