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Ground Floor apartment overlooking golf Course. Walking distance to town centre

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment in Watton, East Anglia, Norfolk,- Central Beautiful Base In Norfolk

Norfolk and East Anglia is one of the few relatively unspoilt parts of England. The historic centres of Norwich, Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds are a delight with museums, galleries theatres and shopping centres. The apartment is located in mid Norfolk which gives easy access to each of the above towns and cities as well as the beautiful north Norfolk coast. For nature lovers, walkers, golfers historians and families there is a vast array of attractions in the area. A few are listed: Pensthorpe - Home of the BBC Springwatch programme. Thetford Forest with walks from the High Lodge Forest Centre or Go Ape with the high wire forest adventure. Sandringham House shops and garden. Norfolk Broads with daily boat hire. Racecourse at Newmarket, Fakenham and Great Yarmouth. Bressingham - 4 railways, fabulous gardens and National Dads Army collection. Banham Zoo with car boot sale on Sunday mornings. Wroxham Barns - home to many craft studios. Numerous inland and coastal golf courses.

More Details

Owner
Geoff Severn
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

Why Geoff Severn chose Breckland

The reviews of guests who have stayed are perhaps the best guide. The outside garden and patio area has been upgraded significantly in 2017.

What makes this apartment unique

Full Sky+ including movies, sports and children's channels

BT wi fi

Lovely views

Car port

Guestbook comments from the owner

Lovely well equiped apartment in an idyllic setting. Have really enjoyed our stay. Peaceful but enhanced by the antics of the golfers on the 18th - free entertainment. We will be back.

Pam and Rick Maude. Leeds.



An absolutely fantastic venue wiyh everything you would want. The location is central to so much for the kids including super beaches and a great adventure park. Our two just loved it. Geoff and Linda make excellent hosts - charming, pleasant and always keen to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.We will definitely harbour fond memories of our stayand hope to return. A huge thank you. Nina Panesar Solihull



We enjoyed this luxurious apartment with its excellent open views. Near to the centre of Watton with shops and eating places and within easy reach of many lovely places to visit - it was the ideal holiday location. So often holiday lets do not meet expectations - this one certainly did.

Barrie and Carole Williams Wrexham North Wales
May 2009
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Amenities

Watton Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Cot Available In Addition Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 king size double bed/ side cabinets, large wardrobe and chest of drawers. Radio and CD player. Bedroom 2 with two 3ft single beds central cabinet, large wardrobe and chest of drawers, CD player and trouser press. Travel cot/mattress (no linen)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Unfortunately we are unable to accept pets and there is no smoking inside the property. Heat and smoke alarms, fire blanket and fire extinguisher are provided as well as fire doors where required. Outside: The apartment has a patio with table and chairs and a BBQ. A small lawned area and low fence separates the property from the 18th fairway of the golf club. The twin patio doors of the living room give lots of natural daylight into the room as well as affording lovely views over the golf course. A car port provides parking for two cars with further parking available in the golf club car park. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Duvets, towels and Supima cotton linen are provided. Cleaning service at changeover. Change of linen for two week stays. Linen is not provided for the Greco travel cot.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Ground Floor apartment overlooking golf Course. Walking distance to town centre
average rating of 4.818182 based on 12 reviews
4

Excellent self catering accommodation in a peaceful location.

  • 4 of 5

Plenty of room for four people, although we were only two. Quiet location with a lovely view over the golf course from the lounge and garden. We saw beautiful sunsets, deer crossing the golf course on two occasions, and plenty of bird song (late May, early June). We would go there again and will certainly recommend it to friends.

Only disappointment, and nothing to do with the accommodation, is the nearby Club House at the excellent Richmond Park Golf Club. It would have been a short walk away for an evening meal, but the menu looked very basic and they stop serving food at 4.00pm.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Carole and Martin for your comments on the enjoyable stay that you had. The Golf Club restaurant opening times and menus vary a great deal depending on other bookings they have particularly in the evenings as most of the trade is during the day. Luckily there are some nice restaurants in the town within walking distance as well as others in nearby villages. Thank you for recommending Fairway View to your friends and family and I look forward to meeting you again on your return visit. Geoff
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5

Comfortable and relaxing.

  • 5 of 5

Spacious and comfortable apartment on the edge of the village - easy to relax - especially in the garden overlooking the golf course. Several restaurants / pubs within 15-20 minute walk. A great base for exploring the area.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tim,Wendy and Edward Thank you very much for your positive comments. I am pleased that you enjoyed easily exploring parts of Norfolk and Suffolk as well as combining Cambridge on the way here and Sandringham on your way home. It was also nice to here your good comments about the restaurants and pubs that you could walk to and from the apartment. Look forward to seeing you on a future longer visit. Geoff
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5

Another perfect stay

  • 5 of 5

Another perfect stay

This must be around my sixth or seventh stay at Fairway View.

As usual I’ll repeat one takes the photos with a pinch of salt and you expect worse in reality, but in this case what you see is what you get. It was beautiful, spotless and smelt nice and fresh. You can park your car under a car port right outside, so if raining you don’t get wet getting luggage in.

It was spotless and fresh accommodation with one double bedroom and one twin bedroom, each with plenty of storage (wardrobe space and drawer space). Bathroom had a lot of towels provided, 6 if I remember. Sky TV with lots of channels. Nice touches like milk in the fridge, packet of chocolate biscuits and tea / coffee, and the kitchen and appliances were spotless and worked like they would at home. Drying rack and baby cot are also provided (very rare), along with baby booster chair. 6 seat dining table

Comfy leather couch with recliners each side, and two arm chairs provide comfy seating for 5 in the lounge, dishwasher tablets and laundry powder. Stunning setting right on the golf course, spent each evening enjoying glass of wine reading the papers watching the sunset and dusk golfers.

Two sets of patio doors that can be opened out on to the golf course. There is a table outside with plenty of chairs for alfresco dining. Decent 10MB wifi (for Norfolk)

Can’t recommend enough.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing place to escape for a peaceful break.

  • 5 of 5

From the moment I arrived here the peaceful setting just takes your breath away. The apartment is spotless with beautiful linen on the beds.

The kitchen is well stocked with plenty of crockery, glasses pots and pans and cooking utensils. There is a dishwasher, washing machine etc and everything works well. There is free wifi and also sky TV and they have board games too. We stayed with our toddler daughter and the owners arranged a seat booster which was a nice touch. They can also set up a crib/highchair if required.

The apartment opens out on to the golf course. There is a table outside with plenty of chairs for alfresco dining. We had breakfast and evening meals outside whist watching the golfers. Even if it rains, you can sit out has there the covered balcony above keeps you dry. There are plenty of places for day trips nearby. If you have young children, I would highly recommend Bessingham Steam trains.

This place felt like a home from home and only 2 hours from London. It makes a great place to escape to any time of the year. I would certainly be coming back !

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Julie for a very comprehensive review of your stay at Fairway View. I look forward to welcoming you and your family on a return visit. Geoff Severn
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Bedfordshire
5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Very clean everything you need is there

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review Julie. Thank you for leaving the apartment very clean and tidy which is always appreciated. When you left it was nice to hear that you plan to return next year with other members of the family. Geoff
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Colchester
5

Short break in Norfolk

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely ground floor apartment with large patio windows looking out onto the 18th fairway of Richmond Park golf course. The apartment has great facilities with a pretty decor and is exceptionally clean. It is situated in a great spot for accessing all areas of Norfolk both inland places and the coast as we'll as giving special rates for the pretty and friendly golf course. I took my husband on a short break here and we would both highly recommend a stay. Great for a couple or a small family. Thank you to Geoff the owner we will see you again in the near future. Mandy and Tom

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mandy and Tom for your positive comments. Although most people that stay with us do not play golf everyone seems to enjoy watching the antics of the golfers passing by. The central base which gives easy access to other parts of Norfolk as well as Suffolk and Cambridgeshire is often mentioned by guests. Thank you again for offering and dropping me off at Stansted airport on your way home which was much appreciated. I look forward to your return visit. Geoff
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Map

Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Golf Club or High Street
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

The marvellous north Norfolk coast beaches including Holkham and Hunstanton (the only west facing beach on the east coast!),bird watching marshes as well as interesting small towns such as Wells-next-the-Sea, Holt and the seaside resorts of Cromer and Sheringham are all under an hours drive from Fairway View.

Travel:

We would recommend a car to enable you to explore the lovely Breckland area and beyond. The nearest airports are Norwich approx 25 miles and Stansted approx 68 miles. The nearest stations are Thetford approx 10 miles and Norwich approx 20 miles. Bus services to various locations operate from the High St which is a few minutes walk from Fairway View.

Distances:

Norwich approx 20 miles. Bury St Edmunds approx 27 miles. Cambridge approx 40 miles. Thetford Forest approx 10 miles. Newmarket approx 25 miles. Sandringham approx 25 miles. Banham Zoo approx 15 miles. Pensthorpe approx 18 miles.N orfolk Broads/Wroxham approx 25 miles.

Further Details:

Watton is a small market town in the beautiful Breckland area of Norfolk. The High Street has a good selection of shops, banks, Boots and a Somerfield/Co-op as well as a great bakery and a superb butcher who does a roaring lunchtime trade in various hot roast rolls. A Tesco store is approx 200 yards from the High Street. Chinese, Indian and Italian restaurants and various takeaways are available. Town centre pubs and country pubs in nearby villages. The golf clubhouse has a spike bar with snacks as well a nice restaurant. Watton also has a very well equipped gymnasium and sports centre within jogging distance! A great base for exploring the many delights of Norfolk and East Anglia.

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Rates & Availability

Watton Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer Holidays
Jul 8 2017 - Sep 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$156
$749
 
 
Late Summer
Sep 2 2017 - Oct 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
$117
$515
 
 
Half Term
Oct 14 2017 - Oct 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
$124
$554
 
 
Low Season
Oct 28 2017 - Dec 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$104
$469
 
 
Christmas New Year
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$143
$716
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$515
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% deposit required with balance payable 60 days before arrival.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day for weekly bookings is normally a Saturday but this may be flexible dependent on availability and time of year. Arrival time from 2pm and departure by 10am with some flexibility changeovers allowing.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week/night in UK Pounds. Booking fees to Owners Direct are not included and will be quoted by them when you make a booking request or enquiry.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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