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1 Barn Court

Hilgay, Norfolk (Ref. 1036680)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


  • Two bedrooms; 1 x double, 1 x twin 2ft 6" beds, quality small double sofa bed for two people
  • Bathroom with shower, over bath, basin and WC, and cloakroom
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, toaster, kettle, small under-counter fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed garden with seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop within 0.1 miles, pub within 0.2 miles
  • Please note the property is semi detached and there are other residents living in the barn block of properties
  • Please note that short breaks are Friday - Monday or Monday to Friday only
  • If you require a different day, please enquire.

The property

1 Barn Court is a semi-detached cottage placed in a charming converted barn located right opposite the Hilgay village sign and main road through the village.

The property features two bedrooms sleeping four and an extra sofa-bed in the living area, ideal for a family getaway to the stunning East Anglia.

Walk in through the entrance way and feel at home with the lovely neutral decor, as you enter there is a handy cloakroom right next to the front door.

The open-plan living area showcases a homey sitting room where you can take your pick from one of the plush sofas and settle down for an evening move night on the pristine TV, there's also a modest kitchen space fully equipped with all the necessities needed to cook up a delicious meal, which can be enjoyed on the fold down dining table and chairs.

After a relaxing day, withdraw to one of the snug bedrooms for a well deserved rest, choose from either the delightful double, or twin rooms, both furnished with plenty of storage for your belongings.

Sit outside on a warm summers day in the outdoor south facing courtyard, perfect for sipping on a late night cocktail whilst you catch-up with your loved ones, breathing in the fresh country air.

Explore the local village as soon as you leave the cottage, which is right on the main road through the village where you can find a convenient village shop, or stroll further along the road to enjoy a pint at a traditional village pub, there is also a well equipped recreation ground a short walk along the road.

Hilgay is a popular fishing location, sitting along the tranquil river Wissey where you can spend a day catching fishes and eels.

A short drive away is Downham Market, recognised for it's popular weekly markets, stunning architecture and historic buildings.

Further out, you have the opportunity to enjoy a glorious day out at the beach with plenty of sandy beaches to choose from including Snettisham Beach and Heacham South Beach, and the north coast is withing a 1 hour drive.

West Norfolk is home to incredible sight-seeing opportunities and attractions such as Sandringham Estate, Houghton Hall & Gardens and Houghton Hall & Gardens, there's even a sea life sanctuary located in Hunstanton or Norfolk Lavender.

Market towns of Swaffham, King's Lynn, Wisbech and the city of Ely are all within 15 miles, there is also Welney Wildfowl Trust 7 miles away for those wanting countryside activities and Church Farm at Stow Bardolph with rare breed animals, nature walks and other activities 5 miles away.

Choose 1 Barn Court for an exceptional peaceful stay in a quaint village, surrounded by all the wonders of Norfolk.

Please note that short breaks are Friday - Monday or Monday to Friday only. If you require a different day, please enquire.


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4 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Simpson

    “The property was very clean and comfortable, although with hindsight l felt it was more young family orientated.”

    The single beds were extremely narrow and all dvds were for children. Having said that though the owners bent over backwards to make us feel welcome.

    The single beds were extremely narrow and all dvds were for children. Having said that though the owners bent over backwards to make us feel welcome.

    - Mrs Simpson, October 2020

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About the location


Downham Market 3.5 miles; Thetford 25 miles

A fantastic little civil parish just south of Downham Market in the district of King's Lynn in West Norfolk, East Anglia. Hilgay is in an elevated position above the surrounding fenland. A village known for its fishing, available in the meandering River Wissey. It offers a highly rated food pub, shop and a popular farm shop offering a fishery, garden shop and a cafe, a great visitor attraction. Downham Market is a stunning town nearby offering fantastic weekly markets as well as a good range of amenities. Thetford is also nearby, a delightful town with the neighbouring Thetford Forest Park that offers natural beauty and a Go Ape high ropes course.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas