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Forge Cottage - Norfolk

Saxlingham, Norfolk
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Beach within easy reach
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Characterful single-storey property sleeping two guests
  • An excellent choice for enjoying a tranquil retreat
  • Converted forge with tastefully maintained original features
  • Open-plan living area comprising a lounge/kitchen/diner makes it easy to enjoy spending time together
  • North-west facing garden with a patio seating area and lawn
  • Situated in the quiet North Norfolk village of Saxlingham, within easy reach of the coast
Property code: NCC24

An attractive former forge offering comfortable accommodation for two guests set on one level, situated in the village of Saxlingham, just 5 miles from the North Norfolk coast.

Saxlingham village is a quiet spot in the rural Norfolk, offering many miles of scenic walks and cycle rides direct from the property’s front door. In the neighbouring village of Langham, 1.5 miles from the property, the welcoming pub can be reached on foot or by car and is a great place to retreat to in the evening, either for dinner or just drinks. Head north from the village, some 5 miles, to reach the North Norfolk coast, with the shingle beach in the village of Cley-next-the-sea being the nearest beach to the property. For sandy beaches, there are wonderful places to explore in Wells-next-the-Sea and Holkham, both of which are situated within 11 miles of the property.

Entering through the property’s heavy door which originates from the time when it was the village forge, guests come directly into the spacious open-plan living area with its impressive vaulted ceiling. Once inside this homely space guests can make themselves at home in the lounge area and unwind with a film on the TV/DVD, whilst enjoying the warming glow emanating from the wood burner. At the opposite end of the room, the kitchen area has a dining table seating four as well as an oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washing machine. A door from the living area leads into a hallway, off from which guests will find the double bedroom, a cosy room with a dual-aspect windows. Next to the bedroom the bathroom offers a shower-over-bath and WC.

To the front of the cottage the garden is mainly set to lawn, as well as offering a pleasant patio seating area with garden furniture and views across the surrounding countryside. Parking can be found at the end of the garden.






Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 double bedroom
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washing machine
  • Bathroom with shower-over-bath and WC
  • TV/DVD, CD player, and Bluetooth radio
  • Wood burner
  • WIFI included
  • Electric and heating included
  • 1 small dog welcome please bring your own dog bed or crate. From January 1st 2021 the property will not be accepting dogs
  • Off-road parking
  • Pub 1.5 miles, shop 3 miles, beach 5 miles

This property is personally managed by Adam.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 12 guest ratings

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Overall equipment
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Overall location
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Reviewed by Lynn 27th December 2019

Cosy cottage within a great location to explore the north Norfolk coast. Thoughtful welcome pack and a good quality of equipment throughout.

Reviewed by Margaret 18th October 2019

We spent a very relaxing week at Forge Cottage. The cottage is very well equipped, home from home. Plenty sightseeing areas to visit. The owners very pleasant and welcoming, would not hesitate to book another stay here.

Reviewed by Geoffrey 11th October 2019

Very comfortable cottage,with very good standard of kitchen equipment. Cottage very comfortable and practical. Very good location for N. Norfolk coast and several National Trust properties. Friendly owners, and welcome pack included home produced apple juice

Reviewed by Anita 23rd August 2019

The cottage was lovely and the owners had thought of everything. We really enjoyed our stay and would definitely book again.

Reviewed by Michael 16th August 2019

Had a lovely time staying in this cottage. Lovely and homely. In peaceful surroundings. Just nice to chill out.

Reviewed by Cathy 9th August 2019

A wonderfully luxurious and comfortable, surprisingly spacious and very well equipped cottage, in a beautiful natural environment. Would highly recommend. We particularly appreciated the welcome from Fiona and John. Also the complimentary home-made juice and chutney, as well as milk in the fridge and other little extras. Very thoughtful. We enjoyedRead more watching the birds in the orchard by day and listening to the owls by night. Well-placed for visits along the North Norfolk Coast. Hide

Reviewed by Martin 5th July 2019

Good location for visiting the North Norfolk coast. Plenty of good walks and attractions nearby. Cottage was small and cosy, with low doorways, so anyone near 6ft tall has to take care!

Reviewed by Kerry 21st June 2019

Great place super location garden is secure and very quiet

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