Bear's Cottage, nr Fakenham, Norfolk
near Fakenham, Norfolk
If you're looking for a chance to connect with nature or just get away from the stress of modern living, there's none better than Bear's Cottage, a four-bedroom escape nestled within 200 acres of private woodland in Norfolk, not too far from the market town of Fakenham.
The secluded getaway that is Bear's Cottage makes a perfect place for up to 8 guests to truly immerse themselves in unspoilt surroundings, with 200 acres of private woods surrounding it.
The established woodland which surrounds Bear's Cottage contains many famous specimen trees, planted in the 1850s, and the woods harbour an abundance of flora and fauna, with over 10 miles of private paths and tracks to cycle, ride in or explore, allowing you to completely get back to nature.
The location of Bear’s Cottage is rare and you will revel in the complete privacy it provides; tucked away down a one mile private driveway. There is no doubt that the children will delight in exploring the private woods, but you will also fall in love with Bear’s Cottage.
Bring your bikes, bring your dogs and come with a deep desire to discover more about nature and a strong willingness to let go, unwind and enjoy some well-deserved rest and relaxation.
Entrance hall with tiled floor and open fire place, with doors leading to the open plan living area and utility room.
Open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting area
Modern ‘shaker’ kitchen units with Belfast sink, Rangemaster range gas cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, wooden dining table and eight chairs. Sitting area features two sofa’s, television with Sky and DVD player. Bi-fold doors opening onto the south-facing dining terrace.
Modern units with Belfast sink, separate washing machine and tumble dryer. Boot bench. Door leading to cloakroom/shower room and drawing room/snug.
With WC, wash basin and shower.
With twin beds with head and foot boards (which restricts the length to 6ft), and a feature fireplace.
Bath with mixer tap/hand held shower attachment, WC, was basin and heated towel rail.
Ideal for drying and storage.
Cosy dual aspect room with wood burning stove and a feature fireplace, television with DVD player, games and books. A basket of logs is provided (October-April).
Bedroom three and the drawing room/snug are connected via an internal vestibule.
Dual aspect room with king-size bed and a feature fireplace, wash basin and elevated woodland views from windows.
Dual aspect room with king-size bed, wash basin and elevated woodland views from windows.
The size of the twin beds and restricted height in this room make this more comfortable for little ones. However, there is little compromise on comfor. With a window with views to the woods and a further window to the internal landing, ideal when parents want to keep an eye on little ones.
Featuring a period free-standing bath with claw feet, WC, wash basin and heated towel rail.
At the end of the property is a separate 'games room' barn, complete with table tennis table.
Bear's Cottage sits alone in 200 acres of private woodland in North Norfolk. Although the woods are yours to explore, an inner garden has been created by the owners with a post and rail fence to stop children/dogs wandering too far unsupervised. There is an outside terrace area with garden furniture and a charcoal barbecue (fuel not included).
There is ample off-road parking for cars and a circular turning area in front of the property.
The wonderful private woodland surrounding Bears Cottage contains some of the largest and oldest of their species in the country. The woodlands age and diversity gives it a huge array of flora and fauna and guests have private access to the whole woodland by foot and bicycle (not provided) and can also explore the 8 miles of tracks that intersect it.
Rare tree species include: Greek Fir, White Fir, Fraser’s Fir, Grand Fir, Korean Fir, Causcasian Fir, Noble Fir, Monkey Puzzle or Chile Pine, Atlas Cedar, Cedar of Lebanon, Lawson Cypress, Nootka Cypress, Japanese Cedar, Colorado Spruce, Sitka Spruce, West Himalayan Spruce, Corsican Pine, Monteray Pine, Douglas Fir, Coast or Californian Redwood, Redwood or Wellingtonia, Western Red Cedar, Western Hemlock.
Species of bird at the last count include: Pheasant, Sparrowhawk, Buzzard, Stock Dove, Wood pigeon, Cuckoo, Barn Owl, Tawny Owl, Green Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Kestrel, Magpie, Jackdaw, Carrion Crow, Goldcrest, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Coal Tit, Marsh Tit, Long-tailed Tit, ChiffChaff, Willow Warbler, Blackcap Garden Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, Whitethroat, Nuthatch, Treecreeper, Wren, Blackbird, Song Thrush, Mistle Thrush, Spotted Flycatcher, Robin, Dunnock, Chaffinch, Bullfinch, Greenfinch, Siskin.
The woodland is teeming with life from Deer to Frogs, Buzzards to Bees and the owners very much encourage guests and children to explore and discover the wonderful environment around them.
Up to three well behaved dogs are welcome (small additional charge).
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