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Pear Tree Cottage

Castle Acre, Norfolk (Ref. 914885)

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  • Sleeps 4 people

  • 2 bedrooms

  • 1 bathroom

  • Pets allowed

  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Reviews

    Mrs Gray

    “Cosy comfortable cottage in a brilliant quiet location within the village and well placed for exploring Norfolk.”

The cottage

This beautiful, detached cottage is set down a quiet lane in the historic, picturesque village of Castle Acre near Swaffham.

Surrounded by great opportunities for walking and cycling, this Castle Acre cottage is perfect for families and small groups of friends exploring the rural countryside of Norfolk.

This delightful Castle Acre cottage has two bedrooms and a family bathroom where you can enjoy a relaxing soak after a long day spent sightseeing.

There is a cosy sitting room, and a spacious, well-equipped kitchen leading to a dining area in the sun room, with patio doors leading out into the luscious lawned garden.

Let the kids play in the garden, while you sit out on the patio and enjoy al fresco dining on warm summer evenings.

Just a short walk from this Castle Acre cottage, you will find a popular pub, renowned for its delicious food, as well as a café, and a tea rooms.

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

From this Castle Acre cottage you can easily access many of the popular Norfolk attractions such as Thetford Forest, with its outdoor activities, Grime's Graves, and The National Trust property, Oxburgh Hall, to name but a few!

This Castle Acre cottage truly is a wonderful retreat for exploring Norfolk, and escaping the hustle and bustle of every day life!


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with multi-fuel stove.
  • Electric storage heaters with multi-fuel stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome.Sorry, no smoking
  • Roadside parking
  • Lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: Steep cottage stairs, may not be suitable for less mobile

Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Swaffham 5 miles; King's Lynn 20 miles.

A large west Norfolk conservation village with pretty red brick and flint faced cottages, Castle Acre is set within rural landscape and boasts an historical past. The village retains the ruins of a Norman castle with earthworks, the beautiful church of St James and the ruins of a Cluniac Priory. The main entrance into this attractive village is through Bailey Gate, a 13th Century flint gateway, under which pilgrims have passed for hundreds of years on their way to the shrine at Little Walsingham, a pilgrimage which still takes place today. There is a large village green surrounded by lime trees, cottages, traditional tea rooms, two public houses serving meals and further along the road, a village store. The local market town of Swaffham, five miles away, offers shops, a Saturday market with auction and Eco Tec centre. King's Lynn, 20 miles away, has a shopping centre, restaurants, a Tuesday market, theatre, cinema, train station and out of town shopping facilities.

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