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The Skyscraper

Woolverstone, Suffolk
Sleeps 18
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms 6
Change Fri
No Dogs
5
star
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Quirky
Party houses
Cinema Room
Hen parties
Stag Parties
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • The jewel in the crown is the roof garden, at 80ft high offers incredible and unrivalled panoramic views
  • This unique octagonal tower comfortably caters for 18 guests and accommodation is split over 7 floors
  • There are many lovely walks and cycle rides in the countryside by the water, situated on the Shotley  Peninsula which is between the River Orwell and the River Stour in Suffolk
Property code: 62352

This outstanding landmark offers the perfect place for a celebration with friends, family, hens or a corporate event with a difference, providing a memorable escape whatever the time of year.

The area boasts an abundance of fantastic days out and caters for all tastes. Suffolk Food Hall provides lots of local produce with a restaurant next door overlooking the River Orwell. Jimmy’s farm and wildlife park is great for kids with plenty of play areas running popular events throughout the year. Alton Water Reservoir is set in 400 acres of beautiful Suffolk countryside and is the perfect spot for walks, bike rides, wildlife spotting and fishing. Shotley Marina in Harwich harbour is a great spot to sit and relax where the River Stour meets the River Orwell and watch the boats sail by. A little further afield you will find cinemas, swimming pools, ski centres, golf clubs and museums.

On entering the ground floor into the hallway which leads you to the large kitchen which is well-equipped with three electric ovens and two hobs, three fridges, one freezer, two microwaves and a washing machine making it perfect for larger groups including a large breakfast bar and a separate table that seats 18. Guests can cook, eat and socialise all within this area and on a nice day the French doors can be opened allowing you to sit outside and admire the views of the surrounding countryside. There is a handy WC on the ground floor and lift stop number one. Go up a flight of stairs and the entire first floor is given over to the main living area. Relax on one of the comfy new sofas around the 65" Smart TV, play a game of pool or sit and read with a coffee – there is ample space for small groups and individuals to enjoy this room without getting in each other’s way. The sheer size of this property provides a layout that works effectively for many different groups. With nine bedrooms over three floors the tower can easily accommodate individual families. Each floor has three bedrooms – a king-size with en-suite shower room, one twin and one twin zip-and-link (which can be made up as a super-king-size on request) and also a separate bathroom with shower over bath and WC. All bedrooms have a TV and plenty of storage space. In addition to the large living area, on the top floor is the games room which is home to a cross trainer plus a Nintendo Wii and a Sega Mega Drive along with two separate TV screens which should keep everyone entertained. Guests can also make the most of the high ceilings and wander around the overlooking gallery area – take a look at the renovation pictures or look out of the windows for an impressive view. Tucked away the theatre style cinema room, upgraded to HD with a Blu-ray DVD library, provides an exciting extra luxury to this holiday home. The tiered seating accommodates all guests and the stairs can be lit up in the dark. The powerful sound system can also be used with the karaoke machine making this a perfect facility for hen parties and other celebrations. There is even a podium available for business presentations.

To get away from it all, take the stairs from the games room up on to the roof deck. Here you can sit in the roof garden with a cold drink and enjoy the backdrop of surrounding countryside from the viewing platform. At 80 feet high, you will be mesmerized by the views even on a misty day. There is a brick built BBQ surround so all you need to do is bring your own disposable BBQ's to enjoy dining alfresco at the banquet table which can seat 18. There are electric gates and ample off-road parking.

 

Please note there is a refundable £300 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 9 bedrooms - 3 king-size, 3 twin zip-and-link (which can be made up as a super-king-size on request) and 3 twins
  • 3 bathrooms, 3 en-suite shower rooms and 1 separate WC
  • 3 electric ovens and 2 hobs, 3 fridges, 1 freezer, 2 microwaves and washing machine
  • Wi-Fi
  • Regret no pets
  • Pub and shop within 1 mile
  • Charcoal BBQ available (charcoal not supplied)
  • Smart TV in lounge and TV/DVD in all bedrooms, Hi-Fi with DAB radio in lounge, 2 TVs, Nintendo Wii and Sega Mega Drive in games room and HD with bly-ray library and karaoke in cinema room
  • Cross trainer in games room
  • Roof Deck - Guests can enjoy the roof Deck for your safety. Guests are not permitted to climb on walls or furniture. No smoking. Amplified music is not permitted at the property.
  • Lift - There is a lift at the property with the capacity of upto 8 persons - children must be accompanied by an adult (Any misuse of the lift will result in a charge)

 

Liz Johnson

This property joined our collection in 2018 and is managed by Liz.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 11 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Geoff, 3rd September 2021

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Fabulous week In a unique building.

Reviewed by Kay, 10th August 2021

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This is a great place for a shared holiday and celebration.

Reviewed by Karen, 27th July 2021

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What an amazing tower! Perfect for a large family getaway had something for every age! We loved the cinema room, just like being in a real cinema with the seating rows and little details like the cup holders fantastic. Rooms were all laid out very well and very clean. Kitchen was very well equipped with everything thought of especially having two dRead moreishwasher! We had a party of 10 adults and 4 children age range 0-12 and everyone would go back again. Thankyou for a wonderful family break. Hide

Reviewed by Jonathan, 4th September 2020

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Brilliant place for memorable family get togethers

Reviewed by Laura, 31st August 2020

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What an amazing experience . The cinema room is amazing lots of DVDS to choose from. The property is extremely clean and well equipped. This place is a must for any family holiday.

Reviewed by James, 21st August 2020

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The tower was perfect for our large family, each sleeping level has 3 large double/twin rooms, lots of bathrooms throughout and spotlessly clean and tidy. Cinema room was large and great fun. There is also a lift to help with getting up and down! clacton-on-sea and Aldeburgh are 30mins away. If you are looking for a large group to stay in a secludeRead mored location next to the coast and amenities, look no further!! Hide

Reviewed by Christopher, 14th August 2020

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What a fantastic, unusual and unique property it took the children all week to find their way around, it is also close to local parks and activities and very easy to find

Reviewed by Jennifer, 24th July 2020

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The Concrete Castle is an amazing place to spend a holiday. The property itself is fantastically planned. The kitchen is really well equipped which makes meal preparation for a large number of people easy. The first floor room is great for playing pool, watching TV or just relaxing. The three floors of bedrooms have comfortable beds and good bathroRead moreoms and en-suites. On the next floor, the cinema/karaoke room and games consoles provide great fun. The views from the roof are spectacular. Hide

Reviewed by Graham, 19th July 2020

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The nature of the building means there are a lot of stairs but a large lift and a telephone communication system between all floors overcomes any problem.Excellent facilities for entertainment and comfort.

Reviewed by Wayne, 6th July 2020

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The Tower is an amazing building with enough space for everyone to find their own quiet corner for some time out, or for families/friends to all be together in the same space for meals, games, films or disco. Well positioned for day trips to the beach too and owners who really care about your comfort. Money well spent and will definitely return agaRead morein. 5/5. Hide

Reviewed by Cathy, 20th March 2020

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Special family get together accommodation was amazing never felt like we needed to leave it fir the whole time we were there plenty of things to do fir everyone young and old definitely be going back

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