3 Bedroom (Sleeps 6) Cottage in Wells-Next-The-Sea


At a glance: Child Friendly, Pet Friendly, Wifi.
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Owner/Property Manager: Heidi Ashford
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Property Type: Cottage
Sleeps: 6
Bedrooms: 3 Bedroom
Bathrooms: 2
Minimum nights stay: 3
Low season price per week: £600
High season price per week: £1000
Please contact the owner directly to confirm the price and availability


3 Bedroom Cottage in Wells-next-the-Sea
Character cottage in the heart of Wells -next-the-Sea

At a glance: Child Friendly, Outside Area

We have had a little break from renting which is why we now have availability for this summertime!


Wells-next-the-Sea offers sweeping sandy beaches fringed with colourful beach huts and shady pine woods. The harbour has a small working fishing fleet, families can enjoy boat trips and crabbing (gillying) from the quayside.

This area of Norfolk is wonderful for birdwatching, take a dawn or sunset stroll along the coastal footpath with views over the salt marshes.

There is an excellent visitor information centre at the Wells Maltings with details of places of interests and family activities in the surrounding area, events at Holkham Hall and Pensthorpe Natural Park. Cycle hire, including electric cycles, is available.

Wells has a varied selection of cafes, pubs and restaurants, with lots of picnic goodies at the bakers and deli’s. Temptations include freshly caught seafood, fish and chips, locally made ice-cream and Whin Hill Cider from the traditional ciderworks.

Walk from Wells along the beach or through the Pine Woods to Holkham Bay, there are refreshments and facilities at Wells and Holkham beach car parks, and at Holkham Hall. This is a lovely walk, if you want to shorten it catch the Coast Hopper bus for your return trip.

The Cottage

According to a local historian the cottage is one of the oldest properties in Wells, pre-dating 1586. The building used to be an Inn called 'The Grapes'. It is centrally located just a few steps from the bakers for your morning croissant or bacon butty! The quayside is a short walk away.

The cottage is full of character with a cosy wood-burner, timber beams, window seats, handmade kitchen and other handmade furniture. To the rear there is a small paved area for sitting outside.

We often park for free on the street in Bolts Close a short walk away.


Ground Floor
Lobby area for coats and shoes.
Open plan lounge/kitchen/dining with wood burner, TV with built-in DVD & Freeview channels, table and 4 chairs (plus 2 additional folding chairs and bistro table), sofa, and window seat.

First Floor
Bedroom 1 - double bed, dressing table, large wardrobe, window seat, hairdryer, iron and table top ironing board.
Bedroom 2 - small bunk room with blanket chest storage and peg rail hangers for clothes, window seat, suitable for 2 children or 1 adult.
Bathroom - with WC,wash basin vanity unit, roll top bath, washing machine within vanity unit.

Second Floor
Bedroom 3 - double bed, wardrobe, small en suite WC/shower/wash basin, hairdryer.

Bedlinen is provided. Hirer to bring towels which are not provided.

As you would expect of such an old building there are some quirks to be aware of, like the very low backdoor and a small step in the 2nd floor bedroom.

Pets by arrangement.
No smoking.
Friday changeovers, arrivals after 3pm and departures before 9.30am to facilitate cleaning.

7 Reviews - 5/5 Average Rating

Perfect stay in heart of Wells

By Helen Rose on 26-May-2024

We absolutely loved Heidi's home. The house is in a perfect location right in the middle of Wells so we could walk to the quayside for some crabbing with the kids and nip to the bakers (metres from the front door!) for morning pastries - heaven! Beautifully decorated, fully equipped, bunk beds that our girls really enjoyed and super clear communication throughout. Thank you for a fab stay Heidi.

Lovely cottage, well modernised, lovely warm feeling

By Matt on 17-Feb-2024

Very helpful owner

Owner response on 26-Feb-2024

Thank you for your review Matt, we're so glad you enjoyed your second stay at our cottage :)

An excellent place to stay.

By Ruth Trinidad on 28-May-2023

We had a great stay in Wells on sea, the property was a great location in the heart of the town, clean and tidy, beautifully decorated with a lovely coastal theme throughout. The children loved the free standing bath because it was very large and deep, great for bubbles! We really enjoyed our stay. Heidi was extremely helpful and answered any questions very quickly and provided a lot of helpful information of things to do and places to eat in the area. We also enjoyed the complimentary biscuits and wine. We hope to come again soon. You will really enjoy your stay at this beautiful cottage.

Owner response on 11-Jun-2023

Thank you for your review Ruth, I'm really glad you enjoyed your stay. Hopefully the weather will be a bit warmer for the beach next time!



Children Welcome
Pets Welcome


Wood stove
Linens Provided
Washing Machine
Ironing Board


Tourist attractions