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Market Place, Burnham Market, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE31


4 Bedroom Semi-Detached House Sold

Westgate House is a most attractive Georgian residence which given its position, commands spectacular views through its original large sash windows across Burnham Market's famous green, and the neighbouring St Marys Church.

The current owners have recently carried out an extensive refurbishment, which delivers a stunning modern home, fused beautifully with the many period decorative and architectural features the property has retained since its construction. The property has been enhanced by the introduction of vintage sanitary ware within the bathrooms, light neutral d飯r to all walls, and new carpets and curtains throughout.

The beautiful walled rear garden benefits greatly from its Southern orientation, and makes for a secluded haven away from the vibrancy and convenience of the village. The house has a large attached garage, which in this location is indeed a rarity.

BURNHAM MARKET Located a few minutes from the coast in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Burnham Market is for many people the jewel in the crown of North Norfolk. A stunning Georgian village with a green surrounded by 18th century houses, shops, chic boutiques and, The Hoste Arms, one of the best known and most popular places to eat and drink in North Norfolk. The village has a range of amenities including doctors' and dental surgeries, pharmacy, primary school and post office. An abundance of small village shops including bakery, butcher, fresh fish shop, beauty and hair salon. Also there are bookshops, art galleries, a good wine merchant, Satchells, and a popular delicatessen, Humble Pie. The village playing field has all weather tennis courts. The village is close to the sailing harbours at Brancaster Staithe and Burnham Overy Staithe and the Royal West Norfolk Golf Course at Brancaster. The closest rail links to London King's Cross are at King's Lynn.

ENTRANCE HALL 16' 6" x 6' 5" (5.04m x 1.97m) An original solid Georgian entrance door with ornate fan light above. Straight staircase with Georgian turned banister rail leading to the first floor. Cast iron radiator, ceiling rose and decorative cornicing. This area opens up into the dining area.

DINING AREA 15' 7" x 12' 8" (4.76m x 3.88m) Solid door with glass panel inlays leads into the rear garden. Rounded top multi-pane sash window overlooking the rear garden. Traditional cast iron radiator, recessed downlighters, open entrance leading to the kitchen.

KITCHEN 9' 0" x 13' 0" (2.76m x 3.98m) An L-shaped room having multi-pane timber framed window with shutters overlooking the rear garden. Recessed pantry with extensive shelving, eye level cupboard with shelving. Recessed downlighters, wide plank limed oak flooring. Four oven cream electric Aga with aims control, wall mounted air conditioning unit. Free standing vintage butlers table with drawers, recessed porcelain sink and drainer with chrome swan neck mixer tap and galvanised hanging rail above.

CELLAR 10' 2" x 12' 4" (3.11m x 3.76m) This is approached from the dining area. Pamment tile brick staircase leading down to this useful area with exposed chalk elevations. Range of units with wooden worktops, storage cupboard housing Megaflo water cylinder, Boulter oil fired boiler, cast iron safe, lighting and power points.

SITTING ROOM 14' 9" x 13' 0" (4.51m x 3.98m) High ceilings with ornate cornicing. Recessed storage with bookshelves and lockable cupboard housing a large flat screen television. The focal point of this room is an exposed herringbone red brick fireplace, stone hearth with a cast iron wood burner. Large Georgian sash window overlooking St Marys Church and The Green to the front with original shutters. Cast iron radiator, panel doors to both entrance hall and dining area.

DRAWING ROOM 14' 9" x 14' 8" (4.51m x 4.49 m into recess) Large Georgian style sash window with original panel shutters giving views to the front overlooking the village green and St Marys Church. Decorative and ornate cornicing. Cast iron wood burner set within an exposed herringbone brick fireplace set on a stone hearth with a Palladian surround and mantel. Wide door with glass panel inlays leads through to the garden room.

GARDEN ROOM 14' 10" x 14' 0" (4.54m x 4.27m) This bright room can also be accessed directly from the dining area through an open square arch and looks up to the galleried landing. Full height double doors with glass panel inlays and matching side panels open out to the rear garden. Glazed pitched roof, combination of pendulum and recessed down-lighters, wall mounted air conditioning unit, cast iron radiator, two further radiators set within screens. Door leading to inner hall.

INNER HALL 3' 10" x 3' 7" (1.19m x 1.1m) Stone tile floor. Doors leading to cloakroom and garage.

CLOAKROOM 5' 6" x 2' 9" (1.7m x 0.86m) A traditional style white suite with low level WC and wall mounted vintage wash basin with polished nickel taps and water spout. Window giving views over the rear garden, stone tiled floor, recessed downlighters.

GARAGE 20' 6" x 10' 1" (6.26m x 3.08m) Having a garage so close to the village is very rare. Lighting, power points and eye level units. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Bath tub with chrome taps and hand held shower attachment for the cleaning of dogs and children! Solid double height coach doors open out to the front of the property. Exposed chalk and brick elevations.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING 32' 0" x 3' 0" (9.76m x 0.93m) A long straight landing with cast iron radiator, high ceilings and a small glazed access door to the roof space. To one end there are views down into the garden room.

BEDROOM ONE 14' 11" x 14' 9" (4.55m x 4.5m) Spacious double bedroom with high ceilings, decorative cornicing, fireplace (not in use) with Palladian style surround and mantel. Large Georgian sash window with original shutters giving views over the village green and St Marys Church. Cast iron radiator, fitted wardrobe into the recess with shelving and hanging rail, Georgian panel door leading to the minstrel gallery.

MINSTREL GALLERY 8' 11" x 6' 6" (2.74m x 2.00m) Views from the gallery over the staircase to the entrance hall and across to the landing area. Large Georgian sash window with original panelled shutters and views overlooking the village green. Cast iron radiator, door leading to bedroom two.

BEDROOM TWO 16' 3" x 14' 9" (4.96m into recess x 4.52m) (Also accessed from the landing) Georgian sash window to the front with original panelled shutters. Cast iron radiator, large alcove area, decorative cornicing, second alcove behind a panel door with shelving, hanging rail and lighting.

BEDROOM THREE 12' 7" x 10' 9" (3.85m x 3.29m) A double room with multi pane sash window overlooking the rear garden. Cast iron radiator, recessed downlighters, built-in wardrobe into the recess with lighting and hanging rail.

BATHROOM ONE 9' 10" x 9' 1" (3.02m x 2.77m) A stunning bathroom comprising an original Edwardian zinc hooded canopy bath with overhead shower and full length spray bars. It has its original exposed plumbing in a polished nickel finish. Low level WC, 1920's original pedestal wash basin with polished nickel taps and water spout. Traditional style radiator and heated towel rail over. Two multi-pane sash windows with shutters overlooking the rear garden. Recessed downlighters, loft hatch, wide plank limed oak flooring.

BATHROOM TWO 9' 3" x 6' 5" (2.83m x 1.97m) Traditional white suite comprising low level WC, original pedestal wash basin with polished nickel taps and water spout, and a freestanding 1920's original French stoneware bath with centrally mounted polished nickel mixer tap and hand held shower attachment. Multi pane sash window giving views over the rear garden. Recessed down-lighters, cast iron radiator with heated towel rail over, wide plank limed oak flooring.

BEDROOM FOUR 10' 2" x 11' 5" (3.1m x 3.49m) A double room with double aspect multi pane windows overlooking the garden. Two radiators, double height vaulted ceiling with recessed downlighters, door leading to the en-suite wet room.

EN-SUITE WET ROOM 10' 1" x 3' 10" (3.09m x 1.17m) Suite comprising low level WC, Porcelain wash basin set on polished nickel legs, polished nickel taps and water spout. Shower area has a wall mounted rainwater shower head, controls and hand held attachment. Radiator, polished nickel heated towel rail, recessed down-lighters and multi-pane window overlooking the front aspect. Extensively tiled walls and stone tiled flooring with underfloor heating.

OUTSIDE The front of the property is set behind wrought iron and stone post fencing. Palladian style front door with Palladian style column either side. Access to the garage via remote controlled electric garage door.
The rear garden is a beautiful private enclosed south facing garden with high old red brick walls to all sides. To the east boundary there is a solid oak brace and latch gate leading out to a footpath which in turn leads to the village green. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with feature buxus balls and hedging. Deep and well stocked flower beds. Immediately behind the property there is a paved patio area. The west elevated wall is trellised to support climbing plants. Red brick and flint stone outhouse with a pantile roof (3.82m x 4.13m) having a brick floor, vaulted ceiling and houses two oil tanks and two air conditioning units.

SERVICES Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating . Provision for calor gas.


ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING An Energy Performance Certificate is not required for this property due to it being Grade II Listed. For more information please visit:




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Burnham Market
Market Place
Burnham Market
Kings Lynn, Norfolk
PE31 8HD

01328 730340