The Cottage, Baconsthorpe, nr Holt, Norfolk
Baconsthorpe (near Holt), Norfolk
The Cottage is located in the small village of Baconsthorpe, not far from the North Norfolk coast and less than 4 miles from the market town of Holt. If you're looking for a peaceful break in the Norfolk countryside, but still with easy access to the county's glorious seaside scenery and some splendid towns and villages, look no further than this fantastic property.
This gorgeous, luxurious holiday property is the very image of a picture-perfect cottage, sitting in a peaceful village just a couple of miles from the historic market town of Holt.
The house has been fully refurbished to include a bespoke painted kitchen, a wonderful bathroom and elegant bedrooms. The sitting room retains the original inglenook fireplace, with a log burner, and other features such as Pamment flooring, latched doors and beamed ceilings.
A perfect romantic bolthole, just a short drive to the coast.
Baconsthorpe is a village a few miles south-east of Holt and south of Sheringham.
Holt is around 30 minutes east of Holkham with its glorious wide sandy beach and pinewoods. This pretty Georgian town is a maze of beautiful streets which draw visitors, inluding the Duchess of Cambridge to this beautiful part of North Norfolk. With numerous indepdent shops, cafe's and restaurants and art galleries, you can while away a day just meandering around the streets Not far away is Letheringsett Mill, the last watermill in Norfolk that still produces flour where you'll also find the ever-poopular pub; The King's Head. A little further up the road the renowned Back to the Garden farm shop and restaurant.
Blakeney is one of the jewels on the North Norfolk coast, a mecca for sailors, birders, artist and walkers. The harbour is picturesque and always bustling with children (and adults!)) gillying for crabs. Take the sea defence wall walk over the saltmarsh and you will be rewarded with simply stunning views. The village is a mass of winding streets and tiny fishermens cottages. There are great places to eat and enjoy the local seafood and of course the famous Blakeney Hotel. Blakeney point is a 3 mile spit of sand dunes and shingle with stunning uninterrupted views of the landscapes. It is a wonderful place for walking and wildlife watching as it is home to colonies of breeding Terns and many migraint birds pass through, as well as the colony of about 500 harbour and grey seals within reaching distance when you board a boat to see them from Blakeney or Morston harbour.
Cottage style sitting room with beamed ceiling, large brick inglenook fireplace with woodburning stove, two leather Laura Ashley sofas, sideboard with lamp. Large screen TV with DVD and Freeview. Original Gothic wooden panel.
Bespoke painted and fitted kitchen with marble flooring, butler style sink, electric oven and hob, integral microwave, integral dishwasher fridge freezer. Hand painted dresser with glazed doors. Table and chairs. Exposed and painted brick wall with a feature shelf. Stable door to rear courtyard garden.
Luxurious bathroom with free standing double ended bath, fitted basin unit with granite top and mirror over. WC. Marbled tiled flooring with underfloor heating, heated towel rail.
Stairs to First Floor
Pretty bedroom with double bed, painted bedstead, bedside tables and lamp, chest of drawers, feature brick chimney and painted floor boards. Pegs to hang clothes on.
Two full sized twin beds, bedside table and lamp, painted floor boards. Pegs to hand clothes from.
The property is situated in the village of Baconsthorpe a very short drive to Holt and the coast. It sits beside the road which is quiet. To the rear of the cottage is a small courtyard garden with a table and chairs. Parking is on the roadside (quiet) outside the cottage.
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