This renovated church hall is near the village of Old Buckenham in Norfolk and can sleep six people in three bedrooms. Rectory Cottage is a beautifully renovated old church hall of unique architectural design at the end of a quiet lane in the hamlet of Wilby near the village of Old Buckenham in Norfolk. With one double bedroom and two twins as well as a family shower room, this cottage can sleep six people. Also in the cottage is an open plan living area with a fitted kitchen, a dining area and a sitting room with a woodburning stove. Outside the cottage is off road parking for two cars and a lawned rear garden with a patio area and outdoor... furniture. Guests may also be able to use the owners' outdoor swimming pool during summer, by arrangement with the owners. With the whole of Norfolk to discover, Rectory Cottage is sure to have something for everyone.
Amenities: Oil underfloor heating with woodburner in sitting area. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, DVD, radio/cassette. Fuel, power & wood inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Shared off road parking for 2 cars. Lawned rear garden with patio area & furniture. Guests may be able to use the owners' outdoor swimming pool during the summer, purely by arrangement with the owners. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop & pub 2.5 miles. Note: Spiral staircase with rope banister, may be unsuitable for young children/less mobile. Ensure children are supervised at all times.
Region: Picturesque rolling Fens, unspoilt beaches, and pretty waterways â East Anglia is a dream holiday destination. Norfolk offers beaches, saltmarshes and quaint villages whilst equally as charming are the coast and countryside of Suffolk.
Town: Old Buckenham is reputed to have the largest village green in Britain. It has its own church, castle and a windmill, which is reputed to be the largest tower-windmill in the UK. This surprising village even boasts its own airfield and it is not uncommon to see vintage aircraft taking off or landing here. The only pub in the village dates back to the 17th Century and, while it serves good food, there are other places to eat in the nearby towns and villages, such as New Buckenham, Kenninghall and Banham. For other attractions, Banham has its own zoo and you can go to Snetterton to observe the high-octane thrills of its regular race-meetings. Old Buckenham is also perfectly situated to explore the famous Norfolk Broads and its canal system, whilst the beautiful Norfolk Coast is only a short drive away.
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Owners lovely, but huge disapointment in respect of the swimming pool for two reasons:
1. It was immediately outside the owners kitchen which wasn't told to us , so a tad embarrasing to use.
2. When the pool was uncovered it filled with thousands of ants falling in from nests at the side of the pool and none of us fancied "swimming with ants" !!!
As we had two teenage girls with us and we booked the accommodation because it had a pool, we were very disappointed.
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