Cherry Tree Cottage, Briston
Cherry Tree Cottage is set is in the idyllic village of Briston in easy reach of the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The cosy Cherry Tree Cottage is situated near the edge of Briston village near Melton Constable. The name sets the tone of a lovely place to stay for a holiday in North Norfolk. The mix of red brick and flint on the exterior gives it an old cottage feel and is typical of the area.
Inside Cherry Tree Cottage
When you enter the cottage by the red door, you walk into the comfy living room. This room has neutral decor with a beautiful feature wall where the log burner is located. This gives the room a warm, cosy feel as well as feeling spacious.
The living room has two fine 2-seater sofas, TV and a log burning stove. It is perfect for autumn and winter evenings when you want to curl up and relax indoors after exploring all the wonders that Norfolk has to offer. Of course, it is great in summer but you may not want to have the wood burner on!
Off this room comes the stone tiled dining room, comfortably seating 4 and with another wood burner. This is perfect for family meals, if you are into self-catering while on holiday. Imagine sitting around the dining table with good food and wine, with the log burner lit in the background. Great for spending time with friends or family.
Cherry Tree Cottage kitchen
Leading from the dining room comes the well-equipped kitchen, also with a stone floor. It is decorated in a light pastel yellow with half stone tiled walls, providing a warm cottage feel.
You’ll have everything here that you need to have as comfortable a stay as possible, with a fridge, freezer, oven, gas hobs, dishwasher, microwave, toaster plus tableware and cooking utensils.
Just off the kitchen is the bathroom. It has an over the bath shower, lavatory, sink and also benefits from an enclosed washing machine, so 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. This room overlooks the front of the property.
The bedrooms really do provide a cosy and warm cottage feel due to their decor.
Cherry Cottage Outside and Garden
The garden is located at the back and accessed from the kitchen door. There is a paved patio area with seating areas, one for some alfresco dining on warm summer evenings. There is also a 2-seater wooden lounger which, again, is perfect for relaxing with a glass of wine and a good book to enjoy 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.
Cherry Cottage Surrounding Area
Within the village, there is a bakery, butcher’s shop, fishmonger, a grocer’s and a 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 former Green Man pub, which has now re-opened as the Explorers Bar. So you should be able to manage with the local shops rather than finding a supermarket.
Suggested places to visit
Cherry Tree Cottage is situated on the North Eastern edge of Briston village and backs onto the Stody estate. 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, ideal for a rainy day.
Nearby are Morston (bird reserve and seal viewing trips) Blakeney, Cley and Salthouse. A little further along the coast gets you to Sheringham and Cromer or Wells-next-the-Sea in the opposite direction. The North Norfolk Railway at Sheringham runs steam trains past the Sheringham golf course and through the countryside.
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