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

Huge fabulous kitchen overlooking the sea
51 reviews
Huge fabulous kitchen overlooking the sea
Roof pruned Persian Ironwoods offering dappled shade in our most sheltered walled garden. Bliss!
With sheltered walled gardens Barn Drift is often the warmest place to be in the country.
Stunning sea views and uninterrupted landscape.
Unbeatable location!
Stunning all year round with total privacy, located on the edge of a seaside village.
Huge windows throughout the house letting in natural light.
With so much space inside you will find comfortable places to sit everywhere, all with good views.
Sit back and relax, there is enough comfortable seating for everyone.
With more than enough comfortable seating in two sitting rooms there is Sky TV available
All rooms are light and spacious.
Fresh soap, bath and hand towels are left out for each guests use.
Coastal or rural views from all 8 bedrooms.
Constant hot water. 5 en suites, 2 wet rooms, a large shower and 8 loos!
All bedrooms can be made up as either a double or twin bedroom at each guests request
Five of the bedrooms have en suite bathrooms, those without have a bathroom right next door
All bedrooms a pleasure to stay in.  Each can be a double or twin room upon request
Every bed in the house is extremely comfortable and made up with fine Egyptian cotton bed linen.
Plenty of books in every room
Expansive outside space with gorgeous views as well as lots of sheltered areas in which to relax.
Table tennis and many other games available.
Huge gardens offering such verity, with stunning rural and sea views.
take it easy!
The location is exceptional, there are beautiful and varied walks right from the front door
Now fully licensed for weddings and civil ceremonies!
The perfect house for Christmas and new year.
Always cosy!
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8 Bedrooms , 8 Bathrooms , Sleeps 16
Cley Next the Sea, Holt, Norfolk, East Anglia, England
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). I... Read more
Listing #HL313829
About the Owner
Alice A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:88%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
While you are staying at Barn Drift we ensure that you have total privacy, we leave keys for you to collect from a key safe near by and our card on arrival with clear contact information making us available to you 24 hours a day should you have any questions at all. However if you want staff of any kind during your stay we would be delighted to put you in touch with our friends who run their own cooking or cleaning businesses locally and are utterly charming and helpful - they all know and love the house and local area so can go that extra mile for you. Just say the word!
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

This is an amazing destination. The location itself is in a great place of Norfolk with most tourist areas accessible within an hours drive. The house itself is immaculate. We couldn't believe the high quality finish of the location. The building is stunning, and the...More

Thank Demonakis
Alice A, VR Owner at Barn Drift, Cley-Next-The-Sea, Holt, North Norfolk, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review - so pleased you appreciated everything at Barn Drift, good to hear as our team work so hard and we hope you'll be back. Holt is a real gem isn't it! Yours, Alice & Jonny

Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

A fantastic house; a beautiful setting near the beach, lots of space and very comfortable. Everything was easy and everyone was happy! Thank you for a wonderful weekend.

Thank Madeleine A
Alice A, VR Owner at Barn Drift, Cley-Next-The-Sea, Holt, North Norfolk, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2017

Thank you for your kind review- we very much hope you'll be back soon! Best wishes, Alice and Jonny

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Reviewed June 8, 2017

Wonderful luxury accommodation with beautiful views over the sea. Great outdoor entertaining space and really special interiors to a very high standard. Perfect for our family gathering.

Thank Caroline F
Alice A, VR Owner at Barn Drift, Cley-Next-The-Sea, Holt, North Norfolk, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2017

Thank you for your kind review - see you next time! Best wishes, Alice

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(5)
  • Dining Seats (16)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (5)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(8)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (16)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (3)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
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...
    3 Showers
    5 Attached (ensuite)
    8 Kings
    5 Cribs
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
May 27, 2018 -
Jun 30, 2018
3 nights
Jul 1, 2018 -
Sep 1, 2018
6 nights
Sep 2, 2018 -
Sep 22, 2018
3 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: $1,325 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Please call to discuss prices or anything at all. Book from 3 nights minimum stay or stay as long as you like. The house has 8 bedrooms and 16 zip & link beds, 2 per room (also 3 cot beds & 2 travel cots & we don't mind if you want to bring more or even tents for the garden!).
You choose ~ either 8 bedrooms and a sitting room or 7 bedrooms and 2 sitting rooms (one of the sitting rooms can be set up as a very comfortable bedroom).
You choose which bedrooms you'd like as twin and which double.
We charge £1,200 extra for weddings/events.
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About the neighborhood
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.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Norwich: 25.5 mi
Railway: Norwich, Kings Lynn or Dereham: 26.1 mi
3 hour drive from London or Birmingham
50 minute drive from Norwich train station
15 minute drive from Sheringham train station
50 minute drive from Kings Lynn or Dereham train station
If coming by train we can recommend taxis from the station
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.6 mi.
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