4 bedroom barn conversion for saleHolt
- Four En-Suite Bedrooms
- Everhot Electric Cooking Range
- Superb Sitting Room with Multi-Fuel Stove
- Quality John Lewis Kitchen
- Vaulted Reception Hall
- Versatile Accommodation
- Fantastic Retirement or Holiday Home
- Quality Specification
Location Straddling the A148 Cromer Road the Georgian market town of Holt boasts many well-preserved Georgian buildings, alongside an exciting range of independent shopping, to include delicatessen and tea shops, art galleries, clothing and gift shops, together with large department store, supermarket, banks, building societies, library and post office. The town is 23 miles north of the City of Norwich, 9 miles west of Cromer and some 35 miles east of King's Lynn. The National Rail network can be accessed at Sheringham, just over 6 miles via the Bittern Line into Norwich. The delightful North Norfolk coast is just some three miles, and Holt Country Park on the outskirts of the town.
Description Very occasionally we are invited to properties that are truly special, it might be the location, style, quality or appearance, in our opinion Apple Pickers Barn is for all of these reasons.
Originally a 1950's detached bungalow and small barn, the present owners spotted an opportunity to create a unique residence tucked away down a long driveway off Grove Lane. The property was built and designed by the present owners with the intention of creating versatile space finished to an extremely high standard and specification and a real attention to detail. Whilst the ground floor is largely open plan the rooms are very clear in their function at the centre of which is a stunning reception hall with vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and double doors with large adjacent windows mirroring the entrance and leading onto a beautiful courtyard terrace ideal for morning sun. The beams and vaulted ceilings follow through into the exceptionally well fitted kitchen/breakfast room and formal dining room. The dining room along with the spacious and comfortable sitting room and current dressing room all have French doors leading into the gardens on the south and east sides of the property. The already mentioned dressing room has a shower room off and also leads through to the master bedroom with further shower room. If required it would be very easy to form two separate bedrooms to complement the two double bedrooms on the first floor, both of which have wardrobing and their own en-suite.
The accommodation is both double glazed and gas centrally heated with radiators where carpeted and under floor where hard surfaced. All the internal doors are Canadian pine and in addition to the Everhot electric cooking range in the kitchen there is a Miele integrated dishwasher and two tall fridge/freezers.
The gardens are the finale to this wonderful home and completely surround the property with two sets of French doors leading from the sitting room to a wonderful landscaped and sunken garden with surrounding terraces and a rich mix of specimen planting, adding variety and texture and blurring the boundaries which offer total privacy and seclusion. Even the gravel driveway with its random paving is a very useable addition to the garden but also gives access to a double cart shed providing garaging.
Whether you are seeking a permanent or holiday home, Apple Pickers Barn is an exceptional home deserving closer inspection.
The accommodation comprises:-
Solid double entrance doors with glazed side windows to:-
Reception Hall 15' 5" x 14' 6" (4.7m x 4.42m) A delightful double aspect room with impressive vaulted and beamed ceiling with two bespoke book shelf units, oak style laminated flooring with opening to the Kitchen/Breakfast Room and further opening to the:-
Sitting Room 24' 3" (18' 5" minimum) x 24' 3" (7.39m x 7.39m) (Double Aspect) A delightful and comfortable room with central fireplace of red brick with oak posts and frame and multi-fuel stove sitting on a pamment hearth, two radiators with radiator covers, tv and telephone point, five amp light points, two wall light points, inset ceiling down lights, stairs with fitted carpet to the first floor and two sets of timber double glazed French doors leading to the rear garden.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 27' 6" x 14' 7" (11' minimum) (8.38m x 4.44m) (Front and Side Aspect) A superb kitchen supplied and fitted by John Lewis and comprising double porcelain Villeroy and Boch sink with mixer tap and cupboards under, excellent range of base cupboard and drawer units with oak work surfaces over, two built in tall Miele fridges with freezers under, impressive double larder style cupboard with shelving, drawers and bottle rack, built in tall shelved linen cupboard and adjacent cloaks cupboard, Everhot electric cooking range with hot plate and induction hob, impressive central island unit with antique marble work surface, cupboards, pull out drawers, wine rack and integrated Miele dishwasher under, extractor canopy with feature surround incorporating two cupboards and pamment style finish splash back to the cooking range, impressive exposed ceiling timbers and inset down lights, oak style laminated flooring.
Utility Room 6' 11" x 5' 2" (2.11m x 1.57m) (Side and Front Aspect) White Franke porcelain sink with mixer tap and cupboard under, oak worktop incorporating drainer with space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer, matching wall cupboards, oak style laminated flooring and double glazed door to the side of the property.
Shower Room Off 6' 11" x 3' 9" (2.11m x 1.14m) (Rear Aspect) This has been designed as a wet room and is most attractively tiled with shower unit, Porcelanosa pedestal hand basin with mixer tap and pop up waste, low level w.c., shaver point, electric heated towel radiator, extractor fan, inset ceiling down lights and ceramic tiled floor.
Dining Room 14' 9" x 12' 5" (4.5m x 3.78m) (Triple Aspect) With windows overlooking the courtyard garden and double glazed timber doors leading to the side terrace, vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and beam, radiator with radiator cover, tv point, five amp lamp points and carpet.
Dressing Room/Bedroom 4 11' 11" x 10' 2" (3.63m x 3.1m) (Rear Aspect) With double glazed French doors leading to the rear garden and terrace, radiator with radiator cover, inset ceiling down lights and carpet. Door to:-
Shower Room 8' 2" x 5' 2" (2.49m x 1.57m) (plus 4' x 3' 2") (Rear Aspect) Designed as a wet room with walk in tiled shower area with tiled surround and wall mounted independent chrome shower, Porcelanosa white sink of bowl shaped hand basin with mixer tap and pop up waste sitting on a mahogany finish stand with glass shelf, low level w.c., chrome finish towel rail, wall light point, mosaic tiled floor, extractor fan and inset down lights.
Master Bedroom 11' 10" x 9' 10" (3.61m x 3m) (Side Aspect) With radiator and radiator cover, five amp lamp points, carpet, inset ceiling down lights and door to:-
Shower Room (Front Aspect) Once again designed as a wet room with walk in tiled shower area with independent chrome finish shower and white Porcelanosa sink comprising circular bowl hand basin with mixer tap and pop up waste on a mahogany finish stand with glass shelf, tiled splash back, low level w.c., chrome finish towel radiator, wall light point, extractor fan and inset ceiling down lights.
Galleried Landing With views over the reception hall and sitting room and breakfast room beyond, feature triangular shaped window, inset ceiling down lights and carpet.
Guest Bedroom 12' 8" x 11' 6" (3.86m x 3.51m) (Side Aspect) Plus good sized built in twin double wardrobes with hanging rail and ample further storage. Double radiator, telephone point, carpet, inset ceiling down lights and door to:-
Bathroom 7' 4" x 6' 8" (2.24m x 2.03m) With white Porcelanosa suite comprising oval shaped bath with mixer tap, shower attachment and independent shower over, rail and curtains, pedestal hand basin with mixer tap and pop up waste, two wall light points, tiled splash back, shaver point, chrome heated towel radiator and low level w.c., carpet, extractor fan and inset ceiling down lights.
Bedroom 3 12' 10" x 9' 8" (3.91m x 2.95m) (Side Aspect) Plus large built in double wardrobe with hanging rails and shelves. Double radiator, tv point, carpet, access to roof space, inset ceiling down lights and door to:-
Shower Room 6' 8" x 2' 11" (2.03m x 0.89m) Porcelanosa white suite comprising of fully tiled shower cubicle with independent shower, pedestal hand basin with mixer tap, pop up waste and tiled splash back, low level w.c., chrome heated towel radiator, shaver point, wall light point, extractor fan, carpet and inset ceiling down lights.
Outside The property is approached by a long gravel driveway owned by the property, accessed by double timber electric gates into the garden/driveway. The driveway is laid to gravel with intermittent paving with side border well stocked with geraniums, shrubs and screening hedging. A pathway leads to the front entrance doors with privet hedging and shrubs. Outside lighting. DOUBLE CART SHED (17' 42 x 15' 5") with two parking bays, lighting and roof storage. Door to GARDEN STORE/WORKSHOP (16' x 6' 11") with power and light. Door to rear garden, wall mounted Valiant gas fired central heating boiler and two high pressure tanks providing hot water.
To the rear of the house is a stunning sunken garden with southerly aspect surrounded by a number of terraces and well stocked beds and borders boasting a wide variety of flowers, shrubs, perennials and both established and mature trees to include a large oak. The garden is amazingly private and secluded being screened on all sides by fencing. A paved path at the side of the garage leads back to the driveway. Whilst on the other side of the garden a path leads through to a courtyard garden with small pond surrounded by a variety of specimen flowers and shrubs. To the front of the house a paved path with borders with established acer shrubs and bushes leads to a storage area with timber garden shed and a gate leading back again to the side courtyard garden.
Services All mains services are available.
Local Authority/Council Tax North Norfolk District Council, Holt Road, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9EN
Tel: 01263 513811
Tax Band: D
EPC Rating The Energy Rating for this property is C. A full Energy Performance Certificate is available on request.
Important Agent Note Intending purchasers will be asked to provide original Identity Documentation and Proof of Address before solicitors are instructed.
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