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The Folly, Unthank Rd, Norwich


Excellent 5/5 Score from 5 reviews

House | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Looking for a luxury holiday home in Norwich? This wonderful detached original coach house has recently been renovated to the highest of standards by Charlie & Emma, who have been hard at work sourcing one off design pieces and making the property a real home from home and relaxing retreat. Located just off Unthank Road, a vibrant area with excellent local shops and restaurants including an excellent butchers, bakery, greengrocers and many well regarded bistro pubs. The property is only a short walk to the city centre and Chapelfield shopping Mall as well as the historical Castle, Museum, Cathedral and the main shopping high street. It is also only a short distance to UEA if you are visiting loved ones or attending an open day.

The property has been furnished extensively and comprises; entrance hall with cloakroom & WC, luxury handmade kitchen with oven, convection hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine/drier and all the cooking equipment you need. Open plan living and dining area with dining table and 4 chairs and corner sofa bed with wall mounted LED Flatscreen 46" TV. There is also a small desk. As an additional supplement and booked prior to arrival the sofa bed can used as a double bed suitable for 2 children only (see prices). Double doors lead out to a lovely private patio area with a bistro table and chairs and manicured garden. On the first floor is the master bedroom with king size bed, wardrobes and ensuite shower room. From the bedroom you can enjoy views over the properties natural sedum roof. Please note: the stairs from the ground floor open directly into the master bedroom.

The property has been fitted out to the highest standards with furnishings from John Lewis, Laura Ashley, Next and local interior design shops. The property is well stocked for the rainy day with board games, cards, freeview TV and Wi-Fi to name just a few.

Linen: All linen is included. If booked prior to arrival the sofa bed will also have linen provided. All duvets and sheets are of luxury standard with 400 thread count bed linen, 650 thread count bath towels and anti-allergy micro fibre duvets and pillows. For all bookings longer than 1 week all bed linen and towels will be replaced once a week.

Parking: We can supply you with a permit parking space for one vehicle for nearby on-street parking. The cost is £5 per day. Please book in advance to confirm availability.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

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Review 1-5 of 5

25 Jul 2014



Charlie & Emma Webster really have created the perfect holiday rental with 'The Folly'. It exceeded our expectations in all areas - from the exceptionally high quality of the furnishings, th… More

24 Jun 2014


"An excellent, well appointed property."

An excellent, well appointed property in contemporary style. Clean, comfortable, with everything you need, including a generous welcome pack of fresh items. It was a really good find!… More

13 Apr 2014


"Excellent Accommodation"

Very good facilities in this beautifully decorated one bedroom house. Handy for Norwich city centre - walk takes about 20-25 mins or bus stop is just outside. Owners Charlie & Emma very friendly and helpful, and they provided an very useful welcome pack of provisions. Would definitely stay there again.

3 Feb 2014


"Comfortable and quiet"

If you need a comfortable and quiet holiday rental within walking distance of Norwich city centre this is a good choice. It's a newly converted 'mini house' on 2 levels, with just a bedroom and bathroom upstairs and open plan kitchen, dining and living room downstairs. It feels spacious and is very well equipped with good quality appliances and accessories. The king size bed is very comfortable and the en suite has a good power shower. It is set well back behind an estate agents, so you don't hear much traffic noise. There is also a small patio garden at the front, which would be nice in the summer.

Thanks for your lovely comments and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay at The Folly.
We look forward to welcoming you back when you come to Norwich.
All the best, Charlie & Emma.

11 Jan 2014


"Pleasant cosy unit - Great service."

We are a couple travelling with 2 teenage daughters. The unit is a very pleasant, tastefully furnished and well equipped one. Our stay there was an enjoyable one and Charlie was a good host who took great pains to stock up with essentials to enable us to easily settle in.

The location was great as it is fairly close to the city. There are also numerous cafes, restaurants and grocery stores in the vicinity.

Only 2 minor snags. We were told that it is a new unit and that is probably why the wifi was poor. Our i phones and android phones could not connect to the wifi at all. Also, the bed sheet for the sofa bed was too small and did not fit - I'm sure Charlie and Emma will rectify these 2 shortcomings.

We will not hesitate to book it for our future trips.

Thank you so much for your lovely comments and Emma & I are delighted you enjoyed your stay at The Folly. We will of course rectify the few problems that you had with regards to the bed linen for the sofa bed and the wifi connection. Its a shame we didn't know about these issues during your stay as we would have immediately put these right for you. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Folly in the future. Charlie & Emma

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