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The Old Whelk House

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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, East Anglia, England
Situated on the quay at Wells-next-the-Sea, with views directly over the harbour and marshes, The Old Whelk House holiday cottage is a traditional 'upside down' seaside cottage.

The living accommodation is upstairs and the bedroom downstairs. The house has one double bedroom with additional day bed that can sleep two younger/smaller adults.

One family bathroom with shower, and an open plan living area upstairs with kitchen, dining, and living areas with seating that converts into a further 2 beds if required.

Sleeps 4 comfortably, could sleep 2 additional children in the double day bed.

Short breaks possible subject to availability - please ask.

Bed linnen/towels etc not provided.

Full details of accommodation:

Courtyard Garden

Entrance gate leading to paved and graveled courtyard with steps to picnic bench seating are...
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Listing #HL4801547
About the Owner
Blair C
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2014
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The old whelk house has made my first trip to Wells a pleasant one. The little house is charming and quirky with the upside down living providing fantastic views across the picturesque fishing harbour. The living space provides a comfortable place to relax, the open...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

I refuse to tell you what a wonderful house this is. I refuse to tell you about it’s perfect location. I will not wax lyrical about the stunning sunrise over the marshes. Why would I encourage you to experience the sunset from the comfortable upstairs...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2018

Great location opposite harbour at Wells. Very comfortable easy going accommodation. View from the cottage was stunning. We enjoyed watching the local fishermen landing their catch in the evening. Easy to get around other costal areas in North Norfolk by local bus. Coastal path right...More

1  Thank Explorer42997
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Please replace coal/logs/firelighters for the real fire if you use them up whilst there.
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    2 Twins
    1 Sofa
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About the neighborhood
The name Wells comes from the fact that it used to tap the springs of fresh water held by the underlying chalk on which Wells is built. Wells became known as Wells-next-the-Sea in the 1800s when the increase in travel meant it was needed to distinguish between towns.

The name was chosen as the town's official title by Wells Urban District Council in 1956. Wells' prime location meant that in the late 16th Century, Wells (as it was known) was the major port for the area, with up to 19 ships trading corn. Wells' status as a port carried on well into the early 20th Century, with the distinctive Granary and loading gantry built in 1903. Throughout the 20th century large coasters from Europe and further afield would land goods at the port. The Granary has now been turned into lux...
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There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.9 mi.
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