Barley Cottage is a 4* Gold rated, 3 bedroomed self catering flint cottage, located 2 minutes walk from the centre of Burnham Market. It sleeps 5/6 adults upstairs in 2 doubles and 1 twin bedrooms.
The main bedroom has a small en suite with shower. There is a full bathroom with bath and separate shower on the ground floor. A fully fitted kitchen, dining area and lounge. It has a garden to the front and small patio area to the rear. The cottage is inspected regularly by VisitEngland.
The cottage has been converted from the original Maltings building and its attractive flint and brick exterior is complemented by the wealth of exposed beams inside. In Summer the sun floods through the cottage and meals can be enjoyed outside, whilst in Winter it is warm and cosy indoors. There are night storage or electric heaters in all the rooms and in addition an electric fire in the sitting room.
The cottage comfortably sleeps 5/6 in three bedrooms and as this is the owner’s holiday home, it is well equipped and furnished. The cottage is registered with VisitEngland and is 4 Star Gold Rated. Regretfully pets cannot be accommodated and the cottage is non smoking.
Open plan living area
This area has double aspect windows and French doors opening out onto a small rear courtyard. A bistro table and two chairs as well as a washing line are located in the rear courtyard.
The lounge is comfortably carpeted and has 2 sofas and 2 armchairs to seat all visitors. A bookcase with selection of books, local maps and information, coffee tables, TV, Sky digital recording box, DVD player, stereo system, iPod Dock, together with a selection of board games, CDs and DVDs are all there for your enjoyment.
A Sky TV so you can reach your local or favourite TV and radio stations. The cottage also has broadband Wi-Fi to ‘keep in touch’ if that busy lifestyle demands it.
If you are enjoying a home cooked meal the large table seats 6/8 people and affords plenty of space to sample the fresh local produce and delicacies that can be bought in the village.
The kitchen has cream shaker units, brightly coloured wall tiles and ceramic tiled floor. The ceramic hob electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, and tumble dryer all make light work of any chores. The kitchen is very well equipped with china, cutlery, cooking equipment, cafetiere, electric kettle, toaster and sandwich maker.
The main bathroom is on the ground floor. It comprises a full white suite – bath, with a shower attachment, separate corner shower enclosure with power shower, large wash basin, shaver point and WC. The floor is slate tiled.
Entrance Hall/Utility Area
Enter through the stable front door where the ceramic tiled entrance hall has plenty of space for coats and walking boots. There is a cupboard housing both the washing machine and tumble dryer and another housing the immersion heater and airing cupboard. The main bathroom also leads off of here.
This large room has two dormer windows overlooking the garden and small green, and catches the early morning sun. It has a 5′ king size bed, two antique style wardrobes, chest of drawers and bedside units. There is a wall mounted TV with FreeSat.
Leading off of the main Bedroom the small en-suite bathroom has an electric shower, wash basin and WC.
Double size bed, antique style wardrobe, chest of drawers and bedside units.
Two single divan beds, pine chest of drawers and hanging spaces. Perfect for one adult or two younger people.
All the bedrooms are built into the roof space and therefore have beams and sloping rooflines to add to their character. The 2nd and 3rd bedrooms have velux windows with views to the back of the cottage and fields beyond. All the beds have duvets and two pillows per person. Linen and towels are provided and are included in the rental.
The main lawned garden is in the front of the cottage enclosed by a gate, fencing and mature shrub hedging affording a great degree of privacy. There is a built-in brick barbecue for guests’ use.
The well screened shingled patio surrounded by fragrant lavender bushes has a large teak garden dining table, sun umbrella and six chairs for al fresco dining. There is also a garden bench and coffee table so that you can while away the hours with a book, or just catch the sun.
The garden looks out onto the privately owned Maltings’ green with mature trees. Guests are very welcome to sit or play on this area whilst respecting that it is communally owned by six of the Maltings cottages.
The small shingled back courtyard, accessed from the lounge is ideal for pre dinner drinks or al fresco dining.
There are two allocated parking spaces for Barley Cottage at the end of the private drive in the large car park which is owned by the Maltings Cottages.
Situated in the picturesque village conservation area of Burnham Market, close to the beautiful North Norfolk Heritage Coast with its miles of soft sandy beaches. Barley Cottage is near the village green, yet in a peaceful backwater, it is just a few minutes walk from the local shops and restaurants, including The Hoste, making it the perfect venue for a relaxing holiday.