Holiday home This exceptional cottage is set next to the owners' Grade II, beautifully-restored Mill House dating from 1750's in a riverside location on the outskirts of the village of Wortwell, near Harleston in Norfolk and can sleep four people in one king-size double and one twin rooms both with en-suites. There is also an additional family shower room. The rest of this cottage contains an open plan living area with kitchen, dining and sitting area. A snug area with bunk beds and a TV. To the outside of the property there is off road parking for three cars and a private decked area with hot tub and shared use of the owners' gardens. Granary Mill Cottage is in a wonderful area with walks, cycling and the river on the doorstep and will suit families or couples looking to explore this wonderful area of Norfolk.
Area Located on the Norfolk/Suffolk border, Harleston nestles in the beautiful Waveney Valley within easy reach of the Suffolk Heritage Coast and with endless beautiful towns and villages just a short drive away. This friendly town offers ancient inns, charming individual shops, good restaurants and cafes, an art gallery and local museum, and a weekly market.
Amenities Electric central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, American-style fridge/freezer, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Netflix, DVD, iPod dock, Xbox, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 3 cars. Private decked area with furniture and BBQ. Indian sandstone patio area with seating. Two dogs welcome. Sorry, and no smoking. Shop and pub/restaurant 7 mins walk. Note: The property has unfenced water surrounding it, children must be supervised at all times. Note: There are two steps from the living area to the two main bedrooms and bunk bedroom and one step down to the kitchen, so may not be suitable for those with limited mobility. Note: There is a curtain separating the bunk bed room from the kitchen, there is no door. Note: The king-size double and twin bedrooms are accessed via the bunk room. Note: The property is accessed along an unmade track of approximately 0.25 miles. Note: BBQ not to be used after dark due to safety reasons. Note: Fishing hire is not available at this property however, guests are welcome to bring their own equipment at their if they have the appropriate licenses. Note: Max 6 guests. Note: canoe and kayak hire is now available on request from the owner. Note: The property, although secluded is not enclosed. Note: Some areas of the river bank are untouched to accommodate the stunning wildlife surrounding the property. Note: This property is suitable for a maximum of four adults and two children or young adults (under 9 stone due to the bunk beds)
Beautiful cottage in outstandingly beautiful setting, really comfortable with everything you could possibly need.. The owners were really friendly and couldn’t do enough. Thank you for an amazing stay
Mrs Froggatt, October 2020
Watermill Granary is in the most idyllic & peaceful countryside setting, surrounded on all sides by beautiful views & wildlife.. The barn itself is really comfortable with great facilities. In particular the beds & sofas are comfy, the hot tub is brilliant & there is a large TV with Netflix. We loved sitting on the verandah having lunch & watching the wildlife. There are also lovely walks & kayaking nearby & shops, restaurants & pubs all with a short drive or walk away. The only downside was that there wasn’t enough storage space for clothes so we had to live out of our suitcase for the week. Other than that, it was absolutely wonderful & felt very luxurious for the two of us.
Mrs Heaver, September 2020
Beautiful peaceful location.. All expected amenities - and more. It is a great base for exploring the local area on foot/bike or by car. In a week we barely scratched the surface.
The owners describe it as luxury accomodation for up to eight but we don't feel that eight would be a luxury experience! Two couples and two children (or less) = luxury. Beyond that comfortable would be a better description. More storeage space for clothes would help.
Mrs Morris, September 2020
The refusal of Sykes to let us contact the owner prior to booking to answer various questions unless we paid up in full meant we had to go not knowing we what to expect.. VERY IRRITATING!!
In fact Granary barn was delightful as were the owners. Lots of scams going on atm so Sykes could be more helpful imo!! Seemed to be talking to a sulky teenager who kept repeating Its all on the website... It wasn’t! Nb have already done Questionare once and was expecting an apology Phone call from Sykes ... none to date
Mr Miskin, September 2020
The cottage was everything that I hoped it would be both in accommodation and location.. The cottage‘s facilities were A* , everything from tea towels to dishwasher tablets to WiFi. I would highly recommend this beautiful/peaceful cottage and having the opportunity to take a kayak up the river with Captain Cook Canoes was a wonderful experience for our family. Cheryl also answered my texts very quickly and was very informative about where to dine and shop etc. I will definitely be booking again maybe later in the year.
Mrs Slade, August 2020
The setting of the watermill granary barn is absolutely beautiful, just like a Constable painting the perfect place for a relaxing holiday.. We took two of our grandchildren and they loved running around the extensive gardens and watching the wildlife in the river running around the property.
The Barn is really comfortable (the beds were really comfy) with everything you need and really tastefully decorated in bold colours and furnishings. We loved it.
Sitting on the extensive decking on three sides of the property allowed you to make the most of enjoying the countryside and watching the house martins flitting backwards and forwards to their nests.
The hot tub was a lovely bonus which we made the most of.
Another bonus was the lovely Wortwell Bell pub 10 mins walk away which does lovely reasonably priced pub grub.
A fabulous holiday all round. We had gorgeous weather but I bet it would be nice in winter too.
Mrs Kelly, July 2020
Honest feedback, where to begin.. . great location
Dogs roam the whole estate so expect to be greeted and in constant contact with the owners dogs even in the property you are staying in.
No access to hot tub unless you want to wall through owners garden which is covered in dog mess (great fun in the dark)
Radiators broken inside the property which meant at this time of year was quite cold so make sure your wrapped up!
Road on way into property is full of pot holes so be careful when driving down here (also fun in the dark!)
Owners are not quick to respond to any query (had to wait 4 days) so make sure you have everything sorted before you get there. No help when onsite was ignored when knocked on door or calling the number listed to call.
Overall cleanliness of property would get about a 4/10, noticable dirt and food from previous visit when we was there.
But after all that at least you get a good view.
Amazing location, amazing place highly recommended.. Had a lovely two days .
Fantastic setting.. Had a wonderful time as a family of 5 with grandparents in tow. Brilliant accommodation, waking up to herds of cows on the other side of the stream took me back to my youth.
Relaxing in the hot tub, kayaking down to the local pubs and a bit of swimming in the River Waverley. Cheryl and Paul were brilliant hosts and Steve the gardener/handy man was really helpful with his local knowledge.
Couldn't recommend highly enough.
Beautiful location and amazing property..
Lovely accommodation with everything we could want.. Beautiful setting. Friendly owners.
The Granary barn was set in a beautiful location.. The scenery was stunning and was rich in wildlife. There was something for all the family to do and it was quality time together. The local pubs were welcoming and did delicious meals. We came back from this holiday feeling truly rested and relaxed. I would highly recommend the Granary mill barn for a break as it exceeded all expectations.
Fabulous property in the most tranquil of settings.. If you’re looking for peace and quiet in a unique environment then look no further. My husband and I returned home yesterday feeling completely rejuvenated and relaxed after a weeks stay at the Granary. I couldn’t recommend this property highly enough!
Very beautiful cottage and surrounding and very friendly and helpful owners
What a fantastic holiday home, we had a great time and would seriously consider a return visit to this location
We were the first paying visitors to the Granary Mill unbeknown to us on booking. Wonderful location for a relaxing holiday, barn conversation done to a very high standard all round, loved being able to sit on the balcony and watch the local barn owls - what a treat along with deer in the distance. as well as the daily visits from friendly grey wagtails, swans and of course the owners dogs. Great walks from the door including to pub (s) , we were lucky enough to have nice weather so to come back and spend an 1/2 hr in the Jacuzzi in the sun watching for otters was fabulous. Owners extremely helpful and friendly, keen to ensure our visit was going well with recommendations for places to visit and eat out. Would definitely recommend this cottage and would go back if we visit this area again. Went home feeling very chilled and relaxed.
What can I say, this place is the perfect location, very peaceful area, the barn has been decorated to perfection and at a high standard very quirky lovely furniture, everything you wish for. Perfect for fishing as the river runs along side the barn, great hot tub to relax and view the sun set or while eating your picnic or BBQ that has just been cooked. Beds are so comfortable, best sleep I have had in years. lovely long or short walks and just to hang around and take in the views. We will most definitely return.
The accommodation was 100% as described and was totally faultless.. I would definately rebook.
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