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The Great East Barn (Sleeps 14)

Visit England Gold AwardVisit England 5 Star ratedThe Great East Barn in North Barsham is the largest of 6 historic farm buildings to have been restored by an architect and his wife and is now a luxurious Norfolk holiday cottage for 14 people.

The Great East Barn used to be the massive 19th century granary and sits in a tranquil river valley facing south and east towards an unbridged ford and the gentle rise to Barsham Hill. This Norfolk holiday cottage has lots of space and was designed for open plan living. It’s perfect for a large group of friends or family.

Imagine yourself in the luxurious comfort of the first floor sitting room with the traditional, rustic clunch walls behind you, surrounded by crisp modern furnishings and gazing across calm green fields and grazing sheep. This huge open plan space extends past a central island kitchen to a large airy glazed dining room with more fabulous views down the valley.

The Great East Barn is a Norfolk holiday cottage with a difference, where country meets city by combining designer details with traditional building techniques.


Bedrooms (sleeps up to 14):

6 Double Bedrooms, 1 Twin Bedroom comprising of:


4 Bathrooms, 3 Showers, 1 Separate WC. 3 bedrooms have ensuite shower with hand basin and WC 4 bedrooms have ensuite bath with handheld shower, basin and WC.


Two ovens, 5 Ring Gas Hob, Microwave, Fridge/freezer, Freestanding fridge, Drinks fridge, 2 x Dishwashers, Washing Machine, Tumble Dryer, Iron. The kitchen is brilliantly equipped for entertaining, open to the dining room so friends can chat while preparing meals. Great for families or adult groups wanting generous space for a dinner party.


Real Fire, Central Heating, Free Wireless Internet, House Linen. In summer you can open the doors to the courtyard, letting in the sun and enjoying the fantastic views. In winter the underfloor heating and woodburner keep the barn really cosy and warm.


The dining room has a fantastic modern oak dining table with seating for 14.  When booked with another barn the table may be extended to seat 22.  Stunning views down the valley to the meadows beyond.


Terrestrial TV, DVD player, Radio, CD System, Freeview, Table Tennis. Book a session for exclusive access to the spa pool . Also available are two games rooms, one with table tennis, one with table football.


Terrace, Garden, BBQ, Parking, Garden Furniture. The terrace faces southeast and has a built-in table with seating for 14. Up two steps to lawned area with herbaceous border. Gate to a large lawned area with wild flower meadow.


Children Welcome, Not Suitable For Wheelchairs, Suitable For Elderly, Sorry – No Pets Allowed, Sorry – No Smokers.


Please see our Booking information for comprehensive rental details.

Friday start day for all 7 night bookings. Our weekend stays are for 3 nights from Friday which allows guests who are able to stay until Monday morning for a long weekend, or as late as you like on Sunday evening. Mid-week stays available from Monday or Tuesday for 3 or 4 nights.

Please see our online availability and booking calendar (bottom of page) to check prices and dates.


Barn location: Google Maps (graphical) / PDF (textual).

Welcome tea tray and flowers on arrival including tea, milk, sugar and local Norfolk biscuits or cake.

We have other lets nearby and this property can be rented along with those, should you wish to holiday with a larger group.

Contact us to enquire about availability or other information.

Please see our Terms and Conditions for other important notes.

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Late Availability

  • 3-Apr-2020 to 6-Apr-2020Luxury North Norfolk barn conversion for 14 – weekend of 3rd April – DiscountMore details...
  • 10-Dec-2019 to 28-Mar-202015% off any last minute bookingsMore details...
  • 10-Dec-2019 to 28-Mar-202010% off winter weekend staysMore details...

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