Wayside House, The Street, Wiveton

For Sale - Guide Price £695,000

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Property Description

The Property

Located in the picturesque village of Wiveton, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and overlooking the Glaven Valley, Wayside House is a red brick three bedroom cottage with a wrap around garden and unspoilt countryside views. The cottage has been a main home for several years and would benefit from some cosmetic and interior updating to reach its potential. Wiveton village has a strong community feel with a beautiful church St Mary's, an excellent pub, The Wiveton Bell, a short stroll away and the renowned Wiveton Hall Cafe on the opposite side of the road, overlooking Cley marshes.  Wiveton is excellently located between Cley-next-the-Sea and Blakeney.  

The accommodation at Wayside House briefly comprises an entrance lobby/sun room, kitchen, study/dining room, sitting room, downstairs bedroom/reception and bathroom and upstairs, two bedrooms and a bathroom.

The cottage, has a sunny entrance lobby, with plenty of space for furniture and for leaving coats and wellies before entering the main house.  Located off the entrance hall is the sitting room to the left, a small reception/study leading into the dining room room and the kitchen beyond, with a door out to the rear garden.  On the opposite side of the hall is another reception room/bedroom facing the front of the property and a family bathroom.  

The kitchen has painted wooden floors, an oil-fired Aga, space for an additional oven and laminate worktop with a door leading out to the rear garden.  Adjoining the kitchen is the dining room with plenty of room for a large table and additional furniture.  The dining room adjoins a smaller reception room, which has previously been used as a snug / study.  

The sitting room has generous proportions, with windows overlooking the front and rear of the house and currently has an electric fire, behind which is an open fireplace.   

Opposite the kitchen is another room, previously used as a downstairs bedroom with a window overlooking the front of the property.  Next door is the bathroom, with a bath and a shower over, a walk in shower, hand wash basin and loo.  

Upstairs, off the landing are two further bedrooms and bathroom. The principal bedroom is a wonderful size with magnificent views over the fields. Bedroom Two is well proportioned with a built in wardrobe and overlooks the rear garden. The bathroom at the top of the stairs, in the eaves, has a bath, hand wash basin and loo.  


The garden wraps around the cottage and the majority is laid to lawn with a paved path.  At the front, the sloped driveway leads off the lane, providing space for parking and has a large front lawn.  The rear garden is laid to lawn with two sheds and is accessed from either side of the house.    

Holiday Let Opportunity

Wayside House has been a much loved main home and would require updating to be used as a holiday let.    

For more information on holiday letting, please contact the team at Big Skies for a chat.

The Location

Wayside House is located in the idyllic village of Wiveton, an Area of Outstanding Beauty and with beautiful coastal walks on the doorstep.  The Wiveton Bell pub is a short walk from Wayside House and serves excellent food all year round, overlooking the village green and the church.  At the other end of the village towards Blakeney and Cley, overlooking the salt marshes and sea is the ever popular Wiveton Hall Cafe, with its colourful decor, serving breakfast and lunch using locally sourced produced and has a well stocked shop as well as exhibiting local artists work on the walls. 

Wiveton lies between Blakeney and Cley-next-the-Sea. Cley has two excellent pubs, cafes, a delicatessen, a smoked fish shop, Cley pottery and an art gallery and Blakeney is also well served for pubs, including The White Horse and The Kings Arms, a delicatessen, independent shops and cafes.  Wiveton is just four miles from the Georgian market town of Holt with plenty of amenities including a supermarket, independent butchers, greengrocer, delicatessen, a doctors surgery, veterinary surgery and an abundance of shops, cafes and pubs.   

Wiveton has easy access to the coastal path, which allows you to explore Blakeney, Cley beach, and the marshes of Cley. Keen birdwatchers can also take advantage of the fantastic resources and experiences provided by the renowned Norfolk Wildlife Trust Cley Marshes Visitors Centre. 

Other Information

Tenure: Freehold

Services: Mains Electricity, Water and Drainage


Heating: Oil Fired Central Heating with Immersion Heater 

Windows: uPVC double-glazed 

Council Tax: North Norfolk District Council: Band E

Viewing: 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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