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Ivywood Railway Carriage | Private Garden | Patio | Orchard

6 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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The property is a converted Victorian Railway Carriage situated on the edge of the village of Wisbech St Mary, which is about three miles from the market town of Wisbech. The Railway Carriage has been on its present site for many years, recently it has been completely restored to a very high standard. It is situated in its own private garden with ample parking. There is a patio and small wooded area to the side of the garden. The Village has two public houses both which serve food, also a general store / Post Office and fish and chip shop. Wisbech has many fine buildings with its Georgian Crescent and North Brink, it is here that Peckover House ( National Trust ) is situated. There are two market days each week (Thursday and Saturday). The accommodation consists of a fully fitted Kitchen...The property is a converted Victorian Railway Carriage situated on the edge of the village of Wisbech St Mary, which is about three miles from the market town of Wisbech. The Railway Carriage has been on its present site for many years, recently it has been completely restored to a very high standard. It is situated in its own private garden with ample parking. There is a patio and small wooded area to the side of the garden. The Village has two public houses both which serve food, also a general store / Post Office and fish and chip shop. Wisbech has many fine buildings with its Georgian Crescent and North Brink, it is here that Peckover House ( National Trust ) is situated. There are two market days each week (Thursday and Saturday). The accommodation consists of a fully fitted Kitchen / Diner with oven, hob, automatic washing machine, microwave and fridge freezer. Bathroom with bath, shower and shaver point. Lounge with freeview digital television, unlimited Wi-Fi, dvd player, compact disc player and electric fire. There are also two double bedrooms. Linen for bedrooms, bathroom and Kitchen is provided. The Carriage has oil fired central heating. Heating and electricity are included in the tariff. The property is open all year and well behaved pets are welcome. Wisbech is an ideal base for touring the area with many places of interest, Kings Lynn, Ely, Cambridge, The North Norfolk Coast and Sandringham House with its fine Country Park are all within easy reach. Short breaks available from October 31st - March 31st excluding Christmas and New Year. More
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About the Owner
Michael S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2014
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I will call and see you after you arrive, if you need anything before that I live just a minute away so please give me a call.
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Reviewed 28 April 2019

We initially booked for a week and then extended our stay for an extra couple of nights. Michael was really helpful and accommodating with everything. A very quirky place to stay. It had everything you needed including a washing machine and wi-fi. Plenty of hot...More

Date of stay: April 2019
1  Thank D M
Mobile529535, VR Owner at Ivywood Railway Carriage | Private Garden | Patio | Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2019

Hi Tracy Thank you for your lovely review, I am pleased you enjoyed your stay Regards Michael

Reviewed 24 September 2018

What a smashing place to stay. Michael goes out of his way to make sure you have a great time - central heating for those chilly evenings/mornings and old style railway carriage windows for those hot summers days. Once your best friend has got used...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank oldmotherriley
Mobile529535, VR Owner at Ivywood Railway Carriage | Private Garden | Patio | Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Hi Ashley Thank you for your kind review, I am pleased you enjoyed your stay Kind Regards Michael

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Reviewed 22 August 2018

So lovely and clean. Ideal getaway especially for a railway enthusiast. Has everything you could possibly need. Michael very helpful. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for complete relaxation.

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Diane H
Reviewed 4 May 2016

What a fantastic place its a credit to its owner, couldn't find any faults everything just perfect, well equip kitchen and immaculately clean

Date of stay: April 2016
1  Thank tracey b
Management response:Responded 8 May 2016

Thank you very much for your lovely review, I'm pleased you enjoyed your holiday Michael

Reviewed 8 August 2014

This quiet super little place has all you need. Two bedrooms with shower,bath and good sized kitchen. It is at the end of a driveway so no real traffic noise. The railway carriage itself has bee bought back to life to a very good standard....More

Date of stay: August 2014
6  Thank S3999EXpaulw
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
TV
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
Patio
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About the neighbourhood
The village is three miles from Wisbech which is a Fenland Market Town with fine Georgian architecture, the Brinks and the Crescent display the Town's wealth of heritage. Peckover House and gardens ( National Trust ) Octavia Hill museum and Elgoods brewery and gardens which are open to the public. Wisbech is an ideal base for touring the area with many places of interest close by. Peterborough with it's fine Cathedral and Nene Valley Steam Railway, King's Lynn, Ely one of the countries smallest cities with it's magnificent Cathedral, Cambridge with it's historical colleges, botanical gardens and punting on the river, Stamford with it's 17th and 18th century stone and older timber framed buildings along with five medieval parish churches.
Getting around
March is the nearest Railway Station, where you can travel to Norwich, Cambridge, Ely, Peterborough and London. The nearest bus stop to Wisbech is close by and from there you can travel to King's Lynn, Hunstanton, Peterborough, Norwich and Cambridge.
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