Dating back to the Tudor period, this attractive, detached, thatched holiday home has been tastefully renovated boasting charm and character, whilst retaining many original features such as large inglenook fireplaces, wonderful beamed rooms with the original wooden flooring, and boasting large, landscaped grounds. It has been decorated and furnished to a very good standard for discerning guests. Standing quietly in the village centre of Banham, close to the village green and opposite the church of St Mary the Virgin, it is just a short walk from the village shop.
Banham’s key attraction is the award-winning zoo, with up to 1000 animals ranging from big cats to birds of prey. The zoo has 35 acres of beautiful parkland and gardens to explore. Bressingham Steam Museum and Gardens, 6 miles, offers 5 miles of steam railway rides amongst 12 acres of glorious gardens. The market town of Attleborough is 6 miles, Diss is 7 miles and Wymondham, 11 miles, for shops, cafes and restaurants. Thetford Forest, 12 miles, is ideal for walking, with designated cycle trails and mountain bike path challenges, huge picnic area, adventure playground with walkways within the trees, wildlife hides and marked forest walks, and connects onto Peddars Way footpath and the National Cycle route.
An hour’s drive will take you to the north Norfolk coastline with its amazing sandy beaches, RSPB nature and bird reserves, coastal path and miles of inland waterways which are the famous Norfolk Broads. Wroxham, the capital of the Norfolk Broads, is 33 miles, with daily boat hire and river trips available to explore the expanse of waterways, discover picnic opportunities, plenty of waterside pubs and cafes. The cathedral city of Norwich is 20 miles, and boasts a theatre, castle museum, two indoor shopping malls, a cinema complex, bowling alley, leisure centre, market square, cafes, art galleries and fine restaurants.
Other places of interest to explore include National Trust Blickling and Felbrigg Halls, Sheringham Park and Holkham Hall with its famous, pine tree backed beach, and the Royal Sandringham Estate. Wells-next-the-Sea has a picturesque quay, town centre and sandy beach. Visit traditional seaside resorts of Cromer and Sheringham for promenade, pier, golf course, town centre with shops, cafes, restaurants, Splash Aqua pool, golf course and home to the North Norfolk Steam Railway. The Georgian market town of Holt is 43 miles, and Blakeney Quay is 53 miles. Shop 200 yards, pub and restaurant 1 mile.
Living room 1: With wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player, low beams and wooden floor.
Living room 2.
Dining room: With beams and pamment tiled floor.
Kitchen: With oil Aga, microwave, fridge and dishwasher.
Utility room. With electric cooker, freezer and washing machine.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 1: With double bed and en-suite toilet.
Bedroom 2: With double bed and low doorway.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bedroom 4: With twin beds and low doorway.
Bathroom: With bath, shower attachment and toilet.
Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Initial fuel for wood burner included. Enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. 2½-acre landscaped grounds. Parking for 3 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is a stream in the grounds 1500 yards away.