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This gorgeously stylish old fisherman's cottage is located just 100 yards from the harbour and nestled in the most delightful Jolly Sailor Yard, which is part of the East Quay in Wells-next-the-Sea. Lovingly and stylishly renovated to a high standard by the owners, this little bolthole features lime-washed beams, curved walls, old floorboards and finger latch doors. With Farrow & Ball colours throughout, this beautiful cottage is everything you would expect from a seaside retreat!

Ideal for couples, this beach retreat will capture your heart. Snuggle down with your loved one in front of the woodburner in the winter months and catch a view of the sea from the upstairs windows. With a kitchen and sitting room downstairs and a shower room and a double and single bedroom upstairs, you are just a stone's throw from enjoying a cup of tea or glass of wine on the East Quay with one of the best views in Norfolk. Chose to while an hour or two with a book or simply sit back and people watch! Although there is no garden, this little gem is delightful and of course you are in walking distance of all the shops and eaterires that this bustling little seaside town has to offer!

For a unique breakfast experience, head to the Albatross, the Dutch barge moored in the harbour, for their speciality pancakes!

Overview

Bed LinenClose to coast Close to pubDishwasherSea ViewsTowels providedTV Log Burner/Open FireWiFiNo Dogs 25 mins walking distance to beach5 mins walking distance to shop0 mins driving distance to coast7 mins walking distance to pub

Layout

Accommodation
Entrance door leading into the

Sitting Room
This pretty sitting room has a timber window seat and wood burner, comfy squashy sofa and stylish seating, flat screen TV and lamps.

Leading to the

Kitchen/Diner
Functional yet stylish painted cabinets with granite worktops, fan oven, hob, fridge, dishwasher, table and chairs for three people.

Leading off the sitting room is a Norfolk winder staircase which takes you up to the landing.

Landing
Window to the front aspect with painted floorboards and doors opening to the two bedrooms and shower room.

Master Bedroom
The master bedroom is large with a double bed, made up with beautiful linens. A feature of the room is the vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Bedside tables with lamps. Hanging space for clothes. There are partial sea views from the window.

Shower room
The separate modern shower room has a double walk-in shower enclosure, complete with rain-head shower, WC, basin and heated towel rail. There is a feature skylight so you can gaze at the stars if you want to!

Bedroom Two
Single bed with bedside tables and lamps. Hanging space for clothes. Partial sea views from the window.

Outside
The property is accessed via Jolly Sailor Yard, a single track lane, There is no garden but you are just a stone's throw from the quiet East Quay with one of the best views in Norfolk, where you can sit and relax ad while away an hour or two by watching the boats go by!

There is unrestricted parking closeby although not immediately outside the property or in the road. A weekly parking permit is available from the nearby town car park.

Sorry, no dogs.

Floor plan

Oyster Cottage holiday cottage location

Surrounding local area

Wells-next-the-sea is a charming, traditional seaside town with beautiful 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 chips in the area! Wells is full of indepenet shops, restaurants, deli's and cafe's so you certainly won't go hungry! Head to the Albatross Dutch Barge for pancakes for breakfast or call in at Well's Deli or Grey Seal Coffee House for an early morning pick-me-up! Bicycle hire is available on the quayside so you have the opportunity to explore the quiet lines under your own steam! Great local pubs include The Crown Inn, The Globe and The Fleece in Wells and of course there is The Victoria at Holkham just a few miles east. Take the little narrow guauge train to the beach where you can while away a day in the sunshine! Why not hire a beach hut to make your stay even more special? If you want to see the seals head to Blakeney or Morston. The whole area is stunning so whether you are exploring by foot, car, bicycle or steam train you will fall in love with North Norfolk that's for sure!

Guest reviews

Calm, classy and comfortable. Having spotted Oyster Cottage a while ago I was lucky enough to get a week at the end of July. The property is just lovely and tastefully decorated. It's not only the look but the comfort and facilities were also excellent.
Although small one didn't feel cramped, the living room is a good size with Ercol style chairs and a sofa - all good to sit in and not lumpy or sloppy. The kitchen had all the equipment one needs (including a dishwasher). The beds were very comfortable with cotton linen. The walk in rainfall shower had good pressure and there was plenty of hot water. Jolly Sailor yard is an ideal location as it's two minutes from the quay and very close to the main street and it's quiet - avoiding the crowds. We had no trouble parking. Be aware that the stairs are steep but I managed despite having had a knee replacement recently. The wifi isn't great either but I've found that to be the case in Wells so no fault of the cottage. All in all it's just super.

Wendy Speller, July 2018
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Comfy cottage. Very warm and cosy on which was a very cold holiday, very welcoming with the log burner, all made for a lovely holiday.

Trevor Collins, February 2018
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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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