16 Norfolk Heights, Sedgeford Road, Docking

Sold STC - Guide Price £150,000

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Property Description

The Property

16 Norfolk Heights is a charming one bedroom apartment situated in Norfolk Heights just outside Docking. This apartment has lots to offer, whether you are seeking the perfect bolthole, holiday let investment or main residence in North Norfolk.

It features a large sitting / dining area, separate kitchen, spacious double bedroom and shower room. All 22 apartments and cottages have the benefit of being able to use the communal gardens and grounds that Norfolk heights is situated in, including a large residents parking area and drying green.

The apartment is accessed via a main entrance door, followed by a broad staircase to the first floor landing. Upon entry to the apartment, on your immediate left is the shower room.

The sitting / dining room is flooded with natural light streaming in through the two windows, which look out to the side of the building. There are two steps up to the kitchen which has both floor and wall units providing ample storage along with plumbing for a washing machine, space for an oven and undercounter fridge.

The bedroom lies to the rear of the property with a window looking out over the rear grounds, this is a spacious room with plenty of space for a double bed and bedroom furniture.


Norfolk Heights is an iconic Norfolk building, formally a Victorian Workhouse built in 1836 by John Browne and since then has been repurposed twice.

The first notable repurposing of Norfolk Heights was in 1916 during World War One, when the military took command of the building to use as an officers mess for Sedgeford airfield.

More recently in 1989 it was converted into housing. Situated in extensive gardens and grounds that are managed by the residents association, in addition to this Norfolk Heights residents have use of a communal drying area and driveway leading to the rear of the property to a large gravelled parking area for residents.

Holiday Let Opportunity

Holiday Let Potential Income: c. £10,000 - £12,000 pa

Holiday Let Potential Occupancy: c. 25 - 30 weeks per year

Sleeping: 2 in 1 Bedroom

16 Norfolk Heights lends itself equally to being a main residence, second home with great potential to generate a second income through holiday letting or possibly a longer term let if desired. The current owners enjoy the flat as their private second home.

The apartment would be perfect as a base to explore the North Norfolk coast and there are other apartments and houses within Norfolk Heights that are very successful holiday lets currently.

There are a number of local agents that offer a fully managed service, including marketing and management of bookings alongside provision of housekeeping, laundry and maintenance services.

The Location

Norfolk Heights is just a couple of minutes drive from both Docking in one direction and Sedgeford in the other.

Docking is a picturesque village in the north western corner of Norfolk also noted as being one of the highest points on the county. The centre of the village is just a mere five-minute drive away and there you will find a small supermarket with a post office, a pub, fish and chip shop, village playing field, primary school and much more, including a Farmers Market.

Sedgeford is another pretty village with a village pub and roads leading to Heacham, Snettisham, Ringstead and Thornham.

The property is ideally located for easy access to the outstanding coast line of North Norfolk, with beautiful Brancaster Beach just 4 miles away and Burnham Market with its array of shops, pubs and restaurants is just under 15 minutes away.

Other Information

Services: Mains Electricity, Water & Communal Septic Tank

Heating: Electric Panel Radiators

Windows: Double Glazed throughout.

Council Tax: Kings Lynn & West Norfolk Council Band A

EPC: Rated D

Tenure: Leasehold - 1000 years from 1st January 1993

Residents Association: Norfolk Heights Management is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of gardens and communal areas, including buildings insurance. Annual charge £1,728

Viewings: Strictly by Appointment with Big Skies Estates

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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