Set within 30-acres of private grounds, this superb property is perfect for exploring the stunning northern coast of Norfolk. The picturesque village of Ingoldisthorpe is within easy reach of the beautiful sandy beaches of Holkham, Brancaster and Hunstanton. You can explore the ancient Peddars Way Trail and the glorious Norfolk Coastal Path, with a network of tranquil lanes and trails offering great walking and cycling. The area is abundant with opportunities to enjoy the natural world, with RSPB bird and nature reserves at Titchwell and Snettisham within easy reach. The Sandringham Estate and Museum is just 3 miles away. Also nearby are charming and historic market towns including King’s Lynn, Burnham Market and Fakenham, home of the Fakenham Racecourse.
Built in 1745, and originally named Mount Amelia, this is one of the few Grade-II listed country houses in England and offers a substantial venue for discerning large families and groups wishing to holiday together. On entering you will find a split landing entrance hall which leads you into the spacious and inviting drawing room. With plenty of comfy seating, an 18th century open fire, games table, Smart TV/DVD and Hi-fi, this is a lovely room to relax in, and enjoy the views out over the valley and to the sea. You will also find the Long Room, a lovely reception room with a dining area suitable for twelve guests, as well as plenty of sofas, Hi-fi, an open fire and sea views. There is also a spacious coffee room with an open fire, feature fireplace and garden views. Exploring further you will find a delightful kitchen which is fully equipped with an AGA-style double oven, a double electric oven, American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and a breakfast table with seating for eight people. There is also a utility room which houses the washing machine, dryer, microwave and dishwasher, and a walk-in pantry with fridge/freezer and additional microwave. The ground floor also offers a fantastic TV/games room with a pool table, table tennis, darts, football table, TV/DVD, plenty of seating and a cosy wood burner. There is also a separate WC and a boot room with WC.
From the ground floor, head down to the lower ground floor where you will find a formal dining room with seating for approximately 16-24 guests, as well as a large wood burner. Going up to the first floor you will find nine charming bedrooms. The South Wing room offers a king-size four-poster antique bed, with a single day bed with single truckle bed underneath, as well as a sofa and an en-suite bathroom with a shower over the corner bath and a WC. The Green room features a king-size antique bed, TV/DVD, chaise lounge, feature fireplace and views out over the garden to the sea. This room also has an en-suite split level bathroom with wet room area, shower over the bath and a WC. The master bedroom has a king-size antique four-poster bed, seating area, feature fireplace, TV/DVD, and steps which lead down to an en-suite bathroom with shower over the bath and WC. Connecting to the master bedroom is a useful Study room, with an extra child's bed. Exploring further, you will find four more bedrooms. Jack's room is a double room with an antique hand-painted four-poster bed, feature fireplace, TV/DVD, and an en-suite bathroom with bath, hand held shower mixer tap and WC. Bara's room has a king-size antique bed and a roll top bath in the room. Sweet Pea room, which can interconnect with the North Wing room, offers a double bed, views out to sea and en-suite access to a shared bathroom, complete with bath, hand held shower mixer tap and WC. The North Wing twin room has two single beds, and shared en-suite access to a bathroom with a free-standing walk in shower, roll top bath and a separate WC. There is also a Bunk room, with two single bunk beds and views over the drive and front gardens. Finally you will find the Butlers room with a four-poster bed and feature fireplace.
Stepping outside, you can enjoy the beautiful garden with an extensive lawn, a wonderful York stone terrace, and plenty of furniture with BBQ, allowing you to sit back and dine al fresco and take in the fantastic views across the Wash. You may have access to the 30-acre grounds with agreement of the owner, who lives within the grounds of the estate. Ample off-road parking is available for up to eight cars.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.
Please note there is a refundable £500 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.