Red Mill

Haddiscoe Island, East Norfolk Coast

  • 3 Star
  • A warm and comfortable windmill, in a tranquil and remote location, perfect for that get away from it all holiday

You can book this property from:

  • £551 per week
  • £79 per night
  • 3 Star

Features

Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 3 double beds
  • 2 single Zip&Link beds (combine for king/super king)

Appliances

  • Freezer

Bathrooms

  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided

Families

  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair

Outdoors

  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking

How far to ...?

  • Beach 10 miles
  • Pub 4 miles
  • Shop 6 miles

Special Features

  • Welcome pack

Accessibility

  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 7:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.

Description

Red Mill was one of ten windmills originally built to power drainage pumps for the surrounding marshland of Haddiscoe Island. Grade ll listed the mill has been renovated to provide comfortable accommodation over four floors. There are stunning views of the River Yare and towards Burgh Castle. There is an abundance of wildlife on the marshes and they are used for grazing for cattle between April and October. This is a unique, tranquil and remote idyllic location, great for walking, bird watching and for just watching the boats go by.  Shop: 6 miles Pub: 4 miles

Ground Floor:
Kitchen/dining room with electric cooker, microwave, fridge with ice box, freezer, table and six chairs
Bathroom with bath and hand held shower, washbasin and wc
Sitting Room with comfortable seating, flat screen TV, Freesat, DVD & CD player and gas living flame fire

Curved stairs up to


First Floor:
Bedroom 1
with a double bed
Steep stairs up to


Second Floor:
Bedroom 2
with double zip & link bed, can be split into 2'6" twin beds
Ladder style stairs up to


Third Floor which is in the cap of the windmill:
Bedroom 3
with a double bed
Garden: Enclosed garden with lawn, terrace, charcoal barbecue, table and chairs. Gate way and steps up to river frontage.
Parking: Driveway for two cars
Heating: Gas central heating, gas living flame fire

Also provided:  Towels. Books and games. Travel cot (on request) and high chair. Radio

Pets: Two well behaved dogs are welcome, please be aware of our booking information regarding pets.
Additional information: There is a private water supply at Red Mill which has a high iron content so is not suitable for drinking or cooking, therefore a supply of 15 litres of bottled water is provided. Please be aware the stairs to the top two floors of the mill may not be suitable for anyone with restricted mobility. It is not advised to launch a boat/ kayak from the river as this is tidal and unsafe.

Notes:  This is a non smoking property. Mobile reception - good. The approach to Red Mill is via a four mile track over marshland, there are sets of gates that need to be opened and closed. Children should be supervised at all times when close to water.

Haddiscoe Island is a unique landscape being an inland island consisting of approximately 2,000 acres of marshland adjacent to the River Yare and River Waveney. The area is rich in wildlife, deer are frequently seen, together with marsh harriers, herons, geese and owls to name but a few. Cattle graze freely during most of the year. It is an area of huge skies and stunning sunsets, out here you feel a million miles away from the world however the coast is within ten miles and if a little retail therapy is required the beautiful cathedral city of Norwich is just twenty-four miles away where you will find theatres, museums, shops, restaurants and coffee shops.

Reviews

Excellent for a holiday away from it all. Superb location and we all loved the bedrooms. Our eldest son had the top "cap" bedroom and said it was an unforgettable experience in a storm.

Mr Andrew H,

A beautiful place to stay, so peaceful. We knew we were onto a winner when on our drive to the windmill we saw 2 short eared owls, deer and many other birds.

Pamela H,

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