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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 15 October 2015

I had seen the pictures but they just don’t prepare you for that view! Spent hours watching the sun rise, the aerobatics of the sea birds, and looking out for seals (we saw at least one every morning) - all from the comfort of the...More

Date of stay: October 2015
1  Thank Wendy W
Management response:Responded 29 October 2015

Thank you for leaving such a lovely review. Glad you enjoyed staying in our caravan and enjoyed the amazing view. We look forward to welcoming you again next year.

Reviewed 28 September 2015

I first stayed here a year ago and was so impressed I immediately booked again for this year! The caravan is ideally located on a quiet site just a few feet from the beach, with stunning ever changing sea views and the constant therapeutic sound...More

Date of stay: September 2015
2  Thank Keith C
Management response:Responded 29 September 2015

Great to hear you enjoyed your holiday - the special location and our special place to enjoy it in. Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review and we hope to welcome you again soon.

Reviewed 31 August 2015

The caravan could not have been situated in a better place. Our son loved going out onto the beach to skim pebbles in the sea, build sand castles, see the sea lions and just for walks. The site was very peaceful and friendly. As also...More

Date of stay: August 2015
1  Thank BBC19
Management response:Responded 3 September 2015

So glad to hear you enjoyed your holiday and liked the lovely location! Hope you will visit again soon.

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2015

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Date of stay: July 2015
Management response:Responded 21 July 2015

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Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

The location of the caravan is fantastic - those sea views and the opportunity to watch the sunrise each morning helped us to truly unwind! The proximity of the beach meant we could go and play without it being a major expedition, and the cosy...More

Date of stay: May 2015
2  Thank RosieLou28
Management response:Responded 2 June 2015

Many thanks for your lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your holiday with the sea view and beach so close by, and look forward to welcoming you again sometime. Thanks again. Jo

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Reviewed 11 October 2014

Fantastic caravan, yet so unlike a caravan! Very comfortable, clean, well equipped homely caravan on a quiet site in a great location - just feet away from the beach and the sea. Very relaxing with the sights and sounds of the waves ever present. Get...More

Date of stay: October 2014
3  Thank Keith C
Management response:Responded 15 October 2014

Thank you for your helpful review and brilliant photos! So glad you enjoyed staying here. Hope to welcome you again some time.

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Derbyshire
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Reviewed 28 September 2014

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Date of stay: September 2014
Management response:Responded 7 October 2014

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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2014

Date of stay: July 2014
Management response:Responded 11 July 2014

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Reviewed 31 May 2014

Lovely cosy and homely caravan more a country cottage. Excellent sea views. Caravan very well equipped and clean. The welcome basket with wine chocolate and biscuits was great. Had a brilliant week, would have liked to stay longer, may come back again even though we...More

Date of stay: May 2014
Thank Lynda M
Management response:Responded 12 June 2014

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our holiday home. We are glad you enjoyed your stay, and would be welcome to return any time. Jo & Steve

Reviewed 24 April 2014

Lovely presented caravan in a superb position right on the beach! The beach was perfect for our young children who played on it every day. The caravan is very nicely done inside and was very comfortable. We would definitely recommend staying here and hopefully will...More

Date of stay: April 2014
Thank Rebecca407
Management response:Responded 29 April 2014

Thank you for taking the time to review our beachside retreat - we are glad you enjoyed your stay.

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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