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Creake Road, Cranmer, Fakenham, NR21

Guide price £1,450,000


5 Beds 4 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: BUM220060

Cranmer Hall Barn is a substantial and immaculately presented 3-bedroom barn conversion with The Orangery, an adjoining and fully integrated 2-bedroom self-contained annex. Set privately within a small group of barns in a lovely rural location with easy access to Burnham Market and the North Norfolk Coast.


MULTI-GENERATIONAL LIVING OR INCOME POTENTIAL Cranmer Hall Barn is a substantial and immaculately presented 3-bedroom barn conversion with The Orangery, an adjoining and fully integrated 2-bedroom self-contained annex. Set privately within a small group of barns in a lovely rural location with easy access to Burnham Market and the North Norfolk Coast. __________ GROUND FLOOR CRAMNER HALL BARN - Reception hall/drawing room - Kitchen/dining room - Utility room - WC - Glazed entrance hall connecting to The Orangery __________ GROUND FLOOR THE ORANGERY - Open plan sitting room - Main bedroom with en suite bath/shower room - Dining room - Kitchen - Boot room/utility area - Shower room __________ FIRST FLOOR CRANMER HALL BARN - Galleried landing - Main bedroom suite with dressing room and en suite shower room - Two further double bedrooms - Family bath/shower room __________ OTHER - FREEHOLD TENURE - Barn dates from 1752 - High quality fixtures and finishes throughout - Italian marble bathrooms - Bespoke hand made kitchens - Underfloor heating ground floor main barn and the Orangery radiators upstairs - Grade II Listed - Satellite broadband service __________ OUTSIDE - Landscaped gardens and grounds extending to 0.6 acre (stms) - South facing terrace - Walled gravelled courtyard garden - Ample private parking and electric gates - Open countryside views - Established income creation from holiday letting - Hardwood window shutters - Light sensors in bathrooms - Underfloor heating downstairs __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Burnham Market 7.5 miles - South Creake 3 miles - The Coast at Burnham Overy Staithe 9.2 miles - Fakenham 3.5 miles - Kings Lynn (mainline trains to London Kings Cross via Cambridge) 21.5 miles - Holt (Gresham's School) 15 miles __________ SITUATION The property is ideally located with easy access to main routes and just twenty-one miles from Kings Lynn train services. It sits just south of the picturesque village of South Creake which benefits from a village hall, tennis courts, bowling green, children's' play area, a beautiful church, the recently refurbished Ostrich Inn and wayside stalls selling local produce as well as a yearly classical music festival. The Georgian village of Burnham Market is seven miles to the north with an eclectic range of independent gift and clothing boutiques and shops including a fish monger, butcher, delicatessen, wine merchant and post office. The village benefits from doctor and dentist surgeries, a primary school, tennis courts, garage, a fine parish church and several coffee shops, restaurants and pubs including The Hoste boutique hotel, Socius and No. Twenty 9. There are plenty of amenities in the town of Fakenham including schooling for all ages, medical centres, supermarkets, pubs and restaurants, garages and a cinema. The town is transformed by its weekly market and a monthly farmer's market and at least twelve race days a year held at Fakenham Racecourse - one of the finest national hunt racecourses in the country. The Georgian market town of Holt is about 30 minutes' drive and is home to the well-regarded Gresham's pre-prep, prep and senior schools, founded in 1555. The North Norfolk Coast is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty teaming with wildlife and boasting miles of sandy beaches and saltmarshes crisscrossed by creeks and harbours. There are many ways of wiling away leisure hours with sailing, bird and seal watching, coastal walking, golf and cycling to name a few. __________ DESCRIPTION Cranmer Hall Barn was meticulously converted by the present owners in 2014 to create the main barn, a three-bedroom property which connects to The Orangery, a two-bedroom self-contained annex allowing huge flexibility is use. Glazed doors open to an impressive large reception hall/drawing room with wood burning stove, engineered oak flooring, ornate ceiling and an elegant oak staircase. The kitchen in the main barn has been beautifully designed with a range of bespoke handmade wooden units under marble worktops with double Belfast sinks. Integrated appliances include Miele fridge freezer and dishwasher and Brittania electric range cooker and extractor. There is plenty of space in the room for dining. There is a cleverly fitted utility room with a range of fitted cupboards, hardwood worktops, Belfast sink and space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer and a separate ground floor WC. The stairs from the reception hall lead to the galleried landing above, this like all the bedrooms on this floor takes full advantage of the magnificent, vaulted ceiling in the barn with beautiful, exposed timbers. The main bedroom suite sits on the east end of the property with a dressing room area, currently used as a lock up housekeeping store, and an impressive marble shower room with traditional style sanitary wear, heated towel rail and large shower. There are two further generous double bedrooms on this floor and a marble finished family bathroom with clawfoot bath, traditional style white sanitary wear and separate shower. The Orangery is linked to the main barn by a glazed hallway but also has its own separate entrance. The main sitting room has a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, wood burning stove, tiled flooring and glazed windows and doors that run its entire length and open to the south facing terrace and garden. A small second bedroom is located at the east end of this room. The dining room also has south aspect and from here you step down into another fabulous kitchen, fitted with bespoke handmade units under oak block worktops with double Belfast sink and benefiting from high quality integrated appliances. The main bedroom is another very elegant room with an en suite bathroom with clawfoot bath and separate shower, fitted to the same high standards it feels very luxurious. There is a useful boot room/utility area with fitted cupboards for washing machine and tumble dryer and a separate shower room for use with the second bedroom. The Orangery has trench heating, for quick heat, as well as underfloor throughout. __________ OUTSIDE The property sits on the south side of the group of barns giving total privacy and lovely open views. An electric gate opens onto the driveway where there is ample area for parking, boat storage or maybe even a shepherd's hut. The garden sits on the south side of the barn, boarded on one side by a tall Grade II listed wall, and long iron pergola covered with wisteria. Mostly laid to lawn with fruit trees, herbaceous boarders and lavender hedging. There is a further large walled courtyard with cypress trees, and boarders filled with roses and rosemary. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY North Norfolk Business Rated __________ SERVICES Mains electricity and water, private drainage shared between the two properties , each property has independent oil-fired central heating. __________ DIRECTIONS From Fakenham take the A148 towards Kings Lynn and after a short distance turn right onto the B1355 signed for Burnham Market. Proceed for about one ½ miles and turn left into a small lane signed to Dunton. After a short distance turn left up a private drive signed to Cranmer Hall Barn follow this to the end and bear to the right, follow the drive to the 5-bar electric gate. __________ DATE DETAILS PRODUCED August 2022 __________ 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.