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The Nest Box

This ground floor barn conversion is situated on the owner's grounds, in the rural village of Gissing. The grounds consist of five and half acres of formal gardens along with orchards and various wooded areas. There are two Shetland ponies and some chickens along with ducks on the pond. There is an abundance of wild birds that can be seen including Barn Owls and buzzards. Deer will also be seen walking around the grounds. The Nest Box is a character-rich, brick-built cottage with exposed timbers and tiled floors, ideal for walkers bringing their four-legged friends along. The main door leads in to an open-plan living room with a large window overlooking the back garden, where you can relax and unwind of an evening, while catching up with your favourite shows. The well-equipped kitchen is ideal for cooking a romantic meal for two, with a breakfast bar and dining table to plan the day's events over a hearty breakfast. Relax on the sofa in front of the TV after a day out exploring or get lost in your favourite book. The bedroom is spacious offering zip-and-link beds, so it can be a super king-size or two singles on request, with lovely bedside tables and lamps, ideal for some late night reading. There is an en-suite shower room beautifully presented to allow guests to enjoy a comfortable base to explore the area. You have off-road parking outside and a patio area to sit and enjoy a morning coffee or evening glass of wine within the gardens, whilst your pets stretch their legs. Surrounded by countryside, yet with a pub within walking distance, this property is ideal for people wishing to explore both Norfolk and Suffolk. It also enjoys a good position for visiting the Norfolk Broads, the stunning eastern coastline and the city of Norwich. The Nest Box is an ideal place to start exploring this lovely countryside, and there are a number of local walking and cycling routes. The market town of Diss is a short drive away, it has a wonderful selection of shops, cafes and restaurants, many based in historic buildings. The town is famous for its 6-acre mere, which is surrounded by trees and large grass areas perfect for summer picnics. Bressingham Steam and Gardens is also close by, popular for its collection of steam engines and artefacts. You may also wish to visit Banham Zoo. Ideal for couples, friends and solo travellers this is a wonderful base for exploring East Anglia. Note: This cottage can be booked with Ref. 969720, together they sleep 4 guests.

All ground floor. 1 x super king-size double (zip/link can be twin on request) with en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.

Amenities for Rental

Electric central heating Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, Smart TV, DVD Wifi Fuel and power inc. in rent Bed linen and towels inc. in rent Off-road parking for 2 cars Patio with furniture Two well-behaved pets allowed Sorry, no smoking Shop 5 miles pub 8 mins walk Note: There is a mainline train line during the day, you may hear associated noise during your stay Note: Although all ground floor there are steps down to the en-suite bathroom Note: To be kept on leads when outside.

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Listing Updated: 01/08/2021

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In association with Passpawt

Listing Address

Red House Farm

Listing Details

Can Leave Dog Unattended


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Limit On Dog Size

No Limit

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