Riversdale Cottage

Irstead, near Wroxham


Property ID UKGBUKC3687

7 night Price

Property Description

A paradise for nature lovers, the Norfolk Broads are alive with a host of bird life including spoonbills, herons, geese, swans and ducks. Beautifully located on the River Ant, this luxurious property welcomes families, groups and couples. Enjoy this magnificent waterside setting and explore the waterways by hiring the owners 7 seater private motor day launch, or rowing dingy is included during your stay. Learn to sail, or simply sit back and enjoy this marvellous experience. Indulge in ‘a day skipper experience’ on board a 30ft Broom Classic Broad Cruiser, or a day on board the 1930’s classic yacht, it’s the best way to enjoy the wonderful Norfolk Broads. For those wanting more freedom, hire a canoe, or two. Booking essential, all craft fully insured and available at cost direct from the owner.
Standing on the riverside, neighbouring the owners’ home, this detached, riverside holiday property offers comfort and enjoyment, situated in the exclusive neighbour of Irstead Shoals. This fantastic home boasts its own large lawned garden leading down to the riverside, al fresco seating terrace and its own cart shed with table tennis table – perfect for some family friendly competition. This perfect location is ideal for relaxing and enjoying the boating activity, exploring the Norfolk Broads and Norfolk’s coastline, all within 30 minutes’ drive. The property offers its own water frontage which means fishing is literally on your doorstep (seasonal and licence required). The area is criss-crossed by numerous footpaths and cycling trails, and Barton Broad boardwalk is located in the village. This is an ideal location to explore many popular villages nearby including Wroxham, Potter Heigham, Stalham, Coltishall, Salhouse and Ranworth. Many waterside inns, restaurants, tea shops and shops are all available nearby. The village of Neatishead has a lovely country pub serving food and a village community shop. BeWILDerwood at Horning, an outdoor tree top adventure park, makes a great day out for children, Dinosaur Park at Lenwade with splash park, restaurant and indoor/outdoor play parks, or Wroxham Barns for art and craft shops, restaurant, petting farm, and fun rides. Wroxham is known as the ’capital of the Broads’, with its selection of waterside cafés, restaurants, pubs and shops. Excellent sandy beaches are easily reached, with Sea Palling, Waxham and Happisburgh beaches within 11 miles. Alternatively, spend a day in the city of Norwich, 9 miles, with its cathedral, museums, theatres and a vast array of cafés and shops. National Trust properties including Felbrigg Hall, Blickling Hall and Horsey Windpump are all well worth a visit. Sailing, cycle hire, fishing and bird watching are all available locally. Beach 11 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles.

This prestigious detached, riverside holiday property offers excellent waterside accommodation, in a peaceful setting, ideal for families.

Ground Floor:
Wooden floor throughout.
Living room: With wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player, CD player and bi-folding doors leading to patio.
Kitchen/dining room: With gas/electric range, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and coffee machine.
Utility room: With washing machine.
First Floor:
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed, Freeview TV and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds, Freeview TV and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 3: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 4: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request).
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.

Heat source central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate. Welcome pack. Boat hire available by direct arrangement with owner (£100 per day, £300 per week, fuel at an additional cost). Cart shed with table tennis. Lawned garden with patio and garden furniture. Private parking for 5 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is an unfenced pond, 2 yards, and an unfenced river in the garden, 100 yards away.

  • Features
    Detached Property – Fishing Nearby – Wifi – Pets Not Allowed – Parking Onsite