Offering a welcoming, year-round holiday retreat for family gatherings, or the larger family, this charming Georgian detached house is full of charm and character. It is delightfully furnished with a stylish and well-equipped country kitchen boasting an oil Aga plus wood-burning stove and massive farmhouse table at its heart. Approached by a gravel drive, and set within its own 4 acres of gardens and orchard, it offers many typical period features including shuttered sash windows and open fires. The entrance hall has a sweeping staircase leading to the first floor. All bedrooms and bathrooms are spacious with fine views of the surrounding countryside and there is an external games room as well as a hard tennis court.
The house offers a relaxing base for touring and the area is a haven for wildlife, including barn owls and fallow deer. The North Norfolk coastline, 14 miles, has sandy beaches, RSPB nature and bird reserves, coastal path and quaint villages with many local inns. Visit Wroxham, 27 miles, for boat hire, river trips, waterside restaurants and shops. Holkham and Wells-next-the-Sea, 17 miles, for sandy beaches, and Wells has a working fishing harbour – great for crabbing. Blakeney Quay and Morston Harbour, 23 miles, offer boat trips to visit the seal colony and Blakeney Point Nature Reserve. The Georgian market town of Holt is 20 miles, Norwich is 17 miles, Fakenham, 7 miles, East Dereham, 5 miles, and Swaffham, 12 miles. Pensthorpe Nature Reserve, 10 miles, and Thursford Steam Museum, 14 miles, are well worth a visit. Shop and pub 2 miles.
Entrance hall. Spacious drawing room with open fire. Dining room with open fire and bay window with views over the grounds. Well-equipped kitchen with sitting area, wood-burning stove, oil 4-oven Aga (for cooking), elec cooker, wine cooler, breakfast area and wooden floor. TV room/snug. Utility. Separate toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms, each with 5ft bed; one with en-suite bathroom with shower attachment and toilet, one sharing Jack and Jill bathroom and toilet with one twin bedroom. Further double bedroom (restricted access) with en-suite bathroom with shower attachment and toilet. Further twin bedroom. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet. Steps throughout.
- Open fires and wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available locally
- Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
- Travel cot
- High chair
- Three Freeview TVs
- Radio/CD/iPod dock
- Oil 4-oven Aga
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- Extra fridge
- Two freezers
- Telephone-incoming calls only
- 4-acre lawned garden, terrace, patio, furniture
- External games room 10yards with pool table, air hockey, games and books
- Hard tennis court
- Ample parking
- Welcome pack
- No smoking
- Friday to Friday
- NB: Unfenced wildlife pond in garden, 500 yards