Holm Oaks, 83a Cromer Road, Holt, Norfolk

Sold STC - £795,000

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Property Description

The Property

A rare opportunity to purchase a substantial single storey property in central Holt, offering a range of versatile accommodation options; from continuing as a family home with an income generated from the already highly successful B&B business through to becoming a substantial private family home.  

Currently, Holm Oaks is a well-respected, four star B&B; offering spacious and comfortable living accommodation for the owners, briefly comprising of a generous sitting room, dining kitchen, double bedroom, family bathroom and private garden.  There are four further double bedrooms for guests, all with en suite facilities and a large conservatory, which is currently utilised as the breakfast room for guests.

From the oak framed porch you enter the hallway and what is now the owners accommodation.  The sitting room is to the front of the property, looking out over the front garden and summer house beyond.  This is a bright and welcoming room with light flooding in from three aspects and a sliding door out to the side garden with private outside dining space for the summer months and a charming wood burner style gas fire to cosy up around in the cooler seasons.  

Leading from the sitting room via French Doors is the spacious kitchen diner, a modern fitted kitchen comprising both wall and base units and a breakfast bar, with range style oven and hob and plenty of space for a dining table and chairs.  There is access out to the small side conservatory / utility space and on from there to the pretty rear garden.

Also off the hallway is the owners double bedroom, with mirrored wardrobes spanning the full width of the room and adjacent to this is the family bathroom with a charming claw foot bath with shower over.

From here there is a door separating the owners accommodation from the guest rooms and the conservatory.  There are four double guest bedrooms in total all with en suite facilities and all individual in character, with stylish and bright interiors and high quality furnishings.

Bedroom One - Currently a double room with an en suite shower room.  This room also features a connecting door to the owners accommodation.  Immediately adjacent to this is Bedroom 2, a slightly larger room, currently set out as a twin room with a good sized en suite shower room.  Bedroom 3 is located off the conservatory and is a lovely double bedroom with a stylish en suite shower room.  Bedroom 4 is the largest of all the guest bedrooms and is accessed via a door on the outside of the property, by the side of the conservatory to the rear.  This room boasts twin beds a sofa and a good sized en suite shower room.

The conservatory is a lovely feature of Holm Oaks, it is a large and sunny room, currently set with tables for breakfast for guests and plenty of space for a sofa and large dresser.  The large windows look out to the rear patio garden with tables and chairs for guests to relax in the sunshine.


Holm Oaks is approached from the Cromer Road leading from the centre of town to Gresham's Senior School.  There is a large parking area, easily able to accommodate several cars and a lovely grassed garden with a summer house and several handsome holm oak trees, after which the property is named.

To the rear is the patio area, easily large enough for outside dining furniture and garden sheds.  There is a fence with gates which lead through to what is currently the owners garden, which is a haven of tranquility with a fish pond, pergola over with fruiting grape vine and ample space for garden furniture.  From here it is possible to access the side of the house to enter the kitchen, sitting room and the outside dining space.

Income Generation Opportunity

Holm Oaks has been a very successful Bed and Breakfast for several years and has provided a solid income for the current owners.  It is rated at Four Stars by the AA and has fantastic reviews from guests with many returning time and time again.

The four double bedrooms are all served with en suite facilities and there is a large bright dining conservatory for breakfast and a garden area to sit out to the rear.

This business could easily be continued by new owners if desired.

There are a variety of other income generating options that could be considered for Holm Oaks should B&B not be appealing.  The property offers such versatile accommodation that imagination is really the only limiting factor.

The Location

Holm Oaks is situated just on the edge of the centre of town in Holt. It is within easy walking distance of all the shops and restaurants and close to Gresham's Prep & Senior schools. Holt is a very popular and charming Georgian market town, close to the North Norfolk coastal villages of Blakeney, Cley-next-the-Sea, Salthouse, Weybourne and Kelling.

There is a fantastic selection of quality independent retailers, boutiques, high street names and interesting antique shops in the centre of the town, alongside the famous Bakers & Larners department store with it's fabulous food court, excellent butchers, bakers, fishmongers and a host of cafes, restaurants, bars and pubs. There is even a steam railway line, with trains to Sheringham every day.

The town has a thriving local community and is very popular with visitors to the area, many of whom support great local events throughout the year, like the Holt Festival in the Summer and the Christmas Lights switch on in the winter. The town is also home to Gresham's a prominent independent school, founded in 1555. There are a number of cultural events held at the school which are open to the public too. The town is just a few miles from the coast and within easy reach of Fakenham, Sheringham & Cromer. There is a useful train service between Sheringham and Norwich which is very handy.

Other Information

Tenure: Freehold

Services: Mains Electricity, Gas and Drains

Heating: Gas Central Heating

Council Tax: North Norfolk District Council. Band F

EPC Rating: C

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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