Self Catering in Norfolk - Harleston

Areas: East Anglia

Golden Cross

Golden Cross, Harleston, Norfolk
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Sykes Cottages

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Sleeps a maximum of: 4

Pricing From: £252.00 - 595.00

This semi-detached cottage is situated in the village of Withersdale Street, close to Harleston and sleeps four people in two bedrooms.

Golden Cross is a semi-detached cottage in the village of Withersdale Street, three miles from the market town of Harleston, on the Norfolk/Suffolk border. This single storey cottage sleeps four people and has two bedrooms, consisting of one king-size double and one twin, as well as a family shower room. The cottage also has an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Outside there is parking for two cars, a front patio area and shared use of the owners' lawned garden. Golden Cross is a lovely cottage with a number of attractions close by.


High Quality accommodation for a perfect break
Just returned from a 5 night break at Golden Cross. High quality accommodation both in terms of the accommodation and the facilities/equipment available. In great rural location but within easy reach of near by towns and the coast. Provided a perfect get away after Christmas and the provision of a fully decorated Christmas Tree reflects the attention to detail. Would highly recommend.
Kevin V

A lovely property in a rural location which was peaceful, and the hosts were friendly. You could not fault the accommodation and the king-size bed was soooo comfortable.
Mrs Arstall

The cottage was beautiful and the owners were lovely too. The shower is amazing, a lovely quite and peaceful location which is good for touring Norfolk and Suffolk. Will definitely be booking again.
Mrs Spencer

A great area, nice and quiet. A lovely property with very comfortable beds.
Mrs Hardy

Great for Grandparents with Teenage Boys
If you have young grandsons to entertain during the school holiday for Half Term, and have to make sure they are not bored, you might not think a holiday cottage in a Norfolk Village would be the thing to do, especially when you take into account that they come from a village in Suffolk!! We found it very comfortable, and for some reason, the boys liked to keep their room tidy??The cottage was lovely and clean and welcoming, as were the Owners, and couldn't do enough for us. We went for local walks and saw cattle and Llamas, and all kinds of wildlife. We drove for days out to Alderburgh, and all seaside places within an hours drive, like Southwold, and Gt Yarmouth to see the magnificent Sea Life Centre which was well worth a visit, and kept the boys amused, together with all the fish and chips and lovely fresh sea food wherever we went, plus we bought some and took it back for tea, with bread all fresh from the little shop in an adjoining village on the way home. There is no light pollution at the cottage at night, and the sound of the owl as I stood outside the back door and looked up at the stars one night was lovely. The stars were so beautiful, you could see the Milky Way, and the whole time spent there which I think was Sunday night to Thurs night of Half Term was so relaxing , even with young men who were never bored at any point. They had to be home by Friday as it was Halloween, and they were going to a Party, so we dropped them off, and, as I listened to them talking to their parents, who seemed a lot more relaxed for having had some time to themselves, and hearing them recount all they had done, and showing off photos they had taken, plus seeing them laugh and laugh at the tricks they played on their granddad, I realised it had been more fun for them than I had anticipated it would have been when I booked it. We live 2 hours drive away from them, and so, it was a pleasure to have them all to ourselves, and the cottage had a great deal to do with that. It provided for all our needs. I would thoroughly recommend it to anyone, old, young, whatever your needs, if you want a nice relaxing stay, in peace and quiet with lots of fresh air, and sea air only a drive away, go and stay there. My only gripe was that the satnav took us home a few times the "country roads way ", until we got our bearings and took a more direct route, but that is the problem of the satnav, not the cottage.
Carole B

Services / Facilities:

Gas central heating throughout. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Private enclosed front patio area with furniture, shared use of owners' lawned garden with furniture. Two well behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 2 miles, pub 1 mile.

Changeover Day


Double Beds: 1
Twin Beds: 1

Further Amenities:
Linen provided
Towels provided
Washing Machine

Approximate Location

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Metfield, St John's Church - 1.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Fressingfield, St Peter & St Paul's Church - 2.3 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

South Elmham Minster - 2.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Wingfield, St Andrew's Church - 3.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

South Elmham, All Saints - 4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Linstead Parva, St Margaret's Church - 4.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Cratfield, St Mary the Virgin Church - 4.7 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Stradbroke, All Saints Church - 5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Laxfield, All Saints - 5.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Laxield Guildhall Museum - 5.6 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

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Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.

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