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Squirrels Drey

Little Dunham near Litcham, Norfolk (Ref. 958809)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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32 Customer Review(s)

  • “Owners live next door, always helped out when requested.”

    Property within 50 minutes of northern beaches and National trust properties.

    Property within 50 minutes of northern beaches and National trust properties. Cottage very cosy and comfortable and useful to be between two villages. Supermarkets at Swaffham very good.

    - Pearson, April 2021

The property

Litcham 3.2 miles.

This immaculate cottage is an annex to the owner’s home, situated in a rural location with characterful places of interest dotted around the area.

A chance to really get away from it all, why not turn this retreat into your own little holiday home for two?

Access the entrance via the pretty courtyard, home to a seating area where you can rest under the sun on a pleasant afternoon.

The open-plan living area is presented in a heart-warming fashion with a lounge to one side, elevated by a woodburning stove for a glimpse of charm and warmth.

A contemporary kitchen lies opposite with sleek units and a grey-white compilation, a nice place to prepare your favourite meals.

Stairs lead the way to a family bathroom, complete with a bath and an overhead shower, whilst the king-size bedroom is a peaceful haven to unwind in, with co-ordinated bedside tables and Velux windows, which help to bring the outside in, and the perfect way to relax after a long day in the perfectly placed massage chair overlooking Squirrels Drey very own mini woodland.

After a good night's sleep, enjoy a warm cup of tea in the enclosed garden, a lovely spot to simply take in the peace and quiet.

Litcham is a lovely village which is approached by driving through a common inhabited by wild ponies, with a number of amenities including the village shop with post office, a butchers, the Bull pub, fish and chip shop and also a doctors surgery.

Nearby, Little Fransham is home to a village pub called The Canary and Linnet, and further afield lies the city of Norwich, the Norfolk Broads and the North Norfolk Coast.

Furthermore, under 4 miles away is Necton, home to a post office, pub and small supermarket where you can get your everyday essentials.

Holkham Natural Nature reserve which is a 40 minute drive away, Snettisham beach and Heacham South Beach also make for a great day out.

Swaffham also previews fine Georgian buildings housing shops, pubs and restaurants, a bustling Saturday market and a twice-monthly farmers’ market.

Situated in a great location, Peddars Way can be accessed from a nearby village called Sporle, where a trail of up to 46 miles is perfect for walkers and cyclists.

An excellent base to admire and explore.

Note: this property can be booked with ref 1054769, together sleeping 4 people.


  • One king-size bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Enclosed courtyard with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 10 mins walk
  • Nearest pub is under 3 miles away in Litcham
  • Please Note: The settee in the property lounge is changed to a new sofa as required
  • This property is an adult only property, no children or infants are allowed
  • Note: Air cooler provided in bedroom
  • Note: Access to a private swimming pool through a local hotel
  • An allocated time slot of 1 hour is issued to your party
  • Information will be provided inside the property on how to organise this

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


East Dereham 9 miles; Swaffham 9 miles; Fakenham 11 miles.

Litcham is a traditional, rural Norfolk village with one pub (The Bull Inn), a local butcher, a combined post office and convenience store, and a fish and chip shop. The beautiful village church, with its prominent square tower, dates back to the 12th century, though it was rebuilt to a great extent in the 15th. Litcham and the surrounding villages in the parish (particularly Beeston and Tittleshall) have a busy events calendar. Litcham Common, officially a Local Nature Reserve for over 20 years, is superb for nature lovers, bird-watchers and particularly walkers, as it sits on the Nar Valley Way, which runs all the way from East Dereham to King's Lynn. The three local towns of East Dereham, Swaffham and Fakenham are all about 10 miles away, providing access to a wide range of shops, pubs and restaurants.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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