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The Bird House

Hunstanton, Norfolk (Ref. 1109499)

4.9

Best Escapes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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16 Customer Review(s)

  • Marianne

    “Was a very nice comfortable house with quirky decor and well equipped with good sleeping arrangements.”

    My only suggestion would be it would be helpful to have a seperate fan heater from the central heating for chilly evenings like now in April to put on when just some heating is needed.

    My only suggestion would be it would be helpful to have a seperate fan heater from the central heating for chilly evenings like now in April to put on when just some heating is needed.

    - Marianne, April 2024

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x single
  • Ground-floor bathroom with roll-top bath, walk-in shower, basin
  • and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking
  • Enclosed rear multi-level garden with patio, lawn and garden chairs
  • One small well behaved dog welcome
  • No smoking
  • Shop 0.1 miles, pub 0.2 miles, beach 0.8 miles
  • Note: There are steps to the exterior of the property

The property

Set within Hunstanton, an award-winning coastal town in Norfolk, lies this charming three-bedroom cottage, The Bird House. Boasting Victorian features, including a stained-glass original panel above the door and traditional wooden flooring, whilst enjoying pops of colour and bright interiors, the cottage is well-positioned near local amenities and the beach, welcoming five guests on a seascape. Make use of the well-stocked contemporary kitchen, before enjoying your meals in the homely dining room, featuring a bench-style table and charming accessories, whilst the eccentrically styled sitting room sits next door. Heading outside, choose from multiple suntraps in the enclosed garden, where you can store your outdoor equipment and while the night away with a tipple in hand. Upstairs be welcomed by three spacious bedrooms, all inclusive of storage and plush bedding, whilst the quirky bathroom sits on the ground-floor, a true escape whether you'd prefer to relax in the roll-top bath or sleek shower. Beyond The Bird House you'll find all the amenities of Hunstanton, including the chance to dine at Waterside Bar, relax upon the local green, and fulfil your self-catering needs at the resident convenience store. SEA LIFE Hunstanton is also within walking distance, ideal for marine life buffs, and Rainbow Park is a must for an immersive night at the coastline, whilst Hunstanton South Beach is a relaxing spot, a stretch of sandy shore, perfect for strolling across. You could also head along to RSPB Titchwell Marsh a wonderful sandy beach and nature reserve where you can hire binoculars to observe the surrounding wildlife and birds such as the Marsh Harrier and Avocet. Travelling towards King's Lynn, an abundance of historical landmarks and experiences will meet you, including visits to True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum, tours of Stories of Lynn - Museum and Old Gaol Cells, featuring old jail cells, and Castle Rising, a well-preserved 12th century fortress, nestled by 20-acres of nature-filled grounds. Walking enthusiasts will adore the trails surrounding Norfolk Coast AONB, and the far-reaching landscape of Pensthorpe, while the extravagant mansion of Houghton Hall & Gardens Norfolk, is recommended for a visit, featuring a beautiful walled garden and a sculpture park. The royal estate of Sandringham is also within reach meander the 600 acre Royal Park which winds through woodlands and marvel at the impressive house. Venture to Norfolk and its beauty spots by staying at The Bird House.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location

HUNSTANTON

King's Lynn 16.5 miles.

The award-winning coastal town of Hunstanton, locally known as Sunny Hunny, is located on the Western side of the East Norfolk Coastline, renowned for its beautiful sunsets over the sea. Hunstanton is a great family-friendly holiday destination. The seafront with promenade offers rock and candyfloss stalls, funfair rides, a sealife sanctuary, bowls, golfing, a leisure centre, pitch-and-putt, Esplanade gardens, theatre, clean sandy beaches, donkey rides and sea tours in an amphibious craft. On Sunday afternoons a band often plays in the bandstand on the green overlooking the beach, serenading sunbathers and day-trippers, while throughout the year additional events are held within the town. Walking along the beach towards Old Hunstanton you find the richly-coloured cliff faces with intriguing rock pools. The beach at Old Hunstanton is popular with sunbathers, and also with wind and kite surfers. Within a 20-mile radius there is a large number of places of interest including NT properties, market towns and flint villages, offering something for all family members.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season