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A brilliant opportunity to acquire this 4/5-bedroom property tucked away in a quite lane in the highly popular North Norfolk coastal village of Thornham. With swimming pool and fabulous poolside entertaining barn, double garage and private parking, set in very private gardens and grounds of just under ½ acre (stms). __________ GROUND FLOOR - Entrance hall - Drawing room - Dining room - Kitchen breakfast room - Utility room - Boot room - WC - Conservatory - Garden room __________ FIRST FLOOR - Galleried landing - Main bedroom with en suite shower room - 3 further double bedrooms - Family bath/shower room __________ OUTSIDE - Pool - Pool boiler and filtration shed - South facing entertaining barn with one bedroom en suite - Private parking for several cars - Double garage - Large very private garden __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Brancaster Staithe 4 mile - Burnham Market 7 miles - Kings Lynn 21 miles (mainline trains to London Kings Cross via Cambridge) - Hunstanton 4 miles __________ SITUATION The highly sought-after village of Thornham sits in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the North Norfolk Coast. This is a small village with fantastic amenities, including a village hall, fine parish church, 3 popular gastro pubs, the Thornham Deli for delicious treats, dining and lifestyle shop and the ever-expanding Drove Orchard with a farm shop selling local produce, pick your own, Gurney's fish shop, Eric's Fish and chips and The Yurt , several clothing and gift shops and a hairdressing salon. Leisure pursuits include bird watching with famous bird reserves at nearby Titchwell and Holme, Golf at Hunstanton and The Royal West Norfolk Golf Club at Brancaster. Wonderful coastal walks, cycling, salt marsh, dunes and miles of beautiful sandy beaches for lazy summer days. There is also a thriving sailing club in the nearby village of Brancaster Staithe which has a natural harbour and picturesque tidal creeks, leading out to Scolt Head Island Nature Reserve. The well-known village of Burnham Market is just 7 miles to the south with attractive Georgian properties running along the edge of the large village green. Here there is an eclectic selection of designer boutiques and traditional shops, including a butcher, fresh fish shop, book shop, art galleries, wine merchant and deli. The nearest main line railway service is 21 miles to the south-west at Kings Lynn to Cambridge and London Kings Cross. __________ DESCRIPTION Priory Barn was built in the mid 1980's in traditional local materials under a pantile roof. The property sits within just under ½ acre of private grounds and is tucked away down a small lane in the centre of Thornham. The glazed front door opens to a small porch that leads into the entrance hallway with wooden flooring and large round feature internal window looking into the sitting room. There is a separate WC off this hall. The light and spacious kitchen has triple aspect and is fully fitted with a range of cream high gloss kitchen units under siltstone worktops. Siemens integrated appliances include 2 wall mounted ovens, induction hob, extractor fan, and ½ size dishwasher. The L-shaped layout of the room allow for a corner bench seating area for informal dining. A useful utility room leads off the kitchen with side door to the garden, this room has space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer and currently also houses a tall fridge freezer. The oil-fired boiler is located in this room. A further door leads to a good sized ½ glazed boot room, well fitted for storage with a further back door, ideal for returning with muddy boots and dogs. The main dining and sitting rooms also overlook the garden and are open plan to each other creating a very sociable entertaining space, with double doors leading to a small garden room and then onto the outside terrace. A gas fired coal style burner creates extra warmth and a lovely feature in the sitting room and the conservatory leads off this room with south aspect. On the first floor, the main bedroom has double aspect and is fully fitted with a range of wardrobes and storage cupboards. This is a good-sized room and benefits from a half panelled en suite shower room with large rainfall shower, heated towel rail and white sanitary wear. There are 3 further double bedrooms on this floor, 2 with views to the garden and the 3rd on the south side of the house, these share a large family bathroom with bath, large rainfall shower, heated towel rail and white sanitary wear. There is potential to extend the house out towards the garage on two levels subject to necessary planning permission. __________ OUTSIDE Approached over a small, shared lane, the property owns a section of this, with extra parking on the right of this lane opposite the main entrance. The main driveway leads to an area of gravelled parking for several cars and a double garage. The generously sized main garden is fully enclosed and surrounded by very tall hedges that give complete privacy, this is an easy maintenance space, mainly laid to lawn with established shrubs and lavender. A large, bricked terrace runs the length of the main house. The property benefits from the recently installed swimming pool, and the adjacent south facing entertaining barn is undoubtably a major plus for this house. Beautifully designed for all year-round use, it feels like a luxury safari lodge, with one side of the exterior made from canvas with large windows. These panels can all be rolled up to create a fabulous poolside party environment. A fully fitted rustic wooden kitchen/bar area has a new rotisserie cooker and extractor and space for undercounter fridges and dishwasher it also benefits from internal and external island bars. The flag stone floor runs throughout the barn and there is a central fireplace with comfortable seating benches around. The rest of the barn can accommodate a large table and chairs and the vendors often use this barn for entertaining large parties all year round. Also, in the barn the fifth ground floor guest bedroom is south facing and has an en suite shower room. If you are looking for a house for family living, entertaining friends, or holiday use, this really is perfect, it offers lots of onsite entertainment without leaving home, yet is located in a village that has great amenities, right by the sea, with access along the coast by bus for teenagers wishing to have some independence. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Band G __________ SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage, oil fired central heating and pool heating __________ DIRECTIONS From Titchwell proceed into Thornham and leave the Choseley Road on your left, continue along the High Street and take the 5th right had turning into Priory Court (just before the Chequers Inn). Proceed down the lane and the property can be found on your left. __________ DATE DETAILS PRODUCED 2nd July 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. 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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