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Barn Conversion in Hindolveston, Holt, Ideal for Beaches and Norfolk Broads
Description of sleeping capacity: Swallow Barn sleeps 4-6 Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 large room with king-size divan bed,, en-suite and Freeview TV. View overlooking garden and fields. A cot can be provided on request. Bedroom 2 with 3 foot twin divan beds, also overlooking garden and fields. 2 further guests can be accommodated on a 4ft wide Marks and Spencer sofa bed in the living room.
- 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.
- 50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.
- No refund if you cancel less than 30 days before check-in.
Damage and incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property that is caused by you or your party during your stay.
Pets allowed - 2 well-behaved dogs are welcome.2 well-behaved dogs are welcome.
Max guests: 6
Minimum age of primary renter:
Cleaned with disinfectant
- English, French, German
About Val Tansley
I am a retired school teacher, and live just across the field from Swallow Barn with my two dogs - Pippa, a very friendly Jack Russell, and Harley, a rescued border terrier - and my retired horse, Sunny, and his piebald pal, Diamond. Being so close to the holiday accommodation means I am always on hand if help or information is needed.
Val Tansley purchased this Barn in 1980
Why Val Tansley chose Hindolveston
Swallow Barn is sited on a 4 acre smallholding, just a three minute walk from my own farm house and its one-bedroomed holiday annexe, Garden Cottage, which can be rented separately or in conjunction with Swallow Barn. I bought the land in 1987, and could not believe my luck in finding such an idyllic place to live. Prior to its conversion Swallow Barn provided stabling for my twelve horses and ponies, who worked hard during the summer months to give horse-mad teenagers fun riding holidays. In 1999 I moved the horses to stabling nearer my house, and the conversion to a characterful cottage was effected. The swallows, who nested each summer in the barn, chose to follow their equine friends to their new quarters rather than compete with the builders, but they continue to keep it under close surveillance - hence the name Swallow Barn.
What makes this Barn unique
Sheltered from the noise and bustle of the North Norfolk tourist areas, Swallow Barn and Garden Cottage make excellent bases for accessing numerous places of interest and enjoyment within a half hour journey, from Sheringham to Norwich, from Blakeney to the Norfolk Broads, and with a great deal in between. There are numerous public footpaths, - ideal for dog walkers - cycle tracks and quiet lanes, and the whole area is a gem for bird and nature lovers of all kinds. It would be hard to find more peaceful and private holiday homes. They are separated from each other by two fields and a quiet back lane, each with their own totally private gardens and disturbed only by a barn owl or two, a few neighbouring sheep and some pipistrelle bats. What could be more pleasant than to relax in this tranquil setting at the end of an exhausting day?