Crossing Row Cottage
Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen near King's Lynn, Norfolk
This delightful semi-detached cottage, attached to the owners’ home, is situated in the rural Norfolk village of Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen, just a short walk from the River Great Ouse and within driving distance of Downham Market and King’s Lynn. Retaining original features, this welcoming Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen cottage offers spacious accommodation and provides an ideal holiday home for families or friends. There are four bedrooms on the first floor at this Norfolk cottage, whilst downstairs, there is a bathroom with a wonderful roll-top bath, a kitchen with breakfast table, a dining room, a dressing room and a sitting room with warming open fire. Outside this Norfolk cottage is a courtyard garden with table and chairs, from where you can admire the views of a small wood and open fields. Walks, cycle rides and birdwatching can all be enjoyed along the river in Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen, plus within easy travelling distance is the historic maritime town of King’s Lynn, which is well worth exploring on a guided tour, where you will find out about the town’s interesting past life. Other places to visit include English Heritage owned Castle Rising and Castle Acre Priory, the Queen’s Sandringham Estate, Holkham Hall, and the varied coastline, which includes a number of RSPB sites and fishing villages. A terrific Norfolk cottage in an area that has something for everyone.
Four bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x double with additional single folding bed, 2 x single. Ground floor bathroom with roll-top bath, basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast area (seats 4). Dining room. Sitting room (seats 5) with open fire. Ground floor dressing room.
Oil central heating with open fire in sitting room. Calor gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD. Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 3 cars. Rear enclosed courtyard garden with patio and furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 2 miles, pub 10 mins walk. Note: Due to two steep staircases, this cottage isn't suitable for the elderly and children aged 7 and under (excluding babes in arms). Note: There is an interconnecting door between the holiday accommodation and the owner's home, which will remain bolted shut.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
About the location
Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen
Downham Market 6 miles; King’s Lynn 10 miles.
The rural Norfolk village of Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen sits on the banks of the River Great Ouse, within an area known as The Fens. The village is known locally as Magdalen, and the area is characterised by the level agricultural fields, which are protected by drainage channels that carry water out to the Wash. Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen is situated 6 miles from the market town of Downham Market and 10 miles from the historic maritime town of King's Lynn, which has been used as the location for several period films and TV productions. The West and North Norfolk coastline are within easy travelling distance, where you will find many villages and towns, including Hunstanton, and several RSPB sites. Inland is Sandingham Estate, where house tours and attractive gardens can be enjoyed, whilst travelling in the opposite direction will bring you to Wisbech, Ely, Peterborough and Cambridge. Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen is an ideal base for exploring Norfolk.