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Commodores House 3 bedrooms

  • Thornham
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • 6
  • 3
  • 2

from £ 1,225 to £ 2,520 per week

Arrival from 4pm and Departure by 10am


Commodores House is a spacious detached house which enjoys distant sea views from the first and second floors. There is the option to rent this lovely house for up to six guests, with the use of the three beautifully presented ground floor bedrooms and the spacious first floor living area (without the second floor bedrooms) outside school holiday periods at reduced rates.

It is conveniently situated down a lane off the coast road in the heart of Thornham, only minutes walk from the coastal path leading out to the glorious sandy beach. It is also within a short walk of The Lifeboat Inn, an excellent village deli, children's playground, tennis court and two other good places to eat and drink.

During peak school holiday periods Commodores House may only be rented with all 5 bedrooms


  • Distant sea views from the first and second floors
  • Only a minutes walk from the coastal path leading out to the glorious sandy beach
  • Within a short walk of The Lifeboat Inn


  • There is a travel cot and a high chair available for guests to use if required.
  • All bedding is hypoallergenic
  • The living area's are located on the first floor

Ground Floor

Bedroom 1: beautifully presented spacious room with super king-size bed, bedside tables and lamps, built-in wardrobes, dressing table and TV.
En-suite shower room
with walk-in shower, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2: attractive room with king-size bed, bedside tables and lamps, TV, wardrobe.

Bedroom 3: smaller room with a double bed, bedside lamp, TV, chest of drawers and a wardrobe.

Shower Room: contemporary walk-in shower, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.

Utility Room: useful room with a washing machine, tumble dryer, sink and additional cupboard space.

Garden Room: The ideal place to escape to for some peace and quiet! Overlooking the garden with comfortable wicker sofas and doors leading outside.

First Floor

The stairs are not steep and there is a hand rail.

Sitting Room: Light and spacious well-presented room with distant sea views, a flame-effect electric fire, large L-shaped sofa, armchair, Bang Olafson TV, DVD player and a selection of DVDs. A land-line telephone is available for use on an honesty box basis. There are glass doors leading into...

Dining Room: Dining table seating up to 10 people and a well-stocked dresser.

Kitchen: Light and airy and well-equipped with a Rangemaster electric cooker, halogen hob, microwave, integral microwave, full-size fridge, freezer and dishwasher. There's a good-sized kitchen table with 6 chairs.

Cloakroom: with WC and hand basin.

Please note that there is a travel cot and a high chair available for guests to use if required.

Second Floor - not available


There is plenty of parking in the shingle drive at the front of the house or down the shingle driveway to the side.

The back garden is fully enclosed and part paved and part lawned. There is garden furniture and a barbecue. It's only a short walk onto the coastal path leading out to the sandy beach, or to renowned Lifeboat Inn.


A highly sought after coastal village on the Norfolk Coast within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A paradise for walkers, photographers, artists and bird watchers due to the panoramic views of the salt marshes.
There is a worthwhile and picturesque mile long walk across the creeks, here you will reach the often quiet, stunning and dog friendly sandy beach of Thornham Bay. Continue along to the popular boardwalk to Holme Dunes NWT Nature reserve with interesting habitats of flora and fauna from natterjack toads and migrating birds.


The village is notable as magnet for foodies and day trippers with seriously good shopping. Drove Orchards on the outskirts of Thornham has an impressive Farm Shop where you can PYO and is notable for its apple juice, fishmongers and a small selection of lifestyle shops. You may of heard of the ‘not to be missed’ Eric’s Fish and Chips, where you can enjoy a beer with your meal and children love the desserts, a fried jam sandwich, or ice cream where they can help themselves to tasty toppings. Thornham Deli, cafe and store is also great for a browse or bite to eat and it's next door to the Village Hall and play park.  There are also two great village pubs to choose from.:The Orange Tree award winning gastro pub, ideal for families with outdoor play area and The Lifeboat Inn, a traditional and atmospheric haven, often with a roaring fire and warm welcome for every guest including salty sea dogs.


Thornham is named after the Old English meaning ‘homestead or village where the thorn trees grow’. The village has a rich history and many of the buildings date back to the 16th Century. Archaeological evidence dates as far back as the Bronze Age. The village had a prosperous harbour 200 years ago and a fascinating story of a smugglers Inn and a bandit’s hideout.


Nestled between the villages of Holme-next-the-Sea and Titchwell both with bird and wildlife visitors’ centres RSPB Titchwell and NWT Nature reserve. There are many other villages to explore within a short distance like Brancaster, Wells-next-the-Sea and Holkham with their great family beaches. Brancaster Staithe is popular with sailors and courses and lessons can be taken here or at Morston. You can learn to be a smuggler, explore the coast or sail the creeks with The Coastal Exploration Company, or take a seal trip to Blakeney Point from Morston Quay. Dalegate Market in Burnham Deepdale is a nice area to visit the shops or visit the quintessential village of Burnham Market where you can source most Norfolk delicacies from the independent and quaint shops that surround the village green.

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Guest reviews

The house is lovely, comfortable, and very well equipped. Commodores House is in a great position, off the main road so beautifully quiet and a pub round the corner for a very good Sunday Lunch etc. There are also walks just outside the door which we found so easy to do and enjoy. It really is a birds paradise.

The Durax's, 23rd of May 2024

Great property in an excellent location. All the facilities worked well and were of a good standard. It was great being able to walk to the excellent Thornham Deli and 2 pubs, whilst access to the Norfolk Coastal Path, Thornham Harbour and Holme Beach is right on the doorstep. Saw some amazing wildlife within a mile or so of the property. The excellent location of the property giving us really easy access to great walks for us and our dog.

The Crossley's, 20th of May 2024

What an absolutely wonderful house didn’t want to leave and will most certainly be back. On immediately entering the property we were struck with the decore and quality of all furnishings and fittings . Every possible item in the kitchen you could wish for although we were away for my special Birthday so not a lot of cooking done . So warm and cosy for such a large property . All absolutely wonderful . Thankyou.

The Powell's, 29th of April 2024

Lovely house as always. Surrounding area beautiful. Always something to look at or somewhere new to visit.

The Withey's, 23rd of August 2023

A highly enjoyable stay in a very comfortable, well equipped house. Total relaxation, coastal walks on the doorstep, two pubs serving food within a few minutes walk.

The Mitchell's, 29th of June 2023

A good house with very comfortable beds. Excellent supply of crockery and cutlery, pots and pans, glassware

The Andreou's, 18th of November 2022

Wow. This house is perfect. Well equipped. Everything you needed whilst on holiday and more. Excellent location. Already rebooked for next year. Have been staying in thornham 16 years. All nice properties but commodores was the best so far hence rebooked for next year before leaving

The Withey Family, 25th of June 2021

Commodores House really suited our needs. Thanks for a comfortable stay. The property had lots of TVs and toilets - important for us and was well equipped.

The Pankhursts', 23rd of May 2021

It’s a fabulous property! We liked the size, decor, general cleanliness and the finish

The Taylor's, 30th of April 2021

Commodores House 3 bedrooms was as we expected. We liked the location, and the living room was beautiful. We would stay again!

Mason Family, 12th of April 2021

Second time we have stayed here. House is kept to a very high standard. Plenty of space , location is also superb. Definitely hope to stay next year too.

Clouting Family, 27th of July 2019

How comfortable everything was sofas beds chairs. The roses round the front door were not only pretty they had a wonderful scent. Welcome pack much appreciated. I’ve never been in such a well equipped holiday house!

Valerie, 15th of June 2019

Lovely location, high standard of decor, furnishing and good home comforts.

The Platts, 5th of October 2018

Loved this property, it was so comfortable and so well equipped. Couldn't ask for much more!

Cook Party, 20th of October 2017

Lovely house, lovely holiday - need we say more!

Weaver/Smith, 16th of October 2015

Beautiful house, lovely short break, lovely village, will definitely come back.

Perrin, 4th of October 2015

Our second stay in Commodores House - better than ever.

Shirley family, 7th of August 2015

A most wonderful stay in your lovely home. Very comfortable. We hope to return soon.

Stevens & Harmans, 26th of June 2015

We have had a most wonderful time in this amazing house. Hope to come back again.

Barton family, 1st of June 2015

Amazing time, wonderful place, will recommend highly.The family pictures are lovely, will definately come again! What lucky people to own such a gorgeous place.

Monroes, 1st of June 2015

Wonderful time, second time in this lovely home.

Grinnells, 23rd of May 2015

A wonderful week at Commodores House with family and various friends.

Burfitt family, 10th of April 2015

What a fabulouse home, super beds and duvets. Great facilities, we all had a brilliant time.

The Mudd Party, 2nd of March 2015

Lovely house, really comfortable and ideal for a New Years Eve break. Many thanks

Smiths and Dowmans, 5th of January 2015

Fantastic Christmas break. 10 of us plus 1 dog. Perfect location too!

Anon, 29th of December 2014

Fantastic accommodation. Couldn't think of a better place or people to spend 50th Celebrations!

Chris Crane, 10th of October 2014

We have had a very happy family gathering in Commodores House. Excellent facilities and very clean and comfortable.

The Sandford family, 3rd of October 2014

Lovely stay. We love Thornham.
We had a lovely time. House fantastic.

The Blackburns, Turners and Hunters, 29th of August 2014

Great stay in your lovely house - ideal location too. Hope to return next year.

The Shirleys and The Mitchells, 8th of August 2014

Thank you for a wonderful stay in your beautiful home! The children have loved going to the beach every day!

The Conways, the Nobles, the Peryers and the Polaks, 24th of July 2014

We have had a fantastic holiday here in Norfolk and your house was the highlight! There was so much space and the layout was perfect for 2 families. We will certainly be back!

Fuller family, 14th of July 2014

Wonderful stay. House very well equipped to a very high standard. Comfortable beds. Plenty for all to do, games, barbeque, garden furniture. Fantastic weather, beaches all beautiful and only minutes away. Thank you for the loan of your beautiful house!

Roberts' family, 10th of July 2014

This was a lovely house and we would like to come back again.

Hayles, 14th of June 2014

Had a great time despite a spell of poor weather. House was ideal for our party and a lovely place to stay. Would love to come again.

Astwoods & co, 30th of May 2014

We have all had a great time here. House so comfortable (especially the beds!) and high quality. Very well equipped house and garden. Beautiful location, also had great weather. we would definately come again!. Thank you.

Lovell, Rowley and Rawlinson, 9th of May 2014

We have enjoyed our stay here - very comfortable house and lovely surroundings. Can recommend all three pubs!

John and Linda Birch, 24th of April 2014
Key Booked Arrival date




Fri 31 May 2024Thu 4 Jul 2024£1625 / week
Fri 5 Jul 2024Thu 29 Aug 2024£2520 / week
Fri 30 Aug 2024Thu 5 Sep 2024£2150 / week
Fri 6 Sep 2024Thu 19 Sep 2024£1625 / week
Fri 20 Sep 2024Thu 17 Oct 2024£1265 / week
Fri 1 Nov 2024Tue 17 Dec 2024£1225 / week
Mon 6 Jan 2025Thu 3 Apr 2025£1260 / week
Fri 25 Apr 2025Thu 22 May 2025£1300 / week
Fri 30 May 2025Thu 3 Jul 2025£1670 / week
Fri 5 Sep 2025Thu 11 Sep 2025£2210 / week
Fri 12 Sep 2025Thu 25 Sep 2025£1670 / week
Fri 26 Sep 2025Thu 16 Oct 2025£1300 / week
Fri 31 Oct 2025Tue 16 Dec 2025£1260 / week

Prices shown includes a £30 booking fee.

Booking information

If your required start date is not the usual changeover day, then please call us on 01328 730880 or email.

Please also read our Booking Conditions.

The changeover day for this property is Friday.

Deposit Payable - 33% of total rent

Balance payable 28 days prior to arrival

Please note that smoking is not permitted in any of our cottages

All Sowerbys holiday cottages are supplied with bed linen and towels and the cost of heating is included in the rental price.

Electric Vehicle charging

Cars may only be charged if there is an EV charging point fitted at the property. The cost of electricity is NOT included in the rental price and Sowerbys Holiday Cottages must be notified if the charger is used and an additional surcharge will be made. Due to insurance purposes, guests must never charge their car using a standard outdoor plug or an extension cable linking to a domestic plug. This is not permitted because of fire regulations regarding wiring, earthing rods and voltage restrictions; it poses a serious fire risk to standard 13 amp sockets and there is a real danger that the body of the vehicle could become live.

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