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Swallowtail Cottage

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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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Listing #HL334766
About the Owner
Julie R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

The good bits: Spacious cottage, beautiful setting, peaceful, clean, very warm, reasonably well appointed although kitchen crockery is only just adequate. Location is excellent for day trips out to Norwich, the coast and broads. The problems: No WiFi, landline or mobile signal. Whilst this may...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank 2CAM
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This end terrace cottage in East Ruston is ideal for those looking for peaceful downtime. There's no phone (nearest public phone is miles away), no mobile network and no wifi. And if you want to get about, GPS is advisable (some roadsigns are confusing and...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank TheLesserMerlin
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Reviewed 5 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...More

Date of stay: July 2014
1  Thank Anita W
Management response:Responded 9 July 2014

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

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    2 Twins
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  • Damage Deposit: AU$97 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
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.
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How to get there
Airport: Norwich: 28.0 km
Railway: WROXHAM: 16.0 km
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: 5.5 km.
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