4 bedroom cottage for sale

Blickling

£475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautifully Restored Grade II Listed Cottage
  • Four Bedrooms (Master En-Suite)
  • Beautiful Grounds
  • Located Within the Blickling Estate
  • Wonderful Surrounding Walks and Views
  • Inglenook Fireplace
  • Exposed Beams
  • Contemporary Fitted Bathroom
  • Outbuildings and Cart Buildings

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

Moorgate Cottage is a beautifully restored Grade II listed thatched three storey cottage situated in beautiful grounds. Located within the Blickling Estate, the property has the most wonderful surrounding walks and views. Moorgate Cottage is believed to date back to 1670 and has a wealth of features including a large inglenook fireplace, exposed beams and original oak stud walls. Modern features include a contemporary fitted bathroom, various outbuildings and cart buildings and beautiful landscaped gardens. 

BLICKLING Blickling is a village and civil parish in the Broadland district of Norfolk, England, about 1.5 miles north-west of the thriving market town of Aylsham. Aylsham offers a wide variety of facilities including butchers, bakers, doctor's surgeries, chemists, dentists, veterinary surgeries, public houses and two supermarkets, there is also a little market held in the market place every Monday. Since the 17th century the village has been concentrated around the church and also at the park gates of Blickling Hall. Most of the village is contained in the Blickling Estate, which has been owned by the National Trust since 1940. Within the surrounding area is trout fishing, riding, pheasant shooting, nature walks and trails, coarse fishing and stunning valley views. The cathedral city of Norwich is approximately 14 miles away with access to all major rail links and Norwich international airport. 

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:-  

ENTRANCE HALL With stable entrance door and pamment style tiled floor. 

CLOAKROOM Low level WC, washbasin, chrome heated towel rail and latched door. 

DINING ROOM/KITCHEN AREA 11' 8" x 17' 5" (3.56m x 5.31m) + 6' 0" x 5' 0" (1.83m x 1.52m) A most attractive room with a dining area having pamment style tiled floor, double aspect windows giving lovely surrounding views, staircase to landing, exposed beams and oak breakfast bar leading to the kitchen area. The kitchen has a good range of fitted base and wall units with worktop surfaces incorporating an Esse blue range cooker which provides cooking, hot water and full central heating. Separate ceramic hob and stainless steel sink with double drainer, built-in fridge and freezer, plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine and stable door leading through to sitting room. 

SITTING ROOM 16' 5" x 15' 4" (5m x 4.67m) A beautiful room with large imposing inglenook fireplace incorporating a living flame gas fire set on a raised pamment tiled hearth with large bressumer beam over. Exposed beams, original oak studwork with brick reveals, two south-west facing windows and a large south facing window with french doors leading out to a small paved courtyard. 

FIRST FLOOR HALLWAY A wealth of oak timbers, large built-in airing cupboard with fitted shelving, further storage cupboard and staircase to the second floor.  

BEDROOM ONE 14' 6" x 12' 9" (4.42m x 3.89m) Double aspect windows giving wonderful surrounding views, exposed beams and large deep built-in cupboard.  

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 6' 10" x 5' 6" (2.08m x 1.68m) Built-in shower cubicle, low level WC, corner washbasin and chrome heated towel rail.  

BEDROOM TWO 15' 4" x 7' 1" (4.67m x 2.16m) Currently used as a study, with south-facing window and exposed beams. 

BATHROOM 12' 0" x 7' 10" > 4' 10" (3.66m x 2.39m > 1.47m) A newly fitted contemporary white suite with large oval bath with high stand chrome tap, pedestal washbasin and low level WC. Double heated towel rail and chrome electric towel rail. 

SECOND FLOOR LANDING  

BEDROOM THREE 16' 7" > 13' 0" x 9' 8" (5.05m > 3.96m x 2.95m) Fully vaulted ceiling with exposed roof timbers and gable window giving wonderful surrounding views. Washbasin, hatch to loft space and traditional latched door. 

BEDROOM FOUR 12' 10" x 9' 10" (3.91m x 3m) Currently used as a home office/computer room Fully vaulted ceiling with exposed roof timbers, gable window giving wonderful surrounding views, washbasin, hatch to loft space and traditional latched door. 

OUTSIDE The property is approached over a sweeping horseshoe driveway giving access to a parking area and to the open two bay cart barn. Further outbuildings include a tool shed and work shed, both having stable doors, power and lighting, one having plumbing installed for a washing machine, and a potting shed.

Moorgate Cottage is situated well within its mature grounds enjoying surrounding views. There is an attractive high level garden with pathway leading to a top terrace. There are well established shrub bed borders and an octagonal summerhouse and swing seat included in the sale. To the west side of the property there is a most attractive cottage garden with south-west facing terrace, well established shrub bed borders and a secure well. This leads onto an attractive lawned area and there are large mature trees. Furthermore, there is a paddock with a small orchard. 

CART BARN 20' 0" x 14' 10" (6.1m x 4.52m) Electric power and light. 

TOOL SHED 8' 2" x 7' 0" (2.49m x 2.13m)  

WORK SHED 8' 2" x 7' 0" (2.49m x 2.13m)  

POTTING SHED 6' 0" x 4' 3" (1.83m x 1.3m)  

SERVICES CONNECTED Mains water, electricity and septic tank drainage. 

COUNCIL TAX Band D. 

ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING An Energy Performance Certificate is not required for this property due to it being Grade II Listed. For more information please visit: http://www.surveyandtest.com/what-do-epc-changes-means-for-agents 

LEASE INFORMATION The vendors own the property on a leasehold basis from the National Trust. As at 2016 there are 104 years remaining on the lease.
There is a peppercorn rent charge of £13.00 per annum. 

SERVICES CONNECTED Mains electricity, mains water, oil fired central heating (Esse) and septic tank drainage. 

AGENT´S NOTE Please be advised that the ceiling height in the master bedroom is low and there are a number of low beams on the corridors of this and the second floor. 

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  • Gunton (6.0 mi)
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