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Lark Rise

Salhouse near Wroxham, Norfolk (Ref. 1060582)

4.8

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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13 Customer Reviews

  • "Very nice cottage, lovely back garden with the hot tub, overlooking fields."

    Good location as not far to visit places.

    Reviewed by NicolaApr 2022

  • "Had a brilliant week at Lark Rise."

    Lovely house which is well equipped with everything we needed. Good location for a very enjoyable holiday..would highly recommend for a break in Norfolk.

    Reviewed by StephenApr 2022

  • "A extremely enjoyable weeks break, lovely place and everything you could think of, cannot praise the place enough."

    We will certainly be booking again. Just one thing to mention is lighting around the hot tub, because of the time of year of our visit, it was dark early in the evenings, and although there is lighting near the hot tub there were no indications as to where to switch it on, and I’m sure the fairy lights would have been lovely to have had on too. Just a really lovely peaceful get away.

    Reviewed by JeanetteMar 2022

  • "For those without cars there is a good bus service to Wroxham and Norwich less than 5 minutes’ walk from the house"

    Reviewed by PamelaOct 2021

  • "Had a lovely holiday, great location 5mins to Wroxham and about 30 - 40 mins to the coast."

    The house is comfortable and as described, the hot tub was lovely at the end of the garden backing on to open fields, very relaxing after a day sightseeing.

    Reviewed by MichelleAug 2021

  • "The cottage was in superb condition and it was a lovely touch that there was a bottle of wine and a carrot cake for us on arrival."

    The outdoor area with the hot tub was beautiful, quiet and very private and it was so central to anywhere we wanted to go. It was a shame the pub around the corner was only open at the weekend but no control over that during these times. I would highly recommend Lark Rise and would definitely come back.

    Reviewed by ChristinaJul 2021

  • "Kids enjoyed themselves."

    Loved the hot tub. The sofa was extremely comfortable. Great base for exploring North Norfolk and beyond! Would highly recommend!

    Reviewed by ElizabethJul 2021

  • "The house and garden were lovely."

    The only issues we had were that the kitchen tap needed to be tightened, the shower in the en-suite overflowed, and the hot tub could have been hotter. Only small things which did not spoil our holiday.

    Reviewed by TinaJul 2021

  • "Found Lark Rise very clean and comfortable."

    The bottle of wine, cake and tea making supplies on arrival was a very nice touch and something we have not had before in a Sykes cottage. The garden is beautifully kept and was a nice place to sit in the evening. Only thing to be aware of is that the hedge at the front restricts your view when existing the driveway onto what can be a busy road at times but its just a matter of being careful.

    Reviewed by RobertJul 2021

  • "The property was great and in a lovely quiet location and was a good base to get to many places in the area."

    We have booked with Sykes many times before and will go on booking with them too. I think the only thing lacking for us was the instructions for appliances. The heating system was different to what we were used to and could not find any instructions at all for it so we were cold on a number of evenings/nights. Also the microwave was different to what we were used to (there was no turntable) and therefore we were unable to use it. The hotter temperature was not as warm as we would have liked it but the settings were locked down. The shower in the ensuite overflowed out of the shower tray and therefore we were not able to use that shower either. None of these things spoiled the holiday but they could have enhanced it.

    We are glad you enjoyed your holiday at Lark Rise but are sorry to hear you had some difficulties whilst there. We are very grateful for any feedback both positive and negative and I have taken it on board: There are full instructions for all appliances in the Lark Rise Welcome Pack, however we have printed out the microwave instructions and left them in the kitchen. Additionally we have asked our handyman to look into your other comments and he has now confirmed that everything is in perfect working order. We would love to welcome you back to Lark Rise on your next visit to Norfolk. Property Owner

    Reviewed by StephenJun 2021

  • "The property was immaculately kept and extremely comfortable."

    Perhaps a few more utensils in the kitchen would be welcome (sharp knives specifically) but incredibly well equipped other than that. Lovely touches with the soft, motion activated lighting at night made the stay even more enjoyable. The garden is spectacular and we were fortunate to get good weather which meant we could enjoy sitting out and using the hot tub. Will be looking to book again and highly recommend to others. We were just one couple, but there is certainly enough room for larger families or mixed groups to enjoy a relaxing trip.

    Reviewed by VictoriaJun 2021

  • "From the easy to navigate Sykes website, the friendliness and helpfulness of the Customer Service Dept when I spoke to them, accuracy of all details of Larkrise and indeed the property itself, I will have no hesitation in recommending the both."

    The property is lovely - and unlike many other holiday properties there is absolutely no signage of "do this & don't do that" - which made us feel very welcome in your Clients property. The only thing that was missing was a Guest Book ( always nice to leave your personal notes, not only to future Guests but also to the property owners ). Please pass on our sincere thanks to the owners of Larkrise for such a lovely holiday home.

    Reviewed by KaranJun 2021

  • "We had a wonderful stay at Lark Rise, the cottage was a real home from home with comfy beds, lovely living area, fab hot tub and garden."

    The location is excellent and we enjoyed Norwich, boating on the broads, beaches and Bewilderwood. Fab holiday thank you.

    Reviewed by ClareMay 2021

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower room, 1 x double, 1 x ground floor twin
  • Bathroom with P-shaped bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom/Utility
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and seating area with woodburning stove
  • Garden room
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric double oven and induction hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, wine fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, Smart TV and wifi
  • Electricity and gas included in rent plus a starter supply of logs and kindling
  • Bedlinen and towels included in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Enclosed rear garden with decked dining area, rattan furniture, lawn and hot tub
  • 2 well behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.1 miles, pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: Property is set back on a fairly busy road but has a gate for child and pet safety

The property

Set in Salhouse village and conveniently located on the road leading to Wroxham is Lark Rise, a charming chalet-style property boasting wonderful countryside views, Lark Rise is ideally placed for a family or group wanting to explore Norwich or the Norfolk Broads, being close to public transport links as well as walking distance to Salhouse Broad and within easy reach of national cycle routes.

Ample off-road parking is available on the large gravel driveway, which is gated to provide an extra sense of security, and leads to the welcoming front door.

Step inside Lark Rise to discover a spacious and inviting hallway, leading to a convenient cloakroom/boot room containing a washing machine and tumble dryer along with a handy WC and basin and coat hooks to hang your jackets after a day out exploring your surroundings.

From here, venture along the hallway and discover the charming open-plan living room with soft grey carpet and a large corner sofa, where you can relax in the evening and enjoy a film night on the Smart TV as the woodburning stove crackles in the background and adds a cosy ambiance to your evening.

The dining area offers a sociable space with large wooden dining table adjacent to the contemporary kitchen with induction hob, granite worktops and modern appliances, where the whole group can gather to cook and enjoy meals together, there is even a drinks fridge to keep a bottle of wine or two cool to enjoy with your meal.

For a moment of tranquility, grab a good book and curl up on one of the comfortable chairs in the garden room, which overlooks the garden and the great views across the fields.

When its time to catch up on rest, you can choose from three inviting bedrooms; a ground floor twin is ideal for any guests with mobility issues, while upstairs there is a bright and airy double bedroom, served by an immaculate and modern family bathroom with a P-shaped bath, along with a spacious master bedroom, boasting a king-size bed, a contemporary ensuite with walk-in shower and more lovely countryside views.

On a sunny day, head out into the large enclosed rear garden, where you can relax on the decking while preparing a meal on the gas barbeque or spend time watching the changing skies at sunset whilst relaxing amidst the warming bubbles of the hot tub.

When you’re ready to set out and explore your surroundings, you will find a pub a short walk away as well as the Woodforde’s pub and brewery, which offers tours, there is a recreation ground in the village for the children in your group, and of course Salhouse Broad is a pleasant one mile walk away, where you can hire kayaks and enjoy the beautiful and tranquil scenery of the River Bure, you can also take a ferry across to a nature reserve to experience more of the fascinating wildlife of the Broads (Must be booked in advance).

Cycling is also very popular in the area and there are many quiet routes nearby that are suitable for all the family, a popular local attraction is BeWILDerwood, where the whole family can enjoy treetop walks and zip wires.

The Bure Marshes National Nature Reserve is just one of the many places within a short drive where you can enjoy a walk through the wetlands and marshes and of course Wroxham Broad is just a few minutes up the road, Wroxham is the main centre locally for boat hire, and offers a variety of different types and sizes of boat for exploring the miles of waterways and enjoying the beautiful natural scenery, Salhouse is also an ideal base for days out at the beach, being only 25 minutes away by car.

Salhouse is well served by public transport, having its own station with regular trains into Norwich or to Cromer on the Norfolk coast, there is also a regular bus service to Norwich City centre where you can take time to explore the Cathedral and its many other historic buildings or enjoy a night out at the theatre.

With so much excitement and adventure within easy reach, Lark Rise is a fantastic base for a Norfolk Broads getaway.

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About the location

WROXHAM

Norwich 7 miles; North Walsham 10 miles; Aylsham 11 miles.

Wroxham is commonly known as the “Capital of the Broads” and is the main centre for boating on the Broads. It is home to a wide range of shops, bars and restaurants as well as numerous boating emporia. Wroxham is home to a railway station with trains regularly running to Norwich or the coast, or you can spend a day on the Bure Valley Railway, a narrow gauge steam and diesel service running between the market town of Aylsham and Wroxham. The local area offers a wide choice of places to visit from craft barns and beautiful gardens to National Trust properties and Redwings Horse Sanctuary. Just four miles away is Sprowston Manor Hotel and Country Club with a golf club and spa. A short drive from Wroxham will bring you to the popular city of Norwich which boasts some of the finest buildings in Britain, with two cathedrals, a Norman castle and several large houses. Norwich also offers art galleries, museums, theatres and cinemas, as well as beautiful parks and gardens. Visit its stylish pubs, cafés and restaurants and enjoy its excellent shopping facilities. With Norfolk’s beautiful and varied coastline within easy reach, this is a lovely location for discovering Norfolk.

Region Information

Please note: in the case of last minute bookings or circumstances beyond our control, the hot tub may not be available within the first 24 hours of your arrival.


Please also note: If bookings are longer than 7 nights, a hut tub technician will need to attend to check the chemical levels for your safety.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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