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Encompassing Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset, the South West is one of the most popular cottage holiday destinations in the UK. Boasting some of the most unspoilt countryside and coastline in the UK, it is easy to see why booking holiday cottages in the South West is so popular. Read More
The North West England region is home to the counties of Cheshire, Cumbria and Lancashire, each with their own unique qualities that draw in international visitors. The region is steeped in history as well as popular tourist attractions making it a popular destination to visit all year round. Read More
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The UK is blessed with some of the most beautiful and diverse National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty anywhere in the world. For us, these stretch from Isles of Scilly holiday cottages in the south to the very tip of Scotland. The largest of these is the Lake District but there are well over 50 in total. Read More
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Here at Fountains Fell you can enjoy the peace of the countryside in this woodland setting yet only a mile to the coast. Perfect for families and dog friendly this spacious barn offers luxury accommodation in a stunning location.
Fountains Fell oozes character and charm with oak beams, vaulted ceilings the barn has been carefully designed and is open plan. There are 3 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms, large entrance hallway, a wood burner, mezzanine, well equipped kitchen with breakfast bar, utility room and private walled garden.
The barn is ideal for holidays and special breaks at any time of the year and is the perfect place to relax. This part of Norfolk is also a walkers heaven with stunning coast and country walks from your doorstep.
The barn is located in Sidestrand, which is situated a few miles south of Cromer. There are many attractions within easy reach including the Norfolk Coastal Path walks and nearby villages of Overstrand and Mundesley.
* 2 kingsize, 1 double, 1 bunk beds
* 3 bathrooms (2 ensuite)
* Large open plan lounge and dining space
* Well equipped kitchen
* Mezzanine floor with TV and games console for the kids
* Private fully enclosed garden + 2 balconies with woodland views
* Free fast Wifi
* Driveway parking for 2-3 cars
* Pets welcome
The barn is situated along a quiet single driveway, nestled between a large farmers field and woodland and looks out towards the sea with the coastal clifftop being a short walk away. The barn has two gardens and two balconies - it's own private walled garden perfect for containing little ones and furry pets and a designer landscaped communal courtyard; a balcony at the back of the barn and another at the side. Both gardens can be accessed from the bedrooms and the private back garden can also be accessed via steps from the back balcony. It has a patio area with a large outdoor dining table and chairs, a BBQ and lawned area. The back balcony spans the width of the barn and has outdoor bistro seating from which to enjoy the sunshine, woodland views and often red-sky sunsets. The side balcony has a large outdoor dining table and bench seating.
There is dedicated off-road parking for 2 to 3 cars.
The hub of the downstairs space is the large hallway, the perfect place to congregate as you return from long coastal or woodland walks or active days on the beach. From here you can access the bedrooms and bathrooms which are all located on the ground level; three large bedrooms (two with their own ensuite), the family bathroom and a utility room. Each bedroom has direct access to either the communal or private gardens via its own set of French doors.
Bedroom 1 - kingsize bed, TV, Ensuite shower room with large walk-in shower.
Bedroom 2 - kingsize bed and 1 set of bunk beds
Bedroom 3 - double bed, Ensuite shower room
Family bathroom - with modern freestanding bath (with shower hose)
Utility room - with washing machine, small freezer and butler sink
First Floor Description
The main living space is semi-open plan, which is centred around an imposing fireplace (with wood burner) and complemented by the high vaulted ceilings, oak beams and traditional brick and flint walls.
Kitchen area - large with ample cupboard and worktop space; well equipped with a Rangemaster oven and hob, freestanding wine cooler, dishwasher, fridge, microwave, kettle, toaster, slow cooker and Nespresso machine. The kitchen is also fully stocked with ample crockery, glassware, pots/pans, serving dishes etc ensuring you have everything you need to cook from scratch. The kitchen also boasts a breakfast bar area, linking this space to the open plan living area and French doors out to a side balcony with seating.
Lounge/dining area - large comfy corner sofa, armchairs, coffee table; fireplace with wood burner; French doors sporting fantastic woodland views and access to back balcony; large dining table and chairs, extra bench seating; wall mounted TV which can be viewed from the living space or kitchen.
Mezzanine (the perfect hangout for the children or an alternative seating area) - sofa, TV (with DVD player, Wii games console, DVDs and Wii games). Cupboard containing kids toys and kids/adults board games.
Window Views Description
The barn is located along a shingle driveway which looks out over a farmers field to the front and woodland views to the back. It has ample private outside space from which to enjoy the many different views ..... so why not have your morning coffee on the kitchen balcony appreciating the early sunshine and beautiful views, or treat yourself to a sundowner drink whilst watching the sun setting from the back balcony...or simply chill, relax and BBQ in the private garden which benefits from all day sun.
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Adventure park - Great family day out where all can play amongst the trees, jumping, swinging and creating treasured memories.Visit Website
Amazona Zoo, Cromer
A small zoo, home to a wide range of animals from Tropical South America in secluded grounds just a few minutes’ drive from Cromer town centre, plus indoor and outdoor play areas.Visit Website
Lots to do here including a junior farm with indoor play area, children's fun fair, 18-hole mini adventure golf, lots of shops, places to eat and picnic areas.Visit Website
Explore the house and experience what life was like in the 1930s when Philip Kerr, the last private owner of Blickling Estate, lived there. The gardens and house are breath-taking, well worth a visit. Christmas is also a great time to visit as in early December at weekends the house and gardens are illuminated – absolutely stunning and unmissable if you are here at the time.Visit Website
An absolutely beautiful privately-owned estate on the North Norfolk coastVisit Website
Eating and Drinking
The White Horse, Overstrand
Pub/restaurant - Newly refurbished bar/lounge area serving classic pub food and a children’s menu. Also has a beer garden, great children’s play area and games room. There is also a fine-dining restaurant in the adjacent barn.Visit Website
The Gunton Arms, Thorpe Market
An amazing pub & restaurant set in the grounds of a historic and extensive deer park, with steaks cooked on an open fire in the restaurant. In the summer you can sit outside and watch the deer in the park.Visit Website
The Ship Inn, Mundesley
Really good pub grub, with beer garden & small children's play area on clifftop (it is very secure!) overlooking the beach. Booking is advisable at weekends and particularly in the summer season as can get very busy.Visit Website
5 min drive away - they also deliver to the barn. Other supermarkets in the area include Lidl, Co-Op and Tesco Metro all within 3 miles.Visit Website
10 min drive away (North Walsham outskirts) - they also deliver to the barn.Visit Website
Sporting Attractions and Activities
Golf - Royal Cromer Golf Club
Visitors are welcome at Royal Cromer any day of the week and can look forward to a memorable experience. The course stands amongst the best cliff-top layouts in England, boasting fantastic views over the coastline and offers a fun and varied challenge to players of all levels. There are 3 other courses all within a few miles at Sheringham, Mundesley and West Runton.Visit Website
Boating on the Norfolk Broads
Why not take a river tour trip, or if you fancy taking a boat out yourselves for the day there are many places these can be hired. Day boats can be hired from Wroxham, Stalham, Sutton Staithe, Potter Heigham and Horning. There are many pubs and places to stop along the way or take your own picnic. River trips can also be taken on the Mississippi Paddle Boat from the Swan Hotel, Horning from March to November (www.southern-comfort.co.ukVisit Website
Seal watching and boat trips
Take a boat and see the seals in their natural habitat. There are a number of boats operating from Blakeney and Morston.If you prefer to see the seals from land rather than boat an excellent place to go is Horsey. The seals come on to the beach in the winter months to give birth and the beach is literally covered - it is quite an amazing sight.Visit Website
Norfolk has a large number of birdwatching sites, ranging from RSPB & Norfolk Wildlife Trust reserves with lots of facilities, to more low-key general birdwatching areas where it is possible to get away from it all.Visit Website
Cycling - and bike hire
Norfolk is fantastic for cycling, there are plenty of quiet county lanes to explore and lots of cycle paths to enjoy. The Sustrans National Cycle Network (www.sustrans.org.uk ) using old railway paths, forest tracks, country parks, bridleways, quiet minor roads and traffic-calmed streets in urban areas, passes through Norfolk and is designed to make cycling fun, safe and simple. The quieter paths, including the Marriott's Way (www.marriottsway.info), are a great place for children and new cyclists to practice their cycling skills and many are just the right length for a day ride. There are a few places where you can hire cycles from; o www.woodlandholidaypark.co.uk (01263 704459) is just around the corner from the barn o www. broadlandcyclehire.co.uk o www.norfolkcyclehire.co.ukVisit Website
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