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Gardener's CottageThornham Magna, Rural Suffolk

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Gardener's Cottage is a charming Grade II listed 17th century thatched timber framed cottage, lovingly restored and updated while retaining many of its original features including an inglenook fireplace and exposed beams. It has an enchanting garden at the rear of the cottage with a large terrace, fruit trees and stunning wild flower orchard. The property sleeps four in a double room with en-suite bathroom and a twin room with en-suite wc and basin – each with an individual staircase.

Located in the peaceful village of Thornham Magna, the cottage sits on the edge of the Thornham Estate which offers 12 miles of fabulous walks within the estate grounds through beautiful parkland and ancient woodland. The village also has a cafe, restaurant and photographer's gallery as well as The Four Horse Shoes, a well-known, popular pub within easy walking distance of the property.


Bed LinenCentral HeatingDishwasherDog FriendlyDVD playerElectric hob & ovenEnclosed Garden/CourtyardExposed BeamsFreezerFridgeGarden FurnitureHigh chairLog Burner / Open FireMicrowaveOne DogParkingTelevisionTowels providedTravel cot/ cotTumble dryerTwo DogsWashing MachineWiFi mins walking distance to pub


Ground Floor:
Dining room
With an inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove.
Sitting room
With a cosy open fire.
Fully fitted and equipped modern kitchen with slate flooring, and access to the garden. Equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher.
Utility/boot room
With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Wet room
accessed from the utility/boot room with a shower, wc and wash basin.

First Floor (access by steep, narrow staircases):
Double bedroom
With 5' bed king-size bed and en-suite bathroom.
Twin room
With two 3' single beds and en-suite wc and wash basin.

To the rear of the property, there is a large terrace in the garden together with an area of lawn and small wild flower orchard.
Parking for two cars.

Additional Information:
Please also note that the property does feature extensive, exposed beams throughout, some of which are low.
Both bedrooms are accessed by their own staircases which are both steep and one narrow and may not be suitable for children under the age of five years or guests with mobility difficulties.
Up to two well behaved dogs are welcome (small additional charge per dog).
Travel cot and highchair available on request.

Surrounding local area

Gardener's Cottage is located in rural Suffolk with a number of small towns and villages nearby which provide interesting opportunities for visiting. Bury St Edmunds combines medieval architecture, elegant Georgian squares and a glorious Cathedral and Abbey gardens. Just outside the town, Ickworth has a National Trust owned estate with a stunning neoclassical building at its heart. Helmingham Hall boasts spectacular Grade I listed gardens within the beautiful parkland along with a moated Hall.

Thornham Walks are set within the Thornham Estate, on the back door step of Gardener's Cottage. The walks stretch over 12 miles with a variety of woodland and meadows to explore and are open to the public every day, for more information see Thornham Walks.

There are a number of excellent pubs and restaurants in the area besides the pub in the village. If you fancy vegetarian food try The Walnut Tree in Thwaite for a great choice and The Leaping Hare at Wyken Hall has both a cafe and restaurant with local produce on offer and a farmers' market every Saturday.

Guest reviews

Very nice cottage. Ancient and characterful but with all comforts needed. some kitchen appliances a little over-complicated and water power in top bathroom a bit weak, otherwise all excellent.

A Adams, April 2018
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Really good Christmas holiday, nice surprise to find a real Christmas tree, hamper was excellent, cottage was really clean, only let down was the hot water pressure, nice big bath but takes ages to fill, despite this would gladly return for another holiday.

L Fanning, January 2018
2 of 3

Lovely cottage, thoughtful welcome pack, super friendly staff

P Jackson, August 2017
3 of 3

Welcome hamper included

A complimentary hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or breakfast. There may be some regional variations.


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