Guide price £1,495,000
A rare opportunity to acquire Fishers Lodge in an exceptional position in Burnham Overy Staithe on the North Norfolk coast. With wonderful uninterrupted views of the creek and straight down the estuary, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With 4 bedrooms, enclosed south facing garden and parking. This is a unique and very special location. __________ GROUND FLOOR - Entrance hall - Master bedroom with en suite bathroom - 2 further double bedrooms - Family bathroom with bath/shower room - Kitchenette __________ FIRST FLOOR - Kitchen/breakfast room - Sitting room with stunning views - Snug/bedroom 4 - En suite shower room/WC __________ OTHER - Double glazed PVC windows and doors throughout - Sea defence wall and flood gates protected - Direct access to the coastal path and marsh __________ OUTSIDE - South facing enclosed garden - 2 designated parking spaces __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Brancaster 4.9 miles - Burnham Market 1.8 miles - King's Lynn 23.7 miles (trains to London Kings Cross via Cambridge) __________ SITUATION Fishers Lodge has stunning views straight down the estuary and you feel totally in touch with nature under big Norfolk skies and the ever-changing rhythm of the tides. Framed from your window you can enjoy watching sailing boats float by and far reaching views over the tidal sandy creek and beautiful National Trust land to Holkham pine forests, stunning sunsets, and an array of wading birds and amazing skeins of geese in the autumn. All this from your sitting room window! This location indisputably lives up to its status as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Between Burnham Overy Staithe and the sea, the river spreads out into a tapestry of tidal creeks that flow through saltmarshes and finally out to sea between a gap in the sand dunes known as Burnham Harbour. This offers a wonderful ''Swallows and Amazons' lifestyle for all ages, from motor boating, sailing, kayaking, or swimming to picnics on wonderful sandy beaches in the summer months and fabulous coastal walks all year round. The beach is a good mile's walk from the village and, therefore, totally unspoilt and peaceful with vast expanses of golden sands. Today, the village is a popular recreational sailing centre with its own sailing club, The Hero public house and restaurant, village hall and children's' play area. A ferry service from the village takes you to Scolt Head Island (tides and weather permitting) which is run by English Nature where you can while away a few hours picnicking, relaxing and enjoying the vast array of flora and fauna on this idyllic offshore 4 mile long barrier island. Burnham Market is just under 2 miles to the south and is widely regarded as one of the finest villages in Norfolk, the village offers a charming and eclectic range of independent shops, including a fish monger, butcher, delicatessen, wine merchant and post office and 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 No. Twenty9, this a lively hub right on your doorstep. __________ DESCRIPTION Fishers Lodge is the perfect waterside holiday home right on the coast, commanding arguably some of the very best views in Burnham Overy Staithe looking straight down the estuary and out to Scolt Head with stunning sunsets and big Norfolk skies. This semi-detached property has been recently updated to offer upside down living with the main open plan reception room taking in the very best of the views from the large bay window. The contemporary oak front door sits under a covered porch with convenient bench seat. The door opens into a reception hall with marble flooring which also runs throughout the ground floor. The hallway is a good-sized room with ornamental fireplace, coat storage area and under stair cupboard. Taking the bespoke oak staircase from the hall leads you straight into the new kitchen breakfast room fitted with a range of light grey shaker style kitchen units, with larder cupboard, double ceramic sink, extractor and Neff integrated dishwasher. There is space and wiring for a 1200 electric range cooker and large American style fridge freezer and plenty of room for a dining table and chairs. Double doors separate the kitchen area from the sitting room and if left open create one large sociable living space with composite limed oak flooring running throughout both rooms. The main sitting room has a large bay window with one of the finest views in North Norfolk looking down the creek towards the harbour entrance, Scolt Head and Gun Hill. There is a hand carved fireplace with coal effect gas fire, the room is plenty big enough for furthermore formal dining and comfortable seating. At the back of the house and overlooking the garden is a room currently used as a snug/TV room, but it works well as a double bedroom with access to a contemporary jack and jill en suite shower room/WC. On the ground floor, the master bedroom sits at the front of the house and benefits from a stylish en suite bathroom with claw foot freestanding bath, vanity unit, WC and heated towel rail. There are two further double rooms on this floor, one with west aspect has fitted wardrobes and a further utility cupboard that has space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. The 3rd bedroom is lovely and light benefiting from being on the south side of the house with sliding glazed doors leading to the garden and terrace. This room currently has an adjoining kitchenette making it ideal for garden entertaining with easy access for cold drinks or hot food without having to go upstairs to the main kitchen. This could however easily be converted to an en suite bathroom as all services are in place. There is a family bathroom with white bathroom suite incorporating bath with shower over and access to the back garden from a back door. __________ OUTSIDE These small group of properties are well protected by a sea defence wall and flood gates and Fishers Lodge has rights over a shared gravel driveway and 2 designated parking spaces, there is further parking available on the adjacent car park subject to the tides. A further gate opens to the fully enclosed south facing garden which has a spacious all-weather terrace and lawn and is surrounded by a tall brick wall and woven willow fencing, this is a private area that is low maintenance. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Band TBC __________ SERVICES Mains water and drainage, oil fired central heating, mains electricity, fibre optic broadband. __________ DIRECTIONS From Burnham Market, take B1155 towards Wells-next-the-Sea. At the sharp right-hand bend in Burnham Overy Town bear to the left signposted Burnham Overy Staithe. At the T-junction, turn right then first left onto East Harbour Way (opposite The Hero Pub). Follow the road down towards the creek and straight ahead onto the hard (a boat and car parking area), drive along to the right and the property entrance is on the right up a steep driveway. __________ DATE DETAILS PRODUCED 24th June 2020 __________ 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 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.
View a selection of our similar properties
Guide price £1,750,000
Guide price £1,650,000