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Refurbished chapel in Norfolk

Entire cottage hosted by Hendrik
2 guests2 bedrooms2 beds1 bath
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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.

The space
The chapel has been refurbished to an exceptionally high standard and provides accommodation for two to three. There are no doors, 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, 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 upper floor a unique flair.
The kitchen and bathroom are on the groundfloor, and are well-equipped, and the two bedrooms have a kingsize and a double bed respectively.
The bathroom boasts a large power shower, the kitchen a fridge with a freezer cabinet, dishwasher, mircrowave and induction hob. 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, six chairs, a large three-seater sofa and freeview TV, auxiliary speaker, and windows to three sides. The garden is accessed from the house through a small conservatory with 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, and a woodburner provides extra warmth and a nice focal point in the main room.
Access to BT wifi is provided.

Large fridge with freezer drawer, dishwasher, induction hob, Neff oven, all equipment for a decent 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 six 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 comprises of a patio, chairs and table for three; 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 of Wellingham 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.
There is wifi BT internet and a mainland phone line, aux speaker multiport.
Bed linen and towels can be provided.

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
TV with standard cable
Patio or balcony
Indoor fireplace
Hair dryer
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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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.

Hosted by Hendrik

Joined in February 2016
  • 52 Reviews
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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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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 4:00 p.m.
Checkout: 12:00 p.m.
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
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Smoke alarm
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