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Taylor Blue

  • Burnham Overy Staithe
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • 4
  • 2
  • 1

from £ 630 to £ 1,055 per week

Arrival from 4pm and Departure by 10am

Taylor Blue has been renovated throughout to create a comfortable, home-away-from-home, located just a short walk to Burnham Overy Staithe's beautiful harbour, coastal path and excellent pub, The Hero. Set all on one-level, the sociable, open-plan kitchen/dining/living space is bright and airy with double doors leading out to the conservatory and overlooking the generous enclosed awned garden. There are two spacious bedrooms and a modern shower room, making Taylor Blue a wonderful retreat all year round.


  • Renovated in 2023
  • With the staithe at Burnham Overy only a few minute's walk away this is a perfect location for sailors, walkers, twitchers or anyone wanting to enjoy the beauty of the stunning harbour
  • Burnham Market is located only 2 miles away, which offers a vast option of shops and places to eat


  • The rear garden is enclosed, however the fencing at the bottom of the garden is reduced-height.
  • A shared brickweave pathway leads to the property's main entrance.
  • There is a minor step-up to enter the property and a further minor step in to the walk-in shower

Entrance Hall: Oak effect flooring leading directly in to the open plan kitchen/dining/living space.

Kitchen Area: A contemporary kitchen, well-equipped with an integrated electric oven, hob, full height fridge/freezer, freestanding washing machine and microwave with a useful breakfast bar providing additional seating for one guest.

Living/Dining Area: Light and spacious area furnished with a comfortable sofa, additional armchair and a wall-mounted SMART TV. The dining space has an oak-effect table with two benches and two leather arm chairs with double doors leading in to the conservatory.

Conservatory: A wonderful space providing further seating with a second comfortable sofa and separate armchair with French doors leading out to the rear garden.

Bedroom 1: A generous bedroom furnished with a king-size bed, bedside tables, lamps and armchair with built-in wardrobe.

Bedroom 2: Twin room with two full-size single beds, bedside tables with lamps and built-in wardrobe.

Shower Room: A large walk-in shower (with a minor step up) with electric shower and rainfall-style shower head, hand basin and WC.

Outside: There is un-restricted, on-street parking at the front of the property.

At the back is a generously sized enclosed lawned garden with a wooden table and four chairs, plus an outdoor clothes airer.



A picturesque fishing and sailing harbour with multiple winding tidal creeks and salt marshes stretching from the harbour side and leading to sand dunes: the biggest known as Gun Hill. From Burnham Overy Staithe you can take a scenic walk to Gun Hill which takes about half an hour. In the summer there is lovely wildlife to be spotted including wading birds and beautiful butterflies. A gap in the dunes, locally known as Burnham Harbour, opens up and there are miles of golden sandy beaches stretching out towards Holkham and Wells to be admired. During the summer there is a ferry out to the nature reserve of Scolt Head Island which is a lovely trip for bird watchers and seal spotters.


An area of outstanding natural beauty, the village is a large hamlet and a great destination for your stay. The views across the harbour are lovely whatever time of year you decide to visit. There is a great little gastro pub in the centre of the village called The Hero (in honour of Admiral Lord Nelson) which has a great menu of tasty dishes. Also, in the centre of the village there is a large playing field with hard tennis courts and basketball area and a children’s playground. Just outside the village is the noticeable landmark of the stunning six-storey Burnham Overy Windmill and neighbouring watermill, although neither are open to the public, they stand proud on the edge of the village, a beautiful sight when the sun catches the sails against Norfolk's big blue skies. In June Burnham Overy Staithe hosts the popular Norfolk Superhero Challenge, a quadraphonic event where teams of 2 work together to swim, kayak, cycle and run across the beaches and through the creeks. A lovely charity event to spectate. To pop to one of the other coastal villages you can catch the Coasthopper Bus which runs along the coast through many of the delightful villages and seaside towns - a great green way to explore the coast and without the worry of where to park!


Part of Burnham Overy was the original port for The Burnhams and set on the river Burn. Trading ships once reached the village by the river until the end of the Middle Ages when the river silted up and along with it the commercial trade. Until the end of the First World War the trading ships used the Staithe. This made a distinction between the two villages Burnham Overy Town and Burnham Overy Staithe that exist a mile apart from one another today. The most notable resident of Burnham Overy Staithe is Richard Woodget who resided at one of our cottages Flagstaff East/West and was the captain of the Cutty Sark. Horatio, Admiral Lord Nelson according to letters learned to row and sail a dinghy at Burnham Overy Staithe at the age of 10 just two years before joining the Navy.


A great central location on the north Norfolk Coast right on the coastal path ideal for popping on your walking books and walking for about 30 minutes to reach the glorious wide open beach. If you are looking for family days out there are the beaches of Wells and Brancaster where you can park nearby and reach the beaches within a few steps.

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Guest reviews

The property has recently been refurbished to a very high standard. It is extremely well equipped. Also, there are many additional extras that make the property very comfortable. The village is well positioned to explore the North Norfolk coast by car or on foot along the coastal path. Visiting the National Trust properties at Felbrigg and Blickling were some of our highlights, together with our Sunday lunch at the Hero. The conservatory at the property was a wonderful place for spending the evenings reading.

The Christie's, 10th of May 2024

What a gem of a find! Immaculate bungalow refurbed to an exceptional level in a beautiful location. Couldn’t fault it. Close to the sea and great location for nearby spots. Lovely little touches to make the whole stay fantastic. Will definitely be returning in the future. Immaculate accommodation. Super comfy beds. Great kitchen. Great location. Fab, fab, fab!!!

The Swinburn's, 6th of November 2023

Taylor Blue is a very pleasant, stylish little bungalow with a convivial open space and plenty of storage. The conservatory is a light, cosy and comfortable place to sit and read. A walk in warm sunshine to Gun Hill . Sitting and watching the boats in the harbour.

The Capper's, 4th of October 2023

Lovely recently renovated house in an ideal location. Very clean. We met Maggie at No. 40 who even gave us some of our home grown tomatoes. A real home from home, we will definitely stay again when next in the area.The house was situated in an ideal situation for us to visit both RSPB Titchwell and Cley Nature Reserve. Wells is only a 10 minute drive away. Had a meal at The Hero just round the corner and also No. 29 in Burnham Market both excellent. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

The Rawcliffe's, 1st of September 2023

We enjoyed our stay at Taylor Blue. The property was in very good order and we are likely going to stay at the property again.

The Water's, 22nd of August 2023

It was everything advertised, a lovely bungalow to stay in. Thank you. The table in the garden was perfect.

The Liegh-Wood's, 15th of August 2023

Lovely bungalow, nicely decorated and well equipped. Ideally situated to visit the North Norfolk coast and just a five minute walk to the water. Easy access to many coastal areas.

The Hill's, 21st of June 2023

We enjoyed our stay very much and will return in the future . The bungalow was extremely comfortable and clean and perfect for our two dogs to. We met the lovely neighbour from Number 40 who we chatted to a few times. :) Lovely peaceful area in a great location. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and the weather made it just perfect to ........ Thanks x

The Ibb's, 20th of June 2023

: Nice bright bungalow, south facing garden, very near the local pub The Hero which does great food. Walks from the door & Coastal bus route at end of the road by pub. Everything worked & nicely appointed. Initially thought the mattress was going to be hard but it was memory foam & very comfortable. Would definitely stay again.

The Brown's, 12th of May 2023
Key Booked Arrival date


Fri 31 May 2024Thu 20 Jun 2024£820 / week
Fri 21 Jun 2024Thu 4 Jul 2024£915 / week
Fri 5 Jul 2024Thu 29 Aug 2024£1055 / week
Fri 30 Aug 2024Thu 5 Sep 2024£915 / week
Fri 6 Sep 2024Thu 19 Sep 2024£820 / week
Fri 20 Sep 2024Thu 17 Oct 2024£725 / week
Fri 18 Oct 2024Thu 31 Oct 2024£820 / week
Fri 1 Nov 2024Thu 19 Dec 2024£630 / week
Fri 20 Dec 2024Sun 5 Jan 2025£1055 / week
Mon 6 Jan 2025Thu 3 Apr 2025£655 / week
Fri 4 Apr 2025Thu 24 Apr 2025£840 / week
Fri 25 Apr 2025Thu 22 May 2025£745 / week
Fri 23 May 2025Thu 29 May 2025£990 / week
Fri 30 May 2025Thu 19 Jun 2025£840 / week
Fri 20 Jun 2025Thu 3 Jul 2025£940 / week
Fri 4 Jul 2025Thu 4 Sep 2025£1085 / week
Fri 5 Sep 2025Thu 11 Sep 2025£940 / week
Fri 12 Sep 2025Thu 25 Sep 2025£840 / week
Fri 26 Sep 2025Thu 16 Oct 2025£745 / week
Fri 17 Oct 2025Thu 30 Oct 2025£840 / week
Fri 31 Oct 2025Thu 18 Dec 2025£655 / week
Fri 19 Dec 2025Sun 4 Jan 2026£1085 / 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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