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10 bedroom detached house for sale

The Old House, Harleston

Guide Price £795,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade ll listed house
  • 7,300 sq ft of living accommodation
  • Five bedrooms
  • One bedroom annexe
  • Two self contained flats
  • Ample car parking
  • Gardens extending to 0.5 acres (sts)
  • Town centre location

Full description

Diss - 10 miles
Bury St Edmunds - 30 miles
Norwich - 21 miles

Guide Price £795,000

An imposing Grade ll listed house, offering the potential for multi-generational living, situated in the centre of the town and benefiting from ample car parking and a large garden.

Accommodation briefly comprises:
Reception Hall
Drawing Room
Breakfast Room
Utility Room
Master Bedroom with En-suite
Four Further Bedrooms
One Bedroom Annexe
Two Self Contained Flats
Ample Off-road Parking
Range of Useful Outbuildings
Attractive Enclosed Garden

The Property
The Old House comprises an imposing Grade ll listed house which is understood to have been originally constructed in the 16th century and greatly enlarged over the years and encased on the front elevation in red brick in the 18th century. The property offers extremely versatile and spacious accommodation arranged over three floors and is conveniently situated in the centre of the popular market town of Harleston and benefits from ample off-road parking and a large enclosed garden. The main house has a central doorway with moulded door case providing access to the entrance hall which has a door into the reception hall. This room has two windows to the front elevation, inglenook fireplace, wide staircase to the first floor accommodation and a timber boarded floor. The drawing room has an open fireplace with marble surround and 'French style' doors leading out onto the garden. The kitchen is well fitted with ceramic double bowl sink, two door gas fired Aga, wooden worktops with drawers and cupboards under, a range of matching wall units, plumbing for a dishwasher, parquet floor and opens into the breakfast room which has 'French style' doors leading out onto the garden. The property also benefits from a utility room, pantry and cellar. On the first floor the master bedroom is an extremely attractive double aspect room with exposed ceiling timbers and en-suite bathroom with corner bath with shower attachment, double tiled shower cubicle, double inset hand basins and window providing attractive views over the garden. There are two further double bedrooms on the first floor, a staircase which leads from the landing provides access to the second floor where there are two further double bedrooms and a range of attic rooms. The north wing of the property provides two self contained flats with their own front doors providing access onto the street.

Vehicular access is provided from Mendham Lane where this is ample car parking behind a pair of timber entrance gates and a range of useful outbuildings. A paved terrace extends along the rear of the house to which French doors lead from the breakfast room and drawing room. The gardens and grounds are mainly laid to lawn with herbaceous borders stocked with a variety of flowering shrubs and several mature trees. The gardens and grounds extend to about half an acre (sts) in all and are enclosed by a high brick wall.

From Diss proceed along the A143 to Harleston and at the roundabout take the first exit into Needham Road. Continue into the High Street , turn right into Broad Street and then left into the Old Market Place. The property will be found at the end, just before the turning to Mendham Lane.

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 way leaves, easements and other rights of way whether specifically mentioned or not.

Main drainage, electricity, gas and water are connected to the property. Gas fired radiator central heating and electric night storage heaters.

Local Authority
South Norfolk District Council
Tax Bands: Main House F First Floor Flat A Ground Floor Flat B
Postcode: IP20 9BE 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
31 August 2011


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