Guide price £450,000
A pretty 3-bedroom brick and flint period cottage in need of some updating, with enclosed south facing courtyard garden. Located opposite the church in the highly sought-after village of Blakeney on the North Norfolk Coast, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. __________ GROUND FLOOR - Entrance hall - Shower room/WC - Kitchen/breakfast room with Aga - Sitting room __________ FIRST FLOOR - Master bedroom - Double bedroom - Single bedroom - Family bathroom __________ OUTSIDE - Front gravelled courtyard - Sheltered south facing courtyard garden __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Holt 5 miles - Morston 2 miles - Norwich 25 miles __________ SITUATION 2 Wiveton Road is situated opposite the Church in the highly sought-after coastal village of Blakeney and is within easy walking distance of the quay. Brick and flint cottages line the narrow streets and little yards of this pretty conservation village, once fishermen's dwellings, many are still in local hands thanks to a housing trust. The village offers 2 pubs, a small restaurant, coffee shop and the historic Blakeney and Manor House hotels. There is a well-stocked village supermarket, fishmonger, delicatessen, tennis courts and playing field, doctors' surgery, Methodist Chapel with cafe and a spectacular parish church with primary school next door. Blakeney is a year-round lively village, as well as a holiday destination. This area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with low-tide access to the salt marshes and Blakeney Point (N.T.) and provides dingy sailing/racing, outstanding bird watching, seal trips, crab catching from the quay, long distance footpaths, enormous sandy beaches; all this on your doorstep. Play golf at Sheringham and Brancaster and visit splendid historic houses (Holkham, Felbrigg and Houghton) and fine churches (Cley, Binham and Walsingham). The well-known Wiveton Hall Café and pick your own fruit farm is within a short walking distance of the village. The nearby Georgian market town of Holt is renowned for its attractive street frontages and for its wide range of independent shops, as well as Bakers and Larners (a privately-owned department store), boutiques and cafes, doctors', dentists' and veterinary surgeries, banks, post office, good butchers and fishmongers and independent book shop. Holt is also home to the well-respected Greshams pre prep, prep and senior schools, founded in 1555. __________ DESCRIPTION The front door leads into a nicely proportioned entrance hall with wood laminate flooring, staircase and separate shower room/WC. The kitchen/breakfast room sits on the south side of the cottage with a door leading out to the courtyard garden, this is a good-sized room with a range of fitted base and wall cupboards. There is space for an undercounter washing machine and a 2-oven oil fired Aga adds to the home comfort. The kitchen floor is ceramic tiles and there is a useful under stairs cupboard which houses the boiler and provided further storage space. From the entrance hall the sitting room has double aspect from east facing windows with wooden shutters and west facing French doors opening to the courtyard garden. A wood burner is located at one end of the room and wood laminate flooring runs through from the hallway. On the first floor there are 3 bedrooms and a family bathroom. The main bedroom has east and west aspect and fitted cupboards, there is a small double room which overlooks the garden and also benefits from fitted wardrobes and a single bedroom, currently used as a study. This charming cottage has been a much-loved home for many years and now offers potential for updating. __________ OUTSIDE Located on the corner of the Wiveton road and behind brick and flint walls, an iron gate opens into a fully enclosed courtyard style front garden which is gravelled and planted with some mature shrubs. Follow down the side of the property and a gate leads through to the back garden which is fully paved. This is a private south facing space with potential to add a small conservatory (subject to any necessary planning permission) and still have a small entertaining terrace. __________ AGENTS NOTE We are advised by the vendors regarding works they have undertaken for road soundproofing. The sitting room, hall and roadside bedrooms are double glazed and have added insulation. The external walls are upgraded with Gyproc metal lining system with rigid laminated insulation 50mm plasterboard. The rear garden is sheltered and protected by the house. LOCAL AUTHORITY North Norfolk District Council Band C __________ SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage, oil fired central heating. __________ DIRECTIONS From the A149 coast road approaching from Morston, proceed through the village and the property can be found on your right-hand side at the junction with the Wiveton Road, just before the church. __________ 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. 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