Guide price £2,500,000
An Edwardian 4 bedroom family home offering a wonderful opportunity to have far reaching uninterrupted views of the marsh and Blakeney Harbour. With original boat house, garden studios and detached garage/ workshop. Sitting within beautifully its landscaped garden and grounds of just under 1 acre (stms) in a quiet location in the popular coastal village of Blakeney. __________ GROUND FLOOR - Entrance hall - Study - Sitting room - Conservatory/dining room - Kitchen/breakfast room with Aga - Bathroom and separate WC - Utility room - Lobby/conservatory - Family room - Double bunk bedroom __________ FIRST FLOOR - Master bedroom - Dressing room - 2 further double bedrooms - Family bathroom - Shower room - Study __________ OUTSIDE - Private drive with electric gates - Detached garage with adjoining garden tool shed/storage room - Boat house and two garden studios plus 2 storage sheds - Landscaped gardens and grounds of just under 1 acre (stms) - Fibre optic broadband service __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Holt 5 miles - Morston 2 miles - Norwich 25 miles __________ SITUATION The highly-sought after coastal village of Blakeney sits within a conservation area and offers a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants, tennis courts and playing field, doctor's surgery, a fine parish church and a primary school. The well-known Wiveton Hall Café and pick your own fruit farm is within walking distance of the village. This is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with access to the saltmarshes and Blakeney Point and many ways of whiling away leisure hours including sailing, bird and seal watching, crabbing from the quay, cycling, golf, tennis, coastal walking and fine beaches. The Georgian market town of Holt is about 5 miles to the south and has an extensive and eclectic range of shops, galleries, restaurants and pubs, also being home to Greshams Pre-Prep, Prep and Senior schools. __________ DESCRIPTION Mallards Reach is a very special and unique property, built in the early 1900's and having had only 4 owners in that time. Few houses along the North Norfolk coastline can boast the exceptional panoramic views that this property can offer. The accommodation is immaculately presented throughout with great attention to detail from owners who have an artistic style and flair, reflected in the wonderfully diverse range of décor which is both beautiful and practical. Many of the principal rooms enjoy either access to, or views across, the garden to the coast, with a refreshing palette of cool, coastal colours and a French country house feel. Both floors feature extensive lime washed or white oak panelling to the walls and ceiling and floorboards, as well as beautiful finely detailed cabinetry. The ground floor has a potential guest wing with its own bathroom, sitting room and bedroom, whilst at the west end of the property leading off the elegant sitting room which has a feature stone fireplace, there is a generous conservatory/dining room with French doors opening to the garden. The kitchen breakfast room has a range of wooden kitchen units, central island and integrated appliances and a 4 oven oil fired Aga. The dining area opens to the garden with French doors. Also, on the ground floor, a fine study/office features a huge stone fireplace with seats on either side, wooden flooring, arrow slit windows a full range of bespoke cabinets. Stairs from the reception hall lead up to the first floor where the master bedroom has an adjoining dressing room and wonderful views of the coast. There are two further double bedrooms and a small study along with a family bathroom with bath and separate shower. The property also has a large loft storage space. __________ OUTSIDE Approached over a short private driveway set well back from the road, the property is tucked away behind its neighbours and accessed through electric gates, it is hard to believe you are only a few minutes walk from the centre of bustling Blakeney, especially when you take in views of ever changing coastal landscape. The gardens are a particularly charming feature of this property having been planted beautifully and imaginatively to complement the setting. To the front of the property there is a paved front driveway and detached garage/workshop and a gate leading to pedestrian access onto a path which takes you to the centre of the village bypassing all roads. The rear garden is primarily rolling lawns interspersed with established flowering beds and mature trees. There are a variety of outbuildings, 2 of which are used as studios, plus an original boat house presently used for storage with potential for conversion to additional accommodation subject to any necessary consents. With the BBQ area and paved outdoor dining terrace, this must be one of the most impressive entertaining spaces along the coast. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY North Norfolk District Council Band G __________ SERVICES Mains water, drainage and electricity, Oil fired central heating and Aga. __________ DIRECTIONS Approaching on the A149 coast road from Morston the property can be found of the left hand side as you enter the village just after open fields on your left, the driveway is just after a property with white gates. __________ IMPORTANT NOTICE 1. These particulars have been prepared in good faith as a general guide, they are not exhaustive and include information provided to us by other parties including the seller, not all of which will have been verified by us. 2. We have not carried out a detailed or structural survey; we have not tested any services, appliances or fittings. Measurements, floor plans, orientation and distances are given as approximate only and should not be relied on. 3. The photographs are not necessarily comprehensive or current, aspects may have changed since the photographs were taken. No assumption should be made that any contents are included in the sale. 4. We have not checked that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation approval, statutory or regulatory permissions or consents. Any reference to any alterations or use of any part of the property does not mean that necessary planning, building regulations, or other consent has been obtained. 5. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves by inspection, searches, enquiries, surveys, and professional advice about all relevant aspects of the property. 6. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact; we have no authority to make or give any representation or warranties in relation to the property. If these are required, you should include their terms in any contract between you and the seller. 7. Viewings are strictly by prior appointment with sole agents Jackson-Stops. If there is any point which is of particular importance to you, we invite you to discuss this with us, especially before you travel to view the property.
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