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Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Mulberry Cottage is a semi-detached timber barn style property with lots of character. Fantastic location next to the National Trust owned Stiffkey marshes, 100 yards away. Access is free & unrestricted. You can swim, fish, sail, canoe etc. or walk over somewhere very special, an expanse of coastal wildness that attracts a wide variety of sea birds and has seals living around Blakeney Point that can be reached from Stiffkey marsh.
This building underwent a radical transformation during 2004-2006.
Self catering cottage for a maximum of 8 persons & baby.
High chair is provided.
Old charm combined with modern facilities.
The cottage offers comfortable accommodation on two levels. Stripped pine flooring with rugs. There are far reaching views across open fields on all three sides.
BBQ & outside furniture.
Very large enclosed rear garden to keep children in. Has 3 mulberry trees.
On the ground floor:
Large modern family kitchen with dining table, when extended will seat 10. The kitchen is fully equipped with modern appliances, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and fridge-freezer.
Living room with 42 inch wide-screen digital TV, DVD, VCR. Two good sized double bedrooms one with double-bed the other with two singles. Quality pocket sprung mattresses.
Bathroom with full size bath and separate shower cubicle.
On the first floor:
Master bedroom with king-size bed and far reaching views towards the coast and Blakeney. Has a 32" tv and small sofa. Hair dryer is provided. The fourth bedroom has full size bunkbeds. Bathroom with big shower cubicle.
Weekend is defined as arriving after 16.00hrs on Friday and leaving prior to 10.00hrs on Monday.
Full oil fired central heating. No smoking policy. Dogs with well-behaved owners are welcome with a maximum of two dogs unless by prior arrangement.
Linen is provided.
For more photos and details please visit Mulberry's own web site. www.stiffkey-creek.co.uk
Mulberry Cottage shares its location with its other half Samphire Cottage and a detached cottage Hawthorns both sleeping 8 so if you are looking for accommodation for up to 16 or 24 people, this may be possible by booking all three properties.
Sleeps 8, Central heating included in price, close proximity to marshes,
The cottage is in a quiet rural location accessed by a private road. The pretty flint village of Stiffkey is a 10mins walk away or 2 mins drive. It has a charming family friendly village pub (freehouse) which serves good local beer (Woodfordes) and good food. There is also a village shop / cafe.
There are good beaches at Wells and Holkham but you will be charged for parking. There are several National Trust properties in the area such as Felbrigg Hall which is well worth a look and walk about its grounds. The Queen's country pile at Sandringham is nearby. Palladium style Holkham Hall is very close. Pensthorpe where Spring Watch was filmed is near Fakenham and is open to the public. There are seals (common & grey) at Blakeney Point that you can see from one of the boatman working out of Morston or Blakeney
Lets run from Saturday to Saturday.
The Stiffkey marshes are owned by the National Trust, access to it and the wider saltings (sand flats) is free. There is about 20,000 acres of marsh & foreshore running from Holkam in the West to Blakeney Point in the East. After that the coastline is stony or sandy. This is salt marsh and is washed twice daily by the sea. The marshes are intersected with creeks. At low tide most of these are seldom more than 3 or 4 feet deep in places and offer a lot of fun to all ages to swim & play in. They are very varied with the part to the West comprising of mud and deep creeks and the part nearest the cottage becoming more sandy and shalower every year. 'Crabbing' is a popular pastime with children, you can buy crab lines in many shops in Wells or round about, just put a piece of bacon fat (cooked or raw) in the net and drop in the creek and see if you can catch small unedible green crabs, which are returned unharmed afterwards. The marshes are tidel and so one needs to be aware of it, there is a tide clock in the kitchen giving a reasonably accurate indication of the state of the tide.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
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30 Jan 2015
"Excellent, what more could we say"
Mulberry Cottage, Stiffkey has to be one of the best rental homes we have ever stayed in. Extremely well appointed, clean, safe for young children and dogs. We had a fab holiday and have since recomm… More
2 Sep 2014
"Wonderful, relaxing stay"
My husband and I recently stayed at Mulberry Cottage as part of a group of friends with teenage children and it was perfect for us all. This lovely, spacious and well equipped cottage is excellently… More
7 Nov 2013
"The place is amazing"
When we first arrived at Mulberry cottage for a short stay at the weekend we were all very taken aback at the wonderful sights surrounding the cottage. With open fields and a very short distant walk t… More
22 Oct 2013
"What a great place"
I took my mother to stay at Mulberry Cottage for a short break and I will be back. My mother cannot climb stairs, so having a bathroom and bedroom down stairs was perfect, there is a further bedroom … More
27 Jun 2013
"Perfect in every way"
Just home from a short break at Mulberry Cottage. What a find. The cottage has everything you need for a wonderful holiday. The location is amazing with long walks across the marshes onto the sands but still never found the sea!! Did come across the seals basking on a couple of occasions though. Short walk to the village and the local pub. Very peaceful spot and were lucky enough to see a barn owl swoop past us as we relaxed on the covered verandah one evening. Cottage has been very nicely renovated with a lot of attention to detail and everything has been thought of. Lots to do in the local area and on visits to the nearby seaside villages we did find the sea!! Would highly recommend and can't wait to return.