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Beachside

  • Heacham
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • 4
  • 2
  • 1

from £ 470 to £ 850 per week

Arrival from 4pm and Departure by 10am

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Beachside is a beach cabin ideal for a couple or a small family. Situated close to the sand dunes leading onto Heacham's South Beach and with lovely river views from the back garden. It has been finished to a high standard with a light, contemporary open plan kitchen/dining/sitting area looking across the dunes, with a king-size bedroom, a bunk room and a shower room at the rear of the property. This is a lovely place to stay throughout the year as it's toasty warm in the winter with its electric thermostatic heating and perfect for summer holidays too. The quiet beach is safe for swimming and wind-surfing, and perfect for bird enthusiasts being close to the RSPB Reserve at Snettisham.

It is located adjacent to Neptune (sleeping 6) - perfect for friends and families who wish to holiday together!

THE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Close to the sand dunes with lovely river views from the back garden
  • Light contemporary open plan living area
  • Perfect for bird enthusiasts being close to the RSPB Reserve at Snettisham.

GOOD TO KNOW

  • Beachside backs onto the river so care should be taken with small children
  • There's a secure garden shed which may be used for storage of bicycles
  • Located next door to 'Neptune' (sleeping 6 guests) its sister holiday home, perfect addition for 2 families/friend groups.

All on ground level

Has been furnished in a contemporary coastal style and has the advantage of a modern heating system to ensure this is a warm and comfortable place to stay throughout the year.

Entrance from the front into:

Hallway: with space for coat hanging

There is an open plan kitchen/ living area with views across to the dunes.

Kitchen area: fitted with an integral electric oven and halogen hob, an integral microwave and a fridge (with an ice-box). There is a table with 4 chairs.

Sitting area: has a French door with views across to the beach. There's a leather sofa, 2 chairs and a wall- mounted TV.

Bedroom 1: decorated with a king-size bed and built-in bedside units to provide ample storage space for clothes, tv plus a full-length mirror.

Bedroom 2: decorated with full-size bunk beds with storage units under.

Shower room: has a walk-in shower with powerful electric shower, hand basin and WC.

Please note that the property is heated by individual electric radiators with their own thermostats.

Outside

Is accessed via an un-made road from the Heacham beach car-park. At the front there is plenty of parking space and access onto the dunes and beach.
There is a secure garden shed which may be used for storage of bicycles or suitcases.

At the rear of Beachside is a lawned garden which overlooks the river and has lovely rural views. There is a post and rail fence and gate between the garden and the river, but please note that this is not secure for small children and they should not be left unsupervised.

There is the added benefit of a sturdy wooden double swing and rope ladder for children to play on (shared with the neighbouring property Neptune). Please note that the use of this must be at guests' own risk.

Floorplan

Beaches

Great for families and on the Norfolk coastal path with two great beaches on the West coast overlooking The Wash: North beach and South beach (aka Stubborn Sands) are both dog friendly and form a huge 20 mile bay and enjoy the most dramatic sunsets. A perfect spot to watch the sun going down and hit the sea on a fine evening. The village enjoys a range of small shops, arcade, cafe and fish bar. There are three local pubs The West Norfolk, Fox and Hounds and Bushel and Strike.

Village

Famous for its Norfolk Lavender with aromatic gardens and fields filled with all varieties of lavender. With their own oil distillery, products, tearoom and animal garden and play park. Just next door is Farmer Freds Adventure Play Barn for children and parents to enjoy indoor play farm themed fun, as well as a great Farm Shop selling lovely local produce.

If keeping mind and body in check is your cup of tea, then a visit to Heacham Manor where you can dine, spa or book a round of golf on the lake side championship 18-hole course.

History

Famed for association with Pocahontas, the Rolfe family are the most famous inhabitants of Heacham, from the 16th century. After seeking adventure in The New World it was John Rolfe who married the Native American Rebecca (Pocahontas), and along with their 2 year old son took them back to his family home the former Heacham Hall. The image of Pocahontas adorns the village sign and also the St Mary's the Virgin Church.

Visit

For a great family day out and only a few miles away is Snettisham Park Farm. A working Farm with lovely activities for the family from egg collecting, bottle feeding lambs and pony rides to a ‘not to be missed’ deer Safari.

There are plenty of wildlife spectacles to explore, with tens of thousands of wading birds to observe from the hides at Snettisham Nature Reserve.

Hunstanton Town is just 3 miles from Heacham and is a traditional seaside town with the added addition of fun water sports such as kite surfing and windsurfing.

A visit to Sandringham House, gardens and country park is a popular destination for all. Whether you simply want to take the pooch for a stroll, or discover the royals much loved country retreat, you’ll have the grandest of days.

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Guest reviews

A lovely stay and a well maintained and very clean property. The location was perfect. We didn't want to leave!

, 6th of July 2022

As advertised nice and warm for an autumn/winter break. We would stay again!

The Ward's, 2nd of October 2020

Better than Expected - Pleasantly surprised with the space, standard of furnishings etc. Sometimes photos In brochures / websites can be deceptive but not in this case. We liked the fact that it was so close to the beach and the high standard of the furniture and fittings. We had an absolutely lovely week. It was all very clean and confirms the proximity to the beach was just wonderful! Thank you!

Robinson Family, 24th of July 2020

It was clean and well kitted out and decorated to a high standard

Jo, 12th of October 2018

Great location and price.​ Relaxing and comfortable. Beach to the front and river behind, best of both worlds.

Awcock, 18th of August 2017
Key Booked Arrival date

PRICE GUIDE

Fri 31 May 2024Thu 20 Jun 2024£690 / week
Fri 21 Jun 2024Thu 4 Jul 2024£800 / week
Fri 5 Jul 2024Thu 29 Aug 2024£850 / week
Fri 30 Aug 2024Thu 5 Sep 2024£800 / week
Fri 6 Sep 2024Thu 19 Sep 2024£690 / week
Fri 20 Sep 2024Thu 17 Oct 2024£570 / week
Fri 18 Oct 2024Thu 31 Oct 2024£690 / week
Fri 1 Nov 2024Thu 19 Dec 2024£470 / week
Fri 20 Dec 2024Sun 5 Jan 2025£680 / week
Mon 6 Jan 2025Thu 3 Apr 2025£480 / week
Fri 4 Apr 2025Thu 24 Apr 2025£680 / week
Fri 25 Apr 2025Thu 22 May 2025£585 / week
Fri 23 May 2025Thu 29 May 2025£820 / week
Fri 30 May 2025Thu 19 Jun 2025£710 / week
Fri 20 Jun 2025Thu 3 Jul 2025£820 / week
Fri 4 Jul 2025Thu 4 Sep 2025£875 / week
Fri 5 Sep 2025Thu 11 Sep 2025£820 / week
Fri 12 Sep 2025Thu 25 Sep 2025£710 / week
Fri 26 Sep 2025Thu 16 Oct 2025£585 / week
Fri 17 Oct 2025Thu 30 Oct 2025£710 / week
Fri 31 Oct 2025Thu 18 Dec 2025£480 / week
Fri 19 Dec 2025Sun 4 Jan 2026£700 / week

Prices shown includes a £30 booking fee.

Booking information

If your required start date is not the usual changeover day, then please call us on 01328 730880 or email.

Please also read our Booking Conditions.

The changeover day for this property is Friday.

Deposit Payable - 33% of total rent

Balance payable 28 days prior to arrival

Please note that smoking is not permitted in any of our cottages

All Sowerbys holiday cottages are supplied with bed linen and towels and the cost of heating is included in the rental price.

Electric Vehicle charging

Cars may only be charged if there is an EV charging point fitted at the property. The cost of electricity is NOT included in the rental price and Sowerbys Holiday Cottages must be notified if the charger is used and an additional surcharge will be made. Due to insurance purposes, guests must never charge their car using a standard outdoor plug or an extension cable linking to a domestic plug. This is not permitted because of fire regulations regarding wiring, earthing rods and voltage restrictions; it poses a serious fire risk to standard 13 amp sockets and there is a real danger that the body of the vehicle could become live.

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