Luxury Coastal Cottages to Rent

Watchmans Cottage

Watchman’s Cottage is a Victorian 3 storey house located in what must be one of the best positions in Wells next to the Chandlery and adjacent to the fishing

harbour. Situated only approximately 50 yards from the Quayside, it has amazing views of the harbour, salt marshes and across to the Lifeboat house in the distance.

Built around 1860, the property has just completed a full and sympathetic

renovation. It sleeps up to 6 guests, and is decorated in a contemporary coastal style but with period features including exposed fireplaces.

 The cottage is complimented by a wood burning stove.

Living Room

Oak flooring and window to front. This contains 2 sofas, Free view flat screen TV and DVD player. An original Victorian brick fireplace compliments the room. This has been fitted with a lovely wood-burning stove for winter.

Kitchen/Dining room

Newly fitted contemporary cream kitchen with solid oak work surfaces, fan-assisted Smeg oven with gas hob, integral dishwasher, integral washing machine, microwave and fridge. Dining table and 6 chairs.

Wet room

Contemporary shower room with WC and hand basin and underfloor heating. Window with views of the quayside.


First floor

Bedroom 1

Beautifully presented with a double bed, bedside tables and lamps, chest of drawers, wall mirror and wardrobe. Window with views across the Quay.



Spacious contemporary bathroom with roll top bath, shower, WC and sink. Original fireplace with exposed brick chimney breast and Victorian cast iron fireplace.

Second floor

Bedroom 2


Stylishly presented with twin beds, bedside table lamp and mirror.

The beds may be pushed together if required. Views across the quayside from

dormer window.

Bedroom 3

Stylishly presented with a double bed, bedside table and lamp. This room has a large picture window taking full advantage of the amazing views across the Quay extending to the lifeboat house in the distance. Exposed brick chimney breast and beams.


There is a sunny paved courtyard garden to the front of the property with a table and 6 chairs. Being only yards from the Quayside, The courtyard offers fantastic views of the Harbour.

There is  a parking area immediately adjacent to the property with parking for approximately 6 cars on a first come first served basis. Additionally there are other parking options nearby.

The property benefits from gas central heating throughout in addition to the

wood burner. Prices include gas, electricity and a basketful of wood for the fire.

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