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Spacious barn, countryside views, wood burner & private hot tub

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,896 sq. ft.
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking


About the property

Peaceful, Rural Location, 8 Miles From Coast & the Norfolk Broads

Kings Beck Barn offers luxurious, spacious accommodation and provides the perfect venue for family holidays or a break with friends. Sleeps 10 + 2. There is plenty of space for all with two sitting rooms (with TV & DVD players), four bedrooms (two of which are en-suite), a family bathroom and a large open-plan kitchen. The enclosed garden has two sun terraces with garden furniture, a private hot tub and provides stunning views over the Norfolk countryside. There is also a table tennis table & table football available to guests. Visitors are welcomed with a homemade cake, a bottle of wine, tea, coffee & milk & fresh flowers.

The barn is ideally situated to explore the stunning beaches of the north Norfolk coast (8 miles), the Norfolk broads & the cathedral city of Norwich. The national trusts Blickling Hall & Felbrigg Hall are both within six miles and the Dinosaur Park and children's adventure park Bewilderwood are within fifteen miles.

The market town of Aylsham (3 miles) provides essential shops and tea rooms and Waitrose, Tesco's and Sainsbury's are all located within 5 miles and deliver to the barn.

More Details

About Us

Sarah van Poortvliet
Stratton Streles Estates Ltd
Hall Farm, Colby
NR11 7EE Norwich
Stratton Streles Est, 358869
VAT Reg NoGB105797064

Sarah van Poortvliet
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
17 May, 2018

About Sarah van Poortvliet

Kings Beck Barn is owned by a family farm & is managed by me (Sarah), farmer's wife & mother of two.

I take great pride in the barn & happily bake a homemade cake for the guests as well as providing fresh flowers, tea & coffee (with 1/2 a pint of milk) & a bottle of wine chilling in the fridge.

Sarah van Poortvliet purchased this barn in 1949

Why Sarah van Poortvliet chose Norwich

Kings Beck Barn is owned by the family farming business and is situated on the outskirts of the working farm. With the changes in agriculture the farm was no longer used for storing farm machinery or livestock.

In 2010 the barn was renovated into a beautiful holiday home with stunning views across the Norfolk countryside. Although set in a rural location, the barn is only 3 miles from the traditional market town of Aylsham (and the National trust property Blickling Hall) and is only 8 miles from the sandy beaches of the North Norfolk coast.

What makes this barn unique

There is a large enclosed garden which backs onto arable land and lots of private walks which lead from the back door! Private hot tub available & table tennis table for your entertainment. Up to 2 well behaved dogs are permitted.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a brilliant weekend! The barn is the perfect place for a big family get together. This is our second time here and we will definitely be returning in the future!
Sep 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Norwich in Colby

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3896 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • En-suite 1 - Shower Enclosure , With shower, WC, basin & heated towel rails
    En-suite 2 - Shower Enclosure , With shower, WC, basin & heated towel rails
    Family Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , With bath & over bath shower, WC, basin & heated towel rail
  • The family bathroom has a bath with over-bath shower, a WC & basin. Bedroom 1 & 2 have en-suites with an enclosed shower, WC & basin. All bathrooms have heated towel rails. There is a WC on the ground floor. White fluffy towels are provided.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 3 - 3 Single Bed , 1 Cot , Large room (4.8m x 4.8m) - can make 3rd double on request
    Bedroom 4 - 3 Single Bed , Spacious (3.7m x 4.8m)
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , Large bedroom on Grd Floor (4.5m x 6.6m) en suite shower/WC
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , Large master bedroom (4.5m x 6.6m) with en-suite & TV
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 +2 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 (ground floor) & Bedroom 2 have super king sized double beds with en-suites. Bedroom 3 has 3 single beds, 2 of which are zip & links making a 3rd double if required. Bedroom 4 has three single beds. Two z-beds are available on request (additional charge). All have 100% Egyptian Cotton Sheets. Two additional z-beds are available (extra charge applies).
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
There are numerous walks & cycle routes that run from the barn. Beach towels are provided on request. The barn is cleaned prior to your arrival.


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Spacious barn, countryside views, wood burner & private hot tub
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews

Excellent! Beautifully appointed, great attention to making it truly home from home without clutter!

  • 5 of 5

Loads of space for our large family group plus two dogs and a crawlling baby! Sarah was so helpful, answering all corespondent emails and calls so promptly. The barn was much better than it's description and the photos don't do it justice, understated and extremely well appointed, beautiful bedding, attention to detail from kitchen utensils to appliances, nothing skimped to make do, giving an air of luxury to every room, you can't help but feel truly comfortable as soon as you walk in the door!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Carmel for your lovely review. It really does mean so much to us when we read such lovely reviews about Kings Beck Barn. We are delighted the barn worked so well for your family gathering and hope that someday we can welcome you back again. Thanks again, Sarah.
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Everything was just perfect for a family get together .

  • 5 of 5

The barn was very spacious, very comfortable,had everything we needed and more,hot tub a lovely extra,child friendly,Sarah was lovely ,would love to go back in the future,cake,flowers etc a lovely touch.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope to be able to welcome you back again soon. Sarah
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Fantastic place to stay!!

  • 5 of 5

The accomodation is lovely and certainly luxury! The rooms are huge, the style is fantastic and the setting is peaceful! There is loads to do in the surrounding area, including stately homes, Bewilderwood, Dinosaur Park, numerous beaches, country pubs, you'll never be bored! Thoroughly recommend anyone to stay here and would happily go back!!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. We would love to welcome you back! Sarah
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Blickling Estate
Banningham Crown
Traditional 17th Century pub within walking distance from Kings Beck Barn. Delicious traditi...
Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate
Stunning walks in the National Trust park.
The Buckinghamshire Arms
A lovely pub run by the Colchester Group. Situated next door to Blickling Hall. Delicious fo...
Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Norwich Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Metres
The Banningham Crown
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Royal Cromer
Nearest Train
3 Miles
North Walsham
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Cromer & Mundesley
Car: necessary


The North Norfolk coastline provides some beautiful beaches. With the great sandy beaches at Brancaster, Holkham & Wells & more locally West Runton, Mundseley, Overstrand, Cromer, Eccles-on-Sea, Sea Palling and Waxham. Alternatively you can have a go at catching Norfolk Crabs from Blakeney, Wells or Cromer.

Mundseley is the closest beach to the barn & is 8 miles away.


Norwich airport is 13 miles away. Norwich Rail Station is 16 miles & has regular trains from London Liverpool Street. North Walsham Railway is 8 miles away.

A car is advised.


The market town of Aylsham is 3 miles away. There is a traditional pub 1.5 miles from the barn which serves food.

Further Details:

There are lots of fabulous pub & restaurants locally including the Gunton Arms, Morston Hall, The Buckinghamshire Arms, The Walpole Arms, The Recruiting Sergeant & Black Boys.

Aylsham (3 miles) is a traditional market town providing small independent shops; butchers, green grocers, a bakery, a deli, coffee shops, banks, a post office, a chemist, a couple of clothes shops, pubs & restaurants & of course supermarkets. For Supermarkets there are; Waitrose (4 miles), Tesco's (4 miles) & Sainsbury's (5 miles).


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday barn in Norwich, East of England

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Mid Season
13 Apr 2018 - 24 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £33 per night, per additional guest
May HT 18
25 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 12 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £33 per night, per additional guest
Peak Season 2018
13 Jul 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
October Half Term
19 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas 2018
21 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
New Year 2018
28 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
Changeover Day: Friday
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £16.67 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:
Please Contact Owner. A 25% deposit is required at the time of booking. The balance + a £250 damages deposit is due 8 weeks before arrival. Cheque, bank transfer or PayPal payments are the only acceptable payment methods.

Changeover Day:
Changeover in peak season are on Fridays. Short breaks can be made in off peak periods for a minimum of 3 nights. The barn is available from 4pm on your arrival date until 10am on your date of departure.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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