This beautiful former coach house has been lovingly restored to the highest standard and nestles in the grounds of Knapton House. Much of the character of its former life has been preserved with a lovely modern slant. Rarely do such wonderful properties come to the market so early viewing is essential.
OVERVIEW ***GUIDE PRICE £300,000-£325,000***
Once the coach house to Knapton House, this beautiful property has been painstakingly renovated to the highest standard. From the minute you walk through the main door you will be amazed at the character and charm it has to offer. The property is being sold with no upward chain so you could move straight in. Knapton is just a short drive to Mundesley and its beautiful beaches and just a bit further to Cromer, famed for its history, its Blue Flag beaches and of course, the famous Cromer Crab delicacy!
FIRSTIMPRESSIONS On entering the drive which serves the two converted coach houses and the main hall itself, you will marvel at the mature trees and foliage which offer total privacy to this property. Directly opposite the front of the property is parking for two cars. Stepping foot into the front garden there is a delightful paved path with box hedging either side and mature shrubs. Looking to the right of the property a path leads to the main garden which stretches to the back.
MAINENTRANCE The main entrance is to the front aspect and is a half-moon glazed solid wooden door which leads straight into the living/dining room. Immediately you will notice the large windows to the front and side aspects. The ceiling has many timber beams and ceiling boards. One unique feature is the pulleys which adorn the beams. These are thought to be for winching the carriages off the ground for maintenance. One wall is panelled and adds to the feeling of this historic building. There is a feature ornate fire surround with a tiled hearth. The flooring is newly carpeted and looking closely you will see the access hatch to the cellar below. TV and phone points.
To the rear left hand side of this room leads to the kitchen and stairs to the first floor. To the rear of this hallway is an arched window to the rear aspect and door to the kitchen.
KITCHEN Entering the kitchen via a period style timber door with old fashioned latch and ornate hinges, you are greeted with the most delightful farmhouse style kitchen. There are base and wall units with varnished solid oak work surfaces with cream tiled splash-backs. The flooring is a stunning made from a high gloss walnut laminate which brings a warmth to the kitchen. A lovely arched window to the front aspect overlooks the front garden. there is a Belfast sink with period style chrome mixer tap. There is a space for an electric cooker with extractor hood and downlighting over, further spaces for a washing machine and dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Attached to the ceiling is an old fashioned drying rack with a pulley to raise and lower it.
FIRSTFOORLANDING Coming up the stairs is an arched window to the rear aspect. The landing allows access via period style timber doors with ornate latches and hinges to the master bedroom, the second bedroom and the bathroom.
MASTERBEDROOM The master bedroom is glazed to the front and side aspects and has lovely exposed varnished floor boards. Decorative coving to the ceiling and a wall mounted storage heater. A door leads to the WC.
WC Glazed to rear aspect with views over distant fields, there is a vanity wash hand basin unit and a corner dual flush low level WC. There is also an electric towel rail heater. The WC has exposed floor boards.
BEDROOM2 The second bedroom is glazed to the front aspect and has exposed, painted floor boards. In one corner is the airing cupboard with a hot water tank and immersion and shelving. Wall mounted storage heater.
BATHROOM The bathroom has an opaque window to the rear aspect. The walls are clad with tiles and timber cladding.In keeping with the rest of the property the bathroom has a period style roll-top bath with a twin headed electric shower over. The WC has a high cistern and lovely chrome features. A period square sink fits snuggly into a recess. The flooring is solid tiled. Electric towel rail heater. the airing cupboard can also be accessed from the bathroom via a high level timber door.
CELLAR accessed from the lounge via a lift-up hatch, original tiled steps lead to the cellar. The cellar was once thought to store provisions for the coach house staff. The flooring is the original solid brick. There are various recesses in the cellar and an open light to the front at ground level.
OUTSIDE On exiting the front door there is a path leading to the off road parking area which can park two cars. To the side of the path are small lawns with mature shrub beds and boxed hedging. there is also a lovely pond. The lawn leads to the side and rear gardens through a pergola. To the side and rear it is mainly lawn with mature shrubs and trees offering complete privacy. In one part of the garden is a circular patio area.
SERVICES The drainage is via a septic tank which is shared with the neighbouring property.
Former coach house
Mixing period with modern
Off road parking
No upward chain
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