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Bay Tree Cottage

Heacham, Norfolk (Ref. 1071479)

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews

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2 Customer Review(s)

  • Joanne

    “A wonderful cottage within easy reach of many amenities, friendly local pub, shopping, vets (if needed) and we had a great stay.”

    Kitchen was very well equipped and the downstairs cloakroom was very handy too. Lovely garden and completely enclosed for our two nosey dogs. Cottage was easy to navigate, clean and the street parking was easy. Much easier to park outside your home than London suburbia! We loved the place and would recommend highly. We will most definitely be returning ourselves too.

    - Joanne, October 2021

The property

Resting in the picturesque village of Heacham in Norfolk is this superb, terraced cottage, Bay Tree Cottage.

Set over two floors and sleeping up to four guests, Bay Tree Cottage is a well-designed and beautifully presented accommodation, perfect for families with lots of space to relax amongst the comfortable furnishings.

The cosy village sets a homely tone from the outset and reflects a warming nature that is continued on the inside.

Entering through the main entrance, you will be welcomed by a lovely sitting room, with leather seating, a woodburning stove and a fireplace that echoes nothing but character.

The dining room hosts a country feel with wooden tables and chairs, making a great place to enjoy breakfast while escaping into your favourite book.

A spacious kitchen is a breath of fresh air, carrying a cream overcoat, and fully equipped to meet your needs.

Tucked into the corner, you will also find a warmly tiled cloakroom for an added effect.

Follow a winding staircase to the next floor and a double bedroom awaits with an almost seaside theme, elevated by a vibrant feature wall, and soothing colours.

A twin room neighbours this, with a bright seaside theme, and views of the garden.

Lastly, a family bathroom is laced with charming wall panels, and includes everything you need to unwind after a long day.

Head outside of the cottage to discover a flavourful patio area; a perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine and admire the natural garden features.

For extra space, resting at the back of the property is a delightful self-contained hut with an elegant shower room, this is available from May to September for daytime use only.

Explore your local surroundings, with a short stroll into the local village where you will find a good selection of pubs and restaurants, perfect for those evenings where you don’t feel like cooking.

Wander through the glorious 100 acres of Norfolk Lavender fields where you will also find an on-site restaurant, children’s farm and a gift shop, perfect for picking up a souvenir.

For a fun-filled family day, head to Heacham South Beach, where you can beachcombe the shores, build sandcastles with the little ones or soak up the sun with your favourite book.

For those who have brought their clubs, visit the excellent 18-hole golf course at Heacham Manor Golf Club, which also boasts a boutique spa AA rosette dining and bars.

Next stop is Hunstanton, where you can enjoy a picnic in the lush Esplanade Gardens, wander the pier where you will find a good selection of family entertainment, take to the waters with a good selection of watersports on offer at Hunstanton Watersports or treat the kids to a visit to the Sea Life Centre.

Further afield is the bustling seaport and market town of King’s Lynn, where you can expect to learn about the local history at the Lyn Museum and Stories of Lynn, a museum which features old gaol cells, to leisurely stroll through the historic 18th-century park of The Walks which has an excellent selection of walking trails and to pay a visit to the 14th-century historical landmark of Red Mount Chapel.

However, you choose to spend your time in Norfolk, be sure to choose Bay Tree Cottage as your home-away-from-home.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, handheld shower, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove and electric heater in external chalet
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer
  • Smart TV, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking
  • Rear garden with patio, furniture and chalet which sleeps two and has a shower room
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.5 miles, pub 0.1 miles, beach 1.4 miles
  • Shop and pub 12 mins walk
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am
  • Note: Summer house is only available May to September inclusive for daytime use

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location

HEACHAM

Hunstanton 2.5 miles; King's Lynn 15 miles.

Heacham is a large village located on the West Norfolk coastline, on The Wash, boasting a lovely family friendly sandy beach, ideal for jet skis, kitesurfing and windsurfing. The village has many cottages built from Carstone, which is a feature of this part of Norfolk, and also offers a good range of shops, restaurants and country pubs. Within walking distance is Caley Hall, home to Norfolk Lavender with its sweet smelling lavender fields, and Heacham Hall, owned by John Rolfe, who brought his young bride Pocahontas to England to live at the hall (in the local church of St Mary you will find a memorial to her). This part of Norfolk is renowned for its abundance of birdlife throughout the year, with several local RSPB sites, while within easy driving distance is Pensthorpe Nature Reserve and Gardens, as seen on BBC's Springwatch. Nearby Hunstanton offers traditional seaside entertainment including a sealife centre, while The Queen's Sandringham Estate is just a 15 minute drive.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas