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Wonderful detached barn conversion  | Country Barn at Pond Farm, Swanton Abbott
Living room | Country Barn at Pond Farm, Swanton Abbott
  • Cottage
  • Swanton Abbott
  • CZE

Country Barn at Pond Farm

9.5

out of 10

  • 10

  • 5

  • 3

  • 3

Wifi
Car parking on site
Enclosed Garden / Patio

A quiet location, yet within easy reach of seaside resorts, nature reserves, the Norfolk Broads and the various stately homes.

Entrance hall. Spacious beamed living room with wood-burning stove. Spacious, well-equipped, open-plan beamed kitchen/dining room with tiled floor, gas/electric range (for cooking), snooker table and snug area with TV and sofa bed (alternative sleeping only). Utility. Two twin bedrooms. Wet room with shower and toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. Two twin bedrooms. Bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel inc, thereafter avail locally
  • Elec, full oil underfloor CH, bed linen and towels inc
  • Two cots
  • H/chair
  • Two Smart TV’s
  • Gas/electric range inc
  • M/wave
  • W/machine
  • D/washer
  • Freezer
  • F/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Enclosed lawned garden with furniture
  • BBQ
  • Ample parking
  • Sand pit
  • Games room with snooker table and table tennis
  • Catering by prior arr
  • No smoking
  • Ground floor facilities

This wonderful detached barn conversion offers a substantial venue for large families or groups wishing to holiday together. Set in perfect tranquillity with its own enclosed garden, it neighbours the owner’s home. Centrally positioned to explore the delights of the Norfolk Broads, North Norfolk Coast, with miles of quiet lanes and woodland walks to be enjoyed from the doorstep. The house is full of charm and character, delightfully furnished and equipped to provide a warm welcome at any time of year. The barn boasts exposed beams, a spacious living room with wood-burning stove, and a farmhouse kitchen with a large dining table perfect for entertaining (catering services available – must be booked prior to arrival direct with the owner) and snooker table. Ground floor bedrooms and shower room make this a perfect choice for older or infirm guests wishing to avoid stairs. The seaside resorts of Cromer and Sheringham offer wide sandy beaches and a host of attractions including golf courses, all within ½ an hour’s drive. Cromer boasts a pier, carnival week in August and fireworks over the water on New Year’s Day (weather permitting). Sheringham is home to the North Norfolk Steam Railway, Splash Aqua pool and Sheringham Gardens. Numerous bird sanctuaries, salt marshes and wildlife centres punctuate the region, and popular RSPB nature and bird reserves can be found at Cley, Blakeney and Morston. Wroxham (8 miles), capital of the Norfolk Broads, provides daily boat hire, river trips, shops, waterside cafés and restaurants. Visit the market town of North Walsham for its farmers market, shops, cafés, restaurants and supermarket (4 miles). Places of historical interest and stately homes can be found within easy driving distance. Blickling Hall boasts open air concerts and events during the summer season. Appealing to children is Banham Zoo, Wroxham Barns and Craft Centre, Dinosaur Adventure Park at Lenwade and West Runton Shire Horse Centre. Shops 2½ miles, two pubs with restaurants 1½ miles.

Awards

  • Customers' Choice 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018

Features

Accessible – Entrance Ramp/Level Access

Accessible – Ground Floor Wet Room

Accessible – Walk In Shower/Bath

Barbecue

Celebration Houses

Cot Available - Cot

Detached Property

Dishwasher

Eco Stays

Electric Vehicle Charging Point

Enclosed garden / patio

Games Room

Garden or Patio

Ground floor facilities

Highchair

Internet Connection - Internet Wifi

Parking-designated on site

Rural

Shower Cubicle

Stairgate

Washing Machine

Woodburning Stove

Location

Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 15:00
  • Depart before 10:00

Pets

  • 3 pets allowed - charges apply

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels

Smoking

  • No smoking, please

Overall holiday experience

Based on 19 reviews

9.5

out of 10

Value for money

8.9

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort and Equipment

9.4

Location

9.2

Local amenities

8.2

Overall rating

9.5

Fiona

  • Northampton

  • Family

10

out of 10

Lovely, comfortable, well equipped house. Owners next door were friendly without being intrusive. Would definitely recommend for all ages and abilities.

1 Aug 2022

Paula

  • West Sussex

  • Family

10

out of 10

Loved this holiday cottage - suited all our needs, young, old, infirm and having dogs - just perfect and will return - only recommendation is nothing inside the property instruction plus a guide book with local area information supermarket/doctors/takeaways etc. Had a fabulous time and thank you so much for a brilliant holiday - one to remember!

4 Jul 2022

Paul

  • Kirkby In Ashfield

  • Family

10

out of 10

Fantastic place to recharge and Relax. So beautiful and quiet.

23 May 2022

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