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The GablesThornham, Thornham & surrounding villages

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This fabulous retreat is perfect for long weekend breaks with friends or family, or for longer stays throughout the year. Located close to some of the best pubs and cafe's along the North Norfolk coast, this attractive brick and flint detached luxury self-catering holiday home boasts four large reception rooms and three Super King-size bedrooms plus one spacious twin bedroom, all with en suites. With a New England feel, this house offers plenty of privacy and space to chill-out and relax in

Step inside The Gables and you're greeted with an impressive hallway with central staircase and galleried landing, from which all the reception rooms and four beautifully-appointed en suite bedrooms lead off.

Downstairs, there is underfloor heating and the large, sociable kitchen/breakfast/TV room features a range of base and wall units and large dining table with 8 chairs, which makes it a perfect room for informal dining. On sunny days throw open the French doors and let the warmth of the day in while you start the day with a hearty breakfast. With a big sofa and arm chairs to snuggle down into, this is a great place to watch TV and a film.

The boot room is perfect for wiping down the dog and removing shoes and coats, whilst the utility room has washing facilities.

Looking for somewhere to retreat with a good book or the morning papers? Then head to the delightful garden room which also boasts a chaise longue and French doors which open onto the rear garden.

The formal sitting room with its fireplace with log burner, is perfect to warm your cockles after a long walk, while the dining room is more suited for evening dining.

With three super king-size bedrooms and one twin bedroom, all with en suites and flatscreen TV’s and boutique hotel style linens, you are spoilt for choice on where to lay your head.

To the front of the property, there is a large gravel driveway and a pretty verandah. To the rear, the fully-enclosed garden is very private and great for alfresco dining or enjoying an early morning coffee. Because it is fully enclosed, children and dogs can play safely to their hearts content and the front garden can be secured too when the solid wooden gates are closed.

The Gables is very well located in this popular village; you couldn’t pick a better location for a short break or longer stay, with the beach, harbour deli’s, pubs and restaurants and farm shops and numerous shops all in easy walking distance.

Overview

Underfloor Heating Garden/Courtyard (Enclosed)BBQBed LinenCentral Heating Close to coast Close to pubDishwasherDog-friendlyDVDFreezerGarden FurnitureHigh ChairMicrowaveSea ViewsTowels providedTravel Cot / CotTumble DryerTV Washing MachineLog Burner/Open FireWiFiParking 20 mins walking distance to beach10 mins walking distance to shop5 mins driving distance to coast5 mins walking distance to pub

Layout

Accommodation

Entrance Hall
Impressive central staircase and galleried landing from which all rooms lead off.

Cloakroom
WC, wash basin.

Cloak/Boot Room
Coat and shoes/boot storage.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room
Granite worktops, bespoke hand-built painted units with central island unit. Belfast sink, dishwasher, American style fridge/freezer, Britannia range cooker, microwave, Tassimo coffee machine, larder cupboard, breakfast table and chairs seating 10. Oak beams lead into a TV area which includes a sofa, arm chairs and flatscreen TV with French doors onto the terrace. Door leading to the Utility Room.

Utility Room
Belfast sink, washing machine, tumble dryer. Door to garden.

Garden Room
Double height vaulted ceiling, with gallery landing above. Large sofa, chaise longue, TV, DVD. French doors to the rear garden.

Sitting Room
Very large reception room with dual aspect windows and fireplace with log burner, 3 large sofas, bureau and occasional tables and lamps.

Dining Room
Dining table with seating for eight with side board, sofa and window to the front.

Galleried Landing
Wide staircase leads to the galleried landing with sofa. Distant sea views.

Master Bedroom 1
Overlooking the front aspect.
Super-King size bed, bedside tables and lamps, chest of drawers, built-in cupboards, flatscreen TV.
En suite
Roll top bath, walk-in shower, wash basin, WC.

Double Bedroom 2
Super-King size bed, bedside tables with lamps, chest of drawers, built- in cupboards, flatscreen TV, sofa.
En suite
Bath with shower over, wash basin, WC.

Double Bedroom 3
Super King-size bed, bedside tables and lamps, chest of drawers, built- in cupboards, Flatscreen TV, sofa.
En suite
Bath with shower over, wash basin, WC, bidet.

Twin Bedroom 4
Two single beds, bedside tables and lamps, chest of drawers, built-in cupboards, flatscreen TV.
En suite
Walk-in corner shower, wash basin, WC

Outside
Lovely fully-enclosed and private walled rear garden mainly laid to lawn, with terrace and garden furniture including a table and chairs to seat eight people.

Parking
Off-road parking for four cars. Solid wooden gates also allow the front driveway to be enclosed.

Please note:
Tassimo coffee pods, logs and charcoal are not provided.
The owners of the property also own a beach hut on Old Hunstanton beach which is a 10 minute drive away. Please enquire in respect of prices and availability.
Dogs are welcome at a cost of £50 per dog. Dogs are restricted to the downstairs of the property and to the kitchen/breakfast room, garden room and hallway.
A highchair and travel cot is also available on request for a small hire charge of £10 per item.

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The Gables holiday cottage location

Surrounding local area

Thornham is a great base for a holiday and 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 Thornham Deli, selling all manner of local produce and great coffee, breakfasts and lunches; The Lifeboat Inn, an old smuggling haunt complete with heavy beams and roaring fires serves good food and ales; The Orange Tree is a lovely gastro pub which also boasts a dog menu no less and The Chequers Inn serves fabulous food and pizzas. The sandy beach, reached by heading to the harbour and walking over the sea defences and across the salt marshes is quite stunning and you will be rewarded by total peace and quiet. On the edge of the village you will find Drove Orchards, where you can enjoy dining at the renowned Eric's Fish and Chips or Shuck's which serves rustic Norfolk food in a yurt with a log burner which creates a fantastic ambiance! Otherwise buy fresh fish from Gurney's fish bar or shop for clothes or home decor at Nelle clothing and Joyful Living. You'll also adore the wonderful Drove Orchard's farm shop and pick-your-own fruit farm. The NWT Holme Reserve and RSPB bird reserve at Titchwell are both within walking distance or a very short drive by car, so if wildlife is your thing, you won't be disappointed. There is a fabulou links Golf Course at nearby Old Hunstanton which borders the sea and sailing at nearby Brancaster Staithe or Burnham Overy Staithe. And of course there are more beaches to be found at Brancaster, Holme-next-the-Sea and Old Hunstanton. Burnham Market, Holkham, Wells-next-the-Sea and HM The Queen's Sandringham residence are only a short drive away too.

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