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Beckhythe Cottage

Overstrand, Norfolk (Ref. 1044252)



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  • Sleeps 14

  • Bedrooms 7

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “It was a special 80th birthday celebration all my guests were knocked over by the rooms and cleanliness I would love to stay there again.”

    - Barbara, September 2021

About the property

This stunning, early 20th century, three-storey property rests in the village of Overstrand in North Norfolk and is close to a host of amenities, as well as being less than half a mile from a sandy beach.

Beckhythe Cottage is a unique, characterful, arts & crafts-style property, built in 1903 and lovingly renovated to compliment its arts & crafts style, this property is ideal for a large group of family or friends wanting to enjoy a coastal getaway in Norfolk.

Beckhythe Cottage boasts many original features, whilst undergoing a fantastic renovation to bring it up to date, which you will discover as you enter the property into a large hallway, which leads to the kitchen, which is fitted with two under counter fridges, an oven and hob and a dishwasher to take care of the washing up.

Enjoy meals in the grand dining room, with seating for 14, a large bay window overlooking the garden and an open fire to add a cosy, homely feel to group meals, or in the sun room, which has a breakfast area, should you want to grab a quick snack.

The sitting room has a choice of cosy furniture to relax onto whilst enjoying flicking through channels on the TV or enjoying the warmth of the open fire, while the bay windows open onto the garden, allowing in a cool breeze on a warm day.

There is a utility room with a washing machine and tumble dryer, should you need it, as well as a boot room area, a pantry with an iron board and other useful appliances, a cloakroom and a ground-floor shower room.

Upstairs, you will find five spacious and bright bedrooms, most of which have stunning feature fireplaces, consisting of one king-size double, one super king double (with zip/link) and 3 doubles, catering to a variety of groups, served by two family bathrooms with shower over bath and an additional first-floor cloakroom, upstairs in the attic are two further bedrooms, one king-size double and one super-king double (which has zip/link feature and can be made into a twin), there is a sea view from one of the attic bedrooms and the attic landing and the second floor bathroom has a separate bath and shower.

Outside is off-road parking for 5 cars, as well as additional roadside parking if you need it, with a spacious garden with a lawn and patio area with furniture, ideal for enjoying an alfresco lunch or a morning coffee in the sunshine.

Overstrand village is a short walk away, with a pub/restaurant, hotel/restaurant, cafe and convenience store within easy reach, as is Overstrand’s scenic sandy beach which is part of Norfolk’s unique Deep History Coast.

Take the Cromer Lighthouse circular walk, encompassing the Overstrand Cliffs area of outstanding natural beauty and the lighthouse as well as providing breath-taking views of the Norfolk coastline along the way, the coastal town of Cromer is less than three miles away, with its sandy beach lined by colourful beach huts, along with a pier & theatre pavilion, featuring live cabaret and comedy.

Visit Cromer Museum, RNLI Henry Blogg Museum, the Royal Cromer Golf Club and enjoy a family day out at Amazona Zoo, admiring more than 200 animals from South America, the National Trust's Felbrigg Hall mansion with woodland and lake is close by, as is the town of Sheringham, with its beach hut-lined beach, scenic boating lake, Beeston Regis Priory landmark and Beeston Bump, a 63m clifftop hill, overlooking the sea.

Explore the Norfolk Coast AONB on foot or bicycle and discover many scenic trails with a fantastic coastal backdrop and plenty of opportunities to discover a wealth of wildlife.


  • Over three floors
  • Seven bedrooms: 1 x second-floor king-size, 1 x second-floor super king-size (zip/link, can be twin) 1 x king-size double, 1 x super king-size (zip/link, can be twin) 3 x double
  • 1 x first floor bathroom with shower over bath, basin
  • First floor WC and cloakroom
  • 1x first floor bathroom with roll top bath, basin and WC
  • 1x 2nd floor bathroom with shower, bath and basin and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with basin and WC
  • 1 x cloakroom, Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room with open fire
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Sun room.
  • Gas central heating with 2 x open fires
  • Electric oven and gas hob, 2 x fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, Freezer, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • 2 travel cots, a highchair and stair-gate available
  • Off-road parking for 5 cars plus unlimited roadside parking
  • Lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles, beach 0.6 miles
  • Note: Check in 5pm, check out 9am
  • Please note: This property has a Good Housekeeping Bond of £400
  • Note: Property is unable to accept bookings starting on a Sunday

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £400.

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About the location


Cromer 2.6 miles, Sheringham 6.9 miles, Holt 12.5 miles

The small coastal village of Overstrand is located on the north Norfolk coast, just over two miles east of Cromer. It has a public, sandy beach, with a rolling green hill backdrop, as well as a café, convenience store, pub & restaurant and a selection of shops. Visit the Overstrand Cliffs nature reserve and geological Site of Special Scientific Interest, located close to Cromer Lighthouse and golf club, while Cromer itself is a short distance away, offering a beach lined with colourful beach huts, as well as its Pier & Pavilion Theatre, the RNLI Henry Blogg Museum, Amazona Zoo, with 200 unique South American animals and Cromer Museum, housed within a Victorian fisherman's cottage. Explore the Norfolk Coast AONB and enjoy the many scenic walking trails and diverse wildlife. There's a wealth of opportunity for exploring your stunning coastal and countryside surroundings from this lovely village.

Region Information

Please note: This property has a Good Housekeeping Bond of £400

Note: Property is unable to accept bookings starting on a Sunday.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas