When You Arrive:
Park your car in the driveway. (There is room for three cars.)
The access door to the cottage is to the right hand side of the cottage, through the small picket gate..
Enter the cottage to the vestibule. This is the perfect room to pop your outdoor clothes and shoes and also contains a freezer, microwave and storage and gives you wonderful views across the fields towards the local stables.
The field you can see from the vestibule is owned by Heath Cottage owners. Their field is used (free of charge) by the local Hickling animal charity FAITH and they have some very happy horses that make great use of the field.
The door on the other side of the vestibule gives access to the back garden via a stable door (which is ultra secure for your dogs).
Enter into the:
This is a beautifully fitted kitchen, with every kitchen appliance and tool you could think of, or need, from the fabulous NutriBullet to the bean-to-coffee maker…Truly something for everyone!
Our lovely owners have taken great care to ensure that your holiday is carried out in style and comfort. For the chefs among us, there is no excuse not to cook up a storm with the wonderful copper based hanging pans in easy reach!
There are lovely views from double aspect windows, and you can enjoy this at the table for two.
From here go into the:
Where you will find a washer dryer and ironing equipment.
Then through to the
Relax in comfort in this nautical themed bathroom with white sink, toilet and bath with over-the-bath shower.
Come back through the kitchen and take the first door on your right to:
This room is perfect for guests who don’t wish to stay in an upstairs bedroom (and is particularly useful for the bathroom downstairs). It has a very comfortable full sized single day bed (with a very comfortable mattress). With side lamp, unit and wall hooks and television. This room also has patio doors which open out into the secure back garden and has a lovely area with seating outside – just perfect for that morning coffee and soaking up the rays!
From this room turn right into the:
With lovely views to the side garden, a lovely dining table able to seat 5, cosy multifuel stove and beautiful dresser with ornamental plates and ornaments.
Go straight ahead to the
A fabulous room to relax in with seating for 5, original internal doors (which are thoughout the cottage), feature ornamental open fire and beautiful lamps.
A 40 inch screen Smart TV TV, Bluray DVD and Sky TV
This stunning room has gorgeous views of the enclosed rear garden and has very comfy corner suite with a table and feature lighting.
Head back through to the dining room:
Then up the ‘Norfolk’ stairs. These stairs ‘wind’ round, so if your feet are a little larger, be careful on the slimmer steps. Do have a little caution as Norfolk stairs can be steep:
Light and airy room with comfortable double bed, side table, lamp, drawers and wardrobe. (Hairdryer also supplied.)
Another light and airy room (with double aspect) with twin beds, side units, lamps, wardrobe and dresser. It has a beautiful ornamental original feature fireplace. (Hairdryer also supplied.)
The cottage has been thoughtfully restored and decorated in keeping with the style of the cottage.
The rear garden can be accessed via the vestibule stable door, conservatory door or the downstairs bedroom.
It has been dog proofed to a very high degree with all surrounding border bushes post and wired and picket fence to side and rear of the garden. The garden is laid mainly to grass with camelia bushes, apple and pear trees and many lovely features.
A restored dovecot can also be found in the garden
Seating for 4 on the outside patio which is a real suntrap.
Is it your birthday? Anniversary? Special Occasion?
Let us know and we will make sure there is a lovely bottle of chilled Prosseco ready and waiting for your arrival.
If you have stayed at Heath Cottage before we will welcome you back with a lovely hamper of goodies from Tavern Tasty. Do let us know!
What we provide
All bed linen and towels
Free wifi throughout house
Games, jigsaws, DVDs
Dog bowls, dog towels, holiday collars, dog basket and throws (for furniture)
Weekly bookings are Friday to Friday
SHORT BREAKS ARE AVAILABLE Mon to Fri and Fri to Mon) – DO PLEASE ENQUIRE
**Please note that Heath Cottage is strictly a non smoking cottage and we would be grateful if you could respect this.
All major supermarkets deliver and groceries can be put away for you before you arrive if you want to arrange an online delivery. Just let us know.
Please do not allow dogs on any of the beds.
The security bond (refundable at the end of your holiday) is £200