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Pond Farm House Bircham

Sleeps 13, from £1175 to £2865 per week

Pond Farm House is a substantial 3-storey Norfolk flint and brick farmhouse overlooking a picturesque village pond, used as a much-loved second home. This is a great place to stay for large groups of family and friends, with plenty of living space in its spacious high-ceilinged rooms, including 6 bedrooms and 5 bath/shower rooms across the 3 floors. Downstairs there is a self-contained annexe, making it ideal for less able guests. Outside there is an attractive walled garden, with sunny spots for dining alfresco or to sit, and watch the wildlife on the pond. For anyone wishing to bring a horse with them, there is a 2 acre paddock available next to the house. It is only a short walk to the excellent King's Head pub/hotel, a village shop and children's playground. The beautiful sandy beaches at Brancaster, Thornham and Holkham may be reached within 15 minutes drive.

NOTE: Whilst the property sleeps 13, guests should be aware that this includes bunk beds which are full size but more suitable for children.

One well-behaved dog is welcome at Pond Farm House, we're sorry but only a female dog is allowed.


Pond Farm House | Front

Ground Floor

Entrance via the back door into a lobby area for coats and boots storage. There is a useful downstairs shower (wet room) ideal for sandy people and dogs!

Laundry Room: with washing machine, tumble dryer and sink.

Kitchen: charming farmhouse kitchen with original pamment tiled floor and a high beamed ceiling. There is a decorative Aga (not in use), double electric oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave, i-pod docking station, Nespresso coffee machine (coffee capsules not supplied) and a kitchen table seating up to 8 people. There's a door through to..

TV Room: comfortable room with an open working fireplace, large sofa and chairs, desk, flatscreen digital TV with complete Sky package, DVD player and the advantage of Wifi throughout the house.

Dining Hall: lovely room with a brick open fireplace, high beamed ceiling and original pamment tiled floor. There is a dining table which may seat up to 12 people.

Drawing Room: another light and spacious room with big windows looking out across the front garden towards the pond, comfortable large sofas, open fireplace.

Self-contained annexe: this is part of the house accessed through a door just off the dining hall. It provides private living space for up to 4 people with its 2 bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen and sitting room:

Annexe Sitting Room: has a sofa, 2 chairs, well-stocked bookcase, TV and door to garden.

Annexe Kitchen: well-equipped small kitchen with electric oven, fridge/freezer and a washing machine.

Annexe Bathroom: bath with shower over, hand basin and WC.

Annexe Bedroom 1: king size bed, bedside tables and lamps, wardrobe.

Annexe Bedroom 2: double bed, bedside table and lamp, wardrobe with shelves.

First Floor

The stairs are not steep and lead up from the dining hall.

Bedroom 1: wonderful light and airy master bedroom which overlooks the duck pond. There is a king-size bed, bedside tables and lamps, dressing table, wardrobe, fireplace. There is a huge en-suite bathroom: bath, walk-in powerful shower, hand basin, heated towel rail and WC. Next door to this bedroom is a separate dressing room: may be used to put a cot in.

Bedroom 2: spacious room overlooking the duck pond with a double bed, bedside tables and lamps, chest of drawers and a built-in cupboard.

Bedroom 3: full-size bunk beds and a chest of drawers.

Bathroom: bath with shower over, hand basin, heated towel rail and WC.

Second Floor

Leads up to large landing with high pitched beamed ceiling. There is a selection of childrens' toys and games.

Bedroom 4: spacious room with a beamed ceiling and lovely views across the duck pond. There are twin beds plus an put-up bed, making this room ideal for a couple and a child, or 3 children.

Shower room: walk-in shower, hand basin, heated towel rail and WC.


There is a shingled drive way leading round to the back of the house where there is plenty of parking space for cars and boats.

The garden is mainly at the side and front of the house, with a well-maintained attractive walled garden with lawned area and paved areas. Please note the gardens are not dog proof. There is outside furniture with 2 separate dining tables and chairs in different spots to catch the sun throughout the day. There is a side garden with a trampoline which may only be used by guests at their own risk (the owners will not accept any liability). At the back of the house is a paved area providing the perfect place for the full-size outdoor table tennis table.

Pond Farm House also has a 2 acre paddock which is adjacent to the house, which is ideal for those wishing to bring their horse(s) to Norfolk to enjoy a gallop along the wide sandy beaches.

The house is within walking distance of a good local pub, village shop and childrens' playground and also access to the Peddars Way and many other local walks. The beautiful coast is within 15 minutes drive away.


Short Breaks

3 night break: 70% of full week price
4 night break: 80% of full week price
5 night break: 90% of full week price

3/4/5 day short breaks are not usually available during school holiday periods.

Prices may be subject to change.

Please note that where dogs are permitted the standard charge is £20.00 per week or part week; however some cottage owners request a higher amount and this will be specified in the individual property description.

Fri 26 Oct 2018Tue 18 Dec 2018£1175 / week
Wed 19 Dec 2018Fri 4 Jan 2019£2795 / week
Fri 4 Jan 2019Thu 4 Apr 2019£1205 / week
Fri 5 Apr 2019Thu 25 Apr 2019£2135 / week
Fri 26 Apr 2019Thu 23 May 2019£1425 / week
Fri 24 May 2019Thu 30 May 2019£2575 / week
Fri 31 May 2019Thu 27 Jun 2019£1805 / week
Fri 28 Jun 2019Thu 11 Jul 2019£2575 / week
Fri 12 Jul 2019Thu 29 Aug 2019£2865 / week
Fri 30 Aug 2019Thu 12 Sep 2019£2575 / week
Fri 13 Sep 2019Thu 26 Sep 2019£1805 / week
Fri 27 Sep 2019Thu 17 Oct 2019£1425 / week
Fri 18 Oct 2019Thu 24 Oct 2019£1915 / week
Fri 25 Oct 2019Thu 19 Dec 2019£1205 / week
Fri 20 Dec 2019Thurs 3 Jan 2020£2865 / week

How to Book

To book Pond Farm House please call us on 01328 730880 or email [email protected]
If you require our Booking Form you can download it from our website and post it completed to us.
Please also read our Booking Conditions, available on our website, before completing the Booking Form.
The changeover day for this property is Friday.