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House Martins Cottage is set back from the road in the heart of the very popular village of Thornham. It is a traditional cottage providing cosy accommodation for two people. The open plan living space boasts a woodburner and large sofa with a good sized kitchen to the rear of the room. Upstairs there is a bedroom with a double bed and a contemporary bathroom. The cottage now benefits from fibre optic broadband and is within a minute's walk of The Orange Tree gastro pub and the The Coach House restaurant.

Overview

Storage Heaters Garden/Courtyard (Enclosed)Bed LinenClose to coast Close to pubGarden FurnitureGarden/CourtyardMicrowaveTowels providedTV Log Burner/Open FireWiFiParkingNo Dogs 25 mins walking distance to beach5 mins walking distance to shop3 mins walking distance to pub

Layout

Accommodation

Ground floor

Open Plan Living Area
On entering the cottage you will find a good sized single room with a large sofa segmenting the sitting area and the kitchen to the rear of the room. There is a flat screen TV, Radio and charming Victorian fireplace with a wood burner and a window to the front of the property.
The modern fitted kitchen comprises plenty of cupboard space, an integral ceramic hob with extractor hood over, integral oven and grill, microwave, under counter fridge, kettle & toaster.
There is a small dining area with two bar stool chairs.

Door leading to steep Norfolk Winder stairs

First Floor

Master Bedroom
A charming room with window to front of the property with a feature Victorian fireplace and exposed brick wall to one side. There is a double bed with a chest of drawers with bedside lamp, wardrobe, second chest of drawers with freestanding mirror on top.

Bathroom
Contemporary tiled bathroom with wooden floor; comprising bath with hand held shower attachment, WC and wash hand basin.

Outside
There is a lawned garden to the front of the property with a willow tree screening the garden from the road. A table and chairs and garden loungers are provided. Parking is either opposite on the side street next to the Church or on the grass verge next to the road leading up from the village sign. Both options are within 1 minutes walk.

House Martins Cottage holiday cottage location

Surrounding local area

Thornham is an old smuggling village right on the North Norfolk Coast. Wide expanses of salt marsh separate the village from the sea and it is a paradise for walkers and bird watchers. There are several great places to eat including The Village Deli,selling all manner of local produce and great coffee, The Lifeboat Inn, an old smuggling haunt complete with heavy beams and roaring fires, The Orange Tree a gastro pub and The Coach House selling pizza and pasta. The beach, reached by a walk over the sea defence over the salt marshes, is stunning and you will be rewarded by peace and quiet!

Guest reviews

Having stayed in Thornham a number of times this was by far the best! Having previously stayed in another property in the village, we had experienced major sleeping issues with the noise from the road which can become quite busy so the location for us was paramount. This cottage was perfect in being centrally located but set back from the road allowing for a good nights sleep! The cottage may be small but it was a clean, cosy, characterful and very comfortable bolthole for two people looking to enjoy this lovely village and enjoyed evening strolls to the three pubs in the village. We didn't want to leave which is a strong measure of how we enjoyed our week!

Ewing Family, September 2018
1 of 6

We thoroughly enjoyed our week in House Martin cottage. The cottage is cosy and comfortable and we particularly enjoyed watching the blackbird family in their nest by the front door. Thornham has the most amazing beach and wildlife, a beautiful area.

Sullivan Family, July 2017
2 of 6

We stayed at House Martins Cottage in Thornham for a walking break in Feb 2017. Half an hour from the front door to the dunes of Holme! A great base from which to walk section of the coast path with a combination of car and coasthopper bus. The cottage is small but well thought out and very welcoming and cosy after a day of snowy walking. Everything we needed for basic cooking, plus the advantage of being a couple of minutes walk from Thornham deli cafe, the OT and The Chequers pub. A beautiful cottage with its beams, wooden lintels and exposed brickwork...lots of character. Back hme now, and missing it!

Beare Family, February 2017
3 of 6

“House Martin's cottage provides everything needed for a break on the N. Norfolk coast. Sympathetically modernised it retains traditional features which make it an interesting as well as comfortable bolt hole. We found it ideally located for visiting the bird watching reserves in the area with Titchwell RSPB only 5 minutes away. All in all we found everything we wanted for our stay in Norfolk.”

Lee, August 2016
4 of 6

A very good base from which to explore local area, beaches and restaurants. One or two minor quirks which I reported to the owner before leaving, but otherwise fine and reasonable value.”

Butt Family, July 2016
5 of 6

“We had another fantastic week, our sixth in a row. So hot we had to have Pimms on the lawn. Can't recommend this cottage too much . We'll be back next year for sure. ”

David Cross, September 2014
6 of 6

Welcome hamper included

A complimentary hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or breakfast. There may be some regional variations.

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