Chapman Country House for 22 guests
  • South East
  • Swaffham
  • Self Catering
  • Sleeps 22
  • Bedrooms 10
  • Beds 11
  • Dining For 22

  • Hen Party Friendly
  • Stag Party Friendly
  • Pet Friendly
  • Accessible Friendly

Chapman Country House - Norfolk

Sleeps 22 guests

Sitting at the very Northern point of The Brecks, an area of outstanding tranquillity in the heart of East England, is Chapman Country House, the perfect destination for a stylish escape. Whether you’re planning a birthday, family gathering, holiday or any other special occasion, this house to rent in Norfolk will make a perfect fit. Originally built in the Elizabethan times around 1580,  the elegant Georgian frontage including the central pediment and doric doorcase were added to the house in the mid-1700s when the marketplace became fashionable. The blend of contemporary and period Georgian and Elizabethan features is awe-inspiring. Sleeping 22 guests, Chapman Country House, sits within the bustling market town of Swaffham yet giving you all the privacy in the world within the private stone flint walled gardens. Enjoy exclusive use of this self-catered accommodation in South East UK without worrying about your kids or pets leaving the grounds of the house. This architectural landmark is only a stone’s throw away from the town’s pubs, restaurants, and cafes.

A fun fact about this holiday home near Norwich is that ITV series “Kingdom” starring Stephen Fry was filmed in the location of the house. So why not have your celebration in such an impeccable and interesting home? Whether you're planing a hen party celebration or a stag do with all of your mates, Chapman Country House is a lovely choice!

Key Features

  • Indoor fireplace
  • Sonos, Netflix, and Amazon
  • Private walled garden
  • Hot Tub

Reception rooms and Kitchen

The 4 large reception rooms in this house to rent in Norfolk are ideal for relaxing, chit-chatting, or a celebration. The log burners and open fires will ensure you’re warm all throughout the year. As you walk in, a magnificent reception hall featuring high ceilings will welcome you. The original flooring and large centrally placed Palladian fireplace add lots of character to this space. This holiday home near Norwich also comes with a Grand Hall with piano in case you want to have a classy musical soiree. Just off the hall is the Chapman Country House library. This elegant room comes with a stylish living room with B&B Italia sofas while the log burner will keep the space toasty while you watch some TV. If you wish to host a product launch, evening drinks, or a cocktail party, the formal lounge with a glorious open fireplace right opposite the library is the ideal space. The Sonos speakers in all the communal areas enable you to play music with the Sonos app.

Through the boot room, you can access the dining area with a large inglenook fireplace with log burner and a Baronial dining table that can seat up to 22 guests. This will lead you directly to the fully-equipped kitchen which the chefs in the group will love. It features a double Bertazzoni range/gas cooker, 2 wine chillers, a Nespresso machine, and marble countertops. Catering events will also be effortless. Crockery and cutlery are available for 30 guests. Go ahead and prepare your favourite meals and enjoy it in the comfort of this South East UK self-catered accommodation. Through the kitchen, you can access one of the four gardens. It features cushioned furniture including a large dining table and is perfect for a BBQ sunset get-together. The lighting in all of the main gardens makes them perfect for alfresco entertaining at night. The pond with Koi and other fish make lovely backdrops for photos, and will surely occupy the kids!

Bedrooms

Live comfortably in the richly furnished 10 king-sized bedrooms this house to rent in Norfolk has to offer. Enjoy white bed linens and fluffy towels as well as a memory foam mattress.

Access the first of the 10 bedrooms, the Garden Bedroom, from the second hallway. From here, guests will enjoy direct access to the garden as well as the cloakroom. The second hallway also gives access to two staircases, one Georgian, and another Elizabethan which lead up to the 1st and 2nd floors where the 9 further bedrooms are situated. The unique curiosities, designer furniture and impressive artwork create a private member club funky atmosphere thanks to the merging of old and new.

This holiday home near Norwich also offers four stunning walk-in wet room showers, two of which offer copper and nickel roll-top baths with underfloor heating.

Entertainment

Whether you choose to stay within the house when the weather is not being kind, or leave and explore The Brecks and the local town when the sun is out, we assure you a good time. Furthermore, The Brecks are known to be the UK’s driest area so the sky is blue quite often.

Within the house, you will find Sonos, Netflix, and Amazon for your comfort. There is also high-speed WiFi all throughout the house. In the gardens of this South East UK self-catered accommodation lies a swing under a magnificent lime tree.

Accessibility

This Norfolk house to rent features a ground floor bedroom with a comfortable sofa bed and direct step-free access to the hallway and garden. There is also a ground-floor toilet and sink. Unfortunately, there are two steps at the front door, so this venue is not completely accessible.

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Find below a list of activities and ideas that you can bring either to your Party House or do in the local area, for more detailed information on each visit our Activities and Ideas page.

On Site:
  •  Barbecue
  •  Catering
  •  Gin & Whisky Tasting
  •  Laser clay shooting
  •  Murder Mystery
  •  Spa Treatment
  •  Walking
  •  WiFi
Off Site:
  •  Boating
  •  Canoeing
  •  Cycling
  •  Fishing - Fly
  •  Fishing - Sea
  •  Golf Courses
  •  Hiking
  •  Horse Riding
  •  Sailing
  •  Scuba Diving
  •  Shopping
  •  Swimming
  •  Theatre
  •  Walking
  •  Water Skiing
  •  Windsurfing

Local Area

Swaffham is a bustling little town with something for all types of guests. Whether you’re craving something adventurous or just want to relax, the nearby attractions will sure keep you occupied.

Swaffham Golf Club is only 1.8 miles away and makes the perfect afternoon for golf lovers with a few drinks on a sunny day. The Saturday market in Swaffham is worth a visit for some one-of-a-kind products. Just 0.3 miles away is the stunning medieval Church of St Peter and Paul. It boasts a magnificent double hammer-beam angel roof and carvings depicting the Pedlar of Swaffham, John Chapman. Head only 7.5 miles South West to the breathtaking Oxburgh Hall which is also a National Trust Property.

For history lovers, the Castle Acre is only 5.1 miles away and is a Norman settlement. Here, you will be able to see the Peddars Way National Trail crossing the picturesque River Nar. This Castle is known to have one of the best-preserved Cluniac monastic sites in England. Scenes from the film ‘Glorious 39’ by Stephen Poliakoff were shot here. Swaffham has also featured in other dramas like Dad’s Army, Love on a Branch Line, Allo Allo, and most recently ‘Kingdom’ starring Stephen Fry which also featured Chapman Country House.

Westacre Theatre (4.5 miles), Gooderstone Water Gardens (6.4 miles), the Iceni Village (1.5 miles) and wildlife/nature reserves are other attractions, activities, and entertainment in the area. Furthermore, you will find several local gardens, fishing, bird-watching, and lots of walking routes in the area. In the Thetford Forest which is nearby, the adrenaline junkies can visit Go Ape which is only 19 miles away. There is also horse riding which is only 11 miles away.

If you visit Chapman Country House, you will have the perfect opportunity to visit the North Norfolk coast with lovely cafes, restaurants, and chill-out places.

Restaurants & Pubs 

  • The White Hart - 0.1 miles
  • Beijing - 0.1 miles
  • The East Garden - 0.2 miles
  • Indian Summer - 0.4 miles
  • The Teapot - 0.6
  • Pedlars Hall Cafe - 0.7 miles
  • Spice of Swaffham - 0.7 miles

Shops

  • Asda - 0 miles
  • Tesco Superstore - 0.7 miles
  • Waitrose - 1 mile

Chapman Country House for 22 guests

Swaffham, Norfolk, UK

Closest Train Station :

  • Brandon Station - 14 miles
  • Watlington Station - 15 miles

Closest Airport :

  • Norwich International Airport (NWI) - 29.5 miles

Nearby Town :

  • Kings Lynn - 15 miles
  • Norwich - 28 miles
  • Cambridge - 50 miles

Jhoanne T.

Chapman Country House was set within stunning tranquil gardens with the bustling town just very nearby! at our doorstep! We were simply blown away!

27/12/2019
Anna S.

Gregory, the host was just lovely. He was so helpful every step of the way until we had to leave, which we were very sad about. Overall our stay was fantastic! Definitely recommend!

12/06/2019
Lee W.

The house was beautiful and we also loved Swaffham. It was clean, fantastic kitchen and we also loved the baths. We will be back again soon.

08/02/2019

Pricing Notes

Cleaning fee of £150 is applied to each booking

Booking process: 50% booking deposit & 50% balance taken 10 weeks before the arrival date

Security deposit: £1,250 (not included in the price & taken by the owner)