Fuzzy Duck Cottage
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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 5
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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 5
The Cottage has been awarded (May 2014) with a "TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence" This prestigious award recognizes holiday homes that consistently earn top ratings from TripAdvisor travellers.
Fuzzy Duck Cottage is a pretty traditional cottage, approximately 115 years old, situated in the centre of the thriving village of Heacham. Within close walking distance of all the village amenities and a 15 minute walk to the beach, the cottage provides an ideal base for a holiday in North Norfolk. The accommodation has been carefully refurbished to a very high standard throughout. Real fire ideal for cosy nights in. Both TVs include DVD players, plus a Wii games console. A selection of videos are also available, plus a number of board games. Large enclosed rear garden with BBQ. The cottage is always spotlessly clean & a generous welcome pack greets all guests. Two adult bikes also provided.
Walking distance from 3 pubs that all serve good food, 2 traditional butchers, one off licence & Fish and Chip Shop. For lovers of continental food, the village also offers an Indian & Chinese Restaurant. Heacham also offers a Tesco Express & small Co-op store for your everyday essentials. Hunstanton (5 min drive) has "full-blown" Tesco/Sainsburys.
For those that like the finer things in life, we are a stones throw from Bradfield's - probably one of the areas very best shops, selling everything from Hardware, kitchen ware to beautiful & unusual furniture - well worth a visit!
For golfers there's a number of fine golf courses within close proximity, including Heacham Manor.
For those that love wild life, its not unusual to see seals swimming from the beach, with seal trips also available in nearby Blakeney. Heacham is also ideally suited for bird watching being only a short distance from a number of brilliant nature reserves (Titchwell/Snettisham). There are 3 sets of binoculars in cottage.
For those with younger children/teenagers there's the funfair at Hunstanton.
Hopefully our reviews of the cottage speak for themselves!
If we've missed anything in the above, we are only too happy to answer any question or provide additional photos. Please don't hesitate to get in touch.
Although the cottage sleeps 5, we are happy to discuss small discounts for couples only wishing to use one bedroom in the off peak seasons. Generally our change over days are Saturday to Saturday - but during less busy periods we are happy to discuss other days. Also out of season we are more than happy to accommodate midweek breaks. Please inquire.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||15 min walk/2 mins by car 5 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Single beds (1), Bunk Beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The East Anglia region
Norfolk, UK is a great destination at any time of year. Miles of unspoilt coastline, internationally important nature reserves (including Titchwell Marsh) and amazing wildlife (including Seals), hundreds of picturesque villages, historic market towns, fantastic seaside resorts including the bright lights of Great Yarmouth, The Norfolk Broads - Britain's magical waterland, and Norwich, a fantastic heritage, entertainment and shopping city, are just some of the delights on offer.
Heacham is a great location for families with two unspoilt beaches, a range of shops and many places to eat. Some of the nearby local attractions include, Norfolk Lavender, Snettisham Park Farm, RSPB Nature Reserves at Snettisham and Titchwell, Sandringham House. Heacham Manor is now open with a newly designed championship 18 hole golf course with reasonable green fees. The North Norfolk coast is 5 minutes drive away through Old Hunstanton.
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27 Aug 2015
"Perfect place to stay"
This was our second stay at the property and once again it exceeded our expectations, especially with the improvments to the garden (which is large, enclosed and perfect for young wandering children!). As we have two young children the stair gates are a fab addition and a highchair was also provided for us, plenty of space indoors as well for them to run around. We will most definitely be booking a third stay next year.
10 Aug 2015
"Excellent Cottage, excellent location - just perfect"
We spent a brilliant week at Fuzzy Duck Cottage, having stayed there the previous year. When we arrived the cottage was spotless, and a lovely welcome pack was waiting for us, the kids (11, 8 and 2 1/2) quickly disappeared out into the big garden, which has been improved since our last visit, with a comfy sitting area. Our youngest had the smallest bedroom, which fitted his travel cot in easily, and the stair-gates at the top and bottom of the stairs kept him safe. The kitchen is well equipped, but the chip-shop just 5 minutes away serves the best fish and chips we have tasted in a long time! Heacham is lovely, and has two beaches only a few minutes drive away. Hunstanton is close by with a lovely beach, aquarium and fun fair. The cottage is perfectly placed for day trips to Sandringham, Holkham, RSPB Titchwell, Castle Rising, Langham Glass to name a few. Also Farmer Fred's play barn at Norfolk Lavender is perfect for colder/rainy days to let the kids (and adults) let off steam! This is our second year at Fuzzy Duck and we cannot fault it, and we can't wait to come back again!
Thank you so much for the brilliant review. And we hope to see you again next year. Also chuffed that you liked the improvements to the garden. PS thank you also for the brilliant photography you shared with us. Regards Dave & Helen.
3 Aug 2015
"Fab place to Stay"
It was our second vacation staying at Fuzzy Duck and enjoyed it just as much as the first time. The place makes you feel that you are at home and is quite spacious with everything you need. The improvements to the garden are very nice and you can spend a cosy evening relaxing outside. I would recommend this place to couples and small families You have a nice welcome pack and everything you need to know is at hand. You get a nice welcome phone call from the owners on arrival
Thank you for the very kind review. Really pleased you liked the garden - John our next door neighbour (and brilliant handyman in emergencies) did most of the hard work with myself & Helen doing the labouring!
2 Aug 2015
"Fantastic holiday home"
Fuzzy duck is a very comfortable holiday cottage. Everything you need is provided. The cottage was very clean and the owners are extremely helpful. The welcome pack is a nice touch. Heacham has a lovely beach within walking distance and the walk to Hunstanton is great. The local chip shop, " the fish bar" is well worth a visit. The best fish and chips we've had in a long time. Easily accessible and very comfortable. Recommend to anyone wishing to visit the area.
Thank you for the great review its very much appreciated. Regarding the fish & chip shop, couldn't agree more, very good fish & chips & friendly service. Having said that, the local pubs are also excellent with lots of choice. There's also a very good and slightly more expensive one in Titchwell (called Eric's) very upmarket & they serve beer & wine!. So glad you all enjoyed your stay. Hope we can welcome you back another time. Dave & Helen.
22 Jun 2015
"Perfect retreat and location"
Perfect holiday , cottage home from home spotless and in a very good location . Great weeks holiday will return in the future Sharon & Paul .
Thank you for taking the trouble to do the review and as always we are delighted to get positive feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Thanks Dave & Helen.
5 May 2015
"Great weekend away"
Cottage was a great find, Dave and Helen were very helpful and attentive prior to and throughout our stay. Would happily re book.
7 Apr 2015
"5* For The Duck"
Spent the Easter weekend here with friends, and glad we did, it was perfect. Heacham is a good location for getting to all the best bits of North Norfolk, and the cottage is in a nice quiet location too. Very well equipped, good space for a cottage and tastefully decorated to feel like a home and not a holiday rental. Highly recommended.
Thank you for the excellent review. It's very much appreciated and as always we are glad to hear our guests enjoy the cottage and the village as much as we do.
10 Feb 2015
"A wonderful home from home"
Firstly i want to say what a lovely couple Helen and Dave are. they were exceptionally welcoming and hospitable. Their cottage was lovely, and tastefully decorated. The welcome basket was full to the brim with goodies, including a bottle of wine, bottles of beer and so much more. There was even shampoo/conditioner and toiletries in the bathroom. the bedrooms were very cosy and comfortable. We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will return to Fuzzy Duck without a doubt.
Hi Alistair & friends - thank you for the review its really appreciated & never taken for granted. Hopefully we can welcome you back some time. Regards Dave & Helen.
4 Feb 2015
"Fantastic, Charming,Clean & Comfortable Cottage"
My second trip to the lovely Fuzzy Duck Cottage. Feels like a second home as soon as you walk in the door. The owners are very helpful & friendly nothing seems too much. Wonderful log fire and the welcome pack was really a lovely thought. Location great for sightseeing & village has enough shops & places to eat. Visited September & January both very different but each time was a lovely stress free break. Trying to work out when we can visit again.
Thank you so much for taking the trouble to do this review. As always it means so much to hear you've enjoyed the cottage as much as we do. Thank you. Dave & Helen.
4 Nov 2014
"Lovely, clean and cosy cottage in good location."
We had a great stay at Fuzzy Duck. The cottage is clean and tidy with all modcons and more. The owners were incredibly helpful and left a lovely welcome pack of food and drink. The location was great for local amenties and the beach and we easily cycled to Hunstanton. Would recommend the seal trip from Morston and exploring Cley, Blakeney and Sheringham Park. We also went to the wave pool at Sheringham on a rainy day, which the kids loved. Would highly recommend Fuzzy Duck to anyone visiting the Norfolk coast.
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