Compass Cottage

Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk

Property Overview

Brig Square Holiday Cottages is a group of 4 holiday properties steeped in maritime history. Each cottage has its own unique character, and all are set within a private square with parking for each property. Brig Square is surrounded by lovely buildings, some dating back to 1648. It is close to the quay, shops and restaurants.

Further Details

Newly refurbished for 2023, Compass Cottage (No.9 Brig Square) is an original Fisherman's Cottage, built circa 1648 and full of character including old oak beams and alcoves.

The spacious 2 bedroom property is spread over 3 floors and can comfortably sleep 5 guests. All staircases are straight and easy to use.


The entrance to Compass Cottage leads into a comfortable lounge with character oak beam ceiling, feature fireplace and dining area.

The well equipped kitchen has a conventional electric cooker, fridge freezer, microwave, cafetiere, washing machine, toaster and kettle.

There is a cloakroom toilet and wash basin.


The first floor bedroom has a double bed with bedside tables, chest of drawers and built in cupboard.

The bathroom has a bath with overhead shower, wash basin and toilet.

The second floor has 3 adult single beds with bedside cabinets, drawers, built in cupboard and shelves.

There are two gardens to the front and rear of the property. A small courtyard by the entrance and a south facing enclosed garden with patio furniture, lawn, drying area and bicycle shed.

The cottage has lovely views across the marshes, harbour and out to sea.

Private, off road parking, Wi-Fi, bedding, towels and toiletries all included.

Property Location

Wells is close to several famous nature reserves including Holkham, Cley, Titchwell and Pensthorpe. It's ideal for walkers and bird watchers. Wells has a wonderful harbour and fishing community, and a lovely beach dotted with colourful beach huts against a backdrop of pine trees.

There are plenty of superb eateries from cafés and coffee shops to gastro pubs, restaurants and fish 'n' chip shops. The narrow main street has various independent shops with great choices for everyone, from fashion and gifts to delicious local produce.

Compass Cottage is within easy walking distance of the quay, shops and restaurants.

Distance to nearest pub/restaurant: 0.1 miles

Distance to nearest shops: 0.1 miles

Features and Facilities

Booking Information

  • Bedding and bath towels provided
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking
  • Sorry no pets
  • No smoking
Check In Time: 16:00
Check Out Time: 10:00
From£600to£1200per week
Key Features
Guests: 5
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Family Friendly
Pet Friendly
Wi-Fi Provided
EV Charger
No Smoking
Booking Enquiry
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Contact The Owner
Owner's Name: Melanie Fielding
Telephone: 07875 131975