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Watersedge Cottage

Watersedge Cottage

Hill Common, Hickling, NR12 0BT, United Kingdom

Accommodation - Cottages

Tel 01889 505000

Self Rated by Property Provider:
5 Stars

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About Watersedge Cottage

This 300 year-old thatched house retains the charm of old Norfolk, with some low doors and ceilings. It is ideally positioned for a quiet retreat where Norfolk wildlife is all around you

Hickling Broad is a National Nature Reserve, with bird-watching and lovely walks on the doorstep

Watersedge still retains the charm of Norfolk past with some low doors and ceilings with a delightful mix of old and new. Both the original cottages still have their steep twisting staircases to the rooms above. It has the old bread oven still in situ and the original old fire place upstairs in the oldest cottage

When you arrive at Watersedge you enter into the hall that has wicker chairs and a lovely old mule chest. Plenty of room to unload your luggage.

This room then leads through a small passage way into the dinning room which seats 9 people and has exceptional views over Hickling Broad with its own door leading to the garden. Leading off the dinning room is the kitchen which has a fridge, microwave, toaster, kettle and electric oven, plenty of cutlery and plate including pots and pans.

Also off the dinning room is the old kitchen now the utility room with a fridge /freezer a washing machine and retains the cupboards of yesteryear probably the height of modernisation in the 1950's complete with low ceiling. Through the utility room you reach the downstairs bathroom with shower, wash basin and wc.

From the entrance hall a low door way takes you through to the main modern stair case and then onto the sitting room which is a wonderful light room with a large window over looking the front garden and the broad. It has a TV - DVD, sofa, comfy chairs for you to relax and enjoy the view. Going upstairs you will find a landing with 3 bedrooms and a bathroom, with a 4 the bedroom accessed through bedroom 3. Bedroom 3 also has it's own original stair case from the dinning room.

Bedroom 1 the master bedroom has a large double bed, chest of draws, wardrobe and stunning views across the broad.

Bedroom 2 has a double bed and single bed, a wardrobe, chest of draws, original features and superb views across the broad.

Bedroom 3 has 2 single beds accessed via a narrow low entrance and has slopping ceilings.

Bedroom 4 is accessed from the dinning room via its own 300 year old stair case, this room has 2 single beds, storage and the old original fire place and superb views across the broad.

Outside a south facing garden has amazing views over the broad, a summer house equipped with chairs and garden games, table tennis is set up in the garage. There is a rowing boat in our dyke for you to use, please make sure you wear life jackets when on or around the water. There is one bicycle for you to use but if you are a keen cyclist please bring your own or hire them.

For more information or to book Watersedge please call us on 01889 505000 or Email us via the Contact button on this page


General Services

  • Central Heating
  • DVD Player
  • Freeview
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Microwave
  • Riverside Garden
  • Tea & Coffee Making
  • Television
  • Washing Machine
  • Waterside Views
  • WiFi

Room Facilities

  • Bedlinen Provided
  • Central Heating
  • Hairdryer
  • Television
  • Towels Provided

Special Opening

  • Open - All Year
  • Open - Christmas
  • Open - Easter
  • Open - New Year

Car Parking

  • Free Parking

For Children

  • Children Welcome
  • Highchair Provided
  • Travel Cot Provided


  • Guide Dogs Accepted


  • On Site Fishing


  • Pets Accepted


Lounge Lounge
Lounge Lounge
Dining Room Dining Room
Kitchen Kitchen
Bedroom Bedroom
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Down the river view Down the river view
Hickling Broad Hickling Broad
Garden View Garden View
Garden Garden
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Watersedge Watersedge

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