4 Bedroom Detached House Sold
Westgate House' is one of Blakeney's true hidden gems and comes to the market for the first time since 1962. This fine four bedroom Grade II listed Georgian residence is truly a 'rare breed' and add the fact that its sits in over 0.25 acre (sts) just moments from Blakeney's historic Quay makes it exceptionally special. Built originally in the early 19th Century during the late Georgian era this wonderful home boasts intricate flint elevations with mellow red brick dressings, pantile roof and delightful sash windows. Currently used as a much-loved second home and highly productive holiday let, that comfortably sleeps 8 guests, the property was extensively renovated in recent years and offers beautifully appointed accommodation throughout.
Extending to over 2000 sq ft of accommodation and outbuildings this unique property offers spacious living set across two floors which briefly comprises; Front entrance hall, triple aspect formal sitting room with wood burner and French doors onto the garden terrace, impressive open plan kitchen/diner with a range of 'Shaker' cabinets capped with Oak block tops, spacious dining area and French doors to the garden terrace, utility room and ground floor Wet Room & WC.
To the first floor there are four delightful bedrooms serviced by a family size bath/shower room and an additional shower room. The outbuildings comprise of a substantial garage/workshop and a useful store both built of brick and flint.
The grounds are a key feature of the property and extend to just over 0.25 acre(sts) which is exceptionally rare for a property in Blakeney and so close to the Quay. A pedestrian access from Westgate leads to the front elevation of the house and opens onto a shingle laid courtyard area enclose by attractive flint walls and access to the two outbuildings. To the rear of the house is an extensive lawned garden with a West facing sun terrace. A sweeping shingle laid driveway set behind private gates leads to a spacious hardstanding providing ample parking and perfect for boat storage. 'Westgate House' commands an enviable position in Blakeney just a stone's throw from the historic quay yet enjoys a wonderfully private and discreet environment making it the ideal second home or well-placed coastal main residence.
BLAKENEY Situated in a fantastic location close to Blakeney Quay, 'Westgate House' commands an enviable and hard to beat location. Despite its proximity to the Quay, the property enjoys a surprisingly private and discreet setting. Blakeney is one of the most popular villages on the North Norfolk Coast. It's in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty surrounded by huge expanses of marshes and sky. It's perfect for bird watching and dinghy sailing. Originally a small port it's now a lovely quiet village. It has a beautiful quayside with brick & flint cottages lining the narrow streets. As well as the Blakeney Hotel and Manor Hotel, Blakeney has a supermarket and a good range of shops, restaurants and pubs. There is also a doctors' surgery and a primary school. The Georgian market town of Holt is about 7 miles to the east with a wide range of shops - including many a designer boutique - and Gresham's School.
SERVICES CONNECTED Mains electricity, water and drainage, oil fired central heating.
COUNCIL TAX Band F.
ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING An Energy Performance Certificate is not required for this property due to it being Grade II listed.
PROPERTY REFERENCE 29207
No EPC available for this property
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