Dove Cottage is a Holiday Cottage in Wells-next-the-Sea

Sleeping Arrangements

1 ensuite double downstairs, I ensuite king and 1 twin upstairs

Inside the cottage

Dove Cottage in Norfolk (photo 2) A tastefully refurbished cottage, completed in 2019, with views to the marshes from the balcony of the master bedroom. Tucked back from the road, but within easy reach of the pubs, shops and beach, this spacious retreat sleeps 2 – 6 guests in luxurious style. Not only does Dove Cottage have enviable private parking for three cars, it also has a gated yard with a lockable shed, in which to keep your boat, canoes or bikes secure.

The newly furnished cottage has everything you need, including a wonderful fire place with an instant gas ‘woodburner’ to snuggle up in front of on colder nights. Dove Cottage has a well-equipped kitchen/diner and utility room all with new appliances to make your stay easy and comfortable. The large living room has comfy recliner sofas in which to lie back and relax after a long walk on the beach. Doors leading on to the bright and airy conservatory take you into a peaceful space in which to read the morning paper.

With a double bedroom and ensuite downstairs, this bolthole has good access for those who may find stairs a challenge. Upstairs is a twin bedroom, family bathroom and a wonderful master king sized bedroom with ensuite facilities. This beautiful room has doors which open on to a decking area with a glass balcony, from here you can enjoy the marsh views with your early morning coffee. Dove Cottage is a truly special holiday retreat which can be enjoyed at any time of year. Shop/pub within walking distance.

Outside and garden

Dove Cottage has a decked garden area with garden furniture, and can be accessed from the airy bright conservatory down some wooden steps as well as from the gated entrance. The decking area has a selection of flower planters, small trees and shrubs.

There is parking for three cars and a gated area for a boat, kayaks or bikes. There are two lockable sheds to store any other sporting equipment which may chose to bring along.

Surrounding area

Dove Cottage in Norfolk (photo 3) Dove Cottage in Norfolk (photo 4) The delightful seaside town of Wells-next-the-Sea has a lovely Georgian green, and in the heat of the summer this is a welcome place to enjoy a picnic in the shade of the trees which surround it. The town’s Staithe Street is home to several traditional and contemporary shops, places to eat, galleries and the newly renovated Maltings; here you will find interest in the history of Wells, exhibitions, a bar and café. The Maltings also shows films throughout the year to delight the locals and visitors alike.

The quay is a wonderful place to watch people and boats, come and go. Still a working fishing port, you can take a trip out to sea to try your luck at catching some supper. If you prefer to stay closer to the shore, you can enjoy a boat trip round the harbour or catch crabs from the quay, known locally as ‘gillying’. Wells Sailing Club provides entertainment during the summer, racing beautiful old wooden sailing boats out on the water at weekends during the high tide. If you feel peckish whilst taking in the local action, you can tuck into fish and chips on the quay wall and enjoy the wonderful views out to sea, but keep an eye on the sea gulls!

A ride on the miniature railway or walk along the beach bank will take you to the picturesque beach, with bordering pine forest and colourful quirky beach huts. From here you can continue walking to the unspoilt award-winning sandy beach of Holkham and the stately home and deer park, belonging to the Coke family.

Wells-next-the-Sea is set in North Norfolk’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is part of the largest coastal nature reserve in England and Wales. As such it is a perfect location for bird watchers where the wide expanse of marshes provides the perfect habitat for wading birds and winter geese.

If your holiday is during Wells carnival week, you will be treated to a wonderful variety of family events including live music on the Butlands, a large procession of floats through the town, food and craft stalls and children’s competitions which include a duck race, sandcastle building and gillying.

Wells-next-the-Sea is perfectly positioned on the North Norfolk Coast to access all that this wonderful part of the country has to offer.

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Dove Cottage in Wells-next-the-Sea

Stunning cottage, renovated in May '19 with balcony and ensuite to the master bedroom and ground floor double bed with ensuite.

  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Approximate Pricing: £695 - £1350 per week

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