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One Coastguard Cottage - on Caister’s sandy beach

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Upto 4 adults and 2 children

One Coastguard Cottage, in Caister-on-Sea near Great Yarmouth is a cosy Victorian 3 bedroom ex-coastguard's cottage.

Built in 1881 to house lifeboat men and their families the cottages are located right on the beach to facilitate quick access to the sea. This affords you with direct access through the garden gate onto miles of sandy beaches with a Site of Special Scientific Interest nearby to explore.

The refurbished cottage is designed to provide you a comfortable and relaxing stay and is peacefully located at the end of a quiet no through road. Open your bedroom windows to allow the sounds of the sea with no vehicle noise.

With direct beach access for guests there are no roads or obstacles between the cottage and sea to worry about. Come and go as you please, 5 minutes or 5 hours on the golden sands.

Dog owners can also relax knowing there are no beach restrictions in Caister and the gardens are fully enclosed.

Fish from the beach outside the cottage. Its unnecessary to lug your gear very far or to carry back your large catch a big distance.

There is parking for 2 cars directly outside the cottage.

Important please note that pets are not allowed upstairs in the cottage (stairgate available).

Pet fee £30 per booking up to 2 dogs (contact me if you have more than 2)

Sleeps 4 adults and 2 children (up to 12 yrs old)

1 x superking or twin beds, 1 x double and 1 x children’s bunk beds suitable for children aged up to 12.

Modern, fully equipped kitchen/diner with dishwasher, fridge/freezer and microwave.

Bright large lounge with wooden floors, log fire and full central heating throughout.

FREE HIGH SPEED 30Mbs WIFI and Freesat/DVD on a 42” HD TV.

The modern bathroom has a thermostatically controlled shower and large bath with mat provided.

220 thread count Egyptian Cotton Percale sheets and 600gsm towels are provided for a truly luxurious and comfortable stay.

Gas Central Heating and washing machine

Fully enclosed gardens! One south facing with a lawn and patio with table and chairs and double hammock. The other is decked and level with the interior providing easy access

Two off-road parking spaces outside the cottage

Awesome sea views and sounds.

There are no cottages closer to the sea in this area.

Nearest pub 2 min walk.

However I think we have at least another 5 pubs to choose from nearby.

Nearest (and greatest and all round awesome Ryan's!!) fish and chips 6 mins. Out the gate and turn right along the sand. Turn right at the lifeboat station and it's ahead of you.

Small family run cafe at the end of the road with a great full English breakfast. Perfect if you don't fancy making it yourself.

We also have a traditional supermarket, Tubby's family butchers, vets and numerous other local and national shops all within a 10 minute walk.

One Coastguard Cottages is on a beautiful golden sandy beach in the old fishermen quarter of the village and close to the High Street with all local amenities.

Caister-on-Sea is a vibrant and friendly village with everything you could expect to find in a larger town and much more.

There is a private and free golf course, speedway, go carts, skydiving, horse and greyhound racing, a Roman site and a castle.

My young family love to visit Bewilderwood.

Norfolk Broads, with boat rentals and rides, Norwich with its theatre and markets and much more are all located within a short distance. Great Yarmouth is a 10 min drive.

It's a great area to visit!

We are a family run business, now in our 8th year and our goal is make your stay with us as comfortable as possible. If you have any special requests please don’t hesitate to email with your questions or comments.

Check out our reviews on this site.

We accept UK issued Visa Debit Cards, Bank Transfers and UK issued cheques.

www.caisterbeach.co.uk

More Details

Owner
James Snelling
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 September, 2018

About James Snelling

Stumbled into the holiday cottage in 2011 when we bought number 3 coastguard cottage and moved in there.

James Snelling purchased this cottage in 2007

Why James Snelling chose Caister-on-Sea

Steps from the golden sands of Caister beach, it's cosy, comfortable and secluded.

We have some traditional shops and big supermarkets all in the village.

Pets are welcome if they don't go upstairs into the bedrooms.

What makes this cottage unique

Caister has a Roman ruin, independent lifeboat station and some amazing local fish and chips.

The cottage is at the end of a track so zero passing traffic to help in providing a restful stay.

Oh and did I mention only steps onto a fabulous beach.

Great Yarmouth and Norwich are easily reached as well as the Norfolk Broads and children's attractions. It's all here or nearby.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage around the Caister-on-Sea around the Great Yarmouth District

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Ground floor
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Child Bed , Bunk beds suitable to age 12
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Or two singles
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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One Coastguard Cottage - on Caister’s sandy beach
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 30 reviews
5

And re-laaaaaaax!

  • 5 of 5

Great place for a beach holiday. Cottage was nice and clean and well equipped (there was even a bucket and spade!). Couldn't fault it, although the access road was very narrow and slightly scary, we managed to get our 7-seater car up and down it without any problems.

Practically perfect in every way!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Sep-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely Cottage virtually on the beach.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, modern cottage. Very clean with everything you need for a comfortable stay. Downstairs is bigger than the photos show. Owner is very friendly. Would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
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5

Brilliant place to stay

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently brought our twins here on a family holiday, the location of the cottage is amazing, with some much close by to do and places to explore. The cottage it’s self was perfect for us and had all the facilities we needed to make our stay comfortable and easy. James the owner was very helpful and knowledgable about the area and recommended places to go and things to do. We enjoyed it that much that we have booked to go back again next year and a few of our family members are now also looking to booking the cottage too

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

May 2018

  • 4 of 5

Great cottage. Had everything you needed. Comfy beds, cottage was clean and welcoming, the kitchen had everything you needed to cook with and the utensils where clean and nice saucepans. Heating was great easy to use. House stayed warm. Nice court yards front and rear of cottage lovely sun traps. James was very welcoming and friendly. He was around if you needed him but kindly left us alone to enjoy our stay. Sandy Beach is right outside the cottage. Excellent for dogs and kids. The beach was clean from rubbish and dog dodo's which was lovely to see. Supermarkets 1 mile away. Even managed to see a couple of grey seals on our last morning walking along the beach :-)

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
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4

Very clean and tidy,with everything we needed.

  • 4 of 5

Location right by the beach and close to shops and nice pub, so very good

  • Review Submitted: 12-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

perfect

  • 5 of 5

beutiful location right on beach.

warm comfortable cottage with excellant facilities.

perfect for all the family.

james very helpful with info for places to eat and see.

totally recommend and hopefully will be back.

many thanks

  • Review Submitted: 28-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
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Location

Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Norwich
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
8 within
Nearest Ferry
52 Miles
Harwich
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Great Yarmouth
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Great Yarmouth
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Manor Road cafe
Nearest Ski
532 Miles
Alps
Nearest Beach
8 Metres
Caister
Car: not necessary

Yarmouth dog and horse racing

GY and Norwich markets

Boating and fishing in the Broads

Bewilderwood

Zoos and safari parks

Hiking along the beach and in beautiful countryside.

Sea fishing trips arranged

Shows and musicals in GY

Bars and pubs.

Amazing fish and chips

Lidl and tesco

Traditional family butchers

Time warp 70's supermarket

Library and post office

Regular bus services all over East Anglia

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage around the Caister-on-Sea,

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
sep22
22 Sep 2018 - 5 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£495
for 7 nights
£495
 
 
oct5
6 Oct 2018 - 12 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£485
for 7 nights
£485
 
 
oct break
13 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£525
for 7 nights
£525
 
 
oct27
27 Oct 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
From
£85
From
£90
Fri,Sat,Sun
£425
 
 
nov3
3 Nov 2018 - 9 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
From
£85
From
£90
Fri,Sat,Sun
£410
 
 
winter18
10 Nov 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
From
£75
From
£80
Fri,Sat,Sun
£385
 
 
xmas18
21 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£575
for 7 nights
£575
 
 
NY18
29 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£575
 
 
feb1
5 Jan 2019 - 15 Feb 2019
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
From
£85
Fri,Sat,Sun
£349
 
 
feb ht
16 Feb 2019 - 22 Feb 2019
7 night minimum stay
£425
for 7 nights
£425
 
 
feb2
23 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
From
£85
From
£90
Fri,Sat,Sun
£385
 
 
mar19
2 Mar 2019 - 15 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
From
£95
Fri,Sat,Sun
£435
 
 
mar192
16 Mar 2019 - 22 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
From
£95
From
£100
Fri,Sat,Sun
£455
 
 
Nightly Rate
23 Mar 2019 - 24 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
 
 
feb182
25 Mar 2019 - 28 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
From
£95
Fri,Sat,Sun
£480
 
 
Nightly Rate
29 Mar 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
 
 
feb182
1 Apr 2019 - 5 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
From
£95
Fri,Sat,Sun
£480
 
 
easter19
6 Apr 2019 - 19 Apr 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£565
for 7 nights
£565
 
 
april
20 Apr 2019 - 26 Apr 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£505
for 7 nights
£505
 
 
may
27 Apr 2019 - 17 May 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£515
for 7 nights
£515
 
 
may
18 May 2019 - 24 May 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£545
for 7 nights
£545
 
 
may break
25 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£665
for 7 nights
£665
 
 
june
1 Jun 2019 - 14 Jun 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£605
for 7 nights
£605
 
 
jun
15 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£645
for 7 nights
£645
 
 
july19
29 Jun 2019 - 12 Jul 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£695
for 7 nights
£695
 
 
july19
13 Jul 2019 - 19 Jul 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£765
for 7 nights
£765
 
 
july19 holiday
20 Jul 2019 - 30 Aug 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£880
for 7 nights
£880
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £30

CREDIT AND NON UK CARDS HAVE A FEE OF 2%. DEBIT CARD AND CHEQUES ARE PROCESSED FREE.
The price of the accommodation includes the following:
Electricity, Linen, Cleaning, Gas Central heating and hot water, wifi and all taxes.
1 bath sheet and 1 towel are provided per person with a bath mat in the bathroom.
Master bedroom will be set up as a super king sized bed by default. If you would like it as 2 singles you must let us know at the time of booking.
PETS
Well behaved pets are permitted BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT at the cost of £30 for up to 2 dogs.
PLEASE NOTE THAT PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED UPSTAIRS IN THE BEDROOMS OR ON THE FURNITURE. PETS LEFT UNATTENDED IN THE PROPERTY MUST COMFORTABLE BEING LEFT ALONE.
If your pet does go upstairs or on furniture a cleaning charge of £75 will be payable before departure as will any damages caused.
Stairgates and a large cage are available free of charge to prevent this. Please request these with your booking.

NON-AVAILABILITY OF ACCOMMODATION
We would only cancel your holiday if your accommodation was unavailable for reasons beyond our control. We would attempt to offer you alternative accommodation, however if this was not possible, or unacceptable to you, then we would refund all monies paid by you for the holiday. Our liability would not extend beyond this refund.

Your accommodation will be available to you from 3pm on the day of arrival, unless otherwise arranged.
Departing 10am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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