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This attractive, traditional Norfolk cottage enchants and envelops its occupiers.

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

Two bedrooms, one bathroom and one shower room. Ideal for children and dogs.

This attractive, double fronted Norfolk cottage enchants and envelops its guests. It has been renovated to retain a wealth of original features whilst being adapted for modern living. 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. It is also home to a barn owl which occasionally can be seen circling the meadow. 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.

Two bedrooms.

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 three night stay.

Additional features

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.

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Property Manager
Rural Retreats Holidays Ltd
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17 August, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Norwich in North Norfolk District

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Family
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Kitchen
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • First floor: Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Bathroom with a roll top bath and shower attachment.
    First floor: Shower room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Shower room
  • Bathroom with a roll top bath and shower attachment. Spacious shower room.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • First floor: Double bedroom - 1 Double Bed , Double bedroom with a 4'6
    First floor: Double bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Double bedroom with a 5' zip and link bed
  • Double bedroom overlooking the garden with a 4'6" bed (the highest point of the ceiling in the double bedroom is aprox. 6'5" and it then slopes down on either sides). Double bedroom with a 5' zip and link bed that can be made into two 2'6" singles on request.
  • Television
  • Garden
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
Oil central heating, wood burning stoves in the dining room and sitting room. Electric hob and double oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine/tumble dryer. Flat screen TV, Freeview, DVD player, radio/CD player. WiFi*. Telephone on honesty system. Delightful private beech-hedged garden with patio, garden furniture and barbecue. Travel cot, high chair and stairgate available on request. *Please note that internet access is offered at this property for recreational purposes only and is not meant for business use. Speed/service may vary depending on the package obtained by the owner which is provided to guests free of charge. Should guests experience difficulties or loss of use, neither the owner nor Rural Retreats will be held responsible.


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Other Activities:

Pubs and restaurants in the local area include:

The Pigs, Edgefield - 01263 587634

Award winning pub 5 minutes from cottage by car. Relaxed dining with a local spin, children welcome, booking advisable.

The King's Head, Letheringsett - 01263 712691

Gastro style pub, booking advisable, children welcome.

The King's Head, Holt - 01263 712543

Not always necessary to book, children welcome.

Byfords, Holt - 01263 711400

Cafe bar and restaurant. Fresh local ingredients, lovely atmosphere.

Wiveton Bell, Blakeney Road, Wiveton, Holt, NR25 7TL - 01263 740101

18th Century pub, seasonal dishes, specialty fish and great desserts.

Morston Hall - 01263 741041

Michelin starred restaurant run by celebrity chef Galton Blackiston. Amazing food for a special occasion. Set dinner menu but absolutely delicious. Booking advisable.

No. 1 Fish & Chip Restaurant, Cromer - 01263 512316

Owned by celebrity chef Galton Blackiston with stunning sea views. Booking advisable. Takeaway also available.

The Gunton Arms, Cromer Road, Thorpe Market, NR11 8TZ - 01263 832010.

Good food, nice atmosphere. Good service. Quirky but interesting restaurant food.

No. 10 Restaurant, Augusta Street, Sheringham - 01263 824400.

Unpreposessing restaurant serving lunches, teas and dinner. Good value honest food.

The Buckinghamshire Arms, Blickling NR11 6NF - 01263 732133.

Good chef. Good and interesting pub food rather than gastro pub.

The Moorings, High Street, Blakeney - 01263 740054

Unpretentious modern British cuisine especially fish.

The Hunny Bell, The Green, Hunworth - 01263 712300.

Emphasis on traditional pub food rather than gastro pub food.

The Crown, Banningham - 01263 733534

Good food, excellent menu choice to suit all tastes.

The Walpole Arms, Itteringham - 01263 587258

Nice friendly pub/restaurant in picturesque village setting.

Dog Friendly Pubs

You will generally find that most North Norfolk pubs are dog friendly and below are a selection of local ones:

The Dun Cow, Salthouse - 01263 740467

The Village Inn, West Runton - 01263 838000

The Whitehorse, Overstrand - 01263 579237

The George, Cley - 01263 740652

Blakeney Manor Hotel, Blakeney - 01263 740376

The Victoria Inn, Holkham - 01328 711008

The Ship, Weybourne - 01263 588721

The Wheatsheaf, West Beckham (recent excellent reviews) - 01263 822110

Erpingham Arms, Erpingham - 01263 761591

There are some wonderful cities and towns throughout Norfolk including:

The coastal town of Great Yarmouth.

The pretty seaside town of Cromer.

The beautiful cathedral city of Norwich.

The historic town of Fakenham.

The market town of Thetford.

The bustling town of Diss.

The popular market town of Dereham.

Places to visit in Norfolk include:

Cromer Pier home to the Pavillion Theatre.

Bressingham Steam Museum – Bressingham, IP22 2AA. Tel: 01379 686900

Banham Zoo – Banham, NR16 2HE. Tel: 01953 887771

Langham Glassworks – Fakenham, NR21 8ET. Tel: 01328 863500

BeWILDerwood Adventure Park, full of treehouses, zip wires, jungle bridges, storytelling, boat trips and marsh walks – Hoveton, NR12 8JW. Tel: 01692 633033

The Pleasure Beach, a mixture of high-octane rides and traditional attractions – Great Yarmouth, NR30 3EH. Tel: 01493 844585

'The Poppy Line', otherwise known as the North Norfolk Railway, from Sheringham to Holt.

Merrivale Model Village – Great Yarmouth, NR30 3JG. Tel: 01493 842097

Maddermarket Theatre – Norwich, NR2 1DR. Tel: 01603 620917

Beautiful beaches stretch the Norfolk coastline including:

Hunstanton Beach, Hunstanton.

Wells/Holkham Beach, Wells-next-the-Sea.

Cromer Beach, Cromer.

Sheringham Beach, Sheringham.

Mundsley Beach, North Walsham.

Gorleston Beach, Great Yarmouth.

There are a wealth of activities in Norfolk including:

Enjoy one of the many cycle paths throughout this beautiful countryside with Cycle Hire.

Norfolk Adventure, offering activities such as boat tours, rowing, canoeing, kayaking and water zorbing.

Thetford Forest, ideal for cycling, walking, running and riding, adventure play and Go Ape.

Explore Blakeney National Nature Reserve.

Wheatfen nature reserve at Surlingham in the Norfolk Broads with an abundance of footpaths and cycle paths.

Explore The Boudicca Way between and Norwich railway stations.

The Fens are an excellent place to visit for fishing enthusiasts.

Play a round of golf at one of the many course including Barnham Broom Golf & Country Club, Denver Golf Club, Dunston Hall Golf Club, Fakenham Golf Club or Great Yarmouth & Caister Golf Club.

Funkys - an adventure play area designed for children between the ages of two and 12.

For Laser games, visit Quasar Norwich.

Norfolk Snowsports Club - opportunities for children eight years and over.

Namco Funscape (Norwich).

There are an abundance of historic homes and gardens to visit in Norfolk including:

Holkham Hall - Wells-next-the-Sea, NR23 1AB. Tel: 01328 710227

Oxburgh Hall - ,Oxborough PE33 9PS. Tel: 01366 328258

Houghton Hall - King's Lynn, PE31 6UE. Tel: 01485 528569

Castle Rising - King's Lynn, PE31 6AH. Tel: 0370 333 1181

Raveningham Gardens - Norwich, NR14 6NS. Tel: 01508 548152

Mannington Gardens - Norwich, NR11 7BB. Tel: 01263 584175

Royal Sandringham - Sandringham, PE35 6EH. Tel: 01485 545408

Felbrigg Hall - Norwich, NR11 8PR. Tel: 01263 837444

Blickling Hall - Bickling, NR11 6NF. Tel: 01263 738030

Some favourite restaurants to try in Norfolk include:

Titchwell Manor – Nr Brancaster, PE31 8BC. Tel: 01485 210221

Creake Abbey Café and Food Hall – North Creake, NR21 9LF. Tel: 01328 730399

Wiveton Farm Café – Holt, NR25 7TE. Tel: 01263 740525

Morston Hall – near Holt, NR25 7AA. Tel: 01263 741041

The Gunton Arms – Norwich NR11 8TZ. Tel: 01263 832010

The Dial House – Reepham, NR10 4JJ. Tel: 01603 879900

Roger Hickman's Restaurant – Norwich NR2 1AB. Tel: 01603 633522

Events within Norfolk include:

June: Green Festival

August: Festival of Bowls

September: Out There Festival, Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival

November: Winter Beer & Cider Festival

December: Wells Christmas Tide Festival 2015


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  • Contractual booking deposit: 33.00% rent

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