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Garden Cottage

(Ref. 17088)

Bush Green near Pulham Market, Norfolk Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Broadband / WiFi

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41 Customer Reviews

  • "Great little place as a base for us to visit family."

    Use written directions as provided by owner if you want to get there directly, we had a few cross country expeditions with sat nav:)) Highly reccommended.

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Sep 2023

  • "Quite, tidy, a little smaller then I was led to believe"

    Reviewed by Jacqui3.8Jul 2023

  • "Very relaxing and quiet, had entertainment with the chicken in the garden."

    A very nice walk for the dog just four miles down the road. Very nice welcome by the owners.

    Reviewed by Dawn4.4Jun 2023

  • "A great place to stay with friendly hosts"

    Reviewed by Mike5.0Apr 2023

  • "A cosy cottage."

    Ideal for a few days get away from everything. It is quiet, well laid out. Useful garden area on which to exersice a dog, which we did. Nearby ia a lovely patch of woodland, part of the Woodland Trust, close enough for longer human and dog exercise. Due to adverse weather we resorted to bing watching of TV soaps. When able we did manage a couple of outings. Close by is the GOODIES food hall. A must go to place.

    Reviewed by Jeremy4.7Mar 2023

  • "Fabulous cottage , spotlessly clean , beautiful area , lovely owners , fabulous setting , a true gem of a place , relaxing , lots to do in the area , romantic retreat truly it was , will return ."

    Reviewed by Nigel5.0Oct 2022

  • "Perfect cosy little cottage for 2 and our little dog."

    Had a great stay in this incredibly quiet and peaceful location situated in the middle of Norfolk giving perfect access all around to explore the coast and towns in land. Cottage had everything we needed. Bed was comfortable, property spotlessly clean throughout on arrival. This place is not a mansion in terms of size but was exactly as it was advertised and we would not change it. Would definitely come again. So if you are looking for a well priced small get away look no further….

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Sep 2022

  • "The cottage was lovely a bit smaller than expected the fly situation was horrendous however half way through our stay the owner did send some men in to spray cottage however in our opinion it didn't work, garden was lovely it was a shame it wasn't fenced off to allow my dog a free run."

    But on the whole the holiday was lovely and the owners very pleasant

    Reviewed by Jean3.8Jul 2022

  • "Great place to stay."

    Host, location and accommodation all great... Nice walk to the local pubs in the evening too

    Reviewed by David5.0Mar 2022

  • "Had a lovely week here."

    Comfy bed. Cosy warm cottage. Milk and biscuits was a nice touch thank you. Everything was just right for us 2 and a dog.

    Reviewed by Karl5.0Mar 2022

  • "I had a good enough stay, but found the kitchen area very cramped, and the shower went from a really fast flow to almost a trickle in a week."

    Reviewed by Carolyn2.8Feb 2022

  • "Really enjoyed my dog friendly stay."

    Lovely walks. The cottage is very small but well equipped and I found it comfortable. My only negative is that I thought there was an enclosed garden but there isn't. My dog required a visit to the garden in the early hours so, there I was wandering around in my pyjamas at 2am. Even if there were a little fencing around the patio doors, that would really help. Owners very helpful when I needed towels to wipe Micky's feet. Very friendly and would happily visit again for the walks. Sorry about setting the fire alarm off with my toast! Angie

    Reviewed by Angela4.1Feb 2022

  • "We needed a few days away, having both worked through out the pandemic with no chance of a vacation."

    This cottage was idyllic, comfortable, warm and not overly expensive. Tucked away from the rat race, we enjoyed a few country walk's with our puppy who also loved his stay. To our host's of the cottage many thanks for making it perfect time away.

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Feb 2022

  • "A lovely bijou cosy cottage for 2 plus our border collie."

    Had everything we needed for a 4 night stay in January. I took extra rugs and hot water bottles but totally unnecessary as it was very cosy. Very quiet and totally restful. Great farm shop 1.5 miles away with lovely cafe attached.

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Dec 2021

  • "Lovely cottage in a fantastic location with beautiful surroundings."

    Good facilities, WIFI and very comfy. Would recommend.

    Reviewed by Sam5.0Dec 2021

  • "We left after the first night, as we are both in our 60,s."

    We found the double bed so uncomfortable. My husband slept on the floor! The lounge furniture was also very uncomfortable! So disappointed ☹️! The accommodation, is fine for one person , definitely not two. Far too small .

    Thank you for leaving feedback. The bed in Garden Cottage is a standard sized double bed, and we regularly receive compliments on the coziness and comfort of the property. The property is compact but this is very clear in the pictures provided. We are sorry you left Garden Cottage early. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sheridan2.2Oct 2021

  • "A lovely cottage in a great location to explore the area."

    A very peaceful setting with lovely views. The flowers and biscuits were a nice touch and appreciated.

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Sep 2021

  • "The pictures and description do not justify what this cottage deserves."

    Beautifully set out and a lovely location. A perfect base to explore Norfolk and Suffolk, on arrival a lovely bouquet of flowers and pack of biscuits. We met the hosts, Sarah and Stuart who were friendly and helpful. Would recommend to anyone wanting a short or long break. A Brilliant week's holiday

    Reviewed by Andy5.0Aug 2021

  • "It was very relaxing and quiet."

    You had every thing in the cottage needed for a break

    Reviewed by William4.1Jul 2021

  • "Lovely and cozy cottage."

    Away from the hustle and bustle. Great hosts. Will highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Dina3.8Jun 2021

  • "Well when we arrived we were disappointed with the size of the property being so small."

    Then we heard the bird scarers going off with a loud bang and then another loud bang this was both sides of the property. And when we went to the local pub for lunch it was closed down but when I contacted them before we left they gave me a email voucher for 20% off our meals? Strange. With regard to the furniture in the front room wonse you sat down it was so low it was difficult to get up again. We also had to wash all the cutlery and plates before we used them in actual fact the utensils still had old food on them.The other problem was the the flys that continued to buss arround you even when your in bed I suppose that's what the spatter was for. With regard to the shower it didn't look like it had been descaled for years. I feel that the PRICE charged for a week is extremely high considering the cottage is a old out building with additions to it ,in actuall fact it isn't a cottage at all. The PRICE of a weeks stay is extremely high

    Thank you very much for your feedback. We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed with the size of the accommodation, however the pictures and description of the cottage accurately reflect its size and make it clear that it is in a rural location. Rural living sometimes comes with flies and pigeon scarers and tractors working in the fields surrounding the cottage, but we appreciate it might not be to everyone's taste. We are sorry to hear that the local pub was closed (unfortunately they were unable to keep open after COVID). Our living room furniture is from a very well known high street retailer, we are sorry if it was not to your liking, previous guests have been very happy with it. Both the kitchen and bathroom were completely changed and refurbished in 2020 - we do suffer from heavy limescale in our water but the shower is checked and descaled weekly. I am sorry if you feel some plates/cutlery were not cleaned satisfactorily and we will take steps to check more thoroughly in future, thank you for bringing this to our attention. The price of the cottage is set by Sykes and reflects the time of year and the current post lockdown demand. The cottage is cosy and full of character, in a peaceful, rural location and we have had many very happy visitors over the last few years. Thank you again for your feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by David1.3Jun 2021

  • "Nice cottage probably due soon for a lick of paint and freshen up."

    Bed and pillows very comfortable and though small the kitchen had everything you could possibly need. Lovely rural location.

    Reviewed by Joan4.1Jun 2021

  • "Very quiet and peaceful location."

    Cosy cottage.

    Reviewed by Sandra3.8May 2021

  • "A beautiful little cottage retreat that had everything we needed would highly recommend."

    Great location and super cosy.

    Reviewed by Francesca5.0Dec 2020

  • "Brilliant stay, such a pretty part of Norfolk."

    The cottage went above and beyond and we were so impressed. So so cosy and a lovely escape. Having some biscuits on arrival was a lovely touch. We loved seeing the chickens running around every day. Only thing we would say is the low ceiling as you go from the lounge to the kitchen, a sign would be helpful for us tall folk as we knocked our head a few times. Other than that, everything was just perfect!

    Reviewed by Jessica4.7Oct 2020

  • "A lovely cottage in a beautiful location."

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Aug 2020

  • "It was a lovely touch to have a packet of luxury biscuits and milk in the cottage when we arrived."

    There was a great array of cooking items, which we really hadn’t expected. The cottage is very rural and although we were next to the owner’s house, we get hassled. We would definitely use this cottage and Sykes Holidays again.

    Reviewed by Diane4.7Mar 2020

  • "Lovely cottage in a nice location, plenty to see and do."

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Feb 2020

  • "Very compact accommodation, perfect for 2 people."

    Ideal location for seeing both Norfolk and Suffolk. Unfortunately good WiFi and phone reception so hard to really got away from it all but lovely holiday

    Reviewed by Jean5.0Oct 2019

  • "The cottage is quite small, as I was on my own it was cosy, but if I had shared with a partner or I was a big lady it might have been a bit squashed."

    Reviewed by Fay5.0Jul 2019

  • "A fabulous little retreat."

    Reviewed by Wendy4.7Dec 2018

  • "Had an excellent few days, lovely quiet location."

    Reviewed by David4.1Nov 2018

  • "Lovely cottage very well presented everything you needed was provided"

    Reviewed by John5.0Aug 2018

  • "This is a delightful cottage in a quiet rural location providing an opportunity to get away from it all but with easy access to Norwich, Diss, the Broads, the coast and other Norfolk attractions."

    There are excellent pubs/restaurants in the vicinity. The owners were friendly and helpful without being intrusive. It exceeded our expectations for a restful break.

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Jul 2018

  • "Fantastic location and base to explore the lovely area."

    Piecefull and very quiet. Owners very helpful and polite. We really enjoyed our stay and will recommend it to our friends and family. We both lead busy lives and this was just the break we needed.

    Reviewed by Marc4.7Jun 2018

  • "The cottage is set in a lovely quiet peaceful setting."

    The owners were very friendly and helpful and had left milk, biscuits and fresh flowers for our arrival, a lovely touch. We really enjoyed our stay. The cottage itself is very cozy. It was easy to reach places we wished to visit. This is the third holiday we have had using Sykes Cottages and would certainly use them again and recommend them.

    Reviewed by David4.4Jun 2018

  • "The holiday was great."

    The owners were friendly. Only slight negative was the kitchen area. Very small awkward to use.

    Reviewed by Keith3.8Jun 2018

  • "We had a wonderful stay."

    Other reviews mention that the kitchen is a bit dated, this may be true but the bed was extremely comfortable and the linen and towels were immaculate. Would love to stay again.

    Reviewed by Pauline4.7May 2018

  • "The kitchen needs rethinking and pots pans and utensils need up dating."

    Bathroom area could do with shower basket on the wall for shampoo and shower gel. Beautiful cottage and quite location and very relaxing.

    Reviewed by John William4.2Dec 2017

  • "If there had been a photo of the kitchen facilities at this property I would not ..."

    If there had been a photo of the kitchen facilities at this property I would not have booked it There were inadequate cooking utensils and some of them were dirty However all other areas were clean and the linen was of good quality Definately not for those who wish to cook their own food

    Reviewed by Stephen2.9Nov 2017

  • "Quiet location that suited us down to the ground."

    Everything was fine even the weather was kind.

    Reviewed by Alan4.6Jun 2017

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  • All ground floor
  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area.
  • Electric panel heaters
  • Electric oven and 2-ring hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Shared rear lawned garden with patio, unfenced pond and furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.5 miles
  • Note: This property is unsuitable for people with limited mobility
  • Note: No children at this property
  • Note: There is an unfenced pond in the garden.

The property

This detached single-storey cottage offers compact accommodation.

Converted from a stable, it has lots of character and original exposed beams.

A perfect retreat for two.

This Pulham Market cottage has a small galley-style kitchen, and a sitting room with dining area and French doors, which lead onto a shared patio and large garden with views across open fields.

A cosy romantic hideaway located in beautiful Norfolk countryside.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 17087, together they sleep 7.

Ducksfoot Farm Holiday Cottages

Pulham Market 1.5 miles. These two delightful detached holiday cottages, located in the attractive grounds of the owners’ home, are situated in the peaceful rural hamlet of Bush Green, in the beautiful Norfolk countryside. The cottages are former farm buildings which have been converted to offer unique well-equipped holiday homes, boasting charm and character, having retained many of their original features. The larger cottage sleeps five people over two floors and the smaller holiday home sleeps two on the ground floor. Both of these cottages offer outdoor space where you can relax with a glass of wine after a busy day. From the doorstep you can enjoy leisurely country walks, or should you wish to travel further afield you can discover many interesting villages, market towns and beautiful beaches, all offering something for everyone. These charming cottages are an ideal base for families or a couple, at any time of year.

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About the location


Diss 8 miles; Norwich 17 miles.

Tucked away in the heart of the south Norfolk countryside is the pretty rural conservation village of Pulham Market. Pulham Market is an attractive village with traditional village green surrounded by beautiful thatched cottages, a 17th century church, general store, Post Office, a pub and a pub/restaurant. Just 8 miles from Pulham Market is the market town of Diss offering a good selection of shops, delis, eateries, a museum, swimming pool and an attractive Mere area where you can feed the ducks while you sit and relax. Pulham Market is ideally placed for those wishing to explore both Norfolk and Suffolk. Both counties offer wonderful interesting coastlines, many of which have sandy beaches, or why not take a leisurely drive through the luscious green countryside stopping off at one of the many interesting quaint market towns for a browse around independent shops, a spot of lunch or afternoon tea? Don’t forget to spend a day visiting the famous Norfolk broads or the beautiful, historic city of Norwich, which has a wealth of attractions.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas