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Elsing, near Dereham, Norfolk
Grade 4 Star rating
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Customers’ Choice Award 2018
Nestled in a rural setting, lies this beautifully presented holiday property, which is perfect for those quiet family breaks away.

Tucked away in peaceful countryside, in the quiet hamlet of Elsing, where there is an array of things to do for outdoor enthusiasts, anglers and nature lovers. This delightful detached holiday property gives you excellent long and short walks and cycle routes available from the doorstep. The beautiful River Wensum winds its way through the village and offers great fishing (in season, licence required) for all the renowned species. Busy market town of Dereham, 7 miles, with shops, market square, supermarkets, bowling alley, cinema, sports and leisure club, cafes, pubs and home to The Mid-Norfolk Railway, that operates steam hauled and diesel trains during the summer months. City of Norwich, 15 miles, for shopping malls, theatre, castle museum, cathedral, art galleries, cafes, restaurants and pubs. Wroxham, capital of the Norfolk Broads, 20 miles, for waterside restaurants, cafes and daily boat hire and river trips. Excellent sandy beaches, RSPB Nature and Bird Reserves under an hour’s drive. Traditional seaside resort of Cromer can be found just 26 miles away, for sandy beach, promenade, pier and town centre with shops, cafes and restaurants. The popular seaside resort and picturesque quay at Wells-next-the-sea, 20 miles. Holkham Hall and beach, 25 miles. For other attractions, there is Pensthorpe Nature Reserve and Gardens and the Georgian market town of Holt close by. National Trust, Sheringham Park, Blickling Hall and Felbrigg Hall are all within easy reach. Great days out for the children include Bewilderwood, 20 miles and also Lenwade Dinosaur Adventure Park, 5 miles and Banham Zoo, 33 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

Ground Floor:
Living room:
With gas coal-effect fire, Freeview TV and iPod dock.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric cooker, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.
First Floor:
Bedroom 1:
With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With single bed.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.
Separate toilet.

Oil central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Enclosed lawned garden with patio, garden furniture and barbecue. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: Holidaymakers only. This property has a security deposit of £100.

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  • Barbecue
  • Bike Store
    Bike Store
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Wifi
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site
    Fishing Nearby/On-site
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 04/03/2018
    Very pleasant fairly newly built cottage, well maintained. Plenty to see and do in the area.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 30/09/2017
    Excellent cottage. Beautiful large back garden. In a very quiet small village but ideally located to explore lots of different areas within 20 - 40 mins drive through beautiful scenery. Best cottage we've been to and we've stayed in many. Would definitely recommend.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 15/07/2017
    We have rented holiday cottages for many years and Watermeadow ranks with the best. It is exceptionally clean and very well equipped. All furnishings and equipment are brand new. It has a comfortable conservatory and a private secluded garden. Good eating pub at the Fox at Lyng, just one mile away. I would recommend this cottage.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 08/07/2017
    Beautiful property for the perfect get away. Situated in a very quiet location, no traffic noise, it was lovely to wake up and hear the birds singing. A nice walk to the local pub where there is lovely food and a warm welcome. We spent some lovely evenings as a family in the conservatory listening to music and playing cards. Will definitely look at returning again.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 24/06/2017
    A lovely cottage for a nice peaceful rest. Very clean and comfortable. Lovely to watch a pair of red legged partridges that make a regular visit to the garden, they are very tame. Hope to make a return visit soon.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 10/06/2017
    Excellent well-maintained cottage in a lovely location. Very clean and well-equipped.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 13/05/2017
    very clean, quiet and private location, well equipped.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 29/04/2017
    A superb property, with absolutely everything we needed for a lovely break. The welcome pack was a kind thought and was much appreciated. Would highly recommend Watermeadow.

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9.5 out of 10 – based on 15 reviews collected by Reevoo
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