5 bedroom end of terrace house for saleBailey Street, Castle Acre, King's Lynn
- 5 double bedrooms (two en-suite)
- 4 reception rooms
- No chain, potential to increase B&B business
- Extensive loft space/Wine Cellar
- Large kitchen/diner with Aga
Full descriptionPlease quote reference 10697 when enquiring about this property
The house dates back to 1884 - originally built for the village doctor. An imposing double-fronted five bedroom, four reception room end-terraced house of brick under a slate tiled roof. The accommodation is well proportioned and adaptable with a large kitchen with dining area and walk-in pantry, cellar, walled rear garden and off street parking. All three bathrooms have been refurbished and other improvements include a garden room leading out to the walled garden. There is off-street parking for two vehicles. In 2014 a new outdoor condensing boiler was installed and four rooms fitted with new double-glazed sash windows.
Castle Acre is a picturesque village about four miles from the market town of Swaffham. The village is one of Norfolk's best-kept secrets and is well known for its 13th century Priory and castle ruins. Interest centres around the village green where there is a tearoom and a wonderful pub. There is a fine church along with a convenience store/PO, toy shop, hairdressers, bus services and excellent playing field, well-used village hall and brand new school. Castle Acre is the mid point on Peddars Way, the old Roman road, and is a popular stopping point for walkers. The house is adjacent to a private cul-de-sac which leads to the castle ruins.
Accommodation Comprises :-
Classical door case and portico with original bell pull. Courtesy light. Original boot scraper. Panelled entrance door to -
10.16m (33ft 4) x 1.40m (4ft 7) narrowing to 0.91m (3ft)
Featuring original tiled floor, stairs to first floor, cornice, dado rail and radiator.
4.52m(14ft 10) x 4.50m(14ft 9)
Double-glazed sash window with original shutters, new cast-iron fireplace with stone mantle surround; bookshelves to recess; cornice and central plaster rose, TV point; telephone point; radiator.
Opposite is the
5.41m(17ft 9) x 3.33m(10ft 11)
Currently home to the owner's business with appropriate furnishings and extensive book cases. Double-glazed sash window with original shutters; period fireplace with slate surround and mantel; cornice; picture rail; telephone point with broadband; radiator.
Along the corridor is
4.80m(15ft 9) x 4.32m(14ft 2)
For the last 22 years home to dinner parties, family meals, celebrations and breakfast room. Side facing sash window with original shutters; cornice; picture rail; radiator; pine shelved display niche; stripped pine floor.
Leads through to a
Small inner lobby
Built-in shelved storage cupboard with hanging space.
1.75m(5ft 9) x 1.68m(5ft 6)
Refurbished, with rear-facing sash window. Suite comprising tiled corner shower cubicle with mains shower unit, wrap-round shower door/screen, pedestal handbasin with splash back tiling and low level WC. Heated towel rail. Is en-suite for
4.24m(13ft 11) x 4.14m(13ft 7)
Triple aspect front and side facing windows and feature double-glazed bay window overlooking rear gardens. Multi-glazed door to rear gardens; TV and telephone points; two radiators. Currently used as B and B accommodation but was previously fifth reception room. Door to front porch and small enclosed garden with wrought iron gate and railings. Door to enclosed back garden.
7.39m (24ft 3) x 2.92m(9ft 7) narrowing to 7ft 7 12ft 5 x 8ft 9 narrowing to 2.31m x 3.78m x 2.67m
The heart of the house and home to the oil-fired Aga, family meal table, built-in electric oven and hob. Sash windows overlooking rear gardens and with views to the castle ruins. Secondary stairs (originally built for use by the servants) to first floor with built-in under stairs storage cupboard. Fitted painted pine fronted base units with granite worktop surfaces. Stainless steel double drainer sink. Cream, two-oven, oil-fired Aga in tiled chimney recess with mantel shelf. Walk-in shelved pantry with power point and telephone point. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Radiator. Door to wine cellar. Terracotta tiled floor. Door to rear lobby.
6.71m(22ft) x 1.93m(6ft 4)
Currently used as a wine store with 400 holes. Descending brick staircase. Barrel vaulted cellar with borrowed light window. Heating and hot water controls by door; power point.
1.47m(4ft 10) x 1.24m(4ft 1)
Double-glazed window and door to rear gardens. Pamment tiled floor.
3.45m(11ft 4) x 3.05m(10ft 0) narrowing to 2.03m 6ft 8
Reception room with double-glazed windows and French doors out to the garden. Wood burner and a glazed feature-lit well. TV point; telephone point and Broadband; radiator.
Base unit with inset single drainer sink. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for chest freezer. Concrete floor. Ample storage space.
9.45m(31ft) x 1.78m(5ft 10)
Feature arched window overlooking rear gardens and Castle ruins; radiator; fitted bookshelves with storage cupboards over.
4.80m(15ft 9) x 4.32m(14ft 2)
Side facing double-glazed sash window overlooking village and countryside; telephone point; radiator. Door to:
2.90m(9ft 6) x 2.59m(8ft 6)
Measurements are approximate plus hallway. Window overlooking Bailey Street. Radiator; extensive shelving.
En-suite shower room
2.34m(7ft 8) x 1.83m(6ft)
Rear facing double-glazed sash window. Walk-in tiled shower cubicle with shower controls, pedestal handbasin, lit mirror, shaver point and low level WC. Roll top bath. Heated towel rail. Close boarded floor. Built-in storage shelves.
5.66m(18ft 7) x 3.15m(10ft 4)
Sash window overlooking rear gardens; period fireplace and surround; TV point and radiator.
4.65m(15ft 3) x 4.52m(14ft 10)
Double aspect front and side facing sash windows with views over countryside and village. Radiator. Door to -
Dressing room/possible 6th bedroom or potential Jack and Jill en-suite
3.00m(9ft 10) x 1.40m(4ft 7)
Sash window overlooking Bailey Street.
4.19m(13ft 9) x 3.38m(11ft 1)
Sash window overlooking Bailey Street. Radiator. Door to -
2.51m(8ft 3) x 2.16m(7ft 1)
Potential dressing room. Fitted staircase to loft.
2.90m(9ft 6) x 2.13m(7ft)
Sash window overlooking rear gardens. White suite with shower over bath, shower screen, pedestal handbasin, shaver light and low level WC. Radiator; sealed close boarded floor.
Extensive, fully boarded loft with 2 Velux roof windows giving views over countryside and village. Power and lighting. (Suitable for other uses subject to necessary planning requirements). Houses pressurised hot water cylinder. Freeserve television aerial.
Accessed from Bailey Street via a wrought iron pedestrian gate flanked by low brick boundary walls and wrought iron railings. Flagstone path and step rising to entrance door. Small gravelled front garden, flanking pathway with a variety of established shrubs and climbers. To the south east side of the property is a private lane giving access to parking spaces. Wrought iron additional pedestrian gate giving access to rear gardens. Delightful, raised rear gardens are enclosed by a brick and flint boundary wall. There is a paved sitting/BBQ area with gravel borders and well stocked beds containing a variety of shrubs, flowering plants and climbers. Brick and tiled outbuilding/wood store. Plastic oil storage tank. 3 outside power points. Satellite dish (both Freesat and Freeserve available). Outdoor condensing boiler.
Guide price 489,500
Council tax Band E.
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