Cromer Road, Bodham
For Sale  £500,000
Reception Rooms 2 Bathrooms 1 Bedrooms 3
This historic old village school and adjoining house dates back to 1877. Since closing in 1986 it has been occupied by its current owners and their business. Change of use has been granted to convert the school in to 3 dwellings or to convert the school in to a family home. It is situated right next to the village playing field.

Property features

OVERVIEW Located just a few miles from the Georgian market town of Holt and the popular tourist towns of Sheringham and Cromer, this former Victorian village primary school also includes the headmasters residence. The property is, as you would expect, set in substantial grounds with various outbuildings. The main house has 3 bedrooms and 2 reception rooms. The school has 3 large classrooms plus an office and further rooms. Previously used by its current owners for their small business, they have applied and received change of use for the main school building to be converted in to 3 properties with adjoining garages. It could equally be converted into a lovely family home.

MAIN RESIDENCE The main residence is situated to one side of the school. The entrance leads into the hallway.

HALLWAY The hall has its original tiled floor. Doors lead to the sitting room, the dining room and an under-stairs cupboard. Stairs rise to the first floor.

SITTING ROOM The sitting room is double glazed to the front and side aspects. There are high ceilings and picture rails. Wall mounted radiators.

DINING ROOM The dining room is double glazed to the side aspect. A central fireplace also houses the back boiler for the central heating. Doors lead to the kitchen and the pantry. There are high ceilings and picture rails. The pantry has space and plumbing for a washing machine, a tumble drier and an upright fridge freezer. The pantry is glazed to the rear aspect.

KITCHEN Double glazed to both side aspects. The kitchen has a range of base and wall mounted units with marble effect worktops over with tiled splash-backs. There are spaces for an electric cooker and a dishwasher. Inset sink and draining board. Space for fridge. Wall mounted radiator. A half glazed door leads to the rear of the property and a number of outbuildings.

FIRST FLOOR The first floor landing has doors to all three bedrooms and the bathroom.

BEDROOM 1 This bedroom is double glazed to the front aspect with far reaching views towards Holt. Wall mounted radiator. In one corner there is a door leading to an eaves storage area. There is the original Victorian fireplace with tiled surround. High ceilings and picture rails.

BEDROOM 2 Bedroom 2 is double glazed to the rear aspect and has a wall mounted radiator.

BEDROOM 3 Double glazed to the side aspect with a wall mounted radiator. High ceilings and picture rails. The original Victorian fireplace which is concealed.

BATHROOM Opaque double glazed to the rear aspect. There is a three piece suite consisting of a bath, a WC and a wash hand basin. Wall mounted electric bar heater and wall mounted radiator.

SCHOOL BUILDING The school buildings are divided into three classrooms, each with large glazed windows, high vaulted ceilings and the original wood block flooring. The two larger classrooms are divided by a large folding door which opens to give one large classroom if required. Further rooms include an office and the old washroom.

EXTERIOR The outside of the property is exactly how it was during its time as a busy school. To the front is a large tarmac playground which extends to the side and rear of the school. there are various outbuildings within the grounds.

SERVICES The property is served by all main services and has high speed broadband.

CHANGE OF USE Change of use was granted in 2014 to allow conversion of the main school building to three separate properties. The change of use has currently expired but could be reinstated subject to planning regulations to various other configurations. For further details please call Henleys.

AGENTS NOTE To the rear of the property beyond the boundary wall, there is currently ongoing construction of a small residential development.

Property features

  • Historic former school and grounds
  • Ideal for conversion
  • Change of use granted in 2014
  • Headmasters house and main school
  • Close to popular, local towns
  • House with school attached
  • Call Henleys for more details


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