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Abbotts Grange by Bennett Homes

Forncett St. Peter, NR16

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Abbotts Grange

Abbotts Grange is an exclusive semi-rural of just 17 high-specification private family homes sitting on very large plots (several of which back on to open fields). Each home is built with a distinctive character and with Bennett Homes’ range of fixtures and finishes. The village of Forncett St Peter offers tranquil country living with the benefits of the Village of Long Stratton just 2 miles away which is an active village with a supermarket, doctor’s surgery, dentist, pubs and restaurants, schools and a sports centre. The historic city of Norwich is just 12 miles away.
  1. Exclusive semi-rural
  2. Excellent transport links
  3. Tranquil country living
  4. Nearby local amenities



Forncett St. Peter, NR16

Local Information

Leisure Facilities

Situated in South Norfolk, the idyllic village of Forncett St Peter offers a tranquil country lifestyle with the benefits of larger towns and the city of Norwich within easy reach. Forncett St Peter along with Forncett St Mary and Forncett End make up the small and sleepy parish of The Forncetts.

With rolling countryside all around, you are well placed to make the most of the natural surroundings. The river Tas winds its way through the village and with plenty of footpaths, it couldn’t be easier to explore the nature and wildlife of the local area.

In this vibrant rural village you will find a real sense of community. With a small number of residents the parish of The Forncetts has a friendly, welcoming feel and regularly hosts events from baking competitions and quizzes to drama workshops and fκtes.

In the nearby village of Long Stratton you can find many essential services and amenities from the Doctors Surgery and Post Office to a supermarket, bank and public houses. For those looking to keep active the local leisure centre offers fitness classes as well as martial arts and gymnastic lessons, amongst others, and at Dunston Hall Golf Club you can take advantage of the beautiful 18-hole course shaped by the Norfolk fenland.

The historic city of Norwich offers the perfect blend of culture, entertainment and retail therapy with its vast array of museums and theatres, live music venues and an eclectic mix of independent and established stores.

Norfolk is host to some of the Country’s finest scenic attractions with The Broads within half an hour drive and the stunning coast under an hours drive away. Many of Norfolk’s coastal regions have been awarded the prestigious status of Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and it is easy to see why. From the pine-fringed beaches of North Norfolk to the sandy dunes of East Norfolk there are plenty of places worth exploring.


With Forncett St Peter Primary School located a mile away and Long Stratton High School nearby in the next village, families can expect quality education right on their doorstep. Forncett St Peter Primary School is a Church of England school and has been awarded outstanding on their Ofsted reports. With just four classes, this close-knit school works closely with the children and parents alike to achieve great results. Long Stratton High School has continually improved their results over the last few years and is one of the top schools in Norfolk.

Transport Links

Forncett St Peter benefits from a bus service connecting it with Diss, Long Stratton and Norwich. Located just off the A140, Forncett St Peter has excellent road links both south and north with Ipswich and Norwich both under an hour away.

Nearest stations:

National Train Station logo Spooner Row (5.5 miles)
National Train Station logo Wymondham (5.9 miles)

Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode



• Choice of wall colours*
• Oak hardwood handrails to stairs
• Fitted wardrobes as shown on individual house type plans
• 10 year NHBC warranty

• Porcelanosa ceramic floor tiles to kitchens and utility rooms*
• Full range of carpets available to purchase

• Superb choice of modern units, stylish worktops with upstands in a wide variety of colours and styles*
• Under pelmet lighting
• Rangemaster style ovens
• Chimney style extractor hood
• Integrated Bosch dishwasher, and plumbing for washing machine
• Satin chrome socket and switch plates to kitchen and utility rooms
• Option to upgrade to granite worktops*

• Quality Roca sanitary ware with chrome finish Vado taps
• Efficient thermostatically controlled showers
• Extensive choice of Porcelanosa ceramic wall tiles*
• Quality silver framed shower cubicles
• Drencher head and handset shower to master bedroom en-suite
• Fitted furniture to all bathrooms and ensuites
• Chrome towel radiators to bathroom and en-suites

• Efficient air source heat pump manufactured by Daikin with zoned underfloor heating to ground floor
• Thermostatic valves to all first floor radiators for greater control and cost effectiveness
• Electric fires with fire surround of your choice in various styles and colours*

Electrical Installation
• Comprehensive electrical installations throughout with circuit breaker to consumer unit
• Mains operated smoke detector with battery back up
• TV Points to lounge, kitchen and all bedrooms
• External lighting to front and rear
• Downlighters to kitchen, bathrooms and shower rooms

• A range of good quality facing materials carefully chosen, in keeping with the local environment
• Cream or white timber double glazed windows and french doors
• Top glazed garage doors
• Black UVPC soffit, fascias, guttering and downpipes

• Timber screen fencing to all rear boundaries (where no existing boundary treatment)
• Matchboarded gate for access to rear garden where suitable
• Outside garden tap
• Double or triple garages to all plots (see layout plan)
• Turf and/or shrubs to all front gardens
• Block paved driveways

About Developer

Bennett Homes, based at Nowton, near Bury St Edmunds, has established an enviable reputation as a high-quality developer in its 60-year history, having consistently won awards for unrivalled design and customer care over the decades.

Our homes are located in a range of attractive settings with essential facilities nearby, good transport links, excellent shopping and cultural activities and a broad range of leisure opportunities on the doorstep.
We believe in using high quality materials applied with skill and care - often reflecting local building styles that incorporate flint or carrstone and pantile roofs. Over 60 years we have never sacrificed our principles, preferring instead to be recognised for quality rather than quantity.
Making moving an easy and enjoyable experience has resulted in Bennett Homes winning numerous awards during our 60 year history. These include the Daily Express 'British Housebuilder of the Year' (11 times), Eastern Daily Press 'Customer Care' Award, National Business 'Customer Focus', many NHBC 'Pride in the Job' and What House 'Best New Innovation' Awards..

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