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Well Cottage

Grimston, Norfolk (Ref. 1114882)


Best Escapes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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13 Customer Review(s)

  • Dennis

    “Excellent well furnished cottage with everything you need for comfortable stay.”

    It has been refurbished to a very high standard. Local store/ post office a few minutes walk away. 2 very good pubs 5 minutes drive away.

    It has been refurbished to a very high standard. Local store/ post office a few minutes walk away. 2 very good pubs 5 minutes drive away.

    - Dennis, April 2024

    Dear Dennis, Thank you so much for this kind feedback. So pleased you had a good stay in Well Cottage! Best wishes! Andrew Property Owner


  • Two bedrooms; 1 x super-king-size, 1 x king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request)
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • First-floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with underfloor heating in the kitchen and bathroom
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars at the rear of the property
  • Charging point for an electric car available to use, please organise with the owner prior to arrival
  • Rear enclosed garden shed and furniture
  • Bike storage available
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles

The property

Nestled in the civil parish of Grimston, Norfolk, is this historic 18th-century cottage, Well Cottage. Surrounded by lush Norfolk countryside, popular for bird watching, and quiet country roads, and an interior enjoying a wealth of original features, including floorboards, exposed beams and feature fireplaces, Well Cottage is a fantastic choice for couples or a family of four. Upon arrival, you will find two off-road parking spaces to the rear of the property, and a large rear, enclosed garden with furniture and shed for storage. Step inside to find a well-equipped kitchen where you can whip up family favourites, ready to savour at the dining table for four as you recount the days adventures. After dinner, make your way through to the sitting room, where you can kick-back and relax on the plush seating in front of the crackling woodburning stove, as your favourite show plays out on the TV. Completing this floor is a handy utility, and a well-appointed bathroom, complete with bath and separate shower so you can choose how best to freshen up at the end of the day. Head upstairs, where you will find two character-filled bedrooms, a super-king-size and a king-size with zip/link, both with plenty of storage and served by a cloakroom. Explore your surroundings, where you will find a well-stocked shop and Post Office and the welcoming Bells pub and restaurant, ideal for evenings’ when you don’t fancy cooking! There are many lovely walks and cycle routes to explore close by as well as being close to the beautiful Norfolk coast for some great days out. Next stop is Sandringham, where you can tour the esteemed Sandringham Estate, dine at the on-site restaurant, or delve into history at the Sandringham Museum followed by a sweet treat in the Stables Tearoom. Continue onto Snettisham, where you can dine at The Old Bank and the Queen Victoria, explore the Norton Hill Light Railway, or enjoy wildlife rich walks through Snettisham Woods. Further afield, you can visit the popular town of King's Lynn, home to the Lynn Museum, True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum, the Stories of Lynn Museum, the River Great Ouse Path, Shakespeare’s Barn Guildhall, and the Corn Exchange. All this and more awaits at Well Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Snettisham 11.5 miles: Fakenham 16 miles

Grimston is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk approximately 6 miles north-east of King's Lynn. The valley is viewed as one of the most respected landscapes in West Norfolk, and can be seen while passing around the Knights Hill Roundabout and heading towards Fakenham. Just a few miles from the Queen's Sandringham estate, the delightful St Botolph Church dates back to the 10th century, is Grade I listed and set in appealing grounds. The cosy village contains a Premier shop and post office as well as a doctors surgery. For walkers and sightseers, there are many stretches of footpaths in the local area. In addition, bird watchers have a selection of attractions to choose from, with the Snettisham and Titchwell RSPB reserves, which are only a short drive away. Along with Roydon Common, which is known for rare wintering birds of prey.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas