3 bedroom detached house for sale

Swanton Novers

Sold STC £425,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Offering a Wealth of Charm and Period Features
  • Detached Property Adjoining Open Countryside
  • Recently Renovated
  • Sitting Room with Open Fireplace
  • Snug/TV Room
  • Shaker Style Kitchen
  • Three Double Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom
  • Parking & Garage
  • Secluded Gardens with Countryside Views

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A most attractive and substantial detached period cottage occupying a generous corner plot set on the edge of a delightful and peaceful North Norfolk village adjoining open countryside. This fine 3 double bedroom, 3 reception room cottage was formerly the village post office and offers a wealth of charm and period features such as original pamment tiled floors beamed ceilings and open fireplaces.
Presented in excellent order throughout and recently renovated by the present owner to include new hand-made hardwood windows, upgraded electrical installations and partially new roof.  The generous accommodation briefly consists of; Storm porch, entrance hall, sitting room with open fireplace, dining room, living room with original pamment tiled floor, shaker style kitchen, study and ground floor shower room and WC. The first floor is in two sections with two double bedrooms and a family bathroom accessed from the main landing and then a 3rd double bedroom with dramatic vaulted ceiling accessed via an ornate spiral staircase over the living room. The grounds are a key feature of the cottage with a delightful walled garden to the front with two gated driveways and a detached garage. To the rear is an impressive garden with extensive lawns, well stocked and mature beds, summer house and superb open countryside views. Located on the edge of Swanton Novers, a small rural village six miles southwest of the Georgian market town of Holt.
 

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:- Four panelled front door with an ornate brick and pitch tiled roof storm porch over leads in to the:- 

ENTRANCE HALL Double glazed multi paned window to the front aspect, ceiling light, staircase rising to the first floor, wall mounted radiator, fitted recessed doormat. Door to:-  

GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM &WC Double glazed frosted window to the rear, ceiling light. Three piece heritage shower room suite comprising of a wall hung wash hand basin with heritage chrome taps, low level WC and a corner shower cubicle with a glass and chrome surround, tiled walls and a wall mounted 'Mira sport' electric shower, wall mounted chrome towel heater, radiator, part panelled walls and fitted cupboard with internal shelving. 

SNUG/TV ROOM 12' 11" x 12' 9" (3.94m x 3.89m) A delightful dual aspect cosy room with a double glazed multi paned window to the front aspect with delightful views over the front garden and a glazed door leading directly onto the rear terrace and garden, central ceiling light. Feature open fireplace with a brick surround and pamment tiled hearth, fitted with a cast iron wood burner, exposed pamment floors, wall mounted radiator, TV point and recessed wall alcove with shelving. 

DINING ROOM 13' 2" max x 13' 2" (4.01m x 4.01m) Double glazed multi paned window to the front aspect with delightful views over the front garden, central ceiling light. Impressive open fireplace with an oak mantle, brick surround and tiled hearth fitted with a cast iron wood burner, fitted cupboard to one wall with internal shelving and access to the consumer unit, tiled floor and wall mounted electric radiator. Four panelled door leads through to:- 

FORMAL SITTING ROOM 23' 11" x 13' 4" (7.29m x 4.06m) A generously proportioned formal sitting room enjoying a delightful dual aspect with three double glazed windows to the front aspect and a double glazed window to the side. Exposed beams to ceiling, original pamment tiled floor, open fireplace with a brick surround and a tiled hearth fitted with a cast iron wood burner, fitted cupboard to one wall, extensive e range of fitted shelving and units to two walls; spiral staircase leading to the third bedroom. An ornate panelled and glazed door leads to a:- 

REAR LOBBY With a vaulted and beamed ceiling, door to the rear garden, access to the floor mounted oil fired boiler, space and plumbing for a washing machine, tiled floor. A panelled and latched door leads down to a:-  

STUDY 14' 4" x 7' 9" (4.37m x 2.36m) Vaulted and beamed ceiling, double glazed frosted window to the rear aspect, feature open fireplace (not currently in use) with an attractive brick surround.  

KITCHEN 14' 5" x 7' 7" (4.39m x 2.31m) Semi vaulted and beamed ceiling, double glazed window to the rear aspect with delightful garden views, glazed and panelled door leading on to the rear terrace and garden, recessed ceiling lights. An attractive kitchen comprising an extensive range of matching shaker fronted wall units, base units and drawers, hardwood work surfaces with a matching upstand, one and a half bowl ceramic sink with integral drainer and chrome mixer tap. Space and a plinth fitted for a range style cooker with a tiled splashback and extractor canopy over, ceramic tiled floor and wall mounted electric radiator. Space for a floor mounted fridge/freezer. 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Ceiling light, access hatch to aloft space, panelled doors to all further accommodation.  

BEDROOM ONE 13' 8" x 12' 10" (4.17m x 3.91m) Double glazed multi paned window to the front aspect with delightful views over the garden and countryside beyond, ceiling light; ornate cast iron fireplace (not currently in use), Fitted wardrobes and high level cupboards to one wall and wall mounted radiator.  

BEDROOM TWO 14' 5" x 12' 11" (4.39m x 3.94m) Double glazed multi-paned window to the front aspect with delightful views over the garden and countryside beyond, wall mounted radiator.  

BATHROOM Double glazed multi paned window to the front aspect, ceiling light, three piece white heritage suite comprising a pedestal wash hand basin with chrome taps and a tiled splashback, low level WC, roll top style bath with a chrome telephone style mixer tap and hand shower attachment. Fitted cupboards to one wall, stripped and painted floorboards, wall mounted chrome towel heater and radiator. 

BEDROOM THREE/RECEPTION ROOM 24' 2" x 13' 0" (7.37m x 3.96m) With part restricted head height Accessed from an ornate cast iron spiral staircase is a delightful dual aspect third bedroom or optional reception room, enjoying double glazed windows to two sides with countryside views, a dramatic high vaulted and beamed ceiling and three fitted radiators.  

OUTSIDE The cottage features stunning landscaped gardens to both front and rear, a private gated driveway from the lane leads to a shingle laid hard standing with parking for several cars and access to a substantial timber framed double garage. A pedestrian gate leads into the front garden, which features shaped lawns and mature shrub and flowering beds and is enclosed by attractive period brick walls. There is a second pedestrian gate off the lane with a pathway leading directly to the front door. 

REAR GARDEN The cottage boasts a generous mature rear garden featuring an extensive shingle laid terrace and further paved sun terrace, a step leads up to a large lawned area which is bordered with mature shrub and flowering beds. On one side is a post and rail fence enjoying delightful open countryside views, in one corner is a newly installed timber framed shed and a pedestrian gate leads to the side of the road.  

COUNCIL TAX RATING Band E 

ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING F Ref:- 9758-6073-7293-1436-9944
To retrieve the Energy Performance Certificate for this property please visit https://www.epcregister.com/ and enter in the reference number above. 

SERVICES Mains electricity and water, private drainage and oil fired central heating. 

DIRECTIONS From Holt take the B1110 Dereham road through Thornage and Briningham. Cross over the B1354 and after approximately 1/4 mile turn right signposted Swanton Novers. The Old Post Office will be found at the crossroads at the end of this road.
 


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  • Sheringham (10.8 mi)
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