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3 bed cottage for sale

£250,000 (£306/sq. ft)

Mill Road, Briston, Melton Constable NR24

3 1 1 817 sq. ft*
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Property features

  • Georgian Character Cottage
  • Extensive & Sympathetic Renovation
  • Sitting Room with Wood Burner
  • Kitchen/Diner
  • Downstairs Guest Cloakroom
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom
  • Lawned Garden to the Front
  • Rear Courtyard Garden
  • Private Parking

Property description

A picture-perfect Georgian 3 bedroom cottage fully renovated and nestled in a delightful village location close to Holt and the North Norfolk coastline. This pretty period residence has been the subject of an extensive and sympathetic program of refurbishment and now offers delightful accommodation with a fresh and inviting palette making it the perfect holiday retreat or main residence. The ground floor provides a spacious sitting room with wood burner, eat-in kitchen and guest WC. To the first floor there are three bedrooms and a family sized bathroom. To the front of the cottage is private parking and a pretty lawned garden. To the rear is a courtyard-style garden and period outbuilding, which could offer further accommodation. Located in a delightful village position with a wide array of conveniences nearby like butchers, bakers, pub and even a highly regarded fishmongers selling local Cromer crab.

Briston Briston is an old wool village between Fakenham and Holt with easy access to the North Norfolk Coast, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There is a junior school, nursery school, local butcher, bakery, fishmongers, two pubs, two grocery shops, a Post Office and a good Medical Practice. There is an 18th century cast iron cello in the Parish Church, which has a surprisingly good tone.

Accommodation comprises:- Ornate glazed and panelled front door leads in to the:-

sitting room 16' 4" max x 14' 8" (4.98m x 4.47m) Ornate multi-paned sash window to the front aspect overlooking the landscaped front garden, feature open fireplace with a decorative wooden surround, pamment tiled hearth fitted with a cast-iron multi-fuel stove. Four wall mounted lights, TV point and ample power points. Turning staircase rising to the first floor accommodation with fitted cupboards underneath, engineered oak floorboards, feature recessed wall alcove. Wide opening through to the:-

kitchen/diner 17' 5" max x 8' 5" (5.31m x 2.57m) A bright and spacious open plan kitchen/diner with an ornate multi-paned sash window to the rear overlooking the courtyard garden and ornate multi-paned window to rear, glazed and panelled door leads on to the garden courtyard area; recessed low voltage ceiling lights. Kitchen area comprising a matching range of shaker fronted wall units, base units and drawers, oak block work surfaces with a matching upstand, single drainer stainless steel sink with a brushed chrome swan neck mixer tap. Integrated appliances comprise of a stainless steel electric single oven, four-ring hob with stainless steel extractor canopy over and slimline dishwasher. Space for an upright fridge/freezer. Dining area, wall mounted electric radiator, ample space for a six seater dining table, engineered oak floorboards. In one corner is space and plumbing for laundry services. Panelled reveals the:-

ground floor cloakroom Central ceiling light, two piece white cloakroom suite comprising corner mounted wall hung wash hand basin with a chrome mixer tap and tiled splashback, low level WC, engineered oak floorboards.

First floor landing Ceiling light, access hatch to aloft space, high level fitted cupboard housing the electric meter and consumer unit, newly fitted carpet, a mixture of panelled & latched and solid oak bevelled doors to all further accommodation.

Bedroom one 15' 2" x 9' 1" (4.62m x 2.77m) A bright and spacious double bedroom with an ornate multi-paned sash window to the front aspect overlooking the garden and village common beyond. Two ceiling lights, feature open fireplace with an attractive cast-iron grate (not currently in use), recessed wall alcove, wall mounted electric radiator, multiple powerpoints, TV Point, newly fitted carpet.

Bedroom two 9' 1" x 8' 8" (2.77m x 2.64m) A delightful double bedroom at the rear of the property with a double glazed window overlooking the courtyard garden, semi-vaulted ceiling and ceiling light, wall mounted electric radiator, ample power points, newly fitted carpet.

Bedroom three 7' 7" max x 6' 11" max (2.31m x 2.11m) A pretty single bedroom with an ornate multi-paned sash window to the front aspect with views over the garden and to the village common beyond, central ceiling light, wall mounted electric radiator, ample power points, newly fitted carpet.

Family bath & shower room Opaque double glazed window to the rear aspect, four piece white contemporary bath and shower room suite comprising a pedestal wash hand basin with a chrome mixer tap, concealed cistern low level WC, panelled bath with a tiled and panelled surround, chrome telephone style mixer tap and separate hand shower attachment and recessed shower enclosure with a glass and chrome folding screen, fully tiled surround, wall mounted chrome mixer tap and head shower unit, extractor fan over. Wall mounted white ladder style towel heater.

Outside The cottage is approached from Mill Street opposite the attractive village common on to a shingle laid private front hard standing with parking for two cars; attractive brick walls enclose this area. A picket fence and gate leads on to the freshly landscaped front garden, which is mainly laid to lawn and is flanked by shrub and flowering borders. To the front elevation of the cottage is a shingle laid sun terrace enjoying delightful southerly views and aspect. To the rear of the cottage is a low maintenance fully enclosed shingle laid courtyard style garden which is enclosed by a selection of brick & flint walls and panelled fencing; this area enjoys the late morning, afternoon and evening sunshine. There is a substantial period timber framed outbuilding with a pitched roof and exposed brick & flint walls, this outbuilding has had remedial improvements but could be further enhanced and improved to provide a flexible outside space, i.E. Garden store, studio or potentially occasionally accommodation space.

Energy efficiency rating G Ref: To retrieve the Energy Performance Certificate for this property please visit and enter in the reference number.

Services Mains electricity, water and drainage.

Council tax rating Band A

directions Leave Holt along the High Street, turn left at the t-junction onto the A148 and at the roundabout take the second exit onto the B1149. Take the second turning right signposted Hunworth, drive through the village and into Briston. At the crossroads go straight across in to Briston centre, after passing Graves Butchers on your right take the first left on to Church Street. Mill Road is on the left and No.3 is on the left hand side.

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Market activity
Average price paid £251,941 Sales 74 Current average value £273,866 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £5,416 ▲ 2.02%

Property value data/graphs for NR24

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £357,635 £242 3.5 £332,114
Semi-detached £233,002 £254 2.9 £230,357
Terraced £158,233 £221 2.6 £179,333
Flats £93,773 - 1.8 £113,000

Current asking prices in NR24

Average: £353,476
Avg. current asking prices in NR24
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £322,772
(9)
£289,167
(6)
£433,333
(6)
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Flats - - - - -
All - £322,772
(9)
£289,167
(6)
£433,333
(6)
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Current asking rents in NR24

Average: £692 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in NR24
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £477 pcm
(1)
£594 pcm
(2)
£1,248 pcm
(1)
- -
Flats £477 pcm
(1)
£550 pcm
(1)
- - -
All £477 pcm
(2)
£579 pcm
(3)
£1,248 pcm
(1)
- -

Fun facts for NR24

Highest value in NR24
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Melton Park £501,967
Norwich Road £467,467
Rectory Road £432,290
The Street £414,357
St. Giles Road £408,246
Highest turnover in NR24
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Garden Close 52.4%
Bellview Close 50.0%
Bridge Close 42.9%
Gloucester Place 42.9%
Norwich Road 41.7%

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  • currently 4 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Sheringham (8.8 miles)
  • West Runton (9.6 miles)
  • Roughton Road (10.9 miles)
  • Norwich International Airport (15.4 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (75.4 miles)
  • Humberside Airport (77.1 miles)
  • Reedham Ferry North (28.7 miles)
  • Reedham Ferry South (28.7 miles)
  • King's Lynn Ferry Landing (28.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Astley Primary School (0.8 miles)
  • Corpusty Primary School (3.3 miles)
  • Holt Community Primary School (3.8 miles)
  • Huntercombe Hospital School Norwich (10.9 miles)
  • Paston Sixth Form College (13.6 miles)
  • Easton & Otley College (14.7 miles)
  • Gresham's School (4.5 miles)
  • Reepham High School and College (6.6 miles)
  • Sheringham Woodfields School (8.1 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,197 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 25,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £899 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £13/mo (£153/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
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Energy Gas £43 Electricity £51 Estimated energy cost £94/mo In partnership with uSwitch
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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 17400 kWh/year
Electricity: 4300 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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North Norfolk

Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £147 /mo
when paid over 10 months
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Water Supply £19 Sewerage £25 Estimated water cost £44 /mo
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Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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