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Ivywood Cottage

Harleston - Norfolk

Medieval meets modern contemporary design on the Norfolk-Suffolk border at Ivywood Cottage.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
£120-240 per night
Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 3 nights

How to book...

Ivywood Cottage is owned and managed by Laura Davenport.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Laura Davenport.

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  The Highlights...

  • Medieval cottage with contemporary interior design, that's located next to a 15th Century church.
  • A stylish living room with log burner and exposed beams offers a cosy, comfy place to socialise with your loved ones.
  • Two double bedrooms and optional third bedroom with a sofa bed.
  • Luxury bathroom with roll top bath offers a nice spot to enjoy a relaxing soak after a busy day.
  • Use of a private and secluded garden means you have lots of space to sit and enjoy the sunshine.
  • Situated on the beautiful Norfolk-Suffolk border there's plenty to see and do in the area.

  You should know...

  • Remote location so car is recommended.
  • Poor phone signal.
  • There is an additional cleaning fee, and a supplement per person for more than two guests staying.

  The Detail...

This gorgeous cottage on the Norfolk-Suffolk border perfectly blends medieval and modern, contemporary design. This rural holiday home is set among what was once the grounds of Gawdy Hall Estate and sits next to a 15th Century church.

Historical from the outside, those staying step into a stylish cottage that has maintained many original features alongside several quirky touches. Sleeping up to six guests, the property has a wonderfully comfy living room with an open fireplace, log burner, and rustic exposed beams. There's also a door from the living room out into the garden. You enter the property via the front door off the driveway straight into the well equipped, modern farmhouse-style kitchen, complete with breakfast bar and stools, as well as a dining area with table, chair, and benched seating, so dinner times are a real joy.

Also on the ground floor is the family bathroom, which has a stunning roll top bath and shower overhead. Upstairs there are two double bedrooms, which perfectly blend old and new and offer nice views of the cottage gardens. One of the bedrooms also has an en-suite WC for added privacy, while there is an optional third bedroom with a sofa bed.

Outside guests can make use of and enjoy their own private and secluded garden, that's complete with outdoor furniture - perfect for some alfresco dining, or taking in the peace and quiet of the countryside alongside a drink.

Despite its seemingly remote location, it is only a short walk into the charming market town of Harleston. With its narrow streets and winding alleys its well worth a visit - particularly on Wednesday, which is market day. Also on the River Waveney is Bungay and its historical attractions, such as Bigods Castle and the ancient Buttercross.

If those staying are after a pleasant seaside vibe, they need look no further than Southwold on the Suffolk Heritage Coast and its sandy beach, pier, and busy harbour. For those who want something a little livelier, then it is only a 30-minute drive into the capital of Norfolk - Norwich. This thriving city has something going on whatever the time of year, as well as an array of bars and restaurants, while the Cathedral Quarter is a must see.


  Features...

Essential Features
  • Baby Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Heating
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Smoking
Living Spaces
  • Games/Books
  • Open fire/Woodburner
Kitchen/Utility
  • Coffee machine
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Highchair
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
Bed/Bath
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
Tech
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite TV/Freeview
  • Television
Outside
  • BBQ
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Off road free parking
  • Walking distance to pub


  Nearby...

  • Art classes
  • Beach (sea)
  • Bird watching
  • Boat trips
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Historical sites
  • Horse riding
  • Markets
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Sailing
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Swimming pool (public)
  • Tennis
  • Wildlife
  • Wine tasting
  • Zoo/Wildlife park


  On the map...

  Nearest Airport

Norwich Airport - 55 minutes


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£120-240 per night
Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 3 nights

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How to book...

Ivywood Cottage is owned and managed by Laura Davenport.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Laura Davenport.

Message the owner  
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