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House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Whitegates sleeps up to eight people and is a river front house in an enviable position in the picturesque village of Horning in the heart of the Norfolk Broads. Withe direct frontage to the main river, the property was built in 1865 and originally used as a small hotel where Arthur Ransome stayed in 1940 and wrote 'The Big Six'. Today the property offers a comfortable riverside retreat, ideal for water lovers, where you can fish from the garden (in season), and moor a boat.. Boat hire is available in the village.

This ancient riverside village has much to offer with three pubs, a newsagent/village shop, butcher, post office, cafe, restaurant, and an excellent deli. There is a fish and chip shop, chinese take away, launderette and leisure centre with pool. All within walking distance. Also close by is Bewilderwood adventure park.

The village of Wroxham (referred to as the 'Capital of the Norfolk Broads') is only three miles away from Whitegates, with the famous Roys of Wroxham for shopping. The historic medieval city of Norwich with its shops. fine buidings and stately homes is twelve miles away, and the north Norfolk coastline with its sandy beaches, seafront amusements at Cromer and Sheringham and seal watching at Blakeney are all within about 30 minutes drive. Also about 30 minutes away is Great Yarmouth with its marine centre and fun fair.

The house has a large sitting room with french windows to the garden, a farmhouse kitchen, four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an enclosed balcony that runs the full length of the property. The bathrooms and three of the bedrooms are on the first floor. Bedroom 1 has a double bed, an en-suite bathroom and a door opening to the balcony. Bedrooms 2 and 3 also overlook the river. Bedroom 2 has a king size bed and a single bed, also a handbasin, and the third bedroom has a single bed. The fourh bedroom is situated on the ground floor and has comfortable full size bunk beds. There is a ground floor cloakroom and utility room with a washer/dryer.
Parking for 2 cars in the courtyard at the front of the property.

Suitable for all ages, but supervision and care needed as it is by the river and the garden in unfenced.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Family friendly Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

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