Travel News: Moat Cottage at Wilderness Reserve
News: Evie J Plumb
Wilderness Reserve consists of 50 bedrooms in a fully-serviced manor house and collection of luxurious farmhouses, cottages, and barns. Moat Cottage is located just two hours from London on the magnificent Suffolk coast. This breathtaking, privately-owned Tudor farmhouse has recently been refurbished and is located on a incredible 5,000 acre estate.
Moat Cottage boasts large, oak boards and an ancient timber frame. It’s traditional thatched roof was built with Norfolk Reed and locally grown long straw ridges. With underfloor heating, 5 large, comfortable bedrooms, an open plan kitchen and a warm, cosy living area with a blazing fire, you will certainly not be short of space. The cottage looks over a picturesque view of the Suffolk countryside with a lovely summer house which is the perfect location for fishing in the moat. If you prefer something slightly more relaxing you can unwind in the hot tub whilst observing the gorgeous, British countryside.
Daily housekeeping is also included with the opportunity to obtain chefs and butlers if required. Wilderness Reserve offers a range of activities that you’d expect from the countryside of East Anglia. Entertain the family with some Clay-pigeon shooting, fishing, or cycling. There is also a naturally-filtered swimming pool and tennis courts on the main estate about 15 minutes from Moat Cottage.
If you are looking for something slightly different, Wilderness Reserve also offers a range of other properties.
Sibton Park which was built in the early 1800’s and is the largest property. A beautiful Grade II* Listed Georgian country house which can sleep up to 24 people in 12 spacious bedrooms with stylish en-suite bathrooms.
The Farmhouse offers six large en-suite bedrooms, a drawing room, a large country kitchen as well as seating for 14. However,if you are looking for something slightly bigger the Walled Garden will be opening later in 2016. It will accommodate up to 16 people.
Likewise, if you are looking for something small and cosy the classic, one bed-roomed Hex Cottage has no electricity and is heated with a wood burner. The traditional cottage is dressed with antiques and unusual furnishings but is perfect if you are looking to get away from the world and enjoy your own company without being disturbed.
Prices at Moat Cottage start from £562 per night (based on a seven night stay).