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The Long House
Architect / Hopkins
Location / Norfolk

Sleeps / 10
Beds / 2D 3T

The Long House

The Long House is next available from 18 August see Special Offers.

For other dates through the Summer and the rest of 2017, see here. For dates in 2018, see here.

"Insulated from the elements yet somehow part of the landscape. Which is perhaps the best experience a holiday house can offer." The Long House. The Observer. June 2012

The Long House accommodates up to 10 people. It has five bedrooms:

  • Four double bedrooms on the first floor of the house (two of which can be made up as twins). The bedrooms all have an ensuite bathroom with WC, with either a shower or a bath.
  • One double bedroom on the ground floor annexe (which can be made up with twin beds), and an ensuite shower and WC

The following are provided for your holiday:

  • Miele kitchen appliances - oven, combination microwave oven, induction hob, dishwasher, fridge, fridge freezer.
  • David Mellor kitchen equipment - including DM kitchen knives, chopping boards, sieves and colanders, graters, whisks, tongs, cooking utensils, a range of DM saucepans (suitable for the induction hob), food blender, scales, mixing bowls, a rolling pin and pastry brush, glassware (tumblers, wine glasses, champagne flutes), DM cutlery (including children's cutlery), a tea pot, cafetiere and mugs.
  • Miele washing machine and condenser dryer (plus an iron, ironing board and airer, but please bring detergent).
  • REN skincare individual shampoo, bath & shower gel and hand soap.
  • Peter Reed high quality Egyptian cotton bed linen.
  • Luxurious hand towels and bath towels.
  • Luxury hypo-allergenic pillows and duvets (to ensure that everyone, including those with allergies, have a comfortable stay; but please note we do not have the storage space to also provide feather duvets and pillows).
  • Hairdryers.
  • A few food items to get you started in the kitchen, some: tea bags, coffee, semi-skimmed milk, bread, salted butter and olive oil.
  • Some basic household items, some: bin bags, washing up liquid, kitchen roll, hand-wash, dishwasher tablets, foil and loo paper.
  • A library of books to keep the most avid reader happy, from local travel guides, to architecture and philosophy.
  • Television and DVD player (so do bring DVDs to play).
  • Wi Fi internet connection (which you can access if you bring a laptop, but please note that, due to its location and for reasons beyond our control, internet access can be intermittent)
  • Arrival/ Departure: you will be sent detailed arrival information before your stay. Arrival is after 4pm and departure by 10 am.
  • Underfloor heating throughout the house; plus starter fuel log (if you wish to use the fire in the living room).

What's not provided:

  • Beach towels.
  • Landline telephone.
  • High chair and travel cot
  • Additional logs for the fire (but these can be bought locally if desired).

Dogs:

  • We are sorry but (due to their locations) we do not accept dogs at The Long House or The Balancing Barn.
  • However, one well-behaved dog (who respects and loves modern architecture) is welcome at The Dune House and The Shingle House, both situated on beaches, for an additional charge of £20 per booking.

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