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Roydon Road, Castle Rising, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE31


3 Bedroom Cottage For Sale

Sowerbys are delighted to bring to market Keepers Cottage and Stable Cottage - a delightful brick and carrstone property believed to date back to the 1830s on the outskirts of historic Castle Rising. Occupying 0.7 acres (STMS), surrounded by woodlands and with no nearby neighbours, this three bedroom cottage and the one bedroom annexe has got plenty to offer. The vendor has lived here for over 40 years, but with plans to move closer to family and looking to downsize, this stunning cottage can become your new home.

Once you turn onto the drive leading to the cottage, a sense of tranquillity will immediately become apparent. With majestic views over the surrounding woodlands and gardens this property is one that keeps on giving.

KEEPERS COTTAGE Through the front door the entrance hall gives access to the rest of the property. The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of base storage units and is packed with character, with a stunning solid fuel Aga plus exposed beams and views of the landscaped garden. Off the kitchen, a door opens to an inner hall which gives access to a snug, a formal dining room and WC. The snug feels cosy with its vaulted ceilings and the well-lit dining room benefits from dual aspect windows and exposed beams, it's a perfect space to entertain family and friends. The sitting room is yet another heartening room, also benefiting from dual aspect windows and exposed beams, this room is the ideal space to retreat to of an evening. Completing the ground floor is a generous conservatory, a study and utility room. Upstairs the landing gives access to three double bedrooms and a superbly appointed, generous bathroom.

STABLE COTTAGE Once a stable, this beautifully appointed annexe was extended and refurbished several years ago. It has accommodated many guests on short term lets and family members as an overflow guest house. Through the front stable door is the sitting room with an open fireplace, exposed beams, dual aspect windows and french doors to the rear garden. The kitchen, although compact, offers all that is needed for this guest house. To the rear of Stable Cottage is the bedroom and shower room.

OUTSIDE The outside space is breath-taking. Surrounded by woodlands to three sides, the wildlife that you get to see is varied, from hares to muntjacs and so much more. The generous plot homed the vendor's horse when they originally moved here, accentuating the impressive size of these grounds. With lawns surrounding the property, plus a variety of mature trees and shrubs, this property is truly spectacular. There is also ample off road parking for several vehicles and further access to a double garage.

Castle Rising is just outside King's Lynn, it is a conservation area and is also within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village has a wealth of history including Castle Rising castle, one of the most famous 12th century castles in England with the keep being amongst the finest surviving examples in the country. There is a tea room, dentist, dress shop and a pub. King's Lynn has good schools, the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital and a range of out-of-town shops as well as the recently redeveloped Vancouver Shopping Centre. There is a direct main line rail link to London King's Cross (approx. 1 hour 50 mins) and the City of London by changing at Cambridge for Liverpool Street (approx. 2 hours and 13 mins). Sandringham Estate is about 5 miles away with the house and attractive walks through the woods. Slightly further away is the North West Norfolk coastline with its long sandy beaches. For the golfing enthusiast there is the King's Lynn Golf Club close by and the challenging links courses of Hunstanton Golf Club and The Royal West Norfolk Golf Club at Brancaster.

SERVICES CONNECED Mains water, electricity and oil fired central heating. Septic tank. Telephone connected.


ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING F. Ref:- 8839-9728-9000-0112-8292
To retrieve the Energy Performance Certificate for this property please visit and enter in the reference number above. Alternatively, the full certificate can be obtained through Sowerbys.


AGENT'S NOTE To the front of Keepers Cottage is a triangular piece of land, which is owned by the Highway Agency and does not form part of the property, as demonstrated approximately by the blue outline on the overhead image.

Tenure: Freehold





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Kings Lynn
Bank Chambers 23 Tuesday Market Place
King's Lynn
PE30 1JJ

01553 766741

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