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House with Beautiful Sea Views

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Holiday Home in Scratby, Norfolk. England - Peaceful Location, 1 Mins Walk to Beach

Situated 5 miles north of Great Yarmouth right on the coast. Norfolk broads 10 miles, Norwich 15 miles and Cromer 30 miles. Beautifully refurbished house in a prime position. Ideal for holidays in Norfolk.

Michael and Debbie Thomas
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 May, 2018

About Michael and Debbie Thomas

We purchased the Anchorage in June 2009 and had great fun renovating the property into a beautiful holiday home. The Anchorage is a hidden treasure, a hop skip and a jump to the beach and with unrivalled sea views. A peaceful spot, yet only 5 miles from the hustle and bustle of Great Yarmouth.

Four generations of our family have been visiting this idyllic spot over the last 60 years. We have three young children and to see them play out the front, above the sand dunes, with the waves in the background reminds us of our wonderful childhood holidays in Scratby, which we looked forward to all year.

There is something really special about this place. We always feel relaxed here especially after a stressful time at work! The family dog loves to run on the unrestricted beach too!

Michael and Debbie Thomas purchased this house in 2009

Why Michael and Debbie Thomas chose Scratby

We have been holidaying in this area for years and years. We always said to ourselves if this property came up for sale we would have to buy it. Our dream is now our reality!

We are very proud of the renovation and plan to retire here in years to come. In the meantime, we are keen to share our lovely home with you.

We just love the fact that we can choose to either get away from it all by turining off the phones and the computers or stay in touch via w-fi link in our home!

What makes this house unique

One of the few two storey properties along this sea front, with commanding views from all front windows.

Secure large back garden, with patio and a driveway for two cars.

Lovely walk through the dunes to the pub, shop or fair/amusements. Fish and chip shop along with takeaway delivery too (for when you don't want to cook on holiday).


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Scratby in Ormesby St. Margaret with Scratby

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Bathroom 1 with bath/shower over and WC. Bathroom 2 with shower and WC. Downstairs cloakroom, with WC.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with double bed. Bedroom 3 with twin beds. Bedroom 4 with double bed (downstairs).
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Notes on accommodation: Non-smoking house.Two dogs very welcome, more by arrangement. Outside: Patio area. Outdoor furniture provided. Sunloungers/deck chairs provided. New for Summer 2014 - 10 foot trampoline and small football goal in back garden. Back garden is fully enclosed and therefore safe for dogs and young children. Utility Room: Washing machine. Drying facilities. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included. Property is cleaned once a week. Other: New conservatory over looking rear garden. Small conservatory/porch overlooking the sea.


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House with Beautiful Sea Views
average rating of 4.714286 based on 14 reviews

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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house, beautiful views, beautiful beach!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wonderful you had such a beautiful time. We like to call it our best kept secret in Norfolk. On top of the beach, easily viewed from the house!
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Sunny beach walks with the dogs

  • 5 of 5

Yet again we enjoyed a lovely week at the Anchorage (our 5th time) the house is just right for 6 adults and dogs, close to the beach and within walking distance of general shop, bakers and fish and chip shop. And driving distance to the local pub and Chinese takeaway. We also like to drive to Winterton on sea and Sea Palling. We also saw seals every day and there was a baby on the beach out the front. We hope to go back again next yr.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic location wonderful views

  • 5 of 5

Lovely property first holiday with 18 month old grandson both my daughters two dogs and hubby Plenty room for all and everything we needed

  • Review Submitted: 23-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely house in great position

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay in this roomy house, well furnished with plenty of facilities for families. Lovely views of the sea.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Wonderful Stay in a beautiful location with stunning sea views. The Anchorage is a clean and spacious property very well equipped with everything we needed for a perfect week exploring Norfolk! Definitely a wonderful home away from home!

Our Dogs and 2 year old Grandson had a wonderful time exploring the beach just seconds from the front door. The garden was great for them to play in being fully enclosed and the trampoline was definitely a highlight of our grandsons holiday.

There are some Lovely Takeaways, restaurants and local shops within a minutes a drive of the property.

We cannot wait to stay again next year and would highly recommend this property!

Sharon and Family x

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sharon & Family, so pleased you had a great holiday and we look forward to you returning next year. Kind Regards Debbie & Michael
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Sunny week with the dogs

  • 5 of 5

This is the 4th time we've stayed here, it is well furnished and the kitchen has everything you need, the garden is just the right size and perfect for dogs and children. The beach is just outside the front door, there is a shop bakers fish and chip shop Chinese takeaway and pub all within a few minutes drive, we will be staying there again in September

  • Review Submitted: 23-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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1 minute walk to sandy beach which can be seen from our house.


Car hire/use of car recommended.

Nearest airport is Norwich (20 miles away).


Great Yarmouth, 9 miles.

Norwich, 20 miles.

Norfolk Broads, 10 miles.

Cromer, 30 miles.

Pleasurewood Hills, 15 miles.

Nearest shops half mile.

Nearest pub half mile.

Indian and Chinese, take aways that deliver.

Leisure Centre, 9 miles away.

Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach, 9 miles away.

Nearest large supermarket is 4 miles away.

Somerleyton House, 15 miles away.

Sandringham, 40 miles away.

Further Details:

Nearest post office and small shops within 1 mile

Large supermarkets within 15 minute drive (Lidl and Tesco in Caistor and large Tesco and Asda in Great Yarmouth - get your online order delivered to the property)

ATM in the village

Banks are 15 minute drive away

Range of take aways in the village.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Scratby, Norfolk & The Broads

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Spring Season
8 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
May Spring Bank Holiday
26 May 2018 - 2 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
3 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
7 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1st Sept 2018
2 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Oct 2018
29 Sep 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please email for further details.
50% deposit on booking.
Final payment 6 weeks prior to arrival.

Changeover Day:
Saturday changeover day.
Check-out at 10am on day of departure.
Check-in after 3pm on day of arrival.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds.
Discounts for long winter lets. Please ask about discounts for one couple using 1 bedroom, staying during off peak weeks.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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