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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

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)
Access Car advised
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
Access Parking
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.

Great Yarmouth

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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19 Jul 2014


"Very comfortable"

We spent a very comfortable week here. We've not hired a self-catering cottage for a few decades, so perhaps we noticed minor deficiencies more than previous rave reviewers (things like a badly … More

6 May 2014



The cottage was excellent in every respect and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The property is very well appointed and has been refurbished to an exceptionally high standard, our 3yr old loved the toys and running around in the garden. The beach, a short walk away, was amazing and has a fairly good cafe as well. We spent a day at Bewilderwood Adventure Park which was a real hit, and then some time visiting the seal colony further up the coast.

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

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