The Railway Carriage
A Victorian Railway Carriage converted into a small holiday cottage sleeps 2, set in a pretty private garden with ample parking that leads into a three acre Apple Orchard. Ideal for couples, semi rural location on the edge of the village of Wisbech St Mary, pets welcome.
- Sleeps 2
- Bedrooms 1
- Bathrooms 1
- Child Friendly
- Dog Friendly Cottages
- Small Cottages
The property is a delightful Victorian Railway Carriage that has been converted into a small holiday cottage set in its own private pretty garden that leads into your own 3 acre Apple Orchard. Ample parking for two cars. The Carriage is on the edge of the village of Wisbech St Mary which has a general store / post office, fish and chip shop and two public houses which serve meals.
The accommodation consists of Conservatory, fully fitted Kitchen / Diner with hob, oven, microwave, fridge / freezer and washing machine. Lounge with Sky freesat and Freeview digital television, dvd player, cd player, unlimited Wi-Fi and electric fire. Double bedroom, Bathroom with bath and shower. Storage central heating, pets welcome.
The village is three miles from Wisbech which is a Fenland Market Town with fine Georgian architecture, the Brinks and the Crescent display the Town's wealth of heritage.
Peckover House and gardens ( National Trust ) Octavia Hill museum and Elgoods brewery and gardens which are open to the public.
Wisbech is an ideal base for touring the area with many places of interest close by. Peterborough with it's fine Cathedral and Nene Valley Steam Railway, King's Lynn, Ely one of the countries smallest cities with its magnificent Cathedral, Cambridge with its historical colleges, botanical gardens and punting on the river, Stamford with its 17th and 18th century stone and older timber framed buildings along with five medieval parish churches.
Visit the North Norfolk Coast area of outstanding beauty including Heacham 30 miles, Hunstanton 31 miles, Wells-Next-The-Sea 44miles, Cromer 59 miles, and Sheringham withs it's heritage steam railway the "poppy line" 56 miles.
Stately homes to visit include, Oxburgh Hall 27 miles, Houghton Hall 30 miles, Holkham Hall 30 miles, Sandrnigham House with its fine country park 25 miles and Burghley House built for Sir William Cecil Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth the 1st of England 33 miles.
Wildlife reserves at Welney RSPB 16 miles and the Ouse Washes RSPB 19 miles in the heart of the Fens forms the largest area of washland in the country.
£175 - £260 per week
Short breaks available from 31st October - 31st March
2 nights @ £130
3 nights @ £155
4 nights @ £180
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Cottage added 10th November 2017