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Coastguard Cottage - Bacton

Bacton, Norfolk
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Romantic
Family friendly
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Get away from it all in this wonderfully presented property located in the coastal village of Bacton 
  • Perfect base for a small family to explore the Norfolk coastline and countryside 
  • Only a short walk to a beautiful sandy beach, along with a pub, shops and cafes, or venture a little further and enjoy the Norfolk Broads, National Trust properties Felbrigg and Blickling Hall or enjoy a retail experience in Norwich City centre
Property code: 78491

With an abundance of days out nearby and located on one of Norfolk’s best loved beaches, this stylish property offers a family or small group of friends the ideal base in which to explore the stunning Norfolk coast and countryside.

Set yourself up with a stylish getaway at this chic property in the village of Bacton. Sleeping four people over two bedrooms, it’s the ideal accommodation option for romantic couples, small families or groups of friends. Spend your days wandering along Happisburgh Beach or exploring the incredible gardens at East Ruston Old Vicarage, and your evenings catching up with loved ones around the cottage’s roaring wood burner.

Kick off your day with a coffee in the garden to the front of the property. It’s the perfect place to plan the day ahead. After a great day visiting the c seals at Blakeney National Nature Reserve or strolling past the colourful beach huts on Mundesley Seafront, come home and cook up a feast for your loved ones in the stylish kitchen. Serve up a meal to remember at the dinner table in the funky living/dining area before slipping onto a sofa to catch up on your favourite TV shows. Alternatively, head out to the pretty garden and crack open a bottle of something fizzy. When the day is done, head upstairs to the first floor and you’ll find two double bedrooms, each with their own feature fireplace.

Go for a stroll along the lovely, long sandy beach at Happisburgh (3 miles). You can’t miss the village’s striking lighthouse with its distinctive red and white stripes. Head to Morston Quay (26 miles) and hop on a ferry to Blakeney Point to see the grey seals. The reserve itself is a fantastically-spacious landscape with salt marshes, sand dunes and horizons that stretch far out to sea. Alternatively, enjoy a little retail therapy at Wroxham Barns (11 miles), where foodies will be delighted with the range of local produce on offer.

  • 2 bedrooms - doubles
  • 1 bathroom with hand-held shower over bath and WC and 1 separate WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine
  • Open-fire - first basket of logs included
  • Smart TV with Netflix and DVD in lounge
  • Two garden areas with garden furniture
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Beach, shop, pub and restaurants within walking distance

Adam Beeney

This property is personally managed by Adam.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 23 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Colin 29th October 2021

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A beautiful cottage in a great location. Ideal for the beach and visiting The Broads. A perfect couples retreat.

Reviewed by Miriam 22nd October 2021

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The cottage is super - just a 5 min walk to the beach and in a village with lots of amenities. We particularly appreciated the outdoor spaces of the property and the cosiness of the living room. Perfect for a family holiday.

Reviewed by Jeff 9th October 2021

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This was our first visit to Bacton and the cottage was perfectly located. It is close to a local cafe that serves excellent food and coffee and walking distance to the beach. The cottage is a good size and well kitted out. There was a pint of milk in the fridge and tea and coffee to make a cup on arrival. The Norfolk Apple juice was lovely. We thorRead moreoughly enjoyed our stay. Hide

Reviewed by Samantha 11th September 2021

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Reviewed by Susan 27th August 2021

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Lovely and well presented cottage. Very clean throughout. Walking distance, to the beautiful sandy, scenic Bacton beach. Wonderful for walks also, as can walk in both directions from there. Lovely, pretty, enclosed and private front garden. Open fire is real focus of the pretty sitting room, with lovely comfortable sofas.

Reviewed by Julie 20th August 2021

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Reviewed by Georgia 13th August 2021

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Fantastic location just a 10minute walk from the beach with an amazing vegan cafe next door ! House was very tastefully decorated although we had serious issues with the creakiness of the master bed to the point we had to sleep on the sofa so I hope that gets fixed. Many lovely beaches and seaside towns to visit nearby.

Reviewed by Lorraine 30th July 2021

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We loved our stay here. It's in a great location just 10 minutes walk from a lovely sandy beach. The cottage has been tastefully and beautifully decorated and has everything you need whilst away. The little welcome package of milk, apple juice, shortbread,teabags etc was a nice surprise. Lovely sunny front garden with plenty of furniture to sit andRead more enjoy it. Although it is on a main road it is really quite and peaceful. Can even hear the sea from the back. We will definitely book here again. Hide

Reviewed by A 9th July 2021

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Loved the cottage - clean, modern, great garden, great location. Just found the double beds small as we are used to larger!

Reviewed by Lisa 2nd July 2021

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Reviewed by James 7th May 2021

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We found Bacton to be a really convenient location for getting to places around Norfolk. The village has basic amenities (convenience store and takeaways). The property is a short walk from the beach. The cottage was cosy for two. The only real drawback was the shower (just a hand shower in the bathtub). The gardens are pretty, and you can sit out Read moreat the front or the back. Hide

Reviewed by Sheila 30th April 2021

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This is a lovely little cottage in a nice location just a few minutes walk from a huge, empty beach. Very well equipped and comfortable. Great for just us two or a young family - might be tight for two couples or older children. Modern, fresh decor, comfy beds, decent WiFi, nice gardens, cosy open fire, good parking & a secure place for keeping bikRead morees. The only thing missing for us was the option of a stand up shower, everything else is spot on. Hide

Reviewed by Sarah 23rd April 2021

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Well equipped and stylish cottage in a great location. We would highly recommend staying here.

Reviewed by Lorraine 16th April 2021

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The only negative comment is the bathroom - as a holiday let it would benefit from a shower rather than. Bath ... More practical for a family coming off the beach .

Reviewed by Heidi 30th October 2020

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Lovely little cottage, perfect for two - might be a squeeze for 4 adults. There were a couple of things that needed repairing - broken stool and blind, but generally everything was relatively clean and in good repair. The cottage was well equipped. Local pub did a nice Carvery but there is not much in Bacton except for the beach and the weather wasRead more not beach friendly sadly. Hide

Reviewed by Judith 2nd October 2020

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Not suitable for elderly or those of limited mobility as the stairs to the bathroom and bedrooms are very steep.

Reviewed by Nicola 18th September 2020

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Lovely cottage. Well equipped and very comfortable. The front garden is a lovely sun trap if you don't fancy the short walk to the beach.Very close to the beach. Off road parking for two cars very useful.

Reviewed by Marilyn 11th September 2020

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Just 5 minutes walk to the beach. A wonderfully secluded garden to totally relax in. A charming and perfect little home so beautifully designed and colour schemed. A delight to stay in. We miss it already.

Reviewed by Kylie 4th September 2020

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Reviewed by Zoe 21st August 2020

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A very comfortable and charming cottage that makes a good base for exploring the Norfolk coast.

Reviewed by Cameron 7th August 2020

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The cottage is in a lovely location, set back from the road with minimal road noise, room for two cars to park off the road and just a 10 minute walk from the beach. Plenty of room for us as a couple, with our two young children sharing the double bed in the second room. Generous lounge & seating area to the front should you have guests.

Reviewed by Paul 3rd August 2020

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The cottage is in a great location for the beach. A good equipped cottage with a great outside front area.

Reviewed by Alison 17th July 2020

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The cottage was clean and in a good location to visit lots of places- we especially enjoyed nearby Mundesley beach for body boarding. Not much in Bacton Itself but I had lots of early runs along the coast path and the poachers pocket pub did some lovely food.

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Location

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The most northerly county in the East of England, Norfolk is a land of beautiful contrasts. From the swooning reed beds and endless maze of waterways in the Norfolk Broads; the unspoilt stretches of fens and shingle spits where bird and wildlife thrive; a famous royal palace and the historic cathedral city of Norwich, this enticing area of England is just waiting to be discovered. Visit Sandringham Palace and see where the Queen lives or find out where lavender grows; you could journey to one of the largest seal haul outs in Europe at Blakeney Point or have a traditional day at the seaside at Cromer and Great Yarmouth. The cathedral gilded city of Norwich is a wonderful place to lose yourself either walking the ramparts of Norwich Castle or the RAF Air Defence Radar Museum. The city has an exceptional array of shops, cafes and restaurants to enjoy. Well connected to the national rail and road network, Norfolk is easily accessible from London, the M25 and from major city terminals.

Norfolk is characterised by its horizons and big skies, straight highways and rural trappings. Also, when it comes to attractions, visitors to the county will be spoilt for choice. If you love animals and birds, head to RSPB Titchwell Marsh, or the Cley-Next-The-Sea. With such a long coastline Norfolk boasts some magnificent stretches of beach – favourites include Cromer, Old Hunstanton, Wells-Next-The Sea, the dunes of Winterton-on-Sea, and Brancaster (a favourite for dog owners).

There are so many places to visit and activities to get involved in on a Norfolk holiday. We have some lovely properties including country cottages, farm conversions, large family houses, apartments and surburban home from homes in our collection. Why not find your perfect holiday home today?

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