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Four Cottages In peaceful village location, 200 metres from Rockland Broad - The Barn Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


The Barn Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)

The Barn is an old single storey brick and flint building with a large wooden clad extension. Although the old part retains lots of its original character, it has all the modern comforts you would expect with wooden floors, double glazing and full central heating. The lounge/kitchen/diner has a vaulted ceiling with beams and velux windows and gives the space an airy and light feeling. It has a comfortable seating area with two leather sofas, tables, sideboard and 32" TV/ DVD with freeview. The larger bedroom has a zip & link king size bed which can be presented as twin beds on request and a large built in wardrobe. The second bedroom has a double zip & link bed which can also be presented as twin beds. This room contains a smaller built in wardrobe and chest of drawers.

The compact bathroom contains newly fitted bathroom suite with L shaped shower-bath, featuring high and low shower fitting.

The French doors lead to the patio area and fully fenced garden suitable for dogs.

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About the property


Situated on the Wherrymans Way footpath, within easy walking distance of Wheatfen Nature reserve and the RSPB Reserve at Rockland Broad, the cottages are perfectly placed to enjoy the delights of the countryside and the wildlife which this lovely habitat sustains. A perfect location for walking, cycling, birdwatching, fishing, canoeing, boating or just relaxing. Each cottage is entirely self-contained with private gardens, however all cottages can be booked together for those special occasions with family or friends.We are located a few miles from the city of Norwich and within easy reach of the coastal resorts of Norfolk and Suffolk. Visit the picturesque county towns, the winding country lanes, the village pubs, Stately homes and gardens, historic sites and museums, they are all worth exploring. There is plenty to do for old or young.

Pia Saunders
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
23 February, 2017

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Booking Notes:
A 40% deposit is required to secure your booking with the balance due 4 weeks before arrival.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday. Arrival time is between 4pm and 7pm. If you need to arrive outside these times, please let us know, and we will try to be as flexible as possible. Departure time is by 10am.

Short break changeover days are flexible.


5/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)


Beautiful cottage in a lovely part of the country

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in The Barn which was absolutely perfect for our needs. Everything was clean and well presented and the owners could not have been more helpful and welcoming. Lots of little extras made it really lovely like locally made toiletries, milk ,bread and jam, tea, coffee and wine waiting for us in the kitchen. We took our dog Willow and we were shown where we could get clean towels and blankets for her as well as having a tin bath available for the muddier walks!

The cottage was warm, tidy and cosy with a fully fenced garden to keep the dog from chasing the chickens and ducks. Lots of lovely walks in the area as the cottage is within easy reach of the Wherrymans Way footpath, a dog friendly pub just down the road and fab fish and chips from the van in the village.

Not too far from Norwich for the fantastic cathedral (also dog friendly!) and fantastic old buildings and historical interest as well as supermarkets and high street stores. Well worth a visit and we cannot thank Pia and Ian enough for their hospitality.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for coming to stay at the Barn, and for taking the time to leave your kind review. We love welcoming guests to Oxnead and this beautiful unspoilt part of Norfolk. Knowing that you enjoyed your time here, as well as the comfort of the cottage, is the icing on the cake. We do hope to see you again some time in the future.
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Accommodation and facilities for The Barn Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)in Norwich in East of England

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Internet
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • pets considered
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: Each cottage has its own individual style and attractions, but we provide the same level of comfort and facilities in whichever one you choose. In addition to full-week letting, all three cottages are available - outside the high season - for weekdays-only or weekend-only lets, and may be bookable at short notice throughout the year. They now all feature: *A private area for each cottage with garden furniture, barbecue and outdoor drying facilities; *Full central heating and double glazing for year round comfort; *Kitchens with oven, hob, fridge-freezer, dishwasher and microwave; *Hotel quality beds and modern furniture; *Towels and bedding provided, plus bathrobes and slippers for all adults; *Free wifi; *Television with freeview and DVD player; *DVDs, Books, Games and Puzzles; *Washing machine and tumble dryer for shared use *Parking for up to two cars. On arrival, you will find in your cottage a "welcome basket" of essentials, including a bottle of wine! Outside: The cottages are set around the one acre garden of Oxnead House, a C19th farmhouse.The Stable and Barn are by the entrance to the property, either side of the driveway. The Lodge and Dairy are attached to the main house but both face away towards their own private gardens, so that they are not overlooked. Each cottage has their own, fully fenced, private garden with patio area, lawn and flower beds with table and chairs, barbecue and outdoor drying facilities. The main gardens consist of lawned areas with fruit trees and a play area for smaller children that has swings and a slide, playhouse and sand table. Outdoor toys and games that can be played on the lawns are provided. For older children, the village play park is only 100 yards away with a football pitch, and larger swings, slides, climbing frames and cycle tracks.

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