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Jimmy’s Place

(Ref. 1070704)

Pulham Market, Norfolk Show on map


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  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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36 Customer Reviews

  • "Found it hard to book our stay on line with you in the end I had to phone to book, once again we could not fault Jimmy’s place."

    Reviewed by Desmond5.0Oct 2023

  • "A great clean place to discover Norfolk."

    Owners are on site to help with anything.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Sep 2023

  • "A lovely base from which to explore Norfolk."

    All needs are catered for. The cottage has been skillfully and thoughtfully converted and finished to a high standard. The welcome pack was unexpected but delightful. The owner also made us feel really welcome. Full marks.

    Reviewed by Ronald5.0Sep 2023

  • "The owners of the property literally thought of everything, a welcome pack, list of numbers of restaurants ,cabs, things to do, and even where the local petrol stations were."

    Such a quite area no light pollution. Jimmy's place was clean, and had all the things u could want, WiFi , 2 TVs, books , games ect if you visit here you will need to drive to most places. Lots to do here. My advice if you don't know the area is to Google map the places before you set off. As most things are at least 15-1hour drive away. Very clean area, people are very respectful in the area. If you're looking to get away from city or town life this is a ideal place. We would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Luke5.0Aug 2023

  • "Lovely clean tidy comfortable property, in a quiet location, good for general touring in Norfolk"

    Reviewed by Peter4.1Aug 2023

  • "Jimmy’s Place was a perfect cottage very clean and comfortable a lovely ..."

    Jimmy’s Place was a perfect cottage very clean and comfortable a lovely welcome pack,a lovely surprise,A good base for touring around Norfolk

    Reviewed by William5.0Jul 2023

  • "We were extremely happy with Jimmy's Place as we were last year."

    There is everything that makes your stay as comfortable as home from home. The owner Paul is always there if you have any questions or advice, whilst giving you privacy. We would have no hesitation in recommending this accommodation.

    Reviewed by Derrick5.0Jun 2023

  • "The best holiday cottage we have ever used."

    Very comprehensive range of facilities provided, at reasonable price.

    Reviewed by Geoffrey5.0Jun 2023

  • "The cottage was immaculate and being all ground floor and a walk in shower for ..."

    The cottage was immaculate and being all ground floor and a walk in shower for my wife who had a stroke last year and has mobility problems it was absolutely perfect we had a wonderful holiday the first for three years so from two very satisfied eighty plus year olds a very big thank you the only downside for us was having to travel on a Friday once again many thanks Tony and Janet South Yorkshire

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Jun 2023

  • "Cannot fault Jimmy’s place in any way , and Paul was very helpful, great stay highly recommend."

    Reviewed by Desmond5.0May 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage with every home comfort!"

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Mar 2023

  • "February 10th to March 10th."

    The cottage was immaculate and cleanliness was spot on. My hosts were on hand if I needed them. There was nothing to dislike about this property, bed was comfortable and linens were lush. Thankyou to my hosts once again. Would recommend to anyone if you want a quiet getaway or to do some exploring

    Reviewed by Teresa5.0Feb 2023

  • "Beautiful property, lovely welcome pack on arrival which was very thoughtful."

    The hosts were extremely friendly and helpful. The village is stunning to walk around with lovely pubs nearby. We will definitely book again! Thank you!

    Reviewed by Vicki5.0Jan 2023

  • "A very well appointed holiday cottage for 2."

    We stayed over a month and were very comfortable. The owners made us welcome and the property is in a very good location for holiday visitors accessing the A140 for either Suffolk or Norwich and North Norfolk. Surrounding villages are a delight.

    Reviewed by Janice5.0Nov 2022

  • "Lovely clean well fitted little cottage."

    Stayed for just over one month during house renovation. It was a pleasure to retreat to the cottage in comfort. Many thanks.

    Reviewed by Janice5.0Oct 2022

  • "Lovely little cottage in a peaceful location."

    Clean, nicely decorated, and with everything you need for a weekend getaway. Recommended!

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Aug 2022

  • "It was a great comfortable and quiet place to stay, just what we needed."

    Reviewed by Roy5.0Aug 2022

  • "What an exceptional property!"

    The owners have taken great care with the decor, furniture, and the equipment, including the bedding and towels, which are of the highest quality. Everything has been thought of, plus a lovely touch of leaving biscuits, wine and bread, there was even a pint of milk in the fridge. In addition, it is in a beautiful village, with two great pubs, and a convenience store, all within walking distance. I cannot praise this property highly enough. I shall definitely be returning in the future. Thankyou to the hosts for a fabulous stay.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Aug 2022

  • "Jimmy’s Place is so well equipped & immaculately clean, which together with the high standard of furniture & furnishings, makes it definitely the best holiday cottage I have ever rented!"

    Friendly owners Paul & Julie are nearby to answer any queries without being intrusive, & provide a much appreciated welcome pack. Perfect!

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Jul 2022

  • "Jimmys place was a perfect cottage for us very well equiped very clean & comfortable We had a few hot days & were cycling every day so were very pleased with the excellent shower."

    First class place. Hope to visit again Thanks Paul & Julie Peter& Michelle. .

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jul 2022

  • "We couldn't have asked for more, absolutely 1st class, high quality furnishings, very comfortable, Paul and Julie have taken everything into consideration including the interesting pictures and ornaments!"

    And the kitchen was very well equipped. Perfectt

    Reviewed by Maureen5.0Jun 2022

  • "Lovely place nice quiet village but very central to Norfolk and Suffolk mean the coast is only 30 mins in any direction."

    The local lanes superb for cycling and plenty of footpaths for walking really enjoy my stay the cottage is just right for two people

    Reviewed by Benjamin5.0May 2022

  • "A studio with one bedroom and en-suite."

    Well appointed and fitted out with quality. Owners live close but not intrusive. Chatty and helpful. Very good location, walking distance to village with good shop and two pubs. Deceptively spacious and comfortable.

    Reviewed by James5.0Mar 2022

  • "A wonderful cottage."

    Jim and Julie were perfect hosts, friendly and helpful but not intrusive. The cottage is very well equipped, the decor is fresh and up to date, the bed is comfortable and the shower is great. The situation is perfect for peace and quiet whilst being within easy reach of small towns and Norwich. We couldn't have asked for more.

    Reviewed by Judith5.0Feb 2022

  • "The owners of this property have taken a lot of care to make sure your stay is perfect."

    Other holiday lets could literally learn from copying there standards, Everything had been thought of. Kitchen is well stocked, cleaning standard very high, gentleman who met us was very friendly and welcoming, this is a place I highly recommend. Thankyou Jimmy.

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Jan 2022

  • "Clean,cosy,warm,comfortable, quiet."

    Lots of good local walks, good base for touring Norfolk, best places to eat out are The Old Ram and the Crown though portions are not that generous, good fish and chips at The Falcon,though you can get very good quality ready meals at half the price of eating out from local farm shop GOODIES also has a good butchers and groceries.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Nov 2021

  • "Property surpassed the description."

    On entering, it was so welcoming and clean . Modern co-ordinating furnishings. Lovely welcome pack of fresh eggs, bread, wine and chocolates. Village about 10/15 minutes walk away with two welcoming pubs that serve food. Hosts, Paul and Julie were very friendly and happy to answer any questions.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Oct 2021

  • "Great property in a great location."

    If you like home from home comfort than this is the place to book, the owner has thought of everything you may need whilst you are on holiday. Will book again

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Oct 2021

  • "Cottage was very new, everything immaculate."

    The only downside is that it is in a weird position. Down a lane opposite another house and on the edge of a farmyard.

    Reviewed by Linda4.7Oct 2021

  • "We found the owner, Paul, very helpful and welcoming and the property exceeded our expectations."

    Reviewed by John5.0Sep 2021

  • "A brilliant cottage & location."

    We really enjoyed our stay & appreciated the way that the owners have made this property a home from home

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Jul 2021

  • "Jimmy Place is well positioned for touring the local area."

    The accommodation was superbly appointed, clean and a wonderful shower. The welcome pack Paul and Julie left us was really appreciated and both of them were very friendly.

    Reviewed by Maurice5.0Jul 2021

  • "Lovely bungalow, everything you could wish for, a home from home, peaceful location, will definitely recommend to all our friends."

    Reviewed by Anne4.7Jun 2021

  • "If you want a quiet peaceful holiday Jimmys Place is ideal."

    A lot of the tourist attractions are within easy driving distance and at the end of the day you can scuttle back to Jimmys and sit in the garden with a glass of wine, or a cup of tea, and listen to the birds sing. The cottage is beautifully clean and exceedingly well equipped. Jill and Paul had left us eggs, bread, milk, wine and chocs. We would definitely go back there

    Reviewed by Jim5.0Jun 2021

  • "Jimmy's Place was a perfect home from home for us."

    It was clean, modern and very comfortable. We spent a week there touring around and it was a great base to do this. It had everything we needed. We would certainly love to return.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Jun 2021

  • "Great hosts , fabulous cottage, so comfortable , we will be back!"

    Reviewed by Peter5.0May 2021

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  • All-ground-floor
  • One king-size bedroom with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, 2 x TVs, DVD player, selection of books, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Garden with lawn, patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.4 miles
  • Note: Children are not permitted at this property

The property

From the humble beginnings of a cowshed on the family farm, Jimmy's Place has been transformed into a romantic retreat for two perched in the rural, Norfolk village of Pulham Market.

Owing its name to the owner's grandad who originally built the farm, Jimmy's Place is a perfect East Anglia touring base, within reach of The Broads, Great Yarmouth, Thetford Forest Park and Suffolk.

Enjoy returning to the open-plan living space after an action-packed day to relax with your other half, beginning the prep for your evening meal in the excellent fitted kitchen, amply equipped for its size, you can find all you need here to rustle up delicious dishes, with the addition of a washing machine too.

Dine at the dining table and chairs for two perched by the window, or delight in an alfresco dining experience in your own private garden with a pretty bistro set, great for the summer months!

Back inside, you can pick up a book from the shelf and get lost in another world while sinking into the sofa, or flick on the TV and watch a favourite film together for a tranquil end to the day.

Head through to the lovely bedroom when it's time to rest, finding a king-size bed amidst an array of matching furniture, including a pretty dressing table, with an adjoining en-suite shower room for you to freshen up in.

Pulham Market is regarded as one of the prettiest villages in Norfolk and is home to a picture-perfect village green surrounded by thatched cottages, a medieval church and a centuries-old alehouse, with all this just a few minutes' walk from Jimmy's Place.

The surrounding area is great for countryside walks with other popular walking spots within easy reach by car, including the famous Norfolk Broads, with opportunities for walking, cycling and even kayaking and canoeing along the waterways.

Find adventure westwards over in Thetford Forest Park where you can visit Grime's Graves Prehistoric Flint Mine, Go Ape Thetford Treetop Challenge, and High Lodge which is home to three cycling trails, four walking trails, Forest Segway and archery.

Visit the amazing World Horse Welfare Hall Farm and meet the beautiful horses taking residence here, with around 120 horses cared for at any one time, you can walk around the farm and afterwards enjoy a treat at the on-site coffee shop.

Other attractions nearby include Banham Zoo, Earsham Wetland Centre, The Norfolk Tank Museum and Camel Park Oasis.

Pay a visit to the city of Norwich to discover an array of attractions and heritage from Norwich Cathedral, Norwich Castle and Cow Tower, to the Plantation Garden and Whitlingham Country Park, alongside a fabulous selection of bars and pubs, shops and boutiques, and cafés and restaurants!

Relish a romantic retreat with your other half at Jimmy's Place in this beautiful area of Norfolk.

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About the location


Diss 8 miles; Norwich 17 miles.

Tucked away in the heart of the south Norfolk countryside is the pretty rural conservation village of Pulham Market. Pulham Market is an attractive village with traditional village green surrounded by beautiful thatched cottages, a 17th century church, general store, Post Office, a pub and a pub/restaurant. Just 8 miles from Pulham Market is the market town of Diss offering a good selection of shops, delis, eateries, a museum, swimming pool and an attractive Mere area where you can feed the ducks while you sit and relax. Pulham Market is ideally placed for those wishing to explore both Norfolk and Suffolk. Both counties offer wonderful interesting coastlines, many of which have sandy beaches, or why not take a leisurely drive through the luscious green countryside stopping off at one of the many interesting quaint market towns for a browse around independent shops, a spot of lunch or afternoon tea? Don’t forget to spend a day visiting the famous Norfolk broads or the beautiful, historic city of Norwich, which has a wealth of attractions.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas