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Coronation Cottage

Upwell, Norfolk, PE14 9ET (Ref. 1079613)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Approached by main country roads, this splendid, detached property sits in the picturesque and rural village of Upwell near the Norfolk and Cambridgeshire border, and in the heart of the Fens.

Boasting a character feel with boutique furnishings throughout, Coronation Cottage is a lovely choice for families and friends seeking a rural escape.

After parking up in the large driveway, the main door is accessed at the side of the property, leading into a utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer, so you won’t have to bring your whole wardrobe!

Step into the quirky and characterful kitchen, where you can sit at the centre island and keep the chef company whilst they get to grips with the range of appliances, including an electric oven and hob, microwave, American style fridge/freezer and a lovely AGA range cooker (for ornamental use only).

Spend your downtime in the sitting room, presented with two chesterfield sofas and armchairs to relax upon, along with a Smart TV so you can stay updated with your favourite shows.

The first of the bedrooms is found on the ground-floor; originally used as a sitting room, it has been lovingly converted with a super king-size bed and features a decorative fireplace and stove, perfect for those with limited mobility.

Wander upstairs to find the remaining bedrooms, including two king-size rooms, one with an en-suite shower, and a double, together sleeping up to eight guests.

There is also a bathroom with bath and shower over, so you can enjoy lazy soaks in the evening and brisk showers in the morning.

The exterior of this Upwell cottage is a real highlight, boasting an enclosed gravelled section with a covered seating area, perfect for entertaining on a balmy evening, while the beautiful rear garden offers a lawned area leading down to the river, where you can sit back and enjoy a spot of fishing, or simply switch off as you listen to the river flow by.

The property is in a great countryside location, surrounded by farming fields, rivers and impressive man-made land drains, plus natural wetlands and RSPB reserves, offering a wealth of scenic walking.

Wander into the village of Upwell to explore and marvel at the charming scenery of Well Creek, which passes through the village, or take the journey into Wisbech, home to a fabulous selection of shops and eateries, plus attractions like the Wisbech & Fenland Museum, and the National Trust Peckover House which has exhibitions and 20 acres of gardens which make for a lovely picnic spot.

The town of King’s Lynn is further afield but also worth a visit, brimming with plenty of heritage with the Lynn Museum, True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum and The Walks 18th century park and garden.

Take in the wonders of Norfolk from this charming abode, Coronation Cottage.

Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 1 x super king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x king-size, 1 x ground-floor super king-size, 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • Smart TV and WiFi
  • Bed linen and towel inc. in rent
  • Travel cot & highchair
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Enclosed lawned garden with a covered seating area
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.1 miles, pub 0.6 miles
  • Note: Owners have added small picket fence to give a safe area for children, but beyond this there is access to the river at the end of the garden
  • Note: Some farm vehicle traffic, please take care
  • Note: This property can not accept Stag/Hen Parties or similar.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £450.

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About the location

UPWELL

Wisbech 6.5 miles; King's Lynn 18.9 miles

Upwell is a small and charming village resting amidst the glorious Norfolk countryside, just 18.9 miles away from King’s Lynn. The villages of Upwell and Outwell were once collectively known as 'Welle' or 'Welles' and even today, it is not obvious where one village starts and the other ends. Within this attractive waterside village, you will find a host of amenities. Until 1960s, Wisbech tramway connected the village, however, when it closed a preservation society arose, led by the Reverend Wilbert Awdry, who is known as the author of the Thomas the Tank Engine books. Today, you can discover the history of the tram, which provided much of the inspiration for the classic children’s stories by exploring the Outwell and Upwell walk. Alternatively, explore the historic town of King’s Lynn, home to a vibrant town centre and several endearing cobbled lanes, as well as the impressive Custom House, which overlooks the harbour. From Upwell, you can also visit the towns of Downham Market and Wisbech, or if you are feeling adventurous, explore the open landscapes of the Fens, as well as the Wildfowl and Wetland Centre in Welney. Upwell make a wonderful base for exploring surrounding Norfolk with your loved ones.

Region Information

Note: Owners have added small picket fence to give a safe area for children, but beyond this there is access to the river at the end of the garden.
Note: This property can not accept Stag/Hen Parties or similar.