Gardenia Cottage, Overstrand
- Sleeps 2
- Bedrooms 1
- Beach: 0.25 miles
- Shop: 0.1 miles
- Pub: 0.1 miles
- Off Road Car Parking
- Ground Floor Bedroom & Bathroom Facilities
- Bedding & linen provided
- DVD Player
- Internet access (WiFi)
Gardenia Cottage is a pretty, single storey property that offers high quality holiday accommodation for 2 adults.
It’s located in the beautiful and peaceful village of Overstrand on the north Norfolk coast.
The cottage is in the heart of the village and isn’t far from the village’s amenities including shop, post office, pub, café and hotel.
Gardenia Cottage is perfectly positioned for the beach – the sandy beach at Overstrand is only a short stroll away.
It’s also located on a good bus route that serves the villages east along the coast, you can change at nearby Cromer for buses west and to Norwich.
The cottage is all on one level (ideal for guests that are less mobile) and stands in the grounds of the owners’ house. There’s ample off-road parking at the front of the cottage.
The kitchen is well equipped with everything you need including a refrigerator, electric oven and ceramic hob, a microwave oven, toaster and kettle. Under-cupboard lights and overhead spot lights provide illumination for the cooking areas.
The dining area has a small table and two chairs and in the lounge there’s a comfortable sofa and footstool, ideal for putting your feet up after a day exploring the north Norfolk countryside and coast.
Home entertainment is provided and includes a television, DVD player and stereo.
The bedroom is equipped with a plush king size bed, a pair of bedside tables, a dressing table, mirrors, wardrobe and a chest of drawers. There are plenty of power points.
The shower room has a powerful electric corner shower with a glass shower enclosure, toilet and a large washbasin and mirror. The room is well lit with flush spotlights and the tiled floor is heated.
All rooms in Gardenia Cottage (including the shower room) are fitted with easily adjustable thermostatically controlled electric panel heaters to take care of any chilly Winter (or Summer) days.
At the back of the cottage there’s a small but pretty courtyard garden with seating. During the summer it’s a sun trap in the afternoons and evenings – an ideal spot to sit and relax or eat ‘al-fresco’ in the beautiful north Norfolk sun.
There’s free WiFi throughout Gardenia Cottage. The property is open all year round but strictly no pets and no smoking.
Overstrand is a small village yet it has a shop, post office, a pub (The White Horse) which also serves food and for breakfast you can pop in to the Cliff Top Café with great views over the sea.
There’s also the Sea Marge Hotel where you can dine or simply take afternoon tea.
Overstrand has a long history as a fishing village. You can buy freshly caught, cooked and prepared crabs and lobsters from a local fisherman’s premises close to the cliff top.
Despite its small size it has been a popular destination with well-known figures such as Winston Churchill and the London journalist and travel writer Clement Scott. Scott who fell in love with the area and gave it the popular name of ‘Poppyland’.
Visit the Overstrand Parish Council website for useful information about life in Overstrand.
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