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Excellent 5/5 14 reviews

Stable Cottage, a traditional flint cottage with period features alongside contemporary elements

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Stable Cottage is a traditional flint and brick cottage with a mix of period and contemporary features. It has all the modern features expected in a home never mind a holiday home. In the last few years the property has been fully renovated. The most recent work during 2012 added a new en-suite to the main bedroom as well as the cottage being fully decorated inside and out.

The property is suitable for both families and groups of friends it will sleep six adults or children plus baby.

We like to keep things personal so we don't offer our cottage through agencies. We deal with all enquiries and bookings directly.

Three bedrooms, family bathroom, en-suite shower room to bedroom 1, en-suite WC to bedroom 2.

Large Living and Dining area open to the eaves with exposed beams. Previously the stables of the Ship Inn it still retains two mangers in the Living Room. Ample comfortable seating around wood burner. Large dining table with seating for six. Large flat-screen HD TV with Freeview, DVD player and Hi-Fi.

Fully equipped kitchen with electric fan-assisted double oven and ceramic hob, new microwave, new combined washer/dryer, fridge-freezer and dishwasher.

Three bedrooms, sleeping six. In addition to the six adults/children, a baby sleeping in a cot may be part of the booking at no additional charge.

Ground floor main bedroom with king-size (5') double bed and en-suite shower room.

Vaulted second bedroom (on first floor) with king-size (5') double bed, wash basin in bedroom and separate WC.

Ground floor third bedroom with two single (3') beds.

Vaulted family bathroom with roll-top bath and separate shower cubicle.

Parking for one car.

Central heating with radiators in all rooms.

Free Internet wi-fi access.

Landline for receiving incoming 'phone calls.

Welcome hamper from Blakeney Deli provided.

Cleaning following your stay is included

An easily fitted stairgate is available. For babies there is a travel cot (with basinette for young babies) and a high chair. Please note we do not provide linen/cot blankets etc.

For your safety there are several mains-operated alarms, in the kitchen a fire blanket, fire extinguisher and first aid kit. For those with little ones there is a stair-gate that is easily fitted.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Norwich 40 km, Nearest railway: Sheringham 12 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The East Anglia region

North Norfolk is known for its big blue sky, large expanses of salt and fresh water marshes, great local produce including Cromer crabs, Thornham oysters, Brancaster mussels and Sheringham lobsters and samphire.

From Hunstanton to the west to Cromer to the east, the North Norfolk coast and hinterland is a fabulous place to visit whether your interests are sailing, fishing, bird-watching, visiting famous properties run by English Heritage or The National Trust such as Blickling Hall or other more independent estates such as Sandringham or Holkham Hall.

Whatever you enjoy you are likely to be able to indulge it in North Norfolk even if it's just sitting and watching the world go by.

You may enjoy visiting the various Burnhams, such as Burnham Thorpe, the birthplace of Nelson, the dinghy sailing mecca of Burnham Overy Staithe or the shopping in Burnham Market - known by locals as Chelsea-By-Sea or similar. In fact a good game for young and old is trying to list all the Burnhams!

From cafes, fish & chip shops and small eating places along the coast to plusher Michelin restaurants eating-out is a pleasure especially as so many places offer good locally sourced food such as Cromer crabs and samphire in the summer, Brancaster mussels in the winter and other delights such as organically grown produce or organically-raised livestock.

Life is run at a slower pace in North Norfolk possibly helped by a lack of motorways. Driving on the Coast road requires a little bit more patience than normal - so just remember - you're on holiday!

Blakeney

Blakeney is an old traditional fishing village with a picturesque quay known by children (and adults) as being a great place to go crabbing. An area of outstanding natural beauty consisting of fresh and salt-water marshes, long expanses of beach it is a favoured location for many holidaymakers.

Blakeney is full of old flint-faced cottages based around a narrow winding High Street. The roads around the quay are off the coast road so the only traffic is that coming into the village.

Tickets for seal trips are sold in Blakeney although most trips go from Morston although there are a few that depart from Blakeney quay but this is dependent on the tides. When tides are high it is quite spectacular as the sea will overlap the quay and cover the road. You may be lucky to experience a really high tide and see a boat sailing along the road!

Along the coastal road from Blakeney are a number of other old coastal villages such as Cley-next-the-Sea, Morston, Stiffkey and Salthouse. Larger, more traditional seaside towns are about twenty minutes away by car or bus at Wells-next-the-Sea to the west and Sheringham to the east.

Inland there are a number of beautiful villages close by that are worth exploring including, Langham, Binham and Saxlingham,

The nearby town of Holt is a Georgian gem full of great shops - mostly independents - in fact apart from Boots and Fat Face there aren't, to our knowledge, any other chains present.

Blakeney is one of the Glaven ports that, in the past, comprised the 8th largest port in England - they even sent a boat to fight the Spanish armada! Those glory days are now in the past leaving Blakeney to be a beautiful place to take a truly relaxing holiday.

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Review 1-10 of 14

4 Jun 2014

5/5

"Lovely cottage in great location"

We are a family of four (two adults, a four year old and a one year old) and stayed in the cottage with my Dad, who slept upstairs (the upstairs bedroom is perfect for grandparents/extended family). T… More

Thanks for a great review. We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay and, even in April, the weather was good enough to enjoy sitting outside in the loke. We tend to forget that there are gates which create a safe environment for young children to play safely so thanks for pointing that out. Thanks again and we look forward to you staying again in the future.
Hilary & Richard

2 Jun 2014

5/5

"A delightful week in a very comfortable cottage"

The four of us - my husband & I, plus my parents - had a very enjoyable stay here. The cottage is very well equipped and decorated, in a quiet location a couple of minutes walk from the sea, two exce… More

Thank you for your great review. It's nice to hear that you enjoyed the places we recommended for evening meals (The Moorings and The White Horse) both just a few steps from the cottage. We think the welcome pack from the Blakeney Deli is a good way to welcome guests to the cottage and it is nice to know it is appreciated. Thanks again and we hope to see you again at the cottage. Best wishes, Hilary & Richard, Stable Cottage Blakeney.

31 May 2014

5/5

"Charming cottage ideally located in the heart of Blakeney"

We stayed here with our 3 daughters (12, 8 and 6). The cottage was ideal, well equipped and comfortable with plenty of space. Being so central in Blakeney was fabulous and with the cottage being set b… More

We're really pleased you enjoyed your stay at Stable Cottage and thank you for a great review. We think the cottage is ideally located being just off the High Street and close to the quay and we're glad you agree. We have found it very difficult to get a good set of pictures together so we weren't surprised that you commented that the pictures don't do the cottage justice.
Thanks again and we look forward to you staying again in the future, Hilary & Richard

22 May 2014

5/5

"Gorgeous cottage in an excellent location"

My husband, twin girls and I stayed at the cottage with my parents for a weekend get together. We had a wonderful time my children didn't want to leave. The cottage has a very homely feel and i… More

We're really pleased that you enjoyed your stay at the cottage and that your twins liked it so much they didn't want to leave. We hope they got to do a little crabbing down on the quay as it just takes a couple of minutes to walk there even with young children. We have always thought the Deli is a great asset being so close to the cottage and are pleased you liked it.

Thanks for a great review and look forward to you staying again.

Best wishes,
Hilary & Richard

22 Apr 2014

5/5

"Just brilliant!"

Myself, husband and two kids under 4 stayed for a week and loved the cottage. The location is incredible and it's a gorgeous place that I would quite happily have moved into for good. It has a lo… More

Hi Kate & Wes,

Thank you for your really nice comments in our visitors' book and in this review. We are really pleased you liked the cottage as we have put quite a bit of effort into it so it is nice to hear it is appreciated. We like to help local businesses so it was nice to hear that the Blakeney Deli welcome pack went down well.

Thanks again & hope to see you in the future,
Hilary & Richard,
Stable Cottage Blakeney

24 Mar 2014

5/5

"Wow"

My family and I have just returned from a wonderful weekend at stable cottage. The owners are lovely and nothing is to much trouble, the cottage has a mix of modern technology and old charm, its equ… More

Hi Emma, thanks for your kind review. We were pleased that you had such a good time and found that Stable Cottage was right for you and your family. We enjoyed Grace's review in our Visitor's book especially that there were too many ducks to count. From the sound of it your hubbie had a great birthday and we look forward to you all staying in the future.

Thanks again, Hilary & Richard

24 Feb 2014

5/5

"Lovely cottage, well located in a charming town"

We had a very enjoyable stay - the cottage is well presented with good facilities, including good broadband and telephone. The deli is just a few doors away and has lots to offer, the seal trips from … More

Thank you for a lovely review and pointing out the good broadband service we have (for a small coastal village). Things are even better if you have Vodafone 3G as the White Horse next door and other buildings in Blakeney have mobile signal boosters.
As you note, it is great we are so close to the Deli as it means croisants and coffee are just a few steps away.

We are pleased you enjoyed our cottage and look forward to welcoming you again in the near future.

Best wishes,
Hilary & Richard

11 Feb 2014

5/5

"Excellent cottage, central location, superbly equipped"

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in what is a superbly equipped Cottage, with everything you have at home and more.Beds were really comfortable with a large lounge dining area with that essential (for t… More

It's great to hear that you all enjoyed your stay at Stable Cottage Blakeney and that everything was to your liking. It really is great having the Deli just 50m away. Apart from all the great places to eat locally it is nice to be able to pop in the Deli and pick up great food. Thanks again and looking forward to you staying again. Best wishes, Hilary & Richard

12 Dec 2013

5/5

"Quaint & comfortable cottage well equipped and in a great location"

I stayed at stable cottage for 1 week with my wife and it was a lovely stay, a great base to explore the Norfolk Coast. The beds where very comfortable and the cottage was clean. Very well equipped an… More

25 Nov 2013

5/5

"Fantastic cottage in great location"

Thanks have just a great weekend .everything you need in the cottage.A warm cottage when we arrived great location left the car parked most of the weekend would love to return… More

Thank you for your kind review of Stable Cottage Blakeney. Glad to hear that the central heating had given you a cosy warm start to your stay. As you note the cottage has parking which us all too rare for cottages on or just off the High Street and given its central location means that guests frequently just turn up, park and don't use their car again until the end of their stay.

We look forward to your next visit.

Best wishes, Hilary & Richard

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