Guide price £630,000
Peacock House is a magnificent 5/6 bedroom late Victorian property with many original features. Located in a quiet street in the popular coastal town of Hunstanton it sits in an elevated position close to the seafront with stunning sea views, south facing garden, garage and off-street parking. Currently run as an award-winning bed and breakfast business, it would also be a wonderful family home a delightful find under big Norfolk skies. __________ GROUND FLOOR - Entrance hall - Sitting room with wood burning stove - Guest sitting room with wood burning stove - Office/snug - Dining/breakfast room - Kitchen - Double bedroom - Shower room - Cellar __________ FIRST FLOOR - 1 double with en suite bath/shower room - 2 doubles with en suite shower rooms - Family bathroom __________ SECOND FLOOR - 2 double bedrooms with en suite shower rooms __________ OTHER - Many original features - Easy access to sea front and town centre. - Lovely sea views - Park side residential street __________ OUTSIDE - Large single garage - Off street parking - South facing garden - Garden shed and chicken run __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Kings Lynn 16 miles (mainline trains to London Kings Cross via Cambridge) - Brancaster 7 miles - Burnham Market 11 miles - Sandringham 8.5 miles - Old Hunstanton 1 mile __________ SITUATION The elegant Victorian seaside town of Hunstanton is renowned for its unique striped cliffs, long sandy beach and magnificent sunsets. The seaside town began as a purposely-built resort in 1846 and retains its Victorian charm and character to this day, remaining a popular holiday destination for visitors of all ages. From buzzing family activities such as Crazy Golf, The Sea Life Sanctuary and the Oasis Leisure Centre to the tranquil Esplanade Gardens and music on the green, there is something for everyone. The town's array of gardens are especially delightful during the Spring and summer months. Town amenities include a variety of eating options, from cafes, vintage tea shop, fish and chip shops, pubs and restaurants. There is a theatre, supermarkets, schooling for all ages, health centre, dentist and further comprehensive shopping facilities. It is also home to the very popular Hunstanton Lawn Tennis Tournament, which is Britain's largest open tennis tournament, having been established in 1920. Just a mile north is Old Hunstanton boasting a championship golf course, wide sandy beaches with colourful beach huts and many pubs/restaurants including the Michelin starred Neptune restaurant, The coastal path starts in Hunstanton or you can take the Coastliner bus and along the North Norfolk Heritage Coast many further recreational activities are available including sailing, bird watching, walking and cycling to name but a few. With Royal Sandringham, Holkham, Houghton all within in easy driving distance this is a brilliant place to enjoy all that North Norfolk has to offer. __________ DESCRIPTION The front door sits within an enclosed wooden and glazed entrance porch and leads into the reception hall where a fabulous staircase with carved oak balustrade sweeps up through this 3-storey property. The majority of the windows in this property have been replaced with high-quality double-glazed wood effect UPVC in keeping with the originals. On the ground floor there is a well-proportioned sitting room with fine original features including picture rail, cornice and ceiling rose and two lovely leaded oval windows and this room also has a large bay window with sea views. There is also a multi fuel stove within the fireplace. There are two further reception rooms, one currently used as a guest lounge with a wood burning stove and one at the back of the property currently the owner's office/snug. The kitchen is very well equipped with a range of fitted units, space for a dishwasher and integrated appliances including double gas hob and extractor, 2 Neff double ovens and fridge freezer. The room is very light with a large skylight and part glazed door leading to the conservatory style utility room which is south facing and offers plenty of space for washing machines and dryers. From the kitchen and located on the front of the house is the breakfast room which has lots of south and west facing windows and lovely views of the garden, making it an idyllic, relaxing place to start your day. The property has a ground floor double bedroom which could also be used as a further reception room, again with lovely original features, large bay window and fireplace. Also, on the ground floor there is and a separate shower room/WC and a door leading down to a large 2 room cellar which is dry and well lit. On the first floor there are 3 individually styled guest bedrooms all with wonderful original fireplaces, plaster work and large bay windows taking in the sea views, each has an en suite, 2 with shower room and one with a bath/shower room. There is also a family bathroom on this level with a walk in airing cupboard. Taking the stairs to the 2nd floor landing two further guest rooms also offer great views from dormer windows, and both have en suite shower rooms. Great advantage has been taken of eves space to create large useful storage cupboards on this landing. __________ OUTSIDE Commanding an elevated corner position on a quiet wide street and situated opposite a park this lovely brick and carr stone property sits behind a low brick wall and has many hallmarks of its era with large bay windows and ornamental balconies and brickwork. Within the wall there is low hedging and by the entrance porch a raised covered seating area, the perfect place to watch the world go by and enjoy the coastal view. A side entrance gate leads to the back garden, which is south facing and beautifully manicured, this is "The Good Life" environment with a well populated chicken run, raspberry canes and raised strawberry beds all producing some delicious home-grown breakfast supplies, a great lifestyle choice! Even the useful garden shed has a sea view! And beyond the garden a gated parking area and large single garage. Whether you are looking for a fabulous seaside family home or are keen to run your own bed and breakfast this property is a real find. Link to web site: http://www.peacockhouse-hunstanton.co.uk/ __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY Kings Lynn and West Norfolk - Band F __________ SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage and gas fired central heating. Solar panels to supplement water heating only. __________ DIRECTIONS From King's Lynn take the A149 to Hunstanton. At Hunstanton roundabout take the 3rd exit, then take the 2nd left into Sandringham Road and then 2nd left again into Park Road. Peacock House is located on your left at the junction of Nene Road. __________ 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 the reason for the property coming onto the market and 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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