Old Nursery Farm in Briston

Briston, Norfolk


The house provides ample room for larger groups with four large bedrooms comfortably sleeping ten, a large lounge, conservatory/dining room, snug and lovely farmhouse kitchen with Aga and electric oven.

Sitting Room

The light and spacious sitting room provides a stylish space in which to relax and spend some quality time together. This well-proportioned room is flooded with natural light from the sash windows to the front and the adjoining garden room at the back. Furnished with 2 large sofas and a separate armchair centred around the traditional brick fireplace with wood burning stove, and a large TV with Sky service including Sky Sports.

There is also a formal dining area set in the adjoining garden room with views over the rear garden – a lovely spot to come together for a celebratory meal! There are also French doors off the garden room leading on to the patio in the rear garden.


The large period kitchen is befitting of the property with its original features and has dual aspect views to the front and rear of the property. Equipped with a four oven AGA recessed in a large inglenook, a large ceramic butler sink, American style fridge freezer, dishwasher, microwave and a Nespresso coffee machine. Please note, the oil fired side of the AGA is switched off during the summer months.

There is also a dining area here that can accommodate up to 8 guests and is ideal as a breakfast area.


Leading on from the kitchen you will find a snug with some retro styling. Furnished with a comfy sofa, beanbags, Smart TV with Sky service including Sky Sports, an Xbox, and a cupboard full of various family games. The versatility of this room makes it perfect for children who want their own room to play in or adult members who want to separate from the rest of the group to enjoy their chosen TV programme or just some quiet reading time.

Laundry/Utility Room

The utility room is off the snug and this has an external door to the garden, original ceramic sink, washing machine, tumble dryer and WC.

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

Head up the wide staircase where you will find 4 spacious bedrooms set over the first and second floors. There are 2 bedrooms, one of which is en suite and a family bathroom on the first floor. Head up the winding stairs to the second floor and you will find a further 2 bedrooms with exposed roof trusses and beams separated by an upper hallway.

Bedroom 1: With modern, simplistic styling, this very spacious room overlooks the front of the property and offers a super king size bed, 2 walk-in closets, a freestanding chest of drawers, relaxed seating, original feature fireplace, and a full-length mirror.

Family Bathroom: The large family bathroom consists of a bath, separate shower, WC, wash hand basin, radiator, and an airing cupboard.

Bedroom 2: This bright and spacious bedroom at the end of the hall boasts a wealth of exposed beams and timber and has an elegant innocence to the styling. Furnished with a king size bed, freestanding wardrobe, separate chest of drawers, swing seat and an en suite with a traditional slipper bath, separate shower, WC, wash hand basin and radiator.

Bedroom 3: Set on the second floor in the eaves of the property this room has two single beds and double bed – perfect for a family of 4 or for the kids to all bunk down together! The room offers ample space as well as a freestanding wardrobe and separate chest of drawers.

Bedroom 4: Also set on the 2nd floor, this spacious room is furnished with a king size bed, 2 walk-in closets, a freestanding chest of drawers and relaxed seating.

Outside Property

Old Nursery Farm is approached through an electric gate, across a shared gravel driveway/parking area. The property has private parking for up to four vehicles. The parking area is at the gable end of the property, the front and rear of the house do not look out towards the parking area or the neighbours.

To the front of the property there is a manicured, walled garden with a gate.

At the rear of the property there is an expansive garden mainly laid to lawn that basks in the sunshine all day! There is a large patio area with a table and outdoor seating for 8 guests. At the back of the garden there is a child’s circular swing.

To the side of the property in the fenced enclosed area there is a 28ft x 14ft swimming pool with a slide (Available May – Mid-October) Surrounding the pool there is a selection of loungers. There is also a hot tub and sauna available to use all year, a large gas BBQ, and a covered kitchen area. There is also a summer house where you will find outdoor beanbags for use around the pool area, an additional fridge, separate freezer and another tumble dryer.

Surrounding Area

The house is situated on the edge of Briston, a charming village within a few minutes’ walk. There you will find a village shop that opens late, deli, butcher and the wonderful Norfolk-C-Larder, selling seafood and fish straight from the sea. The Three Horseshoes, a friendly local serving excellent food is a five minute walk. Briston has a large village green, and the Recreation Ground at the Briston Pavilion has an enclosed Children’s playing area, football pitches and tennis courts.

Up the road in Melton Constable is Siding, a bakery and restaurant committed to showcasing local ingredients which is a must visit for foodies. The delicious homemade bread, pastries, deli goods and coffee are not to be missed and the newly opened restaurant is a welcome addition to this hidden gem. Our welcome pack includes a voucher so you can have your first morning sourdough on us! There are also several well renowned restaurants within a short drive including The Hunny Bell in Hunworth, The Pigs at Edgefield, The Kings Head in Letheringsett, as well as an abundance of eateries in the town of Holt, including Meadowsweet, recently awarded its first Michelin star. The Stody Lodge Gardens are a must for walkers and garden aficionados with a plethora of beautiful walks through amazing Azaleas and budding Rhododendrons!

The boutique market town of Holt is five minutes by car with a plentiful offer of independent shops, delis and eateries and the spectacular Norfolk coastline a mere 20 minutes' drive through the stunning countryside.


Swimming Pool
Hot Tub
Dog Friendly
Family Room
Child Friendly

Ask the owner about features, availability, pricing etc.

Nearby Locations

Briningham (2 miles away)

Thornage (2 miles away)

Edgefield (2 miles away)

Swanton Novers (3 miles away)

Key info

10 Guests

4 Bedrooms



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