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Egmere Holiday Cottages

Egmere is a rural hamlet approximately 4 miles from Wells-next-the-Sea, which is a delightful unspoilt historic town on the North Norfolk Coast with a jumble of old buildings and lanes still existing from its heritage as a port and former maltings industry. The picturesque quay and waterfront is still very much a working port with fishing boats still berthed in this small harbour and stalls selling locally caught shrimps, crabs and whelks. A popular place with sailors with many sailing and leisure craft here and local sailing tuition available. Children enjoy the facilities round the quay and the challenge of crabbing (gillying) from the steep harbour wall.

The main shopping area of Wells is Staithe Street, a narrow, mostly pedestrianised lane with surviving Victorian and Edwardian shop fronts, that runs from the water�s edge right up to the top part of town. In the centre of the town is The Buttlands which is a large rectangular green lined with Georgian and late Victorian houses, which used to be used for archery practise in medieval days. Now it is home to the excellent Crown hotel and restaurant which is run by Kiwi celebrity chef Chris Coubrough, as well as The Globe Inn owned by the Holkham estate.

The sandy beach flanked by pine forest is about a mile from the quay and can be reached by road, on foot along the causeway or via the miniature railway.

Holkham Hall with its impressive 18th century Palladian architecture and 3,000 acre deer park is only a couple of miles away along the coast road.

Egmere Cottage Egmere

Egmere Cottage | Outside

Sleeps 6, from £455 to £885 per week

Egmere Cottage was a traditional Norfolk farm cottage and previously owned by the Holkham estate. The current owners have extended and completely renovated the cottage with great care and attention to detail, resulting in a beautifully presented contemporary holiday cottage. Downstairs there's a lovely sitting room with wood-burning stove, an extremely well-equipped fitted kitchen with a conservatory providing a light and spacious dining area, overlooking the private garden. Upstairs are 2 comfortable double bedrooms (one with an en-suite bathroom) and a cleverly designed children's room. Outside there is a decked area with garden furniture and a barbecue, which catches the sun throughout the day, as well as a large enclosed grassy garden. It is located in a rural hamlet, just over a mile from the renowned Walsingham Farm Shop and the Norfolk Riddle restaurant. The coastal seaside town of Wells-next-the-Sea is only 5 minutes drive away, with Holkham 10 minutes away and Burnham Market within 15 minutes.

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Egmere End Cottage Egmere

Egmere End Cottage | Sitting room

Sleeps 6, from £455 to £950 per week

Egmere End Cottage is a superb contemporary holiday home, transformed by its owners from a traditional Norfolk farm cottage, into a luxurious rural retreat. Using their professional experience in high-end hospitality, the owners have taken great care to ensure the highest level of comfort for their guests. Downstairs there's a lovely sitting room with wood-burning stove, a well-equipped fitted kitchen, a conservatory providing a light and spacious dining area and a bathroom. Upstairs are two beautifully presented king-size bedrooms (one with an en-suite shower room) and a cleverly designed children's room. Outside there is a flagstone area with garden furniture and a barbecue, as well as a grassy garden. It is located in a rural hamlet, just over a mile from the renowned Walsingham Farm Shop and the Norfolk Riddle restaurant. The coastal seaside town of Wells-next-the-Sea is only 5 minutes drive away, with Holkham 10 minutes away and Burnham Market within 15 minutes.

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Mallows Egmere

Mallows | Back view

Sleeps 5, from £425 to £820 per week

Mallows is an iconic pink Norfolk farm cottage, built by the Holkham estate in 1875, which has been refurbished by its new owner with vintage fabrics and homely touches to make a delightful holiday cottage with a lovely enclosed garden. The cottage is thoughtfully equipped and comfortably furnished with a charming sitting room with wood-burning stove, a modern kitchen and cloakroom/utility room downstairs. Upstairs there are three pretty bedrooms; a super king-size bedroom with open rural views, a second double room, a single room (which may accommodate an extra child) and a newly fitted bathroom. Outside there is a newly landscaped large garden with a wooden gazebo and plenty of space for children and dogs to enjoy. It's quietly located in a rural hamlet, just over a mile from the renowned Walsingham Farm Shop and the Norfolk Riddle restaurant. The coastal seaside town of Wells-next-the-Sea is only 5 minutes' drive away, with Holkham 10 minutes away and Burnham Market within 15 minutes.

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Pink Cottage Egmere

Pink Cottage | Outside

Sleeps 7, from £455 to £895 per week

Pink Cottage was a traditional Norfolk farm cottage, built by the Holkham estate in 1875, which has been extensively refurbished by the current owners. It has now been transformed into a beautiful, contemporary holiday home and is thoughtfully equipped and tastefully furnished to a high standard. Downstairs there's a lovely sitting room with wood-burning stove, a smart contemporary kitchen with a conservatory providing a light and spacious dining area, overlooking the private garden. Upstairs there are 3 lovely bedrooms; a wonderful master bedroom with open rural views, a pretty twin bedroom and a bunk bedroom with an additional trundle bed for children. Outside there is a fully enclosed west facing lawn and decked garden with a summerhouse. Pink Cottage is located in a rural hamlet, just over a mile from the renowned Walsingham Farm Shop and the Norfolk Riddle restaurant. The coastal seaside town of Wells-next-the-Sea is only 5 minutes' drive away, with Holkham 10 minutes away and Burnham Market within 15 minutes.

Pink Cottage is adjacent to Pinkleton, so the 2 cottages may be rented together to accommodate up to 12.

Please note that should only one bedroom be used, a discount of £50 can be added and a £25 discount added should only 2 bedrooms be used.

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Pinkleton Egmere

Pinkleton |

Sleeps 6, from £441 to £835 per week

Pinkleton was a traditional Norfolk farm cottage, built by the Holkham estate in 1875, which has been extensively refurbished by its owners (who are professional interior designers) and transformed into a beautifully presented second home, with a French country style influence. Downstairs there's a charming sitting/dining room with an open working fireplace and a cottage style well-equipped kitchen. Upstairs are 3 lovely bedrooms: a wonderful master bedroom with open rural views, a pretty twin room and a bunk room ideal for children, plus a newly fitted family bathroom. Outside there is a safe enclosed garden, mainly lawned, with garden furniture and a barbecue. It is located in a rural hamlet, just over a mile from the renowned Walsingham Farm Shop and the Norfolk Riddle restaurant. The coastal seaside town of Wells-next-the-Sea is only 5 minutes drive away, with Holkham 10 minutes away and Burnham Market within 15 minutes.

Pinkleton is adjacent to Pink Cottage, so the 2 cottages may be rented together to accommodate up to 12.

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