The Gig House
Prices from £285 to £450
Set in a quiet, attractive, rural location, one mile from the sandy beaches of North Norfolk and close to the market town of North Walsham, this cosy, well appointed, 200 year old, flint and brick cottage has been tastefully converted.
The property sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms and is well screened by trees forming a secluded haven in undiscovered Norfolk. Double doors from the dining room open onto the sunny patio, which overlooks the large private fenced paddock for the sole use of the cottage, where there is an abundance of wildlife.
It is an excellent base for, a seaside holiday or for the many other attractions of the area, visiting the Royal House at Sandringham, the many National Trust properties, the open gardens or the many historic churches. The ancient two cathedral city of Norwich is only half an hour away with its fine museums and art galleries. For a more active break there is excellent Golf, Sailing on the Broads, Walking, Fishing, Cycling and of course the outstanding opportunities for bird watching and wildlife interests. The nearest shops are only one mile away, which include take-away food and restaurants. There is also a friendly pub only ten minutes walk, with others a short drive away providing a good variety of eating.
Ground floor:The pretty entrance porch from the parking area, opens into an attractive beamed dining room. Double doors also lead from this to a south and west facing patio garden with barbeque. A compact, easy to use, kitchen with, large electric ceramic hob cooker, fridge and microwave etc. The shower room contains a WC, washbasin, shaving point, heated towel rail, airing cupboard and washing machine. The cosy beamed sitting room with comfortable sofa and armchairs has a wood burning stove in the inglenook. There is a remote control colour T.V and video. An interesting selection of books on local subjects such as walks, wildlife and churches etc. plus O/S maps of the area, are also included.
First floor: The stairs from the sitting room to the first floor bedroom are slightly steeper than average. A stair gate is available to protect young children. There are two pretty eaves bedrooms, the first a double bedroom with hanging space and chest of drawers, giving access to a twin bedded room with chests of drawers, hanging space, and a dressing table.
Other features: Fresh flowers in each room. Individual electric storage heaters in all main rooms. Electricity, hot water, bed linen and towels included (no beach towels). A free basket of logs provided for the wood burner on arrival. Well behaved small dog welcome. Off-road parking for two cars. Access to the large private paddock for contemplative strolls or games.