“Wonderfully restored barn with hardworking owners – situated near the coast and the Broads” - VisitEngland Assessor
Swanton Abbott, Norfolk
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Our Inspector's view
16th-century Hoste Barn, near the coast, the Broads and Norwich, this extremely well-presented barn is maintained very well. Continual hard work and investment maintains high standards, the 'Wow' Factor and ensure guests have an amazing experience. It's set in well-maintained gardens and stunning grounds. The property features a 50ft vaulted, original timber framed roof. It stands in unspoilt countryside with its own tennis court, and nearby are excellent restaurants and pubs. The modern interior features Hi-fi, Wi-fi, plasma cinema screen, Blu-ray and a real fire. Pets are welcome here.
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About the area
The North Norfolk Coast is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and probably the finest of its kind in Europe. Here you’ll find a string of quaint villages and small towns – Holkham, Wells-next-the-Sea and Cley next the Sea are 21st-century favourites, while Sheringham and Cromer are classic examples of a good old-fashioned seaside resort where grand Victorian hotels look out to sea. Further round the coast you'll find Great Yarmouth, one of the most popular resorts in the UK and packed full of amusements, shops and seashore entertainment. And let's not forget Norwich, the region's only city.
Norfolk prides itself on its wealth of historic houses, the most famous being Sandringham, where Her Majesty the Queen and her family spend Christmas. Many of Norfolk’s towns have a particular charm and a strong sense of community. The quiet market towns of Fakenham and Swaffham are prime examples, as well as Thetford, with its popular museum focusing on the TV comedy series Dad’s Army which was filmed in the area.
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