Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Hope cottage dates back to the early 16th century and is believed to be the oldest property located on the historic Peddars Way. The property occupies an unrivalled location backing on to the nature reserve and the marshes with easy access to the coastal path and the beach and benefits from a secluded private garden. The Cottage was beautifully converted in 2005 and with its wonderful internal features won the Mayors Special Award in the same year.
Master Bedroom - Large double room with double bed has fully vaulted ceiling and a conservation sky light window giving far reaching views across the nature reserve towards the coast.
Wet Room on ground floor - Newly refurbished with a walk-in drencher shower, hand basin, WC, heated towel rail and a heated floor.
Entrance hall has panelled door and exposed floor boards and leads to both the kitchen and the living area.
Kitchen - has a vaulted ceiling with painted beams and glazed double doors leading out to the garden and the covered seating area. Fully equipped kitchen with traditional exposed floor boards.
Living Room - has exposed beams to ceiling and is fitted with a cast iron wood burning stove set in a stone hearth. The flooring is traditional pine floorbarods and the furnishings povide a cosy and comfortable living area, ideal for relaxing in front of to the television or playing games.
Garden Room - Lovely room with glazed door overlloking the garden. There is a wood-burning stove and underfloor heating to ensure that this room is warm and confortable throughout the year, with wicker sofa and armchairs - perfect for relaxing and enjoying the view.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Holme-next-the-Sea 750 m|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Norwich 50 km, Nearest railway: Kings Lynn 20 km|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
Garden - Two areas of gardens, the north gardens are landscaped with a pond and tradtinal pump. The main gardens enjoy a west facing asepct with a trtadtion brick terrace leading onto the main lawn where there are the remains of an old brickwork chalk wall.
Parking - gravel driveway with a trning area and ample parking.
The East Anglia region
The famous Broads, the wild and wonder-filled beaches, the huge skies: Norfolk is a remote and inspiring corner of England, just a couple of hours from London. This flat-as-a-pancake county is filled with historical houses and wild countryside, and criss-crossed with waterways. It also has perhaps the most fascinating, breathtaking and romantic coastline in the country.
Holme next-the-Sea has its own pub, 'The White Horse' which is newly refurbished and just a short walk from Lavender Barn. The pub has a traditional open fire place and serves good quality food and drink.
Outside of Holme next-the-Sea we would also recommend:
The Lifeboat Inn, Thornham - The Lifeboat Inn on the North Norfolk Coast has been trading since the 16th Century It has recently been taken over by the famouse television chef Marco Pierre-White. The Inn's original character has been carefully preserved throughout. This wonderful country pub contains several unique areas such as our very popular AA rossetted restaurant, the friendly and welcoming lounge with a lovely open fireplace, the bright and warming conservatory and our traditional, history soaked bar. www.maypolehotels.com/lifeboatinn
The Orange Tree, Thornham - The Orange Tree is a contemporary dining pub, located in the centre of Thornham. It has recently been listed in the top 20 of all dining pubs in the UK by Eat Out Magazine, and is now recognised as one of the best places to eat in North Norfolk. The food is all from locally sourced produce and served in an al fresco dining area or alternatively in large garden area. There is also a children's playground, perfect for warm summer afternoons and evenings. www.theorangetreethornham.co.uk
The Coach House, Thornham - This is the sister pub to The Lifeboat Inn. The Old Coach House is a country pub with a mediterranean style. It offers 2 bar areas with tables and sofas, a lounge and a Pizza Pie restaurant. Outside is a large patio area offering extensive seating in a delightful south facing sun trap where you can sit and enjoy watching the world go by. There is also a rear patio area with garden furniture, patio heaters and table umbrellas. There is also a children's play area. www.maypolehotels.com/oldcoachhouse
The Yurt, Drove Orchards, Thornham - This is a truly uniquie and new concept based in round semi-permanent tent with coned roof that provides a warm welcoming environment. The food is simple and locally sourced and reasonably priced. www.theyurt.co.uk
The Hoste Arms, Burnham Market - The Hoste Arms is a 17th Century Coaching Inn situated on the village green in the village of Burnham Market or 'Chelsea-Next-the-Sea' as it is commonly known these days. The Hoste offers a fine dining experience along with the traditional pub element and areas to relax and enjoy afternoon tea. www.hostearms.co.uk
The White Horse, Brancaster Staithe - The White Horse is situated on the marshland at Brancaster Staithe, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty and the restaurant offer outstanding views over the Marshes. There is an extensive menu of local cuisine with seafood specialities and seasonal shellfish. www.whitehorsebrancaster.co.uk
North Norfolk is famous for its long, white sandy beaches such as those at Holkham, Wells and Brancaster - the setting for pop videos, movies and lots of happy family days out. The wide beaches are washed by safe shallow waters and are perfect for sunbathers, swimmers and those looking for plenty of space to play.
The beach at Holme next-the-Sea provides a beautiful area for walking and forms part of the Norfolk Coast Path. The path forms part of Peddars Way Walk and leads to Hunstanton in one direction and Thornham in the other.
Further along the coast, Mundesley is a 'Blue Flag' beach where children can paddle safely in tidal pools and the pebbly beach at Sheringham has also won a Blue Flag award for its cleanliness.
As you drive along the North Norfolk coast road you are bound to discover your own favourite beach.
Hunstanton and its Beach is famous for its striped cliffs and is otherwise known as Sunny Hunny. The beach and cliffs face west which means they capture the sunshine and are the perfect spots for viewing some spectacular sunsets.
The shallow beach runs for two miles along the coast to Brancaster and the tide can go out a mile, allowing rock pools to appear around the groynes.
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