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Squirrel Cottage with Private Heated Pool, Hot-tub and Games Room

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Have fun with the kids, learn to swim  whatever the weather in the heated pool, not shared
Plenty of parking right outside Squirrel Cottage
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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
7 nights minimum
Cottage
Squirrel cottage has its own fenced in garden with patio furniture for al fresco dining. One bedroom is double the other can either be 1 king & 1 single or 3 singles. Bathroom also has separate shower enclosure, fully equipped kitchen/diner. Lounge with patio door to garden, with a wooded view beyond, a great place to spot the deer as they pass by to the natural pond for a drink. Flat screen television with sky sports & movies. The property abounds with wildlife, Squirrels, rabbits, foxes and deer to name a few plus a countless variety of birds (A bird watchers paradise!) A few yards from the cottage is the pool house with heated pool and 5 person Jacuzzi/hot tub which guests have private use of. . Lots of children have been taught to swim whilst staying here. The back lawn only can be u...Squirrel cottage has its own fenced in garden with patio furniture for al fresco dining. One bedroom is double the other can either be 1 king & 1 single or 3 singles. Bathroom also has separate shower enclosure, fully equipped kitchen/diner. Lounge with patio door to garden, with a wooded view beyond, a great place to spot the deer as they pass by to the natural pond for a drink. Flat screen television with sky sports & movies. The property abounds with wildlife, Squirrels, rabbits, foxes and deer to name a few plus a countless variety of birds (A bird watchers paradise!) A few yards from the cottage is the pool house with heated pool and 5 person Jacuzzi/hot tub which guests have private use of. . Lots of children have been taught to swim whilst staying here. The back lawn only can be used by guest for ball games and badminton. The property lies at the end of a private lane in the beautiful Wensum Valley, officially designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty, an excellent totally peaceful location from which to explore Norfolk. Our grounds are next to Taverham Mill & Nature Reserve where there is a lovely walk through woods, fields & along side the river, there is also a coffee shop. Pensthorpe (as seen on BBC's springwatch) a short ride away. Good value places for dining out 10min drive away. New for March 2016 Games Room with Ping-Pong, Pool, Football table, Dart Board, books. New for 2020 en-suite to double bedroom. HEATED POOL AVAILABLE END OF MARCH TO END OF OCTOBER, HOT-TUB AVAILABLE ALL YEAR. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
We do not allow young groups.
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Christine P
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:85%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2010
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely cottage with all amenities. Set in a quiet area about 5 miles from Norwich. Chrissy is a warm and welcoming host and we very much appreciated the cream tea she left for us on our arrival. The pool and hot tub were fully used...More

Date of stay: September 2021
Thank minianni
Reviewed 2 August 2021

Just back from our 14 day holiday at squirrel cottage. Lovely and peaceful cottage. The pool and hot tub are just great to relax after a day sightseeing. Keith and chrissy are fantastic hosts. Thanks for a great time. Lottie our cavapoo loved her stay...More

Date of stay: July 2021
Thank IanM5088
Tourist295193, VR Owner at Squirrel Cottage with Private Heated Pool, Hot-tub and Games Room, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2021

We are pleased you all enjoyed your 2 week stay at Squirrel cottage it was nice to have you stay.

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Reviewed 10 July 2021

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Date of stay: June 2021
Tourist295193, VR Owner at Squirrel Cottage with Private Heated Pool, Hot-tub and Games Room, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2021

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Reviewed 10 June 2021

We are a family of four (kids 8 and 4) The bungalow is located on the owners property at the end of a private road. Its comfortable, clean and and spacious. The owners Chrissy and Keith are friendly and helpful and also leave you enough...More

Date of stay: May 2021
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Tourist295193, VR Owner at Squirrel Cottage with Private Heated Pool, Hot-tub and Games Room, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2021

Thank you for your great review. Look forward to seeing you next year for your return visit.

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Andover, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 October 2020

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Date of stay: September 2020
Tourist295193, VR Owner at Squirrel Cottage with Private Heated Pool, Hot-tub and Games Room, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2020

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 September 2020

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Date of stay: September 2020
Tourist295193, VR Owner at Squirrel Cottage with Private Heated Pool, Hot-tub and Games Room, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2020

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Reviewed 10 September 2020

This was our 2nd visit to this lovely cottage. We were greeted by Chrissy and Keith with a lovely warm welcome. They really were the perfect hosts and our girls thought they were lovely. The very thoughtful welcome basket was a lovely surprise, thank you...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank valm113
Tourist295193, VR Owner at Squirrel Cottage with Private Heated Pool, Hot-tub and Games Room, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2020

We are so pleased when guests return for another stay at Squirrel Cottage what better recommendation!

Reviewed 10 September 2020

We were so lucky to find this cottage was available having had to cancel a holiday to France and booking at short notice. Our first visit to Norfolk the cottage is even better than it appears in the photos, the area in which it is...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank JeffW722
Tourist295193, VR Owner at Squirrel Cottage with Private Heated Pool, Hot-tub and Games Room, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2020

Wow thank you for your kind words and we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay even in these difficult times. Squirrel Cottage is the perfect place to get back to nature as it is all around us from geese and buzzards flying overhead, rabbits,...More

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Tunbridge Wells, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 August 2020

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Date of stay: August 2020
Tourist295193, VR Owner at Squirrel Cottage with Private Heated Pool, Hot-tub and Games Room, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2020

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Reviewed 4 November 2019 via mobile

Had a lovely time at squirrel cottage, pool was a godsend, and the hot tub was a lovely addition, accomodation was good, ensuite will be icing on the cake, fully equipped kitchen and cosy front room, already looking to book for next year!More

Date of stay: October 2019
1  Thank Karina R
Tourist295193, VR Owner at Squirrel Cottage with Private Heated Pool, Hot-tub and Games Room, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2019

Having an enclosed pool is a godsend as you can use what ever the weather and unfortunately we have had an unusual amount of rain this October. The ensuite will be available for next Easter. We are pleased that you are looking to book for...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Books
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Patio
Ping Pong Table
Pool Table
Private Indoor Pool
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Cooker
Toaster
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Old Costessey is a picturesque village which has a catholic church & C of E Church, 2 Golf courses, post office with groceries, 2 village pubs one with river frontage. 4 miles from the Cathedral City of Norwich. Only 5 min drive away is the Longwater Shopping Centre with Sainsburys, Range, M & S food, Next, twenty minute drive to the east are the beautiful Norfolk Broads where boats can be hired for day trips to explore reed-lined waterways, windmills and nature reserves. The Swan pub in Ringland is by the river where you can eat outside or in. At the end of a hectic day exploring Norfolk's myriad of delights, just relax by the pool or unwind in the Jacuzzi and watch the sun go down over the mystical Wensum Valley.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Squirrel Cottage with Private Heated Pool, Hot-tub and Games Room

Squirrel Cottage with Private Heated Pool, Hot-tub and Games Room is able to accommodate up to 5 guests. See all property details.

Squirrel Cottage with Private Heated Pool, Hot-tub and Games Room has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Squirrel Cottage with Private Heated Pool, Hot-tub and Games Room has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Squirrel Cottage with Private Heated Pool, Hot-tub and Games Room must last at least 7 nights. See all property details.