The Grange Manor House
from £299 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:
from £299 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:
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Manor House / 8 bedrooms / sleeps 18 Home 78633
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Manor House / 8 bedrooms / sleeps 18
The Grange Manor House is located in the village of Setchey in acres of beautiful private grounds backing on to the River Nar. The house is an elegant grade II listed country manor incorporating a full size tennis court. The river Nar borders the estate. The house has recently been lavishly renovated and offers a luxurious venue for large groups. The oldest part of the house dates from the Queen Anne period. It has been decorated in a style sympathetic to its age and offers an ideal environment for celebrations and large family gatherings in an atmosphere of relaxed opulence. The property can accommodate 16 in 8 double suites/rooms and has additional capacity in the form of day beds and fold down beds.
The Grange Manor House offers free WIFI and a host of "mod cons" with plenty to keep everyone happy. Two of the reception rooms provide an ideal space for adults to sit and relax, whilst the entertainment room offers state of the art projector cinema system with surround sound. The yellow drawing room boasts log fire (seasonal), feature antique piano and offers views over the extensive grounds. The library offers another space to read or watch TV. The library, dining and cinema room fires bring warmth throughout the house.
There are 8 double bedrooms spread over 3 floors; 7 en suites on 1st and 2nd floors and an 8th bedroom giving stair free access on the ground floor. The Orchard, Jinny and Master suites also have sofas, whilst the Jack, Jill and Bay suites come with additional day beds.The Master suite is huge with its own four poster bed, large walk in dressing area and bathroom with roll top bath, double wash hand basins and separate shower. On the top floor there is also the Ailsa suite, again with en-suite toilet and shower. The Jack and Jill suites share an interconnecting large bathroom with bath and shower room. In addition to the 7 en suite facilities, there are two shower rooms with toilets and wash hand basins on ground and first floor.
The Grange is the ideal venue for both friends and families. We have child friendly facilities, including the hire of travel cots. High chairs, stair gates and baby monitors are also available. Hairdryers, shampoo/ body wash and conditioner is supplied. There are additional occasional and sofa beds available, if required. Linen for additional beds will be supplied to guests to make up. Guests staying for under 1 week are asked to supply towels. Supplements will apply to larger occupancies of above 18.
The spacious kitchen is designed to allow families and friends to get together and cook or eat together, whilst the formal dining room, with seating for 14 to 16 and impressive chandelier and fire place forms the perfect backdrop for your celebratory meal. Private in house dining can be arranged with our highly recommended Chef. On the grounds there is the old archery alley and private archery lessons can be booked. An indulgent spa day in the comfort of your suite can be arranged. There is also local clay pigeon shooting activities; again by arrangement.
The new large patio area allows opportunities for outdoor entertainment with BBQ and seating areas. The private, full sized tennis court (recently renovated) is great for a game on your door step. Tennis and badminton equipment is provided. The well stocked games room, with extra TV (DVD only), WII (incl games), pool, table tennis and table football means that there is an abundance of fun activities to occupy both children and the young at heart.
The area offers good walking and cycling with beaches close by (17 miles). A sailing club, pay-and-play golf course, and Welney Wildfowl Trust are all within easy reach. The medieval town of Kings Lynn (4 miles) is of historical interest it contains all the main shops and supermarkets plus a regular London train service (1hr 15mins). Sandringham, Ely and Cambridge are all within an easy, pleasant drive.
|Size||Sleeps up to 18, 8 bedrooms|
|Rooms||8 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms of which 7 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Nearest beach||Hunstanton 30 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Stanstead 70 km, Nearest railway: Watlington 6 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Fireplace, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (8), Sofa Beds (4), Cots available (2), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 16|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Private tennis court, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
On the ground floor there are several reception rooms; the "Yellow Drawing Room" overlooks the gardens, with an open log fireplace (wood for burning can be supplied) ; a Library; a striking formal dining room (sits 14) with chandelier and gas coal effect open fire; and an entertainment room with a state of the art surround sound cinema projection system and Wi Fi access. The ground floor also boasts an immense, well-appointed, eat-in kitchen which is some 17 meters long. It contains a central island making communal cooking a delight. The kitchen contains two large electric ovens and a large electric halogen hob for 6 pans. There are 2 large fridge freezers and a separate pantry. There are a further two combination microwave ovens, three toasters and two kettles means that you are never short of an appliance. From the kitchen there is a boot room leading onto the extensive patio and kitchen gardens and then to the main ground. There is a newly renovated 8th double bedroom located on the ground floor. A cloakroom and toilet are also on this level.The first floor contains the three suites, comprising large bedrooms with sofas and large en-suite bathrooms, all with separate showers and baths. There is also the games room with table tennis, pool and table football on this floor along and an additional shower room and toilet.The top floor has four large suites, two of which have en-suite toilets and showers, while the other two share a "Jack and Jill" style en-suite bath/shower room.
The East Anglia region
The seaside resorts of Hunstanton and Heacham boast Blue Flag award beaches and array of traditional seaside activities and attractions for all ages. Hunstanton (19 miles) has a pier with lively seasonal entertainment, Sea Life Centre and cliff-top golf course. Heacham (16 miles) is home to Norfolk Lavender and visitors may participate in guided tours of the expanse of lavender fields to observe the harvesting.
Sandringham Estate - the Queens country residence, with its Jacobean-style house, museum, superb gardens and park are open to the public when the Royal Family is not in residence. To the south lies Ely Cathedral, ‘Ship of the Fens’, standing proudly in the small city of Ely. Ely has an excellent Saturday market and a good variety of gift shops, as well as a pretty water front and boat hire.
The historic city of Cambridge is easily accessible for the day and well worth a visit. One of the nicest ways to explore the city is by punt, which meanders through the city and passes many of the stunning university grounds. There are also many shops, pubs, restaurants and theatres. Norwich, famous for its cathedral is also within easy reach, where a visit to the stunning cathedral is not to be missed, as is the famous mustard shop, with many new and old varieties can be purchased.
The medieval town of Kings Lynn (4 miles), complete with handsome waterfront offers an array of good shops, inns, restaurants, theatre, cinema, bowling alley and a sports centre. It also offers regular train services to London (90 mins) and has all the shopping you’re likely to require with all the major supermarkets and fine restaurants well represented.
Both west and north Norfolk have an expanse of sandy beaches and salt marshes along the coastline, as well as nature reserves to protect the birds and plants which thrive here. The coastal road passes through many pretty rural villages, with popular tea rooms serving wonderful local food.
Denver Windmill, sailing club and pay-and-play golf course are close-by. Welney Wildfowl Trust, the award-winning Hare Arms pub and Downham Market with its Friday and Saturday markets, are all within easy reach. There is also easy access to the lovely sandy beaches, RSPB nature and bird reserves along the North Norfolk Coast.
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5 May 2013
"Outstanding House, with high attention to detail!"
The Grange Manor House is amazing we stayed here for my mums 'hen do'. Everybody (aged 23-50+) was amazed by the house. It is huge and luxurious with everything you could possibly need! We wish we could have stayed for longer having only the weekend there. The house backs out onto the river and fields, we did a long walk to the village Shouldham. Here we visited a small pub/restaurant called 'Chalk and Cheese' which along with the house was outstanding and very quirky. If you visit this house definitely take the bubble bath to make the most of the beautiful free standing bath. Also we did a large order from Tesco's and made full use of the dinning room. I can't compliment this house enough as well as the process and information given to me to book it.
24 May 2012
"The Grange is absolutely fantastic..........The perfect place to celebrate!"
We hired The Grange for a long weekend to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. It is a fantastic venue with a great atmostphere. Dawn, the Housekeeper welcomed us to The Grange and was very friendly and helpful - a lovely lady! We soon settled in and couldn't decide which room was our favourite - the huge huge kitchen, the fab entertainment room, library, reception room...... spoilt for choice. The dining room was breathtaking, all laid out and ready for our special anniversary meal the next day. We then had the excitement of exploring the bedrooms. They are enormous, each with the real 'wow' factor. The Master Suite seemed to go on and on and the roll top bath was a particular highlight, although followed closely by the dressing area - Fantastic!!! The Garden is so spacious and the tennis court was a real hit. We hired Chef2Dine for, who travelled to cater for our special occasion - also amazing and I would recommend to anyone. I cannot thank Adrian enough for all the emails concerning our stay, and for Dawn who was on hand at every step. A fantastic stay, full of memories that we will cherish for a lifetime. We will return, that's for sure. If you are considering hiring The Grange, do it, you won't regret it. Thanks Adrian and Dawn x
14 Feb 2012
"Beautiful, well equipted Luxry house"
Nothing about this property is mean. Enormous bedrooms and superb bathrooms, the kitchen has everything from kenwood mixers to extra toasters but even just basic little things like toliet and soap all provided without question. What I love most about this house is the owners realistic approach to house rental: Having stayed at many rental properties both here and aboard with large mixed groups, I have to say this is one of the best in terms of equipment and certainly the best in terms of luxury. The deposit has always been returned without question ( we have stayed 3 years running) and the owner has always been quick to respond to any correspondence. 10 out of 10
3 Oct 2011
"Really Enjoyed our weekend!"
We had a group of 17, and hired the manor for a 30th Birthday. The whole house was great! Awesome lounge, kitchen and dining spaces. Really enjoyed drinks and dinners around the table. Bedrooms great size and very comfortable. Good location, enjoyed the tennis court and walks around the area. Great weekend away, (Only downside for us, was we had problems with the oven, but was advised it has been replaced/fixed after our stay)
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