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Old Piggery ***** 5 Star Self Catering Cottage

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Old Piggery - Horringer - Backing on to Ickworth House, Park & Gardens
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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
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This luxury 5 star, self-catering Suffolk country holiday cottage for two is great for a relaxed stay away. Recommended by Peter Woodman (travel journalist) is situated in the picturesque village of Horringer just 2 miles from the historic market town, Bury St Edmunds, it's right on the edge of The National Trust property 'Ickworth House and Park', where you'll find 1,800 acres of parkland and woodland walks. Ideally situated for exploring Suffolk and Cambridge. The Old Piggery has a crisp modern beamed interior – there's a living room, bedroom, bathroom with a Villeroy Boch suite, a 'Nolte' modern-style kitchen, and WiFi broadband access. Outside there's a south facing patio, within a courtyard, with a beautiful cottage garden. The stable front door leads into the beamed living/dining ro...This luxury 5 star, self-catering Suffolk country holiday cottage for two is great for a relaxed stay away. Recommended by Peter Woodman (travel journalist) is situated in the picturesque village of Horringer just 2 miles from the historic market town, Bury St Edmunds, it's right on the edge of The National Trust property 'Ickworth House and Park', where you'll find 1,800 acres of parkland and woodland walks. Ideally situated for exploring Suffolk and Cambridge. The Old Piggery has a crisp modern beamed interior – there's a living room, bedroom, bathroom with a Villeroy Boch suite, a 'Nolte' modern-style kitchen, and WiFi broadband access. Outside there's a south facing patio, within a courtyard, with a beautiful cottage garden. The stable front door leads into the beamed living/dining room where there's a three seater sofa, coffee table, a small flat screen TV/DVD player with built in freeview, a dining table with four chairs and a stone floor with rugs. The large 'Nolte' german kitchen is well equipped with an electric oven and ceramic Bosch hob, slimline dishwasher, a washer/dryer, fridge with freezer compartment, an extractor fan and a microwave. The bedroom has a double bed with a quality pocket sprung mattress, bedside tables and a wardrobe with drawers. High quality crisp white egyptian cotton bedlinen provided. The bathroom has Villeroy Boch fittings that include a deep bath with a hand-held shower attachment that can be attached to the wall, a w.c. and a hand basin. Fluffy white Christy towels are provided together with Moulton Brown toiletries. Off-road parking is available about 150 yards away. The Old Piggery is situated in the courtyard garden of a barn conversion and the owners are careful to give you your own private space. Spa packages are available on request. There is NO additional booking fee with this property. The cottage has received the highest English Tourist Board rating of 5 star, and enjoys a high number of returning guests each year. Like our Facebook page, to receive details of special offers and for information on the area.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Caroline C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2015
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Reviewed 16 March 2019 via mobile

Date of stay: March 2019
Reviewed 1 December 2018

We loved staying at Old Piggery. Everything was provided in the home and it was very close to visit Bury St Edmunds. Looking forward to visit again.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Sightsee715087
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Loved the apartment, everything (almost) we could have wanted was there and all very thoughtfully decorated and laid out. Loads of details, with regard to the kitchen and bathroom facilities, and the perfect temperature. We had an excellent stay, found the surroundings attractive and the...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank Wanderer799256
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Very convenient for visiting Bury St Edmunds and Ickworth. However, be aware that the allocated parking is for others as well. We came back one evening to find two other cars in the parking area and found it difficult to leave our car so they...More

Date of stay: August 2018
2  Thank Graeme R
Reviewed 22 August 2018

A short stroll away from the entrance and trails of Ickworth Park, the accommodation is well equipped and very comfortable. Although near a main road, it is very quiet, only birdsong will disturb you.The owner, Caroline, was very helpful on arrival, and left us alone...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
The Old Piggery is located in one of the prettiest villages in Suffolk. Famous for being an Estate Village, which was once owned by the Hervey family who lived in Ickworth House, which is now owned by the National Trust. The village is just 2 miles from the Historic Market Town of Bury St Edmunds. Horringer is home to Ickworth House, home of the historic and eccentric Hervey (pronounced Harvey) family. Set in 1,500 acres of grounds, which seem to go on forever, the house is a giant rotunda full of famous paintings and has been under the care of the National Trust since 1956. The family are also associated with Harvey's Bristol Cream sherry, and it was the 4th Earl of Bristol who created Ickworth in 1795. Latter-day celebrities in the family include model and socialite Lady Victoria H...
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