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3 Old Market Place

Harleston, Norfolk (Ref. 1143422)

Best Escapes rating

  • 21 Guests

  • 8 Bedrooms

  • 7 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Open fire
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Over three floors
  • Eight bedrooms: 1 x second-floor super-king-size, with en-suite Jacuzzi bath, basin and WC, 1 x four-poster super-king-size with roll-top bath and en-suite basin and WC, 3 x second-floor doubles, 1 x double bunk with 2 x en-suite shower basin and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x second-floor single with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Second-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Steam room
  • Heating
  • Oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: No parking
  • Note: No outside space Note : There is also a sofa bed on the middle floor, should you need to make use.

The property

3 Old Market Place, a grand, three-storey property situated in the town centre of Harleston, Norfolk. Formerly the town’s bank and post office, this substantial residence stands as a testament to architectural splendour and timeless elegance, perfect for large gatherings for friends and family. As you approach the property, a stately facade welcomes you, adorned with intricately designed details, a light blue front door and sash windows that allow natural light to dance across the exterior. Upon entering, a grand beautiful entrance hall captures your attention, setting the tone for the opulence that awaits within. The interior boasts spacious rooms, high ceilings, and exquisite detailing that reflects a commitment to craftsmanship; find the sitting room first, complete with plush furnishings, a woodburning stove and a TV for entertainment. Continue through to a formal living room, bathed in natural light, providing an intimate setting for memorable meals. A beautiful staircase curves up the first and second floors, with a large skylight at the top offering plenty of light to the ground floor. The first floor hosts four bedrooms, each appointed with their own unique charm and splendid decorations. On this level there is also a 6-8 person hammam steam room to rejuvenate yourself after a long day. Continue to the second-floor, home to four further bedrooms, each beautifully presented, with the master occupying a lavish en-suite bathroom with double sinks and a jacuzzi bath. Steeped in history, the town of Harleston is a delightful blend of quaint charm and amenities, making it a captivating destination for holidaymakers. Winding streets lined with centuries-old buildings showcase Harleston's rich heritage, where Georgian and Tudor architecture seamlessly coexist; expect to find a range of independent shops, boutiques, pubs, cafes and restaurants. Tour its resident museum, covering both artistic and cultural exhibitions, or perhaps head to Diss, a nearby town, idyllic for afternoon strolls around Frenze Beck Nature Reserve. Further afield, journey to Norwich by car and traverse the Ethelbert Gate, The Plantation Garden or embark on a Norwich Ghost Walks for a thrilling experience, whilst the thriving coastline including The Denes Beach and Walberswick Beach are not much further away and promises a day of sunbathing, swimming and even surfing! If you’re seeking an opulent base in Norfolk, look no further than 3 Old Market Place.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £900.

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About the location


Pulham St Mary 3 miles; Bungay 8 miles; Beccles 13 miles; Norwich 19 miles; Southwold 18 miles.

Located on the Norfolk/Suffolk border, Harleston nestles in the beautiful Waveney Valley within easy reach of the Suffolk Heritage Coast and with endless beautiful towns and villages just a short drive away. This friendly town offers ancient inns, charming individual shops, good restaurants and cafes, an art gallery and local museum, and a weekly market. Enjoy antique auctions, country walks from your doorstep, angling and birdwatching. Endless day trips include the Aviation & Steam Train Museums, Castles, Cathedrals, Breweries, Vineyards, the famous Norfolk Broads, and the Sandringham Estate. Nearby Bungay boasts many historic attractions, the ruins of Bigod's Castle, Buttercross, a Spring Garden market, a Summer antiques fair and Christmas Market, attracting many people each year. A 30 minute drive to the fabulous Suffolk coast brings you to magical Southwold with its famous amber shop, and even nearer is the market town of Beccles at the head of the Broads.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas