The Cart Lodge

Nayland near Colchester, Suffolk (Ref. 3797)


  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Full of charm, this detached wooden holiday property sits in the grounds of the owner's home in Nayland, Suffolk.

The cottage is warm and cosy, with a woodburner in the sitting area of the open plan living room, along with a separate shower room, and a comfy double bedroom.

Guests at the cottage also enjoy shared use of an outdoor swimming pool, and a private garden area, ideal for a relaxing evening drink.

There is so much to do in this lovely region.

The amenities in the village include shops, a pub and a Post Office, while the Suffolk and Essex coastlines, and many National Trust properties, historic houses and miles of beautiful countryside are all on the doorstep.


One double bedroom. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner.


  • Electric convector heaters with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent, additional fuel available to purchase from owner
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Private patio garden with furniture
  • Use of owner’s unheated outdoor swimming pool by prior arrangement
  • 1 well behaved pet accepted
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: No children under 12, including infants.

Note: No children under 12, including infants.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location


Colchester 7 miles.

Picturesque rolling Fens, unspoilt beaches, and pretty waterways – East Anglia is a dream holiday destination. Norfolk offers beaches, saltmarshes and quaint villages whilst equally as charming are the coast and countryside of Suffolk.

Nayland, a village on the River Stour in Suffolk, is set close to the border with Essex, making it perfectly placed for enjoying both counties. Amenities in the village include a pub serving food, shops, a butchers, and a post office. There are many Tudor cottages lining the streets, and there is also a lovely church. Visit Flatford Mill, made famous by John Constable's ‘Haywain' and enjoy refreshment at the NT tearooms. Colchester is 7 miles away, and includes the zoo, a castle, museum, cinema, shops and restaurants. The coastline of both counties are within easy reach.