Grove Stamp 75

The Hayloft

Beautiful Historic Self Catering Barn Conversion in Buxhall: Pet-Friendly, Private Garden

Location: Buxhall
5 Star

History and Style, comfort and elegance. 

A modern conversion of an Historic Thatched Barn dating back to the 1500’s: spacious and relaxing with a secure garden and attached grassy woodland.


The Hayloft

Location: Buxhall

History and Style, comfort and elegance. 

A modern conversion of an Historic Thatched Barn dating back to the 1500’s: spacious and relaxing with a secure garden and attached grassy woodland.


The Experience - Self Catering At The Hayloft

A stunning self-catering escape in Buxhall, Suffolk, The Hayloft. This charming cottage offers a unique blend of history and modern comforts.

Nestled in a river valley with lovely walks and great gastro pubs to visit, this cottage has all the comfort and space you would like but without destroying its Historic origins as a 16th Century Hay Loft.

Sit in the lovely sofa and gaze out past the ancient timbers into a pretty and completely enclosed garden with a pond to attract wildlife, step out of the garden and there is a large area of private meadow and woodland where you can find a quiet place to lie down in a hammock or light a fire pit for evening drinks as you watch the sunset.

There are walks from the cottage into open countryside, with some excellent Pubs a good walk or short drive away.

The Hayloft is pet friendly and happy to accept dogs & cats.


Cottage Walk Through

Discover all about The Haylofts Self Catering Accommodation

There is a private off-road car park behind The Hayloft.

You enter directly into the main sitting room, on your left is a quiet space to write at a desk, on your right the ancient beams have been exposed and impressive glazing replaces the old plaster walls from floor to ceiling.

There is a big comfortable sofa which faces this beautiful window wall, looking out onto the garden with its wildlife pond.

The smart TV has subscriptions for Netflix and Amazon Prime.

Round the corner to the left is a spacious and fully equipped kitchen and beside the open staircase is a dining area, in warm weather you can open the stable doors by the table for views straight into the garden, above you the ceiling now goes to the very top of the barn.

Upstairs there is a bathroom with a bath and a pretty bedroom with a Super King-sized bed.

Light floods into the barn from the glazed wall and windows in every area.

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.

The Gardens

You have your own private enclosed garden to enjoy meals and relax with an evening drink.

Just off the drive to the Granary you enter a magical area of grassy woodland glades, lawns and orchard. Here you can take a stroll around, swing from trees, lie in a big hammock, or light up the fire pit and BBQ or enjoy a sun downer by the pretty French table and chairs, and enjoy the views over the rolling countryside.

If you are feeling a bit more active then you can play boules or badminton as there is ample space and all equipment is supplied.


Set in the rural Vale of Buxhall, surrounded by gentle rolling hills and views across the fields; Deepwell Granary is in an area of beautiful countryside, woods and arable farmland.

There are plenty of footpaths for walking, local picturesque villages to visit and good pubs to investigate.


Green Credentials

The restoration and renovation of this historic listed building was carried out by local craftsmen specialising in Historic renovation, they made use of many reclaimed materials where possible and used many traditional building methods.

The water waste is treated on the property

Also the watering system for the garden / barn gardens is pumped from the well, rather than being drawn from the mains.

The owners are keen gardeners and have lovely vegetable areas and friendly free-range chickens.

The grounds are a haven for many birds and small animals and a patient guest will see a wide array of wildlife there.

We have two electric points in the driveway for guests who need to recharge their electric cars.


Local Area

Bury St. Edmunds, a mere 20-minute drive from our location, is an impressive historic market town brimming with a rich heritage and remarkable landmarks.

Explore attractions such as Abbey Gardens, The Cathedral, Moyse’s House, The Theatre Royal, Green King Brewery, and the vibrant street market on Saturdays.

Nearby, enjoy walks and bike rides through quaint country lanes, stopping at charming pubs like the renowned Brewers in Rattlesden.

Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the medieval villages of Kersey, Lavenham, and Long Melford, just a short drive away.

For a coastal escape, the unspoilt Suffolk Coast beckons with picturesque spots like Orford, Shingle Street, Dunwich, Aldeburgh, and Thorpness, all reachable in under an hour.


Standard Inclusive Features

Kitchen:  The Cottage is a complete little home and facilities include modern central heating, refrigerator, hobs, oven and/or microwave, toaster, crockery and serving dishes, cutlery, many utensils, fire-extinguisher, lots of pots and pans, glasses and mugs, kettle, coffee maker, teapot, kitchen towels, oven gloves, olive oil, salt and pepper, sugar, tea, fresh coffee, washing up liquid, cloths, general cleaning materials, etc.

Bathroom: There is a bathroom upstairs with a nice bath in it, we provide fluffy cotton towels, hair-dryer, bath mats, toilet brush, toilet roll.

Bedroom: Cotton bed linen, armchair, iron, ironing board, hairdryer.

Living room: Wifi, TV, books, games, magazines, local brochures, OS and other maps, folder with our special ‘What To Do’ insiders guide to the local area.

Heaters: Heaters 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: a Cot and high chair is provided (please bring babies bedding).

Dog: A water bowl is provided.



  • Barbeque
  • Bath
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • Bikes Provided
  • Cats Accepted
  • Central Heating
  • Clothes Airer or Washing Line
  • Cooker and Hob
  • Dog Friendly
  • Enclosed garden or large dog area
  • Freezer-compartment
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Garden - Enclosed
  • High Chair Provided
  • Internet Access
  • Iron and Board
  • King Size Bed
  • Microwave
  • Off Road Parking
  • Smart TV
  • Television
  • Towels Provided
  • Travel Cot Provided



Trainline Journey Planner: Click Here

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

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


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