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The Norfolk Boathouse - South Walsham, Norfolk Broads

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The Norfolk Boathouse - Perfect & idyllic retreat right on South Walsham Broad
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The Norfolk Boathouse - Family bathroom The Norfolk Boathouse - Perfect & idyllic retreat right on South Walsham Broad
  • Classic thatched old Boathouse overlooking South Walsham Broad
  • 1 x double, 1 x twin & 1 x bunk bedroom + sofa bed in living room
  • Sleeps 6 adults + 2 children in the bunk beds
  • Perfect & idyllic retreat right on South Walsham Broad
  • Private riverside garden & mooring
  • Excellent riverbank fishing
  • Boat hire available locally
  • Local amenities and pub only a short walk away
  • Sandy beaches within 10 miles
  • Close to villages of South Walsham & Horning
  • Wroxham is approx. 6 miles
  • Excellent fishing available during open season
  • Wonderful wildlife and bird life
  • Pet friendly - £30 per pet (2 max.)
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Property Overview

The Norfolk Boathouse at South Walsham Broad is an attractive, traditional thatched property which was built in the 1920s by the owner's grandfather.  Having been extended in the 90s and then refurbished recently, it now offers a high standard of accommodation.

This cottage is located in a superb position in a quiet part of the Norfolk Broads, just 7 miles from Norwich.  A free rowing boat is included, which is perfect for exploring the South Walsham Broad (please note this is only from Easter to October and used at your own risk.)   It is also possible to bring your own sailing boat with you, or you can hire a day boat from Russell Marine nearby.  You can sit and relax taking in the stunning views in the waterside garden and we particularly recommend the sunsets!

In addition, there is excellent coarse and pike fishing available from the Norfolk Boathouse between 16th June and 16th March (open season) and there are private fishing lakes a short trip away in the car. Walkers can enjoy the six mile loop around the Broad, past the bank of Fleet Dyke, up to the River Bure and back through Upton. Also, a wander around the picturesque 170 acre Fairhaven Woodland and Water Gardens is not to be missed. This area includes the beautiful South Walsham Inner Broad and a large bird sanctuary.

South Walsham village, with its pub and village store, is only one and a half miles away, whilst supermarkets are fifteen minutes away by car. Wroxham (known as the 'capital of the Norfolk Broads') is six miles away and the property is only ten miles from the beaches of Norfolk.

Property Facilities

Local Area & Highlights
  • All bedrooms and living accommodation is on the first floor
  • 1 x double bedroom
  • 1 x twin bedroom
  • 1 x bunk bed room (2 children only)
  • Double sofa bed in the living area
  • Bathroom with overhead shower & wash basin
  • Separate W/C & wash basin
  • Open plan living/dining and kitchen area
  • The kitchen is fully equipped with a washing machine tumble dyer, oven/hob, dishwasher, toaster, mixer
  • All crockery and cooking utensils provided
  • Large dining table seating up to 8
  • Living room furnished with two sofas along with a chair
  • TV / DVD player
  • French doors open out from living area onto a furnished wooden decking area overlooking the river
  • Garden area to the front & side of the boathouse
  • BBQ available
  • Excellent riverbank fishing
  • Mooring available
  • Towels hand and bath, tea towels and bed linen is provided
  • Off road parking for 2 to 3 cars
  • The boathouse is fitted with night storage heaters which are included in the rental price
  • Pet friendly - £30 per pet (2 max.)
  • Please note: The boathouse is equipped for a maximum of 6 adults plus 2 children in the bunk beds
  • Please note: the river is not fenced off so may also prove hazardous to small children
Local Facilities

Options & Additional Information

  • Fishing available from property & marina during fishing season (16th June to 16th March)
  • You must possess an Environment Agency rod licence available in advance online or from any post office
  • A rowing boat is available Easter to October
  • The village of South Walsham is 1.5 miles
  • The village itself has a pub, a Chinese Restaurant and Post Office/stores
  • The Ship Inn - Local pub
  • Norfolk's beaches are just 10 miles away
  • Excellent fishing - pike & course fishing
  • Superb local bird wildlife
  • Supermarkets approx 15 minute drive
  • Short drive to Wroxham (6 miles)
  • The city of Norwich 8 miles away
  • 3 miles from the market town of Acle
  • Deposit 30% with the balance is due 6 weeks beforehand
  • Refundable security deposit of £100
  • Arrival from 4.00pm and 10.00am departure
  • All electricity and heating is included
  • Pet friendly - £30 per pet (2 max.)
  • Non-smoking
  • Weekly bookings - Friday start day
  • Short breaks available Nov-end of March (min 3 nights) - 3/4 night breaks - Fri & Mon
  • Please note: The boathouse is equipped for a maximum of 6 adults plus 2 children in the bunk beds
  • Please note the river is not fenced off so may also prove hazardous to small children
  • Booking Terms: Click here to view full booking and hire conditions

For further information please contact Waterside Breaks Ltd on 01252 339020