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Chestnut House, Heacham

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Added on 14/07/2021
Belton Duffey, Wells-next-the-Sea

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

A delightful detached Georgian house with 3/4 bedroom accommodation, separate 1 bedroom annexe and beautiful south facing gardens. No onward chain.

Chestnut House is a delightful Grade II Listed Georgian house with a detached annexe situated in a charming Conservation Area setting close to the church and village green in the popular seaside village of Heacham. The accommodation is beautifully presented and retains period features throughout. To the ground floor there is an entrance hall with study space, cloakroom, kitchen/breakfast room with a separate utility room, dining room and sitting room. Upstairs, an L-shaped landing leads to an en suite principal bedroom, 2 further bedrooms, a 4th bedroom/dressing room/study and a family shower room.

A superb separate annexe has a vaulted oak framed sitting room which is open plan to a kitchenette/diner with an en suite bedroom off and its own garden areas. It would suit those buyers looking for single storey annexe accommodation for perhaps elderly relatives or a teenager, or as a letting opportunity.

Outside, there is a beautifully landscaped south facing walled garden with a good sized lawn, a sunny terrace, driveway parking and a tree house built within an ancient apple tree.

Chestnut House is being offered for sale with no onward chain and much of the furniture, fixtures and fittings are available by separate negotiation.

The coastal village of Heacham is ideally located on the beautiful north Norfolk coast. There is a vast number of places of local interest to explore nearby including water sports, Norfolk Lavender Centre, an 18 hole championship links golf course, coastal walks, birdwatching, fine dining and fresh local seafood, traditional local pubs and a wide range of shopping and educational facilities.

Heacham has a primary and middle school, Post Office, social clubs, church, pubs and a selection of local shops and an established golf course. The neighbouring seaside town of Hunstanton offers a wide range of educational, shopping and leisure facilities. Further around the coastline are beautiful walks, long sandy beaches, watersports activities, fine dining restaurants and boutique shopping. The market town of King’s Lynn is approximately 14 miles away and has a wider range of shopping and leisure facilities plus a direct rail link to London King’s Cross in 1hr 40mins.

Mains water, mains drainage and mains electricity. Gas-fired central heating to radiators in the main house. Electric underfloor heating in the annexe shower room and electric radiators in the bedroom and kitchenette.

EPC Rating n/a (exempt as Grade II Listed).

Property ref: 121_959_4894379



A fine period timber door approached through an attractive porch leads from the front of the property into the entrance hall with a radiator in cabinet, panelled walls to dado rail height and doors to the principal ground floor rooms.


Vanity cupboard incorporating a ceramic wash basin and worktop, Victorian porcelain WC with a concealed cistern, radiator, solid oak flooring and windows to the side and rear with obscured glass.


A charming focal point of the house comprising:
KITCHEN AREA - 5.67m x 3.36m (18' 7" x 11') A range of painted maple base and wall units with oak worktops incorporating a butler sink with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks. Cooker space, pine floorboards, built-in double storage cupboard and a wide opening to the dining room.
Open plan to:
BREAKFAST AREA - 3.14m x 2.00m (10' 4" x 6' 7") A large window overlooking the courtyard to the rear, glazed panels to the roof and a partly glazed door leading outside to the courtyard. Radiator, pine floorboards and a door leading into:


3.76m x 2.00m (12' 4" x 6' 7") Base cupboards with laminate worktops incorporating a ceramic sink unit, tiled splashbacks. Spaces and plumbing for a washing machine, dishwasher and fridge freezer, quarry tiled floor, radiator and a small window to the inner hall/study space.


4.25m x 4.20m (13' 11" x 13' 9") Original fireplace housing a wood burning stove with arched display recesses to the sides, radiator, pine floorboards and a sash window overlooking the front garden with original shutters.


4.32m x 3.99m (14' 2" x 13' 1") A period fireplace with a marble mantel housing a wood burning stove with arched display recesses to the sides, radiator, pine floorboards, timber panelled walls to dado rail height and a sash window overlooking the front garden with original shutters.


3.40m x 2.80m (11' 2" x 9' 2") Staircase to the first floor landing, built-in storage cupboard, room for freestanding furniture/desk and chair, radiator and a window to the side with a window seat and storage under.


A spacious L-shaped landing with a full height window to the side and a sash window overlooking the front garden with a window seat. 2 radiators, built-in storage cupboard and a hatch to the partially boarded loft space.


4.25m x 3.91m (13' 11" x 12' 10") Original cast iron fireplace with built-in wardrobe cupboards to the sides, 3 radiators, sash window overlooking the front garden and a door leading into:


A suite comprising a freestanding panelled bath with a gold shower mixer tap, large shower cubicle with a chrome mixer shower, vanity cupboard incorporating a wash basin, WC. Radiator, electric heater, recessed ceiling lights and windows to the side and rear.


4.25m x 4.02m (13' 11" x 13' 2") Original cast iron fireplace, 2 radiators and a sash window overlooking the front garden.


4.67m x 2.30m (15' 4" x 7' 7") Radiator, sash window to the side and a small window to the south. A partly glazed door leading into:


4.42m x 2.00m (14' 6" x 6' 7") Separate shelved airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and gas-fired central heating boiler. The room has a radiator and windows to the side and rear.


Large walk-in shower with a chrome mixer shower, pedestal wash basin, WC, shaver point, vinyl flooring, chrome towel radiator and a small window to the rear.



3.18m x 2.85m (10' 5" x 9' 4") A charming oak framed room with a vaulted ceiling and full height windows overlooking the gardens with French doors leading outside onto the annexe's own terrace. Indian slate tiled floor and a wide opening to:


3.35m x 2.01m (11' x 6' 7") Vaulted ceiling with a range of Shaker style base units with oak worktops incorporating a resin sink unit, tiled splashbacks. Microwave shelf, fridge freezer space, Indian slate tiled floor, window overlooking a brick weave terrace to the side and a glazed door with glazed panels to the sides leading into:


2.95m x 3.39m (9' 8" x 11' 1") Vaulted ceiling with a Velux window, small window overlooking the garden and a door leading into:


Half vaulted ceiling with a Velux window, shower cubicle with a chrome mixer shower, pedestal wash basin, WC, shaver point, heated towel rail and a tiled floor with electric underfloor heating.


Chestnut House is approached off Hunstanton Road through timber double gates opening onto a brick weave driveway providing parking and leading to the outside store. The walled gardens are a delight being south facing comprising a brick weave and cobbled terrace to the front of the property with a pathway which meanders through a good sized lawn with well stocked borders planted with mature shrubs and plants and a treehouse built within a fine ancient apple tree. The kitchen breakfast area in the main house overlooks a pretty courtyard garden to the rear which is bounded by a high brick and carrstone wall with a feature trompe l'oeil mural and a gate opening onto Hunstanton Road. The annexe also has its own garden area with 2 paved and brick weave terraces with room for tables and chairs and a BBQ etc.


3.39m x 1.36m (11' 1" x 4' 6") Timber double doors to the front, power and light and roof storage.


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Chestnut House, Heacham


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