North Walsham Road, Northrepps, Cromer
Sold  £649,000
Reception Rooms 3 Bathrooms 4 Bedrooms 6
A unique opportunity to acquire this delightful former keepers cottage and self contained annex cottage nestled deep in the countryside. Set in one acre and surrounded by woods and fields, its location will attract those who want to escape!
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Property features

OVERVIEW Nestled deep in the countryside but only a few miles from Cromer, this property is actually two properties! Once a gamekeepers cottage, it has been extended to two properties which are both fully self contained. There is scope to convert the two cottages in to one dwelling. The original property dates back to the 19th century. Back in the 1930's Albert Einstein stayed at the cottage for 6 weeks where he continued to write his scientific theories. Surrounded by large gardens and woodland, the property is ideal for those who just want to be away from it all. The property is being sold with no upward chain.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS Access to the property is down a farm track. On reaching the property via a five bar gate, your first impression will be of a quintessential Norfolk brick and flint cottage. The cottage is centrally positioned within extensive gardens.

LEFT COTTAGE The left hand cottage has has an open plan kitchen, a huge lounge with two fires, a big conservatory overlooking the garden and three bedrooms.

GROUND FLOOR You enter the property through a uPVC glazed door into a lobby which is double glazed to the side aspect with tiled flooring which leads in to the kitchen breakfast room.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM The kitchen is semi-open plan and divided into two parts. Double glazed to three aspects. There are range of base and wall units with solid timber doors and worktops over. Space and plumbing for dishwasher, washing machine. Twin sink and draining board. Integral halogen hob and built in double oven and grill. Exposed ceiling beams and tiled floor. Under stairs storage cupboard. Solid timber door into the lounge diner.

LOUNGE DINER This lovely room is double glazed to the rear aspect and feature two working fireplaces. Both fireplaces are a work of art in their own right! Exposed ceiling beams, TV point and wall mounted lights. A uPVC door leads to the conservatory.

CONSERVATORY Built over a dwarf wall this semi-hexagonal room is fully glazed to three aspects and french doors open to the garden an patio. The outlook is right over the rear garden.

BATHROOM Accessed off a small hallway adjacent to the kitchen, the downstairs bathroom has a period style suite with a bath, wash hand basin, low level WC and shower cubicle. Tiled floor.

FIRST FLOOR AND BEDROOMS From the inner hallway, a winding staircase leads to the first floor. Solid timber doors lead to the three bedroom. Built in storage cupboard and airing cupboard housing the hot water tank.
The master bedroom is to the rear aspect and has a range of built in wardrobes. Exposed ceiling beams. A door leads to the en suite which consists of a three piece suite with a sunken bath, WC and wash hand basin.
The second bedroom is also to the rear aspect. Two built in wardrobes and TV point and exposed ceiling beams.
The third bedroom is double glazed to the front aspect and has limited head height with sloping ceilings and exposed beams.

RIGHT COTTAGE OVERVIEW The right hand cottage was built on at a later date and has a similar layout and character to the left cottage. A large lounge, good size farmhouse style kitchen and three bedrooms on the first floor.

HALLWAY The hallway has a tiled floor and doors to the lounge and kitchen and WC. Stairs rise to the first floor.

LOUNGE DINER The lounge diner is double glazed to three aspects. French doors open to the rear garden. TV point, exposed beams. Solid timber door to the kitchen.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM The farmhouse style kitchen has solid timber fronted base and wall units with worktops and a breakfast bar. Integral appliances include a double oven and grill and a halogen hob. Space and plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine. Exposed beams, wall mounted oil fired boiler.. Two double glazed windows to the rear aspect and exposed beams.

WC Double glazed to the front aspect. Low level WC and wash hand basin.Tiled flooring and exposed beams.

FIRST FLOOR The Master bedroom overlooks the rear garden and has built in wardrobes. TV point and loft access.
Bedroom 2 has a dormer window to the front aspect and has built in wardrobes.
Bedroom 3 is also to the front aspect and has a dormer window. small eaves storage cupboard.

BATHROOM Double glazed to the rear aspect, this lovely bathroom has a period style suite with a bath with shower attachment, low level WC, a bidet, and wash hand basin and a shower cubicle. exposed beams and tiled to half height.

OUTSIDE The garden and plot are extensive. Surrounded by laurel hedging there are large lawned areas with mature shrub borders. In the rear garden there is a central shrub bed with shrubs and small trees. Adjacent to the conservatory is a small patio area. To the front is a very big drive leading to a double garage and further parking area. There are further lawned areas and a workshop.The oil tank stands next to the double garage.

Property features

  • 2 self contained cottages
  • Set in one acre (STS)
  • Country location
  • Ideal for holiday lets
  • Double garage
  • Loads of character
  • No upward chain
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