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Lovely views from this annexe
The annexe is opposite the picturesque St Mary's Church in the village of Whissonset
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15 / 16  Lovely views from this annexe
16 / 16  The annexe is opposite the picturesque St Mary's Church in the village of Whissonset

Eric's Cottage

Whissonsett, Norfolk
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Increased accessibility
Internet access
Romantic
Parking on site / nearby
Electric vehicle charging
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Situated in the heart of Norfolk, this is the ideal base for a couple wanting to explore the area
  • Explore the stunning North Norfolk coastline including Wells-next-the-Sea, Holkham, Cley and Blakeney
  • Ideal for keen walkers, cyclists, nature-lovers and sightseers
Property code: 77597

Set in the heart of the ancient rural village of Whissonsett, perfectly situated to explore the North Norfolk coast and countryside with its wealth of fabulous locations. Whissonsett is on 'The Lost Villages of Breckland cycle route, and close to the traditional market town of Fakenham, home of the famous Fakenham Races. Nature lovers will enjoy local walks, and sites such as the beautiful Pensthorpe and Sculthorpe Moore Nature reserves, Billingford Fishing Lakes, and the seals at Blakeney Point. The coast is a short drive away, so why not visit the stunning Wells-next-the-Sea and Holkham beaches or immerse yourself in Norfolk's history at nearby attractions such as Castle Acre, Gressenhall Workhouse museum, Sandringham and the Mid-Norfolk steam railway. Norwich and the Norfolk Broads are only slightly further afield.

This delightful annexe, attached to the owners' 17th Century White House, where privacy is assured. You enter this stylish single-storey annexe via its own covered porch and doorway into the spacious open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. The kitchen is well-equipped with an electric oven and Induction hob, microwave, fridge with ice box and dishwasher. The lounge area has a sofa, a feature fireplace with wood burner effect electric fire, and a TV. There is a table and two chairs for guests to enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner in comfort, whilst soaking up views of the beautiful 900-year-old St-Mary's church opposite the building. There is a spacious shower room with walk-in shower and WC. The king-size bedroom has a wardrobe, dressing table and drawers offering you plenty of storage space, and a TV.

To the front of the property is a purpose-built patio area with BBQ and table and chairs for al fresco dining, whilst watching the world pass by. There is off-road parking for two cars, and guests also have the use of the electric car charging point at the front of the property for an additional fee.

  • 1 bedroom – king-size
  • 1 shower room
  • Electric oven and Induction hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, dishwasher and an air fryer
  • TV in lounge and bedroom
  • Increased accessibility - Please ensure you read our FAQ's
  • Patio area with garden furniture and BBQ
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars, with use of an electric car charging point (at an additional charge)
  • Shop and pub 2 miles, beach 15 miles
  • Electric vehicle charging on site
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed

Lee Cousins

This property is personally managed by Lee.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 31 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Charles 31st May 2024

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Owners were very welcoming to us which made us feel that we would be likely to return to this location, as we really appreciated the standards they had put into this property,

Reviewed by I 3rd May 2024

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Reviewed by Martine 26th April 2024

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Lovely, clean, well decorated cottage. All the amenities and facilities you could want. All on one level, with a wet floor shower, (shower-seat available if required). Steve and Leigh are lovely people. They are attentive without being at all intrusive. Very helpful, approachable and friendly. Quiet, picturesque village, peace and tranquility, withRead morein a few miles drive of the seaside, and the Catholic and Anglican shrines at Walsingham. Great escape to the country. Highest recommendation! Hide

Reviewed by Pamela 23rd February 2024

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Just had 4 lovely days at Eric's cottage and wish we could have stayed longer. The owners Leigh and Steve were amazing they were such a lovely couple and so welcoming and helpful Eric's cottage was so clean and comfortable and very well equipped. We felt so much at home as soon as we stepped through the door. We hadn't been to Norfolk for quite a fRead moreew years and had forgotten how beautiful it is and cant wait to go back Hide

Reviewed by Judith 22nd September 2023

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Eric's Cottage is a little gem. The owners Steve and Leigh are lovely people, always full of useful ideas etc, always there if you need them but NEVER in your face, and extremely welcoming. The cottage itself is a treasure, cosy, comfortable and welcoming, it's like coming home. A great place for couples old and young.

Reviewed by Brian 15th September 2023

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Reviewed by Stuart 8th September 2023

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Reviewed by Diane 25th August 2023

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great little cottage in lovely village,very nice owners.

Reviewed by Thomas 18th August 2023

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Great location & Fabulous hosts Lovely week

Reviewed by John 11th August 2023

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This was a last-minute booking that was handled well by Holiday Cottages when I made an error in the dates. Eric's Cottage is great for couples who want peace & quiet for a few days, yet not be a million miles from all that Norfolk has to offer. The owners met us on arrival, and regularly checked we were OK throughout our stay. We left feeling refrRead moreeshed, having enjoyed our stay - and visiting parts of Norfolk not seen before! Hide

Reviewed by Ian 7th July 2023

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Reviewed by Joyce 30th June 2023

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Reviewed by Sally 9th June 2023

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Lovely cottage, very comfortable, seating available in forecourt with views of beautiful garden and pond, quiet village. Owners very friendly.

Reviewed by Harry 19th May 2023

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A little gem. Village a haven of peace in this fast moving world. Everything you might want for a self catering holiday. Welcoming and friendly hosts. Would strongly recommend.

Reviewed by Christine 12th May 2023

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Reviewed by Neil 5th May 2023

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Reviewed by Martin 21st April 2023

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Roomy, comfortable, tastefully-decorated, well-maintained and well-equipped. Attractive setting; peaceful location - away from the busy main tourist areas, but conveniently placed to get anywhere. Steve and Leigh are a lovely couple and first class hosts. We know the village extremely well (family connections, and we married here!); they've put lovRead moree and care into restoring this place. We will be back! Our tip: Fakenham market, Thursday mornings - bric-a-brac, auction, local foods etc Hide

Reviewed by Geoff 14th April 2023

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Eric's is a delightful place to stay, very well appointed, in a great location with a view across to the village church. The hosts, who live on site, were very sociable but not intrusive. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Judith 7th April 2023

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Erics cottage was a real find. We were met when we arrived by owners Steve and Leigh and they couldnt have been more welcoming and friendly. The cottage itself was impeccably finished to a very high standard, it felt welcoming as you walked in, light, bright, clean and comfortable. The bed was comfortable and we both slept well. Add to all this theRead more owners garden which encouraged numerous species of birds to see and hear and the view of the village church, what a truly relaxing home from home Hide

Reviewed by Bryan 27th December 2022

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Super little cottage in a very quiet village. Loved our stay

Reviewed by Kate 30th September 2022

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Reviewed by Martin 16th September 2022

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Lovely cottage in a very quiet location. Ideal for touring the area.

Reviewed by Jane 9th September 2022

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Excellent accommodation. Ideally placed in quiet village with access to country and coast. Friendly hosts. Cannot be faulted.

Reviewed by June 26th August 2022

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Beautiful cottage in a quiet location.

Reviewed by Tony 5th August 2022

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Lovely place to stay with a stunning outlook and excellent location to tour North Norfolk.

Reviewed by Sean 15th July 2022

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A beautiful cottage in a beautiful location. The owners Leigh & Steve live in the adjoining property and made us feel very welcome. Their welcome gifts were very much appreciated. We were approx 30 minutes drive from the coast (seasides) and several steam trains and cruising on the Norfolk Broads which we did.

Reviewed by Michael 8th July 2022

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A lovely cottage, very well presented in a very quiet location . The owners, Steve and Leigh made us feel very welcome. We had a lovely holiday. The cottage is ideally situated for easy access to a wide range of visitor attractions from historic buildings, the Coast, woodlands towns and much more.

Reviewed by Lynette 1st July 2022

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Ideal comfy cottage, everything you need for a "home from home" stay. Very pretty location. Fakenham nice little town with plenty of shops. Hosts friendly & welcoming. Gets top marks from us.

Reviewed by Penny 24th June 2022

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Leigh and Steve were very good hosts, friendly and approachable. The cottage was exceptionally clean and very comfortable. We enjoyed our stay very much.

Reviewed by Peter 17th June 2022

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Eric's Cottage is in the heart of a Norfolk village of great charm and character and has all the hallmarks of a well-appointed holiday cottage for one or two people. The outside patio area, with a small barbecue, table and chairs, is ideally placed for enjoying early evening sunshine with a view of the church and the village green. Steve and Leigh Read moreare welcoming hosts and there is plenty of information available on local attractions - of which there are many in this idyllic part of rural Norfolk. Hide

Reviewed by Rita 10th June 2022

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