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Lovely coastal holiday cottage in Bacton, dog friendly, wonderful beaches, wi-fi

Overview

Property

Updated: 24-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer

About the property

Family and pet friendly seaside cottage at Rainbows End, Bacton North Norfolk. Wi-fi, Sleeps 5 ideal location for family holidays, 2 minutes walk from stunning beaches with local shops, pubs & cafe

Stones throw is a family owned contemporary cottage brand new for April 2015, we try to provide everything you need so you don't need to bring the kitchen sink. Located on Rainbows End Park in Bacton. Our cottage is dog and child friendly and an ideal location for the whole family to enjoy all that Norfolk has to offer. It's an ideal place to relax unwind and enjoy the beautiful dog friendly beaches. We have provided a wide range of DVD's, Wii games, family board games for your enjoyment and you will have unlimited access to Wi-fi for your holiday. You are just a short drive away from discovering many of the gems of Norfolk. Happisburgh Lighthouse, Cromer Pier, Bewilderwood, National Trust properties, the Norfolk Broads; The Poppy Line steam railway, animal collections, Theatres and much much more!

More Details

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About the Owner

Angela Smith
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2017

About Angela Smith

My husband and I live in Cromer Norfolk with our two Cockerpoos Isla and Amber. When we are not at Rainbows End we spend our time visiting our grandchildren or walking our dogs. We live a 20 minute drive from Rainbows End and do all our own cleaning and maintenance to ensure high standards of cleanliness and comfort. We are on hand should you have any problems or need advice during your stay.

Angela Smith purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Angela Smith chose North Norfolk & Coast

Having spent many wonderful holidays in Norfolk we always dreamt of having a peaceful weekend retreat by the sea and this was realised in 2011 when we purchased Spindrift. We purchased Stones Throw in November 2014 so our growing family could holiday together and to enable our guests to enjoy the delights of this wonderful part of England.

Rainbows End is situated in beautiful park land, with direct access to wonderful dog friendly beaches all year around whilst the beaches offer a safe environment for children of all ages.

What makes this cottage unique

Stones Throw is newly decorated and furnished for 2015 and we have added those little touches that will make your holiday as comfortable and relaxing as possible. We provide family friendly aspects including, bed guards, cot bed, childrens gate with unlimited access to Wi-fi.

9 Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

5

Fantastic Weekend Break

  • 5 of 5

We booked this as a last minute getaway... and we were not disappointed! The accommodation was much more spacious than I thought it was going to be. It was bright and airy. I was very clean and tidy, with everything you would need to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. The beach was so close, perfect for morning dog walks. Lots of local amenities, highly recommend the Chinese takeaway! Everyone we met at the park was friendly, it was like a quiet little haven! The chalet is a great base for exploring the area. Would highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Amazing holiday!

  • 4 of 5

Accommodation was a lot better than expected. Very clean and modern chalet. Location was great, literally a minutes walk to the beautiful, soft sand, dog friendly beach. Everything you could want/need was within walking distance. Absolutely beautiful chalet full of games, tv and everything you would need for a great holiday. The small touches like toys etc make all the difference to your stay! Would deffinately recommend. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
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5

Beautiful place cant wait to return

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in this cottage from 29th July 2016 for a week with my husband,two girls and our little dog Phoebe. I can't recommend this place enough, the cottage itself is like home from home and has absolutely everything you need, it's clean and welcoming and has a lovely greened area to the front where our children played out safely until dark.

The beach is on your doorstep which is lovely and our children and dog played for hours in and out the waves.

The extra little touches such as the outdoor games really made a difference, have already booked to return :)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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5

Very cosy well equiped cottage in lovely location

  • 5 of 5

Although the weather was poor it didn't spoil our stay at Stones Throw mainly because the accommodation was excellent!. The cottage was clean, well equipped and warm. We really had a great time and will come back again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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4

Wonderful stay at Stones Throw

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I spent four nights here with our dog over Bank Holiday weekend and had a thoroughly enjoyable stay. The cottage is exactly as described, with all the amenities one needs. It is well maintained, clean and very comfortable, with lots of little extras - toys, DVDs, books, etc. The location is perfect for a peaceful, relaxing break. The beach is indeed a "stones throw" away and is perfect for long walks or exercising dogs. The village pubs, shop, cafes and food outlets ( fish & chips and Chinese) are dog friendly and within easy walking distance and Bacton itself is well positioned for short drives to many coastal resorts. This was a "trial" holiday with our dog and we would have no hesitation in repeating it.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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Stones Throw, Bacton

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time here - lots of DVDs, games and outdoor toys to keep the children entertained and my husband and I loved the peaceful, friendly Rainbows End Park. The beach is a 2 minute walk away and this cottage is very central for other attractions in the area. Would highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Location

From the Owner

Having spent many wonderful holidays in Norfolk we always dreamt of having a peaceful weekend retreat by the sea and this was realised in 2011 when we purchased Spindrift. We purchased Stones Throw in November 2014 so our growing family could holiday together and to enable our guests to enjoy the delights of this wonderful part of England. Rainbows End is situated in beautiful park land, with direct access to wonderful dog friendly beaches all year around whilst the beaches offer a safe environment for children of all ages.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Norwich International at 37 Miles Nearest Barpub : The Duke at 500 Metres Nearest Golf : Mundesley Golf Club at 4 Miles Nearest Train : North Walsham at 6 Miles Nearest Restaurant : The Poachers Pocket at 1 Miles Nearest Ski : Norwich Snowsports Club at 25 Miles Nearest Beach : Bacton at 400 Metres Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

North Norfolk has such an array of wonderful sandy beaches its tough to choose which one to visit. At sea palling you can walk forever on beautiful golden sand only 20 minutes away. A further 10 mins along the coast road leads to horsey gap you can visit a colony of seals, Winterton has fantastic views and endless sand dunes and not forgetting the famous Holkham beach. Cromer pier is famous for crabbing and West Runton has wonderful rock pools and ranger led activities in the school holidays.

Travel:

Norwich Airport is only 40 minutes by car. North Walsham railway station is only 10 minutes from Rainbows End and is fed directly from Norwich.

Distances:

Rainbows End is ideally situated to visit this beautiful contrasting county. Cromer with its historic pier and quaint Theatre is just 15 minutes away. Great Yarmouth offers far more than kiss me quick hats and sticks of rock; horse, greyhound and stock car racing, sea life centre, piers, musuems and a historical dockyard are all only 30 mins away. Norwich with its hist castle and wonderful shopping are 40 minutes. The Norfolk Broads offer various boat trips self drive or guided tours.

Further Details:

There are some great local attractions for the kids to enjoy. In Bacton Village there is a children's play park which is only a 5 minute walk. In Mundesley there is an Adventure Island Golf course and a Skate Park as well as a children's play area. Lots of children and dog friendly places to eat locally with our personal favorite the Sugar and Spice cafe just around the corner.

Prices and Availability

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1 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£180
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27 May 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
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£210
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21 Jul 2017 - 24 Aug 2017
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£400
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25 Aug 2017 - 5 Oct 2017
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6 Oct 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
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17 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
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5 Jan 2018 - 29 Mar 2018
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£180
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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0

Booking Notes:
I have carefully considered moving towards an on-line booking and payment system; however as this service would incur my guests an additional cost, circa 6%, I have elected to manage payments and bookings myself.

We have recently moved to Norfolk to ensure that in the unlikely event that any unforeseen issues occur I am on-hand to resolve the problem and to offer advise about the local area.

A selection of Children and Adults DVDs and board games are available for your enjoyment. We also provide some beach equipment including swingball, bucket and spades, kite and windbreak


Changeover Day:
Change over day is usually Friday, we are happy to discuss alternative days. We also offer short breaks either across the weekend or mid week

A 20% deposit will be charged to reserve the booking with the balance payable 6 weeks prior to your holiday commencing. Monies can be paid via cheque or BACS. Deposits are non returnable
I would ask that you contact me directly to agree payment details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

From the Owner

Stones Throw is newly decorated and furnished for 2015 and we have added those little touches that will make your holiday as comfortable and relaxing as possible. We provide family friendly aspects including, bed guards, cot bed, childrens gate with unlimited access to Wi-fi.

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Toys

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • village

Attractions

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

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 40 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom has bath with electric shower. Ceramic tiles with underfloor heating and a towel rail

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed and wardrobe, bedroom 2 has bunk beds with guest bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers. Both rooms have electric heating

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome

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

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: We provide baby and toddler equipment to make travelling with children easier!A highchair, travel cot, safety gate, bed guards. Some toys and games as well as outdoor toys are all provided at no extra cost. Board games,Wii with games and DVDs so older children don't miss out on the fun. Outside: There is a decked veranda with a bolted gate which creates a secure are for pets and small children at the front of the property. There is a patio table and 4 chairs (and small chairs and table for little ones) for alfresco dining. A storage box containing beach toys and outdoor games is located on the veranda. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: You just need to bring your towels and tea towels all your bed linen is provided except for travel cot.

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