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3 Bedroom Detached House Converted from Stables Overlooking Sandy Beach

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Converted Stables in Mundesley, Nr. Cromer, Norfolk, England - Excellent Unique Location, 25m from Beach with Private Slipway

The village of Mundesley is an excellent location for a seaside holiday. It has a wonderful wide beach backed by a small promenade and a good range of shops, pubs and restaurants. Some may enjoy a dip in the sea or perhaps just the chance to relax and enjoy the view, whilst children will love to play on the golden sands. The close proximity of Gig House to the beach makes it an ideal safe location for family holidays. Mundesley is a traditional English seaside village popular with day trippers and holidaymakers alike, without being too busy. The wide sandy beach ensures Mundesley is not overcrowded even during the summer months. Mundesley is an ideal base for long walks along the coast all year round. The house was constructed in the early 1840's using traditional materials; brick, flint and lime plaster. The flint and lime plaster is 'breathable' which allows moisture to enter the walls, which may mean uneven / flaking lime plasterwork from time to time.


Owner
Margaret Hogarth
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Italian
Calendar last updated:
24 November, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Gig House is simply wonderful! It felt like a real home from the second we arrived. So, many thanks for creating such a lovely space! It is very special. R Abbas



We thought the cottage was lovely-the best we've stayed in over the 7 years the three of us have been meeting up. You may hear from us again. Jane



Just to say that we had the most wonderful week's break at Gig House. Many thanks for a wonderful stay and we will be in touch very soon! Mrs Yeoman



The location makes the Gig House very special.Mrs L Parkinson



just a quick note to tell you how much we enjoyed our stay in Gig House.The house is beautiful. The pictures on the website dont prepare you for how good the house is and how close you are to the beach and sea. The beach is wonderful. Our dog loved it more than we did. Walking on the beach at night with no-one else in sight is something rare and special. Waking to the sound of the sea!We loved Mundesley and the area. We were all keen to return. Allen and Ann Wal
Aug 2009
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Location

Special interest holidays:

Divers will love the local area to explore sunken ship wrecks off the coast.

Coast/Beach:

The excellent family friendly beach at Mundesley is a stones throw away from Gig House, situated 100m away from the main lifeguard station and tourist amenities. Private slipways to the beach at either side of Gig House, ideal for launching small diving boats, jet skis, etc. Popular with local young surfers and boogie boarders.

Travel:

Mundesley is 7 miles from Cromer, 25 miles from Norwich. Car hire is not essential as local public transport is excellent, regular trains into Norwich from Cromer or North Walsham. Hourly bus service into Norwich, Cromer and North Walsham.

Distances:

Beach 25m, beach cafes and amusements, crazy golf 200m, village centre 400m.

Further Details:

Mundesley village has a doctors surgery, a chemist, Spa shop, fruit and veg shop, butchers, fish and chip shop, Chinese takeaway, 4 pubs, CIU club, 4 cafes, Post Office, Tourist Information Centre, weekly car boot sale, fishmongers van (Lobster Pot), art gallery/ shop, gift shops, amusement arcade.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Mundesley in North Norfolk District

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Large family bathroom with bath, washbasin and wc. Downstairs shower room with washbasin and wc. Ideal for washing off the sand after fun on the beach. En-suite to bedroom 2 with shower, washbasin and wc.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with a double bed and French doors leading to balcony with views overlooking the beach and sea. Bedroom 2 with a double bed and en-suite with shower, washbasin and wc. Bedroom 3 with bunk beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Gig House is an excellent location for families due to its close proximity to the sandy beach. Fuel is provided for the wood burner during the winter months for cosy days and nights sat in front of the fire looking out to sea watching the boats and ships pass by. If you are looking for a 'hotel' type of property to say in with a 'show house' perfection, Gig House is probably not for you. If you are looking for a traditional clean holiday home full of character in a unique location next to the sea, then Gig House is an excellent place to spend your holidays. Outside: Open plan patio garden leading to slipway (only used for five other properties). Timber decking area overlooking the sea, ideal for outside dining/relaxing. Dining table and chairs, barbecue. Parking area for 3 cars Utility Room: Utility room with washing machine, iron and ironing board and storage space for cycles, beach equipment, etc. Shower area. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Weekly maid service included. Towels and linen provided. Beach towels are not provided. Welcome pack included (tea, coffee, sugar, milk). Other: Outside patio area leading to cobbled slipway to beach (only used for five other properties). Garden furniture including table, chairs, barbecue.

Reviews

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3 Bedroom Detached House Converted from Stables Overlooking Sandy Beach
average rating of 4.7058825 based on 18 reviews
5

beautiful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

we had a lovely holiday. the house is so homely. very clean. lots of space, would love to go back in the summer.

Really nice area with a great pub/ restaurant literally a minutes walk away. the village has a few cafes that we tried. all were delicious and reasonable. They also let dogs in. there is a spar within walking distance. The beach is beautiful and huge. enjoyed many mornings and afternoons walking there. I would highly recommend

  • Review Submitted: 08-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

All we had hoped for!

  • 5 of 5

Gig House was just as we hoped, with the great benefit of having the beach so close and able to enjoy the relaxing noise of rolling waves. There were 3 couples in our group for part of the week (two for the rest), an 18 month toddler and a Labrador; and the spaciousness of the cottage worked extremely well for us all. Mundesley is a very pleasant seaside village to walk round with good amenities, yet only 7 miles to Cromer. Our week went far too quickly and we shall want to return to this area again before long and we certainly would consider staying at Gig House again.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 4 of 5

Per last year the family had a fantastic time and again we were blessed with the weather, which helps when you have two under 5! Property is in a fantastic location with a wonderful beach a stones throw away. Nice quiet location, unspoilt village. The property itself is showing signs of wear and tear and could do with little TLC to bring it up to the same level of feel and quality of other house we have stayed in. We would be back for the beach alone!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

very quiet & peaceful beautiful beach

  • 4 of 5

good base to explore from

  • Review Submitted: 13-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very cosy and enjoyable holiday in a great location

  • 4 of 5

The cottage is in a great location close to beach and an ideal location for visiting local places in North Norfolk.

I would have given it 5 stars but for the fact the cottage itself is in need of some maintenance, general improvements and could have been cleaned to a higher standard.

Luckily we had great weather for our week and we had a great family holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your open feedback, which is always appreciated. We have raised your concerns with our cleaning team and have been across to Gig House ourselves to check the standard of clean for the following guests. We have looked at the points you raised in regards to the maintenance issues and have rectified the valid points you have Identified. Margaret & Ian Hogarth
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5

Fantastic property

  • 5 of 5

Gig house is a charming homely house with amazing sea views and impressed far more then we expected. The log burning stove was great for cool evenings in, after fresh sea air. The balcony off the back bedroom is great for morning views while enjoying the first cuppa of the day. Easy access to the beach, for great dog walks. The village had good basic facilities and friendly folk in the local 2 pubs. The house had all that could be wanted and the complementary tea and milk and loo rolls were great too. The golf club was a hit and kept the boys busy.

I would definitely recommend this property and location.

Thank you for a wonderful holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Mundesley, Norfolk & The Broads

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Winter
5 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£236
for 3 nights
£550
 
 
Christmas/New Year
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
Winter
7 Jan 2018 - 24 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£274
for 4 nights
£480
 
 
Spring
25 Mar 2018 - 26 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
£464
for 5 nights
£650
 
 
Summer - low season
2 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
£750
 
 
Summer - high season
1 Jul 2018 - 22 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£875
for 7 nights
£875
 
 
Summer - high season
23 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 
 
Autumn
2 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£429
for 5 nights
£600
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
20% non refundable booking deposit payable upon confirmation of booking. Balance payable 6 weeks before start of holiday along with £100 security deposit to cover any breakages/damage. This would be repaid within 14 days of your return if no damage has occurred.

Changeover Day:
Spring / Summer /Autumn Saturday changeover day. Flexible during Winter periods. Arrival after 4.00pm, departure before 10.00am unless otherwise agreed with owner.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds. Shorter breaks considered outside of July and August period, please contact the owner for details and availability.

Pet policy
There will be a £20 charge per dog. We do ask that you respect the furniture for future guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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