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Luxury sea-cliff family holiday home suitable for up to 14 people

People14
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

7 bedroom Edwardian sea cliff house with indoor heated swimming pool

The Whim is a wonderful Edwardian Gentleman's seaside home, now lovingly converted into a unique family holiday home for up to 14 people.

The property stands in its own grounds on the top of a cliff overlooking the Norfolk coastline. The Whim is located on the edge of the rural seaside village of Mundesley, which boasts a beautiful beach and many attractions, including golf and other country pursuits.

The Whim benefits from it's own indoor heated swimming pool, located in the grounds. This makes the Whim an ideal family retreat.

Each of the rooms are of generous proportions, as was the case with most homes built in the Ewardian times. The kitchen is modern and fully equipped with most modern necessities. The dining room will seat 14 adults and there are high chairs available if needed.

The home comes equipped with many things designed to make your stay a truly memorable one, such as games, DVDs, flat screen TVs, CDs et

Mundesley is ideally located for all the North Norfolk Coastal attractions. All are within easy reach, including:

the Queen's residence at Sandringham;

Wells-next-the-sea - home of Stephen Fry's 'Kingdom' which was all filmed in and around Wells Next The Sea;

Cromer, described as the jewel of the North Norfolk Coast, with it's lovely pier and vibrant town centre;

North Norfolk Railway - The poppy line, where trains are pulled by restored steam locomotives, running through some of the loveliest countryside in the UK;

The area is home to numerous stunning towns and villages as well as the Norfolk Broads.

Bewilderwood - An award winning WILD and imaginative adventure park with magical treehouses and a hint of intriguing characters. The setting for the book 'A Boggle at BeWILDerwood', by local children's author Tom Blofeld, it's a wonderful, mystical land where parents are encouraged to play alongside their children;

Bure Valley Railway - The Bure Valley Railway operates trains between Aylsham and Wroxham, travelling through scenery which is as varied, interesting and beautiful as any to be found on a railway journey in England. Combined Train & Boat tickets available;

Amazona Zoo - home to a wide range of animals from Tropical South America including Jaguar, Otters, Spider Monkeys and Flamingos;

Go Ape and Hilltop adventure - Activities include: Highropes, Archery, Super Swing, Climbing, Assault Course and much more;

Dinosaur Park - Award-winning family attraction and a unique day out for everyone. The closest you'll get to experiencing Jurassic Park is tracking through the woods at Dinosaur Adventure. Arachnophobia giant spiders web, Dinosaur Trail unearth Jurassic fossils, adventure play, reptile encounters in the secret animal garden;

Pensthorpe Nature Reserve & Gardens - home of BBC Springwatch

Strumpshaw Steam Museum - set in peaceful parkland, has many attractions including static engines, beam engines, tractors, and memorabilia of yesteryear, countryside walk, rare breeds enclosure, Christie Cinema organ. Light refreshments and gift shop.

More Details

Property Manager
Big House Enquiries
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
7 October, 2017

Why Big House Enquiries chose North Norfolk & Coast

I purchased the Whim in 2009. It had already been run as a successful holiday home rental business. It has undergone a period of refurbishment under my ownership, with the final work scheduled for 2013/4

What makes this house unique

The Whim occupies a fantastic position on top of the cliffs overlooking the North sea and Mundesley. There is a path down to the sea just at the end of the road. Mundesley beach is fabulous. It is clean, large and thankfully almost undiscovered by the masses.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Mundesley in North Norfolk District

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure , Downstairs family shower-room
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ensuite to master bedroom
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Downstairs WC
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Newly fitted luxury bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Downstairs Front
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Downstairs Back
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Upstairs Back
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , Upstairs Back
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Upstairs Middle
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed , Upstairs Middle
    Bedroom 7 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Master - Upstairs Front
  • Each bedroom has been refitted for the 2010 season with new high quality luxury mattresses, new duvets and pillows and luxury Egyptian cotton linen. All rooms have been fitted with TV's & DVDs.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Conservatory
  • 9 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There is a £125 per week / part week surcharge for the heated swimming pool. This charge is applicable all year round and is extra to the rental rate. The property has numerous other extras in a fully equipped kitchen. Please note that the broadband in the house is provided by a third party supplier. We cannot be help responsible if the service dips or stops working for any reason outside of our control. Of course, we will endeavour to remedy the situation as promptly as we can, but as you will appreciate, we are reliant on the third party. Pets are welcome, however, there will be a charge of £15 per week / part week for each pet taken to the property. Also the deposit is increased to £300 when pets are catered at the property. Guests should note that the property should be vacated in a clean and tidy state. The cost of any extra-ordinary cleaning required to prepare the property for the next guests, will be deducted from the security deposit.

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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Norwich Airport
Nearest Barpub
800 Metres
Several in Mundesley
Nearest Ferry
110 Miles
Harwich, Essex
Nearest Golf
800 Metres
Mundesley
Nearest Train
8 Miles
North Walsham
Nearest Motorway
40 Miles
Start of M11
Nearest Restaurant
800 Metres
Mundesley
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Mundesley
Car: necessary

Mundesley is an ancient English town located on the Norfolk coast. It is a quaint quintessentially English seaside resort, which benefits from being within a short journey to hundred's of excellent tourist attractions, from the Queen's Norfolk retreat of Sandringham, which she traditionally occupies during Christmas, through to numerous Anglo-Saxon and Norman churches, stately homes as well as the more leisurely aspects such as the local golf course, Mundesley's own beach and shops, amusements, walks etc.

Other Activities: Historic English Heritage properties; Bird-watching

Golf: Mundesley Golf course is less than a mile away.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Mundesley, Norfolk & The Broads

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
2017 Autumn
29 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£663
for 3 nights
From
£221
From
£295
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,105
 
 
2017 Half Term
20 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,278
for 3 nights
From
£426
From
£568
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,130
 
 
2017 Early Winter
30 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£567
for 3 nights
From
£189
From
£252
Fri,Sat,Sun
£947
 
 
2017 Christmas
22 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,885
for 7 nights
£2,885
 
 
2017 New Year
29 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,865
for 7 nights
£2,865
 
 
Early 2018
5 Jan 2018 - 8 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£561
for 3 nights
From
£187
From
£249
Fri,Sat,Sun
£935
 
 
Feb Half Term 2018
9 Feb 2018 - 18 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,089
for 3 nights
From
£363
From
£415
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,555
 
 
Early Spring 2018
19 Feb 2018 - 29 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£570
for 3 nights
From
£190
From
£255
Fri,Sat,Sun
£950
 
 
Easter Holidays 2018
30 Mar 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,644
for 3 nights
From
£548
From
£625
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,350
 
 
Spring 2018
16 Apr 2018 - 3 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£711
for 3 nights
From
£237
From
£316
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,185
 
 
Mayday Bank Hols 2018
4 May 2018 - 10 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,050
for 3 nights
From
£350
From
£400
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,497
 
 
Early Summer 2018
11 May 2018 - 24 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£810
for 3 nights
From
£270
From
£360
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,350
 
 
Whitsun Hols 2018
25 May 2018 - 10 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,725
for 3 nights
From
£575
From
£666
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,497
 
 
2018 Early Summer 1
11 Jun 2018 - 21 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£885
for 3 nights
From
£295
From
£392
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,470
 
 
2018 Early Summer 2
22 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£990
for 3 nights
From
£330
From
£440
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,650
 
 
2018 Early Summer 3
30 Jun 2018 - 12 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,272
for 3 nights
From
£424
From
£565
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,120
 
 
2018 Summer Holidays Wk 1
13 Jul 2018 - 19 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,590
for 3 nights
From
£530
From
£615
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,648
 
 
2018 Summer Holidays Wk 2
20 Jul 2018 - 26 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,925
for 7 nights
£2,925
 
 
2018 Summer Holidays Mid 1
27 Jul 2018 - 9 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,850
for 7 nights
£2,850
 
 
2018 Summer Holidays Mid 2
10 Aug 2018 - 16 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,810
for 7 nights
£2,810
 
 
2018 Summer Holidays Low
17 Aug 2018 - 23 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,697
for 7 nights
£2,697
 
 
2018 Summer Holidays End
24 Aug 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,887
for 3 nights
From
£629
From
£719
Fri,Sat
£2,697
 
 
2018 Late Summer
31 Aug 2018 - 13 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£768
for 3 nights
From
£256
From
£341
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,280
 
 
2018 Early Autumn
14 Sep 2018 - 27 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£705
for 3 nights
From
£235
From
£314
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,175
 
 
2018 Autumn
28 Sep 2018 - 18 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£675
for 3 nights
From
£225
From
£300
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,125
 
 
2018 Half Term
19 Oct 2018 - 4 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,491
for 3 nights
From
£497
From
£568
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,130
 
 
2018 Early Winter 2016
5 Nov 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£576
for 3 nights
From
£192
From
£256
Fri,Sat,Sun
£960
 
 
2018 Christmas
21 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,885
for 7 nights
£2,885
 
 
2018 New Years Week
28 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£2,865
for 7 nights
£2,865
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

A heating surcharge of £135 is payable for each booking. This amount is payable all year round and covers the cost of the swimming pool heating costs. It is payable per booking rather than per week or similar pro-rata style.

30% of the rental rate is payable upon booking. This is non-refundable. The balance of 70% of the booking rental rate is payable 3 months before the booking start date. The security deposit and any heating surcharge is payable 2 weeks prior to the booking start date. The security deposit is £200 without dogs, or £300 with.

We recommend our clients take out their own holiday insurance as we cannot offer refunds if you are unable to use your holiday home booking for any reason.

PAYMENT - A non refundable 30% booking deposit is required to secure the booking, with the 70% balance to be paid in full 12 weeks before the holiday.
Please note that the 30% booking deposit is non refundable and is not returned under any circumstance. If this is of any concern, please take out relevant insurance to cover for this.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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