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Detached Single Storey Cottage style annexe with Enclosed And Maintained Lawned

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage style annexe in Gresham, nr Holt Sheringham Cromer, North Norfolk, England - Peaceful Location, Unspoilt Rural Villag

The Annexe is a 2 bedroom detached single storey flintstone property with its own enclosed garden and terrace in the village of Gresham, North Norfolk close to Sheringham and Cromer with its famous pier and lifeboat station. It has own gated parking area to front with a relaxing south facing rear garden and terrace area - an ideal area for drinks and alfresco dining. Inside, it is spacious and comfortable with new electric central heating. Ground floor: hallway leading to bathroom and kitchenette. Archway and small step to spacious sitting room with TV, dining table and view to rear garden. French doors to garden. Door from lounge to inner hallway with bedrooms off hallway. Compact but well-equipped kitchenette with mini oven with integral twin hob, built in cupboards and extensive shelving. Bathroom with bath, shower over bath, WC and hand basin. Bedroom 1 with double bed (& travel cot if required). Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Nearby Sheringham has a train service to Norwich and buses link the coastal villages. It is a walkers', birdwatchers' and cyclists' paradise. For golfers, there are nearby 18-hole courses at Sheringham and Cromer. There is a popular pub in the next village serving good food and ale.


Owner
sue hudson
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About sue hudson

We live in North Norfolk and feel lucky to live under the wide open skies and to be close to the beautiful North Norfolk coast.

We love Gresham because of the peaceful and unspoilt nature of the village with its duck pond and abundance of wildlife. There are some beautiful beaches nearby and a large part of the North Norfolk coast is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We are keen cyclists and enjoy walking in the countryside and along the coastal paths.

sue hudson purchased this cottage in 1997

Why sue hudson chose Norfolk & The Broads

We live in North Norfolk and feel lucky to live under the wide open skies and to be close to the beautiful North Norfolk coast.

We love Gresham because of the peaceful and unspoilt nature of the village with its duck pond and abundance of wildlife. There are some beautiful beaches nearby and a large part of the North Norfolk coast is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We are keen cyclists and enjoy walking in the countryside and along the coastal paths. Norwich City and Norwich International airport is only 40 minutes away by car.

Unique benefits of the property

The property is just 10 minutes by car from the fabulous sandy beaches at Sheringham and Cromer.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Guests are made to feel very welcome and are encouraged to relax and enjoy stone annexe and the surrounding area.
Feb 2015
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Amenities

Norwich Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No visitors permitted day or night
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom with bath, fully fitted shower over bath with instant hot water, washbasin and WC.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed (plus travel cot if required). Bedroom 2 with twin beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Please note that children are very welcome. Strictly no smoking, no pets, no visitors (day or overnight). Mobile/TV reception: please note that this can be variable dependent upon your network provider/weather. The TV is freeview but can be 'patchy' and sometimes lose signal completely. Advise pre-load progs/movies to IPAD before arrival or bring DVDs. Stone Annexe is set back from the road by the front driveway & garden. A gated driveway leads onto a shingle courtyard for off-road parking. The garden has a variety of shrubs, plants and fruit trees. The Annexe is entered by the front door with a LOW head height. A hallway leads to the bathroom and kitchen. From the hallway, there is a small step up through an archway which leads to the spacious lounge. A door from the lounge leads to an inner hallway with bedrooms off the hallway. Both bedrooms overlook the rear garden. The bathroom has a mirror, wall cupboard & towel rail above radiator. Throughout the Annexe there are electrically heated radiators. Outside: The rear garden is south facing with a stone area for alfresco dining. The Annexe and gardens are enclosed by a flint wall and established hedging with fencing. There are tall, double driveway gates which separate the Annexe from the village road. The external utility room can be accessed at the front of the Annexe and there is a washing line provided for your own private use to the rear of the annexe. Utility Room: External & shared with owners. Access from front annexe. Bedlinen, pillows and duvets provided. Annexe cleaned prior to arrival. The bedlinen is changed weekly or per booking.

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Detached Single Storey Cottage style annexe with Enclosed And Maintained Lawned
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Great little find

  • 5 of 5

Very friendly and helpful host - property is clean and comfortable. Great location and large lovely garden that our kids enjoyed playing in. Would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for choosing to stay here & for your feedback. Would be delighted to welcome you back again. Sue
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Charming property

  • 4 of 5

Ideal for our week away - a very well converted annexe with everything we needed, lovely garden and welcoming hosts - thank you

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to review & pleased to hear that the annexe met your needs. Thanks again for choosing to holiday here. Regards, Sue
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The annexe was a lovely place to stay and suited our needs perfectly.

  • 4 of 5

Sue is a very pleasant lady - she was helpful and friendly and aware of our needs as my husband has difficulty getting around.

The annexe is a lovely place and had everything we required. The beds were very comfortable and the kitchen and bathroom covered all our needs. The lounge was comfortable and looks out on to the lovely garden.

The village was very quiet and it was a relaxing environment. There was no phone reception which was no problem unless I had needed to phone out. Sue was more than happy to let us use her landline if necessary. Overall a good experience and one that we would repeat.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to send your review (& your lovely note with the keys). It was a pleasure to meet you both & hope to see you in gresham again soon. Best wishes, Sue
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5

Great place.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here over Easter. The property was in a great location. The property itself is very clean and tidy, 2 good size bedrooms good size lounge nice kitchen. the cooker is only a counter top cooker which was not a problem to us as we only used it for breakfasts. The hosts were very pleasant and on hand if needed, I would recommend this property to anybody that asked.

Phil

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Phil Many thanks for taking the time to post feedback and glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. I am sure your review will be helpful to other guests when they are choosing their break. Look forward to seeing you again in north Norfolk soon. Best wishes, Sue
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4

A splendid little retreat.

  • 4 of 5

This property was ideal for our weekend away in North Norfolk. It was a clean and maintained to a very high standard. The owner took the trouble to ensure that we were settled in and explained everything too us. The tea, cakes and fresh flowers left out for our arrival was a really nice touch. We would have some concerns if we had been staying for longer, as the kitchen only had a small 'kitchen top two ring electric hob', small oven and a toaster. If we were staying for a week or more, we would have had need for at least a microwave or a larger cooker. The toaster was also a bit small in that it would not take thick bread or crumpets. The lounge could have done with two sofas rather than, one sofa plus a couple of upright chairs, to enable all 4 adults in our party to relax in more comfort. That said though, all in all ideal for the weekend break and we had a good time.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful stone cottage with easy access to the Norfolk seaside

  • 4 of 5

Really lovely stone cottage with a large garden area next to the owner's property. We received a very warm welcome from Sue, who made sure we had everything we needed for a relaxing stay.

The cottage was very comfortable and well-equipped - very clean and light, with lovely wooden beams and large windows in the lounge looking onto the garden. Minor improvements might be a better cooker (electric mini-hob) and TV, but these are very minor points.

The location was great - 10 minutes drive into Sherringham or Cromer.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback and pleased to hear you had a relaxing weekend. Look forward to welcoming you back to north norfolk in the future. Best regards Sue
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Norwich International
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
The Wheatsheaf Pub or Roman Camp Inn
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Sheringham
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Sheringham
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
A148
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
The Wheatsheaf Pub or Roman Camp Inn
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Sheringham
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Cycling - the Annexe is on a Sustrans cycle route. The owner is a keen cyclist and would be willing to escort you on half-day or full-day cycle tours around North Norfolk on the country lanes - fee negotiable. Owner also able to offer free advice on good cycle routes if you prefer to cycle without a guide.

Coast/Beach:

Sheringham and Cromer beaches are within 5 miles of the property.

Travel:

Travel: train: Sheringham Rail station 10 minutes drive from Stone Annexe.

Buses: Regular buses from Sheringham/Cromer and surrounding towns.

Airport: Norwich and Stansted for domestic and international flights.

Distances:

Stone Annexe is in Gresham village and 5 mins drive to the nearest shop, pub/ restaurant. Sustrans cycle route runs through the village. Holt (Georgian town) and Sheringham 10 minutes by car or approx 30 mins by cycle. Norwich 45 mins by car, or train from Sheringham. North Norfolk Coastal towns by cycle, car or bus.

Further Details:

Cromer has a Morrison's supermarket, Boots, Superdrug, hospital, GPs, dentists, branches of many major banks and building societies, cinema, main post office and many restaurants and cafes. The pier has its own interesting walkway where both children and adults go crabbing and at times enter competitions amongst themselves. There is a restaurant at the entrance to the pier and a gift shop and towards the end is a bar and theatre which shows a variety of shows and plays especially in summer time. At the end of a pier is the Lifeboat station and museum with guided tours at times. There is a yellow seaside train for children taking them around the seaside and town. There are the usual seaside attractions - golf putting and boating. The promenade offers relaxing strolls to watch the ships, surfers and paddlers. There is a zoo and also a museum demonstrating the history of the area. The tourist office in Cromer provides not only information but access to the internet free of charge. A popular carnival takes place in August and attracts visitors from far and wide.

Sheringham is a seaside town with its own restaurants, cafes, promenade, theatre, fire station with open days, GP and a variety of shops. It has the ever popular Poppy Line steam train - a fun ride to Holt. These two towns are about a 10 minute drive from Stone Annexe. Holt is a Georgian town with quaint streets and many antique shops, deli, restaurants and very popular with tourists. Not too far away are towns such as Wells-Next-the-Sea (renowned fish and chip shop), Blakeney, Cley-Next-the-Sea, Holkham with its vast sandy beach and many other seaside resorts all within easy reach by public or private transport. The Broads and Norwich offer visitors a pleasant day trip for shopping, eating and sight seeing

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Rates & Availability

Norwich Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer & Autumn 2017
Mar 31 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$122
$857
 
 
Spring 2018
Mar 1 2018 - May 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$122
 
 
Summer & Autumn 2018
Jun 1 2018 - Oct 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
$110
$767
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$110
$767
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Stone Annexe can be booked for short breaks (min 3 nights) weekly, or for longer periods by negotiation. Visitors are required to pay a £50 non refundable deposit to secure the booking. 45 days prior to arrival the balance of the rental is required when full details will be sent. The property is cleaned prior to arrival. No smoking indoors. Pets are NOT accepted and this policy is not negotiable.
Mobile/TV reception: please note that this can be poor at times, depending on your network provider.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday for weekly bookings but can be flexible especially for short breaks/long weekends. Arrival time is after 16.00 and check out by 10.00.

Notes on prices:
On booking request acceptance, a £50 non refundable deposit is required to secure the dates. 45 days prior to your arrival date, the balance of the full rental is required after which further details will be sent.

Please note the 7-night weekly price is available for weekly bookings from Saturday to Saturday only as per the pricing table.

The Annexe is cleaned prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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