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Enjoy a 2 night weekend break.Dogs welcome.Catered breaks available
Sam's Stable is one of just four delightful, dog friendly holiday cottages for couples. The cottage is beautifully situated on the border between Suffolk and Norfolk in around seven acres of land.
This is a very spacious cottage on one floor and has wonderful panoramic views of the orchard and farmland beyond. The cottage accepts up to two well behaved dogs and has a wet room and log burner for those cosy nights in. If you prefer there is a pub handily located within easy walking distance.
Explore the stunning Suffolk countryside in this tranquil location or visit many of the vibrant and historic towns and villages nearby including Bungay. Bungay is the nearest town to The Old Rectory’s self catering holiday cottages. An attractive and thriving market town situated in a loop of the beautiful river Waveney.
Sam’s Stable has its own small enclosed lawn area- perfect for alfresco eating. Guests also have the opportunity to explore The Old Rectory’s 7 acres of grounds, divided into a formal garden, a one-acre orchard and a large field planted with wild flowers and native trees. There is also a big native wildlife pond -ideal to sit beside and reflect on the events of the day whilst sipping a glass of wine! As can be imagined in such an unspoilt setting, the grounds are a haven for wildlife, with regular sightings of, Squirrels Muntjac Deer, rabbits (in abundance!), Great Crested Newts, and lots of birds including Thrushes, Blackbirds, Swallows, 2 types of Woodpecker, Swifts, Robins, Treecreepers, Chaffinch, Dunnocks, Tits, Rooks, Finches, House Martins, Pheasants & Birds of Prey. Flora includes all manner of wildflowers and most year’s there is a good crop of Pyramidal and Bee Orchids During your stay see if you can find the tombstone commemorating “Ben” the dog that died in the early part of the last century from gluttony! There is plenty of car parking close to the cottage
Sam’s Stable is all on one level, making it particularly suitable for our less mobile guests. The open plan living room is spacious & traditional & modern combine effortlessly to offer comfort with style. A leather sofa, original artwork on the walls, a wood burning stove ,32” TV, DVD, portable stereo and WiFi all create a relaxed country ambience The kitchen area has all of the equipment you will need during your stay - includes hob, oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher and of course crockery and glasses The bedroom is light and airy with a wooden king-size bed. A wardrobe and chest of drawers provides plenty of storage space
The ensuite wet room, boasts a shower, wash basin, toilet, heated towel rail, luxury bath sheets and hand towels.
Window Views Description
With commanding views over The Old Rectory’s orchard to the rolling farm land beyond, the cottage is the perfect hide-out to see the abundant wildlife that lives here.
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Real Fire or Woodburner
Norfolk & Suffolk Aviation Museum
The villages own museum -within walking distance of Sam's StableVisit Website
Minsmere Nature Reserve
Home to some of the UK's rarest wildlife there are idyllic walks where you can see an impressive variety of birds, including bearded tits, avocets, and bitterns-you might even be lucky enough to see an otter around the reedbed pools.Visit Website
Bressingham Steam & GardensVisit Website
The Waveney Valley
The Waveney Valley is an unspoilt haven of wildlife, idyllic villages and seven unique market towns which run along the border between Norfolk and Suffolk. The area offers outstanding food and drink making it a haven for foodiesVisit Website
A vibrant city with a rich heritage with medieval streets to explore and many buildings and museums to discoverVisit Website
Eating and Drinking
Earsham Street Cafe
A deservedly popular restaurant in the centre of BungayVisit Website
Michelin recommended and uses locally sourced foodVisit Website
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