Magnolia Cottage apartment
Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Attractive, comfortable ground floor apartment in Edwardian seaside cottage, surrounded by lovely gardens. Superbly located for exploring the beautiful North Norfolk coast. 10 minute walk to Sheringham's high street, shops and restaurants, the Blue Flag beach, steam railway, theatre and coast path. The apartment, on the ground floor of the owners' home, is completely self-contained, with its own entrance. It is entirely level, ideal for families with children or older guests.
The light, airy open-plan living area has recently been redecorated in coastal colours, with new furniture throughout and lots of driftwood art! It offers an attractive sitting area, with comfortable leather sofas around the original Norfolk brick fireplace (and log fires in winter), spacious dining area and well-equipped kitchen with oven, fridge/ freezer compartment and microwave.
There are two bedrooms, (one double, one twin, both with deep, comfortable mattresses and good quality bed linen), a shower room with sink and spacious shower, and a separate wc/ washbasin. Outside there is a private courtyard garden with picnic bench and beach hut playhouse. In addition, apartment guests are welcome to enjoy the lawned south-facing garden, shared with our B&B guests and offering plenty of seating and dining tables.
Off-street parking on our driveway. Free high speed wifi internet access, TV, CD and DVD players, books, games, toys (including a huge box of Duplo), local interest books, walking guides and maps are provided, together with tea, coffee and fresh milk on arrival. Children heading for the beach will find buckets and spades, crabbing nets, bodyboards and toy sailing boats. All bed linen, heating and electricity included. Please bring your own towels and teatowels. Good quality travel cot and high chair. No smoking, no pets. B&B also available, in the main house- please see our website for details (click on link below).
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Sheringham, 0.5km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest railway: Sheringham 500 m|
|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||TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Shared garden|
The East Anglia region
The seaside town of Sheringham lies on the North Norfolk coast, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a landscape of saltmarsh, shingle and wide, empty beaches, and a haven for wildlife- avocets, egrets, rare terns and the grey seal colony at Blakeney Point.
Within a few miles are the lovely Georgian town of Holt, with its galleries and cafe culture, the Victorian resort of Cromer and the picturesque coastal villages of Weybourne, Blakeney and Cley, with their flint cottages and windmills. Norfolk's stately homes, Blickling, Felbrigg, Holkham Hall, Houghton Hall and Sandringham, offer fascinating days out.
The North Norfolk coast path runs for 50 miles across a hauntingly beautiful coastal landscape and can be walked in small sections, using the excellent Coasthopper bus.
Slightly further afield are the medieval city of Norwich and the waterways of the Norfolk Broads.
For centuries a remote fishing station, Sheringham grew into an Edwardian seaside resort following the arrival of the railway in 1887. The fishermen's quarter, with its quaint alleyways and flint cottages, remains at the heart of the town.
Sheringham today is a small, gently old-fashioned seaside town, set against a backdrop of rolling woodland, good walking and cycling country.The High Street runs down to the sea and offers independent shops, tearooms, pubs, Nepalese, Thai, Austrian and traditional restaurants, and of course fresh local crab and lobster or fish and chips, best enjoyed perched on the seawall! Attractions include the Blue Flag beach, a fine coastal golf course, museums celebrating the town's seafaring heritage, a swimming pool and leisure centre, and the Poppy Line steam railway. All these are within easy walking distance of Magnolia Cottage, as is the North Norfolk coast path.
Sheringham's seafront promenade runs offers a lovely stroll, especially at sunset- watching the sun sink into the sea (yes, even on the East coast!) is quite magical.
Behind the town, sea views can be enjoyed from Sheringham Park, designed in the 18th century by Humphrey Repton and now owned by the National Trust.
Throughout the summer Sheringham is alive with festivals- the Crab and Lobster festival, Lobster Potties folk dance festival, carnival week and the famous 40s weekend.
Excellent transport links include the Coasthopper bus and Bittern Line train to Norwich.
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28 Jun 2014
"We're going back!"
The title says it all really. We had such a good time that before we left, we booked to go back in September - we were very lucky that they'd just had a cancellation.Liz and Kevin are very warm,… More
Many thanks for this full and appreciative review. We're so pleased you enjoyed your North Norfolk break and your stay at Magnolia Cottage,and look forward to seeing you all again in September!
1 May 2014
"Peaceful, cosy and spotlessly clean"
We stayed in Magnolia B and B last year 2013 and loved it so 2 days after we got home we booked the Magnolia cottage for one week for Easter this year we could not wait to return and just as we expect… More
It was a real pleasure to see you both again. Quite often our B&B guests return to stay in the apartment, or apartment guests book into the B&B. We're glad you enjoyed the sunny days and evenings by the log fire, a perfect Eastertime combination! Looking forward to your next visit.
31 Oct 2013
We had an enjoyable stay at Magnolia Cottage, the beds were very comfortable and the cottage was well equipped! We had some lovely walks and fish and chips along the beach!My mother in law and 9th Aun… More
Many thanks for your comments. It was a pleasure to welcome our first visitors from Malaysia, and we're so pleased you enjoyed your first North Norfolk break.
24 Oct 2013
"Excellent accommodation and excellent hosts!"
We returned to holiday in Sheringham after emigrating 8 years ago to Australia and I am happy to say not a lot has changed, still a wonderful place to visit. Magnolia Cottage was the ideal base, clos… More
We're glad that Sheringham lived up to the memories! It was a pleasure to meet you all and we'd love to see you again.
24 Oct 2013
"A really lovely place to stay!"
Magnolia Cottage was an absolute delight.it is comfortable and has all you need to be a real home for home.Decorated with a seaside theme ,it is in easy walking distance of the lovely town of Sherring… More
It was lovely to meet you both, and your very artistic contribution to our visitor book made our day!
23 Sep 2013
"Excellent Cottage/Holiday Apartment in Every Way"
Just returned from from a 3 night stay at Magnolia Holiday Apartment based in Sheringham, Norfolk. On arrival we were made to feel most welcome and given a thorough briefing; the owners have obviousl… More
Thank you for the lovely review. We're pleased you enjoyed your stay so much, and look forward to seeing you for the 1940s weekend 2015!
27 Aug 2013
Kevin and Liz are very welcoming and we felt immediately relaxed in their presence. They are knowledgeable of the area and offered some helpful tips and advice during our stay. In fact our original … More
Many thanks for your comments. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again next summer.
28 May 2013
We spent a week at this beautiful holiday apartment which we highly recommend. It is in a very ideal location, being a straight forward, 5 minute walk from the shops, steam train (NNR) & beach. There … More
Thank you for your lovely comments. It was a pleasure to meet you all, we're glad you had such a happy holiday and would love to see you again in the future!
14 May 2013
"We couldn't have asked for more!"
I stayed at Magnolia Cottage with my mother and my toddler; I was 6 months pregnant at the time, during the heavy snow we had in March this year. We found the cottage and the owners catered for our … More
Thank you so much. We're glad you enjoyed your stay in Sheringham despite the Arctic weather! We'd love to see you all again, and especially to meet 'the bump' in person!
5 Apr 2013
Sadly as we approach the end of our week long stay in the self contained building we look back at our week and without a doubt this is an excellent place to stay with smashing owners; they have consid… More
Thank you for taking the time to write a review- greatly appreciated. We're glad you enjoyed your stay at Magnolia Cottage, and the visit from the Easter bunny!
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