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Charming one bedroomed converted boathouse overlooking Broad, Ranworth.

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Cosy one bedroom, recently converted boathouse in the heart of the Broads.

The Boat House is a unique space which sleeps 2 in one bedroom/sitting room. Fully centrally heated and completely renovated last year, the property has a wonderfully sunny patio where you can relax after a busy day exploring the area. The accommodation comprises of one large room upstairs which has a Feather and Black bed which can be split into twin beds or made into one large double bed. This room also has two armchairs and a TV with a large inbuilt desk set under a window which looks out towards the Broad and the moored boats. This is a wonderful space for the budding writer or for enjoying breakfast. The original staircase (fairly steep) leads down to the kitchenette (please note no oven) and wetroom. The wetroom has underfloor heating. There is a pub and a cafe in the village, both 5 minute's walk away which serve lunch and evening meals (only the pub serves the latter). There is also 'The Ship Inn' in South Walsham which serves meals and is just over a mile away. The apartment is dog friendly, we accept one well behaved dog.

HOT TUB RENTAL now available, £75 per break. The tub is filled and heated for your arrival and comes with a chilled bottle of prosecco.

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More Details

Jane Wilson
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 August, 2018

Why Jane Wilson chose Norwich

Amongst the many things that make living here special, are waking up to the sunshine with the mist hanging over the broad (with the boom of the bittern in the distance if you are lucky!), listening to the owls hooting late at night and drifting along the river on a boat. There is so much to see and do here, not only in the village but also in the rest of the Broads. We are also close to many beaches and Norwich is only half an hour away with it's wonderful shops and museums.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Norwich in Norwich

Property Type:
  • cottage
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Please note there is an extra charge for the hot tub,
  • Please keep pets off the furniture and clear up after them. There is no enclosed outside space for dogs and there are chickens around.
  • No candles please
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , The bathroom is a wetroom
  • It is a wet room, with shower, basin and toilet.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • There is a sitting/bedroom with a bed and two armchairs.
  • Books
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • sailing


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Charming one bedroomed converted boathouse overlooking Broad, Ranworth.
average rating of 4.892857 based on 56 reviews

An extremely charming property in tranquil location

  • 5 of 5

Jane was the perfect host. The boathouse had ever amenity you could want, set in a pretty location. Ideal for a relaxing break away from everything. Thank you Jane for a lovely week.Jennifer and Barry

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
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Excellent location

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable property, large wet room, small kitchen, views front and back. Very nice garden area with deck chairs and bbq. Lots to see nearby, good walks and some good pubs for food. We had a very enjoyable stay and would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
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  • 5 of 5

Lovely boat house in the middle of the beautiful Broads. Jane was very hospitable. We will definitely be coming back.

  • Review Submitted: 30-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
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Charming bolt hole for the weekend with friendly hosts

  • 5 of 5

A cosy, comfortable boathouse with quirky charm. Great shower room and well equipped compact kitchen. Upstairs the large double gabled bedsit gave views over fields , with sheep and alpacas one end and the boats on the Broad at the other. The hosts were really friendly and helpful. We arrived quite late but Jane was there with warm welcome and essentials in the fridge! Lovely area to explore and the warm sun meant we could also chill in the deckchairs.

  • Review Submitted: 10-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire

Quirky and Charming.

  • 5 of 5

We have had a very relaxing, peaceful few days at the Boat House.

An ideal base for touring. We were made very welcome by the owners and their lovely dogs.

Although the house is small, it had everything we needed and more. The hot tub was a very welcome addition.

Within easy reach of the Broads and the Norfolk coast.

We will definitely be returning in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 10-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Cosy and pretty cottage.

  • 5 of 5

Nicely decorated cottage close to the water and wildlife.

  • Review Submitted: 01-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
The Maltsters
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
The Maltsters, Ranworth
Nearest Beach
12 Miles

Ranworth is a beautiful village in the heart of the Norfolk Broads. There is a nature reserve in the village which has a thatched visitor centre on stilts at the end of a boardwalk which overlooks Ranworth Broad. From here you can take wildlife trips on the Norfolk Wildlife Trust boat. There are a huge array of birds and wildlife to observe and listen to here. The rare swallowtail butterfly can often be seen in the garden. Ranworth church which you can see from the property is known as the 'Cathedral of the Broads'. Climb up to the top of the tower and enjoy wonderful views of the village and views all the way across to the coast. The church is known for it's beautiful rood screen and antiphoner, it is well worth a visit. There is also a cafe here. A few minutes walk from the accommodation is the staithe which is host to the many boats which visit the village. Here you will find the pub, the shop and a cafe. It's a great spot to have a meal or a drink and watch the world go by. There are walks in the area and you may also like to visit the nearby Fairhaven Woodland and Water Gardens, which comprises of 53 hectares (131 acres) of beautiful ancient woodland, water gardens and a private broad at South Walsham.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

The property has a steep staircase (there is a photograph of it on the website) and may not be suitable for all. It is a nonsmoking property. One well behaved dog is welcome but please keep off the furniture. Please note the outside area is not completely enclosed. There is parking available in the shared drive. The facilities in the kitchen area are limited.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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