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Flint Barn

(Ref. 1025504)

Knapton, Norfolk Show on map

4.1

Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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42 Customer Reviews

  • "We have just spent a lovely weekend in Flint Barn."

    The barn was roomy and generally well maintained. The instructions to get to the barn could have been a little more helpful but after asking someone we found it. This barn comfortably hosted 7 adults and the beds were really comfortable. It was well positioned for walking and to get to the beach. The doggy treats, Prosecco and chocolates were a welcome addition. This is a well laid out property and we would recommend it.

    Reviewed by Sue4.7Mar 2024

  • "Beautiful property with preserved original features giving it the wow factor, clever layout in a lovely location."

    Pristine and fully equipped kitchen with everything you need to self cater. The only tiny criticism would be the creaky bed and floor boards in the upstairs family room, created a nocturnal sound track for the bedroom below that could be improved.

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Dec 2023

  • "A wonderful stay"

    Reviewed by Mick5.0Dec 2023

  • "So refreshing to see previous comments acted upon."

    A cosy and spacious barnfor 2 families to stay near the coast. Maybe correct the Sykes entry (it is not in the village of Trunch!) with better directions referencing the fact that Flint Barn is down a track! Some bedroom lamps would not go amiss.

    Reviewed by Edward3.8Dec 2023

  • "Overall a very pleasurable stay."

    There were a few "tiny" things that were raised during the stay. 1. We arrived at 4pm as instructed to find the cleaner still working. We had to wait around until she finished at 5pm which isn't great particularly when we didn't have a great deal of time with you and were asked to leave on Sunday so early. Please note it was not the cleaners fault - she was let down by a team member but measures should have been put in place for this. 2. When we asked for a fire we didn't expect to have to go and find our own logs/kindling. Thankfully your cleaner was very helpful and gave us directions to the local shops. 3. For a stay which included 2 breakfasts and 2 dinners we were only provided with 3 dishwasher tabs. 4. The seating in the main area, whilst generally comfortable did have hard wooden parts under the cushions at the end of each one - so whoever sat there, it was uneven and became uncomfortable after a while.

    Reviewed by Gail5.0Nov 2023

  • "Lovely large barn ideal for a family."

    Great quiet village position near to plenty of attractions. Laid out well so that there is plenty of social space. Only minor issues were the mezzanine bedroom and no door on the bathroom up there meant no sleeping in or privacy! In the kitchen the tap did not run cold for a long while. There needs to be a new plug for the sink. There needs to be more plates and bowls. Finally it was hot in there!! Could do with clearer instructions regarding thermostats and radiator use as it felt very wasted when we needed doors open to cool the space. The bedrooms are super hot

    Hi Sarah, Thankyou so much for your positive feedback it means so much to us and we appreciate any constructive feedback and will take it on board. In relation to the heating unfortunately the previous guests turned everything off at the wall therefore the heating was switched up high at the wall to ensure it had warmed through for your arrival. Apologies it was a little too high it wouldn’t ordinarily be so hot. I will add a note to the welcome book but the heating should only be operated very simply via the thermostats on the wall nowhere else, it’s an air source heat pump so can just take a little while to adjust. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Oct 2023

  • "It was our first holiday in Norfolk and we had a great time."

    The house was off the beaten track which suited us fine as we like quiet. On first impressions the barn looked as advertised. We understand that it means a lot to the family, however it is quite tired in it's appearance. The sofas are smaller than they look on the pictures, difficult to sit comfortably when we all wanted to sit down after a busy day. The facilities in the kitchen were good but only one bin liner and 2 dishwasher tablets were provided which isn't adequate for 7 people. The bedrooms are comfortable, needs a mirror in the upstairs family room and a lamp as you can't turn the light off from the bed which means finding your way around in the dark. A couple of blinds were broken on our arrival not sure how long they have been like that. The iron didn't work either. It might be worth checking the electrics through the house as some of the lights were flickering too. Toilet rolls were cheap and as a result not enough provided for 7 people. In terms of the holiday we enjoyed Norfolk and had some great family time. In terms of value for money, this house needs some tlc if you are going to continue to charge your current prices.

    Hi many thanks for your feedback we appreciate being updated on any maintenance issues which the team will look into. If they had been highlighted during your stay we would have happily resolved everything possible. We do believe that we offer a really thorough welcome package with enough to get people started inclusive of extras that many other properties do not supply. I would suggest speaking with Sykes on future bookings to set the expectation of what is included. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Dawn3.4Oct 2023

  • "Lovely barn conversion."

    Met all our needs and as advertised. Downstairs shower could do with new door seal but otherwise perfect for us.

    Thankyou so much for your feedback it means a lot to us. We will ensure your comments about the seal are investigated. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Yan Gordon4.7Sep 2023

  • "Beds v comfortable."

    Difficult sleeping with open plan arrangements…not ideal for teenagers. Single bedroom more like a cupboard, flimsy walls.. not good. No window in downstairs bedroom, very hot. Floorboards upstairs really terrible noise. Not enough seating in lounge for 7 people. Lighting in dining area very poor, especially when trying to play board games. Kitchen , utility very good. However overall very disappointing .

    Many thanks for the feedback and I’m sorry that the property did not meet your needs on this occasion. We do our best to advertise clearly and show the layout and setup unfortunately it can be a little bit marmite for some people. However we are incredibly proud of the property that my late father lovingly restored and hope the feedback doesn’t put others off. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jill2.8Aug 2023

  • "The property needs some maintenance, the curtains in the downstairs bedroom don't meet and you need to use pegs to hold them closed, the curtain rail is actually falling off the ceiling at one end."

    The paving outside the front and back doors is loose and dangerous to walk on. Floorboards in the upstairs bedroom are uneven and need fixing down in places. We appreciate this is a pet friendly property but we had to spend some time hoovering up pet hair in the lounge.

    Many thanks for your feedback we have addressed all of the points raised in this review. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nigel2.5Jun 2023

  • "Flint Barn is in a lovely location, peaceful and quiet."

    Great access to the lovely beaches and the broads. However previous guests have pointed out faults with the property loose taps, poorly fitted toilet seat, loose paving slabs, curtains that need rehanging. Water drainage problems in the showers and bath. This could be a wonderful place to stay, in my opinion it is being let down by the cleaning and maintenance companies. There was a bunch of fresh flowers that had been put in water that was extremely smelly. Spoiling what is meant to be a kind welcoming. We managed because there was only x 4 adults so we could make use of the showers and toilets that were in better working order. The garden was ideal for our dog. Not user friendly for toddlers and small children. With an eye to detail Flint Barn would be a fabulous holiday stay. Sykes please look after future guests and ensure the on going feedback from guests on cleaning and maintenance issues are resolved.

    Reviewed by Julia3.1Jun 2023

  • "Overall a lovely property in a great location."

    Just a couple of points of note; Floorboards in the bedroom above ground floor bedroom need attention. Many are loose, creaky, and a few have buckled and warped upwards. Most of the mixer taps need refixing as they are loose. These things in no way detracted from what was a very enjoyable break to visit the place of my birth, and I/we would happily return to this property.

    Many thanks for you feedback. We have taken on board all of your comments and look forward to welcoming you back. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Adrian3.8Jun 2023

  • "Property is quite tired and quality of appliances / furniture / kitchenware is well below level expected at the price point charged."

    A number of light bulbs were out and other things broken (taps, hose, drying rack). Although some effort was made to fix things, the owners should be more realistic about pricing unless they plan to upgrade things

    Many thanks for your feedback. We do our upmost to provide everything required for a comfortable stay and always take on board feedback and regularly upgrade and fix anything required. Unfortunately sometimes the timing is out of our control. We did double check the lightbulbs and all were in working order so perhaps the location of switches were missed which is easily done. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Simon2.5May 2023

  • "Amazing property for family get together."

    Excellent standard and quality. Mum has Dementia and the open plan layout enabled her to manoeuvre the property quite independently, which has been an issue in other holiday properties. Beautiful location, good central point for visiting Norfolk - excellent local amenities. Vernon Arms a must visit too just a short drive.

    Thankyou so much for your feedback and I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay it Means so much to us as a family. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Beverley5.0May 2023

  • "Overall the barn was very well equipped with everything you would need for a family, however it is in need of general care and maintenance."

    The curtains in the two main bedrooms were not fit for purpose. They did not fit the width of the windows and many of the curtain fixings were broken. The glass shower shelf in the downstairs ensuite was very loose and we were concerned it was going to come away from the wall.

    Reviewed by Sheridan4.1May 2023

  • "We had a very enjoyable week at Flint Barn, and found it to be an excellent location for lovely dog walks."

    We were very pleased with the accommodation - and that it was set back from the road (although improved signage to find it would be helpful). A couple of points that might be of help to future holiday makers: we found that neither tin opener worked (I left them out on the draining board); the toilet seat in the ground floor double bedroom en-suite was loose when we arrived, and needs fixing); and an instruction manual for the microwave and dishwasher would be helpful! Otherwise, all good.

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Apr 2023

  • "The tv should be bigger as we couldn’t really have 8 people watching it."

    Some signs of warning for the garden as there was tar out there. Really creepy floor boards but this wouldn’t ruin the holiday. The tap in the kitchen fell of when we were using it so I got soaked. Just a few touch-ups and this would be a fab little place. The beds were comfy and a lovely fireplace.

    Reviewed by Sarah3.8Apr 2023

  • "Splendid accommodation."

    Enough space for three couples and children without being on top of each other . Well equipped and family friendly. Would return in a heartbeat.

    Reviewed by Cheryl5.0Dec 2022

  • "Very spacious, comfortable, clean and warm really enjoyed our stay, initially finding the barn was hard especially in the dark as there was no clear house name or signage."

    Reviewed by Steven4.7Nov 2022

  • "We liked the property and enjoyed our stay."

    The kitchen is very well equipped and the lounge area forms a nice focus for socilaising with a nice big dining table for eating. The layout was a bit quirky (one room with a double and single) but this is made clear on the site. There were two things that could be improved. One of the double beds collapsed (the one on the ground floor) on the last night, and also the curtains on the downstairs bedroom did not close properly. This was surprising since we noted that this has previussly been pointed out in reviews and I would urge the owners to do something about this

    Reviewed by Jonathan4.1Oct 2022

  • "Very comfortable and quirky barn, very well equipped kitchen, although beautiful barn conversion the mezzanine and open upstairs connecting bathroom a strange concept."

    We had a wonderful holiday and made it work and would recommend to friends. Very spacious with lovely enclosed courtyard secure for our dog. Plenty of parking and some beautiful walks on the doorstep in the surrounding countryside.

    Reviewed by Anne Jenny5.0Aug 2022

  • "Property as described, clean and tidy."

    A little tired around the edges understandably and needs a bit of tlc here and there but great location and everything you need close by.

    Reviewed by Alan4.7Jul 2022

  • "Although Flint Barn is a very fine property, we had one or two issues with the upkeep of what could be a superb property."

    The bi-fold doors didn't work (despite them being a feature) so during a very hot week, we only had the back door open which wasn't sufficient. We were disappointed that there wasn't a garden umbrella with the patio table, so no shade. The light above the hob didn't work. The arrangements for curtains seemed strange, not enough per window, so the morning sunlight came in very early. Instructions for bin collection were confusing, in the book it said collection on Wednesday, but they came on Tuesday. However, with one or two improvements this place would be wonderful, and we would return

    Reviewed by Judy4.1Jun 2022

  • "Unfortunately not a good experience for several reasons which I have reported to you as a company and sent photos as evidence."

    Mezzanine bedroom has no privacy as all of it can be seen clearly from the bedroom opposite. Bi-fold doors in lounge were stuck so could not be opened. Small damage to a couple of dining chairs. Corner units for sitting are small and not suitable for 6 adults to sit on comfortably. Loose slabs at entrance and in the garden so not safe for elderly members of our party. Also accommodation overall is poorly finished and designed in our opinion. Not happy about the £400 bond given no one to greet you or to check when you leave. This left us feeling very vulnerable hence my emails and photos sent you on arrival and subsequent days.

    Hi Linda, I am so sorry your stay wasn’t enjoyable. Sykes forwarded me some photos but I was told it was for reference of damage if I had know your stay was being impacted I would have called you immediately to try and resolve. We are going to the property this weekend to resolve the issues raised and the doors are also being fixed. Unfortunately with the turnaround timescales it can be difficult to make instant repairs but I do always take the feedback onboard and do my upmost to make improvements as quickly as possible. The deposit is just simple security that is fully refunded and common practice unfortunately we have been heavily stung previously with severe damages hence why it is in place. We make it very clear with photos and our descriptions at the booking stage the the mezzanine floor may not be to everyone’s taste. My lovely late father designed the property with so much love and heart but unfortunately the mezzanine can be a little bit marmite for some people. Again I really hope this review doesn’t put people off. We are so very proud of our beautiful barn. Eve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Linda2.5Jun 2022

  • "Had a very enjoyable stay, however I have some negative comments."

    Curtains or blinds needed urgently at all windows & doors as daylight streams in 4.45am this time of the year so we were unable to sleep past this time. Only two rooms with curtains that don’t meet in the middle,there only purpose is decoration. No privacy whilst using the balcony bathroom, if people are in the kitchen it’s very embarrassing. Floorboards in main and balcony bedroom need attention as they are extremely noisy and nails exposed. Door from lounge area into garden jammed and won’t open Paving slabs by main entrance are dangerous causing tripping incidents. Outside shelter absolutely filthy making it unusable, Black tar on railway sleepers, come home with a lot of ruined clothes worn by our 2 year old.

    Hi Richard, Thankyou so much for your feedback and overall score of 94 out of 100. I appreciate that your comments are to help us improve and are received with thanks and are fully taken on board. We hope to see you back again soon. Many thanks Eve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Richard4.7May 2022

  • "Stones in the garden and drive hurt dogs paws which resulted in him limping Curtains do not fit the windows properly Back door bi-folding doors jammed leaving mum outside used kitchen door to get her back in."

    Kitchen door did not have a key so was not locked we eventually found it under the slab Was not told about these prior to getting there and when calling the agency they advised us they were fully aware about this problem would have been nice for a heads up Apart from these couple of hiccups the property is lovely and comfy just needs a little more TLC

    Reviewed by Joanna4.4May 2022

  • "The patio doors out to the garden could not be opened."

    The shower tray in downstairs bathroom doesn't drain properly so kept having to turn water off while showering. Place is looking in need of some TLC. Would of left observations for owners but no comments book found. Although we enjoyed our stay the NO privacy in mezzanine was an issue for us. As three couples the fact that we had no privacy in that bedroom was not relaxing with friends being able to see you in bed & getting dressed from other upstairs bedroom. Small enclosed area so downstairs door could be opened on hot days would be helpful. Small box room was a disappointments with no curtains & booster box on wall where you sleep. On the whole nice place but needs work, grubby staircase & over priced.

    Reviewed by Karen3.4May 2022

  • "It was quite hard to find without google maps but we got there eventually."

    The kitchen was well equipped although it would seem somewhere along the line there had been some glass breakages. The rooms were well presented and clean. We chose Flint Barn as it had a downstairs bathroom and bedroom as we have a disabled son. Unfortunately the downstairs shower was too small to be able to get him in as he needs full assistance. I thought it would have been better as a wet room, but it was just one of those things and with the assistance of three people we managed to get him upstairs every day although the first few times it was a bit of a scare for him. We all enjoyed the holiday and nothing major to complain about. Just a suggestion about a wet room.

    Reviewed by Elaine3.8May 2022

  • "There were six of us staying for three nights and we all had a wonderful time in this delightfully restored barn."

    It is spacious, comfortable and very well equipped (including a pizza cutter, oven gloves and iron which a previous guest complained about lack of!). The description of the property is very accurate and describes the open mezzanine bedroom perfectly. We loved it's quirkiness and were not concerned about it being open. Two of the bathrooms are enormous with huge baths (one a jacuzzi); the third bathroom is very small and the shower head is quite low but for 3 nights it wasn't a problem for the couple in that room. That same downstairs bedroom has a very large patio style window and door but no windows - so it could get very warm at night if the guests are not happy to leave the door open at night. It opens onto a dirt farmers track so it's not enclosed in a garden. It's in a lovely quiet area surrounded by fields and countryside. We saw a deer outside one morning and loved the morning chorus! The Ship Inn in Mundesley served amazing fish and chips and we had a delicious evening meal at the friendly Vernon Arms in Southrepps. The property is easy driving distance to many places including Cromer and Blakeney - both well worth a visit. All in all we had a wonderful 3 nights, made all the better by knowing that we would be returning to Flint Barn each day! Thank you for allowing your property to be shared with guests.

    Reviewed by Debbie5.0May 2022

  • "There needs to be a door on the bathroom on the mezzanine."

    This is such an easy fix.More tea towels and more dishwasher tablets too please. Sofas need a good clean.On the plus side bed linen and towels were lovely and clean.Would be a nice touch to have a locally produced cake or biscuits and fruit juice rather than a shop bought box of chocs and cheap Buck’s Fizz. Need a bit of maintenance, there is a nail sticking up from floor in mezzanine and shower very rickety.also need an iron please, to go with the ironing board.

    Thank you for your comments. We take all comments very seriously especially when it comes to maintenance. Unfortunately, as it's an old property occasionally old nails do pop up and small issues may arise. We do our best to look out for them and resolve and we are sorry that the points below impacted so significantly on your holiday we would have been very happy to come out and resolve everything we could during your stay but unfortunately, we weren't given this opportunity. I have now asked my maintenance company to address all of the points stated. In relation to the door unfortunately it is not at all an easy fix. My late father fully designed and restored the property with love and quirkiness. I appreciate certain parts are not to everyone's taste but within the description we do our very best to set expectations and show you what you are booking. It is what most of our lovely guests highlight and love so much about the property. We have many comments from guests who weren't expecting anything by the way of a welcome pack and really appreciate our gesture but I'm sorry for you it didn't meet your expectation of what should be provided. I hope this review doesn't put people off we are so proud of our beautiful, quirky and homely barn. We will always take on board comments and aim to improve, and sometimes it just comes down to personal preference too. Property Owner

    Reviewed by V3.1Apr 2022

  • "This was a fabulous weekend away for my daughters 30th Birthday."

    We weren`t disappointed with the property it was everything we expected and more. There were 6 adults and a 2 year old along with 2 German Shepherds. There was more than enough room for all of us. The dogs enjoyed the garden as it was totally enclosed and dog proof. My only criticism would be is it would be a little more private if there was a door on the on-suite to the mezzanine bedroom especially when using the toilet!! There was everything we needed to make our stay comfortable including the lovely touch of a box of chocolates and prosecco. Overall I would thoroughly recommend Flint Barn. Beautiful inside and out. As for the previous comments, I suggest people read the listing features before they book the accommodation!! My family loved it.

    Reviewed by Joanne4.7Jan 2022

  • "Flint Barn is beautifully restored in a quirky way."

    Tricky to find at first, as it is isolated, but only a few miles from the sandy Mundesley beach. we enjoyed the area and it was in a convenient position to drive to many interesting places. But the property did have a few maintenance issues that need rectifying. It has no tumble dryer, and a completely gravel back garden which is a nightmare for the dogs, and for us to clear up after them. You cannot walk around the property. The back is private land, and out to the front the roads have no path. It is impossible in the dark. So we had to drive the dogs to walk them. Take your I Pad, as there is only one small TV, which is not ideal for groups of people who may want to watch different programmes. And some food for the first night and morning The shops are few and far between, and shut early.

    Reviewed by Debbie2.5Jan 2022

  • "Lovely barn with an amazing setting."

    Reviewed by Craig5.0Dec 2021

  • "It is a very nice looking property."

    Didn't give it full marks because some things missing, like hairdryer, oven gloves, egg cups, trays, coffee machine. Also some of the bedding was marked, and there were cobwebs in bedroom and bathroom. Not that comfortable to sit and watch telly due to the sofas without backs at the ends and the position of the TV. Light and TV noise from below disturbed people in the open bedroom in the evening if they went to bed earlier than the rest of us. Dogs are accepted but the garden is completely gravel/pebbles so not really dog friendly. Very quiet and peaceful location. It was expensive for what it was. Would suit some families but didn't work for us.

    Reviewed by Vivien3.8Oct 2021

  • "Beautiful barn set in quiet countryside."

    Secure walled garden so safe for pets and children alike! Barn was very comfortable and well presented. Addition of Prosecco and chocolates was a nice touch. Well placed for coast and countryside alike. Would definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Maggie5.0Aug 2021

  • "Lovely barn which is very modern, bright, comfy but cosy at the same time."

    Equipped with everything you need. In fact they don't list everything like hair dryer and iron (so we took our own), dish washer tablets, washing up liquid, even dog basket. The outdoor space is lovely and enclosed. Would highly recommend

    Reviewed by P4.7Jul 2021

  • "Not clean on arrival the sofas have not been moved to clean under and the kitchen side where not nice at all."

    For 6 adults and a baby wanting to shower after a day at the beach took all night at the hot water was not adequate at all. Over all very disappointed.

    Reviewed by Jayne3.1Jun 2021

  • "Property wasn't easy to find - maybe a marker, or point out that its not on the road and its beyond another property, especially as its on a country lane without much traffic or pedestrians to ask for directions."

    The barn was lovely and we celebrated a belated Christmas while we were there. Could do with a guide to working the heating/boiler system as we were either too hot or too cold. Suggest putting a door on the bathroom facilities off the bedroom area of the mezzanine above the living room.

    Reviewed by Siobain4.1May 2021

  • "High quality barn conversion in a great location."

    Only suggestion - leave some logs and kindling ready for people to make use of the gorgeous log burner ? We had a lovely weekend break and would recommend it. Thanks

    Reviewed by Maxine4.7May 2021

  • "We had a fantastic stay at Flint Barn, the barn is lovely and cosy, always had hot water and the heating was perfect, the kitchen is really nice and easy to cook for a big family, the barn is lovely and modern and retains it's character, I loved the log burner and we had such a great vacation here after a pretty poor year."

    We would definitely come back to Flint Barn. The owners left us Chocolates & Prosecco which was such a lovely touch. Thank you so much for our wonderful stay at Flint Barn.

    Reviewed by Robert4.1Dec 2020

  • "Met the owner (well, uncle of the owner), really lovely guy."

    Went out of his way with his wife to make our stay comfortable. They made an extra effort to get the property ready for us at very short notice and we can’t thank them enough. P

    Thank you so much for your lovely comments, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We do hope to see you at the property again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Bethan5.0Sep 2020

  • "The Picture of the sofa is very misleading it cannot sit comfortably 8 people it ..."

    The Picture of the sofa is very misleading it cannot sit comfortably 8 people it is very short meaning relaxing in an evening was sit up style Mattress cover on single bed marked and had hair stuck to it Underneath beds not clean Oven and kitchen very tired, thank goodness only cooked breakfast it would have been hard work to cook a meal Heating seemed to be hit and miss and not enough hot water for all showers, the plumber in the group thought it was being controlled remotely It was an ok stay but it looked and sounded ok the pictures more comfortable and higher standard

    As a cherished family home lovingly restored by my late father we take all comments and feedback very seriously / personally. We have just had the heating system fully replaced. I can ensure you that it is not controlled remotely. I cant see any record that you called during the stay to report an issue. We will always ensure we do our upmost to resolve an issue but unfortunately we were not given the opportunity on this occasion. With reference to the kitchen space I understand that we do all have own personal preferences. I have cooked full Christmas dinners for 8 people at complete ease and is one of my favourite spaces. We have always comfortably sat 8 people around the sofas. We also have very comfortable dining chairs and arm chairs around the property that are available for use. I believe we do offer sufficient seating facilities for the number of guests. We have a strict cleaning regime set to an incredibly high standard and I am sorry that you feel the property fell short. There were new covers on the single bed and we also always clean under the beds. Again I am sorry we didn't meet you full expectations. I also hope this review doesn't put others off of booking. As a family we are incredibly proud of Flint Barn. My Dad built and renovated the property to an exceptional standard. Personal preference always plays a part but we truly believe that Flint Barn is an impressive property that will supersede most peoples expectations. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Louise2.8Feb 2020

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Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower room, 1 x single, 1 x twin with en-suite bathroom, 1 x family room with en-suite bathroom
  • Ground-floor cloakroom with WC and basin
  • Open-plan living/kitchen/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Air source heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and induction hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking available
  • 2 well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.2 miles
  • Note - for bookings made from the 12th June 2021, there will be a £400 good housekeeping bond that is pre authorised on your card at the time of booking
  • Please note that the property has a unique, quirky design
  • The mezzanine is not a private bedroom as its directly above the living area

The property

Resting in the picturesque village of Knapton, Norfolk, Flint Barn is a bright and open barn that brings an air of luxury to the Norfolk countryside.

A sociable space that welcomes your four-legged friends, this holiday property is the perfect venue for hosting a large group of friends or family.

On arrival, park your car off-road and make your way into this delightfully rustic, yet fabulously stylish barn, to begin your relaxing break.

As you enter the bright and spacious open-plan living space, you will be taken away by the tall patio doors leading out into the garden and the woodburning stove, perfect for snuggling around on a cold winter’s night.

The space features a number of original character beams and features, blending perfectly with the contemporary stylings for an exquisite finish.

As you and your sous-chef take your time to create a delectable meal in the contemporary fully-fitted kitchen, chat with your friends as they relax on the sofas with a drink.

Come together at the dining table and share stories of your adventures so far, as you tuck into your food before heading back to the sofas and flicking on the TV for a movie night.

The ground floor is also home to a cloakroom consisting of a WC and hand basin, as well as a separate utility room to keep your clothing fresh throughout your stay.

As the evening ends, guests can each make their way to one of the four chic bedrooms available in this property.

A cosy single bedroom can be found on the left-hand side of the ground floor and comes with a single bed and draws for storage.

The second of the ground floor bedrooms is a roomy double bedroom with a plethora of storage.

Complete with an en-suite shower room with WC and hand basin, this room is ideal for those with limited mobility. As you make your way up the stairs and into the master bedroom, you will be greeted with a big bedroom space featuring both a double bed and a single bed.

Hang your things in the spacious wardrobe, finished with sliding doors and make the most of your luxurious en-suite bathroom boasting a corner Jacuzzi bath as well as a double walk in shower, WC and basin.

Back downstairs and through the living space, you will find a second set of stairs leading up to a unique mezzanine room hosting two single bed.

An open bedroom with exposed beams looking out onto the downstairs living space, those staying in this room will never have to fear on missing out on the action.

This mezzanine style room also features an en-suite bathroom with a stylish corner bath, shower, WC and hand basin.

Be sure to take advantage of the garden throughout your visit; the walled edges add to the character of the property and reinforce the rustic charm this barn conversion still holds, while the sitting area provides a lovely space for sitting out with a glass of wine in the warmer evenings.

During your stay, explore the Norfolk countryside with days out to Bacton Wood, Southrepps Common and Bromholm Priory.

Head into the coastal village of Mundesley and take a stroll along the beach before sitting down to eat at one of the local restaurants.

If you enjoy a round or two of golf, be sure to stop by the Mundesley Golf Course.

Make lasting memories with friends and loved ones at Flint Barn.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £400.

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About the location

KNAPTON

Mundesley 2 miles

Knapton is a quintessential village, the perfect location for those visiting the Norfolk Broads. With the Norfolk Coastal line right on your doorstep, make the most of your seaside stay with trips to the neighbouring cliff-top town of Mundesley, just 2.1 miles away. Walk along the soft sands of Mundesley and Triningham Beaches, visit the Maritime Museum or enjoy a round of golf at Mundesley Golf Club boasting outstanding views. For a day in the countryside, head to Bacton Wood and see how many of the 30 species of trees you can name as you take in the sights and embrace nature. For something closer to home, stop by the historic site of Knapton Stone Circle. The village of Wroxham is home to many activities such as BeWILDerwood and Wroxham Barns. Enjoy views of the Norfolk Broads by boat with a river cruise and enjoy a bite to eat in one of the many eateries available in the local area. Knapton is ideal location for an adventure-filled holiday in Norfolk.

Note: This property can only accept arrivals on Friday, Saturday and Monday. If you would like to arrive on a different day please inquire with our Reservations Team.
To allow for additional cleaning this property has a 4pm check in time and a 10am check out, thank you.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas