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  • 1 Bathrooms
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 0 Pets
  • Barbecue
  • Bike Store
  • Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
  • Romantic Collection
  • Rural Location
  • Woodburning Stove
  • Decorated at Christmas
  • Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
  • Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
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4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

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A romantic retreat, this property is within easy reach of both the Norfolk Coast and Broad’s.


Aptly named, The Retreat offers detached, single-storey holiday accommodation, accessed 650 yards down a farm road, which is set adjacent to the owner’s home and lies within 30 acres of natural countryside on the edge of a SSSI (a conservation designation denoting a protected area). Rated ‘5 star’ by VisitEngland, the property features a private garden offering views across open countryside, this really is the perfect base for discerning guests wishing to escape the stresses and strains of everyday life, and has wonderful walks that start literally at the front door. Centrally located, there is a great deal to discover in all directions, and guests will be spoilt for choice when it comes to planning their day’s activities. Dillington is a small hamlet 2 miles away from the bustling market town of Dereham, which has a 9-hole golf course, cinema, bowling alley, leisure centre, restaurants and a market on Tuesdays and Fridays. The pretty, Georgian market town of Holt lies 4 miles inland from Blakeney, which is brimming with fabulous eating places, galleries, antiques and shops. It also has the famous ‘Poppy Line’, a heritage railway that runs from Holt to the coastal town of Sheringham. With beaches to the north west, the north and the east, there is a variety of seaside experiences to be had. There is picturesque Blakeney with its quay and nature reserve, Titchwell Marsh RSPB reserve, Brancaster Staithe, Burnham Deepdale, Morston seal trips, Wells-next-the-Sea with its narrow gauge railway, beautiful quay and quaint mix of artisan and traditional seaside shops and cafés, and Cromer with its famous promenade pier and sandy beach. For all the fun of the fair, choose Great Yarmouth or Hunstanton, both of which offer amusements and sandy beaches. Making time to visit the Broad’s is a must, and its worth hiring a day boat or joining a trip out to see the wildlife and scenic views. Not to be missed is a visit to historical Norwich, with its Norman castle, museums, cobbled streets of Elm Hill, cathedral, theatres, shops and restaurants. Closer to home, lies Pensthorpe Nature Reserve and Gressenhall Rural Life Museum. Foodies will not be disappointed either, with lots of great places to eat out, many of which offer seasonal local produce. Shop and pub 2 miles.

Living room with multi-fuel burner. Open-plan dining room/kitchen with tiled floor. Sun room. Double bedroom with 5ft bed. Bathroom with roll-top bath, separate shower cubicle and toilet.

  • Multi-fuel burner - fuel included
  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD
  • CD
  • Combi microwave/oven/grill
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Large garden with patio and furniture
  • Shared 30-acre landscaped grounds
  • Gas barbecue
  • Parking (for 2 cars)
  • Cycle store by arrangement
  • Natural water supply from borehole
  • Welcome pack
  • No smoking
  • No children or babies
  • NB: Six ponds in grounds

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What do our customers say?

  • 10

    Anonymous

    Posted by anonymous

    Excellent. Would definitely recommend this to anyone who wants some quality time in a lovely and peaceful location.

    Confirmed guest, 27/10/2017 04/11/2017
  • 10

    Stuart

    Posted by anonymous

    Superb cottage, lovely hosts, Sue and Simon,great for wildlife and countryside lovers. Overall the Retreat provides a wonderful place to relax and unwind.

    Confirmed guest, 11/08/2017 13/08/2017
  • 9

    Peter

    Posted by anonymous

    Excellent cottage of high standards, fully recommended.

    Confirmed guest, 09/06/2017 16/06/2017
9.8 out of 10 – based on 19 reviews collected by ReeVoo