Boy's Own Cottage
About the home
Situated on the River Bure in the picturesque village of Horning on the Norfolk Broads. Relax and watch the world go by, do some fishing and boating, or explore the Norfolk coast with its beautiful unspoilt beaches and wildlife.
Shops, pubs and restaurants all within a 5 minute walk. There is parking for 2 cars right outside the door with no walking or steps required to access the cottage.
Wi-fi broadband Internet and landline calls are included.
Guests are welcome to use 'Dodgem' - our electric 5 man day boat - for a nominal extra charge of £50 per week. Larger more powerful boats can be hired locally at preferential rates from one of the local boat hire yards.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Winterton on Sea, 20km|
|Will consider:||Long lets|
Nearest amenities: 100m
|Family friendly?||Suitable for over 5s only|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Internet access, DVD player, Boat available for guest use|
|General:||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||3 Bedrooms, 1 family bathroom|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (1), Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 6|
|Other:||Linen provided, please check with the advertiser regarding towels|
|Outdoors:||Private garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake / river|
|Access:||Wheelchair friendly, Parking space|
Further details indoors:
The lounge/diner is light and sunny and is equipped with all home comforts including Freeview TV / DVD Player / CD Player. The cottage offers free unlimited wi-fi broadband internet connection and calls to landine telephones.
The dining area has a table and six chairs and has French doors opening out onto the wonderful riverside garden with garden furniture.
The modern galley-style fitted kitchen has granite worktops, large range-type gas cooker, fridge freezer, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine/dryer.
One double bedroom and the family bathroom with bath, shower over bath, basin and WC are located downstairs, making the cottage most suitable for elderly visitors.
Upstairs is a further double bedroom with washbasin, en-suite WC and TV and one twin bedroom with washbasin and TV. All 3 bedrooms have river views.
Gas central heating is included. Bed linen is also included, but please bring your own towels.
Further details outdoors:
Directly on the river with fishing from the garden in season. Please note: small children must be closely supervised at all times. Parking for 2 cars.
The East Anglia / Norfolk region
The Norfolk Broads are England's largest stretch of wetlands, and are a unique combination of broads or shallow lakes, rivers and dykes which can be found in the area bounded by Norwich, Stalham, Lowestoft and Beccles.
Famous for the magnificent boating they afford, with over 125 miles of navigable waterways, they also play host to a wide variety of plants, animals, insects and birds.
The Horning area
Horning, located on the River Bure, is considered the most picturesque of all the Broadland villages, In the village there are several pubs and restaurants offering a wide range of menus and prices. Boat hire is available nearby, and there is also a leisure centre with small swimming pool, jacuzzi and fitness centre close by.
Within 5 minutes walk of the cottage there is a newsagents, butchers, greengrocers, post office and delicatessen. Good shopping can also be found in Wroxham and Norwich, which also has all the usual facilities you would expect in this fine cathedral city.
There are good sandy beaches about 15 minutes drive. For the children there are many theme parks in the area, and Great Yarmouth is famous for its funfair and Sea Life Centre. For the more active holidaymaker, there is cycle and canoe hire available nearby.
There are many stately homes, gardens and wildlife centres to visit. The North Norfolk coastal towns of Sheringham and Cromer and the wild coastline around Blakeney, famous for its seal watching, are about 30 minutes drive away.
How to get there
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Boy's Own Cottage can be found in the pretty village of Horning between Norwich (11 miles) and Gt. Yarmouth on the Norfolk coast (17 miles).
By Road from London journey time is approximately 2-3 hours. Exit the M25 London Orbital at Junction 27 and take the M11 North towards Cambridge. Exit the M11 at junction 9 and take the A11 North (East) towards Norwich and the Norfolk Broads. For Sat Nav users, the postcode of the cottage is NR12 8AA.
From the outer Norwich ring road follow the signs towards Wroxham (A1151) to leave on the Sprowston Road. Follow the A1151 for approximately 8 miles, passing through Wroxham until 2 mini roundabouts. At the second mini roundabout take a right turn onto the A1062 signposted Potter Heigham, Horning, Ludham. Continue for approximately 2 miles. At the Horning crossroads, turn right into Horning Village Lower Street. The village is about 1 mile long, Boy's Own Cottage can be found in the centre of the village in a turning on the right hand side just before the New Inn pub.
Activities near Horning
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
09 Mar 2013
We fell in love with your beautiful cottage, it is in an ideal location for the Broads, we visited most of the local restuarants and pubs. We would reommend this holiday home as it was very clean,... more
28 Sep 2012
My family and I have now visited the cottage many times and go back more and more every year.
The owner of the cottage Hayley is always there to greet you and is very nice and welcoming.
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 7|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|27 Sep - 25 Oct 2013||27 Sep 13||25 Oct 13||£ 709||-||-||1 Week|
|25 Oct - 1 Nov 2013||25 Oct 13||1 Nov 13||£ 762||-||-||1 Week|
|1 Nov - 15 Nov 2013||1 Nov 13||15 Nov 13||£ 473||-||-||1 Week|
|15 Nov - 20 Dec 2013||15 Nov 13||20 Dec 13||£ 420||-||-||1 Week|
|Christmas 2013||20 Dec 13||27 Dec 13||£ 893||-||-||1 Week|
|New Year 2013||27 Dec 13||3 Jan 14||£ 893||-||-||1 Week|
|3 Jan - 14 Feb 2014||3 Jan 14||14 Feb 14||£ 420||-||-||1 Week|
|14 Feb - 21 Feb 2014||14 Feb 14||21 Feb 14||£ 552||-||-||1 Week|
|21 Feb - 4 Apr 2014||21 Feb 14||4 Apr 14||£ 447||-||-||1 Week|
|4 Apr - 18 Apr 2014||4 Apr 14||18 Apr 14||£ 657||-||-||1 Week|
|18 Apr - 2 May 2014||18 Apr 14||2 May 14||£ 630||-||-||1 Week|
|2 May - 9 May 2014||2 May 14||9 May 14||£ 657||-||-||1 Week|
|9 May - 23 May 2014||9 May 14||23 May 14||£ 683||-||-||1 Week|
|23 May - 30 May 2014||23 May 14||30 May 14||£ 893||-||-||1 Week|
|30 May - 13 Jun 2014||30 May 14||13 Jun 14||£ 788||-||-||1 Week|
|13 Jun - 27 Jun 2014||13 Jun 14||27 Jun 14||£ 867||-||-||1 Week|
|27 Jun - 25 Jul 2014||27 Jun 14||25 Jul 14||£ 972||-||-||1 Week|
|25 Jul - 29 Aug 2014||25 Jul 14||29 Aug 14||£ 1103||-||-||1 Week|
|29 Aug - 12 Sep 2014||29 Aug 14||12 Sep 14||£ 867||-||-||1 Week|
|12 Sep - 26 Sep 2014||12 Sep 14||26 Sep 14||£ 814||-||-||1 Week|
|26 Sep - 17 Oct 2014||26 Sep 14||17 Oct 14||£ 709||-||-||1 Week|
|17 Oct - 31 Oct 2014||17 Oct 14||31 Oct 14||£ 762||-||-||1 Week|
|31 Oct - 14 Nov 2014||31 Oct 14||14 Nov 14||£ 473||-||-||1 Week|
|14 Nov - 19 Dec 2014||14 Nov 14||19 Dec 14||£ 420||-||-||1 Week|
|Christmas 2014||19 Dec 14||27 Dec 14||£ 893||-||-||1 Week|
|New Year 2014||27 Dec 14||3 Jan 15||£ 893||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
PLEASE NOTE: Rental rates do not include use of Dodgem, the electric day boat, during your holiday. This can be added as an optional extra at a nominal rate of £50 per week.
Short breaks available outside peak times.
Friday-Friday let (except Christmas & New Year)
Arrive after 3 p.m - Depart by 11 a.m.
Holidaylettings will charge a booking fee. You can also book on line at our website http://www.boysowncottage.com. We offer a friendly and personal service, so if you require any further information or would like to enquire by telephone, just give us a call on 01508 520894.Book
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