"Arcadia" - a Place of Serenity & Peace.
The owners of Arcadia cottage work very hard to ensure your holiday experience lives up to our motto. It's a real home from home, awarded 4 stars by the Quality in Tourism Bureau.Arcadia Cottage is a self catering holiday cottage in the heart of of the beautiful seaside town of Sheringham, close to the beach and all amenities. Its key feature is it's stunning english style landscaped garden complete with split level pond, BBQ patio area and Summer House. The cottage is a superb example of an early 20th century semi-detached North Norfolk cottage and has been recently refurbished and is set up with everything you will need for an enjoyable and memorable holiday. The property features a lounge accessed from the hallway, a separate dining/breakfast room towards the rear of the property beyond which can be found the kitchen and a utility area. The bathroom is upstairs and features a bath with an overhead power shower. The property is gas central heated throughout and the lounge also features a magnificent fireplace with gas fire.Arcadia cottage sleeps up to five and features 3 bedrooms (a double, a twin and a single bedroom). A cot for a baby and a stairgate are also available upon request. The garden to the rear is large, beautifully maintained and is accessed via the side of the property or from the backdoor in the kitchen. The garden is fully enclosed and contains a summer house, patio area with BBQ facilities and garden furniture, that is great for relaxing and sunbathing. Warning: the garden does contain a small split level fishpond so families with small children need to be careful.Off -street parking for a single car is available at the front of the cottage. An additional space on the road directly in front of the property can also be used by guests (as this is used for access to the off-street parking space).Arcadia Cottage is non-smoking throughoutIncluded in your stay:A Welcome Pack, all bed linen, bath and hand towels and gas central heating. The lounge includes a Freeserve TV and DVD player for guest use. The kitchen includes an oven, electric hob, fridge-freezer, washing machine, dishwasher and microwave. Local interest literature, some games and a collection of novels are also available. Bed linen and towels are changed weekly where guests book for more than one week. Available for additional fees:Internet access, Cot and stairgate
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom|
|Nearest beach||Sheringham 300 m|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Norwich International Airport 20 km, Nearest railway: Sheringham Station 500 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, 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 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details outdoors|
Stunning rear landscaped garden features garden furniture allowing al-fresco dining, a summer house, a split level garden pond, and a BBQ patio area.
The North Norfolk coast has been designated as an area of ‘outstanding natural beauty’. The landscape in Norfolk is unique and varied encompassing miles of clean sandy beaches, saltmarshes, stunning skyscapes across both land and sea, quaint villages and the Norfolk Broads. The area has lots to offer visitors of all ages and interests.
Beaches and Swimming – the area has a number of Blue Flag beaches, a notation awarded only to the safest beaches with the cleanest sea water.
Bird-watching - the saltmarshes at Cley-next-the-sea, Salthouse and Blakeney off some of the best birdwatching opportunities in the country.
Seal Watching - tours run from Blakeney and Moreston
Walking – there are numerous walks available along the stunning North Norfolk coast and inland. Guided walks are also available from Sheringham town during the summer.
Cultural Activities – there are numerous National Trust properties in the area including Felbrigg and Blickling Halls and Sheringham Park and the military museum, the ‘Mucklebury Collection’, at Weybourne is just down the road from Sheringham.
Day trips – Great Yarmouth, a lovely seaside resort town is just 20 Km east and south along the coast. Norwich with all its cultural facilities, historic architecture and wealth of shopping and entertainment opportunities is only a 50 minute drive away. Try renting a boat for the day and take a cruise on the spectacular Norfolk Broads. Cromer with its historic pier and zoo is also worth a visit. Take the Poppy Line steam train for a trip from Sheringham to Holt.
Sporting Activities – Golf, Horse Riding, Walking, and Cycling are all popular outdoor activities well supported in the area.
The North Norfolk coast has something for everyone – come see for you yourself.
Sheringham town is the jewel of the North Norfolk coast. Always a busy summer tourist destination, Sheringham is becoming increasingly popular throughout the year. Each season highlights distinct aspects of the areas appeal, from the beach and bathing activities, ice cream, and family fun pastimes of summer, to the riot of colour as the area’s gardens and wild spaces bloom in spring, and the autumn colours on view once summer fades. Long walks along the coast and inland are just as rewarding in the colder months as wide skies and stark landscapes provide amazing panoramas and evenings spent fireside make for romantic getaways.
Among Sheringham’s many features is its seafront complete with promenade and painted beach huts, its lovely beach which has been awarded a Blue Flag for its cleanliness. Walks along the beach are possible at low tide else the coastal path runs along the cliff top east and west from town. Sheringham boasts one of the best High Streets in the area, being full of independent retail stores , selling local produce. A market operates on Saturday throughout the year and also on Wednesdays from March to October. The town has several museums including the Mo which houses the town’s old lifeboats and offers visitors an insight into the history of the town and its people.
Other attractions include: Splash Leisure Centre offering a wave pool, flume and fitness centre, the Poppy Line steam train that operates until the end of October and runs every 45 mins in High Season, the Little Theatre shows film, summer rep and pantomime entertainment all year round.