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Garden Lodge

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5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
10 guests
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Garden Lodge is a large modern conversion of part of a former horticultural college, it is set within four acres of gardens and the owner's small Nursery. The lodge has it's own private enclosed garden although guests are also welcome to stroll through the majority of the owners gardens. Guests also have exclusive use of the private heated swimming pool (May - Sept incl) Garden Lodge makes an ideal holiday location, being situated half way between the coast (10 miles) and the historic city of Norwich (approx.9 miles) which offers a wide variety of interest from its ancient castle and cathedral, to its excellent shopping facilities and its thriving riverside nightlife. The Norfolk Broads are all within a few miles of the property, and are a haven for those who enjoy boating, fishing and t...Garden Lodge is a large modern conversion of part of a former horticultural college, it is set within four acres of gardens and the owner's small Nursery. The lodge has it's own private enclosed garden although guests are also welcome to stroll through the majority of the owners gardens. Guests also have exclusive use of the private heated swimming pool (May - Sept incl) Garden Lodge makes an ideal holiday location, being situated half way between the coast (10 miles) and the historic city of Norwich (approx.9 miles) which offers a wide variety of interest from its ancient castle and cathedral, to its excellent shopping facilities and its thriving riverside nightlife. The Norfolk Broads are all within a few miles of the property, and are a haven for those who enjoy boating, fishing and the beauty of the waterways. The east coast offers lovely sandy beaches, including the lively resort of Great Yarmouth (10 miles), and the quieter beaches at Winterton and Sea Palling. Shops, pubs and restaurants 2 ½ miles. As we want our guests to have an extra special break we will offer to take delivery of your online grocery shopping and put it away prior to your arrival so that you can arrive to the cupboards and fridge stocked with your favorite things. A meal out? - need to pre-book a restaurant or taxi? As bookings usually start on Fridays guests could find that the best restaurants are booked up for the peak weekend evenings ... we can recommend places suitable for your party and give you their details prior to arrival so that you can make guaranteed reservations. …. Or maybe its a special occasion and you want be indulgent and have a dinner party arranged at Garden Lodge? - We will put you in touch with a highly reputable experienced catering company to do just that. Hen weekend or just a girly getaway? - What about a qualified beauty therapist coming over to pamper you with anything from a manicure to an aromatherapy massage - a full brochure is available. More
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About the Owner
Rachael J
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2007
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Reviewed March 26, 2019

This wonderful retreat is a great fit with our 6 adult 4 children family. The accommodation is clean well appointed and furnished to a high standard. Add the hot tub which is wonderful and the play area, table tennis etc and the package is pretty...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank rovic
Expedition726830, VR Owner at Garden Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2019

Thank you Roger, hope to see you and your family return

Reviewed June 24, 2018

I was going to leave a glowing revue of the Garden Lodge but everyone has beaten me to it!! Garden Lodge is every bit as good as they say, Chrystal clear pool and hot tub, spotlessly clean, spacious accommodation and very helpful owners. I cannot...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Billy W
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Lovely quiet village just of A47, with wonderful woodland walks the other end of the village to keep active people fit and dogs happy! Garden lodge was very, very clean with everything you'd need to enjoy a wonderful holiday. The swimming pool was clean and...More

Date of stay: June 2018
2  Thank topjensen
Management response:Responded June 22, 2018

Lovely review, thank you. Hope to see you again

Reviewed February 26, 2018

Another visit another lovely weekend. This place never fails to disappoint even with the cold weather it was still lovely. Spotlessly clean everything you could want/need and just a lovely lovely place

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Sawstongirl
Management response:Responded February 28, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, really pleased you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your return. Best regards Rachael

Reviewed November 6, 2017

fully equipped accommodation. very clean. very spacious rooms. need a car to get places, within easy reach of Norwich, Great Yarmouth and Norfolk Broads. excellent enclosed gardens - well maintained, good for both children and dogs. hot tub was lovely and relaxing. would deffo recommend

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank hooleyr1
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Yard
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Playground
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Swingset
Stove
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Hot Tub
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Microwave
Balcony
Ping Pong Table
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Additional amenities & feature info
OFCH, All fuel, power, bed linen (duvets) & towels included. Parking for 4 cars. T/cot, H/chair. FreeSat flat screen TV. DVD player (free loan of a varied selection of DVDs) Stereo/CD player. DAB radio with iPod dock. Electric Range cooker. D/washer, F/freezer, M/wave, W/machine. Two pets welcome (at small extra cost). Free Wi-Fi available. Tumble dry service now available at small charge.
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About the neighborhood
Nearby to good restaurants and pubs, a short distance to Wroxham 'the heart of the broads' where you can hire a boat, explore the rivers an maybe moor at one of the many riverside pubs for lunch? Fantastic beaches either at the lively resort of Great Yarmouth with many attractions and amusements for the children or to one of the quiet sandy beaches - superb for a relaxing time away from a hectic everyday life.
Getting around
Regular bus and train services to Norwich and Great Yarmouth can be accessed from Acle (approx 2.5 miles from Garden Lodge)
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