•  Free Wi-Fi
  •  Views
  • Private Parking x4
  •  Garden
  • Friday turnround
DSC_0153Unique & luxurious accommodation in a magical location

The Boathouse in Sennowe Park is a truly special property and we are delighted to have the opportunity to let it on behalf of its wonderful owners! Designed by renowned Norfolk architect George Skipper The Boathouse sits in a totally unrivalled position looking over the beautiful lake and grounds at Sennowe Park, next to Pensthorpe Nature reserve (recent home of BBC’s ‘Springwatch’) and just a 20 minute drive from the North Norfolk coast at Wells-next-the-Sea. There is even a small rowing boat under the property for guests use!

IMG_4937The entrance to Sennowe Park is through a magnificent double gatehouse and then down around a mile of private road. The Boathouse itself is tucked away in a completely magical private location with the picturesque lake and parkland on one side and woodland on the other. The rear aspect of the house is made in the traditional wattle and daub and there is a large gravel parking area with room for three to four cars next to this ‘gable end’. The entrance to The Boathouse itself is up a small staircase which leads to the fantastic decking area that runs the majority of the way around the building including a large area with outdoor furniture with gorgeous views over the lake.

IMG_4981Magnificent open-plan living space

Internally the main living room in The Boathouse is completely open plan and opened up to the spectacular exposed eaves giving a wonderful feeling of spaciousness and combined with the large, continuous windows that fill three sides of the building, a light and airy ambience that is instantly relaxing. There are three main areas in this room. A cosy sitting area with comfy soft furnishings, LED T.V. with FreeSat and BluRay DVD player and of course the log burning stove that sits in a magnificent fireplace with its original herringbone brickwork backing. There is free WIFI at The Boathouse.

IMG_4940The kitchen has all been ingeniously integrated in to a single island unit, it is very well equipped with a brushed stainless steel double oven and halogen hob, dishwasher and a fridge with icebox as well as all of the other appliances and equipment you would expect. Next to the kitchen is the round dining table that can comfortable seat four and a console unit with a digital radio and ipod dock.

Through a door to the right of the fireplace is the main bedroom which has a lovely comfortable super king sized bed and a en-suite bathroom. Through the door to the left there is a small utility room with a washer dryer and a shower room with another DSC_0088toilet and basin. Above the decking area and with beautiful views looking over the lake is the mezzanine bedroom which has a king sized zip and link bed (this bed is available at extra cost – see property notes below – and can be made up as either a twin or a double on request).

Gorgeous views over-looking lake and parkland

Externally large glazed French doors open out from the kitchen dining area on to the large decked area that overlooks the lake and surrounding park land. There is a large outdoor table and chairs on this decked area perfect for relaxing with a glass of wine in the evening, or al fresco dining all whilst taking DSC_0007in the beautiful surroundings. Their is a small lawned area open to the lake for sunbathing, and the owners have made the majority of their parkland permissible for guests at The Boathouse. There is also a rowing boat kept under The Boathouse for guests use if you fancy a paddle on the lake. It must be pointed out that the rowing boat is used at guests own risk.

Being so close to Pensthorpe Nature Reserve the lake at Sennowe is a birdwatchers paradise with huge numbers of species, both migratory and resident visiting throughout the year.

Idesenow_hall002al for honeymoons, anniversaries or any romantic retreat, The Boathouse has undergone a full, sympathetic renovation over the last two years and now offers luxurious accommodation for up to four people. It is as cosy and romantic in the winter with its underfloor heating and large log burner as it is light and airy in the summer and it is equally spectacular in all seasons!

We recommend booking early for this property as is so, so special and we anticipate a lot of interest!

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  • Total Bedrooms x2
  • Sleeps x2
  • Superking beds x1
  • Reception rooms x1
  • Ground floor bathrooms x2
  • Total Bathrooms x2
  • Ensuites x1
  • Ground floor bedrooms x1
  • Extra bed x2 - Zip and Link (£140)


  • Washer dryer
  • Iron & board
  • Airer
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Freeview/Freesat
  • BluRay player
  • iPod dock
  • Fridge with ice box


  • Views
  • Garden furniture
  • BBQ
  • Fire - Woodburner
  • Heating - Underfloor
  • Parking x4 - Private
  • Garden
  • Children allowed

Check availability

Note: 7 day bookings for this cottage start on a Friday

  • Start date:

  • Number of nights:

  • Sun 9th Dec
    Sun 16th Dec
    Stays cannot start on a Sunday
  • Mon 10th Dec
    Mon 17th Dec
    Unavailable as a start date
  • Tue 11th Dec
    Tue 18th Dec
    Unavailable as a start date
  • Wed 12th Dec
    Wed 19th Dec
    Unavailable as a start date
  • Thu 13th Dec
    Thu 20th Dec
    Unavailable as a start date
  • Fri 14th Dec
    Fri 21st Dec
    Unavailable as a start date
  • Sat 15th Dec
    Sat 22nd Dec
    Unavailable as a start date
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If you would rather book by phone, please call 01263 741777 between 9:30am and 5:00pm


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