Fig Tree Cottage in Hempstead
"Delightful cottage in peaceful hamlet close to the attractive market town of Holt and just 15 minutes drive to the coast."
Fig Tree Cottage has a lovely, light sitting room, furnished to a high standard with wood burning stove and a good selection of maps, guides, books, games and DVDs. Superfast Wi Fi is available. The kitchen is well equipped with ceramic hob, built in oven, washing machine, fridge with ice box, microwave and dining table. There are electric heaters in all rooms.
On the first floor are two bedrooms, one with king size bed and a small single bedroom. The bathroom has a small bath with full height shower attachment. Towels and bed linen are included for your stay.
Saturday change over, unless agreed otherwise. Short breaks available. Minimum 2 nights. No smoking. Pets by arrangement.
A full refund if you are unable to stay for Covid-related reasons.
1 king size double and 1 single.
The cottage is set back from the road in a peaceful location and has a sunny garden to the front and to the side there is a private decking area with table and chairs and a lockable bike shed. There is parking directly outside the cottage on the road.
Hempstead is a quiet, friendly hamlet 2 miles from the historic and bustling Georgian town of Holt with its selection of interesting shops, galleries and restaurants. Holt Country Park has lots of activities going on throughout the year and bikes can be hired locally.
Hempstead is the perfect base for walks directly from the cottage, including Baconsthorpe Castle and with good access to the coast a 15 minute drive away. The famous beaches at Holkham and Wells are a short ride along the coastal road to the west, passing Morston, Blakeney and Stiffkey and visitors to the cottage particularly like West Runton beach between Sheringham and Cromer to the east. National Trust properties Blickling Estate, Felbrigg Hall and Sheringham Park are not far away and the walks and gardens on the Mannington Estate are recommended . Bird watchers will want to visit the Norfolk Wildlife Trust site at Cley Marshes and further afield at Holme-next-the-Sea and the RSPB's Titchwell Marsh. Good food is a feature of the area with many restaurants and pubs and plenty of seafood available.
Comments from the Guest Book 2022:
"What a gorgeous cottage. I loved looking at the art and sitting in the garden. So many lovely places to visit nearby and very dog friendly."
"Fantastic stay, lovely cottage and location. Very snuggly on winter nights. Thank you."
"A lovely relaxing week in the cottage. Did some lovely walks and visits to the beach. Very comfortable stay and good weather. Thank you."
"Lovely cottage - soon felt at home. Enjoyed exploring the coastal area."
"This is our third trip to Fig Tree Cottage and it hasn't disappointed. It's like coming home. We have really relaxed and have enjoyed all our usual haunts .... Such a peaceful place. Thank you. We will be back!"
".... enjoyed trips out but sitting in glorious sunshine in garden listening to the birds was a real treat."
Baconsthorpe (1 mile away)
High Kelling (2 miles away)
Holt (2 miles away)
Edgefield (2 miles away)