This is the second cottage of the joined pair at Wickmere is every bit as welcoming and homely as its partner.
Suitable for couples or small families it faces open, well maintained separate gardens, including a large sweep of lush green lawn with pleasant views of meadow land beyond.
This cottage features a cosy, Edwardian style kitchen/diner complete with exposed beams and a traditional pamment style tiled floor. The attractive fully fitted wood kitchen boasts all the modern conveniences including oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher & washer/dryer. Whether you’re rustling up a spot of breakfast, catching a quick lunchtime snack or cooking some good old-fashioned fayre you’ll feel right at home.
The inviting living room is tastefully decorated in a comfortable rural manner; boasting old exposed timber beams, an inglenook fireplace and woodburner redolent with happy memories of relaxed, cosy evenings. Polished wood flooring, warm rugs and comfy furnishings add to the restful air; a perfect place to relax and unwind watching the tv, enjoying a DVD or simply reading a good book!
Upstairs the master bedroom features a touch of elegance in the shape of a wonderful king-size half-tester bed, complemented by smart additional furnishings and a real sense of old-world charm. Just the kind of place that’s a delight to wake up in on the first day of a memorable holiday! The second bedroom is furnished in a turn-of-the-century style with comfy twin beds and matching pine furniture.
Leading off from the upstairs hall there is an attractive family bathroom featuring a wood-panelled shower/bath combination, WC and wash basin.
Off road parking.
We welcome dogs in Swallow Cottage two with it’s own enclosed garden with views overlooking meadow land.
Together with Swallow Cottage 1 these attractive and memorable rural cottages are also suitable for larger groups who would like to holiday jointly.
Swallow Cottages are overlooking meadows and open countryside within a Conservation Area. There is a healthy population of barn owls that hunt along the bottom of the garden, as well as tawny and little owls, that have for many years nested in nearby oak trees. The neighbouring villages offer several good pubs and inns providing food.
Wickmere is a quiet hamlet made up of a few cottages which were built to provide accommodation for the workers on the Wolterton Estate, the family seat of the younger brother of the then Prime Minister, Robert Walpole. Using Swallow Cottages as a base, it is possible to walk or cycle safely along quiet lanes, and reach all of the North Norfolk Coast and local market towns. Wickmere is close to many National Trust properties and other places of interest including the North Norfolk Steam Railway, Seal Trips from Morston and The Norfolk Broads.
Within reach of The Broads, Amazona Zoo, Pensthorpe Nature Reserve, Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure, Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate, Sheringham Park and so much more.