Gillie Cottage is a Holiday Cottage in Blakeney

Sleeping Arrangements

Kingsize bedroom, Double bedroom, Children's Bunk Bedroom

Inside the cottage

Gillie Cottage in Norfolk (photo 2) Gillie Cottage in Norfolk (photo 3) Gillie Cottage in Norfolk (photo 4) Gillie, is a classic Norfolk flint cottage, tucked in a secluded, peaceful loke just a stone’s throw from the Blakeney quayside on the North Norfolk Coast.

This charming cottage has been beautifully restored to a wonderfully high standard with gorgeous interiors; it champions the country home style, timeless, restful & relaxing. A log burner adds to the atmosphere for cosy nights by the fire, it’s much loved with lots of beautiful touches, oodles of books and films. Sympathetically renovated to the highest of standards this cottage has heaps of character with a pretty, private walled courtyard garden. You'll have a wonderfully memorable stay in the cottage!

From the garden entrance, you walk into the hand painted, cottage kitchen. With its slate tiled floor and heritage colours it oozes country kitchen charm. You will find a halogen hob, electric oven, fridge-freezer, microwave, dishwasher, kettle and toaster. For the coffee enthusiasts, there is a KitchenAid Nespresso machine for delicious coffee, with a complimentary starter pack included. The cupboards are well stocked with Emma Bridgewater china, glassware and every pot, pan and utensil you may need.

The sitting room is a delightful area with a romantic wood-burning fire, two luxurious sofas offer relaxation with the lounge door opening directly onto the courtyard garden. With an antique dining table seating four and matching candlesticks, everything that you could need for a romantic evening.

Indoor entertainment is provided with a 43” Sony television, dvd player as well as a Ruark music system with integral iPod docking station. Complimentary Wi-Fi helps you stay connected. There is a well-stocked and up to date library of dvd’s, music cds and audio books. The local library of information is very useful also with books on Blakeney, Norfolk churches, birds and walks. The selection of board and card games are all provided for your enjoyment and complement the cottages home-from-home atmosphere.

The English country style continues upstairs, along the hallway is a large king-size bedroom with a traditional ivory iron bedstead, fitted wardrobe and dressing table all decorated in a delightful blue floral theme. The double bedroom is a similar style with Kate Forman’s romantic red rose’s fabric as the theme. Hairdryers are provided.

The third bedroom is a charming children’s bunk bedroom decorated with a striking Kate Forman red ticking fabric, just perfect for the youngsters.

A real advantage of Gillie Cottage are the two bathrooms, upstairs is a small romantic bathroom perfect for a relaxing bath and downstairs there is a well fitted shower room with wc.

Gillie Cottage is a real treasure of a cottage, a perfect retreat for couples and small families with its super location so close to the Quay, private walled garden and beautiful interiors, it genuinely has everything for the perfect coastal escape.

*On arrival & departure you can pull in at the end of the loke for loading/unloading.
*The car park at the Quay is just a few moments short walk & is free if you a National Trust member.

*Designated private parking space for one car in the Harbour Room car park, approximately 300 meters from the cottage, just in case you need it.

Outside and garden

Unusually for a cottage so close to the Quay, Gillie Cottage has a private walled garden with two hand gates, an exterior hosepipe for cleaning those muddy/sandy boots (!) and a lovely outdoor garden sofa table and lounging chairs as well as an outdoor bistro table and dining chairs; nestled in an enclosed private courtyard garden.

*On arrival & departure you can pull in at the end of the loke for loading/unloading.

*Designated parking space for one car in the Harbour Room car park, approximately 300 meters from the cottage. Parking at The Quay also, free if you are a National Trust member.

Surrounding area

Gillie Cottage in Norfolk (photo 5) Blakeney is an all year-round holiday destination, popular with walkers, bird watchers and sailors. Families with young children can enjoy a spot of crabbing from the quay, take a boat trip out to Blakeney Point to see the seals, and explore the coastal path, marshes and nature reserves close by. If you want to leave the car behind for the day, just take the Coasthopper bus which regularly passes through the village - it will take you to all the coastal villages from Hunstanton to Cromer.

Blakeney is famous for having everything in a timeless old fashioned way. Beautiful quay with walks across the marshes or just along the quay front. Wonderful restaurants, cafes and quaint shops.

Holt is on the doorstep and many more wonderful places to drop into...too many to mention!

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  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Approximate Pricing: £500 - £900 per week
  • Enjoy England Award: 5 Stars
  • AA Award: 5 Stars

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