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Bungay 8 miles; Beccles 13 miles; Norwich 19 miles; Southwold 21 miles.
Located on the Norfolk/Suffolk border, Harleston nestles in the beautiful Waveney Valley within easy reach of the Suffolk Heritage Coast and with endless beautiful towns and villages just a short drive away. This friendly town offers ancient inns, charming individual shops, good restaurants and cafes, an art gallery and local museum, and a weekly market. Fresh fish can be bought daily, along with local game and produce. Enjoy antique auctions, country walks from your doorstep, angling and birdwatching or take advantage of the two free bikes from the local Swan Inn (with audio guide). Endless day trips include Sandringham Castle, Aviation & Steam Train Museums, Castles, Cathedrals, Breweries, Vineyards and the famous Norfolk Broads. Nearby Bungay boasts many historic attractions, the ruins of Bigod's Castle, Buttercross, a Spring Garden market, a Summer antiques fair and Christmas Market, attracting many people each year. A 30 minute drive to the fabulous Suffolk coast brings you to magical Southwold with its famous amber shop, and even nearer is the market town of Beccles at the head of the Broads.
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Harleston 3 miles. This well-presented semi-detached cottage enjoys a peaceful, rural setting, situated in the Waveney Valley area of Suffolk, in the village of Withersdale Street, three miles from the quaint busy market town of Harleston. Located within the grounds of the owners’ home, this delightful former outbuilding has been lovingly converted; retaining original features, such as part-vaulted ceilings. This single-storey Withersdale Street cottage offers bright and spacious accommodation consisting of an open plan living area with a well-equipped kitchen area, a dining area and a sitting area with comfy sofas and views onto a private patio garden with seating. Your Harleston cottage also has two bedrooms – a king-size double and a twin, which can be made into a double, along with a shower room. This Withersdale Street cottage also benefits from shared use of the owners’ large lawned garden with trees, flowers and seating. Surrounded by countryside, this Withersdale Street cottage offers a lovely retreat from which to enjoy this part of Suffolk, or you may wish to venture over the border into Norfolk. Close by is the town of Harleston with a large number of independent shops and several good restaurants, plus within easy driving distance is the beautiful historic Norfolk city of Norwich with its castle, cathedral, museums and excellent shopping. The Suffolk Victorian seaside town of Southwold, famous for its beach huts, lighthouse and Adnams Brewery, is nearby, and other places worthy of a visit include Snape Maltings, Framlingham village with its National Trust-owned castle, Wyken Vineyards, and RSPB Minsmere. This Withersdale Street cottage is an ideal base for a family who wish to explore this wonderful area. Note: This property is attached to Ref 15757, and together they can accommodate 6 people.
All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin (zip/link - can be double on request). Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
Gas central heating. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Private enclosed front patio area with furniture, shared use of owners' lawned garden with furniture. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 2 miles, pub 1 mile.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about Golden Cross:
The property was very comfortable and owners friendly and helpful.
Mrs Brooker, Rugby, May 2013
Mrs Toomer, Coleford, March 2013
Property as described in brochure and nice owners, willing to help with anything.
Mr Clint, Pitlochry, December 2012
This was the best cottage we have ever stayed in. Extremely comfortable and warm.The owners have provided absolutely everything you could possibly need and they are a lovely couple too. We can't wait to return next year hopefully.
Mrs Search, Gedney Drove End, November 2012