Iven Cottage, Station Road, Burnham Market

Sold STC - Guide Price £435,000

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Property Description

The Property

Iven Cottage is a chocolate box pretty, semi-detached, two bedroom brick and flint cottage; located in the heart of the ever popular village of Burnham Market.  Originally built for the foremen working on the construction of the railway line in the mid 19th Century, the cottage has a cosy open plan layout downstairs with kitchen to the rear and living space to the front and there are two bedrooms and a shower room upstairs.  To the rear is an original brick built outbuilding, now a bedroom annexe with bathroom and garden room conservatory off and a charming rear garden.

On entering the cottage from the rear porch you arrive in the kitchen with modern fitted units, integrated oven and gas hob, space for washing machine and fridge.  The living room is through a wide arch and features a a charming brick fireplace with a living flame gas stove, cosy office / library nook, window to the front of the cottage, the front door.  

Upstairs there is a landing with the two bedrooms and shower room off.  The master bedroom is to the front of the cottage and is a good sized double room with a large sash & case window and fitted cupboards.  Both the landing and the master bedroom feature the original cottage floorboards, stripped and varnished.  

The second bedroom is a single room which is flooded with light from the large sash and case window looking out to the rear garden and features enclosed shelving behind the bed.

The shower room is off the landing between the bedrooms and has a mains pressure shower, WC and wash hand basin with a window to the rear of the cottage.


There is a shingled path, gated to the road, at the side of the cottage leading to the back garden and the back porch. 

The garden annexe is close to the rear of the cottage and accessed via a shingle path.  It is an original brick outbuilding converted to provide additional accommodation / living space and benefits from a lovely conservatory to the rear.  The main living space has ample space for a double bed, electric panel heating and a charming round window to the side.  There is an en-suite bathroom comprising bath, WC and wash hand basin with a window to the rear.  The conservatory is accessed via sliding glass doors and offers guests additional light and space alongside the opportunity to relax with a book with the French doors open to the garden.

The rear garden extends back from the annexe and is currently shingled, there is ample outside space to have a BBQ and dining furniture to enjoy some al fresco dining in the warmer months and to the very rear of the garden is a handy shed for storage.

To the front of the cottage there is unrestricted on street parking available just a minute's walk away.

Holiday Let Opportunity

Projected Holiday Let Income: c. £21,000 - £27,000 (gross p/a)

Projected Occupancy: c. 30 weeks (p/a)

Sleeping: 3/4 in 2 bedrooms plus potentially 2 more in garden annexe

Iven Cottage has the potential to be a fantastic holiday let.  The cottage is currently a much loved second home and used exclusively by friends and family.  The likely income that could be generated by the cottage will be very much dependent on how the property is presented to the holiday let market (hence the variable figures above).

There are a number of excellent local holiday let agencies that can give advice on the best way to present a property to maximise the income, just ask for more details.

The Location

Burnham Market is arguably one of the most popular, picturesque villages in North Norfolk.  It is a bustling and vibrant village with a number of excellent shops, boutiques and galleries arranged around the village green.  There are a number of fantastic eateries in the village including The Hoste, Socius and Number 29, alongside tea shops, deli offerings, bakery and butcher.

Whilst the village has a local community of residents and offers a doctors surgery, primary school, petrol station and convenience store, it is also a very popular holiday destination for second home owners and holiday let guests alike.  It is very close to the beautiful coastline and the beaches at Brancaster, Wells-next-the-Sea and Holkham.

Other Information

Services: Mains Electricity, Water & Drains

Heating: LPG Central Heating

Council Tax: Kings Lynn & West Norfolk Council - Band C

EPC: Rated F

Viewings: Strictly by Appointment with Big Skies Estates with first viewing appointments available from Friday 7th May to Saturday 15th May.

Agents 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. Where a property is promoted as suitable for holiday letting, such use is conditional on the legal due diligence to be undertaken by the buyer’s conveyancer to ensure the property can be used for holiday letting. Big Skies Estates does not examine the legal title or any restrictions on the property. 4. 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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