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Seascapes

  • Wells-next-the-Sea
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • 6
  • 3
  • 2

from £ 840 to £ 1,595 per week

Arrival from 4pm and Departure by 10am

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Seascapes is a newly renovated coastal retreat, ideally located just a short walk to the quay. This stylish holiday home has the advantage of a downstairs bedroom and walk-in shower room, a bright and modern well equipped kitchen, spacious downstairs living/dining area with doors to garden room and garden beyond. Upstairs there are a further two beautifully styled good-sized bedrooms: a twin room with en-suite shower room and a king size room with an en-suite cloakroom. Outside there's a private back garden with comfortable seating and a large front garden with ample off road parking in the front drive. Located just a short walk to the quay, the highly renowned Crown Inn, Globe Inn and a great selection of local shops.

THE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Excellent location in the heart of Wells, close to the quay, shops and places to eat
  • Contemporary downstairs living space
  • All 3 bedrooms are beautifully presented
  • Off-street parking for two to three cars at the front

GOOD TO KNOW

  • Seascape is located in a quiet cul-de-sac location
  • There is a large front garden and the rear garden is enclosed and faces east
  • Easy to park your car and everything in Wells is within walking distance!

Ground Floor

Entrance hall with stairs to first floor.

Sitting/dining area: A bright light and spacious, sociable space with large L- shaped sofa, feature gas fireplace, Smart TV, dining table with chairs and bench seat and French doors opening out to a garden room.

Garden room: with doors to the rear garden.

Kitchen: modern fitted kitchen, well-equipped with a electric hob, built in oven and microwave, integral fridge and freezer, integral dishwasher, washing machine and a wine cooler. Side door to garden.

Ground floor bedroom 3: Lovely room with a double bed (4'6"), bedside tables and lamps and a hanging rail.

Shower room: with large walk-in shower, hand basin, heated towel rail and WC.

The stairs from the hallway are not steep and there is a hand rail.

First Floor

Bedroom 1: A beautiful room with a feature wall. Furnished with a king-size bed, bedside tables and lamps, built-in wardrobe, chest of drawers, hairdryer and a TV.

En-suite cloakroom: with hand basin and WC.

Bedroom 2: Good-sized room with twin beds, bedside table and lamp, hairdryer, chest of drawers and a large built-in wardrobe.

En-suite bathroom: with corner shower cubicle, wash hand basin, heated towel rail and WC.

Outside

There is a large front driveway with parking for two to three cars.

At the back is a garden laid to lawn and a terrace with comfortable rattan outside seating with cushions.

With such a great central location it is only minutes walk to Wells' varied selection of independent shops and places to eat, as well as the quay. The beach may easily be reached on foot, or via an electric classic "Charabanc Bus"

Floorplan

Beach

With its big blue skies and sandy beach, Wells award-winning beach is a popular family destination about a mile from the quay. It's well known for its long stretch of sand, iconic row of beach huts, sand dunes and pine woods.

Village

It's 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. A distinctive landmark on the quay is the granary building with its overhanging gantry. 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 mediaeval 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 popular The Globe Inn.

The quay has become one of the North Norfolk’s most popular and well-loved seaside destinations with a great selection of shops, galleries and places to eat, including the award winning French's fish & chips.

History

The name derives from the spring water which rises up through the chalk area. Guella is the name given in the doomsday book and later derived from Wella meaning spring. The supply of corn and grain was the main trade for the town of Wells, its seaport dates back to the fourteenth century. Wells was also known for the supply of malt, the town boasted to have up to twelve maltings and in 1750 this equated to a third of the exports of malt from the country. Wells port widely relies on the tides to gain access to the harbour as there is not a river running through it. Between the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries its mariners were the first to bring herring and cod in large quantities from Iceland.

Visit

Only a couple of miles away along the coast road is Holkham Hall with its impressive 18th century Palladian architecture and 3,000 acre deer park. This is a must visit location for all the family with many lovely events taking place at Holkham throughout the year. There is also a nature reserve in and around the Holkham which includes all manner of wildlife habitats, flora and fauna. You can visit the Lookout for panoramic views whilst enjoying a cuppa located at the top of Lady Anne’s Drive. The beach at Holkham is absolutely beautiful and has often been used as the location for many films and music videos including ‘Shakespeare in Love’ and ‘The Duchess’. You will often see families with their four-legged friend or even weekend horse riders, or if you are lucky the Household Cavalry at the beach.

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PRICE GUIDE

Fri 12 Apr 2024Thu 23 May 2024£1020 / week
Fri 24 May 2024Thu 30 May 2024£1400 / week
Fri 31 May 2024Thu 20 Jun 2024£1175 / week
Fri 21 Jun 2024Thu 4 Jul 2024£1325 / week
Fri 5 Jul 2024Thu 29 Aug 2024£1595 / week
Fri 30 Aug 2024Thu 5 Sep 2024£1325 / week
Fri 6 Sep 2024Thu 19 Sep 2024£1175 / week
Fri 20 Sep 2024Thu 17 Oct 2024£1020 / week
Fri 18 Oct 2024Thu 31 Oct 2024£1175 / week
Fri 1 Nov 2024Thu 19 Dec 2024£840 / week
Fri 20 Dec 2024Sun 5 Jan 2025£1595 / week
Mon 6 Jan 2025Thu 3 Apr 2025£860 / week
Fri 4 Apr 2025Thu 24 Apr 2025£1195 / week
Fri 25 Apr 2025Thu 22 May 2025£1040 / week
Fri 23 May 2025Thu 29 May 2025£1430 / week
Fri 30 May 2025Thu 19 Jun 2025£1195 / week
Fri 20 Jun 2025Thu 3 Jul 2025£1365 / week
Fri 4 Jul 2025Thu 4 Sep 2025£1640 / week
Fri 5 Sep 2025Thu 11 Sep 2025£1365 / week
Fri 12 Sep 2025Thu 25 Sep 2025£1195 / week
Fri 26 Sep 2025Thu 16 Oct 2025£1040 / week
Fri 17 Oct 2025Thu 30 Oct 2025£1195 / week
Fri 31 Oct 2025Thu 18 Dec 2025£860 / week
Fri 19 Dec 2025Sun 4 Jan 2026£1640 / 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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