Deepwell Barn

5 Star rating

Cottage Details

Cottage: Deepwell Barn
Location of the cottage: Buxhall
Number of bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
Children / Babies: No / one baby that fits into a travel cot
Arrival days (changeover): Monday, Friday
Pets: 2
Mark Scott

A stunning C16th thatched Barn...

...with very elegant and stylish interiors. This cottage is wonderfully bright and relaxing, with acres of gardens.

A perfect romantic getaway.

Mark Scott


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  • 1 Unavailable Date
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Facilities Checklist

  • Barbeque
  • Bath
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • Bikes Provided
  • Cats Accepted
  • Central Heating
  • Clothes Airer or Washing Line
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Clothes Washer
  • Cooker and Hob
  • Courtyard
  • Dishwasher
  • Dog Friendly
  • Flame Effect Fire
  • Freezer-compartment
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Garden - Enclosed
  • Ground Floor Bath
  • Ground Floor Bedroom
  • Ground Floor Shower
  • Ground Floor Toilet
  • High Chair Provided
  • Internet Access
  • Iron and Board
  • King Size Bed
  • Microwave
  • Off Road Parking
  • Open Fire or Wood Burner
  • Shepherds Hut Holiday
  • Shower, over Bath
  • Shower, Walk In
  • Single Storey
  • Smart TV
  • Television
  • Towels Provided
  • Travel Cot Provided
  • Village
  • Wifi



Coronovirus and your booking


The gorgeous thatched Deepwell Barn is a stunning grade 2 listed building dating from the C16th to serve the farm small holding at Deepwell.

This cottage benefits from having its own private garden, there is also a large wildflower and wooded garden to enjoy with some campfires, hammocks, seating and Bell Tent to dream away the sunny days with.

Deepwell farmhouse where the owners live and look after Deepwell Barn and Deepwell Granary are set in the pretty vale of Buxhall, this is a magical countryside retreat...

Well behaved Dogs are always welcome, please refer to this web page All About Bringing Pets for Charges, Rules and how this cottage may suit your pet.


Cottage Walk Through

  • You enter the barn into a beautiful and airy contemporary room with lots of light and lovely views over your private garden though the floor to ceiling windows.
  • The classic furniture elegantly sets off the original 500 year old beam work of this lovely thatched barn.
  • This is a beautiful room to relax into and enjoy the impressive style and lovely views from.
  • Around the corner of this open plan space is a well-equipped spacious kitchen and as you eat your meals you can even open the semi glazed stable doors to really enjoy the sunny garden.
  • Upstairs is a romantic gantry bedroom with large light filled windows and a bannistered gantry overlooking the downstairs dining area.
  • The bed has no footboard and is a Super King at 6 foot wide and 6'6" long.
  • There is an ensuite bathroom with a bath.
  • Throughout the barn are lovely elegant and stylish touches like the classic designer and antique furniture, the beautiful Persian Rugs, icon and mood lighting and the wonderful feeling of space and tranquillity.
  • Deepwell Barn is an ideal romantic retreat, where you can really relax just by being in it, or lying around in the 2 acre garden soaking up the fresh air and picturesque nature from your hammock or playing boules.



  • One of the big attractions of this charming cottage is the outside area.
  • You go out of the stables doors directly into your own private garden and to the left is a sunny terrace with bench chairs, table and umbrella where you can eat ‘Al Fresco’ privately.
  • As you cross the drive you enter a magical 2 acre area of grassy woodland glades, lawns and Orchard, here you can just stroll around or swing from trees, or light up the fire-pit and enjoy a sun-downer on the pretty French table and chairs as you look out over the rolling countryside.
  • You can even walk across the fields to The Buxhall Crown which is just 25 minutes away for a well earned pint and a decent meal.


Local Area

  • Set in the very rural Vale of Buxhall, surrounded by gentle rolling hills and views over the fields, Deepwell Barn is in an area of beautiful countryside, woods and arable farmland.
  • There are plenty of footpaths for walking and local picturesque villages to visit, good pubs for a pint or a spot of food, and beyond, the impressive market town of Bury St Edmunds has a rich history and mix of architecture as well as good shops and restaurants.
  • If you feel like going out there are bikes to explore the tiny country lanes and pubs, with the famous Medieval Villages of KerseyLavenham and Long Melford a short drive away. Deepwell Barn is just 3 miles from the town of Stowmarket and 20 minutes from the beautiful Historic Market Town of Bury St Edmunds.


Standard Inclusive Features


Due to Coronovirus this list may be restricted, please read


All prices include vat and everything written below.

  • Kitchen: All cottages are complete little homes and facilities include modern central heating, refrigerator, hobs, oven and / or microwave, toaster, crockery & serving dishes, cutlery, many utensils, fire-extinguisher, lots of pots & pans, glasses & mugs, kettle, coffee maker, teapot, kitchen towels, oven gloves, olive oil & vinegar, salt & pepper, sugar, herbs, tea, fresh and instant coffee, washing up liquid, cloths, general cleaning materials, etc.
  • "Welcome Pack": Contains all the freshest ingredients for a 'Proper English breakfast': eggs, bacon, butter, some tomatoes, fruit, a lemon, a litre of milk and a loaf of fresh local bread.
  • Bathroom: The bath has a hand held shower attachment good for washing hair, we provide fluffy cotton towels, bath mats, toilet brush, toilet roll.
  • Bedroom: Cotton bed linen, wardrobe with coat hangers / chest of drawers, iron, ironing board, hairdryer.
  • Living room: Wifi, TV with firestick for catch up & BBC iPlayer, books, games, magazines, local brochures, OS and other maps, folder with our special 'What To Do' insiders guide to the local area.
  • Heaters: Night storage heaters and radiators throughout the barn.
  • Bikes for adults and children: Please check with the owner that these are available before you arrive to avoid disappointment if they are in for maintenence  
  • Baby: Cot and high chair provided in cottages accepting babies (please bring babies bedding).
  • Dog: Water bowl and treat per dog is provided in cottages accepting pets.


 Bikes are provided for you free of charge to explore the local lanes, please check with the owner your requirements.

Lovely bikes are provided free of charge

Our "Welcome Pack": Contains all the freshest ingredients for a 'Proper English breakfast': eggs, bacon, butter, some tomatoes, fruit, a lemon, a litre of milk and a loaf of fresh local bread.

Cottages with open fires are supplied with a complimentary first load of fuel after which you can buy more using an honesty box.

Most cottages also supply Bikes free of charge unless it is stated that no bikes are available.

Breakfast Basket Supplied

A beautiful meadow is attached to this cottage for you to enjoy.


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The Suffolk Guide

While you are staying with us why not have a special treat and go Sailing for the day.  

For days out sailing...

Public Transport

London Liverpool Street station - Stowmarket station = 1 hr 16 mins

Taxis - opposite station Stowmarket Cab Co 01449 677777  - 9 mins to cottage

What the Guests Say

  • Monday, 14th of October, 2019, Jane & Adam:

    Deepwell Barn is a beautiful and well thought out cottage. We have absolutely loved staying here. We've had a very relaxing stay in a very comfortable cottage. We have no hesitation in recommending it. Many thanks

  • Sunday, 1st of September, 2019, Julie & Richard:

    Everything exceeded our expectations. Other cottages we have stayed in around England and Wales, did not have such an extensive supply of kitchen utensils.

  • Monday, 26th of August, 2019, Kayleigh & Andrew:

    Light, airy barn with stylish interiors, makes for a relaxing break. Good facilities, secure parking and good outdoor space. Enjoyed watching dragonflies round the pond, sunset from the meadow and saw a shooting star on a clear summers night! Cosy retreat

  • Friday, 12th of July, 2019, Sue:

    A super welcome, lovely welcome hamper and a very peaceful and relaxing place to unwind.

  • Monday, 8th of April, 2019, Mary:

    A wonderful few days in an idyllic location. Lovely eggs and bacon in the welcome basket, plus delicious warm bread made by the owner. A lovely garden with roaming chickens. A peaceful stay with plenty to do, just a car ride away. It seems you've thought of everything!

  • Friday, 8th of March, 2019, Amber & Ben:

    We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay here at Deepwell Barn. The atmosphere has been wonderfully relaxing and just what we've needed. Thank you

  • Sunday, 3rd of March, 2019, Kelly:

    The Barn is absolutely stunning. Sophie and Murray have been fantastic hosts and the little extra touches make it perfect!

  • Sunday, 30th of December, 2018, Emma:

    A beautiful, stylish barn with a cosy bed, well equipped kitchen and wonderful surroundings. Impossible to regret booking here!

  • Monday, 17th of December, 2018, Grace & Chris:

    Cosy, welcoming, clean, would definitely return.

  • Monday, 3rd of December, 2018, Freddie & Angie:

    Deepwell Barn is our favourite place to go to, especially when we need to get away from the everyday stresses of life. The way it is designed is beautiful. A lot of thought has gone into the interior design.

  • Monday, 19th of November, 2018, Wilma:

    Wonderful cottage, beautiful gardens. Very quiet and relaxing, will be back

  • Sunday, 30th of September, 2018, Trevor & Sharon:

    The barn felt so welcoming that we relaxed and enjoyed the beautiful surroundings for the whole weekend. Didn't want to leave!

  • Thursday, 20th of September, 2018, Louise:

    Lovely cottage - beautiful surroundings - thanks!

  • Monday, 20th of August, 2018, Mike & Rebecca:

    Truly charming countryside barn conversion

  • Friday, 17th of August, 2018, Monal:

    It was a lovely peaceful stay and highly recommend. Thank you!

  • Friday, 6th of July, 2018, Elizabeth:

    Beautiful barn and location. We came for our "minimoon" - it was a relaxing and calm getaway. Garden was lovely and we had a lovely time. Very tranquil and beautiful surroundings. Just what we needed -:). Thank you

  • Thursday, 28th of June, 2018, Hannah & Mark:

    Our second stay in this beautiful and well equipped barn! Lovely comfy bed, gorgeous garden and wonderful hosts!

  • Monday, 4th of June, 2018, Danielle & Juergen:

    We've been here three times! We hope to come back!

  • Friday, 27th of April, 2018, Ann & Pete:

    We had a wonderful time. Loved the cottage, garden, walks around, the chickens, local pubs. Wonderful welcome basket and great local info.

  • Monday, 9th of April, 2018, Dave & Suze:

    Quirky, individual, comfortable and perfectly located barn for a chilled break. Highly recommended

  • Monday, 12th of March, 2018, Michael:

    Enjoyed a lovely Mother's Day weekend at this cosy barn. Would definitely consider returning in the future. Very comfy bed and our toddler managed to sleep for 12 hours both nights, which is a bonus! Hopefully we will be back. Thanks to Sophie & Murray

  • Sunday, 25th of February, 2018, Chris:

    An excellent place to come and unwind from a busy life in London, for a few days. I felt like I was back in my homeland of NZ - great couple of days! Awesome, relaxing!

  • Monday, 15th of January, 2018, Nicky:

    Beautiful, cosy, comfortable cottage in a lovely quiet area. A great place to chill and destress. The welcome basket was a lovely touch - lovely comfy bed too!

  • Monday, 8th of January, 2018, Sandra:

    Thank you for a lovely stay. The barn and surroundings are quiet and beautiful. We had a very relaxed time

  • Friday, 27th of October, 2017, Camilla:

    Absolutely beautiful place, amazing and quirky decor. Beautiful welcome basket which made for a very nice breakfast.

  • Sunday, 8th of October, 2017, Gabi:

    We had a great time here and enjoyed every day of our stay. Thank you very much

  • Monday, 25th of September, 2017, Karl:

    Had the most fantastic time. The barn was absolutely beautiful and had everything we needed and more. The garden is also fantastic, so romantic. Fire pit, BBQ, hammocks, table and chairs and so much more. We couldn't ask for anything else. The manual was so helpful and had everything you needed. Would 100% come back!

  • Monday, 4th of September, 2017, Sebastian & Catherine:

    We have had a wonderful week, the cottage is great for a couple and a dog! Fields are brilliant for walking and good location for trip to the beach! Thank you -:)

  • Friday, 18th of August, 2017, Debbie:

    We had a lovely relaxing break, lovely barn, appreciate all the thoughtful touches. Enjoyed the walks and local pubs!

  • Friday, 21st of July, 2017, Rebecca:

    The barn is beautiful, tranquil, private and deeply relaxing. It's surrounded by a glorious garden and wheat fields - it is also doggie heaven! The owners are thoughtful and hospitable and have created a rather special place. The cottage is perfect and the folder of local information ensured we had some wonderful days out to places we wouldn't have found, without your help. It really has been wonderful for humans and pooch!

  • Sunday, 18th of June, 2017, Janice & Charles:

    We have enjoyed 5 wonderful nights in a beautiful converted barn. We were made to feel very welcome and comfortable, the only thing to wake us in the morning was the beautiful sunlight pouring through the windows. The cottage is very tastefully decorated and within easy access to interesting places to visit. We would certainly recommend a visit to friends and family.

  • Monday, 5th of June, 2017, Danielle & Juergen:

    Second time at Deepwell Barn and we will come back again- beautiful and cosy

  • Monday, 5th of June, 2017, Valerie & Jeff:

    We had a lovely relaxing break, the barn is tranquil and cosy with a relaxing atmosphere, a good place for chilling out completely.

  • Friday, 26th of May, 2017, Nicola:

    Peaceful stay, would return without a doubt. We're very sad to leave. Starlight here is ethereal, we were mesmerised - simply bliss

  • Friday, 28th of April, 2017, Anne & Sarah:

    A lovely chance to chill and relax / have some Mother and Daughter time. Loved the chickens & the duck who thought he was a chicken - even when they tried to come in the cottage.

  • Friday, 21st of April, 2017, Gemma:

    Excellent accommodation! Everything you could possible want - would recommend to everyone!

  • Sunday, 16th of April, 2017, Mark & Karen:

    Accommodation was exactly as advertised. A warm welcome from Sophie & Murray. Beautiful spot to get away from it all, feel totally relaxed and can't wait to come back!

  • Monday, 27th of March, 2017, Kimberley:

    We have had a truly marvellous stay and thought the barn and setting perfect. A perfect spot to enjoy the countryside, cottage immaculate and stunning - full of light. A very happy weekend.

  • Sunday, 19th of March, 2017, Ben:

    Fabulous barn, very welcoming - just the tonic for a lazy weekend.

  • Monday, 21st of November, 2016, Beverley:

    Luxury barn in the heart of rural Suffolk.

  • Friday, 14th of October, 2016, Richard:

    We regularly stay in rural/remote cottages in the UK during autumn, as it's our favourite time of year. Deepwell Barn and the walks surrounding it have allowed us to really enjoy this beautiful time of year with our beloved spaniel too! Murray was warm and welcoming and the cottage warm and cosy for our arrival. We enjoyed our complimentary breakfast basket - the bacon was the best we've every had! A beautiful barn, beautifully renovated in a lovely location - we'd highly recommend.

  • Friday, 2nd of September, 2016, Mark & Nicola:

    Wonderful time...beautiful rural surrounding, great for cycling and walking. Relaxing comfy cottage and enjoyed the garden both courtyard and wilder area. Would love to return. Thanks Sophie & Murray.

  • Friday, 19th of August, 2016, Richard:

    We have had a perfect, thoroughly relaxing stay. Thank you.

  • Friday, 12th of August, 2016, Neil:

    Lovely warm welcome from Murray & Sophie. Such a beautiful cottage set in peaceful tranquil countryside, only the chickens came visiting. Just the relaxation we needed. Thank you.

  • Thursday, 11th of August, 2016, Philip & Fiona:

    An idyllic and special place to enjoy rest and relaxation. We loved the airy barn with the light streaming in and the views of the garden. Chickens clucking round whilst lying in the hammock reading a book and the sunlight streaming though the pine trees - pure bliss!! The barn exceeded our expectations and is really lovely. A very welcoming and thoughtful host - even picked us up from the town when the local taxi service failed us.

  • Friday, 29th of July, 2016, Tyra:

    We had a wonderful time, thank you very much!

  • Thursday, 23rd of June, 2016, Donna:

    Lovely place to relax and unwind. We enjoyed plenty of long walks with our dogs, who had lots of fun.

  • Sunday, 5th of June, 2016, Danielle:

    Beautiful barn, beautiful gardens. Everything is perfect, we will be back.

  • Friday, 27th of May, 2016, Beverley:

    A beautiful little barn conversion that is also very cosy. A lovely place to bring your dogs, with walks straight from the door!

  • Monday, 9th of May, 2016, Barbara & Danny:

    Delightful place, didn't want to leave-:). Beautiful cottage - extremely comfortable and fabulously furnished. We have had a really relaxing stay - thank you! Lovely welcome from the owners.

  • Friday, 22nd of April, 2016, Laetitia:

    We had a lovely stay at Deepwell Barn. The cottage is light and airy. The long strips of glass in the front wall give a feeling of being outside while inside. perfect for this time of year.

  • Monday, 18th of April, 2016, Grant:

    Great location. Deepwell Barn is totally stunning, exposed timber beams make the barn a truly special place to stay for a weekend away. Highly recommend this place to anyone reading this. Many thanks.

  • Friday, 8th of April, 2016, Lillian & Darren:

    Had a very relaxing break and loved the barn. It is very light and airy, but still very cosy. We will definitely be back! Loved seeing the 2 ducks that visited our pond every evening! Loved it, loved it, loved it!!!

  • Monday, 28th of March, 2016, Laura:

    Wonderful stay, beautiful setting and the barn itself was perfect. Loved the attention to detail and wonderful little touches e.g. bed linen and towels. Really would recommend a visit and would love to come back - maybe in the summer!

  • Friday, 25th of March, 2016, Frank & Jenny:

    We can highly recommend Deepwell Barn. It is furnished to the highest standard and offers top class comfort. The amenities are superb and the dog walking amazing. A short walk to the local pub was a wonderful bonus!!

  • Sunday, 13th of March, 2016, Alice:

    Fabulous place to stay. We really enjoyed the cosy romantic feel of the barn. Thanks for a wonderful weekend. We hope to visit again soon!

  • Sunday, 21st of February, 2016, Shelley:

    Cottage is as gorgeous as pictures! Bedding and towels are hotel quality, lovely view!! Owners very welcoming.

  • Saturday, 28th of February, 2015, Sacha:

    Had a wonderfully relaxing retreat. The barn is beautifully kept, warm and cosy. We would love to return and get away from the city. Murray and Sophie were welcoming and friendly.A truly lovely place, feeling very rejuvenated. Thanks again!

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