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Anchor Cottage

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Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk
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This cottage is in a central location, with the quayside just a short walk, and a sandy beach 1 mile away.

Situated in Wells-next-the-Sea, this holiday cottage is just a few yards from the picturesque quayside, perfect for fresh shell fish and crabbing, and a short walk from the town centre with several shops, restaurants and popular seaside attractions. Just 1 mile away is an excellent sandy beach with a seasonal miniature train travelling to and from the quayside. Boat trips are available for visiting the basking seal colony and there are many RSPB nature reserves within a short drive. Sailing, fishing, bird watching and walking available from the doorstep. Holkham Hall and beach 2 miles, bustling Burnham Market 5 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 150 yards.

Ground Floor:
Living room:
With Freeview TV and DVD player.
Dining room.
With electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine.
2 sets of steep, narrow stairs to...
First Floor:
1st staircase to...
Bedroom 1: With twin beds.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.
2nd staircase to...
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

Gas central heating, gas, electricity and bed linen included. Car park, 150 yards. No smoking.

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  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Coastal within 1 mile
    Coastal within 1 mile
  • Coastal within 3 miles
    Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle

Customer Comments

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 02/06/2018
    Nice cottage, great location.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 25/05/2018
    I took my parents here and we love it looking to book again in October

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 29/03/2018
    The cottage exceeded our expectations and thoroughly impressed our Australian guests. Pay and display parking is only a short walk away, although at this time of year we occasionally found free on street parking available. A lovely unspoilt part of the country and we look forward to returning soon.

  • 7

    Confirmed guest, 26/03/2018
    Lovely little cottage , excellently place in Wells close to the quay and town centre .

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 23/02/2018
    The cottage is lovely warm and cosy, very clean and tidy would definitely book this cottage again there's plenty of room for a family of 4 xx

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 16/02/2018
    One of the best

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 06/12/2017
    Beautiful position and very cosy warm cottage. Difficult to find, and in this day and age, no WiFi is unacceptable...especially in a very poor reception area.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 06/11/2017
    Another lovely stay at Anchor Cottage for our walking weekend in Norfolk. It makes a quiet, cosy base that is a stone's throw from the quayside and the excellent Wells Deli - always good for a coffee and cake! Has all you need, very characterful, quiet and warm. Just the place to relax after a walk by the saltmarshes. As the man said, "I'll be back"

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 30/10/2017
    Just 2 of us stayed at Anchor Cottage, so had plenty of room. Enjoyed separate bedrooms with their own staircases and small shower rooms. Kitchen well equipped. Great location, no trouble parking, didn’t use the car once parked as we used the Coasthopper bus.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 25/10/2017
    A beautiful cottage, tastefully decorated and furnished, definitely not cluttered. The only improvements I would make, the step from kitchen to living room is very steep, there should be a rail for sake of safety. Also, airer too narrow to successfully dry clothes. However, a lovely view from upstairs accross the bay. Would recommend .

  • 7

    Confirmed guest, 21/10/2017
    Good little cottage, Beds a bit soft, overall a bit messy with too many nick nacks makes it hard to keep clean but ideal location. Enjoyed our stay, would use again.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 07/10/2017
    It's not often you feel right at home in a rental cottage when you arrive, ours was a short stay but I can't recommend this place enough if you want everything in staggerring distance in one of the few character seaside towns left (not too posh (yet) and not too Skeggy!). The no parking situation really isn't a drama although we were out of season. A few hooks in the bathrooms would help though (really is that going to make your stay less enjoyable). Thanks will be back whilst we can still afford Wells

  • 7

    Confirmed guest, 16/09/2017
    Third stay here but the cottage needs a good clean and a bit of money spending on it. All baking tins need replacing but we lined everything with tin foil. Everywhere needs a good clean and polish-just look at the fake plant in the fireplace in the dining room plus lots of cobwebs everywhere. Such a shame as it's such a warm cosy cottage and so close to all Wells amenities. Cottage particulars say to park in Jicklings Yard but as they are building on it and it's closed during the day this was impossible. I think the particulars need amending to indicate where you can park. Perfect location though and plenty of hot water for showering. Used heating in the evenings and extremely efficient.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 09/09/2017
    We loved staying at the cottage in Wells what a lovely friendly place it is ,the cottage we think was worth the cost for a family ,,but because we were just two pensioners we thought it was just a touch too expensive for us . Can’t find anything to complain about really, maybe the one thing we had to be careful with was the stairs ..especially when the old man had had a couple of pints 😂..seriously though we would love to stay there again and would definitely recommend it . Incidentally we found out my cousin and here husband stayed around 20 yrs ago and they enjoyed it too xx...thank you !

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 02/09/2017
    We thought it was a very well equipped cottage and was in a very good location.It definitely became home for the week. The only down side is the narrow steep staircase.

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