The Old Night Nurses Home, Gimingham

06/08/2015

The quaint village of Gimingham has an antiquity predating the Domesday Book of 1086 and was formerly known as Gimingeham, which is believed to stem from the ‘Homestead of Gymma’s people.’ Gymma was an Anglo-Saxon warlord who settled in the area at some point in history between the 5th and 6th centuries. Artefacts discovered in the village propose that there has been human activity since the Neolithic ages, with flint and stone axe heads being unearthed.

 

The Old Night Nurses Home is a classic Edwardian Norfolk property, set within a fabulous and fetching area with an abundance of rich, unspoilt countryside views. The property is unlike the majority of houses for sale in Norfolk and has belonged to the same family for a lengthy duration. They have made some fine renovation works to the property to create an excellent family home, within walking distance of a highly recommended beach. The two tiered accommodation offers a spacious and airy living arrangement with plenty of natural light permitted into the rooms.

 

A bespoke, ‘Fired Earth’ fitted kitchen is a wonderful acquisition to the property, accompanied by handsome oak flooring and serving as a wonderful platform to bask in the surrounding rural landscape. A sizeable dining room can be found adjacent to the kitchen, resulting in a fantastic space to be able to dine and socialise with a family ambience. Elsewhere on the ground floor, a comfortable and attractive sitting room is located, providing an ideal location to wind down and relax.

 

The first floor boasts the four bedrooms, with an addition of a family bathroom. The lavish master bedroom is benefitted from a luxurious en-suite facility. Outside the property, a charming one bedroom annexe has been converted to a brilliant standard, providing a kitchen breakfast room, bedroom and en-suite, perfect for a teenager or an elderly relative.

 

Grounds of 0.39 acres (stms) surround the property and contain beautiful panoramic views of the bordering unblemished countryside. The gardens are well maintained and contain some scenic and mature planting and hedging, as well as a raised terrace which overlooks a former grass tennis court. An ample sized gravel drive provides room for parking and further afield The Old Night Nurses Home brags a range of outbuildings.

 

Gimingham is a secluded and peaceful village, ideal for a family looking for a quiet community to delve into. Nearby Mundesley (2 miles) and North Walsham (4.5 miles) provide an assortment of shopping amenities and conveniences. The beach is located minutes away from the property, on the highly esteemed north-eastern Norfolk coast.

 

This property for sale in Norfolk is currently on the market with abbotFox Bespoke and will inevitably be enticing a lot of interest from interested buyers across the UK. If you are keen to hear some more information about this outstanding property or would like to request a viewing, please call the office on 01603 660000, email chrispettican@abbotfox.co.uk or come us and see us at 2a Upper King Street, Norwich, NR3 1AH.

 

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Josh Cousens - abbotFox

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