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Large house with sea views, ample off-road parking, enclosed garden with terrace

People12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 12 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

House in Hunstanton, North Norfolk, England - Quiet Residential Location Less Than 200 Yards To The Beach. Short Walk From The Town Centre

Bracondale is a large, detached family house with six bedrooms and four bathrooms, including two master bedrooms with sea views and en-suite facilities. Situated in a peaceful residential area on Boston Square, opposite the Millennium Sensory Gardens, it is only ¼ mile from the centre of the Victorian seaside town of Hunstanton with its ample range of shops, pubs, restaurants and amusements, yet is less than 165 yards to the sandy beach front. With two living rooms and a large dining room/kitchen, this holiday accommodation spreads over three floors to provide spacious and comfortable accommodation for large groups or families wishing to explore this well-known holiday resort situated on the unspoilt North Norfolk coastline. The sporting facilities in Hunstanton are excellent and cater for young and old alike, including tennis courts, croquet lawns, bowling greens and an 18-hole golf course. Within 500 yards is a Sea Life Centre and The Oasis Sports Centre, which offers both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, two squash courts and winter indoor bowling. Brancaster, 8 miles, is a pretty coastal village with superb sailing, and The Staithe, from which visitors may take boats to the nature reserve on Scolt Head Island. Close by are Holkham Hall and Wells-next-the-Sea, an amiable fishing village with quayside stalls selling freshly caught produce. A short drive away is Sandringham House, the magnificent holiday home of the Royal Family. Norwich and the Broads are both within an hour's drive. Shop, pub and restaurant ¼ mile.

Additional amenities include: wood stove, highchair, enclosed garden / patio, bed linen & towels included, coastal property, pub within 1 mile, shower, garden / patio, short breaks all year, car parking available, main fuel or power incl., detached property.

More Details

Owner
Robert and Claire Smith
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
14 August, 2017

About Robert and Claire Smith

We have four children, a black lab, a cat and six chickens.

Robert and Claire Smith purchased this house in 2011

Why Robert and Claire Smith chose Kings Lynn & West Norfolk

When we saw Bracondale we both fell in love with its period features and location and whilst a lot of work was required, we knew that it would make a perfect holiday home.

We believe that we have achieved our goal in making the house a superb place to stay, and when we get the chance, we love coming over to Hunstanton.

The access it provides to the North Norfolk coast along with the convenience of being in town, makes a great combination.

Boston Square is a lovely quiet location opposite the Millennium Sensory Park, close to both the beach and the town centre and with some great views. On a clear day in summer, we enjoy relaxing and watching the sun set over the Wash.

What makes this house unique

The ambience of the house means that you can feel yourself relax as soon as you walk in the door. We are still finding features of this Arts & Crafts house that continue to charm us.

The large pub-sized pool-table is a benefit both for the grown-ups and children alike, and having a second sitting room allows those wanting their own space, to read, listen to music, or to watch something different on the telly, a great benefit.

Pop round the corner for a curry or Chinese, or walk to the nearby pub for a quick pint is a pleasure we enjoy when at Bracondale. Also, there are some good restaurants in town. As an alternative, we might take a drive along the coast road for a meal at one of the many great pubs and restaurants in the surrounding villages.

Guestbook comments from the owner

11 of us 1-81. Brilliant for us all. Very well equipped – we even had Sunday lunch outside. Welcome pack a lovely touch thank you. EH & Family. April 2013



What a beautiful wonderfully furnished house. Felt welcome as soon as we arrived and now we all want to live here! This house certainly has the wow factor, but has a wonderful, homely atmosphere! A fantastic place to stay. JB & Family, Flitwick, April 2013



What a lovely Easter weekend in your beautiful house! This is our annual event and the 1st without Grandma, but the sun, sea + pleasant surroundings have cheered us up. We hope a very many happy moments are shared by many families in the future here! xxx. Alison & Party. March, 2013



10/10 for Cleanliness, Comfort and Equipment, Location and Value for money. Spacious accomodation, good location for getting to the beach. Easy walk to town centre, we tried to book again for next year but they were already booked. Andrew & Family, Ingatestone, 27/12/2012
Jan 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Hunstanton in King's Lynn and West Norfolk District

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • town
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • En-suite 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    En-suite 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower head attachment on bath
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Downstairs Toilet - Toilet
  • 1st floor family bathroom with bath and shower-head attachment, wc, sink. 2nd floor family bathroom with bath/shower over, wc, sink. En-suite bed 1: walk-in shower, wc, sink unit, shaver point. En-suite bed 2: walk-in shower, wc, sink unit, shaver point.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , Sea view, en-suite shower room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , Balcony , sea view En-suite shower room.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1: double bed en-suite. Bedroom 2: double bed en-suite. Bedroom 3: twin beds. Bedroom 4: twin beds. Bedroom 5: double bed. Bedroom 6: twin beds. Flat screen TVs with HDMI connections in all bedrooms. Travel cot available.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • live theatre
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Cot and high chair are available on request. Outside: Enclosed Garden, patio, BBQ, outdoor furniture, grassed area and gravelled parking able to fit 4 cars. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included. The property is cleaned with towels and linen changed prior to each let. Other: Downstairs WC Boiler Room Pantry Walk-in Cupboard

Reviews

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Large house with sea views, ample off-road parking, enclosed garden with terrace
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews
5

Sea views

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, well equipped house. Comfortable for 3 generations. 2 lounges meant we could have a quiet one if necessary. We are all enthusiastic cooks so had almost all our meals at home. Room for 5 cars and a safe garden for the children. Great for the children to pop to the playground for half an hour or to the beach for some investigation of the rock pools. Fresh herbs ( bay and rosemary) in the sensory garden opposite!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Brilliant house. Brilliant location.

  • 5 of 5

Ideal for children of all ages and adults. Plenty of places to visit.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
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Wonderful house. Perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed as a large family for the Christmas holiday. We have done this before several times but this was by far the best house we have rented. It was large, very well equipped and had a welcoming feel. Plenty of bathrooms for us all too! We arrived to a welcome pack including chocolate cake and it was a bonus to have ice in the freezer. Altogether a great experience

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Bracondale, Hunstanton, is the perfect venue for a large group of family or friends, sleeping 12.

  • 5 of 5

A large Victorian house set in a pretty square, and only 5 minutes walk to the beach. The rooms are huge, clean and nicely decorated. Two lounges (one with a pool table), were extremely comfortable with large TVs and overlooking the gardens and the sea. We enjoyed the beaches to the north of Hunstanton, with lovely pubs and excellent food and beer. I was impressed with Hunstanton, it was very clean and not too 'tacky' that can be associated with many sea-side resorts these days. A beautiful place to relax with a family, just outside the hustle and bustle of Hunstanton town, with parking for 4 large cars and an enclosed garden. Highly recommended and I will pass our experiences at Bracondale to anyone that will listen.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Fabulous

  • 5 of 5

Property was amazing very spacious and was very clean. Near to the town and near to pubs, restaurants and the sea front. We enjoyed the posh welcome pack with milk, apple juice, bread, crisps and cakes which is a very nice touch. We had excellent weekend and I would recommend the property.

The only small negative was the range cooker which took the ovens an age to cook anything, it has been well used and we feel for that this needs replacing to reflect the quality of the property.

A large family would enjoy the property and we would go back again, excellent.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind comments. We're delighted to announce that we have now installed a new dual fuel cooking range. The new range has electric ovens, one fan and one conventional, also a 7-burner gas hob. We've tried it out during our holiday at Bracondale this year and we were very pleased with the results. We hope our guests will enjoy it too. Best regards, Robert and Claire
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5

Very well appointed and spacious, accommodating the numbers indicated comfortably apart from table

  • 5 of 5

Really tastefully updated. Plenty of room apart from kitchen table could have been bigger

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Location

Nearest Airport
44 Miles
Norwich
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Golden Lion Hotel
Nearest Golf
1.4 Miles
Hunstanton Golf Club
Nearest Train
16.5 Miles
King's Lynn
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Chives Brasserie
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Hunstanton
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

The house is 200 yards from the beach and only a little further from the famous striped cliffs. The beach and cliffs face west, which means they capture the sunshine and are the perfect spots for viewing some spectacular sunsets.

The shallow beach runs for two miles along the coast to Brancaster and at low tide rock pools appear around the groynes. The seafront is bordered by large Victorian and Edwardian houses and you can walk along the top of the cliffs to the lighthouse.

Travel:

The house is within a short walking distance of both the town centre and the beach and there is a frequent Coast Hopper Bus service providing links from King's Lynn to Cromer. However, to enjoy the most of access to the rest of the North Norfolk Coast, use of a car is recommended.

Distances:

Whilst set in a quiet Victorian square, the house is only a 200 yard walk from the main high street.

The house provides an excellent base and access to more of the beautiful North Norfolk coast.

Further Details:

The house enjoys fine views across the Wash to Lincolnshire and additionally overlooks the Hunstanton Sensory Park.

Created in 2000 the Sensory Park transformed the area into a stimulating and highly accessible garden. The garden won an award for its contribution to conservation and improvement in the countryside and has proved popular with local residents and visitors.

Hunstanton is home to a fairground, aquarium and seal sanctuary, leisure pool, theatre, a number of amusement arcades and a long promenade. In good weather, boats travel out to view grey seals that have colonised sand bars in the Wash and to the north of Norfolk. The centrepiece of the town remains the large sloping green, which runs from one end of High Street to the promenade.

The principal shopping streets of the town are elegantly laid out as stone buildings, some with glazed canopies, evoking the Victorian and Edwardian eras of their construction and retaining a vibrant mixture of outlets. There is a Sainsbury's Superstore within easy walking distance and a Tesco Superstore less than half a mile away from the house.

There are many places to eat out within a short walk, from fine dining to high quality fish and chips. Just around the corner, there is an excellent curry house alongside a Chinese takeaway. in the coastal villages to the north and east of the town there are a number of notable high quality pubs and restaurants, easily accessible by car.

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Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer, 2017
21 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,939
for 7 nights
£2,939
 
 
August B/H, 2017
26 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
6 night minimum stay
£2,202
for 6 nights
From
£367
£2,200
 
 
Week 36-39, 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,104
for 3 nights
From
£368
From
£490
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,961
 
 
Week 40-42, 2017
29 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£999
for 3 nights
From
£333
From
£444
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,777
 
 
Week 43, 2017
20 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,248
for 7 nights
£2,248
 
 
Weeks 44-50, 2017
27 Oct 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£699
for 3 nights
From
£233
From
£311
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,242
 
 
Week 51, 2017
15 Dec 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£903
for 3 nights
From
£301
From
£402
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,607
 
 
Christmas 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,581
for 7 nights
£2,581
 
 
New Year 2018
29 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,581
for 7 nights
£2,581
 
 
Weeks 1-5, 2018
5 Jan 2018 - 8 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£699
for 3 nights
From
£233
From
£311
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,242
 
 
Weeks 6-7, 2018
9 Feb 2018 - 22 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£927
for 3 nights
From
£309
From
£413
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,650
 
 
Weeks 8-12, 2018
23 Feb 2018 - 29 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£846
for 3 nights
From
£282
From
£376
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,504
 
 
Easter 2018
30 Mar 2018 - 19 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,260
for 7 nights
£2,260
 
 
Week 16-17, 2018
20 Apr 2018 - 3 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,104
for 3 nights
From
£368
From
£491
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,964
 
 
May Bank Holiday, 2018
25 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,626
for 7 nights
£2,626
 
 
Week 22-25, 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,245
for 3 nights
From
£415
From
£554
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,215
 
 
Weeks 26-27, 2018
29 Jun 2018 - 12 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,368
for 3 nights
From
£456
From
£608
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,430
 
 
Weeks 28/29, 2018
16 Jul 2018 - 27 Jul 2018
12 night minimum stay
£4,528
 
 
Week 30-33, 2018
27 Jul 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,939
for 7 nights
£2,939
 
 
Week 34, 2018
25 Aug 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
£2,520
for 6 nights
From
£420
£2,939
 
 
Week 35, 2018
31 Aug 2018 - 6 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,653
for 3 nights
From
£551
From
£735
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,939
 
 
Week 36-37, 2018
7 Sep 2018 - 20 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,104
for 3 nights
From
£368
From
£490
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,960
 
 
Week 38-39, 2018
21 Sep 2018 - 4 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,125
for 3 nights
From
£375
From
£477
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,906
 
 
Week 40-42
5 Oct 2018 - 25 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£999
for 3 nights
From
£333
From
£444
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,777
 
 
Week 43
26 Oct 2018 - 1 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,266
for 3 nights
From
£422
From
£562
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,247
 
 
Week 44-49, 2018
2 Nov 2018 - 13 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£699
for 3 nights
From
£233
From
£311
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,242
 
 
Week 50, 2018
14 Dec 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£879
for 3 nights
From
£293
From
£390
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,560
 
 
Christmas 2018
21 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,585
for 7 nights
£2,585
 
 
New Year 2019
28 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,585
for 7 nights
£2,585
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £25
Damage Deposit £200

Normal changeover day is Friday. Arrival any time after 3pm with departure by 10am.
For short breaks, either weekend (Friday - Monday) or midweek (Monday - Friday), please contact owners for availability. These are charged at 75% of the full week's price.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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