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Seaclose

Walcott near North Walsham, Norfolk (Ref. 26250)

4.5

(54 ratings)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Seaside
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor accommodation

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54 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely comfortable accommodation, with a safe enclosed garden for dogs."

    Stunning views, and perfect location. The little village had everything you would need. Hope to return one day…

    Reviewed by TraceyMay 2022

  • "We enjoyed our stay very much here though with a few reservations."

    The location cannot be faulted in its superb setting by the beach. An incredible view which could have been helped by a squeezee or something to clean the windows, which we wouldn’t have minded doing. We thought the property could have been cleaned better and found a few cobwebs about as well as the carpet not vacuumed well with nail clippings by the bed in the main bedroom. The kitchen was adequately equipped though one of the saucepans needs throwing out as the black lining was badly affected. Also a smaller non stick frying pan would be good. We found the property reasonably comfortable though the sofa by the window is badly sagging probably due to so many people having sat there to admire the view. We ate out mostly and would recommend the Kingfisher Cafe. We had breakfasts there and Sunday lunch, which for £10 was superb. Great friendly staff. If you fancy Chinese food the Oriental Garden at Bacton is only 5 minutes away and does takeaway as well as dine in. I would have put this information in the visitors book but there wasn’t one. Not much of a welcome pack which is unusual these days. Just a few teabags and sugar but no milk which would have been nice after a long journey. We didn’t go far as time passed pleasantly looking out at the view. In spite of our reservations, which wouldn’t take much fixing, we enjoyed our stay here. A very quiet getaway from it place.

    Reviewed by HazelApr 2022

  • "Amazing location, very cosy and comfortable bungalow."

    Great for the dogs with large secure garden and beach access outside the gate (be aware there are dog restrictions from 1st May to end Sept, although you can walk 200 yards along the coast path to the unrestricted section). Bacton woods a lovely walk if you want a change from the beach. Great chip shop over the road, and lovely welcome and food at Poachers Pocket along the beach. Only thing I would suggest was missing is a dustpan and brush - sometimes easier than getting the hoover out. Also perhaps a folder with some local knowledge, places to visit, chip shop closing times etc (maybe because we were out of season but 7pm on a Thursday caught us out - pub to the rescue). But all in all, a great place to stay

    Reviewed by SueMar 2022

  • "You know that you've struck gold when you would be happy to live in the place that you're staying."

    Seaclose is clean, smart, warm and comfortable. Not only is it in an amazing position on the coastal path, only feet from the beach, and with a great shop and very, very nice fish and chip restaurant/shop a literal 2 minute walk away, but it serves as a perfect base from which to explore the surrounding area. We stayed at Seaclose with our two dogs, so the vast garden was perfect and our elderly Westie found much to interest her and was happy to explore the perimeter fence in great detail. She is a determined, if a little less-able, walker these days, so a circuit of the garden was ideal exercise for her. In short, Seaclose is a wonderful place to stay and I can't thank Teresa enough for allowing us the privilege of taking it over for a week. I wish it could have been longer.

    Reviewed by IanFeb 2022

  • "Location is brilliant for the beach and especially if you are a dog owner, walks within either direction, go on for miles."

    Local shop across the road well stocked and a Post Office. Fish and chip shop next door to shop was very good also. Good accommodation and we found the bed very comfortable. Large enclosed garden good for dogs and children. Even though there was only 2 of us( plus a dog), we would have preferred a couple of more plates and larger bowls for pasta etc and a bit more cutlery. There is 4 of each. Certainly not a complaint just a suggestion. We have already recommended this to some friends, who have booked to go soon.

    Reviewed by AmandaDec 2021

  • "Superb. Looking forward to my next visit in March"

    Reviewed by MichaelNov 2021

  • "This is a wonderful place to stay , right on the sea front."

    A really large garden safe ,and secure ( which our dog’s loved)It was clean , warm , close to a shop and eateries . Lovely places to visit nearby.One of the best holidays we have had in England.

    Reviewed by Roberta KaySep 2021

  • "This is a really good place to stay, if you like the beach as it’s right on your doorstep."

    Ideal for the dogs with a big garden, they can also meet everyone who walks past, you can walk them miles along the beach if you wanted to. It’s ideally placed so you can walk to the poachers pocket pub for a meal and drinks. There is also a chip shop and cafe across the road, and the shop is very close too. The lighthouse pub is a short drive away. We had a relaxing 2 weeks and would thoroughly recommend it.

    Reviewed by MichaelMay 2021

  • "We loved seaclose and have booked for next year, must be hard for the owner to keepup with repairs etc."

    Tbh it could do with a new shower head kettle n toaster, but hey these are not complaints it a great holiday home. You will enjoy it!!

    Reviewed by LynneOct 2020

  • "It was just the job as far as rest and relaxation, seaclose was clean and tidy and everything the owner said it would be, was correct."

    Reviewed by SharonOct 2020

  • "Perfect tranquil location."

    Seconds away from the beach. Beautifully quiet location. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by DeniseSep 2020

  • "The property was well maintained,clean and so comfy,it was like home from home,the owners had thought of everything to make your stay as good as it could get from supplying,linen,soft towels,tea,coffee , chocolates and a pint of milk (much needed after your journey) Books ,board games,a kite and so much more."

    I would love to book again but this property is all booked up for next year(hardly surprising)

    Reviewed by JeanetteSep 2020

  • "The property is perfectly situated on the beach front and two minutes walking distance of amenities."

    The house was cosy when stormy and cool when the sun was shining. Although a perfect holiday and will book again, I missed having WIFI. Would recommend...10/10.

    Reviewed by JackieAug 2020

  • "Arrived with food for fridge and freezer for week, to find fridge dirty and freezer box completely iced up."

    Cutlery and plates dirty and crumbs in cupboards. Spent two hours cleaning. Hairs in bathroom. Main bedroom smelt of dogs. Next day found dog poo in garden. Two days later hoovered floors, to find lots of dog hairs in carpets, which I hoovered up and left in a bag for owner. We did not use any of cupboards and drawers for our belongings, and only washed up crockery and cutlery that we would be using. In sykes information it mentioned, cushions,books, games, dvds, oven gloves etc. would be removed from properties, this was not the case, there was plenty of these items. Due to covid we thought extra cleaning would be done. Informed owner, who said these complaints were not covid related. Apart from all this, we had a lovely week weather-wise, and the location is perfect.

    Reviewed by CarolAug 2020

  • "Wow what a view."

    ..perfect location and very close to the shops. Accommodation was clean and tidy and thank you for the chocolates.

    Reviewed by SharonAug 2020

  • "What a delightful place to stay."

    An absolute gem. Will want to come back and back. Thank you for a restful break in wonderful surroundings.

    Reviewed by SarahJul 2020

  • "Wonderfully situated overlooking fantastic beach."

    Great facilities 30 seconds walk shop cafe fish n chips and five minutes to pub.Many places to visit nearby.Everyone friendly despite covid and everyone respected distance wherever we went.Rebooked whilst on the holiday for next year dogs loved it.

    Reviewed by MaryJul 2020

  • "Comfortable, warm cottage with wonderful sea views."

    Reviewed by SaraFeb 2020

  • "The cottage was warm and comfortable, ideally placed to visit local attractions."

    The enclosed garden was big enough for the dogs to run and play while we sat at the table and enjoyed the amazing view. The cottage overlooked the beach this was the bonus, so close and a lovely walk for us and the dogs. We will certainly be booking again. A very special place indeed.

    Reviewed by SueFeb 2020

  • "Cosy and comfortable and had everything necessary would love to visit again but it is all booked !"

    !!!!!

    Reviewed by AmandaDec 2019

  • "The cottage was in fantastic location own parking enclosed garden for dog right ..."

    The cottage was in fantastic location own parking enclosed garden for dog right on beech walk to pub cafe shop Lovely and warm all the time in cottage We never wanted to leave

    Reviewed by SusanNov 2019

  • "Owner very professional and always at the end of the phone"

    Reviewed by LindaOct 2019

  • "Absolutely superb location with great panoramic sea view within 15mtrs from the beach."

    Great for dog walks. A little disappointed there was no WiFi, although I had G4 connectivity to check my emails via phone. TV lost it ITV and BBC signal when weather was bad, ie heavy rain or evening mist. Really pleased with our stay and would recommend the holiday property

    Reviewed by TrevorSep 2019

  • "I enjoyed the feeling of being at home, I could actually live there!"

    The dog loved it too, at the end of the holiday he did not want to get in the car to come home. I can see why its popular I just hope its available when I want to book it again. Philip cooper

    Reviewed by SharonSep 2019

  • "Perfect location - my dog Henry thought all his dreams had come true."

    The cottage is comfortable and appropriately equipped.

    Reviewed by ZoeSep 2019

  • "Sandy beach ideal for safe bathing."

    Dog friendly, on part of beach. Ideal for young families and couples. Accommodation conveniently placed for beach access and contained private garden providing parking, safe for pets.

    Reviewed by WendyAug 2019

  • "A very warm, cosy and comfortable cottage, with a superb outlook over the sea."

    We will really miss that super view! there was a good sized, fully fenced in garden, great for just sitting in and looking out to sea, and also just the job for children or dogs to play in. The bungalow contained all you could want for a holiday, and the chocolates and milk awaiting our arrival were greatly appreciated. Books, TV, DVD, games etc were all provided, in case the weather turns wet.There were no wi-fi or washing machine, but who needs those when you're on holiday?! The double bed was very comfortable - very difficult to drag yourself away from in the morning! The local area had a good general store, a cafe and an excellent fish and chip shop, all within a couple of minutes walk. Also there were lots of interesting places to visit locally, including boat trips and self drive boat hire on the nearby Norfolk Broads. If you enjoy seafood, a visit to nearby Happisburgh is essential, where a local shop is crammed with all sorts of delicious seafood, including Cromer Crabs.We thoroughly recommend "Seaclose", and hope to visit again in the future.

    Reviewed by RonaldJun 2019

  • "Just spent an amazing week at Seaclose and despite the really windy conditions we felt cosy and safe inside the cottage."

    The cottage did shake when the tide was in and the massive waves hit the seawall but amazing to sit safely indoors and listen to it. Not sure I'd like it quite so much in the summer as the Norfolk Coastal path runs alongside the garden so people can see straight in to the cottage but not a problem in a windy March as the few people who were walking past were tucked up inside their hoods. However garden is good size and nice and secure so we could let the dogs out for a run without fear of them getting out. Cottage is well equipped and the local paper, chocolates and milk on arrival were much appreciated. Did have an issue with the boiler during our stay but phone call to the owner resulted in engineer attending within a few hours to fix it. Would go again - thank you

    Reviewed by JulieMar 2019

  • "Lovely views of the sea, we had a much needed relaxing week."

    Reviewed by AngelaMar 2019

  • "Excellent position on beach front great for people with dogs"

    Reviewed by DerekJan 2019

  • "We stayed in December and despite the weather not being good we had a great time."

    Cottage was immaculately clean and very comfortable. Garden was great for dog and very secure .Hope to rebook in the summer.

    Reviewed by SusanDec 2018

  • "It’s all about location."

    Best bed we’ve slept in out of at least 15 cottages.

    Reviewed by JohnNov 2018

  • "It was a lovely place to be, even in November."

    It was warm and cosy with everything needed. The owner was lovely and very helpful. My two dogs loved the freedom being free to chase each other around the large safe garden. The double bed was new and very comfortable even though others have said to the contrary. I would love to visit again earlier in the year when the sun is shining. The closeness to the sea was unbelievable.

    Reviewed by RitaNov 2018

  • "I just did not want to leave Seaclose, felt so at home."

    We did not have brilliant weather but it didn't matter. The bungalow was warm and cosy with tremendous views. The local shop stocked everything, with post office and cash machine. The fish and chip shop and cafe were excellent too. Plenty of places to walk my dog and a secure garden. We will certainly be booking again......perfection.

    Reviewed by LynnOct 2018

  • "The cottage is in the most beautiful position amazing sea views from 3 sides with a very large fully enclosed garden, which was perfect for our dog, we sat out every day drinking tea, watching ships come in eat."

    The cottage itself is clean, well maintained and has everything you need for your stay including binoculars ,dvds, books etc. The bed was lovely and comfy and the bedroom boasted yet another sea view. The kitchen although small had a full sized cooker ,fridge eat and well equipped utensils. The lounge was perfect lovely and comfortable amazing views of the sea, the chocolates and milk tea and daily newspaper where very welcome to, all in all a perfect getaway comfy peaceful, just the place to unwind even the weather was good in Oct. We will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by DawnOct 2018

  • "Needs update the shower room and a good cleaning up."

    Reviewed by RonaldAug 2018

  • "Couldn’t sleep on the bed as it had 2 mattresses one on top of the other which kept sliding off the bed."

    Skirting boards and arms of sofa not cleaned at all for goodness knows how long, thick dust on both. Kitchen utensils covered in grease. Plates were chipped. We ended up cutting our stay short as husband had a chest infection which was irritated by the damp smell in the bedrooms.

    Reviewed by PaulineAug 2018

  • "Had a lovely week at Seaclose with the kids and dog."

    Perfect seaside location, great to be so close to the water to be able to see and hear the waves rolling in. Had good weather so were able to swim in the sea and make good use of the beach. You do need to check the tides though if planning some time on the beach as at high tide the sea is all the way in to the sea defence wall. Walcott is small, but there's a well-stocked shop, lovely cafe and chippy and great food at Poacher's Pocket pub (dog friendly and 10 mins walk along the seafront). Excellent location too for travelling around Norfolk, particularly enjoyed Happisburgh beach and lighthouse just down the road. Accommodation is comfortable and clean and tidy. It is fairly basic, however I wasnt expecting luxury from either the description of the property or the price we payed. Location would attract us back to Seaclose in the future.

    Reviewed by DonnaAug 2018

  • "Brilliant"

    Reviewed by ValerieJun 2018

  • "Wonderful place with good sized secure garden for the dogs, and with fabulous views of the North Sea."

    Ramp to the beach was slippery so care is needed and access only available at low tide unless you walk along the sea wall for 500 yards. There are also good beaches at Happisburgh (also with brilliant pub - with its own micro brewery- and splendid fish shop stuffed with Cromer crab and local fish) and at Cart Gap. Great place which we will return to and would thoroughly recommend.

    Reviewed by MichaelMay 2018

  • "We had a fantastic holiday, Seaclose was all we hoped it would be and the size of the garden was perfect for our rescue greyhounds."

    Reviewed by YvonneMay 2018

  • "Excellent location which is what I wanted."

    Fabulous views and good garden for the dog to rule for a week. Good parking. Two mattresses on top of one another on the double bed made sleep difficult, the only good thing was they made the view from bed magnificent. The mattresses on the bunk beds also need replacing. Three light bulbs not working, 1 tea towel for the week, two bath towels for a week? The cottage would benefit from a guest folder with information, (like the drawer in the bed which held more tea towels which we only discovered on our last day. ) We enjoyed out holiday but felt more could be done for little expense to make the cottage outstanding.

    Reviewed by DavidApr 2018

  • "Excellent garden for a dog, great parking, great views, easy access to the beach, plenty to see locally & further a field & no problem eating out."

    A very warm & cosy cottage with superb views over the sea enhanced by the large picture windows. I would have scored the cottage facilities higher if a washing machine had been present although space is limited to install one. Overall a very enjoyable stay!

    Reviewed by MarkJan 2018

  • "Hot water not that hot."

    Very good holiday for us and dogs.

    Reviewed by DavidDec 2017

  • "I absolutely LOVED Seaclose!"

    !!! lf I could I would live there!! Seaclose was FANTASTIC, warm, everything I needed and more. Garden fab, enclosed for my dogs, who loved it. Double bed was lovely and comfy! Shop just down the road. Cafe near shop served a brilliant breakfast! Didn't get to try chippy this time. I could go on and on ..... so glad I booked Seaclose even in November. Will definitely go back!!

    Reviewed by MichelleNov 2017

  • "Perfect location"

    Reviewed by KarenOct 2017

  • "It is in a fantastic location - just idyllic!"

    The beach is clean and dog friendly and the area is quiet and relaxing. Not at all busy even in the height of the season. The cottage is just right for a week away from it all and i intend to return.

    Reviewed by ChristineAug 2017

  • "Very enjoyable holiday overlooking the sea lovely would highly recommend it"

    Reviewed by ChristineJun 2017

  • "It's got everything it says on the tin"

    Reviewed by DavidApr 2017

  • "The cottage was lovely, warm, cosy and spotlessly clean."

    We were met with a carton of milk and a box of chocolates which was very sweet. The location is brilliant if you want the beach and the garden is very dog friendly with good fencing and chicken wire over the entry gate to stop smaller dogs slipping through gaps. We had brilliant weekend and will definitely be going back. Seaclose would be a perfect location if it had WiFi, and this is the only reason why I didn't give it a 10 out of 10.

    Reviewed by EnricoMar 2017

  • "We really enjoyed our week."

    It was fabulous hearing the waves crashing on the beach outside. The cottage looked lovely on first appearance and had all the basics you needed. If I'm being really picky, there was only one tea-towel, one kitchen sponge and one toilet roll. This could be a problem if a family had booked it with a couple of children. We also noticed some damp with mould patches in the corner of the main bedroom. I'm sure it's unavoidable given the location but wouldn't be good for guests with allergies.

    Reviewed by SandraOct 2016

  • "Had a fantastic week here in October."

    Stayed with hubby and one small dog. Very clean and comfortable, very warm to come back to in the October evenings although we had some lovely sunny days. Cosy well kept bungalow had everything we needed and fantastic views of the sea. Safe enclosed garden for our dog. Access straight out of garden gate to the beach and wonderful coastal walks. Well stocked shop just yards down the road and two local pubs within 1/4 or 1/2 mile.

    Reviewed by JanetOct 2016

  • "Had a fabulous view of sea with private garden fenced in for safety of dog."

    Everything very clean and close to amenities. Dog friendly at lots of places. People friendly too.

    Reviewed by PaulineOct 2016

  • "The position of chalet meant sunrises and sunsets were fantastic."

    only downer was there was no book or folder telling you when dustman etc. was due. we thoroughly enjoyed our holiday.

    Reviewed by SuzanneSep 2016

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x adult bunks
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area.
  • LPG central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed lawned garden with patio, furniture and access to beach
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 mins walk, pub 10 mins walk
  • Beach 1 min walk
  • Note: The garden fence is approx 3ft high, animals and children to be supervised.

The property

Set just a few yards from the beach, this detached wooden cottage is located in the seaside village of Walcott near to North Walsham in Norfolk.

All on the ground floor, this comfortable cottage is perfect for a small family looking to spend time on the beach.

This Norfolk coastal cottage has sea views from most rooms and features a comfortable sitting room, a fitted kitchen and two bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with bunks, a great place for the kids to retreat to.

Outside this cottage are a private patio area and a large lawned garden which looks directly on to the beach, a wonderful spot for a morning coffee or an evening drink as the children and dogs play in safety.

The village of Walcott is popular with holidaymakers and contains a couple of shops and a pub.

Either side of Walcott are the resort villages of Happisburgh and Mundesley, whilst a few miles inland is the town of North Walsham with a good selection of shops, pubs and restaurants.

Take a day trip to the Norfolk Broads or drive down to Norwich to spend a day visiting the cathedrals or indulging in some retail therapy.

A lovely beachfront cottage, perfect for a Norfolk coastal holiday all year round.

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About the location

WALCOTT

North Walsham 6 miles; Cromer 14 miles; Norwich 18 miles.

Walcott is a lovely coastal village that sits right in the middle of the Norfolk coastline, with many small and friendly coastal villages nearby; Bacton where the ruins of Bromholm Priory and Bacton Woods can be found, Happisburgh with its impressive lighthouse, and Mundesley with its fine sandy beaches are to name but a few. The name Walcott is derived from the Celtic word Walecote, which means "village by the wood". It is an ideal place for walking, cycling, horse riding, fishing, bird watching or simply relaxing and enjoying the many views. Walcott is also a great location for exploring the beautiful scenery of the Norfolk coast, as well as the famous Norfolk Broads. Further inland there are plenty of famous National Trust properties to visit, such as Blickling, Felbrigg and Holkham Halls, or why not visit the historic city of Norwich, with its beautiful Norman Cathedral and Castle, and of course spend your money in the many shops, pubs and restaurants on offer.

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