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My selection of Historic Cottages - Grade II listed Cottages to rent

'Ever dreamt of waking up in a beautiful historic cottage, so meticulously restored it feels like you've stepped back in time?'

We have a wonderful selection of historic cottages from the 14th to 19th Century. Many of them Grade listed buildings, and all lovingly restored to reveal their original charm and beautiful, quirky atmosphere. Read More 

 

 

Historic Holiday Cottages set in rural Suffolk 

Here at Grove Cottages we specialise in holiday cottages that are steeped in history, which help make your stay with us even more memorable.

Our historical holiday cottages go back as far as the 14th century and have all been lovingly restored to keep their features as original as possible. Locations include Lavenham, England’s best preserved medieval village, Kersey, a tiny hamlet amongst the rolling countryside of Suffolk, and Dedham, a village where John Constable spent much of his time.

As a Grade II listed building, these historic holiday cottages are known to have some kind of significant or historical interest, and to rent one of these self catering cottages is a really exceptional experience to cherish.


Historic Features

Each historic holiday cottage has its own unique features; 18th century kitchen ranges, Breton beds (also known as box-beds that look like cupboards, but are in fact beds), ancient bread ovens, old brick floors, magnificent old beams, wattle and daub walls, thatched roofs and Inglenook fireplaces.

Where possible, the owners have furnished the cottages with period furniture and wonderful antiques, beautifully restored surfaces, stunning textiles and the absolute finest attention to detail; combining together to provide a completely original and unique experience for you to treasure.


Some of our Historic Cottages:

Wren CottageJust fifteen minutes from the wonderful seaside location of Aldeburgh lies Wren Cottage in Wickham Market. Wren Cottage includes features such as, a pretty courtyard with a bench, a table, chairs and barbecue facilities, a beautiful roaring log burner and an Aga type cooker to prepare some tasty meals.

Rafe Hall Coach House: A bold, contemporary cottage with an artistic touch, dates back to the early 1500’s and was once used as a Merchants home and double fronted shop. 

Cobblers Cottage: The a wonderful 14th Century Medieval Hall House is just perfect for a couple. The spacious sitting room encased with beautiful beams and antique furnishings is a particular highlight.

Mark Scott - Grove Cottages, Romantic Holiday Cottages

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  • Cats Cradle - A historic, Grade II listed victorian cottage
  • A victorian esque hideaway tucked away under the stairs at Cats Cradle
  • The Bakery features an original Bake Oven and Suffolk brick floors
  • Brook Cottage in Dedham is where John Constable grew up
  • Wren Cottage - A 16th Century Cottage in Wickham Market
  • The Breton Bed in Laundry Cottage
  • Mint Cottage in Lavenham with its antique four poster bed
  • Cobblers Cottage is full with historic character & antique features
  • Lovejoys - The Lovejoy TV series was filmed here!
  • Inside the meticulously restored Lovejoys
  • The 17th Century thatched cottage Cobbs

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Cottages in this category

  • Rafe Hall Coach House

    Sleeps 4-5
    Pebmarsh
    5 star rating

    This very elegant modern conversion of a Historic Coach House is a 5 star treat...

  • Angel Cottage

    Sleeps 4
    Boxford
    5 star rating

    This holiday cottage in Boxford has a bold, contemporary style....

  • Malt Cottage

    Sleeps 4
    Nayland
    5 star rating

    5 Star Romantic C15th Hall House in a riverside medieval village...

  • Tiny Birch

    Sleeps 2
    Nayland
    4 star rating

    A magical cottage sleeping a lucky couple escaping the hectic city life...

  • Water Cottage

    Sleeps 5
    Kersey
    5 star rating

    Water Cottage is a wonderfully romantic self catering holiday cottage in Kersey,...

  • Cobblers Cottage

    Sleeps 2
    Nayland
    5 star rating

    Lovingly restored, this C14th Medieval Hall House is a real luxury...

  • Cissy's Cottage

    Sleeps 4
    Aldeburgh
    4 star rating

    A very romantic C17th Millers cottage set on the unspoilt coast...

  • Deepwell Barn

    Sleeps 2
    Buxhall
    5 star rating

    Romantic C15th thatched barn, with very elegant and stylish interiors...

  • Laundry Cottage

    Sleeps 5
    Aldeburgh
    5 star rating

    Featured in Sunday Times 'Coolest 100 Cottages'. A four poster bed in a romantic...

  • Lovejoys

    Sleeps 2
    Belchamp Walter
    4 star rating

    Set where the TV series 'Lovejoy' was filmed and boasting private tennis courts....

  • Lovejoys Mill

    Sleeps 2
    Belchamp Walter
    5 star rating

    This Mill Conversion retains original features but has added style and luxury...

  • The Lovejoy Studio

    Sleeps 3
    Belchamp Walter
    5 star rating

    Light and airy, this romantic rural retreat is full of original artwork and has ...

  • Meddlars

    Sleeps 3
    Hadleigh
    4 star rating

    Dating back to the early 1600's, Meddlars has been restored to its former glory...

  • Mint Cottage

    Sleeps 2
    Lavenham
    5 star rating

    5 Star Luxury Treat with 4 poster bed and an open fire in Medieval Lavenham...

  • Penny Cottage

    Sleeps 2
    Lavenham
    5 star rating

    This C16th Weavers Cottage is a luxury treat with an open fire in Lavenham...

  • The Tryst

    Sleeps 5 - 6
    Lavenham
    5 star rating

    A stunning historic holiday cottage which sleeps 5 - 6 in lovely style ...

  • Wren Cottage

    Sleeps 4
    Wickham Market
    4 star rating

    Wren Cottage is a very cosy cottage, just 15 minutes from the Suffolk coast...

  • Tara (Czech Republic)

    Sleeps 12
    Czech Republic
    5 star rating

    Situated in the wonderful Beskedy Mountain Nature Reserve in the Czech Republic ...