Eterior of a vintage railway carriage converted to a holiday rental in a garden.

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The Railway Carriage
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The Railway Carriage

Converted Railway Carriage For Couples.

The property is a delightful Victorian Railway Carriage converted into a small holiday cottage set in its own private pretty garden leading into your 3-acre field. There is 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 that serve meals.

The accommodation includes a Conservatory, a fully fitted Kitchen / Diner with hob, oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, and washing machine, a lounge with Freeview smart digital television, DVD player, CD player, unlimited Wi-Fi, and electric fire, a double bedroom, and a Bathroom with bath and shower. Storage central heating, pets welcome.

The village is three miles from Wisbech, 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 are open to the public.

Wisbech is an ideal base for touring the area, with many places of interest close by:

  • Peterborough, with its fine Cathedral and Nene Valley Steam Railway
  • King’s Lynn, Ely, one of the country’s smallest cities, with its magnificent Cathedral
  • Cambridge, with its historical colleges, botanical gardens, and punting on the river
  • Stamford has 17th- and 18th-century stone, older timber-framed buildings, and 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, with its 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, Sandringham 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 are 16 miles, and the Ouse Washes RSPB are 19 miles in the heart of the Fens, which form the largest washland area in the country.



£350 - £400 per week.


Short breaks available from 31st October - 31st March


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