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Hollyhedge Cottage

Briston near Holt, Norfolk (Ref. 12091)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “Lovely cottage, wonderful area.”

    Really enjoyed it. Thanks

    Really enjoyed it. Thanks

    - Katie, July 2021

The property

Centrally located in the rural Norfolk village of Briston is Hollyhedge Cottage, a charming detached 17th century cottage.

This 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 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 is an attractive enclosed garden offering two seating areas and a summerhouse, making this 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 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 cottage, with something for everyone at any time of the year.

adults only over age of 18 please and no stag/hen parties or similar.


  • Adults only over age of 18 please and no stag/hen parties or similar
  • 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
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and open fire
  • Please note, adults only over age of 18 please and no stag/hen parties or similar.
  • Electric panel heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Private enclosed garden with furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Please note, adults only over age of 18 please and no stag/hen parties or similar
  • Shop 10 mins walk, pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: Steep cottage stairs
  • Note: this property has a £200 good housekeeping bond

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Holt 4 miles; Fakenham 10 miles; Sheringham 10 miles; Dereham 16 miles, Norfolk Broads 20 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 a pub, a pub/cafe, a fish shop selling lobster and the famous Cromer crabs, 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. The historic Georgian market town of Holt, with its tempting tea rooms and enjoyable shops, is just a five-minute drive away, and Blakeney National Nature Reserve, with its fantastic bird spotting opportunities, just a 15-minute drive away. 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 that you’re looking for, this lovely location has lots to see and do.

Region Information

Please note, adults only over age of 18 please and no stag/hen parties or similar.
Note: this property has a £200 good housekeeping bond.

Note: Please Note: As from January 2022 this property only accepts 3 adults, or 2 adults and 1 teenager

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas