Property, setting and location:
Ship Stores is a 17th Century timber framed, listed building that was originally three cottages. Later an external staircase led to drinking rooms above, which were used by local sheep farmers. It is believed the name 'ship is a corruption of 'sheep'. It has been a village store and adjoining tea room for at least the last century.
In the early 1970's the house was transformed to provide bed and breakfast accommodation and, in 1995, the former outbuildings were converted tocreate additional bedrooms.
Ideally situated for touring the beautiful Suffolk countryside and unspoilt medieval villages, Clare is also, only a short drive from Bury St Edmunds (picturesque ancient city and monastic community), Cambridge (exquisite univeristy city), Newmarket (Races), Lavenham (pretty, largely Tudor town, antiques shops) and Dedham Vale ('Constable country').
While on business why not escape and stay in this beautiful location. Cavendish 3 miles. Lavenham 8 miles. Haverhill 7 miles. Bury St Edmunds 14 miles. Sudbury 8 miles.
Guest rooms, facilities and the garden:5 double, twin or single rooms are available, all with shower and toilet en suite, colour TV and tea & coffee making facilities. Phone and hairdyer are available in-house.
1. Larger family room.
2. Twin bedded room.
3. Queen size double.
4. King size double.
5. King size double.
An extra child's bed and cot can be provided on request.
Two of the bedrooms on ground level are suitable for wheelchair users with able bodied assistance.
There is a pretty sitting room with colour television, video and a good choice of tapes.
Outside there is a patio with seats for relaxation on a summer's evening.
Meals and other facilities:
An extensive breakfast menu is included in the basic tariff, offering 5 options from full "Suffolk" cooked breakfast to fresh baked croissants.
Dinner at a very reasonable cost (8.50 GBP approx exclusing wine) is served in-house on request and there are pub restaurants in the village as well.
Vegetarian and other dietary needs can be accommodated with prior notice.
Off road car parking.
Other details and house rules:
Children of all ages are welcomed.
No smoking permitted in the bedrooms.
Open: All Year.
in pounds sterling per person per night including breakfast ($US approx):
Single in single room: 25.00
A deposit of 10.00 GBP is
required to secure your reservation.
22 Callis Street
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