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Pump cottage

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
7 nights minimum
Cottage
Set in the Waveney valley on the Norfolk Suffolk borders. Pump cottage dates back to the 17th century a grade 2 listed building. we renovated the cottage and retained may of the original features. The old Pump is still just outside the door. You enter into a spacious open plan Kitchen, with dishwasher, fridgefreezer, electric cooker,microwave, dining room with woodburner, leading into a cosy Lounge, with digital television, video, and DVD player with a collection of films, Bathroom with bath overhead electric shower, wc, and wash basin. The cottage is ideal for families and up to two well behaved dogs are welcome by arrangement. A four poster can make it a romantic getaway for two. Enjoy over 2 acres of garden and woodland that run down to the banks of the river Waveney . Fishing ava...Set in the Waveney valley on the Norfolk Suffolk borders. Pump cottage dates back to the 17th century a grade 2 listed building. we renovated the cottage and retained may of the original features. The old Pump is still just outside the door. You enter into a spacious open plan Kitchen, with dishwasher, fridgefreezer, electric cooker,microwave, dining room with woodburner, leading into a cosy Lounge, with digital television, video, and DVD player with a collection of films, Bathroom with bath overhead electric shower, wc, and wash basin. The cottage is ideal for families and up to two well behaved dogs are welcome by arrangement. A four poster can make it a romantic getaway for two. Enjoy over 2 acres of garden and woodland that run down to the banks of the river Waveney . Fishing available in season, there are also many local fishing lakes in the area. You can relax, unwind and watch the wildlife, including kingfishers, Owls, Otter, Swans and Ducks. local pubs and restaurants within easy reach. Ideally situated and central for Norwich, Ipswich, Bury st Edmunds, or the Suffolk coast is within easy reach across the beautiful Suffolk countryside. Shared Laundry room with washing machines. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
We do allow dogs in the pump cottage, however they must not be left alone in the cottage at anytime.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Jackie & John S
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2007
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Reviewed 25 May 2019

Perfect hosts who treat you as part of their family, wonderful and peaceful bird spotting, river watching and good fishing at the best value and best location in East Anglia...just returned from another visit and already missing it. Bless you Jackie and John.More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Cosmopolitan274783
Getaway293197, VR Owner at Pump cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2019

Thank you for the lovely review, just so happy to know you love this area as much as we do, and pleased to know you enjoyed your stay, it was so good to see you all again, and look forward to seeing you all in...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018

What a wonderful location in the Waveney Valley, perfect for Norfolk, Suffolk and the east coast. Pump Cottage was a fabulous place to stay, a real home from home, with a beautiful garden backing onto the river. Jackie and John were the perfect hosts, who...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

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Date of stay: June 2018
Management response:Responded 14 July 2018

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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We've been coming here for a long time and we've never been disappointed. It's like our second home, and the perfect place to relax and enjoy the area. Jackie and John are so kind and thoughtful, you couldn't ask for better hosts xxx

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank TheFerryFamily
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Lovely hosts, there if you need them but otherwise unobtrusive. Quiet location with extensive garden running down to river. Accommodation had everything we needed and very comfortable and clean. Only very minor criticism is that we needed lamps on even during the day because it...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Peter S
Management response:Responded 6 June 2017

Thank you so much for leaving a review, so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Norfolk. As you mention Pump cottage is 400years old, and grade 2 listed, restricting any alterations and protecting its original features. however there is overhead lighting, wall lights and sidelights...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

A home from home & made most welcome by Jackie, John & Rosie. A tranquil setting for a relaxing break. Returning in August or before if we can.

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank boxerbrian11
Management response:Responded 3 May 2017

Many thanks for your review, it was so nice meeting you all, and so pleased you enjoyed staying in Pump cottage, looking forward to seeing you all in August. Best wishes Jackie, John, Rosie x

Reviewed 19 February 2017

We have stayed at Pump cottage several times over the years and have always enjoyed a relaxing comfortable stay. The cottage is dog friendly and very well equipped. The wooded grounds are beautiful and the fishing is good.

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank maureenclark258
Management response:Responded 20 February 2017

Thank you for leaving a great review, we always look forward to seeing you all, and so nice to know you have enjoyed your stays over the many years you and your family have been visiting. we look forward to seeing you in April.

Reviewed 18 February 2017

I came here with my friend after listening to her telling me all about it. I could never have imagined the beautiful setting, the air of calm and tranquillity or the friendliness of Jackie and John. The whole area is beautiful, the grounds alive with...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank Pam4851
Management response:Responded 20 February 2017

Thank you Pam we are so happy to know you enjoyed your stay last year, we look forward to seeing you again soon. We are sure you will enjoy the beautiful display of daffodils and spring flowers down by the river when you visit in...More

Reviewed 18 February 2017

Wonderful cottage set in a quiet Norfolk village. Everything you could need ready and waiting including the milk, scones, jam and cream! Our hosts Jackie and John and not forgetting Rosie the dog, welcoming and always on hand for a chat or to make suggestions...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank Val T
Management response:Responded 20 February 2017

Thank you Val for your lovely review, its good to know you always enjoy your stay, we love seeing you both, we always want our guests to feel relaxed and at home in all our cottages. looking forward to seeing you both in April.

Reviewed 21 August 2016

Just returned from 2 week family holiday. Beautiful cottage with large garden/woodland that our 9 and 12 year olds loved. John and Jackie are exceptional hosts with great knowledge of the area. Many ThanksMore

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Phil D
Management response:Responded 21 August 2016

Thank you for leaving a review Phil, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Pump cottage. It was so nice to meet you all, and good to know you enjoyed exploring the area, there is so much to see, and what great weather...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Patio
Private Fishing Lake/River
Secure Parking
Shared Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Brockdish is a small village, with local Inn, The olde Kings head a short walk from the olde coach house. Harleston is the nearest town, with a good range of shops pubs and restaurants. The market town of Diss is 6 miles with a mixture of supermarkets and small individual shops.Market day is Friday,also on a Friday at Gaze sale yard a large auction of household and antique furniture. Bressingham gardens and steam experience only a few miles away, Flixton air museum, with free admission. .Banham zoo set in 35 acres of beautiful park land and gardens home for almost 1000 animals. Redgrave and Lopham fen the source of the river waveney. Thornham walks, and gardens.
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