Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Granary Cottage is a Period cottage converted from a granary and stables forming part of a traditional Norfolk farmstead in quiet village 14 miles south of Norwich. Comfortable accommodation with abundant character (large full height reception room) gives into private courtyard with BBQ and garden furniture. Immediately to hand is excellent walking in the quiet lanes and footpaths of this peaceful rural area. Within easy reach are the attractive old market towns of the Waveney valley such as Beccles and Bungay, the coast and the Norfolk Broads network (boats can be hired at Oulton Broad and Beccles). The fine medieval city of Norwich has a superb market, shopping and entertainment in addition to its famous cathedral, churches, castle and numerous other historical attractions.The property is situated in the Waveney Valley in a very quiet location away from it all but close to the cathedral city of Norwich and the Norfolk Broads where boats can be hired, there are pretty market towns nearby such as Beccles and Bungay and within reach is the beautiful north Norfolk cost.
The property is very well equipped with everything you need for self-catering .
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The East Anglia region
The property is situated in the Waveney Valley in a very quiet location away from it all but close to the cathedral city of Norwich and the Norfolk Broads where boats can be hired, there are pretty market towns nearby such as Beccles and Bungay and within reach is the beautiful north Norfolk cost.
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14 Jul 2014
"A tastefully converted old granary in peaceful countryside surroundings."
I stayed here with my girlfriend in June, 2014 for three nights, and we had a very pleasant stay. The place was spotlessly clean and comfortable, with a very well-equipped kitchen. The yard was excell… More
30 Jun 2014
18/06-14-21/06/14 Short break away with my partner and our Beagle! I think that the photo's do not do this place justice - It is a lovely cottage in the countryside.Don't listen to the bad r… More
2 Jun 2014
"Quaint, charming property full of character in a beautifully quiet location."
My family, in particular my 11 and 8 year old adored our short stay at this cottage. The conversion has made the most of a small property showing its rural qualities to the full. We appreciated the … More
Many thanks for your kind review, much appreciated.
14 May 2014
"Musty, Damp, Unloved"
We booked Granary Cottage for three nights at the beginning of April, it was musty, damp and unloved, stopped one night and then left for home!! Did get a refund for some of the cost from the owner.… More
I gave a refund just out of goodwill and cannot agree with any of their comments as they are simply untrue. These people didn't even bother to come and tell me they were not happy and that they would be leaving early. All I can add is that the cottage had been properly cleaned, aired and the heating put on. Unfortunately you just can't please some people.
The cottage has no damp in it and the carpets had just been professionally cleaned leaving a fresh lemon smell. The toilet was new and had never been used and the washing machine was also new having been replaced within 2 days when the other one stopped working. The people who arrived immediately after loved the cottage and said they would be coming back. I think the guest book in the cottage tells the true picture and most guests have loved staying.
I include in this response two other reviews so that people can make their own mind up and as the owner I am more than willing to answer any queries or concerns about the cottage.
5 out of 5
We three had a lovely week in Granary Barn, so well converted and comfortable, very good kitchen with everthing, comfortable bedrooms
and a very friendly and caring host
Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2010 Date of Stay: Jul 2010 Source: HomeAway
Recommended for: Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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LOVELY WEEK IN NORFOLK!
5 out of 5
Had a wonderful week in Granary Cottage - delightful base with everything you can wish for! Dishwasher, washer & freeview TV meant it was a hassle-free base to relax. The bedrooms were comfortable and well-equipped, and the conversion as a whole was very well done. Having taken the bikes with us, it was fantastic to be able to use the outhouse to store them securely. With its location and surrounding opportunities a week didn't seem long enough! Finally, our hosts were brilliant and many thanks to them for making out summer!
Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2009 Date of Stay: Aug 2009 Source: HomeAway
Recommended for: Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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13 May 2014
The cottage was conveniently located for our requirements, but took a bit of finding as the entrance being opposite the non-existent 'colourful village sign' was not a great deal of help. I… More
Having read this review I notice that the village sign has been removed, maybe for re-painting so I will not mention this when giving directions in future until it has been put back.
As to the cleanliness of the property I have just had all the carpets professionally cleaned and the cottage is thoroughly cleaned between lets so this is something of a mystery . Certainly when I went to meet the people staying there was no mention that anything was not to their liking and they commented that they thought the cottage was very nice. I always say to people that if there are any problems at all they should come and let me know as we live next door and can sort any problems out.
I am putting a rug on the brick floor outside the bathroom so no need to walk the couple of steps on the brick floor. It is a shame that the question of the mattress was not raised after the first night as I could have put another one in there and I will be putting a better one on the bed. Nobody else who has stayed at the cottage has told me that they found it uncomfortable but the problem is now being addressed. As to the fridge the catch is broken on the freezer compartment but it still closes and keeps food frozen and the fridge is de-frosted between lets. There is nothing amiss with the fridge door.
I would say that generally the cottage is well maintained, the washing machine is brand new and there is a new toilet in the bathroom. If we are made aware of any problems in the cottage they are addressed without delay.
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