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The Barn

Hoveton & Wroxham, Norfolk (Ref. 1054487)


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  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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7 Customer Review(s)

  • Craig

    “Absolutely beautiful property.”

    Well equipped, Great location, lovely hosts. Would highly recommend.

    Well equipped, Great location, lovely hosts. Would highly recommend.

    - Craig, May 2024


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite freestanding bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 2 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom
  • Kitchen/diner
  • 2 x utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Snug
  • Oil central heating
  • Range cooker with electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • 2 x Smart TVs and WiFi, outdoor/indoor table tennis table
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Enclosed garden with lawn, patio, furniture, table tennis and barbecue
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.3 miles, pub 1.4 miles
  • Note: The indoor swimming pool is shared with other properties and can be booked in advance on a hourly basis at an extra charge
  • Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350

The property

The Barn is a brilliant, four-bedroom holiday home resting rurally near the twin villages of Hoveton & Wroxham, a bustling setting regarded as the capital of the Norfolk Broads. Boasting ample off-road parking space, a large, enclosed garden with lawn and patio areas, gorgeous woodland views, and a collection of immaculate, tastefully-presented interiors complete with impressive wooden beams, crisp décor, and natural slate flagstone flooring, this stunning retreat makes an idyllic base or a large family, group of friends, or even sharing couples, who are seeking to refresh with a relaxing, fuss-free escape to the country. Step inside The Barn, your beautiful new home-from-home, and make yourself comfortable in a variety of elegant living spaces. A fully-equipped kitchen diner housing an impressive range cooker, American-style fridge/freezer, and a breakfast bar serves as a great spot to prepare and tuck into meals with your loved ones. To relax, choose from a plush sitting room that offers two sofas, a crackling woodburning stove, and a sleek, wall-mounted Smart TV, or a snug room where the younger members of the party can get lost in a film or while the night away playing board games. There is also table tennis which can be assembled indoors or outside, providing hours of competitive family fun. On warmer days, take your festivities out into the rear garden, where you can delight in some alfresco dining on the patio with the help of the barbecue whilst the rest of the group gets competitive over a game of football! When sleep calls, refresh with a dip in the bath or a soak under the shower before you finally retire for a well-earned rest in one of the four decadent bedrooms, including two king-sizes with their very own en-suite bath and shower rooms. If you can tear yourself from your amazing new dwelling, head out to explore what your local surroundings have to offer. A handful of local pubs can be found just a short drive from the property, such as The Crown Inn in Smallburgh, and the Cross Keys in Dilham. Situated three miles north of Wroxham, considered the heart of the Norfolk Broads, the Broadland village of Tunstead, home to the popular Horse & Groom pub, is a wonderful place from which to explore the Norfolk Broads National Park, a picturesque 125 miles of man-made, lock-free waterways and stunning scenery and wildlife. There are many picturesque villages to visit and plenty of waterside pubs and restaurants to stop off at too. For beach lovers the seaside village of Happisburgh with its iconic candy-striped lighthouse is just a brief drive away. This is one of many beautiful local sandy beaches which are dog friendly too. Several attractions are located a brief car drive from your new lodgings, such as Wroxham Miniature Worlds, Wroxham Barns, Museum of the Broads, and the BeWILDerwood Norfolk theme park, whilst further afield, the noteworthy locations of Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens, SEA LIFE Great Yarmouth, and the National Trust site of Blickling Hall are all worth a visit. Make memories to last a lifetime in Norfolk at The Barn.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location


Norwich 7 miles; North Walsham 10 miles; Aylsham 11 miles.

Hoveton & Wroxham are twin villages lying either side of the tranquil River Bure in Norfolk, commonly referred to as the “Capital of the Broads” and is the main centre for boating on the Broads. The villages are home to a wide range of shops, bars and restaurants as well as numerous boating emporia. Hoveton & Wroxham is home to a railway station with trains regularly running to Norwich or the coast, or you can spend a day on the Bure Valley Railway, a narrow gauge steam and diesel service running between the market town of Aylsham and Wroxham. The local area offers a wide choice of places to visit from craft barns and beautiful gardens to National Trust properties and Redwings Horse Sanctuary. Just four miles away is Sprowston Manor Hotel and Country Club with a golf club and spa. A short drive from Hoveton & Wroxham will bring you to the popular city of Norwich which boasts some of the finest buildings in Britain, with two cathedrals, a Norman castle and several large houses. Norwich also offers art galleries, museums, theatres and cinemas, as well as beautiful parks and gardens. Visit its stylish pubs, cafés and restaurants and enjoy its excellent shopping facilities. With Norfolk’s beautiful and varied coastline within easy reach, this is a lovely location for discovering Norfolk.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas