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4 bedroom house for sale

Tower Road, Repps With Bastwick, Great Yarmouth, NR29


Property Description

Key features

  • Beautiful Period Property circa Early 1700's
  • Four Bedrooms, Three Receptions
  • Large Outbuildings/Garage (Permission has been granted for conversion - currently lapsed)
  • 13th Century Tower
  • 1.2 Acres Land (stms) Plus Possibility to Purchase Additional Land
  • The Current Owners run a Small Cattery Business (Potential to re-introduce boarding kennels)
  • Stables & Tack Room (Plus Paddock)
  • Oil Fired Central Heating

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An opportunity to purchase this unique property with business potential. This bright and spacious house dates back to the early 1700s and has been sympathetically renovated by the current owners. The complete restoration includes re-wiring, re-thatching, new plumbing, new central heating, new damp proof course, insulated wooden flooring, new kitchen and bathrooms. Accommodation comprises: three receptions, kitchen, utility room, conservatory, bathroom, four bedrooms, en-suite to master and toilet. There is a large outbuilding with double garage (which has been granted permission to convert to an annex). The cattery consists of 12 two tier cat units, with possibility to extend cattery or kennels.

The flint tower which stands in the grounds, was originally the tower to St Peter's church. The church was built during the time of Edward the Confessor, in the 11th century. A stone christening font and a cross base, with apostles standing on either side, remain in the grounds. There are also outbuildings comprising a double garage, workshop, timber outbuilding and shed. There is a lapsed planning permission to convert the outbuildings into accommodation, which could easily be renewed. The plot is approximately 1.2 acres (stms) and there are beautiful walled gardens and lawned areas, well stocked with mature trees and shrubs. There is also a stable for two horses and a tack room - there is a potential paddock and a possibility of purchasing additional land. All in all, this stunning property has so many possibilities, with its flexible accommodation and potential business use. Early viewing is highly recommended as properties of this calibre rarely become available.

Entrance Hall
Half glazed entrance door with a further half glazed door leading to:
Inner Hallway
With stunning views of the flint tower, with access to a side entrance hall. Timber panelled walls, a cloaks recess an shelved storage cupboard. Doors leading to:
Sitting Room 5.31m (17'5) x 3.51m (11'6)
This is a beautifully bright and welcoming room, with wooden flooring, dual aspect windows to the front and side aspects, a focal point being the very attractive fireplace.
Dining Room 4.57m (15') x 3.05m (10'0)
This is a bright and sunny room, with two windows to the front aspect, one overlooking the christening font in the front garden, which may at one time have been the entrance door. Access through to:
Living Room 6.15m (20'2) x 4.93m (16'2)
The feature inglenook fireplace with 11th century stone apostles to each side creates a stunning focal point to the room. Dual aspect with windows to front overlooking beautiful front garden creates a light and spacious feel. There is a central beam, which indicates this was probably two separate rooms at some stage in the past. A door leads to the hallway.

Kitchen 5.07m (16'8) x 4.57m (15')
The fitted kitchen comprises base, wall and drawer units with granite work surfaces over, island unit with walnut work surface and drawers and cupboards under. Integral dishwasher, Butler sink with mixer tap over, Rangemaster double oven with warming oven, four plates, griddle and hot plate and extractor over. Dual aspect windows to side and rear and roof light, pamment floor. Door leading to Conservatory and to Pantry/Utility Room.
Utility Room/Pantry 3.37m (11'1) x 1.57m (5'2)
Plumbing for washing machine and space for dryer, Belfast sink. The pantry has pamment cold slabs and lots of storage shelving. Window to rear aspect.
Conservatory 2.77m (9'1) x 2.49m (8'2)
Glazed roof, with windows to side and rear aspects, door leading to rear garden, wooden flooring.
From the window there are pretty views of the rear garden and across the fields to Potter Heigham. Claw foot bath, double shower cubicle housing rainfall shower, pedestal hand wash basin and low level WC, heated towel rail.
Stairs to First Floor Galleried Landing
Dormer window peeking out of the fields towards Potter Heigham. Fitted carpet, doors leading to:
Bedroom 1 4.51m (14'10) x 3.95m (13')
This is a very attractive, light room with window overlooking the front garden. Two very large built-in dressing rooms. Door leading to:
Pretty views over the side garden and across the fields. Claw foot bath, low level WC and pedestal hand wash basin.
Bedroom 2 3.8m (12'6) x 3.8m (12'6)
Twin windows to the side aspect incorporate a little oriel style window, overlooking fields to the side. Two double built-in wardrobes, a dressing table area, with a set of drawers.
Bedroom 3 4m (13'1) x 2.4m (7'10)
Window to the front aspect, highlighting the lovely front garden.
Bedroom 4 2.82m (9'3) x 3m (9'10)
Dormer window to front aspect, overlooking pretty front garden.
A very useful position on the hallway, giving easy access from the bedrooms. Low level WC, wash hand basin, walk-in eaves storage (potential to install a shower).
Historic Tower
The flint tower, originally the steeple of St Peter's Church comprises four floors and has water and electricity. More recently it was used in the filming of TV series 'The Chief', when Martin Shaw was seen jumping from the tower.

The current owners run a small, luxury cattery, offering 12 cat units (including an isolation room and a kitchen). There are a further 9 units to the rear, to extend the cattery or dog kennels.

There is a double garage, workshop, timber outbuilding and shed. There is a lapsed planning permission to convert the outbuildings into accommodation, which could be renewed.
Stables & Tack Room
There is a stable suitable for two horses and a tack room. The garden around the stables would be suitable for a paddock.

The property is approached via a gravel driveway, with outbuildings to the left. There is an additional outbuilding and shed. Double wrought iron gates give access to the rear patio and the tower. Wrought iron gate to the front garden, which is enclosed by a very old brick wall, creating a hidden garden, with a wide variety of mature shrubs and trees. There is also a rose garden, a large garden to the side and additionally a copse of trees at the bottom of the garden. The gardens surrounding Bastwick Tower House are absolutely delightful and you are spoiled for choice deciding which area would make the nicest spot to sit and relax, taking in the beautiful views. The whole premises are enclosed by fencing. The plot itself measures approximately 1.2 acres (stms). The property is surrounded by open fields, with views across to Potter Heigham.

Opening Times / Viewing Arrangements
Monday-Friday 09.00-17.00 Saturday 10.00 - 14.00. To View this property please contact the Acle Branch on Tel: 01493 752100.

EPC Rating F34
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Added on Rightmove:
17 June 2016


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