Owl Barn is situated close to Sculthorpe village at The Grange, a contemporary development of farm buildings on an eight acre site with a secure gated entrance. Completely surrounded by open countryside, the barn provides comfortable and stylish accommodation with a spectacular vaulted living area on the first floor and ground floor bedrooms.
This holiday cottage at a glance
The property is suitable for eight guests using the pull out bed in single bedroom (when using this single bed, space will be limited).
Four ground floor bedrooms.
One family bathroom with shower. One en-suite shower room.
First floor living accommodation.
Dual aspect wood burning stove.
Patio area for outside seating.
Sorry, no pets.
Minimum stay of two nights.
Electric underfloor heating, centre piece brick chimney with dual aspect wood burning stove.
Gas range, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer.
Barbecue and garden furniture.
Some underfloor heating.
Two Flatscreen TVs (one in the sitting room and one in the twin bedroom), two DVD players, CD player.
Pay-as-you-go mobile telephone for guests use with an honesty box.
Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request.
Lockable separate garage which can be used for storing bicycles and other outdoor equipment.
Attractions and nearby amenities
The quiet village of Sculthorpe lies just 2 miles west of the historic Norfolk market town of Fakenham, with all its local amenities, racecourse and quaint cinema.
Sculthorpe Mill, just a half mile walk, is a charming 18th century Inn set on the banks of the River Wensum, offering good food and a cosy bar.
The RSPB's Pensthorpe Nature Reserve and Gardens, host to BBC's Spring Watch series, is close by with superb gardens and bird life.
The Norfolk coast lies 10 miles north with the extensive sandy beach of Wells where you will find picturesque beach huts, dunes and cafe.
A short drive away you will discover The Holkham Estate, beach and the bustling market town of Burnham Market.
For the sports enthusiasts there are many popular coastal villages in the surrounding areas offering seal and wildlife spotting trips or opportunities for windsurfing, kayaking and sailing.
If you fancy taking in a little more of the surrounding countryside, you are able to hire bicycles locally and enjoy the excellent cycle paths and quiet roads.
Some recommended places to visit and admire in the surrounding areas are Holkham Hall, Blickling Hall or Houghton Hall in the summer months only. Or, if the sun is shining, go and admire the stunning gardens at Walsingham Abbey Grounds, Pensthorpe Waterfowl Park or the Queen’s country retreat, Sandringham, where you can explore the house and the grounds with a guided tour through the summer months.
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