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Albert's Cottage is a delightful, 200-year-old south facing fisherman's cottage with a wealth of character throughout.

Situated in a superb location just a short walk from the quay and close to the bustling Staithe Street where you will find numerous cafe's, restaurants, boutique shops and art galleries. Wells-next-the-Sea boasts one of the best beaches along the coast with its glorious white sands and cheerful and brightly painted beach huts. Head to Holkham to explore the house and stunning parklands and the world-famous beach which is regularly voted the best in the UK.

The cottage has been tastefully and sympathetically restored throughout and offers cosy and comfortable accommodation over two floors. Downstairs is an open plan living area with exposed beams, log burner and stable door opening onto the south facing courtyard garden; ideal for enjoying the afternoon and evening sunshine with a glass of wine!

Overview

BBQBed LinenCentral Heating Close to coast Close to pubDishwasherDVDFreezerGarden FurnitureGarden/CourtyardHigh ChairMicrowaveTowels providedTravel Cot / CotTV with FreeviewWashing MachineLog Burner/Open FireWiFiNo Dogs 25 mins walking distance to beach2 mins walking distance to shop5 mins driving distance to coast2 mins walking distance to pub

Layout

Accommodation

Ground Floor
Door from garden to..

Open Plan Living Area
A charming room with exposed beams and log burner (full basket of logs supplied from October to March). Two seater sofa and two armchairs, flat screen TV/DVD with selection of DVD's. CD player, games and selection of local books. The dining area has a circular table and chairs. Stable door to garden and rear door leading to shop lane with direct access to the bustling high street. The well-equipped kitchen area has a black slate tiled floor, integrated oven and grill with ceramic hob and extractor hood. Microwave. There is plenty of cupboard space, a larder fridge, dishwasher, kettle & toaster.

Utility Room
In the shed in the garden which houses a washing machine with a small freezer.

Norfolk Winder Stairs
(Be aware these stairs are steep)

First floor:

Master Bedroom
A light and sunny south facing room with views over Elgars Row and the rooftops of Wells. Comfy double bed with luxury feather duvet, bedside tables with lamps, chest of drawers and chair.

Bedroom 2
Double bed with luxury feather duvet, bedside tables with lamps, and chest of drawers.

Shower Room
Attractively fitted out and tiled with shower, WC and basin.

Outside
There is a small courtyard garden with a table, chairs & BBQ. Parking is available on the road or in the car park nearby.

Surrounding local area

Wells-next-the-sea is a charming, traditional seaside town with sandy beaches protected by a pinewood forest. A visit to Wells wouldn't be complete without trying your luck at a spot of crabbing on the quayside, or simply relaxing and watching the world go by whilst sampling the best in local fish and chip cuisine. Bicycle hire is available on the quayside. Great local pubs include The Crown Inn, The Globe and The Victoria at Holkham. Head to Holkham to explore the parkland, beach and house or go east to take a boat road from Morston to see the Seals or f you're lucky you may see the seals swimming in the channel from the beach at Wells!

Guest reviews

We had a wonderful week at Albert's Cottage with my 90 year old father. The location was perfect as the mains street was a few seconds away and the quay a few minutes. We all loved wandering around Wells and could all have our own independence as the cottage was perfectly situated. The outside seating area was very sunny and my father spent hours sitting outside reading his newspaper. We found the cottage comfortable and parking was not a problem. A perfect week for us all.

Ussher Family , July 2017
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We had a wonderful week at Albert's Cottage with my 90 year old father. The location was perfect as the mains street was a few seconds away and the quay a few minutes. We all loved wandering around Wells and could all have our own independence as the cottage was perfectly situated. The outside seating area was very sunny and my father spent hours sitting outside reading his newspaper. We found the cottage comfortable and parking was not a problem. A perfect week for us all.

Anne Ussher, July 2017
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This is the fifth year we have had a holiday at Albert's Cottage as the first time we stayed there we found it an ideal position for the harbour,shops, restaurants etc. We have found the cottage clean,cosy and comfortable with facilities which we need for a week,also the hire charge very reasonable.

Woodward Family, July 2017
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The cottage is in an ideal location. It is right in the centre of Wells close to a top class butcher ,baker and fishmonger yet it is still quiet and peaceful. As it was a fishermans cottage it is not very spacious and the stairs are very steep but for a couple it is more than adequate. It is our fourth stay and we will definitely be back!

Bradshaw Family , June 2017
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Lovely stay in this pretty cottage. Immaculately clean and full of everything you could need. We had just a little trouble finding and using the key box but no big deal. Only other problem was a neighbours noisy yapping dog but no fault of the cottage itself.

Keel Family, June 2017
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Thank you for providing such a welcoming cottage, we felt very much at home! All the welcoming touches were appreciated! It is easy to relax in such a comfortable cottage, perfectly situated in beautiful Wells, we are looking forward to a return visit!

Lynn & Angela, June 2017
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We have had a very enjoyable week here in Wells, a perfect location! We enjoyed walks, bus hopping and bird watching. Albert's cottage is clean and comfortable, what more could we ask for. We had a great stay. thank you.

The Croft's , May 2017
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We were delighted with the location of Alberts cottage and although it's tiny it's really well equipped, peaceful and comfortable.

Sarah Dally, May 2017
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Alberts cottage was very compact but very cosy,clean and absolutely central. The stairs were very steep, my partner is 70 but didn't find them a problem. We did manage to park on the lane outside each day. It was a little walk to get to the cottage, but was no problem. It's ideal for 2 people, we thought it would be tight for 4 adults. A great break.

Dunn Family , May 2017
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We love Wells but this is our first time at Albert's Cottage and what a find! Brilliant location, gorgeous cottage and garden is a sun Trap! We have been very lucky with the weather too, baby Lucy's first beach holiday! Thank you!

Sarah, Charlie and Lucy, May 2017
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Our first visit to Albert's Cottage and what an absolute joy! We brought everything we might need but we didn't need anything as it was all here for us, the best equipped holiday home we have stayed at! We shall return, thank you for everything!

Cynthia & Barry, May 2017
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Our first visit to Albert's Cottage and what a superb, cosy, comfortable cottage in such an excellent location. We have had a really lovely week although the weather has been cold and windy, Wells is a very special place. Thank you for making us so welcome, lovely brownies on arrival, we plan to come again!

Will & Sue, May 2017
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We had a great week in Albert's cottage, one of the best cottages we have stayed in on the Norfolk Coast. The location could not be better. the cottage clean ,cosy and welcoming. We found it worrying on arrival due to no space to park, but thankfully it was sorted, we were lucky, otherwise the problem could be solved later on in the day. We understand why holiday makers want to return to Albert's cottage, It certainly does not disappoint..

Croft Family , April 2017
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What a gorgeous cottage! We have had a fabulous week here, thank you so much! the welcome package was great and the children were thrilled that the Easter bunny had found us in Norfolk.

Morley Family, April 2017
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Mum and I celebrated our birthdays at the cottage (90 and 60 respectively) and we are so glad we decided to stay at Albert's Cottage. The stairs were a bit of a challenge for Mum at first but were soon mastered (she came down backwards!). The cottage was small and compact and had every thing we needed. A bonus for the week was the lovely weather (very fortunate in April) and we sat for many hours outside the cottage which was an absolute sun trap. Wells is a favorite destination of ours and we have stayed in many cottages but Albert's Cottage is one of the best.

Colk Family, April 2017
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The cottage was warm, cosy and exceptionally clean. Incredible location, right in the heart of Wells in a quiet little back street.

Gavin Ward, March 2017
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A great week in this lovely cottage with my Wife and in-laws. The weather has been kind with plenty of sun and no rain! We came for a family wedding so the sun was a real blessing! Plenty of great walking and eating out, thank you.

Cathy and Family , March 2017
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This is a beautiful little cottage in an excellent location right in the centre of Wells. We had a very comfortable stay here and spent lots of mornings eating breakfast in the little sun trap of it's back garden. Everything had been thought of with lots of care in evidence, from the provision of welcome brownies (that's the cake not the small folk!) to crisp white bed linen. We will be back!!

Marshall Family, March 2017
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our first visit to Alberts cottage but it won't be our last! We have loved this little gem with its perfect location. We walked on the beach despite the icy winds, eaten at the local hostelries and a enjoyed a bottle or two in front of the fie, we'll be back!

Wendy & Simon, February 2017
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A lovely clean, comfortable and excellently located cottage but we dont want to say too much otherwise it will become so popular we wont be able to book it again!!

Bates Family, February 2017
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We have had a wonderful time here at Alberts Cottage, a little gem in a perfect place! Wells is lovely and provided us with an unforgettable winter holiday. We have walked a lot, eaten too much, opened too many bottles and snoozed too much in front of the TV, just perfect!

Bev & Jim, January 2017
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Our first time at alberts Cottage but have visited Wells many times before. the cottage was perfect, clean, tidy and in an ideal position. Many thanks for gifts, a lovely touch. Happy New Year!

Kev & Janet, January 2017
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Our third visit to Alberts Cottage in under a year! It has been as perfect as ever, we are looking forward to coming back in 2017. Thank you for the fizz which we enjoyed by the fire.

Bridget & Neil, December 2016
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Our third visit to Albert's Cottage in just under a year. It has been as perfect as ever. We are looking forward to coming back in 2017. Thank-you for the fizz which was enjoyed by the fire! We had some great meals out, once again, especially at The Globe and The Bowling Green.

Jones & Lasenby Family, December 2016
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another lovely stay at Alberts Cottage, Fab weather and lots of other fab things which I won't tell you about so you too can go and explore!

Alan & Wendy, December 2016
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“This was our first holiday in Norfolk and we have loved it! Alberts cottage is just lovely - perfect location, cosy and so welcoming. We parked the car and haven't used it all week with beautiful walks along the beach which is magnificent and returning on the coast hopper bus, what a brilliant service, we have had just such a perfect time. We have had some lovely meals out we will definitely return to this beautiful part of the country! Thank you!”

Bev and Pete, October 2016
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“A week-long break in this lovely cottage certainly blew away the cobwebs. The weather was mostly kind which helped. Alberts Cottage is a lovely property in a good position just steps from the shops and a short walk to the harbour. This is our second visit and Im sure we will return.”

Winwood Family , October 2016
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“Our week seems to have flown by and despite mixed weather it has been lovely! I m sure we will be back again soon!”

Corinne and Barry , October 2016
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“We have had a lovely stay in Alberts Cottage. It is well located, well equipped and very cosy, it feels very homely and comfortable. We have had fabulous weather and will go home very relaxed. We would definitely return to Wells and Alberts Cottage, many thanks”

Philippa, Ian and Poppy, September 2016
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“We love Alberts Cottage! It is cute, very cosy and a perfect location. Although it is small it didn't feel at all cramped, it is also incredibly quiet considering its central location. It is so well equipped and fitted out too. I love this area and will definitely come back to Alberts Cottage, thank you!”

The Keens, September 2016
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“We have enjoyed our stay in Albert's Cottage. It is comfortable, well equipped and in such a good location. We have used the coast hopper bus a lot - what a goo service it is! We had lovely weather as well so all in all, a very relaxing holiday many thanks.”

Albert and Mary, September 2016
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“Albert Cottage is a very fine location in the centre of Wells next the Sea. We enjoyed it very much We can recommend it to all who like to spend their holidays in a beautiful seaside resort and a fine cottage. We will return as soon as possible.”

Postzich, August 2016
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“Brilliant cosy cottage that was very well equipped and perfectly located for popping to the shops. We loved the little courtyard garden which was very pretty and peaceful. Lots of places to eat within a few minutes walk, including award winning fish and chips, what could be better! We had a lovely holiday.”

Goldingay Family, August 2016
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“Albert's Cottage is by the far the best cottage we have stayed in. Although small we did not feel at all cramped at any time (there were 2 adults and 2 children), it is cosy and so well equipped with quality furniture and fittings - beds were amazingly comfortable. The little seating area/patio garden is a sun trap. Location is perfect and although right in the centre of Wells and just off the main street, was incredibly quiet. We visited in August and were able to park for free each day in the adjoining road. Perfect cottage to visit Wells and amazing towns and villages nearby.”

Shaw Family, August 2016
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“Lovely cottage, really cosy and a sun trap in the little garden. Perfect location in Wells, our little boy loved the beach and train. Recommend Alberts cottage for short breaks or holidays.”

Mccarthy Family, July 2016
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“Lovely little cottage far better than others we have stayed in previously. I would give it full marks as everything you need is supplied and it was lovely and clean which is always a bonus! I would recommend the cottage to everyone, thank you for a very pleasant stay.”

The McCarthy family, July 2016
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Our forth stay at Albert's Cottage and look forward to the next. Most items supplies in the cottage to make a pleasant stay. A delightful cottage, conveniently situated for the shops, cafes pubs and resaturant. A few minutes walk from the key and Butlands for the Hopper buses to take you around the coast.

Woodward Family, June 2016
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Very clean cottage, close to everything we needed and lovely comfy beds! We travelled all along the coast on the Coast Hopper buses and walked down to the key most evenings, so peaceful. Sad to be going home and leaving this lovely coastline, thank you Alberts Cottage and thank you Norfolk.

Joyce and Henry , June 2016
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A lovely week exploring the Norfolk coastline from this perfect location! Early morning strolls along the quayside and beach were very special!

Sue and Phil, May 2016
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Albert's cottage is a cosy , comfortable and perfectly situated cottage for the shops and quay. We enjoyed local walks from the door as well as ones further afield using the excellent Coast Hopper bus service. Wells Next to Sea is a lovely town in a great location from which to explore the surrounding area.

Barker Family, May 2016
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We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Albrrts Cottahe, such a warm and welcoming place to stay and would love to come back again! Fantastic location an great for walking, thank you so much!

Chris and Sharon, April 2016
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Very cosy and welcoming little cottage so convenient for the shops and harbour - perfect! We had everything we needed here including great weather! The little back garden is a real sun trap so lots of breakfasts outside this week! Thank you for taking such care in creating a delightful place to stay - hope to come back if we can get booked in to your busy schedule!!

Marshall Family, April 2016
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This little cottage couldn't be handier for the shops, pubs and restaurants and only a minutes stroll to the harbour front.The location is nice and quiet, in fact you wouldn't really know that you are in the centre of town as it's so peaceful. The cottage itself is kitted out with all that we needed with very nice bed linen (Egyptian cotton) and the towels are lovely and fluffy so in a nutshell,,there is nothing that the cottage hasn't got.The little freezer (and washing machine)in the outhouse behind the property were very useful too. We have stayed in several cottages in Wells over the years and although all were very good and we had no complaints, we will be returning to Alberts' as it is now our first choice

Drummond Family, April 2016
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