Nine Airbnb homes to visit this winter in Suffolk and north Essex
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The popularity of booking an Airbnb for a weekend away has rocketed over the past year.
Airbnb is the new way to book accommodation when you are going away, the site allows people to rent out their property for a short amount of time.
The site has properties all over the world for a range of different prices.
The Airbnb community generates an estimated £113 million for local residents in the East of England. There have been 213,000 guest arrivals in the region since July 2016.
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The Highwaymans House is the perfect property to stay at to spend some quality time with the whole family.
This tranquil venue can comfortably sleep 16 guests and lets you bring your four-legged friends too.
The rooms are light and airy with en-suites, this is a great place to stay if you want to explore west Suffolk.
Luxury Grade II-listed barn with hot tub
From £199 per night
Spend a weekend in the countryside relaxing in a grade II-listed barn with family or friends.
The luxurious barn can sleep up to nine people and has a hot tub on site for you to enjoy. On top of this it has a big garden and a barbecue.
You can go on walks, hire bikes, go bird watching or explore mid Suffolk.
Stunning Contemporary Seaside Home
Between Southwold and Aldeburgh
From £367 per night
Enjoy a long weekend near Suffolk’s coast in this spacious country house.
The seaside home can sleep 12 people and was featured in 25 Beautiful Homes interior magazine.
The property has three living rooms so there is plenty of room to chill out. There is also parking space for 10 cars.
Mettingham Castle Lodge in Parkland
From £700 per night
Feel like you are part of a fairy tale as you enjoy the view of a castle from the comfort of the cosy home.
This gorgeous property has nine bedrooms and can sleep 16 people, do you have a special occasion coming up? Why not all stay here.
Enjoy the two terraces which over look the castle and the park and look out for the horses in the parkland.
Old Oak Barn
From £400 per night
This beautiful barn dates back to the 16th Century and is located in the tranquil village of Wetheringsett.
The warm friendly building can sleep 10 people so is perfect for a relaxing get away with some friends.
The barn has a big garden, spacious rooms and allows you to check out the rural countryside.
Beautiful Tudor House
From £250 per night
A house with history, this property was once a Tudor candle factory. It now has four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a yoga studio.
This property can sleep eight people and has a very pretty garden for you to enjoy.
Take a 10-minute walk from the barn to see the River Stour or hire a boat and row to Flatford Mill.
From £550 per night
This large Georgian property is perfect for group and family gatherings and is conveniently located 0.7 miles away from Braintree station.
With its seven bedrooms it can comfortably sleep 16 guests.
The house is very close to Freeport Braintree so you can spend a day shopping and getting your hands on bargains while you are there!
Period Farmhouse with Tennis Court
From £400 per night
A large pretty farmhouse with a tennis court, a jacuzzi and enough room for 10 guests.
The home is beautifully decorated and full of character.
You are surrounded by pretty gardens and a very short walk and bike ride from the town of Bungay.
Riverside House and Gardens
The Waveney Valley
From £185 per night
Guests who stay at Wainford Mill House have access to a boat so can enjoy a trip down the river.
Work up an appetite on the river and take advantage of the wood fired pizza oven!
Go away as a family or escape with your spouse for a romantic weekend.