Stour Barn

A Coach House Style Barn with your own private, covered Garden Room featuring a large luxurious Hot Tub. Open plan interior with a comfy, squishy sofa.

An award won by Woodfarm Barns. Dog friendly accommodation in Suffolk
An award won by Woodfarm Barns. Dog friendly accommodation in Suffolk
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A Coach House style, single-storey Barn with its own Private Hot Tub.  A double ‘Bedknobs & Broomsticks’ style bed and a beautiful hand-painted antique chest of drawers add to the charm of your bedroom, and you have an en-suite shower room. Spacious open plan farmhouse style kitchen-lounge-diner with a comfy leather sofa and pretty antique pine dining table. High vaulted ceilings with heavy oak beams give your Barn a roomy, yet cosy feel.

Wood-burning stove. This barn has wider doorways to allow access for a manual wheelchair.

Stour Barn finer details

Outside your holiday cottage in Suffolk you have a small, fully enclosed private garden, with a fabulous ‘indoor outdoor’ room with a huge luxury Hot Tub as well as a patio with BBQ and table and chairs for Al Fresco dining.

The fully equipped kitchen is well laid out with ample work surface, a fitted cooker with ceramic hob, Belfast sink, microwave and fridge, kettle and four-slice toaster.

The main living area is spacious with a squishy, luxurious comfy sofa, lovely log-burning fire and Smart TV.

It has high vaulted ceilings throughout, with huge, exposed oak beams and just oozes rustic charm. The living area leads through to a ground floor bedroom with a black iron ‘bedknobs and broomsticks’ style double bed (please note it doesn’t fly).

There is a well-organised en-suite shower room with a good-sized powerful fixed rose ‘watering can’ style shower, loo and hand basin with luxury hand soap.

Stour Barn has cosy underfloor heating at no extra cost. We can provide logs for your wood-burning fire, which we offer at cost as your holiday cottage is already heated.

Dog owners

Because of our fully enclosed gardens we are happy to welcome dogs in all our luxury holiday Barns. We normally welcome up to three dogs. We even leave dog treats, as well as a delicious local breakfast basket for the humans!

We also have a huge fully secure two-acre meadow for our four-legged guests to run around and play with each other, along with seating for the two-legged guests to chat as well! There’s a smaller section inside for nervous or older dogs to exercise on their own.

There is ample off-road parking.

Hot-Tub Luxury in Suffolk

Stour Barn is a luxury holiday cottage in Suffolk; one of our five holiday cottage Barns in the wooded meadow beside The Granary, Woodfarm House and Meadow View Cottage. These luxurious Barns vary in price according to size, position, equipment etc so represent great value, as well as having something to suit everyone’s taste and budget!

The Barns nestle into the mature trees around a fish pond and water feature to create a peaceful little environment to relax in, and there is also a lovely communal decked area overlooking the pond for when you feel sociable or just want to enjoy the sunset from outside your garden.

We are down a pretty country lane just outside the little Suffolk village of Stonham Aspal.

There are lovely walks and cycling straight from the Barns and the stunning Suffolk Coast is just 30 minutes away. Bikes are also available free of charge, along with free WIFI.

Each of our holiday cottage Barns in Suffolk is unique in its decor, and we have a choice of ground-floor (like this one) and mezzanine or first-floor options. They are all traditional Suffolk barns in style with black weatherboarding, oak trusses and beams and floorboards or slate flooring. Woodfarm House and Meadow View Cottage are the two halves of our 500-year-old thatched Suffolk farmhouse. Again, both are completely private.

All our meadow Barns are named after nearby Suffolk rivers. The river Stour meanders through from far inland at Sudbury, through stunning ‘Constable Country’, past Dedham, East Bergholt and Manningtree and out to the sea.

More reasons to stay at Stour Barn

This lodge with a hot tub is fashioned in the classic coach house style. Wheelchair-friendly, it features a double bed and en-suite bathroom with a fully enclosed garden attached to it. And, you guessed it, this garden includes a huge luxurious hot tub. What’s more, this ‘indoor-outdoor room’ is nicely complemented with outdoor ambient lighting to make the experience of taking a soak even more luxurious.

Hot tubs and sleep

In the UK, research has found that 36% of adults have trouble sleeping and getting to sleep on a weekly basis, with nearly 50% of the UK population having trouble getting to sleep at least once a month. Curiously, additional research has revealed that hot tubs help with insomnia because of how they help reduce stress. Many cases of insomnia relate to stress, and as we discussed earlier, hot tubs can help relieve problems with stress. With this in mind, it is suggested that spending some time in the hot tub before heading to bed will improve your chances of getting a good night’s sleep.

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Dates & Availability

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2 or 3 night weekends, 4 or 5 night midweeks, or full weeks.

3 night weekends, 4 night midweeks, or full weeks.

Up to three dogs welcome. £15 each.

Breakfast basket included in Suffolk. Pizza night hamper in Tuscany.

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Need some help? Just call me on 01449 710032 and I’ll guide you through your booking.

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Reasons to Stay at Woodfarm, Suffolk

We happen to think what we have on offer is pretty bloomin' good. However, we thought you might like a bunch of reasons to stay, other than we think you should!

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Brilliant beaches! Suffolk has an incredible Heritage Coast, with great beaches, all in easy reach of us.

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We don't just tolerate Dogs, we welcome them! We've built a strong reputation in this market, and we're proud of it!

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Pawesome, fully-enclosed two acre Pooch Paddock for your Dogs to go bonkers and make new friends in.

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Free Doggy treats, Dog bowls, and Dog towels. Our furry friends even get Woodfarm branded poop bag holders!

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Visit England Gold Awards coming out of our ears, as well as their coveted ROSE Award for Service Excellence.

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Well in excess of 1,000 Five Star Tripadvisor, Facebook & Google Reviews. Over 25% of our guests come back!

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Private Hot tubs with seven of our eight Barns and Cottages. The ultimate in relaxation, just because you're worth it.

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Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Yes, plural. Two AONB's on our doorstep! Suffolk Coast & Heaths, and Dedham Vale.

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Stunning river walks directly from your gangplank on either Barge! Wildlife and breathtaking scenery in abundance.

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