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Main Road, Sidestrand, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27

££875,000 Guide

6 Bedroom Barn Conversion Sold STC

Epic, big skies and rugged coastal landscapes can be enjoyed directly from this magnificent Norfolk barn conversion set in a designated "Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty."

Makers Barn is a substantial brick and flint converted barn with an independent two-bedroom annexe nestled in grounds of 0.54 of an acre (STMS) and commands an enviable coastal position in the pretty village of Sidestrand.

Originally built in the early 1800s as part of a working farm, Makers Barn and extends to around 3,500 sq. ft. and sits proudly along the coastal road enjoying stunning open views across rolling fields towards the coast.

With a contemporary, yet elegant interior, the barn perfectly blends modern, stylish and efficient living with period features and detailing.

The main barn spans more than 2, 500 sq. ft. and is set out across two floors. This property truly personifies everything that's great about living in a large, Norfolk barn. Dramatic vaulted ceilings, big feature windows and large rooms come together to create a unique home that embraces the theatre only a barn offers.

An impressive central reception hall provides a grand entrance to the barn with triple height vaulted ceiling and two staircases. A substantial kitchen/dining room showcases a modern, yet elegant kitchen with a centre island and a suite of appliances. The ground floor also features two double bedrooms that both enjoy direct access onto the gardens and are served by a family sized bath/shower room. A good-sized utility room and guest WC complete the ground floor accommodation.

An independent staircase from the reception hall rises elegantly to a wonderful, first floor formal lounge that features a dramatic vaulted and beamed ceiling. A snug is situated just off the formal lounge. A second staircase from the reception hall leads up to two further double bedrooms, each with vaulted ceilings and are served by a bathroom and separate WC.

The annexe barn is a fine building with intricate brick and flint elevations and is very well presented throughout. Predominantly on a single level, the accommodation includes an open plan lounge/diner, kitchen, two double bedrooms both with direct access onto a walled garden and a shower room. A small mezzanine area is set over bedroom two.

Attached to the barn is a substantial workshop and utility room. This area offers a high degree of flexibility and could be adapted to suit a wide variety of needs and desires. A triple bay garage block provides substantial parking and storage options with one of the bays being fully enclosed and housing the oil tank.

The final building is a charming, detached brick and flint store and it enjoys a private enclosed garden area.

The grounds are a key feature of Makers Barn and extend to around 0.54 acre (STMS). A sweeping driveway provides access to the barns but also extensive, off-street parking and storage options.

Set directly in front of the two barns is a wonderful walled garden that enjoys a southerly aspect, shaped lawns and extensive paved sun terracing. The rear garden is delightfully undulating and creates a special environment for the property. Lawns span a wide area and wrap around a pond and a mature weeping willow.

Makers Barn is a substantial home that offers extensive and highly versatile space set in a wonderful, coastal position.

SIDESTRAND A small coastal village, Sidestrand is an area known locally as Poppyland, so-called for the waves of red flowers that fill the fields during the summer months

The clifftop landscape of fields and rolling countryside is near to Cromer.

With an elegant pier, Pavilion Theatre and grand Victorian villas, many with panoramic views over the pebble and sand beach, it's easy to see why Cromer has perennial appeal to staycationers and permanent residents alike. Banksy recently visited the town on a headline-making 'spraycation' which focused the media's attention on the east side of the Norfolk coast, and in recent years there has been a regular flow of relocaters from the capital and home counties looking for a life by the sea.

This, in turn, has triggered an 'on the up' momentum for the area and seen fabulous start-up businesses breathe new life into the streets surrounding the town centre. Spend a morning exploring the pretty boutiques and follow the lanes towards the seafront to pick up a Cromer crab - widely regarded as one of the best found in English waters, the eight-legged crustacean still provides a major source of income for the town's fishermen and simply served with bread makes an unbeatable lunch or supper!

Or push the boat out with fish and chips from No 1 Cromer, Galton Blackiston's award winning Cromer eatery perched on the clifftop. Treat yourself to a relaxing lunch at the Upstairs Restaurant where stunning sea views meet tasty seafood, or join the queue downstairs and enjoy your takeaway sitting on the wall as the seagulls soar above you for a fully immersive 'beside the seaside' experience. Follow the slope down from the clifftop to the beach and walk the shoreline or practise your hand at an afternoon skimming stones out to the horizon line.

It's easy to see the appeal of this once grand but now gorgeously gentrified town for young families as a place to put down roots. Come discover if it's the place for you too…

SERVICES CONNECTED Mains water and electricity. Private drainage and heating via oil.

COUNCIL TAX Main property band E. Annexe Barn band A.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING Main property rating D. Ref:- 9432-6126-6100-0011-7202
Annexe at Makers Barn rating A. Ref:- 6700-2116-0022-0106-3623
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.

TENURE Freehold.


Tenure: Freehold




No EPC available for this property

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1 Market Place
NR25 6BE

01263 710777

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