Lowestoft guest house with 'astonishing' sea views comes up for sale

Large bay window overlooking the seaside with frilled curtains and two chairs sat side by side with a coffee table in the...

An eight-bedroom guesthouse, known as Somerton House in Lowestoft, has come on to the market at a guide price of £475,000 - Credit: Minors & Brady

A popular guest house with eight guest bedrooms and a log cabin in the garden has come up for sale in Lowestoft at a guide price of £475,000.

Selling agents Minors & Brady describe the Grade II listed property on Kirkley Cliff as a well-presented mid-terrace with period features, an enclosed garden and "astonishing" seaside views.

Photograph of Lowestoft's sandy beach and the pier stretching out into the sea, surrounded by blue sky and white fluffy...

The property offers unparalleled views of Lowestoft seafront - Credit: Minors & Brady

Its total accommodation is arranged over five floors, with provision for its owners to enjoy private, self-contained living accommodation.

At basement level there is an open-plan dining room, complete with breakfast bar, as well as a kitchen, utility room and lounge. 

Aerial photograph of a landing in a multi-storey house with patterned carpet

Accommodation at the property is arranged over five floors, including in the basement - Credit: Minors & Brady

The ground floor offers an entrance hall, office, cloakroom and two en suite bedrooms, while the first floor gives access to three further bedrooms and a good-sized family bathroom.

Three further guest bedrooms, including two en suites, can be found upstairs.

Photograph of a decorated between with large sash windows, antique style furniture and a wrought iron bed

The property contains eight guest bedrooms and a separate master bedroom in self-contained quarters - Credit: Minors & Brady

The top of the house is where you will find the owners' private living quarters, featuring a spacious lounge, fitted kitchen and large master bedroom. There is also a bathroom with walk-in shower.

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Outside the property enjoys a patio area to the front, which can be easily maintained.

Photograph of the front of Somerton House guesthouse with a small patio garden with pots outside and a bright blue door...

There is a small, low-maintenance garden at the front of the property - Credit: Minors & Brady

There is also a good-sized garden at the rear, which has recently been landscaped and laid with artificial grass. Towards the end of the garden there is an additional patio seating area and a log cabin fitted with electricity, offering the potential to be used as a small tea room.

Off-road parking for up to three vehicles is also available at the rear.

Kirkley Cliff, Lowestoft
Guide price: £475,000
Minors & Brady, 01502 447788, www.minorsandbrady.co.uk

Photograph of a small back garden with artificial grass laid, a small stone patio and a log cabin

The property's rear garden has been landscaped with artificial grass and includes a log cabin which offers potential for a tearoom in the future - Credit: Minors & Brady