Anvil Cottage

Melton Constable near Holt, Norfolk (Ref. 951866)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This lovely detached cottage is situated in the village of Melton Constable, one mile from the larger village of Briston and within reach of Holt and Fakenham.

This delightful holiday home is ideal for a couple, small family or friends in a convenient location for exploring this part of Norfolk.

Upon opening the front door you walk straight into the sitting room with two comfy sofas and then to the left of the sitting room is a twin bedroom, the only bedroom on the ground floor.

From the sitting room is a bathroom with bath and shower over and then into the kitchen/diner, where a tasty evening meal can be rustled up after a busy day visiting the many places and attractions that can be found nearby.

Up on the first floor via a steep, narrow staircase and completing the accommodation are two spacious double bedrooms.

Melton Constable has a shop, Post Office and fish and chip shop, whilst enhanced amenities, including a pub can be found in Briston, just one mile away.

There’s plenty to see and do within reach, with something for everyone, including a visit to the historic city of Norwich, the coast and sandy beaches, boat trips on the Norfolk Broads and a number of delightful towns and villages.

A charming Norfolk holiday base.


Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x ground floor twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room.


  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 mins walk, pub 1 mile
  • Note: Property has steep, narrow stairs, not suitable for less mobile guests.

About the location


Briston 1 mile; Thursford 4.5 miles; Holt 5 miles; Fakenham 9 miles.

The small village of Melton Constable is situated between the village of Thursford and market town of Holt. Melton Constable, mentioned in the Domesday Day book as Maeltuna, has a shop, Post Office and a fish and chip shop. One mile away is the larger village of Briston, which has also has a shop and Post Office, as well as a bakery, butcher’s and a pub. Thursford famous for its Christmas event is within reach, as is the Georgian market town of Holt and the town of Fakenham is worth a visit. Further afield is the wonderful Norfolk coast, the city of Norwich and the superb Norfolk Broads. A lovely base for your Norfolk getaway.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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