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A charming 2-bedroom barn conversion with private drive, parking, garage and lovely established gardens. Set in a quiet location in the highly desirable North Norfolk Coastal village of Cley-next-the-Sea with wonderful views over farmland to Cley Church. __________ GROUND FLOOR - Family room - Kitchen - Shower room __________ FIRST FLOOR - Main bedroom with en suite WC - Twin bedroom __________ OUTSIDE - Private driveway - Gravelled parking area for 2 cars - Single garage - Gardens __________ 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 Formerly the village of Cley was an old 18th Century port and it 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 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 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 - a 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 Fagans Cottage is a hidden gem, tucked down a small private driveway and backing onto open countryside, yet on the edge of this lovely coastal village. The glazed front door opens into a spacious open plan family room with wooden flooring, exposed beams and plenty of space for comfortable seating and dining. With west and north aspect this room has great natural light and benefits from wonderful views over the adjacent farmland. Leading from this room, a small kitchen with easterly views to the back garden, is fitted with a range of paint finished base and wall units with space for freestanding cooker, fridge and small dishwasher. Also on the ground floor, the shower room is fitted with spacious shower and white sanitary wear. Stairs lead up from the family room to a small landing. The main bedroom has south and west aspect and a lovely, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. The room benefits from a small en suite WC. There is a further double bedroom on this floor with vaulted ceiling, exposed beam, fitted cupboard and lovely views to the north. __________ OUTSIDE The property is approached over a narrow private driveway edged by cottage garden flowers, leading to a gravelled parking area for 2 cars and a single garage, currently used for storage and utility space. The front garden is partly laid to lawn with an established herbaceous border and you walk under a wooden rose clad arbour to the west facing paved terrace. A fabulous old brick and flint wall provides the boundary to the adjacent fields and the views are really lovely, particularly to the west towards the sunset and the impressive village church. There is further sheltered terracing on the east side of the house, and another really private and sunny garden laid to lawn and filled with flowering shrubs and the scent and colours from a variety of climbing roses. A path from this garden gives pedestrian right of access to the roadside. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY North Norfolk District Council Band D __________ SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage, bottled gas central heating __________ DIRECTIONS From Holt take the New Road from the town centre heading towards Cley village. As you enter the village the entrance to the cottage can be found a short way on the right after you pass the right hand turning into Old Women's Lane, indicated by a For Sale Board and just beside a telegraph pole. __________ DATE DETAILS PRODUCED 16th June 2021 __________ 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. 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