The Squire's RetreatNorwich, Norfolk
- Guests 8
- Bedrooms 4
- Preferred changeover day Thursday
- Minimum stay 3 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 0
- Acorn rating 4 What's this?
- Reference 010049
About The Squire's RetreatThis elegant four-bedroom apartment on the Felbrigg Estate is a converted former laundry.
Experience the elegance of life at the heart of the grand Felbrigg estate in this spacious four-bedroom apartment. 'The Retreat' was created from a conversion of the former laundry wing for the last of the Felbrigg Squires when the austerity of winters in the Hall became too much. The interiors are in keeping with its 17th-century elegance and the four-poster beds add a little luxury to your stay. Step through its French doors directly out to a private garden. Alternatively, enjoy the rest of the grounds including the West Garden, next to the cottage, with its ornate brick summer house.
There are lots of waymarked trails around the estate for you to follow, as well as a walled garden and parkland lake to explore. As a guest you’re invited to discover the elegant country house of the estate, Felbrigg Hall, free of charge.
Beyond the estate walls, North Norfolk’s heritage coast can be reached within a 10-minute drive. Head to Cromer for its sandy beach, 500 ft pier and links to the Norfolk Coast path. For a slightly wilder coastal scene, drive 30 minutes to Blakeney National Nature Reserve, where you’ll discover its unspoilt sand dunes, marshes and rare wildlife.
Availability & book
- Selected dates
- Changeover day
Features and facilities
- Cot & high chair available
- Microwave available
- Fridge available
- Freezer available
- Dishwasher available
- Washing machine available
- Tumble dryer available
- Telephone available
- Television available
- DVD available
- WiFi* not available
- Open fire / wood burner not available
- Garden available
- BBQ not available
Not accessibleView accessibility guide (PDF 906 KB)
Large entrance hall with wide stairs to first floor, sitting room, dining room with French doors to garden, kitchen, boot room leading to utility and lavatory.
4 bedrooms (2 doubles with 6' wide four poster beds, en-suite bathrooms with bath and separate shower cubicles, 1 double with 6' bed which can be a twin on request, 1 twin with an en-suite shower room), shower room.
Notes for guests
Access: The accessibility guide is for guidance only. For up to date photos, please see the images on the webpage.
There are 3 shallow steps leading up to the front door and 3 leading down from the French doors to the garden.
Heating: Bio-mass heating included.
Garden: There is a secluded garden and seating outside the cottage. Guests can also enjoy access to the rest of the estate when the day time visitors have gone (Note: this excludes the walled garden, which is locked at night). Access to the West Garden and visitor route is beside the cottage garden.
Parking: There is adequate parking available nearby.
Offers: Holiday cottage guests have free entry to all National Trust properties during the period of their stay. Full details in the confirmation email upon booking.
Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 12pm at this cottage.