Guide price £1,650,000
A beautifully proportioned Edwardian property offering spacious and light accommodation in a fabulous quiet location in the popular coastal village of Holme-next-the-Sea, just 15 minutes' walk from the beach. The property sits in just over one acre (stms) of secluded garden with detached self-contained annexe, double garage and paddock with stables. The property is currently run as a successful holiday let but would make a wonderful full time family home. GROUND FLOOR - Reception hall - Dining room - Kitchen - Utility area - Sitting room - Drawing room - Shower room with WC __________ FIRST FLOOR - Double bedroom with en suite shower room - Three further spacious double bedrooms - Family bathroom __________ SECOND FLOOR - Hallway with North facing window with distant sea views - Large double/family room with en suite bathroom __________ OUTSIDE - Large nicely established garden - Private drive with ample parking - Small paddock with stables - Annex incorporating laundry, utility and large games room with storage and bathroom. - Double garage - Summer house __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Old Hunstanton 1.5 miles - Thornham 2.3 miles - King's Lynn 15 miles (mainline train services to London Kings Cross via Cambridge) - Brancaster 4.5miles - Burnham Market 9 miles __________ SITUATION Holme-next-the-Sea is situated on the North Norfolk Heritage Coast in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Sitting between Old Hunstanton and Thornham, Holme is a much-favoured coastal village with attractive brick and flint cottages, big open skies, saltmarshes and sandy beaches popular with tourists and visitors throughout the year. During the summer months the marram grass fringed beaches appeal to families, especially with children, with miles of beautiful sandy beaches for lazy summer days. During the migration periods, birdwatchers are well catered for with famous bird reserves at nearby Titchwell and Holme Dunes Nature Reserve run by the Norfolk Wildlife Trust. Other leisure pursuits include Golf at Hunstanton and The Royal West Norfolk Golf Club at Brancaster, cycling and wonderful coastal and inland walks; Peddars Way meets up with the Norfolk Coast Path here, running all the way from the Thetford area in the Brecks to Cromer. There is also a thriving sailing club in the nearby village of Brancaster Staithe which has a natural harbour and picturesque tidal creeks, leading out to Scolt Head Island Nature Reserve. Holme itself has a pub serving food, village hall and parish church whilst further afield in Old Hunstanton you can find a links golf course, Michelin starred restaurant, village stores, beach café, gallery and antiques centre. A mile further on the resort of Hunstanton offers full amenities including supermarkets, petrol station, library, shops and medical centres as well as seaside attractions. To the east of Holme, there are villages along the coast road offering a vast array of upmarket deli's, restaurants, galleries and shops including Thornham, Brancaster and the Burnhams. The ever-expanding Drove Orchard is located between Holme and Thornham and has a farm shop selling local produce, pick your own, Gurney's Fish Shed, Eric's Fish and Chip shop and The Yurt Eric's Pizza restaurant. It also has several clothing and gift shops, a garden nursery and a hairdressing salon. The well-known village of Burnham Market is just nine miles to the south with attractive Georgian properties running along the edge of the large village green. Here there is an eclectic selection of designer boutiques and traditional shops, including a butcher, fresh fish shop, book shop, art galleries, wine merchant and deli. The nearest main line railway service is fifteen miles to the southwest at Kings Lynn with mainline trains to London Kings Cross via Cambridge. __________ DESCRIPTION The Old Vicarage is a beautifully presented Edwardian home dating from 1906, offering generous well-proportioned rooms with high ceilings. The property is exceptionally light with most rooms having large dual aspect windows. The front door opens onto a sunny porch leading through to the main reception hall with oak flooring. All of the main rooms lead off this hallway. To the left is a beautifully proportioned dining room with west aspect from the large bay window and an original ornamental fireplace. This room is semi open plan to the kitchen. The kitchen is fitted with a range of shaker style units under quartz worktops, with a ceramic sink. Integrated appliances include an oil-fired Aga, Bosch dishwasher and Neff ceramic hob and oven. There is also a separate larder cupboard and utility area with integrated washing machine and tumble dryer and plenty of space for a large fridge freezer. A back door leads out from here onto a courtyard terrace and the garden. To the right of the front door is a spacious drawing room with a large west facing window and south facing French doors leading to the garden. The sitting room has a log burning stove with fitted cupboards and bookcases either side, perfect for relaxing after a day at the beach. To the rear of the entrance hall is another snug/sitting room which would also make a great playroom or office with French doors leading onto the south facing garden. Most rooms in the house have original fireplaces but they are not currently in use. Towards the back of the hallway there is a well-appointed downstairs shower room with WC and heated towel rail. An elegant, wide staircase leads up to the first-floor galleried landing, with four very generous double bedrooms leading off, one has an en suite shower room and all have high ceilings and the original caste iron ornamental fireplaces. There is also a family bathroom on this floor with white sanitary ware bath and separate shower. The staircase to the third floor takes you up to a landing with a window which gives you distant sea views. Bedroom five can currently easily accommodate a double bed and two single beds, making it the ideal family/kid's room with its own ensuite bath with shower mixer attachment and heated towel rail. Outside The house is approached down a gated private gravel drive with several established trees screening it well from the road, this driveway leads to a turning area in front of the house and continues down the side of the property for access to the garages and paddock. There is ample room to park several cars. The property sits comfortably in the middle of the plot with some fine established trees and a pretty south facing garden and courtyard terraced area designed to make to the most of the sun. At the rear of the garden there is a small, fenced pony paddock with a 2-bay stable block. The timber clad annexe was designed by Thomas Faire Architects,. On the ground floor it incorporates a double garage/boat store, a large utility room and separate laundry/kitchenette, this is currently used to service the holiday rental business it also houses the boiler and pressurised water system for the house. Exterior stairs lead up to a large games room with a separate bathroom with port hole window and white sanitary ware. There is also two small storage rooms leading off this which are useful for storage. This building offers felxible accommodation that could easily be reconfigured into a seperate annexe or granny annexe. . __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY Kings Lynn and West Norfolk - Business Rated __________ TENURE Freehold __________ SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage, oil fired central heating. __________ DIRECTIONS Approaching from Old Hunstanton on the A149 coast road enter Holme, proceed past the beach road, and take the next left turning onto Peddars Way. Proceed down this road and the property can be found on your right-hand side, indicated by open double five bar gates. __________ DATE DETAILS PRODUCED June 2023 AGENTS NOTE We understand that the annexe building cannot be commercially let away from the exsisting property. __________ 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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