The Cottage, The Street, Baconsthorpe, Holt, Norfolk

Under Offer - Guide Price £345,000

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Property Description

The Property

“The Cottage", a very traditional two-bedroom Norfolk cottage. Featuring a brick & flint façade and plentiful period features within, it's easy to get lost in the charm of this cottage. It is situated in the peaceful village of Baconsthorpe and is only a short drive to Holt Town Centre and the coast.

Upon entry through the front door, you are welcomed into a small conveniently positioned porch, with traditional Norfolk pamment tiling that also continues through into the sitting room.

The sitting room is bursting with character features, such as an imposing inglenook fireplace with a wood-burning stove, exposed beams, timbers, and brickwork. There is space for two medium-sized sofas and a window to the front.

The kitchen features bespoke painted and fitted units that blend in effortlessly within the period features that continue here. There is a butler sink that looks out to the courtyard garden, through the bay window. The kitchen is complete with marble flooring and a whole host of integrated modern appliances, such as a dishwasher, induction hob, oven, and fridge freezer.

Located off the kitchen is the bathroom that comprises: a freestanding bath with a bath/shower mixer head, wash hand basin, loo, and electric towel rail.

The stairs are accessed via the sitting room and there is a useful utility cupboard at the bottom of the stairs. At the top of the traditional Norfolk winder staircase, there is a centralised landing with both bedrooms positioned off. The principal bedroom has space for a double and leaves ample space for storage, there is a window to the front aspect. The second bedroom is currently arranged with two singles and has a window to the rear aspect.


To the rear of the property, there is a enclosed courtyard garden with mature shrubs and provides an ideal spot for al-fresco dining. The area can be accessed through the cottage itself, or there is a gated side entrance.

There is on road parking available immediately in front of the cottage. 

Holiday Let Opportunity

Potential Holiday Let Income: Currently achieving peak week rentals in excess of £1,000 pw

Holiday Let Occupancy: c.35 weeks

Sleeping 4 in 2 Bedrooms

The current owners purchased the cottage in 2019, which has been offered as a holiday let from this time. The property provides a great place for guests to explore the North Norfolk area, it comes as no surprise the cottage been repeatedly booked up without fail.

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

For more information on holiday letting, just call one of the team at Big Skies for a chat.

The Location

Baconsthorpe is a quaint Norfolk village, conveniently located just a 10-minute drive from the town of Holt and within easy access to the North Norfolk coastline. The village is surrounded by the beautiful countryside that provides endless countryside walks, whilst also being home to the ruins of Baconsthorpe Castle, which in its former glory was a moated and fortified 15th-century manor house.

The Georgian market town of Holt offers a fantastic selection of quality independent retailers, boutiques, high street names, and interesting antique shops in the centre of town, alongside the famous Bakers & Larners department store with its 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 daily.

Other Information

Tenure: Freehold

Services: Mains Electricity and Septic Tank (Last emptied March 2022)

Windows: Double Glazed Throughout


Council Tax: North Norfolk District Council - currently on business rates but previously Band B.

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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