The Old Chapel, Gunthorpe, nr Fakenham, Norfolk
Gunthorpe (near Fakenham), Norfolk
Situated in the gorgeous Norfolk village of Gunthorpe, not far from the coast and around 8 miles from the market town of Fakenham, this superb chapel conversion offers a luxurious and stylish holiday getaway for two people, perfect for a romantic break for a couple.
This beautifully appointed and carefully converted chapel boasts romantic atmosphere and appealing style in spades, making it the perfect destination for a memorable break for two.
This super characterful holiday retreat has the 'wow factor' in abundance. With clever interior design, the use of fabulous fabrics, statement wallpapers and heritage paint colours, an eclectic mix of contemporary and 'antique' furniture, and super comfy beds that you won't want to get out of, the interior has a slightly boutique, industrial/warehouse feel with an odd 'nod' to the chapel's past.
Although The Old Chapel is just perfect for a romantic getaway, it is equally suitable for a group of friends, as well as a small family. This pretty and peaceful rural village is a superb base from which to explore both rural and coastal North Norfolk at any time of the year. Only a twenty minute drive to the beautiful north Norfolk coast where you can discover charming coastal villages, some great gastro pubs, fantastic scenery and lots more. For boutique shopping, the popular Georgian market towns of Holt and Burnham Market are both within easy reach. The nearby market town of Fakenham has a fantastic Thursday market, its own well attended racecourse and Pensthorpe Nature Reserve and The Hawk & Owl Trust on its doorstep. Thursford, famous for its Christmas Spectacular and Steam Collection, is but a short drive away.
Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Area
A modern fitted kitchen with butler's sink, electric cooker, microwave, fridge with icebox, dishwasher, washer/dryer and breakfast bar with two stools. A table with bench seating and three chairs. Two armchairs beside the log burner. French doors to the flagged terrace and garden beyond.
With large four seater sofa, widescreen tv incorporated into shelving unit.
Master Bedroom with En Suite
A pretty room with feature wall, king size bed, bedside tables, lamps, hanging unit and window overlooking the garden. En suite bathroom with bath and handheld shower, washbasin and wc.
Super King/Twin Bedroom
With zip-and-link Super King bed, offering full-size twin option (please request on booking), bedside tables, lamps and wardrobe. Views across the garden and beyond.
With bath, with wall mounted shower, washbasin and wc.
To the front there is driveway parking for two cars. At the back of the property is a full length terrace, with glazed canopy over and dining table and chairs, and very pretty enclosed parterre garden, with bench seating.
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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.
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