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6 bedroom farm house for sale


Withdrawn from Market £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • An Exceptional Thatched Property
  • Can be converted back into one property
  • Stunning countryside views and views across to Turf Fen Mill
  • 3.7 acres (sts) (post and rail fenced)
  • Ludham is a village on the broads with good amenities
  • Ample Parking and Cart Shed Garaging
  • Dual Occupancy Living
  • Nearby local countryside walks and access to the broads
  • Nearby towns of Wroxham and Stalham
  • Holiday Let Potential

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Broadmead Farm is an exceptional mid-18th Century period Norfolk thatched property situated in the most beautiful location in grounds of 3.7 acres (sts). The property is presently being used as two spacious family homes, being Broadmead Farmhouse and Broadmead Barn but could easily be made into one large family home. The property also enjoys a number of outbuildings including a large main barn, old stables with hayloft above, garaging and further timber stables, storage and cart barns.  

LUDHAM Ludham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk, in The Broads, at the end of a dyke leading to Womack Water and flowing into the River Thurne. There is a primary school and nursery and a number of other schools located a few miles away. Ludham has an array of shops, pubs, restaurants, cafes and a butcher. The village is ideally located to explore The Broads and you are able to hire a day boat from Womack or Ludham Bridge with its shops, restaurant and boat yard which is a popular mooring place for boats in the summer months. The hamlet of Johnson Street and The Dog Inn are just a short walk away. It is a good starting point for walks along the riverbank past the nature reserve at Buttle Marsh to How Hill. The How Hill estate occupies much of the north west of the village and here can be found a small museum, nature trail and formal and water gardens. There is an extensive network of public footpaths and permissive paths allowing access to most parts of the parish. Ludham has a good bus services with a stop outside the peaceful St Catherine's Church and there is also a small airfield. 



ENTRANCE HALL 17' 0" x 7' 2" (5.18m x 2.18m) Impressive large original latched entrance door, exposed beams and full height fitted mirror. Storage heater, staircase to landing and glazed door leading to the rear hall and garden. 

SITTING ROOM 18' 9" x 17' 2" (5.72m x 5.23m) A lovely light room with double aspect windows looking out across the garden, central oak beam and carved oak fireplace with raised tiled hearth. Two storage heaters. 

OFFICE 9' 0" x 4' 4" (2.74m x 1.32m) Open shelving and exposed rustic beam. 

DINING ROOM 17' 0" x 15' 5" > 12' 0" (5.18m x 4.7m > 3.66m) Double aspect windows, exposed beams, storage heater and built-in understairs storage cupboard.  

CENTRAL LOBBY With connecting doors to Broadmead Barn and the study. 

STUDY 14' 2" x 11' 0" (4.32m x 3.35m) Double aspect windows and glazed double doors leading out onto the garden and storage heater. 

KITCHEN 13' 5" x 7' 9" (4.09m x 2.36m) A good range of oak fitted base and wall units with worktop surfaces incorporating a 1.5 bowl white china sink, Stoves electric double oven and matching Stoves ceramic hob with extractor hood canopy over. Bosch dishwasher, dimplex skirting board heater, space for fridge/freezer and extensive white wall tiling. Window overlooking gardens. 

UTILITY ROOM 9' 0" x 7' 0" (2.74m x 2.13m) A range of fitted base units with Iroko hardwood worktop surfaces incorporating a Belfast sink, plumbing and vent for washing machine and dryer and space for fridge/freezer. 

REAR HALL Door to garden. 

CLOAKROOM Low level WC, pedestal hand basin, extensive tiling and chrome heated towel rail.  

LANDING Storage heater and three built-in linen storage cupboards with hanging space. 

BEDROOM ONE 14' 6" x 11' 7" (4.42m x 3.53m) Double aspect dormer windows, partially vaulted ceiling with exposed roof timbers and two double and two single fitted wardrobes. Storage heater. 

EN-SUITE BATHROOM 9' 9" x 8' 0" (2.97m x 2.44m) White bathroom suite having a corner bath with fitted shower and shower screen, low level WC, pedestal hand basin and bidet. Heated towel rail, electric wall heater and exposed roof timbers. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. 

BEDROOM TWO 15' 0" x 14' 0" (4.57m x 4.27m) Partially vaulted ceiling with exposed roof timbers, double aspect windows giving lovely country views and storage heater. 

SHOWER ROOM Fitted shower, pedestal hand basin, extensive white splashback tiling, low level WC and heated towel rail. 

BEDROOM THREE 9' 5" x 6' 5" (2.87m x 1.96m) Dormer window, exposed beams, dimplex wall heater and recessed book shelving.  

OUTSIDE There is a lovely formal front lawn which wraps around to the front, side and rear of the property, well established shrub bed borders with established rose beds and beautiful wisteria growing across the front of the property. There is mature holly hedging to the front and a summerhouse. The rear garden has a small attractive decking area, lovely lawn and further shrub bed borders. Outside lighting, cold water tap and the most wonderful views out across the paddock and The Broads.  



ENTRANCE HALL Oak flooring, exposed beams and double doors leading through to the sitting room. 

SITTING ROOM 20' 0" x 17' 3" (6.1m x 5.26m) A most impressive room with full-height vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and oak flooring, double aspect windows, decorative brick fireplace incorporating an electric living flame effect fire and staircase to mezzanine office and master bedroom suite. 

DINING ROOM 11' 10" x 11' 0" (3.61m x 3.35m) Exposed beams and windows overlooking the rear garden and paddock. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 17' 0" x 9' 10" (5.18m x 3m) A good range of oak fitted base and wall units with granite style worktop surfaces incorporating a granite sink with chrome hot and cold mixer tap, brushed steel Neff double oven and microwave. De Dietrich ceramic induction hob with extractor hood canopy over, built-in fridge and dishwasher and dimplex skirting board heater. Ceramic tiled floor, exposed brickwork and connecting door through to Broadmead Farmhouse. 

UTILITY ROOM 9' 8" x 6' 10" (2.95m x 2.08m) Range of fitted base units with granite style worktop surfaces incorporating a granite sink with chrome hot and cold mixer tap, spaces for fridge/freezer and washing machine, ceramic tiled floor, glazed door to garden and walk-in shelved cupboard.  

CLOAKROOM Low level WC, pedestal hand basin and meter cupboard.  

INNER HALL Attractive archway. 

BEDROOM TWO 14' 7" x 9' 0" (4.44m x 2.74m) Exposed trusses and views out to the front courtyard garden. 

BEDROOM THREE 14' 6" x 10' 0" (4.42m x 3.05m) Exposed beams and views out across the garden. 

BATHROOM 8' 10" x 5' 7" (2.69m x 1.7m) Fully tiled room with panelled bath with fitted shower, pedestal hand basin, low level WC, exposed casement beam, large fitted mirrors and built-in cupboard. 

BOILER CUPBOARD Housing the Worcester oil fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and radiators to Broadmead Barn. The boiler cupboard incorporates an airing cupboard and provides access to the boarded storage space with lighting. Electronic water conditioning unit. 

MEZZANINE STUDY 16' 0" x 4' 7" (4.88m x 1.4m) Accessed by the staircase from the sitting room, this is a lovely space with balustrading giving views down onto the main sitting room with connecting door through to the main master bedroom suite. 

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE 17' 0" x 12' 4" (5.18m x 3.76m) Two double aspect dormer windows giving wonderful country and garden views, exposed purlins, two double wardrobes, nine drawer fitted chest of drawers and fitted dressing table with four drawers.  

EN-SUITE BATHROOM 9' 0" x 5' 9" (2.74m x 1.75m) Built-in shower cubicle, vanity basin and low level WC. Fully tiled with fitted mirror and large walk-in wardrobe. 

OUTSIDE To the front of the barn there is a good-sized courtyard area giving plenty of off street parking and access to the main barn and workshop and side access through to the farmhouse. The rear garden, again, has been beautifully landscaped with a wide variety of mature trees, shrubs and plants and attractive brick terrace. There is a further decking area with timber summerhouse, all enjoying views out across the paddock and out across to The Broads. To the side rear of the property there is a separate five bar gate leading to a further private parking area and traditional cart barn measuring 19' 0" x 17' 0" (5.79m x 5.18m) giving covered parking for two vehicles and the oil tank for central heating system. 

OLD STABLE/WORKSHOP 25' 8" x 12' 5" (7.82m x 3.78m) With the original mangers, hayloft above and electric power and light. 

MAIN BARN 34' 0" x 19' 0" (10.36m x 5.79m) Lovely old barn having great potential for further accommodation, party barn or annexe (subject to the relevant planning permissions).  

ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING E. The reference number can be obtained from Sowerbys upon request.
To retrieve the Energy Performance Certificate for this property please visit and enter in the reference number.  

COUNCIL TAX Broadmead Barn: Band A.
Broadmead Farmhouse: Band F. 

SERVICES CONNECTED The property is connected to mains electricity and water. Septic tank drainage and telephone and broadband connected. Heating in Broadmead Barn is by way of oil and Broadmead Farmhouse has night storage heaters. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
22 July 2015


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