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Barn Drift, Cley-Next-The-Sea, Holt, North Norfolk

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Huge fabulous kitchen overlooking the sea
Roof pruned Persian Ironwoods offering dappled shade in our most sheltered walled garden. Bliss!
Always cosy!
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8 bedrooms
8 bathrooms
16 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
5 STAR, Gold Award Winning for 7 years running, gorgeous Holiday Home, licensed for Weddings and Civil Ceremonies ~ unique and 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 over looking the sea. 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...5 STAR, Gold Award Winning for 7 years running, gorgeous Holiday Home, licensed for Weddings and Civil Ceremonies ~ unique and 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 over looking the sea. 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.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Dogs must be kept on the lead outside. Guests must inform us of any events planned with over 21 guests present. Guests must inform us of a ceremony booked at the house. The booking form must be accurately completed and returned before arrival.
Bathrooms
3 Showers, 5 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Alice A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2013
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Norwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 October 2013

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Date of stay: October 2013
Management response:Responded 10 January 2014

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Reviewed 20 October 2013

Ten of us stayed for a long weekend at Barn Drift to celebrate a 50th birthday. All of us were unanimous in agreeing what a wonderful place it was. The design of the house has some very clever architectural features, it has been furnished extremely...More

Date of stay: October 2013
Thank MikeSW219
Management response:Responded 22 October 2013

Thank you very much indeed for your review. I know what an important weekend it was and am delighted that the event went so well. We hope you will come again soon. Best wishes, Alice & Jonny

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
London
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Reviewed 17 October 2013

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Date of stay: July 2011
Management response:Responded 22 October 2013

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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 October 2013

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Date of stay: May 2013
Management response:Responded 17 October 2013

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Patio
Ping Pong Table
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
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 Georgian town of Holt, full of boutiques, book shops, art galleries, antique shops, restaurants and wine bars.
Getting around
You can walk into the village to the deli, smoke house or pubs. There is a coastal bus that runs up and down the coast road, the nearest stop is outside the deli in Cley. There are also lot of reliable local taxi firms, details of which can be found in the house file.
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