4 bedroom detached house for sale

Walcott Road, Bacton, Norfolk

Sold STC £450,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

An attractive 4-bedroom detached Victorian house with wonderfully light and well-proportioned rooms, enjoying the benefits of direct sea views to the rear and fabulous countryside views to the front with Happisburgh church and lighthouse in the distance.
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GROUND FLOOR

- Entrance porch
- Entrance hall
- Living room
- Dining room
- Kitchen
- Family room
- Cloakroom
- Bedroom 4/study
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FIRST FLOOR

- Master bedroom suite with en suite bathroom
- 2 further double bedrooms
- Family bathroom
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OUTSIDE

- Direct sea views to the rear
- Open countryside views to the front
- Rear garden with terrace & access to sea wall/beach
- Driveway with ample off-road parking
- Garage
- Boat shed
- Gardens & grounds, in all 0.52 acres (stms)
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DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.)

- Mundesley 4.4 miles
- Stalham 5.5 miles
- North Walsham 6.2 miles
- Norwich 20.5 miles
- Holt 22.8 miles
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SITUATION

The popular coastal village of Bacton is situated on the north east Norfolk coast with its excellent sandy beaches that stretch for miles. The north Norfolk coast is classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty offering superb opportunities for bird watching, coastal walks and sailing. Bacton offers a range of amenities, including a primary school, general store, village hall, café, fish and chip shop, public house and service garage. The village has regular bus services to neighbouring North Walsham and Stalham.

The neighbouring village of Walcott offers a café, general store with post office, village hall, fish and chip shop and public house.

Mundesley is a coastal village found 4.4 miles north of Bacton. It is well known for its sandy beaches whilst the village has a good range of amenities including restaurants, public houses, shops, post office and a doctor’s surgery. Mun Valley hosts the well-designed Mundesley Golf Club with a 9-hole, 18 tee golf course.

The market town of Stalham is only 5.5 miles south of Bacton. There are boatyards here and access to the Norfolk Broads river complex. The town offers a good range of amenities, including a Tesco supermarket, shops, post office, library, doctors, dentists and schools to accommodate all ages.

The market town of North Walsham is 6.2 miles away and has a wide range of amenities including supermarkets (Waitrose and Sainsbury’s), shops, schools for all ages, dentists and two doctor’s surgeries and a library, as well as public transport (bus and rail) to Cromer, Sheringham and Norwich.

The Cathedral City of Norwich is just over 20 miles to the south west, offering a vibrant arts and business community and is the regional centre for cultural and shopping amenities. There is a permanent market in the centre of the city and a wonderful Cathedral Close on the edge of the River Wensum. Norwich has a mainline railway station (London Liverpool Street, 100 minutes) and to the north of the city is Norwich International Airport.

The Georgian market town of Holt is about 22.8 miles north west and has a wide eclectic range of shops, galleries, restaurants and pubs and is also the home to Greshams Pre Prep, Prep and Senior schools.
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DESCRIPTION

This is an attractive 4-bedroom detached property. The rooms are spacious and well-proportioned with high ceilings, and the provision of natural light is apparent throughout the property. The windows throughout the property were replaced in 2013 with double glazed sash windows, in keeping with the era of the property.
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GROUND FLOOR

The attractive and easily run accommodation comprises entrance porch leading through to a spacious entrance hall with beautiful original stripped wood flooring. Leading off to the left from the entrance hall is the living room with a lovely bay window and an aspect to the front of the property overlooking open countryside. There are fitted shelves and cupboards either side of a central fireplace with slate hearth and multi-fuel stove.

Off to the right of the entrance hall is the dining room with original picture rail, original stripped wood flooring, open fireplace and large bay window with French doors opening out to the driveway at the front of the property.

The kitchen sits to the rear of the property with views over the rear garden. There are a range of wall and base units with gas Aga and ample space for free standing appliances. There are 4 large fitted cupboards, providing excellent additional storage.

Leading off from the kitchen is the family room, enjoying triple aspect views over the rear garden and having French doors opening onto the paved terrace. This room is enhanced by a vaulted ceiling and wood-effect laminate flooring. There is also an internal door opening into the garage, where there is the potential to convert to a laundry room.

Returning to the far end of the entrance hall there is a door opening to the rear terrace, a cloakroom with wash hand basin and W.C. and bedroom 4/study. The reclaimed wood flooring is a particularly lovely feature in this room and the fitted shelving is a further benefit.
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FIRST FLOOR

The staircase to the first-floor accommodation affords fabulous sea views. The landing is spacious and leads to 3 bedrooms (1 with en suite) and the family bathroom. The master bedroom is situated at the front of the property and enjoys the open countryside views with Happisburgh Church and Lighthouse in the background. This is a delightful room with polished original stripped floorboards and Victorian feature fireplace. This room also enjoys the benefit of an en suite bathroom, which comprises bath, walk-in shower, wash hand basin, bidet, W.C. and heated towel rail and a sea view.

Bedroom 2 enjoys lovely open countryside views to the front of the property, has polished original stripped floorboards, original Victorian fireplace and picture rail. Bedroom 3 again benefits from the polished original stripped floorboards and enjoys the sea views.

The family bathroom overlooks the rear garden and again enjoys the fabulous sea view. This room comprises roll-top bath, wash hand basin with vanity, W.C. and heated towel rail.
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OUTSIDE

The property sits back from the road, separated by a flint wall and area of lawn and benefitting from an in-and-out gravelled driveway, leading to ample off-road parking, garage and a boat shed. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with an area of shrubland and direct access over the sand dunes to the sandy beach.

There is a paved patio adjacent to the kitchen and family/garden room, providing an ideal position for outdoor entertaining and dining.
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LOCAL AUTHORITY

North Norfolk Council, Band: E, Annual cost: £2,106.87 (2018/19).
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SERVICES

Gas central heating, mains water and electricity are connected and private drainage, with the collection point at the end of the driveway.
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DIRECTIONS FROM NORWICH

Leave Norwich on the A1151 Wroxham Road and drive through Wroxham, continue to Stalham. Just before Stalham continue straight on to the A149/Wayford Road and then after 1.5 miles bear left onto the B1159/Stepping Stone Lane signposted towards Walcott and Happisburgh. Continue along this road for approximately 5.5 miles and the property will be found on the right-hand side. The property can be identified by a Jackson-Stops For Sale board.
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IMPORTANT NOTICE

1. These particulars have been prepared in good faith as a general guide, they are not exhaustive and include information provided to us by other parties including the seller, not all of which will have been verified by us.

2. We have not carried out a detailed or structural survey; we have not tested any services, appliances or fittings. Measurements, floor plans, orientation and distances are given as approximate only and should not be relied on.

3. The photographs are not necessarily comprehensive or current, aspects may have changed since the photographs were taken. No assumption should be made that any contents are included in the sale.

4. We have not checked that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation approval, statutory or regulatory permissions or consents. Any reference to any alterations or use of any part of the property does not mean that necessary planning, building regulations, or other consent has been obtained.

5. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves by inspection, searches, enquiries, surveys, and professional advice about all relevant aspects of the property.

6. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact; we have no authority to make or give any representation or warranties in relation to the property. If these are required, you should include their terms in any contract between you and the seller.

7. Viewings are strictly by prior appointment with sole agents Jackson-Stops. If there is any point which is of particular importance to you, we invite you to discuss this with us, especially before you travel to view the property.


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Nearest stations

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  • Worstead (6.1 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • North Walsham (5.1 mi)
  • Worstead (6.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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2 Redwell Street, Norwich, NR2 4SN

01603 950078 Local call rate

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