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Derby’s Loft


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Beccles, near Gillingham, Norfolk
Grade 5 Star rating
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With its enviable riverside location in a private marina and first floor view point, Derby’s Loft is idyllic.

This first floor conversion of a detached boat shed, with the owner living on-site, overlooks the River Waveney in a private marina. The open plan living areas and floor to ceiling windows open out onto Juliet balconies and include a private sun terrace. Beccles is the heart of the Southern Broads that form part of the Norfolk Broads National Park. This quaint market town is host to delightful pubs, restaurants and artisan cafés. The River Waveney runs right through the town and you can hire day boats close by and there are marked walking routes and perfect wildlife spotting from the elevated position of the apartment. Beccles Lido, a traditional outdoor heated swimming pool that sits alongside the river, is a ’must see and do’ experience during the warmer months. To the east you can visit Lowestoft, with sandy beaches, traditional piers and fine seafood dining. To the west you will find Norwich, a fine city, home to a castle, cathedral and superb shopping, restaurants and nightlife. Beach 10½ miles. Shops, pubs and restaurants 400 yards.

All on the first floor.
Open plan living space:
With French doors leading to Juliet balcony.
Living area: With 32" Freeview Smart TV and bluetooth stereo speaker.
Dining room.
With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With double bed and Freeview TV.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds and Freeview TV.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot available on request. Welcome pack. Small courtyard with terrace and garden furniture. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking. Please note: There is an unfenced river in the courtyard, 10 yards away.

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  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Decorated at Christmas
    Decorated at Christmas
  • WiFi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle
  • Waterside Breaks
    Waterside Breaks

Customer Comments

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 17/08/2018
    Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Loft was in a great location overlooking the boats. Great decor and comfy seating. Lots of open space and light. Definitely return.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 06/08/2018
    Four of us spent a short break at Derbys Loft and were welcomed with a bottle of bubbly . The apartment was nicely decorated and equipped well and overlooked the river at Beccles . An enjoyable stay .

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 18/05/2018
    Wonderfully relaxing place, time to sit and watch the river and just do nothing, owners made us feel very welcome and clearly have great taste in interior design.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 06/04/2018
    The loft overlooks the boatyard and is just a stones throw away from the town in Beccles which has some nice pubs, restaurants and supermarkets. The facilities in the loft were lovely -especially the beds which were really comfy. We had a wonderful stay and look forward to going back soon!

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 17/12/2017
    We stayed at derbys loft for my husbands 30th. It is a beautiful little apartment and had everything we needed for a weekend away. Would definately stay again! Jimmy was so lovely and welcoming. Thank you so much Gem

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 29/10/2017
    The owners were very friendly and helpful. The cottage is beautiful and would happily go there again or recommend it.

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9.4 out of 10 – based on 14 reviews collected by Reevoo
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