Holiday home in Bressingham, Norfolk

Property reference 042706
7 nights:
£2,575 - £4,625
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Live like a Lord and Lady surrounded by Georgian finery in the elegant and imposing Bressingham Hall, and explore the magnificent world famous Bressingham Gardens on your doorstep. More details...

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Location

Visit the 12 acres of Bressingham Gardens open from Easter until October. Nearby Diss is worth a visit and further afield are the pretty Suffolk market towns of Attleborough and Wymondham with independent shopping, a 900 year old abbey and nice cafes and pubs.

Description

  • Property types

    Barn
    Farmhouse
  • Theme

    Luxury
    Rural
  • General

    Central heating
    Garden
    Conservatory
    Enclosed garden
  • Kitchen

    Freezer
    Tumble dryer
    Utility room
    Microwave
    Washing machine
    Kitchen table
  • Living room

    Radio
    TV
  • Dining room

    Dining table
  • Bathrooms

    Walk in shower
    Shower
    Bath
  • Bedrooms

    Cot
    Single bed
    King size bed
    Wardrobe
  • Leisure activities

    Boot room
    Private garden

  • Free entry to explore the 12 acres of public gardens.
  • Private garden and terrace for alfresco dining.
  • A gardener's paradise
  • The perfect celebration house

Amenities

Bressingham Hall: sleeps 18 in 7 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms (of which 5 are en suite.) Private garden area, parking for 5 cars, access to 12 acres of world renowned gardens. (Please note: the gardens are open from 23 March to 30 October 2016, daily from 10.30am to 5.00pm)

Ground Floor

Entrance hall, a spacious reception area
Grand sweeping staircase to first floor

Drawing Room
Decorative fireplace, sofas, arm chairs to seat 14, double French doors to conservatory

Conservatory
Wicker furniture, overlooks garden and terrace, double doors on to terrace

Formal Dining Room
Decorative fireplace, dining table for 8-10 plus extra dining table to seat further 8

Snug
Step down from dining room, large window seat in bay window, sofas, bean bags, chairs, decorative fireplace, TV Freeview, DVD, radio/CD, table games.

Kitchen
Small step down from snug, 2 electric range style ovens, fridge freezer, 2 dishwashers , microwave, farmhouse kitchen table, stools and chairs seating 14, door to side garden,

Dairy/Boot Room
Rear entrance to house, access to parking, hooks for coats, boot rack, settle, chest and sink.

Utility Room
Washing machine, tumble dryer, ceramic butler style sink, fridge

Back staircase
Leading to first floor back landing

First Floor

Crocosmia Room (sleeps 2) 2 single beds, wardrobe cupboard

Echinacea Room (sleeps 3) King size bed, 1 single bed, decorative fireplace, en-suite shower room, hand basin and WC and separate but still en-suite; heated towel rail style radiator

Geranium Room (sleeps 4) King size bed, 2 single beds, decorative fireplace, dressing table and wardrobe cupboard, en-suite with roll top bath and walk in shower, hand basin, WC

Peony Room (sleeps 4) King size bed, single bed with pull out guest bed (sleeps 2), decorative fireplace, en-suite double walk-in shower, hand basin, WC

Separate shower room
Separate WC with hand basin

Mezzanine Landing

Aster Room (sleeps 2) King size four-poster bed, decorative fireplace, secret hidden doorway through to bedroom next door (the Iris Room which can be used as a dressing room to the Aster Room or the Lavender Room. Settee at the foot of the bed, dressing table, wardrobe and chairs, en-suite with roll top bath, double walk-in shower, hand basin, heated towel rail style radiator, WC.

Iris Room (was once known as the Ante-Room) (sleeps 2) Single bed with pull-out guest bed, secret door through to Aster Room and door also to the Lavender Room.

Lavender Room (sleeps 2) King size bed, dressing table, settee at foot of bed, decorative fireplace, wardrobe cupboard, en-suite with double walk-in shower, roll top bath, hand basin, heated towel rail style radiator, armchair, WC, recess/shelving unit

Outside

Private driveway from main road.

House sits in public gardens ‘Bressingham Gardens’. Highly acclaimed and renowned gardens are regularly featured on TV, radio and in magazines. Guests are granted access to these gardens during the open season.

Private, enclosed garden attached to house. Terrace for outside dining, ornamental fish pond, lawn and beds, outside furniture.

Parking is available to the rear of the property for up to 5 vehicles.

Guests may unload at the front of the property and move their vehicles after.

There is a converted 18th Century barn and marquee situated to the rear of the property, approximately 50 metres, which can be hired for weddings, celebrations and parties. However, the barn is not hired out when the Hall is independently occupied.

Services

Wi-Fi. Please note that while there is Wi-Fi available the area service is not fibre-optic and can be slow/intermittent at times, as well as mobile reception.
Central heating – Bio-mass boiler. Please note the fireplaces are purely decorative to meet fire regulations and for insurance purposes.


Step back to an age of glamour, sophistication and luxury. Located on the border of Suffolk and Norfolk and an easy journey from London, the warm and ultra-welcoming Bressingham Hall offers comfort and spacious accommodation. From the moment you sweep down the drive you will see the beauty and creativity of the splendid manicured gardens. The Grade II listed mansion house stands proud and handsome, the striking ivy-covered façade a sight to behold.

Bressingham Hall is set in 12 acres of beautiful tended gardens that flourish throughout the seasons. The pretty rural landscapes of the Waveney Valley of South Norfolk can be enjoyed on foot or by bicycle from the edge of the grounds. The hall is self-catering but for a truly relaxing stay, catering is available from traditional home style food to fine dining.

A grand staircase leads you to the spacious bedrooms which are superbly lit by natural light, thrown through the large original sash and bay windows. Tall ceilings adorned by chandeliers, beautifully decorated and furnished bedrooms with period furniture and brand new king size beds or convenient singles for teenagers and children. Full size single guest beds pop up to deliver even more sleeping options, with a cot available for tots.

En-suite bathrooms for all but two of the bedrooms give guests a great deal of privacy. Super-sized double walk-in showers and gorgeous roll-top baths lend to the feel of utter decadence.

Pretty, intricate and decorative fireplaces grace each room, a wonderful feature saved from years ago. Dado rails, mouldings and some floorboards have been sympathetically preserved. The furnishings complement and reflect the bygone era.

Both the formal drawing and dining room will play host to the smartest drinks reception or supper whilst a snug, equipped with squishy, relaxing and informal sofas, bean bags and chairs will be the bolt hole for nights in front of the TV or children looking for a den to play and hide from their parents.

What better treat for garden lovers, the ultimate getaway – to stay in a garden open to all – but you can call it your own even when the gates are closed. Impressive at any time, this would be the perfect choice for a special family get together, an important birthday or any celebration. Just imagine the stunning memories you will take away from these surroundings, your souvenir of a special break away at Bressingham. (Please note: the gardens are open from 27 March to 29 October 2017, daily from 10.30am to 5.00pm)

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