House | 8 bedrooms | sleeps 16

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

5 STAR, Gold Award Winning, now registered for weddings and civil ceremonies ~ extremely comfortable and totally private house with over 500 square meters of spacious rooms and more than 6 acres of garden surrounded by private land. Decorated to a very high standard inside using natural linens and wood with under floor heating throughout. Barn Drift is the perfect, unique location for a gorgous bespoke wedding or simple reunion of old friends or family offering a welcome atmosphere in a stunning location. Whatever the occasion guests choose prior to arrival how they would like the bedrooms made up, each bedroom can be a double bedroom or twin bedroom with high quality zip & link beds in all. There is the luxury of a bathroom for every bedroom (5 en-suites). In addition there is are two camp beds, a cot bed and two travel cots. A perfect house for all generations and large parties Barn Drift offers a fantastically spacious Drawing Room, Old Cart Shed, Hall and Kitchen each with comfortable seating for all guests, yet complete privacy throughout the sizeable sleeping quarters. The huge windows overlook the sea, Glaven Valley and famously beautiful Cley Marshes. This house is a wonderful place to be at any time of year with sliding glass doors on the entire South and West facing sides opening up to the gardens, giving extended space from the house into the sheltered walled gardens on warm days... yet still allowing natural light to stream in during the winter when glass doors are closed.

In the garden is a barbecue, fire pit, sofa, deck chairs and tables and chairs for over 30 people.

With a short 20 to 30 minute walk to the beach Barn Drift sits in hundreds of acres of private farm land. With fabulous walks all around and right from the front door. It is on the edge of Cley which has an award winning smoke house and award wining delicatessen, 2 pubs, acclaimed local pottery, 2 cafes and an exceptional art gallery as well as a second hand book shop and the famous NWT Bird Centre with gift shop and cafe ~ all within walking distance of the house. Holt, the local town is just 3 miles in-land where the streets are lined with enticing antique shops, wine bars, boutiques, art galleries, restaurants, pubs and food halls. There are vast choices of beach to visit, boats trips to take and boats to hire; with Blakeney Harbour visible from the garden and Morston Quay just a mile along the coast, both offering free boat launching ~ if you want to bring your own boat. Dogs welcome too with prior agreement.

Size Sleeps up to 16, 8 bedrooms
Nearest beach 1/2 a mile 1 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Norwich 41 km, Nearest railway: Norwich, Kings Lynn or Dereham 42 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, Telephone, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 8 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms of which 5 En suites and 2 Shower rooms
Furniture 3 Sofa beds, King Beds (8), Single beds (16), Cots (2), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 16
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

About this location

The East Anglia region

Situated on the North Norfolk Coast this area is an area of outstanding natural beauty, offering a wealth of different beaches to visit and all the fun that comes with them. This well established exclusive enclave has masses of enchanting villages along the coast and bustling market towns all with interesting shops and galleries, wine bars and restaurants. Local produce including fish and crab is available everywhere. There are plenty of charming pubs, some offering the finest food. With the world famous Blakeney Point, with its white sands visible from the garden you will find there is nowhere better to be. East Anglia is notoriously dryer than the rest of the country and Cley, being where it is is often degrees warmer than the rest of the country.

Cley Next the Sea

The delightful village of Cley, at the mouth of the Glaven Valley has narrow streets lined with pretty flint cottages. There are two pubs both serving food, an award wining delicatessen as well as smoke house and an art gallery, pottery and second hand book shop. There are two cafes, windmill, NWT bird centre and a magnificent medieval church.