The Old Mill House

Blackheath (inland from the coast at Dunwich/Walberswick, on the edge of Blackheath nature reserve,woodlands and water meadows) Wenhaston

Sleeps 9+2

Acanthus PLS


We just wanted to say what a wonderful house, garden and location the Old Mill House is. We all just loved our break here and may well take it again. It was delightful and perfect. Mrs Ring 2017

Excellent pub within walking distance The Star Inn-With simple home cooking, using local ingredients such as Suffolk Red Poll Beef that is reared in the village. The pub has open fires to warm your bones in the winter and a good selection of traditional bar games, the large garden has a boules pitch to enjoy in the summer.


With 40ft heated swimming pool 25th May-7th Sept 2019!Acanthus is delighted to offer this beautiful period property as a truly unique holiday experience. Set in the delightful village of Wenhaston, close to both Southwold and Aldeburgh on the edge of Blackheath nature reserve, peaceful and idyllic. An ideal location for walkers, birdwatchers and families alike. The property is set in an acre of beautiful mature gardens and has a 40ft heated swimming pool available late May-early Sept. The interior is stunning with very high quality furnishings and décor. Large spacious rooms, including an excellent ‘chef’s kitchen and open fires. Plenty of private parking. Free WI-FI. Please note-keys from the property-not the office in Southwold.


Oil Central heating. Two open fires (small amount of fuel provided). Electric range cooker. American style fridge/freezer. Integrated dishwasher. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble Dryer. TV/DVD. Heated towel rails. Radio/stereo. Outside dining area-garden furniture. Large mature gardens-large private parking area. Maintained 40ft Heated swimming pool. Free WI-FI. Duvets and pillows-LINEN,BATH AND HAND TOWELS FOR 9 INCLUDED IN THE PRICE.


Regret no smokers. Two well behaved dogs allowed* charges apply. Rents Including Heat and Light: Pool open 25th May-7th September 2019


Front door from garden into large hallway, step down into second lobby-(door to rear garden) step up to:

Very large living room
wooden floor, comfortable furniture, open fire (small amount of fuel provided) views over garden and heath, French doors to garden, window seats to enjoy the views.

Downstairs wc,
wash hand basin, heated towel rail.

Day room
Kingsize sofa bed (no linen provided)-French doors to garden-garden views

Off landing-steps to: kitchen/Sitting room
raised up above kitchen area-wooden floor, comfortable furniture. Large inglenook open fireplace (small amount of fuel provided) French doors to patio-steps down to:

Beautiful modern kitchen/dining room
large and light with large working areas, slate floor, large windows giving views across the gardens, Heated towel rail, door out to rear garden-dining table seating seven (plus extra seating for two on bench area)

Easy stairs-with twist-handrail on left to:

Kingsize bed-views over garden and heath-ensuite shower room-shower cubicle, power shower, wc, wash handbasin, heated towel rail

Step up to: Very large master bedroom
kingsize bed,Stunning views across gardens to fields beyond, Fitted wardrobes. TV.

Bathroom 1
bath , shower attachment, wash handbasin, wc, shower cubicle-power shower

Bathroom 2
bath-shower attachment, wc, wash hand basin-(also containing washing machine and dryer)

single bedroom garden and heath views.

Step up to: Bedroom
One double bed, one single bed (z bed, but set up with linen)-garden and heath views.

Landing area
suitable for a cot (can be hired through Acanthus-ask for prices)

two single beds-views of garden and heath.

Patio area-dining table seating ten, steps up to beautiful circular garden with the base of the original mill as a feature, 40ft heated swimming pool (fenced off-Acanthus will ask you to sign a declaration to watch children and dogs near/in the pool

. Charcoal Barbecue. Large gated gravel area-parking for at least four cars. Entrance to Heathland beyond. Adnams run pub the Star serving good food in walking distance. General stores nearby at Blythburgh.

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29 Sep 18 to 13 Oct 18 - Unavailable
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Short Breaks
2018-Short breaks in June and September only- £320 PER NIGHT 2019-Short breaks in June and September only- £350 PER NIGHT
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