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Secluded 3 bed cottage with panoramic views over open countryside



Updated: 23-Nov-2016
Thorpe Market, North Norfolk - Cromer 10min drive away

This cottage was my home for 6 years, I loved it so much I couldn't bear to part with it, and now continue to enjoy it myself and enjoy other's enjoyment of it !

The railway line to the rear of cottage has frequent trains to Sheringham from where a steam train runs to Holt in summer months and to the unique city of Norwich via the Broads.

There are numerous beautiful beaches and National Trust properties within day visit distance. Felbrigg Hall and Blickling are always popular. www.nationaltrust.org.uk

The newly extended Norfolk Coast Path runs along the coast about 10mins drive away. www.nationaltrail.co.uk/peddars-way-and-norfolk-coast-path. Walks and cycles can be taken directly from the cottage along footpaths and a network of quiet lanes.

There are also many child friendly attractions in the area- shire horses, seal trips, maize mazes etc.

Bewilderwood is a hit with the young ones www.bewilderwood.co.uk.

The cottage is the middle of a terrace of three with fields to front and rear. There is small courtyard garden to the rear of the cottage and a large secluded front garden with summer house. Please note the cottage is accessed by an unadopted road and may be unsuitable for vehicles with a low chassis, there is a pond in the front garden.

More Details
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

This cottage was my home for 6 yrs, work in Africa and then in Northamptonshire dragged me away..... I let it out for holidays to friends ,family and their contacts for 3 yrs, then decided to advertise on this site as a new venture, it has now been let through owners direct for 6 years. I just love the cottage... love others to love it and want to keep it for me to visit and to return to permanently in the future. ...I hope you visit and I hope you enjoy...

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Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a marvellous week in this very special cottage
Apr 2016
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2 holidaymaker reviews


A charming, comfortable cottage in very tranquil setting and with easy access to many places.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed every minute of our stay with its clear views over fields to the rear of the cottage, surrounded by birdsong.

Ali had provided everything you could possibly want from a holiday home and, had the weather been warmer, her garden would have been a pleasure to sit in and pass the time away.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely fantastic stay, Ali provided everything we could possibly want to make our stay enjoyable. It is in a great location and only a short drive or rail journey to the coast. We had such a great stay we have booked again for 2016.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
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From the Owner

A lovely peaceful spot yet only a short drive to the Coast or the Broads, suitable for couples, families etc

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Norwich at 20 Miles Nearest Barpub : Vernon Arms or Gunton Arms at 1 Miles Nearest Golf : Cromer at 4 Miles Nearest Train : Gunton at 0.1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Cromer / Overstrand / Mundsley at 4 Miles Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

Great location for Bird Watching with Broads and North Norfolk Coast.

Many open gardens nearby.


Various beaches secluded or with amenities within 10 mins drive.


Norwich Airport 30 mins drive.

Station 200 yards with trains to Norwich and from there to London etc.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
18 Dec 2016 - 8 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
February half term
11 Feb 2017 - 18 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
25 Mar 2017 - 22 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
summer 1
23 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
May Half Term
27 May 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2
4 Jun 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Peak Summer
22 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
3 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
October half term 17
14 Oct 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
christmas 17
16 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20

Booking Notes:
20% deposit at time of booking remainder two months before your stay.

Changeover Day:
Change over day Saturday. Departure 11am, arrival 3pm.
Weekend and short breaks available by arrangement off peak.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 23-Nov-2016
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From the Owner

Rural walks straight from the front door National Trust properties nearby. Award winning Gunton Arms 5 mins drive Railway links to coast and Norwich, local station 150 yards walk, you may even be lucky and see a steam train pass at the back of the cottage.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • The property has one bathroom this is situated on the ground floor and includes bath with electric shower over.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (3 Bedrooms), all bedrooms upstairs. Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed Bedroom 2 with twin beds ( please note one is only 2ft 6 size and may not be suitable for larger adults) Bedroom 3 with a single bed There are also a cot and Z bed for children's use and a sofa bed in the conservatory


  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: There is no WiFi at the cottage, please do not ask neighboursneighbours for their code as refusal may offend. One standard or two small dogs accepted. No smoking property. Visitors with cat allergies should also be aware that I have a cats myself and she comes with me when I stay at the cottage. Please notify when booking if you would like to use the cot. Outside: Rear patio garden with bench table and chairs. Large secluded front garden, summer house, seating areas, lawns,bar b q available. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bathmat and T-towels included. Cottage cleaned prior to your arrival. Bed linen provided. Please bring towels and all bedding for cot. Other: Conservatory opening onto rear courtyard garden. Large front garden with lawn and summer house. Please note the front garden is "wild" in style and you may find stinging nettles and brambles if you venture into the borders! There is also a pond.

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