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Tinker's Retreat

Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Worstead, Norfolk, East Anglia, England
Tinker's Retreat, originally the coach house to The Old Vicarage dating back to circa 1845, is a true holiday retreat. Drive through the large wrought iron gates, hang up the car keys, and sit back and enjoy the surroundings.
All on one level this property can comfortably accommodate upto 6 people. There are 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a large spacious lounge with log burner and a light and airy large kitchen to the rear with patio doors so you can step out into the private garden with hot tub.
The property has been beautifully furnished to ensure a comfortable stay, and if you want to combine with The Old Viicarage next door, ideal for large family gatherings when you could then sleep upto 18 people comfortably. (Extra charge applicable for this)

Children and pets are very welcome. The garden is fully enclosed and the small pond is com...
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Listing #HL6845904
About the Owner
Emma C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2015
Interaction with guests
We are always just a phone call away so if you have any problems, need some advice, you just have to pick up the phone and we will gladly do everything we can to assist. We are never that far away if you need us.
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

We spent a lovely relaxing week at Tinker's Retreat with our 2 energetic Hungarian Vizslas. As we were only 2 ‘humans’ we had the choice of 3 double bedrooms and were similarly spoilt for choice where to sit in the spacious the hot tub. The...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Tessa B
coolingemma, VR Owner at Tinker's Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Tessa. Delighted that you had a great week for doing just what holidays are for - relaxing. More importantly that your two Vizslas had a great time too. Doing the changeover after your departure was a sheer delight - you left the property immaculate -...More

Reviewed September 8, 2018

Emma and Alex were very hospitable and helpful. However, the rental is very overpriced. I did not realize at time of booking that it was only the downstairs of the house that was rented out. The pillows and bed are uncofortable.More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank Annette Y
coolingemma, VR Owner at Tinker's Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2018

Thankyou for your review. I am sorry that you found the bed that you chose to sleep in and pillows uncomfortable - but a little surprised you never mentioned this before now or indeed tried any of the other 3 beds and the choice of...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Booked this holiday cottage after looking at all the positive reviews and pictures on Trip Advisor. Upon arrival at Tinkers Retreat first impressions were quite good. However the house had a lot of dust and cobwebs joining furniture to the walls in most rooms. Dont...More

Date of stay: August 2018
2  Thank jackss007mj
coolingemma, VR Owner at Tinker's Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

I have to say I am somewhat dumbfounded by your review here. Not once did you mention of any this whilst you were staying. You were asked on several occasions during the week if everything was ok and you said yes. You emailed me to...More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Game Room
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Dogs are welcome and there is a fee of £25.00 per dog payable for the duration of the booking. Smoking is permitted outside in the garden. There is to be NO charging of electric...
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    2 Twins
    2 Fulls
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  • Cost per dog: $31 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $126 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighborhood
The beautiful sandy beaches are less than 5 miles away and the Norfolk Broads less than 3. Ideally located for exploring. Beautiful walks in the village with a village pub that welcomes dogs. There is also a railway station where you can catch the local train into Norwich. Fancy splashing about on the water? Then hire a boat for the day on the Broads - lots of boatyards within a couple of miles.
Getting around
There is a railway station in the village but it is a rural location so if you want to explore the beautiful surrounding countryside and beaches it is recommended you have a car or bike.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Norwich: 7.5 mi
Railway: Worstead: 0.6 mi
1. Head for the village church in the middle of the village and find Westwick Road which runs alongside the church.
2. Travel a small distance along Westwick Road, heading towards Westwick, and take the first turning on your right hand side which is country road (signposted as being unsuitable for HGVs), known as Vicarage Road.
3. Take care along this lane as it is narrow and windy. Drive past The Vicarage on your left hand side and then start to slow down. You will come to a junction and The Old Vicarage lies on the left hand sharp bend of this junction on your left hand side. Immediately to the side of the property you will see a wooden sign for a public bridleway.
4.. There is a pair of wooden gates at the entrance.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 2.8 mi.
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