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Property Description

Key features

  • Large Detached Cottage
  • Seven Bedrooms
  • Plot 1.6 Acres (sts)
  • Stables & Paddock
  • Countryside Views

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

MILL COTTAGE Substantial brick and carrstone period house in an elevated position on the edge of the village, having lovely rural views over the surrounding countryside and farmland. Originally two farm cottages with an adjoining barn, the extensive accommodation offers seven bedrooms and four bathrooms although could easily be sub-divided to provide separate 'accommodation' for an additional family member or for letting, subject to the usual consent. Many character features are retained, including vaulted ceilings, exposed timbers and brick work and original stable block fittings in the barn on the ground floor. The house has oil-fired central heating, is mostly double glazed with UPVC replacement units and has garaging for two cars, as well as gravelled parking space for several vehicles. The property having separate vehicular access onto the road at the side. There are well established gardens to the side and rear of the house at the bottom of which is a large paddock, the grounds in total extending to approximately 1.6 acres, subject to survey. 

DERSINGHAM Dersingham is a popular village situated mid way between King's Lynn and Hunstanton and offers a wide range of shops and other amenities. There is a village post office, first and middle schools and a doctors surgery together with regular bus services. Sandringham House is approximately a mile away and the village is a short driving distance from the North Norfolk Coast with its wide range of sport and leisure facilities. The town centre of King's Lynn is approximately ten miles away and has a main rail link to London.


Wood panelled front entrance door to: 

ENTRANCE LOBBY With wooden framed windows each side, radiator, oak flooring and glazed double doors to: 

RECEPTION HALL 15' 7" maximum x 13' 0" (4.75m x 3.96m) Oak flooring, two radiators, staircase to the first floor with full length UPVC double glazed window, two wall lights, feature fireplace recess with marble and wood surround. 

DRAWING ROOM 28 ' 8" x 13' 0" (8.74m x 3.96m) Having a large brick 'Inglenook-style' fireplace at one end of the room having recess with fitted wood burning stove and beam over, brick recesses to either side with shelving, pamment tiled hearth, three radiators, feature timber frame work, UPVC side door to the garden and three double glazed windows, two wall light, three picture lights and further feature brick fireplace and chimney breast. 

DINING ROOM 14' x 11' 9" (4.27m x 3.58m) Two ceiling light points, picture wall light, radiator, shelved fitted cupboard to the chimney breast and two double glazed windows to the rear garden. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 24' 5" x 15' 5" at the kitchen area and 11' 10 at the breakfast area (7.44m x 4.7m) Tiled flooring, double glazed window to the front and three windows to the rear, recessed ceiling lighting, two radiators, inset twin bowl ceramic sink with gold coloured mixer, cream painted custom made base and wall cupboards, fitted drawers and laminate work surfaces, ceiling beams to the kitchen, built in Leisure Rangemaster range style cooker with tiled back and brick surround, understairs cupboard. 

UTILITY ROOM 12' 5" x 10' 0" (3.78m x 3.05m) Matching tiled floor, recessed ceiling lighting, range of matching base and wall cupboards, drawers and worktop, space and plumbing for washing machine, inset butler style sink with brass coloured mixer tap and built in cloaks cupboard. 

CLOAKROOM Tiled floor, half tiled walls, white suite comprising low level WC, corner handbasin, radiator and UPVC double glazed window. 

Door from breakfast area to: 

LOBBY Tiled floor, radiator, double glazed window to the front and door to: 

HOME OFFICE/BEDROOM EIGHT 15' 5" x 8' 0" (4.7m x 2.44m) Tiled floor, radiator, double glazed windows to the front and side and door to: 

BATHROOM 8' x 5' 6" (2.44m x 1.68m) White suite comprising pine panelled bath with mixer/shower attachment and tiled surround, pedestal handbasin, low level WC, electric shaver point, radiator and extractor fan. 

GARAGE 17' 1" x 13' (5.21m x 3.96m) Double glazed window to the front, fluorescent lighting, power points, radiator and double wooden doors opening to the courtyard. 

STABLE BLOCK 18' 5" x 17' 2" (5.61m x 5.23m) Door to the courtyard. 

SIDE ENTRANCE LOBBY Door to the courtyard, radiator and second staircase to the first floor. 

STORE 7' 9" x 7' 9" (2.36m x 2.36m) Double glazed window to the courtyard, pine clad walls and radiator. 

FIRST FLOOR Main staircase to: 

LANDING Radiator, access hatch to loft space and built in cupboard with double doors and slatted shelving. 

BEDROOM ONE 22' x 13' (6.71m x 3.96m) Access hatch to loft space, double glazed window to the front and two windows to the side which have superb rural views over the garden to country side beyond, recess spot lights, three radiators, range of pine fitted wardrobes with two single and two pairs of double doors. Door to: 

EN-SUITE BATHROOM Good quality fittings comprising Victorian style roll edge bath on pedestal feet with hand held mixer/shower attachment, built in vanity unit with attractive rectangular shape stone bowl on matching stand with oak cupboard under, separate fully tiled shower cubicle, low level WC, three fully travertine tiled walls, recessed ceiling lighting, oak flooring and chrome towel radiator. 

BEDROOM TWO 11' x 10' 1" (12' max) (3.35m x 3.07m) Recess with pine fitted wardrobes having single and double doors and three drawers below, double glazed window to the rear and radiator.  

WALK-IN WARDROBE/AIRING CUPBOARD 6' 9" x 5' 11" (2.06m x 1.8m) Shelving, hanging rail, radiator and large wall mirror. 

BATHROOM 9' 10" x 8' 9" (3m x 2.67m) White suite comprising spa bath with centre mixer tap and shower over with glazed screen, handbasin with mirror and light above, low level WC, fully tiled walls, chrome towel radiator, recessed ceiling lighting and double glazed window to the rear. 

BEDROOM THREE 13' 4" x 11' (4.06m x 3.35m) Double glazed window to the front and radiator. Door from main landing to: 

LOBBY With further door to: 

INNER LANDING Wood boarded floor, exposed brick and carrstone walls, radiator, double glazed window to the front, wooden framed window to the rear and connecting door through to the barn. 

BEDROOM FOUR 12' 3" x 10' (3.73m x 3.05m) Pine wardrobes with single and double doors, double glazed windows to the front and radiator. 

FURTHER LANDING AREA Exposed brick walls, vaulted ceiling with roof window, step-up to door which gives access to the first floor sitting room. 

BEDROOM FIVE 11' 7" x 8' 2" (3.53m x 2.49m) Vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, radiator, exposed brick walls, wood boarded floor and double glazed window at the side with fine rural views. 

SHOWER ROOM White suite comprising shower, handbasin and WC. 

SITTING ROOM 20' 4" x 17' 3" max (6.2m x 5.26m) Wood boarded floor, high vaulted timber ceiling, exposed brick work to two walls, fitted wood burning stove on raised tiled hearth, ceiling and wall light points, two double glazed windows and doors at each side of the room one to the kitchen and one to a inner hallway of, of which are two further bedrooms and bathroom. 

BATHROOM 7' 7" x 6' 4" (2.31m x 1.93m) White comprising roll edge bath with hand held mixer/shower attachment, pedestal handbasin, low level WC, bidet, exposed brick wall, extractor fan, radiator and shaver point. 

BEDROOM SIX 17' 4" x 8' 5" (5.28m x 2.57m) Wood boarded floor, exposed brick work to three walls, high vaulted timber ceiling, pine headboard with bedside lights, radiator and double glazed windows to the front and side. 

BEDROOM SEVEN 7' 8" x 7' (2.34m x 2.13m) Wood boarded floor, exposed brick wall, sloping timber ceiling, radiator, two wall lights and double glazed window. 

KITCHEN 17' 1" x 8' 4" (5.21m x 2.54m) Three exposed brick walls, wood boarded floor, double glazed window to the side and two to the rear having fine views over the rear gardens to countryside, range of pine fronted units incorporating inset 1 1/2 bowl sink, fitted base and wall cupboards, fitted worktop with tiling above and radiator. 

OUTSIDE A gravelled driveway from Mill Road leads around the side of the house to a parking/turning area. A neighbouring property has right of way over a small section of the driveway at the entrance in order to access an adjoining field. To the side of the house double wooden gates opening to a courtyard area and there is a further garage to the side (16' x 14') and to the rear of which is a workshop (13' x 9'). Wrought iron double gates from the parking area lead to a paved and lawned garden at the rear of house beyond which is a large outbuilding comprising garden room (26' x 10' 7) with UPVC double glazed windows, sliding patio doors and brick paved floor. To the rear of this room are three adjoining stores and to the side a further store room (19' 2 X 10' 2) with UPVC doors on two sides, double glazed window, tiled floor and vaulted roof with roof window. There are fine, well stocked gardens to the side and rear with established hedges, trees and shrubs and towards the bottom of the garden an orchard and woodland area with five bar gate leading to a paddock of approximately 0.7 acres, subject to survey. There are also double wooden gates giving access to the road at the side and a further large gravelled parking area. 

To retrieve the Energy Performance Certificate for this property please visit and enter in the reference number above. Alternatively, the full certificate can be obtained through Sowerbys. 

COUNCIL TAX Band G. The amount payable for 2015/2016 is £2631.20 

DIRECTIONS From Sandringham, head north along the B1440 and turn right signposted to the Sawmill. Mill Cottage will be found on the third minor junction on the left hand side.  

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09 January 2016


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