• About Homestead

    Nestling in the pretty village of Northwold, this detached cottage built in the 1600s has been lovingly restored to maintain a host of its original features. Surrounded by pretty gardens and countryside views it is well placed to explore the many attractions in the area and is a good area for dog walking. Nearby Thetford Forest’s established trails are a haven for walkers and cyclists, and the Go Ape adventure park will be loved by children and adults alike, also the venue for many concerts. Oxburgh Hall is just 5 miles away, Swaffham 10 miles, and the lovely market towns of Downham Market, Ely and Bury St Edmunds with its famous Abbey Gardens are a short drive. Family fun at the seaside resort of Hunstanton, the Queens Estate at Sandringham and the picturesque fishing villages of the North Norfolk Coast are all within easy reach, as are the cities of Cambridge and Norwich. Fishing and horse riding nearby. Shop 3 miles, pub and restaurant 0.25 miles.
    Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. Utility room. Separate toilet. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 2 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower and toilet. Beams in most rooms.
    Woodburner in living room (initial fuel inc). Underfloor air source CH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. Cot. H/chair. Stairgate. Freeview TV. DVD. Elec cooker. M/wave. W/machine. D/washer. Fridge. Freezer. Wi-fi. Doggy extras. Enclosed garden with patio and furniture. Parking (3 cars). No smoking.

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      3 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 6 people

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      Yes 1 pet(s) allowed

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    Two Storey features
    • Detached property
      Detached property
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Dishwasher
    • Enclosed garden / patio
      Enclosed garden / patio
    • Garden / patio
      Garden / patio
    • Highchair
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Horse riding nearby
      Horse riding nearby
    • Stairgate
    • Woodburning stove
      Woodburning stove
    • WiFi
    • Short breaks all year
      Short breaks all year
    • Cot available
      Cot available
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Fishing nearby
      Fishing nearby
    • Green scheme
      Green scheme
    • Open plan
      Open plan
    • Walk-in shower/bath
      Walk-in shower/bath
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
    • Home from home
      Home from home
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    9.4 out of 10 – based on 9 reviews

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    out of 10

    We really enjoyed our stay in such a beautifully presented cottage. It had everything we needed and was a light, bright, homely house.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-10-19



    out of 10

    Cottage was lovely and cosy and very well decorated. It was nice to come back to every day and the owners could not have been nicer.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-09-14



    out of 10

    A very lovely cottage with three double bedrooms , two with double beds one with twin. A large living room cum dinning room with loads of space. We received a welcome pack of groceries from the owner which was a lovely surprise. There are no shops in the village and it is a ten mile drive to the nearest supermarket. My only criticism would be that it would be nice to have a sign pointing to the cottage on arrival so you don't drive down the right hand side track.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-09-07



    out of 10

    Absolutely lovely, everything we could need and more was provided. Owners were very helpful and welcoming.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-08-31



    out of 10

    A lovely cottage, full of character and very well equipped. We greatly appreciated the thoughtfulness of the owners who kindly left a homebaked loaf, local eggs and other provisions for us on arrival.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-08-17



    out of 10

    A great little cottage with every facility and utensil you could wish for. A lot of added touches made this a lovely short break and the sun in the little cottage garden was amazing. Hopefully by time others stay the little building works will be completed and a lot tidier in the garden area. Accept that we were early in the season and with a little bit of new garden furniture it will be perfect.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-05-07



    out of 10

    Was lovely

    Confirmed guest, 2018-04-16



    out of 10

    Visited for a week with friends. This is our 3rd time here. We love it. Everything you could want and more! The location is perfect for local dog walks or for a base for further a field days out. This year we visited wells sea side, thetford forest and Sandringham to name just a few. We were disappointed to find the local pub is now closed (we used to look forward walking there for a roast and a few drinks on a Sunday) but we found somewhere else just a short drive a way. We definitely recommend this cottage, honestly couldn't fault it. I've given it a couple of 9/10s as the fridge in the kitchen did freeze quite a lot of our food, so this should be looked into by the owners. Other than that 10/10 is well deserved. Thank you and see you next year!

    Confirmed guest, 2018-04-13



    out of 10

    Confirmed guest, 2018-08-09



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