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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Mill Road, Norwich, NR9

Sold by Us £385,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 17Th Century Detached Cottage
  • Panoramic Views To Horizon
  • New Norfolk Reed Thatched Roof
  • Three Double Bedrooms
  • Beams, Woodburner, Inglenooks
  • Original Bakehouse With Bread Oven & Old Copper
  • Heart Of The Home Kitchen & Garden Room
  • Detached Double Garage
  • Grade II Listed
  • 1/4 Acre With Spectacular Sunrises.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
EXQUISITE VIEWS OVER GENTLY SLOPING COUNTRYSIDE along with MASTER THATCHERS installing an entirely NEW THATCHED ROOF in the BEST NORFOLK REED along with new insulation to THE BAKEHOUSE with ORIGINAL FEATURES, a DOUBLE GARAGE and a SENSITIVE RENOVATION make this WORTHY GRADE II listed home which is far more spacious than appears, a MUST VIEW.
Having undergone in the last two years an extensive programme of renovation, this characterful home is ready to move into. The owners changed the thatch in 2014 to new regulatory standards with a fireproof membrane, using the finest Norfolk reed. The estimated lifespan is now approximately 60 years which is far in excess of many standard roofing. They re-roofed the kitchen and garden room and also upgraded the Bakehouse. All works are under guarantee.
The particular feature of this home is the views, unlike many in Norfolk and rivalling views anywhere.
The owners watch the seasons from the large kitchen/breakfast room and garden room and also observe all manor of wildlife that come and go on these undulating fields. An idyllic, tranquil spot for this cottage which dates back to the 17th Century and sits on a substantial plot of 1/4 acre circa, set back from the road offering a wealth of character including exposed beams, inglenook fireplaces, original bread oven, old copper and many other original features.

Barnham Broom is a sought after village with local amenities including village shop with post office, primary school, public house and the very popular Barnham Broom Golf, Hotel and Country Club. Barnham Broom is also within easy access to Wymondham with its amenities such as the Waitrose Superstore and is within the school catchment area of Wymondham High School. The property is well placed for access to the Norwich and Norfolk Hospital and the city of Norwich which is approximately 9 miles, and the fast roads of the A11 to London and Cambridge or the A47 to Great Yarmouth and Kings Lynn.

Entrance Hall
Porch with window to side, tiled floor and radiator leading to entrance hallway with under stairs cupboard. Latched doors leading to lounge and dining room and stairs to first floor.

Sitting Room
19'5" x 16'" (5.97m x 4.9m). Feature wide span Inglenook fireplace with bressumer beam over with multi fuel wood burner, ceiling beams, two radiators and wall lights. Windows to front and side.

Dining Room
9'5" x 19'10" (2.84m x 5.97m) Feature Inglenook brick fireplace with bressumer beam over (currently not in use), secret door leading to inner hallway, central beam and radiator. Windows to front and rear,

Kitchen / Breakfast
12'3" x 16'" (3.78m x 4.9m). Window to rear at sink with panoramic field views, stable door to rear garden and double doors lead to the garden room. Range of base and wall units with work surface over, 1 1/2 bowl ceramic sink unit with mixer tap, built-in electric double oven. electric ceramic hob, space for dishwasher and fridge freezer, two radiators, ceiling beams, and opening to inner hall and cloakroom.

Garden Room
7'8" x 12'" (2.34m x 3.78m) Window to side offering panoramic views with double doors leading to the rear garden, mains radiator and doorway to:-

Bedroom Four / Study
The Bakehouse 7'6" x 11'4" (2.36m x 3.38m). Original bread oven, old copper and fireplace and chimney, radiator and oak effect flooring. Window to side.

Downstairs Cloakroom
Window to rear, white two piece suite comprising closed coupled WC, hand basin, radiator and tiled floor.

6'0 x 5'8 with hot water tank, boiler, shelving and lighting, space for washing machine and tumble dryer.

A particular point of interest is the ancient pargetting over the disused fireplace, which is believed to be original. Beams and radiator.

Bedroom One
17'8" x 9'5". Ceiling and wall beams and radiator. Dual aspect to front and rear with views to both sides.

Bedroom Two
12'9" x 9'3". Exposed beams, new wash basin by 'Cooke & Lewis' with modern stand, loft hatch, window to side with views.

Bedroom Three
12'9"x 9'3" Window to front and exposed beams.

Three piece suite comprising closed coupled WC, hand basin on vanity stand, bath with new touch operated power shower over, beams, radiator, extractor and tiled splash backs. Window to rear.

To the front of the property is a substantial driveway bordering a large area approximately 20m x 10m mainly laid to lawn with fruit trees. The driveway leads to a detached double garage with a further shingled area providing additional off road parking for several cars. Oil tank and woodshed. The front has a southerly aspect and a further lawned area with borders, playhouse and fruit trees is enclosed by a pretty white picket fence. The rear garden is accessed from the side of the property and has panoramic field views. There are two patios, lawn and various shrubs, plants and fruit trees.

Double Garage
Large double garage which has been part converted into a workshop incorporating three work benches, racking and shelving as well as ample loft storage space. Single phase electricity laid on. Up and over doors, power and lighting and with personal door leading to the garden.

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Added on Rightmove:
18 October 2016


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