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“accomodation right on the waterfront”
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, East Anglia, England

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Mr Michae...
2 reviews
“accomodation right on the waterfront”
Reviewed 28 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Located on the waterfront at Wells the view from the upstairs lounge/dining room is ever changing. Large double bedroom downstairs with additional settee bed, and the two "toe to toe" bench beds in the lounge suited the four in our family. Lovely coal fires in the lounge were perfect over Easter. Well equipped galley kitchen and downstairs re-furbished shower/wc were fine, lacking only an extract fan. Controllable central heating was a plus this early in the year. Good private parking just up the road and Wells has an excellent beach a 20 minute stroll out along the sea wall.

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Management Response
12 Jul 2015
Thank you very much for writing this lovely review.
Just a quick response to say we have now installed an extractor fan in the bathroom.

We would be very pleased to welcome you back to stay again.

Blair
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Reviewed 7 January 2015 for a stay in December 2014
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Peter C
Norwich, United Kingdom
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“Quaint & cosy retreat .”
Reviewed 17 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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We had a really relaxing break . Great location for Coast & town .
Fantastic walks on beaches & through pine forests. Lovely views across the marshes. Would recommend . Dog loved it !!

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Helen K
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“Cosy Cottage By The Sea”
Reviewed 2 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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We had a lovely time staying here. Ideal location for the town and harbour. Great views. Great price. Excellent value for money. We will be returning!

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Tom L
Ely, United Kingdom
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“Perfect location, great place for an escape”
Reviewed 28 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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The property is in a great location to explore Wells, away from the main streets but a stone's throw from shops, good pubs, restaurants, fish n chips etc. The downstairs (good sized bedroom and bathroom) has been recently refurbished to a high standard. The upstairs (spacious open plan kitchen and living area) contain all you need for a short break and for the three of us (2 adults and a 2 1/2 year old) was ample. The living space overlooks the water from two directions with stunning views, perfect to unwind with a glass of wine after a day exploring the coast.
This is a cottage to get away from it all - there is a small TV and DVD player, but this isn't how we spent our evenings. Phone reception is not great and there is no wi-fi. But this is North Norfolk, and for a week away was exactly what we wanted.

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