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Stalham, Norfolk (Ref. 1135145)

Best Escapes rating

  • 3 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Single storey
  • One twin bedroom
  • Wet room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Electric heating
  • Electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, kettle, toaster
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • On-site parking available
  • Private veranda with furniture, shared front lawn with picnic bench
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome, at £25 per pet, not to be left unaccompanied in the property
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.4 miles, river 0.1 miles
  • Note: Fishing opportunities are available from this property
  • Note: As this property is on the water, children must be supervised at all times
  • Note: There is a moving gap to step over to get onto the houseboat, please take care
  • Note: The property comes with its own dingy
  • Note: Minimum of 3 nights accepted only The maximum occupancy for this property is 3 people including infants

The property

Adjacent to the main boatyard, resting on the River Ant in Stalham, Maud is a charming boathouse ideal for a couple or a group of friends looking to explore Norfolk. With a range of amenities and attractions in the local area, Maud is a quirky getaway for lovers of watersports and riverside walks. Be welcomed into this unusual property, finding yourself in an open-plan living area, a lovely social hub where guests can cook together, enjoy a heart-warming meal at the dining table or curl up on the sofa for a movie night. As the evening wears on, freshen up with a warm shower in the wet room before retiring to a homely twin room with storage for your belongings. Maud benefits from a private veranda where you can enjoy the sound of the river and the boats bobbing in the dockyard with a cup of coffee, as well as a shared lawn and picnic area suitable for alfresco dining. The property also has its own private dingy, and there is an abundance of watersports facilities available on site for those who are looking for a more action-packed day of fun, as well as a barbecue for guests to use and fishing facilities. All of this and so much more with a stay at Maud. Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1135142, 1135144, 1135146 and 1135151, together sleeping 23 guests.

Please note: There is a pet supplement of £25, per pet

Simpsons Boatyard Houseboats

Simpsons Boatyard Houseboats is a fantastic selection of quirky houseboats resting on the River Ant in Stalham, Norfolk, with views across the local boatyard and river beyond. This collection offers a selection of amenities including an oven and a fridge, open-plan living areas and charming bedrooms with storage for all of your belongings, as well as private verandas, a dingy per property, and pet-friendly accommodation. With a shared picnic area and off-road parking, Simpsons Boatyard Houseboats allows for a group of friends or families to explore the wonders of Norfolk from a unique base resting on the river itself, with on-site watersports activities, including paddleboats and dayboats, or the option to try out fishing. Venture into the charming town of Stalham where you can take a leisurely stroll to the Museum of the Broads, or enjoy a pint at one of the many local pubs. Further afield, saviour a day along the coast at Sea Palling Beach, relaxing upon the sandy trails, paddling the shores or simply soaking up the sun’s rays as the world passes by. If it’s bustling city life you’re seeking, venture to Norwich where you can experience Norwich Castle, Norwich Cathedral and The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell, as well as sampling an abundance of local produce at Norwich Market, one of the largest and oldest open-air markets in the country! Simpsons Boatyard Houseboats is a fantastic base to start your Norfolk Adventure.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Wroxham 8 miles; Norwich 15 miles; Great Yarmouth 17 miles.

The market town of Stalham, with its high street with a good range of shops and eateries, is a typical North Norfolk town. There is a small market which comes to the town on Tuesdays and a farmers’ market on every other Saturday, as well as regular sales in the town hall. Stalham is one of the major starting points of Norfolk Broads boating holidays and a museum to give you an insight in to the Broadland environment is a must. Just a few miles inland from fantastic beaches, this is a perfect base for exploring the Norfolk Broads and coastline.

Please note: There is a pet supplement of £25, per pet

The maximum occupancy for this property is 3 people including infants

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas