4 bedroom detached house for sale

Kelling

Sold STC £750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Most Handsome Period residence
  • Picturesque Village Location
  • Georgian Fronted with Brick & Flint Facades
  • Recently & Sympathetically Refurbished
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room with Aga
  • Master Suite
  • Three Further Bedrooms
  • Outbuildings with Potential
  • Beautfiful Gardens Overlooking Open Countryside

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A most handsome Georgian fronted residence set in mature grounds within a picturesque coastal village location. Street House nestled in the heart of Kelling, one of North Norfolk's prettiest villages, is surrounded by gently undulating farmland and countryside of the famous Kelling Estate. Believed to date back as far as 1750 this fine home boasts intricate brick and flint elevations later dressed with a pale brick Georgian façade. The property has been more recently refurbished with a sympathetic approach to enhance the comforts of modern living yet retain all of the wealth and character like sash windows, original shutters and open fireplaces. The well balanced ground floor features two formal reception rooms both with fireplaces and impressive sash windows, a further sitting room, spacious kitchen/breakfast room with 'AGA' and a separate utility/boiler room. To the first floor is a master bedroom with en suite, three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. One of the bedrooms offers an independent staircase rising from the additional sitting room which could offer annexe potential. Set behind private gates the mature grounds approach 1/2 acre (sts) and feature sprawling lawns and sun terraces enjoying delightful views over adjoining countryside. A selection of outbuildings include a detached brick & flint barn with interesting potential, wooden summer house and a store. The highly prized North Norfolk village of Kelling sits perfectly alongside the heritage coastline and features a primary school, excellent Hotel and restaurant and access to the famous coastal path.  

KELLING Kelling, also known as Lower Kelling, is a pretty coastal village lying within the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and the Norfolk Heritage Coast. It has a reading room, now a tea room, bookshop and gallery and there is a primary school on the coastal side of the A149. Kelling is approximately 2.5 miles from the Georgian market town of Holt which has a wide range of amenities and shops including cafes, galleries, antique and curio shops, food shops, delicatessens, banks, independent shops and, of course, historic Gresham's School founded in 1555. The renowned bird watching area of Salthouse and Cley-next-the-Sea are close by, as are Salthouse Heath and Kelling Heath, which contain a network of paths, nature trails and views over the coast. Kelling is 1km from the coast and the coastal path which is accessed by a bridleway. The cathedral city of Norwich is approximately twenty-eight 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 glazed and panelled front doors into the:- 

ENTRANCE HALL Ceiling light fitting, Staircase rising to a half landing, ornate six panelled door leads in to the:- 

SITTING ROOM 12' 3" x 12' 0" (3.73m x 3.66m) Ornate sash windows with fitted shutters to the front aspect, central ceiling light, picture rail. Open fireplace with a decorative surround, tiled hearth fitted with a cast iron wood burner. Recessed wall alcoves either side of the fireplace with fitted low level cabinets and shelving, ornate cast-iron radiator. 

SNUG 12' 5" x 12' 3" (3.78m x 3.73m) Ornate sash window with fitted shutters to the front aspect, ceiling light, picture rail. Open fireplace with a decorative surround, pamment tiled hearth fitted with a wood burner. Fitted cupboard to one side with internal shelving, second fitted cupboard with cloaks storage space, ornate cast iron radiator, panelled door leads through to the:  

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 22' 8" x 9' 0" (6.91m x 2.74m) A bright and spacious dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room with double glazed multi paned windows to two sides enjoying delightful views over the rear garden and open countryside beyond. Glazed and panelled door leads directly on to a paved sun terrace. Kitchen comprises a range of hand built wall units, base units and drawers with hardwood work surfaces and upstands, inset butler style sink with chrome swan neck mixer tap. Two oven oil fired 'Aga' heating some radiators and a towel heater over the range. Integrated 'De Dietrich' stainless steel electric single oven and matching 'De Dietrich' four ring induction hob. Rustic pamment tiled floor, ample space for a four seater breakfast table. Fitted cupboard with a solid oak door, panelled door leads through to the: 

UTILITY AND BOILER ROOM 9' 7" x 9' 0" (2.92m x 2.74m) Multi paned window to the rear aspect, recessed ceiling lights, hardwood work surfaces with an inset butler style sink with a swan neck mixer tap and engraved drainer. Space and plumbing under the counter top for washing machine, dishwasher and tumble dryer. Access to the 'Camray' oil fired floor mounted boiler. Space for fridge and freezers, a selection of shelving units, pamment tiled floor. 

DINING ROOM 15' 0" reducing to 12' 10" x 12' 6" (4.57m > 3.91m x 3.81m) Dual aspect dining room with a double glazed multi paned window to the front aspect and a glazed and panelled door leading on the rear terrace and garden. Attractive central beam to ceiling, open fireplace with oak beamed mantle, brick surround and tiled hearth, fitted with a cast iron wood burner. Ornate tiled floor, cast iron radiator. Oak panelled door reveals a turning staircase to bedroom two. 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Access hatch to a loft space, ceiling light, solid oak floorboards, panelled oak doors to all further accommodation.  

MASTER BEDROOM 12' 10" x 12' 5" (3.91m x 3.78m) Ornate sash window to the front aspect with delightful views over the village and undulating countryside beyond, central ceiling light with decorative rose, coving to ceiling. Feature open fireplace with a decorative surround and a cast iron grate. Fitted cupboard to one side of the fireplace with internal shelving and hanging rail, walk in wardrobe area with shelving and hanging rail. Ornate wide planked floorboards, which have been stripped and painted, floor mounted radiator. Panelled door and two steps lead down to the: 

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM 13' 4" x 9' 0" (4.06m x 2.74m) Two double glazed windows to the rear aspect with delightful views over the garden and countryside beyond. Vaulted and beamed ceiling, three piece shower room suite comprising a unique natural stone sink built on oak legs with a wall mounted mixer tap, concealed cistern low level WC, large capacity shower cubicle with floating glass screen and door, travertine natural stone surround and seat, wall mounted shower. Solid oak flooring and a range of fitted cupboards, wall mounted chrome ladder style towel heater.  

BEDROOM THREE 12' 5" x 12' 5" (3.78m x 3.78m) Ornate sash window to the front aspect with delightful views over the village and countryside beyond, central ceiling light with decorative rose, coving to ceiling. Open fireplace with a decorative surround and a cast iron grate. Recessed wall alcove with fitted shelving, wide plank stripped and painted floorboards, wall mounted radiator. 

BEDROOM FOUR 10' 0" x 9' 3" (3.05m x 2.82m) Window to the rear aspect with delightful garden and countryside views, vaulted and beamed ceiling, solid oak floorboards, and wall mounted radiator.  

FAMILY BATHROOM 8' 7" x 5' 5" (2.62m x 1.65m) Part frosted window to the rear aspect with delightful views, vaulted and beamed ceiling, and ceiling spotlights. White ornate bathroom suite comprising a pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, low level WC, panelled bath with a tiled surround and a telephone style mixer tap and hand shower attachment. Solid oak floor, wall mounted heated towel rail and a floor mounted cast-iron radiator.  

BEDROOM TWO 15' 0" x 12' 5" (4.57m x 3.78m) Bedroom two has independent access via a staircase leading from the dining room. This bedroom boasts a dramatic vaulted and beamed ceiling with a double glazed window to front and Velux skylight window to rear. Recessed ceiling lights, attractive open fireplace with a cast iron grate, solid oak floorboards, and floor mounted cast iron radiator. A latched door and two steps lead up to a further panelled and latched door giving access to the master bedroom. 

OUTSIDE Street House occupies a delightful mature plot approaching acres (sts) the property is approached from The Street via a private driveway leading to a hard standing area, providing parking for several cars. The front garden comprises of shaped lawns enclosed by attractive period brick and flint walls with mature shrub and flowering plant borders, Pedestrian access and a central gravelled pathway leads to the main front of the house. To one side of the main house is a substantial brick and flint barn currently used for storage. 

BARN 23' 1" x 11' 1" (7.04m x 3.38m) This delightful and attractive period barn currently used as storage and workshop offers excellent potential for further development subject to relevant planning consents and this could be utilised as guest accommodation, holiday let cottage or home office. The barn features ornate brick and flint walls, a pitched tiled roof with attractive exposed beams inside, window to side and barn style doors to the front. The building is fitted with power and lighting. 

REAR GARDEN At the rear of the property is a stunning large garden enjoying spectacular open countryside views to two sides. Off the rear of the house is an extensive paved sun terrace, accessed directly from the kitchen/breakfast room and the dining room. There is a range of outbuildings including a period brick and flint storeroom, timber framed shed and to the rear boundary is an attractive timber framed summer house/studio with a raised and decked sun terrace. The garden is enclosed by post and rail fencing and is lined by mature trees and shrub borders. To one corner is a working area featuring compost bins and the oil tank.  

COUNCIL TAX RATING Band F 

ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING F Ref:- 0648-2085-7217-3935-8914
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. 

MAINS SERVICES TBC 

DIRECTIONS From our Holt office, proceed along the Old Cromer Road for approximately 0.3 mile, turn left on to the Kelling Road following the signs to Kelling. As you enter Kelling, the property will be found on the left hand side.
 

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