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Red Robin, Whepstead

Wickhambrook near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk (Ref. 1116805)

5.0

Best of Suffolk rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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Features

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

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26 Customer Review(s)

  • Jo

    “A perfect place for us to stay with everything possible in the property for a trouble free holiday.”

    A big plus is having two bathrooms, especially the ensuite. We felt really at home here.

    A big plus is having two bathrooms, especially the ensuite. We felt really at home here.

    - Jo, May 2024

    Thank you for your positive feedback Property Owner

Summary

  • Single-storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1x king-size (zip/link, can be 2'6" twin beds on request) with en-suite shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, grill and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV with FreeView, DVD player, iPod docking station, WiFi
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • A travel cot and highchair are available
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Patio, patio furniture, garden shed, barbecue
  • Up to 3 well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 5 miles, pub 0.9 miles
  • Note: If you wish the king-size to be made up as a 2'6" twin please contact us
  • Note: Sorry, no unaccompanied teenagers
  • Note: If you wish to bring a dog please inform us at time of booking

The property

Red Robin, named after the evergreen hedge which surrounds the property, is located at the edge of an arable farm in a rural location surrounded by fields. Guests are welcomed into the lobby with cupboards for coats and boots and doors to the living area, family bathroom and both bedrooms. The dual aspect L shaped living accommodation is great for socialising with a well-equipped kitchen area leading to the dining and living areas. Both bedrooms are tastefully furnished, one with a double bed and luxury bathroom next door; the other with a zip and link king bed giving the option of a twin or double with en-suite shower room. There’s ample parking adjacent to the house and a ramp, together with wide door frames, makes the property easily accessible for all guests. French doors open from the dining area to the patio where a table and four chairs invite guests to relax and enjoy the sounds of the countryside. Ground Floor Hallway The front door opens into a spacious hallway with wooden floorboards, hooks for coats and a large storage cupboard for muddy boots! A part glazed door opens into the kitchen, with other doors leading to the family bathroom and both bedrooms. Kitchen/ Dining/Living Room This open plan, triple aspect, L shaped room is great for socializing and cleverly divided with a tiled floor in the kitchen area and wooden floor running from the dining to the living area. The modern and light fitted kitchen is well equipped with an integrated dishwasher, full-size fridge, and freezer, free-standing washing machine, electric oven, ceramic hob with extractor fan, microwave, Dualit kettle, and toaster. A window overlooks the patio with fields beyond. Furnished with a sturdy shaker style table with six chairs, the dining area is conveniently located next to the kitchen area and has French doors opening onto the patio. Overlooking the entrance, the living area has ample seating with a corner leather sofa stacked with cushions, as well as a coffee table, bookcase stocked with books for you to choose from, TV unit with 40” flat-screen TV, DVD player, Freeview, iPod docking station and rug adding a cosy feel. Family Bathroom Off the hallway, conveniently adjacent to the bedroom, this luxury bathroom with a tiled floor has a P shaped bath with power shower over with shower screen plus a hand shower. The washbasin is set into a unit with drawers and demister mirror above with attractive pin lights, WC, heated towel rail, and east-facing window giving natural light. Bedroom One A good-sized room furnished with a king-size bed with padded bedhead, bedside drawers with lamps, built-in wardrobe with hanging space, shelving and mirrored doors, little upholstered chair and north-facing window. Bedroom Two The zip and link king-size bed can be separated to give twin 2”6 beds or king-size with bedside cabinets, lamps plus large chest of drawers. Windows overlook the patio on one side and road with fields beyond at the back of the cottage. En-Suite Shower Room With double walk-in shower with power shower; washbasin set in a unit with storage cupboards under; demister mirror with pin lights (perfect for doing your make-up); heated towel rail and the essential WC, this is a super en-suite. Outside Red Robin is located on a farm to the right of the driveway where there is ample parking. The large sunny southwest facing and private patio, shielded from the country road by a Red Robin hedge, overlooks a field. There are lovely planters with ornamental trees, a rattan style table with chairs and a charcola BBQ which, with French doors opening from the dining area, make this a great place to enjoy alfresco dining. A lockable garden shed is ideal for storing bikes or children's toys.

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Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location

BURY ST EDMUNDS

Thetford 13 miles; Ipswich 27.5 miles; Cambridge 28.1 miles; Colchester 34.2 miles

Bury St Edmunds, locally referred to as Bury, is a historic market town and civil parish found in Suffolk, East Anglia. Boasting over 1000 years of history to discover, it offers plenty to see and do at any time of the year. Describe as being 'Suffolk's foodie town', you can expect to find plenty of tempting eateries to assist you on your self-catered stay including all of pubs, restaurants, cafés and takeaways galore, as well as there being a good selection of supermarkets and convenience stores for those seeking fresh ingredients or any picnic essentials. Admire the beautiful architecture of the town whilst visiting both its high street and independent stores, with abbey ruins and gardens, art galleries, Suffolk's only cathedral and Moyse's Hall Museum to find too, offering something for all tastes. Visit the 200 acres of Nowton Park where you can walk amongst the landscaped lands of Suffolk's countryside, or take a trip to discover the beauty of Thetford Forest Park, spanning over 18,730 hectares, here you can find serene walking and cycling routes as well as attractions such as High Lodge, Lynford Stag, Lynford Arboretum, the Harling Woods and so much more. The coast can also be reached via a scenic drive, where you can find the traditional seaside towns of Felixstowe and Clacton-on-Sea, while Ipswich, Cambridge and Colchester are all within reach too.

Note: If you wish the king-size to be made up as 2'6" twin please contact us.
Note: Sorry, no unaccompanied teenagers.
Note: If you wish to bring a dog please inform us at time of booking

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas