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A Beautiful Traditional Thatched Boathouse With Accommodation For Up To 8

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House in South Walsham, Nr. Norwich, Norfolk, England - Tranquil Waterfront Location With Spectacular Views Over South Walsham Broad

Traditional Norfolk Boathouse comprising of 3 bedrooms, one double, one twin and one bunk beds, bathroom with separate toilet. Open land kitchen/diner/lounge. Balcony and steps leading to the waterfront. The living accommodation is on the first floor. Over 70ft of private waterfront to use as you so wish and a large private garden with off road parking for two cars and on road parking for a further two cars. The Boathouse has a prime location on South Walsham Broad with views to the west and South Walsham inner broad.


Owner
Stephen Maltby
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
19 May, 2017

About Stephen Maltby

I am now retired and have owned the boathouse since 1997. My wife and I have rebuilt the house since we took over from my mother in 1997. I have been coming to the boathouse since I was 6 months old and it then belonged to my Grandfather and Grandmother. I was taught to sail at the Boathouse in a dingy given to me by my Uncle who built the boat for my cousin, we still have her in the shed at the house. One of my other cousins now has the boathouse next door. We all love the house and think it is very special and I hope you come and experiance it for yourself.

Stephen Maltby purchased this cottage in 1997

Why Stephen Maltby chose Norfolk & The Broads

I have owned the property since 1997 when it was handed down, my mother inherited the house in 1968 from her father who built the house in 1922 so it has been in the family since first being built. The house is very special and holds thousands of happy memories. I was taught to sail on the Broad in the early 1960's and my children were taught to sail in the same way, my cousin next door still has the speed boat built for my Grandfather and I still have the dingy built by my uncle we all learnt to sail in.

What makes this cottage unique

The house has a fantastic view up onto the Inner Broad and the sun rises and sunsets are second to none. The peace and quiet and tranquility of the Boathouse is very very special and have never come across anyone who hasnt come to love the place after spending a few hours in the house. I hope you get to experience its appeal.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Recent testimonials



"This is our 10th year and it just gets better"

"Super relaxing and tranquil couldn’t want more"

"We were worried no internet but it was fantastic to play the board games and really enjoyed communicating with the Kids again, we will be back next year"

"Fantastic fishing caught some real monsters see you next year, the dingy made it really varied, thanks again"
Nov 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Great Yarmouth in East of England

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • lake
  • waterfront
General:
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • One bathroom with shower and bath and separate toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom with 1 double, Bedroom with 2 twin beds, Bedroom 3 with Bunk beds and double sofa bed in the lounge.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The house was built by my Grandfather in 1922 and had extension built in 1991 with a full refurbished finished in 2008. Used by the family so has a real family feel. Outside: The garden has over 150 ft of water frontage to fish and moor boats, you are welcome to bring your own craft, slipway available locally. Good fishing from the quay heading. Utility Room: Washing machine and dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels, bed linen and heating are included in the rental price.

Reviews

5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)

5

Absolutely breathtaking!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the boathouse was the most unbelievable experience I have ever had. The house was beautiful and was nice to feel in the comfort of a house with a meaning behind it. The scenery from the house was stunning. Coming from a city to here makes everything else in the world feel irrelevant. I could recommend this place endless times, you get so much more for your money than just a stay at the boathouse, everything else that comes with also is great.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words and so glad you enjoyed your stay and appreciate the The Boathouse for what it is. You are always more than welcome and we look forward to seeing you again soon. BW Stephen
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5

Tranquil setting right on the Broads

  • 5 of 5

A lovely looking property in a beautiful setting with great views over the broad The extra bonus of a rowing boat with private mooring gives another dimension to staying on the Broads. At night it is possible to hear the water under the house very soothing. The kitchen has all necessary equipment the dish washer is a bonus. Would definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Michelle Thanks for your kind words and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Best Wishes Stephen
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
May 2017
1 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£510
for 3 nights
From
£170
From
£225
Fri,Sat,Sun
£975
 
 
June 2017
26 May 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£570
for 3 nights
From
£190
From
£250
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,075
 
 
July 2017
30 Jun 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,495
for 7 nights
£1,495
 
 
August 2017
14 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,550
for 7 nights
£1,550
 
 
September 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 1 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£564
for 3 nights
From
£188
From
£250
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,095
 
 
Oct 2017
2 Oct 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£125
From
£165
Fri,Sat,Sun
£750
 
 
October 2017
20 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,050
for 7 nights
£1,050
 
 
Nov 17
27 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£125
From
£165
Fri,Sat,Sun
£750
 
 
Christmas 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£900
for 3 nights
From
£300
£1,250
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£600
for 3 nights
From
£200
From
£250
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,500
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £100
Pet Fee £30

Booking Notes:
30% deposit upon booking, remainder plus £200 cleaning and breakages deposit 6 weeks prior to holiday.
Holidays start at 4pm on first day and you have to vacate by 10am on the day of departure. Changeover days Monday's or Fridays

Changeover Day:
Change over days for weeks and weekends is Friday's and midweek breaks Mondays. Arrival time is 4pm on first day of holiday and have to depart by 10am on last day of holiday

Notes on prices:
Please see our website or pricing pages for information about pricing. in the out of season months we do do small party discounts for two people.

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