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Holt 4 miles; Fakenham 10 miles; Sheringham 10 miles; Dereham 16 miles.
The large village of Briston is situated in North Norfolk and offers an excellent local store, a village Post Office, a good bakery and a superb butcher's shop, in addition to two pubs, a sports playing field and a large village green. Located in a wonderfully central position, the village provides a good base from which to explore the surrounding area, with the historic Georgian market town of Holt, with its tempting tea rooms and enjoyable shops just a five minute drive away and Blakeney coastal nature reserve, with its fantastic bird spotting opportunities, just a 15 minute drive away. So whether it’s boat trips and seal spotting around the coast, a day exploring some of the many historic towns in the area or a day at the seaside resort of Sheringham, this lovely location has lots to see and do.
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Centrally located in the rural Norfolk village of Briston is Hollyhedge Cottage, a charming detached 17th century cottage. This Briston cottage offers traditional accommodation, with a cosy sitting room with dining area, low original oak ceiling beams and a large fireplace with open fire, perfect for snuggling in front of. On the ground floor of this Briston cottage is a well-equipped kitchen with brick floor, a cosy single bedroom and family bathroom. Steep stairs lead you up to two further bedrooms. Outside this Briston cottage is an attractive enclosed garden offering two seating areas and a summerhouse, making this Briston cottage garden ideal for enjoying the Norfolk sunshine while reading a book or enjoying a family BBQ. The village of Briston boasts good local amenities, with a bakery, butcher’s, village store, Post Office and two pubs. This area of Norfolk offers a wide selection of attractions including quaint coastal villages and towns. Just 4 miles from Briston is the delightful Georgian market town of Holt with independent shops and good eateries. Just a little further from this Briston cottage, explore the picturesque north Norfolk coastal road, where you can enjoy boat trips to see the seals at Blakeney Point, go crabbing on the harbour at Wells-next-the-Sea or take the steam train from Holt to Sheringham. Spend a day visiting the National Trust houses Blickling Hall and Felbrigg Hall, or one of the area's RSPB sites or wildlife centres. An ideal Briston cottage, with something for everyone at any time of the year.
Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin (accessed via double bedroom), 1 x ground floor single. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and open fire.
Electric panel heating with open fire in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD. Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Private enclosed garden with furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no smoking. One well-behaved dog welcome. Shop 10 mins walk, pub 2 mins walk. Note: Steep cottage stairs.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about Hollyhedge Cottage:
Nice village location with a great butchers, bakers and convenience stores open to a reasonable time, good pub.
Mr Horne, Cheshunt, February 2013
The cottage was warm and welcome and we enjoyed the open fire.
Mrs Harris, Sudbury, January 2013
Loved the character of the cottage. Wooden beams and inglenook fireplace. It was ideal to spend New Years Eve there with friends. The furniture was very comfortable. Good location for taking the dog for walks and a Pub nearby for refreshments after all that exercise.
Mr Ellway, Luton, December 2012
Beautiful garden and very pretty well equipped cottage. Well located for exploring the coast and north Norfolk area.
Mrs Rees, Chelmsford, December 2012