Activity & Leisure
2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri
4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.
The Gresham Hall Estate is simply breathtaking and guests choosing to book one of the apartments in the wing or even Gresham Hall will not be disappointed! The entire property has been refurbished and refurnished to a superb standard in 2019 and all four properties can be booked together to accommodate 20 guests, making this the perfect choice for family celebrations. A welcome pack of milk, bread, butter, jam, marmalade and honey is provided for all propertiesAs you make your way down the impressive, winding, private driveway which leads to Gresham Hall, you will feel the weight of the world leave your shoulders. Set within the beautiful country estate, whether you choose to stay at one of the apartments, or book the hall and become Lord of the Manor for the duration of your holiday, you are sure to be delighted by your tastefully presented and stylish accommodation. For guests staying at Gresham Hall (ref UK10641), there is a bedroom and a shower room across the hallway on the ground floor for less mobile guests. And less mobile couples who would still like to experience this estate will find ground floor accommodation in Ground Wing (ref UK10638).Gresham Hall was built by Colonel Batt (hence the bat over the front door), between October 1907 and April 1908 using wooden scaffolding, labour and materials from the Gresham Estate, and the bricks were baked in a local kiln. Colonel Batt was very innovative, and after the war he generated his own electricity which served the property for many years, now having been replaced by a more eco-friendly pellet boiler to provide lots of hot water and cosy heating. The present owner bought the property in the 1980s and the family grew up there, enjoying the beautiful estate to the full. The current renovations were carried out between 2017 and 2019, giving the properties their contemporary feel and all the modern conveniences required by discerning guests for a lovely holiday.If you can tear yourself away from your sumptuous surroundings, you will find yourself within a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and also within the heart of the beautiful North Norfolk coastline. The lovely market towns of Sheringham and Holt are just minutes away and offer lots of great places to eat, drink and shop with Sheringham also offering a wide, sandy beach. Cromer, with its famous pier, is also close by. In fact, head east or west from here and explore lots of pretty seaside towns and villages, each offering unique coastal habitats including sandy or shingle beaches, marshes and pretty quays.Those visiting Norfolk for the first time should also visit the Norfolk Broads, not least of all because Wroxham, considered by many as the ’Gateway to the Norfolk Broads’, is under 40 minutes away. History buffs will enjoy the Blickling Estate, Holkham Hall, the Muckleburgh Military Collection, Thursford Steam Collection and a host of other attractions too including Cromer Zoo, Langham Glass and the Sheringham to Holt Steam Railway. And of course there are cycle routes, walks and wildlife opportunities galore, all waiting for you to explore. Then return each evening to the Gresham Estate for a good night’s sleep and to dream of adventures yet to come. What a joy! Beach 3 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles.
Ground Floor:Entrance hall: With wood burner and wood panelling.Living room: With open fire, 50’’ Freeview TV and DVD player.Dining room: With music sound system and wooden floor.Kitchen/dining room: With breakfast area, oil-fired Aga, electric oven and hob, fridge and dishwasher.Utility room: With microwave, freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer.Bar area.Bedroom 1: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request), Freeview TV and French doors leading to garden and seating area.Shower room: With double shower cubicle and heated double towel rail.Separate toilet.First Floor:Bedroom 2: With four poster super kingsize bed, Freeview TV and en-suite with slipper bath, shower cubicle and toilet (accessed also from landing).Bedroom 3: With kingsize sleigh bed, Freeview TV and en-suite with shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.Bedroom 4: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request), Freeview TV and en-suite with shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel railBedroom 5: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request) and en-suite with shower over bath, toilet and heated double towel rail.
Biomass central heating, oil, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for open fire and wood burner included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack. Lawned garden with sitting-out area, garden furniture and gas barbecue. Extensive landscaped grounds (some areas shared with other properties on-site). Hot tub (private, £60 available by prior arrangement with the owner). Tennis court (shared with other properties on-site). 2 dogs welcome, to be kept on a lead at all times. Private parking for 5 cars. No smoking. Please note: This property has a security deposit of £500.
English Country Cottages is the trading name of Awaze Vacation Rentals Ltd.
Registered Office: Sunway House, Raglan Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR32 2LW.
Registered in England and Wales. Company Registration Number: 00965389.
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