5 STAR, Gold Award Winning, licensed for Weddings and Civil Ceremonies ~ unique, extremely comfortable private house with over 500 square meters of spacious, light filled 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 location for a bespoke wedding, blissful holiday, reunion of friends or family offering a welcome, relaxed atmosphere in a stunning rural 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. There is the luxury of a bath/shower room for every bedroom (5 en-suite). 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 enough comfortable seating for guests, yet complete privacy throughout the 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... yet still allowing natural light to stream in during the winter with doors 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|
|Rooms||8 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms of which 5 en suites and 3 shower rooms|
|Check in time:||16:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest beach||1/2 a mile 1 km|
|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|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Fireplace, 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|
|Furniture||Super King Beds (8), Sofa Beds (3), Single Beds (16), Cots available (2), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 16|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
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. The world famous Blakeney Point, with its white sands visible from the garden is where 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 just a few miles in land. The place is enchanted with out doubt.
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, contemporary bird centre and a magnificent medieval church. With surrounding reed beds and salt flats adding to the unrivalled charm of the area. Less than a mile away are equally charming seaside villages with their own personality and 3 miles inland is the fine town of Holt no less! full of boutiques, restaurants and wine bars. Book shops, antique emporiums and plenty more.