The Old Forge, Binham, nr Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk
Binham (near Wells-next-the-Sea), Norfolk
Situated in the gorgeous North Norfolk village of Binham, which itself sits within the unspoilt surroundings of an officially designated conservation area close to the coast and is located less than 6 miles from Wells-next-the-Sea, the Old Forge is a fantastic Grade II listed property sleeping 4.
Perfect for a group of 4 to enjoy the rural charms of Norfolk's countryside, this Grade II listed property has been spectacularly converted into a single-storey, 2-bedroom holiday home. Among its most attractive features are a large kitchen and diner complete with a modern log burner, a lovely sitting room with an open fireplace, and French windows which open onto the garden.
Binham is a pretty rural village, set almost entirely within a Conservation Area. There's a good pub, and convenient village store and some atmospheric Benedictine Priory ruins - all just a short walk away. Only three miles inland from the coastal village of Stiffkey, The OldForge. is a perfect base from which to explore all the delights of this beautiful part of North Norfolk either on foot, by bike or by car.
Well-behaved dogs are welcome at The Old Forge (a charge of £30/dog is applicable), and are requested to respect house rules
Open Plan Kitchen/Diner
A large light and airy room, divided by the original blacksmith's chimney breast. The cream painted wooden kitchen area has a freestanding Zanussi cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and shelving for crockery. In the dining half of the room there is a large wooden table with plenty of seating. A contemporary cream log burner warms this side of the room.
A comfortable room with two sofas, two armchairs, coffee table, side tables and lamps. There's an open fire with fire basket, widescreen TV and DVD player. Two french doors lead into the garden.
There's space for hanging coats and keeping outside boots and brollies. A storage unit down one side of the room has extra cupboard space, and a place for the microwave. Tall cupboards available for food storage.
King Size Bedroom
A room with striking decor featuring dark navy walls, and a sumptuous navy headboard to the king size bed, bedside tables, lamps, dressing table and mirror.
A large walk-in shower cubicle, washbasin, WC and Velux window. In a side cubby hole there is a washing machine, and clothes airer.
A small, quiet space between the two bedrooms, with easy chair, table and lamp.
A large room with contemporary four poster king size bed, bedside tables, lamps, shelving, console table and wardrobes.
With chest of drawers and long dressing mirror. This is an ideal room for a cot.
En Suite Bathroom
With large freestanding modern bathtub, washbasin and WC.
Garden and Parking
To the front of the cottage is a parking area for two cars, and to the rear is a pretty, mature garden with box hedging, lawned areas, fruit trees, roses, bamboos and holly, providing all year round interest. In the main part of the garden is a timber summer house with sofa, chairs, shelving and tables. Beyond the main lawn, is a further lawn with timber artist's studio and garden shed. NB There are two outside taps for cleaning muddy dogs and boots before entering the cottage.
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Norfolk is dotted with many delightful market towns which are well worth a visit, many situated along the coast and all with their own unique charm. Any one of them is worth exploring and discovering for yourself, but particular favourites include Burnham Market with its boutique clothing shops, and Aylsham, which offers a rich heritage and a peaceful pace of living.
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