Set on a quiet lane leading down to Thornham Harbour, Admirals Lodge is an elegant self-catering cottage on the North West Norfolk Coast. With the coastal path on the doorstep, as well as a superb beach, a local ‘crabbing’ area for children, and the well-known, 500-year-old Lifeboat Inn just around the corner, families and groups of friends will delight in letting time slowly drift away.
Sophisticated and open
To better capture the views, Admirals Lodge makes use of its height with the sitting room and the kitchen/dining room on the first floor. This is also a reflection, in part, of its traditional design, but is equally key to the charming sense of nobility that suffuses the Lodge. Featuring plush furniture in the sitting room, the electric living flame fire and the wide view over farmland and marshes make it a wonderful place to gather and relax. Through a set of double doors at the far end of the sitting room is a second seating area, with a longer view down the lane. Overlooking the back garden is the bright, modern, and fully-equipped kitchen/dining room.
On chilly mornings, the Garden Room, at the back of the ground floor, is a great place to start the day. Quiet and comfy, it offers a warm view on to the rear garden. After a long day’s walk or an afternoon at the beach, the Garden Room opens on to the patio for al fresco drinks and dinner under the broad Norfolk sky.
Bedrooms and bathrooms
Admirals Lodge is arranged in such a way that everyone can spread out and relax. The ground floor houses the first three bedrooms, all three of which provide the luxury of king size beds. The first bedroom further benefits from an en-suite shower room with WC. For everyone’s convenience, there is a second shower room, as well as a cloakroom with WC on the first floor.
The remaining two bedrooms are on the second floor, one with twin beds, and the other with a super-king bed. Accommodating these two rooms is a bathroom with WC. The two bedrooms also have views both to the east and to the west, so as to bask the rooms in the morning light and to better take in the beauty of a sunset.
We welcome a maximum of ten guests, which includes children and infants plus two dogs. We are happy to provide stair gates, a high chair, and a travel cot for your stay. On the weeks beginning 17/08/2018 and 16/08/2019, we will require a £500 security deposit two weeks prior to the start of your holiday. There is parking space for four cars at the property. Mobile phone reception is weak to variable.
At a glance
- Sleeps 10
- 5 Bedrooms
- 3 Bathrooms
- 2 Pets allowed
- Private parking
- 0.2 mile from pub
- WiFi available
- Bed linen provided
- Bath towels provided
- Equipped with a barbecue
- 1 mile from coast
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a freezer
- Ground floor bedroom
- Equipped with a high chair
- No smoking
- 0.25 mile from shop
- Equipped with a stairgate
- Equipped with a travel cot
- Equipped with a washing machine
Excellent property for families and very good location Mrs Mary Evans - 18th April 2019
Great location to the North Norfolk Coast which is well maintained and kept to a high standard. Mr Young - 8th October 2018
Excellent condition and a fantastic location. Would definitely use again and could recommend. Chris (key holder) Was very helpful with local area knowledge. Mr Edward Turner - 2nd July 2018
We would definitely return as we love the area and this house is located perfectly for us. Mrs Nicola Brackenbury - 25th April 2018
The house was in an excellent location for exploring the local area. It was very well equipped and decorated to a high standard. Mrs Kim Messenger - 16th April 2018
Perfect for a family holiday. Warm and cosy, ideal in the freezing weather. We would have appreciated a CD/music player. Would definately recommend and return. Mrs K Thomas - 21st March 2018
Spacious, comfortable and in a very good location for exploring North Norfolk. Ideal property to use as a base for exploring North Norfolk. Dealing with Norfolk County Cottages was easy and the service from all the staff throughout the process of booking to receiving the keys and being welcomed on our arrival was great. A trouble free transaction whilst dealing with friendly people.Mr Young - 9th October 2017
We were three generations, including 2 boisterous young children and two babies and the property met all our varied needs wonderfully.Mr Ken Goulding - 17th April 2017
Great time, lovely location. Very safe for dogs and childrenMrs Sandra Campbell - 19th March 2017
Fab property for two families, grandmother and small dog to spend Christmas in. Well equipped for cooking, very spacious and very warm. Location was 10/10 with lovely pub just around the corner.Mr Edgson - 1st January 2017
The cottage was very comfortable. Clean with lots of space and helpful information.Mr Barry Austin - 29th November 2016
Lovely holiday home, would return.Mrs S Pullen - 18th June 2016
A lovely, spacious, beautifully warm house. The beds were especially comfortable, just as well after all the lovely walking we did. Excellent location for the wonderful beaches in the area.The Beeson Family - 22nd January 2010
Fantastic stay in a lovely house. Lovely to see Thornham in the snow. Beautiful house to have Christmas in, thanks for the tree.The Axiom and Montgomery Familes - 23rd December 2009
Absolutely stunning house, there was enough room for all 9 of us. Lovely walk on Holkham beach and some nice cosy evenings in the property.Miss Freezer - 23rd November 2009
This was our first time in Thornham and we loved it. We thought the house was excellent, lovely and warm on the cold November evenings. The meals at the Orange Tree were really good and it was also dog friendly.Mr & Mrs Scott - 2nd November 2009
We had a lovely time here. Plenty of places to see and things to do.The Ashton, Bolton & Runsey Families - 12th June 2009
Lovely house, lovely part of the country. Hope to come back one day.The Iron and Winterbottom Families - 22nd May 2009
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