3 bedroom cottage for sale

Swanton Novers

Sold STC £299,999

Property Description

Key features

  • Delightful Period Cottage
  • Open Countryside Views
  • Sitting Room with Open Fire
  • Formal Dining Room
  • Kitchen with Rayburn
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom
  • Gardens with Beautiful Countryside Views
  • Carport and Workshop

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Nestled discreetly off The Street in Swanton Novers lies Reading Rooms Cottage, a charming three bedroom period cottage with a wealth of character and presented in very good order throughout. This delightful cottage enjoys a central village location at the end of an attractive terrace row affording glorious open countryside views. The cottage is a much loved permanent residence and has been lovingly maintained as such. The characterful accommodation briefly comprises; ornate storm porch, delightful beamed formal dining room, sitting room with beams and open fireplace, quality fitted kitchen with a 2 oven oil fired Rayburn leading onto a garden room. To the first floor there are two individual double bedrooms and a further single bedroom enjoying elevated countryside views and a charming family bathroom. To the front of the cottage is a glorious south facing landscaped garden which feature shaped lawns, paved walkways and a wide range of established shrub, flower and tree beds. To the rear of the cottage is a delightfully sunny enclosed courtyard. The cottage also boasts a substantial carport and fully powered workshop. Located in the traditional North Norfolk village of Swanton Novers, which is surrounded by glorious open countryside and woodland. Situated conveniently close to the Georgian market town of Holt and the heritage coastline.  

SWANTON NOVERS Swanton Novers is an attractive small village in a secluded area, just to the west of Melton Constable and about six miles south of the Georgian market town of Holt. Holt has a wider range of amenities and shops including cafes, antique and curio shops, food shops, delicatessens, banks, independent shops and, of course, historic Gresham's School founded in 1555. The North Norfolk coast at Blakeney is six miles away due north with sailing, golf, bird watching and many good beaches nearby. The North Norfolk Steam Railway has its terminus on the outskirts of the town and connects Holt with the seaside resort of Sheringham six miles away. The cathedral city of Norwich is just twenty-six miles distant. From Norwich there are direct trains to London Liverpool Street and Norwich Airport is a convenient worldwide gateway via Schiphol Airport.
 

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:- Attractive tiled and timbered porch way shelters the panelled and glazed front, leading in to the: 

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE Ornate panelled and latched door leads to the: 

CLOAKROOM Ceiling light, wooden double glazed window overlooking the countryside. Two piece white suite comprising a wall mounted wash hand basin and low level WC, wall mounted radiator.  

Panelled and latched door leads through to the: 

DINING ROOM 10' 8" x 10' 1" (3.25m x 3.07m) A characterful dining room, solid wood double glazed window to the side aspect affords views over open countryside, featuring original painted beams to ceiling and varnished wood floor, wall mounted radiator. Decorative archway with a panelled and latched door leads through to the: 

SITTING ROOM 16' 0" x 13' 3" (4.88m x 4.04m) A bright and attractive sitting room with two solid wood double glazed windows overlooking the garden and open countryside beyond. Original painted beams to ceiling, four wall mounted lights, wall mounted radiator, alcove with fitted shelves and a small panelled and latched door reveals further storage. Feature open fireplace with a decorative wooden mantle with a pantile hearth and open fire. The fire heats a back boiler supplying the central heating and hot Staircase to the first floor accommodation and glazed and panelled door to the: 

KITCHEN 9' 4" x 11' 7" (2.84m x 3.53m) Ceiling spotlights, two solid wood double glazed windows to the rear aspect, tiled floor. Kitchen comprising a range of matching Shaker style wall units, base units and drawers with a roll top work surface and tiled splashbacks, composite butler style sink with a chrome swan neck mixer tap. Integrated appliances include a 'Bosch' four ring induction hob with extractor fan over, Bosch single oven and combi oven. Recess with a twin oven Rayburn, space for an under counter fridge. Wooden panelled door leads to the: 

UTILITY ROOM 8' 8" x 5' 2" (2.64m x 1.57m) Ceiling light, solid wood double glazed window to the rear aspect, tiled floor. Wall mounted storage cupboard, roll top work surface with space and plumbing under for a washing machine and space for an under counter fridge/freezer. 

GARDEN ROOM 10' 0" x 6' 2" (3.05m x 1.88m) A useful garden room of part brick construction with a polycarbonate roof and solid wood double glazed windows to two sides with views over open countryside; panelled and glazed door to the rear aspect. 

Returning to the sitting room, a staircase leads to the: 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Feature wall with original painted wood beams, feature porthole window with views across the front garden and countryside beyond. Airing cupboard with fitted shelving, two ceiling lights, wall mounted light, panelled and latched doors to all further accommodation, wall mounted radiator. 

BEDROOM ONE 12' 0" x 7' 1" (3.66m x 2.16m) Original painted wood beams to ceiling, access hatch to a loft space, ceiling light, wall mounted light, solid wood double glazed window to the rear aspect , panelled land latched doors to cupboard with hanging space and shelving; wall mounted radiator.  

BEDROOM TWO 9' 7" reducing to 9' 0" in parts x 7' 1" (2.92m > 2.74m x 2.16m) A dual aspect room, ceiling light, wall mounted light, solid wood double glazed windows giving elevated views over the surrounding countryside. Panelled and latched doors to cupboard with hanging space and shelving, wall mounted radiator.  

BEDROOM THREE 9' 9" x 6' 9" (2.97m x 2.06m) Original painted wood beams to ceiling, wall mounted light, solid wood double glazed window to the rear aspect with elevated views across the garden and countryside beyond, wall mounted radiator.  

BATHROOM 10' 0" x 4' 9" (3.05m x 1.45m) Ceiling light, two wall mounted lights, part tiled walls, solid wood double glazed window giving elevated views over the surrounding countryside. White 'Sanitan' traditional style three piece bathroom suite consisting of a pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, and panelled bath with mixer tap and show attachment, glass shower door and fully tiled walls. Wall mounted radiator and vinyl flooring.  

OUTSIDE From the road, a large panelled gate leads in to the:  

CARPORT/WORKSHOP AREA Panelled and glazed double wooden doors lead through to the: 

WORKSHOP 21' 7" x 9' 3" (6.58m x 2.82m) Timber framed workshop with lighting and power points. 

From the carport area, steps lead up to the garden. Stunning views over the countryside beyond, greenhouse and two timber framed sheds. The garden continues up towards the front of the property with a raised bed to one side and a lawned area to the other with a trellis covered pathway and further flowering borders. A path to the side of the property leads to a paved rear courtyard area with a brick built wood store, oil tank and coal store.  

MAINS SERVICES Mains electricity and water, private drainage. Back boiler to open fire, oil fired Raeburn.
 

ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING E Ref:- 2568-5077-7226-2754-2924
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. 

COUNCIL TAX RATE Band C 

DIRECTIONS From Sowerbys office in Holt leave town along the B1110 towards Dereham. After approximately 4 miles you will reach a crossroads. Continue straight over, then take the third right hand turn signposted Swanton Novers, onto The Street. Continue for roughly half a mile bringing you into the village and the cottage can be found on the right hand side.  

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07 October 2016

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  • Sheringham (10.8 mi)
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