Avocet Cottage in Burnham Overy Staithe
Burnham Overy Staithe, Norfolk
"A fabulous period cottage in super location, with enclosed suntrap garden, wood-burning stove and off street parking."
Tucked away in the heart of the village, and well back from the road, Avocet Cottage is a peaceful haven and the perfect place to relax and unwind. It is also the perfect base for walking, bird-watching, sailing, messing about on the beach, and exploring the rest of beautiful North Norfolk - making Avocet Cottage a very special place any time of the year.
Entrance into Dining Room: traditional pine table & chairs, adjustable night storage heater, arch to kitchen
Newly fitted Kitchen: with granite worktops and painted units, fully-equipped, with integrated electric cooker and ceramic hob, microwave, toaster, integrated fridge/freezer integrated dishwasher, washing machine (in outhouse); step down to Sitting Room.
Sitting Room: cosy wood (multi fuel) burning stove set in inglenook fireplace, smart HD TV with free view, i-player, ITV hub, Netflix etc. books & games & adjustable night storage heaters, steep winding stairs to:
Master en-suite Bedroom: light and airy, with luxurious king-size bed, bedside tables and clock/radio, chest of drawers, wardrobe, (travel cot available) and adjustable electric storage heater. Door to:
Bathroom: full en-suite bathroom with shower over bath, toilet, hand basin and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2, en-suite: generously sized with twin beds, bedside table, chest of drawers & adjustable night storage heater (downstairs) Door to: en-suite shower room: beautifully tiled with enclosed electric shower, washbasin with cupboard & heated towel rail
Downstairs WC: painted pine clad downstairs toilet with hand basin and porthole mirror
Free WIFI throughout
Traditional Cottage in a popular North Norfolk coastal village, with a secluded, sun-trap garden. 2 min walk to sea, 2 min walk to pub/restaurant. A home from home feel, with cosy wood burning stove. 1 king-size en-suite, 1 twin en-suite.
Garden: fully enclosed cottage garden, with sandstone patio & lawn areas, with plenty of garden furniture; a wonderfully peaceful sun-trap
Parking: plenty of off-road parking space.
Avocet Cottage is centrally located in the beautiful coastal village of BURNHAM OVERY STAITHE, just a 2 minutes walk from the natural tidal harbour & coastal path (launching for guests own water-craft is available)
2 minutes walk to THE HERO, a welcoming & dog-friendly pub/restaurant, with locally sourced quality produce, seasonal menus and a great selection of craft beers, wines and spirits.
Take the coastal footpath to the vast expanse of the Holkham award winning sandy beach at Gun Hill (20 min walk) Where there are many beautiful birds and wildlife to see on the way (look out for the hares)
Take a walk along the creek at low tide to the nature reserve at Scolt Head Island. For the less energetic, wait for high tide & catch the ferry (Summer only)
Or join those in the know, for a swim at low tide at bank hole (we call it the Burnham Overy Staithe lido!)
Here are just a few of the things to do within a short distance of Avocet Cottage:-
The beautiful Georgian town of BURNHAM MARKET (1.5 miles) - nice array of shops and restaurants.
HOLKHAN HALL DEER PARK & LAKES (3 miles) - privately owned 18th century country house with amazing grounds and many events , Holkham Estate always does things well,
WELLS-NEXT-THE-SEA (5 miles) - with it's well known coloured beach hut lined beach, array of shops and cafe's and award winning French's fish and chip shop, plus many beautiful country houses
RSPB TITCHWELL (6.5 miles) Blessed with diverse habitats, including reedbeds, saltmarsh and fresh water lagoons, well known for breeding Avocets, and access to sandy beach with views across the wash
SANDRINGHAM COUNTRY ESTATE - (13 miles) the much loved country retreat of Elizabeth 11, set in 20 000 acres.
HOUGHTON HALL & GARDENS (13 miles) - Lavish mansion built for Britain's first prime minister, and hosting wonderful annual exhibitions
PENSTHORPE NATURAL PARK (14 miles) wildlife, bird watchers and family day out with outdoor and indoor adventure play grounds and great cafe
RSPB SNETTISHAM (18 miles) Panoramic views across saline lagoons, salt marsh and mud flats that make up The Wash. Known for it's late Summer onwards - tens of thousands of wading birds take flight as they escape the incoming high tides
FELBRIGG HALL (NT -25 miles) - 17th century English country house noted for its Jacobean architecture and fine Georgian interior
BLICKLING HALL (NT- 26 miles) - 15th Century stately home to the Bolelyn family, with many stories to tell
Burnham Market (2 miles away)
Burnham Thorpe (2 miles away)
Burnham Deepdale (2 miles away)
Brancaster Staithe (3 miles away)
£72 - £175 per day
£510 - £855 per week