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The Old Whelk House

34 reviews
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
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 courty...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 area, enjoying views through the gate across the marshes to the sea. Ground Floor: Entrance Hall Stable door leads to entrance hall with modern electric radiator. Under stairs cupboard contains washer/dryer. Bedroom Double bed with bedside tables, day bed to sleep one adult or two children. Family Bathroom WC and Basin with heated towel rail, mirror with built in electric shaver socket and large bath with shower over. First Floor: Open plan living and dining area with dining table, built-in and occasional seating plus a small television and DVD player. electric radiators and electric fire provide warmth and real coal/log fire is available also. Traditional kitchen in white wood with sink fridge freezer, electric hob, oven and grill, microwave, toaster and electric kettle. The kitchen also contains the multi-point hot water heater that provides instant hot water for all hot taps in the accommodation. Parking for several cars on a separate plot to the cottage.More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
TV
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Hiking Trips
Microwave
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Watersports Nearby
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Reviewed 22 September 2018 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

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank lizzkissuk
Reviewed 8 July 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

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Sandimat
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Reviewed 24 June 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

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank Explorer42997
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We so enjoyed just relaxing, enjoying the views from the windows and exploring the beautiful surrounding. The cottage was so comfortable and we were discovering each day, the thoughtful provision of the owners to make holidays special. From the binoculars to the board games, from...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Philip W
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

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Date of stay: May 2018
Blairthebear, VR Owner at The Old Whelk House, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

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About the Owner
Blair C
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Listed Since:July 2014
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About the neighbourhood
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 luxury flats wi...
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There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.5 km
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