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St. Nicholas Street, King's Lynn

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Brown & Co, King's Lynn

Key features

  • Breathtaking conversion of historic Kings Lynn property
  • Now undoubtedly one of the finest town houses in the area
  • Grade II* Listed with stunning period features
  • Bespoke conversion of the highest standard
  • Open plan kitchen dining and family room. Four bedrooms
  • All appliances and carpets included
  • Short walk to mainline station to Ely, Cambridge and London
  • Only by first hand inspection can the property be fully appreciated
  • *Call to discuss parking

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Brown&Co offer a breathtaking restoration of one of the most historic buildings in Kings Lynn into what is undoubtedly now one of the finest properties in the town. The building has undergone sympathetic and bespoke conversion to a four bedroom residence with incredible original features throughout a short walk from the mainline train station to Ely, Cambridge and London.

Dating to mid-C15 the building is one of the most well known in the historic town of King Lynn. It is positioned in the heart of the town between the stunning Tuesday Market Place and St Nicholas Chapel just a short stroll from the towns many fine buildings and town centre amenities including the mainline station. Our clients have sympathetically converted and restored these important building's back to their original use as Merchants Houses. The result is nothing short of breath taking and are now some of the finest houses in the town.

A breath-taking newly converted contemporary home in a historic town building.

A private residence of 3570 sqft (approx) offering three incredible reception rooms and up to four first and second floor bedrooms. The property dates to mid-C15 and is simply bursting with original architectural details. The entrance has an ornate carved oak door understood to date to 1345 which is set in a stone arch entrance flanked by Tuscan columns. This leads to an entrance vestibule with flagstone floor with concealed plant room and door to the house. The first reception room is entirely panelled and set with a new stone flooring, there is an original moulded bridging beam, window to front, staircase and door to the study/snug which has second door to the front, window and door to rear stairs. At the rear the kitchen, dining and family room needs to be seen to be fully appreciated, this triumph of classic architecture meeting contemporary living has created a room which is sure to the be the hub of the house. It measures 9.5m x 5.1m and is laid to stone flooring with fitted kitchen, two fireplaces, one with fitted wood-burner and central dining and seating area. The whole room is superbly naturally lit via double aspect windows including a huge original timber mullion. Interestingly, the house was once home to the famous artist Gustav Metzger who used the room as his studio and the developer has given a subtle nod to this with the installation of three prints from the National Portrait Gallery of the artist at work in the room. Furthermore to the ground floor there is a wc, cloak cupboard and access to two courtyard gardens including rear access.

The staircase in the study leads to the large landing where there is a bedroom, staircase to second floor and door which leads to a gallery and room containing one of most important ancient architectural features in Kings Lynn. This magnificent front first-floor room has three crown-post trusses and roof structure exposed. The east wall bears a chimney-stack and carved stone fire surround. This versatile room we imagine will form the master bedroom however it also would be a very impressive reception room. The C-17 gallery (the last C-17 gallery to survive in Lynn) has 13 pegged collars exposed and is wonderful to examine. Furthermore there is a shower room, third bedroom with en-suite bathroom and fantastic views over St. Nicholas Chapel. Lastly a second floor bedroom with en-suite and small roof terrace. A total of four bedrooms and three bathrooms. Outside there is a private courtyard, a second courtyard provides pedestrian access to the rear (shared with neighbours).

Cambridge 40 mins on train, London 1hr 40m to Kings Cross.
Sandringham Royal Estate 9 miles
Norwich, Cambridge and Peterborough all under 1hr via road.

Agents Note
There is no upward chain. A parking permit for a private allocated parking space will be provided in the sale for a maximum of one year. A number of car parks are close by for which permits can be purchased separately.


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St. Nicholas Street, King's Lynn

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Brown & Co, King's Lynn

Market Chambers, 25-26 Tuesday Market Place, Kings Lynn, PE30 1JJ

Brown & Co, King's Lynn

Brown & Co is a broad based independent firm of property practitioners, successfully combining traditional values of client care and communication with the latest technological advances within the residential agency world. We are at the forefront of agency in the towns and cities in which we operate within the East Midlands and East Anglia, also benefiting from national coverage via the London Office at St James's Place and even overseas offices. Whether buying or selling we offer a full ra

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