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Detached Single Storey Cottage style annexe with Enclosed And Maintained Lawned

Overview

Property

Updated: 02-Oct-2016
Cottage style annexe in Gresham, nr Holt Sheringham Cromer, North Norfolk, England - Peaceful Location, Unspoilt Rural Villag

The Annexe is a 2 bedroom detached single storey flintstone property with its own enclosed garden and terrace in the village of Gresham, North Norfolk close to Sheringham and Cromer with its famous pier and lifeboat station. It has own gated parking area to front with a relaxing south facing rear garden and terrace area - an ideal area for drinks and alfresco dining. Inside, it is spacious and comfortable with new electric central heating. Ground floor: hallway leading to bathroom and kitchenette. Archway and small step to spacious sitting room with TV, dining table and view to rear garden. French doors to garden. Door from lounge to inner hallway with bedrooms off hallway. Compact but well-equipped kitchenette with mini oven with integral twin hob, built in cupboards and extensive shelving. Bathroom with bath, shower over bath, WC and hand basin. Bedroom 1 with double bed (& travel cot if required). Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Nearby Sheringham has a train service to Norwich and buses link the coastal villages. It is a walkers', birdwatchers' and cyclists' paradise. For golfers, there are nearby 18-hole courses at Sheringham and Cromer. There is a popular pub in the next village serving good food and ale.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We live in North Norfolk and feel lucky to live under the wide open skies and to be close to the beautiful North Norfolk coast.

We love Gresham because of the peaceful and unspoilt nature of the village with its duck pond and abundance of wildlife. There are some beautiful beaches nearby and a large part of the North Norfolk coast is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We are keen cyclists and enjoy walking in the countryside and along the coastal paths.

Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

Guests are made to feel very welcome and are encouraged to relax and enjoy stone annexe and the surrounding area.
Feb 2015
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9 Reviews

4.6
based on 9 holidaymaker reviews

4

A splendid little retreat.

  • 4 of 5

This property was ideal for our weekend away in North Norfolk. It was a clean and maintained to a very high standard. The owner took the trouble to ensure that we were settled in and explained everything too us. The tea, cakes and fresh flowers left out for our arrival was a really nice touch. We would have some concerns if we had been staying for longer, as the kitchen only had a small 'kitchen top two ring electric hob', small oven and a toaster. If we were staying for a week or more, we would have had need for at least a microwave or a larger cooker. The toaster was also a bit small in that it would not take thick bread or crumpets. The lounge could have done with two sofas rather than, one sofa plus a couple of upright chairs, to enable all 4 adults in our party to relax in more comfort. That said though, all in all ideal for the weekend break and we had a good time.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful stone cottage with easy access to the Norfolk seaside

  • 4 of 5

Really lovely stone cottage with a large garden area next to the owner's property. We received a very warm welcome from Sue, who made sure we had everything we needed for a relaxing stay.

The cottage was very comfortable and well-equipped - very clean and light, with lovely wooden beams and large windows in the lounge looking onto the garden. Minor improvements might be a better cooker (electric mini-hob) and TV, but these are very minor points.

The location was great - 10 minutes drive into Sherringham or Cromer.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback and pleased to hear you had a relaxing weekend. Look forward to welcoming you back to north norfolk in the future. Best regards Sue
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5

Amazing cottage!!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had the most amazing time. The property was a good distance from all the lovely places that the area has to offer. The country roads are treacherous, so make sure you are ready for single lane driving!! The cottage itself was lovely and well maintained by Sue (who was so incredibly helpful). It has everything you need, including milk in the fridge!

The garden is HUGE, so if you take the kids, they have loads of space to run around too..

It is all so beautiful, it's hard to find anything at all negative to say about the cottage or indeed Sue who was so helpful!

100% recommend this to anyone looking for a great place to stay..

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to send feedback. It was great to hear that you had explored the area and that you were comfortable in the cottage and garden. Hope to see you all again soon. Best regards, Sue
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5

Perfect spot

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a stay at Stone Cottage Annex, with our two granddaughters, aged 6 & 9.

What a lovely place! We had everything we needed for a very comfortable stay.

The cottage is in a quiet village, 3 miles from the coast, and with an enclosed garden, great for the kids.

Sue and Colin are excellent hosts and we thank them for a great stay.

The granddaughters are already planning a return visit!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback - it was a pleasure to meet you all and we are so glad you enjoyed your break. Hope to see you again soon. Sue & Colin
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5

Accommodation with all conveniences and an amazing garden

  • 5 of 5

Sue was very friendly, and made us feel right at home.

The Annex has all the items you would need for self catering, and in fact was much better equipped than the average self catering cottage. Tea and cakes were ready for us on arrival, and the garden is absolutely lovely.

Sue also gave us a guide of good ideas for things to do in the area, including with / without children, and for sunny or rainy weather. Very helpful.

I would highly recommend this accommodation, and will very likely be returning in the future.

Thank you Sue.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time to give feedback on your stay and I am delighted that you enjoyed your holiday here. It was a pleasure to meet you all and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Best regards, Sue
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Stone Annexe near Chaucer Barn Gresham

  • 4 of 5

Tidy, clean, ideal place to stay when we attended nephews wedding celebrations at Chaucer Barn as only 10 minute walk away from the Barn

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

We live in North Norfolk and feel lucky to live under the wide open skies and to be close to the beautiful North Norfolk coast. We love Gresham because of the peaceful and unspoilt nature of the village with its duck pond and abundance of wildlife. There are some beautiful beaches nearby and a large part of the North Norfolk coast is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We are keen cyclists and enjoy walking in the countryside and along the coastal paths. Norwich City and Norwich International airport is only 40 minutes away by car. Unique benefits of the property The property is just 10 minutes by car from the fabulous sandy beaches at Sheringham and Cromer.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Norwich International at 20 Miles Nearest Barpub : The Wheatsheaf Pub or Roman Camp Inn at 1.5 Miles Nearest Golf : Sheringham at 4 Miles Nearest Train : Sheringham at 4 Miles Nearest Motorway : A148 at 3 Miles Nearest Restaurant : The Wheatsheaf Pub or Roman Camp Inn at 1.5 Miles Nearest Beach : Sheringham at 4 Miles Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Cycling - the Annexe is on a Sustrans cycle route. The owner is a keen cyclist and would be willing to escort you on half-day or full-day cycle tours around North Norfolk on the country lanes - fee negotiable. Owner also able to offer free advice on good cycle routes if you prefer to cycle without a guide.

Coast/Beach:

Sheringham and Cromer beaches are within 5 miles of the property.

Travel:

Travel: train: Sheringham Rail station 10 minutes drive from Stone Annexe.

Buses: Regular buses from Sheringham/Cromer and surrounding towns.

Airport: Norwich and Stansted for domestic and international flights.

Distances:

Stone Annexe is in Gresham village and 5 mins drive to the nearest shop, pub/ restaurant. Sustrans cycle route runs through the village. Holt (Georgian town) and Sheringham 10 minutes by car or approx 30 mins by cycle. Norwich 45 mins by car, or train from Sheringham. North Norfolk Coastal towns by cycle, car or bus.

Further Details:

Cromer has a Morrison's supermarket, Boots, Superdrug, hospital, GPs, dentists, branches of many major banks and building societies, cinema, main post office and many restaurants and cafes. The pier has its own interesting walkway where both children and adults go crabbing and at times enter competitions amongst themselves. There is a restaurant at the entrance to the pier and a gift shop and towards the end is a bar and theatre which shows a variety of shows and plays especially in summer time. At the end of a pier is the Lifeboat station and museum with guided tours at times. There is a yellow seaside train for children taking them around the seaside and town. There are the usual seaside attractions - golf putting and boating. The promenade offers relaxing strolls to watch the ships, surfers and paddlers. There is a zoo and also a museum demonstrating the history of the area. The tourist office in Cromer provides not only information but access to the internet free of charge. A popular carnival takes place in August and attracts visitors from far and wide.

Sheringham is a seaside town with its own restaurants, cafes, promenade, theatre, fire station with open days, GP and a variety of shops. It has the ever popular Poppy Line steam train - a fun ride to Holt. These two towns are about a 10 minute drive from Stone Annexe. Holt is a Georgian town with quaint streets and many antique shops, deli, restaurants and very popular with tourists. Not too far away are towns such as Wells-Next-the-Sea (renowned fish and chip shop), Blakeney, Cley-Next-the-Sea, Holkham with its vast sandy beach and many other seaside resorts all within easy reach by public or private transport. The Broads and Norwich offer visitors a pleasant day trip for shopping, eating and sight seeing

Availability

Rental rates

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Stone Annexe can be booked for short breaks (min 3 nights) weekly, or for longer periods by negotiation. Visitors are required to pay a £50 non refundable deposit to secure the booking. 45 days prior to arrival the balance of the rental is required when full details will be sent. The property is cleaned prior to arrival. No smoking indoors. Pets are NOT accepted and this policy is not negotiable.
Mobile/TV reception: please note that this can be poor at times, depending on your network provider.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday for weekly bookings but can be flexible especially for short breaks/long weekends. Arrival time is after 16.00 and check out by 10.00.

Notes on prices:
On booking request acceptance, a £50 non refundable deposit is required to secure the dates. 45 days prior to your arrival date, the balance of the full rental is required after which further details will be sent.

Please note the 7-night weekly price is available for weekly bookings from Saturday to Saturday only as per the pricing table.

The Annexe is cleaned prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

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

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games
  • Television ...

Suitability

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

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village

Attractions

  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom with bath, fully fitted shower over bath with instant hot water, washbasin and WC.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed (plus travel cot if required). Bedroom 2 with twin beds.

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

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

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Please note that children are very welcome. Strictly no smoking, no pets, no visitors (day or overnight). Mobile/TV reception: please note that this can be variable dependent upon your network provider/weather. The TV is freeview but can be 'patchy' and sometimes lose signal completely. Advise pre-load progs/movies to IPAD before arrival or bring DVDs. Stone Annexe is set back from the road by the front driveway & garden. A gated driveway leads onto a shingle courtyard for off-road parking. The garden has a variety of shrubs, plants and fruit trees. The Annexe is entered by the front door with a LOW head height. A hallway leads to the bathroom and kitchen. From the hallway, there is a small step up through an archway which leads to the spacious lounge. A door from the lounge leads to an inner hallway with bedrooms off the hallway. Both bedrooms overlook the rear garden. The bathroom has a mirror, wall cupboard & towel rail above radiator. Throughout the Annexe there are electrically heated radiators. Outside: The rear garden is south facing with a stone area for alfresco dining. The Annexe and gardens are enclosed by a flint wall and established hedging with fencing. There are tall, double driveway gates which separate the Annexe from the village road. The external utility room can be accessed at the front of the Annexe and there is a washing line provided for your own private use to the rear of the annexe. Utility Room: External & shared with owners. Access from front annexe. Bedlinen, pillows and duvets provided. Annexe cleaned prior to arrival. The bedlinen is changed weekly or per booking.

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