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View of village pond from the cottage
View towards the cottage
Lounge
Lounge area
Cozy infront of the fire
Time to relax
A great place to relax
Kitchen/Diner
Afternoon Tea
A good size double bedroom
lovely soft furnishings
Twin bedroom
Looking out of the front garden
View from the front garden
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Pond Cottage

Stanhoe, Norfolk
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
3 star
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
Cot available
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At a glance

  • Picturesque country cottage in a quiet village overlooking the village pond
  • Take a stroll on the nearby sandy beaches at Brancaster, Holkham and Holme next the sea
  • Sandringham is the perfect day out, visit the woodlands and gardens, and the Queens country home
Property code: POCN8

Cosy semi-detached cottage overlooking a large duck pond and enjoying an enclosed garden with seating. Sailing, horse riding, and golf nearby. Beach 4 miles, shops 3 miles and pub/restaurant within walking distance.

Sitting right next to the village pond, this is a traditional cottage enjoying a peaceful idyllic location. The country-style kitchen has everything that guests will need to make themselves at home whilst there is space to relax in both the cosy lounge and outside in the charming garden. The two bedrooms, a double and a twin, are interconnected with the twin room offering its own TV. The property is a wonderful homely place for families to stay, but please be aware that the cottage-style stairs are somewhat steep.

Step through the garden gate of this quaint cottage and find yourself right next to the pond in the village of Stanhoe in North-West Norfolk, where the residents quickly make themselves known to you. The village pub, less than 500 metres from the cottage, prides itself on its fine wood and extensive wine list and serves an ever-changing seasonal lunch and dinner menu.

The popular seaside resort of Hunstanton lies just 4 miles from the cottage, whilst the beach at Heacham, 3 miles south of Hunstanton, is a quieter but a no less attractive stretch of sand. 10 miles away, the stunning royal estate at Sandringham is a fantastic place for a day trip, as is the beautiful country park at Holkham Hall 8 miles to the north.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 double and 1 twin bedroom
  • Bathroom - Bath with shower over - on the ground floor
  • Steep stairs with restricted head height
  • Wifi
  • Oven and hob
  • Fridge/freezer & microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Flatscreen TV & DVD
  • Enclosed garden
  • Night storage heaters
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Off road parking
  • Beach - 4 miles
  • Shop - 3 miles
  • Pub & restaurant within walking distance
  • Arrival - 4pm

 

Lee Cousins

This property is personally managed by Lee.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 26 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Claire 10th October 2020

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Lovely cottage in perfect location for days out. Beaches are great and there is a decent shop, post office and a great pub in Docking which is nearby. Few niggles with the cottage but overall clean and comfortable, an excellent base for exploring.

Reviewed by Janette 26th September 2020

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Reviewed by Michelle 21st September 2020

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beautiful little cottage. Lovely views. Perfect holiday for my little dog as well. The geese are very funny too.

Reviewed by Kim 12th September 2020

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Reviewed by Jo 7th September 2020

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This little cottage is the perfect getaway, located by the picturesque village pond surrounded by fields and a few cottages. Very well equipped and comfortable. Nearby superb dog friendly beaches at Holkham and Brancaster. Beautiful friendly part of Norfolk.

Reviewed by Leanne 1st September 2020

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Our second visit to this cottage and we will definitely be visiting again. Easy access to Brancaster Beach which became our favourite with the dogs. Such a lovely setting with the view over the duck pond and sunset visible from the garden.

Reviewed by Sharon 29th August 2020

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If you want comfort totally relaxation and not having to worry about your dog then this place is perfect lovely views open fire we loved our stay at pond cottage and will definitely be back

Reviewed by Tom 25th July 2020

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Such a beautiful spot, with the duck pond outside the garden gate. Very handy location for trips anywhere around the north Norfolk coast. Local pub the Duck Inn was fantastic!

Reviewed by Andy 18th July 2020

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Location outstanding with nice garden to sit in that is great for a dog.

Reviewed by Amanda 11th July 2020

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Very picturesque spot, lovely to wake up to see the pond and ducks. Good location to access and explore beautiful north Norfolk.

Reviewed by Deborah 28th December 2019

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Reviewed by R 26th October 2019

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Reviewed by Jackie 21st September 2019

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Reviewed by Sarah 7th September 2019

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Lovely cottage and friendly owners. The garden is perfect for dog owners as it all enclosed and very secure. The location is perfect. Lovely to look out onto the duck pond and very easy access to everything in the area. Lots of places to eat out locally. Nice pub within walking distance but a bit pricey. Would recommend and definitely a good one foRead morer dog owners. Hide

Reviewed by Andrew 10th August 2019

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The cottage was bang in the middle of everything we wanted to do so great location and great little cottage for us as a base for the week.

Reviewed by Sandra 3rd August 2019

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Reviewed by Julie 27th July 2019

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A good location for touring the area.

Reviewed by Robert 6th July 2019

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Reviewed by Gary 13th May 2019

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Reviewed by Pat 4th May 2019

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The cottage is in a lovely spot right on the green in front of the pond. Very quiet although there is a road the other side of the pond you do not hear any traffic.

Reviewed by Ellen I 6th April 2019

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This is a very nice little cottage, very much of the Victorian period including in period furnishings. Good broadband and television available. There are plenty of utensils and cutlery, dishes and pots and pans. As the toilet and bathroom are downstairs people may be wise to ask about this if they are very elderly. The area is idyllic if a little rRead moreemote and very dog-friendly. Owners very nice people and very welcoming. I think smoking is allowed. Hide

Reviewed by Jackie 27th March 2019

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Fabulous location, so pretty and perfect for travelling around from. The Duck Inn round the corner was very good and dog friendly, as was the pub in Docking, four miles away. Secure garden for smaller dogs, but possibly escapable if a bit bigger! Had a lovely few days, thank you.

Reviewed by Stephen 2nd March 2019

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Perfect for a couple or a couple with one or two children. Very peaceful away from the maddening crowd. Lovely coastal walks close by.

Reviewed by Michael 26th January 2019

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Nice little cottage with a lovely view across the village pond - Pub just across the road doing very good food. Lovely area, with the Norfolk Coast just a few miles away and many lovely walks. A few miles from delightful Wells-next-the-Sea.

Reviewed by Barry 17th January 2019

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Centre to everything

Reviewed by Susanne 13th October 2018

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View of village pond from the cottage
View towards the cottage
Lounge
Lounge area
Cozy infront of the fire
Time to relax
A great place to relax
Kitchen/Diner
Afternoon Tea
A good size double bedroom
lovely soft furnishings
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Location

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The most northerly county in the East of England, Norfolk is a land of beautiful contrasts. From the swooning reed beds and endless maze of waterways in the Norfolk Broads; the unspoilt stretches of fens and shingle spits where bird and wildlife thrive; a famous royal palace and the historic cathedral city of Norwich, this enticing area of England is just waiting to be discovered. Visit Sandringham Palace and see where the Queen lives or find out where lavender grows; you could journey to one of the largest seal haul outs in Europe at Blakeney Point or have a traditional day at the seaside at Cromer and Great Yarmouth. The cathedral gilded city of Norwich is a wonderful place to lose yourself either walking the ramparts of Norwich Castle or the RAF Air Defence Radar Museum. The city has an exceptional array of shops, cafes and restaurants to enjoy. Well connected to the national rail and road network, Norfolk is easily accessible from London, the M25 and from major city terminals.

Norfolk is characterised by its horizons and big skies, straight highways and rural trappings. Also, when it comes to attractions, visitors to the county will be spoilt for choice. If you love animals and birds, head to RSPB Titchwell Marsh, or the Cley-Next-The-Sea. With such a long coastline Norfolk boasts some magnificent stretches of beach – favourites include Cromer, Old Hunstanton, Wells-Next-The Sea, the dunes of Winterton-on-Sea, and Brancaster (a favourite for dog owners).

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