Lodge / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

The Idre is an impressive and luxurious Scandinavian timber home providing spacious accommodation for 7 people. Located on the fairways of the 400 acre Caldecott Hall Golf Club & Country Estate in the village of Fritton on the south eastern reaches of the beautiful Norfolk Broads National Park. Built to a high standard, the property is triple glazed, has gas central heating throughout and benefits from its own two person sauna. It has been designed to be eco-friendly as it is very well insulated and has ultra low energy LED bulbs throughout. The three bedrooms are all on the ground floor with the spacious lounge, dining area and kitchen, making this accessible for wheelchair users. The two mezzanine areas are accessed by a spiral staircase, linked by a glass walkway and provide a great space to read, study or play. The property is exceptionally well furnished and has everything you need for a comfortable and relaxing break. Free wifi is included. Please read the outstanding reviews from previous guests.Situated a 2 minute walk from IDRE is the Barnworks Spa, owned and operated by Caldecott Hall Golf Club, which has a state of the art gym, with a swimming pool and luxurious jacuzzi and spa treatments are available. Please see the Caldecott Hall website for details and prices. The weather in Norfolk is drier and sunnier on average than any other part of the UK. With its easterly position, the Norfolk coast enjoys the longest days and some of the best weather for happy holidays in the UK.

Size Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 en suite
Nearest beach Gorleston 6 km
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Norwich 45 km, Nearest railway: Great Yarmouth 11 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Sauna, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Double Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1), Single Beds (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private fishing lake or river
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

The accommodation comprises: Ground Floor
Sitting Room: Vaulted ceiling, wooden laminate flooring and leather corner sofa group plus single armchair. Double doors lead onto a large decked area with uninterrupted views of the 10th and 18th fairways. Gas fired (log effect) fire, large screen TV with Freeview and DVD player.

Kitchen: Fully fitted and well equipped, gas cooker, american style fridge / freezer, dishwasher and microwave.
Utility room with washing machine

Master Bedroom: Spacious with door leading onto the decked area. King size bed, bed side cabinets and built in wardrobe. Door to large en-suite bathroom.
En suite bathroom: Separate shower, WC and basin.
Bedroom 2: double bed
Bedroom 3: bunk bed
Bathroom 2: Corner bath, WC, basin and sauna

Spiral staircase and glass walkway leading to first floor mezzanine areas:
Single bed and second sitting room with sofa, chaise longue, desk and chair. The favourite spot for relaxing with a book or a hideout for the kids to play games.

Further details outdoors

Outside: There is a large decked area (part covered) with extended views over the 10th and 18th fairways, allocated parking for 2 cars. Solid wood garden furniture

Further details

Short breaks available outside peak times.

Linen available at £65 including bedlinen and towels.

Strictly no Barbecues due to risk of fire.

Strictly no pets

For the comfort of all guests IDRE has a strict no smoking policy in the house or on the decked area.

Friday or Saturday changeover off-peak, Saturday changeover during school holidays

Centrally heated

Virtual tour of IDRE visit : www.svenskhomes.co.uk/Idre/Hall

The East Anglia region

A visit to Norfolk offers a refreshing escape from the hustle and bustle of busy Britain. Around every corner you will find pretty villages and historic churches, miles and miles of unspoilt beaches, countryside and rivers teeming with wildlife and relaxed towns and a city with wonderful shops and tempting cafes.

The Norfolk coastline is simply stunning you'll find huge expanses of pale sandy beaches backed by high grassy sand dunes.

The Norfolk Country Fair held during August has a wealth of displays and traditional country stalls and is a fantastic day out.

Great Yarmouth

Located in the grounds of Caldecott Hall set within easy reach of the Norfolk Broads and only a few miles away from the Norfolk/Suffolk heritage coast. Caldecott Hall is part of a 400 acre estate of Norfolk countryside, the manor house is an AA 3 star hotel with lounge, bar and fine restaurant

Caldecott Hall's centre of well-being 'The Barn Works' is a fitness spa providing state of the art cardio vascular and resistance equipment compliments a striking pool*, spa and steam room, delightfully situated in a magnificent thatched barn. Personal assessment, programmes, tuition and Sports, Swedish and Indian Head massage will be available from the permanent qualified staff.

* The Barn Works is an adult only club, for people aged 16 and over. However children accompanied by adults are allowed in the pool at restricted times, Friday 4pm - 7pm, Saturday 8am - 12 noon and Sunday 9am - 12 noon.

For further details please check the website http://www.caldecotthall.co.uk/hotel/barn-works.htm

There are also two 18 hole golf courses the Championship course and the Academy course. Practice driving range with 20 berths. Fishing lakes with rainbow and brown trout (access to the lakes is at the managements discretion). The Redwings Horse Sanctuary, the largest horse charity in the UK is also located on site and a popular attraction for both children and adults.

On site facilities are payable direct to Caldecott Hall, guests of the IDRE receive a 25% discount for golf and spa facilities.

The nearby Fritton lake offers canoeing, fishing and nature walks. Fritton is an ideal location for exploring East Anglia, visit the city of Norwich with its shopping facilities and unique blend of historical and modern buildings. The coastal resorts of Gt Yarmouth and Lowestoft are a short drive away, a must visit are the beautiful coastal villages of Southwold, Walberswick and Dunwich. Inland there are attractive market towns and villages all of which have their own history and invite you to explore. The picturesque Norfolk Broads are a short drive away with a number of boat hire companies offering the opportunity for a relaxing cruise. The area has abundant wildlife with exceptional bird watching and a thriving seal community at Horsey End.