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A peaceful location
A lovely room for that special meal
Fun for all the family
Pefect for everyone
Kitchen/diner
King-size bedroom
Finishing touches
King-size bedroom with exposed beams
Twin zip-and-link bedroom
A tranquil location
Twin zip-and-link bedroom
Cloakroom
King-size bedroom
Charming king-size bedroom
Bathroom
Freestanding roll top bath
Country style king-size bedroom
King size bedroom
Home from home
Downstairs shower room
View of house across the pond
Ideal for those summer evenings
Entertainment for the whole family
View of the front of the propery
View from the bedroom window
View looking up the drive
Relax!
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12 / 35  Pefect for everyone
13 / 35  Kitchen/diner
14 / 35  King-size bedroom
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17 / 35  Twin zip-and-link bedroom
18 / 35  A tranquil location
19 / 35  Twin zip-and-link bedroom
20 / 35  Cloakroom
21 / 35  King-size bedroom
22 / 35  Charming king-size bedroom
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25 / 35  Country style king-size bedroom
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29 / 35  View of house across the pond
30 / 35  Ideal for those summer evenings
31 / 35  Entertainment for the whole family
32 / 35  View of the front of the propery
33 / 35  View from the bedroom window
34 / 35  View looking up the drive
35 / 35  Relax!

The Farm House At Shelton

Norwich (11mls S), Norfolk
Sleeps 12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms 4
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Enjoy the hot tub and relax while the kids play pool in the games room, there is loads to keep them entertained.
  • A stunning farmhouse in a tranquil rural location close to many local attractions - Banham Zoo, The Dinosaur Adventure Park and Bewilderwood
  • Large enclosed rear garden with Go Karts and table tennis.
Property code: 42594

Approached via winding country roads the property stands at the end of a long drive near the owner’s house. Recently renovated to a lovely standard the owners have retained much of the original features and charm. With Hot Tub.

At the end of a long sweeping drive is this recently renovated stunning and spacious farmhouse. Retaining all of its original charm through exposed beams, vaulted ceilings, wooden flooring and timber-framed windows, the property also boasts a wood burner for chillier evenings. Outside find plenty to entertain guests of all ages, from a hot tub to a table tennis table and even a set of Go Karts. With four king-size rooms and two twins, it’s perfect for celebrating special occasions with friends and family.

The village of Long Stratton is less than 4 miles away and hosts a selection of shops, tearooms and pubs: perfect for stocking up on supplies or enjoying hearty meals out. Have a morning stroll before stopping for something sweet at Tudor Bakehouse, or enjoy Sunday lunch with all the trimmings at The Swan Inn.

Head to the coast to discover Norfolk’s string of beautiful sandy beaches, including Waxham (37 miles), plus the charming Suffolk seaside towns of Southwold (26 miles) and Aldeburgh (32 miles). Culture lovers can choose between the National Trust’s Sutton Hoo (32 miles), and Blickling (34 miles), while younger guests would enjoy Banham Zoo (16 miles) and BeWILDerwood (25 miles).

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 6 Bedrooms - 4 king size bedrooms, 2 twin - (zip & link which can be made into a super king)
  • Bathrooms - Bathroom room, 2 shower rooms, separate WC
  • TV & DVD
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Woodburner (1st basket of logs included)
  • Rayburn
  • Electric oven and hob
  • Microwave and fridge freezer
  • Two dishwashers
  • Washing machine
  • Hot tub
  • Charcoal BBQ
  • Off road parking
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Central heating
  • 6 Cots, 6 highchairs and 2 booster seats  
  • Pedal Go Karts
  • Hairdryer
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Shop & pub 4 miles
  • Arrival time: 16:00pm

This property is personally managed by Adam.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 44 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Lewis 6th March 2020

Staying at the farmhouse in a group of 10 people for a long weekend, we all had an amazing time. We were made to feel welcome as we were greeted when arriving and shown how to use the houses equipment. The house is very clean and well kept with loads to do if you wanted to "stay in" and the scenery is beautiful. There are local shops nearby and pleRead morenty of fun activities to do within driving distance. The owners were very accommodating and we will definitely be staying again in the future. 10/10 Hide

Reviewed by Amanda 28th February 2020

A wonderful house, very well equipped with outdoor games, wii, board games and kitchen stacked with everything you could need. Perfect size lounge and dining room for the 11 of us and all lovely bedrooms. Owners are really helpful both before hand answering questions and across weekend when we forgot little bits. Whole family wants to re book for nRead moreext year Hide

Reviewed by Tom 15th February 2020

Lovely house & hosts! The perfect place for a family get together, lots of things to keep us busy on a rainy February weekend. Everything you could need in the house for cooking & entertaining. Nice little touches like decorating for birthday celebrations & freshly baked cakes made it a little more special! From a 3yr old to a 70 year old we all haRead mored a great time!!! Hide

Reviewed by Jayne 17th January 2020

Absolutely loved it .very well equipped with everything thought of. Lovely touches by the owners ie cupcakes and prossecco plus staple groceries tea coffee sugar and milk .Owners were very helpful and accommodating.. Was perfect being able to let dogs off in the garden and enjoyed greatly by our two canine guests. Brilliant weekend which we hope toRead more repeat. Hide

Reviewed by Luke 23rd December 2019

Amazing relaxing break. Thank you to Chris and Lucy could not be more helpful.

Reviewed by Suzanne 12th December 2019

WOW! What a fabulous house and wonderful hosts. We had an early family Christmas and the house was beautifully decorated for the occasion . The house had everything you needed, with an abundance of kitchen equipment , toys, games galore , plus hot tub. Chris & Lucy were splendid hosts & we look forward to returning again

Reviewed by Emily 5th December 2019

Absolutely fantastic holiday! Chris and Lucy were welcoming & so helpful but also left us to it so we could make the place our own. I would 100% recommend this property for large groups of friends for long weekends. We spent most of our time within the house and there was plenty of things to do - games / sports / hot tub / movies. Everything we neeRead moreded in the kitchen & the 2 dishwashers were a huge bonus. Dining room decorated for a 30th birthday & xmas decorations in the lounge! Just beautiful Hide

Reviewed by Nancy 29th November 2019

A warm welcome and a perfect place for a large family celebration or a getaway with friends. The decor is lovely and the amenities well thought out. We had a brilliant time.

Reviewed by Astrid 22nd November 2019

The cottage was perfect for celebrating my husbands 60th birthday with our friends. The host was welcoming and even left us cupcakes. The cottage is immaculate and very well equipped. There was something for everyone and enough space not to feel crowded.

Reviewed by Louise 1st November 2019

We stayed to 2 nights, 9 ladies to celebrate a special birthday. The owners welcomed us and were very helpful. They were kind enough to leave birthday balloons, Prosecco and some cake. Once theyd made sure we were settled they left us to our devices but we knew they were available if needed. The house was immaculate and Well set up for all sorts ofRead more party sizes and different combinations of people. The bedrooms are huge! And lovely. Comfy beds and a good nights sleep for everyone. Hide

Reviewed by Joanna 25th October 2019

From our first contact with the hosts to the end of our holiday they were wonderful. Theyve thought of everything in the house you could need, loads of entertainment for all the family both inside and out, and a hot tub. The house is full of character, warmth and comfort and we were made to feel we could totally relax. Not always easy with 4 small Read morechildren and two dogs, but we really did. The setting and area is beautiful. Hide

Reviewed by Alison 4th October 2019

Lovely homely well equipped farm house set in its own grounds at the end of a drive. Peaceful but not with a sense of total isolation! Hosts are very welcoming and helpful, with homemade cakes and bubbly in fridge on arrival. Everything you need is contained at the property be it kitchen equipment to leisure activities. A real sense of comfort and Read morehome from home while still being practical and suitable for large groups. Hide

Reviewed by Ian 6th September 2019

Six double bedrooms, very well equipped, hot tub, very good if you want to get away from it all. Surrounded by a network of extremely quiet lanes, so safe walking and cycling. 70+ year old pensioners loved the go-karts!

Reviewed by Cheryl 23rd August 2019

This cottage is absolutely amazing both inside and out. The owners are so friendly and helpful and couldn't do enough for you. It is spotless with everything you could possibly need whilst on holiday. We did lots of cooking and they had every pan and utensil you could need. We didn't have any small children with us but the big go karts go plenty ofRead more use by the big kids and adults!! Couldn't recommend this property enough. Hide

Reviewed by Natasha 16th August 2019

Thank you to Chris and Lucy for making my mums 80th birthday celebration so special. The house and surroundings are beautiful, with plenty to entertain adults, young children and the 2 dogs. We all enjoyed the pool table, hot tub, table tennis and even the go carts. This is one of the best equipped houses I have stayed in, 2 fridges and dishwashersRead more and every kitchen utensil you may need, with a large bbq too if you get the weather. We had a fantastic week and I would highly recommend the house. Hide

Reviewed by Andrew 2nd August 2019

This is a beautiful, homely, comfortable cottage with everything we needed to have a relaxing holiday with children. We camecwith two other families and had enough space so we didnt feel cramped. The bedrooms are gorgeous and the outside is space is fabulous. The kids loved the hot tub and the games room. As did the adults. The owners are very niceRead more and were always on hand if we needed anything. I would definitely come here again. Lovely cottage. Hide

Reviewed by Sarah 19th July 2019

A beautiful house in a beautiful location. The house and gardens are equipped with everything you need for a relaxing and fun holiday! Food shop delivered on day one and straight into the holiday. We enjoyed family meals in the homely kitchen and games in the large lounge of an evening as well as relaxing in the gorgeous hot tub. Chris and Lucy areRead more lovely hosts! Highly recommend! Hide

Reviewed by Christine 5th July 2019

Stunning house with excellent accommodation and facilities. The circular stairs may be a challenge for some but does add to the charm if the house. Everything you could wish for to keep both adults and children amused.

Reviewed by Teresa 28th June 2019

Lucy & Chris made us feel really welcome. The house is very large but really homely. The secure garden areas were fantastic for our two 3year old Grandchildren and the wider grounds and large pond were lovely for walks for the adults. There is ample equipment supplied and lots of toys for young and old guests.

Reviewed by Andrew 21st June 2019

This is the perfect place for a large family get together away from it all. It was great to arrive and have the place decorated for a celebration. Plus our hosts had left tea, coffee and cakes to welcome us. The house was a lovely old farmhouse with lots of original features and plenty to keep us entertained. We all had a great time all week. Wish Read moreit could have been longer Hide

Reviewed by Sarah 14th June 2019

A wonderful cottage filled with everything you could possibly need. Chris and Lucy we're extremely welcoming and made us feel as though nothing was too much trouble. Can't wait to return again, loved the views, the hot tub and the go carts.

Reviewed by James 10th May 2019

Beautiful house, full of character and all the facilities you need for a very comfortable break. The house and grounds are packed with games and activities for the children which helped keep them occupied giving the grown ups some much needed peace and quiet.

Reviewed by Samantha 19th April 2019

We had a very enjoyable stay at the farmhouse in Shelton for a surprise 30th birthday! Firstly I must say both Lucy and Chris were really friendly and helpful and couldnt do enough for us. We had 12 adults, a 3 year old and a dog all catered for!! Lucky for us we had the most amazing weather for bank holiday Easter. I couldnt fault the house at allRead more, it had everything and more that we needed and I would definitely recommend to friends. Hide

Reviewed by Robin 12th April 2019

Chris and Lucy were very helpful even offering to order and collect a takeaway from the local village, the cottage was beautiful ,very peaceful plenty of things to do around the house.our grandchildren loved the go karts.hottub was a lovely bonus.plenty of attractions not to far away.all the family Would love to go back again.

Reviewed by Alan 8th March 2019

Lovely spacious farmhouse, well-equipped, and works really well for a large group that needs six double/twin bedrooms.

Reviewed by Amy 1st March 2019

My family and I had a wonderful weekend celebrating my mother's 70th birthday. We had everything we needed, and the owners were lovely and thoughtful, decorating the dining room for my mum's birthday. Wonderfully secluded, plenty to keep adults and children alike entertained at the house, and not far from places to visit. We all loved it and would Read moredefinitely return. I've already recommended it to a couple of friends! Hide

Reviewed by Maria 8th February 2019

An absolutely beautiful house to stay in - literally everything had been thought of and there was not one thing I would improve! Lots of kitchen equipment for cooking a big celebration meal and lots of space for everyone. The children loved the games room and the go karts. It was all spotless when we arrived and Lucy and Chris were so generous withRead more their time and welcome pack. They also decorated the dining room for my dad's 80th birthday party which looked gorgeous :) Hide

Reviewed by Rob 1st February 2019

Lovely house with plenty of things to do inside and out. Highly recommend and the owners, Lucy and Chris, were really welcoming and helpful!

Reviewed by Jacqueline 25th January 2019

Fantastic place for a family get together. Caters for young and old.

Reviewed by Stephanie 11th January 2019

If you're looking at booking this house, don't hesitate - do it! This really is one of the best house I've ever rented, everything you can think of is there from the hot tub, to games room right down to kitchen utensils. Chris and Lucy are great hosts, really helpful, lovely people. They even went the extra mile and baked some cakes and decorated tRead morehe dining room with balloons and banners for my partners 30th birthday! I would 100% recommend. Hide

Reviewed by Neil 21st December 2018

Our stay at the Farmhouse over Christmas was perfect in every way. The house was amazing and was equipped with every item we could have thought of needing. The owners Chris & Lucy couldn't have been more accommodating, from baking cakes for arrival to offering to light our fire Christmas morning. The ideal place for large gatherings. We will returnRead more. Hide

Reviewed by Mark 29th November 2018

A lovely cottage for a pre-Christmas family getaway. The 6 bedrooms were good sized and the play facilities great (pool, hot tub, go carts, football, table tennis). Our hosts were very helpful and the cottage was spotless!

Reviewed by Haleh 16th November 2018

Amazing place, amazing location, we had a fabulous stay. Will definitely be coming back

Reviewed by Audrey 28th October 2018

We could have not wished for a better place. Our family -with age ranges from 5 months to 70 years were catered for in everyway. The cottage was warm and cosy but still large enough to cater for our big family. The kitchen was very well stocked with crockery, cutlery and cooking equipment. Could not find fault with anything - we had a brilliant weeRead morek- such special family time in an amazing place . Hide

Reviewed by Jaqueline 5th October 2018

The cottage is in a great location and we enjoyed all the outdoor space by playing cricket, manhunt and sardines...great times. The cottage is very quirky and amazingly eqhipped.

Reviewed by Alex 28th September 2018

Just back from a weekend celebrating my Mothers birthday with a group of 12 at the Farm House. Can not recommend this place highly enough. Absolutely superb experience. The perfect hosts. Great location. Dog friendly. 5*'s from me!

Reviewed by Nicki 7th September 2018

This was a lovely cottage in a quiet area, plenty to do at the cottage with lots of entertainment provided for kids and adults- such as table tennis, go karts and games. Would definitely visit again!

Reviewed by Susan 31st August 2018

The welcome on arrival was great. Chris and Lucy could not have done more. The hot tub was checked daily and unobtrusively. They were helpful and friendly and gave good sound advice relating to the surrounding area/walks and where to visit. They were totally relaxed regarding the two dogs. Comprehensive instructions were available for all applianceRead mores. The property was spotless. The amenities were second to none. The whole family had loads of fun with the go karts. Just excellent Hide

Reviewed by Colette 24th August 2018

The cottage is absolutely amazing. The owner's have thought of everything. There is even enough kitchen equipment to cook for 20. The outside space is fantastic. We enjoyed every minute of staying here. The owners are lovely and can't do enough for you. We will definitely be back.

Reviewed by Robert 17th August 2018

Beautiful location. Lots to see on trips out. Bungay especially. Owners very helpful and the dog had a great time.

Reviewed by Carole 27th July 2018

we went as family group to celebrate my 60th and my youngest 18th birthdays Chris and Lucy put decoration up along with home made cakes yummy, the house was clean like a hotel home from home, they were on hand if needed and offered to fetch a take out the perfect hosts. great for dogs plenty of walks, the grandchildren loved the go-karts nearly as Read moremuch as the adults, the hot tub a delight in the evenings definitely going back next year Hide

Reviewed by Sarah 13th July 2018

We had the most fantastic stay at the farm. Lucy and Chris couldnt have been more welcoming and made the house feel like our own. This house is perfect for mixed age range children and large families including Babies. Great facilities in the house we couldnt ask for more!

Reviewed by Helen 6th July 2018

Fantastic property and the owners were so helpful and accommodating to us. We celebrated my husband 40th birthday there with 7 adults and 5 children (3month, 2,3,4 and 6 years) and it was perfect for everyone. I really hope we can come back again.

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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).

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