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A fantastic opportunity to acquire The Old Chapel, a residential property that is in need of complete internal renovation. With garden and potential for parking. Located in the centre of the highly sought-after coastal village of Cley next the Sea, on the North Norfolk coast, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. . GROUND FLOOR - Entrance hall - WC - Hall - Sitting room - Kitchen breakfast room - 2 double bedrooms - Bathroom __________ FIRST FLOOR - Sitting room - Store cupboard - Bathroom - 2 double bedrooms - Landing __________ OTHER - Not listed - Tall ceilings with potential for 3rd floor (subject to planning) - Many internal stud walls __________ OUTSIDE - Front walled gravelled parking with double iron gates (restricted access) - Paved strip behind the building - Garden south and east facing - Greenhouse __________ 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 The Old Chapel is located on the High Street in Cley. Formerly the village was an old 18th Century port and still has many attractive brick and flint cottages alongside grander merchant's houses. Today it offers an eclectic range of shops on the doorstop including the Crab Pot Bookshop, Pinkfoot gallery, Cley smokehouse, Made in Cley, the renowned Picnic Fayre delicatessen and the hugely popular artisan bakery Paston Acre which is located next door to the property. The village benefits from a wonderful church, two pubs (one 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 which is within easy walking distance, 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 The Old Chapel is in need of full refurbishment, it offers potential for internal redesign with many internal studwalls and very tall ceilings the building could potentially offer further accommodation over 3 floors. Currently double front doors open to an inner hallway with WC and a further door opens to the main hall with stairwell. There is an L shaped sitting room and further double doors from the hall open to a large kitchen dining room with wooden flooring, an old Rayburn and a range of fitted cupboards. Beyond this room are 2 double bedrooms and a bathroom and a side door that opens to the garden. Taking the stairs to the first floor landing a very generous sitting room has east aspect with large arched windows. Also, on this floor there is a walk-in storeroom, 2 large double bedrooms both with west aspect and a further bathroom. __________ OUTSIDE The property sits on the High Street in Cley with a low flint wall and double iron gates opening to the gravelled area to the front. Currently it would be quite difficult to access with a large vehicle. There is a side passage to the left of the property and an area of paving directly behind the property. The garden adjoins the paved area and sits behind the neighbouring property so has a wonderful brick and flint wall on the west side and fencing elsewhere. It is a lovely sunny garden and would benefit from landscaping with potential to offer a really sheltered private space for outside entertaining and relaxing. Currently it has a greenhouse and an area of hard standing. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY North Norfolk District Council Band E __________ SERVICES Mains water, drainage and electricity. oil fired Rayburn, electric heating. __________ DIRECTIONS From Blakeney on the A149 coast road, proceed into Cley and following the main road through the village turning sharply left as you pass Picnic Fayre. The property can be found on the right-hand side as indicated by the For-Sale Board. Please park in the village car parks as it is not possible to park onsite at this stage. __________ DATE DETAILS PRODUCED 5th August 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. 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