Reviews of The Coach House

Kind words from recent stays:

Beautiful country house, amazing week!

A wonderful holiday enjoyed by 4 generations. Many thanks to our kind, courteous and thoughtful hosts for making it a week to long remember - nothing was too much trouble! Hot tub had plenty of use, perfect surroundings in evenings. Ordered celebration package which included the most fantastically delicious cake! With ages from 2 to 71, there was plenty to do around the area, enjoyed drives to the coast too. With our grateful appreciation, all the family X

Jem S - Ipswich (Aug 2017)

Just perfect

Anna and Matt were just the perfect hosts, always on hand ,but just out of sight, Not that there was anything to worry about during our week long stay, we wanted for nothing, the property was totally equipped with every conceivable need, It was comfortable ,well located for our needs , and with other members of our family and friends we used the facilities to the full, I could not recommend it more highly , it was our first visit to Norfolk but I have no doubt we will return.

Jenny Watson - Dordogne, France (Jul 2017)

Peaceful and relaxing accommodation

We loved our recent stay as part of a wedding party. The bunting was such a lovely touch and got us all in the mood! The Coach House is so comfortable and convenient. It is very well equipped with every convenience. We will definitely be returning for another holiday. Superb location. Thank you.

Halfway Bush Farm - Tetbury (Jul 2017)


I've just spent a lovely weekend at The Coach House with 7 friends. The House is beautifully decorated, and spotlessly clean. The bedrooms are all good sizes (2 en-suite) with clean fresh bedding. The bathrooms are all modern and again very clean. The kitchen/diner is a very large room, the cupboards are stocked with ample glassware and crockery. The comfortable lounge was ideal with its large sofas and wood burning fire place. Anna and her husband were perfect hosts, we felt very welcome and nothing was too much trouble. Would highly recommend this rental.

Enny B (May 2017)

Absolutely perfect!

The house is absolutely beautiful and was perfect for my special Hen Do weekend. All the extra special touches like helping with the hot tub, the delicious scones, bunting, cosy dressing gowns etc just made everything that bit better. I cannot fault anything, especially the super comfy beds! Anna and Matt just made everything super easy and my hen do better than I ever thought it could be! I'm sure we will be back at some point in the future, hopefully for a bit longer!

Stephanie B - Nottingham, UK (May 2017)

Perfect weekend retreat

I booked this gorgeous country house for a long weekend for myself and 9 friends for a hen weekend earlier this month. I was blown away from the minute we arrived and was shown around the beautiful property. There was so much space for us all to play board games, cook and eat together and generally have a wonderful time without getting under each other's feet. We were very lucky with the weather but we all said that even a wet weekend would have been lovely in these surroundings. We were especially impressed with the little touches such as homemade scones and jam on arrival to fresh eggs. Anna had also done a lot to make us feel welcome and there was an extensive welcome pack that helped us get to know the local area. We're all already trying to find an excuse to come back!!

Iona - Leeds, UK (May 2017)

Great for families!

Beautiful house for our celebration weekend. The attention to detail is outstanding, from warm scones and freshly laid eggs to coach house dressing gowns for all - even the children. The space was ideal for 4 families with plenty of room to play and relax. The garden was safe and great for the children to play in. Everything we expected and more, highly recommended.

Fiona - Leeds, UK (Apr 2017)

Fantastic country getaway!

I stayed here for a long weekend with friends and it couldn't have been a better weekend. Anna was warm and welcoming and a number of extra touches made the weekend special- fluffy bathrobes and freshly baked bread to name a few! The house was very comfortable for our large group of 11 and had everything we needed. The highlight has to be the hot tub which was heated on arrival. We enjoyed some lovely walks and local pubs in the area, although it was hard to tear ourselves away from the house... Highly recommend this for anyone wanting a comfortable and relaxing weekend away.

Colette M - London, UK (Oct 2016)

Wonderful hospitality

Spent a wonderful midweek break at this lovely location. From the minute we arrived we were made to feel welcome and were shown around the house and grounds by Anna. A perfect host, nothing was too much trouble. Fresh eggs, scones and freshly baked bread were waiting for us in the extensive and very well equipped kitchen. The rooms were spacious, spotless and very comfortable, as was the whole house. The Coach House is set in beautiful countryside just outside the village of Hilgay. Within easy reach of Norwich and the Broads this place is an ideal centre for exploring Norfolk and the coast. The hot tub in the courtyard is great for relaxing after a hard day's holiday making or stargazing at night. You won't be disappointed by this gem. Thank you Anna and your lovely helpers for such a memorable stay.

Mr D Barnet - Pontefract (Sep 2016)

Fantastic hospitality, beautiful house

We stayed at the Coach House for a family 70th birthday. We all said 'wow' as we drove up the driveway when we arrived. It was dark but the house was all lit up and looked so inviting. We had a fabulous reception from Anna who had baked bread and scones for our arrival. The house is beautifully presented and maintained to an extremely high standard. We felt very at home and comfortable during our stay. Our party ages were 20 months - 70 years and the house catered for all our needs. The fluffy robes and chocolates on the towels were a lovely touch. We can not recommend this house enough Anna is a fantastic host. Thanks for such a perfect setting for a big birthday celebration.

Emma S - Chelmsford, UK (Jan 2016)

A superb stay

I rented the Coach House for the week of Christmas 2015, and with 3 large groups of guests coming and going during that period, there were a lot of logistics involved, and plenty that could have gone wrong. However, Anna arranged everything we needed, and with absolutely minimal fuss, going well above and beyond anything I've known at similar properties: Three fully catered dinners and canap├ęs by an excellent local restaurant; daily cleaning; and full linen changes on two occasions (including one on Boxing Day), to name just a few examples. Nothing was too much trouble, including lighting the hot tub and sorting out anything else we might need. Added to that, the special touches such as freshly baked bread and mince pies, as well as sourcing newspapers really emphasised that this was proper 5* personal service. The property itself is very well put together, and the finish is to a high standard. In addition, it was spotless on our arrival and very well appointed. The location is rural but accessible, and would make an excellent base for those looking to explore the area. All in all, a fantastic stay, which I cannot recommend highly enough.

Ross W - London, UK (Dec 2015)

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