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Luxury 4 Bedroom Cottage With Lovely Walled Garden

Overview

Property

Updated: 21-Nov-2016
Cottage in Little Walsingham, North Norfolk - Peaceful Location, 15 Minutes From Stunning North Norfolk Beaches

The Old Gatehouse is a beautiful, listed house with charm and character, in the historic village of Little Walsingham. The property has been beautifully furnished and there are many period features. Downstairs has a well equipped kitchen, lobby / reception room with TV, DVD player and sofa with a log burning stove, large comfortable sitting room with log burning stove in an inglenook fireplace, conservatory dining room with a table which seats up to 12, utility room and shower room. Upstairs are four bedrooms - the master bedroom with dressing area and en suite bathroom, a triple and a double bedroom and a 4th bedroom with bunk beds. There is also a family bathroom.

Outside there is a wonderful enclosed, walled garden and lovely views of the surrounding countryside. The cottage has oil fired central heating & wood burning stoves in both the ground floor living spaces. Wifi is provided.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are a family from Cambridge who bought this house as a weekend and holiday getaway. It's a home from home for us.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

'The house is utterly gorgeous and we so enjoyed being there'



'It 'felt' a really good place to be'
Nov 2014
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7 Reviews

4.9
based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

5

A wonderful house in a lovely village

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely family holiday in your home. Everything was clean and tidy upon arrival and the house was very welcoming with plenty of space for a large group.

The location of the house was ideal for us being in Little Walsingham which had all local amenities and was close to Wells, Holt, Blakeney etc.

I would highly recommend to anybody looking for a house in the area

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Charming cottage in a beautiful village

  • 4 of 5

I stayed with a group of 9 friends over a two day weekend to celebrate a birthday and as soon as we walked through the door there was a chorus of 'oohs and ahhs' from all the guests. The cottage appears small at first with the front door opening to a small sitting room, but door after door opens up into a picturesque cottage, with a large living space, dining room and kitchen; boasting exposed beans, sash windows and log burning fires.

The house filled every need, with various seating areas, shower rooms and entertainment systems (TV, radio with iphone docking). The garden backs onto one of the many churches in the village with beautiful brickwork and gorgeous summer bouquets all around the garden. The bedrooms were perfectly sized, with the younger, more agile in the party opting for the bunk bed and z-bed.

The cottage is on the edge of the village but a 40m walk takes you to the first pub and only a little further on you find a second pub, a farm shop, a chocolate shop and the Norfolk Riddle restaurant, which is a must! Not to mention the churches and Abbey that fill the village....

If you are looking for a beautiful cottage only a short distance from the coast (Wells) then i would high recommend this stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A fantastic get away!

  • 5 of 5

We went away as a group of friends on the bank holiday weekend. We arrived late the Friday night and could not believe our luck! The cottage was beautiful, spacious, light and furnished to a very high standard. Really comfortable beds and fluffy towels. Plenty to do and a great location. Cromer is just over half an hour away and lots of idyllic towns with fantastic boutique shops. Definitely recommend staying here and will be returning thanks Rachel and James

  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Convenient, spacious and charming throughout

  • 5 of 5

We loved the endless charm of the cottage. Every room had something unusual and interesting to look at. Clearly a lot of thought had gone into the detail. It looked well kept and tidy and everything worked well. We loved the conservatory looking out onto the cottage garden. Prefect when the sun came out. Our daughters loved playing with the toys in the playroom. We worried about Walsingham being too far inland, but we were not disappointed. Only a few minutes by car to Wells and the national cycle route passes through Wells. We cycled to Holkam hall with the kids and got the miniature train to Wells. The property is only 50m from the local store! The local farm shop, chip shop and restaurant were all tried Wifi worked well, which kept the kids entertained.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Stunning cottage, clean and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

From the time we arrived, until the day we left, we had an amazing, comfortable, and relaxed stay. The house is amazing and has loads of room, which we needed for my extensive family. The children loved the garden, so much room to let off steam. The bedrooms and roomy and so comfortable. The 3 bathrooms were very handy, having so many of us staying, no queues!!! The area was very peaceful. will definitely book again!! Thank you to a lovely couple, for letting us stay in this amazing cottage. Tina and Alan Fawbert and Family. Brighouse. West Yorkshire

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Charming & comfortable family cottage

  • 5 of 5

This charming and classy family-sized cottage was the perfect base for exploring Holkham and Wells beaches, shopping at Burnham Market and watching seals off Blackeney Point. We enjoyed relaxing in front of the wood burning stove at the end of the day while the children played in the spacious garden. Everything is here that you need for your stay - even with two families of 5 sharing, it's like home from home! The bedrooms and bathrooms were super: very luxurious and comfortable. The Black Lion hotel in the village welcomed our party of 10 for dinner and the Chocolate Deli and Village Farm Shop were very lovely discoveries!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

It is so close to the best that Norfolk can offer - beautiful beaches of Holkham, fish and chips at Wells, crabbing at Blakeney and amazing cycling and gastro pubs. What more could we ask?

Activity and Interests

Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

Wells-next-the-Sea (5.4 miles, 12 minutes drive or half an hour steam train ride away!), Holkham Beach (7.7 miles, 16 minutes drive), Blakeney National Nature Reserve (8.4 miles, 20 minutes).

Travel:

Car is recommended. 40 minutes from King's Lynn railway station (trains from London King's Cross - 1 hr 40mins) and 2 hours from London Stansted airport.

Distances:

Wells 4 miles, Fakenham 5 miles, Burnham Market 9 miles, Holkham Hall 7 miles.

Further Details:

Little Walsingham is a delightful, historic village. The Abbey is a short walk from The Old Gatehouse as is a fantastic farm shop and the newly refurbished Black Lion gastropub. The local village shop for newspapers and groceries is very nearby.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
February half term
10 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,272
for 7 nights
£1,272
 
 
Spring
3 Mar 2017 - 23 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£362
for 2 nights
From
£145
From
£250
Fri,Sat
£822
 
 
Easter
24 Mar 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,372
for 7 nights
From
£400
Fri,Sat
£1,372
 
 
Late spring
22 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£372
for 2 nights
From
£150
From
£300
Fri,Sat
£872
 
 
Summer half term
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,372
for 7 nights
£1,372
 
 
Early summer
2 Jun 2017 - 6 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£422
for 2 nights
From
£175
From
£375
Fri,Sat
£1,072
 
 
Early Summer hols
7 Jul 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,272
for 7 nights
£1,272
 
 
Peak summer
21 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,372
for 7 nights
£1,372
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£342
for 2 nights
From
£135
From
£225
Fri,Sat
£722
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £250
Cleaning £72

Booking Notes:
All bookings are subject to the owner's booking terms and conditions (contained on the property's website). A 25% deposit is due at the time of booking with the balance due 8 weeks prior to arrival. A refundable security deposit of £250 is also payable with the balance of the booking fee. A fee of £72 for cleaning will be applied.

Changeover Day:
Arrival day is Friday for weekly bookings. Short breaks are available, including weekends. Short breaks are charged at the rate of 75% of the full week's price. Checkout time is 10.30am and check-in is 4pm

Linen
Bedding and towels can be provided on request at a charge of £15 per person.

Notes on prices:
A booking is only accepted upon written confirmation of the booking from the owners. All bookings are subject to the property's booking terms and conditions.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

The house is situated in a vibrant village, with the local shop and pub just a stone's throw away. Little Walsingham is truly unique and is a wonderful ancient pilgrimage town,

Property Type

  • cottage

General

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Downstairs shower room with walk-in deluge shower, wc. First floor family bathroom bath/shower over, WC. Master en suite with bath/shower over, wc.

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 9+1 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master Bedroom has an en suite bathroom and this and Bedroom 2 have king sized beds, Bedroom 3 has bunk beds and Bedroom 4 has twin beds that can be linked together to form a large double bed and a further single bed. An additional z bed can be provided for the bunk room.

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

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

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Parking on the road immediately outside the cottage is available for loading/unloading. Free longer term parking is available in the Friday Market a few yards away or in Church Street opposite the property. Outside: Enclosed, walled garden with views over to the Grade 1 listed Friary to the rear. Lawn area planted with shrubs and trees. Patio with outdoor furniture and barbecue. Utility Room: Freezer, washer/drier, sink and broom cupboard with door to garden. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included and are changed weekly. Cleaning is included. Other: South facing conservatory/dining room with large table seating up to 12, and views over the enclosed rear garden. Bed linen and towels can be hired at a cost of 15 GBP per head.

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