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Luxury barn, hot tub, masseur, spa, pizza oven, bicycles

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
Minimum stay varies 
The minimum stay for this property changes depending on the dates selected
Barn
Owl's Hoot is a beautiful barn conversion with a private hot tub and sauna, for your private exclusive use between 8am through to 10pm, perfect for a romantic break, for ramblers and cyclists exploring Suffolk and Norfolk, and for professionals based locally. Owl's Hoot, a Four Star Gold Visit England property, has Rambler and Cyclists Welcome Awards. Pub: 1 mile. Chocolatier, restaurants, walks: 4 miles. Spa: 5 miles. Golf: 7 miles. THE BARN: Owl's Hoot is a charming Grade II listed contemporary conversion of a single storey barn with exposed green oak beams and oak vaulted ceiling in the sitting room and kitchen. Inside the property there is a stylish wood burner and bi-folding doors which open onto the garden where there is a private decking and patio area. - Spacious Vaulted Open P...Owl's Hoot is a beautiful barn conversion with a private hot tub and sauna, for your private exclusive use between 8am through to 10pm, perfect for a romantic break, for ramblers and cyclists exploring Suffolk and Norfolk, and for professionals based locally. Owl's Hoot, a Four Star Gold Visit England property, has Rambler and Cyclists Welcome Awards. Pub: 1 mile. Chocolatier, restaurants, walks: 4 miles. Spa: 5 miles. Golf: 7 miles. THE BARN: Owl's Hoot is a charming Grade II listed contemporary conversion of a single storey barn with exposed green oak beams and oak vaulted ceiling in the sitting room and kitchen. Inside the property there is a stylish wood burner and bi-folding doors which open onto the garden where there is a private decking and patio area. - Spacious Vaulted Open Plan Room with Sitting Area: Smart TV, 'L' shape sofa, wood burner, bi-folding doors to garden. - Kitchen Area: Electric oven and gas hob, fridge with ice box, microwave, water softener, dishwasher, washing machine, breakfast bar with two stools. - Bedroom: Double bed. - Shower Room: Large shower cubicle, washbasin and WC. - Garden: Decking with hot tub, and Rattan garden furniture which overlooks a generous lawn. Patio area. - Bicycles: Lockable waterproof bicycle store next to the barn. - Parking: Ample roadside parking is available on the quiet lane outside the property. - Heating: Gas heating and wood burner. - Smoke alarm, fire extinguisher, heat detector, and carbon monoxide detector all fitted. The hot tub will be all ready for you on your arrival and can be enjoyed anytime between the hours of 08:00 and 22:00. This is a peaceful rural area and we please ask you to be respectful of our neighbours and ensure they are not disturbed by any noise between 22:00 and 08:00, from inside your holiday home, or from your holiday cottage garden. The hot tub switches off automatically at 22:00 and reactivates at 08:00. There is a surcharge of £99 if the hot tub is activated outside of these hours, and it will be remotely switched off. Notes: Wi-Fi, towels, tea, coffee and milk pots and a starter pack of logs for the wood burner are provided at this no smoking property. The barn is not suitable for parties or events. ELECTRIC CAR CHARGING You can find good charging stations at Morrisons and Tesco in Diss (approximately 8 miles from the cottage) and at ALDI in Stowmarket (approximately 11 miles from the cottage). The charge at the BP garage, Scole, near Diss (approximately 7 miles from the cottage) is a particularly fast charge station.
House Rules
Pet-friendlyNot suitable for childrenNo smoking
We please ask you to be respectful of our neighbours and ensure they are not disturbed by any noise between 10pm and 8am, from inside your holiday home, or from your holiday cottage garden. The hot tub automatically switches off at 10pm and reactivates at 8am. A charge will be issued if activated outside these times. Well behaved dogs are welcome at £25 per night for one dog. Additional dogs are at an extra £19 per dog, per night. We ask damages to be reported and paid for please.
Bedrooms
1 Double
Bathrooms
1 Shower

Meet the host
JOHN H
Hosting since August 2018
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guestsFor romantic breaks and special occasions, why not ask us to have a chilled bottle of wine and luxury chocolates ready for your loved one? We can also put an anniversary or birthday banner in the barn. Please do ask us about these extra surprises if you are booking for an extra special stay.

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Reviews (11)
Kate G
Kate G
Billericay, United Kingdom3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Great secluded garden
Overall the barn was lovely, as was the spa and sauna and fenced/tree lined garden which our dog thoroughly enjoyed. Everything was in working order although we had to defrost the freezer compartment in fridge as door wouldn’t shut, the patio doors were hard to push back and open. The barn was full of thoughtful touches which helped us relax. The local walks were great. We found the white horse pub only had a gravel garden so we opted to eat at the Four Horseshoes which had a great range of food, and ideal for the dog. The dog friendly beach was a superb find at the end of Southwold beach. The only thing that stopped us extending our stay was some of the neighbors enjoyed sitting by our barn at night talking for several nights until we complained. Overall I’d like to return. The housekeepers were friendly and attentive to us. All in all a great break away. Thanks
Visited August 2022
Written August 5, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

jimxix
jimxix
Norwich, United Kingdom2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Perfect getaway
Great few nights away from the kids and just the sort of respite we heoped it would be. Two thumbs up.
Visited May 2021
Written May 15, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Sophie-Norris
Sophie-Norris
Dubai, United Arab Emirates208 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Amazing stay
Couldn’t have been a better weekend! Fantastic place! Only thing was we couldn’t really understand the instructions for the sauna. But it was quiet, private, and just perfect. Thank you
Visited April 2021
Written April 19, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

kayleigh v
kayleigh v
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Perfect relaxing break!!
Firstly would like to say what a beautiful cottage Owls Hoot Barn was to stay in!! We had the most wonderful relaxing break, and made full use of the hot tub & sauna, which made our break extra special!! Secondly thank you to the hosts John & Katie, who gave us lots of info from the time we booked right up to our arrival, and also for the extra little finishing touches, such as a Happy Birthday sign up when we arrived, lovely arival pack including a chilled bottle of Prosecco!! We would definately reccomend owls Hoot & we will definately visit again!! Also if you are going to stay here, we would reccomend the White Horse Inn, and the Four horseshoes Inn for food as both were lovely!!!!!
Visited October 2020
Written October 5, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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Road21383593991
Orpington, United Kingdom1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Perfect Suffolk Break for two
Myself and my boyfriend have just returned home from a perfect two night stay at Owls Hoot Barn and we are still beaming. This stay was originally booked for early July but had to be moved due to Covid19 - throughout this time John and Katie have been very accommodating and contactable. We re-arranged which was made very easy by the hosts. All my questions I had were answered extremely promptly and we have received amazing service. The barn itself is a little slice of heaven, tucked away on a residential lane. There is ample parking on the lane and we were able to get a space right outside the path both days that we stayed. The cottage is kitted out with everything you would need - the milk, Prosecco and coffee pods were a very nice touch and really demonstrates the attention the detail at this property. It really does feel like a home away from home! The hot tub and Sauna were hassle free to use and we made great use of these - the hot tub is maintained daily by the nearby concierge which means its always at a perfect temperature. After a 3 hour bike ride, the hot tub was perfect to come back to! The kitchen is fully stocked with cutlery/pots and pans and we were able to cook full meals as well as eating out at a few of the restaurants recommended by John and Katie (these were delightful). We would definitely recommend staying at this hidden gem for a quiet get away! If you do stay, hire the bikes! It made our trip and was a great way to explore the local area and choose the pubs we wanted to eat at! Thank you, we hope to stay again.
Visited August 2020
Written August 4, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Livyylou
Livyylou
Birmingham, United Kingdom2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
FALSE ADVERTISING!! NOT WORTH THE MONEY!
When booking a weekend away with my boyfriend we found what looked on the advert the perfect cottage. When emailing with John I was never offered a choice out of the 2 cottages. What we were expecting and what we actually got were complete opposite!! Nothing like the pictures advertised John is unprofessional sarcastic and rude!! I would avoid this place at all costs!
Visited January 2020
Written January 10, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
BackPacker402289
BackPacker402289
We have 3 luxury award winning, and highly reviewed, chocolate box holiday homes on the Suffolk / Norfolk border with hot tubs and saunas, and our guests enjoyment is vital to us. We have a certificate of excellence from Tripadviser based on guest reviews throughout 2019, on the Airb@b platform we have a 4.9 out of 5 star overall rating from 369 guest reviews, and have won a gold star from Visit England. We were very surprised to read this review, posted in two versions by our guest Sophie Stewart, who was disappointed at a modest deduction from her deposit. We completely understand that accidents happen, and very rarely have to make any deductions. Sadly, Sophie left a large blackened square burn mark in a solid wood lounge coffee table. She accepted this by email when we respectfully emailed her about it following her checkout. We supplied pictures of the damage, and gained a quote for a local tradesmen we sent to Sophie to sand the table and re-stain it, which was cheaper than replacing the solid wood coffee table for her. Additionally, a champagne flute was chipped and broken and placed back within a cupboard, for which a nominal £3.50 fee was charged and a link to the website supplied to show where we would replace it from, for our next guests. We then returned almost a 3rd of Sophie’s £90 deposit to her within an hour of receiving details of where she wanted it sent. We were very surprised to learn for the first time in her review of any problems, for example the tap, and the kettle, which have not been an issue for any of our other guests. We have a property agent who is on call to our holidaymakers, during office hours, evenings, and weekends, if there are ever any issues at all, we fix them immediately. We received no calls, nor did our agent, or we would have responded within the hour to Sophie. Guests can book on Buy a Gift to stay in any of our luxury holiday homes with hot tubs for £330, for two nights midweek out of peak season. Sophie booked via the Buy a Gift, and it says clearly in the opening paragraphs of the website that guests can choose any of our three properties pictured. Sophie requested specific dates, and for these days Owl’s Hoot barn was available. It’s a gorgeous beamed barn with vaulted oak ceiling, a hot tub, pizza oven and open fireplace. All properties have different elements, all have hot tubs, most saunas too, and we answer any guest questions accurately and promptly. I don’t think I’ve ever been described as rude or unprofessional in my entire 30 year career. From our hundreds of reviews, which rate us at 4.9 out of 5 on Airb&b alone, and our awards, I believe our guests agree we do our very best to always offer them a wonderful holiday with us in Suffolk.
Written January 13, 2020. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

ThunderRoad123
ThunderRoad123
Perth, United Kingdom30 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
A perfect place for a couple on a short break
This is a barn conversion with high spec fittings in a gloriously quiet location in a little village, and yet within easy reach of all the amenities in Diss, Norwich and Ipswich. There are long walks and cycle rides along country lanes, a pub with excellent food in walking distance, and close by is the host to help with any questions. The hot tub on decking is not publicly overlooked and this is a delightful way to unwind after a day's exploration. We didn't get round to trying out the pizza oven and were left wondering how many places have a pizza oven?! That just shows the high attention to detail and also an aim to provide something different. This barn is one of those hidden gems, close enough to a main road, and yet far enough away to make you realise you truly are in the Suffolk countryside.
Visited May 2019
Written July 5, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Beth Rebecca
Beth Rebecca
10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Fantastic luxury retreat for couples
My boyfriend and I stayed recently to get away from city life. It's rare we have a peaceful weekend. The prosecco on arrival was a lovely unexpected surprise. My favourite part of the stay was the private hot tub (which got lots of use!) Thank you John and Katie for being great hosts.
Visited May 2019
Written May 30, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Simon
Simon
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Lovely stay at the cottage.
Me and my girlfriend had a great time staying at the cottage for her birthday, the place is really nice and has everything we needed. The hot tub was so good! We would defiantly recommend and the owners were so helpful and nice.
Visited May 2019
Written May 9, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Roy G
Roy G
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Best Luxury Barn About
I have stayed at this luxury barn twice now and I have never been disappointed with my stay nor John's communication. If you want a nice quiet place to relax and forget about everyday life then this is the place to be. You can chill in the hot tub whenever you want and when you have had enough you can get cosy on the sofa and light the wood fire, the crackling noise to the fire sounds so beautiful in the background. You have a very good size kitchen to make a nice meal or you could even go to a local pub that does lovely food. This is a definite 5* Barn and you will not be disappointed when you stay here.
Visited November 2018
Written November 14, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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What this rental offers
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
  • Cycling areas
Outdoor amenities
  • Deck
  • Patio
  • Private yard
Indoor amenities
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Internet access
Bathroom and laundry
  • Dryer
  • Iron
  • Hot bath
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Living spaces
  • Highchair
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Entertainment
  • Television
Nearby
  • Golf course (within 30 mins drive)
  • Horse riding facilities
  • Countryside area

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About the neighbourhood
Within the village there is The White Horse Coaching Inn, which was voted the best bar within the area by the Diss Express, the local newspaper. Within one and a half miles the thatched Four Horseshoes is thought to be the oldest pub within Suffolk with a 12th century well inside its restaurant. The historic market town of Diss, approximately a 10 minute drive from the cottage, has coffee shops and restaurants and a park, with a children's play area overlooking the Mere. Eye and Framlingham, communities with castles, independent shops including a chocolatier and butchers are close by, as are picture postcard villages.
Getting around
Owls Hoot is the perfect romantic hideaway surrounded by fields and yet also within easy reach of the A140, A14 and hourly / half hourly intercity Norwich to Diss, Stowmarket, Ipswich, Manningtree, Colchester and London train line. It is perfect for a self-catering holiday on the Suffolk / Norfolk border.
Access
Car advised
Activities nearby
Fishing spots availableGolf course (within 30 mins drive)Horse riding facilities

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 3 p.m. Check out by 11 a.m.
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 100% refund* if you cancel at least 2 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed

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