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The Red House

Northwold, Norfolk (Ref. 903534)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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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/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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60 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Garland

    “House perfectly equipped, clean, welcoming, had everything we needed.”

    Brilliant we were able to bring our cat with us. Would definitely come again

    - Mrs Garland, April 2021

The property

A charming, semi-detached cottage set in the heart of the pretty village of Northwold, close to the Norfolk/Suffolk border in Norfolk.

With easy access to Ely, Bury St Edmunds and the North Norfolk Coastline, this delightful cottage offers wonderful accommodation for families or small groups of friends at any time of the year.

Fully redecorated and with plenty of character, the cottage offers two spacious and pretty bedrooms, a king-size double and a twin room, on the first floor, together with a family bathroom which is perfect for a relaxing soak after a day exploring.

Downstairs there is a shower room with underfloor heating.

The modern kitchen is spacious and well equipped with a central dining area, the perfect place for enjoying delicious home-cooked meals and planning tomorrow’s escapades!

The cottage boasts an especially welcoming living room with a cosy woodburning stove, ideal for those cooler days.

A large entrance hall leads outside to an enclosed garden where you can sit and enjoy breakfast and a morning cup of coffee in the summer sunshine.

This cottage is close to both High Lodge Forest Centre and Brandon Country Park, which offer excellent outdoor facilities including wonderful walking and cycle routes through beautiful countryside and Thetford Forest.

Go Ape, the UK’s number one Tree Top Adventure, and Go Ape Segway Experience are both accessed from the High Lodge Forest Centre.

The forest also plays host to a number of live events throughout the summer.

This cottage truly is a fantastic, all-year-round holiday base for friends and family wishing to explore Norfolk, with easy access inland or to the famous North Norfolk Coastline.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with underfloor heating, shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric range oven with electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Bike storage
  • Enclosed garden with patio furniture and summerhouse
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub within walking distance - 600 yards
  • Shop 2.5 miles

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About the location


Swaffham 10.5 miles, Thetford 13 miles, Ely 26 miles, Bury St. Edmunds 25 miles

Surrounded by farmland and nestled in beautiful Norfolk countryside, lies the idyllic village of Northwold. The village lies close to the border of Norfolk and Suffolk, making it perfect for exploring and making the most of all that East Anglia has to offer. The church of St Andrew, dating back to the early 13th century, is in the village centre along with the pub, The Crown Inn. Northwold lies in an area of Norfolk known as the “Brecks”, which has a unique landscape of beautiful Scots Pine forest, heathlands, wetlands, chalk streams and pingo ponds. Explore nearby Thetford Forest, Grimes Graves (the only Neolithic flint mine open to visitors in Britain), or visit the National Trust’s Oxburgh Hall or Gooderstone Water Gardens (both 6 miles). Venture slightly further afield to the historic towns of Ely, Bury St Edmunds or King’s Lynn for stunning architecture and a superb variety of shops, bars and restaurants. Visitors can also make a day trip to the North Norfolk Coast which is just an hour away. Northwold is a great base for exploring Norfolk, all year round.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Christmas

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