A peaceful location
Spacious lounge for all the family
Comfortable sofas
A lovely room for that special meal
Modern kitchen with a country feel
Spacious kitchen with Rayburn and extra large modern oven
King-size bedroom with exposed beams
Twin zip-and-link bedroom
King-size bedroom
Finishing touches
Charming king-size bedroom
Freestanding roll top bath
Country style king-size bedroom
Homely feeling
King-size bedroom
Twin zip-and-link bedroom
King size bedroom
Home from home
Downstairs shower room
View of house across the pond
Pefect for everyone
Ideal for those summer evenings
The whole family can enjoy the outdoors
Fun for all the family
Entertainment for the whole family
Games room
View of the front of the propery
A tranquil location
View from the bedroom window
View looking up the drive
Entertainment provided
Property detail
1 / 37  A peaceful location
2 / 37  Spacious lounge for all the family
3 / 37  Comfortable sofas
4 / 37  A lovely room for that special meal
5 / 37  Modern kitchen with a country feel
6 / 37  Spacious kitchen with Rayburn and extra large modern oven
7 / 37  Kitchen/diner
8 / 37  Kitchen/diner
9 / 37  King-size bedroom with exposed beams
10 / 37  Twin zip-and-link bedroom
11 / 37  Cloakroom
12 / 37  King-size bedroom
13 / 37  Finishing touches
14 / 37  Charming king-size bedroom
15 / 37  Bathroom
16 / 37  Freestanding roll top bath
17 / 37  Country style king-size bedroom
18 / 37  Homely feeling
19 / 37  King-size bedroom
20 / 37  Twin zip-and-link bedroom
21 / 37  King size bedroom
22 / 37  Home from home
23 / 37  Downstairs shower room
24 / 37  View of house across the pond
25 / 37  Pefect for everyone
26 / 37  Ideal for those summer evenings
27 / 37  The whole family can enjoy the outdoors
28 / 37  Fun for all the family
29 / 37  Entertainment for the whole family
30 / 37  Games room
31 / 37  View of the front of the propery
32 / 37  A tranquil location
33 / 37  View from the bedroom window
34 / 37  View looking up the drive
35 / 37  Entertainment provided
36 / 37  Relax!
37 / 37  Property detail

The Farm House At Shelton,

Norwich (11mls S), Norfolk
Sleeps 12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms 4
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 2
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A stunning farmhouse in a tranquil location
  • A traditional farmhouse retaining its charm and character with many  original features
  • A great central location for exploring Norfolk and Suffolk
  • Hire a boat and spend the day exploring the Norfolk Broads
  • Visit local attractions ideal for the children - Banham Zoo, The Dinosaur Adventure park  and Bewilderwood
  • Enjoy the hot tub, and relax, while the kids play pool in the games room, there is loads to keep them entertained.
Property code: 42594

Approached via winding country roads the property stands at the end of a long drive near the owner’s house. Recently renovated to a lovely standard the owners have retained much of the original features and charm. With Hot Tub.


Approached via winding country roads the property stands at the end of a long drive near the owner’s house overlooking the pond. The property was renovated in 2016 by the owners while retaining many of the original features and charm.

Located close to the village of Long Stratton with shops, coffee shops and pubs. Take a trip to Sheringham or Cromer on the North Norfolk coast of Southwold and Aldeburgh on the Suffolk Coast. Take a boat out on the Norfolk Broads for a slower pace of life. National Trust properties include Sutton Hoo, Blickling and Felbrigg Halls. English Heritage properties include Framlingham and Orford Castles. Local attractions include, Banham Zoo, High Lodge at Thetford Forest, The Dinosaur Adventure Park and BeWILDerwood. For retail therapy head to Norwich with shopping Malls, Museums, Castle and Theatres. Leisure facilities: hot tub. Games room: with pool table, TV, Games console and selection of board games.

On entering this charming farmhouse into a traditional farmhouse style kitchen/diner with exposed timber beams and tiled floor, having a Rayburn, an electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge/freezer. The utility room with two dishwashers and a washing machine. A shower room with a double shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC. A spacious lounge with a selection of comfortable sofas for all the family, the woodburner (1st basket of logs included), TV/DVD, the traditional dining room is perfect for a celebration dinner. From the hallway the stairs lead to the first floor landing, having 3 king size bedrooms and a twin bedroom (zip and link which can be made into a super king on request),  a shower room having wash hand basin and WC. There is a steep narrow staircase leading to the second floor, having a king size bedroom and a twin bedroom (zip and link which can be made into a super king on request), a bathroom with roll top bath and hand held shower, wash hand basin and WC, there is also a separate WC.

 Outside: To the front of the property is a large pond, and ample off road parking. An area  with the Go Karts and table tennis.  An enclosed rear garden with lawn, a selection of games, an outdoor dining area with garden furniture, a large picnic bench perfect for alfresco dining, and sun loungers, BBQ and hot tub. 

Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.

  • 6 Bedrooms - 4 king size bedrooms, 2 twin - (zip & link which can be made into a super king)
  • Bathrooms - Bathroom room, 2 shower rooms, separate WC
  • TV & DVD
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Woodburner (1st basket of logs included)
  • Rayburn
  • Electric oven and hob
  • Microwave and fridge freezer
  • Two dishwashers
  • Washing machine
  • Hot tub
  • Charcoal BBQ
  • Off road parking
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Central heating
  • 6 Cots, 6 highchairs and 2 booster seats  
  • Pedal Go Karts
  • Hairdryer
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Shop & pub 4 miles

This property joined our collection in 2016 and is managed by Adam.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 27 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Mark, 29th November 2018

A lovely cottage for a pre-Christmas family getaway. The 6 bedrooms were good sized and the play facilities great (pool, hot tub, go carts, football, table tennis). Our hosts were very helpful and the cottage was spotless!

Reviewed by Haleh, 16th November 2018

Amazing place, amazing location, we had a fabulous stay. Will definitely be coming back

Reviewed by Audrey, 28th October 2018

We could have not wished for a better place. Our family -with age ranges from 5 months to 70 years were catered for in everyway. The cottage was warm and cosy but still large enough to cater for our big family. The kitchen was very well stocked with crockery, cutlery and cooking equipment. Could not find fault with anything - we had a brilliant weeRead morek- such special family time in an amazing place . Hide

Reviewed by Jaqueline, 5th October 2018

The cottage is in a great location and we enjoyed all the outdoor space by playing cricket, manhunt and sardines...great times. The cottage is very quirky and amazingly eqhipped.

Reviewed by Alex, 28th September 2018

Just back from a weekend celebrating my Mothers birthday with a group of 12 at the Farm House. Can not recommend this place highly enough. Absolutely superb experience. The perfect hosts. Great location. Dog friendly. 5*'s from me!

Reviewed by Nicki, 7th September 2018

This was a lovely cottage in a quiet area, plenty to do at the cottage with lots of entertainment provided for kids and adults- such as table tennis, go karts and games. Would definitely visit again!

Reviewed by Susan, 31st August 2018

The welcome on arrival was great. Chris and Lucy could not have done more. The hot tub was checked daily and unobtrusively. They were helpful and friendly and gave good sound advice relating to the surrounding area/walks and where to visit. They were totally relaxed regarding the two dogs. Comprehensive instructions were available for all applianceRead mores. The property was spotless. The amenities were second to none. The whole family had loads of fun with the go karts. Just excellent Hide

Reviewed by Colette, 24th August 2018

The cottage is absolutely amazing. The owner's have thought of everything. There is even enough kitchen equipment to cook for 20. The outside space is fantastic. We enjoyed every minute of staying here. The owners are lovely and can't do enough for you. We will definitely be back.

Reviewed by Robert, 17th August 2018

Beautiful location. Lots to see on trips out. Bungay especially. Owners very helpful and the dog had a great time.

Reviewed by Carole, 27th July 2018

we went as family group to celebrate my 60th and my youngest 18th birthdays Chris and Lucy put decoration up along with home made cakes yummy, the house was clean like a hotel home from home, they were on hand if needed and offered to fetch a take out the perfect hosts. great for dogs plenty of walks, the grandchildren loved the go-karts nearly as Read moremuch as the adults, the hot tub a delight in the evenings definitely going back next year Hide

Reviewed by Sarah, 13th July 2018

We had the most fantastic stay at the farm. Lucy and Chris couldnt have been more welcoming and made the house feel like our own. This house is perfect for mixed age range children and large families including Babies. Great facilities in the house we couldnt ask for more!

Reviewed by Helen, 6th July 2018

Fantastic property and the owners were so helpful and accommodating to us. We celebrated my husband 40th birthday there with 7 adults and 5 children (3month, 2,3,4 and 6 years) and it was perfect for everyone. I really hope we can come back again.

Reviewed by Emma, 15th June 2018

Amazing. Well equipped. Lovely hosts. Everything has been thought of.

Reviewed by Michael, 1st June 2018

We were celebrating my 70th birthday with family - 11 of us. Lucy and Chris were really lovely and couldn't do enough for us all even ordering and collecting a Chinese take away from Long Stratton. The house was lovely and the grandchildren loved the hot tub and go-carts - we hardly saw them the whole time we were there. Lucy and Chris recommended Read morethe Netherton House Restaurant in Long Stratton, about 15 minutes away, which we used for Sunday lunch and the food was really good. Hide

Reviewed by Mandy, 25th May 2018

Just came back from a fantastic week at the Farmhouse with the whole family. Lucy and Chris are amazing hosts/owners. Lovely big bedrooms well decorated, lots of downstairs space. There is no need for a pub, we like one usually nearby but we didnt miss it (nearest 3 miles away). Peddle go carts are great fun, darts, pool, tabletennis, a row boat onRead more the pond and a hot tub! What more could you want. Fantastic local walks and lots of fresh air! Love it! It is isolated and perfectly peaceful. Hide

Reviewed by Mohini, 11th May 2018

We had a wonderful weekend at the Farm House - it was spacious enough for 12 yet cosy, clean and a home away from home. Chris & Lucy were lovely and attentive hosts and went the extra mile. We particularly appreciated all the indoor and outdoor games which kept us entertained, we didn't feel the need to leave the property. We had two toddlers with Read moreus and life was made easy with high chairs, booster seats, cots, toys, kitchen ware etc provided. We left wishing we could have stayed for a week! Hide

Reviewed by Katherine, 4th May 2018

This property is amazing, and had everything we needed for our family break. The children were safe and happy, really enjoying the hot tube and all the other toys and equipment available to them. A relaxing time for the adults and fun had by all.

Reviewed by Hannah, 27th April 2018

Booked the Farm house from 27th-29th April for my hen party/weekend and loved every minute of it. It was amazing and all of the ladies loved it there, so much so some of us will be returning with our families for a triple 30th celebration next year. Full equipped with everything you need including iron, ironing board and washing machine with added Read morebonuses such as the hot tub, wood burner and Wii. The owners are wonderful and would do anything to make your stay even more enjoyable. Thank you! x Hide

Reviewed by Shirley, 6th April 2018

Only to mention that there are very narrow spiral staircases to each floor which might not be suitable for some elderly guests. All ages are well catered for.

Reviewed by Margaret, 30th March 2018

The owners are lovely people and very welcoming.

Reviewed by Roger, 16th March 2018

The property easily accommodated nine adults and two children and a baby. The pool table in the games room was great fun. Even though it was a bitterly cold weekend the younger couples enjoyed the hot tub. The kitchen facilities and dining room were excellent. Everyone commented on how comfortable the beds were. We'd love to come again in the summeRead morer weather. Hide

Reviewed by Kelly, 9th March 2018

A beautiful house in a lovely quiet location, we all had so much fun celebrating my 30th and are looking at booking another weekend next summer

Reviewed by Lynda, 2nd February 2018

We had a great time celebrating my 70th with family and grandchildren.The house was perfect go karts a bonus with all the grandchildren.Games room and hot tub just perfect didn't need to go far everybody was so comfortable staying put.Chris and Lucy perfect hosts so very helpful .we hope to be back some time.

Reviewed by Glen, 26th January 2018

The farm house was brilliantly set up for large groups and spotlessly clean. The everyone loved the go karts and the hot tub and the quiet rural location was great for a break away from normality. The owners were extremely friendly and helpful. We will definitely be going back once we can get everyone together again.

Reviewed by Andy, 18th January 2018

Chris & Lisa were so welcoming and could not do enough for you on our stay. The Cottage is very comfortable for a large party and very well stocked with a beautiful wood burner and Hot Tub that is great fun to relax in. There are some lovely pubs a short drive away and it is also well positioned to visit nearby attractions and Norwich.

Reviewed by Clare, 30th December 2017

An amazing, well equipped property, especially the kitchen which is rare! Great facilities with the hot tub, go karts, pool table, wii console. The owners made a lovely effort decorating the dining room for new year, making cakes for us, leaving the basics on arrival and even a bottle of fizz. Very comfortable house, sofas, beds, everything was reaRead morelly spot on. 2 fridges, 2 dishwashers and 2 ovens all are a massive bonus! Very warm house. Our favourite house so far and we have stayed in A LOT! Hide

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A peaceful location
Spacious lounge for all the family
Comfortable sofas
A lovely room for that special meal
Modern kitchen with a country feel
Spacious kitchen with Rayburn and extra large modern oven
King-size bedroom with exposed beams
Twin zip-and-link bedroom
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