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Dentford Heights

Gressenhall - Norfolk Countryside & Villages

Stunning property in a rural setting, great for extended family holidays or groups of friends.
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • Private parking
  • WiFi
  • Garden/courtyard
£923 - £1459 per week *


Dentford Heights was built in the late 19th century and lies on the outskirts of Gressenhall. It is a substantial detached house which has recently been sensitively modernised by the owners. The house is spacious with a super kitchen/dining/family room that has panoramic views over the surrounding countryside, ‘arguably the best views in this part of Norfolk’. Sheep, cattle and horses graze on the adjacent meadows and guests have access to private woodland where there are walks alongside streams and lakes, see bluebells in the springtime, listen to bird song, relax and enjoy these lovely surroundings  Shop/Pub: 0.25 miles

Ground Floor:
Kitchen/Dining/Family Room with comfortable seating, TV, Radio  with Bluetooth, DVD player, dining table and eight chairs, Kitchen Area with electric double oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher – Bifold french doors to terrace and views over garden 
Pantry with shelving and a safe
Utility Room with washing machine, tumble dryer.
Wet Room with shower, washbasin and wc
Snug/TV Room with corner sofa and bean bags, SMART TV and wood burner
Bedroom 5 with double bed and your own woodburner and En-Suite Shower Room with shower cubicle, washbasin and wc. 

First Floor:
Bedroom 2 with a double bed and En-Suite Shower Room with shower cubicle, washbasin and wc
Bedroom 3 with a single bed – super views over farmland
Bedroom 4 with a single bed 
Family Bathroom with roll-top bath, shower cubicle, washbasin and wc

Second Floor:
Bedroom 1 with a double bed and En-Suite Bathroom with bath, washbasin and wc – there is some restricted headroom due to sloping ceilings on this floor

Garden: Large garden with paved terrace with table and chairs and charcoal barbecue steps down to lawn and then access to orchard area. There is access to surrounding woodland with many paths, a stream and ponds. There are two cloakrooms accessed from the side of the property which are available to people attending the studio, the use is infrequent. Tennis court - available at owners' house just a few minutes away.
Parking: Driveway for up to five vehicles.
Heating: Oil central heating and air source heat pump to underfloor heating and radiators. Electric heaters available and wood burners. 
Also Provided:  Towels. Books and games. Travel cot. Radio with blue-tooth. WiFi. Extensive welcome pack. 

Notes:  This is a non smoking property. Mobile reception – good depending on network. Children should be supervised at all times when close to water. The owners have a small farm office in the grounds of the property plus a studio used for music teaching and rehearsals, pilates classes and the occasional concert recital. The grounds are part of a working livestock farm, the owners and other farmers use the tracks and farm vehicles and machinery may pass by the windows from time to time. 

Gressenhall is a delightful rural Norfolk village with a post office/village stores and a public house. The village is also home to the Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse which is well worth a visit during your stay. The nearby town of Dereham boasts a golf course, swimming pool and ten pin bowling. Gressenhall is an excellent location from which to explore Norfolk, the cathedral city Norwich is a thirty minute drive away or there is a direct bus service from Dereham, the stunning beaches of the North Norfolk coast are approximately a thirty five minute drive and the area abounds with pretty countryside and quiet lanes to explore.


  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • Private parking
  • WiFi
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Bed linen included
  • Towels included
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Barbecue
  • Cot
  • Travel cot
  • No smoking
  • Tennis court
  • 20 miles from the coast
  • 0.25 mile from nearest pub
  • 0.25 mile from nearest shop



This very spacious property was of a high standard and ideally suited for extended families. The owners were welcoming and keen to ensure the comfort of their visitors. Would highly recommend for a peaceful getaway, but also within easy reach of the North coast and visitors attractions.Mrs H Rolls - 2nd January 2018
If your looking for a really peaceful holiday with stunning views and surroundings, beautiful house and very friendly owners then this is the house. Mr I Steinhart - 20th August 2017
Spotlessly clean, comfortable, well-equipped house in amazing surroundings (a woodland walk straight out of the back door) and a warm welcome from the owners. Great to find a property with enough beds and bathrooms - and mugs! - for the whole extended family. Mrs Christine Hall - 26th July 2017