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Norfolk Beachside Retreat superb sea view Caister

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Walk barefoot onto the sandy beach right outside your door
Light and airy living room with stunning sea and beach views
Get up early to see the stunning sunrise over the sea
1 of 43Walk barefoot onto the sandy beach right outside your door
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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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The perfect location - right on the beach! Escape to the coast and relax in our unique 'cool caravan', situated right on the beach with uninterrupted sea and coastal views. Inside the cosy, beach-style static caravan you will be able to unwind and de-stress, with the calming sound of the waves in the background. Enjoy a brisk walk along miles of clean, sandy beaches or simply soak up the sun, sand and sea as you step outside your door. It is also the ideal location from which to explore the uncrowded Norfolk and Suffolk coastlines, picturesque villages and the world-famous Norfolk Broads. The Broads at Ormesby and at Filby are just 3 or 4 miles away. The seaside attractions at Great Yarmouth are only 3 miles away. Accommodation More like a seaside cottage, our individually-styled 'cool...The perfect location - right on the beach! Escape to the coast and relax in our unique 'cool caravan', situated right on the beach with uninterrupted sea and coastal views. Inside the cosy, beach-style static caravan you will be able to unwind and de-stress, with the calming sound of the waves in the background. Enjoy a brisk walk along miles of clean, sandy beaches or simply soak up the sun, sand and sea as you step outside your door. It is also the ideal location from which to explore the uncrowded Norfolk and Suffolk coastlines, picturesque villages and the world-famous Norfolk Broads. The Broads at Ormesby and at Filby are just 3 or 4 miles away. The seaside attractions at Great Yarmouth are only 3 miles away. Accommodation More like a seaside cottage, our individually-styled 'cool caravan' offers all the 'home from home' comforts you would expect in a self-catering holiday home. Sleeping 4, the accommodation consists of:- • Double bedroom with TV/DVD, hairdryer • Twin bedroom (2ft 6' beds, can be pushed together) • Family bathroom (access from hall and main bedroom) small bath with shower over, and hand basin • Separate WC and hand basin • Fully fitted kitchen with range-style gas cooker, dishwasher, fridge with ice box (small freezer compartment), microwave, toaster, kettle, etc • Living room with corner sofas with stunning beach and sea views, round dining table; pull out small double bed (large single); TV/DVD, radio, CD player; gas fire, games and books Leads out onto an enclosed raised deck with sea and beach views. Gate from deck leads to 3 steps down to a grassed area alongside the caravan with sea views, bench table/seats and parking for up to two cars Laundry with washing machines and tumble driers and iron, payable on site WiFi available free of charge on fair use basis. Travel cot and high chair available free of charge on request. Please ask. Sleeps 4 If the weather takes a turn for the worse, there are throws, blankets and cushions to curl up in, magazines and books to read, candles for romantic suppers and a selection of DVDs, music and board games. There is also outdoor furniture for al fresco dining and soaking up the sun. Location The caravan is located at Caister-on-Sea, approximately 4 miles north of Great Yarmouth. It is sited at Elm Beach Caravan Park, which is a small, select, 4 star site that prides itself in offering a safe, peaceful and friendly environment where you can recharge your batteries and 'chill out'. There are no entertainment facilities, such as pubs, shops and recreation areas at this site. However, these are available within easy walking distance. It is also just a short walk into the centre of Caister. Outside the caravan, there is parking for up to two cars, and a grassy area for sitting out at bench table provided. As you walk outside you are literally a few steps from the sandy beach . The beach is quiet even in the height of summer. There is a cafe in Manor Road 5 minutes walk away, open all year round, and the quiet Never Turn Back pub next door. The centre of the village of Caister-on-Sea is only 5-10 minutes walk, with supermarkets, a fish shop selling fresh fish, a butchers and a bakery. There are also restaurants and take-aways eg Indian, Chinese and fish and chip shops. Great Yarmouth offers old fashioned seaside fun for all the family. It is possible to walk there along the beach, or take one of the regular buses from Caister. The Norfolk Broads are 5 minutes drive away, from where you can hire a boat or canoe, or walk or cycle along footpaths and boardwalks. The location is an ideal base to explore the Norfolk and Suffolk coastlines and quaint villages. The city of Norwich, perfect for shopping, is 1/2hr away by car. We bought the caravan on a whim, after visiting the Norfolk Broads and ending up at the coast. As we were standing on the beach it started snowing - it was magical. We thought how nice it would be to own one of the nearby caravans, overlooking the sea. And that's how we ended up buying a caravan. We are still amazed by how much this area has to offer, and how much more there is to discover. Whether you enjoy walking, sailing, fishing (directly on the beach), cycling, wildlife, photography, painting, the thrills of a seaside town, shopping, or just watching the world go by, there is something to suit everyone, of all ages. Minimum stay normally 7 nights. However we will consider a shorter break out of season - please ask for a quote. Arrival:- we do not live locally, so there is a key safe on the side of the caravan, so you can let yourselves in when you arrive.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Please abide by site rules regarding Covid19. You will need to supply the park with a mobile phone contact number, names of all guests and car registration details in case of emergencies. Site rules state no same gender groups age under 25. No cycling or barbeques on the site, however, you can have a barbeque on the beach wall, but will need to provide your own. The caravan has three steps up to it. If you have special requirements please contact us to discuss prior to booking.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Half bath
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About the Owner
Jo C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2012
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Had a lovely break, my grandson loved being so close to the beach, he almost went in the sea every day, he made some lovely friends. We loved waking up to the beautiful views. you can walk up to the lifeboat station, and shops. Jo...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank angela G
Management response:Responded 3 November 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. So glad you enjoyed your holiday!

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

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Date of stay: July 2017
Management response:Responded 3 August 2017

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Had a nice relaxing week never used the car once. Lovely walks on the beach the local people are so kind and informative. Went to narwich which has a lovely Cathedral and castle. Yarmouth only a short bus ride away and found a great restaurant...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Joanleivers48
Management response:Responded 14 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your holiday. So glad you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Despite the unseasonal bad weather including hail (!) we really enjoyed our stay. Great to have an uninterrupted view out on the sand and sea. Appreciated the seaside themed decor of the caravan, and the welcoming bottle of wine. Very good value. Recommended.

Date of stay: April 2017
1  Thank Seaside593244
Management response:Responded 6 May 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. As you say, it is a great spot whatever the weather!

Reviewed 19 April 2017

This holiday home is perfect for a beach holiday with young children – my granddaughter loved it. The static caravan was clean and surprisingly spacious and the views of the beach and sea from the lounge window were wonderful, especially in the early morning sun....More

Date of stay: March 2017
1  Thank Russell P
Management response:Responded 22 April 2017

Many thanks for taking the time to leave your review. Glad you enjoyed your holiday. Hope to welcome you again sometime.

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Reviewed 28 October 2016

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Date of stay: October 2016
Management response:Responded 28 October 2016

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

What a great find, not only is the caravan chic, comfy and cosy, it has a view that is unrivelled. No matter what time of day it is nor what type of weather the view is fantastic. We were very lucky that we stayed during...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank Experience664451
Management response:Responded 19 September 2016

Many thanks for your lovely review. We too find the view magical, whatever the weather!

Reviewed 7 September 2016

We had a fantastic stay at the caravan. The location was brilliant, right on the beach. It was fab watching the people and seals go by. The caravan was cosy and well equipped, a real home from home. The kids loved it and slept really...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Gail L
Management response:Responded 7 September 2016

Thank you for your lovely review - so glad you enjoyed your stay and will be coming back next year! We love it too!

Reviewed 1 May 2016

Just fantastic, perfect for the beach with very easy access down a few steps just to the left of the caravan. Very well equipped, had everything we needed kitchen wise and the electric heaters and extra blankets were very handy the week we stayed. Lovely...More

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank sc000bey
Management response:Responded 1 May 2016

Very many thanks for your helpful review. You have given us some food for thought too. There is a black Number 9 on the back of the caravan, but, like the other numbers it is quite high up, so you need to know where to...More

Reviewed 14 April 2016

A lovely caravan to stay in, all things need to make it a home from home. Ideally located on the beach with awesome views of the sun-rise, with the added bonus of spotting dolphins in the sea. Would certainly recommend to family/friends and will look...More

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank Darren B
Management response:Responded 15 April 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your lovely review. So glad you enjoyed it - and to hear that you saw dolphins too. Hope to welcome you back soon.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Staffed Property
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
TV
VCR
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
The Park is quiet and peaceful. Caister-on-Sea is a village within 5 -10 minutes walk, and has everything you need in the way of shops, take-aways & restaurants. You can fish from the beach or even buy fish from a small boat landing their catch. Great Yarmouth is a traditional seaside town 3 miles away. It is possible to walk there along the beach - taking approximately 1 hour or catch a bus. There is a Pleasure Beach with night life and rides suitable for all the family, as well as night clubs, casino and places to eat out. You are bound to see seals bobbing their heads above the water directly in front of the caravan and if you are lucky, you may even spot the occasional dolphin or porpoise!
Getting around
Caister on Sea is 3 miles from Great Yarmouth. There are regular bus services to and from Great Yarmouth. There is a railway station on Great Yarmouth with links to London. A number of bus operators provide services to the local area including National Express and First Bus. By Rail: There is a regular local service from Norwich to Great Yarmouth, with connecting trains from Norwich to London, Liverpool Street, Peterborough, Cambridge and Ely. There are several places to hire a boat or canoe to explore the Norfolk Broads. Information leaflet are available in the caravan. There are also details of timetables for narrow gauge railways eg Bure Valley Railway, in the caravan.
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