Set in the heart of a delightful north Norfolk village, this super mid-terrace cottage overlooks an extensive and quintessentially English village green where cricket is still played every summer, and is located right on the Sustrans cycle network (Regional Route 33) Newly refurbished to a high standard the cottage has a cosy and contemporary feel, with comfy leather sofas and a Smeg wall mounted fire for warming four legs or two after a winters’ walk and a bespoke fitted kitchen equipped to a high standard; the bathroom on the ground floor is equally well put together. The bedrooms upstairs are styled with flair and the main bedroom overlooks the village green – sit in the armchair and watch the world go by at your leisure. The pretty garden to the rear of the cottage is found at the end of a hidden path and has a summer house, lockable bike store, patio, picket fencing and cottage garden plants, the perfect spot to unwind, relax and be a world away from everyday life. This cottage is perfect for those seeking a Norfolk cycling holiday as there are a wide range of cycle routes available from the cottage from gentle coastal touring to off-road mountain biking and more testing cycle routes. With a village shop, pub and children’s play area all set around the green there is everything nearby for a relaxing and memorable stay for friends and families alike. Shop/Pub: within walking distance.
Sitting/Dining Room with comfortable seating, SMEG wall mounted electric living flame fire, TV, WiFi, iPad usb charging station, dining table and chairs.
Kitchen with electric built-in oven, electric induction hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer, pod coffee machine and washer dryer
Bathroom with bath, over-bath shower, hand-held shower attachment, washbasin, wc and underfloor heating
Bedroom 1 with king-size bed and armchair
Bedroom 2 with a twin beds
Garden: the garden is accessed via a path to the rear of the cottage and is fully enclosed with a patio, lawn, summer house, table and chairs and a lockable secure bike store for up to four adult cycles.
Parking: Roadside parking.
Pets: 1 medium sized well-behaved dog welcome, please be aware of our booking information regarding pets.
Heating: Electric convection heating, underfloor heating, electric living flame fire.
Also provided: Towels. Books and games. Hairdryer. Highchair, Stairgate. Welcome tray. Lockable secure cycle storage.
Notes: This is a non-smoking property. The twin room can be set up as a single if required and can also accommodate a travel cot with a single bed. There is a right of access to the rear of the cottage for the other two cottages in the terrace. Mobile reception – variable.
The village of Aldborough is a delight nestled as it is in the depths of north Norfolk. It is approached by pretty country lanes and as you enter its heart, the village takes you somewhat by surprise as before you is a vast village green, complete with the essential pub and village shop. This is easy walking and cycling country the cottage is located right on Sustrans Regional Cycle Route 33 and with a children’s play area on the green there is plenty of space for the young to let off steam and have fun. The clifftop seaside resort of Cromer is less than 6 miles away and makes a great day out with its sandy beaches, traditional Pier with shows, coastal walks, RNLI museum, Amazona Zoo and so much more. Discover too, the other east coast beaches at Overstrand, Mundesley, Sea Palling and Horsey - where there is a resident seal colony – the beaches in this area are wide, sandy and often under-populated even in the summer. Nearby too, visit the National Trust’s Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate, set in 550 acres of woods and parkland it has been on this site since the 12th Century. The delightful Georgian town of Holt with its art & antique galleries, boutiques, independent shopping, restaurants, café culture and well known food hall at Bakers & Larners, showcasing the best of Norfolk’s food heritage, is another enjoyable day out and beyond on the northern coastline you can discover numerous coastal villages all with their own unique character – don’t forget the fish and chips!
At a glance
- Sleeps 4
- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom
- Friday changeover
- 1 Pet welcome
- No private parking
- Enclosed garden
- Bed linen included
- Towels included
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- No smoking
- 6 miles from the coast
- 0.1 mile from nearest pub
- 0.2 mile from nearest shop
Beautiful house in a lovely location. The owner has clearly put a great deal of thought into making this a comfortable, contemporary retreat, but sympathetically maintaining many of the traditional features. Well equipped and clean, with everything a family would need for a week-long stay. Lots of lovely little touches, even down to the sumptuous towels! The house is set in a pretty village and nicely located for short drives to many of the local sights such as Cromer, Blakeney and the seals at Sea Palling. We enjoyed a wonderful stay over Christmas at No 2 The Green. A beautiful house sympathetically renovated to maintain many traditional features, the property is cosy and inviting; a real 'home away from home'. Clean, comfortable and well-equipped, we had everything we needed for a week long stay, down to the dishwasher tablets and laundry capsules! Our children, aged 11, 8 and 2, loved exploring the house. Our only regret was that winter weather meant we couldn't make more use of the garden! The provisions, including milk, eggs, bacon and a bottle of bubbly, were much appreciated, as was the delicious home-made chocolate cake! The house is situated in the lovely village of Aldborough, overlooking the green and village playground. Well located and within easy drives of many sights including Cromer, Blakeney and Sheringham, the highlight of our visit was an afternoon of seal watching at Sea Palling! A thoroughly enjoyable and memorable stay, we would highly recommend the house and are sure to return again. Beautiful property in a delightful setting. Perfect for families. Well equipped and homely. Can't think of a nice place to have stayed over Christmas. Will definitely return!S Tye - 15th January 2018
We all had such a wonderful time in your beautiful house. This was the children’s first Christmas spent away. The small personal touches really made it special and the children’s eyes lit up when they found their stocking complete with reindeer food! It goes without saying that we all enjoyed the delicious chocolate cake and the provisions were much appreciated. Thank you so much for a lovely Christmas. The Harrison Family - 29th December 2017
Beautiful cosy cottageMrs Claire Hopkins - 5th November 2017
Thanks for a wonderful stay – we were all cosy and comfortable and found everything we needed in the cottage. Really appreciated the tea/coffee/cupcakes etc. and the kids loved the memory jars. The Daines Family - 24th October 2017
We have had the most wonderful stay at this beautiful cottage. We were so impressed and happy on arrival at the thoughtful touches including the delicious cake! Our 1 year old daughter, Ella, loved her holiday here. Thank you for all the choice of games and books. A wonderful time spent on Cromer beach and an amazing pub meal at the Gunton Arms. We will return. The Allen Family - 3rd October 2017
Re-visiting North Norfolk after 38 years! Couldn’t have found anywhere nicer to stay. We appreciated the welcoming goodies and the wonderful presentation of the cottage and all the facilities. An excellent centre for exploring the area and the heritage of East Anglia. Thanks for organising excellent weather too!David & Valerie Johnson - 30th September 2017
A beautifully appointed little cottage. Once we’d got to grips with the kitchen technology we quickly settled in; light and airy but still cosy. We were fully catered for, thank you. We will be recommending this lovely cottage to all our friends.Mr Broadhurst - 19th September 2017
Awesome place, love the contemporary feel. Love all the attention to detail, e.g. comprehensive guest folder, dog biscuits, cake etc. Thanks for all the food, cleaning products and tabs [dishwasher/washing]… all extremely useful when you’re away. Everything was perfect, so thank you for a great place to stay. Francis, Scott and Bella the dog - 15th September 2017
Beautiful property will definitely stay again Miss Sarah El-Salamani - 12th September 2017
What a lovely cottage. Very comfortable and love the décor. The welcome treats were a lovely extra. The village of Aldborough is really nice. Plenty of dog walks. People friendly. Had lovely days at Cromer, Overstrand beach, Wells-next-the-sea and of course fish and chips. Jack (the dog) loved his doggy treats and the garden.Catherine, Sarah, Greg and Jack the Boxer dog - 8th September 2017
Thanks for a fantastic stay. The house is beautiful - it’s evident a lot of care and attention to detail has gone into it. Perfect for our small family. Very child friendly too. Little touches are lovely too, such as the memory jar in the children’s bedroom and the supplies in the fridge on arrival were most appreciated. We’ve had a great stay in a beautiful part of the country.The Quibell Family - 1st September 2017
This a wonderful house with lovely extra touches that make staying here such a pleasant experience (especially with small tots!). Thank you for the welcome treats – so appreciated! The Wizard Maze is ace – strongly recommend. Loved Cromer (No. 1 Fish and Chips yum yum) and Mundesley Beach – v. sandy and clean. We love Norfolk !!! Matt, Rosie and Penny - 25th August 2017
Beautiful house, we loved the safe enclosed garden, our toddler loved the village green and playground across the road. Very well equipped in every way - plenty of kitchen utensils and the coffee machine was a treat! Also kids books and toys/DVDs very much appreciated.Dr Fiona Baldwin - 22nd August 2017
We’ve very much enjoyed our time in north Norfolk and the accommodation has played a big part in that. It’s been a pleasure to stay in such a homely, welcoming and pleasantly situated property. You clearly take pride in the place and that’s reflected in the way it is maintained. We particularly appreciated the little touches which made all the difference; plenty of bath towels, well-stocked in the cleaning/toilet department and milk, eggs, bread and bacon awaiting us. Our only regret is that we didn’t manage to finish your delicious cake. We also very much enjoyed our al fresco meals in the garden and Joe, our son, loved haring around the place.Steve, Fiona & Joe - 18th August 2017
Thanks for a great stay in a fantastic house with everything we possibly would want. The welcome goodies were appreciated! We dodged the rain and storms and had great days out in Blakeney, Cromer, Blickling Hall. We enjoyed runs, bikes and walks aided by the laminated maps – a must in British weather. Thanks so much. Ruth, Geoff, Charlotte and Phoebe - 11th August 2017
We have enjoyed staying in this lovely cottage. The cakes and the food in the fridge was a great and helpful touch. The children have loved the books, toys and DVD's. The village is lovely with a great playground. We have loved visiting Cromer (The No 1 fish & chip shop was nice) Mundesley beach is a lovely sandy beach. We had a brilliant (but tiring!) day at BeWilderwood. A fantastic holiday in Norfolk.The Lambert Party - 4th August 2017
Great location and lovely cottage, well appointed and really comfortable.Mr Jon Green - 29th July 2017
A lovely property! We really enjoyed our stay and would look to book the same property again in the futureMr Edward Nell - 10th July 2017
An absolutely wonderful cottage - beautifully decorated creating a very relaxing atmosphere for our weekend away. Loved the cake - a lovely touch for us to arrive to! Thank you.James, Sophie and Bo the dog - 25th June 2017
We had a fabulous time in this beautiful house. It is very comfortable, quiet and allowed us to unwind and relax. It was much needed. A fantastic holiday in a charming village.Sarah, Dan, Ollie and Roxy the dog - 18th June 2017
Thank you so much for a lovely stay. House is perfect and very well equipped. A really lovely holiday in an area with plenty to do with the children (including the playground on the green). Sunny day in Cromer was great as beach is great combining sand and rock pools. West Runton beach also good but no fossils for us. Lunch and walk at Felbrigg a nice change from the beach. Strong recommendation to visit Priory Maze and Pensthorpe. The latter particularly great for under 10s who have energy to burn thanks to amazing indoor and outdoor activities.The Smith Family - 31st May 2017
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