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Converted Nineteenth Century Barns With Panoramic Views Over Open Countryside - Woodpecker Barn, Sleeps 9 (4 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 Woodpecker Barn, Sleeps 9 (4 Bedrooms), 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, 4 Bathrooms, 1 Separate WC

Enter Woodpecker via stable doors to the walled garden and via another stable door to the spacious living area. Here you will find large flat screen TV/freeview & DVD. 3 Large comfortable sofas (1 is a sofa bed). A log burner for cozy winter evenings. Off the living area is: a en-suite double bedroom with zip & link beds, stairs leading to two en-suite double bedrooms with king size 4 poster style beds, and door the very large, well equipped kitchen. There is an american style upright fridge freezer, dining table and 10 chairs, microwave, range cooker, dishwasher & washer/dryer. Following through the kitchen there is a separate WC and the 4th en-suite double bedroom with zip & link beds. Woodpecker also has an enclosed rear courtyard off the kitchen with washing line and external gate.

  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Pets considered
  • Internet

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.

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Car: recommended


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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


  • Internet


  • Dining Area


  • pets considered

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


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4


  • 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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