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View towards the kitchen area
View towards the cottage
Enjoying something naughty but nice
Spacious open-plan kitchen, lounge  and dining area
Comfortable seating area
Cosy up in front of the wood burner
The stylish kitchen is well-equipped
Ideal for dining
The romantic bedroom with antique styling
Attention to detail throughout
The beautiful bathroom suite
Enjoy a glass or two while watching the sun go down
A warm welcome awaits
View from the garden towards the cottage
Spacious enclosed garden
Enjoy the peace and quiet
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2 / 16  View towards the cottage
3 / 16  Enjoying something naughty but nice
4 / 16  Spacious open-plan kitchen, lounge and dining area
5 / 16  Comfortable seating area
6 / 16  Cosy up in front of the wood burner
7 / 16  The stylish kitchen is well-equipped
8 / 16  Ideal for dining
9 / 16  The romantic bedroom with antique styling
10 / 16  Attention to detail throughout
11 / 16  The beautiful bathroom suite
12 / 16  Enjoy a glass or two while watching the sun go down
13 / 16  A warm welcome awaits
14 / 16  View from the garden towards the cottage
15 / 16  Spacious enclosed garden
16 / 16  Enjoy the peace and quiet

Mill Barn Cottage

Banham, Norfolk
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Romantic
Towels included
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At a glance

  • A peaceful and romantic setting from which to explore the local countryside by foot, bike or car and a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the big skies Norfolk is famous for
  • Many local attractions including Thetford Forest, Banham Zoo and Bressingham Steam Park, or visit the fine City of Norwich with Norman castle, impressive cathedral and attractions
  • Many fine pubs to visit with good food and live music
Property code: 53952

Perfect for two, this romantic cottage offers a tranquil setting surrounded by countryside from which to explore the wider area.

Perfect for two guests, this property is a romantic cottage in a tranquil setting surrounded by countryside. This cosy and peaceful barn conversion has been thoughtfully and imaginatively renovated, and retains original features including vaulted ceilings, a traditional wood burner and exposed beams. Set on one level, this lovely link-detached barn comprises a light and spacious open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner; a charming bedroom with an antique-style double bed, and a wonderful bathroom featuring a Victorian-style roll-top bath. There’s also a delightful enclosed garden with a large lawn, fruit trees, furniture and BBQ.

This is a lovely secluded spot, perfect for exploring beautiful countryside and enjoying the big skies Norfolk is famous for. Banham Zoo, a 50-acre site with over 2,000 animals, is just a mile away from the cottage.

There are many fantastic attractions in this beautiful part of Norfolk, including Thetford Forest (21 miles), which offers glorious walking and biking opportunities, outdoor events and live music. Motorsport fans can visit Snetterton Race Circuit (7 miles), or you could head to the Norfolk Broads for more tranquil pleasures (32 miles). The vibrant city of Norwich is 22 miles away, or you could explore the coast, with Lowestoft 39 miles away

  • 1 bedroom - double
  • 1 bathroom - bath with shower over
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Underfloor heating
  • Smart TV and DVD in lounge
  • Charcoal BBQ available
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Shop and pub within walking distance
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Adam Beeney

This property is personally managed by Adam.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 35 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Joy 13th May 2022

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Reviewed by James 4th May 2022

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Lovely setting definitely remote, you will need the car to do the basics, you can't really walk from the cottage anywhere. Relaxing, garden is great for the dog, the shared drive isn't an issue, there's an easy workaround that was more than perfect for us. Lots to explore and easy to find places to enjoy an evening meal or lunch, great central baseRead more to explore coastal areas, a day out to Cromer is recommended If WIFI is important, then this was the only downside for us Hide

Reviewed by Ruth 30th April 2022

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Lovely Cottage, everything we needed and plenty of space for the dog, would recommend.....

Reviewed by Adrian 15th April 2022

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The cottage was very pretty, cosy and well equipped. The welcome pack was much appreciated as were the flowers, biscuits and doggy treats . Loved the cosiness of the cottage and the roll top bath and bedroom were lovely.

Reviewed by Helen 9th April 2022

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Lovely cottage, welcome pack left on the table including dog treats which our dog loved! The cottage was clean and tidy. Bath is very high and I can see why someone put in a review previously about it being difficult to get in and out of! Garden is secure as long as you shut the gate but it tells you about this in the cottage pack. Lots of things Read moreto do and lots of leaflets also left we updated some of them! Hide

Reviewed by Lisa 25th March 2022

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A lovely, clean and well equipped cottage. We had a really peaceful and tranquil stay.

Reviewed by Barbara 19th March 2022

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The cottage was extremely well equipped, very comfortable and cosy. The bath was just too deep for me to get in and out of, but it would not present a problem to more agile people. A very nice place to stay, lots to see and do in the area.

Reviewed by Donna 18th February 2022

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Reviewed by Alan 21st January 2022

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With many of the Covid restrictions lifted my wife & I were looking forward to our week in the country again after a 2 year break. We use the time to just relax and spend some quality time with our deaf rescue dog. Obviously because of her condition it is essential that the property has an enclosed and secure garden so she can run around off lead. Read moreThis property claims in the brochure to be so but sadly not the case. When we arrived we noticed large gaps in the external gate and a flimsy wire fen Hide

Reviewed by Krystal 29th December 2021

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Perfect in every way!

Reviewed by Fiona 22nd December 2021

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Beautiful cottage to a high standard with plenty of space. Heating was toasty and fire if needed when colder! Lovely welcome pack with treats even for our dog. Was beautifully decorated for Christmas as asked. Bed very comfortable. Owners on hand if any problems. Have stayed here twice and will return again.

Reviewed by Gillian 22nd October 2021

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The cottage is on a very fast road. The garden is not dog secure as it is a shared drive with the house behind. No dog walking unless you risk the very fast road. The bathroom looks lovely and would be to a lot of people.However, I am 5ft tall and the VERY deep bath was too high for me to get in ! The shower was in the bath so NO shower or bath forRead more me. Luckily we were only there for 4 nights so I didn't smell too bad. Have to put your drink on the floor by one sofa as no table. Sheet not ironed Hide

Reviewed by Tracey 24th September 2021

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Very helpful owners. Garden is secure, with shared access driveway. Our dog isn't good with strangers and this could be an issue, owners did come to our rescue with a temporary fence (fantastic). Very clean. Countryside all around, so take care walking as the local people drive along with speed!!!

Reviewed by Marlene 10th September 2021

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The flowers, biscuits, milk and orange juice were much appreciated. A very comfortable cottage in a peaceful setting.

Reviewed by K 27th August 2021

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Reviewed by Nancy 20th August 2021

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The cottage was wonderful and had everything you need for a comfy week away. The bath was especially good and was a real treat to sit and relax in.

Reviewed by Hannah 23rd July 2021

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A lovely cosy cottage for a couple and a dog in an idealic location. Lots to do and see in nearby towns, with easy access to both Suffolk and Norfolk. We would stay again in the future if looking for somewhere to stay for a short break away and would recommend to family and friends.

Reviewed by Helen 18th July 2021

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The cottage was very well laid out, everything you needed was available. The garden area outside for you to use was lovely. The owners were on hand to help with a couple of issues and they sorted them immediately, they were very pleasant and friendly. However the shower over the bath was not to our particular liking as personally we prefer a separaRead morete shower unit. It was set in beautiful countryside but more remote and a lot further from the coast than we had realised. Hide

Reviewed by Anthony 9th July 2021

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Reviewed by Elizabeth 11th June 2021

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A great cottage for two people set in lovely countryside. Would definitely recommend it to anyone with a dog who enjoys walking and eating out as there are many dog friendly pubs to be found in and around the area. Hope to return in the future!

Reviewed by JANET 21st May 2021

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Lovely barn conversation, with good facilities.

Reviewed by Margaret 14th May 2021

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This cottage is perfect for two people and in a good location. Personally we do not like large roll top baths as we are not very tall and they are difficult to get in and out of. The owners were very helpful regarding our inability to work the TV and DVD. We stayed there three years ago and hopefully will be staying again next year.

Reviewed by Teresa 30th April 2021

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Beautiful cottage, ideal for the 2 of us and our dog Alfie. Quiet and peaceful surroundings. Our second time, will definitely be back again

Reviewed by Philip 23rd April 2021

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We had a really enjoyable week in a pretty, beautifully decorated barn with a lovely large enclosure garden. The owners were very friendly and helpful and provided a very thoughtful welcome pack. We enjoyed walking across the fields to Kenninghall and lunch at the Red Lion. The cottage is well placed for trips to the coast, the Broads, Norwich and Read moreThetford Forest. Hide

Reviewed by Allan 16th April 2021

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Lovely location clean and spacious bit of a sun trap in afternoon my dog had plenty of freedom

Reviewed by Peter 13th April 2021

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We had a lovely relaxing stay. Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Teresa 30th October 2020

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We had a wonderful week in this beautiful cottage with our dog Alfie. It was peaceful and very relaxing. We cant wait to come back.

Reviewed by Gary 16th October 2020

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Nicely equipped little barn,very comfortable and the break that we both needed,the owners we're very pleasant and made us feel very welcome. Thank you.

Reviewed by Fiona 9th October 2020

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Lovely cottage plenty of room and well equipped, clean and cosy! Looking forward to staying again.

Reviewed by Jane 25th September 2020

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The cottage was lovely but in our opinion it needed some adjustments ( as stated above) to make it really comfortable. It was very homely and had everything you needed. Location slightly remote from most tourist destinations but that was our error.

Reviewed by Andrew 11th September 2020

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A very nicely equipped cottage, tastefully converted from a barn. It is an ideal base for a very relaxing holiday for two and a dog. A couple of potential negatives to be aware of: 1. The bath shower is very attractive but, unfortunately a "form over function" failure. 2. There is no footpath on the road outside the property which has some very fasRead moret traffic Hide

Reviewed by Gordon 28th August 2020

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A well presented cottage that has flair. Road to Diss can be noisy at times but in a lovely location.

Reviewed by Nick 7th August 2020

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The cottage was lovely with great facilities. The weather was very very hot and so we made use of the large garden and bbq quite a lot which was a great advantage.

Reviewed by Allison 31st July 2020

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Reviewed by Geraldine 24th July 2020

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Enjoyable stay and very comfortable. Owners very welcoming. Lovely countryside.

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View towards the kitchen area
View towards the cottage
Enjoying something naughty but nice
Spacious open-plan kitchen, lounge  and dining area
Comfortable seating area
Cosy up in front of the wood burner
The stylish kitchen is well-equipped
Ideal for dining
The romantic bedroom with antique styling
Attention to detail throughout
The beautiful bathroom suite
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Location

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The most northerly county in the East of England, Norfolk is a land of beautiful contrasts. From the swooning reed beds and endless maze of waterways in the Norfolk Broads; the unspoilt stretches of fens and shingle spits where bird and wildlife thrive; a famous royal palace and the historic cathedral city of Norwich, this enticing area of England is just waiting to be discovered. Visit Sandringham Palace and see where the Queen lives or find out where lavender grows; you could journey to one of the largest seal haul outs in Europe at Blakeney Point or have a traditional day at the seaside at Cromer and Great Yarmouth. The cathedral gilded city of Norwich is a wonderful place to lose yourself either walking the ramparts of Norwich Castle or the RAF Air Defence Radar Museum. The city has an exceptional array of shops, cafes and restaurants to enjoy. Well connected to the national rail and road network, Norfolk is easily accessible from London, the M25 and from major city terminals.

Norfolk is characterised by its horizons and big skies, straight highways and rural trappings. Also, when it comes to attractions, visitors to the county will be spoilt for choice. If you love animals and birds, head to RSPB Titchwell Marsh, or the Cley-Next-The-Sea. With such a long coastline Norfolk boasts some magnificent stretches of beach – favourites include Cromer, Old Hunstanton, Wells-Next-The Sea, the dunes of Winterton-on-Sea, and Brancaster (a favourite for dog owners).

There are so many places to visit and activities to get involved in on a Norfolk holiday. We have some lovely properties including country cottages, farm conversions, large family houses, apartments and surburban home from homes in our collection. Why not find your perfect holiday home today?

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