We know our guests love holiday cottages with direct access to the coast and so are delighted to add ‘Up The Creek’ in Blakeney to our list of superb holiday properties in North Norfolk. The owners of this lovely property have tastefully yet sympathetically restored it with gorgeous light and bright interior design. From a gate at the end of the large garden there is direct access to the coastal path between Blakeney and Morston… a really super feature of this cottage. The garden is mainly laid to lawn but also has two sheltered, shingle terraces one of which has a lovely little, brightly painted summer house.
The entrance door leads into small hallway off which is the lovely large kitchen/dining room, huge sitting room original stairs leading up to the first floor and a ground floor W.C. The Kitchen/Dining room is open plan but split in to two sections by the chimney breast that houses the AGA. This is a lovely light and bright room with large double aspect sash windows, the windows at the back looking out across the long lawn to Blakeneys famous salt marshes. Bright white paintwork and simple, stylish interior design give the room a gorgeous spacious, airy feel.
The kitchen is a well equipped and practical with hand painted units under wooden work tops. It has a three oven five hob range cooker which can be used in conjunction with the AGA these is a full size dishwasher and a huge and very practical butler sink. A sweet stable door opens out on to the garden and there is an outhouse which is home to the boiler and a washer/drier. The AGA, part of the old kitchen’ is actually technically in the dining area, it makes a really nice feature.. there is a good sized dining table that comfortably seats six and the hand painted furniture and low level lighting make it a superb place for entertaining.
The sitting room is a really good size and has three lovely comfy sofas arranged around the original open fireplace. These is a Samsung LED TV with FreeSat perfect for cosy ‘film nights’ in-front of a roaring log fire, the collection of board games and books add to the homely feel of this room. At the back of the room is a desk for those who need to do a bit of work whilst away… the superb location of ‘Up The Creek’ make it an ideal spot for someone looking to spend a week or two writing a book or painting.
Up the stairs and there are three bedrooms. The ‘master bedroom’ is double aspect and has superb panoramic views over the salt marsh and out to sea, it has a super comfy king sized bed and plenty of storage space. As with the rest of the house the room has bags of character with features like its original fireplace. There are two twin rooms again both with plenty of storage, the smaller of the two, like the ‘master’ has gorgeous sea views. There is also the family bathroom off the first floor corridor which is a good size and has a large tub with shower above.
Externally there is a large suntrap shingle area with a table and bench seats and BBQ – a lovely space for alfresco dining, a second smaller shingle with it’s summer house and comfy outdoor furniture and then the large lawn which runs down to the coastal path which guests can access directly from the garden. This is a really lovely feature of the property and most unusual!
Up The Creek is a super property in a truly special location. Its lovely light and bright interior design, gorgeous sea views, large lawned garden and direct access to the coastal path will make it extremely popular with our guests and we would recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.
Note: 7 day bookings for this cottage start on a Friday
Number of nights:
Tue 25th Apr
Tue 2nd MayUnavailable as a start date
Wed 26th Apr
Wed 3rd MayUnavailable as a start date
Thu 27th Apr
Thu 4th MayUnavailable as a start date
Fri 28th Apr
Fri 5th MayUnavailable as a start date
Sat 29th Apr
Sat 6th MayUnavailable as a start date
Sun 30th Apr
Sun 7th MayStays cannot start on a Sunday
Mon 1st May
Mon 8th MayUnavailable as a start date
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