Keeper's Cottage

Beachamwell near Swaffham, Norfolk (Ref. 20391)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Mrs Robinson
    April 2015
    “Liked many things about this ...”
    Liked many things about this property but the main likes were the fantastic garden and surrounding countryside with lots of wild birds and peace and quiet.


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Hidden within Norfolk's tranquil rural countryside is the hamlet of Shingham which adjoins the picturesque rural village of Beachamwell.

Just a short walk from the cottage, a nearby footpath leads across fields to Beachamwell village green, home to its friendly traditional village pub serving good food.

This delightful Shingham cottage enjoys a cosy sitting room, a well-equipped fitted kitchen which leads to a separate dining room and a bright conservatory that overlooks its attractive large garden with lawn and shrubs.

Shingham and Beachamwell sit on the edge of Thetford Forest and are perfect for enjoying wonderful relaxing countryside walks or cycling.

The nearby market town of Swaffham offers golfing, a museum, independent and high street shops, tea rooms and a weekly market.

The local area offers many attractions which include Thetford Forest's High Lodge, Grime's Graves Neolithic flint mines, English Heritage Castle Acre Priory, National Trust Oxburgh Hall, the historic maritime town of King's Lynn and the Norfolk coastline, all within easy travelling distance from this Shingham cottage.


Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over and basin. Separate WC. Fitted kitchen. Dining room. Sitting room with multi-fuel stove. Conservatory.


  • Oil central heating with multi-fuel stove in sitting room
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, 55" 3D TV with Freeview, 3D Blu-ray player, 2nd TV with DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 5 miles, pub 12 mins walk.

About the location


Swaffham 5 miles; Downham Market 10 miles.

Beachamwell is a pretty Norfolk village located on the edge of Thetford Forest with the attractive thatched church of St. Mary, a traditional village pub enjoying views over a large village green and children's playground. Beachamwell is ideally located for those wishing to relax in rural surroundings, where you can enjoy walking and cycling along its quiet footpaths and roads with a wealth of local wildlife. The area has many cycle routes with attractions found nearby which include the Iceni village and museum, NT Oxburgh Hall and Gooderstone Water Gardens. Heading to Thetford you can discover Lynford Arboretum and Lakes, Grime’s Graves and Thetford Warren Lodge. To the north of Beachamwell are Sandringham House, Houghton Hall, Bircham Mill and Snettisham Nature Reserve. The city of Norwich is just a short drive away offering excellent shopping facilities, fine restaurants and a wide assortment of places of interest to visit.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute