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A cosy cottage close to the beach with woodburner and enclosed garden



Updated: 19-Oct-2016
Cottage in Winterton-On-Sea, Norfolk, England - A Cosy Cottage Close To The Beach

New for 2015, Stone's Throw is a traditional fisherman's cottage in the heart of Winterton-on-Sea, just steps from the dunes and beach. The cottage has recently been renovated by it's owners to a high standard, whilst maintaining many of it's original features. With two bedrooms it's perfect for either a couple or a family. It has a south facing, fully enclosed garden, and is walking distance from all the facilities in the village.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

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About the Owner

Born and bred in Winterton in Norfolk, my family has lived here for generations. We now live about 15 minutes away from Winterton, but visit three or four times every week to walk our dogs on the beach, or to visit the pub or Dunes cafe.

I have been managing holiday cottages in the village since 2010, and am proud that all of the cottages I look after have very high standards. I love dealing with guests to ensure that the cottage they choose is right for their holiday, so please get in touch via the contact form or call with anything you would like to know about the cottages or the area.

In addition to the Winterton Cottages, I also manage a friend's property in Trevone, Cornwall.

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5 Reviews

based on 5 holidaymaker reviews


Fabulous cottage!!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was spotlessly clean with everything one could need. A 100 yds from the sand dunes were the dogs could run free and then onto the beach. The Dunes Cafe serves lovely breakfasts and homemade cakes. The village and its residents are friendly and make one very welcome. Only a few miles to the Norfolk Broads and lots of lovely beaches along the coast.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review and also for staying at Stone's Throw Cottage in Winterton. Hope to see you back again!
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exactly as it is in the pictures

  • 4 of 5

Small but perfectly formed it is a lovely cottage tastefully and well fitted, only a minute from the dunes and a ten minute stroll to the beach. Spotlessly clean and beautifully decorated and very comfortable. Convenient for the local shop and chip shop. Very convenient parking. I would have appreciated a couple more towels as one very small hand towel and bath towel a little mean for a week and the complete lack of mobile phone signal was inconvenient as there was no landline. Yes would recommend it to a friend and relatives - and have.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at Stone's Throw and glad you enjoyed your stay. We've taken on board your comments about the towels and have asked the housekeeper to address this. Hope to welcome you back to Winterton in the future!
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Couldn't have been better

  • 5 of 5

As a party of two adults, a 20 month old and a Labrador we couldn't have been more welcomed at Stones Throw. The cottage was really well equipped and had a lovely comfy cosy feel to relax in after spending your days roaming the beaches. The garden was a fantastic suntrap for our little boy and the dog to enjoy and nicely enclosed so we didn't need to worry. The location is superb as you only have to wander out and behind the cottage and you are on to the sand dunes and the beautiful beach which is dog friendly all year. The village has a fab pub where we ate at twice and there is a beach café which serves great crab sandwiches, breakfasts and drinks and cakes, both places more than happy to cater for children and dogs ! Its well worth making your way along the coast to Horsey to visit the seal colony on the beach and walking inland to The Nelson Head for a spot of lunch, great burgers.The village also has a fish and chip shop which we enjoyed our tea from and a village store for any essentials, you really don't need to get in your car. We cannot fault Stones Throw or Winterton On Sea as a holiday destination, the only downside for us was having to leave ! A perfect beachside family holiday, we look forward to returning.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review of Stone's Throw Cottage - you have summed it up perfectly! It was lovely to meet you and we hope to welcome you back to Winterton in the future. Thank you for staying at Stone's Throw.
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Perfect cosy cottage

  • 5 of 5

This cottage has everything you could possibly need, very comfortable and cosy and decorated to a very high standard.

The location is amazing with just a short 2 minute walk to the sand dunes leading to the beach, or to the nearest pub and convenience store.

Its a very peaceful and relaxing place to go and we will definitely be returning again, Our dog thought it was his best holiday ever :)

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  • Review Submitted: Mar 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for staying at Stone's Throw and also for the great review! Winterton is a doggy paradise with so many walks and great places to explore.
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Great Couple of Days

  • 5 of 5

Lovely relaxing and cosy cottage. Great get away from it feel. Very close to dunes and beach so perfect for dog walkers.

Cottage is well equipped and decorated, feeling homely and inviting.

Nice pub about 5 minutes away and Dunes Café, selling yummy cakes and hot chocolate :-)

Take a walk along to Horsey too and see the seals.

Great weekend away - would recommend it

  • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your lovely review. Glad you enjoyed the cottage and thank you for staying at Stone's Throw. Hopefully we'll be able to welcome you back to Winterton in the future.
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From the Owner

The owners of Stone's Throw Cottage have family connections to Winterton, and bought the property in 2013. They have renovated and modernised it whilst retaining the old character. The location of the cottage in the village is ideal, just steps from the Dunes leading to the beach. One of the main attractions of the cottage is that it’s walking distance from everything in the village including the local pub, shop, and Dunes café. Winterton village has lots of charm, and is ideal for exploring our part of Norfolk with long sandy beaches.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Norwich at 24 Miles Nearest Barpub : Fisherman's Return Pub at 300 Metres Nearest Ferry : Harwich at 92 Miles Nearest Golf : Caister-on-Sea at 6 Miles Nearest Train : Great Yarmouth at 8 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Fisherman's Return Pub at 300 Metres Nearest Beach : Winterton-on-Sea at 400 Metres Car: recommended


Stone's Throw Cottage is just a couple of minutes' walk across the dunes from Winterton beach, where you can walk for miles in either direction. The beach is dog friendly all year round, and you can regularly see seals and their pups at nearby Horsey in the winter months.


Nearest airport is Norwich International 23 miles away. Stansted airport is under 2 hours drive. The nearest ferry terminal is at Harwich 90 miles away.


Great Yarmouth 8 miles. Norwich 21 miles. Wroxham (The Broads/boat hire) 15 miles. Horning 12 miles and Bewilderwood 14 miles. Sandringham 67 miles.

Further Details:

Stone's Throw Cottage is walking distance from the local Fishermans Return pub, small supermarket, fish and chip shop, Highwayman restaurant (at The Hermanus Hotel), post office and popular Dunes cafe.


Rental rates

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28 Oct 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
21 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
28 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
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6 Jan 2017 - 2 Feb 2017
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3 Feb 2017 - 16 Feb 2017
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17 Feb 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
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31 Mar 2017 - 6 Apr 2017
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7 Apr 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
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26 May 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
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30 Jun 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
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14 Jul 2017 - 24 Aug 2017
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25 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
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1 Sep 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
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8 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
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20 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
27 Oct 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
20 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay


  • Booking Notes:
    30% deposit required on booking, with balance due eight weeks before holiday.

    Contact us for short break pricing and availability.

    Changeover Day:
    Changeover day is usually Friday with check in after 3pm and checkout by 10am. Short breaks available October - March. Please contact us for details.

    Notes on prices:
    Weekly rentals are usually from Friday to Friday. Short breaks are available during low season from October to March (excluding school holidays). Check in from 3pm, check out by 10am unless otherwise agreed with the owner. One large dog or two small dogs welcome free of charge. Short breaks are priced as follows: 2 nights - 60% of full rental price 3 nights - 70% of full rental price 4 nights - 75% of full rental price 5 nights - 80% of full rental price 6 nights - 90% of full rental price
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From the Owner

Stone’s Throw offers the opportunity to get away from it all, whilst being walking distance from everything in the village. The cottage is located down a quiet lane with easy access to the dunes and beach. In summer the south facing garden is perfect for relaxing, and in winter you can snuggle up on the comfy sofa in front of the wood burning stove. There is a huge choice of walks you can do from the doorstep, and the cottage is perfect for a family or a couple.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


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


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Television


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

Location Type

  • beach
  • village


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • There is an en-suite wc with washbasin to bedroom 1, and the downstairs bathroom has a shower over the bath, wc and washbasin.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a standard size double bed, with stairs leading down to the living room. Bedroom 2 has twin beds, and is accessed from bedroom 1.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Beautifully renovated cottage completed in Autumn 2014 and available to book from February 2015. Outside: The front garden faces south, and has a patio area with outdoor furniture. It's fully enclosed and pet friendly. Within two minutes you can be on the dunes which are great for dog walking. There is off road parking for one car, with free parking on the road nearby. Easy access to the dunes and beach is via a private lane behind the cottage. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and towels are provided. Other: There is a large selection of books, games and DVDs at the cottage.

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