4 bedroom detached house for sale
Herringfleet Road, St Olaves
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- Detached property
- Unique property with original features
- Six bedrooms
- Five reception rooms
- Three Bathrooms
- Over 4000sqft
- Annex potential
- 1.75 Acres
- Secluded location
- Trust membership of Nature Reserve
Beccles – 8.5 miles
Somerleyton – 2.2 miles
An opportunity to purchase an enchanting and unique detached house dating back to 1890s with many original features and spacious accommodation of over 4000sqft. Five reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, six bedrooms and three bathrooms with annex potential. Set in gardens and grounds of 1.75 acres and with Trust membership of ‘Herringfleet Nature Reserve’. Located in a private and secluded position in St Olaves.
Four bedrooms (two on ground floor)
Barn annex with:
Double height reception room
Shower room & sauna
Two galleried sleeping areas
Attractive mature gardens & grounds of 1.75acres
Original brick ‘wash house’
Detached double brick garage/workshop
Gravelled driveway with extensive parking & turning
Secluded and private location
Trust membership of ‘Herringfleet Nature Reserve’
A spacious detached period house dating from 1890s, originally a Victorian ‘Summer’ holiday home which has had extensive alterations and additions created over the past 50 years by the current owners. It is a truly unique property set in an enchanted location surrounded by a beautiful plot of 1.75 acres of mature gardens. The main house has spacious accommodation with a flexible layout and is full of character and original features, it would however, benefit from some improvements. The Barn Annex was created in 1974 this is a timber built structure with brick skin. The reception room is double height with immense inglenook fireplace, sliding glass doors out to a secluded terraced walled garden which runs along the length of the whole property. A kitchen area with red oil fired AGA and dining area. Shower room with separate Sauna room. Upstairs are two separate sleeping areas. The main house has a very spacious Drawing room with cast iron wood burner and full length windows with views over the garden and study adjacent. There are two further reception rooms, kitchen and garden room. Two double bedrooms and bathroom on the ground floor and stairs up to the master bedroom suite with dressing area, large bathroom and single bedroom. The property has been the creation of the current owners over many years and offers a ‘one off’ opportunity to an incoming purchaser.
The property is approached by a five bar gate, sweeping gravel driveway flanked by Scots Pines and Rhododendrons, detached double garage, extensive parking and turning space. The house is set in gardens and grounds of 1.75 acres with a sense of privacy and seclusion. There is attractive terracing surrounding the property with a pretty ‘walled garden’ to the rear with an abundance of climbing roses, jasmine, clematis and a wonderful fatsia tree. The original brick ‘wash house’ with butler’s sink and wc. The gardens and grounds have various lawns and woodland areas with a good variety of mature trees and shrubs providing complete privacy. A gate leads through to ‘The Herringfleet Nature Reserve’ of which the owners have Trust membership and was created by local homeowners when they purchased part of the disused railway line which lies along one of the boundaries. This provides excellent walking routes to Herringfleet Hills and beyond.
The village of St Olaves is situated between the market town of Beccles and the Port of Great Yarmouth. Both offer a comprehensive range of shopping, sporting, recreational facilities, schooling for all ages and a good transport services including Railway Stations with connections to London via Ipswich from Beccles and London via Norwich from Great Yarmouth.
Travelling North-West on the A146, at the McDonalds roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Norwich Rd/A143, continue to follow A143 for approx 6 miles. Turn right into Herringfleet Rd/B1074 and the property will be found on the right hand side.
Fixtures & Fittings
All fixtures and fittings including curtains are specifically excluded from the sale, but may be available in addition, subject to separate negotiation.
Two Oil fired AGAs, mains electricity and drainage.
EPC Rating: F
Great Yarmouth District Council
Tax Band: G
Postcode: NR31 9HJ
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.
Vacant possession of the freehold will be given upon completion
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