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Orchard Cottage in Ringstead is charming, beautifully restored, two bedroom, semi-detached cottage with many original features set in the pretty village of Ringstead. You will feel the weight lift off your shoulders the moment you step inside this beautiful cottage. With reclaimed wooden flooring and original beams it is both cosy and bright and wonderful place to retreat to after a busy day exploring the coast. The cottage has wooden flooring and exposed beams throughout (apart from the kitchen which is tiled). The windows are double glazed and there is central heating so you will be toasty whatever time of year you choose to visit.
This beautifully styled room is furnished with statement pieces and almost hugs you the moment you step inside the door. With three seater sofa and two chairs to relax in you will love the rustic ambiance created by the owner. There is a cosy woodburner and large TV and a door leading to the kitchen.
Orchard Cottage has a well equipped kitchen with with fridge freezer and integrated oven, hob and washing machine, tiled floor and wooden floorboards and shelving. A traditional Norfolk winder staircase leads from the kitchen to the landing. A door leads from the kitchen to the garden room.
From the kitchen there is a fabulous light and airy oak-framed garden room with feature lantern light and tiled floor. There are French doors to the garden and a dining table and chairs to seat four people.
Up the traditional Norfolk winder staircase from the kitchen there are two good sized bedrooms. Please note the stairway does not have ballustrades therefore take care with young children.
On the landing there is a desk, chair and lamp.
This larger Kind-size bedroom boasts views to the front of the property and has a modern four poster bed and a period fireplace. With beautiful sumptuous linens you are assured of a good night’s sleep. There are two bedside tables with feature lamps and a dressing table with mirror and chair and fitted wardrobes, so plenty of storage.
This King-size bedroom is a delight with character bed and two bedside lamps, built in dressing table with mirror and window seat offering views to the rear garden.
Off the landing between the two rooms is the bathroom.
The bathroom features a corner shower and a fabulous contemporary freestanding bath with high stand chrome mixer shower tap. There is also a circular natural stone sink.
The property is accessed via a shared driveway with a shingled area providing off road parking at the front. A gate opens to the south facing front garden which is enclosed by picket fencing. The garden is mainly laid to lawn, with planted shrubs, and a paved area immediately to the front of the property. The rear garden has a picket gate leading to the road. It is enclosed by walls and mature hedging and has a brickweave patio area; perfect for catching the sun.
Ringstead is an unspoilt village just a few miles in from the North Norfolk Coast and all that it has to offer. Whether you want an active, adventure packed holiday, or just a peaceful retreat, this is the perfect place to be. The village boasts the renowned Gin Trap Inn. A traditional 17th Century Coaching Inn with good food, a great selection of beer and wines and welcoming staff. It also stocks more than 100 gins for you to try! In the winter it is cosy with roaring log burners and in the summer there is lovely decked garden to the rear. The General Store is unique. Not only does it stock everything from newspapers and local produce to logs and cleaning products, it has a Labyrinth of rooms for you to explore, where you will find an eclectic collection of old and new items for sale and there is also an excellent garden centre in the village. The Peddars Way passes through the village on its way to join the Coastal Path, so there is good walking to be had, there and on Ringstead Downs. The village is on the National Cycle Network and is part of the Norfolk Coast Cycleway. The beach sandy beach at Old Hunstanton is just two miles away.