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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Blakeney

Withdrawn from Market £700,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Hall
  • Sitting Room
  • Study
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Master Bedroom with Dressing Area
  • En suite Shower
  • Bathroom & W.C.
  • Bedroom 2
  • Gardens and Outbuildings

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Woodpecker Cottage was formerly known as The Old Schoolhouse and is a Grade II Listed Building dating from the seventeenth century. The detached brick, flint and pantiled dwelling was enlarged in the nineteenth century and has since been altered and modernised but now merits modernisation throughout. The property is set within attractive grounds of approaching half an acre with potential for further development (subject to planning).

Blakeney is a Conservation Area within the coastal Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The steep High Street features attractive flint cottages most of which were once owned by fishermen when Blakeney was an important port. Many of these are now Listed for their architectural and historic interest as well as their streetscape value. With its history and hotels this is one of the most popular villages in East Anglia. Sailors and birdwatchers have largely replaced the maritime folk but Blakeney retains its charm for residents and visitors alike. As well as its famous quay and former fishermen's cottages Blakeney has several shops, a primary school and doctors' surgery. Further facilities are available a short drive inland at Holt.

The accommodation, with oil fired central heating, comprises:- 

ENTRANCE PORCH  

HALL 14' 0" x 5' 6" (4.27m x 1.68m) plus 8' 2" x 3' 9" - under stairs cupboard 

SITTING ROOM 16' 7" x 12' 2" (5.05m x 3.71m) tiled fireplace 

STUDY 9' 9" x 7' 5" (2.97m x 2.26m)  

DINING ROOM 14' 5" x 11' 8" (4.39m x 3.56m) tiled fireplace, built-in cpd. 

KITCHEN 17' 8" x 10' 0" (5.38m x 3.05m) fully fitted - back door 

BOILER STORE  

LANDING 12' 8" x 8' 6" (3.86m x 2.59m)  

MASTER BEDROOM 10' 6" x 12' 2" (3.2m x 3.71m) fitted cupboard - plus Dressing Area (c. 8' 2" x 5' 4") leading to en suite Shower Room & W.C.
 

COMMUNAL BATHROOM & WC  

SEPARATE WC  

BEDROOM 14' 5" x 13' 6" (4.39m x 4.11m) - built-in cupboards  

OUTSIDE Attached to the northern gable is about forty feet of brick and flint walling enclosing a lawned corner at this end. The whole site approaches half an acre in extent and is enclosed by flint walls, mostly about four feet in height, with an overall length of about 580 feet. Sited to the south-east of the cottage is a modern detached single garage also of brick, flint and pantiled construction. Finally in the south-west corner of the garden are a couple of outbuildings built against the flint walling as a summerhouse, cloakroom, store and separate toolshed.  

SERVICES Applicants should make their own enquiries though it is believed that mains water, electricity and drainage are connected.  

VIEWING By appointment with the sole agents Cockertons Ltd.  

COUNCIL TAX Band E (2016/17: £1969.28) 

AGENTS' NOTE This sale will be subject to an Overage (clawback) arrangement whereby the Vendors will reserve the right to a share of any subsequent increase in value (uplift) that might occur as a result of planning permission being granted for redevelopment of all or part of this property within a specified period - precise details to be confirmed. 

TENURE Freehold and with vacant possession on completion of the purchase. 


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06 April 2016

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