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Self Catering Cottages - Anvil Cottage Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms)



Updated: 01-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online


Anvil Cottage Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms)

Anvil Cottage is a brick and flint cottage, sleeps 2 to 6 people (3 bedrooms) and is situated at the end of a quiet lane, very peaceful with a large private enclosed courtyard (ideal for pet owners). There is also a large communal field for all guests to use (playing ball, cricket etc)

Weavers Way footpath runs alongside the property with great walks into Cromer and the Felbrigg Hall grounds.

About the property


The 4 cottages are part of a small holiday complex (Drift Cottage Farm), located in North Norfolk, near the seaside resort of Cromer. They can be found at the end of a quiet lane in the village of Felbrigg. Drift Barn Cottage - sleeps 4 to 8 people (4 bedrooms). Stable Cottage - sleeps 2 to 6 people (3 bedrooms), one small well behaved dog accepted. Anvil Cottage - sleeps 2 to 6 people (3 bedrooms), one small well behaved dog accepted. Chestnut Cottage sleeps 2 people, one small well behaved dog accepted.

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About the Owner

Astrid Read
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Dutch
Calendar last updated:
1 April, 2017

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Booking Notes:
20% deposit with booking, balance payable 6 weeks prior to arrival.

Changeover Day:
Change over day is on Saturday, (Chestnut Cottage is on Friday),arrival after 4 pm, departure at 10 am.
For short breaks outside peak periods any other day.

4 Reviews

4.3/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)


Anvil Cottage was immaculate, a real home from home and I would definitely recommend this property

  • 4 of 5

We had a 3 night stay at the end of October 2016. Astrid emailed comprehensive direction on how to find the cottage and key instructions; it was a lovely surprise to find the welcome cake and tea and coffee making facilities.

The location of the cottages are quite remote and without transport I would not advise this property . However, there is a nice walk that passes in front of the property and leads down to Cromer. Unfortunately we didn't have the time to try this.

Our only very minor niggle is that the weather had just turned and the cottage was a little too cold in the evenings- heating is controlled by the owners remotely and set at 21 degrees. However, additional heating is provided upon request, we just didn't ask for any.

All in all a very nice short break and provided a great base for us to explore the area.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Theydon Bois

Amazing Anvil Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

I had a booked a Christmas break with some trepidation. Our party consisted of my 75 year old slightly opinionated mother my 11 year old daughter my two independent 21 and 24 year old adult offspring and my 2 border collies. I needn't have worried as Anvil Cottage was perfect for all our demands. My mother loved the delicious homemade cake that our lovely host had left for us along with tea coffee and milk and the overall cleanliness and toasty comfort of the cottage. My youngest loved the wifi and flatscreen. My eldest two appreciated the lush comfortable beds and huge leather sofas to chill out on. My dogs loved the enclosed yard and fields and walks for them to enjoy. I just loved the fact everyone else was happy and we thoroughly enjoyed our Christmas break and hope to return in the summer. W enjoyed our Christmas dinner at the Sea Marge in Overstrand and Boxing Day we ate at the Foundry in Northrepps.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Anvil Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a week spent in Anvil Cottage. Very clean upon arrival, very well equipped and furnished to a higher spec than some holiday lets. The enclosed garden was a bonus as we took three dogs with us, thank you Paul for recommending Anvil rather than Stable Cottage, the fact that it had that gate ensured that our Grandson as well as the dogs remained safe. Lovely field for them to run on and lovely walk down Weavers Way to Cromer. Thank you to Astrid for the tea, coffee and delicious cake on our arrival. All in all a brilliant week, weather helped, however there is so much to do in the surrounding area that we feel that we would have filled our week even if the weather hadn't been in our favour. Would definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Anvil Cottage

  • 3 of 5

We booked Anvil Cottage for a week in February,we knew the east coast could be cold and it was.The cottage was ok but nothing to rave about, the floor was laminated wood and sounded noisy even with slippers on,in the bathroom it had started to lift because of people getting out of the shower wet, there was no proper bath mat and if you had to use it at night the creaking woke the others up.

The drive to the cottage from the road was just an unmade track and was full of water filled potholes which is a shame otherwise it would be a nice holiday home.

Ideal place if you take a dog as the front has a gate, and there is a nice field at the back ideal for the children as well.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 20, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Other comments taken from Anvil Cottage guest book: "Had a really lovely stay, loved the peace and quiet, yet so close to the seaside. Everything that we needed was in the cottage and there is nothing else we can think of to improve it, as everything is already there! Beds are extremely comfy and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay." "We had a lovely time, the cottage was wonderful, the beds are so comfortable. Paul and Astrid, you were the best hosts, you made the stay perfect. We will definitely be back!" "A lovely and comfortable cottage in a peaceful and scenic setting. We have enjoyed our stay and will definitely visit again." We would like to thank all our guests for all their reviews.
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Activity and Interests


3 miles from Cromer (5 mins in the car or 35 mins walk along Weaver Way)

Further Details:

Local shops, supermarkets and restaurants can all be found in Cromer (3 miles) and other nearby towns.


Property Type

  • cottage


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3


  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Outside: All our properties have gardens / courtyard with outdoor table and chairs. There is also a large communal field for all guests to use.

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