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Grooms Cottage (C)Congham, Sandringham & surrounding villages

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Grooms Cottage is a unique, single storey property converted from the former stable boys quarters that comprised part of a Victorian country estate. The majority of the large house was burnt down in 1939 but the site still retains servants quarters let on a long term rental, and the ancillary buildings of stables, yard and gamekeepers house. A stay here will give guests a real ‘country house’ experience, complete with your very own trout fishing lake that can be viewed from your sitting room window. Children can be left to have ‘Swallows and Amazons’ adventures in the parkland and even row the little boat on the lake, (at own risk). Fishing rods, life jackets and lots of outside games are provided.

This is a wonderful opportunity to be only a 20 minute drive from the coast, yet enjoy the peace and tranquillity of a lovely rural location, where wildlife abounds; with deer, foxes and bird life on your doorstep. If the weather is inclement there is plenty to do in the locality, and Sandringham House is very close by.

The accommodation is furnished in a comfortable, quintessentially English country house style, with a large open fire, an AGA and antique furniture, and each bedroom has its own bathroom.The property is situated well away from roads with extensive grounds, including the fishing lake and parkland, to which guests have access. This is an extraordinary place to stay at any time of the year.

Overview

AGABBQBed LinenCentral Heating Close to pubDishwasherDog-friendlyDVDFreezerGarden FurnitureGarden/CourtyardHigh ChairMicrowaveTowels providedTravel Cot / CotTV Washing MachineLog Burner / Open FireGround Floor Bedroom WiFiParking

Layout

All Ground Floor Accommodation:
Dining kitchen
The real heart of the house, spacious kitchen with red oil fired AGA (switched off June to September), integral oven, microwave and hob. Dishwasher, large fridge freezer. Dresser and two large tables with chairs. Extremely well equipped with all manner of crockery and cooking utensils. French doors to outside with views to parkland and lake.
Utility room
With washing machine, sink and Belling warming oven.
Sitting room
We challenge you not to say ‘wow’ when you walk in. A large picture window gives you uninterrupted views over the parkland to the woods and fishing lake and beyond. A truly comfortable room a large open fire (logs provided). Old pictures and sporting prints adorn the walls. Television with Freeview and DVD player.
Master bedroom
A very large room with triple aspect to the lake, terrace and woods. Light and sunny with a king-size bed and french doors to the outside.
En-suite bathroom
Bath with hand held shower over, WC and wash basin.
Bedroom two
Elegant spacious twin room with views to the woods.
En-suite bathroom
Bath with hand held shower over, WC and wash basin.
Bedroom three
A pretty double bedded room with views down to the lake.
En-suite shower room
With shower cubicle, WC and wash basin (Note this bathroom is a ‘Jack and Jill style with a second door to the corridor for family use).
Bedroom four
Twin room with views to the lake and parkland.
Bathroom
Bath with hand held shower attachment, WC and wash basin.

Outside:
The house is situated in extensive parkland with a trout fishing lake (regularly stocked) and expansive grassy areas. It is a child’s paradise allowing a real sense of freedom and a great opportunity for imaginations to run wild. There is a small rowing boat (lifejackets are provided but use is at guests own risk). To the rear of the house is the old bricked stable courtyard. In the stables, which retain the original stalls, there is a good log store, selection of children’s toys, fishing rods and flies, a barbecue and garden furniture. Guests are welcome to use anything in here.
To the front is a small shrubbery and terrace. The whole site really evokes the sense of what used to be here, a large Victorian country estate, and the remains of the walled garden can still be seen.
Parking for several cars.
Dog run.

Additional Information:
Up to four well behaved dogs are welcome (small additional charge).

Floor plan

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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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