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Kath's Cottage

Heacham, Norfolk (Ref. 4040)



Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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42 Customer Reviews

  • "A lovely cottage in a quiet location, thick walls and stone floors which were ideal for the hot weather we had."

    Within easy reach of many places, Sandringham, Holkham Hall, beach etc. Cottage had everything you need and more, we had a lovely time. Read previous reviews re: stairs, they are steep but has a handrail and we didn’t have any problems. Would recommend the cottage to others.

    Reviewed by AlanJul 2022

  • "Just as described a lovely peaceful place."

    Well equipped no faults.

    Thank you Christine I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay .Keep well and safe Property Owner

    Reviewed by ChristineApr 2022

  • "Kathy's cottage is great and we certainly would recommend."

    Very quiet location even though it's in a town, very helpful owner and a cosy house for a winter's stay. The stairs are steep which is worth knowing but when you get up there's a great shower and very comfortable bed ☺

    Reviewed by StephenFeb 2022

  • "We enjoyed very much our stay at Kath's Cottage."

    It was warm and furnished to a high standard. We were very comfortable. We suggest the listing by Sykes could be improved by emphasising the difficulty of access to the first floor for the elderly and infirm.

    Reviewed by JohnNov 2021

  • "Cottage was very comfortable and warm ."

    Walkable to sea front and easy access to the buses.

    Reviewed by RogerOct 2021

  • "Good quality fixtures and fittings, comfortable bed and bedding."

    Lovely cosy cottage.

    Reviewed by CarolynOct 2021

  • "We had a very enjoyable stay at Kath's Cottage."

    Everything was spotlessly clean and equipped to a high standard. The location was great, with shops, bus stop and pub a few minutes walk away. We were even able to take advantage of the outdoor seating area in spite of it being October. One thing to note is that the cottage is nearly 200 years old and has a steep staircase, which may not suite the less able.

    Reviewed by GeoffreyOct 2021

  • "The cottage is exactly as described."

    It is extremely clean and tidy on arrival. The kitchen is well stocked - crockery, cutlery, pots and pans. To be honest more than you'd need but covers all bases. Modern equipment throughout including a bee smart TV. The owner is very friendly and readily available should the need arise (it didn’t for us). Off road car parking is easy to access and the road is not busy making it easy to get out. Location is just great. Walking distance to three pubs, a Tesco Express at the end of the road (Lidl on the edge of the village) and of course the beach is only about a mile away. Can't recommend highly enough.

    Reviewed by JohnSep 2021

  • "On arrival due to cold spell, it felt as if cottage needed some warmth and airing and it smelt damp under the sink but there were no heating instructions or obvious switches and turning up thermostat made no difference."

    It was switched off inside boiler so would never have come on and should have been checked. There were no instructions for electric wood burning stove either with no visible buttons (it was necessary to get down to floor level to find them). In the drawers and cupboards I found old guarantees, out of date information and multiple instructions about putting out the bins . The property would benefit from just one comprehensive list to include heating and tv. On a plus note, the shower, bed and bedding were first class, kitchen well equipped and the situation great for shops, local bakery, buses and beach and once the place warmed up quite cosy and nice to come back to after a day out. However, my departure felt hurried and pressurised as without warning the owner arrived with cleaning stuff and a man put a ladder up by bedroom window at 9.15am (I could have been getting dressed!) I expect Covid situation may have impacted on smooth running of this cottage causing a lot of hiccups, and hopefully my experiences won't be repeated by future visitors. .

    Reviewed by SusanAug 2021

  • "Needs lighter weight quilt for summer, draining board, doesn't drain no where for water to go."

    Reviewed by CarolJun 2021

  • "Very pleased with Kath's Cottage."

    Everything was as described and we would most certainly recommend it.

    Reviewed by HowardOct 2020

  • "The cottage was lovely and cosy."

    It was in a lovely location in a pretty village with all the local amenities. You can walk to the beach and walk on the coastal paths. We would recommend this cottage to anyone and in fact we have already recommended this cottage to some friends. Thank you for a lovely holiday.

    Reviewed by MichelleSep 2020

  • "We had a very comfortable stay in this lovely cottage."

    It was very clean, well equipped and well maintained. Set in a very quiet area within easy walking distance to the beach and local amenities. The owner was easily contactable by phone and was very friendly and welcoming. We felt very Covid safe due to the cleanliness of the cottage and the sanitizing products provided. A very restful place to enjoy a break.

    Reviewed by AllanAug 2020

  • "We have been to Kath's cottage a number of times and hope to do so again in the future."

    It is always clean cozy and welcoming.

    Reviewed by BrianJul 2020

  • "Taking a holiday during an international pandemic was always going to be a little bit different but although lots of the home comforts had to be removed from the cottage, it was still beautiful and felt really safe and clean."

    We had everything we needed And there are plenty of shops nearby. The Norfolk beaches were gently buzzing with plenty of space to social distance and we struck gold with the weather. You have to be eating fairly early because lots of places are shutting up shop by 8 pm but we were delighted that so many pubs had opened their gardens and made such an effort to provide food in a safe way. It was just the break we needed after such a long time at home.

    Reviewed by GillaineJul 2020

  • "Unfortunately we left after 5 days due to not feeling 100% probably bad meal in Sheringham , house was not to our expectations as being 74 and73 yrs the staircase was really not suitable for an older person as it was steep to go up and come down as toilet was upstairs ."

    Had too use car everyday and travel to the coastal resorts walking to the Heacham beach was just to far for us even we walk a lot at home . Suggest that when advertising holiday homes you should state that some houses may not be suitable for certain age groups . Will be looking again once this Coronavirus has cleared .

    Reviewed by SinclairMar 2020

  • "A lovely cottage and welcoming hosts."

    Everything you need for a great holiday. Near to shop, pubs and buses.

    Reviewed by PaulOct 2019

  • "Lovely cottage, well furnished and exceptionally clean."

    Really comfortable bed with high quality bed linen and comfortable pillows. It was nice to be left milk etc and to have a lot of cooking basics in the cupboards. We had a lovely relaxing week with nice walks along the seafront and found we didn’t have to use the car as the bus service was excellent. Would defiantly recommend Kath’s Cottage.

    Reviewed by GillianSep 2019

  • "Another excellent cottage ."

    Thoroughly enjoyed our stay there

    Reviewed by PeterAug 2019

  • "This was our second time at Kath's Cottage."

    We found the cottage to be just as spotless as previously and wanted for nothing during our week there. It's somewhere we would happily recommend to oters looking to holiday on the main street in Heacham which is only a short drive to Hunstanton.

    Reviewed by TrevorJul 2019

  • "Second visit to Kath’s Cottage and hopefully not the last."

    Cottage has everything you need to make it the perfect base for the area. I think we managed to pick the wettest June week possible but the cottage was always a welcome retreat after a wet day out and about. Really enjoyed our week despite the weather.

    Reviewed by MollieJun 2019

  • "The holiday itself was very good but having the cottage to come home to each day was a big bonus as it felt just like coming home."

    It was so comfortable.

    Reviewed by TrevorMay 2019

  • "Being close to places of interest (bird watching) and local amenities especially West Norfolk Pub where the meals were very good."

    Reviewed by JoanApr 2019

  • "A lovely cottage for two, clean and well equipped."

    Heacham is a friendly village with facilities for shopping and eating out close to hand without using the car. We hope to return.

    Reviewed by JanetMar 2019



    Reviewed by GFeb 2019

  • "A delightful one bedroomed cottage, very well presented with quality furnishings."

    The owner is also very helpful and likes to make sure that you will enjoy your stay. Location of the cottage is ideal, with ample parking.

    Reviewed by PaulDec 2018

  • "Cottage had every facility required including the owner asking the type of milk I used as she would supply a pint in the fridge."

    Everything in the cottage seemed like it was brand new.

    Reviewed by GrahamNov 2018

  • "Everything catered for and extremely comfortable."

    Reviewed by SusanAug 2018

  • "A very comfortable and well maintained cottage Ideal for a holiday in Heacham"

    Reviewed by Michael GeorgeJun 2018

  • "Cottage was excellent."

    Well equipped to a high standard and very comfortable. Owner very helpful and friendly. The position in the village was very good, near bus stops, near Tesco and bakery etc. Already booked to return

    Reviewed by MollieJun 2018

  • "Kaths cottage was very clean and comfortable and all of the furnishings and equipment were of a very high standard ."

    The owner Sally had left us tea ,coffee , milk and toiletries and was very good in replacing the broken washing machine promptly as we needed to do the washing as we were moving on to another cottage after our stay in Norfolk.

    Reviewed by MMay 2018

  • "Another great stay at Kath's."

    It is a perfect, peaceful idyll. The cottage was spotless and very comfortable. Will be back again!

    Reviewed by BridgetApr 2018

  • "The cottage was spotlessly clean and very comfortable, well equipped with everything we needed."

    Good location, close to shops and amenities. The owners are very friendly and helpful. We will definitely be booking again.av

    Reviewed by MaryApr 2018

  • "This cottage was excellent."

    Beautifully fitted out and just about everything in it that you could need. The owner has obviously taken a lot of care in the preparation. Probably the cleanest cottage we have stayed at.

    Reviewed by StephenMar 2018

  • "Fantastic retreat very peaceful."

    Just what we needed after a rather stressful time. The owner went to a lot of trouble to make us feel at home.

    Reviewed by KennethMar 2018

  • "WE had a wonderful week."

    The cottage was splendid and the owner extremely helpful and friendly. We would not hesitate to recommend this cottage to friends and will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by JanJan 2018

  • "Great cottage in a great location we enjoyed the coastal walks and visiting all the sights around the north coast ☺"

    Reviewed by AndrewNov 2017

  • "The cottage was lovely and a credit to the owner."

    It oozes character and charm and in a great position & great car parking facility. A very well cared for cottage with very high spec quality furnishings and fittings, modern and comfortable throughout, the owner is lovely. Thank you Sally!

    Reviewed by MarilynOct 2017

  • "The cottage was just per the picture and description, everything was easy and we had no issues at all."

    It was nice to have milk, tea bags, etc all there for us.

    Reviewed by CherylSep 2017

  • "Cottage was spotlessly clean very well equipped all you could want in a holiday cottage."

    Shops close by and pubs was an added bonus

    Reviewed by MaureenApr 2017

  • "The property was lovely, in good location,and easy parking which is a bonus."

    The only reason we wouldn't go again is that now we have seen most of that part of Norfolk,. But would certainly recommend cottage and village.Liz and Terry Coventry.

    Reviewed by LizMar 2017

  • "This was a well presented cottage with good facilities, in an excellant area, from which to undertake our walking holiday around North Norfolk."

    Reviewed by JohnSep 2016

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  • One double bedroom with TV
  • Large landing/dressing room with space for cot
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Fitted kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with electric woodburner-effect fire.
  • Gas central heating with electric fire in sitting room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, Smart TV, WiFi,
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Large, enclosed front courtyard area with patio table, chairs and parasol
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 mins walk, beach 15 mins walk
  • Note: This property accepts guests aged 18 years & over only

The property

Kath's Cottage is a pretty, one bedroom, mid-terrace cottage in the West Norfolk village of Heacham.

Built in the local Carstone, this Heacham cottage is set back from the road down a private driveway, and offers well-equipped and well-furnished accommodation.

The welcoming sitting room with leather sofa leads, via an arch, to the lovely country kitchen with dining area, while at the front of this Heacham cottage is a lovely courtyard garden, an ideal spot for catching the sun.

Within walking distance of this Heacham cottage are shops, pubs, eateries and the lovely Norfolk Lavender Farm.

Enjoy unspoilt beaches with golden sands, including the Blue Flag beach at nearby Hunstanton, travel further along the coast and see small inlets with fishing boats, or visit the RSPB reserve of Titchwell Marsh or the pretty village of Burnham Market, offering interesting independent shops and tea rooms, all within easy reach of this Heacham cottage.

A delightful Heacham cottage from which to explore this lovely part of Norfolk.

Note: This property is next to Ref. 915103, together they sleep 6.

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About the location


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.

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Note: This property accepts guests aged 18 years & over only.