Dating back to the 16th or 17th century, this impressive property, on the outskirts of Southrepps on the Norfolk Coast is fantastic for a large family or group of friends and offers an impeccable home near a myriad of attractions and delights, just waiting to be discovered.
As you make your way through the gated entrance up the long gravel drive look around and admire the views surrounding this secluded detached property.
The spacious flint and brick entrance porch features a pan-tiled floor, providing an ideal place for wellies and muddy boots, and the front door then leads into the bright and welcoming entrance hallway, with original wooden floor that invites you in to discover the rest of the house.
On either side of the entrance hallway you have a choice of two homely sitting rooms, both with original leaded windows and crafted wooden shutters, comfy seating, TVs and cosy real fires, making both rooms a refined and relaxing space.
Throughout this property, the original character features have been kept where possible, or lovingly restored, allowing the rooms to retain their history and charm.
Admire the high ceilings with architectural moulding, enjoy the views out of the lead-lined windows that appear throughout the property, and look out across the landscape and surrounding fields and, as you walk around this huge house, appreciate the grand features such as deep skirting boards, original wooden shutters, exposed floorboards, open feature fireplaces and exposed beams dotted throughout.
As we head to the back of the house, you will find a little garden room where you and your furry friends can enjoy the morning sun, and use this as an alternative place to leave your muddy shoes and also soggy coats after a day’s adventure.
Outside, the courtyard is quaint and offers you a beautiful outside sitting area where you can kick back with a drink and some nibbles as you enjoy the evening sun or star gaze upon a clear night sky.
Leading off the hallway, you have the breakfast room, which boasts fabulous original features including an original built in butler’s table and impressive windows as well as an ornamental redbrick fireplace and space to enjoy your morning meal while you plan the day ahead.
The large dining table and seating for at least 18 people make the breakfast room a central hub for evening meals as you catch up with loved ones and recall the adventures you’ve had.
Take a couple of steps down into the beautiful kitchen which has light grey worktops, olive green units, a kitchen island and everything you need to feed a large group of people including a traditional Aga, deep enamelled sink and dishwasher, large fridge/freezer, a pantry, and the utility room next to this provides a washing machine, second dishwasher and table top drinks cooler fridge.
At the back of the house, there are also two snug / reading rooms with more character features including architraves, panels and exposed beams; take some time for yourself and relax in the quiet room (also an ideal bolt hole for grandma and granddad!), or play a round of darts and catch-up with loved ones in the child friendly playroom.
Access via the back stairs to the first floor, and there are four large and spacious bedrooms two of which have their own [ornamental] feature fireplaces, as well as four bathrooms, which are finished to a high standard and decorated beautifully.
On this floor, the bedroom configuration consists of a twin, a double, a single with walk through to a family room consisting of king sized bed and single bed (note: feature fireplace and plenty of room for cot(s) in here).
The master bedroom (also on this floor) is extremely spacious, and also has one of the original feature fireplaces [ornamental], views up the gravel drive of the water fountain and the countryside surrounding the property as well as a large dressing room which leads off into a huge master bathroom, consisting of bath, walk in shower, wc and double sink unit.
On the top floor of The Property are three more bedrooms, (two family rooms sleeping 3 and 4 respectively, plus a single room), as well as a shared bathroom with rainfall shower and plenty of space.
If you ever decide to leave this beautiful property, the popular seaside town of Cromer is less than six miles away and offers you a range of attractions including the traditional Victorian pier, plenty of places to eat, stunning beaches and an amazing array of history and culture.
Golf lovers will delight in the array of local golf courses, including the Royal Cromer Golf Club.
The Property is a fantastic property for a large group of friends or family who are looking for a secluded rural getaway near the wonderful seaside attractions of Norfolk’s coast.
- Eight bedrooms: 1 x family bedroom (upper floor) consisting of 1 x double and 2 x single beds, 1 family bedroom (upper floor) consisting of 3 x single beds, 1 x single room (upper floor), 1 x second floor master double, 1 x second floor family room with a king-size and single, walk through room with 1 x single, 1 x second floor double, 1 x second floor twin
- Please note that due to current government restrictions, all rooms advertised may not be available
- Bathroom with bath and shower over, basin and WC
- Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
- Bathroom with bath and basin
- Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
- Second floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
- Ground floor cloakroom with basin and WC
- Dining room
- Sitting room with open fire
- Reading room
- “Please note that due to current government restrictions, all rooms advertised may not be available”
- Open fires
- AGA cooker, electric oven and hob, microwaves, toasters, kettles, fridge/freezers, dishwashers, washing machine, TVs and WiFi
- Fuel and power inc. in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
- Two travel cots (please bring own bedding and cot linen) and two highchairs
- Two charcoal BBQ's (need to provide own charcoal)
- Ample off-road parking
- 2 well behaved pets welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop 1.2 miles and pub 1.3 miles
- Note: Pet dogs must be kept out of surrounding fields
- Note: Hot tub hire and use of full size snooker table are available on request and at an additional charge, please contact the Property Manager to discuss before your arrival
- Note: 2 cots and highchairs available for infants
- Please note: for a special occasion the Property Manager can recommend reputable caterers
- Please note: The Hot Tub is separate and outsourced to private company for an additional fee
- Also a £10 charge for electricity to the hot tub for any stay up to a week
- Note: Snooker table available for fee of £30 for a short break up to 4 nights or £50 for a week
Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.
Overstrand 3.5 miles; Cromer 5 miles; Sheringham 10 miles.
The village of Southrepps lies just five miles south of Cromer near to the north Norfolk coast. The village boasts two shops and a popular pub. Overstrand village is just over three miles away and sits on the cliff top overlooking a large sandy beach. The popular seaside resort town of Cromer is just five miles from Southrepps and is world famous for Cromer crabs, a true delicacy. A couple of miles further up the coast is the genteel resort of Sheringham which acts as the terminus for the North Norfolk Steam Railway. A little further afield are the popular market towns of Holt and Aylsham, the cathedral city of Norwich and an abundance of wildlife and birdwatching opportunities.
The Hot Tub is separate and outsourced to private company for an additional fee. Also a £10 charge for electricity to the hot tub for any stay up to a week.Note: Snooker table available for fee of £30 for a short break up to 4 nights or £50 for a week.