View towards the property overlooking the pond (Property is the middle one)
Decking area with hot tub
Beautiful interiors
Fully equipped kitchen area
Spacious open-plan living area
Dining within open plan living area
Room with a view
King-size bedroom on first floor
En-suite bathroom with shower
Double bedroom on ground floor
Relax in style
Snug area - ideal for relaxing
Views from the first floor bedroom
A magical setting
Stunning wildlife in unique surroundings
1 / 15  View towards the property overlooking the pond (Property is the middle one)
2 / 15  Decking area with hot tub
3 / 15  Beautiful interiors
4 / 15  Fully equipped kitchen area
5 / 15  Spacious open-plan living area
6 / 15  Dining within open plan living area
7 / 15  Room with a view
8 / 15  King-size bedroom on first floor
9 / 15  En-suite bathroom with shower
10 / 15  Double bedroom on ground floor
11 / 15  Relax in style
12 / 15  Snug area - ideal for relaxing
13 / 15  Views from the first floor bedroom
14 / 15  A magical setting
15 / 15  Stunning wildlife in unique surroundings

The Cart Lodge Hepworth,

Bury St Edmunds (11mls SW), Suffolk
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 1
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Sky TV
Towels included
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At a glance

  • A stunning waterside property, the ideal place to relax and unwind
  • Situated in a quaint village on the Norfolk, Suffolk border
  • A great base for exploring the Suffolk coastline, visit the beaches at Southwold, Aldeburgh and Dunwich
  • The historic city of Bury St Edmunds is a great day out perfect for both sightseeing, shopping and eating out
  • Enjoy relaxing at the property in the private hot tub, watch the wildlife come to you
  • Visit the National Trust property of Ickworth House or the English Heritage castles at Framlingham and Orford
Property code: 44959

The property attached to the owners sits in a courtyard, built in the 16th Century and renovated in 2016 offers delightful accommodation, and retains many original features. Overlooking a pond with terrapins and an abundance of fish, it is the ideal place to relax and unwind.

Situated in the quaint village of Hepworth, the property is an hour’s drive from the Norfolk and Suffolk coastline and is ideal for those looking to explore the coastal towns of Southwold, Aldeburgh, Sheringham and Wells-next-the-Sea. Close by is the beautiful town of Bury St Edmunds with cathedral, abbey, theatre and brewery, with brewery tours and quaint streets, great for shopping and eating out. National trust properties include Ickworth House and English Heritage castles at Framlingham and Orford. Enjoy staying at the property and watch the wildlife come and go from the pond. Leisure facilities: hot tub. Fishing available on-site please bring your own equipment.

Guest entering this charming property into a large entrance hall, through to a spacious and light  open plan lounge/kitchen/dinrer, retaining many of the original features including the exposed timber bearms, an ideal living space the kitchen area having an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment, the lounge area with comfortable sofas, cosy with the woodburner for those chilly winter evenings (complimentary 1st basket of logs included), with Sky TV including sports and movie. A dining area perfect for your evening meals. The conservatory offers the perfect place to relax with views over the pond.  A retiring room with double sofa bed, a large selection of books and games, an ideal snug area.  A double bedroom on the ground floor. A shower room with shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin. A steep spiral stair case leads from the open plan lounge/dining/kitchen area to the first floor giving access to the king size master bedroom with exposed beams, vaulted ceiling and French doors, the en suite to the master bedroom comprises of roll top bath, separate shower, WC and wash hand basin.

Outside: A decked area with garden furniture and hot tub and views over the pond.  Approximately 200 meters from the property there are country walks with open countryside and footpaths. There is off road parking to the front of the property.

Additional info: please note the property is situated overlooking a deep pond so care to be taken at all times. (Regret no children under 12 years old)

Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.

  • Bedrooms - 1 king size, 1double bedroom, there is a double sofa bed on the ground floor
  • Sleeps 4+1
  • Bathrooms - Shower room with shower cubilcle, en suite shower room to master bedroom
  • Wifi
  • Hot Tub
  • Waterside Views
  • Woodburner (1st basket of logs included)
  • Sky TV
  • Electric oven and hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge with ice compartment
  • Bed linen
  • Towels provided
  • Electric heating
  • 1 dog welcome - please note that under no circumstances are dogs to be left alone in the property, they are not permitted upstairs on the beds and must be kept on the lead around the property
  • Shop, pub - within walking distance
  • Please note the property is situated overlooking a deep pond so care must be taken at all times. (No children under 12 years old)
  • Arrival - 3.00pm

This property joined our collection in 2016 and is managed by Adam.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 19 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Nicholas, 5th December 2018

Fantastic cottage! We had a great time. Thank you.

Reviewed by Jacqui, 27th October 2018

Beautiful cottage. Rural location and a great base for exploring Suffolk. Had a great holiday!

Reviewed by Chris, 3rd August 2018

This is a lovely rustic property in a very rural location. It is part of a barn that has been converted with great skill. The hot tub was a real hit! Downsides were lack of mobile phone signal and I was surprised that we shared the site with several other families (not just the owner) so not as private as I had expected.

Reviewed by Carol, 22nd June 2018

A gem of a property in a lovely quiet location. If you like peace and quiet and a very relaxing break this is the place for you. Good location for getting around Suffolk and Norfolk with ease.

Reviewed by Jo, 15th June 2018

There has been a lot of thought put into this property to get it just right, and everything is just that. This really is a cottage that you could holiday in at any time of the year and still benefit from every facility. Its a location where, you can just sit and relax, sit by the pond, relax in the hot tub, sit in the club chairs in the conservatorRead morey and just switch off. Perfect. Were already looking towards another visit. Hide

Reviewed by Jenny, 8th June 2018

Cart Lodge is a skillful and sympathetic conversion by the owner of a 16th century farm building. Both the kitchen/sitting/dining area and the upstairs bedroom, which has the Wow factor look out onto a terrace/veranda overlooking a large pond, stocked with a variety of fish & three terrapins. On the opposite side of the pond their is a meadow with Read moredeciduous trees. Hide

Reviewed by Emma, 11th May 2018

Superb location to enjoy utter relaxation. If you dont want to venture far then you can simply kick back on the decking, watching the wildlife in the lake and surrounds. Plus of course enjoy the hot tub. Faultless attention to detail inside the cottage and very comfortable beds. If you are a dog owner, Knettishall Park is a short drive away with brRead moreilliant pine trails and woodland walks. Hide

Reviewed by Karen, 4th May 2018

We chose to stay here to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary and could not have chosen a more magical location. A fantastic barn conversion with stunning views from the decking and also the amazing upstairs bedroom. We whiled away the time enjoying total peace, entertained by ducks, fish, terrapins, deer, baby squirrels and the sound of birdsongRead more. Brilliant to be able to watch Sky movies in the evenings. A fabulous stay. Hide

Reviewed by Alexandra, 9th April 2018

Beautiful accommodation, great setting looking out onto the pond and to top it all the hot tub. The Cart Lodge is within easy distance to visit Thetford Forrest, Redgrave Fen and Knettishall Heath, lots of pretty villages with thatched cottages and country pubs.

Reviewed by Lindsey, 23rd March 2018

Absolutely wonderful! A cosy and comfy slice of country living! We stayed there as a couple and although there is a second bedroom, might have felt a little cramped if there was a second couple, so perhaps suited more to a couple with a child. We only stayed 2 days so didnt find the right walk paths but we did walk to the blue boar pub, which was mRead moreostly walking along the road, which wasnt great. However we did see signs for more off road walks along the way, we just wanted to get to the pub:) Hide

Reviewed by Tim, 12th March 2018

Beautifully renovated cottage. Clean and comfortable in a peaceful, relaxing location. Very helpful but unobtrusive owner.

Reviewed by Andrea, 9th March 2018

Such a fab cottage had an amazing weekend couldnt recommend it enough.

Reviewed by Theresa, 28th February 2018

Just returned from the most relaxing break in this lovely, warm and well equipped cottage. The extreme snowy conditions gave us an excuse to stay put and enjoy the scenery, peace and quiet and of course the hot tub. Spent several magical evenings soaking outside with snow falling. Hope to return before too long - next time perhaps we will find the Read moreenergy to visit the surrounding area. Hide

Reviewed by Robert, 16th February 2018

A lovely cottage in a lovely location. The views are great and the hot tub is a nice treat. The cottage is well maintained and clean and has pretty much everything you need for a short stay. The only down side is that the local pub and shop are about a mile away along a 60mph road with no footpath which could be a little dangerous. Some lovely pubsRead more and a co-op within a few miles if you are happy to drive though. Would definitely stay again. Hide

Reviewed by Chris, 1st February 2018

Beautiful cottage and location. Exactly as described, fantastic hot tub with great view. Perfect if you want to relax and unwind. All essentials utensils you need in the kitchen supplied. Lovely welcome basket with supplies, was a lovely touch. Surrounded by farm land, no shops within walking distance, we took plenty of supplies. Local town doesnt Read morehave to much to offer. Short well sign posted drive to bury st Edmunds which has lots of sights, shops and restaurants to offer. Hide

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View towards the property overlooking the pond (Property is the middle one)
Decking area with hot tub
Beautiful interiors
Fully equipped kitchen area
Spacious open-plan living area
Dining within open plan living area
Room with a view
King-size bedroom on first floor
En-suite bathroom with shower
Double bedroom on ground floor
Relax in style
Show 3 moreSnug area - ideal for relaxing


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