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Sleeps 16 adults Bedrooms 8 Bathrooms 8 Pets 2 Welcome Region Norfolk Town/village Sheringham

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Barn Drift, near Sheringham

Book a holiday or short break stay for Autumn and bring your dog for free! Simply enter our promotional code WOOF2016 when booking online or call us on 01208 821 341. Terms and conditions: Offer valid for one dog only per booking, for holidays starting between Thursday 1st September 2016 and Saturday 26th November 2016 (when booked after Wednesday 31st August 2016) for holidays of 3 nights or more. Saving £22 for a week stay and £17 for a short break. Not valid in conjunction with any other offer. No cash alternative. We reserve the right to withdraw or amend this offer at any time, without prior notice.

Barn Drift is a remarkably spacious and stunning conversion of a 18th century barn overlooking the sea, situated on a farm that has been in the owner's family for generations. It is situated above Cley marshes and has uninterrupted views over the beautiful Glaven Valley to one side and the sea to the other. Three historic churches and Blakeney Point can be seen from the garden. Barn Drift is ideally situated for many varied walks either to the beach, bird watching or the pub for lunch, or to the village deli for ice creams and smoke house for fish. The property has been sympathetically restored to an exceptionally high standard, to provide an elegant, contemporary, extremely spacious, and comfortable home. Totally surrounded by fields, Barn Drift stands in its own expansive grounds, within which are three sheltered walled gardens accessed directly from the house. Barn Drift is the perfect place to enjoy with friends and family for a big occasion or peaceful weekend. Weddings and civil ceremonies can now be held in this beautiful property please contact us for more details View Our YouTubeVideo
Shop/Deli/Pubs/Restaurant: 0.5 miles

Ground Floor:
Entrance Hall with a large bench, coat hooks and table, leading to a full height Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Room with free WiFi, comfortable seating, large electric range cooker, double fridge/freezer, two dishwashers, microwave, two Nespresso coffee machines, two toasters (ten slices at once!) central island with stools, dining table with upholstered chairs, seating for sixteen people. Arm chairs and window seat. South facing French doors leading to walled garden. Off the kitchen the equally large Drawing Room with comfortable seating for sixteen, widescreen TV with Sky, DVD player. Woodburner, study area with French doors leading to South and West facing gardens.
Cloakroom with washbasin and wc.

First Floor:
Bedroom 1 with a Superking-size zip & link bed - which can be converted into twin beds (please request on booking) sofa, balcony, wardrobe and En-Suite Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, twin washbasins and wc
Bedroom 2 with twin beds - which can be converted into a superking-size bed (please request on booking), cot bed 140cm long, suitable for child up to seven years old (please request on booking), chest of drawers and En-Suite Shower Room with shower cubicle, washbasin and wc.

Upper Floor:
Bedroom 3 with twin beds - which can be converted into a king-size bed, (please request on booking) and double wardrobe
Bedroom 4 with twin beds - which can be converted into a king-size bed, (please request on booking) hanging space and chest of drawers
Shower Room with large shower cubicle, large washbasin and wc
Bedroom 5 with a king-size zip & link bed - which can be converted into twin beds, (please request on booking), large wardrobe and En-Suite Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, twin washbasin and wc

Lower Floor:
Bedroom 6 with twin beds - which can be converted into a superking-size bed (please request on booking) wardrobe, built in drawers and En-Suite Wet Room with washbasin and wc
Bedroom 7 with twin beds - which can be converted into a superking-size bed (please request on booking) and hanging space and chest of drawers En-Suite bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, large washbasin and wc
Boot Room with hanging space, washing machine, tumble dryer, butler sink, drying racks. Next to the back door is a further Wet Room with washbasin and wc. Steps lead up to the ground floor
Shed/Bedroom 8 with large west facing French doors, comfortable seating for about 12 when not made up as a bedroom, (twin beds - which can be converted into a superking-size bed) Wii, widescreen TV with SKY and DVD player.

Garden: Mainly lawn with three walled gardens with large paved terrace areas. Two garden tables, 24 chairs and 3 garden sofa's. 4 sun loungers, occasional tables, barbecue, 2 fire pits, croquet and table tennis.
Parking: For sixteen vehicles in the driveway, additional space for up to 30 cars in total. Parking over and above 30 cars on request.
Heating: Underfloor O.F.C.H.
Also Provided: Free WiFi. Towels, two travel cots, 3 cotbeds, highchair, booster seat and three stairgates. A welcome hamper containing local produce. A pack of logs for the woodburner in winter or charcoal in summer for the barbecue.
Extra's: Linen for extra cot beds and travels cots is available at £25 per cot/cot bed payable on booking.
Pets: Two well-behaved dogs welcome.
Notes: This is a non-smoking property. Mobile signal - strong. There is a house keeping deposit of £1,000 payable to the owner; this will be required two weeks before the start of your holiday. Property is approached via a single track unsurfaced lane which is used by farm vehicles. Pets are not allowed on the furniture or upstairs and are to be kept on the lead at all times when outside. Please refer to booking information regarding pets. All bedrooms can be made up as a twin or double bedroom, please specify upon booking.
Additional housekeeping and catering during your stay available on request.

A view over the fields to Barn Drift.The beautifully-furnished entrance hall.A fabulous view to the coast and Cley Church from the property.A close-up view of the entrance doorway.The tranquil setting of Barn Drift.A delightful scene of the table set ready for lunch in the garden.Another view of the exterior of the property and driveway.The large patio doors open onto the walled garden.A view of the dining area showing the open staircase leading to the balcony and upper floor.The outside of the property and garden with table set for lunch.Lunch is ready!Another view of the garden looking out from the property.The far end of the dining area has access on to the driveway through the patio doors.Open countryside views from the garden.The dining table has a combination of comfortable chairs and wooden bench seating for maximum flexibility.A bright fresh look in this bathroom.The large washbasin and mirror are a feature of this beautifully decorated bathroom.Model yachts add interest to the decor.A framed Gold Award certificate from Visit England.A view of the property from the outside.A view of the garden complete with table and barbeque.A view of the exterior and garden of the property.Barn Drift is set in open countryside.The attractive sitting room is very spacious.The dining kitchen is light & airy.The large dining table is set ready for breakfast.Another view of the dining area.This large en-suite bedroom has a vaulted ceiling.The kitchen includes a sizeable island incorporating a breakfast bar.The sitting room has plenty of comfortable seating and a woodburner for those chilly evenings.A pretty bedroom with an unusual feature bedhead and an en-suite.Looking down to the kitchen & dining area from the balcony.Well dressed twin beds in this spacious room.A charming touch of a pretty vase of flowers to enhance the welcome to this stunning property.Al-fresco dining for all with the extensive garden furniture on the lawn.Wine & nibbles on the kitchen table.Twin washbasins with a large lighted mirror are a useful feature of this attractive bathroom.The dining area has views outside and leads through to the sitting room.Another spacious bedroom with bedside tables & lighting.The wood burner is a focal point in the sitting room.A collection of wooden objects provides a decorative feature.The size of the extensive sitting room can be appreciated  in this picture.A view of the walled garden and countryside beyond.Wooden beams provide a character feature in this twin-bedded room.This cosy twin-bedded room has plenty of reading material on offer.A twin-bedded room with a large picture window and sloping ceiling.The stunning main entrance door to Barn Drift.Enjoy your wine and snacks in the garden.
  • BBQ
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Heating, Central
  • High chair
  • Open Fire
  • Stairgates
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Broadband
  • Welcome Basket
  • Water Views
  • Beach
  • Ensuite
  • Visit England Gold Award
  • Luxury
  • Wet room
  • Parking, Private
  • Ground Floor W.C.


Check in / Check out

Standard check-in is 4pm and standard check-out is normally 10am on your day of departure. In some cases these times vary. Always check your booking confirmation paperwork for correct timings or ask your local agent.

Pets Welcome

A maximum of 2 pets are welcome at this property. Typically pet charges apply but please contact the office for details.


A thriving seaside town with sandy beaches, and a fascinating heritage of crabbing and fishing. The Lynn museum has a replica of the towns famous Bronze Age timber circle, and the Fishermen’s Heritage centre has historical displays of the town and life boating.

Colourful beach huts line the sea front, and the popular twice weekly market has over 30 stalls of local produce and bric-a-brac. The Little Theatre is open all year round and its programmes include films, musicals, comedy and art exhibitions so there is something for everyone. Hilltop Outdoor Centre offers a range of fantastic activities such as tree top trails and archery. For those brave enough there is the Air Jump tower.

Sheringham Park has over 1000 acres of woodland walks; there are plenty of viewing platforms to peek over the treetops at the coast and marked nature trails to spot the estate wildlife. The Poppy Line is a great day out, the steam trains run a 10 mile round trip through areas of outstanding beauty. There are vintage events and themed weekends, the historic stations along the route have museums and tea rooms. Priory Gardens has 10 acres of themed gardens and a traditional hedge maze based on the ruins of the Beeston Priory. Felbrigg Hall is a beautiful country house filled with antiques and artwork, there is over 500 acres of woodlands and gardens.


Located on the east coast of England, facing Europe across the North Sea, Norfolk is one of the UK's most rural counties, with over forty percent of its population living in just four towns – Norwich, Great Yarmouth, King's Lynn and Thetford. Adjacent to The Wash, in whose mud the medieval King John famously lost the Crown Jewels in 1216, Norfolk's geography is that of low plains or “fens”, which makes it along with neighbouring Suffolk feel more like northern countries of European mainland (Belgium and Holland) than the rest of England which is predominantly hilly.

In a similar way to that of the “low countries”, erosion and land reclamation have changed the coastline over the centuries, so that several towns (King's Lynn, for instance) which were once on the coast are now to be found several miles inland! The whole set-up makes for some very interesting topography as well as history and Norfolk is, for this reason, an interesting county to visit, almost as if it was a different country altogether!

East of England

This region includes the ceremonial counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, Hertfordshire, Essex, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire. With a rich heritage there is much to see and do to suit all ages. The royal residency of Sandringham Estate is a must see and other historical points of interest include Castle Rising, Sutton Hoo and Somerleyton Hall. The medieval cities of Cambridge, Norwich and Ipswich are not to be missed and there are lots of pretty market towns and idyllic seaside resorts to choose from for a day trip. Alternatively for a slower paced holiday you may wish to visit The Broads or Thetford Forest, these areas are particularly popular for boating and spotting birdlife.

Area Norfolk Nearest shop 0.25 miles Nearest pub 0.25 miles


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