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Kingfisher Bunagalow - tranquility by the gentle tidal rise & fall River Yare, enjoy the nature.
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
15 reviews
Kingfisher Bunagalow - tranquility by the gentle tidal rise & fall River Yare, enjoy the nature.
Situated between Thorpe Marshes nature reserve & Whitlingham Country Park but only 10 mins from
Large deck & lawned garden by unfenced river. Hire canoes, day boat, or cruiser at adjacent boat
Spacious contemporary living area, leather settees, Danish wood burner, cool in summer, cosy winters
Kitchen & breakfast bar, dishwasher etc. Many cupboards with best quality cutlery, plates, pans
From sunrise to sunset always a glorious natural scene from your verandah.
Al fresco dining & lounging areas on big deck just 7m from the river.Sun all day around the vera
Double room, with fitted wardrobe, and 10 drawer chest.
Twin bedroom - new matresses every year, chest of drawers, hanging.
Single bedroom - bamboo floor. A light airy space, with room for extra camp bed - to then sleep 6.
Large bifold doors join verandah with living space
Bath, Shower, toilet - all shiny clean.  L'Occitaine hand wash & creams.
Garden designed as natural grassland style, in sympathy with Broads setting.
New porch & morning decking added 2013
Kitchen diner, always with fresh flowers to greet you.
Wherries, sail boats, rowing - all go by to add interest to your view.
Tranquility by river, a thoroughfare for wildlife;geese, swans, mallard, heron,cormorant, kingfisher
Abundant parking space
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Overview
Bungalow -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich, Norfolk, East Anglia, England
Modernised Riverside chalet on The Norfolk Broads next to a Norfolk Wildlife Trust nature reserve but only 3 miles from city life. <BR>Ideal for birding, river activities & visiting the fine city of Norwich, either by river (40 mins) or road (10 mins).<BR>Large south facing verandah offers ever changing view of the the tidal river Yare, a thoroughfare for wildfowl, and aquatic recreation.<BR>Heating & large wood burner ensure all year round comfort. Hire a day boat, fishing boat or canoe from local boatyards - Thorpe Leisure Craft to explore the Broads. Water taxi & river bus can take you into Norwich and even collect you from right outside the railway station. <BR>The small hire cruiser fleet is run from the adjacent boat yard so activity such as one or two boat handovers a day and boat servicing sho... Read more
About the Owner, stephen E
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 10 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2013
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 15 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL387145
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 15 reviews
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Gertie50
Glossop, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We spent a lovely 10 days at Kingfisher Chalet in July/August. Great welcome from Stephen on arrival and the chalet is very comfortable indeed with everything you would need...plus a vase full of beautiful flowers. We hired a day boat from Freedom Boat Hire next door which we would also reccomend...great, friendly service. It was blissful to sit outside fhe...

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Ian C
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Arrived to a friendly welcome from Stephen, place was lovely and everything was well thought out. The beds were so comfortable and bedding was great quality. The morning views were spectacular and the place was teaming with wildlife. It was nice to only have the boatyards as neighbours as this made the place feel more secluded, the guys at the...

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Pezerella
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Booked last min after being let down by Airbnb & actually I'm pleased I did! Stephen was a delight to deal with, both in advance, on arrival & departure. The chalet was well equipped, clean, comfortable & warm. It's wonderfully located, quiet & away from it feel. But not too far from shops & indeed the City itself. We cooked...

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Porch
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
$1,062
£850
Jul 1, 2017 -
Sep 9, 2017
Summer
7 nights
$1,187
£950
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Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Norwich International: 3.7 mi
Railway: Norwich : 3.1 mi
Ferry: Harwich Ferry: 55.9 mi
Easy road access just 5 mins from A47, though 500m rough track not so good for real low sports cars
<BR>Airport taxi takes 15 mins<BR>Taxi from BR station takes 10 mins<BR>River taxi from station takes 30mins
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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