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Willow Lodge 2 bedrooms

  • Thornham
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • 4
  • 2
  • 2

from £ 1,010 to £ 1,615 per week

Arrival from 4pm and Departure by 10am

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Willow Lodge is an immaculately presented, 3-storey house which has been professionally styled and furnished by interior designers to provide the ultimate luxurious place to stay in coastal North Norfolk. This house has stunning sea views from some of the bedrooms and is offered here for reduced occupancy with use of two boutique hotel style bedrooms, each with their own contemporary bath/shower room. (If the whole house is booked then all four bedrooms are available). Great care and attention to detail has gone into making this a perfect base throughout the year for visitors. It is ideally located in the heart of the popular coastal village of Thornham, within a short walk of the stunning coast and a great choice of excellent places to eat, including The Lifeboat Inn, The Chequers Inn, Thornham Deli and the award-winning Orange Tree gastro-pub.

Please note that during school holiday periods, Willow Lodge may only be rented with the use of all bedrooms.

THE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Fantastic location in the heart of Thornham village.
  • Fully-enclosed garden.
  • Games room with pool table.

GOOD TO KNOW

  • Please advise at the time of booking which 2 bedrooms are required
  • There is off-road parking for two vehicles at the side of the house.
  • Willow Lodge is also offered as a three & four-bedroom option (only the four-bedroom option is available during peak times)

Ground Floor

Entrance hall: with stone tiled floor and a console table with lamps.

Cloakroom: with hand basin and WC.

Boot Room: a real luxury to have a separate room to take off your wellies after a long walk on the beach! Bench seating and plenty of space to store coats and boots.

Sitting/Dining Room: beautifully presented room comfortably accommodating up to eight guests, which has two distinct areas: one for sitting and one for eating.

The sitting area has a large corner sofa and two armchairs, an electric flame-effect fire, a large rug over the wooden flooring, coffee table and a freeview digital TV with Sky sports package and a DVD player.

The dining area is tastefully designed with pale wooden furniture and has French doors which open out onto the paved terrace. There is a dining table with ten chairs, an armchair and a console table.

Kitchen: a contemporary high quality kitchen which has been carefully planned to ensure that guests have all they need to cater for a full house. The bespoke kitchen has cream-painted units with granite work surfaces and has been extremely well-equipped with a built-in electric oven with an induction hob, 2 fridges, freezer, a built-in combination microwave, built-in dishwasher and built-in washer/dryer, with high quality Dualit appliances and Denby crockery. There is a small kitchen table with three chairs which is handy for young children.

First Floor

The stairs are not steep and there is a wooden hand rail on both sides. On this floor there are 3 en-suite bedrooms.

All of the bedrooms are generously sized and all are beautifully presented with each having an individual style and a unique look. Unlike many houses, all of the bedrooms have been designed as if they were the master bedroom and no guests should feel as if they've got "the short straw". All of the bedroom furniture and bedding is hotel quality with white bed linen, fluffy towels and comfortable mattresses and pillows. Please note that some of the duvets and pillows are natural down-filled and some are hypoallergenic, to ensure that guests have the choice.

Bedroom 1: lovely room at the front of the house with sea views. There is a super king-size bed, bedside tables and lamps, a tallboy and a dressing table with chair, plus a dressing area with plenty of clothes storage space.

En-suite bathroom: a large room with bath, a separate walk-in shower, hand basin, WC and a heated towel rail.

Guests may choose EITHER bedroom 2 OR bedroom 3 - please confirm at time of booking

Bedroom 2: beautifully presented with a king-size bed, bedside table and lamps, dressing table and chair, tallboy, armchair, and a hanging rail.

En-suite shower room: with walk-in shower, twin hand basins, WC and a heated towel rail.

Bedroom 3: a pretty room at the front with sea views. It has painted furniture and twin beds, bedside tables and lamps, a tallboy and a wardrobe.

En-suite shower room: walk-in shower, hand basin, WC and a heated towel rail.

Second Floor

Bathroom: has a bath with a hand held shower attachment, vanity hand basin, WC and a heated towel rail.

Games Room: has lovely sea views and a high pitched ceiling with "fishing net" feature lampshade. It's the perfect place for younger guests to retire to with a sofa, pool table, Monitor, PlayStation, selection of books and games.

There is a chest of drawers on the landing.

There is the advantage of Wifi throughout the house, plus the use of a landline telephone on an honesty box basis..

For those staying with children, please note that there is a highchair, travel cot and stairgates available if required.

Outside

There is parking in the shingled drive at the side of the property.

The garden is fully enclosed and has been landscaped with a paved terrace with garden furniture, a charcoal barbecue and space for 10 guests to dine alfresco. There is a lawned area with a variety of shrubs and plants.

Conveniently located within a short walk of the Norfolk coastal path and close to the excellent local places to eat, plus Thornham's childrens' playground, tennis court and deli/cafe.

Please note that well-behaved dogs are permitted to stay, but must remain downstairs.

Beach

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.

Village

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.

History

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.

Visit

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

Lovely house. Well equipped. Beautifully decorated and spacious.It was a fabulous house and location. I would definitely stay again if we were to come to Norfolk.

The Clayton's, 27th of May 2024

It was a lovely property in a great location at Willow Lodge 2 bedrooms. The lounge was very nice and provided plenty of space.

The Hamer's, 23rd of April 2021

At Willow Lodge we liked the space, the walking distance to pubs for dinner and the secure for the dogs. 10 out of 10 for the cleanliness and 10 out of 10 for the garden. Already booked a return stay!

The Lee's, 11th of October 2019
Key Booked Arrival date

PRICE GUIDE

Fri 30 Aug 2024Thu 5 Sep 2024£1615 / week
Fri 6 Sep 2024Thu 19 Sep 2024£1410 / week
Fri 20 Sep 2024Thu 17 Oct 2024£1190 / week
Fri 1 Nov 2024Thu 19 Dec 2024£1010 / 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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