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Sleeps 12 adults Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms 2 Pets 2 Welcome Region Norfolk Town/village Lower Bodham
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Comfortable Holiday House, near Lower Bodham (1830NO)

The Property is a much loved and newly refurbished family home just over two miles from the coast and is a fabulous base for families and friends who are either holidaying together or who want to gather somewhere special for a celebratory few days; if you are looking for country house charm, you have found it. A former Victorian Rectory, the spaces within are generous and the grounds outside spacious, with plenty of places for all the generations to let off steam. A tennis court is marked up behind the yew hedge from June to September but also makes a great spot for a bit of cricket or football at other times of the year. The house has a slightly elevated setting, which showcases the beautiful surrounding views tucked under Norfolk’s famously big skies and you will experience some amazing sunsets here too. There are some pleasant walks directly from the house, one of which will take you to the nearby fishing lake in the village. With dogs welcome, the entire family can enjoy a great escape in this wonderful part of north Norfolk. Shop: 3 miles Pub: 0.5 miles

Ground Floor:
Large Entrance Hall with staircase to the first floor
Drawing Room with a plenty of comfortable seating, Smart TV, CD player, woodburner, and far reaching countryside views
Dining Room with dining table and chairs, open fire place and countryside views, door through to the kitchen
Sitting Room/Library with comfortable seating, plenty of books, FreeSat TV, CD player and woodburner (available from Sep 18)
Music/ Indoor Games Room with a classic upright piano, books and games for all ages
Kitchen/Breakfast Room with electric 2-hob Aga, electric cooker, fridge with icebox, microwave, dishwasher, dresser, breakfast table and chairs, door to back door porch and through to
Utility Room with washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer
Cloakroom with washbasin and wc

First Floor:
Staircase Landing with Bedroom 1 with twin beds, feature fireplace and a charming porthole window and countryside views
Upstairs Landing with a large mirrored wardrobe/ store
Bedroom 2 with a single bed with truckle bed under (please request on booking) and countryside views
Bedroom 3 with twin beds that can be made up as a super-king zip & link bed (please request on booking), feature fireplace and countryside views

Bedroom 4 with a super king-size sleigh bed, feature fireplace and far reaching countryside views
Bedroom 5 with a double bed and countryside views
Bedroom 6 with a super king zip and link bed that can be made up as a twin room (please request on booking)
Family Bathroom a large, spacious room with a bath, hand-held shower attachment, washbasin, and wc
Shower Room with a shower cubicle, washbasin and wc

Garden: pretty lawned gardens surround the house, 1.5 acres in all. A tennis court (available June – September) is set behind the yew hedging at the rear of the house. Table and chairs and barbeque provided.
Parking: Designated parking for five to six cars.
Pets: Two well-behaved pets are welcome, please be aware of our booking information regarding pets.
Heating: Electric central heating. Electric convection heaters. Woodburners. Open fires. Wood starter pack supplied.
Also provided: Towels. WiFi. Travel cot & highchair. Books and Games. Hairdryer. Radio. Welcome pack.
Notes: This is a non-smoking property. The owners request that dogs are not allowed in the main house beyond the kitchen. Mobile reception – variable.
Good Housekeeping Deposit: Please note that a refundable deposit of £750 is required for this property

Bodham is a lovely north Norfolk village with a good pub and just a short drive from Norfolk’s diverse coastline, beaches and pretty villages that dot this part of the coast. For traditional seaside entertainment, head for Cromer with its iconic Pier, you can pick up the Norfolk Coastal path here and there are some great walks along the clifftops. Younger members of the family will be entertained at nearby Amazona Zoo and history buffs will enjoy time at the National Trust’s Felbrigg Hall, Gardens & Estate, which often hosts family event days throughout the year. Also run by the National Trust, Sheringham Park has acres to wander and explore; come in late spring for the spectacular rhododendrons and azaleas that flower here. There are some lovely views down to the coast too and you might spot the steam railway running along the coast line, pick up a ride from either the popular seaside town of Sheringham or the elegant, Georgian town of Holt. Both towns are worth a visit, take in a bit of culture at the Sheringham Little Theatre and enjoy local cuisine at the numerous restaurants in the town. Holt is full of independent boutique shopping, art and antique galleries, café culture, has a great food hall and some great places to eat & drink from vintage tea rooms with pretty gardens to excellent burger bars and pubs. There is a great deal to explore in the area and it will no doubt become one of those places that you want to return to time and again.

Bodham HouseBedroom 1Bedroom 2Bedroom 2Bedroom 4Tennis courtMusic & games roomLandingBedroom 4LandingGardenBathroomShower roomHallSide gardenUtility roomTennis courtTennis courtBedroom 1Bedroom 1 View from Bedroom 1 across the fields to the churchBedroom 2Bodham HouseWelcome trayFront gardenBedroom 3HallBedroom 4Bodham HouseDrawing roomKitchenBedroom 5Bodham HouseSitting roomDrawing roomTennis courtBedroom 6Dining room
  • BBQ
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • High chair
  • Open Fire
  • Tennis Court
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Broadband
  • Welcome Basket
  • Beach
  • Visit England Gold Award
  • Parking, Private
  • Ground Floor W.C.

Conditions

Check in / Check out

Standard check-in is 4pm and standard check-out is normally 10am on your day of departure. In some cases these times vary. Always check your booking confirmation paperwork for correct timings.

Pets Welcome

A maximum of 2 pets are welcome at this property. Typically pet charges apply but please contact the office for details.

LocationNorfolk

Located on the east coast of England, facing Europe across the North Sea, Norfolk is one of the UK's most rural counties, with over forty percent of its population living in just four towns – Norwich, Great Yarmouth, King's Lynn and Thetford. Adjacent to The Wash, in whose mud the medieval King John famously lost the Crown Jewels in 1216, Norfolk's geography is that of low plains or “fens”, which makes it along with neighbouring Suffolk feel more like northern countries of European mainland (Belgium and Holland) than the rest of England which is predominantly hilly.

In a similar way to that of the “low countries”, erosion and land reclamation have changed the coastline over the centuries, so that several towns (King's Lynn, for instance) which were once on the coast are now to be found several miles inland! The whole set-up makes for some very interesting topography as well as history and Norfolk is, for this reason, an interesting county to visit, almost as if it was a different country altogether!

East of England

This region includes the ceremonial counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, Hertfordshire, Essex, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire. With a rich heritage there is much to see and do to suit all ages. The royal residency of Sandringham Estate is a must see and other historical points of interest include Castle Rising, Sutton Hoo and Somerleyton Hall. The medieval cities of Cambridge, Norwich and Ipswich are not to be missed and there are lots of pretty market towns and idyllic seaside resorts to choose from for a day trip. Alternatively for a slower paced holiday you may wish to visit The Broads or Thetford Forest, these areas are particularly popular for boating and spotting birdlife.

Area Norfolk Nearest shop 3 miles Nearest pub 0.5 miles

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