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Fuzzy Duck Cottage

91 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
Fuzzy Duck Cottage is a pretty traditional cottage, approximately 115 years old, situated in the centre of the thriving village of Heacham. Within close walking distance of all the village amenities and a 15 minute walk to the beach, the cottage provides an ideal base for a holiday in North Norfolk. The accommodation has been carefully refurbished to a very high standard throughout. Real fire ideal for cosy nights in. Both TVs include DVD players, plus a Wii games console. A selection of videos are also available, plus a number of board games. Large enclosed rear garden with BBQ & nicely appointed Summer House. The cottage is always spotlessly clean & a generous welcome pack greets all guests. We also have a travel cot & high chair. We have stair gates at both the top & bottom of the o...Fuzzy Duck Cottage is a pretty traditional cottage, approximately 115 years old, situated in the centre of the thriving village of Heacham. Within close walking distance of all the village amenities and a 15 minute walk to the beach, the cottage provides an ideal base for a holiday in North Norfolk. The accommodation has been carefully refurbished to a very high standard throughout. Real fire ideal for cosy nights in. Both TVs include DVD players, plus a Wii games console. A selection of videos are also available, plus a number of board games. Large enclosed rear garden with BBQ & nicely appointed Summer House. The cottage is always spotlessly clean & a generous welcome pack greets all guests. We also have a travel cot & high chair. We have stair gates at both the top & bottom of the open staircase. There are 3 bikes in the garden shed - whilst these are not part of the cottage rental - you are very welcome to use them, but you so at your own risk. Walking distance from 3 pubs that all serve good food, 2 traditional butchers, one off licence & Fish and Chip Shop. For lovers of continental food, the village also offers an Indian & Chinese Restaurant. Heacham also offers a Tesco Express & small Co-op store for your everyday essentials. Hunstanton (5 min drive) has 'full-blown' Tesco/Sainsburys. For golfers there's a number of fine golf courses within close proximity, including Heacham Manor. For those that love wild life, its not unusual to see seals swimming from the beach, with seal trips also available in nearby Blakeney. Heacham is also ideally suited for bird watching being only a short distance from a number of brilliant nature reserves (Titchwell/Snettisham). There are 3 sets of binoculars in cottage. For those with younger children/teenagers there's the funfair at Hunstanton. Hopefully our reviews of the cottage speak for themselves! Officially cottage sleeps 5 people, but as s we now have bunk beds in the small bedroom we can now accommodate up to 6 people. However, there would be a small surcharge for a 6th person staying. Please ask for details. We are happy to discuss small discounts for couples only wishing to use one bedroom in the off peak seasons. Generally our change over days are Saturday to Saturday - but during less busy periods we are happy to discuss other days. Also out of season we are more than happy to accommodate midweek breaks. Please ask. If we've missed anything in the above, we are only too happy to answer any question or provide additional photos. Please don't hesitate to get in touch. PARKING: We often get asked about this, parking is on the road outside the cottage, as its a very quiet road this is never an issue and if you can't get directly outside the front door, there's always ample spaces to the left of the cottage. As you will see from our reviews parking is not an issue. Hope this helps. More
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About the Owner
David J
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
Interaction with guests
Usually the keys will be left in a keysafe outside the cottage. However, our neighbour also has a spare set and is also available should you have any maintenance concerns. He also tends the garden & will put the bins out for you. We are also contactable 24/7 on our mobiles. On a Saturday change over, the cottage is usually ready by 2.00pm, although officially its yours from 4.00pm. We always text to advise what time we should be finished. If we don't have guests in before your stay, you can usually arrive as early as you like. Departure on your last day is 10.00am I'm afraid.
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Reviewed 17 December 2018

My boyfriend and I stayed here for a week in early December for a short break before Christmas. We couldn't fault the cottage at all. Everything from the location to the decor in the cottage was just absolutely beautiful. With cosy local pubs nearby and...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Pamela M
739Dave, VR Owner at Fuzzy Duck Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2018

Thank you for taking the trouble to review your stay. So glad you enjoyed the cottage it does take on a very different character during the winter. I always recommend the seal trip and it never disappoints. Hope to see you again next year. Regards...More

Reviewed 12 October 2018

If you fancy time away at a cottage decked out with everything needed choose The Fuzzy Duck , just returned from a super week there , David and Helen the owners are very caring . Heacham great with lots of restaurants ,take always and places...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Richardson8
739Dave, VR Owner at Fuzzy Duck Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

Thank you so much for doing the review. Delighted you had a great stay. You’d be very welcome back.

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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

This is our second year at The Fuzzy Duck. We love the cottage and it’s location! There’s plenty to do and you’ll be busy every day! The cottage is like a home from home. It has everything you need. The welcome pack is lovely as...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Heatherlou81
739Dave, VR Owner at Fuzzy Duck Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Thank you so much for the great review. Really do appreciate you taking the time to do it. And glad that second time around it didn’t disappoint. Thanks Dave and Helen

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Fuzzy Duck Cottage is spotlessly clean and the welcome pack is a lovely touch. The cottage is close to village shops with a large Lidle just outside the village. Heacham beach is a nice walk for those that can, but if you can't there is...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Vicky E
739Dave, VR Owner at Fuzzy Duck Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thanks for the lovely comments. Interestingly, we've never been on the Wash Monster.

Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

A perfect base for my Norfolk-explore; a cottage which contains everything you need, obviously very lovingly looked after: very clean and decorated to a high standard; the kitchen especially has all you expect and more. The beds are very comfortable and the shower is powerful...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Pia-Mari P
739Dave, VR Owner at Fuzzy Duck Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you so much for the great review. You’d be very welcome back. Glad you enjoyed the garden too. Thanks Dave and Helen.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Heacham is a great location for families with two unspoilt beaches, a range of shops and many places to eat. Some of the nearby local attractions include, Norfolk Lavender, Snettisham Park Farm, RSPB Nature Reserves at Snettisham and Titchwell, Sandringham House. Heacham Manor is now open with a newly designed championship 18 hole golf course with reasonable green fees. The North Norfolk coast is 5 minutes drive away through Old Hunstanton.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 5.0 km
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