5 bedroom detached house for saleHartwell House, Wroxham
Offers Over £1,000,000
Full descriptionNorwich - 8 Miles
Stalham - 7.8 Miles
The Coast - 9.9 Miles
London Liverpool Street 100 mins by train
Magnificent period house with direct river frontage and private mooring set in beautiful established grounds of approx. 1.5acres.
Accommodation comprises briefly of: Entrance hall
Ensuite dressing room
Two further ensuite bedrooms
Separate self contained annexe
130' quay headed river frontage with 42' wet dock
Summer house with sauna
Original Victorian summerhouse
Double garage & store sheds
Property Hartwell House is presented in excellent condition throughout and is a spacious and comfortable family house. The house was built circa 1900 and stands in a quiet and attactive setting with outstanding views over the mature gardens to the River Bure and the private river frontage and wet dock. The house has lovely high ceilings and many original features throughout which gives it character and style. Of particular note is the triple aspect Drawing room which has a lovely bay window, bow window with window seats, a working fireplace with carved surround and marble hearth and french doors leading out to the garden. There is a spacious formal dining room which leads out to a recently added conservatory which could be used for a variety of uses. The Kitchen/breakfast room is the hub of the house with lovely wooden floors, carved wooden fireplace, plenty of wall and base units with beech worktops, French doors to the terrace and stunning views across the gardens to the river. There are a number of other rooms on the ground floor which could be used for a variety of different uses, please see the floor plan. Upstairs there is generous bedroom accommodation with a beautiful Master bedroom suite with dressing room and ensuite bathroom together with three further double bedrooms, two ensuite bathrooms and a separate shower and cloakroom. Access to the roof is via a hatch which still has the attractive original wooden ladder which leads up to a panelled storage area and then out to the Captain's Tower and roof balcony. The Separate Annexe has recently been refurbished to a high standard and offers double bedroom, shower room, reception room and kitchen/breakfast room this would be ideal for ancillary accommodation/nanny/family.
Outside The house is approached via large electric gates which lead to a gravelled parking area in front and to the side of the house, there is a double garage with electric up and over doors, power and light. The gardens are well established with an abundance of very fine mature trees, rhododendrons, azaleas, shrubs and plants. As the house is set on an elevated position there are a number of terraced lawns which lead down to the private river frontage (130') and the 42' wet dock (which was replaced along with the quay heading 5 years ago). Near the river is an original Summerhouse which comprises of two rooms and former kitchen and bathroom, this could make an ideal studio or play house. In addition there are a number of other outbuildings including store sheds, greenhouse and a thatched wooden summerhouse with built-in sauna. A lovely paved stone terrace runs adjacent to the house which is accessible via French doors from both the Drawing room and kitchen/breakfast room which is ideal for outdoor entertaining. In all the grounds and gardens extend to approximately 1.5acres (subject to survey).
Location Hartwell House is at the end of a no through road on the Norwich side of the River Bure, and is within easy access to Wroxham either by car or boat. Wroxham is in the heart of the Norfolk Broads and has an excellent range of shops and amenities. The town is ideally located for the Cathedral City of Norwich which is the cultural and commerical centre of East Anglia and has a direct train link to London Liverpool Street Station (100 mins) and an airport with international flights.
Directions From Norwich take the A1151 Wroxham Road, on entering Wroxham turn right into The Avenue. Take the left into Staitheway Road and right into Hartwell Road. Hartwell House is at the end of the road on the left hand side.
Tenure Vacant possession of the freehold will be given upon completion.
Fixtures & Fittings All fixtures and fittings including curtains are specifically excluded from the sale, but may be available in addition, subject to separate negotiation.
Agents Note The property is offered subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, whether public or private, all wayleaves, easements and other rights of way whether specifically mentioned or not.
Services All mains services are connected
Local Authority Broadland District Council - Tel: 01603 431133
Council Tax Band:H
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