House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Tolly House was built in 2007 by the Earl of Leicester whose family have lived at nearby Holkham Hall since the 1750s.
Just 5 minutes walk to shops, the Quay and 2 fantastic gastro pubs (The Crown and The Globe). Tolly House makes a wonderful base for visiting the North Norfolk Coastline.
One of the most beautiful beaches in the UK can be reached by walking along the footpath by the Quay or by taking the mini train that runs beside the beach road.
Expect Great Things!
Tolly House is more than a Holiday let, it is also our family holiday home and is equipped to ensure that each stay is a relaxing luxury holiday whether with friends or taking a family break.
We have 4 plasma TV’s all with Freeview, an I-pod docking station, a cupboard full of DVD’s and Video’s for adults and children, a selection of adults and children’s books, Board games and garden Junker. Not forgetting the log burner fire!
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Norwich, Nearest railway: Norwich, Kings Lynn|
|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, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors||
Ground floor: Under floor heating, entrance hall leading to living room with wood-burning stove , 37" Plasma TV with DVD/Video player, I-Pod docking station and French doors to garden. Well-equipped kitchen/dinner with conductor hob, Microwave, dishwasher, freezer, 8 seater Oak table, leather chairs and French doors leading to the garden. Separate Utility/W.C. with automatic washing machine/dryer.
First floor: Relaxing Olive and Cream large Double bedroom, Queen sized bed, with views over the Norfolk countryside. Plasma TV, en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower. Pretty Blue Twin-bedded room. Separate Bathroom with over-bath shower.
Second floor: Coffee and cream double bedroom with Queen size bed, round port hole window, fabulous views over the Norfolk countryside, Plasma TV. Twin candy stripe bedroom with fabulous views and Plasma TV.
If you are travelling with little ones, there's a microwave steriliser, travel cot, High Chair and a large selection of baby and toddler toys. There's even a 3-wheeler buggy you can use for trips to the beach!
|Further details outdoors||
Garden: Fully enclosed lawned garden with garden furniture. Parking for 2 cars at the rear. Duvets with linen and towels provided
We have a no pet policy as some of our guests have allergies and prefer to stay in a pet free house.
The East Anglia region
The Burnhams – 5 miles from Wells-Next-the-Sea The Burnhams is the name given to the villages grouped around the River Burn on the North Norfolk Coast. There is Burnham Market, the main village and is known as "Chelsea-on-sea" as it is full of trendy shops, similar to the ones down the Kings Road!
Burnham Overy Staithe is on the coast and provides moorings and launching for boats. Burnham Thorpe is where Nelson grew up, with his father Rector of the local church. Burnham Overy Town, Burnham Deepdale and Burnham Norton are all small residential villages
Walsingham Catholic and Anglican Shrines – 5 miles from Wells A place of pilgrimage since medieval times, a lovely village well worth a visit
Hunstanton – 19 miles away The largest sea side town on the North Norfolk coast and home to Sea Life Santuary, cinema, theatre, and leisure center as well as a beautiful sandy beach!
Sandringham – The Norfolk retreat of HM The Queen Sandringham is the much-loved country retreat of Her Majesty the Queen, and has been the private home of four generations of British monarchs.
Wells-next-the-Sea is one of the most attractive towns on the North Norfolk Coast. From the long sweeping beach bordered by pine woodland, along the gentle harbour with small fishing boats and children fishing for crabs, past the shops on Staithe Street with not a chain store in sight, to the tree-lined park with its fine Georgian houses, quiet pubs and restaurants - Wells is an unspoiled seaside destination, waiting to be discovered.
Just off the Quay you can catch the miniature steam train that takes you the mile or so down to the beach. The beautiful sandy beach, with its pine trees, sand dunes and colourful beach huts, stretches for miles towards Holkham and was famously featured in the film Shakespeare in Love. The wide, flat beach is ideal for collecting a wide variety of shells. You can also spot oyster catchers and ringed plovers, who nest on the beach, along with some common and little terns.
The area around Wells provides opportunities for sightseeing, water sports, bird watching, country walks and plenty of family fun. This Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty has lots to offer.