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The Boathouse Cottage

Wayford, Norfolk (Ref. 949617)

  • The Boathouse Cottage - (Ref. 949617)

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  • Sleeps 4 people

  • 2 bedrooms

  • 2 bathrooms

  • No pets allowed

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Reviews

    “Ideal situation to explore all that North Norfolk has to offer.”

    Peacful situation overlooking the marina, the river and the trees beyond.

Boathouse Cottages

A group of two heart warming, waterside cottages tucked away on the river Ant at Wayford Bridge near Barton Broad and the villages of Horning and Wroxham. Lovely views over the marina and river. Comfortable contemporary interiors with the addition of woodburning stoves, perfect for spending some quality time together. Spacious and comfortable bedrooms with an assortment of shower rooms and bathrooms. Once you have embraced the interior, why not wander outside to experience the location first hand or take out a complementary dinghy or canoe to soak up the atmosphere. Around the cottages there is generous decking, furnished with outside seating and dining furniture, barbeque etc. Perfect to enjoy a glass of something and plan your next day whilst enjoying the view and the sunset. A rowing/ sailing dinghy in addition to one or two canoes (one canoe per two guests) are included. There are a host of attractions to suit everyone including river trips, bird sanctuaries, stately homes, gardens etc., including an abundance of walking and cycling routes through villages and hamlets and nearby coastal route with stunning beaches. Alternatively, enjoy the area from the river with one of your complementary canoes or dinghy or from a motorised or electric day boat hired only a few steps away. Share your photo and video memories via our free, enterprise grade WiFi service, provided by our corporate fibre leased line. Perfect for those who need to keep in touch with their business interests. There is so much to see and do making these immaculate cottages a wonderful base.

The property

A well presented cottage located at Wayford Bridge on the river Ant, beautifully designed with idyllic views around the exterior.

The ground floor boasts a welcoming hallway cloakroom with WC and laundry.

A sumptuous, comfortable sitting room with cosy woodburner, calming views of the marina and river beyond.

French doors to your decking with outside seating and dining, providing sunshine from early morning throughout the day.

The kitchen/diner with views over the marina and water is very well equipped to accommodate additional people should you have friends visit.

Two double bedrooms ooze their own individual charm, both with views over the marina and water.

With the addition of an en-suite and a family bathroom with a roll top bath as well as a very spacious power shower you can be at one with a full sense of luxury all-season round.

Note this property can be booked with Ref. 949042, together they can sleep eight people


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite power shower, basin and WC, 1 x double
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath, power shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburner.
  • Oil central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer in cloakroom, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, radio, Blu-ray, DVD, Enterprise grade WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and wood for woodburner included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Landscaped garden with paved and shingled areas with paved and shingled areas with seating in addition to decking furnished for dining and seating with a barbecue
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Farm shop, pub and restaurant 5 mins walk
  • Note: A rowing/ sailing dinghy in addition to one or two canoes (one canoe per two guests) are included
  • Note: Due to the location and design of the cottages, the minimum age for guests is 5 years
  • Note: Check in time is after 4.30pm and check out time is before 10am.

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About the location


Wroxham 6 miles; Norwich 13 miles; Gt. Yarmouth 17 miles

Wayford is situated on the river Ant near Barton Broad. There is a large Farm Shop and Nursery, A bistro style restaurant / coffee shop, a pub and restaurant, small grocery and newsagent and a petrol station. In addition to four Boatyards, offering Day Boat and canoe hire. This is a very popular location for canoeing also leading to the Dilham Canal. There are numerous attractions nearby including the Museum of the Broads, the Radar Museum, famous historic houses and beautiful gardens. There are so many places to eat and shop, not only in Wayford but in nearby Horning and Wroxham, which also boasts boat trips and the Bure Valley Steam Railway. Wayford is located only 6 miles from the coast and stunning beaches. There is a coast road which follows the scenic route through coastal villages offering an abundance of pubs and restaurants or places to stop and picnic before arriving at Cromer and Sheringham with its museums, theatre and steam railway. The area offers so much to see and do, a week will never be enough!

Region Information

Note: Due to the location and design of the cottages, the minimum age for guests is 5 years
Note: Check in time is after 4.30pm and check out time is before 10am.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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