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The Old Mill - Mattishall

Mattishall, Norfolk
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
3 star
Complex of properties
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Originally a five storey corn mill built in 1857/1858
  • Situated in the pretty village of Mattishall, with local amenities
  • Quiet country lanes for walking and cycling, with nearby golf and fishing
  • Visit the historical city of Norwich, a great place for sight seeing visit the museum, cathedral and theatre
  • Venture further afield to the Nature reserve at Blakeney where you can take a boat trip out to sea
  • In the heart of Norfolk surrounded by farmland
Property code: MILN8

This pretty converted windmill dates back to 1857 and makes a great romantic retreat. There is a golf course and fishing nearby and it is located within walking distance of the village offering shops and a pub.

The Old Mill is a pretty cottage which has been imaginatively converted from a corn windmill which dates back to 1857. Nestling in the heart of the Norfolk countryside and surrounded by farmland, this secluded and cosy cottage provides a perfect destination for a romantic retreat. The property retains original features including exposed beams, and offers a cosy and inviting lounge/diner, a traditional and fully equipped kitchen, a comfy double bedroom accessed via an open tread staircase, and a bathroom. There’s also a lovely garden with a patio and picturesque views.

The cottage lies on the outskirts of the historic and pretty village of Mattishall, where you will find a choice of shops, a pub and chip shop. There are opportunities for golf and fishing nearby, or you could visit the market town of Dereham (5 miles) which has a choice of pubs, restaurants and shops.

The northern coast is 28 miles away, with towns including Blakeney, where you can take a boat trip out to see a seal colony, and Wells-next-the-Sea, known for its long stretches of sandy beach. The popular cathedral city of Norwich is 13 miles away, with a choice of shops, pubs, restaurants, museums and theatres.

  • 1 bedroom accessed via open plan stairs
  • Downstairs bathroom
  • Flat screen TV  and DVD
  • Coal effect electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Night storage heaters
  • Garden and patio
  • BBQ
  • Shop & pub within walking distance
  • Welcome treats
  • Arrival 4pm

This property is personally managed by Adam.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 10 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Karen 27th July 2019

The Old Mill has real character and is located in a very peaceful, friendly village. Its ideal for a relaxing break but with easy access to other surrounding beaches and areas of beauty. Highly recommended and we didnt want to leave.

Reviewed by Julie 29th June 2019

The Old Mill is a lovely quaint place to stay,with lovely views over fields. Very clean and well kept. An ideal place to explore much of Norfolk.

Reviewed by Ann 25th May 2019

Lovely cute cottage very clean and well equipped horses to gaze at as you eat breakfast very peaceful

Reviewed by Lesley 11th May 2019

Great location for seeing the Broads , Norwich the coast swaffam and its quiet and peaceful.t

Reviewed by Christopher 20th October 2018

This is a converted windmill and there are plenty of references to it's past use. Lovely and cosy with plenty of hot water. Nice quiet location. A warm welcome from the owners and you are free to wander round their garden.

Reviewed by Annie 22nd September 2018

Peaceful and quiet while at the same time central to all the places we wanted to see and visit. Mr. and Mrs Fisher made us feel real welcome and were always there for any questions we had. We immediately felt at home at The Old Mill. The small village of Matishall has a comfy pub and we had a couple of relaxing meals there, while it's also close toRead more bigger towns when one a bigger selection to shop and restaurants. We most certainly had a very positive experience and our week just flew by. Hide

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Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

The most northerly county in the East of England, Norfolk is a land of beautiful contrasts. From the swooning reed beds and endless maze of waterways in the Norfolk Broads; the unspoilt stretches of fens and shingle spits where bird and wildlife thrive; a famous royal palace and the historic cathedral city of Norwich, this enticing area of England is just waiting to be discovered. Visit Sandringham Palace and see where the Queen lives or find out where lavender grows; you could journey to one of the largest seal haul outs in Europe at Blakeney Point or have a traditional day at the seaside at Cromer and Great Yarmouth. The cathedral gilded city of Norwich is a wonderful place to lose yourself either walking the ramparts of Norwich Castle or the RAF Air Defence Radar Museum. The city has an exceptional array of shops, cafes and restaurants to enjoy. Well connected to the national rail and road network, Norfolk is easily accessible from London, the M25 and from major city terminals.

Norfolk is characterised by its horizons and big skies, straight highways and rural trappings. Also, when it comes to attractions, visitors to the county will be spoilt for choice. If you love animals and birds, head to RSPB Titchwell Marsh, or the Cley-Next-The-Sea. With such a long coastline Norfolk boasts some magnificent stretches of beach – favourites include Cromer, Old Hunstanton, Wells-Next-The Sea, the dunes of Winterton-on-Sea, and Brancaster (a favourite for dog owners).

There are so many places to visit and activities to get involved in on a Norfolk holiday. We have some lovely properties including country cottages, farm conversions, large family houses, apartments and surburban home from homes in our collection. Why not find your perfect holiday home today?

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