3 bedroom detached house for sale

The Ferry House, Somerleyton


Property Description

Key features

  • Idyllic Secluded Location
  • Village Location
  • Panoramic Views
  • Shooting Rights
  • Fishing Rights
  • Drifting Rights
  • Five Acre Plot (subject to survey)
  • Conservatory
  • Mooring
  • Outbuildings

Full description

A unique opportunity to purchase The Ferry House of Somerleyton which has its own mooring access and is complimented with panoramic views. The property is located on a five acre plot (subject to survey) comprising lawned areas and mainly reed marsh land and has various out buildings . However it is in need of maintenance work. There is huge potential once the reeds are cleared for mooring, subject to the necessary consent, or for the sought after Somerleyton clay which is used in brick production. Currently there is an agreement by Lord Somerleyton for parking of a vehicle and mooring on the Somerleyton side of the Broads. Viewing is highly essential to appreciate this idyllic secluded location.

CONSERVATORY - 18' 11'' x 6' 11'' (5.78m x 2.12m)
Brick base, single glazed window and door, electrical sockets.



KITCHEN - 10' 1'' x 8' 7'' (3.08m x 2.64m)
Rayburn, wooden frame single glazed window, work surface, under work surface cupboards and drawers, stainless steel sink.

LOUNGE - 12' 10'' x 8' 11'' (3.93m x 2.74m)
Single glazed window, single glazed wooden door and electrical sockets


DINING ROOM - 17' 0'' x 9' 11'' (5.19m x 3.04m)
Radiator, aluminium double glazed window.

SITTING ROOM (POTENTIAL BEDROOM) - 11' 2'' x 9' 11'' (3.41m x 3.04m)
Single glazed window and electrical sockets.


Single glazed wooden window, views over open farmland, bath, low level WC, and hand basin.

BEDROOM 1 - 18' 4'' x 9' 11'' (5.60m x 3.03m)
Single glazed window and electrical sockets.

BEDROOM 2 - 10' 11'' x 9' 11'' (3.33m x 3.04m)
Single glazed window.

Lawned area to front and to the back of the property, outbuildings - one housing electricity generator, mooring at the front of the property. In addition there is also a gentleman's agreement to park and moor up on the opposite side of the bank. The property has five acres of reed land (subject to survey).


Electricity from generator. Sewerage straight into reed bed. Bore hole for the water.

Proceed down Normanston Drive to the roundabout and take the third exit onto Gorleston Road and follow the road to the mini roundabout, signposted Somerleyton, turn left onto Hall Lane B1074, follow this road as it bears right and left and eventually joins Blundeston Road. Continue along the B1074 and follow signs for Somerleyton, upon reaching Somerleyton turn left into The Street and proceed down to the bottom near to the Dukes Head and take the turning down and proceed to the broads. Park up at the first available spot and an Aldreds 'For Sale' board is located at the property.

Lowestoft is Britain's most easterly town with its historic market place known as "The Triangle" and its varied selection of shops. The town boasts a marina, award winning beaches and Oulton Broad, one of England's most beautiful expanses of inland water. There are Museums * Theatre * Library * Sports and Leisure Centre * Schools for all ages * Rail and bus services to Norwich *


Scot Greenwood M.N.A.E.A.Melissa RichedaCourteney RemonTara Hart01502 565432

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
05 August 2009

Nearest stations

  • Somerleyton (0.3 mi)
  • Haddiscoe (1.8 mi)
  • Oulton Broad North (3.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Aldreds, Lowestoft

143 London Road North, Lowestoft, NR32 1NE

01502 455009 Local call rate

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