History tells us the officers have painted a set of murals on the walls which the current owners have lovingly preserved to provide a unique insight into life in World War 2. Tucked away just outside of Cranworth near Dereham the buildings were used as officers quarters during the Second World War and would see senior servicemen plan their operations and watch the aircraft taking off and coming into land at Shipdham Airfield. The location is nestled in the Norfolk countryside and there are plenty footpaths explore from the very doorstep. The Norfolk Broads are also within reach for a day trip. For those seeking more coastal pursuits head to Hunstanton with its beach that goes on for miles and all the fun of the fair. Stepping into the property you come to the hallway which leads to the stylish kitchen/diner with electric oven and gas hob fridge dishwasher wine cooler and breakfast bar. There is a large dining area with French cherrywood table extending to seat up to 14 people. This room has original wall art from World War II showing the amazing flying eight ball emblem. Bi-fold doors lead to a patio area with views over open fields. Utility room with fridge/freezer washing machine and tumble dryer. Lounge with wood burner effect gas fire charming chesterfield sofas and TV complimented with surrounding antique pieces. Master bedroom with king-size French Bergere painted bed with matching bedside tables and a beautiful French wardrobe en-suite shower and WC. There is a further double bedroom twin bedroom and a final single bedroom with additional single pull-out bed. Bathroom with hand-held shower over bath and WC. Additional shower room with shower and WC. Outside there is an enclosed patio with garden furniture and BBQ overlooking the surrounding countryside. There is ample off-road parking. This property can be booked as a sleeps 2 with a lower occupancy rate. This property can be booked with Wingate Leon and Lemon Drop cottage to sleep a maximum of 17 people.
Thetford, Norfolk, UK3.7 km to Norfolk
Member Since 2011
- Calendar last updated:
- 23 Mar 2019
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Thetford, Norfolk, UK
Dereham (5mls S), Norfolk