Guide price £525,000
A charming 4-bedroom semi-detached brick and flint cottage located in an idyllic quiet location in the highly sought-after hamlet of Saxlingham with private parking and large garden backing onto open fields, just 3 miles from the North Norfolk Coast __________ GROUND FLOOR - Entrance Hall - WC - Master bedroom with en suite bathroom - Kitchen - Utility room - Open plan sitting/dining room - Hall __________ FIRST FLOOR - Family bathroom - 2 double bedrooms - Bunk bedroom __________ OTHER - Potential to extend further - Quiet no through lane - Rural Broadband and Sky dishes on site __________ OUTSIDE - Front garden - Large multi-level back garden - Off street parking for several cars - Garden workshop/tool shed, log store and boiler room - Terrace - Summer house overlooking fields __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Blakeney 3 miles (North Norfolk Coast) - Holt 4 miles - Norwich 27 miles (London Liverpool Street 1hr 50min) __________ SITUATION Heydon Cottage East is tucked away in a very quiet no through lane with lovely rural walks on the doorstep in the small North Norfolk hamlet of Saxlingham. Together with neighbouring Field Dalling it offers a strong local community with an active village hall and church. This peaceful location is just 3 miles south of the north Norfolk coast, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with saltmarshes, long sandy beaches at low tide, creeks and the quintessential north Norfolk wide open skies. The nearby Georgian market town of Holt is renowned for its attractive street frontages and for its wide and eclectic range of independent shops. As well as Bakers and Larners - a privately owned department store - there are boutiques, restaurants and cafes, doctors' surgery, dentists, banks and a post office. Holt is also home to Gresham's pre-prep, prep and senior schools, founded in 1555. The Cathedral City of Norwich is 27 miles to the south, a vibrant business community and the regional centre with an extensive range of cultural and leisure facilities, including the Norwich City football club and The Theatre Royal. The city is well known for its excellent shopping and permanent market place, along with an expanding International Airport and a mainline rail services to London Liverpool Street. __________ DESCRIPTION The front door leads into the entrance hall with coat storage, book shelves and a separate WC. The cottage was extended by the present owners in 2001, adding this single storey L shaped wing, to include the spacious triple aspect ground floor master bedroom with high ceiling and French doors leading onto the garden. This room benefits for an en suite bathroom, recently refurbished with bath and shower over, heated towel rail and a large linen cupboard. A fully glazed door from the entrance hall leads to the kitchen where French doors and windows open to a small east facing terrace allowing lots of natural light and making the perfect place for breakfast on a summer's day. The working part of the kitchen is galley style with a range of painted base and wall units, an integrated AEG dishwasher and freestanding microwave and electric cooker. The utility room is beyond the kitchen with a further range of fitted cupboards, sink, freestanding fridge freezer, washer/ dryer and walk in larder. A back door leads to the garden. Off the kitchen is a wonderful open plan family living space with south and east aspect over the garden. A large separate dining area with under stairs storage cupboard runs through to the sitting room which has an open fireplace. The original front hall has parquet floor tiles and stairs leading to the first floor of the original cottage where there are 2 double bedrooms, one with fitted cupboards and wash basin, the other with wardrobe and airing cupboard. There is also a further smaller single/bunk room and a family bathroom, these rooms have a separate electric immersion heater for the water. __________ OUTSIDE The front garden sits behind a low brick and flint wall with pedestrian gate and to the side of this double wooden gates open onto a good-sized area of gravel with parking for several cars. The garden is partially bordered by mature hedges, panelled fencing and brick and flint walls, with mature shrubs and specimen trees, a large paved terrace with low surrounding wall makes a very sociable entertaining area. The lawn rises behind the property where a summer house has been placed to take full advantage of the lovely north and westerly views over open fields. The boiler room adjoins the house with a log storage area and there is a separate wooden garden workshop/tool shed. This cottage is in an idyllic quiet rural location and offers plenty of scope for further extension subject to necessary planning consents. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY North Norfolk District Council Band D __________ SERVICES Mains electricity and water, private drainage and oil-fired central heating. __________ DIRECTIONS Leave Holt on the A148 towards Fakenham, drive through the village of Letheringsett. After 500m take the right-hand turn sign posted "By Road". Continue for approximately 3 miles into the village of Saxlingham. Just after a sharp left hand bend you will find the church on your right-hand side, take the right-hand road beside the church and follow this bearing right at the grass island, the cottage can be found on your left-hand side. __________ 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. Note to potential purchasers who intend to view the property; we would politely ask you discuss with our staff if there is any point of particular importance to you, before you make arrangements to visit or plan a viewing appointment. 8. Viewings are strictly by prior appointment.
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