7 bedroom detached house for sale

Snettisham

Sold STC £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial Family Home
  • Generous Reception Space
  • Four Bedrooms in Main House
  • Bespoke Handcrafted Kitchen
  • Three Bedroom Cottage
  • Many Period Features
  • Idyllic Location
  • Two Double Garages
  • Outbuildings
  • Outstanding Countryside Views

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Old Farmhouse is situated in an idyllic location, benefiting from far-reaching views over farmland and the village of Snettisham. This substantial Georgian farmhouse retains many original features including sash windows with fitted shutters, high Georgian-style ceilings and original fireplaces. The accommodation is generous in size and has the added benefit of a three bedroom cottage - previously used for holiday rentals.
Whilst retaining the Georgian features, this family home has been tastefully updated over recent years and now includes a bespoke, hand-painted kitchen fitted by renowned local company Kitchens Etc, The gas fired Aga is a real feature of this farmhouse-style kitchen. In addition, there are three reception rooms, a cellar and four bedrooms, two with en-suite facilities. To the outside are numerous outbuildings, including a triple garage. Viewing is strongly recommended to appreciate the character and wonderful setting of this property.
 

SNETTISHAM Snettisham is a busy rural village between King's Lynn and Hunstanton. There are good local shops and a range of hostelries including the renowned Rose and Crown pub with its traditional ales and food, and a farmers' market held on the second Friday of every month. There is a local pre-school and primary school and for days out the famous Park Farm, with its hands on experience on the farm. Close by are the towns of Hunstanton and King's Lynn which provides a mainline rail link via Cambridge to London King's Cross, approx 1 hour and 40 minutes.
 

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:- Entrance door to the front aspect opening into... 

ENTRANCE LOBBY Multi pane window to the rear aspect, stairs to the first floor and two radiators. Parquet flooring and doors to the dining room and the kitchen/breakfast room. 

DINING ROOM 16' 2" x 14' 9" (4.93m x 4.51m) A double aspect room with a multi pane sash window to the front aspect with original fitted shutters, and a multi pane window to the rear aspect. Three radiators, cast iron open fireplace with decorative marble surround and stone hearth, parquet flooring and a door to the hallway. 

HALLWAY Door to the front of the property, fitted shelving, parquet flooring and a door to the drawing room. 

DRAWING ROOM 16' 4" x 15' 11" (4.99m x 4.87m) Sash window to the front aspect, overlooking the front garden, with fitted shutters, and a multi pane sash window to the side aspect overlooking surrounding fields, and double glazed French doors to the rear to the garden. Two radiators and an open fireplace with tiled hearth and surround and a timber mantel. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 15' 8" x 14' 5" (4.80m x 4.40m) Multi pane sash window to the front aspect overlooking the front garden with bench seat beneath. The kitchen comprises a range of base units and wall mounted units with underlighting, granite worktops and upstands, and a ceramic double bowl butler style sink with chrome mixer tap above. Gas fired Aga set into the fireplace alcove, with timber mantel above. Space for an American style fridge/freezer. Exposed beams, inset ceiling spotlights, ceramic tiled floor and one radiator. Door to the side hall. 

SIDE HALL Stable style door opening to the side aspect, multi pane window to the front aspect, one radiator, tiled flooring and a built in storage cupboard. Doors to the following rooms. 

BOOT ROOM/CLOAKROOM 15' 5" x 4' 7" (4.70m x 1.41m) Pedestal washbasin with tiled splashback, high level WC, one radiator and hooks for coat storage. Multi pane window to the rear aspect, exposed beams. 

BACK KITCHEN 9' 9" x 8' 0" (2.98m x 2.44m) Multi pane window to the side aspect. The kitchen comprises of a free standing dresser and granite worktop with tiled splashback, it also features an antique French country sink set in an old pine frame with marble surround. Electric oven point and space for a fridge/freezer. Tiled flooring. 

SITTING ROOM 15' 11" x 14' 3" (4.86m x 4.35m) Multi pane window to the rear aspect overlooking the rear garden. Oak flooring, two radiators, a log burning stove with tiled hearth and brick surround. Doors leading to the cottage and the cellar. 

CELLAR/SNUG 13' 4" x 12' 2" (4.08m x 3.72m) Steps down into the cellar which has power and lighting, brick flooring and an electric panel heater. 

LANDING Two multi pane windows to the rear aspect overlooking the rear garden, two radiators, loft access hatch and an airing cupboard housing the immersion tank. Doors to the following rooms. 

MASTER BEDROOM 19' 10" x 16' 4" (6.07m x 4.99m) One multi pane sash window and one further window to the rear aspect with stunning views over the surrounding countryside to the rear. Two radiators, cast iron fireplace with timber surround, two built in wardrobes and steps down to the dressing room and en-suite. 

DRESSING ROOM 5' 2" x 4' 6" (1.58m x 1.38m) Double built in wardrobe, ceiling spotlights. Multi pane window to the front aspect, one radiator and exposed ceiling beams. 

EN-SUITE 17' 2" x 7' 10" (5.24m x 2.39m) Multi pane obscure window to the side aspect. Vanity unit with marble countertop and double basins with chrome mixer taps over. Low level WC, bidet and a panelled bath with tiled surround. large shower enclosure with tiled surround and wall mounted shower. Heated towel radiator, exposed wide plank floorboards, exposed ceiling beams and inset ceiling spotlights. Cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. 

BEDROOM THREE 13' 9" x 13' 6" (4.20m x 4.13m) Two multi pane sash windows to the front aspect with fitted shutters, giving lovely views of the front garden and of Snettisham itself. Two radiators and a range of built in wardrobes and cupboards. 

BEDROOM TWO 16' 10" x 16' 0" (5.15m x 4.90m) Multi pane sash window to the side aspect with fitted shutters, giving beautiful countryside views over the surrounding area. Multi pane window to the rear aspect, overlooking the rear garden. One radiator, fitted wardrobes and a door to the en-suite shower room. 

EN-SUITE Pedestal washbasin with tiled splashback, low level WC and shower enclosure with wall mounted shower. Fully tiled walls, heated towel radiator. 

BEDROOM FOUR 14' 0" x 12' 4" (4.29m x 3.77m) Multi pane sash window to the front aspect with lovely countryside views over the village and the surrounding area. Built in wardrobe, wood panelled walls and one radiator. 

BATHROOM 10' 7" x 10' 4" > 7'1" (3.24m x 3.15m > 2.16m) Multi pane sash window to the front aspect. Pedestal wash basin with tiled splashback, low level WC and a panelled bath with tiled surround. Shower enclosure with tiled surround and a wall mounted shower. Heated towel radiator and an airing cupboard. 

COTTAGE Entrance door to the front aspect opening into… 

KITCHEN 10' 9" x 5' 1" (3.28m x 1.57m) A fitted kitchen comprising a range of base and wall mounted units with granite worktop, tiled splashback and inset butler sink with mixer tap. Electric oven point and plumbing for a dishwasher. Open to the dining room. 

DINING ROOM 10' 9" x 10' 7" (3.28m x 3.25m) Multi pane window to the rear aspect overlooking the rear garden, one radiator and a door to the utility room. 

UTILITY ROOM Multi pane window to the rear aspect, rolled edge worktop with space for a fridge/freezer.  

LIVING ROOM 16' 0" x 13' 7" (4.90m x 4.15m) Multi pane windows to the front and rear aspects, and a door opening to the rear garden. Two radiators, painted floorboards and a feature open fireplace with wood surround and mantel and a tiled hearth. Door to the sitting room of the main house. 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Loft access, painted wooden floorboards and doors to the following rooms. 

MASTER BEDROOM 10' 9" > 7' 8" x 7' 8" (3.28m > 2.36m x 2.36m) Multi pane window to the front aspect, built in wardrobe, painted wooden floorboards and one radiator. 

BEDROOM TWO 13' 6" x 8' 0" > 7' 4" (4.13m x 2.44m >2.26m) Multi pane window to the rear aspect giving lovely views over the surrounding countryside and the rear garden. Painted wooden floorboards and one radiator. 

BEDROOM THREE 9' 4" x 8' 6" (2.86m x 2.60m) Multi pane window to the rear aspect, one radiator and painted wooden floorboards.

 

BATHROOM Multi pane obscure window to the front aspect. Pedestal washbasin, low level WC and a panelled bath with shower screen and a wall mounted shower attachment. One radiator. Plumbing for a washing machine, wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler. 

OUTSIDE To the front of the property is an extensive shingle driveway providing ample off road parking, and leading the two garages and a range of outbuildings. A shingled path leads to the front entrance door of The Old Farmhouse. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with shrub borders and mature trees. It is enclosed by fencing and a brick, flint and cobblestone wall, and looks over the surrounding countryside. There is access around the side of the property to the rear garden, which has a shingled seating area. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn with planted shrub and flower beds, and is enclosed by a brick wall and post and rail fencing. There are lovely views over the neighbouring paddocks, and a row of beech trees to the border provide privacy.
The cottage garden is to the east side of the property and is accessed from the parking area. It is shingled seating areas and varying levels of raised flower and shrub beds. There is also a delightful seating area to the rear of the cottage.
 

GARAGES Two double garages. 

OUTBUILDINGS The outbuildings provide garden storage and a workshop space, power and lighting. 

SERVICES Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. Gas fired central heating.
 

ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING F. Ref:- 2038-1049-7276-4456-7900
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 The Old Farmhouse-Band F
Cottage-Band B
 

DIRECTIONS On entering Snettisham from the north, pass the Queen Victoria pub on the right before taking the next left hand turn into Old Church Road. Follow this road past the church and continue straight ahead at the crossroads, onto Bircham Road. the property can be found close to the left hand bend, on your right. 

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