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6 bedroom terraced house for sale


Guide Price £795,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade2* Listed
  • Dating From 16th Century
  • 6+ Bedrooms & 3 Reception
  • Breakfast Kitchen
  • About 0.34 Acres
  • Ample Parking
  • River Frontage
  • Including Building Plot

Full description

15 King Street is a fine Grade II* Listed merchants house dating from about the early 16th century with various alterations throughout the ensuing years. It is a good example of an L-planned hall house with carriage arch to the left. The house is referred to in Pevsner who also comments that King Street is the street richest in pleasant houses..... nearly every home repays attention, but few are entirely as they seem externally. This can certainly be said of No. 15 as when one has entered through the archway the house and courtyard with long gardens are effectively hidden from the road. The house extends over two main floors with, in addition, fully useable converted attics that can be additional bedrooms or a self-contained flat and a games room. The overall plot is about 365 ft from King Street to the river and offers a total area of about 0.34 acres (stms). The house has many original features including extensive large framed panelling and the gardens have been laid out in a compartmentalised fashion to provide interest. The house extends to about 5,500 sq ft (gross internal) and within the grounds there is provision for ample parking (a rarity in the town).

The house is ideally positioned in the historic heart of King's Lynn making it ideal for those wanting a town centre home within easy reach of a wide range of local amenities. King's Lynn has mainline electrified rail links direct to Kings Cross London, taking only about 1 hour and 40 minutes. There are also stops available to Ely and Cambridge. The delightful surrounding countryside and North Norfolk coastal villages are within easy reach.

Accommodation comprises;-

FRONT ENTRANCE DOOR With heavy panelled front entrance door, attractive casement with pediment leading to; 

HALL 2.31m(7'7'') x 1.98m(6'6'') With mosiac tiled floor, dado rail, panelled cupboard and glazed door to; 

DAY ROOM 5.94m(19'6'') x 4.17m(13'8'') With fully panelled walls (return door to kitchen), fireplace with carrera marble surround, hearth and slips, wide opening, mantlepiece, wood strip flooring, arched panelling with lobby area to understairs cupboard (walk-in), shelves and light. Panelled door to; 

FRONT DRAWING ROOM 8.36m(27'5'') x 5.11m(16'9'') (3.25m(10'8") ceiling height)
With ornate cornice, fully panelled walls, exposed old boarded floor, cast iron radiators to front sash recesses, tall sash windows, servants bell pull, glazed external door to inner courtyard, large open fireplace with heavy grey and black vein marble fire surround, cast iron grate and register plate, drinks cupboard with shelves and room thermostat. 

BREAKFAST KITCHEN 5.49m(18'0'') x 4.60m(15'1'') With large window to courtyard, panelling, servants bells, a range of beech wood wall and base units with panelled doors in shaker style, granite work surfaces, under counter one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with mixer taps, fire engine red triple bay Aga with two hobs and a warming plate, slate tiled back, under unit lights, eye level Bosch fan oven, integrated fridge freezer, beech block worktop, integrated Bosch dish washer, ceramic tiled floor in a stone effect, a range of halogen rail spotlights, wide opening to; 

BREAKFAST ROOM 4.52m(14'10'') x 4.27m(14'0'') With recess spots and dimmer, light oak laminate floor, contemporary spiral rear staircase and hatch to cellar. Wide opening with modern triple folding glass double glazed doors to; 

ATTRACTIVE CONSERVATORY 5.05m(16'7'') x 3.51m(11'6'') In bespoke timber framing, pitched double glazed glass roof, blinds, York stone flooring, two sets of double garden doors, tap, heating thermostat, attractive cast iron French solid fuel free standing stove with stainless steel vertical flue, electric operated cloth roll sun blind to exterior at rear. 

REAR ENTRANCE HALL With glazed rear door, tiled floor, coathook plinth, tongue and groove boarded wall. 

UTILITY ROOM 3.20m(10'6'') x 2.59m(8'6'') average With tiled floor, timber beech drainer, Belfast sink, plumbing for washing machine, fitted cupboards, boiler and programmer. 

SEPARATE CLOAKROOM With low level WC, shower cubicle, hand basin, tiled floor, bifold doors and ladder towel rail. 


BEDROOM 1 5.87m(19'3'') x 5.05m(16'7'') With two large sash windows, fully panelled walls, moulded dentil cornice, carrera marble surrounds to fireplace with classical cast iron grate including pilasters, ceiling rose, impressive door surround with broken pediment, point for telephone, interconnecting door to; 

BEDROOM 2 / DRESSING ROOM 4.95m(16'3'') x 4.75m(15'7'') With sashes, window seats, point for television, panelled walls, shelved recess, marble and cast iron fireplace, painted mantlepiece and interconnecting door to; 

BATHROOM (also with door to landing)
With low level WC, panelled bath and mixer shower, heated towel rail, pedestal hand basin and arched light over door. 

INNER LANDING With window to courtyard, panelling leading to further long rear landing. Double wardrobe, airing cupboard with factory lagged tank and immersion heater. 

BEDROOM 3 4.37m(14'4'') x 3.00m(9'10'') narrowing to 2.18m(7'2")
With panelling and boarded over fireplace, interconnecting door to; 

BATHROOM 2.41m(7'11'') x 1.91m(6'3'') With large window, white suite including panelled bath, electric shower over, screen, tiles, pedestal hand basin, low level WC, shaver point, heated towel rail and interconnecting door to; 

BEDROOM 4 4.50m(14'9'') x 4.47m(14'8'') With boarded up fireplace and two large sashes with window seats. 

REAR LANDING With spiral staircase. 

BEDROOM 5 4.24m(13'11'') x 3.89m(12'9'') double aspect (Guest Suite)
With views to courtyard and garden, two sets of fitted wardrobes and painted beams to ceiling. 

EN SUITE With curved wall, part glazed, curved radiator, tiling, white suite comprising panelled bath, heritage shower mixer, bidet, low level WC, twin pedestal hand basins, striplight and point for shaver. 


BEDROOM 6 4.27m(14'0'') max x 3.91m(12'10'') With sloping ceiling, two windows, TV point, radiators, cupboard to eaves with storage tanks, exposed beams, steps up to front attic area currently used as a; 

GAMES ROOM 9.75m(32'0'') x 3.91m(12'10'') With three dormers to front, point for television, beams, eaves hatches and large store cupboard. 

BEDROOM 7 4.83m(15'10'') x 3.89m(12'9'') including en suite (with dormer)
En suite with shower, tiling, sliding glass doors, low level WC, tiled surfaces and inset hand basin, eletric towel rail and extractor. 


BEDROOM 8 / HOBBY ROOM 5.16m(16'11'') x 2.87m(9'5'') double aspect With two shelved cupboards and tongue and groove pine boarded lining to walls. Sloping ceiling. 

THE GROUNDS The property fronts King Street and there is an attractive former coaching arch with large gate allowing pedestrian and vehicular access to an inner courtyard. This front courtyard is mainly paved with York stone flags and granite cobbles with a broad terrace area leading to the front door, outside lights, canopy area providing a wood store, driveway leading off to the rear. There is a personal gateway in the tall wall screening the main rear gardens. Here these have been landscaped out in a compartmentalised style with the first area off the conservatory. A courtyard has been formed with walling, stone slabs, a feature pond, clipped box hedging, mature oak tree, well stocked borders, side gate, brick stone low walls with stone cappings providing bench seating, second side gate, outside tap, further outside lights, tight clipped hedge with archway and opening through to walled pool area with a heated pool some 9.14m(30'0") long by 4.83m(15'10") wide (approx) with a roller cover, paved edgings, clip box hedges, mature roses, trained clematis and hydrangeas. This leads on to the car parking area which is laid to gravel and is a generous size offering parking for about ten cars with timber sun house and driveway extending down to;

The remaining walls of a FORMER OUTBUILDING 9.75m(32'0") X 5.18m(17'0") stand and it is understood that there is planning permission to convert and for new build to create a new residential dwelling extending to approx 2,500 sq ft (GIA), which could be sold off separately. A copy of the RCF Waite, Architect plans are available for inspeciton. Works have already started with a floor having been installed and other associated matters. From this one goes on to the rear garden area which is laid to lawn and terminates in a wall allowing views up and down and across the river. There is an additional ornamental fish pond here. 

PLANS Floor plans and location plans (attached herewith) are for indicative purposes only. 

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS Unless specifically mentioned on these details any fixtures, fittings, etc either inside or out whether in photographs or now are excluded from the sale. 

COUNCIL TAX: Verbal enquiries indicate the property to be in Band "G" - £2,480.02, 2010/2011. Water Extra. 

TENURE: Freehold. Vacant Possession Upon Completion. 

VIEWING: Further details and arrangements for viewing may be obtained from TAWN LANDLES. 

NEGOTIATIONS: All negotiations in respect of this property are to be carried out strictly via the Agents, Tawn Landles. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 February 2011

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