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Selbrigg Cottage

Holt (3mls SE), Norfolk
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Internet access
Beach within easy reach
Romantic
Electric vehicle charging
Decorated for Christmas
Apartment
Towels included
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At a glance

  • A traditional Norfolk flint apartment in the tranquillity of the countryside, situated on the edge of Norfolk's area of outstanding natural beauty
  • A short drive from the historic Georgian town of Holt, renowned for it's independent shops, boutiques, pubs and galleries
  • The Nature reserve at Blakeney is a close by, you can take a boat trip and see the seals, along with an abundance of wildlife on your door step
Property code: 40430

GROUND FLOOR APARTMENT WITHIN A TRADITIONAL FLINT COTTAGE

This delightful contemporary, light and airy ground floor property sits within the owner’s grounds on a small arable working farm and is approached via country lanes, past Selbrigg pond, abundant with wildlife and is close to the North Norfolk Coast. The property is ideally situated close to the Georgian market town of Holt with many independent shops, art galleries, delis, cafes, pubs and restaurants. Stroll to Selbrigg pond, just a stones throw from the cottage, and enjoy the vast array of wildlife on our doorstep including a breeding pair of mute swans, kingfishers, herons and dragonflies galore. There are various walks directly from the cottage door, with little or no need to use roads. The property is approximately 3 miles from the sea. Norfolk is well known for it's big open skies, a must for astronomers throughout the year, easily seen from your patio! Alternatively take a steam train from Holt Station to Weybourne and Sheringham. Visit the coastal villages of Morston and Blakeney from where you can take a boat to see the seals at Blakeney Point; or drop in at Cromer, famous for the Cromer crab, and it’s End of the Pier Show. Attractions further afield include Sandringham House; The Muckleburgh Collection; Pensthorpe Nature Reserve and the National Trust properties at Sheringham Park, Felbrigg and Blickling.

Guests arriving at this charming ground floor property, enter into the hallway and walk through to a spacious open plan kitchen/diner/lounge, the kitchen area having an electric oven and induction hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave and dining area with table and chairs. A comfortable lounge area with sofa and chair awaits you with Smart TV/DVD player and music dock, and smart speaker. The king size bedroom has dual aspect country views, with plenty of storage space for your belongings. The bathroom has a double walk-in shower, wash hand basin and WC. The utility area, with washing machine, tumble dryer also leads from the hallway.

Outside, doors from the dining/lounge area lead to a patio area with garden furniture and gas BBQ. Off road private parking for 2 cars and storage facilities for bicycles should you wish to bring them.

  • Bedroom - King-size bedroom
  • Bathroom - Shower room with shower cubicle, WC and washbasin
  • Fibre Wi-Fi
  • Music dock, Smart Speaker (Alexa)
  • Smart TV/DVD player
  • Electric oven and hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge and freezer
  • Washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Bed linen (Hypo allergenic bedding is available on request)
  • Please bring your own beach towels
  • Shop and pub - 2 miles, beach 4 miles
  • EV charger available. Payment in advance direct to owner.
  • Electric vehicle charging on site
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed

Liz Johnson

This property is personally managed by Liz.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 35 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Patricia 3rd November 2023

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Reviewed by Chris 27th October 2023

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Reviewed by Margaret 20th October 2023

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A really warm welcome from Jenny and Francis when we arrived on a very wet Friday. Storm Babet! A lovely home for a week which was furnished with so many thoughtful extras. So quiet and no light pollution so star gazing was a treat.

Reviewed by Elizabeth 6th October 2023

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Reviewed by DAVID 29th September 2023

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Reviewed by Andrew 18th August 2023

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Wonderful place to stay. Very comfortable and well presented throughout. Peaceful surroundings yet a good location for visiting many beautiful places.

Reviewed by HAZEL 4th August 2023

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Reviewed by Wendy 28th July 2023

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Cottage very clean and homely. It is set in beautiful surroundings and is a joy to stay at. Would love to return there again. Many thanks to the lovely couple who own the property.

Reviewed by David 21st July 2023

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Excellent holiday cottage, highly recommended to family, friends and guests. Ideal peaceful location for visiting the North Norfolk coast.

Reviewed by Rita 14th July 2023

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A charming cottage owners very helpful and friendly

Reviewed by Carol 23rd June 2023

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Super hosts Jenny & Francis, always happy to help or stop for a chat. Brilliantly presented cottage. Great peaceful location. Lovely to walk across the field at the end of the day to feed the swans on the lake. After many cottage holidays we've voted Selbrigg definitely the best.

Reviewed by allan 16th June 2023

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5 star cottage idyllic peaceful location. Jenny and Francis are the perfect hosts. The cottage has everything you could possibly need. Ideally situated fir exploring the North Norfolk coast and villages. Plenty of birds and wildlife around the cottage to watch. Highly recommended

Reviewed by Robin 9th June 2023

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Reviewed by Michael 26th May 2023

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Reviewed by Christine 19th May 2023

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This property is just perfection. The owners are so helpful and lovely people. Wildlife is so gorgeous. The location of the cottage is so ideal for us. Just love it . Give it 20 out of 10. Cannot wait until, we return next year

Reviewed by DAVID 12th May 2023

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Reviewed by Jennifer 5th May 2023

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Reviewed by Elizabeth 14th April 2023

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Perfect, home from home.

Reviewed by Joyce 7th April 2023

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We have left an excellent review in the cottage comment book but do not feel comfortable giving a review for the website.

Reviewed by William 31st March 2023

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First class.

Reviewed by Dawn 25th November 2022

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This adorable cottage is run by a lovely couple who clearly care very much about ensuring you have the best holiday. Attention to detail is excellent and the cottage is clean, comfortable and every thing you could need is available. If you're looking for a little peace and quiet this cottage has it all. Set in beautiful countryside with plenty arouRead morend to see and do. The owners are to be commended on their attention to ensuring your stay is top class. Hide

Reviewed by Christine 18th November 2022

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Cottage is just perfect. Extremely well presented, comfortable and like home away from home. Spotlessly clean and tidy. Just love it

Reviewed by Patricia 11th November 2022

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Reviewed by Chris 28th October 2022

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Absolutely fantastic, so good we have booked again for next year.

Reviewed by Andrew 26th August 2022

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Excellent cottage - very clean and comfortable. We loved the location- very peaceful but only a few miles from Holt and the coast.

Reviewed by Sheila 19th August 2022

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A beautiful cottage spotlessly clean well equipped with every thing you need the owners are lovely people and you can see the love they put into this cottage by the standards just loved it

Reviewed by Joyce 5th August 2022

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Perfect location, delightful cottage, what more can one say? We have already booked for next year.

Reviewed by Norman 22nd July 2022

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Francis and Jenny welcomed us warmly and helped us to familiarise with the extensive range of features that the cottage had. Everything you could imagine for a comfortable stay was there. The information was available to help you enjoy a holiday in Norfolk. Books,booklets,reviews were to hand and better than Google. We appreciated the wildlife and Read morethe silence in contrast to our home which is next to busy roads. Thanks Francis and Jenny for an extremely happy experience. Norman &Marilyn. Hide

Reviewed by Sandra 1st July 2022

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Can't find anything negative to say about this superb cottage set in a lovely location. The hosts Jenny and Francis were friendly and welcoming and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

Reviewed by DAVID 13th May 2022

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Great

Reviewed by Lynne 6th May 2022

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This cottage is absolutely perfect. Everything you need and more. We have stayed here many times and wouldnt consider going anywhere else in Norfolk. We would give it more stars if we could.

Reviewed by Robert 29th April 2022

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High standard throughout, very clean and user friendly Cottage. Owners made themselves known to us in case we needed anything then left us alone until we departed. Came to say goodbye and asked if all had been ok. The location is ideal for popping out to local areas, be it seaside ( Sheringham & Cromer less than 30 mins drive) National Trust sites Read moreand the town of Holt. The cottage is secluded enough to just while away the time uninterrupted if you so wish. 3rd visit here and it always delivers. Hide

Reviewed by Patricia 15th April 2022

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We have visited about six times and will continue to do so as it is so relaxing and comfortable. Ideally situated for shops and not far from the coast. As birdwatchers we love the area and dont have to travel far to enjoy the birds.

Reviewed by Robin 8th April 2022

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Reviewed by Christine 26th November 2021

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This was our 6 th time staying in this beautiful cottage. The owners are extremely helpful and first class hosts. The cottage is first class in every way. The cleansiness is exceptional. Its like home from home. So perfect for us location wise as we have our family in Norwich and Cromer. We shall look forward to our return in 2022 . Just love it !

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