Both cottages have their own fenced in garden with patio furniture for al fresco dining. The property abounds with wildlife, Squirrels, rabbits, foxes and deer to name a few plus a countless variety of birds (A bird watchers paradise!) A few yards from the cottage is the pool house with heated pool and 7 person Jacuzzi/hot tub which guests have private use of, both cottages have time slots for use of the pool house so they use it exclusively. Lots of children have been taught to swim whilst staying here. Both cottages have sky sports and movies.
The six- section purpose built pool-house telescopes into one section at the touch of a button so that in fine weather it can become open air.The property lies at the end of a private lane in the beautiful Wensum Valley, officially designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty, an excellent totally peaceful location from which to explore Norfolk. Pensthorpe (as seen on BBC's springwatch) a short ride away. Good value places for dining out 10min drive away. New for March 2016 Games Room with Ping-Pong, Pool, Football table, Dart Board, books.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom|
|Nearest beach||Cromer 25 km|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Norwich International 8 km, Nearest railway: Norwich 11 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Private indoor pool, Private outdoor pool (heated), Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private indoor pool, Private outdoor pool (heated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Single Beds (3), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Outdoors||Private indoor pool, Private outdoor pool (heated), Private garden|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
Squirrel Cottage is situated in a very peaceful, quite secluded spot in the owners grounds. Guests have private use of heated pool and hot-tub. There is also a large Games Room (new for 2016) with pool table, ping pong table, football table, darts, seating area for reading/drawing board games. Guest's may also use the large back lawn for football, badminton. There is a lovely wooded walk close by. East Anglia is known for being a dry region with less rainfull than the West of Great Britain. About 30 minutes to the south you can stroll through enchanting Forest of Thetford teaming with wildlife and countless varieties of birds. To the east and North are some of the loveliest dune-lined sandy beaches in England. Ten minutes to the north is the historic market town of Aylsham with i famous Steam Railway on which you can enjoy lunch whilst taking in the beautiful Norfolk countryside on route to coast or broad in the elegant style of a bygone age. Bewilderwood the curious treehouse adventure, zip wires, jungle bridges, yummy food and mysterious marsh walks you will find between Wroxham and Horning on the A1062. Banham Zoo at Attlebridge.
Old Costessey is a picturesque village about 4 miles from the Cathedral city of Norwich, the principal shopping and entertainment centre of East Anglia. Just a short twenty minute drive to the east are the beautiful Norfolk Broads where boats can be hired for day trips to explore the magical landscape of reed-lined waterways, windmills and nature reserves.Pensthorpe, known for hosting the BBC Springwatch show, is home to a variety of birds from ducks,lapwings and rare Red Crowned cranes. Now you can also find red squirrels, gardens, flower meadow, he wow activity booklet, the wildlife tracker trail, the landrover Wensum discovery tour, bird feeding and pond dipping.Dinosaur Adventure enjoy beautiful woodland and discover dinosaurs includes a great dinosaur trail, climb-a-saurus, adventure play area, raptor races, lost world adventure, crazy golf, Dippy's diner and the secret animal garden. Alysham show set in the picturesque parkland of the national Trusts Blickling Park. Aylsham Show takes place on the August bank holiday Monday. 5 minutes by car ; the Swan pub in Ringland is by the river.At the end of a hectic day exploring Norfolk's myriad of delights, just relax by the pool or unwind in the Jacuzzi and watch the sun go down over the mystical Wensum Valley.