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7 Nights  

  • £630  to  £1200

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  • £120 p/night
    3 night min. (off peak only)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Log Burner

About Melinda Cottage

Melinda Cottage is a fantastic family-friendly holiday rental on the Norfolk Coast. The end-terrace former fisherman's cottage has been brought into the 21st Century with an open-plan ground floor and modern self-catering features without losing the character and charm of its Victorian heritage. Set back from the High Street, a short stroll from cafes, shops and the Fishing Boat pub, and only a two-minute walk from East Runton Beach makes the location wonderfully convenient and delightfully peaceful to give you the best of both worlds for your holiday. Melinda Cottage sleeps five people in three bedrooms and is a favourite for couples and families, including those with dogs.

East Runton is a lovely coastal village between Cromer and Sheringham. It boasts a Blue Flag beach with views of Cromer Pier, about a mile away. While East Runton beach allows dogs, Cromer does not, so you can either walk your pooch to Cromer along the Norfolk Coast Path or go in the other direction to West Runton Beach. With spectacular views in both directions, you're never without a beautiful sight, no matter which way you walk. The great thing about Norfolk is that it's a place where you can do nothing or everything and still have a fantastic time. Some people who stay at Melinda Cottage are perfectly content to park their car and go everywhere on foot or bicycle during their stay, while others love exploring as many beaches as they can reach.

Local attractions include the award-winning Cromer Pier. Opened in June 1901, it is a very early Edwardian example stretching 151 metres over the water with the famous Cromer Pier Show in the theatre at the end. Do not miss dining on fresh Cromer crab and lobster. Many restaurants serve the day's catch with chilled white wine, but it's just as delicious eaten with buttery fingers on the beach. Other places to visit are the Cromer RNLI Lifeboat Station, Hillside Shire Horse Sanctuary, and Amazona Zoo. National Trust Felbrig Hall and Bickling are within a short drive, while the Norfolk Broads and historic Norwich are close enough for a day out. There are golf courses and surf schools, museums and movie theatres. Whatever the weather and interests, you'll find it easy to have fun when staying at Melinda Cottage.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Michele Annis joined Independent Cottages in November 2022

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • iPod Docking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi
  • Electric Vehicle Charging

Location (Norfolk)

Accommodation Comprises:

Melinda Cottage was built in the 1800s and is on a quiet residential cul-de-sac with no passing traffic.


  • An open-plan layout makes great use of the space and natural light downstairs. The living area has two huge, deep sofas with lots of cushions for comfort. Leave the glass doors into the garden open in summer, or keep them closed and light the log burner in cold weather. A tiled floor is a practical feature for a beachside cottage. The TV has a DVD player and Freesat channels, and there's also a choice of books to help you relax.
  • The kitchen/diner has a charming country-cottage style with efficient appliances that include an electric oven and a dishwasher. The washing machine is one of many family-friendly touches.
  • Relax in the bath or rinse away salt and sand in the shower. The downstairs bathroom also has a WC and handbasin.


  • Original pine floorboards and cast iron fireplace in the main bedroom pair beautifully with a brass double bed. There is an en-suite toilet.
  • Twin single beds in the second bedroom can be linked to a king-sized bed if preferred.
  • A third bedroom has a full-sized single bed. All rooms have storage, bed linen and towels.

Outside: The enclosed garden has a patio near the kitchen with a bistro table and chairs. The lawn is big enough for dogs and children to play but not so large that you can't see them from the kitchen. Off-street parking with CCTV is another great feature.

Additional Information: Utilities, WiFi, bed linen and bath towels are included, as are dog bowls and towels. Smoking is not permitted. The steep internal staircase is not suitable for guests with limited mobility or those with very young children.

Melinda Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms (1 Double, 1 Twin/King, 1 Single)
2 dogs welcome
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £630
To £1200
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Paypal, Cheque, Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)7787 242513 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Michele Annis
Member Since November 2022

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Melinda Cottage 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 19th May 2024