Flint House, Castle Acre, nr Swaffham, Norfolk
Castle Acre (near Swaffham), Norfolk
The gorgeous holiday home that is Flint House nestles within the historic Norfolk village of Castle Acre, around 5 miles from the market town of Swaffham, making a perfect getaway for a group looking for a break in the beautiful countryside.
If you're looking for somewhere to really get away from it all and relax in traditional countryside surroundings, Flint House, set within the historic village of Castle Acre, is a perfect destination.
This lovely house is bright, comfortably furnished and very well equipped. The sitting room features a multi fuel stove with steps leading down to the dining area. All the bedrooms have lovely views down the twisty village road which leads to the river and water meadows beyond.
Charming countryside walks can be taken directly from the house and along the meandering River Nar. The Peddars Way, an historic pilgrims path that runs from Thetford to Hunstanton, passes within 200 yards of the house.
With a village pub, popular tea rooms, a shop, historical ruins and lovely scenic walks on hand, you might not feel the need to venture too far, but the beautiful North Norfolk coast is easily reached and only a 25 minute scenic drive away.
Castle Acre takes its name from the walled castle built in the 12th-century by the Normans and is one of the most historical villages in the area.
There is plenty to see without driving anywhere when you stay here including the famous Castle Acre Priory and Castle, the church, pub and tea shop. There is even a traditional toy shop!
The best known walk in the parish is the Peddars Way. This ancient Roman path, 46 miles long, begins at Thetford in south Norfolk and goes northwards to the coast near Holme-next-the-Sea. To walk a short local section, it enters Castle Acre at the foot of Bailey Street and continues up through the village and beyond to the border of Great Massingham, a distance of some four miles.
Spacious room with comfortable sofas and a Multi-fuel stove. Television with Blu-Ray player and blue tooth streamed speaker unit. Steps to dining area with table and chairs.
Well equipped with electric oven and hob, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, tumble dryer and microwave. Table and chairs.
With shower, wash basin, WC and heated towel rail.
With a king-size bed and views over castle ruins.
With a double bed and views over houses to fields and water meadows.
With two single beds, (can be made into a king as photo shows) and views over houses to water meadows.
Bath with shower over, WC, was basin and heated towel rail.
Lawned area with garden furniture and barbecue (please note the garden is not gated).
Garage with freezer.
Parking for two cars.
Sorry, no pets.
The house is situated in the centre of the historic village, within a couple of minutes walk to the village amenities which include a welcoming pub, cafe, teashop, and village stores. Castle Acre Priory is a short walk as is the Castle. The village of West Acre with its rural theatre is a couple of miles away.
Choose my holiday
Sorry this property has a maximum of 6 guests.
For similar properties click here
Please note that this property is not suitable for children.
Fully Equipped Kitchen
2 Double Bedrooms
1 Twin Bedroom
Open Plan Living/Dining Area
King Size Bed
Linen & Towels
Shower over Bath
What can I do?
Norfolk is dotted with many delightful market towns which are well worth a visit, many situated along the coast and all with their own unique charm. Any one of them is worth exploring and discovering for yourself, but particular favourites include Burnham Market with its boutique clothing shops, and Aylsham, which offers a rich heritage and a peaceful pace of living.
Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve
Immerse yourself in the natural world with a visit to Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve. This beautiful location is managed by the Hawk and Owl Trust with the aim of maintaining a habitat suitable for rare birds of prey and the entire thriving ecosystem required to support them, so you'll see all sorts of wildlife here.
North Norfolk Railway
See the sights in style with a nostalgic journey on a real steam train or a heritage diesel. Take a trip along the Norfolk coast and view stunning vistas from the comfort of a train carriage. Travelling between Sheringham and Weybourne, Sheringham Park and Kelling Heath, this is one trip you won't want to miss.
Happiness is booking my holiday
Am Bathach, Rosehall, Sutherland, Scottish Highlands
Rosehall. Sutherland, Scottish Highlands
Part of a small working farm, Am Bathach, part of a converted cow barn with plenty of traditional local touches, offers a truly rural Highland escape for two in the Sutherland area of Scotland. Enjoy stunning unspoilt scenery, a rich variety of wildlife, and the stars twinkling in the dark sky.
2 Guests, 1 Double, 1 Singles, 1 Bath
2 The Oaks Cottage, nr Hereford, Herefordshire
Hoarwithy (near Hereford), Herefordshire
This lovely country cottage in Herefordshire is situated in a countryside setting a mile from the village of Hoarwithy, in between the city of Hereford and the town of Ross-on-Wye, both seven miles away. It's the perfect home from home, luxuriously appointed with a charming English country vibe. Snuggle up in front of the log burning stove in winter and head outdoors in the summer for a BBQ in the garden. With top quality fixtures and fittings such as exposed elm beams, oak flooring and underfloor heating you're sure to be very comfortable in this 2 bedroom country holiday home.
4 Guests, 1 Double, 2 Singles, 1 Bath
The Cider Mill, Catley, nr Ledbury, Herefordshire
Catley (near Ledbury), Herefordshire
The Cider Mill is located in beautiful Herefordshire in the hamlet of Catley, around 5 miles from the market town of Ledbury. If you're looking for that perfect place for a romantic escape, this gorgeous ground-floor getaway offers the ideal place for a cosy holiday.
2 Guests, 1 Double, 0 Singles, 1 Bath
Keepers Cottage, nr Hereford, Herefordshire
near Hereford, Herefordshire
This refurbished Victorian gamekeepers house is set within the scenic surroundings of a private Herefordshire estate, around 7 miles from the city of Hereford, and offers a secluded and luxurious escape for up to 6 people.
6 Guests, 2 Double, 2 Singles, 2 Bath
Hampton Wafre Cottage, near Leominster, Herefordshire
near Leominster, Herefordshire
Located in Herefordshire, just over 5 miles from the historic market town of Leominster, this fantastic cottage is set on a working farm and offers a true taste of the rural experience. Scenic views, abundant wildlife and your own private fishing lake await.
4 Guests, 2 Double, 0 Singles, 1 Bath
Keytes Cottage, Bourton-on-the-Hill, nr Moreton-in-Marsh, Cotswolds
Keytes Cottage is a traditional Cotswold cottage in the village of Bourton-on-the-Hill in Gloucestershire, a couple of miles from the market town of Moreton-in-Marsh. The property dates back 250 years and offers spectacular views across the surrounding countryside. The cottage has been lovingly renovated to offer charming holiday accommodation, and benefits from a large south-facing, private garden.
4 Guests, 1 Double, 2 Singles, 1 Bath
The Glen, Blockley, nr Chipping Campden, Cotswolds
Blockley (near Chipping Campden), Gloucestershire
This spacious family home is located in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the village of Blockley, around 4 miles from the market town of Moreton-in-Marsh. It dates back to the early 1800s and is full of character, from exposed beams to Cotswold stone walls and wooden floors. There's also a large, beautiful enclosed garden, perfect for the summer months.
6 Guests, 2 Double, 2 Singles, 1 Bath
Penveron, Dittisham, nr Dartmouth, Devon
Dittisham (near Dartmouth), Devon
With a superb overlook of the Dart Estuary in the scenic South Hams area of Devon, Penveron is ideal for anyone who wants to dream of getting out on the water - or plans to get down there and actually do it!
5 Guests, 2 Double, 2 Singles, 2 Bath
Acorn Cottage, Oulton, nr Aylsham, Norfolk
Oulton (near Aylsham), Norfolk
Acorn Cottage boasts a brilliant location on the outskirts of the beautiful Blickling Hall estate, which sits on the edge of the Norfolk village of Oulton, not far from Aylsham. Sleeping two guests, this is the perfect place for a romantic retreat in this classy area of countryside.
2 Guests, 1 Double, 0 Singles, 1 Bath
Apple Mill, Venn Ottery, nr Sidmouth, Devon
Venn Ottery (near Sidmouth), Devon
The Grade II listed cottage that is Apple Mill can accommodate up to 8 guests and boasts its own outdoor hot tub. This property is situated in a superb location in Devon close to the coastal town of Sidmouth, but in a peaceful Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that's ideal for relaxing.
8 Guests, 3 Double, 2 Singles, 3 Bath