The Cottages, Newton Road, Castle Acre, King's Lynn, Norfolk

Under Offer - £249,500

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Property Description

The Property

The Cottages is a delightful three bedroom semi detached period cottage, situated in the popular historical village of Castle Acre. The property is laid out well and provides a spacious ground floor with the Sitting Room and Breakfast/Dining Room, divided by an exposed brick chimney with a wood burning stove for the Sitting Room. The kitchen is situated to the back of the house with windows and a door out to the garden.  Leading off the Kitchen is the large Utility/Laundry Room with plenty of space for appliances, coats and boots. There is also a downstairs loo, under stairs cupboard and door to the garden. The first floor offers three double bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower room and a family bathroom. 


To the side of the house lies the off street parking space with gated access to the back of the house. To the rear of the property lies the substantial garden with terrace area, perfect for dining outside in the summer months. The rest of the garden is laid to lawn with well defined boundaries of hedging and fencing all the way round. There is also a pedestrian right of way from the neighbouring property, allowing them to put the bins out.

Holiday Let Opportunity

Capacity: Sleeping 6 in 3 Bedrooms

Potential Holiday Let Income: £13,628.95

Potential Occupancy: 23 weeks

The Cottages is pretty period cottage with bags of potential to make a successful holiday let for anyone looking for a good return on investment, or a second home. Perfectly situated in the popular and picturesque village of Castle Acre, already home to a number of popular holiday let cottages demanding good rental incomes. The property benefits from having a large enclosed garden making it dog friendly, something which is increasingly popular with visitors. The projection figures are based on the average performance of holiday cottages in and around Castle Acre listed with leading agents, Norfolk Cottages.

The Location

The picturesque and historical village of Castle Acre lies on the River Nar, 4 miles from the market town of Swaffham. It is best known for the twin ruins of Castle Acre Castle and Castle Acre Priory, which lie immediately to the east and west. The village is bursting with quintessential period properties with beautiful narrow streets leading to the village green, where you will find Barnfields Cafe, The Ostrich (which has been in situation for over four hundred years!) and an Antique Shop. There is also a primary school, grocery shop with a post office, a fish and chip shop and The George and Dragon Pub on the outskirts of the village.

There is also a large selection of guided walks exploring the history of the village and beautiful walks from the village taking you along the Nar Valley Way including the Peddars Way which stretches north towards the coast near Hunstanton and south towards Thetford. There is also plenty of shopping to be found in Swaffham including a large Waitrose and Tesco and the coastal town of Wells-next-the-Sea is just 30 mins drive to the north.

Other Information


Oil fired central heating, mains drainage and mains water.

Energy Efficiency Rating: E

Council Tax: Kings Lynn & West Norfolk - Band B*

*The property could be eligible for Small Business Rate Relief as a Furnished Holiday Let.

Agent’s note: 1. Whilst these particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair description of the property, these do not form any part of any offer or contract nor may they be regarded as statements of representation of fact. 2. Big Skies Estates have not carried out a detailed survey, nor tested the services, appliances and specific fittings. All measurements or distances given are approximate only. 3.No person in the employment of Big Skies Estates has the authority to make or give representation or warranty in respect of this property. Any interested parties must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of any information given.

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