Head over to the UK's driest county for a stay in this
alluringly unusual abode - Jacob's Folly is a brand-new hut set
into the breath-taking countryside of North Norfolk, accommodating
up to six people. With world-renowned blue flag beaches such
as Holkham and Sheringham nearby, and harbours such as
Wells-next-the-sea, as well as the proximity to The Broads National
Park, this area of Norfolk will offer different experiences for
every day of your stay at this fabulous folly. Jacob's Folly
is the perfect base, for your group or family - only 15 minutes
from the coast and 45 minutes from county town and UNESCO City of
Literature, Norwich, as well as all the natural, historic and
scientific marvels in between., this is a fantastic place to get
away from everyday life. Jacob's Folly offers comfortable
beds, full cooking facilities, and a large wood-burning stove,
making this striking structure the perfect relaxation retreat for
you and your loved ones.
Sitting nearby are Honeysuckle Hut, which sleeps 4, and Goosewing Hut, suitable for a couple - please call Quality Unearthed to book these three structures as a group.
Interior & Facilities
Jacob's Folly sleeps 6 comfortably on 3 double beds, 2 of which
are double bunks. There is plenty of seating around the
lovely wood-burning stove, perfect for cooler evenings and chats
over hot chocolate. The kitchenette includes a 2-ring
induction hob, combination microwave, cold water sink and small
fridge, and there is a gas barbecue outside of the folly.
Owners Claire and Andrew have thought of everything, down to BBQ
tools and oven gloves, to make sure you have a comfortable
100 metres from the folly is the bathroom block, with an individual wet room that is exclusive to the folly. This includes a pumped shower, toilet and basin, and baby changing facilities. Paths to the bathroom and car parking area are lit by fairy lights.
There is also plenty to do on this site, which was once owned by the headmaster of the local school, and had original shepherd's huts on site. The natural woodland allows for ample opportunities to see bats, owls, deer and foxes, or why not feed the owners' pigs, who love nibbling on food scraps!
Situation & Location
If you're looking to have a day at the seaside, then the beautiful fishing town of Cromer has wide beaches, famous crab suppers, a traditional Victorian pier and a 300-year-old lighthouse, and is only 13 miles north east of Jacob's Folly. Closer to your cosy home is the ruined fortified manor house Baconsthorpe Castle, a Grade I listed building run by English Heritage. Pop for a cup of tea and a walk in the heritage rose gardens at Mannington Halls, or the 1000-acre National Trust gardens full of azaleas at nearby Sheringham Park.
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