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Rectory Cottage

Old Buckenham 2.5 miles. A beautifully-renovated old church hall of unique architectural design, in an idyllic location in the grounds of the owner's home at the end of a quiet lane next to the church, in the hamlet of Wilby. With a south-facing garden and views over open Norfolk countryside, Rectory Cottage has immense character, with exposed beams, a stone spiral staircase with original carved oak boss, and an open gallery above the sitting room. The property offers high-quality, well-equipped accommodation with attention to detail, and guests have seasonal use of the owners' swimming pool. Wilby is well placed for exploring Norwich and Bury St Edmunds, whilst country pubs, pretty villages and local amenities, including Thetford Forest, the Broads and the coast, are all within an easy drive.

Three bedrooms: 1 x galleried double, 1 x twin, 1 x ground floor twin. Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner. Utility.

Amenities for Rental

Oil underfloor heating with woodburner Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, wifi, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio Fuel, power and fuel for stove inc. in rent Bed linen and towels inc. in rent Shared off road parking for 2 cars Lawned rear garden with patio and furniture Two well-behaved dogs welcome Sorry, no smoking Shop and pub 2.5 miles Note: Spiral staircase with rope banister, may be unsuitable for less mobile guests and children to be supervised Note: Double bedroom is a gallery room and partly overlooks living area below Note: Guests may be able to use the owners' outdoor swimming pool during the summer ( first week of June to first week in September at a weekly charge of £25 payable directly to the owner) purely by arrangement with the owners.

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Rooms 3 · Sleeps 6

In association with Passpawt

Listing Address

The Old Rectory
NR16 2JP

Listing Details

Can Leave Dog Unattended


Exercise Area


Limit On Dog Size

No Limit

No. Of Dogs Allowed


Charge For Dogs








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