A fantastic opportunity to acquire this traditional semi-detached period cottage situated in an elevated position with wonderful coastal views from the first floor. Located in the popular coastal village of Cley-next-the-Sea, within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The property offers potential for updating or extending (subject to planning permission). With generous south facing garden and private parking. __________ GROUND FLOOR - Entrance lobby - Kitchen - Dining room - Sitting room - Bathroom __________ FIRST FLOOR - 3 double bedrooms - Single bedroom __________ OTHER - Plot stretches from Hill Top to Anderton Hill with access from both __________ OUTSIDE - Established south facing garden - Summer house and garden sheds - Private parking __________ 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 village of Cley was formerly 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. 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 Violet Cottage is believed to date from the 1600's as part of the settlement on Hill Top, this charming brick and flint cottage now offers potential for updating or even extending to take full advantage of the wonderful coastal views. The front door opens to a small entrance lobby with stairs leading to the first floor, on your left is the sitting room, with south aspect and an open fireplace. On your right from the hallway a second reception room is currently used as the dining room, again with south aspect overlooking the garden. The kitchen has a range of fitted units, sink and an integrated Rangemaster double electric oven. A back door leads out from the kitchen to the side of the property. Also, on the ground floor, a bathroom with white sanitary wear, bath and shower over. Taking the stairs to the first floor, the 4 bedrooms are interlinked in pairs, with 3 double rooms and single, part of this room is over a pedestrian pathway. The bedroom on the east side of the property has dual aspect over the garden and wonderful coastal views. __________ OUTSIDE If approached from Anderton Hill, the property has an area of parking for several cars and the garden runs from here to Hill Top, where there is a further gravelled parking area for one car and rights of access to the pedestrian pathway for metre reading. The garden is currently divided by a relatively new brick and flint wall with established hedges on either side. Landscaped with a selection of beautifully mature shrubs and plants it also has an apple tree and an arched iron arbour with established climbing roses. There are a couple of garden sheds and a substantial summer house in the main part of the garden. To join the gardens some of the wall would need to be removed. Whether it be updated or extended this cottage is in a fantastic quiet location with a generous garden in a highly sought-after North Norfolk coastal village. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY North Norfolk District Council - Band D __________ SERVICES Mains water, drainage and electricity. Electric night storage heating. __________ DIRECTIONS On the A149 coast road from Salthouse proceed into Cley and take the left-hand turn to Old Woman's Lane then the immediate right hand road to Anderton Hill, proceed up this road and the property can be found on your right just before the white gates marked Clare Cottage. __________ DATE DETAILS PRODUCED 21st October 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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