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A Bishop of Norwich’s ‘holiday home’ goes up for sale

PUBLISHED: 13:52 22 May 2018 | UPDATED: 17:49 22 May 2018

The property at Old Hunstanton, for sale with Abbotts. Pic: www.abbotts.co.uk

The property at Old Hunstanton, for sale with Abbotts. Pic: www.abbotts.co.uk

This idyllic late Georgian residence overlooking the sea, for sale for £895,000, is believed to have been the Bishop of Norwich’s country retreat as well as an army base during the war.

The property at Old Hunstanton, for sale with Abbotts. Pic: www.abbotts.co.ukThe property at Old Hunstanton, for sale with Abbotts. Pic: www.abbotts.co.uk

This pretty Georgian house, built in 1812, offering 10 bedrooms and seven open fireplaces, is believed to have been the Bishop of Norwich’s country residence as well as a US army residence during World War Two.

The property at Old Hunstanton, for sale with Abbotts. Pic: www.abbotts.co.ukThe property at Old Hunstanton, for sale with Abbotts. Pic: www.abbotts.co.uk

The Corner House on Cromer Road in Old Hunstanton is for sale for a guide price of £895,000 with Abbotts.

The property, which has been run as a successful bed and breakfast business, offers lots of character with wooden floors and original doors as well as two staircases and four bathrooms.

The property at Old Hunstanton, for sale with Abbotts. Pic: www.abbotts.co.ukThe property at Old Hunstanton, for sale with Abbotts. Pic: www.abbotts.co.uk

Alex Drown, branch manager at Abbotts in Burnham Market, said: “This house is so individual and lots of people know it, it has so much potential and you just fall in love with it.”

The property at Old Hunstanton, for sale with Abbotts. Pic: www.abbotts.co.ukThe property at Old Hunstanton, for sale with Abbotts. Pic: www.abbotts.co.uk

The property at Old Hunstanton, for sale with Abbotts. Pic: www.abbotts.co.ukThe property at Old Hunstanton, for sale with Abbotts. Pic: www.abbotts.co.uk

The property is located just a mile from the main town of Hunstanton and comes with off road parking and is close to the sea and beach.

The property at Old Hunstanton, for sale with Abbotts. Pic: www.abbotts.co.ukThe property at Old Hunstanton, for sale with Abbotts. Pic: www.abbotts.co.uk

For more information contact Abbotts on 01328 320034.

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