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Newly Converted Stunning Barn Conversion, Berghapton, Norwich, Norfolk

Bedrooms 3
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Barn in Berghapton, South Norfolk, England - Peaceful Location With Excellent Country Walks

Sunnyside Barn is a detached 3 bedroom 2 ensuites newly converted Barn situated in the grounds of The Old Stables. It has a wealth of beams providing a lot of charm and character. The Barn has been finished to a high standard and so has all the modern day comforts. There is underfloor heating to the downstairs and radiators upstairs, it is a very warm barn. The open plan sitting and dining areas are great for holidays and all being together. There is parking for 2 cars , a garden and patio area with table and chairs. Uninterrupted views of the countryside from the back garden. Whether you enjoy peaceful country walks, having fun on the beach, visiting local towns or just sitting reading a book and admiring the view Sunnyside barn is the perfect location for your holiday. Berghapton is a charming village renowned for its Sculpture trail. We look forward to welcoming you.

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
May 21, 2017

About Caroline

I am Caroline, married to Kevin, we have a son at University and a daughter at school.

I am a Nurse working part time and Kevin is a builder.

Caroline purchased this barn in 1997

Why Caroline chose Norfolk & The Broads

In 1997 we bought The Old Stables and converted them into living accommodation , Kevin did all the work and we have since added extensions to our property.

In 2010 Kevin commenced work on the barn within our grounds to convert the barn into a holiday let .

Sunnyside Barn is now complete , it has been converted to a high standard .

The village of Berghapton is delightful, with many lovely walks and beautiful countryside.

What makes this barn unique

Peaceful location.

Uninterrupted views of the countryside from Sunnyside Barn.

Central location for Norwich , lovely beaches and the Norfolk broads.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a wonderful Christmas we had in your beautiful barn. Such warm hospitality and fantastically equipped barn .

We will definitely recommend you and we would love to come back again .
Dec 2015
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Norwich Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Shower room 1 - shower
    Shower room 2 - shower
  • The downstairs bathroom has a toilet, washbasin, bath with shower over, heated towel rail and shaver point. Ensuite to bedroom 1 has a shower, toilet ,heated towel rail and shaver point. Ensuite to bedroom 2 has a shower, toilet and shaver point.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a king size bed with an ensuite shower room, fitted wardrobe , TV and hair-dryer. Bedroom 2 has twin beds with an ensuite shower room, fitted wardrobe and hair-dryer. Bedroom 3 has a double bed, fitted wardrobe , shelves and hair-dryer.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: Sorry no pets . Non smoking. Outside: Shingle drive with parking for 3 cars. Garden and patio area to the rear of the property , this is not fenced in. Table and chairs, BBQ in the summer. Utility Room: The utility room has a couple of cream fitted units and worktop. In here is the washing machine combined dryer, iron, ironing board, microwave, clothes airer and clothes pegs. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All Bed linen and towels are included. The property is cleaned between each rental, however if staying for a longer period the property will be cleaned each week. Towels and linen will be changed between rentals. Other: There are 2 staircases within the Barn, one staircase leads to the twin room . The other staircase leads to the king and double room.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Newly Converted Stunning Barn Conversion, Berghapton, Norwich, Norfolk
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews


  • 5 of 5

I have to admit, when we opened the door to the barn, I had one of those moments, where it took my breath away a little! The sun was shining (I know...strange!) and the barn just looked amazing. The owners had added lovely touches, including cakes (they tasted homemade ;)), which were very welcome after our drive. There were various toys / boardgames and puzzles to keep the children entertained, but there was also lots of outside space for them to play. We banned ipads for the weekend and they didn't even notice. They loved it and wanted to move in forever :)

This place is an absolute gem and I'm so glad we found it. I really hope to stay again some day. It's a good base to go out from (we went to Africa Alive, Lowestoft and Southwold beach) but equally it's a relaxing, comfortable place to hang out for the day and just enjoy the peace and quiet. If you've been lucky enough to come across this barn, don't ponder about it, just book!

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of your stay at Sunnyside Barn and thank you for your wonderful comments . We are so glad you enjoyed your stay , we are lucky enough to be surrounded by lovely Countryside and in a peaceful setting which is very relaxing - this has been enjoyed by many of our guests previously . We would be very happy to welcome you and your family back to Sunnyside should you wish to stay in the future . Thank you again and best wishes, Kevin and Caroline .
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More than a home from home, much more !

  • 5 of 5

If Sunnyside Barn is a home from home, I want to move house ! The inviting warmth, character and cosiness of its idyllic situation was only matched by the welcome from our hosts Caroline and Kevin. They had thought of everything to put my wife and I at our ease as soon as we set foot in their captivatingly comfortable bijou barn conversion. If you're lucky and smart enough to book a weekend away here, stop at the top of the drive to Sunnyside and take a moment at the top of the meadow to take the scene in. It's simply stunning, sitting in a beautiful rural corner of Norfolk's Chet Valley. My wife and I had had a hectic Monday to Friday but within minutes we had forgotten all the travails of the working week. From the luxurious Egyptian cotton sheets to the immaculately furnished sitting room your stay will be a heaven from home !

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property in peaceful location.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this lovely property for a weekend with our two grown-up sons and my mother in order to attend a family wedding a few miles away at Hales Hall which was so much more relaxing than staying in a hotel! It is beautifully appointed and extremely well equipped with everything you might need. Everywhere was spotlessly clean and beds were comfy. We were welcomed when we arrived and there was delicious home-made cake which we all thoroughly enjoyed. I had organised a food shop for our arrival which Caroline had kindly agreed to accept should we have been delayed - as it happened we arrived in time. There is a taxi driver very locally who we booked in advance for our return from the wedding which meant no-one had to drive.

We would thoroughly recommend staying at Sunnyside Barn and just wish we could have stayed longer! Thankyou Caroline and Kevin.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time to write a lovely review of your stay at Sunnyside Barn - it is much appreciated. We are so pleased that you found the Barn and surroundings relaxing, our location is ideal for relaxing . We are glad you enjoyed the homemade cake and comfort of the beds. We would be very happy to welcome you back to Sunnyside Barn in the future . Kind regards to you and your family.
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Lovely holiday home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week @ Sunnyside Barn & would like to say how nice the barn is. The barn itself was lovely decorated with luxury bedding etc & very clean just like a show home perfect !! The surrounding area was lovely & quiet. Ideal to just have a week away relaxing. Would recommend others to stay here & will hopefully return myself with my family in the future. Thank u Caroline & Kevin

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind review . We are glad you had a lovely holiday . We have had a lot of compliments about our peaceful location and beautiful countryside which is making Sunnyside Barn popular . The Barn is cleaned to a high standard and thank you for your appreciation of that . We shall look forward to welcoming you back to Sunnyside Barn in the future . Kind regards
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Preston, Lancashire

Wonderful !!

  • 5 of 5

This is one of the best places we have stayed. The lovely quiet location means you enjoy the secluded location, but not far away from a quick road to nearby Beccles with its boats and canal and large supermarkets. The road also takes you into Norwich within 15 mins or to a super park and ride which we used a few times. The old fashioned tea rooms of the Tally Ho ! Café between Bungay and Beccles was really worth a visit and the seaside resort of Southwold in Suffolk was so pretty. The Barn has been decorated to a very high standard with 5 star quality bedding and towels etc. The kitchen is superbly stocked and the space is fantastic. Everyone here can have their own space. The owners are really welcoming and nothing is any trouble. We had milk, bread and eggs waiting for us and a huge home made cake which was delicious !! The attention to detail is astonishing right down to the personalized postcards for the visitors use. We have already painted some of our house in the quality Farrow & Ball colours which will be a fond memory of this wonderful holiday in Sunnyside Barn. Thank you and well done to the owners for a fabulous achievement.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Sunnyside Barn and thank you for such a lovely review. We are lucky enough to be situated in a peaceful country setting but have a lot of lovely places to visit around us . We are aiming to make the Barn a comfortable, relaxing and enjoyable stay for all our guests . It was really nice to meet you all and we may see some of your friends / family in the future after your kind recommendations. Thank you for booking Sunnyside Barn .
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United Kingdom

Lovely New Year retreat break

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our week's New Year break at Sunnyside Barn in Norfolk. We booked it to spend some quality time with our grown-up daughters and their partners - and one of them actually got engaged on New Year's Eve, which was fabulous!

It's a newly completely renovated character property and has been finished to a fantastic standard, everything is top notch and high quality. Neutral colours have been used throughout. The bedding and towels etc are of the same standard as a 5* hotel. It was spotlessly clean and everything we wanted was to hand. The kitchen is fitted out to a great standard with all appliances and cooking accessories, and it's clear careful thought has been put into what would be required to use the kitchen, to its full potential. We loved the property and it was perfect for our family get-together. The underfloor heating was very cosy and warm and we did have chilly days/nights but it was great.

The owners, Caroline and Kevin couldn't have been more helpful and friendly. They were at hand on site, but not intrusive at all and were available to offer assistance when required. We had no water for 24 hours due to a local burst water pipe, but Kevin ensured we were ok and brought us water to use. They received our online Tesco delivery and put it all away before our arrival, and Caroline had even baked us a cake (you can state you preference during the booking process with her), left a home-baked loaf of bread, some fresh eggs and a pint of milk in her welcome pack - wonderful!

We had cars with us so the remote location wasn't a problem and there are plenty of walks to enjoy. It's not far from Norwich and the coast is within easy driving distance. It wasn't within walking distance of any shops/pubs and this was the only negative for us as our party wanted to visit a pub but it meant somebody had to drive, but this happens in our regular lives too!

All in all it's a lovely venue. Well done Caroline and Kevin.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Clodagh and David for your detailed and kind review of Sunnyside Barn. We are really pleased that you enjoyed the Barn and found it well equipped. Unfortunately we are not near enough to walk to a pub but we do have some very good local taxi services, (infact one at the top of our road) which may be a consideration for future guests. We enjoyed meeting you , thank you for choosing Sunnyside Barn.
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Car: recommended


Beautiful sandy beaches along the North Norfolk coast line, Brancaster, Holkham and Burnham all take an hour driving but well worth a visit.

Popular Southwold and Walberswick are just under an hours drive away.

The Norfolk broads are close by offering boating activities.


Norwich airport is 30 minutes drive away and offers international flights via Schipol airport. Stansted airport is 90 minutes drive away.

A car is recommended due to village location , buses are available but a limited service.


The City of Norwich is only 8 miles away, Norwich has a Cathedral, a Castle, many Museums, Cinemas, Theatres , lovely restaurants and cafes.

The market Towns of Beccles and Bungay are nearby with shops, boats to hire , a weekly market and places to eat.

Loddon with a few local shops is a 10 minute drive away, with pubs and fish and chips.

Local farm shops selling local produce and farm reared meat.

Further Details:

Local pubs nearby serving excellent food.

Two farm shops within a few miles selling local produce.

Excellent farm shop nearby selling local meats.

Larger Supermarkets In Norwich and Beccles.

Smaller supermarkets in Poringland and Loddon , a few miles away.


Rates & Availability

Norwich Barn Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
spring/early summer
Mar 31 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 16 2017 - Dec 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas and New Year
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
Jan 6 2018 - Mar 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
Mar 31 2018 - Jun 29 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $258.72

Booking Notes:
To secure a booking we require a deposit of one third of the total rental price, this is payable at the time of booking. The balance is payable one month before arrival.
A security deposit of £200 will be required ,this will be refunded within 1 week of your departure.
All cancellations by the client must be in writing. For holidays cancelled by the client , the client will be liable for the total cost. If we are able to re-let the accommodation, all monies except the deposit will be refunded

Changeover Day:
The barn is booked from Friday to Friday.
Short breaks are Friday - Monday or Monday - Friday.
On the day of your arrival the barn is available from 4pm.
On the day of your departure the barn is vacated by 10am.

Notes on prices:
Prices for weekend stays and midweek breaks are available on request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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