5 Church Cottage
from £50 /night help Price for guests, Nights
from £50 /night help Price for guests, Nights
Estimated nightly price based on a weekly stay. Excludes fees (if applicable). Enter your dates to see the total cost.
Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 4 Home 358001
Availability Your dates are available
Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 4
In a narrow country lane next to Thuxton village church is this delightful mid-terraced former railwayman's cottage. This well-equipped Thuxton cottage retains some original features, including a generous lounge with ceiling beams and a woodburner. The attractive kitchen with dining area looks out over the fully enclosed garden with furniture, suitable for dining or simply relaxing. The village is surrounded by quiet country roads leading to the local market towns of Dereham and Wymondham, both offering good shopping facilities and interesting attractions. Within easy travelling distance from this Thuxton cottage is the city of Norwich with excellent shopping, 2 cathedrals, a castle and museums. The varied coastline near to this Thuxton cottage can offer you either a relaxing or a fun-filled day by the sea. Then, return to this charming Thuxton cottage to unwind by the woodburner.
Three bedrooms: 1 x double with shower cubicle, 1 x single (restricted headroom on one side), 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area. Utility room. Sitting room with woodburner. Cot & High Chair on request. Designated off road parking for 2 cars.
Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, books/DVD/games. Power, Central Heating and Bed linen inc in rent
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 3 bedrooms|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|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||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The East Anglia region
Dereham 7 miles; Wymondham 7 miles; Norwich 14 miles.
The quiet rural mid Norfolk village of Thuxton is set between two market towns, Dereham and Wymondham, both offering good shopping facilities and traditional weekly markets. Thuxton village is fortunate to have its original pretty railway station, now a private residence, which is part of the Mid Norfolk Railway, an 11 mile restored train line from Dereham to Wymondham. Undergoing restoration is a further 6 miles of line to County School, home to a visitors centre and the well-known former Watts Navel School. A great day out can be enjoyed at nearby Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, a fascinating journey through time and rural Norfolk life. Just outside the market town of Fakenham you can visit Pensthorpe, home of BBC Springwatch, or visit one of the coastal RSPB sites. Spend a day visiting the city of Norwich, or just relaxing on the Norfolk broads, and don't forget to visit Norfolk's beautiful and varied coastline. There is so much to do around this part of East Anglia.
The cottage is nestled in the heart of the farming area best known as Mid Norfolk. The Mid Norfolk railway runs through this part of Norfolk and residents can take this hobbyist railway ride to Dereham or Wymondham, the local station is only a 5 minute walk from the property. The area is most famously known for its peace and quiet. From the cottage the visitor is able to enjoy many of the local walks, or cycle rides along the quiet country roads.
For more information visit: www.visitnorfolk.co.uk
Build your perfect trip, with Holiday Lettings & TripAdvisor
Real opinions, real reviews
Genuine guest feedback from 100,000+ reviews
Quick response times
Know where you're staying within 24 hours
Safe, simple, secure
When you pay online with PayPal or by credit/debit card
Book with confidence
Pay online to be covered by Payment Protection
Guest reviewsPowered by TripAdvisor
Guest reviews no reviews
Guest reviews Powered by TripAdvisor
- 5 star
- 4 star
- 3 star
- 2 star
- 1 star
Help other travellers decide where to stay
Add your voice to the conversation about this holiday home and your review will appear on TripAdvisor too.Write a review
3 Aug 2014
We have just returned from a wonderful week at Church Cottage. As soon as we arrived we felt at home. The cottage has everything you could ever need and the owners have put in so much thought and effort. The area is so peaceful and feels very tucked away but also has all ameneties just 10 minutes drive. There is a huge 24 hour Tesco and all the other small independent shops you would expect from a market town in Dereham. The cottage description doesn't do the house justice and doesn't mention all the extra little touches like the great collection of books, DVD's, board games and jigsaws that kept our children well entertained...not that we had much time to relax at home as there is just so much to do in the area. We spent many hours on many fabulous beaches from the lively (and lovely!) seaside resorts of Great Yarmouth and Hunstanton to the more traditional seaside towns of Cromer and Sheringham. We also spent an afternoon on Happisburgh beach which is totally away from it all and has golden white sands. We visited Wroxham and took a paddle steamer ride down one of the Broads and visited Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse Museum, which was an intriguing step back in time. Our daughters aged 5 and 8 had a wonderful time with something different to experience every day...the cherry on the top was waving at the passengers on the steam engine which literally passes the end of the garden! (its a private line so no late night trains or disturbed sleep) Maybe it was the fact that the weather was amazing and also that we don't mind driving a little way to visit different attractions that helped but we have fallen in love with Norfolk and all it has to offer. This little cottage is the perfect base and we will hopefully be back next year to explore even more. Thank you!
Kirsty Many thanks for your review And hope you returned safely Janice
14 Apr 2014
"This is like home from home"
5 Church Cottage was the best holiday cottage we have visited for a long time. It was very warm and comfy and we lacked for nothing. The area was so peaceful and we had a good rest.
17 Jul 2013
"Beautiful cottage in a quite hamlet but within easy access to any amenities you require"
Everything you need within easy access but you are tucked away in a quite spot of. The owners have put a lot of thought and effort into ensuring that everything you need has been considered. This was 2nd time we had visited the property and will certainly be visiting again. My favourite bit is the feeling of being away from it all but knowing with 10 minutes you have easy access to amenities. Perfect for people looking for a quite holiday.
You're booking with
100% Response rate
Calendar last updated:22 Nov 2015
Based in United Kingdom