Save up to 20% on selected cottages

View offers

School Pastures 4 bedrooms

  • Burnham Deepdale
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • 8
  • 4
  • 3

from £ 1,800 to £ 3,100 per week

Arrival from 4pm and Departure by 10am


School Pastures (sleeping 8) with the adjoining original Old School House is offered here at reduced occupancy rates during low season. They have both undergone extensive renovations to create a luxurious coastal holiday home for up to 8 guests. Designed for private use, no expense has been spared, or detail overlooked, to create this stylish home which provides everything that you need for a fabulous holiday (and more!). Whilst inside enjoy super comfy beds, bespoke sofas, contemporary bathrooms and high spec. appliances; whilst outside there's an outdoor kitchen, top of the range barbecue, two outside showers. All the high quality furnishings, fittings and appliances are brand new, purchased in 2023. It's ideally located only steps away from the coastal path and within walking distance of the Deepdale shops, bike hire and cafe, close to the highly acclaimed White Horse restaurant with its stunning coastal views.


  • Newly renovated to high spec. and luxuriously furnished
  • Perfect for families and friends with flexible living accommodation
  • Landscaped south facing, enclosed garden
  • Walking distance to shops, pubs and coast


  • Everything in this property has been purchased new for 2023
  • The hot tub is for private use only and not included in the rental.
  • The downstairs living space of the Old School is included but NOT the upstairs 2 bedrooms and bathroom

1 School Pastures

Ground Floor

Entrance via a courtyard garden into the cleverly designed "link" between the two parts of the house providing an entrance hall, with plenty of coats and boots storage.

Utility room: useful room with a door to the back garden, Miele washing machine, Miele tumble dryer, overhead clothes airer, Belfast sink, ironing board, hoovers and a specially designed area for a dog bed.

Shower room: large walk in shower with hand held head and drencher head, hand basin, WC, heated towel rail and under floor heating.

Kitchen: superb bespoke kitchen with an island and bar stools. It's extremely well-equipped with a Rangemaster with an induction hob, integral dishwasher, double Belfast sink, Nespresso coffee machine, cafetières, KitchenAid mixer, Nutribullet, cake tins, oyster shucks and all you could possibly need!

Pantry: super useful space leading off the kitchen with a bar area including a bar fridge, open shelving for food storage, Belfast sink, additional slimline dishwasher, Fisher Paykel fridge freezer with ice and water dispenser, microwave.

Dining room: with glazed doors opening out to the enclosed garden. Contains a large dining table with bench seating along both sides and two stools, to ensure that 12 guests may dine in comfort. Leads through into:

Sitting room: tastefully furnished with two large sofas, large foot-stool, two upholstered stools, a director's chair, built-in display shelving, a wood burning stove with fender seat and a large Smart TV with Apple TV and DVD player.

There is the benefit of fast Wi-fi in the house and a Sonos speaker in most rooms (please note that the Sonos app must be downloaded to operate).

Hall: provides a quiet place with an armchair and side table, console table and mirror. The staircase to the bedrooms leads up from here.

First Floor

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

Please note that all the bedrooms have new comfy beds and high quality bedding.

Bedroom 1: lovely room overlooking the back garden with a super king-size bed (with storage drawers under), bedside tables and lamps, chest of drawers and a built-in cupboard housing a Smart TV. There are built-in seats and wardrobes.

En-suite shower room: contemporary large walk-in shower with drencher head, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail. There's the advantage of underfloor heating, plenty of storage shelves and a built-in vanity unit with hairdryer.

Bedroom 2: another lovely room overlooking the back garden. Has super-king bed (with storage drawers under), bedside tables and lamps, chest of drawers, a wardrobe and a Smart TV.

Bedroom 3: beautifully presented with twin beds (which may be zip-linked to make a super king bed on request), bedside tables and lamps, chest of drawers, door hooks and a Smart TV.

Bedroom 4: has twin beds (with under bed storage), bedside tables and lamps, dressing table, door hooks and a Smart TV. This can also be zip-linked too.

Family Bathroom: newly refurbished with a bath with a fixed overhead drencher shower, hand basin, WC, heated towel rail and a hairdryer.

The Old School House

From the "link" entrance hall there is a door leading into the Old School House.

Ground Floor

This original school building has been transformed into luxurious accommodation, with a fabulous open plan ground floor living space with high ceilings. All the ground floor here has underfloor heating.

Kitchen area: well-equipped with an electric combination oven and two induction hobs, slim-line dishwasher, two built in fridges both with ice-boxes, coffee machine. There's a kitchen table with four chairs, as well as a breakfast bar with two stools.

There is a travel cot and high chair stored in the under-stairs cupboard. Children's Ikea cutlery, plates and beakers are provided and stored here too.

Sitting area: wonderful spacious high-ceilinged area with a wood burning stove, three large bespoke velvet sofas and a massive 78" Smart TV.

The first floor bedrooms and bathroom are NOT included in this rental. Please refer to the listing for School Pastures 6 bedrooms if you wish to sleep up to 12 guests.


Please note there are security cameras on the external walls but these are turned off during rentals.

There is a tarmac parking area at the front of the house for at least three cars. Please note that parking on the green verges is not permissible. There is a lockable pedestrian gate which leads through to the front courtyard garden.

An EV charger is available for guests to use - please inform us if used and a surcharge for additional electricity will be added.

The courtyard garden is fully enclosed and has a bench seat, an outdoor shower perfect for sandy feet and dogs!

The rear garden has been fully landscaped and totally enclosed to create a wonderful space for outdoor living. There's an outdoor kitchen, top of the range gas barbecue with a pergola and an outside table and chairs for 12. There's a raised lawn and a variety of shrubs and plants.

Guests should be aware that although there is a hot tub in the garden it is for private use only and is not included in the rental.

This fabulous house is conveniently located within a short walk of Deepdale shops and cafe, The White Horse, the harbour and coastal path and also the Coast Hopper bus stop.



Situated on the North Norfolk Coast set between the villages of Brancaster and Burnham Overy Staithe, merging into one with Brancaster Staithe. Most notable is the Dalegate Market in Burnham Deepdale which has a large convenience shop and garage and Deepdale Cafe, ideal for refreshments after a walk along the coastal path and renowned for it's fabulous breakfasts. There is also bicycle hire and a tourist information centre, a range of clothing and lifestyle shops and if you need some new binoculars the One Stop nature shop. It's home to the Deepdale backpacking and camping site and hosts some lovely events throughout the seasons, from live music to the brilliant Spring and Christmas markets.

The coastal path is on the doorstep and is ideal for spotting bird life and photography, across the salt marshes and Scolt Head Island. During the autumn and winter the skies fill with pink footed geese, tens of thousands of cackling flocks arrive in Norfolk and depart by the spring.


The quintessential village of Burnham Market, is south of Burnham Deepdale, where you can source most Norfolk delicacies like Brancaster mussels, Cromer Crab, samphire and the famous fish cakes from Gurneys. Sit on the pretty green with something delicious from the deli and watch the world go by. With wine merchants, a range of super independent lifestyle shops, galleries, restaurants and bars to visit, this is a popular destination which makes a lovely day out too!

The lovely estate house of Holkham Hall with the lake for boat hire, woodland walks, walled garden, ropes course and woodland play area, is a great day out for all ages. You also have the fabulous beach, so natural and idyllic it is often used as a backdrop to films and music videos.

Looking for other properties in Burnham Deepdale?

View all properties in Burnham Deepdale

Guest reviews

Key Booked Arrival date


Fri 21 Jun 2024Thu 4 Jul 2024£3100 / week
Fri 30 Aug 2024Thu 5 Sep 2024£3100 / week
Fri 6 Sep 2024Thu 19 Sep 2024£2400 / week
Fri 20 Sep 2024Thu 17 Oct 2024£2000 / week
Fri 1 Nov 2024Thu 19 Dec 2024£1800 / week
Mon 6 Jan 2025Thu 3 Apr 2025£1835 / week
Fri 25 Apr 2025Thu 22 May 2025£2035 / week
Fri 30 May 2025Thu 19 Jun 2025£2445 / week
Fri 20 Jun 2025Thu 3 Jul 2025£3160 / week
Fri 5 Sep 2025Thu 11 Sep 2025£3160 / week
Fri 12 Sep 2025Thu 25 Sep 2025£2445 / week
Fri 26 Sep 2025Thu 16 Oct 2025£2035 / week
Fri 31 Oct 2025Thu 18 Dec 2025£1835 / 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.

We’re here to help

We don’t just take bookings for Norfolk cottages, we all live in Norfolk and know all of our cottages personally and so can offer insider advice that you can only get with a local agency. Please contact us by e-mail or telephone if you would like to book one of our cottages or would like some help in finding the right cottage for you.