25 years of providing exceptional Norfolk holidays

The Signal Box

Melton Constable - Norfolk Countryside & Villages

Unique, tranquil, a real get-away-from-it-all experience, bring the dogs, stargaze at night with not a street lamp in sight!
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Friday changeover
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • Private parking
  • WiFi
1681
£372 - £595 per week

Description

In a tranquil countryside setting, The Signal Box is a truly unique holiday experience. Formerly the main signal box at Wymondham station and dating back to 1900, the building was moved to its present location in 2000 and has been converted into a stunning holiday home by the current owners. The upper floor accommodation has windows on 3 sides, affording great views of the surrounding landscape, gardens and ponds, giving wonderful opportunities to spot the local wildlife whilst having breakfast. The Signal Box sits in the grounds of the owners' home with other attractive farm buildings nearby, giving a hint of the rural life of times past. Directly beside the local public footpath and with dogs accepted, walk into the countryside and leave all your cares behind for a tangible escape from reality! Shop: 2 miles Pub: 4 miles

Upper Floor:
Open Plan Sitting/Dining Room with Kitchen Area pleasantly furnished with comfortable seating including a sofa-bed for flexible sleeping arrangements, Smart TV with Freesat and built-in radio, Wi-Fi, folding dining table and chairs, portable real flame stove. Kitchen Area with electric oven and hob, fridge with icebox, microwave, wine cooler. Freezer available for use nearby.

Lower Ground Floor:
Bedroom 1 with double bed and En-Suite Shower Room with shower cubicle, washbasin and wc

Garden: Lawned garden with uncovered ponds, garden furniture and barbecue.
Parking: Designated parking for two cars.
Heating: Electric radiators, calor gas real flame stove.

Pets: Two well behaved pets welcome,  please be aware of our booking information regarding pets.
Also Provided: Towels. Books and games. Hairdryer. Secure bicycle storage.
Notes: This is a non-smoking property. Mobile signal- good. Access to The Signal Box, is via a wrought iron external staircase. If the sofa-bed is required, please request on booking. Washing machine available on request.

If you want to relax and retreat from the rat race for a while, then this part of Norfolk could not be bettered. Quiet country lanes, for walking, cycling and birdwatching, cosy country pubs and great food are all to be found locally in the surrounding villages and countryside. The nearby village of Melton Constable has a well renowned butcher's shop that has award winning sausages, with over 28 flavours to choose from including Wild Boar & Juniper, Rhubarb & Sweet Chilli and Venison, Mushroom & Onion - clearly a genuine champion of Norfolk food and drink, which the region is justifiably famous for. Head north and the coastline beckons with lovely seaside villages such as Blakeney and Wells-next-the-Sea in the west and Cromer and Sheringham in the east all with their own individual character and charm. There are two impressive National Trust houses nearby, Felbrigg Hall and Blickling Hall and the elegant Georgian town of Holt with its art and antique galleries, cafe culture, great shopping, small gauge steam railway and local Country Park makes for a great day out.

At a glance

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Friday changeover
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • Private parking
  • WiFi
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Bed linen included
  • Towels included
  • Barbecue
  • No smoking
  • 14 miles from the coast
  • 4 miles from nearest pub
  • 2 miles from nearest shop

Prices

Band Date Range 7 night price *
B 21st April 2017 - 18th May 2017 £425.00
C 19th May 2017 - 25th May 2017 £478.00
D 26th May 2017 - 1st June 2017 £533.00
C 2nd June 2017 - 13th July 2017 £478.00
D 14th July 2017 - 20th July 2017 £533.00
E 21st July 2017 - 31st August 2017 £595.00
C 1st September 2017 - 21st September 2017 £478.00
B 22nd September 2017 - 28th September 2017 £425.00
A 29th September 2017 - 19th October 2017 £372.00
C 20th October 2017 - 26th October 2017 £478.00
A 27th October 2017 - 21st December 2017 £372.00
D 22nd December 2017 - 24th December 2017 £533.00
D Christmas £533.00
E New Year £595.00

* Please note: guide prices are based on the current year's prices and do not include optional items such as pet fees.

Reviews

The property has been fitted out with high quality fittings and appliances - the detailed thought re lighting and safety is excellent.Mr G Whitham - 31st March 2017
A lovely property in a great location for touring the North Norfolk coast. Chris and Polly (the owners) were on hand for advice about local attractions and have put together a lovely place to stay.Mr S Parker - 28th March 2017
Perfect place for me, my husband and our dog, Molly. Really quiet and tranquil but close enough to lots of coastal walks and beaches plus pretty villages and towns for browsing shops.Mrs BEVER Sewell - 6th March 2017
Amazing place to stay, loved every minute. Local walks and wildlife were excellent. Ideal for couples and unique stay if you want something different.Mr COLIN Knight - 18th February 2017
Outstanding weekend holiday home. Simply stunning.Ms S Horrocks - 9th December 2016
The property was excellent with a lovely layout just perfect for two adults and a dog. Lovely walks just outside your door.Mr PAUL Johnson - 24th November 2016

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