Welcome to The Garden Room
"Fantastic coastal and woodland walks great for the dogs. Lots of wildlife in the garden. Beautiful spot for a holiday. Thank you."
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The Garden Room is a very tasteful, single storey, studio style conversion in the beautiful garden of The Old Rectory, Ridlington, the Grade II listed family home of Fiona and Peter Black. There are 4 acres of garden and woodland surrounding the Garden Room and beyond that, conservation farmland, quiet lanes with acres of common and heathland very close by. Fiona is a keen and knowledgeable gardener and her Garden is included in National Garden Scheme Gardens Open For Charity.
When you get here: You drive up the gravel drive, past the tennis court and park right outside the back door of the Garden Room. The solid wood door (with keycode pad - no worries about losing keys!) leads straight into the ....
Studio Sitting/Sleeping area: Large airy beamed space with windows and French doors providing views and access onto the beautiful garden and, beyond that, out onto open countryside. At this end there is the wood burning stove, low table, futon sofa bed and TV with Freeview, dvd player, a selection of dvds, games and books and information about the area (on the antique pine dresser).
Just off the main room are the ..
Kitchen: Very well equipped, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, electric cooker and country style cubpoards and drawers. Large window view onto garden.
Outside: Croquet lawn on the grass in front of the main house and an all weather tennis court (available by arrangement - no charge), ample parking. Seating on patio area in the Old Rectory garden just outside the French doors.
Heating: Wood burning stove - no charge for logs. Log store just across drive way. Storage radiators for heating and double glazing throughout.
What we provide:
Please note - there is no land line telephone for the Garden Room. The most reliable network for the area is Vodafone.
Guests are requested not to smoke in The Garden Room please.
Bike hire is available by arrangement and there are plenty of quiet lanes and tracks in the area for cycling. Norfolk is a very easy county to get around by bike!
Bed and breakfast available in the main house all year round - contact Fiona by email or call 01692 650247 for availability and prices.
Tesco, Sainsbury, Asda and Waitrose all deliver to The Garden Room, so if you want to arrange for a delivery on the day of your arrival, just let us know and we will put it all away for you. If you would rather have local food, We Love Local Food also deliver.
Or - the A149 at Stalham, take the turning signposted to Happisburgh, Bacton and Walcott (Stepping Stone Lane). Turn left at the next T junction. Continue up this road for approximately 3 miles until you come to a left turn signposted Byway to Fox Hill. Take this and continue down this lane - approx 1 mile - until you reach a small cross roads, the road goes right here and then past a farm and bends through a small wooded area. Once out of the wooded area the Garden Room/Old Rectory is the first property on the right - two entrances.
The Old Rectory
Availability for 2013
|Sleeps 2 |
|24 May - 27 May||Booked|
|27 May - 1 June||Booked|
|1 June - 4 June||3 nights £235|
|29 Jun - 6 Jul||Booked|
|6 Jul - 13 Jul||Booked|
|13 Jul - 20 Jul||Booked|
|20 Jul - 27 Jul||450|
|27 Jul - 3 Aug||450|
|3 Aug - 10 Aug||450|
|10 Aug - 17 Aug||450|
|17 Aug - 24 Aug||450|
|24 Aug - 31 Aug||Booked|
|31 Aug - 7 Sep||400|
|7 Sep - 14 Sep||400|
|14 Sep - 21 Sep||Booked|
|21 Sep - 28 Sep||400|
|28 Sep - 5 Oct||300|
|5 Oct - 12 Oct||300|
|12 Oct - 19 Oct||300|
|19 Oct - 26 Oct||300|
|26 Oct - 2 Nov||350|
|2 Nov - 9 Nov||275|
|9 Nov - 16 Nov||275|
|16 Nov - 23 Nov||275|
|23 Nov - 30 Nov||275|
|30 Nov - 7 Dec||275|
|7 Dec - 14 Dec||275|
|14 Dec - 21 Dec||275|
|21 Dec - 28 Dec||400|
|28 Dec - 4 Jan||400|
|Taking bookings for 2014|
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Recent Guest Book Comments
"So wonderfully relaxing and quiet - lots of walking both in the surrounding countryside and beaches close by. The Garden Room is lovely and comfortable and a real sanctuary of tranquillity. Fiona and Peter extremely welcoming we plan to return very soon!"
"Garden Cottage exceeded all expectations. Wonderful hospitality, thank you".
See what other guests have said about The Garden Room by looking in our Guestbook.
For more information about The Garden Room and bed and breakfast at The Old Rectory please click on The Old Rectory