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The Smithy



Once the blacksmiths and set in the grounds of Snettisham House, this charming Grade II listed semi-detached cottage has been transformed in to a superb holiday home, offering peaceful and very comfortable accommodation in rural surroundings. Ideal for exploring the Norfolk countryside and coastline. Many of the original features have been retained and it has been furnished in accordance with its character. The cottage is tucked away, outside the village and is perfect for that romantic break or just somewhere to escape!

The property has oil central heating and comprises:

Ground floor; entrance in to large lounge and dining area with a feature fireplace and wood burning stove. (wood supplied), beamed ceiling. Freeview TV/DVD. Wi-fi. Open staircase from the lounge. Kitchen with Fridge, Freezer, Microwave and electric cooker, and acess to the conservatory overlooking the south facing garden and extensive rural views with an abundance of wildlife. Large shower room with WC and washbasin.

First floor; From the open wooden stair case is a small galleried landing and bathroom with bath, washbasin and wc. Then up a few steps to a small landing with two bedrooms. One with double bed and the other having twins (please note sloping ceilings.)

Garden; Secluded rear garden.
Parking; Parking for one car in the drive. Further parking on grass area in front of the property.

£100 refundable breakage deposit payable with the balance. £30 per week per dog ( maximum 2) £25 Booking fee.

Snettisham village itself is just a minutes drive although there are some beautiful country walks and lanes close by which will take you in to the village, having several small shops, pubs with restaurants, bistro, Antique centre with restaurant. Park Farm is a five minute walk away with its deer park, farm animals, tractor tours, tearooms, play area and shop selling food from the region. Snettisham Beach is just a few minutes by car and is popular for sailing. The bird reserve close to the beach has featured many times on television with its abundance of migrating and resident birds.

Guest Reviews; 2019

April 2019 -
We had a very wonderful time here - Thank You. God Bless your home.

May 2019 C Family - Beautiful, peaceful cottage. Thank you to our hosts. We love The Smithy

June 2019 - E, C & P - Our 5th visit, I don't think we will ever get bored staying here. Weather not great but still had some lovely walks and made use of the conservatory for a bit of bird watching. Thanks again.

June 2019 - B, A & N - Beautiful cottage, beautiful scenery, beautiful weather. Perfect

June 2019 - Mr & Mrs B- We have seen more wildlife in one week than we have for some years. Beautiful home and location.

June 2019 - P&S- Great location, lovely views, comfortable cottage.

August 2019 - K, K & J- Our 7th stay here. As always, relaxed as soon as we walked in the door and lovely to see that not much has changed in this "super home". Even when the weather is p[oor it is fantastic watching the wildlife from the conservatory. A highlight this time being the regular "fly bys" each morning from the Red Kite. Thank you for providing us with such a great home to escape to.

August 2019 - The F Family - Lovely cottage, well equipped, beautifully decorated. We had a great week staying in The Smithy and its gorgeous location. We hope to come again. 10/10

31 Aug - 6 Sept 2019 - Mr and Mrs H Had a wonderful time, wildlife is fantastic, very well equipped. Highly recommended, couldn't have asked for a nicer holiday. Big Thank You to the hardworking team and we will defiantly be back.

HEACHAM is the home of Norfolk Lavender where you can see the history of the site and buy lavender produce besides many other interesting gifts. Farm Shop. Restaurant. The animal Centre and Farmer Fred’s Adventure Play Barn are open all year for children and visitors.

The village offers a wide choice of pubs/restaurants, plus local shops all within easy reach of our holiday homes here. A good bus service runs every half hour to Hunstanton or Kings Lynn.

The beach from the village is about a mile although there is parking, and a popular pub and restaurant on the way back if you walk! Ice creams and fish and chips available at North Beach.There is a beach cafe at South Beach. A circular walk along from one beach to the other and through the village.

Sandringham House with it’s stunning gardens, museum and surrounding park are open most days throughout the year, perfect for picnics and dog walking. July’s Flower Show is something not to be missed! Being attended by royalty and offering a superb day out for all the family. Only 8 miles from Hunstanton, it is the perfect attraction at any time of year. Entrance to the park is free but parking charges apply.

SNETTISHAM AND DERSINGHAM are very busy villages with several little shops, pubs, cafes and churches.
Snettisham Beach is just a few minutes by car and is popular for sailing. The bird reserve close to the beach has featured many times on television with its abundance of migrating and resident birds.

PENSTHORPE just outside Fakenham is also home to many different species of birds and a lovely day out for all the family with restaurant, walks, and play and information centres

Key facts

  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 4


  • Pets Allowed
  • Bed Linen & Towels included
  • Parking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Open Fire/Woodburner
  • Microwave
  • DVD player
  • Travel Cot
  • Highchair
  • Garden Furniture
  • Washing Machine
  • No Smoking in the property
  • Oil Central Heating
  • Shower
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Freeview TV
  • Gas/elect/oil included


  • to Sandringham
  • Heacham
  • Snettisham


  • Outskirts Town/Village
  • Easy walk to pub/restaurant
  • Supermarket close by
  • Close to Golf Course/Links
  • Leisure Centre/pool close by
  • Theatre close by
  • Water sports close by


Date range Price per week
10 Jan - 26 Mar 2021 £450 Book Online
27 Mar - 9 Apr 2021 £470 Book Online
10 Apr - 28 May 2021 £500 Book Online
29 May - 4 Jun 2021 £535 Book Online
5 Jun - 2 Jul 2021 £500 Book Online
3 Jul - 16 Jul 2021 £535 Book Online
17 Jul - 3 Sep 2021 £620 Book Online
4 Sep - 17 Sep 2021 £535 Book Online
18 Sep - 15 Oct 2021 £500 Book Online
16 Oct - 29 Oct 2021 £535 Book Online
30 Oct - 17 Dec 2021 £450 Book Online
18 Dec 2021 - 7 Jan 2022 £620 Book Online
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