Offers in excess of £825,000
A rare opportunity to acquire this 4-bedroom semi-detached brick and flint cottage in need of some updating. Located in the highly desirable coastal village of Brancaster Staithe within 0.66 acres (stms) of garden and grounds. With exceptional uninterrupted creak and marsh views and direct pedestrian access to the coastal path. __________ GROUND FLOOR - Entrance hall - Kitchen/dining room - Sitting room - Utility room/hallway - Larder - WC - Double bedroom with en suite shower room __________ FIRST FLOOR - 2 double bedrooms with lovely coastal views - Family bathroom __________ SECOND FLOOR - Attic double bedroom __________ OUTSIDE - Enclosed south facing front garden - Gated driveway and parking for several cars - Single garage - Large garden and small paddock overlooking the coast __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Burnham Market 3 miles - Brancaster 1.5 miles - Wells-next-the-Sea 8 miles - Kings Lynn (mainline Cambridge and London Kings Cross) 24 miles ____________________ SITUATION BRANCASTER STAITHE is a highly sought-after village on the North Norfolk coast, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty renowned for its beautiful beaches, coastal walks, bird reserves and sailing. The village has a natural harbour with picturesque tidal creeks leading out to Scolt Head Island Nature Reserve and a thriving sailing club. Amenities include 2 popular local pub/restaurants, a fishmonger and the garage and range of shops at Dalegate Market. The neighbouring village of Brancaster is home to the Royal West Norfolk Golf Club and miles of beautiful sandy beach. More comprehensive facilities can be found just 3 miles to the south at Burnham Market, widely regarded as one of the finest villages in Norfolk, with a charming and eclectic range of independent shops, including a fishmonger, butcher, delicatessen, wine merchant and post office. The village also benefits from doctor and dentist surgeries, a primary school, tennis courts, garage, a parish church and several coffee shops. With the Hoste Arms and other well-established hotels and restaurants sitting comfortably alongside exciting new venues such as Socius and 20 North Street Bistro. .__________ DESCRIPTION From the front south facing garden the 1/2 glazed front door leads into a small entrance hallway with the main living rooms on either side. The sitting room is double aspect offering good south facing natural light and lovely garden and coastal views to the north from double glazed UPVC windows. A large inglenook bricked fireplace is the feature of the room, it is fitted with a wood burning stove, we understand that the chimney needs sweeping as this has not been used for a long time. To your right off the hallway a door leads into the kitchen/dining room which is divided by a breakfast bar. The dining area has wooden flooring and another wood burning stove (we understand that the chimney requires lining). Sliding glazed doors open from the dining room to the garden and terrace. The kitchen end of the room is double aspect and well designed with pamment flooring and a range of paint finished kitchen units with soft close drawers under wood effect worktops, integrated appliances include a Bosch dishwasher and gas hob and Neff double oven. Beyond the kitchen is a back hallway/utility room with an external door. There is a range of storage cupboards with sink and space and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge freezer. There is also a separate larder and separate WC. Also, on the ground floor and in the room that would have been the original smithy, a large double bedroom benefits from double aspect to the east and west and has an en suite shower room. This room is big and currently doubles up as a games room. Taking the staircase from the dining area the stairs split 3 ways with a short flight leading to a double bedroom with fitted cupboards and south and north aspect with a big window and coastal views. Further stairs lead to the family bathroom, which houses the airing cupboard and is fitted with a white bathroom suite with bath and shower over. Also on this level, a wonderful double room with fitted cupboards, original fireplace and lots of windows offers the very best of the coastal views. Another flight of stairs leads to the attic bedroom which has good head height and coastal views from the V lux windows. __________ OUTSIDE The south facing front garden is fully enclosed with a low brick and flint wall on the roadside and pedestrian gate. Gravelled with paved pathways and planted with a small eucalyptus tree and other hardy plants, and there is an area of terracing outside the front door. To the side of the property the parking area is enclosed from the road by 1 1/2 width 5 bar gates leading onto a good-sized gravelled parking space several cars deep. There is an attached single garage and oil storage tank in this area. To the back of the property on the coast side the garden is wide and largely laid to lawn with a paved terrace off the dining room. There are some fruit trees, roses and lavender and shrubs and an ornamental pond. Halfway down the land a fence divides the garden from a small paddock with a stable which is used for storage of garden machinery. Walk down the paddock and you can directly access the coastal path and marsh. This house offers what so many people desire, amazing uninterrupted coastal and creak views with sailing dinghies floating by and nature on your doorstep. LOCAL AUTHORITY Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Band E __________ SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage, oil fired central heating __________ DIRECTIONS From Wells-next-the-Sea take the A149 coast road towards Hunstanton, proceed into Burnham Deepdale and on into Brancaster Staithe proceed past The White Horse on your right and continue towards the west, the property can be found on your right hand side before you reach the harbour entrance, as indicated by the For Sale board. __________ 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. 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