Orchard Cottage is a charming, characterful, luxury cottage in a super location in the pretty village of Ringstead, just two miles from the coast at Old Hunstanton, with its fabulous beach, links golf course, restaurants and shops. Finished to a very high standard with two king size beds, French linens and a hand-built kitchen it’s an ideal place for a small family, couples or friends looking for a short break or longer stay.
Hunker down in the cosy sitting room in front of the wood burning stove and large television before cooking up a treat in the fabulous hand-built kitchen. Dine in the pretty garden room with its feature lantern light and open up the french doors on warmer days onto the pretty rear garden.
A traditional Norfolk winder staircase leads you up to two pretty bedrooms, both beautifully styled with sumptuous French linens to ensure a good night’s sleep. Upstairs you will also find the bathroom with a corner shower, contemporary freestanding bath and stone wash basin.
Although chock-full of character, this little abode with keep you as warm as toast even in the coldest of winter months as all the windows are double-glazed. The fully-enclosed rear garden is laid to lawn with a terrace area and to the front there is a further garden laid to lawn, although this is not fully enclosed.
There is an excellent pub (The Gin Trap) just a short walk away from the cottage serving good food, fine ales and a tempting array of 100 gins and there's even a quirky village shop. With endless walking and cycling possibilities along the Peddars Way and across the Ringstead Downs you will just fall in love with this place.
Please note, neighbouring properties do have access through the garden.
The Norfolk Winder stairs are, as with older character cottages, enclosed, steep, curved and narrow. Here they are carpeted and have a hand rail on one side only.
One well behaved dog welcome (small additional charge).
Leading straight into the sitting room.
With beamed ceiling, comfy three-seater sofa, two chairs, large flat screen television, log burner, door to:
A beautiful hand-crafted, well-equipped kitchen which includes a range of base and wall units, integrated oven, hob, extractor fan, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. A traditional Norfolk winder staircase leads from the kitchen to the landing. A door also leads to:
Oak-framed with exposed brick wall, dining table with seating for four, french doors to the garden.
Norfolk winder stairs from the kitchen to the:
Landing: Please note: the stairway does not have balustrades, therefore take care with young children.
King-size bedroom with four poster bed, bedside tables, fitted wardrobes, dressing table with mirror, chair
This king-size bedroom with a character bed, bedside tables, built-in dressing table with mirror, window seat with views to the rear garden.
The bathroom features a corner shower and a fabulous contemporary freestanding bath with high stand chrome mixer shower tap. There is also a natural stone wash basin.
The rear garden has a picket fence gate leading to the road. It is enclosed by walls and mature hedging and has a brick-weave patio area.
The property is accessed via a shared private driveway with a shingled area providing off-road parking to the front. A gate opens to the south-facing front garden.
There is off-road parking for one car in an allocated parking space on the private driveway to the front of the cottage.
Ringstead is an unspoilt village just a few miles in from the North Norfolk Coast. Whether you want an active, adventure-packed holiday, or just want some peace and quiet, this is the perfect place to be.
The village boasts the renowned Gin Trap Inn, a traditional 17th century Coaching Inn with good food, a great selection of beers, wines and welcoming staff. It also stocks more than 100 gins for you to try! In the winter it is cosy with roaring log fires and in the summer, there is lovely decked garden to the rear to enjoy the sun's rays.
The General Store is certainly unique. Not only will you find everything from newspapers and local produce to logs and cleaning products, it has a labyrinth of rooms for you to explore, where you will find an eclectic collection of old and new items for sale. There is also an excellent garden centre in the village too.
The Peddars Way passes through the village on its way to join the Norfolk Coast Path, so there is good walking to be had here and on the Ringstead Downs along with some amazing views.
The village is on the National Cycle Network and the Norfolk Coast Cycleway.
The sandy beach, pubs, restaurants and Links Golf Course at Old Hunstanton are just two miles away.
Children will love Sea Life at Hunstanton and Hunstanton Watersports provides plenty of activities for those more actively inclined. Head to trendy Burnham Market where you will find a vast array of independent shops, galleries, pubs and restaurants, or Holkham Hall for a great day out with something for everyone.
- Towels included
- Central heating
- Feature fireplace
- Open fire
- Washing machine
Activities & Attractions
- Bird watching
Seasonal weekly tariff overview
|#||Min stay||Start date||End date||Price|
|2 nights||26 Jun 2020||09 Jul 2020||£981|
|2 nights||10 Jul 2020||03 Sep 2020||£1091|
|2 nights||04 Sep 2020||10 Sep 2020||£981|
|2 nights||11 Sep 2020||24 Sep 2020||£857|
|2 nights||25 Sep 2020||15 Oct 2020||£742|
|2 nights||16 Oct 2020||29 Oct 2020||£720|
|2 nights||30 Oct 2020||17 Dec 2020||£570|
|2 nights||02 Jan 2021||25 Mar 2021||£570|
|2 nights||26 Mar 2021||15 Apr 2021||£857|
|2 nights||16 Apr 2021||27 May 2021||£742|
|2 nights||28 May 2021||03 Jun 2021||£981|
|2 nights||04 Jun 2021||24 Jun 2021||£856|
|2 nights||25 Jun 2021||08 Jul 2021||£981|
|2 nights||09 Jul 2021||02 Sep 2021||£1091|
|2 nights||03 Sep 2021||09 Sep 2021||£981|
|2 nights||10 Sep 2021||23 Sep 2021||£857|
|2 nights||24 Sep 2021||14 Oct 2021||£742|
|2 nights||15 Oct 2021||28 Oct 2021||£720|
|2 nights||29 Oct 2021||16 Dec 2021||£570|
|2 nights||17 Dec 2021||06 Jan 2022||£1091|