IDRE - 2 Fairway Lakes
Lodge | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
The Idre is an impressive and luxurious Scandinavian timber home providing spacious accommodation for 7 people. Located on the fairways of the 400 acre Caldecott Hall Golf Club & Country Estate in the village of Fritton on the south eastern reaches of the beautiful Norfolk Broads National Park.
Built to a high standard, the property is triple glazed, has gas central heating throughout and benefits from its own two person sauna. It has been designed to be eco-friendly as it is very well insulated and has ultra low energy LED bulbs throughout. The three bedrooms are all on the ground floor with the spacious lounge, dining area and kitchen, making this accessible for wheelchair users. The two mezzanine areas are accessed by a spiral staircase, linked by a glass walkway and provide a great space to read, study or play. The property is exceptionally well furnished and has everything you need for a comfortable and relaxing break. A wifi connection has recently been installed. Please read the outstanding reviews from previous guests.
The weather in Norfolk is drier and sunnier on average than any other part of the UK. With its easterly position, the Norfolk coast enjoys the longest days and some of the best weather for happy holidays in the UK.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Gorleston 6 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Norwich 45 km, Nearest railway: Great Yarmouth 11 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Sauna, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private fishing lake or river|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
The accommodation comprises: Ground Floor
Sitting Room: Vaulted ceiling, wooden laminate flooring and leather corner sofa group plus single armchair. Double doors lead onto a large decked area with uninterrupted views of the 10th and 18th fairways. Gas fired (log effect) fire, large screen TV with Freeview and DVD player.
Kitchen: Fully fitted and well equipped, gas cooker, american style fridge / freezer, dishwasher and microwave.
Utility room with washing machine
Master Bedroom: Spacious with door leading onto the decked area. King size bed, bed side cabinets and built in wardrobe. Door to large en-suite bathroom.
En suite bathroom: Separate shower, WC and basin.
Bedroom 2: double bed
Bedroom 3: bunk bed
Bathroom 2: Corner bath, WC, basin and sauna
Spiral staircase and glass walkway leading to first floor mezzanine areas:
Single bed and second sitting room with sofa, chaise longue, desk and chair. The favourite spot for relaxing with a book or a hideout for the kids to play games.
|Further details outdoors|
Outside: There is a large decked area (part covered) with extended views over the 10th and 18th fairways, allocated parking for 2 cars. Solid wood garden furniture
Short breaks available outside peak times.
Linen available at £65 including bedlinen and towels.
Strictly no Barbecues due to risk of fire.
Strictly no pets
For the comfort of all guests IDRE has a strict no smoking policy in the house or on the decked area.
Friday or Saturday changeover off-peak, Saturday changeover during school holidays
Virtual tour of IDRE visit : www.svenskhomes.co.uk/Idre/Hall
The East Anglia region
A visit to Norfolk offers a refreshing escape from the hustle and bustle of busy Britain. Around every corner you will find pretty villages and historic churches, miles and miles of unspoilt beaches, countryside and rivers teeming with wildlife and relaxed towns and a city with wonderful shops and tempting cafes.
The Norfolk coastline is simply stunning you'll find huge expanses of pale sandy beaches backed by high grassy sand dunes.
The Norfolk Country Fair held during August has a wealth of displays and traditional country stalls and is a fantastic day out.
Located in the grounds of Caldecott Hall set within easy reach of the Norfolk Broads and only a few miles away from the Norfolk/Suffolk heritage coast. Caldecott Hall is part of a 400 acre estate of Norfolk countryside, the manor house is an AA 3 star hotel with lounge, bar and fine restaurant
Caldecott Hall's centre of well-being 'The Barn Works' is a fitness spa providing state of the art cardio vascular and resistance equipment compliments a striking pool*, spa and steam room, delightfully situated in a magnificent thatched barn. Personal assessment, programmes, tuition and Sports, Swedish and Indian Head massage will be available from the permanent qualified staff.
* The Barn Works is an adult only club, for people aged 16 and over. However children accompanied by adults are allowed in the pool at restricted times, Friday 4pm - 7pm, Saturday 8am - 12 noon and Sunday 9am - 12 noon.
For further details please check the website http://www.caldecotthall.co.uk/hotel/barn-works.htm
There are also two 18 hole golf courses the Championship course and the Academy course. Practice driving range with 20 berths. Fishing lakes with rainbow and brown trout (access to the lakes is at the managements discretion). The Redwings Horse Sanctuary, the largest horse charity in the UK is also located on site and a popular attraction for both children and adults.
On site facilities are payable direct to Caldecott Hall, guests of the IDRE receive a 25% discount for golf and spa facilities.
The nearby Fritton lake offers canoeing, fishing and nature walks. Fritton is an ideal location for exploring East Anglia, visit the city of Norwich with its shopping facilities and unique blend of historical and modern buildings. The coastal resorts of Gt Yarmouth and Lowestoft are a short drive away, a must visit are the beautiful coastal villages of Southwold, Walberswick and Dunwich. Inland there are attractive market towns and villages all of which have their own history and invite you to explore. The picturesque Norfolk Broads are a short drive away with a number of boat hire companies offering the opportunity for a relaxing cruise. The area has abundant wildlife with exceptional bird watching and a thriving seal community at Horsey End.
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5 Jun 2014
"Lovely holiday home in beautiful surroundings"
We enjoyed our holiday at IDRE very much, there was plenty of space for the children and it was clean and comfortable. The kitchen was well equipped with a lovely big American fridge /freezer. A log e… More
4 Apr 2014
We booked the lodge for a family get together. We had 3 couples and our 15 month old grandson and had ample space and privacy. The lodge was spotlessly clean and very well equipped. It was a real hom… More
Thank you for your kind review - it is much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future
6 Jan 2014
"Perfect lodge for any age!"
Myself and a group of friends stayed here over New Years for 3 nights, we were very excited about our little break to the lodge just from the photos but the photos don't do it justice. In person … More
Thanks for your kind review - we are glad you enjoyed your stay so much and would be happy to welcome you again.
22 Aug 2013
"A fantastic lodge in a peaceful area"
We stopped at this lodge with our 3 teenagers and found it a fantastic lodge, extremely clean, 3 bedrooms with additional sleeping upstairs meaning plenty of space for family members, the kitchen was … More
Dear Keith, thanks for your kind review - I am pleased you had an enjoyable holiday and would be very happy to welcome you again. We will certainly look into getting wifi in time for your next stay! Kind regards, Teresa
6 Aug 2013
This was our second stay in this stunning accommodation. It is set in the most perfect location and is ideal for guests of any age. The booking process was very efficient. A wonderful and relaxing break had by all. Have already recommended this accommodation to others and will continue to do so. Also, sure we will return again in the future.
Thank you for you kind review. It is much appreciated. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at IDRE and I look forward to you staying with us again.
8 Jan 2013
"Perfect cozy lazy hideaway with sauna and decking..."
The pictures don't do this place justice. It is a lovely location facing onto a golf course and literally next door to the Barn Works spa, pool and beauty centre. there is a sauna in the house which can be used anytime and is a lovely bonus. There is also a gas effect fire which is nice but the heating is so effective it was really warm. The open plan style inside is stunning and lots of windows give great light during the day. It is so quiet no noisy neighbours the perfect place to get away. The kitchen was well equipped for cooking as we were staying over Xmas and had to cook vast amounts of roasted vegetables etc. All in all highly reccomend.
17 Sep 2012
"More than Happy with accommodation and location"
Well presented well equipped, located within easy reach of many attractions plenty to do.Be aware access to swimming pool for children is limited to certain times (see Barn works web site) we were awa… More
8 Sep 2012
"Fantastic place for a peaceful holiday"
We have just had a fantastic holiday at this superb lodge. W O W factor on entry with everything first class. Well equiped kitchen with everything provided and very clean, the bedrooms were also very clean and comfortable. The sauna is a bonus.
A great place to explore Gt. Yarmouth, the Norfolk Broads and other beaches. We would definitely reccomend this accommodation.
19 Aug 2012
"An unforgettable, wonderful accommodation, great family holiday home."
We all had a great holiday. The whole process was dealt with in a friendly but professional manner from my first inquiry to arriving back at home after our holiday. There was 7 people staying in the p… More
Thanks for your kind review - it is much appreciated and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to you staying with us again!
5 Jan 2012
We stayed here Easter 2011. The accommodation was first class, the kitchen was very clean and well equiped, the bedrooms were also clean and comfy. Everything you need is provided. We really enjoyed p… More
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