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Guide price £845,000
* IMMACULATELY PRESENTED WITH MARSH VIEWS - POTENTIAL HOLIDAY RENTAL FIGURES AVAILABLE * An elegant and beautifully restored Grade II listed 4-bedroom property, commanding wonderful far reaching marsh views. Located centrally and overlooking the windmill in the highly sought-after coastal village of Cley next the Sea in North Norfolk within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. __________ GROUND FLOOR - Entrance Hall - Kitchen breakfast room - Dining room/family room - Study - Utility room - Double bedroom - Bathroom __________ FIRST FLOOR - Sitting room with spectacular views - Double bedroom with en suite shower room __________ SECOND FLOOR - Master bedroom with dressing room - Elegant shower room accessed from both bedrooms - Double bedroom __________ OTHER - Many fine original features - Restored with great attention to detail - Smartphone controlled heating system __________ OUTSIDE - Landscaped and secluded walled garden - Raised terrace with lovely marsh views - Parking in the village car park directly behind the property and beside the windmill. __________ SPECIFICATION Kitchen - Norfolk Granite Works quartz worktops - Shaker style cabinets in Dove Grey - Neff integrated 70/30 fridge freezer - Neff integrated dishwasher - Neff electric build under double oven in stainless steel - Neff induction hob - Villeroy and Boch double farmhouse Belfast sink - Abode Ludlow taps - Inglenook fireplace with vintage Rayburn range Heating and hot water - Mains pressure Heatrae Sadia cylinders x 2 - App controlled Ducasa Avant DGi electric heating system Bathrooms - Dual head Mira showers with ERD thermostatic mixers throughout - Burlington Edwardian basin and WC in master bedroom Paints - Little Green Linen Wash - Neptune Driftwood - Neptune Aqua Blue - Neptune Ink - Neptune Cactus Lighting - Jim Lawrence - Neptune - Philips Flooring - Royal Grey Tumbled Limestone - Unnatural Flooring New England Stamford - Kersaint Cobb Wool Capella __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Blakeney 1.4 miles - Holt 4 miles - Sheringham 8 miles - Norwich 29 miles (International airport and mainline trains to London Liverpool Street and Cambridge) __________ SITUATION Located in the centre of Cley-next-the-Sea, overlooking the renowned windmill and the recently restored small harbour, Mill Leet benefits from wonderful views over the marshes. Cley was an old 18th Century port with attractive brick and flint cottages alongside grander merchant's houses. An eclectic range of shops are on the doorstop including the Crab Pot Bookshop, which is opposite the house, Pinkfoot gallery, Cley smokehouse, Made in Cley and the renowned Picnic Fayre delicatessen. The village benefits from a wonderful church, two pubs (presently being renovated) and the well-known Wiveton Hall Café is within walking distance of the village. This is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a Conservation Area, Cley has a fabulous shingle beach, perfect for swimming or family picnics, and offers easy access to the saltmarshes and Blakeney Point with many ways of whiling away leisure hours including sailing, seal trips, cycling, golf, amazing coastal walking and fine beaches. The Cley marshes wildlife reserve dates from 1926 and makes this one of the very best places for spectacular birdwatching. Just 4 miles to the south is the Georgian market town of Holt, renowned for its attractive street frontages and for its wide and eclectic range of independent shops. As well as Bakers and Larners - an exceptional privately owned department store, there are boutiques, cafes and bars, doctors' surgery, dentist, bank and post office. Holt is also home to Gresham's pre-prep, prep and senior schools, founded in 1555. __________ DESCRIPTION Mill Leet dates from Circa 1700, this smart 3 storey property presents beautifully with a formal soft red brick faade and Dutch gable fronting to the High Street and an elegant white rendered facade that overlooks the garden and marsh. Extensive restoration has been undertaken to ensure its future, including rewiring, replumbing and structural protection, to sympathetic and stylish interior finishes, all carefully done in consideration of its listed status. Spanning 3 stories this is a bright and surprisingly spacious home with large windows and many of the rooms boasting vaulted ceilings with original beams. "Wrap around" painted finishes in a soft pallet of colours and stylish floor coverings create a warm and surprisingly contemporary feel whilst retaining the original features. On the ground floor within the single storey part of the property there is a well proportioned and bright half panelled reception hall with a further door to the garden, an adjacent utility area is fitted with storage cupboards, sink and space for washing machine. Beyond this there is a guest bathroom, a spacious study/snug and a double bedroom with ground floor easy access this makes the perfect spare room or teenage area. Tumbled limestone flooring runs from the hallway into the kitchen breakfast room which is fitted with a range of shaker style units under marble effect quartz worktops, Neff integrated appliances include a large fridge freezer, electric oven, induction hob and dishwasher. A double Villeroy & Boch Belfast sink is positioned under the window so you can wash up with lovely garden views! A vintage Rayburn sits under a marvellous old beam within the original inglenook fireplace, adding warmth and charm. There is plenty of space for dining if desired. A beautiful reception room with wide painted floorboards, sash windows and built in shelving and cupboards and a charming original caste iron fireplace is currently used as a formal dining room but it would work equally well as a family room adjacent to the kitchen. Stairs lead up from the kitchen to the first floor where the formal sitting room benefits from large sash windows with wide window seats overlooking the marsh and Cley windmill. This lovely room features original beams, painted floorboards, and an impressive bricked chimney breast with gas fired coal burning stove. There is also an elegant guest bedroom with a contemporary en suite shower room on this level. At the top of the house, the master bedroom suite takes pride of place, here the views are spectacular and far reaching, this is a fabulous and indulgent room with an adjoining dressing room and an elegant en suite shower room with large walk in Mira shower and oversized Burlington Edwardian pedestal basin. Also, on this level, a further double bedroom has south east aspect and great elevated views over the rooftops of the village and en suite access to the same shower room. __________ OUTSIDE The walled garden has been beautifully laid out with paved pathways and several different sandstone terraces for entertaining and relaxing, with raised flintwork herbaceous borders, ornamental ponds, fruit trees and flowering shrubs. An elevated terrace at the end of the garden makes the perfect spot to look over the marsh, Cley harbour and the windmill. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY North Norfolk District Council Band E __________ SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage, oil fired Rayburn and Ducasa electric heating system. __________ DIRECTIONS From Blakeney follow the A419 coast road into Cley-next-the-Sea, continue through the village on the High Street and after the George public house on your right, turn left into the village parking area by Cley Mill and walk up the small pathway leading through to the high street were the front door is found on the right hand side. __________ 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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