Poppy Cottage, Mill Street, Holt, Norfolk

Under Offer - £395,000

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Property Description

The Property

Poppy cottage is a charming, two-bedroom property, brilliantly positioned in the centre of the Georgian market town of Holt, only a short stroll the main high street. The cottage is of Brick & Flint construction, with a modern extension to the rear of the property. The accommodation briefly comprises: a sitting room, an open plan kitchen/dining room, two double bedrooms, and a bathroom.

The property can be accessed from the front or the rear, the back entrance is more commonly used of the two. Entering the cottage from the rear, you are welcomed into a lovely open plan kitchen/dining area through the French doors, with enough space for a dining table to seat four and a small sofa too.

The kitchen is shaker style, with built-in appliances such as an oven with induction hob, fridge freezer, washing machine, and dishwasher. There is also a useful breakfast bar.

The sitting room is extremely cosy, featuring a wood-burning stove with an oak beam above, centrally positioned in the room, and a window to the front aspect. This room offers a nice space to relax in, after a day exploring the local area.

Upstairs there is a central landing with all rooms arranged off. The principal bedroom is at the front of the property, which has a window to the front aspect, ample room for storage whilst providing additional built-in storage.

The family bathroom is in-between both bedrooms and features a bath, separate quadrant shower, wash hand basin, loo, and heated towel rail.

The second bedroom is currently arranged with two singles but also provides plenty of space for storage, whilst having a window looking out to the rear of the property.


There is no immediate off-street parking available at the property, but there is on-street parking available along Mill Street and an off road parking space at the allotment further down the road which may be transferable. The property has a courtyard garden at the rear with mature shrubs, there is a right of way over the rear from the neighbouring cottage.

Holiday Let Opportunity

Holiday Let Income: £21,000 (April 21 - December 21)

Holiday Let Occupancy: 30 Weeks

Sleeping 4 in 2 Bedrooms

Poppy Cottage has been offered as a holiday let since 2016 and proven to be booked up without fail since, minus two recent years that were disrupted. The owners have not taken any bookings since December 2021 and currently have closed the calendar ahead, allowing you to take on the property with vacant possession if you wish.

Should you wish to carry on with holiday letting, the cottage could be available as a turn key (with all furniture and contents) by separate negotiation and be ready to go soon as you complete!

There are a number of excellent local agencies who can assist with how best to present your property to the holiday let market and who can also provide a fully managed service including cleaning and laundry if you do not live locally. Please speak to the team at Big Skies for more details.

The Location

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

Services: Mains Electricity, Water and Sewage

Heating: Electric Heating, Water Tank with Electric Heater


Windows: Fully Double Glazed

Council Tax: North Norfolk District Council. Currently business rated as a holiday let and could be eligible for small business rate relief.

Viewings: Strictly by appointment with Big Skies Estates.

Agents Note: We are currently awaiting an updated EPC for the property.

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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