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Pillar Box HouseHackford, Rural Norfolk

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Gorgeous Pillar Box House is a large detached and striking, three-storey pink house which oozes style and character. Perfect for groups of friends or a larger family or two, this delightful abode is located in the rural Norfolk village, yet in easy reach pubs, shops and the coast and beaches too.

Situated in the small, rural hamlet of Hackford which is mentioned in the Domesday Book, the neighbouring market towns of Wymondham and pretty Georgian village of Hingham are close by.

Named after the red post box in one of its walls, the character doesn’t stop there. With a commanding reception hall, inglenook fireplace, wooden floors and timbered beamed ceilings throughout, the property is beautifully furnished and styled to an exceptionally high standard.

From the moment you walk through the door you are in awe of the reception hall. With a spacious beamed sitting room and inglenook fireplace with open fire.

The kitchen and dining area are particularly spacious and well-equipped and perfect for entertaining and come with a log burner, ideal for enjoying suppers with good friends or equally a quiet and cosy night in during the cooler months. With a stable door to the garden you can let the sunshine in when the temperature rises.
The beamed living room is a mix of period features and modern amenities, with an inglenook fireplace as well as Sky TV. There are two further televisions, one in the library snug and one in the luxury master suite, which occupies the entire second floor.
In all there are four bedrooms; the master King-size suite with en-suite shower room, two double bedrooms and a twin bedroom, plus there is a family bathroom too.

Outside the property has a private fully-enclosed garden and separate side garden with lawn. A hot tub in the garden is the ideal way to relax after a day spent exploring the area too. Please note that the water is changed before the arrival of each guest, so it may be a little cooler than normal if you want to take the plunge as soon as you arrive but it warms up quickly! In addition, there is off-road parking for three cars and this property welcomes three dogs.

Please note that WIFI internet access is offered at this property for recreational purposes only and is not meant for business use. Speed/service may vary depending on the package obtained by the owner.

Overview

Garden/Courtyard (Enclosed)Bed LinenCentral Heating Close to pubDishwasherDog-friendlyDVDFreezerGarden FurnitureHot tubMicrowaveTowels providedTV Washing MachineLog Burner/Open FireWiFiParking 40 mins driving distance to coast25 mins walking distance to pub25 mins walking distance to shop

Layout

Accommodation

Ground floor
Large entrance hall

Library/snug
Sofas, Apple TV.

Sitting Room
Beams and wooden floor, open fire and Sky TV (family package), Blu-ray player, iPod docking station.

Kitchen/dining room
Well-equipped kitchen with log burner, Everhot electric range cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine, coffee percolator.

First Floor

Bedroom 2
Double bed

Bedroom 3
Double bed

Bedroom 4
Twin bedroom with two single beds.

Family Bathroom
Bath and shower attachment and WC. Steep stairs to the second floor.

Second Floor

Master Bedroom 1 with en-suite
Master bedroom with King-size bed, Freeview TV/DVD player, dressing room and en-suite with shower cubicle and separate en-suite WC, plenty of storage/wardrobe space.

Outside
Fully-enclosed and private garden with hot tub, garden furniture and lawned garden, plus space for storing bikes. Off-road parking space for three cars.

Pillar Box House holiday cottage location

Surrounding local area

The small, rural hamlet of Hackford is located close to the market town of Wymondham and the pretty Georgian village of Hingham. The parish of Hackford is listed within the Domesday Book, and has Saxon origins. Together with nearby parishes, there is interesting archaeology, with evidence of activity from the Palaeolithic Period to modern day. The pretty village of Hingham is two miles away and is steeped in history with a small selection of shops and a good pub overlooking the pretty village green. Wymondham, 4 miles drive, is an attractive historic market town with many shops, a railway station, cafés and pubs. The massive towers of Wymondham Abbey are set against the green fields of the Tiffey Valley which is beautiful in its own right. If you are seeking some retail therapy and entertainment, then the city of Norwich is 13 miles away and provides the opportunity for excellent shopping, a visit to the theatre, the castle and castle museum, the cathedral, The Forum, art galleries, pubs, fine restaurants, market square, cafés and delis. The surrounding rural countryside around Hackford provides endless opportunities for cycling and walking and with Thetford Forest about 20 miles away you can head out with a picnic and follow the well-marked footpaths and cycle trails which include some challenging routes. Go Ape at Thetford, offers some climbing and adventure activities too, if you are looking for something to make your heart race. The Pingo Trail, an extraordinary and fascinating walk, and Thompson Park are just 10 miles away. If you want to relax and rejuvenate, then Barnham Broom is 3 miles away where you can play golf and enjoy its leisure club. For keen anglers, there are fishing lakes available at Hingham. Hire a boat and explore the meandering waterways of the Norfolk Broads.The North Norfolk Coast is 40 minutes’ drive away, where you’ll find miles of award-winning beaches, unspoilt sand dunes and salt flats that are ideal for kite flying or sunbathing. From the doorstep though you'll find public footpaths and extensive dog walking and although rural there is a shop and pub/restaurant within 2 miles of Pillar Box House, so a great location for a weekend away or longer stay.

Welcome hamper included

A complimentary hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or breakfast. There may be some regional variations.

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