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High Quality Holiday Barns In A Peaceful Rural Location In North Norfolk - Squirrel's Drey



Updated: 28-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Woodpecker's Nest

The Paddocks Holiday Barns have been newly converted from a large agricultural barn. Finished to a very high standard, Woodpecker's Nest and Squirrel's Drey are a mirror image of each other and are available to rent either separately or together for larger groups. Each single storey unit features an open plan living/ dining area and sleeps up to 4 people.

Outside there are large enclosed gardens, with a shared summerhouse , perfect for those sunny afternoons or balmy summer evenings. A BBQ Stand for your disposable BBQ is available.

For the children there is a trampoline and a football goal as well as a swing ball and boules game.

We are in an ideal location to explore North Norfolk, close to the stunning North Norfolk Coast and Broads.

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About the Owner

Sue Pickett
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
28 March, 2017

About Sue Pickett

Sue works as a teacher part time at a local school.

Husband Michael is a semi - retired company director.

We live on site close to the barns.

Sue Pickett purchased this barn in 1992

Available Rentals

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Short breaks( 3/4 nights) may be available, please contact owner to enquire-
PLEASE NOTE - a small surcharge will be added to cover the extra costs of cleaning and laundry for short breaks.

5 Reviews

4.6/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)


Lovely accommodation

  • 4 of 5

Bright and clean accommodation , ideal for families with children. Secure very large garden which the children loved. Had lots of extras such as a trampoline and garden games. Inside the accommodation is well equipped and finished to a high standard.

Ideal location for exploring Norfolk. We will definately return.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Squirrel Drey

  • 4 of 5

The apartments are well presented and you have all you need; Mike and Sue the owners are very nice and helpful. You will need to drive as all facilities tend to be a couple of miles away however, if you want peace & quite you will definitely get that here. Although you are away from most amenities there is plenty of room for kids to run around and explore. There is a road that runs past the property so if you have very young children you must supervise them at all times however, as long as you are a responsible parent it should not be an issue due to the amount of space for the kids to roam.

My wife and I were very happy with the apartments and we will probably return with our children & grandchildren

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

As a second visit to this property it wasn't at all disappointing. Clean, quiet and very relaxing surroundings with great hospitality

All the smaller details had been thought through and were very welcome.

Would certainly visit again if we're in the area as this holiday rental is quite central to many attractions.

Highly recommended if you're looking for a relaxing time away.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad you enjoyed your second visit and hope to see you again soon.
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Well equipped, clean, beautifully presented, ideally situated for local attractions

  • 5 of 5

Would definitely return here- we loved our stay!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments- Hope to see you again sometime
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  • 5 of 5

This property has a beautiful interior, the owners have thought of everything....we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend this cottage and area. There was much to do and see, for all ages.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for those lovely comments, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay .
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Activity and Interests

Car: recommended

The Paddocks Holiday Barns are situated in a quiet rural location close to the market town of North Walsham,within easy reach of all that the beautiful area of North Norfolk has to offer. Close to quiet beaches, as well as the popular coastal towns of Cromer and Sheringham.

The Norfolk Broads are close by, and a short drive away is the historic city of Norwich.

For outdoor lovers there is plenty to see and do in the local area, with walks, cycle rides and golf courses within easy reach.

The town of North Walsham and it's surroundings has a good selection of pubs, restaurants and supermarkets, as well as a leisure centre with a swimming pool and gym.


Property Type

  • barn


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...

Location Type

  • rural


  • churches
  • library
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, Bedroom 2 has full size bunk beds


  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Lots of outside space, ideal for families. Secure storage is available for guests' bikes and other outdoor equipment

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