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Swallowtail Cottage

View from Lake to cottage
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
6 reviews
View from Lake to cottage
Lakeside walk
Sea Palling Beach
cromer beach
cromer pier
Norwich Cathedral
Norwich Streets
Norwich River
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Stalham, Norfolk, East Anglia, England
Located in East Ruston this superbly positioned and comfortable end terrace cottage has stunning views of the lake which is only yards away and attracts a variety of birds, including Kingfishers, a variety of ducks and geese ideal for bird watchers.
A truly peaceful setting for the fishing enthusiast, fishing is free and there are 2 further lakes which are fenced with otter proof fencing these can be fished with our free day permits, these lakes are for the serious angler this is a top class general specimen lake with very large roach, rudd, perch and bream which run to double figures, large tench and carp. Children need to be supervised at all times as the lake is 8ft in depth. Beautiful sandy beaches are only 3 miles away and they go as far as the eye can see.

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About the Owner, Julie R
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 30 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2013
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL334766
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 6 reviews
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Anita W
Coventry, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

This is my 4th stay at Swallowtail Cottage and it never fails to impress me. The cottage is always clean and has everything that you need for a very relaxing holiday and I must say it definitely does not smell of stale smoke. There are so many lovely places to see and visit in the local area or you can...

Management response:

Hi Anita It was great to see you and Annette again this year, you certainly brought the weather with you again! Look forward to seeing you next year. Thanks for your great comments. Regards Julie


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Wendy C
Braintree, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2014 for a stay in June 2014

The cottage is in a really lovely setting and was all we had hoped for, peaceful,private, a nice view and with all the facilities we required. The brillant weather was an added bonus and we spent a lot of time on the wonderful Norfolk beaches. There are many places to visit within a reasonable distance, giving a variety of activities...

Management response:

HI Wendy So please you enjoyed your stay at Swallowtail. Hope to see you next year! Julie


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Bedford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2013 for a stay in September 2013

A peaceful week in a lovely cottage in a beautiful setting. The owners were both welcoming and helpful. Good standard of accommodation, very comfortable, clean, well looked after. Admin on the stay was great, too. High recommended!

Management response:

Hi Simon Thanks for a great review were so pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Cottage, sorry didn't respond before but didn't get a prompt from Holiday Lettings so only just found it. Hope to see you soon Julie


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  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
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May 27, 2017 -
Jun 3, 2017
May Half Term
1 night
Jul 22, 2017 -
Sep 3, 2017
High Seaon
7 nights --
Oct 28, 2017 -
Nov 4, 2017
Autumn Half Term
7 nights --
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About the neighborhood
SItuated close to the Norfolk Broads and The beautiful Norfolk Coast. The broads are the most visited waterways in Europe with 125 miles of navigable rivers and broads, lovely for a day out on a canoe or day boat, all available nearby. The coast is only a short drive where you will find miles and miles of sandy uncrowded beaches.Weavers Way is on your doorstep, this old railway line which is now a bridleway/footpath has 61 miles which you can walk, cycle or ride down.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Norwich: 17.4 mi
Railway: WROXHAM: 9.9 mi
DIRECTIONS APPROACHING FROM STALHAM END On the A149 - Go past Tesco's on your right take the second right into Stepping Stone Lane at the end turn left (Sams Agricultural on left) then take immediate left into Common Road (look out for the camels usually in the barn on your right and alpacas on your left) continue for approximately 3 miles following the road round (do not turn off) go past Broadland Eggs continue round sharp left past Weavers Way car park and round right hand bend, the cottages will be found on your left signed Ruston Reaches, Swallowtail, No 1 is at the far left hand side.DIRECTIONS APPROACHING FROM WROXHAM/WAYFORD Take the A1151 signposted Stalham stay on this go past Wayford Bridge Hotel on your left, then take the first left into Stepping Stone Lane at the end tur... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.4 mi.
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