7 Bedroom House For Sale
A substantial three storey Victorian brick and carrstone house with a beautiful south facing garden, situated in an enviable position in the centre of the village. The accommodation comprises seven bedrooms, and with many original features, the property has been sympathetically extended over the years creating large, well proportioned rooms which take advantage of the surrounding views and light. The property has uninterrupted views over the marshes, harbour, Scolt Head Island and distant views of the golf course.
BRANCASTER STAITHE Located approximately halfway between Hunstanton and Wells-next-the-Sea on the North Norfolk Coast, Brancaster Staithe is a small coastal village, centred around the harbour, with its thriving fishing community and ideal for the sailing enthusiast. Scolt Head Island is a Nature Conservation Area, set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and being only a boat trip away, depending on the tide. The island has a large breeding colony of Sandwich Terns and in winter there can be 50,000 pink-footed geese roosting on the island. Brancaster Staithe is connected to Burnham Deepdale and between the two, they have a variety of shops including a supermarket/petrol station, café, fresh fish shop, sailing school, tourist information centre and two pubs, The Jolly Sailors, and The White Horse with its superb coastal views. Brancaster is justly famous for its mussels. There are many local walks around the village including Barrow Common with views over the coastline or the Norfolk Coastal Path, which runs the length of the village, along the marshes.
ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:- A timber entrance door with glazed sidelights opening into…
ENTRANCE LOBBY Inset coconut matting continuing into a sea-grass floor. One radiator and inset lighting.
CLOAKROOM Obscure window to side aspect, pedestal washbasin and low level WC, door to the utility/shower room.
UTILITY/SHOWER ROOM 14' 11" x 12' 4" (4.57m x 3.78m) Double glazed multi pane window to rear aspect, fitted pine base and wall units with worktop surfaces, incorporating a stainless steel sink. Plumbing for washing machine. Tiled shower enclosure with Aqualisa shower. Camray II oil-fired central heating boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating. Useful large cloaks cupboard with hanging rail.
KITCHEN 15' 7" x 10' 5" (4.75m x 3.18m) Double glazed multi pane window to side aspect. The kitchen comprises a range of hand-built painted base units with solid pine worktop surfaces and tiled insets, incorporating a 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap above. Blue oil-fired Aga, space for a dishwasher and space for an American style fridge/freezer. Original larder dresser with brass fittings, quarry tiled floor, inset lighting, tiled splashbacks and gas cooker point (propane).
GARDEN ROOM 31' 11" x 16' 11" > 12' 11" (9.75m x 5.18m > 3.96m) French doors leading to rear garden, Concealed radiator, inset lighting, television point and telephone point.
BREAKFAST AREA Bay window to front aspect, Cast-iron multi fuel stove set on a raised slate hearth. Inset low voltage lighting, double radiator, cornice and stripped pine panelled door.
INNER HALL 29' 0" x 6' 11" (8.84m x 2.13m) Sash window to front aspect, door to leading to rear garden. Impressive terracotta original tiled floor, two radiators, inset low voltage lighting and stairs to the first floor landing. Large built-in storage cupboard.
DRAWING ROOM 14' 6" x 20' 0" (4.42m x 6.10m) French doors to rear garden and terrace, sash window to side aspect. Open fireplace with a brick surround set on a raised pamment tiled hearth, with hand built-in bookcases and cupboards to either side, incorporating a concealed television storage area. Two double radiators, picture light and stripped pine panelled door.
DINING ROOM 14' 2" x 16' 11" (4.34m x 5.18m) Bay window to front aspect. Attractive cast-iron open fireplace with blue ceramic tiling and mantel surround. Two double radiators and door to garage.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING Sash window to front aspect with views out to sea. Built-in airing cupboard housing the hot water tank, immersion heater and pine shelving, stairs leading to second floor.
BEDROOM ONE 14' 6" x 20' 0" (4.42m x 6.10m) Double aspect with two sash windows to rear aspect and one sash window to side aspect. Two double radiators, telephone point, hand-built pine triple wardrobe and matching double wardrobe with period features. Enclosed brick fireplace with quarry tiled hearth.
BATHROOM 6' 11" x 5' 8" (2.13m x 1.73m) Sash window to rear aspect, suite comprising pine panelled bath with built-in shower and vanity basin with cupboard under. Shaver point and radiator with heated towel rail.
BEDROOM TWO 14' 2" x 16' 11" (4.34m x 5.18m) Bay window to front aspect with views over the harbour. Enclosed brick fireplace, two radiators and built-in panelled double wardrobe with period features.
BEDROOM THREE 16' 11" x 14' 6" (5.18m x 4.42m) Bay window to front aspect with views over the harbour. Period cast-iron fireplace. Pedestal washbasin, radiator and panelled double wardrobe with period features.
SEPARATE CLOAKROOM Obscure window to rear aspect, low level WC and one radiator.
SECOND BATHROOM 12' 4" x 10' 4" > 6' 11" (3.76m x 3.15m > 2.13m) Sash window to side aspect. Suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal washbasin and low level WC. Radiator, heated towel rail and shaver point. Built-in linen cupboard with radiator and pine shelving. Connecting door to bedroom four.
BEDROOM FOUR 12' 9" x 9' 4" (3.91m x 2.87m) Double glazed window to side aspect, one radiator. Connecting door to bedroom five.
BEDROOM FIVE 12' 4" x 11' 8" (3.78m x 3.56m) Double glazed window to rear aspect, radiator and television point.
SECOND FLOOR LANDING Dimplex Economy 7 storage heater. Door to fully boarded attic/loft storage area with lighting and cold water tanks.
BEDROOM SIX 14' 4" x 8' 11" (4.39m x 2.74m) Velux window to front aspect with panoramic coastal views, sash window to side aspect, inset low voltage lighting. Built-in sauna.
SAUNA 5' 4" x 4' 0" (1.63m x 1.22m) Scandinavian designed pine sauna with bench seating and Viking lava-rock stove.
BEDROOM SEVEN 14' 7" x 8' 11" (4.47m x 2.74m) Velux window to front aspect with panoramic coastal views, radiator and telephone point.
OUTSIDE The property is accessed over a shingle driveway which provides a generous space for parking and gives access to the double garage. The front garden is enclosed by an iron post and rail fence to the front, and mature trees and hedges, and has planted flower and shrub beds. The shingle driveway leads around to the side of the property to the entrance door and a gate giving access to the rear garden. To the side of the property is a terrace seating area, shingled area with a raised bed enclosed by reclaimed timbers, and an outside tap. The shingled area continues around to the rear where there is a brick paved sun terrace extending across the rear of the property. The terrace is enclosed by low lying retaining walls which are planted with mature lavender plants, with steps leading up to the lawn. The lawn is surrounded by planted flower borders with several tree to the rear of the garden. The rear garden is south-facing and is enclosed by a combination of fencing and mature hedging.
GARAGE A large double garage with two sets of double doors and a pedestrian door to the rear.
BOAT STORE Of timber construction, adjacent to the property.
SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage. oil fired central heating.
ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING F. The reference number or full certificate can be obtained from Sowerbys upon request.
To retrieve the Energy Performance Certificate for this property please visit https://www.epcregister.com/ and enter in the reference number.
COUNCIL TAX Band G.
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Guide Price £1,500,000