Guide price £1,495,000
An immaculately presented 5-bedroom Edwardian property finished to an exacting standard and designed for family living and entertaining. Located in Holt, within walking distance of Greshams School and close to the North Norfolk Coast. With double garage, ample parking and generous landscaped garden. __________ GROUND FLOOR - Entrance hall - Drawing room - Study - Family room - Garden room/gym - Large kitchen/dining room - Utility room - Boot room - WC __________ FIRST FLOOR - Main bedroom with en suite bath/shower room - Guest bedroom with en suite shower room - 2 double bedrooms - Study/bedroom five - Family bath/shower room __________ OTHER - Fully refurbished and recently extended - New hardwood double glazed windows throughout - Bespoke carpentry by local craftsmen - High specification bathrooms and kitchen - Original features __________ OUTSIDE - Generous gated private parking - Double garage with stairs to loft room with potential for further accommodation - Landscaped gardens - Paved terrace - Covered garden entertaining pergola and decking - Hot tub - Greenhouse and garden shed __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Blakeney 6 miles - Cley 4 miles - Sheringham 7 miles - Wells next the Sea 12 miles - Norwich 23 miles ( International airport and mainline train links to London Liverpool Street) __________ SITUATION The Georgian market town of Holt, a town renowned for its attractive street frontages and for its wide and eclectic range of independent shops cafes and bars. Amenities include a supermarket, primary school, doctors' surgery, dentists and post office. Holt is also home to Gresham's pre-prep, prep, and senior schools, founded in 1555 and St Andrews is perfectly located within a short stroll of the school and town centre. There is a buzz in the air in North Norfolk and the surrounding area 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. Access to the coast is only four miles to the north at the old ports of Cley and, a little further along, Blakeney. These are Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) 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 the Norfolk Coast path. There are saltmarshes, long sandy or pebble beaches, creeks and the quintessential north Norfolk wide, open skies. __________ DESCRIPTION St Andrews is an elegantly proportioned Edwardian house that has been recently extended and meticulously refurbished. The original front door opens into a welcoming entrance hall with polished limestone flooring. To your right is a beautifully proportioned drawing room with solid oak flooring, a large bay window with east aspect and a Chesney fireplace with wood burning stove. This room, like many in the house, has a high ceiling and the original cornicing. Further down the hallway there is another reception room that is currently used as a playroom but could be a study, the house offers several opportunities for home office space, helped by the good broadband speeds in the town. The kitchen is very spacious, and with the addition of the extension, this is now the perfect space for family life and entertaining. Fully fitted with a handmade bespoke wooden kitchen by Simon West and painted in Farrow and Ball Stiffkey Blue under oak worktops, there is also a large island/breakfast bar with granite worktop and double ceramic sink. Integrated appliances include a Rangemaster double electric oven with gas top and extractor fan. There is space and plumbing for a dishwasher, and plenty of room for a large American style fridge freezer. Pamment floor tiles in the kitchen benefit from the underfloor heating which runs throughout the kitchen, dining and family room. The whole of the west facing wall of the kitchen and extension has large windows overlooking the garden with French doors from the dining room opening out to the paved terrace. A large, glazed atrium is centrally positioned to flood the kitchen extension with extra light. Leading from the kitchen, there is a great family room with engineered oak flooring, pine mantle and wood burning stove. A garden room was added on the east side of the house with another glazed atrium and French doors leading to a further area of terracing at the front of the property. This room is currently used as a home office. Also on the ground floor, the utility room is fitted with Neptune cupboards with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. There is a back hall/boot room with a further range of worktops, Belfast sink and coat storage space and a separate WC leading off the main hall. The original stairs with oak banisters lead up to five bedrooms. The main bedroom is spacious, with fabulous Simon West bespoke wardrobes, oak flooring and west aspect with views to the garden. It benefits from a very stylish en suite bathroom with an elegant freestanding bath, bespoke vanity unit with surface mounted basin, and a large shower cubical with marble tiles. Like all the bathrooms in the house, Fired Earth tiles and high-quality sanitary wear has been installed for luxury, style and longevity. The main guest bedroom has east aspect with oak flooring and handmade built-in wardrobes, this room also has a beautifully fitted en suite shower room. There are three further double bedrooms on this floor, two large rooms with east aspect and a smaller double/large single which overlooks the back garden and has fitted book shelving and cupboards, this is currently used as a home study. There is also a family bathroom with Fired Earth floor tiles, corner shower, separate bath and white sanitary wear. __________ OUTSIDE Double electric wooden entrance gates open to a very generous gravelled parking area at the front of the property. This front garden has raised beds planted with a selection of mixed shrubs and these with established hedging provide privacy. There is a willow fenced bin storage area and a further pedestrian gate to the street. A large double garage has cedar doors and space for a good-sized storage room. Stairs lead up to a further loft room with Velux windows, this is currently also used for storage, but it would make another great home office space or teenage hang out area. The garage building also offers potential for conversion to further accommodation or a holiday let (subject to relevant permissions) The back garden has been beautifully landscaped, there is an area of terracing outside the kitchen/dining room separated from the lawn by box hedging. Herbaceous borders are well stocked and well thought out with a variety of perennials and the garden has some wonderful trees. A wooden pergola is covered to create a fabulous outside entertaining area with space for comfortable seating and dining and wooden decking. An irrigated Mediterranean style gravelled garden incorporates amongst others, ornamental grasses, iris and choisya. With, to name a few, flowering cherry, tree peony, allium, hellebore, honeysuckle and wisteria there are lots of wonderful, scented plants throughout the garden. There is a hot tub installed which will remain with the house, and this has been screened by shrubs and there is a further enclosed space with a greenhouse and garden shed. This is an incredibly special house and if you are looking for a family home in a prime location for Greshams School, with easy access to amenities and all the wonderful benefits of North Norfolk it certainly fits the bill. LOCAL AUTHORITY North Norfolk District Council Band F __________ SERVICES Mains water, drainage and electricity, town gas central heating. __________ DIRECTIONS From the A149 turn into the centre of Holt and proceed through the town past the marketplace and continue out on the Cromer Road. Pass the garage on your left and the property can be found on the left-hand side just after the pedestrian crossing as indicated by the For Sale Board. __________ DATE DETAILS PRODUCED May 2023 __________ 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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