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Refurbished chapel in Norfolk

Entire cottage
hosted by Hendrik
  1. 2 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 2 beds
  4. 1 bath
Dedicated workspace
A common area with wifi that’s well-suited for working.
Self check-in
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The old chapel has been architect-designed and accommodates two in two bedrooms. The chapel has a modernist but quirky flair and is surrounded by a large garden. It is situated in a quiet village south of Fakenham. We cannot - at all - accomodate any pets, and no children under 12.

The space
The chapel has been refurbished to an exceptionally high standard and provides accommodation for two. The space is open plan - so there are no doors except for the bathroom - so the space has an airy and light feel. The chapel was refurbished by an architect and its many features include a double-height main living cum dining room with a wood burner, and a conservatory space leading to a south-facing patio. Original floor tiles on the groundfloor and built-in custom made cupboards and wardrobes give the rooms a unique flair. There are no doors in the bedrooms, and the main bedroom overlooks the living room space. The office space is directly connected to the second bedroom.
The bathroom boasts a large power shower, the kitchen a fridge with a freezer cabinet, dishwasher, mircrowave, induction hob and oven. The house is fully equipped to allow you to cook a special meal. Seating is provided in the dining-cum living room, which has a large refectory table, chairs, a large three-seater sofa and freeview TV, an auxiliary speaker, and windows to three sides as well as a woodburner. The garden is accessed via an external gate and from the house through a small conservatory which has two leisure chairs. The garden is unusually generous for a chapel, and is south facing so you can enjoy meals on the patio in the sunshine. A rustic BBQ is provided.
The chapel has electric heaters in all rooms, the woodburner provides extra warmth and a nice focal point in the main room,.
Access to BT wifi is provided.

Please note:
Maximum Occupancy is 2.
We cannot accommodate children under 12 for safety reasons.
We cannot accommodate any pets.

Large fridge with freezer drawer, dishwasher, induction hob, Bosch oven, all equipment to cook a full meal.

Extra -large power shower

Main bedroom
King size double bed

Small bedroom/study
Double bed; study space with desk and chair

Utility room
Washing machine

Main room
Large refectory dining table with chairs, large three-seater sofa, wood burner, free-view TV, a small conservatory space with two more leisure chairs

The garden is kept organic and natural, it comprises of a patio, chairs and table for two in the summer; fixed rustic BBQ; large lawn, pavilion, mature trees including fruit trees, flower border, views across fields with sheep and horses and wide skies.

The Village
The hamlet is located between Swaffham and Fakenham and is very quiet. It has a wonderful church and eggs can be bought from the farm.
Facilities like shop, post office, butcher, pub are available in the next larger village, Litcham, three miles away.

Some more information
There is wifi BT internet and a mainland phone line, aux speaker multiport.
Bed linen and towels as well as logs and kindling are provided. We ask guests to use the the wood buy from Pickenham estate - including the kindling - with suitable firelighters for indoor use.
Please do not through wipes into the loo. Please do not use bleach on surfaces in the kitchen other than metal and glass ones.

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Garden view
Dedicated workspace
Free parking on premises
TV with standard cable
Private patio or balcony
Private backyard – Not fully fenced
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

Where you’ll be

Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

Wellingham is a small hamlet which is mentioned in the Doomsday book, and has not changed much. It has a wonderful 14th century church open to visitors from dawn to dusk which is famous for its painted wood screen dating back to the 1532.
The next village with amenities including a shop/newsagent/postoffice/drycleaner, a butcher and a pub is Litcham, about ten minutes by car. A large array of independent shops, supermarkets, a small museum and restaurants can be found in Swaffham to the South and Fakenham to the North.
The Norfolk champagne coast, the beaches in Holkham or Burnham Straithe, are only 35 minutes away, and the immediate surroundings are suited for rambling in the wonderful Nahr valley, enjoying walks or birdwatching in various nature reserves, or visits to the many nearby stately homes, including Holkham, Sandringham and Houghton House.

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4.94 out of 5 stars from 69 reviews

Hosted by Hendrik

Joined in February 2016
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We are a bilingual family from East London and love art, travelling, food and meeting new people.

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Rated 4.94 out of 5 from 69 reviews.