With fens like these..
Country Life UK|April 28, 2021
Cambridgeshire and Norfolk have a rich history not only in agriculture and ecology, but homes, too
James Fisher

Norfolk, £1.1 million

It’s tough to know where to start with The Old Rectory, near Beeston in north Norfolk. Is it the charming moat that surrounds three-quarters of the property? Perhaps it’s the wooden Monet-style bridge that crosses said moat? Or could it be the Grade II-listed Georgian house itself, with its six bedrooms and light-filled and eccentric reception rooms? It’s difficult with a property as complete as this one, which also boasts a detached one-bedroom cottage (perfect for visitors or staycationers alike) and a separate office and studio above the garage for all your home working needs. When off the clock, the secluded private grounds are a great place to relax and you can enjoy the mature woodland, well-stocked borders and lawns from the outdoor kitchen, which comes stocked with a pizza oven and barbecue. Bedfords (01328 730500)

Cambridgeshire, £1.1 million

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