"A magnificent grand house in the grounds of the ruins of a 14th Century Castle. Surrounded by verdant Suffolk countryside and the ample grounds have plenty of outdoor space for big groups including dogs and children.\nIdeal for family celebrations and country escapes with lots of internal space to spread out with views of fields horses and generally bucolic landscapes. An annexed games room with darts and pool provides plenty of fun for playful guests and is neatly aside from the main building for noise control.\nThe proximity to the castle is a real highlight with stunning views from the house across its ruins. The walls in the garden viewed from the terrace provides a wonderful backdrop for family photos.\nThe house has a countrified period charm to its layout and designs. Downstairs there’s a conservatory with views all around a large-windowed dining area with extra table as required a large living room with comfy seating for everyone and large Smart TV and there are two kitchens for easy-peasy preparation of food for everyone. There are seven bedrooms upstairs and two downstairs with five ensuites plus extra shared bathrooms and WCs.\nAll in all this is a superb option for your escape to the countryside of Suffolk and Norfolk. Easily accessible from London or Norwich get your country charm here and pretend to be a lord or lady."
Castle Lodge: sleeps 19 in 9 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and 3 additional WCs (5 ensuites). There are 6-8 parking spaces on a driveway.
Sitting room: Couches and chairs for all, large flat screen Smart TV, electric wood burner
Reading Room: Couches, electric wood burner
Dining Room: Dining area with seating for up to 20, electric wood burner, lounge area
Main Kitchen: Two ovens, dishwasher, microwave, dining table for 8
Extra Kitchen: Oven, microwave, dishwasher
Wet Room: level access from downstairs room
Bedroom Eight: (sleeps 2), double bed, en suite
Bedroom Nine: (sleeps 2), double bed, nearby WC
Bedroom One: (sleeps 2), large twin bed, cot, shared bathroom with bedroom two
Bedroom Two: (sleeps 2), small double bed, shared bathroom with bedroom one
Bedroom Three: (sleeps 2), double bed, en suite
Bedroom Four: (sleeps 2) double bed, en suite
Bedroom Five: (sleeps 2), double bed, nearby WC
Bedroom Six: (sleeps 2), large double bed, cot, en suite
Bedroom Seven: (sleeps 3), large twin bed, single bed, en suite
Front and back terraces
External tables and chairs for all guests
Livery stable: no access to guests
What you need to know
Dogs welcome, downstairs only. No dogs allowed upstairs.
Parking on driveway for 6+ cars
No smoking, no parties. Hens and stags enquiry only.
Electric fences and farm animals. Please supervise dogs and children.
Access to the castle by appointment only
There are two neighbouring barn conversions, one about 50 yds away and the other 75yds, and the main Castle house is about 100yds. All behind the castle walls out of sight but not hearing.
Check in after 12pm Checkout 3pm
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