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A charming thatched cottage
Entering the bright and airy kitchen/diner
Celebrate any occasion here
The well-equipped kitchen for all cooking needs
Sit back and relax after a day on the Broads
The wood burner will add a cosy element
The bright and airy first floor king-size bedroom
A splendid view to wake up to
The dressing room with sofa seating, chair and desk
The comfortable ground floor bedroom
Stylish finishing touches
The contemporary bathroom in which to refresh
Clever sensor lighting on the bathroom mirror
Enjoy exploring this part of Norfolk
Lots of space to enjoy in a tranquil setting
A great blend of rustic character and contemporary style
1 / 16  A charming thatched cottage
2 / 16  Entering the bright and airy kitchen/diner
3 / 16  Celebrate any occasion here
4 / 16  The well-equipped kitchen for all cooking needs
5 / 16  Sit back and relax after a day on the Broads
6 / 16  The wood burner will add a cosy element
7 / 16  The bright and airy first floor king-size bedroom
8 / 16  A splendid view to wake up to
9 / 16  The dressing room with sofa seating, chair and desk
10 / 16  The comfortable ground floor bedroom
11 / 16  Stylish finishing touches
12 / 16  The contemporary bathroom in which to refresh
13 / 16  Clever sensor lighting on the bathroom mirror
14 / 16  Enjoy exploring this part of Norfolk
15 / 16  Lots of space to enjoy in a tranquil setting
16 / 16  A great blend of rustic character and contemporary style

Gingerbread

Wroxham, Norfolk
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Fishing onsite / nearby
Thatched
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Get away from it all and relax in this characterful thatched cottage situated on a private estate, ideal for couples or families wishing to enjoy this beautiful corner of Norfolk
  • Stylishly furnished to provide contemporary convenience while retaining charm, and a spacious garden to enjoy al fresco dining and watch the four legged friends run around
  • Perfect location for exploring the scenic waterways of the broads and placed within easy reach of the scenic North Norfolk coastline
Property code: 56104

This chocolate box thatched cottage is surrounded with space and tranquillity and is also ideally located for exploring the Norfolk Broads and the North Norfolk coastline.

Nestled in a quiet corner of the owner’s estate, this charming cottage offers guests the opportunity to discover all that North Norfolk has to offer. It is a mecca for nature lovers, anglers, painters and walkers. The 125 miles of waterways which make up the National Park of the Norfolk Broads which are close by can be explored by foot, bike, car or day boat. The coastline is within easy reach with quaint seaside towns full of cobbled streets and fishing boats and the larger towns with promenades, piers and sandy beaches. Family destinations include bewilderwood, Africa Alive and the Dinosaur park. While culinary, retail or cultural tastes can be served by the city of Norwich.

Guests arriving at the cottage will initially enter the bright and airy open-plan kitchen/diner which is equipped with all the facilities needed to cook up a storm. Comprising an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and to help with the dishes after, a handy dishwasher. The glass top table provides a perfect spot to enjoy any meal. After a day sailing on the broads, the cosy lounge with wood burner provides comfortable surroundings in which to relax and plan the next day’s activities, or simply sit back and enjoy the Smart TV and your favourite programmes. The ground floor bedroom accommodates a king-size bedroom and completing the ground floor is a contemporary bathroom with shower over bath and WC. Ascending the staircase to the first-floor guests will initially walk through the interconnecting dressing room with seating before entering the main bedroom which features a king-size bed and lovely views out over the countryside.

Outside the cottage enjoys a large garden with patio area with fencing enclosing the boundary, a perfect outdoor eating area on the garden furniture with charcoal BBQ for during the warmer months. Outside storage provides a covered place to store bicycles and the driveway adjacent to the cottage can accommodate off-road parking for two cars.

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

  • 2 bedrooms - king-size
  • 1 bathroom
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Beach 9 miles, shop and pub 1 mile
  • Storage for bikes
  • Charcoal BBQ available

Liz Johnson

This property is personally managed by Liz.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 37 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Jean 2nd November 2021

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2nd stay and just as good! Perfect location, surroundings and plenty of wildlife. All the facilities you need to make your stay comfortable. Plenty of fire wood supplied for cosy nights in by the log

Reviewed by Sarah 29th October 2021

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Beautiful cottage!would highly recommend. It had everything we needed,the location is great,so peaceful and relaxing.we felt like we were in the middle of knowwhere yet 2 mins from everything!was

Reviewed by James 15th October 2021

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This is the third time in the last eighteen months we have stayed in Gingerbread Cottage .The cottage is very comfortable ,very dog friendly with the huge lawn area and peaceful in its wooded location. It is ideally placed to be used as a base for exploring the Norfolk Broads and visiting the north east Norfolk coast .We have recommended GingerbreaRead mored Cottage to our friend and she has already booked for Christmas week 2022. Hide

Reviewed by Mark 8th October 2021

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Excellent location just a few minutes drive from Wroxham, set in a lovely quiet country estate with a huge garden. Cozy living room with large corner sofa and log burner with some logs supplied, nice large smart tv makes for great home cinema feel. Well equipped kitchen with a full sized fridge freezer. Very enjoyable week exploring the Broads.

Reviewed by Paul 1st October 2021

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Reviewed by Jeff 3rd September 2021

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Picturesque, superb very quiet location, massive secure garden for dogs ,but generally let down by poor housekeeping.We could not sit for long in sitting room -odour was overwhelming. (We are dog owners and would question the extra charge made for dogs because cleaning was not evident ! We had to buy air fresheners/carpet spray to try eliminate thRead moree odour in sitting room) The property requires some attention, its the little things make a big difference. Hide

Reviewed by Trevor 13th August 2021

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The cottage is lovely and the grounds are wonderful. If you have a dog hhey will have the time of there lives. Lovely place for piece and quiet. Very relaxing and a great get away from the Hussle and bussle.

Reviewed by Anna 23rd July 2021

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Reviewed by Della 16th July 2021

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Beautiful location and lovely cottage, massive garden for my GSP to run around

Reviewed by Roger 9th July 2021

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Just returned from Gingerbread Cottage, what a gem in the countryside outside Wroxham ! Beautiful location, very peaceful, the Cottage has everything you would need. A big plus is the huge enclosed garden which our dog loved. Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Ruth 2nd July 2021

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Very pretty cottage with lots of outdoor space prefect for star gazing .

Reviewed by Jacqueline 25th June 2021

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Lovely cottage ideally placed for visiting interesting places around Norfolk, we had everything we needed including peace and quiet. We didnt have a dog, but I would have felt that the garden was a secure place to let them out. A little tip, take some hangers with you.

Reviewed by Del 18th June 2021

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Fantastic location and amazing large garden. We had such a relaxing holiday in a peaceful location. The cottage is well equipped, the beds were too hard for us. Make sure you bring coat hangers, and dishwasher tablets as there are none

Reviewed by Clive 11th June 2021

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A very comfortable, pretty cottage in a beautiful, peaceful area of Wroxham. Its just 10 minutes by car to the centre of Wroxham. The garden is huge but with just a metre high chicken wire fence it was not very secure for our hound.

Reviewed by Mary 9th June 2021

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This was a lovely cosy cottage that was well equipped and very clean. The location was quiet and peaceful (apart from the delightful wildlife) and our dog loved the huge secure garden. Main negative was no hangers in the wardrobe but would love to return as we love the area.

Reviewed by julie 28th May 2021

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Reviewed by Robert 7th May 2021

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This is truly a wonderful place to stay. A perfect setting for an idyllic cottage. Our holidays are selected for the well being of our dogs as well as ourselves. The holiday was ideal for all of us. This really is a find and we will certainly be back.

Reviewed by Jane 23rd April 2021

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This is a lovely little cottage in an idyllic location.

Reviewed by Graham 16th April 2021

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A lovely tranquil location with good walks as soon as you step outside the cottage.

Reviewed by Dean 11th December 2020

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FAB-U-LOUS! The cottage is wonderful in all respects. Spotlessly clean, well equipped kitchen, cozy and comfortable with a huge enclosed garden that any dog would die for! It is in a wonderful area and very private. Our Bulldog, Spike, didnt want to leave. We hope to return soon!

Reviewed by James 4th December 2020

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Loved our stay. Quiet and secluded location.

Reviewed by Jean 2nd November 2020

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Excellent base for walking to nearby villages and driving to other esorts. Very picturesque + peaceful surroundings with the biggest garden you and your dogs could ask for.

Reviewed by Annie 30th October 2020

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Reviewed by Graham 16th October 2020

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Gingerbread is a lovely clean cottage in the most secluded and peaceful location, yet situated within very easy driving distance to Wroxham and Horning.

Reviewed by Andrew 29th September 2020

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A lovely cottage in a very quiet location with tranquil surroundings. Great for the dog and appreciated the complimentary welcome pack. Very comfortable few days and we plan to return.

Reviewed by Susan 18th September 2020

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Great for dog owners, nature lovers, the dragonflies are amazing, near to so many great broadland attractions and safe estate walks from the cottage door. All the kitchen requirements you need, smart tv, and welcome goodies when you arrive. Only couple miles drive to Wroxham and Horning with everything you need from good eateries to extensive shoppRead moreing at Roys! Hide

Reviewed by Pam 4th September 2020

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We absolutely loved Gingerbread Cottage and our dogs enjoyed the garden too.

Reviewed by Derek 30th August 2020

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beautiful cottage. very remote orchard in garden very quite. No phone signal though had to phone when we got into wroxham. Everything you need there nice little welcome pack

Reviewed by Caroline 21st August 2020

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Quiet location, lovely cottage with a very generous garden, ideal for our children and dog.

Reviewed by Karen 7th August 2020

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Reviewed by Jennifer 24th July 2020

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Perfect location, chocolate box cottage. Just a half hour walk to Wroxham and very peaceful and private. Well located to explore the broads.

Reviewed by James 17th July 2020

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Our second stay in this charming dog friendly cottage this year.Brilliant base for touring the area especially the broads which are only a couple of miles away.Very peaceful and secluded with only the friendly gamekeeper saying hello as he drove past.We will definatly stay at Gingerbread Cottage again.

Reviewed by Dawn 13th March 2020

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Fantastic location, secluded but only a 5 minute drive to the nearest town. Fully enclosed garden, great for dogs. Beautiful setting with the broads on one side and woods on the other.

Reviewed by David 6th March 2020

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Idyllic little cottage with everything you could need in it. Complete peace and quiet in lovely setting, enclosed large garden for the dog, comfy beds, highly recommended if you want to get away from it all. We loved it

Reviewed by James 28th February 2020

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A very cosy warm comfortable cottage. Excellent safe dog friendly garden. We very much liked the peace,the quiet and privacy. We liked the cottage so much that within an hour of returning home we had booked Gingerbread cottage for another week later in the year.

Reviewed by Adrian 17th January 2020

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Peaceful and quiet location.

Reviewed by Estelle 3rd January 2020

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A lovely dog friendly cottage, secluded setting but only a few minutes drive from local town. It's a really good base to visit the multitude of local attractions. Clean, comfortable and lovely and warm.

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A charming thatched cottage
Entering the bright and airy kitchen/diner
Celebrate any occasion here
The well-equipped kitchen for all cooking needs
Sit back and relax after a day on the Broads
The wood burner will add a cosy element
The bright and airy first floor king-size bedroom
A splendid view to wake up to
The dressing room with sofa seating, chair and desk
The comfortable ground floor bedroom
Stylish finishing touches
Show 4 moreThe contemporary bathroom in which to refresh

Location

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