The Homemead

Heacham, Royal Norfolk Coast

  • 4 Star Gold
  • Perfect for families and friends to enjoy quality time together with an outdoor heated swimming pool and games room set in four acres of mature gardens.

You can book this property from:

  • £2,607 per week
  • £372 per night
  • 4 Star Gold

Features

Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 5 king/super-king beds
  • 3 single beds
  • 1 single Zip&Link bed (combine for king/super king)

Appliances

  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Range/Aga
  • Freezer

Bathrooms

  • 6 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath
  • Shower

Families

  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Enclosed garden
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking

How far to ...?

  • Beach 0.7 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles
  • Shop 0.1 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Games room
  • Hot tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Welcome pack
  • Countryside views

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Golf

Accessibility

  • Walk-in shower
  • Ground floor WC

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 7:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.

Description

The Homemead is a wonderful large detached Grade II Listed property oozing character features dating back to 1570 and was once the home of Captain Rolfe who famously married Pocahontas, an Indian Princess. The Homemead is a wonderful place for larger families and groups of friends to enjoy; so why not celebrate birthdays and anniversaries in this spacious and well-equipped character home. The house itself is nestled into approximately four acres of beautiful gardens and mature trees with a rose garden and amenities for children of all ages. Youngsters can enjoy exploring the outdoor space with a fun climbing frame and plenty of lawn to run around and play. There is a pétanque pitch, indoor games room, table tennis and an outdoor heated swimming pool with hot tub; ideal for the whole family to enjoy quality time together. The house also boasts seven large bedrooms and six bath/shower rooms with many double aspect bedrooms allowing the light to flood in from the west. Ideal for hosting a sumptuous dinner with lots of chatter. Celebrate in the regal dining room or simply dine out ‘al-fresco’ on the sun terrace or by the pool. Unfortunately this property is not suitable for, and does not accept Hen or Stag groups. Pubs/Shops/Beach: within walking distance

Ground Floor:
Entrance hall
Kitchen with granite worktops, belfast sink and four oven Aga with a simmering and boiling stone and cooker hood (complete with Mary Berry’s Guide to Aga cooking!). There is also an integrated fridge, combination microwave oven, dishwasher and central island with two ring electric hob
Utility room with belfast sink, freezer, washing machine, and tumble dryer
Drying room housing the boiler and providing drying space
Snug with open fireplace and bespoke fireguard, flat screen TV with Freesat and comfortable seating. A feature of the room is the original water pump (not connected). DVD player with a range of DVD’s, books and toys
Cloakroom with wc, wash basin and heated towel rail
Breakfast room open-plan to the kitchen/diner with table and chairs and decorative fireplace, large sofa, TV and DVD player and French doors leading out to the garden
Study with full size desk and leather armchair
Sitting Room fireplace with open fire, grand piano (not available for use), pool table which converts to a table tennis table, three, three seater sofas, an armchair and flat screen TV with FreeSat 
Cloakroom with wc and wash basin
Dining Room with table and chairs seating 14 and decorative fireplace with French doors with a stunning vista of the garden

First Floor:
Bedroom 1
large double aspect room with a king size bed, armchair and decorative fireplace with electric living flame effect fire
En-suite bathroom with roll top bath, vanity wash basin, wc and heated towel rail
Bedroom 2 with king size bed, wash basin and feature fireplace
Bedroom 3 with king size bed, wash basin, sofa and feature fireplace
Dressing/Shower room with raised walk-in shower, vanity wash basin with shaver/light point and heated towel rail
Bathroom with roll top bath, vanity unit with wash basin, wc and heated towel rail
Bedroom 4 with king size bed, feature fireplace, wash basin and cot bed if required (please request at time of booking)
Family bathroom freestanding bath with roll top, vanity wash hand basin, wc, shaver point and heated towel rail
Bedroom 5 with king size bed and wash basin
Shower room with feature fireplace, raised corner shower, vanity wash basin, wc and heated towel rail
Bedroom 6 with twin (3ft) zip and link beds which can also be set up as a super king and decorative fireplace. (Please request at time of booking how you would like the beds to be made up).
Bedroom 7 with single bed and an additional single bed if required (please request at time of booking) and feature fireplace
Shower room with raised walk in shower, wash basin and heated towel rail.
Snooker room with a 3/4 size snooker table, there is a 3D TV and surround sound that can also be played in the swimming pool area, a darts board with electronic scorer. A second kitchen is also provided in the snooker room with sink and fridge which is adjacent to the pool area. Changing facilities with large walk-in shower.

Gardens: A fully enclosed garden predominantly laid to lawn with rose garden and a large sun terrace with outdoor seating. There is also a courtyard with contemporary fountain, a greenhouse with ‘pick your own’ produce and grounds with mature fruit trees. The driveway borders private woods and paddocks where horses are stabled and secure within the paddocks and 2 Gas barbecues - one by the pool area and one in the main garden
Swimming pool: Set within a fully enclosed courtyard with a locked gate for children’s safety is the outdoor heated swimming pool approximately 4.8m x 10.9m and hot tub. (Please note the swimming pool is lined, not tiled so no glassware is to be used in or around the pool area)
Outside: Separate wc: with wash basin
Pets: Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Please be aware of our booking information regarding pets
Parking: Large driveway for 5+ cars and sailing dinghy, if required.
Heating: Oil fired central heating, Aga in the kitchen and open fire.
Also provided: Towels. WiFi. Books and games. Travel cot. Highchair. Nespresso machine. Magimix. DAB radio. iPod dock. Hairdryers. Kindling and logs. 2 Gas Barbecues. Welcome tray.
Notes: This is a non smoking property. Mobile reception – variable. 
Unfortunately this property does not accept Hen or Stag groups.

Heacham village has two local beaches, the nearest being North beach where the promenade leads to the neighbouring Victorian seaside town of Hunstanton. The village itself is well served with local shops including Tesco Express, bakery, Fish & Chip shop, three local pubs and a chemist. If you wish to explore the surrounding area on two wheels then visit the High Street bicycle shop where cycle hire is available year round and visit the neighbouring villages of Ringstead, Snettisham and Old Hunstanton or hop aboard the coasthopper bus and take in the countryside views. If you prefer exploration on foot there is a variety of coastal paths and trails to discover including the popular Peddars Way. Why not visit the nearby village of Burnham Market with a variety of individual shops nestled around the picturesque village green; there is even a hat shop for those special occasions! While away an afternoon browsing the cobbled courtyards or enjoy browsing the galleries with contemporary paintings and sculptures. Foodies enjoy savouring flavours’ of Italy with a visit to the Tuscan Farm shop or nearer to home is Norfolk Lavender with restaurant facilities, a small farm and local produce available at the Farm shop. Heacham Manor & Golf Club is well worth a visit, enjoy lunch or supper in the garden room or perhaps treat yourself to afternoon tea or a treatment in the Mulberry Spa.

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