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Beck Cottage

  • South Creake
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • 4
  • 2
  • 1

from £ 630 to £ 1,040 per week

Arrival from 4pm and Departure by 10am

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Beck Cottage is a charming flint and brick period cottage overlooking the river Burn which meanders through the pretty Norfolk village of South Creake. Downstairs there's a lovely sitting room with a wood-burning stove, a separate dining room, a modern kitchen and contemporary bathroom. Upstairs there's a double and a twin bedroom, making this perfect for a couple or family.

The cottage has an attractive fully enclosed back garden, which is safe for children and dogs, with the advantage of a summer house (with sofa and Smart TV) to escape to or even store your bicycles! It's conveniently located within walking distance of an excellent local pub, The Ostrich, Childrens playground and tennis court. The beautiful coast at Holkham or Burnham Overy Staithe is only 10 minutes drive away or an easy cycle ride if you prefer.

THE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cosy wood-burning stove, squishy sofa and Smart TV
  • Lovely summer house in the garden providing extra living space
  • Walking distance to a great local pub, The Ostrich, children's playground and tennis courts

GOOD TO KNOW

  • The staircase is fairly steep and so please take care with small children
  • Second bedroom is fairly small and more suited to children
  • The washing machine is outside in a cupboard

Ground Floor

Entrance: into the sitting room with wooden flooring.

Sitting room: comfortable room with a squishy L-shaped sofa, wood-burning stove, Smart TV. The cottage has fast Wifi for streaming films etc. There's a small table and 2 chairs perfect for breakfast.

Dining Room: has a table and four dining chairs. Apart from dining this is a good place to retreat to if you need to work.

Kitchen: contemporary fitted kitchen with an integral electric oven, halogen hob, integral fridge with an ice-box, wine cooler and a microwave.

Bathroom: has a bath with an overhead shower, hand basin, WC and a heated towel rail.

First Floor

The staircase is fairly steep and care should be taken with small children.

Bedroom 1: lovely room overlooking the back garden with a double (4'6") bed, bedside tables and lamps, chest of drawers, TV and coat hooks.

Bedroom 2: ideal for children with one full-size single bed and a second single bed which is shorter than usual (approx. 5'6"), bedside tables and lamps, chest of drawers and coat hooks.

Outside

Whilst there is no designated off-street parking, there are no restrictions and it is usually possible to park either directly outside the cottage or on the opposite side of the road where there is a lay-by.

There is a wooden pedestrian side gate leading through to the private fully enclosed courtyard cottage garden. The pretty garden is shingled and has an outside table and chairs and a charcoal barbecue.

Summer house: a lovely addition to the cottage with two sofas and a Smart TV (Wifi only channels).

Outdoor cupboard: contains a washing machine and is where the barbecue is stored.

It's only a short walk to the village playing fields with a childrens' playground and a tennis court (booking required), as well as a stream which is home to a huge family of ducks. There are also some fantastic country and coastal walks to enjoy nearby.

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Village

The attractive village of South Creake (twinned with North Creake) has a lovely village green at its heart with the river Burn that runs through. When visiting the village, you will see the much-loved resident ducks crossing the road from the houses for a swim on the river. There is a lovely leafy recreation ground, park and village hall making it the hub of the village. You will often see local produce such as cakes and homegrown vegetables for sale from the small way-side stalls in the village and there is a thriving plant nursery and cafe. There is a welcoming community spirt in the village, making it a perfect place to unwind and take in the Norfolk air.

The Ostrich Inn, dating from the 1800s, has been refurbished to a high standard and now serves delicious locally sourced food in attractive surroundings.

History

On the hill above the village can be found the remnants of Bloodgate Hill fort, an Iron Age fortification that is the largest hill fort in Norfolk. It probably dates back around 300 years before the Romans. Roman coins and pottery have been found in the surrounding farmlands of the village.

Visit

Well worth a visit is Creake Abbey just outside of the village of North Creake with a lovely speciality shops. There is also an award-winning farmers' market on the last Saturday of each month. Close to Fakenham is the Pensthorpe Nature Reserve making for a lovely day out with walks around the lakes, gardens and also great fun for all the family with splendid children’s indoor and outdoor play areas. With the vast sandy beaches of the North Norfolk Coast just a short journey away at Wells-next-the-Sea and Holkham, this village is a great base from which to explore North Norfolk.





 

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PRICE GUIDE

Fri 31 May 2024Thu 20 Jun 2024£795 / week
Fri 21 Jun 2024Thu 4 Jul 2024£1040 / week
Fri 5 Jul 2024Thu 29 Aug 2024£1040 / week
Fri 30 Aug 2024Thu 5 Sep 2024£1040 / week
Fri 6 Sep 2024Thu 19 Sep 2024£885 / week
Fri 20 Sep 2024Thu 17 Oct 2024£795 / week
Fri 18 Oct 2024Thu 31 Oct 2024£915 / week
Fri 1 Nov 2024Thu 19 Dec 2024£630 / week
Fri 20 Dec 2024Sun 5 Jan 2025£1040 / week
Mon 6 Jan 2025Thu 3 Apr 2025£645 / week
Fri 4 Apr 2025Thu 24 Apr 2025£945 / week
Fri 25 Apr 2025Thu 22 May 2025£815 / week
Fri 23 May 2025Thu 29 May 2025£1070 / week
Fri 30 May 2025Thu 19 Jun 2025£815 / week
Fri 20 Jun 2025Thu 3 Jul 2025£1070 / week
Fri 4 Jul 2025Thu 4 Sep 2025£1070 / week
Fri 5 Sep 2025Thu 11 Sep 2025£1070 / week
Fri 12 Sep 2025Thu 25 Sep 2025£910 / week
Fri 26 Sep 2025Thu 16 Oct 2025£815 / week
Fri 17 Oct 2025Thu 30 Oct 2025£940 / week
Fri 31 Oct 2025Thu 18 Dec 2025£645 / week
Fri 19 Dec 2025Sun 4 Jan 2026£1070 / week

Prices shown includes a £30 booking fee.

Booking information

If your required start date is not the usual changeover day, then please call us on 01328 730880 or email.

Please also read our Booking Conditions.

The changeover day for this property is Friday.

Deposit Payable - 33% of total rent

Balance payable 28 days prior to arrival

Please note that smoking is not permitted in any of our cottages

All Sowerbys holiday cottages are supplied with bed linen and towels and the cost of heating is included in the rental price.

Electric Vehicle charging

Cars may only be charged if there is an EV charging point fitted at the property. The cost of electricity is NOT included in the rental price and Sowerbys Holiday Cottages must be notified if the charger is used and an additional surcharge will be made. Due to insurance purposes, guests must never charge their car using a standard outdoor plug or an extension cable linking to a domestic plug. This is not permitted because of fire regulations regarding wiring, earthing rods and voltage restrictions; it poses a serious fire risk to standard 13 amp sockets and there is a real danger that the body of the vehicle could become live.

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