The Applepickers Barn, Grove Lane, Holt

Sold - Guide Price £850,000

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Property Description

The Property

This truly unique, detached property is filled with character and beautifully presented.  Tucked away off Grove Lane at the end of a gravelled driveway, The Applepickers Barn is perfectly located within an easy stroll of the town centre, yet private and secluded with wrap around gardens and over 2.500sq ft of living space.

The open plan living space on the ground floor features stunning exposed oak trusses and vaulted ceilings encouraging a wonderful feeling of space.  On entering through the front door you can look straight through to the dining patio beyond and to either side to the main sitting room and the kitchen dining area with snug beyond.

The kitchen, arranged in a horseshoe around the large central island has a plethora of storage and incorporates a gas range oven and hob (available by separate negotiation), integrated double fridge and freezer, dishwasher and larder cupboard.  The utility room off the kitchen has space for a washing machine and tumble dryer, a further sink & cupboard units, a door out to the side of the house and a handy shower room; ideal for hosing down sandy dogs or children.

The TV snug has French doors out to the garden to the side and a large window looking out to the dining patio and is perfect for stealing some quiet time with a book or catching up on the news.

The large main sitting room extends to over 530 square feet but still retains a cosy feel, with a large wood burning stove and two sets of French doors out to the South facing garden to the rear.

The principal bedroom suite is also on the ground floor and comprises of a lovely dressing room with French doors out to the rear garden, a spacious ensuite with a bath and fantastic walk-in shower and bedroom area with window out to the side.

Upstairs, off the galleried landing, are two further double bedrooms, both ensuite.  The first of which has twin fitted wardrobes / cupboards and a charming ensuite featuring a free standing bath with shower over.  The second has a window out to the side, fitted cupboard and ensuite shower room.


There is a lovely East facing dining patio accessed from the main open plan living area and the garden wraps around to the rear where there is a pretty secluded South facing garden with patio areas, a lawn, beautiful cottage garden planting and access to the rear of the cart shed.

The cart shed style car port has two parking bays and log storage.  There is parking on the gravel to the front of the barn at the end of the driveway and large gates can be closed at the entrance for complete privacy.

Holiday Let Opportunity

The Applepickers Barn is currently a main residence although could easily lend itself to being a second home with potential to generate a second income as a holiday let.

The unique nature of the property with it's sociable layout and stunning interior, situated so close to the centre of town would make it an ideal base to explore all that North Norfolk has to offer.

For more information on the holiday let potential of The Applepickers, contact the team at Big Skies.

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, Gas, Water and Drains

Heating: Gas Central Heating 

Windows: Fully Double Glazed Throughout


Council Tax: Band A, North Norfolk District Council £1,392 (2023)

Tenure: Freehold

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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