Guide price £475,000
A charming and immaculately presented 2-bedroom Grade II listed semi-detached Georgian house with garden and studio/summer house. Located on a quiet single-track lane in the historic village of Little Walsingham, close to local amenities and within easy driving distance of the North Norfolk Coast at Wells-next-the-Sea. Holiday rental income projection available __________ GROUND FLOOR - Entrance hallway - Kitchen/dining room - Sitting room with study area __________ FIRST FLOOR - Family bathroom - Double bedroom - Master bedroom with en suite shower room - Landing __________ OTHER - WIFI Nest heating control and smoke alarm system - Cleverly and sympathetically renovated by present vendors - Fully renovated, re-wired and re-plumbed - Traditional cast iron radiators __________ OUTSIDE - Lovely landscaped courtyard garden - Studio/summer house - Log store, bin and gas storage area __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Wells-next-the-Sea 5 miles - North Norfolk Coast - Burnham Market - 8 miles - Blakeney - 8 miles - Kings Lynn 25 miles (mainline station to London Kings Cross via Ely and Cambridge) __________ SITUATION Bridewell Lodge is situated in the historic village of Little Walsingham, a picturesque area of North Norfolk which is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The pretty village of Walsingham attracts artists, birdwatchers, food lovers, pilgrims to the historic shrines and those seeking a slower pace of life. The village has many fine period properties, including Walsingham Abbey and it's 20-acre landscaped park containing the ruins of the Augustinian Priory dating back to 1153. The multi-award winning Walsingham Farm Shop, the vibrant Black Lion pub, cafes, antique shops, village store and a primary school are all within short walking distance. The village is well placed for exploring the beautiful North Norfolk coast being situated some 4 miles from Wells-next-the-Sea and beaches at Holkham, and 8 miles equidistant from the popular villages of Burnham Market and Blakeney. _________ DESCRIPTION Bridewell Lodge is of classic Georgian proportions and dates from the mid-19th century. It is of grey brick construction under black-glazed pantile roof, with large elegant sash windows and a panelled front door with a rectangular fanlight above. It has been lovingly and sympathetically restored to its former glory to create a full time or holiday home full of character and charm. The front door leads into the hallway which runs through the house to a half-glazed door opening to the garden filling the hallway with light. Smart painted panelling runs throughout the hallway, stairwell and landing with quarry tile flooring and a useful under stairs cupboard on the ground floor. Situated to the left of the hallway, the sitting room benefits from large double aspect sash windows and an arch leads into a study area with book shelving. The main feature of the sitting room is an elegant mantel piece with fireplace housing newly installed wood burning stove with bespoke book shelving and cupboards to either side. Atmospheric lighting is created with a separate lamp lighting system that runs throughout the house. The kitchen/dining room is triple aspect again benefiting from lots of natural light. At the dining end of the room there is a fireplace with an elegant mantel piece, with a built-in pantry cupboard and drawers to the side. Quarry tiles run through to the kitchen which overlooks the garden. The kitchen is fully fitted with bespoke handmade wooden cabinets under full-stave walnut worktops, with butlers sink and integrated Smeg dishwasher, and decorative open shelving above. There is space for washer dryer and fridge freezer. Further tall built-in cupboard for additional storage to the side of the mantel piece with space for range cooker. The stairs with window overlooking the garden open to a spacious and light landing with large sash window and window seat on the far side. There is a good-sized storage cupboard on the landing and loft access. There are two generous bedrooms on this floor, the guest double bedroom has an elegant mantel piece with cast iron fireplace and built in wardrobe and like the master bedroom it benefits from west aspect and a large sash window. This room has the use of the adjacent large family bathroom which overlooks the garden and has painted panelled walls, wooden floorboards, traditional bathroom suite, C.P Hart taps and cast-iron roll top bath with shower above. There is a useful cupboard with shaver socket and further cupboard housing newly installed combi boiler. The master bedroom is slightly larger and has fitted wardrobes and an elegant mantel piece with cast iron fireplace, again both rooms have the benefit of a separate lamp lighting circuit. The en suite shower room has painted panelled walls, traditional fittings with large walk in rainfall shower, wooden floorboards and built in bathroom cabinet with shaver socket. __________ OUTSIDE The lovely landscaped garden is enclosed with boundaries of bespoke painted wooden fencing and the lovely old mellow brick and flint walls of this and the neighbouring property. Outside the back door there is a gravelled terrace with area for outdoor dining, two formal borders surrounded by box hedging and planted with standard olive trees and perennials, and a bed along the rear of the property planted with useful herbs. A beautiful bespoke wooden garden studio/summerhouse with cedar shingle roof and French doors looking west over the formal lawn. Internally clad with wide horizontal boards to match those of the stairs inside the house and fitted with useful storage cupboards to house lawnmower and gardening tools, and a decorative bench. Fitted with power and light, this makes an ideal place to do a spot of work or relax. There is a brick and flint wall on the lane side with a door for ease of access, a log store and bin and gas cylinder housing. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY North Norfolk District Council Band C __________ SERVICES Mains water and drainage, LPG gas fired central heating __________ DIRECTIONS From Fakenham roundabout junction with the A1065 take the A148 towards Holt and turn off to your left onto the B1105 follow this road through East Barsham and into Walsingham High Street, continue into Bridewell Ally and the property can be found on your right hand side. You cannot park here, follow to Guild Street and park on that street. __________ 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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