This attractive, traditional Norfolk cottage enchants and envelops its guests. It has been renovated to retain a wealth of original features whilst being adapted for modern living. It is also home to a local barn owl who can be seen circling the meadow at dawn and dusk. The delightful, fully enclosed south-west facing garden is lawned, with fruit trees and is the perfect place for children and dogs to potter around. It has a wonderful, large patio, perfect for alfresco evenings, a thirst quenching drink and a delicious barbecue.
Located in the rural village of Plumstead, adjacent to the Green and the national environmental award winning, community wildflower meadow and ancient pond. The neighbours sell their organic produce on an honesty system in season. You can enjoy many beautiful walks from the front door from which to experience the abundant wildlife including hares, deer and a wide variety of wild birds.
This holiday cottage at a glance
Sleeps four guests.
One bathroom and one shower room.
Wood burning stoves in the sitting room and dining room.
Delightful, private, enclosed garden ideal for children and dogs.
Parking for one car is available with roadside parking for additional cars.
One well behaved dog welcome, with a second considered by arrangement (small additional charge per dog).
Minimum of a two night stay.
Renovated to retain a wealth of original features whilst being adapted for modern living.
Roll top bath.
An ideal location for birdwatchers, walkers and cyclists.
Close proximity to Holt and the North Norfolk beaches.
Electric hob and double oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine/tumble dryer.
Flat screen TV, Freeview, DVD player, radio/CD player.
Telephone on honesty system.
Delightful private beech-hedged garden with patio, garden furniture and barbecue.
Travel cot, high chair and stairgate available on request.
Attractions and nearby amenities
A short drive away (10 minutes) you will find the vibrant, market town of Holt with its abundance of excellent, individual shops, galleries, restaurants, delicatessens and recreational facilities, the lovely town of Burnham Market (40 minutes) with a host of traditional shops or the picturesque and very popular Wells-next-the-Sea (35 minutes).
For lovers of the outdoors, the sandy beaches of Sheringham and Cromer are less than 15 minutes drive. Organise a boat day trip and try to spot the seals, enjoy a day bird-watching or simply dip your toes in the water on the Holkham Beach, voted in the top 10 in the UK.
The spectacular Mannington Gardens is in close proximity, where you can wander around the charming gardens.
Additionally, for the sports enthusiasts, you can explore the countryside on bikes, enjoy a boat tour, indulge in some rowing, kayaking or canoeing or try the popular water zorbing.
Slightly further afield (35 to 70 minutes) there are a wealth of stunning gardens and spectacular homes to admire. This includes Holkham Hall, Oxburgh Hall, Houghton Hall, Castle Rising or Raveningham Gardens to name but a few.