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View towards this charming annexe
Your perfect holiday retreat awaits your arrival
Prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner in this well-equipped kitchen area
Dining for two
Relax, unwind and watch your favourite TV show in the lounge
This annexe is the perfect bolthole for a couple to enjoy any occassion
View from the lounge area towards the kitchen, bedroom and shower room
Full view of the inside of this stylish property
King-size bedroom with its very own TV
Stylish and colourful throughout
Spacious and bright shower room and WC
Revitialise your senses ready for a day of exploring
Views from the annexe across the beautiful garden area
Enjoy some al fresco dining in your very own private outside space
Lovely views from this annexe
The annexe is opposite the picturesque St Mary's Church in the village of Whissonset
1 / 16  View towards this charming annexe
2 / 16  Your perfect holiday retreat awaits your arrival
3 / 16  Prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner in this well-equipped kitchen area
4 / 16  Dining for two
5 / 16  Relax, unwind and watch your favourite TV show in the lounge
6 / 16  This annexe is the perfect bolthole for a couple to enjoy any occassion
7 / 16  View from the lounge area towards the kitchen, bedroom and shower room
8 / 16  Full view of the inside of this stylish property
9 / 16  King-size bedroom with its very own TV
10 / 16  Stylish and colourful throughout
11 / 16  Spacious and bright shower room and WC
12 / 16  Revitialise your senses ready for a day of exploring
13 / 16  Views from the annexe across the beautiful garden area
14 / 16  Enjoy some al fresco dining in your very own private outside space
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
QIT Clean, safe and legal scheme
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Increased accessibility
Internet access
Romantic
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

Ideally located in the heart of Norfolk, this spacious one-bedroom annexe offers the ideal base in which to explore the stunning natural beauty of the Norfolk coast and countryside.

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 and dishwasher
  • 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 37 guest ratings

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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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Reviewed by Keith 6th June 2022

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Excellent, comfortable cottage with everything we could need for the duration of our stay. The kitchen is really well equipped with every utensil imaginable- even a lemon zester ! Steve and Leigh are very friendly and welcoming hosts. We really enjoyed looking out onto the gardens and watching the birds devour the seed and fat balls. The cottage isRead more a great location for exploring Norfolk. Hide

Reviewed by Catherine 27th May 2022

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Reviewed by Mrs 20th May 2022

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Erics Cottage is in a beautiful setting and it is very tastefully furnished.It is all on one level and has facilities to assist in the bathroom,The owners Steve and Leigh are delightful.

Reviewed by Carol 13th May 2022

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Immaculate, spotless, everthing you could need provided. We wanted a comfotable relaxing break and that's what we got. Highly recommended. Beautiful location and lovely owners.

Reviewed by Fiona 6th May 2022

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Reviewed by Margaret 22nd April 2022

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Perfect for relaxing in and within easy distance to many of N. Norfolks attractions - coast, historic houses, parkland, wildlife etc Leigh and Steve were extremely welcoming (not just the flowers and shortbread) and helpful (e.g. with charging on-board battery in my mobility scooter).

Reviewed by Jeanette 1st April 2022

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The cottage was cosy, clean and tidy. Friendly owners.

Reviewed by Cynthia 25th March 2022

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A very comfortable and clean cottage with the added pleasantness of Leigh and Steve.

Reviewed by Val 18th March 2022

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Reviewed by Stephen 11th March 2022

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Reviewed by Wendy 24th December 2021

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Lovely, homely, cute cottage. Ideally placed for visiting the areas attractions. Spotless clean, well equipped. Friendly helpful owners who live next door but certainly not intrusive. Certainly can recommend.

Reviewed by Elizabeth 8th October 2021

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Reviewed by Dave 17th September 2021

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Situated in a lovely location, beautiful garden and a small patio with table, chairs and a bbq to enjoy the outside.

Reviewed by Janice 10th September 2021

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The cottage states fridge freezer but it only has a fridge with ice box but otherwise a very nice cottage.

Reviewed by margaret 20th August 2021

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A beautiful and well equipped cottage in a peaceful location. The owners were very welcoming and had great suggestions about what to see and do in. North Norfolk.

Reviewed by Patricia 13th August 2021

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This cottage was one of the best we have stayed in, so clean and fully equipped for all our needs. I use a wheelchair and can honestly say that I found both inside and out really accessible. Our hosts Leigh and Steve couldn't have been more welcoming and we plan to return next year.

Reviewed by marlene 6th August 2021

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Reviewed by John 23rd July 2021

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Suited us to the ground . Everything there for a couple to have a great break.

Reviewed by Rita 16th July 2021

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Enjoyed our stay at Eric's cottage, in a beautiful and peaceful location.Leigh and Steve are very pleasant and helpful and the cottage is very comfortable to come back to after a day out.Hope to stay again in the future.

Reviewed by Suzanne 2nd July 2021

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Fabulous cottage with delightful owners next door who are sensitive to all their guests needs make it a venue to return to again.

Reviewed by Irene 18th June 2021

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Lovely cottage, everything we need. Very nice owners. Lovely area. Lots of narrow lanes with passing places. Enjoyed our holiday very much. We were very lucky with the weather.

Reviewed by Ian 4th June 2021

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A lovely place to stay with everything you need supplied, the owners Leigh and Steve were very friendly and helpful. A great place if youre not mobile plenty of room and great wet room. You should do your homework on where shops and pubs are as they are a drive away but we didnt find that a problem, all in all a great holiday.

Reviewed by Yvonne 28th May 2021

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Lovely comfortable cottage in a good location for visiting Sandringham, Houghton Hall and Holkham. Owners very friendly and helpful. Cottage well equipped. Has an outdoor area to sit looking over the beautiful front garden. It has a barbecue although we didnt use it. Friday change over suited us well. The 5ft wide bed without footboard was great foRead morer my 6ft 5ins tall partner. Already planning to return to stay at Erics cottage outside school holidays. Hide

Reviewed by Sandra 21st May 2021

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Erics Cottage is a wonderful place to stay--suitable for any one needing easy access. The garden was beautiful and inside It was so clean,so tastefully furnished . Leigh and Steve were exceptional owners,very friendly and very helpful..

Reviewed by John 30th October 2020

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Reviewed by Cliff 2nd October 2020

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Reviewed by Carol 25th September 2020

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View towards this charming annexe
Your perfect holiday retreat awaits your arrival
Prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner in this well-equipped kitchen area
Dining for two
Relax, unwind and watch your favourite TV show in the lounge
This annexe is the perfect bolthole for a couple to enjoy any occassion
View from the lounge area towards the kitchen, bedroom and shower room
Full view of the inside of this stylish property
King-size bedroom with its very own TV
Stylish and colourful throughout
Spacious and bright shower room and WC
Show 4 moreRevitialise your senses ready for a day of exploring

Location

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