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Charming Family Retreat | 2040NO

map Heacham, Norfolk

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Overview

  • At a Glance
  • Facilities
  • Accommodation

    • Sleeps 14
    • 7 bedrooms
    • 6 bath / shower rooms

    Your holiday home

    • £0 - £0 per week
    • Friday changeover
    • 4:30 PM check in
    • 10:30 AM check out
    • 2 pets welcome (£24 pppw)
    • No smoking
    • Property rating: 5
    • Facilities

      • Freezer
      • Dishwasher
      • Washing machine
      • Private parking
      • High chair
      • Wifi
      • Ensuite
      • Ground floor W.C.
      • Enclosed garden
    • Features

      • Swimming pool
      • Fire/woodburner
      • Welcome basket
      • Luxury
      • Games Room
      • Hot tub

Description

The Property is a wonderful large detached Grade II Listed property oozing character features dating back to 1570 and was once the home of Captain Rolfe who famously married Pocahontas, an Indian Princess. The Property is a wonderful place for larger families and groups of friends to enjoy; so why not celebrate birthdays and anniversaries in this spacious and well-equipped character home. The house itself is nestled into approximately four acres of beautiful gardens and mature trees with a rose garden and amenities for children of all ages. Youngsters can enjoy exploring the outdoor space with a fun climbing frame and plenty of lawn to run around and play. There is a pétanque pitch, indoor games room, table tennis and an outdoor heated swimming pool with hot tub; ideal for the whole family to enjoy quality time together. The house also boasts seven large bedrooms and six bath/shower rooms with many double aspect bedrooms allowing the light to flood in from the west. Ideal for hosting a sumptuous dinner with lots of chatter. Celebrate in the regal dining room or simply dine out ‘al-fresco’ on the sun terrace or by the pool. Unfortunately this property is not suitable for, and does not accept Hen or Stag groups. Pubs/Shops/Beach: within walking distance

Ground Floor: Entrance hall Kitchen with granite worktops, belfast sink and four oven Aga with a simmering and boiling stone and cooker hood (complete with Mary Berry’s Guide to Aga cooking!). There is also an integrated fridge, combination microwave oven, dishwasher and central island with two ring electric hob Utility room with belfast sink, freezer, washing machine, and tumble dryer Drying room housing the boiler and providing drying space Snug with open fireplace and bespoke fireguard, flat screen TV with Freesat and comfortable seating. A feature of the room is the original water pump (not connected). DVD player with a range of DVD’s, books and toys Cloakroom with wc, wash basin and heated towel rail Breakfast room open-plan to the kitchen/diner with table and chairs and decorative fireplace, large sofa, TV and DVD player and French doors leading out to the garden Study with full size desk and leather armchair Sitting Room fireplace with open fire, grand piano (not available for use), pool table which converts to a table tennis table, three, three seater sofas, an armchair and flat screen TV with FreeSat  Cloakroom with wc and wash basin Dining Room with table and chairs seating 14 and decorative fireplace with French doors with a stunning vista of the garden

First Floor: Bedroom 1 large double aspect room with a king size bed, armchair and decorative fireplace with electric living flame effect fire En-suite bathroom with roll top bath, vanity wash basin, wc and heated towel rail Bedroom 2 with king size bed, wash basin and feature fireplace Bedroom 3 with king size bed, wash basin, sofa and feature fireplace Dressing/Shower room with raised walk-in shower, vanity wash basin with shaver/light point and heated towel rail Bathroom with roll top bath, vanity unit with wash basin, wc and heated towel rail Bedroom 4 with king size bed, feature fireplace, wash basin and cot bed if required (please request at time of booking) Family bathroom freestanding bath with roll top, vanity wash hand basin, wc, shaver point and heated towel rail Bedroom 5 with king size bed and wash basin Shower room with feature fireplace, raised corner shower, vanity wash basin, wc and heated towel rail Bedroom 6 with twin (3ft) zip and link beds which can also be set up as a super king and decorative fireplace. (Please request at time of booking how you would like the beds to be made up). Bedroom 7 with single bed and an additional single bed if required (please request at time of booking) and feature fireplace Shower room with raised walk in shower, wash basin and heated towel rail. Snooker room with a 3/4 size snooker table, there is a 3D TV and surround sound that can also be played in the swimming pool area, a darts board with electronic scorer. A second kitchen is also provided in the snooker room with sink and fridge which is adjacent to the pool area. Changing facilities with large walk-in shower.

Gardens: A fully enclosed garden predominantly laid to lawn with rose garden and a large sun terrace with outdoor seating. There is also a courtyard with contemporary fountain, a greenhouse with ‘pick your own’ produce and grounds with mature fruit trees. The driveway borders private woods and paddocks where horses are stabled and secure within the paddocks and 2 Gas barbecues - one by the pool area and one in the main garden Swimming pool: Set within a fully enclosed courtyard with a locked gate for children’s safety is the outdoor heated swimming pool approximately 4.8m x 10.9m and hot tub. (Please note the swimming pool is lined, not tiled so no glassware is to be used in or around the pool area) Outside: Separate wc: with wash basin Pets: Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Please be aware of our booking information regarding pets Parking: Large driveway for 5+ cars and sailing dinghy, if required. Heating: Oil fired central heating, Aga in the kitchen and open fire. Also provided: Towels. WiFi. Books and games. Travel cot. Highchair. Nespresso machine. Magimix. DAB radio. iPod dock. Hairdryers. Kindling and logs. 2 Gas Barbecues. Welcome tray. Notes: This is a non smoking property. Mobile reception – variable.  Unfortunately this property does not accept Hen or Stag groups.

Heacham village has two local beaches, the nearest being North beach where the promenade leads to the neighbouring Victorian seaside town of Hunstanton. The village itself is well served with local shops including Tesco Express, bakery, Fish & Chip shop, three local pubs and a chemist. If you wish to explore the surrounding area on two wheels then visit the High Street bicycle shop where cycle hire is available year round and visit the neighbouring villages of Ringstead, Snettisham and Old Hunstanton or hop aboard the coasthopper bus and take in the countryside views. If you prefer exploration on foot there is a variety of coastal paths and trails to discover including the popular Peddars Way. Why not visit the nearby village of Burnham Market with a variety of individual shops nestled around the picturesque village green; there is even a hat shop for those special occasions! While away an afternoon browsing the cobbled courtyards or enjoy browsing the galleries with contemporary paintings and sculptures. Foodies enjoy savouring flavours’ of Italy with a visit to the Tuscan Farm shop or nearer to home is Norfolk Lavender with restaurant facilities, a small farm and local produce available at the Farm shop. Heacham Manor & Golf Club is well worth a visit, enjoy lunch or supper in the garden room or perhaps treat yourself to afternoon tea or a treatment in the Mulberry Spa.

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Map

Area
Norfolk
Nearest shop
0.1 miles
Nearest pub
0.5 miles
Train Stations
Nearest Train Station
Kings Lynn 12 miles
Wells Next The Sea 15 miles
Havenhouse 17 miles

Photos

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Sitting Room 1
Bedroom 4
Dining Room
Kitchen
Bedroom 2
Pool
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Bedroom 1
Games Room
The Homemead view
Bedroom 3
Breakfast Room
Bedroom 5
Courtyard
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Bedroom 7
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Bedroom 6
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Nameplate - The Homemead
Games Room
Games Room Kitchen
Pool
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Garden
Bathroom 2
Bathroom 1
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Dressing/Shower Room
Sitting Room 2
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Shower Room 2
Shower Room 3
Sitting Room 1
Sitting Room 1
Sitting Room 1
Hallway
Views of the Green

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