May House Walberswick

This spacious family house, in Walberswick is ideal for one or two families. Four lovely bedrooms with views of the sea from three. Edge of village location with a large peaceful garden and views of  the sea from down and upstairs. Plenty of living accommodation space, and a wonderful patio area for alfresco dining. Walk from the door to the beach and wonderful wildlife spotting on the way.

Room By Room

Front door to Entrance Hall:

Kitchen/Dining Room:

Kitchen has electric Aga, Bosch oven, dishwasher and usual kitchen electric appliances

Dining Area:

Table and chairs for 8, with great views over the garden towards the sea

French doors out to the south facing patio/dining area which connects with the French doors in the Lounge area.

Utility Room/pantry:

With extra sink, shelves for kitchen storage. Washing machine. 


Comfortable sofas and armchairs around an open fire.  French doors at one end lead onto the south facing patio/dining area which connects with the French doors in the Dining Area. Two more sets of French doors open to the rest of the garden, all offering great sea views.


Comfortable sofa, book shelves, television. 

Shower Room:

With wc and basin

Staircase with handrail leading to:

Large light and airy landing with vaulted ceiling

Bedroom 1:

Kingsize bed with washbasin, newly installed  bath. French doors open to balcony with sea views.

Bedroom 2:

Double bed and  balcony with sea views .

Bedroom 3:

Kingsize bed with balcony with sea views.

Step down two steps to:

Bedroom 4:

Twin beds with sloping ceiling

Family Bathroom:

Rolltop bath basin and wc

WC: with basin


Large garden with mature shrubs, flowers, fruit and vegetable garden. Wildflower meadow. Garden furniture.


Ample off-road parking


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Accommodation Features

Sleeps: 8
Number of Bedrooms: 4
No. of Ensuite Bathrooms: 0
No. of Family Bathrooms: 2
Bed Linen Supplied: True
Towels Supplied: True
Change Over Day: Friday
Cot Available: True
Walk in shower room With WC and basin: True
Washing Machine: True
Microwave: True
Fridge: True
Freezer: True
Dishwasher: True
Iron and Ironing Board: True
TV With Freeview: True
Heating Configuration: Oil
Central Heating: True
WiFi: True
Number of Dogs Allowed: 0
Parking: Off-Road
Garden Furniture: True
BBQ: Charcoal

  • cycle storage available
  • wildflower meadow also

Guest reviews

  • We had a lovely holiday, the place felt very comfortable and the wild flower garden was magical. MA August 2019


    We had a lovely holiday thank you. The house is lovely and it had everything we needed
    and the gardens and meadow are fabulous. We loved the summer house too. It was a
    lovely peaceful retreat In a beautiful area. CM August 2019



    Wonderful long bank holiday weekend with glorious weather, perfect for sea swimming and bbqs! Enjoyed some lovely local walks and trip to Southwold.  Dan particularly taken with the paintings.  BF August 2017

  • Our second time staying in May House at my children's request.  As always our time in Walberswick was special and we all had a wonderful stay at May House, many thanks, NS July 2017

  • Had a really lovely long weekend.  The house and gardens are stunning.  Amazing weather, WF June 2017

  • Another lovely week from two families staying again.. beautiful weather and beautiful house, thank you, RG April 2017

Local Area

Pub: There is the Anchor and the Bell Hotel in the village, for Adnams ales and both receive good foodie reviews. Many more pubs and restaurants in Southwold, Dunwich, Westleton or further along the coast by bike or car.

Shop: Village Co-op store five minutes walk away and local Black Dog deli with delicious treats open in summer season too.

Beach: Easy walk to Walberswick beach and famous crabbing bridge, or to Southwold beach via the Bailey bridge or local ferry in summer season. A favourite walk is to head south to Dunwich along footpaths and enjoy the quieter end of the beach .

Other Local Attractions:

The famous seaside town of Southwold is an easy walk or cycle ride  away, across the Bailey Bridge  and Dunwich is a short drive away or walk along the beach , and visit the Dunwich Museum and famous fish and chip shop on the beach.  


Aldeburgh, Thorpeness, Orford and the internationally renowned Snape Maltings Concert Hall are an easy half an hour's drive away.

RSPB Minsmere Reserve is well known for its avocets, marsh harriers and bitterns.There are National Trust properties like Dunwich Heath and Sutton Hoo, and English Heritage's Orford Castle to visit.

There are numerous footpaths and cycle paths, and golf clay pigeon shooting horse riding are all available locally.


For what to see and do, to find out more about the events taking place now and in the coming months around Suffolk  see my events page etc


Booking Conditions

  1. A deposit of 25% of the weekly rental is payable by the client at the time of booking. The full balance of the holiday cost is payable 6 weeks before the start date. If booking less than 6 weeks before the commencement date the full rental is required on booking. 
  2. All cancellations must be notified in writing. The agent will endeavour to relet the cottage. If successful the client will be refunded in full, but if not all monies paid by the client shall be forfeited. We recommend cancellation insurance.
  3. Bookings run from 4pm on the day of arrival to 10am on the day of departure, unless stated differently on an individual property page. The client is responsible for leaving the accommodation in good order and in the same clean condition as they found it. The client undertakes to pay for any breakages or damage, requiring replacement or repair, and for any extra cleaning costs on departure. A Security Deposit of £250 is payable at the time when the balance or full payment is made for the rental, and will be refunded to you once the housekeeper’s check has been made on your departure.
  4. Those named on the reservation form may only use the accommodation. Subletting or assignment is not permitted.
  5. The owners cannot accept any responsibility for loss or damage to client’s baggage or personal effects. We recommend insurance to cover your property and personal effects.
  6. Whilst every effort is made to ensure all the equipment of property let is in working order., occasionally breakdowns occur. The client is requested to inform the proprietors should this happen, so repairs or remedial action can promptly be initiated.
  7. Smoking is not permitted inside any of the  property.
  8. Sorry no dogs or pets allowed at this property.
  9. It is the client’s responsibility to supervise children at all times. The owners accept no responsibility for any accident, injury or sickness howsoever caused.