Old High Hall

Wickhambrook, near Newmarket, Suffolk


Property Reference: BTS
  • Sleeps10
  • Pets0
  • Bedrooms5
  • Grade4 Star rating

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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
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4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

Property Features

  • Bike StoreBike Store
  • Detached PropertyDetached Property
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Ground Floor FacilitiesGround Floor Facilities
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • Golf nearbyGolf nearby
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Open FireOpen Fire
  • Horse Riding NearbyHorse Riding Nearby
  • Thatched RoofThatched Roof
  • Decorated at ChristmasDecorated at Christmas
  • WiFiWiFi
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Pets – not allowedPets – not allowed
  • Heritage CollectionHeritage Collection
  • Parking - On SiteParking - On Site

Property Description

Large, beamed living room with open fire in brick fireplace with old bread oven and French doors. Large, beamed living/dining room with open fire inglenook fireplace and brick floor. Beamed fitted well-equipped kitchen with granite work surfaces and tiled floor. Utility. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet. First floor: Some areas of low ceiling on corridor. Two beamed double bedrooms; one with feature brick wall, one with en-suite bathroom with corner bath, shower attachment, bidet and toilet. Beamed bathroom with roll-top bath, shower attachment, bidet and toilet. Second floor: Two twin bedrooms, one with en-suite bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.

  • Open fires inc
  • Elec, full oil CH, bed linen and towels inc
  • TV
  • DVD
  • Stereo/CD
  • M/wave
  • W/machine
  • T/dryer
  • D/washer
  • Freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Large lawned garden with terrace and furniture
  • Garage (for 2 cars)
  • Parking (for 5 cars)
  • Cycle store
  • Ground floor facilities
  • No smoking
  • NB: Two fenced ponds 50 yds. Barbecues are not allowed in the garden of this property due to insurance regulations of a thatched property. This property has a security deposit of £250.

Once used as a hunting lodge, this 14th/15th-century, heavily beamed, thatched cottage with later additions is now a unique holiday home. Surrounded by open countryside this is a quintessential detached English country cottage. Internally Old High Hall provides spacious well-furnished accommodation with many antiques, and open fires in both the living room and dining room. Outside there is a terrace where guests may enjoy a glass of wine, and two acres of delightful gardens (including two fenced ponds). Old High Hall is perfect for couples or family holidays. The ancient village of Wickhambrook is made up of 11 greens which are believed to date back to Anglo Saxon times. With a village shop and local pubs it provides for everyday needs and is ideally located to explore the surrounding Suffolk towns and villages. Equidistant between the towns of Bury St. Edmunds and Newmarket, 8 miles, visitors can enjoy a day out at the races, a visit to the cathedral and abbey gardens or enjoy a play in the Georgian playhouse built in 1819. Also within easy driving distance are the picturesque villages of Lavenham and Long Melford and the town of Sudbury. There are several National Trust properties in the area including Ickworth House, 6 miles, and Kentwell Hall, 7 miles. Also less than half an hour’s drive is the city of Cambridge with its famous colleges, botanic gardens, museums and galleries. Horse riding and golf nearby. Shop ½ mile, pub 600 yards.

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