Swan Cottage is a large traditional chalk and brick Norfolk cottage dating back to the 19th century, boasting modern accommodation throughout. The property lies in the middle of a one-acre plot with uninterrupted views over the rolling countryside to the rear.
Inside there are five bedrooms, including two master suites - one upstairs with a large en-suite including a cast iron tub and walk in shower; and one downstairs with a wood burner and en-suite shower room. There are three further bedrooms upstairs and a family bathroom.
There is a 10m outdoor heated swimming pool and an outdoor kitchen with bar area, wood fired pizza oven, built in gas BBQ, space for a fridge and covered dining area with lighting and swings for children.
The heartbeat of the house is undoubtedly the open plan kitchen and living area, with an AGA and a wall of folding doors which open onto the front garden. There is a separate dining room and sitting room with open fire. Downstairs has natural stone flooring throughout and upstairs is solid oak flooring.
Holiday Let Opportunity
Capacity: Sleeps 9 Income 2017 – 2018: £70,000 Occupancy: 34 weeks
Swan Cottage has been a loved family residence for over 14 years. It is also a very successful holiday let business, achieving both excellent rental income and occupancy from April 2017 to October 2018; whilst the owners were living abroad.
In the tax year 2017 – 2018 the total rental income was £70,000 with 34 weeks occupied.
The property lends itself equally to residence and holidays and would make an ideal second home investment, with the capacity for generating significant income when not in use by owner or family.
Services: Mains electricity, water and drainage
Council Tax: West Norfolk District Council. To be confirmed.
Energy Efficiency Rating: E
Directions: Coming from A148 at Fakenham – turn right on to the B1355 towards Burnham Market. Follow for around 6 miles, driving through the village and on towards North Creake. The property is found on the left, behind a tall hedge at the edge of the village after barn conversions on left and small spinney of wood.
Agents Note: Swan Cottage is being sold on behalf of the owners of Big Skies Estates Ltd.
Swan Cottage is found on the very edge of the village of South Creake, heading towards North Creake.
The property sits in the middle of its plot with the River Burn passing by the edge of the rear of the garden which has uninterrupted countryside views.
The pretty village of South Creake boasts a thriving local community, a children's play area, sports field and tennis courts. It also supports a fruit and veg stand supplied by local growers, the Creake Crab Shed and the Creake Plant Centre
The Jolly Farmers (about a mile away) in North Creake is a lovely pub and the renowned Duck Inn at Stanhoe is less than ten minutes drive away as are all the shops and restaurants in Burnham Market. The beaches at Wells-next-the-Sea, Holkham and Brancaster are all around 10 minutes by car.
There is also the fabulous Creake Abbey with its food hall, cafe, great hairdresser, shops and studios, just five minutes away. Creake Abbey also hosts an award winning farmers market on the first Saturday of every month amongst other events sprinkled throughout the year.