Wattisfield near Rickinghall and Diss, Suffolk (Ref. 941320)

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No


  • Sleeps 3 people

  • 1 bedroom

  • 1 bathroom

  • No pets allowed

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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* Based on a combined average customer score over the last 3 months

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  • “The garden at this cottage is a particular gem.”

    A brilliant spot for some R&R. Very peaceful listening to birds singing, watching butterflies and smelling the roses!

The property

Rickinghall 3 miles.

Situated on the outskirts of the pretty village of Wattisfield, this semi detached property offers a tranquil escape, within excellent reach of a number of wonderful places to visit.

This comfortable and meticulously maintained, ground floor cottage is ideal for wheelchair users and those with limited mobility.

There is ample off road parking and easy access to the property and garden.

This one bedroom cottage offers a lovely, light open plan living area with a kitchen and sitting room overlooking the beautiful patio and wildlife pond beyond.

From the main living space you can access the large walk-in wet room and twin bedroom.

The sitting room also has a single sofa bed offering additional sleeping options.

The cottage is centrally located in between Bury St Edmunds, Diss and Thetford, you can easily access the wonderful Thetford forest, the Norfolk Broads and the famous heritage coastline.

From your doorstep you can enjoy some wonderful walking with various village pubs close by and within a mile you can be at two pubs to refuel for the way home.

A short drive will bring you to a number of attractions including Bressingham Steam museum, Banham Zoo, Africa Alive and Pleasurewood Hills for the more adventurous!

This really is a wonderful holiday cottage for exploring the area and you will want to return again and again.


  • All ground floor
  • One twin bedroom
  • Wet room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with single sofa bed.
  • Electric night storage/convector heating
  • Electric oven and low level hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Private patio garden with wildlife pond, furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 1.5 miles
  • Note: Property is 1 of 2 semi detached holiday homes
  • Note: Uncovered and unfenced pond in grounds, children to be supervised
  • Note: Single beds can be pushed together with a topper used to make a king-size double
  • Note: This property has an M3a mobility rating with handrails, seat and bed raisers, shower/commode chair and toilet seat raiser available on request, and hoist rental is available by arrangement at additional cost with owner; the property is therefore suitable for assisted wheelchair users
  • Please contact the owner if you have any specific questions
  • Note: Weekend private hot tub hire can be arranged at an additional cost and by prior arrangement, directly from the owner.

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About the location


Diss 7 miles; Thetford 13.5 miles; Bury St Edmunds 16 miles.

The village of Rickinghall, alongside Botesdale, is situated close to the Norfolk border offering excellent access to both Norfolk and Suffolk with good road links to Bury St Edmunds, Diss and Thetford. The villages are well stocked with three pubs, a local store and a selection of takeaways. This is a fantastic touring base and nearby Diss has narrow winding streets with secret little courtyards, and a high street offering an array of small shops and tea rooms. Walkers can explore Angles, Pedar and the Boudica Way, a wonderful 40 mile walk from Diss to the medieval city of Norwich. Approximately 2 miles from Diss is Bressingham, with its Steam Museum,17 acres of beautiful gardens, garden centre, restaurant, and the Dad’s Army collection in Thetford, where you can wander through Walmington-on-Sea with its original props and vehicles from the TV series. Other local attractions include Banham Zoo, the 100th Bomb Group Museum, along with the many attractions and amenities to be found in the cathedral city of Norwich.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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