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Thursford Road, Great Snoring, Fakenham, NR21

Offers over £1,500,000

Under offer

5 Beds 4 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: BUM200096

An outstanding conversion of this fine Norfolk barn. The Walsingham Estate have partnered with well-respected barn builder Bryan Williams to create an exceptional 4-bedroom property, with separate 3 bay cart shed and bedroom/studio en suite above, further cottage annex, generous garden and private drive. Located on the edge of the popular village of Great Snoring, just 7.5 miles (stms) from the coast.


An outstanding conversion of this fine Norfolk barn. The Walsingham Estate have partnered with well-respected barn builder Bryan Williams to create an exceptional 4-bedroom property, with separate 3 bay cart shed and bedroom/studio en suite above, further cottage annex, generous garden and private drive. Located on the edge of the popular village of Great Snoring, just 7.5 miles (stms) from the coast. __________ GROUND FLOOR - Entrance hall/boot room - Cloakroom - Large open plan kitchen/dining/room - Larder/Utility - Sitting room - Double bedroom with en suite shower room __________ FIRST FLOOR - Generous landing with large airing cupboard - Main bedroom with en suite bath/shower room - Double bedroom - Family bath/shower room - Guest bedroom __________ OTHER - Fine original features - Underfloor heating downstairs, radiators upstairs - LPG gas - Bespoke wooden kitchen - High specification fixtures and fittings - Some Walsingham Estate covenants apply (please call us to discuss) __________ OUTSIDE - Private drive and ample parking - 3 bay Cart shed with studio/bedroom 5 en suite above - Renovated cottage with potential for annex or home office - Pond - Garden with views over open fields towards the village __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Holt 10 miles - Little Walsingham 2 miles - Wells next the Sea 7.5 miles - Burnham Market 10 miles - Fakenham 4 miles - Kings Lynn (mainline trains to London Kings Cross via Cambridge) 25.5 miles - Norwich (International Airport) 26 miles __________ SITUATION The village of Great Snoring is quiet and unspoilt, with the nearest local shops and pubs in Little Snoring and the larger village of Little Walsingham, with the multi award-winning Walsingham Farm Shop, the Black Lion pub, cafes, antique shops, village store and a primary school are all within a short drive. The nearby picturesque market town of Holt is renowned for its attractive street frontages, Greshams Schools and a wide range of independent shops and boutiques. Beeston Preparatory School is also easily accessible. A few miles in the other direction is Burnham Market which is a vibrant and trendy village again offering a wealth of shops and restaurants and is a popular tourist destination, being set just inland from Holkham Hall, Holkham Beach and Burnham Overy Staithe. There is a buzz in the air as the region enjoys everything on offer from locally sourced butchers, fishmongers and farmers markets to artisan bakers, cool coffee shops, restaurants, delicatessens, up-market farm shops and art galleries. The town of Fakenham is transformed by its weekly market with a farmer's market monthly and at least 12 race days a year held at Fakenham Racecourse - one of the finest national hunt racecourses in the country. Access to the coast is 7.5 miles to the north at Wells-next-the-Sea, a popular coastal fishing town with a wonderful sandy beach and colourful beach huts. The whole of the North Norfolk Coast is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with one of the best bird reserves in Europe and a wide variety of other leisure pursuits available such as sailing, seal watching, golf and walking along the Norfolk Coast path. There are saltmarshes, long sandy beaches at low tides, creeks and the quintessential north Norfolk wide open skies. __________ DESCRIPTION The half glazed front door opens to the spacious entrance hall/boot room with limestone flooring, oak bench, storage cupboards and coat hooks, a beautiful bespoke full height oak mullioned window, floods this room with lots of natural light. A separate WC leads off this hallway. The property benefits from a very large open plan kitchen/dining room with wide engineered oak flooring running throughout. Fitted with a range of paint finished wooden kitchen units and a large island unit with granite and oak worktops. Integrated appliances include a 2-drawer fridge, range cooker and dishwasher. Bifold doors open onto the south facing terrace and French doors open to the north facing terrace. A separate larder/utility room leads off the kitchen with sink, storage cupboards and space for freestanding washing machine, tumble dryer and undercounter freezer. At the far end of the kitchen a wall of bespoke dressers and storage with matching fold back doors provides a real focus, the doors open to a fabulous sitting room with exposed original brick and flint wall and vaulted ceiling with oak roof trusses. The contemporary wood burner stands on the stone hearth with bricked wall behind. Original arrow slit windows with shutters, panelling, oak flooring and large glazed doors opening to the south facing terrace help to make this a really impressive room. Also on the ground floor, the east facing double bedroom is a lovely room with views to the pond and benefits from an en suite shower room. Taking the solid oak treads to the wide first floor landing, the main bedroom suite has built in cupboards and a large en suite bathroom with deep bath, separate shower and modern white sanitary wear including an oak vanity unit with surface basin. The bedroom is spacious with a vaulted ceiling, and views to the south and east overlooking pastureland. There is an equally impressive double bedroom on the west end of the house and a further double with north aspect, both have fitted wardrobes. The family bathroom also benefits from a deep bath and separate shower and is finished to the same high standards. __________ OUTSIDE The property has been beautifully restored with coursed flintwork, pantile roof and painted wooden windows and doors. It sits within a generous garden which offers potential for further landscaping. There is also a pond and the backdrop is surrounding fields and views to the village. There is a newly constructed timber clad cart shed with 2 open bays and a lock up store, above this and accessed via an external staircase, a large room with and en suite shower room, this would work ideally as a fifth bedroom or home office. The cart shed also has an in-built owl box. The boiler and hot water cylinder for the cottage and the upstairs room in this cart shed is located in the lock up store. Weavers Cottage has been restored with underfloor heating, wiring and plumbing and depending on the requirements of the purchaser it has 1 bedroom annex potential or would maybe make an ideal studio. On the south and north side of the main barn there are areas of sandstone terracing, accessed via doors from the kitchen and sitting room. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY North Norfolk District Council Band F __________ SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage, LPG gas. __________ DIRECTIONS From Fakenham take the A148 towards Holt and turn left to Little Snoring, proceed through the village and on to Great Snoring, as you come into the village take the first right hand turning into Dilldash Lane, then fork right at the T junction onto the Thursford Road, proceed out of the village, round a sharp left-hand bend and the property can be found on your left-hand side. __________ DATE DETAILS PRODUCED 7th 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.