3 Bedroom Cottage Sold
The historic Quay at Blakeney is arguably north Norfolk's most revered coastal location and just a small selection of unique properties can call this home.
Quayside Barn is a spectacular residence that commands the rarest of locations directly on the Quay at Blakeney. Set within a stunning Grade II listed former granary barn, this very special home offers effortlessly stylish and refined living space that perfectly embraces its cherished coastal position.
Quayside Barn is a heady dose of understated luxury that has been sympathetically created within a majestic Norfolk barn and makes the most of its fortunate position.
Set over two floors and oozing with character this exceptional barn offers wonderful living space, great entertaining options and highly individual bedrooms and bathrooms. A well-proportioned living room is adorned with exposed beams, rustic floors and the all-important wood-burner to create a magical living space. A high-end bespoke kitchen not only looks and feels great, but it also offers a special place to entertain.
There are two double bedrooms to the ground floor, one with a luxurious en-suite and the other with bi-fold doors giving access to the courtyard garden.
The entire first floor is dedicated to a sumptuous principal bedroom suite, which, thanks to its own balcony terrace, has commanding views of Blakeney Quay, the Pit and the saltmarshes beyond.
Located within a protected National Nature Reserve and a designated area of outstanding natural beauty, this very special place holds a long-standing local provenance and is home to a diverse marine wildlife thanks to its unique habitats. The quay connects miles of fascinating saltmarshes, mud banks and winding creeks to the pretty village of Blakeney to create a truly unique environment.
The barn is blessed with a seclude courtyard garden, flanked by pretty brick and flint walls and paving to create a delightful spot to dine or simply relax whilst taking in the splendour of the location. Vehicle and pedestrian access is over a gravel driveway and the property benefits from a designated parking space.
This magical location brings together all of the key elements to a prime coastal home; Amazing scenery, diverse marine wildlife and of course plenty of places to eat and drink which is all literally on the doorstep. Great holiday let pedigree and income potential.
BLAKENEY It would be hard to find a spot which reflects the beauty of the Norfolk coast better than Blakeney. Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, its picture perfect location is made for Instagram-worthy shots of moored boats on mud flats, under big blue skies.
When the tide's touching the shoreline, untie your laces and dip your toes in, take the plunge or push off with a slow drift along coastal inlets on a paddleboard or boat to lose yourself in nature's finest backdrop. Forage some samphire for a taste of the coast, try your hand at catching a crab on the quay, or join the tourists and take a boat trip with Bean's to spot the seals bobbing along on the water.
Despite the relaxed scene, Blakeney was once a bustling medieval port and the village's Guildhall and Church of St Nicholas are evidence of its rich, trading past which continued until the mid-19th century. As ships grew in size and the harbour silted up, trade fell away and today only small boats can pass Blakeney Point and head out to sea. Today, the nature reserve surrounding Blakeney Point is owned by the National Trust and thousands of nesting and migratory birds provide a twitcher's paradise where the tweets are tech-free.
Peace and, if you seek it, solitude are easily found in Blakeney, but if you are looking for company there are plenty of places to meet and make friends. With Buoy Cafe, Blakeney Deli and the Two Magpies Bakery and Cafe on the quay a morning coffee and a croissant is hard to resist. The Moorings Bistro, The White Horse and, for a fancy supper, The Blakeney Hotel are iconic spots to eat. Wiveton Hall Fruit Farm Caf頭 famed by owner Desmond MacCarthy's Normal for Norfolk BBC series - is a great summer destination.
Teeming with character, there are plenty of pretty brick and flint fishermen's cottages in hollyhock-lined lanes, known locally as lokes, leading off the high street, along with incredible coastal family houses and stunning new developments. Blakeney truly is a place to discover your next Norfolk home.
SERVICES CONNECTED Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil fired central heating.
COUNCIL TAX Band E.
ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING An Energy Performance Certificate is not required for this property due to it being Grade II listed.
AGENT'S NOTE The driveway is owned by the neighbouring property, however vehicle access is permitted to the designated parking space for Quayside Barn. There is also pedestrian access to the courtyard gate.
PROPERTY REFERENCE 23402
No EPC available for this property
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