Holland House Chequers Street, Docking, Norfolk, PE31 8LH HOLLAND HOUSE Chequers Street, Docking, Norfolk, PE31 8LH AN EXTENSIVE GRADE II LISTED HOME WITH SEPARATE STUDIO AND ANNEXE Six Bedrooms Five Bathrooms Generous Reception Space Delightful Enclosed Rear Garden Period Features Central Village Location Built between 1720 and 1750, Holland House has during its long and distinguished lifetime been the village meeting house, a Dowager house, a bed and breakfast and is now a Grade II Listed family residence. Located near the village church and a short distance from the Victorian school building, this lovely old rambling home has six bedrooms, five bathrooms, a dining hall with an original inglenook fireplace and a kitchen with an AGA. Period features include eight fireplaces, the old copper in the boot room, a Victorian kitchen dresser and some old gas lamps from London Bridge, sited by the side entrance door. The garden is walled and within it is a separate annexe located next to a large private parking area and an artist’s studio. There is a further garden with a variety of mature trees including a fig tree, grape vines, a magnolia, bamboo plants, apple, cherry and plum trees. DOCKING All roads in North Norfolk seem to lead to Docking which is positioned between 200 and 300 ft above sea level, hence its original name of Dry Docking. It wasn't until the 1930's that Docking finally got mains water! It's a busy village with a grocery store and post office, a doctor’s surgery, a fish and chip shop, a blacksmiths and The Railway public house. There is a tennis court, a bowling green and a children’s play area on the village playing field. The village is perfectly placed for the North Norfolk coast, Brancaster Beach and the Royal West Norfolk Golf Club, being only 5 miles drive away. Hunstanton Golf Course is approximately 8 miles away. The RSPB Titchwell Bird and Nature Reserve is home to Terns and Waders and the Georgian village of Burnham Market and Sandringham House are also close by. Fakenham and Kings Lynn are the nearest market towns with regular direct trains running from Kings Lynn to Kings Cross. Burnham Market Office 01328 730340 [email protected] www.sowerbys.com ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:Panelled entrance door with window over to… ENTRANCE HALL 19’4 > 13’3 x 15’0 (5.89m > 4.04m x 4.57m) Formal entrance hall with large Georgian-style secondary glazed sash window. Fireplace incorporating a Clear View cast-iron woodburning stove. Staircase to the first floor with built-in understairs storage cupboard. Exposed floorboards and two further storage cupboards. DRAWING ROOM 15’0 x 15’0 (4.57m x 4.57m) High ceiling with two Georgian-style secondary glazed south facing sash windows. Period open fireplace with mantelpiece surround. Recessed bookshelving and exposed floorboards. DINING HALL 18’0 x 16’0 (5.49m x 4.88m) Side entrance door. Large inglenook fireplace incorporating a castiron wood-burning stove, set on a raised brick and pamment tiled hearth. Main staircase to the first floor. Access to the former cellar which is now the cinema. CLOAKROOM Handbasin and low level WC. Quarry tiled floor. PREP KITCHEN 14’0 x 10’0 (4.27m x 3.05m) Separate entrance door. Original fireplace and copper wash house. Large stone Belfast sink. Traditional brick and pamment tiled floor. SITTING/FAMILY ROOM 14’10 x 13’0 (4.52m x 3.96m) Georgian-style secondary glazed south facing sash window. Period cast-iron fireplace. Open-plan to the kitchen/breakfast room. KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 21’4 x 12’7 (6.50m x 3.84m) Traditional farmhouse-style free-standing kitchen. Large Royal Doulton Belfast/ salmon sink, which given its size can fit a whole fish. Electric cream four oven AGA with built-in pan settle to the side. Original farmhouse dresser with open shelving and fitted drawers. Exposed beams with vertical timber columns and exposed floorboards. Door to the pantry and door to the entrance porch. LARGE GLAZED ENTRANCE PORCH 8’4 > 4’6 x 6’0 (2.54m > 1.37m x 1.83m) Stable door leading out to the courtyard with raised herb bed, patio area and water feature. Within the entrance area there is a partially glazed door to the utility room. UTILITY ROOM 11’6 x 4’6 > 2’0 (3.51m x 1.37m > 0.61m) Washing machine and tumble dryer. Oilfired boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating. EN-SUITE BATHROOM 14’0 x 12’10 (4.27m x 3.91m) Velux window. Suite comprising central free-standing claw and ball rolltop bath with chrome mixer shower tap, large built-in Travertine walkin shower with central chrome shower rose and separate hand-held attachment, reclaimed shop counter with tiled worksurface which incorporates two small handbasins and low level WC. Exposed beams, spotlighting and exposed pine floorboards. Hot water tank with immersion heater and built-in airing cupboard to the side. OFFICE 7’8 x 7’0 (2.34m x 2.13m) Sealed unit double glazed window overlooking the rear courtyard. Exposed floorboards. BEDROOM TWO 15’0 x 15’0 (4.57m x 4.57m) Two Georgian-style secondary glazed south facing sash windows with seating. Period open fireplace, exposed floorboards, built-in wardrobe and connecting door to the second landing. SECOND LANDING Staircase leading down to the dining hall. Built-in linen cupboard. PANTRY 12’8 x 6’9 (3.86m x 2.06m) Fitted open shelving, original meat safe and built-in cupboards. GAMES ROOM/FITNESS ROOM 14’3 x 14’3 (4.34m x 4.34m) A wonderful cellar room which has been fully tanked and centrally heated, forming a surround sound cinema. Inset lighting. BEDROOM THREE 15’0 x 15’0 (4.57m x 4.57m) Two Georgian-style secondary glazed south facing sash windows with seating. Original period fireplace. Exposed beams, pedestal handbasin and original built-in wardrobe. SHOWER ROOM Doors to the following rooms. 11’7 x 5’0 (3.53m x 1.52m) Suite comprising large built-in shower cubicle with Triton electric shower system and handbasin. Open to cloakroom. BEDROOM ONE CLOAKROOM FIRST FLOOR LANDING 15’0 x 14’5 (4.57m x 4.39m) Two Georgian-style secondary glazed south facing windows. Period fireplace, exposed floorboards and connecting door to en-suite. Low level WC. Inset lighting, extractor fan and heated towel rail. Connecting door to the first landing. BEDROOM FOUR 14’9 > 12’9 x 14’0 > 11’3 (4.42m > 3.89m x 4.27m > 3.43m) Side window with seating overlooking the side courtyard. Period fireplace, exposed beams, and pedestal handbasin. Walk-in wardrobe and original built-in storage cupboard. Connecting door to en-suite. EN-SUITE 18’0 x 10’0 > 9’0 (5.49m x 3.05m > 2.74m) Low level WC, shower enclosure with tiled surround, washbasin, freestanding roll top bath with claw feet and centre mounted taps. Radiator, feature fireplace, window overlooking courtyard. INNER LANDING Staircase to the attic. BATHROOM 6’10 x 6’0(2.08m x 1.83m) White suite comprising panelled bath with chrome mixer shower tap, handbasin and low level WC. White splashback tiling and inset low voltage lighting. ATTIC LANDING Hanging storage area. BEDROOM SIX 18’0 x 18’0 (5.49m x 5.49m) Period cast-iron leaded oak window. Partial vaulted ceiling with exposed roof timbers. Period fireplace. Stripped pine floorboards and hatch through to a fully boarded and insulated loft storage area. BEDROOM SEVEN 11’0 x 11’0 (3.35m x 3.35m) Partial full height vaulted ceiling with exposed roof timbers. Exposed floorboards. BATHROOM White suite comprising panelled bath with chrome mixer shower tap, handbasin and low level WC. Exposed beams, shaver light point, chrome heated towel rail and electric fan heater. BARN/ANNEXE A fully self contained studio annexe with its own kitchen, sitting room/bedroom and walk-in wet room. ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES :Stable entrance door to… SITTING ROOM/BEDROOM 16’6 x 15’10 (5.03m x 4.83m) Partial vaulted ceiling with fully exposed roof timbers and Velux windows. Two sets of glazed double doors leading out to a private courtyard garden. Fireplace incorporating a cast-iron wood-burning stove. Exposed brick recesses, inset lighting, spotlighting and terracotta-style ceramic tiled floor with underfloor heating. KITCHEN 7’5 x 5’5 (2.26m x 1.65m) Limed oak fitted kitchen comprising matching base and wall units with worktop surfaces, incorporating a Belfast sink with Iroko hard wood draining board. LPG gas point with stainless steel electric double oven and hob. Extractor fan and Vaillant LPG gas-fired boiler supplying the underfloor heating and hot water. WET ROOM 8’0 x 5’4 (2.44m x 1.63m) Fully tiled room with walk-in shower having a chrome shower, handbasin and low level WC. Heated towel rail, shaver light point, inset lighting, extractor fan and ceramic tiled floor with fitted drainer. OUTSIDE A set of wrought-iron double gates leads to the side shingled driveway with two Victorian street lamps. The driveway continues around the side of the property to the rear parking area and gives access to the barn/annexe. A further set of five-bar gates leads into a large shingled courtyard and parking area. There is a large mature yew hedge with opening leading into the main walled garden. STUDIO A timber built shed with electricity and water. MAIN WALLED GARDEN There is an attractive central lawn with well established shrub borders, mature trees and a timber garden shed. SERVICES CONNECTED Mains electricity, water and drainage. COUNCIL TAX Band. F. ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING An Energy Performance Certificate is not required for this property due to it being Grade II Listed. For more information please visit: http://www.surveyandtest.com/what-doepc-changes-means-for-agents DIRECTIONS From our Burnham Market office, turn left out of the village on to the Docking Road, continuing through the village of Stanhoe and into Docking. At the T-junction, turn right on to the High Street and continue around the bends, where the property can be found on the right hand side, just past the village green and a small cottage, the house name is on the black iron gates. These particulars and measurements whilst believed to be accurate, are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in this firms employment has the authority to make or give representation or warranty in respect of the property.
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