2 bedroom cottage for saleWorstead, Norfolk
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- Reception Hall
- Impressive Kitchen/Breakfast Room with Appliances
- Superb Open Plan Sitting Room with Bi-Fold Doors
- Downstairs Bathroom
- 21' Master Bedroom
- Family Bathroom
- Further Double Bedroom
- Oil Central Heating
- Good Size Rear Garden backing Open Farmland
- No Onward Chain
Location The attractive village of Worstead lies some 3 miles south of North Walsham, 5 miles north of Wroxham and 13 miles north of Norwich. The village is served by Worstead railway station on the bittern line and within the village there is a nursery and primary school with excellent further amenities at nearby North Walsham with both a mix of independent and national retailers, to include Sainsburys, Lidl and Waitrose supermarkets, alongside a popular weekly market and a monthly farmers market in the centre of the town. There is schooling for all ages up to the sixth form at Paston college, as well as doctors, dentist, optician, library, bank and building societies.
There are two local fitness centres both with swimming pools and a state of the art cinema and arts centre. Nearby Bacton Woods and the Weavers Way provide opportunities for both walking and mountain biking.
The village of Worstead became very prosperous from the 12th century when weavers from Flanders arrived in the area. They had been encouraged to settle in Norfolk by King Edward II of England who had married a Flemish princess. Worstead cloth derives its name from this weaving heritage and whilst this is no longer manufactured in the village, and the last weaver John Cubbitt died in 1882 at the age of 91, weaving and spinning demonstrations are part of the annual Worstead Festival on the last weekend in July.
Description The cottage stands on the very outskirts of Worstead, just half a mile from the A149. Most likely a farm workers cottage when originally constructed in 1849, the property occupies a most attractive location with delightful views over meadows to the rear, surrounded by a belt of trees.
As will be seen from both our photographs and floor plan, this property has been considerably improved by the present owner and viewing from the road provides no indication of the accommodation on offer. At the rear of the house is a bright and airy sitting room extending to over 19' with multi-fuel stove and bi-fold doors giving access to the rear garden. This room is open plan to an attractively fitted kitchen which includes a range of Siemens appliances. The original sitting room at the front of the property would make an ideal dining room or occasional third bedroom. The ground floor accommodation also includes a particularly spacious bathroom off the reception hall.
Independent access to both first floor double bedrooms can be obtained independently and both also have the use of an attractively fitted family shower room. The master bedroom has a real wow factor being some 21' long with south facing velux windows, an apex roof line and countryside views.
If you are looking for something a little different in the countryside, with the opportunity to add a few finishing touches, then this property should be high on your viewing list.
Entrance door to:-
Reception Hall 9' 8" x 7' 3" (2.95m x 2.21m) With velux window, overhead storage hatch, vinyl flooring and Starflow oil fired central heating boiler, folding door to the kitchen, glazed door and carpeted staircase to the first floor, door to bathroom.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 15' 6" x 11' 8" (11' 2" minimum) (4.72m x 3.56m) Attractively fitted with a contemporary gloss cream kitchen comprising an island unit with breakfast bar and inset Franke granite sink unit with Franke mixer tap and cupboard under, inset four ring Siemens electric induction hob with pan drawers under, further base cupboards, small drawer units and shelves, wine rack, breakfast bar with USB point, and pop up power points with a striking red corian red mirror fleck work surface over, LED kick plate lighting, two built in stainless steel double Siemens multi-function electric ovens with multi-function microwave and coffee maker over, cupboards and drawers and adjacent shelved pull out larder units, plumbing for automatic washing machine and dishwasher and space for fridge and freezer, useful cupboards under the stairs, feature reclaimed red brick wall, inset ceiling down lighters and exposed timbers, vinyl flooring, open plan to:-
Sitting Room 19' 2" x 12' 5" (5.84m x 3.78m) (side and rear aspect) With most attractive views over the garden and parkland beyond. Arrow multi-fuel stove standing on a herringbone style brick hearth, radiator, wall mounted coal effect electric fire, feature tall radiator, 2 x tv points, floating white wood floor, exposed ceiling timber, inset ceiling down lighters, bi-fold doors leading to an Indian limestone patio and the rear garden and carpeted contemporary staircase to the first floor.
DINING ROOM/OCCASIONAL BEDROOM 12' 0" (minimum) x 14' 11" (3.66m x 4.55m) Fireplace with exposed red brick chimney breast, secondary double glazed window, two wall light points, double radiator, new carpet, telephone point exposed ceiling timbers and ceiling coving.
Bathroom 14' 9" x 5' 8" (4.5m x 1.73m) (front and side aspect) White suite comprising of corner bath with tiled surround, pedestal hand basin with tiled splash back and low level wc. Electrics and plumbing for the provision of a shower, radiator, exposed ceiling timbers, inset eye ball ceiling spot lights and carpet.
Landing (side aspect) Carpet.
Master Bedroom 21' 1" x 12' 7" (6.43m x 3.84m) (rear aspect) With delightful views over the garden and meadows surrounded by trees beyond. Double radiator, carpet, three velux windows, glazed door to:-
Bathroom 11' 10" (9' 9" minimum) x 6' 7" (3.61m x 2.01m) With white corner shower cubicle with tiled surround and Triton independent shower, unusual low level wc and hand basin with mixer tap and pop up waste, with crocodile skin style finish, radiator, part tiled walls, velux window, carpet, glazed door to the landing.
Bedroom 2 14' 10" x 12' 1" (9' 3" minimum) (4.52m x 3.68m) (front aspect) Fitted airing cupboard with lagged hot water tank, fitted emersion heater and shelving, double radiator, telephone point, secondary double glazed window, access to roof space.
Outside The front garden is gravelled for ease of maintenance with surrounding borders with a variety of shrubs, bushes and established conifers. A wide gravelled driveway provides for two or three family sized vehicles and gives access to a solid construction timber cladded detached GARAGE measuring approximately 15' 8" x 10' 3" (external measurement) with up and over door, power and light connected and personal door to the side. At the rear of the property is an attractive good size garden, extending to some 93' predominantly laid to grass with an indian sandstone paved patio adjacent to the house, gravelled area and two raised beds, once again with a variety of shrubs and bushes. The garden is screened on all sides predominantly by fencing. Outside lights, outside tap.
Services Mains water, electricity and private drainage.
Local Authority/Council Tax North Norfolk District Council, Council Offices, Holt Road, Cromer, NR27 9EN
Telephone: 01263 513811
Tax Band: B
EPC Rating The Energy Rating for this property is D. A Full Energy Performance Certificate is available on request.
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