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Holiday Home with beautiful sea views by the beach

25 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
5 - 7 nights


Great Yarmouth House Rental Photos and Description

Sleeps 8, four bedrooms, peaceful location, Free Wifi

The Anchorage was built in 1976 and has been recently been refurbished throughout. The property has a lounge looking out over the front garden, with sea views. You can sit on the settees - which include 4 recliner seats and watch the ships sail by on the sea, whilst the children play on the front lawn. Dining Room with French doors out to the patio, at the rear of the house. The patio adjoins to a large garden area and drive. There is garden furniture - a table and plenty of chairs. The kitchen has all new appliances - dishwasher, washing machine, cooker and hob, microwave. There is a cloakroom with sink and WC downstairs and one double bedroom. There is a conservatory looking over the rear garden and a porch looks over the front. Upstairs there are three bedrooms - two double with televisions and one with twin beds. There are two bathrooms, both with baths and showers.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Debbie Thomas
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 12, 2016
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based on 25 traveler reviews

Holiday Home with beautiful sea views by the beach
average rating of 4.8 based on 25 reviews

Wonderful holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We had a brilliant holiday! What a lovely, relaxing property, well equipped, brilliant location and fab views. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, the sea views were amazing, watching the sunset over the waves - beautiful. Our two children had a lovely time, one minute from the fab sandy, clean beach. And thanks to Debbie for being so helpful with the highchair! We have already recommended this property to friends and hope to return ourselves in the future!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to seeing you and your friends in your future. Arranging the highchair was no problem, all part of the service! Having 3 children of our own we know how important it is to have a well equipped facility and not be too far away from the beach and things to do!
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Just Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved our stay at The Anchorage and we were all very sad to be leaving.

The property is overlooking the sea and beach and is perfect for a family getaway. I absolutely loved the location.

We received good customer service from Debbie, and she was always quick to get back to me if I had any queries or issues.

Situated outside Great Yarmouth, it's the perfect retreat for some peace and quiet, knowing that you are just a few miles away from the fun and hustle and bustle of a seaside resort should you want it. Hemsby and Newport are also close by, and there is good entertainment for the kids there too.

The Anchorage was spotless when we arrived and is very well equipped and maintained in all aspects. Linen was beautifully clean and fresh.

I wouldn't hesitate to recommend The Anchorage, and hope to be able to book up for next year very soon.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to The Anchorage, and what a lovely holiday home we were greeted with! A spacious yet cosy house with superb uninterrupted sea views and morning sunrises which very much suited our family group spanning three generations. The children loved both the inside and outside toys provided and we found that the house was well equipped for all our needs.

Scratby makes an ideal base and we all loved the easy access to the dunes and beach below, even lucky enough to spot two seals in the sea! Some great walks from the doorstep in both directions towards Hemsby or Caister which our dog loved too. Great local fish and chips and small shops were handy. We enjoyed the illuminated model village in Great Yarmouth and the Ghost Walk was a scream! Thrigby Hall makes a great family day with the wildlife as does the Sea life Centre.

Thank you Debbie for allowing us to share your Norfolk gem - we highly recommend a stay.

Donna, Duncan & family

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We booked The Anchorage for my husbands 50th birthday. Friends joined us throughout the week and were blown away by location & views.

The house is extremely well appointed, spotlessly clean and a great size. The gardener popped in whilst we were there - lovely chap. The beds are comfy and there is an ample supply of fluffy towels. There is a great selection of board games and dvd's for adults and children alike.

Debbie the owner answered all questions promptly, gave good customer service.

We will definately book again, it is a wonderful house in a great location. The dogs loved their walks on the beach. We walked to Hemsby and dined in The Lacon pub, which has awards for being dog friendly. The food is basic pub grub and plentiful. There is a Chinese takeaway in California Cliffs which was lovely. All in all we had a great week away and came home feeling refreshed and recharged. Many thanks to Debbie.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Every thing needed for a family beach holiday

  • 5 of 5

Amazing house with everything needed for a family holiday almost directly on the beach, wonderful for the grand son a great time was had by all of us Thanks

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Delightfully, tranquil location

  • 5 of 5

Our second visit and another amazing stay was had by us all over the Christmas period 2014, age range from 5 - 65yrs and we couldn't fault it. This house is very warm and welcoming. It has everything you could need and more. It's like a home from home experience. We had several long walks on the beach nearly every day, the weather was very kind to us and the dogs definitely made the most of the freedom on the sandy shores. This house is central, it takes approximately 10 to 15 minutes to get into Caister or Great Yarmouth by car.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Beach
25 Metres
Car: recommended

The Anchorage is positioned on the sea front, with beautiful views of the sea, the beach and amazing sunsets. If you are an early bird you can view the sun rising over the sea. With the beach less than a minute walk through the sand dunes, you can have hours of fun building sand castles or just relaxing, basking in the sunshine. The sea leaves beautiful shallow pools that children or adults can play in - searching for sea life - crabs and tiny fish for example. You can collect shells and pebbles. Scratby is approximately 6 miles North of Great Yarmouth and is situated on the coast between Caister-on-sea and Hemsby. There is plenty to do, visit Caister Castle and the Motor Museum. Pleasure Beach, cinema, crazy golf, amusements and shopping in GY. Visit surrounding picturesque villages - an example: Horning situated on the River Bure, whose origin dates back to Roman times, a mixture of small shops, boat yards and thatched cottages. Mississippi style paddle boat.

Other Activities: Crazy golf, amusements, PYO strawberries, donkey rides


Rates & Availability

Great Yarmouth House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mid H2
Sep 4 2016 - Oct 29 2016
7 night minimum stay
Oct 30 2016 - Dec 16 2016
5 night minimum stay
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Low Season
Jan 8 2017 - Feb 10 2017
7 night minimum stay
Feb Half Term
Feb 11 2017 - Feb 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
Feb 19 2017 - Mar 24 2017
5 night minimum stay
Mar 25 2017 - Apr 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Apr 23 2017 - May 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
May Half Term
May 27 2017 - Jun 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Jun 4 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 8 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mid H2
Sep 3 2017 - Oct 20 2017
5 night minimum stay
October Half Term
Oct 21 2017 - Oct 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
Oct 29 2017 - Dec 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
Christmas 2017
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 2 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

50% (rental rate) deposit on booking. Final payment 6 weeks prior to arrival.
Check-out at 10am on day of departure. Check-in after 3pm on day of arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Great Yarmouth House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Downstairs
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , TV
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , Downstairs
  • Wardrobes in all bedrooms upstairs, Cot available upon request.
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Beach Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • 10 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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