South Cottage sitting room

The sitting room is one of the two oldest rooms in the cottage. It would once have been the ‘living room’, with a single bedroom up the stairs, which in typical Norfolk fashion, are behind a cupboard door in the corner of the room. Today, central heating, a woodburner and double glazing make it snug and efficient. Overhead is a massive oak beam, hard as nails and strong enough to hold up the whole of the second floor. The bressemer beam over the fireplace is also oak. It is irregularly carved suggesting that it may have been used for something else first (part of a ship in the sixteenth or seventeenth century?) We leave plenty of books around for you to dip into and a wide selection of DVDs. We've added a new screen, which can play DVDs and stream from the internet if you have a subscription. It doesn't have a TV antenna – we hope that the absence of TV may help you wind down and detox from media.
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