Guide price £1,495,000
An immaculately presented traditional brick and flint property, with 4-bedrooms, delightful fully enclosed private garden, off street parking and single garage. Located in the highly desirable village of Wiveton on the North Norfolk Coast. __________ GROUND FLOOR - Reception hall - Kitchen/dining room - Pantry - Garden room - Inner hallway - Drawing room - Study - WC - Utility room __________ FIRST FLOOR - Main bedroom with en suite bathroom - Guest bedroom with en suite shower room - Single bedroom - Double bedroom with en suite bathroom - Family shower room __________ OTHER - Owned by the same family for nearly 100 years - Many original features - Some double-glazed windows and some traditional leaded windows - Walk to the coast and amenities - Underfloor heating in kitchen/hall and garden room __________ OUTSIDE - Lovely established private garden - Summer house - Gated off street parking for one car - Single Garage - Well - Irrigation system __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Blakeney 1.4 miles - Holt 4 miles - Cley next the sea 0.8 miles - Norwich 27 miles (international airport and mainline trains to London Liverpool Street) __________ SITUATION Wiveton is a small unspoilt village which sits on the opposite side of the River Glaven from Cley which was an old 18th Century port. The village benefits from a fine parish church, the Wiveton Bell gastro pub and the well-known Wiveton Hall Café. Excellent local facilities are also available within walking distance in the neighbouring villages of Cley-next-the-Sea and Blakeney which is a year-round lively village, as well as a holiday destination offering a wide variety of shops, pubs and restaurants, a fine parish church, tennis courts, playing field, doctors' surgery, and a primary school. There is a buzz in the air in North Norfolk and 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. This is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a Conservation Area 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. Holt is also home to Gresham's pre-prep, prep and senior schools, founded in 1555. __________ DESCRIPTION The substantial wooden half glazed front door sits within a span of full height windows and opens into a good-sized reception hall filled with natural light from double aspect, it sits adjacent to the glazed garden room and benefits from pretty garden views. The reception hall has storage cupboards and an alarm system fitted. There is a separate WC and a utility room with boiler, space for washing machine, fitted cupboards and water softener. You step down from the reception hall into the garden room which has a glazed atrium and French doors to the garden, this is a room for all year use with lots of natural light and lovely views to the garden. To your right off the reception hall is the main living space, a large kitchen, dining, family room, Amtico wood effect flooring runs throughout the room which also benefits from a wood burning stove and 3 sets of French doors opening onto a south facing terrace and the garden. There are two walk in cupboards for further storage. The kitchen is on the west end of the room with a range of paint finished wooden kitchen units made by Simply Kitchens, under granite worktops. Integrated appliances include a Bosch dishwasher, undercounter fridge, Neff ceramic hob and electric Aga. Leading off the kitchen there is a useful pantry/larder with ceramic sink, fitted cupboards and integrated electric oven. A charming drawing room has further French doors to the garden, west aspect and a lovely inglenook fireplace with jet master open fire. Beyond this room, another slightly smaller reception room has a wall of built-in bookshelves and would make the perfect study with many original features, double aspect, window seat and French doors to the garden offering a vista up the box topiary avenue. Taking the stairs from the inner hall to the first floor the main bedroom has west and southerly aspect with lovely views of the garden, there are two walk in wardrobes, dressing room and this room has an en suite bathroom. There are wide corridors upstairs with some steps defining the newer part of the property from the older cottage. Two further large double bedrooms both have en suite facilities, one with a shower and one with a bathroom. A smaller double has use of the family shower room. __________ OUTSIDE The garden is private and very well established with sandstone paved terraces on both the south and west sides of the house. The mellow colours of the house and coursed flintwork are complimented by climbing roses, grape vine, hydrangeas, wisteria and an espaliered pear trees. Gravelled pathways, box topiary, and rose arbours, lead to different areas with herbaceous borders, mixed flowering shrubs, and a few trees including a flowering cherry and further pear tree. There is a kitchen garden area with raised beds and adjacent to the summer house, an old well, believed to have supplied water to the village at in the past. Wooden electric gates give access to the parking area from the road with a pedestrian gate to the side. Off street parking for one car is possible within the gates and there is a single garage for further parking. The garage is big enough for storage and also has a garden store with side access. This is a rare find in a very popular village, as this lovely family home has been in the same family for 100 years. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY North Norfolk District Council Band G __________ SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage, oil fired central heating. __________ DIRECTIONS From the A148 in Letheringsett take the Blakeney road heading north and pass through Glandford when you enter Wiveton turn half right beside the Wiveton Bell pub and proceed straight down the lane, the road turns sharply to the right, proceed straight on at this corner and property can be found immediately on the left-hand side. __________ DATE DETAILS PRODUCED 14th September 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. 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