Guide price £1,350,000
A nicely proportioned 4-bedroom family home in the small, popular coastal village of Morston. Built in the late 1980's of traditional brick and flint, Morston House sits within an old walled garden, overlooking the church and just a short stroll from Morston harbour and all that this lovely part of the world has to offer. __________ GROUND FLOOR - Entrance hall - Kitchen/breakfast room - Dining room - Sitting room - Conservatory - Utility room - WC - Second reception room __________ FIRST FLOOR - Main bedroom with en suite shower room - Dressing room/babies' bedroom - 2 further double bedrooms - Single bedroom - Family bathroom __________ SECOND FLOOR - Study/loft room with further storage __________ OUTSIDE - Beautiful, enclosed walled garden and parking area - Terrace - Integral single garage with potential for further accommodation (subject to planning permissions) __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Blakeney 1.2 miles - Holt 6.5 miles - Wells-next-the-Sea 6.8 miles - Kings Lynn (mainline trains to London Kings Cross via Cambridge) 34 miles - Norwich (International airport and trains to Liverpool Street and Ipswich) 29 miles __________ SITUATION The small village of Morston is situated with an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty right on the coast and offers direct access to Blakeney Pit which is the largest sheltered harbour on the North Norfolk Coast. This area is famous for its wildlife all year round - spectacular wildfowl in the winter, nesting terns in the summer, and large colonies of grey and common seals all year round with many seal watching trips leaving from the quay. Sailing and boating are popular in this large area of sheltered water when the tide is in. Long walks and spectacular views are available all year round. Morston is also home to a pretty parish church, the fabulous Michelin-starred Morston Hall, and the popular Morston Anchor pub. The neighbouring village of Blakeney is within walking distance, this is a year-round lively village, as well as a holiday destination and offers a wide variety of shops including a fishmonger & delicatessen, pubs and restaurants, a fine parish church, tennis courts, playing field, and a primary school. The picturesque market town of Holt is a short drive away and is renowned for its attractive street frontages, Greshams Schools and a wide range of independent shops and boutiques. 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. __________ DESCRIPTION Morston House is a brick and flint style house with a pantile roof. Sitting centrally within its plot, formerly a walled orchard, the house is surrounded by established garden, and fully enclosed, mostly by magnificent old flint walls. The front door opens into a spacious reception hall with understairs storage cupboard and separate WC. The kitchen is located on the east side of the house, fitted with a range of built in wooden cabinets under composite worktops it benefits from a 2- oven electric Aga and separate electric oven. It has plenty of space for a table and chairs. Beyond the kitchen, the utility/'boot room is of generous size with further built in storage cupboards, sink and space/ plumbing for a freestanding washing machine and undercounter fridge. This room has a back door, making it an ideal entrance for muddy boots and dogs. The kitchen, utility, and rear reception room all benefit from pamment flooring. At this end of the house the previous owners converted half of the integral garage into a further reception room with French doors leading out to the garden and terrace. The rest of the garage is still suitable for a car or storage and benefits from an electric up and over door. Turning left off the main reception hall leads through to the sitting room with triple aspect windows, to the south this offers lovely views across to the church, North over the walled garden and West, it leads into a nicely positioned wooden painted conservatory. There is a fireplace in the sitting room which is currently not used but offers potential for an open fire or woodburning stove. The dining room also shares this chimney breast and benefits from French doors to the garden and terrace. Taking the stairs to the first floor the galleried landing has a useful storage cupboard. The main bedroom is of generous size with double aspect to the church and towards the marsh. It has a spacious nicely fitted en suite shower room with white sanitaryware, a large shower cubicle and heated towel rail. An adjacent small room is used as a dressing room but could also be used for a baby's cot. There are two further double bedrooms on this level both with views out over the garden to the harbour and a single on the south side with church views. These rooms share a spacious family bathroom. Steep stairs lead up again to a loft room which has a great coastal view and would be a good space for a home office. Two big loft storage rooms lead off this room. __________ OUTSIDE Wooden gates lead onto a generous gravelled parking and turning area in front of the house, with cottage garden borders and climbing roses to the front of the house, there is a summer house positioned in the corner of the garden. Lovely old walls surround the garden softened by climbing roses and there is also a section of Bullis hedging, the majority of the garden is laid to lawn with a paved terrace. This is a very private, sheltered garden and the walls are a thing of beauty. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY North Norfolk District Council Band G __________ TENURE Freehold __________ SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage, oil fired central heating. __________ DIRECTIONS Leaving the Anchor Pub on your right the property can be found on your left-hand side with wooden gates. What3words // return.flinches.clues __________ AGENTS NOTE Covenants apply - please enquire for details __________ DATE DETAILS PRODUCED October 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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