Entire cottage · 6 guests · 4 beds · 2 baths
Extraordinary 15th century timber framed cottage in famous Medieval village - The TrystLavenham is England’s best preserved Medieval village with The Tryst one of its oldest homes and a classic example of traditional mid 15th Century timber framed architecture. Grade 1 Listed and retaining many historic features, some from the Elizabethan age, it takes a step back into the ‘Age of Shakespeare’ while providing exceptional comfort enveloped by ancient wooden beams and a massive inglenook fireplace at its heart. With Tudor nooks, wattle & daub walls, wide oak floors, a generous walled Tudor style knot garden, easy access to beautiful countryside, great pubs & restaurants, boutique shops and galleries on the doorstep, The Tryst has all the ingredients for a wonderfully relaxing and distinctly timeless rural getaway.
The Ground Floor
Sitting Room – Large corner sofa, 32” smart TV and upholstered 2 seater sofa arranged around an early 16th century inglenook fireplace with extravagant limestone jambs and a bressummer exhibiting ancient taper marks. Antique wood panels cover the main wall.
Kitchen – Fitted wooden cabinets and works tops with butler’s sink, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, Bose speaker, glorious AGA and farmhouse breakfast table with seating for five. Views over the private garden accessed through the rear lobby.
Dining Room – Oak table with six matching chairs below a gilded framed mirror.
The Indian Room – Single/Truckle bed providing sleeping for one or two with double oak doors that open straight out onto the garden.
Shower Room – Walk-in-shower, lavatory and stone hand basin.
The First Floor
The Gold Room – King-sized bed with elegant bedside lamps and tables, ottoman trunk, wardrobe, chest of drawers and impressive twenty-one arm brass chandelier hanging from high vaulted rafters.
The French Bedroom – King-sized bed with marble toped bedside tables, antique brass lamps, elegant mirrored dressing table and chest of drawers under an historic carved Crown Post. Surrounded with windows on three sides with pretty views over gardens and an ancient villagescape.
Bathroom – Freestanding iron bathtub with brass mixer taps, lavatory and hand basin.
Wonderfully proportioned private walled knot garden teeming with greenery and flowers and a criss-cross of paths connecting the sun terrace, with large table and seating for four, and the magical vine enveloped metal bower shading a romantic seating area.