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Highfield Barn

Upwell, Norfolk (Ref. 1052467)


(9 ratings)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine

Reviews & Ratings

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9 Customer Reviews

  • "Greeted by Tracey absolutely wonderfully, she was very very welcoming, showed us all around the apartment, explained what does what etc, cousins of been better, if anything went wrong I could of been very sure Tracey would of sorted it."

    Apartment was perfect for a little getaway. Lovely place and would definitely love to return

    Reviewed by LukeOct 2021

  • "The property owner was first class and also a lovely bottle of chilled wine waiting on arrival."

    You can get to most places in 30 minutes quite easily on quiet roads.

    Reviewed by IanOct 2021

  • "We had a fabulous stay at the apartment, better than expected!"

    The bed was comfy and to the highest quality and the kitchen was equipped with everything you could possibly need! Norfolk coast was just over an hour away, but well worth it, as was Cambridge, Ely and Sandringham House! Thanks!

    Reviewed by GeorginaAug 2021

  • "Tracy was very helpful, place was spotless,"

    Reviewed by LindaAug 2021

  • "The location was ideally situated for the area we wanted to explore."

    All our needs were covered. Tracey was very approachable and helpful. Overall, a very pleasant stay.

    Reviewed by JulieJul 2021

  • "Spotless property (well done Tracey) in great location for visiting North West Norfolk."

    Reviewed by CliveMay 2021

  • "Even though it was next to a lorry yard, we didn't hear them and were not disturbed by them at all."

    Lovely quiet location.

    Reviewed by HelenApr 2021

  • "Lovely quiet place."

    Helpful host. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by TraceyJan 2021

  • "A beautiful, well maintained property with absolutely everything we needed."

    Despite the warning about the haulage yard behind the property we did not notice it at all and had a wonderful peaceful holiday.

    Reviewed by JacquelineSep 2020

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  • First-floor
  • One king-size bedroom (zip/link can be twin on request) with TV and en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Shared utility
  • heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, wine cooler, shared washing machine, shared tumble dryer, 2 x TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Shared gravelled area with furniture and enclosed paddock
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.4 miles, pub 1.5 miles
  • Note: Shared access entrance
  • Note: Transport haulage warehouse behind property, some noise to be expected
  • Please note: The property is adults only

The property

In the lovely rural village of Upwell discover this beautiful first-floor apartment, Highfield Barn, part of a fabulous barn conversion resting on the owner's grounds in the heart of the Fens.

This Norfolk apartment enjoys an open-plan layout, stylish interior and is within reach of plenty of attractions making it a great base for a couple to explore the area.

Enter through the shared front door, passing the shared ground-floor utility room and shared shower room, and up a set of stairs to Highfield Barn's front door on the right.

Be welcomed into a bright and airy open-plan living space where you can see yourself relaxing after exciting days of exploring; relax on the sofa in front of the large TV for a peaceful evening, with gorgeous evening light flooding in from the Velux windows.

Find all you need in the kitchen, complete with a dishwasher, electric oven and hob, and even a wine cooler among the appliances so you can sip a chilled glass of white wine at the stylish breakfast bar.

Settle down for the evening in the lovely bedroom where a zip/link king-size bed awaits, able to be two singles on request, and a spotless en-suite shower room.

Enjoy sunny afternoons outside in the beautiful shared outdoor areas with several picnic benches on a gravelled area and a large enclosed grassy paddock, or venture into the village of Upwell to explore and admire the charming scenery of Well Creek, which runs through the village.

The historic market town of King's Lynn is around 20-miles away and presents a host of attractions amidst old merchant's houses, cobbled lanes and an elegant harbour, you can discover the Hanseatic history on a self-guided tour of the Hanse Trail, visit one of England's grandest squares at Tuesday Market Place, and wander around the Lynn Museum and True's Yard Fisherman Folk Museum.

Head to the 'capital of the Fens', the town of Wisbech, home to one of the UK's oldest museums, The Wisbech and Fenland Museum, which houses the original manuscript of Charles Dickens' novel 'Great Expectations', take a riverside stroll along the River Nene, and delight in the excellent choice of cafés and tearooms here.

The Fens boasts a wealth of walking and cycling routes, while the city of Peterborough is within reach and has more attractions to enjoy.

For an exciting break in peaceful scenery stay at Highfield Barn in Norfolk.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1049238, 1052466 and 1049236, together sleeping 26 people.

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About the location


Wisbech 6.5 miles; King's Lynn 18.9 miles

Upwell is a small and charming village resting amidst the glorious Norfolk countryside, just 18.9 miles away from King’s Lynn. The villages of Upwell and Outwell were once collectively known as 'Welle' or 'Welles' and even today, it is not obvious where one village starts and the other ends. Within this attractive waterside village, you will find a host of amenities. Until 1960s, Wisbech tramway connected the village, however, when it closed a preservation society arose, led by the Reverend Wilbert Awdry, who is known as the author of the Thomas the Tank Engine books. Today, you can discover the history of the tram, which provided much of the inspiration for the classic children’s stories by exploring the Outwell and Upwell walk. Alternatively, explore the historic town of King’s Lynn, home to a vibrant town centre and several endearing cobbled lanes, as well as the impressive Custom House, which overlooks the harbour. From Upwell, you can also visit the towns of Downham Market and Wisbech, or if you are feeling adventurous, explore the open landscapes of the Fens, as well as the Wildfowl and Wetland Centre in Welney. Upwell make a wonderful base for exploring surrounding Norfolk with your loved ones.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas