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Houghton Farmhouse

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Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 3 reviews

Houghton Farmhouse near Wells-next-the-sea

Farmhouse | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 18

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Houghton Farmhouse is a 7 bedroom, 4 bathroom period farmhouse that can comfortably sleep 18. There is a choice of 2 large receptions, including dining room for 18 and smart TV room. The gardens are extensive and include a separate games room.

The house has been furnished to a modern and extremely comfortable standard with all imaginable conveniences; a fully stocked kitchen to enable your culinary juices to flow free, be it for a quick snack for all or that 5 course banquet for 18 people to celebrate the special occasion.

Houghton Farmhouse is ideal for family gatherings; to celebrate that wedding anniversary, special birthday, or simply to get friends and family together under one roof.

The garden is c. 1 acre in size and very private. We have converted one of the period barns into a games room, to include table tennis, pool, darts and numerous games etc.

The kitchen benefits from a walk-in larder and separate utility room, with washing machine, dishwasher and separate large fridges & freezer.

The lounge has soft seating for 18 with an open fire-place (logs can be provided for a fee). There is a wall mounted Sony Smart TV, with surround sound cinema system, connected to the internet and with a library of films for those rainy/lazy days in. If you have your own lovefilm or similar account, you can access them via this TV setup.

We have recently installed a heated swimming pool, with enclosure for all year around swimming.

Size Sleeps up to 18, 7 bedrooms
Nearest beach Holkham or Wells-next-the-Sea 7 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Norwich 25 km, Nearest railway: Sheringham 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Private indoor pool, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Private indoor pool
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 7 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (8), Double beds (5), Cots (2), Dining seats for 18, Lounge seats for 18
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Private indoor pool, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Wheelchair users

The East Anglia region

Houghton Farmhouse is situated in one of the prettiest areas in North Norfolk, close to the beaches at Holkham and Wells-next-the-Sea and within easy driving distance of Holt, Fakenham and Blakeney. The Royal retreat of Sandringham is a 20 min drive away. Further afield in East Anglia are the many and varied attractions to suit all.

The County Capital of Norfolk is one of the Country's oldest and most important Cities. It is recognised as the 11th best shopping centre in Britain and boasts medieavel castle, 2 cathedrals, the ancient market square (been in the same place 800 years) and the quaint and interesting 'lanes', as well as several modern shopping centres.

Other major cities include the wonderful and most beautiful Cambridge, lovely Colchester. Lincoln is also possible in a day trip. There are, of course, some of the best beaches in Europe in the immediate area to the house, as well as further afield.

Should you wish, there are lots of theme and amusement parks are positioned all over East Anglia.

And, of course, any trip to Norfolk would not be complete without a trip out to the Norfolk Broads; perfect for a day trip on one of the many boats you can hire (never fear, they are very easy to operate).

Little Walsingham

Houghton St Giles lies between the two fabulous villages of Great and Little Walsingham, the site of medieval pilgrimage still popular today.

This is one of the most sought-after locations in Norfolk, ranking highly with holiday-makers year after year, due to the fantastic beaches and excellent local attractions.

Whether you want a day at the Races (Fakenham course is 10 mins away) or walks on the famous beaches, strolls over undulating countryside or time spend in the many traditional and contemporary pubs, bars and restaurants, Houghton Farmhouse is superbly located as your luxurious base.

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16 Jun 2014


"Spacious, well equipped and gorgeous farmhouse."

We were a group of 18 ladies on our annual weekend away. Leading up to the break Clair kept us fully informed and gave us very detailed info ready for our stay.....right down to the best place to sta… More

13 Jan 2014


"Large, well equipped, nicely decorated farmhouse"

The house sleeps 18 and is really spacious. All the bedrooms are big, so even if in a triple, there's plenty of space for everyone in the rooms. The dining table is huge and there are plenty of c… More

23 Oct 2013


"Delightful Farmhouse Accommodation"

Congratulations on the conversion of the farmhouse to superb spacious holiday accommodation – done very tastefully, to a very high standard and exceptionally well fitted out. It was ideal for our f… More

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Clare H.

  • 5 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:30 Jan 2015

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
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