5 bedroom detached house for sale

Bessingham

Sold STC £699,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Extended Period Property
  • Superb Family Home
  • Triple Aspect Drawing Room
  • Hand Built Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Three Further Receptions
  • Master Bedroom Suite
  • Second Bedroom Suite
  • Three Further Bedrooms
  • Mature Landscaped Grounds
  • Swimming Pool

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An imposing and substantial period residence set in gated grounds approaching 1/2 acre, nestled in a delightful village location. This attractive 5 double bedroom detached property boasts a charming brick and flint façade which conceals a modern yet elegant rear wing with a highly individual and sophisticated interior. Originally believed to be two character cottages this fine property has been extensively remodelled, extended and improved to provide a fantastic family home briefly comprising; Reception hall with a feature oak staircase, sumptuous triple aspect drawing room with three French doors onto a terrace, hand built 'shaker' kitchen/breakfast room, garden/family room, snug, study, utility room and guest WC. To the first floor is an impressive galleried landing, master bedroom with dressing area, walk-in wardrobes and en suite bath/wet room, guest bedroom with en suite, 3 further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The property further benefits from under floor heating throughout, solid oak windows and doors, natural stone and oak floors and internal oak latched doors. Mature landscaped grounds approaching 1/2 acre surround the property on all sides and feature a gated driveway with secure parking for several cars, extensive lawns both front and rear with mature, well stocked shrub and flowering beds, paved sun terrace and a swimming pool with raised entertaining terrace. Located in the quiet and desirable village of Bessingham and conveniently close to the heritage coastline, Holt and Gresham's School. 

BESSINGHAM Bessingham is a small village in north Norfolk approximately 5 miles from the North Norfolk Coast and its abundance of beaches and seaside towns including Cromer and Sheringham. It is 18 miles north of Norwich with its rail connection to London and the rest of the country. Bessingham St. Mary's Church is a round-tower church that was restored in 1869. It is a short distance from the historic Georgian town of Holt with its many independent boutiques, cafés and antique emporiums. National Trust owned Blickling Hall, Felbrigg Hall and Sheringham Park are all within easy reach, and there are pleasant local walks around the village. 

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:- Sheltered front entrance with hardwood glazed front door leading in to the:- 

RECEPTION HALL Glazed wall with views over the sun terrace, garden and swimming pool, double height volume ceiling, bespoke hand built oak turning staircase with wrought iron spindles and an oak handrail leads to the first floor landing. Natural stone tiled floor with underfloor heating, exposed brick and flint work to one wall. Double solid oak panelled and latched doors lead in to the:-  

DRAWING ROOM 27' 5" x 18' 4" (8.36m x 5.59m) A stunning triple aspect drawing room with three sets of oak framed french doors leading on to the terrace and garden beyond, two windows to the rear aspect and two feature pothole style windows to the side. Inglenook style fireplace with a chunky oak beam, brick surround and brick hearth fitted with a cast iron wood burner. Solid oak flooring, recessed eyeball ceiling lights and wall lights, ample space for a six seater dining table. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 21' 1" x 18' 6" (6.43m x 5.64m) An impressive dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room with two sets of oak framed windows to the front aspect and a door leading directly on to the sun terrace and garden beyond. Exposed central beam to ceiling, recessed eyeball ceiling lights. Hand built fitted kitchen with an extensive range of matching Shaker style wall units, base units and drawers, a mixture of double skinned granite work surfaces and an oak work surface to the centre island and breakfast bar, double inset butler style sink with a swan neck mixer tap, 'Lacanche' five ring range cooker. Integrated dishwasher, space and housing for a microwave or combination oven, housing for American style fridge/freezer. Natural stoned floor with underfloor heating. An oak panelled and latched door reveals a fitted pantry with fitted marble cold shelves and tiled floor. A double faced cast iron wood burner looks in to the kitchen/breakfast room and also the garden room area.
 

GARDEN ROOM 15' 8" x 13' 2" max (4.78m x 4.01m) A high quality oak framed construction built on a dwarf brick wall with a vaulted and beamed ceiling, windows to three sides, french doors leading directly on to the sun terrace and garden beyond. Natural stone tiled floor with underfloor heating. 

INNER HALLWAY Recessed eyeball ceiling lights, natural stone tiled floor with underfloor heating, solid oak panelled and latched doors to all further accommodation, fitted cloaks cupboard to one wall. 

GUEST CLOAKROOM Frosted double glazed window to the rear aspect, recessed eyeball ceiling light. White contemporary suite comprising of a circular wash hand basin sink with a mixer tap and low level WC. Wall mounted electric towel heater, natural stone tiled floor with underfloor heating. 

TV ROOM/SNUG 12' 1" x 10' 4" (3.68m x 3.15m) Double glazed window to the front aspect, central ceiling light, feature open fireplace with a decorative brick surround (not currently in use). 

STUDY 12' 10" x 9' 2" (3.91m x 2.79m) Dual aspect study with oak framed windows to two sides, recessed eyeball ceiling lights, underfloor heating.  

UTILITY/BOILER ROOM Oak framed window to the rear aspect, recessed eyeball ceiling lights. A range of fitted base units and work surfaces with inset sink, space and plumbing for under counter washing machine and tumble dryer, space for additional fridge/freezer. Access to the oil fired boiler and hot water cylinder. Natural stone tiled floor with with under floor heating. 

FIRST FLOOR GALLERIED LANDING Featuring a stunning hand built oak framed turning staircase, two windows to the side aspect with far reaching countryside views and views towards the village church, recessed eyeball ceiling lights, feature wall panel with exposed brick and flint work. Oak flooring, fitted airing cupboard, access hatch to a loft space, solid oak panelled and latched doors to all further accommodation.  

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE 20' 10" x 12' 6" reducing to 11' 3'' in parts (6.35m x 3.81m >3.43m) An impressive dual aspect master bedroom suite with windows to two sides, recessed eyeball ceiling lights, stripped period floorboards, dressing area featuring a walk in wardrobe with internal shelving and hanging rails.  

EN SUITE WET ROOM 12' 2" x 9' 2" (3.71m x 2.79m) Window to the front aspect with delightful countryside views, recessed eyeball ceiling lights. Three piece contemporary white suite comprising a wash basin with cabinet underneath, low level WC, floating roll top bath with a floor mounted mixer tap and hand shower attachment, walk in shower area with a tiled surround, tiled floor and floor drain fitted with a wall mounted power shower, chrome ladder style towel heater, underfloor heating.  

BEDROOM TWO 18' 8" x 17' 8 reducing to 10' 7'' in parts (5.69m x 5.38m > 3.23m) A delightful dual aspect bedroom suite with windows to two sides, both enjoying garden and countryside views, recessed eyeball ceiling lights, solid oak flooring.  

EN-SUITE BATHROOM 9' 3" x 6' 5" (2.82m x 1.96m) Window to the side aspect, three piece white contemporary suite comprising a wash hand basin with mixer tap, low level WC, panelled bath with a tiled surround, mixer tap with hand shower attachment and a fitted glass shower screen, solid bamboo floor, wall mounted chrome ladder style towel heater.  

BEDROOM THREE 12' 7" x 11' 2" (3.84m x 3.4m) Window to the front aspect with delightful open countryside views, solid oak flooring with underfloor heating.  

BEDROOM FOUR 12' 4" x 8' 9" (3.76m x 2.67m) Window to the front aspect with delightful countryside views, solid oak flooring with underfloor heating. 

BEDROOM FIVE 11' 8" x 9' 9" (3.56m x 2.97m) Window to the side aspect, solid oak flooring with underfloor heating. 

FAMILY BATHROOM Window to the rear aspect, five piece white bathroom suite comprising twin wash hand basins with mixer taps, low level WC, floating roll top bath with a mid-mounted mixer tap, wide shower cubicle with glass sliding door, tiled surround, wall mounted shower, bamboo flooring, wall mounted towel heater.  

OUTSIDE Fiddlers Haven is approached from the street via private double oak gates leading on to a sweeping block paved driveway with parking for several cars, the driveway allows access to the rear of the property for storage of boats, motor homes etc. The house sits in stunning landscaped gardens, to the front is an extensive lawned area bordered by mature well stocked shrubs and flowering beds, with delightful open countryside views; the lawn area continues down the west elevation of the property giving access to the main rear garden.  

REAR GARDEN The rear garden features extensive manicured lawns, paved sun terrace with access directly from the drawing room, kitchen/breakfast room and garden room. A raised, decked area features a sunken heated swimming pool and sun terrace; to one corner of the garden is a selection of mature fruit trees and there is a substantial timber framed summerhouse, store and log store in one corner. 

COUNCIL TAX Band F 

ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING E Ref:- 0342-2831-7875-9496-6801
To retrieve the Energy Performance Certificate for this property please visit https://www.epcregister.com/ and enter in the reference number above. Alternatively, the full certificate can be obtained through Sowerbys. 

SERVICES TBC 

DIRECTIONS Leave Holt and/or Sheringham on the A148 following signs to Cromer. Take the first right turning into Gibbet Lane, just past Holway Road, Sheringham (A1082). Continue along this road into the village of East Beckham and follow signs to Gresham. At the junction with Church Lane and Cromer Road in Gresham, turn left and immediately right. Turn left at the end of the road into Bessingham Road and proceed into Bessingham, taking the right hand fork into The Street, where the property will be found approximately 500 yards down, on the right hand side. 

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Added on Rightmove:
26 September 2016

Nearest stations

  • West Runton (3.9 mi)
  • Sheringham (4.0 mi)
  • Cromer (4.5 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • West Runton (3.9 mi)
  • Sheringham (4.0 mi)
  • Cromer (4.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Sowerbys, Holt

2 High Street, Holt, NR25 6BQ

01263 658009 Local call rate

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