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About this property

Bedrooms: 4 Sleeps: 8 Ensuite: 4

Originally a stable block with a clock tower, dog-friendly The Clockhouse in Suffolk is a gorgeous horseshoe-shaped building is now a fantastic dog-friendly getaway. Light and bright throughout, each room follows a timepiece theme, from the eponymous clock house to arty clock-printed pillows. The private central courtyard with seating and BBQ is the ultimate spot for al fresco dining with friends. Despite its name, Wilderness Reserve is less rough country and more Downton Abbey! Set within a 5,000-acre estate of rolling parklands, woodlands, lakes and landscaped gardens, this is the ultimate dog-friendly retreat for those looking to disappear for a weekend.

Explore the Wilderness Estate with 18 unique properties, each boasting distinct features and character. Immerse yourself in a diverse array of offerings that elevate your experience at Clockhouse. Start your day with a refreshing dip in the inviting waters of the Sibton Pool, creating a tranquil moment of relaxation amidst the picturesque surroundings. Clockhouse goes beyond the ordinary by welcoming your furry friends into this pet-friendly haven, ensuring that every member of your family can share in the joy of this retreat. Stay seamlessly connected with Wi-Fi access, allowing you to share your memorable moments and explore the estate's stunning surroundings.

For those who seek adventure, an electric BMW is at your disposal, providing a stylish and eco-friendly means to discover the beauty that encompasses Clockhouse. Embrace the outdoors and relish in convivial gatherings with the estate's barbecue facilities, adding a touch of warmth to your evenings under the stars. The estate's unwavering commitment to guest comfort is palpable through an array of meticulously curated amenities. Enjoy the convenience of housekeeping services, ensuring that your sanctuary remains pristine throughout your stay. Wrap yourself in luxury with provided bathrobes, indulge in the finest toiletries, and dry off with plush bath and pool towels after a rejuvenating swim.

Explore the surroundings at a leisurely pace with the complementary Pashley Bicycles, offering an idyllic means to experience the charm of the estate. The farmhouse ambiance is thoughtfully extended to your morning routine with the inclusion of a coffee machine, allowing you to savor the rich aroma of your favorite brew as you begin your day. Unwind in the cozy glow of the fireplace, creating a perfect setting for moments of relaxation and connection. Stay well-groomed with provided hairdryers, ensuring that you look and feel your best throughout your stay. Engage in friendly competition with a selection of board games, fostering a sense of camaraderie and fun.

Practical conveniences add an extra layer of luxury to your retreat. An iron and ironing board cater to any wardrobe needs, while a washing machine provides the convenience of handling laundry during your stay. Clockhouse seamlessly combines lavish comforts with thoughtful conveniences, ensuring that your escape is both indulgent and effortlessly convenient. Nestled within the estate's serene surroundings, Clockhouse emerges as a luxuriously repurposed stable block featuring a distinctive clock tower. The abundant natural light spills into the rooms, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Enclosed by a courtyard adorned with golden sandstone, manicured box hedges, and an inviting outdoor dining space, Clockhouse is a haven for those seeking a retreat to cherish moments with their loved ones. Once the estate's stable block, it has been meticulously transformed into a sanctuary for relaxation. This gated, private sanctuary offers respite from the hustle and bustle, allowing families and friends to unwind without distractions. Clockhouse boasts four spacious en suite bedrooms, each adorned with its own wet room, providing unparalleled comfort. The single-level layout makes it an ideal choice for multi-generational gatherings, eliminating the need for stairs. Above the gated courtyard stands a majestic Georgian clock tower, housing a farmhouse-style kitchen and breakfast room—a charming space to gather and share meals. Clockhouse stands in close connection with our Barn, and the two can be rented together, creating an expansive eight-bedroom house suitable for accommodating larger groups. The estate's commitment to hospitality is evident through the array of amenities provided, ensuring a seamless and delightful stay.  


The English nature estate, spanning 8000 acres, serves as a stunning backdrop for the beautiful homes and a playground for amazing dog-friendly stays. Guests can discover over 40 unique activities that take full advantage of open spaces, lakes, and woodland, creating memories that will last a lifetime. At Wilderness Reserve, the handpicked team ensures a warm and welcoming atmosphere. From vintage Morris Minor-driving housekeepers to attentive personal hosts, the knowledgeable staff is ready to assist. Guests can engage in conservation chitchat with rangers and the estate ecologist for insights into English nature.


Estate Kitchen: Guests can indulge in exquisite dining experiences with in-house chefs at the Estate Kitchen, offering locally sourced seasonal ingredients. From delivered menus and hampers to fully serviced formal dinners or fire feasts, the culinary team caters to celebrations, events, or relaxing weekend breaks.

Bonfire Feast: Experience one of the most unforgettable dining events under ancient woodland tree canopies. The team will guide guests through leafy pathways to a bonfire setting, where they can enjoy flame-grilled food and delightful drinks amidst England's natural beauty.

Private Chef: Guests can opt for a unique culinary experience with Estate Kitchen chefs crafting a fresh seasonal menu of their choice at their home. Whether a relaxed BBQ, grazing menu, or formal three-course dinner with canapés, the team aims to elevate the dining experience.

Hampers: Enhance the stay with a specially prepared hamper upon arrival or delivered during the stay. Chefs offer drop-off versions of their menus, pre-prepared and accompanied by finishing instructions for guests to enjoy at their leisure.

Spa & Relaxation: Dedicated to the restoration of the natural landscape, Wilderness Reserve offers private spa treatments delivered to the home by the expert Spa team. Three Spa houses on the estate feature private swimming pools, hot tubs, saunas, steam rooms, and treatment rooms, providing a truly restorative break.

Dine with Your Dog

A self-catering property, the open plan kitchen has all the mod-cons you’ll need and you can prearrange to have the cupboards and fridge fully stocked for your arrival (at an extra cost). If you don’t fancy cooking – then you can hire the resident chef to come and cook some delicious fare for you. If you do want to venture out, there are a number of dog-friendly pubs, including The King’s Head in Yoxford and The Bell in Saxmundham. And if you find somewhere that is not so pet-welcoming, your furry friend can be left in the property unattended.

Bow wow factor

Has to be its fantastic setting! Canine companions will love roaming the 5,000-acre estate – off lead!

Need to know

Car Parking
Car Parking
Dine With Pet
Dine With Pet
Spa Breaks
Spa Breaks
Garden Or Patio
Garden Or Patio
Swimming Pool
Swimming Pool
Satellite Television
Satellite Television
Sleeps 7 Or More

Bedrooms & Suites

The Clockhouse features four en-suite bedrooms, sleeping up to eight people. Each comes complete with king-size Hypnos beds, shower or roll-top bath and French doors that open onto the courtyard. You’ll struggle to leave until it’s time to socialise!

Dog-Friendly Nearby

Wander through the picturesque grounds of Sibton Park, where dogs on leads are welcomed in many estates and parks, enabling you to relish the natural surroundings together. For a delightful dining experience, the Sibton White Horse Inn offers a welcoming atmosphere for both you and your furry friend, with designated areas for a pleasant outing. Additionally, the Sibton Country Store and Cafe provide outdoor seating, creating a relaxing space where you can unwind with your dog over a cup of coffee or a meal. Immerse yourself in the countryside by exploring the diverse dog-friendly walking trails that Suffolk has to offer, creating cherished moments with your four-legged companion. Venture to Suffolk's coastline, a short distance from Sibton, to enjoy a day at dog-friendly beaches like Southwold Beach or Aldeburgh Beach, where your dog can frolic along the shoreline and take a refreshing splash in the sea. Embrace the charm of rural pub gardens in the vicinity, as many pubs in Suffolk are dog-friendly, offering a pleasant setting for both you and your dog, complete with water bowls for furry visitors. Additionally, check the dog-friendly policies of Sibton Park's lakes or ponds, as some areas allow dogs to swim or splash in the water, adding an aquatic dimension to your explorations. Stay informed about Suffolk's dog-friendly events, including dog shows, fairs, or charity walks, providing valuable opportunities for your dog to socialise and fostering a sense of community among fellow dog owners in the area. There is also a dog sitting service available if you wish to venture out without your dog or you can leave your dog in the property.

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