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Converted Nineteenth Century Barns With Panoramic Views Over Open Countryside - Kingfisher Barn, Sleeps 10/12 (5 Bedrooms)



Updated: 21-Oct-2016
Converted Barns in Sculthorpe, Nr. Fakenham, Norfolk, England - Peaceful Location, 10 Minutes Drive From The Beach

There are 3 adjoining pet friendly barns which have been sympathetically converted to provide spacious and comfortable accommodation. We provide free wifi, oil fired central heating, range cookers, enclosed and private walled gardens, private parking and built-in barbecues. There are no steps to get into the properties and some double en-suite rooms on the ground floors for those who may struggle with steps. We are happy for pet owners to walk their dogs on leads around their farm where there are great opportunities for bird watching. The barns are situated on the farm itself with views over open countryside and the lovely Sculthorpe Church on the driveway.

Details for holiday barn Kingfisher Barn, Sleeps 10/12 (5 Bedrooms), 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, 5 Bathrooms, 1 Separate WC

Kingfisher, named after the kingfishers we see on the securely fenced moat from time to time has a porch which leads through a stable door to an open plan living/dining area with a dining table, 12 chairs, a high chair, comfortable sofas (one of which is a sofa bed) and a log burner for cold winter evenings. There is a large flat screen TV with freeview, DVD player and surround sound home cinema. There is a fully equipped kitchen with range cooker, microwave oven and washer/dryer plus a large American style fridge freezer for your convenience. There are two en-suite double bedrooms with zip and link beds on the ground floor and also a separate loo. Upstairs there are two super king sized beds and another spacious zip and link bedroom. These three bedrooms are easily large enough to add a zed bed if required which we do supply as well as a travel cot.

  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

About the Owner

I am Tony Pointer, farmer and now self catering accommodation owner aswell. After transfering the old grain barns and pig yards into my name in 2007, it has been my task to make these barns into the accommodation that our own family would be happy to stay in, and i think with my wifes help we have succeeded. I also enjoy meeting all those that stay in the barns and taking on their comments about the barns, which fill me with the confidence that we have got most things right(if not always the weather!).

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From the Owner

Having been born a brought up,and being the third generation on this family run farm, it was my ambition to convert these old barns which were starting to fall down. I felt that entertaining people instead of mucking out pigs was a better option for the future after going through the difficulties brought on by foot and mouth twice and swine flu outbreaks in the countryside. There are so many lovely things about the North Norfolk coast that i find it hard to tear myself away from this area, and i hope those that stay here will take home some life long memories.

Activity and Interests

Car: recommended


Rental rates

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2 Sep 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas/New Year
21 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner. info@piggybackbarns.com

Changeover Day:
Please contact owner.

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Updated: 21-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

These barns are built so that each barn can contain each family seperately, but also if all barns are booked together the people staying can enjoy the group feeling, as we can hire out marquees and bouncy castles especially for the warm weather periods. There is ample parking space and a large grassed area at the end of the barn for all to play on.

Property Type

  • barn


  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo
  • Television

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef


  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, super kingsize bed


  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: All barns offer the option to use a sofa bed and/or a z bed ideal for younger children - this can easily be added to any of the larger rooms. Outside: All barns have an enclosed lawned walled garden with built in BBQs. Patio areas are equipped with garden table with parasol & chairs in the warmer months.

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