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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Birch Tree Cottage, Old Hunstanton

Sold STC £550,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Grade ll Listed 3/4 bedroom cottage, originally part of the historic Hunstanton Hall, set in an idyllic location surrounded by parkland. No onward chain.

DESCRIPTION
Birch Tree Cottage is an attractive Grade ll Listed semi-detached cottage being one of two properties converted from a 2-storey brick, chalk and carrstone building which was originally part of the historic Hunstanton Hall, the ancestral home of the Le Strange family. Occuping an idyllic setting within Hunstanton Park, the property has fine views across the adjoining parkland.
There is accommodation briefly comprising side porch, reception hall/bedroom 4, spacious sitting room, ground floor shower room, kitchen/breakfast room with pantry and separate utility, with a galleried landing, 3 bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs. The accommodation is flexible and offers potential for a ground floor annexe. The property retains an abundance of period features such as exposed wall and ceiling beams, oak ledged and braced doors and has recently had the windows and external doors replaced with timber framed double glazed units.
Outside, there are delightful gardens divided into distinct sections which adjoin parkland, shared parking, garage and 2 small brick built outbuildings.
Birch Tree Cottage is being offered for sale with no onward chain.

SITUATION
Old Hunstanton has history dating back as far as AD 855 where it is reported St Edmund was shipwrecked on its shores. In later years it was primarily a fishing village with the Le Strange family ruling over it as Lords of the Manor for 800 years. In even more recent years, PG Wodehouse was a regular guest of the Le Strange family and, it is rumoured, some of his best known characters may be based on people he met during his Norfolk visits.
Today, Old Hunstanton is a peaceful coastal retreat boasting a championship golf club, wide sandy beaches, pubs/restaurants, village shop/Post Office/deli and the Le Strange Old Barn – a selection of craft workshops including woodturning, glass painting, antiques and a working pottery.

Property ref: 121_959_4216136


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