Molly's Cottage, The Driftway, Felbrigg, Norwich, Norfolk

For Sale - Guide Price £675,000

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Property Description

The Property

Located in the rural village of Felbrigg, Molly's Cottage is a brick and flint four bedroom detached cottage with a wrap around garden and unspoilt countryside views with a view of the sea on the horizon. The cottage is currently a much loved second home and successful holiday let and has been beautifully renovated by the current owners to an extremely high standard with great attention to detail. Felbrigg village is well located for the coast and a five minute drive to Cromer with excellent amenities, a sandy beach and plenty of shops and places to eat.  Felbrigg Hall and Park is also on the doorstep, owned by the National Trust with a stunning walled garden, extensive parkland and woods to explore, as well as an excellent café and shop.  

The accommodation at Molly's Cottage briefly comprises an open plan kitchen/dining and sitting room, downstairs snug/single bedroom and shower room and upstairs, there are three double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

The interior has a stylish modern feel with light streaming through the large windows facing out over the garden, making the most of the wonderful views.   

The front door leads into the main ground floor living space with smart wood effect Amtico flooring throughout.  The room is wonderfully bright with windows and doors on each side, with the kitchen to the right and the dining area and sitting room facing out towards the garden.   

The kitchen has newly fitted shaker style units top and bottom with granite worktops, a Stoves free-standing oven, a double butler sink and an integrated free-standing fridge freezer and dishwasher.  There is a beautiful double glass cabinet on the wall, providing useful storage for glassware and crockery. The dining space, in the centre and by the spiral staircase has a large wooden rectangular table, comfortably seating six guests with Lloyd Loom white chairs.  

The sitting room area beyond overlooks the garden and is surrounded by windows and French doors on three sides, a newly installed woodburning stove, two comfortable sofas and wooden coffee table with a glass overlay. 

Off the main living space is a snug/single bedroom to the left of the front door, currently housing a day bed.  Opposite the front door is the utility/shower room, with the washer dryer neatly stored in the cupboard, a hand wash basin, loo and walk in shower.  

A spiral staircase, off the main living space, leads upstairs to a landing with high vaulted ceilings, to three double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

The principal bedroom is glorious with floor to ceiling windows and doors opening out to a safety balcony, with ample room for a king size wooden sleigh bed, bedside tables and additional bedroom furniture.  The second bedroom is another good sized room, also with wonderful views of the countryside, with a king size wooden sleigh bed, bedside tables and a dressing table.  The third bedroom currently houses twin beds and a chest of drawers and faces the front of the cottage.  The family bathroom is newly fitted with a contemporary curved bath, shower over, hand wash basin and loo.  


The front of house has a gravel drive with plenty of space for parking cars and hedges each side. The private garden wraps around the property with access to the rear garden from both sides and is fully enclosed, laid with gravel and pebbles and surrounded by established trees and shrubs. The paved area outside the living room is perfect for al fresco dining in the warmer months. For keen walkers, The Weavers Way public footpath is just outside the gates of Molly's Cottage offering wonderful walks from the doorstep.  

Holiday Let Opportunity

Holiday Let Income: Molly's Cottage achieves c. £2,275 per week during peak season

Holiday Let Occupancy: 25-30 weeks

Sleeping 6 in 4 bedrooms

Molly's Cottage is a much loved second home and successful holiday let. The property has been brought to up to standard with the current fire regulations.

The cottage is available as a turnkey, to include the majority of the contents (excluding personal items) 

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

The Location

Molly's Cottage is located at the end of a tree lined drive in the rural village of Felbrigg, surrounded by glorious countryside and only one and a quarter miles south west of Cromer. There is a weavers way footpath just outside the gates of Molly's Cottage leading straight into Cromer.  

Felbrigg Hall, owned by the National Trust is on the doorstep, with magnificent parkland, a walled garden and woodland to explore.  

Cromer has an excellent choice of restaurants, cafés, bars and pubs and independent shops and also a local hospital, doctors surgeries, dentists, supermarkets and a cinema. When in Cromer, you must try the famous Fish and Chips, either at Mary Janes, conveniently located nearby, or at the exceptional No. 1 Cromer, which is co-owned by Galton Blackiston from the renowned Michelin-starred Morston Hall.

For golf enthusiasts there are several world class courses nearby. The Royal Cromer is famous for being designed by Tom Morris and James Braid. The links courses at Sheringham, Mundesley and Hunstanton are also within easy driving distance and are open to non-members.

Cromer is well served by public transport with a train station and bus station providing links to Norwich and beyond.  

Other Information

Tenure: Freehold

Services: Mains Electricity, Water and Septic Tank

Heating: Oil 

Windows: Double glazed 


Council Tax: Currently on Business rates, claiming Small Business Rate Relief.

Furniture, Fixtures and Fittings: Included in the price (excluding some personal items)

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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