Fir Lodge, Pentney Lakes
Log cabin | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 13
PLEASE NOTE: If you want to enquire simply about prices and availability for Fir Lodge this is instantly accessible in the Availability page of our website - www.firlodgenorfolk.co.uk .
Booking is on-line and fully automatic and up-to-date.
There is a direct link at the bottom of the blue panel on the right.
Fir Lodge is a palatial log house - a stunning and spacious building in which to spend a holiday. It offers comfortable and relaxing accommodation for family parties and groups of friends, and for groups pursuing activities in West Norfolk.
Lovingly build by craftsmen from solid Douglas Fir logs with fittings of English Oak, its eye-boggling upper floor has fully open plan living space with vaulted ceiling and massive timber trusses and access to two balconies. On the ground floor are three bedrooms with two bathrooms, giving sleeping accommodation for 9, plus 4 using two upstairs futon-sofas that convert to double beds.
Fir Lodge has many facilities for your comfort and enjoyment. Its location is central to many varied places of interest for family outings and for lovers of the coast and countryside, heritage and wildlife.
LATEST NEWS: Jan 2014 - the massive timber garage on site is currently being converted to contain a sauna, steam room and therapy treatment room with direct access to the outdoor hot tub - all exclusively for the use of Fir Lodge guests and included in the booking fee.
|Size||Sleeps up to 13, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Snettisham 14 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Norwich international 65 km, Nearest railway: Kings Lynn 10 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||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (5), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 13|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river|
|Further details indoors|
The upstairs living area features comfortable sofas, 42" flatscreen TV and DVD player and WIFI Internet connection. There is a selection of books, toys and board games, and some DVDs. The dining area has a large oak dining table seating 14; kitchen is fully fitted out, with dish washer, microwave,2 fridges, electric oven, hob and extractor and full range of crockery, crystal wine and champagne glasses, utensils and pans. Upstairs toilet with basin.
Downstairs you will find a snooker/pool table in the stunning and ample enterance hall that leads to the 3 bedrooms. The "Family Bedroom" has a super king size bed, 2 single beds, an en suite bath and shower over. A travel cot, stair gates and high chair are provided. Please bring your own cot linen.
Second bedroom has adult-size set of bunk beds and single bed, and third bedroom another double bed. Bedrooms 2 & 3 share a bathroom with shower.
Two futon-sofa beds are available in the living area upstairs, in separate areas allowing each bed their own space.
The lodge features oak wood flooring throughout, with underfloor heating throughout (powered by eco friendly wood pellet boiler); remote control dimmable lighting system.
Booking includes bed linen (excludung cot) and indoor towels. Please bring extra bath towels for hot tub use. Electricity and heating are inclusive.
|Further details outdoors|
The large garden area with furniture provides the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine at the end of an action packed day.
Pentney Lakes has a children's play area and club house (Thursday-Saturday), often with evening entertainment.
Birdwatching and natural history enthusiasts are spoiled for choice for places to visit year-round. Pentney Lakes itself is packed with wildlife - innumerable varieties of woodland and water birds, including a colony of nesting terns. Norfolk holds many celebrated wildlife reserves with great variety of habitats and their flora and fauna.
Fishermen will be drawn to the lakes, and fishing lessons and water skiing can be booked on site.
More details, availability calendar, prices and on-line booking are contained in our website. Simply click on "Visit site" in theblue panel on the right.
£300 non-refundable deposit is payable at time of booking, balance due in full no later than 8 weeks before arrival.
Smoking is not allowed in Fir Lodge.
Stag parties and Hen Parties are acceptable after consultation with the owner.
Bookings for parties of exclusively young people are not accepted
Terms and conditions apply for any stay at Fir Lodge, and will be sent to guests upon booking.
Full details and on-line booking are available through our website.
The East Anglia region
East Anglia has everything to offer from beaches, rural escapes and cultural experiences all within easy reach. An array of historic cities, towns and villages to explore combined with numerous attractions, stately homes and gardens. Top tourist attractions include Newmarket Race Course, Thursford Collection, Snetterton Racetrack and Pleasurewood Hills.
Norfolk is a great destination at any time of year. The coastline is unique and endless, from the breathtaking sands of north Norfolk to the quaint pebbled beaches of Suffolk. Fir Lodge is only 9 miles away from the nearest beach at Snettisham, with traditional family atmosphere and candy-striped cliffs of Hunstanton and the most unspoilt and beautiful stretches of sand in the country at Holkham just a short car journey away. Between December and early February, visit the beach at Horsey home to hundreds of seals that come to breed.
Fir Lodge is near to a wide range of attractions, places of interest and things to do. Information is provided in the cabin during your stay of just a few of the things you can do but please don't hesitate to ask us in advance if there are particular things you are looking for. Fir Lodge is close to a number of Norfolk's most beautiful and visited places. Visit its internationally important nature reserves and amazing wildlife including Pensthorpe Nature Reserve and Gardens - as seen on the popular BBC Springwatch. Keen gardeners will want to visit the African Violet Centre and Norfolk Lavender, both close by to Fir Lodge. Explore Norfolk's historic market towns or hire a boat to take in Britain's magical waterline - The Norfolk Broads. Sandringham, The Royal Family's Norfolk home is just a stone's throw away or find out about our ancient heritage at Great Yarmouth's Nelson Museum or Anne Boleyn's childhood stunning Jacobean home, Blickling Hall. Norwich is less than an hour's drive away where fantastic heritage, entertainment and shopping, are just some of the delights on offer. Rated one of the top 10 shopping destinations in Britain it offers a wonderful mix of shops, including two shopping centres, four departments stores and countless independent stores.
Families with children of all ages are well catered for with nearby popular attractions including the award winning junior farm at Wroxham Barns or come face to face with giants of the past at the Dinosaur Adventure Park to wild family fun adventure in the forest of treehouses, zip wires, story telling and boat trips at Bewilderwood. Other things locally included ten pin bowling, sealife centres, play barns and indoor water parks.
There is lots on offer for those looking for action packed activity, adrenaline or outdoor pursuits. In addition to the fishing and water skiing available on site golf clubs can be found in Hunstanton and Kings Lynn or why not try the 18 hole championship length course in a stunning location 20 miles away at Heacham Manor. Hours of adrenaline fun is provided 20miles away at Extreme Adventure taking aerial trekking high up in the trees to new extremes including a 1,000ft zip wire. Canoe trails, bushcraft courses and paddles and peddles adventures are available on the Broads with the very popular Canoe Man.
Relax and unwind at Energise, situated just a mile away and boasting a fully equipped gymnasium, heated indoor pool and new luxury spa with eature showers, herbal sauna, saunarium, salt vapour room, aromatherapy room, relaxation zone, outdoor heated vitality pool and gardens.
The latest fishing information at Pentney Lakes can be found at http://www.willowcroftfishfarmandfisheries.co.uk/www.willowcroftfishfarmandfisheries.co.uk/info.php?p=2
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10 Nov 2013
"Perfect from start to finish"
Fir Lodge was absolutely the perfect place for my friends and I to retreat for a long weekend; by the end of our stay we were already planning our next visit. When you turn up it really does have the … More
28 Oct 2013
"Out of this world!!"
Myself and 9 others stayed at Fir Lodge Mon - Fri and we absolutely loved every minute of it! We travelled all the way from Scotland and it was well worth the 6 hour car journey! The lodge itself is… More
13 May 2013
"Best Weekend Ever - Has the WOW! Factor"
As brilliant as the photos are, when you walk up the stairs you really get the Wow Factor when you see how big the lounge/kitchen/dining room with.
I went away with a group of friends for my birthday and this was the PERFECT location. It's a very social house and we all had a laugh. Spent hours chatting away in the hot tub.
The location is brilliant, reminded us of Montana or somewhere - all wooden lodges around a lake - hard to believe in UK still! You can tell the Fir Lodge has been built with loving care and is fascinating to see how it's built.
Lots of things to do such as watersking on site. Danny and Julie were very very friendly and helpful with suggestions.
If you want to go away with friends on a social - this place is perfect. We will def be back
12 Apr 2013
"Unbelievable property, even better than expected!"
I have been meaning to review Fir Lodge for several months, and simply could not let my stay go without letting others know what an amazing place this is. We went as a group of 25-30year old females and were certainly excited to say the least about the property from the pictures. And this place DID NOT disappoint any of us. Our photos on Facebook were inundated with requests from other friends wanting to know how they could book it too - so much for it being our little secret ;)
Not many people are aware that the owner has literally built this place from scratch and there is quite simply nothing like it in the UK. This reminds me of the type of log cabin you would find in a 5 star resort in Aspen, Colorado. It's just breathtaking to see the effort the owner has made to bring this place to life, we literally spent the first hour just walking around with our mouth hanging open!
Fir Lodge is simply massive - huge car park, huge lounge, huge dining room. For large groups there is simply everything you need for a weekend away. There are multiple fridges (for all those six packs) and the dining table is perfect for a bunch of girls to sit & natter. There are plates, cutlery, washing up liquid and even toilet roll which many rental properties don't provide. We could not work the dishwasher so some instructions would be super though for next time.
The hot tub is just amazing, we loved sitting out under the stars on a freezing Feb night with our glasses of wine. A light outside would be great though!
We did not venture out anywhere although there is a clubhouse not too far away but we had planned to bring our own food/drink to have a cosy weekend in.
I could spend forever talking about this place but all I will say is that for a group of girls who have had some pretty incredible holidays away, this is most certainly one we won't ever forget and hopefully will make this an annual thing!
Thanks Danny and Sam for all your help too :)
23 Mar 2013
"Fantastic lodge with a homely feel to it. Would highly recommend!"
We had a very enjoyable visit at Fir Lodge. We only stayed for the weekend and planned to go out walking in the local area but the lodge was so much fun we only managed to venture out once! Danny was fantastic leading up to the stay and went over and above to answer our queries. We had so much fun and created lots of happy memories, we will definitely be back. Thanks Danny for a wonderful stay.
7 Oct 2012
"Fantastic house ,location has the wow factor"
Loved the house and the space was totally fantastic we were large family with extended family nearby ,, this is our third year running brining the family together , twice in norfolk and once I the new… More
27 Jun 2012
Lovely people. Lovely cabin. Lovely stay. Wanted a relaxing long weekend - 2 families went together, with kids of various ages. There is outdoor space within the grounds of the cabin and more space beyond. The house is vast so plenty of inside space too. Older kids tried water skiing on the lake - which they loved. Quiet, relaxing. Felt like we could have stayed for longer. Owner dealt with all our pre-booking queries. All clean, and beds comfortable. Fab!
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