4 bedroom detached house for saleBrancaster Staithe
Guide Price £2,975,000
- Substantial Barn-Style Property
- Three Reception Rooms
- Large Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Four/Five Bedrooms
- Four Shower/Bathrooms
- Grounds of 5 Acres (sts)
- Detached Boat House with Studio
- Backing on to the Marshes & Harbour
- Brancaster Golf Club Views
- Sought After Location
Full descriptionFIRST STAITHE FIELD A substantial, four/five bedroom, individual barn-style property, situated in approximately 5 acres (sts), backing on to Brancaster Staithe marshes and harbour with wonderful far reaching views out to the Royal West Norfolk Golf Club at Brancaster to the west and towards Scolt Head Island to the east. The property has been designed around the view, as well as making best use of the light, using excellent quality fittings. The property has both formal gardens and a rear field with the added advantage of a separate detached boat house with studio/annexe, ideal as an artists studio or for secondary accommodation.
BRANCASTER STAITHE Located approximately halfway between Hunstanton and Wells-next-the-Sea on the North Norfolk Coast, Brancaster Staithe is a small coastal village, centred around the harbour, with its thriving fishing community and ideal for the sailing enthusiast. Scolt Head Island is a Nature Conservation Area, set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and being only a boat trip away, depending on the tide. The island has a large breeding colony of Sandwich Terns and in winter there can be 50,000 pink-footed geese roosting on the island. Brancaster Staithe is connected to Burnham Deepdale and between the two, they have a variety of shops including a supermarket/petrol station, café, fresh fish shop, sailing school, tourist information centre and two pubs, The Jolly Sailors, and The White Horse, which is an award winning gastro pub with superb coastal views. Brancaster is justly famous for its mussels. There are many local walks around the village including Barrow Common with views over the coastline or the Norfolk Coastal Path, which runs the length of the village, along the marshes.
ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES :-
RECEPTION HALL 21' 5" x 14' 0" (6.53m x 4.27m) Approached through an impressive set of half glazed oak doors with large recessed coconut matting. Full height ceiling with bespoke oak staircase leading up to the first floor with built-in understairs storage cupboards. North facing window giving views across the garden to the marshes.
CLOAKROOM Pedestal handbasin and low level WC. Large fitted mirror, shaver light point and extractor fan.
DRAWING ROOM 24' 5" x 16' 10" (7.44m x 5.13m) Full height vaulted ceiling with exposed painted roof timbers. Triple aspect windows and glazed double doors leading out to the rear garden with views towards Brancaster Staithe harbour in one direction and the Royal West Norfolk Golf Club to the other. Impressive stone open fireplace with raised slate hearth. Wonderful exposed oak floor.
DINING ROOM 16' 8" x 14' 0" (5.08m x 4.27m) Matching oak double doors from the main reception hall. Window overlooking the walled garden. Ceiling cornice, inset lighting and beautiful oak floor.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 23' 0" x 16' 10" (7.01m x 5.13m) A wonderful light room with full height vaulted ceiling and exposed roof timbers. Triple aspect windows and glazed double doors leading out to the south facing terrace. Good range of fitted cream base and wall units with oak worktop surfaces, incorporating a Belfast sink. Britannia cream double oven stove with six-ring ceramic hob and extractor fan over. Bosch dishwasher. Large island with matching cream base units and solid granite worktop surface, incorporating a low level fridge and freezer. Integrated larder fridge. Attractive corner unit with open shelving and storage. Walk-in larder with granite and pine shelving and pamment tiled floor. Ceiling spotlights and traditional pamment tiled floor.
REAR HALL Timber block flooring.
BEDROOM ONE 16' 7" x 13' 8" (5.05m x 4.17m) Glazed double doors leading out to the rear garden with views over the marshes to the Royal West Norfolk Golf Club. Ceiling cornice and inset lighting.
EN-SUITE BATHROOM 8' 8" x 6' 4" (2.64m x 1.93m) White suite comprising panelled bath with fitted Aqualisa shower, pedestal handbasin and low level WC. Large fitted mirror with shaver point, extractor fan, inset lighting and attractive timber block flooring.
BEDROOM TWO 11' 0" x 10' 10" (3.35m x 3.3m) Rear window overlooking the garden towards the marshes and Royal West Norfolk Golf Club. Large built-in double wardrobe.
BEDROOM THREE 11' 0" x 10' 10" (3.35m x 3.3m) Rear window overlooking the garden towards the marshes and Royal West Norfolk Golf Club. Large built-in double wardrobe.
BATHROOM 8' 8" x 6' 4" (2.64m x 1.93m) White suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal handbasin and low level WC. Partial panelling, white splashback tiling, fitted mirror with shaver point, extractor fan and timber block flooring.
WET ROOM 8' 8" x 6' 4" (2.64m x 1.93m) Suite comprising walk-in shower area with Aqualisa shower and glazed screen, handbasin with built-in cupboards under and low level WC. Heated towel rail, extensive white splashback tiling and quarry tiled flooring with inset drainer. Triple built-in linen cupboards with plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer.
FIRST FLOOR GALLERIED SITTING ROOM 28' 7" x 16' 7" (8.71m x 5.05m) Bespoke oak staircase with balustrading looking down to the main reception hall. Steps leading up to the office/lookout and attic storage space. Full height vaulted ceiling with exposed painted beams and Conservation skylight windows. Triple aspect windows, the west facing window giving views across the old Branodunum Roman field. Fitted bookshelving and bespoke dresser unit with built-in cupboards and further shelving. Oak door to...
MASTER BEDROOM SUITE Comprising...
INNER LANDING 18' 0" x 5' 4" (5.49m x 1.63m) Conservation skylight window. Eaves storage cupboards with hot water tank.
BEDROOM 18' 0" x 16' 7" (5.49m x 5.05m) Double aspect windows and glazed double doors leading out to the north facing balcony giving wonderful far reaching views across the gardens to the marshes, Royal West Norfolk Golf Club and Scolt Head Island.
WALK-IN WARDROBE 10' 6" x 6' 7" (3.2m x 2.01m) Hanging rails, shoe storage area and shelving.
EN-SUITE BATHROOM 11' 0" x 10' 9" (3.35m x 3.28m) Rear window giving views across the garden and marshes beyond. Suite comprising large panelled bath with chrome mixer tap, large built-in shower cubicle, twin handbasins with built-in cupboards under, bidet and low level WC. Partial panelling, oak worktops, large fitted mirror, white splashback tiling and attractive timber block flooring.
SECOND FLOOR LANDING 18' 0" x 10' 10" > 6' 9" (5.49m x 3.3m) An L-shaped area providing a useful study/office space. Triple aspect windows on the north side, taking advantage of the surrounding elevated views across the gardens and marshes towards the Royal West Norfolk Golf Club and Scolt Head Island. Fitted desk with various built-in cupboards and shelving. Oak door to the attic/store.
ATTIC/STORE 32' 0" x 9' 7" (9.75m x 2.92m) Full height vaulted room which has been carpeted and plastered, giving excellent potential for further bedroom accommodation and bathroom (subject to the relevant planning permission for skylight windows). This room also houses the cold water storage tanks, TV aerials and has the connections in place for radiators.
OUTSIDE A 1.5 size five-bar gate gives access to a sweeping driveway which leads to a good-sized parking area, the triple garage and a circular turning space. There is a wide variety of mature trees, shrubs and plants and a fully fenced dog run and kennel. A covered sheltered walkway with three external storage cupboards (housing the boiler) leads to the main entrance door. There is a private south facing walled garden and courtyard, which is beautifully kept and designed with box hedging, mature yew hedging, topiary, circular lawns, a main lawn and a south facing stone terrace, all surrounded by a high traditional brick and flint cobbled wall. The garden continues around to a further east facing lawn which is walled and has well established shrub borders and mature trees including apricot, mulberry, bay, fig and a tulip tree. The main garden is situated to the north side of the property, having a large field backing on to the marshes, a natural Norfolk reed pond, established mature hedging and shingled pathways around the property. To the far rear of the field, there is a greenhouse (21' 10 x 12' 7") and a wonderful boat house.
BOAT HOUSE 44' 9" x 24' 5" (13.64m x 7.44m) This area has the potential to be converted into further accommodation (subject to the relevant planning consents). Large double doors. Electric power, light and concrete pad floor. Internal staircase to...
STUDIO/ANNEXE 21' 10" x 17' 6" max (6.65m x 5.33m) The main studio/sitting room area has a partially vaulted ceiling and six east facing roof light windows, giving wonderful views directly up to Brancaster Staithe harbour and Scolt Head Island. Set of glazed double doors leading out to the rear balcony, which also enjoys views to the harbour and Royal West Norfolk Golf Club. Laminated wood floor. Open-plan to...
KITCHEN AREA Fitted base unit with worktop surface, incorporating a stainless steel sink with chrome mixer tap and separate filtered water tap. Electric hob and fitted fridge.
SHOWER ROOM Suite comprising built-in shower cubicle, pedestal handbasin and low level WC. Built-in pressurised hot water tank with immersion heater.
TRIPLE GARAGE & WORKSHOP Three metal up and over doors. Beyond which is a store with shelving, a sink and a glazed door to the walled garden.
AGENTS NOTE Half of the pond is shared with the neighbour situated at the bottom of the garden.
SERVICES Mains water and electricity. Septic tank drainage and private bore hole.
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