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Charming Barn Conversion with Field Views



Updated: 24-Sep-2016
Cottage in Heacham, Norfolk, England - 10 Minutes Walk from the Beaches

Cockcrow Barn is in the heart of Heacham within walking distance of both North and South beaches. It has private parking for up to 5 cars and is set off the road. The rear garden stretches back overlooking fields and further fields in the distance. It is a very private house and garden. Whilst having large amount of gorgeous character the property has been extended to include a 30ft kitchen area which seats 10, leading out to surrounding patio and rear garden. The hoiuse is bright and warm with a wonderful atmosphere throughout.

  • Sleeps 11
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

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'Wonderful place. We had a wonderful time'
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Stupendous staycation

  • 5 of 5

Cockcrow Barn lived up to our expectations; our extended family (4 generations ranging from 4 weeks to 90 years) enjoyed our stay in this spacious and comfortable barn conversion with its lovely big kitchen and expansive garden. The property was well equipped with plenty of cooking equipment, children's toys and videos and extra bedding. The downstairs bedroom was ideal for our elderly father with impaired mobility. The Heacham location was great for day outings to stately homes and North Norfolk beaches and nearby Kings Lynn. With a large family group, we used the Sainsburys superstore in Kings Lynn and smaller one in Hunstanton. We greatly appreciated the owners' prompt response when the washing machine broke down. Together with the fabulous weather it all added up to an extremely relaxed and memorable staycation summer holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Norwich Internation at 50 Miles Nearest Golf : Heacham at 1 Miles Nearest Train : Kings Lynn at 15 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Heacham Indian or Chinese at 0.5 Miles Nearest Ski : Norwich dry slope at 50 Miles Nearest Beach : North Beach at 1 Miles Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

The coast is designated an area of outstanding natural beauty.

North Norfolk is a Haven for walkers, cyclists and, most famously, for bird spotters.

The beaches stretch for miles offering stunning views out to sea or over the marshes. The North Norfolk beaches have been used as a location for many films and tv shows.

North Norfolk is seen as very 'upmarket' meaning there are wonderful places to eat and buy art, clothes etc.

The beautiful cathedral cities of Norwich, Cambridge and Norwich make a wonderful day trip out.

Above all, Cockcrow Barn, and Norfolk are a place to relax.


Cockrow Barn is 10 minutes walk from two beaches. Within 20 miles drive are some of the most glorious and unspoilt beaches in the world. (Do a web search for images of any of the beaches mentioned below and you'll see what we mean). Old Hunstanton, Holme Next To Sea, Thornham, Brancaster, Burnham Overy Staithe (Our personal favourite) and Holkham.


Nearest airport is Norwich which is 40 miles away or Stansted which is 60 miles.


The village shops are a 5 min walk, the Heacham beaches are a 10 min walk. Hunstanton, the nearest town, is a 5 minute drive. King's Lynn the nearest large shopping town is 12 miles.

Burnham Market is 15 miles.

Norwich is 40 miles. Cambridge is 50 miles

Further Details:

Heacham has a good selection of local businesses. Including, a Tesco express, a co-op, a Boots pharmacy, 2 butchers, a bakery, an ironmongers/gift shop, a newsagent, electrical goods shop, post office, fish shop, restaurants, public houses, 2 Chinese take aways, beach facilities/shops. 2 fish and chip shops. Hunstanton is 3 miles down the road with 2 banks and many many more shops, pubs, theatre, fairground, beaches, sea life centre, pleasure pool, Tesco and Sainsburys.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
half term
21 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
23 Dec 2016 - 30 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
new year
31 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
February half term
10 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
31 Mar 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
May half term
26 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2017
21 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £200
Pet Fee £30

Booking Notes:
Please email owners if you require a booking and prices. All booking are paid in advance by cheque, including a £200 damages deposit and the extra for bedding and towels if required. A receipt is then sent out and deposit returned withing 7 days of leaving. Please see our website for correct weekly and weekend prices as they will vary throughout the year, but remain the same from 2010!
Please see our website for all year prices and availibilty www.cockcrowbarncom.webeden.co.uk

Changeover Day:
We generally take either Fri to Fri bookings or Fri to Mon, Mon to Fri. Changeover is done between 10am and 4pm on whichever day the guests are arriving.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property in UK pounds.
Please contact us for weekend or midweek availability.

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Updated: 24-Sep-2016
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Property Type

  • barn


  • Family


  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Toys


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Bath with Shower, Basin but no toilet. Toilet other side of bedroom
  • 1 family bathroom with bath inc. shower and basin and toilet. Downstairs en-suite with roll top bath and basin. Seperate cloakroom toilet adjacent to double bedroom.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, Twin divan beds, wardrobe and drawers
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Two full size single day beds. Small drawers. Small room
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot, King bed.wardrobe, dressing table and 2 sets drawers
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed, Single camp bed. Downstairs en-suite room. drawers, rail
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 11 Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with 1 double bed, 1 single camp bed and en-suite. This room opens onto the garden. Bedroom 2 with 1 king size bed. Bedroom 3 with 2 single beds. Bedroom 4 with 2 single day beds. Downstairs lounge room with 1 sprung double sofa bed.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Cockrow Barn was our family home for 5 years before work forced us to move. We aimed to give it charming and homely feel that celebrated the feel of a traditional Norfolk Barn: Space, light and natural materials such as oak and stone floors. The upstairs has a 19th century oak vaulted ceiling. Downstairs the floors are traditional Norfolk Pamments and fossil stone from India. Comments from our visitors so far have included: 'Cockcrow Barn really is a very special place' 'We were suprised how big it is. It really is so very spacious, and so very light' 'We loved it here so much we didn't venture out for two days. We just sat in the garden and relaxed' 'Wonderful place. We'll definitely be back' 'We loved the huge kitchen, bathed in light in the mornings. All 10 of us had breakfast together and then spilled onto the patio to read the morning newspapers' 'Beautiful place, just as described. Thank you for letting us stay here' WIFI active Outside: The front has a small patio area which catches the sun in the evening. The rear patio has 2 areas including a table and 2 chairs and a sofa. There are 2 sets of steps up onto the lawn. The garden stretches back facing onto a field with mostly field views. Utility Room: Bosch washing machine. Sink with drainer. Vacuum cleaner. Combi boiler. High hair, buggy, clothes airers. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The Barn is thoroughly cleaned prior to every changeover of guests, by a professional cleaning company. Bedding and towels can be purchased per bed at an extra cost of £8 single, £15 double/king £15, with towel bales also at £8 per person. Other: The kitchen extends to 31 feet and alongside the handmade oak kitchen is a centre island with oak top. A large kitchen oak table which seats 10. Wicker sofa and a CD/radio unit. 2 sets of patio doors open to the garden.

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