Ruby Gem, Winterton

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms

 

“This is our second stay at Ruby Gem and the new owners have made some lovely improvements – we particularly appreciated the home made cakes and jam!  Our dog, Ella, has loved her twice daily walks to the dunes and we loved the doggie touches round the house.”

A jewel of a cottage right in the village but a short walk to the beach!

The village location of this gem of a cottage means you can be at the dog friendly pub – The Fisherman’s Return –  in moments or the chippy or the dog friendly cafes (the Dunes Cafe is our favourite, right on the beach but Poppys is great too!) and, most importantly, on the dog friendly beach in minutes! (see more about wonderful Winterton beach and dunes on the beaches page of the website!) Miles of easy walks on the sandy beach and the dunes are right there for you and your dogs. Pretty much the perfect dog friendly Norfolk holiday cottage!

Many people leave the car for their whole holiday and do a different walk on the dunes, beach and the quiet countryside inland each day.  Have a look at this great little booklet of walks to give you ideas.  but if you want to explore you can go down to Great Yarmouth and have a seaside day out, kiss me quick style, with the funfair, arcades, chippies, pier and crazy golf!

Or hire a boat to spend a day on the amazing Norfolk Broads – many allow dogs.  There is so much to explore – the nearest boat yards are at Potter Heigham and Martham.

When you arrive

Parking: There is room for two cars right in front of the cottage, off road. Go through the gate to the right of the house and then in through the front door into the hallway. Off this to your left is the …

Kitchen: A beautifully styled and seaside themed galley kitchen, very well fitted out with plenty of crockery and cutlery. Dishwasher, microwave, washing machine, electric hob and oven, fridge and freezer.

Opposite this is the….

Bathroom: Fully tiled, with bath, shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.  Beyond here is the…

Open plan living/dining area: The corner sofa unit fits very comfortably in this bright and airy room. 42” Sky tv to enjoy and a brand new woodburner for cooler nights. The seaside theme continues through here with lots of lovely touches.

The dining table seats 4 comfortably and the floor is wood all the way through. All restful colours and lots of light. Perfect to come home to after a day on the beach! The open plan stairs are a real feature in this room and lead up to… (stairgate provided)…

Double bedroom: King size bed in this lovely light room with plenty of storage space, full length mirror and a wooden floor.

Twin bedroom: Two single beds with metal frames and brand new memory foam mattresses, a wardrobe, bedside tables and lamps.

Outside: The fully enclosed garden has plenty of space and a patio with garden furniture. High solid fences to the side and a lower wall at the back, overlooking the dog friendly Fisherman’s Return.

Please note
Ruby Gem is a non smoking property.
Bookings are from Saturday to Saturday.
Currently we are not offering short breaks at this cottage but this may be reviewed in the future.
Please do ensure that you consider our neighbours by keeping dogs from barking unnecessarily if possible. Your co-operation in this is much appreciated.  With this in mind, this property may not be suitable for noise reactive dogs.
Please do not leave dogs alone in this cottage for their sake and the neighbours.
Some great walks from the door here

We Provide:

For the dogs…

  • Throws
  • Bowls
  • Crate (in the garden shed) 
  • Oh and walks to the beach!

For their humans…

  • All bed linen and towels
  • First load of logs for woodburner
  • Sky TV and wifi
  • Games, books, maps
  • Stair gate
2

Max No. of dogs: 3

Testimonials:


“Our dog, Ella, has loved her twice daily walks to the dunes and we loved the doggie touches round the house.  Food wise recommend Poppys, the chip shop and Dabs and Crabs, fresh seafood”

 

“Lou lou our dog loved the beach again. Will visit again.”

 

“Great cottage in a great location. Having parking is a big plus and a secure garden (for the dog)”

 

“We came away very much in need of a rest, and Ruby Gem has been perfect for us. The house is beautiful and so nicely presented, and in such a great location. we’ve walked down to the beach every day! The Dunes Cafe on the beach does delicious hot and cold sandwiches and very naughty cakes! 

Location & Directions

How To Find Us:

King Street, Winterton on Sea, NR29 4AU

 


Enter the village on Black Street with the church to your left. Turn left down The Lane or The Loke and you will come to King Street, turn left and the cottage is down there on the left. You’ve gone too far if you get to the village hall. Alternatively you can enter the village along The Craft and then onto King Street and when you get to the turning to The Loke (the pub is visible on the left) stay on King Street and the cottage is a little further on the left.

Guestbook

"This is our second stay at Ruby Gem and the new owners have made some lovely improvements - we particularly appreciated the home made cakes and jam!  We had various day trips at this stay and if you have children with you (ours are 7 and 9) we would recommend the Mega Maze at Hemsby, Bewilderwood and Wroxham Barns. We had fun on the penny slot machines at Great Yarmouth but our favourite day was a lovely sunny day here on the beach at Winterton.  Our dog, Ella, has loved her twice daily walks to the dunes and we loved the doggie touches round the house.  Food wise recommend Poppys, the chip shop and Dabs and Crabs, fresh seafood"

"We came away very much in need of a rest, and Ruby Gem has been perfect for us. The house is beautiful and so nicely presented, and in such a great location. we've walked down to the beach every day! The Dunes Cafe on the beach does delicious hot and cold sandwiches and very naughty cakes! We would definitely recommend having a bite to eat at Poppylands in Horsey; a gorgeous 40s themed tea room. We also ate at Nelson's Head (horsey) which was great food too. Horsey beach has not disappointed us for seal-spotting either - we've seen lots, and they came quite close. We're going home feeling happy and well-rested, and would love to come here again!"

“Our first time at Hidden Gem but not East Ruston Cottages.   The cottage is absolutely wonderful and has a very homely feel.  We have had a really relaxing holiday in a stunning location and Hidden Gem is like a home from home.  The beach and dunes are beautiful and the garden has been perfect for our two hounds!  A very dog friendly holiday cottage. All the extra little touches and the welcome gifts have been much appreciated!  We will definitely be back!! "

Phil and Clare with Pepo and Molly
Testimonial for Hidden Gem (Dog friendly holiday cottage in Norfolk)

“Our first stay at Red Roofs and we will definately be returning. Beautiful house and location. Garden is perfect for the dogs, house is well equipped and the welcome pack is a great gesture. We will be back next year ..... just hope you aren't fully booked!"

Vicky and Colin
Testimonial for Red Roofs

“Thank you so much for allowing us to be your first guests in Corner Cottage. My first impression was "WOW!". The cottage is amazing, you have thought of everything (even supplied fantastic weather!). The decoration is lovely, beds so comfortable. It was so nice to be able to bring the dogs so they could have a holiday with us and experience the beach for the first time."

Sandra and Steve
Testimonial for Corner Cottage
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