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Cornloft Cottage

  • South Creake
  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • 5
  • 3
  • 2

from £ 695 to £ 1,275 per week

Arrival from 4pm and Departure by 10am


Cornloft Cottage is a light and spacious period cottage overlooking the village green, lovingly restored by its owners for use as a holiday home. Downstairs there's a superb kitchen with an Aga electric range and a lovely sitting room with a wood burning stove. There's also the benefit of a downstairs single bedroom and bathroom for less mobile guests. Upstairs there's a high-ceilinged king-size bedroom, a double bedroom and en-suite bathroom.

It has the bonus of off street parking for 2 cars. It's conveniently located within walking distance of The Ostrich an excellent local gastro pub, a childrens' playground and tennis court and has the advantage of a private lawned garden. The beautiful coast at Holkham or Burnham Overy Staithe is only 10 minutes drive away, making this the perfect base to explore the stunning North Norfolk coastline.


  • Spacious country cottage with good size kitchen with electric Aga
  • Has a tucked away secret walled cottage garden
  • Located within walking distance of The Ostrich an excellent local gastro pub


  • Guests with pacemakers should avoid using the induction hob as this can interfere with the device.
  • There is a small garden area to the rear of the cottage, however the main garden is accessed vis a .walkway'.
  • Advantage of a ground floor single bedroom with separate bathroom

Ground Floor

Entrance (via French doors): leads into the kitchen.

Kitchen: a superb light and airy well-equipped kitchen with an Aga Masterchef Range Cooker (electric oven and induction hob), an extractor hood, fridge/freezer, Integrated dishwasher and washer/dryer and a microwave. There's a wooden dining table with four chairs and a high chair is available if required. This room opens directly ito the sitting room

Sitting room: a lovely light room with views over the village green and the advantage of a wood burning stove. It is furnished in a contemporary coastal style with two sofas, coffee table, TV and DVD player with a selection of DVDs.

Hall: with staircase and access to the bedroom and bathroom.

Bedroom 1: a spacious room overlooking the green with a single bed, chest of drawers, bedside lamp, bookcase with selection of books, sofa, coffee table. There is a desk with a chair, making this is a good place to work if needed.

Bathroom: recently fitted bathroom with hand basin, bath with rainfall shower over, a heated towel rail and WC.

First Floor

The staircase is straight and not steep with a hand rail.

Bedroom 2: attractive room with exposed beams with a double bed, bedside tables and lamps, chair, clothes hanging rail.
En-suite bathroom: recently fitted bathroom with hand basin, bath with shower over, heated towel rail and WC.

Bedroom 3: light and airy with dual aspect windows and exposed beams with a king-size bed, bed side tables and lamps, chest of drawers, clothes hanging rail and sofa.


Parking is in the two allocated parking spaces directly behind the cottage. There are extra spaces if needed available around the village green.

The property has a very pretty walled garden which is detached from the property and accessed via a gate at the top of the paved parking area.
This private garden is lawned and has an arbour and a Beach Hut Store containing outdoor chairs, table and parasol. There is a charcoal barbecue available for use and we kindly ask it is left clean for the next guests.

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




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.


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.


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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Guest reviews

We have had a lovely time here. Lovely village, the playground was a big hit. Thank you

Toby, Charlotte, Harry, Matilda, Daisy and Pickle, 5th of April 2024

Great places for the dogs. The cottage is just fab, you have everything to make it home from home. Hope to visit again soon

Mark, Nicky, Rachel, Jimmy, Toby and Bluebell, 25th of March 2024

Thank you for the wine and goodies, most welcome. We had a really comfortable and enjoyable stay at the Cornloft Cottage. South Creake is a lovely Village, and meals at the local pub The Ostrich were top class. The cottage has every possible pice of equiptment in the kitchen and comfortable living everywhere else. Well done we really enjoyed our week away.

The Higgin's, 7th of November 2023

We really enjoyed our week. Cottage is fantastic, and we'll definitely be back again. Totally wonderful place to stay, home from home , thank you.

Elizabeth, Mike and Shiela, 7th of November 2023

Cottage was well described, and was in very clean condition on arrival. Beautifully appointed and very well equipped with every piece of kitchen utensils you could wish for. Beds were comfortable and bathrooms all that you could wish for. Heating for both water and central heating was excellent And the lounge was super layout with deep comfy chairs. Overall a superb cottage in a lovely location. Very good central location which gave easy access to all of North Norfolk coastline. Holt a lovely little town, and the walks at Hunstanton are a delight.

The Higgin's, 6th of November 2023

We have had a wonderful week. Cottage is fantastic and we'll defi be back again. P.s. Can i buy the cottage please! Totally wonderful place to stay. home from home. Thank you.

Elizabeth, Mike & Shelia, 6th of October 2023

We've had a fab 2 weeks at Cornloft Cottage. Lovely location & a smashing, well equipped and comfortable cottage. Recommend Wells to Holkham circular walk, Blakeney to Cley circular walk, Brancaster beach, a shopping trip and lunch in Holt (the Snug for lunch was lovely) and fish and chips at Henrys in Hunstanton.

Becky, Oliver and Family, 31st of August 2023

We loved our stay in Norfolk, we don't want to leave just yet.

Alfie, 21st of August 2023

We have had the most wonderful stay here at Cornloft Cottage. It's been so very relaxing and peaceful here. The cottage has been beautifully decorated, with attention to detail, with all the little finishing touches. It is very well equipped with everything you can possibly need. The cottage is also very well placed with a short drive to the coast and other places of interest and of course Burnham Market. I feel recharged and hope that we'll be able to return one day. Thank you Hayley for the lovely treats 'chocs, wine etc.' and it was so wonderful to meet up.

Nic & Jenn, 21st of July 2023

This cottage was stunning! So beautifully clean, and homely. We absolutely loved it & felt very comfortable at cornloft cottage! We would 100% stay here again.

Alicia, 29th of June 2023

Had a lovely holiday. Village is lovely too. Been to great dog friendly beaches and a walk in Holt Country Park made a nice change. It's great for children. The cottage is exceptionally equipped, clean and comfy. Weather has been fantastic - all in all a great holiday.

Gill & Dave Healey + Bella the Cockapoo, 19th of May 2023

Thank you for another fabulous stay in your beautiful cottage. We were so lucky with the weather too! Can't wait until August to come back!

Joanne & Alison, 23rd of April 2023

Nice cottage in a delightful village. Warm and cosy, lots of hot water and very comfortable beds added to the pleasant stay. Well tended property and garden. Lots of good quality towels available. Lovely view through the large window looking over the green.

The Richardson's, 20th of April 2023

Lovely village location, clean and comfortable, warm and cosy, with a perfect view of the green to watch the ducks which our dogs loved

The Morfett's, 30th of September 2022

Thank you so much for such a lovely place to stay. Everything has ben perfect from accommodation, neighbours, weather, lovely beaches and the food and drink!... What more could we want?

Nicola, Jessica, Max and Melody, 27th of September 2022

What a lovely cottage to stay in for a sisterly catch up! Very well equipped and beautifully decorated. It was great to be able to show my sister the joys of this part of Norfolk. Two beach walks a day exhausted the dogs and we slept well in the very comfortable beds. Recommend the Duck Inn at Stanhoe, just 10 mins down the road. Definitely book again!

Katie and Vikki and families, 19th of September 2022

What a wonderful cottage for a break in Norfolk. Beautifully decorated and well equipped. My sister and I had a lovely time with our dogs and can’t wait to go back. The beaches will always be a highlight. Would have been a 5 apart from the separate garden, although the green is just in front of the house.

The Hurlows, 19th of September 2022

A great week on the coast. Did loads of walking ans saw some brilliant birds - Pink footed geese arrived in their thousands from Iceland. Very comfortable accommodation - just the job! Thanks very much

Gill, Trish and Barry, 16th of September 2022

Lovely cottage, well equipped. Nice situation looking over the village green. Good position to visit various parts of the coast. We enjoyed The Farmers Arms, North Creake - a real old-fashioned pub! Seeing thousands of Geese arriving from Greenland or the winter

The Galphins, 9th of September 2022

Lovely - can tell the owners really care

, 6th of July 2022

Lovely cottage, good location for visiting local area. Thank you for being so dog friendly.

Teresa and June Charlie and Rosie (the dogs), 13th of May 2022

We have had an amazing stay at Cornloft Cottage, a beautiful part of Norfolk for our holiday. We enjoyed watching the ducks at the park and he beautiful scenery, including the beach. Thank you for our wonderful stay. Can't wait to come back!

Stefan, Katie, Eleanor, Issy and Tilly, 2nd of May 2022

We have had a wonderful holiday at Cornloft Cottage. A perfect base to explore Norfolk. We enjoyed the ducks and their ducklings in the garden as well as daily visits to the park. The cottage has great facilities. We were very grateful for all the baby/toddler equipment which saved us bringing our own. Thank you for a lovely cottage for our stay

Emily, Tom,Theo and Bertie the dog, 29th of April 2022

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, in particular walking the roman road in the dark

Helen and Lesley (Barney and Sam - the dogs), 18th of March 2022
Key Booked Arrival date


SAVE 15% on all available dates from 31st May 2024 until the 2nd August 2024 at Cornloft Cottage in the lovely village of South Creake.


Fri 31 May 2024Thu 20 Jun 2024£905 / week
Fri 21 Jun 2024Thu 4 Jul 2024£1120 / week
Fri 5 Jul 2024Thu 29 Aug 2024£1150 / week
Fri 30 Aug 2024Thu 5 Sep 2024£1120 / week
Fri 6 Sep 2024Thu 19 Sep 2024£905 / week
Fri 20 Sep 2024Thu 17 Oct 2024£775 / week
Fri 18 Oct 2024Thu 31 Oct 2024£950 / week
Fri 1 Nov 2024Thu 19 Dec 2024£695 / week
Fri 20 Dec 2024Sun 5 Jan 2025£1275 / week
Mon 6 Jan 2025Thu 3 Apr 2025£695 / week
Fri 4 Apr 2025Thu 24 Apr 2025£950 / week
Fri 25 Apr 2025Thu 22 May 2025£775 / week
Fri 23 May 2025Thu 29 May 2025£1205 / week
Fri 30 May 2025Thu 19 Jun 2025£905 / week
Fri 20 Jun 2025Thu 3 Jul 2025£1220 / week
Fri 4 Jul 2025Thu 4 Sep 2025£1150 / week
Fri 5 Sep 2025Thu 11 Sep 2025£1120 / week
Fri 12 Sep 2025Thu 25 Sep 2025£905 / week
Fri 26 Sep 2025Thu 16 Oct 2025£775 / week
Fri 17 Oct 2025Thu 30 Oct 2025£950 / week
Fri 31 Oct 2025Thu 18 Dec 2025£695 / week
Fri 19 Dec 2025Sun 4 Jan 2026£1275 / 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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