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1 bedroom cottage for sale

Swanton Novers

Withdrawn from Market £250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Delightful Village Location
  • Period Cottage
  • Sympathetically Restored
  • Sitting Room with Wood Burner
  • Newly Fitted Kitchen
  • Spacious Bedroom
  • Off Road Parking
  • Glorious Open Countryside Views

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An exceptional Georgian cottage nestled in a delightful village location over-looking glorious open
countryside. This fine period cottage has been extensively and sympathetically restored by the present owner and now offers delightful accommodation with rustic charm and elegance. Period features include; Sash windows, panelled doors, open fireplaces and exposed floorboards. The accommodation briefly comprises; Sitting room with 'Clearview' wood burner, unique garden room/study with French doors to both gardens, newly fitted 'shaker' kitchen with integrated appliances, separate utility area and a ground floor bathroom. The entire first floor is dedicated to the spacious bedroom featuring an open fireplace, beams and rustic floorboards. To the front of the cottage is a delightful lawned garden capped by attractive period walls and a central driveway set behind gates. To the rear is a lovely garden with newly shingle laid sun terraces enjoying a sunny aspect and stunning views over rolling countryside. Located in the traditional North Norfolk village of Swanton Novers which is surrounded by woodland and convenient for both the Georgian market two 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:- Ornate panelled front door leads into the:- 

SITTING ROOM 14' 6" x 13' 10" (4.42m x 4.22m) Ornate multi paned timber framed sash window to front aspect, fitted with secondary glazing, with delightful views over the front garden, central beam to ceiling and ceiling light. Feature open fireplace with a decorative surround and pamment tiled hearth fitted with a 'Clearview' cast iron wood burner. Two ornate floor mounted cast iron radiators. Staircase rising to the first floor, newly fitted carpet. Opening through to the: 

GARDEN ROOM/STUDY 14' 1" x 5' 1" (4.29m x 1.55m) A delightful dual aspect garden room/study with multi paned French doors to both front and back gardens, both enjoying delightful vistas over open countryside. Vaulted ceiling with two Velux skylight windows to side. Two wall lights. Newly fitted carpet. 

KITCHEN 8' 7" x 8' 4" (2.62m x 2.54m) Double glazed timber framed casement window to the side aspect with stunning countryside views. Recessed ceiling lights, access hatch to a loft space. Newly fitted Shaker style kitchen with a range of matching wall units, base units and drawers, round edged work surfaces, ceramic single drainer stainless steel sink with a brushed chrome swan neck mixer tap and tiled splashbacks. Integrated appliances comprise a stainless steel single electric oven, four ring electric hob with extractor canopy over and an under counter fridge. Ceramic tiled floor, floor mounted cast iron radiator, fitted tall cupboard to one wall with internal shelving.  

REAR HALL Ceiling light, glazed and panelled door giving access to the side and rear gardens, fitted cupboards to one wall housing the hot water cylinder and electric heater, space and plumbing for a washing machine, ceramic tiled floor. 

GROUND FLOOR BATHROOM 7' 4" x 5' 7" (2.24m x 1.7m) Double glazed timber framed casement window to the rear aspect with delightful views over the garden and countryside beyond. Recessed ceiling lights. Three piece white Heritage style suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with chrome taps, low level WC, panelled bath with 'Lefroy Brooks' chrome mixer tap and combined shower. Tiled surround, tiled floor, chrome radiator, heated towel rail combination, wall mounted extractor fan. 

Staircase rise to the: 

FIRST FLOOR The first floor of the cottage is dedicated entirely to the Bedroom. 

BEDROOM 15' 5" reducing 11' 5" to x 15' 0" (4.7m > 3.48m x 4.57m) Two ornate multi paned windows to the front aspect both fitted with secondary glazing. Central ceiling light and exposed beam, access hatch to a loft space. Attractive pine stripped floorboards, ornate cast iron open fireplace with a slate hearth (not currently in use) and two ornate floor mounted cast iron radiators. Access to the electrical consumer unit. 

OUTSIDE To the front of the cottage is a delightful garden enclosed by attractive period brick walls. There is a driveway with parking for two cars, enclosed by attractive double gates. Pamment tiled pathway leads to steps to the front door. A second set of steps give access to the garden room/study. To one side is a small garden area with mature shrub and flowering plant beds, and a pathway leads to the rear garden.  

REAR GARDEN The cottage boasts a delightful rear garden which has been recently landscaped and features shingle laid sun terraces, mature well stocked shrub and flowering plant borders, and enjoys stunning uninterrupted views over rolling countryside. There is a small brick built outbuilding, which provides perfect garden storage.  


ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING G ref:- 8504-0383-4529-7197-3453
To retrieve the Energy Performance Certificate for this property please visit and enter in the reference number above. Alternatively, the full certificate can be obtained through Sowerbys. 

SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage. 

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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05 May 2016


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