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Mundesley Road, Knapton, North Walsham, NR28

Offers in excess of £1,250,000

15 Beds 11 Baths 9 Receptions

REF: NOR210112

An exciting opportunity to purchase an established holiday let complex within 2 miles of the east coast, with a rental return of approx. 10%. Offering 3x self-contained (3 bed) units and a detached 6 bed Grade II listed farmhouse that was previously operating as a B&B prior to the current ownership and has been upgraded to still operate as such should the future purchasers wish to reinstate this, alternatively White House Farm provides the option of on-site owner/live in accommodation or a further holiday let unit (subject to the necessary consents).

THE PROPERTY

An exciting opportunity to purchase an established holiday let complex within 2 miles of the east coast, with a rental return of approx. 10%. Offering 3x self-contained (3 bed) units and a detached 6 bed Grade II listed farmhouse that was previously operating as a B&B prior to the current ownership and has been upgraded to still operate as such should the future purchasers wish to reinstate this, alternatively White House Farm provides the option of on-site owner/live in accommodation or a further holiday let unit (subject to the necessary consents). __________ METHOD OF SALE White House Farm is being marketed as a "package" containing 4x separate dwellings. Each dwelling has its own individual land registry title, the boundaries of which are clearly visible on both the land registry documents and in the coloured aerial land map we have produced. PLEASE NOTE this sale will consist of 4x separate transactions. __________ PROPERTIES TO BE SOLD - White House Farm (6 bed house) (EPC: Exempt) - Flint Barn (3 bed) (EPC: E) - Granary Cottage (EPC: E) - Wallage Cottage (EPC: E) __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Norwich: 18 miles - Cromer: 9 miles - North Walsham: 3.5 miles - Mundesley: 2 miles __________ DIRECTIONS From Norwich, head north on the North Walsham Road (B1150) towards and passing North Walsham on the B1145. Stay on the B1145 following signs towards Mundesley. Turn right onto Knapton Road to continue along the B1145 and after approximately 1.8 miles the property will be found on the left-hand side. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY North Norfolk Council __________ DATE DETAILS PRODUCED December 2021 __________ SITUATION Designated as part of the Norfolk Coast AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty), Mundesley is a popular coastal village found on the north-east coastline of Norfolk and just a 2-mile drive from White House Farm. The village offers a good range of amenities including restaurants, public houses, shops, post office and a doctor's surgery. Mun Valley hosts the well-designed Mundesley Golf Club with a 9 hole, 18 tee golf course. The nearest railway station is at North Walsham (Bittern Line) which runs between Cromer and Norwich. The nearby market town of North Walsham has a wide range of amenities including supermarkets (Waitrose and Sainsbury's), shops, schools, dentists and two doctor's surgeries, as well as public transport (bus and rail) to Norwich. Cromer is a picturesque coastal town with a good selection of shops and restaurants. Dominating the landscape is the medieval church, which has the highest tower in Norfolk. There is a spectacular Victorian pier with a restaurant and a 500-seat pavilion theatre. Cromer is renowned for its award-winning sandy beaches and its famous Cromer Crabs. Other attractions include a cinema, Amazonia Zoo and the Cromer Museum and Lifeboat Museum. The town has its own railway station with a good service to Norwich and other prime amenities including a hospital, doctors' surgery, dental surgery, library, and the Royal Cromer Golf Club (18 hole). The Cathedral City of Norwich is 18 miles south of Knapton and offers a vibrant arts and business community and is the regional centre for cultural and shopping amenities. There is a permanent market in the centre of the city and a wonderful Cathedral Close on the edge of the River Wensum. Norwich has a mainline railway station (London Liverpool Street, 100 minutes) and to the north of the city is Norwich International Airport. __________ FARMHOUSE __________ LAND REGISTRY TITLE The Land Registry Title number for the farmhouse is NK419361 __________ GROUND FLOOR - Entrance hall/boot room - Cloakroom/WC - Kitchen/breakfast room - Garden room with wood burner - Family room - Sitting room - Dining room - Laundry room - WC - Cellar __________ FIRST FLOOR - 5 double bedrooms - Single bedroom - 4 en suites - Bathroom __________ OUTSIDE - South facing landscaped garden - Outside office - Rear courtyard - Orchard - Kitchen garden - Double garage & storage - Far reaching countryside views __________ DESCRIPTION White House Farm is a substantial 6-bedroom detached Grade II listed Norfolk farmhouse, offering almost 4000 Sq. ft. of renovated spacious accommodation arranged over 2 floors and offering many period features, including original panelling, original window shutters, exposed beams and exposed brick and flint walls. The property enjoys a rural setting with open countryside views yet is only a short drive from local amenities and the coast. __________ ACCOMMODATION - GROUND FLOOR The rear door opens into a spacious rear entrance hall/boot room with ample space available for storage of shoes and outdoor clothing. There is an adjoining cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin, and off to the left of the entrance hall there is a second entrance into the dining room. At the end of the entrance hall there is a door leading through to the very spacious kitchen/breakfast room, which overlooks the courtyard to the rear of the property. The kitchen/breakfast room comprises an extensive range of built-in wooden cabinets, a large central island, double sink, integrated dishwasher, a gas-fired Aga, and a range gas cooker with 6-burner hob and an eye-level grill and extractor unit. There is a walk-in larder, and ample space for a large dining table. The floor is tiled, and the partially exposed brick and flint walls are a particularly striking feature. There are exposed timber beams and a stable door leading out to the courtyard and office. A set of French doors (off the Family Room) open into a beautiful sunny garden room, which offers spacious living accommodation and offers the perfect balance between indoors and out. The garden room has tiled flooring, a wood burning stove and double doors opening out to the garden terrace. The adjoining family room enjoys a sunny aspect to the front of the property and features original wooden shutters and fireplace with slate hearth, timber surround and wood burning stove. Beyond the family room is the original formal entrance with staircase up to the first floor. Off to the right of the entrance is the well-proportioned formal sitting room with open fireplace and original window shutters. A door opens through to the formal dining room, which again enjoys a sunny aspect to the front of the property. There is an inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, original built-in cupboard, and exposed central timber beam. From the dining room there is access down to the ventilated cellar, and through to the laundry room. The laundry room is a spacious room with a range of built-in cabinets, sink, and ample space for freestanding appliances. This room has the benefit of an external door out to the rear of the property. __________ ACCOMMODATION - FIRST FLOOR Taking the staircase up to the first floor, there is a well-proportioned and sunny double bedroom (bedroom 2) off to the left of the landing. This room has a shallow built-in cupboard and an adjoining en suite and enjoys far reaching countryside views to the front of the property. The en suite comprises a walk-in shower with electric power shower, wash hand basin, WC, and heated towel rail. The adjoining double bedroom (bedroom 5) overlooks the rear of the property and also offers en suite shower room which comprises a walk-in shower with electric power shower, wash hand basin, WC, and heated towel rail. A door leading through to bedrooms 4 & 6 and a separate bathroom, offers the possibility of creating a suite with adjoining en suite bathroom if desired. The bathroom comprises a walk-in shower with power shower, roll top bath, wash hand basin, WC and heated towel rail. Bedroom 4 is a double room overlooking the rear of the property. Bedroom 6 is a single bedroom adjoining the bathroom and offers the flexibility of creating a dressing room, nursery or office, for example. The very spacious main bedroom offers triple aspect views, an extensive range of built-in wardrobes and drawers, and an en suite bathroom comprising bath with digital electric shower over, wash hand basin, WC, and heated towel rail. Bedroom 3 enjoys a south facing aspect and again offers the benefit of an en suite, which comprises a walk-in shower with electric digital power shower, wash hand basin, WC, and heated towel rail. __________ HISTORIC ENGLAND Grade II listed, number: 1373418 first listed in 1955 The following text has been taken directly from the Historic England website: KNAPTON MUNDESLEY ROAD TG 33 SW (north side) 4/75 The White House (formerly listed under Paston Civil Parish as 16.4.55 White House Farm) - II Farmhouse. Late C18. Flint with brick dressings and roof of black glazed pantiles. 2 storeys in 4 bays. Door left of centre in plain but emphatic doorcase. Windows are late C20 casements under gauged segmental arches. Gabled roof with internal gable and stacks. Further stack on ridge right of centre. Gable walls colourwashed. Listing NGR: TG3027034158 __________ SERVICES Gas fired central heating, mains electricity and water. Whilst the properties are currently on private drainage, our client has already agreed for these to be connected to the new Knapton mains system when this is in operation (currently being installed). We have been told there is no charge for this if actioned within the next 18 months. __________ OUTSIDE The property is approached over a gravelled driveway, which leads to ample off-road parking to the side of the property and a double garage with electric door. From the rear of the property there is access through the boot room, the laundry room, or the kitchen/breakfast room. To access the front of the property there is a gate between the garage and the house. The garden for White House Farm is to the front of the property, which is south facing. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature shrub borders and trees. There is a large south facing paved terrace which lends itself to alfresco dining and entertaining. The terrace abuts the garden room, so is perfectly situated for bringing the outside in. The garden has been secured with stock fencing, and mature hedging sits along the front boundary, between the fence and the road. Beyond the formal garden there is an orchard and an enclosed kitchen garden. To the rear of the property a gate leads through to an enclosed courtyard, and from here there is access to an outdoor office. The office is a good size, offering adequate space for 2 desks. There is also a storage cupboard. __________ FLINT BARN __________ LAND REGISTRY TITLE The Land Registry Title number for Flint Barn is NK328691 __________ DESCRIPTION Flint Barn is a detached, single-storey brick and flint barn conversion, providing spacious 3-bedroom accommodation (1726 Sq. Ft.) with enclosed garden and off-road parking. __________ FLINT BARN - Entrance hall - Kitchen/breakfast room - Sitting room - Utility room - 3 double bedrooms - Family bathroom - WC __________ OUTSIDE - Off-road parking for 2 vehicles - Enclosed lawned garden with terrace - Hardstanding area (created for boat/large caravan etc. (Potential to be roofed) __________ ACCOMMODATION The front door opens into a spacious entrance hall, with exposed brick and flint wall original feature wall. The kitchen is well-proportioned and offers a range of built-in cabinets, an integrated electric cooker, and dishwasher, and space for a freestanding fridge freezer and table. The utility room offers space for freestanding appliances and there is a door out to the rear garden. The sitting room is very spacious and benefits from a dual aspect. Exposed brick and flint walls is a lovely feature in this room, and there is a wood burning stove. There are 3 double bedrooms. The main bedroom enjoys a dual aspect and one of the bedrooms benefit from built-in wardrobes. The bathroom comprises a bath with electric digital shower over, wash hand basin, WC, and heated towel rail. There is a separate and additional WC with a wash hand basin and access to the attic space. Our client has informed us all of the appliances and furniture in the holiday let are included in the sale. __________ OUTSIDE Flint Barn is approached over a gravelled driveway, up to 2 off-road parking spaces that sit adjacent to the property. To the rear of the property there is an enclosed lawned garden with terrace. Included within this title is an area of hardstanding, that sits beyond the garden fence. __________ SERVICES Gas fired central heating, mains electricity and water. Presently on private drainage, although main's drainage will be available. The owner has 18 months to apply for free connection. __________ GRANARY COTTAGE (1 BARN COTTAGES) __________ LAND REGISTRY TITLE The Land Registry Title number for Granary Cottage is NK221894 __________ DESCRIPTION Granary Cottage is a 3-bedroom semi-detached brick and flint cottage (755 Sq. Ft) with pantiled roof, courtyard garden and off-road parking. __________ GRANARY COTTAGE - U-shaped kitchen/dining/sitting room - 3 bedrooms - Family bathroom - WC - Terrace & lawn __________ OUTSIDE - Enclosed courtyard - Lawned garden - Off-road parking for 1 vehicle __________ ACCOMMODATION The ground floor offers U-shaped open plan living accommodation. There is a wood burning stove in the living area, ample space for a table in the dining area, and a range of built-in cabinets in the kitchen, with space provided for freestanding appliances. On the first floor, there are 3 bedrooms. The bathroom comprises a bath with electric digital shower over, wash hand basin, WC, and heated towel rail. There is a separate and additional WC with a wash hand basin and brick and flint feature wall. Our client has informed us all of the appliances and furniture in the holiday let are included in the sale. __________ OUTSIDE Granary Cottage has right of access over the driveway for White House Farm. The driveway leads to one off-road parking space at the front of the property. To the rear of the property there is an enclosed paved terrace, and beyond this there is an area of lawn. __________ SERVICES Gas fired central heating, mains electricity and water. Presently on private drainage, although main's drainage will be available. The owner has 18 months to apply for free connection. __________ WALLAGE COTTAGE (2 BARN COTTAGES) __________ LAND REGISTRY TITLE The Land Registry Title number for Wallage Cottage is NK456616 __________ DESCRIPTION Wallage Cottage is a 3-bedroom semi-detached brick and flint cottage (755 Sq. Ft) with pantiled roof, courtyard garden and off-road parking. The configuration is identical to that of Granary Cottage. __________ WALLAGE COTTAGE - U-shaped kitchen/dining/sitting room - 3 bedrooms - Family bathroom - WC - Terrace & lawn __________ ACCOMMODATION The ground floor offers U-shaped open plan living accommodation. There is a wood burning stove in the living area, ample space for a table in the dining area, and a range of built-in cabinets in the kitchen, with space provided for freestanding appliances. On the first floor, there are 3 bedrooms, one of which benefits from a built-in wardrobe. The bathroom comprises a bath with electric digital shower over, wash hand basin, WC, and heated towel rail. There is a separate and additional WC with a wash hand basin and brick and flint feature wall. Our client has informed us all of the appliances and furniture in the holiday let are included in the sale. __________ OUTSIDE Wallage Cottage has right of access over the driveway for White House Farm. The driveway leads to one off-road parking space at the front of the property. To the rear of the property there is an enclosed paved terrace, and beyond this there is an area of lawn. __________ SERVICES Gas fired central heating, mains electricity and water. Presently on private drainage, although main's drainage will be available. The owner has 18 months to apply for free connection. __________ 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 the reason for the property coming onto the market and 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 through Jackson-Stops.