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A substantial Grade II listed 5-bedroom, 4-bathroom barn conversion including the separate annex. Offering light filled open plan living, large garden, double garage and wonderful views over meadowland. Located within a small group of barns in a wonderful rural location on the edge of South Creake, just over 4 miles from Burnham Market and with easy access to the North Norfolk Coast. __________ GROUND FLOOR - Large open plan dining/kitchen/family room - 2 double bedrooms both en suite - Utility room - WC __________ FIRST FLOOR - Galleried seating area - Vaulted sitting room - Master bedroom with en suite __________ ANNEX - Double bedroom/sitting room - Double bedroom - Bathroom - Integral double garage __________ OUTSIDE - Fully enclosed south facing walled garden - Front garden with veranda and meadow views - Parking for 2 cars plus double garage spaces __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Burnham Market 4.5 miles - The North Norfolk Coast 5.5 miles - Fakenham 6.5 miles - Holt (Greshams School) 16.5 miles - Kings Lynn (mainline train station to London Kings Cross via Ely and Cambridge) 22 miles __________ SITUATION Meadow barn is located on the edge of South Creake, this pretty village is centred around the village green with the River Burn running through, there is an active Memorial Hall which is a community space for village activities, tennis courts, bowling green, children's' play area, a beautiful church and wayside stalls selling local produce as well as a yearly classical music festival. Nearby Burnham Market is an attractive Georgian village with an eclectic range of independent gift and clothing boutiques and shops including a fish monger, butcher, delicatessen, wine merchant, chemist and post office. The village benefits from doctor and dentist surgeries, a primary school, tennis courts, garage, a fine parish church and several coffee shops, restaurants and pubs including The Hoste boutique hotel. There are plenty of amenities in the town of Fakenham including schooling for all ages, medical centres, supermarkets, pubs and restaurants, garages and a cinema. The town is transformed by its weekly market and a monthly farmer's market and at least 12 race days a year held at Fakenham Racecourse - one of the finest national hunt racecourses in the country. The Georgian market town of Holt is about 30 minutes' drive and is home to the well-regarded Gresham's pre-prep, prep and senior schools, founded in 1555. The North Norfolk Coast is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty teaming with wildlife and boasting miles of sandy beaches and saltmarshes crisscrossed by creeks and harbours. There are many ways of wiling away leisure hours with sailing, bird and seal watching, coastal walking, golf and cycling to name a few. __________ DESCRIPTION The barn is approached through the walled garden and presents itself very well with soft mellow bricks and painted wooden windows under a pantile roof, and was converted some 15 years ago by well respected McNamara builders. The main entrance is through French doors set into a double height expanse of windows which flood the barn with light and lead into the family/dining room. The eye is drawn immediately straight through to the north/east aspect where identical doors and windows take in wonderful meadow views. The dining/family room in open plan to the kitchen and the entrance is partly vaulted with wonderful exposed beams and stairs leading up to the first floor and galleried landing. There is a central bricked chimney breast with and inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove and plenty of room for a big dining table as well as relaxing family seating. Flagstone style flooring with underfloor heating runs throughout the whole room. The kitchen overlooks the garden and is fitted with a range of bespoke hand painted units by Kitchens Etcetera under granite worktops and includes base, wall and larder cupboards, a dresser and central island. There is a 3-oven oil fired Aga with electric Aga companion and a further electric oven and hob, an integrated Bosch dishwasher and space for a large American style fridge freezer. A clever internal corner window makes it possible to take in the view whilst washing up! From the kitchen a door leads to a back hallway with wine storage cupboard. The utility/boiler room is on your right. This is another well designed room with fitted cupboards, Belfast sink and space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer and there is a door to the garden making it an ideal boot/dog room after a muddy walk. There are two ground floor double bedrooms one overlooking the meadowland which has an en suite bathroom with bath and shower over and the other overlooking the walled garden with a newly fitted shower room and both rooms have fitted wardrobe cupboards, exposed beams and brickwork. On the first floor the stairs lead to a galleried landing which makes the ideal place to sit or read a book whilst taking in the views, oak floorboards run through to the stunning and very spacious sitting room with a fabulous vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and brickwork and an open fireplace. The master bedroom suite overlooks the garden and has plenty of built in cupboards and a very spacious luxury en suite bathroom with freestanding bath, double shower unit, linen cupboard and like all the bathrooms a heated towel rail. Across the garden is the annex, a conversion of a smaller barn with all the same wonderful original features. This offers many opportunities for family or guest accommodation, income potential or even a home office. Currently it is configured as two double bedrooms with a separate bathroom. The double garage is integral to the annex, with double wooden doors, power, light and also houses the oil storage tank. __________ OUTSIDE To the front of the barn on the north east side a large expanse of lawn has a bricked pathway leading to a raised vernada this makes a perfect place to sit outside overlooking fields to the village. On the south west side is the main walled garden, with lots of terrace space for entertaining, lawn and ornamental shrubs. From the shared driveway, double wooden gates lead onto a gravelled area within the walled garden which allows parking for 2 or 3 cars plus the double garage spaces. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY Kings Lynn and West Norfolk - Band G __________ SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage, oil fired central heating and Aga. __________ DIRECTIONS From Burnham Market take the first right hand road as you enter South Creake signed to the church, follow this small lane to the T junction, turn right and then take second right turning into the shared driveway, the parking is on the right just after the garages. __________ 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. 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