Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Coastguard Cottage is a hidden gem, tucked away at the end of a private lane in the heart of Winterton-on-Sea.
First floor: two double bedrooms, a bunk bed room, a bathroom with bath and separate large shower.
Ground floor: stylishly decorated L-shaped open-plan kitchen/dining/living room with solid oak floors and a beautiful woodburning stove + utility room with washer/drier and downstairs WC.
Outside: a large private parking area (3 cars), a sheltered and secure patio area, a delightful garden with sloping lawn and wild orchard.
Tucked away in one of Norfolk's prettiest coastal villages, and within 400 yards of a glorious sandy beach, this Cottage has been beautifully renovated to offer a welcoming holiday break, whatever the season. The perfect spot in which to relax and unwind with the dunes' Nature Reserve 6 mile circular walk almost on the doorstep, it sits just 150 yards from the local pub renowned for its good food.
The General stores, Post Office, fish and chip shop are all under 200 yards away. Fishing, day boat hire and sailing on the beautiful Broads (6miles), quaint market towns, craft centres and medieval Norwich (21 miles), with its cathedral, castle, museums, fine shopping and restaurants, all an easy drive.
We pride ourselves on the quality of our Holiday Cottages and how we look after our guests (please read our reviews). The price you pay for your holiday is always the total amount – we never charge extra for pets, fuel or firewood.
We have also managed to negotiate a number of exclusive discounts for our guests with local businesses , including the Fishermans Return pub in Winterton-on-Sea.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Winterton-on-Sea 500 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Norwich 34 km, Nearest railway: Great Yarmouth 14 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
Light and open-plan downstairs kitchen, dining and living room with cream Shaker-style kitchen and oak floors.
Upstairs are two double bedrooms and a room with bunkbeds. The family bathroom has a bath and separate shower. There is also a downstairs toilet in the utility room.
|Further details outdoors|
Large, secluded and south-facing garden with patio and BBQ. Off-road parking for 2/3 cars.
The East Anglia region
Norfolk is a great destination at any time of year. Miles of unspoilt coastline, internationally important nature reserves and amazing wildlife, hundreds of picturesque villages, historic market towns, fantastic seaside resorts, The Broads - Britain's magical waterland, and Norwich, a fantastic heritage, entertainment and shopping city, are just some of the delights on offer.
Winterton-on-Sea is a small seaside village on a beautiful sandy and unspoiled Norfolk beach.
There is a village store stocking almost everything you will need, a Post Office which is also a newsagents and a grocery shop, a Fish & Chip shop and a 300 year old Public House which is Egon Ronay recommended. By the beach is the award-winning Dunes Café which serves teas & coffees, snacks & meals, beach requisites and, of course, a full range of Ice Cream.
Winterton-on-Sea is a beautiful, sandy Norfolk beach, with a wonderfully lonely feel. Backed by sand dunes and a nature reserve, it's a seemingly endless stretch: the type of beach where you can walk for miles and barely see another soul. Pools of water often form on the beach, creating safe places for children to play.
Our dunes nature reserve is within the "Area of outstanding Natural Beauty" (SSSI and SAC) and is ideal for bird watchers and walkers. And do not miss our colony of 30/40 seals that "live" just north of Winterton-on-Sea.
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18 Mar 2014
"My secret escape"
I am loathed to write anything about this fantastic cottage. This is the second stay here and i love it ! The beach is some 300 yards away and what a beach. The house is homely and comfortable with WI… More
15 Mar 2014
"Coastguard Cottage is still perfect!"
This was our second stay at Coastguard Cottage, everything was perfect again, lovely cottage, cosy, comfy beds, fantastic kitchen, great garden. Everything that you could possibly need is catered for… More
3 Oct 2013
"Fantastic cottage, great owner..."
We've just completed a 1 week stay & loved everything about the cottage and the area. Good quality furnishings, lovely location (so close to the beach) and Richard, the owner went above & beyond … More
25 Sep 2013
"Just right for our needs"
Although this is a small house and there were 5 of us plus a baby, it never felt cramped. The house has been refurbished to a high spec. There is a nice sloping garden and you can get to the beach in about 8 minutes. The kitchen has been thoughtfully planned and equipped for people who love to cook - eg knives that are sharp (unusual). The beds are comfortable with good quality pillows and duvets (even more unusual). We were warm and cosy throughout our stay. It wouldn't be suitable for anyone with a mobility problem (steep stairs, no handrail on steps from garden). Joining instructions very clear and extremely friendly service from Richard. We will definitely go again.
8 Sep 2013
"Perfect home from home holiday"
Coast Guard Cottage exceeded our expectations. The location is perfect, Winterton on Sea is a beautiful Village with lots of friendly locals who are happy to chat. We have never stayed in a place th… More
8 Jul 2013
"A hidden gem"
The cottage is situated in a delightful village minutes from a spotless beach and nature reserve. We saw a seal on our first day. The cottage is superbly presented, furnished and equipped. Rooms are l… More
13 Jun 2013
"So well equipped, and really well presented"
We were really impressed with the size of the garden. Ideal for energetic children, and in the house, there were toys and books for all ages. There were even some games for the garden, a BBQ and equ… More
8 Apr 2013
We stayed just after new year, the cottage was very well decorated and equipped with everything you need.We took along our dog Ollie and it was great location for the beach.The parking was very handy,… More
4 Mar 2013
"excellent cottage in perfect coastal village"
the cottage is pristine with excellent facilities, The owners are very helpful both on arrival and during the weeks before our arrival. The gardens are perfect for the dog and children with lots of space and secure fencing. The beach really is a few minutes walk and is doggy heaven, the cafe on the beach is one of the best we have visited and excellent value. The village and around the cottage is very quiet and tranquil and perfect for a peaceful break. We have stayed in many cottages in the surounding area and this is certainly one of the best both in position and quality. We will be returning later in the year!!!
26 Feb 2013
"Can a cottage be thoughtful?"
Photos do not do this place justice... a few minutes stroll to the beach, extremely comfortable cottage with quality (but sensible) fittings and furnishings (so refreshing when travelling with both dog and teenagers; some of us do still value the finer things in life). What really stands out though is the incredible amount of thought that has gone in to the property... everything you might want is there (but not the rubbish that you don't want), from bike stands, to firewood and steps for little ones who can't reach the toilet. Never mind the clever design features (the firewood gate than turns in to a gate to create a toddler safe outdoor space)? And I haven't even mentioned how very, very clean it was ...
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