Cottage | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Garden Lodge is a large modern conversion of part of a former horticultural college, it is set within four acres of gardens and the owner's small Nursery. The lodge has it's own private enclosed garden although guests are also welcome to stroll through the majority of the owners gardens. Guests also have exclusive use of the private heated swimming pool (May - Sept incl)
Garden Lodge makes an ideal holiday location, being situated half way between the coast (10 miles) and the historic city of Norwich (approx.9 miles) which offers a wide variety of interest from its ancient castle and cathedral, to its excellent shopping facilities and its thriving riverside nightlife. The Norfolk Broads are all within a few miles of the property, and are a haven for those who enjoy boating, fishing and the beauty of the waterways. The east coast offers lovely sandy beaches, including the lively resort of Great Yarmouth (10 miles), and the quieter beaches at Winterton and Sea Palling. Shops, pubs and restaurants 2 ½ miles.
As we want our guests to have an extra special break we will offer to take delivery of your online grocery shopping and put it away prior to your arrival so that you can arrive to the cupboards and fridge stocked with your favourite things.
Bringing the children? We can put you in touch with a reliable CRB checked babysitter so that you can take a break and maybe have a grown up's only evening out?
A meal out - need to pre-book a restaurant or taxi? As bookings usually start on Fridays guests could find that the best restaurants are booked up for the peak weekend evenings ... we can recommend places suitable for your party and give you their details prior to arrival so that you can make guaranteed reservations.
…. Or maybe its a special occasion and you want be indulgent and have a dinner party arranged at Garden Lodge? - We will put you in touch with a highly reputable experienced catering company to do just that.
Hen weekend or just a girly getaway? - What about a qualified beauty therapist coming over to pamper you with anything from a manicure to an aromatherapy massage - a full brochure is available.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Great Yarmouth 17 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Norwich 17.5 km, Nearest railway: Acle 3.5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 9|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
OFCH, All fuel, power, bed linen (duvets) & towels included. Parking for 4 cars. T/cot, H/chair. FreeSat flat screen TV. DVD player (free loan of a varied selection of DVDs) Stereo/CD player. DAB radio with iPod dock. Electric Range cooker. D/washer, F/freezer, M/wave, W/machine. Two pets welcome (at small extra cost). Free Wi-Fi available (pc not supplied)
|Further details outdoors|
Private Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool (30' x 15') with beach hut style changing rooms and outdoor shower. Private lawned garden with patio, sitting out area, 7 seater hot-tub and gas BBQ. Table tennis & children's outdoor playcentre. Guests also are able to access the majority of the owners gardens.
Open plan layout all ground floor with large wet room often used by wheelchair users. Shower chair and suction grab rails are available on request. Please phone for more details.
The East Anglia region
A prime holiday area with attractions for all tastes, fantastic coastline with excellent sandy beaches. The broads national park - wonderful for lovers of wildlife, fishing and boating. The City of Norwich - a great shopping centre and a historic city with much to see and do. Great nightlife too!
Nearby to good restaurants and pubs, a short distance to Wroxham 'the heart of the broads' where you can hire a boat, explore the rivers an maybe moor at one of the many riverside pubs for lunch? Fantastic beaches either at the lively resort of Great Yarmouth with many attractions and amusements for the children or to one of the quiet sandy beaches - superb for a relaxing time away from a hectic everyday life.
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17 Jan 2014
"Just what we were looking for!"
Garden Lodge was the perfect property we were hoping to rent for my birthday and New Years. At such a peek time of the year we were extremely pleased with the low price we managed to rent the accommod… More
3 Nov 2013
"Excellent for a large party family"
Clean and well equipped accommodation with a fenced garden with childrens play area. Perfect for our family including 5 small children. The hot tub is an added bonus popular with all ages. Near Wroxh… More
14 Oct 2013
"Fantastic Holiday Home!"
We stayed at Garden Lodge for a week with a large family group across a range of ages. The house was fantastic, it's all on one level so great for small children and people with mobility issues … More
30 Sep 2013
"Amazing weekend away!!!!"
Such a lovely lodge, we were a group 10 and never felt under each other's feet. Delicious food in The Ship Inn! Certainly would recommend staying at garden lodge, our favourite part was a glass o… More
29 Aug 2013
"Brilliant for a large group of all ages - felt like home!"
Great service, warm welcome from hosts who were always available if needed. Property was very clean and homely with adequate space and good equipment. Grounds were beautiful, swimming pool and hot tub a definite bonus and were very clean. Ping pong table got loads of use, as did the children's climbing frame.
Good location, although a little road noise - transport is essential if you wish to venture out. Good walks close by at Burlingham Woodland Walks.
A fabulous time had by all, we had an extra two family members stopping in the b & b room adjoining the property - which was very convenient. A great place for people of all ages.
8 Aug 2013
"Great place for all the family & dog"
We had a wonderful time staying at this property. The house had everything you could need, the surrounding gardens were lovely and the children loved the swimming pool. The hot tub was great and was used every day.
27 Jul 2013
"Fantastic accommodation with every need catered for."
This is a great house set in beautiful grounds. It was really clean and had everything we needed. Everything was really clean and the owners were very helpful. We had age ranges from 7 to 60 and all were catered for. The size s fine for a party of 10. I would holy recommend it.
21 Jul 2013
"Fantastic time at Garden Lodge, Spotless,all facilities and grounds Excellent"
An age range of 4 months to 65 years for a family celebration. The play area, the grounds,the maze, the swimming pool and the hot tub were all great favourites.
The lodge's decor throughout is as shown on the website was excellent. We hope to return sometime in the future.
18 Jul 2013
"Perfect Holiday Accommodation"
We absolutely loved our stay here. Very spacious and clean, lovely decor - a luxury home from home feel!
The gardens were excellent for the children to run around in, very safe and beautifully kept.
The swimming pool is fantastic and we loved sitting in the hot tub under the stars in the evening whilst the children were safely sleeping inside.
The accommodation is in a perfect location to get to the broads, Norwich and Great Yarmouth, quickly and easily.
Andy and Rachel, the owners, are extremely helpful and friendly.
Whether visiting for a weekend, week or longer, you will love it here!
17 Jul 2013
"The perfect break in beautiful surroundings"
We stayed here as we were going to a wedding nearby. What a place! Swimming pool, hot tub, play area for the kids, beautiful gardens, what more could you want? The accommodation itself has been done to a magnificent standard. Very light and airy, modern & clean. There is more than enough sleeping capacity for large groups and the living space is big enough to cope too. Friendly hosts, great weather and a truly beautiful place made this the perfect break and is one holiday I will definitely remember.
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