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Loved - The cottage, everything we hoped for and more.
Loved - The beach. So did the (exhausted) dogs!
Loved - The village, so friendly and unspoilt.
Loved - The weather! Sunshine and blue skies in December, lucky us.
Can't wait to come back again next year.
Bill, Judi and the dogs
"Our first stay at Orchard Cottage - and we will be back! Thank you for providing such a lovely cottage. Wonderful location - beautiful beach...and so near! We have visited Cromer and Wroxham and both are well worth a visit. However the local beach is our favourite! This has been a truly wonderful holiday. We've loved it! Kids have loved it! Dogs have loved it!! Thanks again"
Katie, Simon, Chloe, Lewis and Phoebe and Oscar and Bridget
More guest comments can be seen in our Guestbook where the words 'warm', 'snug', 'seals', 'fabulous' and 'welcoming' often appear!
ALREADY BOOKED FOR MUCH OF 2017! TAKING BOOKINGS FOR 2018 and 2019!
Orchard Cottage is in the heart of the village Happisburgh (Norfolk) and minutes’ walk away from a sandy beach, local dog friendly pub and iconic lighthouse. The cottage has a large, private garden and off road parking. Inside the cottage is light, airy, and comfy and kept to a high standard of cleanliness. Happisburgh is a very peaceful and beautiful seaside village with a lot of history and is very popular with all our dog owning guests.
Doggie features in the cottage
Furniture throws, different size dog bowls, dog bed, stair gate, high secure fencing, large garden, dedicated outside dog loo, dog towels,
large & medium sized crate, poo bags, holiday collars and complimentary dog biscuits.
When you arrive at Orchard Cottage
There is off road parking for 2/3 cars on our gravel drive. The parking is next to the entrance gate into the garden. There is no parking restriction for additional cars on the road outside the cottage.
Through the wooden gate into the beautifully planted garden with plenty of lawn space, a patio, outside dog poo toilet, logstore and shed (with BBQ & beach toys). There is lots of room for dogs and children to run about in. Fencing is mostly 6ft and thickly hedged with wire mesh. There is a second 5' bolted entrance gate on the pavement outside the house. Across the lawn to the front of the house and in through...
Entrance hall with coat hooks and room for boots on both sides. Stairs are straight ahead (with a child gate at the bottom of the stairs). To the right is the...
Plenty of comfortable seating, flat screen TV with DVD and Freeview, wood burning stove, wooden floor throughout with occasional tables, floor standing lamp and rug. Just off this room is the…
There is plenty of space and light but not overlooked. There is wicker seating for 5 and a digital radio / CD / docking station.
Also off the living room is the...
Fully tiled room with electric shower, sink and toilet. Back through the hall to the...
Seating for 6 round a large wooden table, feature fireplace and chandelier. There is a large under stairs cupboard for storage with cleaning equipment. The sideboard has local information leaflets and there is a large scale location map on the wall. There is a digital radio on the side board.
Fully fitted with dishwasher, oven, hob, washing machine, tall fridge/freezer (50/50), microwave, toaster and kettle with a stable style door out onto the garden patio (ideal for serving up an outside meal or cooking and keeping an eye on the children or dogs playing in the garden). We have many comments in the guest book at how well equipped the kitchen is.
Bedrooms - we know how important a good night’s sleep is, especially whilst on holiday! All bedrooms have quality firm / medium mattresses and feather bedding (mattress & pillow protectors on all beds). We regularly have guest feedback to say how comfy the cottage is.
King size bed with wardrobe, chest of drawers and two windows letting in lots of light. Bedside table and lamps.
Double bed with built in wardrobe, bedside tables with lamps plus hairdryer, iron and ironing board. Wall mounted flat screen TV.
Single bed plus a trundle bed (so can be a single or twin). Nautical themed features and plenty of cupboard space.
Bath with mixer hose for a shower, toilet, bidet and sink and a large linen cupboard.
What we provide:
Hand towels and tea towels but no bath towels
Dog supplies - bowls, towels, throws, poo bags
Large and medium sized crates
Firewood is available on site with a requested donation of £2/fire to cover costs
Orchard Cottage is a non smoking property
Please do not allow dogs on human beds unless you bring your own bedding by prior arrangement.
If you would like a delivery of dog food to the house while you are here, rather than bringing it with you, this local company will deliver for free
Mike's Animal Feeds
How to find us: Orchard Cottage, The Street, Happisburgh. NR12 0AB