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Pecks Farmhouse

Certificate of Excellence 2014

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 18 reviews

Farmhouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

****WOODBURNING STOVE**** *** CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE 2014***

House Available for 2-8 guests

SUFFOLK/NORFOLK BORDER......this half of a 200 year old farmhouse is located in the village of Oakley accessed via a private farm driveway (with footpath) Very quiet with parking and outside space & a few friendly sheep as neighbours!Spacious rooms throughout. Period features.

Quality furnishings throughout with lots of comfy seating. Spacious garden for relaxing with outside seating.

Small pool table! BBQ

Most linen supplied

Towels supplied

Utility items supplied

Use of tennis court 400m nearby.

Fresh eggs from our chickens!

*Welcome hamper of local produce*

Our chickens and Sheep are very child friendly!!

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Lots of wildlife to spot in the garden including, Pheasants,Deer,Rabbits,Squirrels and maybe a Peacock!

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Oakley is great base for the Norfolk/Suffolk area including beaches at Southwold,Walberswick,Dunwich,Snape Maltings all within under hours driive.

Norwich 25 minutes away with its Cathedral & Castle and great shops

North Norfolk Coast,including Wells,Burnhams,Cromer

Great rail links:

Diss-Norwich 17minutes

Diss-London 90minutes

(Stowmarket,Ipswich,Colchester,Manningtree,Stratford)

GETTING MARRIED.....Great for familes/groups.....short stays available, catered for, we are only 3 miles from Yaxley Hall, 20 miles from Dunston Hall Country Hotel....ask for more details.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Southwold 30 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Norwich 30 km, Nearest railway: Diss 7 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 12
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Private tennis court, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

VERY SPACIOUS - Two large reception rooms TV/DVD, long corridor, downstairs WC cloakroom, kitchen with a small table seating four, pantry, utility area with door to outside.

Main bathroom upstairs with shower over bath.

Double bedroom to front, double bedroom to back, large triple bedroom to front with double bed and 2 single beds.

Lovely views of the surrounding farmland.

Further details

"thank you for a lovely stay at Pecks Farmhouse. a lovely house which was very comfortable in beautiful surroundings. The welcome hamper was a nice touch as were the yummy eggs!"

THE NEW YEAR GANG JAN 2014 (from Hertfordshire)

"Thank you for a wonderful stay at Pecks farmhouse. a lovely holiday home - the children enjoyed the Christmas decorations! (as did the adults) Beautiful surroundings, very relaxing and welcoming"

ELLY & FAMILY XMAS 2014 ( from Australia)

"My 70th Birthday at Pecks farmhouse. thanks very much indeed for a superb cottage. We could have stayed all week. A lovely weekend - perfect short break"

THE MATTISON FAMILY (from Luton & Kenya)

"FANTASTIC!COSY!HOMELY.We've had a great holiday, the Prior family are so welcoming. A great base to see Suffolk" The Chan family,Sheffield. August 2012

"Wonderful holiday,beautifully decorated, never had such a lovely welcome! Close to lots of great places, we need to come back to visit more!" The Sharp family, Cambridge. August 2012

The East Anglia region

Enjoy a family break in Suffolk and explore a UK county that has so much happening, from hidden walking and cycle routes to festivals, events and farmers' markets. In Suffolk, tourism is all about fun, indulgence and creating experiences to remember.

A great location to explore Suffolk/Norfolk from, the farmhouse is 4 miles from the market town of Diss,with its picturesque Mere,Park,individual shops and Corn Hall which has cultural events www.disscornhall.co.uk

Every Friday there are antique and other Sales at Diss Auction Rooms (www.twgaze.com) and a market in the town centre.

There's a park with a children's play area, a public swimming pool and a golf course.

Close by at Bressingham is Blooms Nursery and Steam Museum, and also nearby is Banham Zoo.

Discover the BROADS...only 20 minutes away,hire a boat from Beccles.

A 45 minute drive away is the popular coastal town of Southwold with long beach & pier and its many shops including,FatFace,Joules,Crew, and Collen & Clare www.collenandclare.co.uk and the home of Adnams fine ales and eating places.

Also within easy reach is Walberswick,Snape Maltings,Minsmere and Dunwich

A 1hour 15 minute drive to the beautiful North Norfolk beaches of Holkham (voted best British beach 2011 http://www.holkham.co.uk/html/beach.html) and the fantastic surrounding area.

An hour drive to Swaffham (location for the Stephen Fry series Kingdom), a 20 minute drive to Thetford Forest including High Lodge (the forestry commission's premier recreation site in the East of England http://www.forestry.gov.uk/highlodge ).

Constables country is just a 30 minute drive and visit Stratford and Lavenham for wonderful sightseeing and a leisurely lunch.

Eye

Oakley is a village located about 5 minutes by car from Eye or a leisurely twenty minute stroll from the door along a tree lined Avenue. Nearby is the Historic Cornwallis Arms Hotel where you can enjoy food and drinks and enjoy the lovely grounds.

The Historic market town of Eye with its 152 Grade 2 listed buildings, Castle and Church,has a variety of shops of interest and a library, pub, bank,delicatessen,takeaways,cafes and good restaurant.

There are also fishing lakes nearby and plenty of tracks and country roads to explore on bike rides and walks as well as nature reserves and lots of good quality pubs in the area.

Thornham Walks and Coachhouse Restaurant 7min drive

Hoxne village is a 5min drive and has a shop and a pub serving excellent food,The Swan is Grade II listed and was built back in 1480 by the Bishop of Norwich. www.hoxneswan.co.uk

Wingfield barns next to the College,has a programme of cultural events www.wingfieldbarns.com

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20 Aug 2014

5/5

"The perfect place for a relaxing and very comfortable stay for all the family in beautiful contryside."

My daughter, son in law and three year old grand son stayed at Pecks Farmhouse fo a week in July. We immediately felt at home after Caroline's warm welcome. In the kitchen there was a welcome me… More

17 Jun 2014

4/5

"Comfortable house in a lovely secluded location"

We spent four nights at Pecks Farmhouse and really enjoyed our stay. Caroline and Mark made us very welcome and there were lots of little touches that explain why Caroline recently won a TripAdvisor … More

23 May 2014

5/5

"Lovely and friendly farmhouse."

We spent a long weekend at Pecks Farmhouse and had a smashing time. The accommodation was charming and the landlord and lady very friendly. The location is in the middle of gorgeous countryside, a g… More

28 Mar 2014

5/5

"Perfect place to relax and unwind."

The owner was very friendly, welcoming and helpful. The farmhouse was gorgeous, well decorated, stocked with all the essentials and the welcome hamper was lovely. Location was great too. Good base for… More

7 Mar 2014

5/5

"AMAZING HOLIDAY RENTAL"

Had a fantastic time at this beautiful farmhouse! There was a large group of us staying and we were all extremely happy. The rooms are much larger than in the pictures. Caroline and her husband were s… More

27 Feb 2014

5/5

"Perfect countryside retreat setup for families or big groups"

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the Pecks farmhouse in February for a weekend getaway. We had two families, 4 adults and three kids (5 and under) in total. Everything we could need in the kitchen, incl… More

Hi, thanks so much for your comments, it was great to welcome you here. We are pleased that the house met all your expectations, feedback is always so helpful. We especially like to to provide extras for the children and know they love seeing the animals, we are hoping to have lambs next spring so keep in touch! all the best.

17 Jan 2014

5/5

"Fab house would highly recommend......."

We stayed here with my elderly parents and two small children and had a great time. We had everything we needed and the children loved the animals. We had our shopping delivered before we arrived and … More

Thanks for a lovely review, we are glad your family felt welcome here and it was a good break. Maybe come back Easter 2015 when we plan to have lambs! The children would love it! have a great 2014 & hope to see you again.

6 Jan 2014

4/5

"What a lovely house!"

This old farm house is such a lovely building. Beams running throughout, quirky small doorways, sloping floors, and beautiful surroundings. All the rooms feel warm and homely, and there is plenty of r… More

Thanks for your lovely review, we are really glad you had a fab time.....we have had several comments about not having a fire, the chimney needs a lot of work and has always been out of use, so we have taken on board our guests comments and a new wood burning stove is being fitted 29/1/2014 which we are really pleased about so thanks! The wifi is sometimes on and off when really windy, we are right at the end of the exchange but we have had good connection mostly. We are hopefully going to be getting up to 20mb in 2014! Hope to see you again soon.

30 Dec 2013

4/5

"Beautiful location and lovely cottage"

A great place to stay with children, lots of toys, books and games to entertain all ages. We were all really pleased with the size of the property, (from the photos the bedrooms look smaller than they… More

Thanks for a great review of our house, we are glad you had everything you needed especially for the children. We try to cater for all ages and its really good to hear that we are getting things right! Do come back and visit us again. Have a great 2014

28 Nov 2013

5/5

"Perfect cottage for a perfect weekend catch up with friends"

The weekend got off to a perfect start, the owners were really welcoming and friendly on our arrival and even offered our group a lift back from the local pub. The cottage was lovely and warm, the bed… More

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Calendar last updated:09 Sep 2014

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