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Keeper's Cottage

Beachamwell near Swaffham, Norfolk

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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.

This property offers the following short breaks: Help

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At a glance


Cottage features

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

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.

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Set in a very quiet area with lovely views to the front and horses in the fields, the cottage was clean and welcoming when we arrived. It was very well equipped with a lovely conservatory, nice clean bed linen and towels and plenty of storage for clothes. The owner had taken a lot of time to put together an information pack which was extremely helpful. Hi-Fi, 3D TV and also use of WiFi.

Mrs Webster, Barnsley, March 2014

Lovely long walks when the weather was fine, and the cosy Keeper's Cottage where we could relax with a good book, or watch television, when it was raining.

Mrs Shears, St. Albans, September 2013

Loved the location. Nice wildlife in garden, selection of birds, including partridges, and some baby rabbits. Nice walks in woods very close to cottage including one through to the village of Beachamwell. Nice next door neighbours too! Over all suited us well. The owner is to be congratulated on all the information left in various folders. The housekeeper very good and helpful. All in all a very good property! Highly recommended.

Mr Hartless, Maryport, May 2013

The cottage was very comfortable and the lovely conservatory helped us to make the most of the sunshine.

Mrs Sword, Gateshead, May 2013