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A very special, unique modern turreted house that's tucked between two period properties and overlooks The Buttlands; the leafy green square in the centre of Wells. Castle House is a real gem - comfortable and stylish accommodation for six, parking for two cars, a private enclosed garden - all right on the doorstep of this popular seaside town.

Looking at the house from The Buttlands, it appears rather dwarfed by its neighbours and could give the impression of being on the small side, but don't be deceived, this house is a Tardis! Once you are through the front door and walk into the open-plan dining kitchen with its elegant comfy sofa and chairs, you immediately feel welcome and at home, and soon begin to realise there is a lot more to Castle House than at first appears. Built in 2007, furnished and decorated throughout in a fresh, contemporary style, there is a light and airy feel to all the rooms and the glazed canopy roof above the hallway and upstairs landing is a striking feature that floods the inner areas with light. The sitting room is at the back of the house and has bi-folding doors that open onto the paved patio area and good sized, private walled garden beyond.

Castle House will appeal to all kinds of holiday makers throughout the year. It is a perfect spot for families, couples and friends who are looking for a fabulous place to stay and enjoy a variety of activities. Once you have stayed at Castle House, we are absolutely sure you will want to return again and again.


Garden/Courtyard (Enclosed)BBQBed LinenCentral Heating Close to coast Close to pubDishwasherDog-friendlyDVDFreezerGarden FurnitureGarden/CourtyardMicrowaveTowels providedTravel Cot / CotTumble DryerTV Washing MachineWiFiParking 40 mins walking distance to beach2 mins walking distance to shop1 mins walking distance to pub


Ground Floor:
Dining kitchen
A light and airy open-plan room with oak flooring, modern fitted kitchen with polished stone worktop, and dining area with table and chairs. There is a comfortable seating area with sofa and armchair if you want to watch television while supper is prepared! The kitchen has a gas oven and hob with extractor above, integrated dishwasher and fridge freezer, microwave and Nespresso coffee maker. The wall mounted flatscreen television can be viewed from from any aspect of the room.
Utility room
A really useful room with further storage, sink, washing machine and tumble dryer.
With wash basin and wc.
Sitting room
A lovely light room featuring bi-folding doors that run the full length of one wall, and lead into the enclosed garden - perfect for bringing the outside in on warm sunny days and evenings. There is ample comfortable seating for relaxing, chatting, reading or enjoying the wall mounted wide screen television with Freeview.

First Floor:
Master bedroom
With a super-king size bed and wall mounted television. An extra special feature of this lovely room is the two sets of french windows which lead out onto a small roof terrace and overlook The Buttlands.
En suite shower room
A large walk-in glazed shower cubicle, heated towel rail, wash basin and wc. A velux window provides light and ventilation.
Twin bedroom
With two full-size single beds.
Bunk bedroom
With full-size bunk beds.
Bath with shower over and glazed screen, wash basin with limestone splashback, heated towel rail and velux window.

To the rear of the house is a good sized garden, mostly laid to lawn, and enclosed by brick walls and fencing.
Please note that the two plant houses in the garden are not available for guest use.
At the front of the house is off road parking for two cars.

Additional Information:
Two well behaved dogs are welcome (small additional charge).

Floor plan

Castle House holiday cottage location

Surrounding local area

Wells-next-the-sea is a charming, traditional seaside town with sandy beaches protected by a pinewood forest. ?Walk out the door and you are in the heart of Wells, where everything you need to make your holiday complete is just a short walk away - great gastro pubs, cafes, shops, the famous quay where you can partake in 'crabbing' and enjoy some of the best fish and chips around.
From the quay you can join the North Norfolk Coastal Path and take a leisurely stroll to Wells beach with its wonderful array of colourful beach huts, stopping at the Beach Cafe on the way.
If you want to explore further afield and leave the car behind, the Coasthopper bus stops at the end of The Buttlands, and will take you to all the coastal villages from Cromer to Hunstanton.
Bicycle hire is available on the quay side.
Great local pubs include The Crown Inn, The Globe in Wells and The Victoria at Holkham is close by.

Guest reviews

Saw the New Year in with fireworks. Great location, lovely house, but where are the mirrors. Had everything we need and well stocked. Nice and cosy. Thank You.

The Pearson-Glenn family, January 2019
1 of 21

Amazing property, in a great location. Found it very comfortable and well equipped. A real tardis in size. Thank you for a lovely stay.

Ron, Deb & Percy the dog, November 2018
2 of 21

Thank you for another lovely stay. The fairy cakes were fab! Hopefully back soon.

The Thomas' Family, October 2018
3 of 21

What a lovely stay. No complaints but a suggestion of more mirrors in the bedroom so we can dry our hair! Booked again for Summer 2019. Perfect stay, great location and parking!

The Hornbuckles, October 2018
4 of 21

Thank you for a lovely stay, beautiful cottage in a beautiful location. Master bedroom bed was delightful and single beds incredibly comfy. Bunk beds were creaky but comfortable. The most amazing time! We will be back.

Tyer's and Hall lFamilies, October 2018
5 of 21

We had a lovely time in Wells once again and lovely weather too. Lowed the house - great location, we will be coming back again.

Pearce Family, October 2018
6 of 21

As Bill Withers would say it was a 'lovely stay, lovely stay, a lovely staaaay''!! Thank you Norfolk Hideaways

The Fowles Family, September 2018
7 of 21

The house is in a great location and has great potential!

Branton/ Bell families, August 2018
8 of 21

Wonderful location. Castle House lived up to its description.We spent a very comfortable week ,it was a shame the weather was so poor. The bed is super comfortable .Wi Fi and TV both of a good standard. The garden is large and would have been lovely if we had seen the sun.Parking for two cars including one largish one very convenient

Patrick Sweetman, May 2018
9 of 21

Great stay on the Norfolk coast. We’ll definitely be back! Thanks for providing a lovely property in a perfect location. Great break for the family & new pup!

Paula Bostock, May 2018
10 of 21

Castle House Wells - well appointed comfortable holiday home in an idyllic location. Highly recommended. Wells is a beautiful place.

Wendy Sayer, May 2018
11 of 21

Second time staying in Castle House this year. Great weather meant that, we could fully enjoy the large back garden. Lounge has sliding bi-fold doors which open up onto the patio making this a great space.
The house is perfectly situated between the Crown hotel and Globe Inn and has 2 car off street parking. The property has one large en-suite double with 2 smaller bedrooms. Property is ideal for up to 4 adults and 2 younger children and a dog or 2.
There is a very well appointed and stocked kitchen diner area to the front of the house with further nice sized bathroom and downstairs cloakroom. Will always look for this property when travelling to Wells.

Ian Zellner, April 2018
12 of 21

Our stay was wonderful and the facilities were excellent. The lounge was so cosy, we had a great stay, and I would definitely come again. Thank you.

Izzy Harrop , February 2018
13 of 21

Our stay was wonderful and the facilities were excellent . The lounge was so cosy. We had a great stay and I would definitely come again, thank you.

Izzy Hanop , February 2018
14 of 21

A lovely house in a perfect location. Thank you.

Pam, Andrew and Fletcher family, January 2018
15 of 21

Thank you for preparing the house so well and providing goodies and an Xmas tree. We have already booked for April.

Janice & Ian Zellner, January 2018
16 of 21

Wonderful weekend and Wells 'Christmas Tide'. Fantastic house, and will certainly look to book again.

Pippa and Steve Craddock, December 2017
17 of 21

A great week spent at Castle House - My wife and I found Castle House most welcoming and comfortable. It offers a surprising amount of space, both inside and in its lawned garden. The 'tardis' description is apt: the architects who designed the house are to be congratulated. The two parking spaces were essential. The aspect overlooking a Georgian garden square was delightful. The very close proximity of shops and restaurants, including the excellent, very dog-friendly Crown Hotel, is an enormous asset, as is the easy access to the superb beaches and Wells and Holkham. The house heating kept us warm, though the front door could benefit from a curtain or more effective draught extraction: elsewhere the double glazing worked a treat. Wi-fi reception was adequate. Reception on the main TV was good (not HD) and was adequate on the TVs in the kitchen and master bedroom. We used the en suite shower room and the downstairs loo only: they were fine with plenty of hot water when needed. The kitchen worked well for the two of us. We had no need to call upon the services of Norfolk Hideaways during our stay: guidebooks and instructions kept in the house met our needs. The service we received from Norfolk Hideaways when arranging the booking was excellent.

Eric Callway, December 2017
18 of 21

We have had a delightful and happy stay in this comfortable tardis of a house. Many thanks.

Barbara and Eric Callway, December 2017
19 of 21

Lovely house situated in a really nice part of Wells. Convenient for all amenities. A big bonus was having your own parking space and the decent sized garden was great for our Irish Terrier and our 3 year old grandson.
We felt very comfortable in the house itself as there was plenty of room. The main bedroom was a good size and the large bed very comfortable with good bed linen. Would definitely stay there again.

Glenis Weston, November 2017
20 of 21

A tardis in a great location felt even more spacious because it was flooded with natural light. The large back garden was a real surprise and sun trap. We ate breakfast in the garden most mornings. and what a bonus we could comfortably park three cars in front of the house. Would definitely return.

Helen Pennycook, June 2017
21 of 21

Welcome hamper included

A complimentary hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or breakfast. There may be some regional variations.

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