Guide price £610,000
A charming 4 bedroom brick and flint cottage including a separate 1-bedroom en suite annex, located in the popular coastal village of Cley-next-the-Sea, within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The property is tucked up a small pedestrian loke and benefits from fantastic coastal views from the delightful, terraced cottage garden. The cottage is currently a successful holiday let. __________ GROUND FLOOR - Entrance porch/boot room - Open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room __________ FIRST FLOOR - Main bedroom with en suite shower room - Double bedroom - Bunk bedroom - Galleried landing - Family bathroom __________ ANNEX - Double bedroom with en suite shower room __________ OUTSIDE - Established cottage garden - Wonderful coastal views - Lock up store shed - Summer house __________ 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 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 Hillrise is a lovely traditional style brick and flint cottage in a very special location. Approached through the garden, a glazed front door opens into a small entrance porch and then into the large open plan kitchen/family room. The kitchen is full fitted with a range of high shine contemporary units with a breakfast bar/island and wooden worktops. Integrated appliances include a fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer along with a traditional Aga style Redfyre electric range cooker. The room has pamment flooring and benefits from underfloor heating. Beyond the kitchen there is plenty of space for a dining table and chairs and comfortable seating with an inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove providing focus and extra warmth. Stairs lead up from this room to a galleried landing where there is storage and book shelving. Painted floorboards run throughout this level. The main bedroom overlooks the garden and has an en suite shower room with white sanitary wear, vanity unit with surface mounted basin and heated towel rail. There are two further bedrooms on this floor, a double and a good-sized bunk room, both also have west aspect with garden views. The family bathroom has white sanitary wear with bath and shower over and a vanity unit. __________ OUTSIDE The cottage is accessed up a small pathway with a low flint wall and solid pedestrian gate opening to the garden. This is a really lovely, terraced garden carefully planned, with pamment steps leading up in terraces to the top where the views over the marsh and to the sea are fantastic. Traditional cottage garden planting includes climbing roses and hydrangea and scented rosemary to name a few. The summer house takes pride of place to make the most of the views. On the lower levels near to the house there is a small terrace and BBQ area and a lock up shed for garden machinery and bicycles etc. __________ THE ANNEX The annex is in a small original garden store and now comprises a very comfortable double bedroom with high ceiling and east aspect. It benefits from an en suite shower room and central heating. _________ AGENT NOTE Viewing for this cottage is only available on Friday afternoons due to the holiday bookings. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY North Norfolk District Council Band E __________ SERVICES Mains water, drainage and electricity. Air source heat pump. Underfloor heating to ground floor, radiators upstairs __________ DIRECTIONS On the A149 coast road from Salthouse proceed into Cley and past the left-hand turn to Old Woman's Lane Continue on for a short while and then drive up to your left onto a raised grass track Hillside that runs in front of the houses on your left. Proceed along this track and park on the grass verge. The property can be found as indicated by the For-Sale Board. __________ DATE DETAILS PRODUCED 23rd September 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.
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