St Michael’s Cottage

Wells-next-the-Sea, North Norfolk
Luxury Holiday Home

This very unique, boutique self-catering property in the heart of Wells, built in the 1500’s, comes with a look-out-tower that offers fantastic coastal views as far as the eye can see over harbour.

St Michael’s Cottage is a truly stunning 16th Century flint and brick built former merchant’s house set over four floors, that is full of character and has a unique look-out tower at the top of the house which looks over East Fleet creek and the marshes opposite the town’s quayside.

With a telescope/binoculars supplied, this is a great space for daytime vistas to appreciate the superb coastal views and also is perfect for night-time stargazing.

Located right in the heart of Wells-next-the-Sea, on one of the narrow lanes that leads down to the quay this very enchanting cottage has off-street parking and its own courtyard garden, with a barbecue seating area.

Step inside and you will find a staircase on either side of the house, two sitting rooms (one that doubles as a bedroom), a shower room and two bathrooms, sumptuous bedrooms and a convivial kitchen/dining space to enjoy good conversation whilst reminiscing on the days’ events after a busy day exploring.

The master bedroom is built into the converted sail loft, which has a stunning heavily-beamed ceiling and exposed brickwork walls that gives you a true sense of the history of the house. Now beautifully refurbished, St Michael’s Cottage offers relaxed but stylish living which now serves as a fantastic holiday home oozing with character, for families and friends alike.

Please note: St Michael’s Cottage is one of Wells’ oldest buildings and as such, there are uneven floor levels and steps both within and outside the property. The two staircases inside the property are Norfolk winder staircases which means they have narrow treads and steep inclines. In keeping with a house of this type and age.

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One of Wells’ oldest buildings and comes with a look-out-tower that offers fantastic coastal views.


Unique 4 story property


Former merchant’s house


Historic building


Beautifully appointed


Log burner


Look-out tower


Private parking


30 sec walk to quay


15 mins walk to beach



Wells-next-the-Sea is a charming, traditional seaside town with sandy beaches protected by a pinewood forest. A visit to Wells wouldn’t be complete without trying your luck at a spot of crabbing on the quayside, or simply relaxing and watching the world go by whilst sampling the best in local fish and chip cuisine.

Bicycle hire is available on the quayside. Great local pubs include The Crown Inn, The Globe and The Victoria at Holkham.

St Michael's Cottage

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