Cherry Tree Cottage
Cherry Tree Cottage is set is in the idyllic village of Briston.
Set near the edge of Briston village is the very cosy Cherry Tree Cottage. The name of the cottage setting the tone of a lovely place to stay for a holiday in Norfolk.
The mix of red brick and flint on the exterior really does give it an old cottage feel.
When you enter the cottage by the red door, you walk into the nice sized living room. The room which has neutral decor with a beautiful red feature wall where the log burner is located.
This gives the room a warm cosy feel whilst still feeling spacious.
This room benefits from two 2 seater quality sofas, TV and a log burning stove. The lounge is perfect for out of peak season evenings when you want to curl up and relax indoors. A great place to be after exploring all the wonders that Norfolk has to offer.
Off this room comes the stone tiled dining room. This room is perfect for family meals, it comfortably seats 4 but also benefits from another wood burner.
Imagine sitting around the dining table with good food and wine, with the log burner lit in the background. Perfect for spending time with friends or family.
Cherry Tree Cottage kitchen
Leading from the dining room comes the well-equipped stone-floored kitchen. Decorated in a light pastel yellow with half stone tiled walls, this is a perfect cottage kitchen.
With a fridge, Freezer, oven, gas hobs, dishwasher, microwave, toaster plus tableware and cooking utensils. You’ll have everything here that you need to have a comfortable stay as possible.
Just off the kitchen is the bathroom. It has an over the shower bath, toilet, sink and also benefits from an enclosed washing machine. If you are having an extended stay you are able to refresh your wardrobe.
Up the stairs is where all 3 bedrooms are located. the first 2 bedrooms on your left are the single bedded rooms. They both mirror each other in their decor and fittings. They have beautiful dark wood floors, drawers for clothing, bedside units and 2 windows, one of which is a skylight so you are able to stare up at the stars as you fall asleep. Across the hallway is the double bedded room which again has the dark wood floors, a comfortable iron bed with cupboards, bedside units and a TV for your pleasure. This room overlooks the front of the property.
The bedrooms due to their decor really do give these rooms a cosy and warm cottage feel.
Outside and Garden
The garden is located out off the kitchen’s back door. It has a lovely paved patio area with 2 seating areas. one for 4 people where you can enjoy sitting in the garden on the warm summer evenings for some alfresco dining. There is also a joined 2 seater wooden lounger which again is perfect for relaxing with a glass of wine and a good book in the quiet garden.
There is also a lawn area which leads up to a smaller decking area in the corner which is great for catching the last sunlight of the day.
Within the village, there is a bakery, butcher’s shop, fishmonger, a grocer’s and mini market with Post Office. There are two public houses in the village. On the outskirts of the village is the Three Horseshoes, a 16th-century inn with open log fire and oak beams. In the centre of the village is the recently closed Green Man pub, which has now re-opened as the Explorers Bar.
Suggested places to visit
Cherry Tree Cottage is sited on the North Eastern edge of Briston village. Backing onto the Stody estate land, there are fields and woodland as far as the eye can see.
The cottage is only a short drive from the historic market town of Holt, a regular haunt of the Royal family when in Sandringham. There are regular shops and cafes together with plenty of antique and bookshops.
Nearby are Morston (bird reserve and seal viewing trips) Blakeney, Cley and Salthouse. A little further along the coast gets you to Sheringham, Cromer and Wells Next the Sea in the opposite direction.
Norwich is a 40-minute drive away as is Kings Lynn. Sandringham, Blickling and Holkham estates are all a great day out too.