|Minimum Stay||3 - 7 nights|
The Dairy is a charming single storey wooden cladded cottage tucked away at the back of the main house. It is on one level, making it suitable for guests with limited mobility.The living areas are in a large, airy, vaulted and beamed, open-plan room. This room encompasses the dining area with four seats and a newly fitted kitchen with a breakfast bar and two stools. The comfortable seating area has two leather sofas, a 40 inch flat screen HD TV with freeview. Both bedrooms are en-suite and have a large zip-and-link super-king size bed, providing twin accommodation if requested, and single day-bed suitable for a child. The fully carpeted bedrooms have a wardrobe, chest of drawers, bedside tables and a 24inch flat screen TV/DVD with freeview. The en-suites have large showers. A stable door at the front provides access to small paved area with seating and large French doors provide access from the lounge area to fully fenced private garden with patio area and views across the marshes.
Situated on the Wherrymans Way footpath, within easy walking distance of Wheatfen Nature reserve and the RSPB Reserve at Rockland Broad, the cottages are perfectly placed to enjoy the delights of the countryside and the wildlife which this lovely habitat sustains. A perfect location for walking, cycling, birdwatching, fishing, canoeing, boating or just relaxing. Each cottage is entirely self-contained with private gardens, however all cottages can be booked together for those special occasions with family or friends.We are located a few miles from the city of Norwich and within easy reach of the coastal resorts of Norfolk and Suffolk. Visit the picturesque county towns, the winding country lanes, the village pubs, Stately homes and gardens, historic sites and museums, they are all worth exploring. There is plenty to do for old or young.
A 40% deposit is required to secure your booking with the balance due 4 weeks before arrival.
Changeover day is Saturday. Arrival time is between 4pm and 7pm. If you need to arrive outside these times, please let us know, and we will try to be as flexible as possible. Departure time is by 10am.
Short break changeover days are flexible.
The coastal resorts of both Norfolk and Suffolk are easily accessible from Oxnead House. Within a one hour drive there are 5 blue flag beaches including Cromer and Southwold and 6 beaches of higher quality bathing that include the sandy beaches of Norfolk's east coast.
Although Rockland St Mary is serviced by a regular bus route, it is advisable that all guests should have a car. The nearest train station is in Norwich (7 1/2 miles). Norwich airport (12 1/2 miles) London Stanstead (89 miles) London Luton (106 miles). Harwich ferry terminal (76 miles) are the closest international gateways. Dover ferry terminal is a 3 hour drive away.
Oxnead House is situated at one end of the village, 200 yards from Rockland Staithe and the New Inn. The village shop and post office which supplies a good range of products is a 12 minute walk away. The next village that can be reached by foot along the Wherrymans way is Surlingham with two pubs and a shop. Loddon which is 12 minutes away by car has a range of pubs, restaurants and shops.
Here at Oxnead House we are privileged to be positioned close enough to the Suffolk border and with easy access to Norwich’s southern bypass that a surprisingly large number of the main tourist attractions of both counties are within an hour’s drive.
Stately homes and gardens, churches, abbeys and cathedrals, castles and forts. Blue flag beaches, amusement parks, adventure parks, zoos, steam railways, museums and galleries. Shopping and exploring in Norwich and the county towns. Cinemas and theatres, the fun of the fair, the end of the pier. Leisurely drives through the rolling countryside, cycle paths and nature rambles, fishing, boating, photography. Good food in the plentiful restaurants, drinks by the river… so much to see and do, you’ll never be bored.