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The Baker's Oven

Whittington near Downham Market, Norfolk (Ref. 1092296)

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The property

Downham Market 8.6 miles.

This contemporary property is formed by part of an old converted mill, nestled within the quaint village of Whittington, West Norfolk.

Finished to a high standard, The Baker’s Oven is a wonderful break for families looking to escape normality and explore all that East Anglia has to offer.

Two designated parking spaces greet you upon arrival, leading you through to the entrance hallway with glass/black framed diving wall, offering a view into the contemporary open-plan living space.

The sumptuous sofa rests in the centre of the room, flanked by two beautiful swivel chairs and positioned infront of the Smart TV, encouraging a cosy movie night after a long day of exploring.

Allow the chef of the group to get to terms with the kitchen, boasting a superb range of inbuilt appliances to assist with home-cooking, along with a handy utility room with washing machine, so you won’t have to pack your whole wardrobe.

As you start to tire, move upstairs and discover the bedrooms; the spacious master houses a king-size bed served by a gleaming bathroom, tempting you with a lazy soak in the freestanding bath, while the twin room benefits from an en-suite shower.

To the exterior of The Baker’s Oven is an enclosed courtyard with bistro furniture, perfect for alfresco dining and evening drinks under a canopy of stars.

Whittington is a pretty village with a several scenic walks and cycling routes, plus a local convenience store where you can pick up ingredients for a hearty breakfast one morning.

The nearby village of Wereham is home to the much-loved George and Dragon pub, offering traditional pub grub and a selection of ales.

For a greater selection of eateries, head over to the historic town of Downham Market, where you will be spoilt for choice with a number of pubs, restaurants, takeaways and charming cafés, plus a weekly outdoor market where you can sample local produce and delicacies.

Escape to the great outdoors and amble along the Fen Rivers Way footpath enjoying distinctive Fens landscape filled with vibrant wildlife and history, continuing down to the River Great Ouse where you can marvel at the dramatic open sky and flood banks that protect the low lying Fens.

However you choose to fill your precious holiday time, return to the comfort of The Baker’s Oven and recharge your batteries for another adventure.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin with en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area
  • Utility
  • (type) central heating
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Designated parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed courtyard with seating furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 1.2 miles

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About the location


King’s Lynn 11.5 miles.

The rural Saxon market town of Downham Market is one of the oldest in Norfolk, and is known locally as the gateway to the Fens, renowned for its network of waterways. Downham Market boasts an attractive black and white clock tower in its main square, and hosts a weekly outdoor market on Fridays and Saturdays selling mostly local produce, along with an additional fortnightly Saturday collectables and craft market. On the fringe of the town is the mainline railway station with links to Ely, Cambridge, King's Cross London and King's Lynn. Discover the great outdoors along the Fen Rivers Way footpaths enjoying distinctive Fens landscape rich in history and wildlife, leading to the River Great Ouse with dramatic open sky and the flood banks that protect the low lying Fens. Just a short drive away is Welney's Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust nature reserve, popular with birdwatchers, where you can view nature in action throughout the seasons, including dragonflies, wildflowers and a wealth of water birds. Other interesting places to visit include Ely Cathedral, the historic maritime town of King's Lynn, Wisbech, the Queen's Sandringham Estate, along with the west Norfolk coastal villages, towns and RSPB sites.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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