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The Long Barn

(Ref. 927363)

Morton on the Hill near Lenwade, Norfolk Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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39 Customer Reviews

  • "Very clean & comfortable property with plenty of parking."

    It is situated central of Norfolk, so you are only a 40 minute drive from beaches to the north & east. The shared utility area was great for drying off the dogs and washing wellingtons. (Quite muddy dog walks nearby in February!). Would have liked a clock in the open planned area & a TV in the main bedroom, but this did not detract from a wonderful stay. We definitely would return to this property.

    Reviewed by Wendy3.8Feb 2024

  • "A lovely cottage and exactly as described."

    Very clean, comfortable beds, welcoming touches. A perfect 3 days away.

    Reviewed by Gina5.0Dec 2023

  • "Nice stay, everything was clean and comfortable, lots of space for our kids, owner was really lovely too"

    Reviewed by Jade5.0Dec 2023

  • "Lovely cottage, owner was lovely and helped me find the cottage as it was pitch black."

    Very clean, comfy. Will definitely be back

    Reviewed by Robert3.8Nov 2023

  • "Comfortable, clean and well appointed accommodation."

    Very pleasant stay. More specific directions would be helpful, such as "entrance to property is opposite junction with Marl Hill Road." This would have saved c. 30 mins searching, as satnav directions take you left out of Marl Hill Road, well past the property which itself is not very prominently signed.

    Thank you for your kind feedback we are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. The exact location of the property is described in the email that is sent out before your arrival, I'm sorry if you missed that. You also had both of our contact numbers, we would have been happy to help you. We look forward to welcoming you again to The Long Barn. Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Oct 2023

  • "We had a perfect stay at the Long Barn, the accommodation was great and had everything we needed."

    It was a lovely touch that Joanne, the owner knocked to check everything was ok. We enjoyed sitting outside one evening with a glass of wine on the swing bench in the private seating area opposite in the corner. The attention to detail provided by the owners was first class and much appreciated, for example welcome biscuits etc. We had a thoroughly nice time in Norfolk which was enhanced by the inviting atmosphere of the Long Barn.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Sep 2023

  • "We spent a week in the Long Barn, it is a lovely conversion, completed to a high standard with everything you need to have that home from home holiday."

    Look forward to going again.

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0May 2023

  • "Beautiful stay, everything as described and very comfortable."

    Host was lovely and extremely helpful whenever we needed her!

    Reviewed by Kirsti5.0May 2023

  • "What a beautiful barn."

    They have thought of everything. The barn is spotless well equipped. Lots of places to visit. The owners are friendly & nothing is too much trouble if you have a emergency would 100% recommend Gaynor & Carole

    Reviewed by Gaynor5.0Sep 2022

  • "I thought the property was lovely and I'll definitely be back."

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Aug 2022

  • "Very comfortable and well-equipped accommodation."

    Good location for visiting attractions in Norfolk. Friendly and very helpful owner. The traffic noise is a little intrusive at times.

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Jul 2022

  • "Very comfortable, well equipped, very friendly owners deserve 5 star."

    Reviewed by Lorraine5.0Jun 2022

  • "Lovely, comfortable converted barn."

    Everything you need, great location and welcoming owners. Great dog walks in the area. We also visited sherringham beach and Thetford forest. Lovely few days away Thank you

    Reviewed by Julie4.7Apr 2022

  • "Great holiday let, just around the corner from some lovely Norfolk countryside and walks but close to Norwich as well."

    Well appointed barn conversion with plenty of space would definitely look at staying here again as a base for visiting this part of Norfolk again.

    Reviewed by Alistair5.0Dec 2021

  • "The barn was spacious, cooking facilities we very good and the bath and shower were excellent."

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0Sep 2021

  • "Having never been to Norfolk before we felt that this was an ideal location to explore the area."

    It wasn’t far from Norwich for a bit of culture and the coast was pretty close. Our accommodation was very well presented and Joanne and her husband very welcoming. Only one tiny criticism I felt there was a need for a shower mat to put in the bath when having a shower.

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Sep 2021

  • "Beautifully appointed accommodation with friendly host."

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Sep 2021

  • "Excellent self catering accommodation with everything you could possibly need."

    The Barn is located on quite a busy road but the bedrooms are situated the furthest away so not too noisy. Very friendly owners on hand or a phone call away with help if needed. Gravel drive which could have been tricky as we had a wheelchair user with us although we were able to park next to the main door to unload and get the chair inside so no real problem. Just be aware that the small single beds are only 5ft long, so wouldn’t suit everyone. Lots of places to visit around a 45 minute drive and some lovely beaches too. Overall a lovely stay and would definitely return.

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Sep 2021

  • "I have been on self catering holidays for over 30 years and have never had such a well equipped kitchen before."

    It would be a good idea to mention in the description of the property that in one twin room the beds are only 5ft. Not a problem for us but may be for others

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Aug 2021

  • "We had a wonderful break at The Long Barn."

    The barn was clean, comfortable and fully equipped. The owners were really friendly and helpful. The location is great for days out in Norfolk most drives took us less than 40 minutes.

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Aug 2021

  • "It was a great place,everyone of us enjoyed the long barn and it's easy to go everywhere from there!"

    We definitely love to come back!

    Reviewed by Valentina4.4Jul 2021

  • "Nice property, well located for Norwich and Norfolk coast/beaches."

    Nice/ friendly owners. Drawbacks which were not clear in the listing ( I think), are the main Norwich to Fakenham road is right next to the property and is really noisy, virtually from early morning till late in the night; also there is no real garden, just a smallish fenced-off gravelled area which is really part of the driveway between the houses, where guests and owners park their cars, if you were to use the area it would also be affected by the very loud road noise.

    Reviewed by Alvon3.8Jul 2021

  • "Not suitable for 6 adults as 2 of the single beds are child size and room was tiny, my 6ft guest really struggled and decided to leave early."

    No garden for a dog and right on a noisy busy road so had to have our young dog on a lead at all times. Disappointing that there were no off lead walks without having to drive. Kitchen pedal bin broken so had to touch the lid to open. En-suite shower was stuck on hot. Owner was friendly. Good base for travelling around Norfolk. Barn was clean and double bedroom was pretty. The owner left provisions for beverages and biscuits for us. We discovered The Marriotts Way which was a short drive away and was suitable for off lead dog walks.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback for your stay. I am glad you found us well situated to explore all Norfolk has to offer. We are sorry to hear of the problems you encountered. We do ask you to inform us of any issues you have during your stay, the broken bin and hot water could have been dealt with very quickly. Unfortunately, the countryside surrounding us is all farm owned, crops or livestock make it unsuitable for dogs to roam free. There are lots of on lead walks and as you say Marriott’s Way is just a 15 min walk or short car journey away with 26 miles of bridleway suitable for walking and cycling. The beds in the small room are 6’ beds but I understand this can be a struggle for some as they are wall to wall, I will ask Sykes to mention this in their listing. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan3.4Jul 2021

  • "We had a great holiday, the hosts are lovely people and available if required."

    The barn is very well equipped for cooking in and is in a good location to visit Norfolk,I would recommend and would return

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Jun 2021

  • "Fantastic location for exploring the north Norfolk coast, of visiting local towns such as Holt which is very dog friendly, full of character, individual shops, coffee shops and charm."

    We tend to park at Holt Country park £2.00 for the whole day , walk the dogs through the woods and then walk into Holt itself. Aylsham has a lovely dog friendly Biddies tearoom and is another lovely market town or going into the city of Norwich itself. The owners and cottage are very dog friendly and there are some amazing walks from the doorstep.

    Reviewed by Susie5.0Oct 2020

  • "Clean and comfortable accommodation."

    Very friendly and helpful owners.

    Reviewed by Julie4.7Aug 2020

  • "Had a lovely break with the family - great base for exploring Norfolk - hosts ..."

    Had a lovely break with the family - great base for exploring Norfolk - hosts were great enjoyable stay would definitely go back

    Reviewed by Melanie4.4Aug 2020

  • "We were made most welcome with a box of necessities left for us on arrival and the owners checking we had everything we needed."

    We had a lovely weekend and will definitely come and stay again. The property is in a great location for visiting various places in Norfolk which meant it was very relaxing once we arrived.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Dec 2019

  • "The barn convention is on a busy road so can be a bit tricky getting in and out ..."

    The barn convention is on a busy road so can be a bit tricky getting in and out of the Court yard but apart from that it is a great place to stay

    Reviewed by Mark4.7Nov 2019

  • "Holiday cottage was very nice but I was very glad that I changed my mind and didn’t take my little dog the driveway being all large stones would be difficult to clean up poo."

    Being so close to the road with heavy traffic the dog would need to be always on a lead no grass for the dog to just run about on .

    Reviewed by Sheila4.1Sep 2019

  • "This was an excellent holiday apartment."

    We were most grateful to meet the very courteous and helpful owner on our arrival who most kindly added a chair for one member of the party. We hope we may be able to return on another occasion.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Aug 2019

  • "There was only 1 slight downside, the road was very busy and quite noisy in the evening other than that would definitely stay here again though."

    Reviewed by Russell3.8Aug 2019

  • "Lovely setting and great base to explore the Norfolk coast."

    We had a seven day stay but unfortunately didn't tick the full list we had prepared which says it all. Will come back soon. ps The only negative was I felt the need for a couple of decent sized mirrors., possibly full length in two of the bedrooms.

    Reviewed by Stephen3.8May 2019

  • "Highly recommended!"

    Had a lovely 5 days, only downside is the busy road!

    Reviewed by John4.7Apr 2019

  • "We had an absolutely fantastic time and our hosts were exceptional."

    Every little detail had been thought of even down to a Christmas tree. A real home from home experience.

    Reviewed by Terence5.0Dec 2018

  • "Ideal location for 'Roar' Dinosaur park, fishing and exploring North and Central Norfolk"

    Reviewed by James4.7Aug 2018

  • "Great holiday good location for north Norfolk some nice walks for dogs family very helpful would come again"

    Reviewed by Lorraine5.0Jul 2018

  • "We really enjoyed staying at the barn."

    It was very well equipped, clean and comfortable. The bread, biscuits and milk supplied on arrival was a nice touch.

    Reviewed by Loren5.0Jul 2018

  • "Excellent accommodation, great facilities great location and a perfect start to the new year."

    Reviewed by Vince5.0Dec 2017

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Summary

  • Single-storey
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 2 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire
  • Utility
  • Underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV with Freeview, DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Shared outside enclosed seating area opposite the two cottages
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.3 miles, pub 1.1 miles
  • Note: The property is positioned close to the Fakenham Road and there may be some associated traffic noise, especially at peak times
  • Note: The smaller twin room has two 6 foot beds that are wall to wall so may not be suitable for some adults or taller children
  • Note: The entrance to the properties is via a shared porch where the cottage entrances and secured lock ups are situated
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am

The property

Lenwade 1.2 miles.

Perched in Morton on the Hill , near Lenwade is this delightful, single-storey three-bedroom cottage, The Long Barn.

Providing a great base for groups of families, couples, friends and their four-legged friend to explore the beautiful surroundings of the Norfolk countryside, The Long Barn boasts three lovely bedrooms, including a king-size on the ground floor with an en-suite shower room and two twin bedrooms with a shared family bathroom.

The property has a lovely light, homely living area where everyone can socialise and plan the day over breakfast or recap on the day’s adventures over dinner.

With stone floors and some lovely traditional features such as exposed beams and brickwork The Long Barn has plenty of character and makes a great holiday cottage for exploring Norfolk.

Settle down at the dining area to relish mealtimes as a family or venture to an enclosed communal outside sitting area to bask in an alfresco affair.

When the stars appear, retreat to the comfort of an inviting bedroom of your choice to catch your rest ahead of another day of exploring.

However you choose to fill your days in East Anglia, ensure you do it from the delightful base of The Long Barn.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 921785, together sleeping up to 10 guests.

Street Farmhouse Cottages

These two wonderful farm building conversions have been lovingly restored by the owners to offer excellent accommodation throughout on their own grounds. Close to the popular town of Reepham these cottages offer a perfect base for exploring the heart of Norfolk and are within easy access to the broads and the coastline. A 5 minute drive away you will find the village of Taverham where there are many local amenities including shops, pubs, takeaways and library's. The Morton on the Hill area is popular for fishing and birdwatching with a number of lakes and nature reserves closeby. Located on the outskirts of the village of Lenwade these cottages have some wonderful exposed oak beams and brickwork combining contemporary accommodation with traditional features. They offer cosy, open plan living spaces, ideal for guests to cook meals together, discuss the day’s excursions over dinner, or relax with a glass of wine and a movie. Both cottages have a bath tub so you can have a soak and relax after a day out exploring. Each cottage has an additional internal secure room for washing and safely storing bikes, buggies and outdoor equipment. Close by younger guests can enjoy the dinosaur park where they can explore and play in 85 acres of woods and parkland containing over 100 static dinosaurs, fun for all the family! Just a 10 minute walk away is Marriots Way which is a 26 mile footpath, bridleway and cycle route. Other guests might prefer to visit some of the many historic properties with the famous Blickling Hall within 10 miles of the property, Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, Bure Valley Railway to name a few. The cottages really are ideal for exploring Norfolk and when booked together offer excellent accommodation for larger groups too

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About the location

LENWADE

Reepham 4.5 miles; Norwich 11 miles.

The village of Lenwade is situated less than five miles from the market town of Reepham and eleven miles from the city of Norwich. The village offers shops, a pub, Post Office and tea rooms, along with the Dinosaur Adventure Park and a number of lakes, which are popular with fisherman and birdwatchers. The historic market town of Reepham is close by and boasts an 18th century market place, Georgian buildings, a weekly market, as well as shops, pubs, restaurants and tea rooms. Within driving distance is the city of Norwich, with its wonderful cathedral and shopping centre, whilst further afield is the Norfolk coast, which offers Blue Flag beaches. An excellent location for discovering all that Norfolk has to offer.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas