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Summer arrives at RatsHole - May 2014

Farmhouse | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 11

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Please note that Rats Hole is only available until the end of September 2014. From November 1st 2014 the Barn at the same address will be available for holiday lets - details and photographs to be posted at a later date

Situated in its own grounds , Rats Hole is a detached farmhouse in a small village 12 miles South of Norwich offering peace and quiet for those wishing to escape the pressures of modern living yet is within easy driving distance of the Norfolk / Suffolk coast

Rats Hole has a large farmhouse kitchen with a choice of oil or electric cooking , 2 large reception rooms , 3 upstairs bedrooms ( 1 en suite) and a ground floor double bedroom again with ensuite facilities. Ample car parking

Oil fired central heating plus woodburning stoves - wood supplied free of charge.

Outside there is a large garden , bar-b-q , pond and and the use of an unheated swimming pool on a shared basis with the owner who lives adjacent to the property in a converted barn.

Walk out of the front gates and you free to wander the many local lanes....ideal exercise for both you and your pets.

Pets welcome ( maximum 2 dogs ) and baby sitting service + taxi service.

The property is normally let on a weekly basis from Saturday to Saturday with access to the property from 4pm ( negotiable ) and guests need to vacate the property by 10am ( negotiable ) on departure day to allow time for cleaning in readiness for the next booking.

Size Sleeps up to 11, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Southwold 30 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 10 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Norwich 20 km, Nearest railway: Norwich 16 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, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites
Furniture Single beds (7), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 14
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, Bicycles available, Swing set, Trampoline
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking

The East Anglia region

East Anglia the home of the Norfolk Broads , many . many miles of untouched coastline with a variety of seaside venues according to taste . There are numerous National Trust properties to explore plus conservation areas. East Anglia has fine cities and towns , Norwich , Ipswich , Beccles , Holt , Bury S Edmunds with Southwold an absolute must for those who remember what seaside towns / beaches did look like !!!


On the edge of the Norfolk Broads the Loddon area is dominated by farming resulting in wide open spaces with many long and picturesque walks . Just 12 miles South of Norwich for the shopperholics and the peace and quiet of the countryside makes it an ideal place to visit.

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20 Jul 2014


"Fantastic house in a great location, ideal for a family break"

Rats Hole is a fantastic house in great location, ideal for our family get away for a birthday celebration. There is plenty of room in the house and outside in the garden which meant we could either d… More

18 Apr 2014



Fantastic house with a real homely feel, great location & grounds. A true country getaway with easy access to the coast, various day boat hire and lots of tourist attractions plus numerous walks strai… More

4 Jan 2014


"BEST start to 2014!"

This beautiful cottage in a beautiful location was the perfect home for our annual New Years reunion. Rachel and Tim were exceptional hosts and went above and beyond to make our stay incredible and ve… More

13 Aug 2013


"Fantastic family/ group holiday"

We had a very enjoyable time at Rats hole. Tim and Rachel were so accommodating and friendly. Our group consisted of 6 adults 5 children and 2 dogs and It couldn't have gone any better for such a… More

27 Jul 2013


"A family-friendly, rural retreat near the South Norfolk Broads"

From the moment I contacted the owners about this holiday home, I was impressed. Tim and Rachel replied promptly to emails and couldn't do enough to accommodate us. For example, upon learning tha… More

20 May 2013


"Lovely house, lovely owners!"

Stayed at Rats' Hole for the weekend as we were attending a friend's wedding in Bungay. Everything from the communication prior to our arrival to the minute we left was perfect! The house ha… More

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