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Sheringham 12.5 miles; Norwich 15 miles.
The rural village of Oulton is located deep in the heart of the Bure Valley area of North Norfolk. The market towns of Aylsham, Reepham and Holt are all within easy travelling distance each offering good shopping and local attractions to visit. Wroxham Broad is located in the heart of the Norfolk Broads where you can hire a boat for a leisurely day cruising along the river, while the North Norfolk coast offers quaint fishing villages with pretty flint cottages, unusual shops, tea rooms with tempting treats and RSPB nature reserves. There are several National Trust properties within the area which include Blicking Hall, Felbrigg Hall and Sheringham Park. Within easy driving distance of the village are the popular seaside towns of Sheringham and Cromer, famous for its fresh local crab. The cathedral city of Norwich offers a Norman castle, several museums, two shopping centres and independent shops.
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The Retreat is a delightful compact studio holiday cottage tucked away down a quiet rural country lane in the North Norfolk village of Oulton, near Blickling. This cosy Oulton holiday home has been meticulously converted from traditional Norfolk Red Brick outbuildings and offers comfortable, well-equipped holiday studio accommodation, with a cosy woodburner, ideal for chilly evenings. This Oulton studio cottage enjoys private use of a half-acre south-facing garden with patio area, gravel garden and large lawn with shrubs. The studio cottage is well placed for visitors who enjoy walking, and offers several local footpaths to follow. The picturesque village of Itteringham is within easy walking distance, with its award-winning pub, vilage shop and gallery, while the local market town of Aylsham is a short drive away, along with the National Trust properties Blickling Hall and Felbrigg Hall. The North Norfolk coastline, the Norfolk Broads and the city of Norwich are also within easy driving distance.
All ground floor. Open plan studio apartment with double bed, fitted kitchen and sitting area with small woodburner. Shower room with shower, basin and WC.
Electric heaters and small woodburner in sitting area. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV, DVD player, library of books and games. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 4 cars. Enclosed half-acre garden with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 1 mile.
Previous visitors' comments about The Retreat:
We enjoyed the peace and quiet of this compact, unique and very comfortable accommodation. We would like to add that we have no reservation whatsoever on revisiting The Retreat.
Mr Mitchell, Wakefield, May 2012
The cottage had a lovely wood burner with fuel included providing a lovely cosy feeling. A great place to escape, we will visit again!
Mrs Kitchen, Norwich, December 2011
The property was excellent for our needs. Very comfortable and in a good area for walking, sightseeing and relaxing. We would recommend it to friends and family.
Mrs Williams, Tonbridge, October 2011
Beautiful setting with lovely garden. Although small it is fitted out to a high standard with everything you could need, even fitting in a washing machine. The owner has put a lot of thought into the property and was very friendly. I particularly liked the bathroom.
Mrs Elliott, Wigan, August 2011