5 bedroom property for sale

Aldborough

Sold STC £599,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Architect Designed Former Mill
  • Nestled in a Riverbank Location
  • Dramatic Industrial Architecture
  • Sitting Room with Wood Burner
  • Open Plan Kitchen, Dining Hall & Family Room
  • Family Room/Bedroom
  • Vaulted Master Bedroom Suite
  • Four Further Bedrooms & Two Bathrooms
  • Ample Private Parking & Garage
  • Stunning Rear Gardens

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A unique 5/6 bedroom converted mill extending to over 3,250sq ft. forming a substantial part of the historic Aldborough Water Mill. This once working mill dating back to the late 19th century, is recorded in the Domesday book, sits in a stunning edge of village position with mature grounds and nestled on the riverbank overlooking glorious open fields. The present owners have sympathetically fused modern and stylish living with the dramatic and industrial architecture of the building to create a striking and 'one-off' family home. Arranged over four floors the bright and spacious accommodation is highly versatile and briefly comprises; Entrance lobby, double height reception hall, formal sitting room, stunning triple aspect 'lifestyle' room which incorporates the contemporary styled kitchen, dining hall and family room. The ground floor is completed by a utility room and guest WC. The first floor features a highly versatile reception room currently designated as a games room but this area could be adapted to suit various needs and a bedroom with bathroom adjoining. The second floor really embraces the industrial space of the building with high vaulted ceilings with exposed metal and timber beams. This floor features the master bedroom with stunning views and an en suite. There are three further bedrooms each with a raised mezzanine deck area plus a family bathroom. The property occupies a generous plot of just under ¼ acre with ample private parking, detached garage/workshop and a stunning rear garden with extensive sun terrace and sprawling lawns, which gently slop down to the river's edge. Situated in a delightful and very discrete location close to the village green and over-looking glorious open countryside. 

ALDBOROUGH The popular village of Aldborough offers a post office, general store, doctors surgery, and a highly regarded primary school. There is a vibrant and active community with many social events including a monthly farmers market; Cricket is still played on the Green in the summer making this the quintessential English village. Aldborough falls in the Aylsham catchment area for the secondary school.
 

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:- Glazed and panelled double front doors lead into the:- 

ENTRANCE PORCH Double glazed windows to three sides, fitted doormat, glazed internal double doors lead into the:- 

ENTRANCE HALL 15' 7" x 14' 0" max (4.75m x 4.27m) Double glazed sash window to the front aspect, double height entrance hall with staircase rising to the first floor galleried landing, with fitted cupboards underneath, engineered oak floorboards. A range of floor to ceiling fitted storage cupboards to one wall.
 

GUEST WC Recessed ceiling light, two piece white contemporary cloakroom suite comprising a wash basin with chrome mixer tap and cabinet underneath, low level WC, engineered oak floor.  

SITTING ROOM 27' 7" x 13' 2" (8.41m x 4.01m) An impressive sitting room flowing through with an open plan feel to the kitchen/dining room. Double glazed sash window to the rear aspect with delightful garden views, double glazed french garden doors leading directly on to a sun terrace and the garden beyond. Impressive open fireplace with oak mantle, brick surround and pamment tiled hearth, fitted with a cast iron wood burner. An extensive range of fitted shelving to one wall, two wall mounted radiators, five wall mounted lights, wide opening leading through to the:- 

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 26' 7" max x 18' 3" max (8.1m x 5.56m) A breathtaking open plan kitchen/dining room with a dramatic high vaulted ceiling, three Velux skylight windows, expansive aluminium double glazed sliding doors leading directly on to the raised terrace and garden, further sliding doors onto a side courtyard area and to the parking.

Kitchen area comprise an extensive range of handless white gloss cabinets and drawers, finished with a solid granite work surface and matching upstand, inset stainless steel double sink with a chrome mixer tap. Integrated appliances include a fridge, full size dishwasher and a stainless steel microwave oven; there is a space for a range style cooker and extractor canopy over. There is a central island with further white gloss cabinets finished again in solid high gloss and granite, which incorporates a breakfast bar area, engineered oak floor with underfloor heating. The dining area flows seamlessly from the kitchen area and enjoys stunning views over the rear garden towards the river and to the countryside beyond.
 

UTILITY ROOM 9' 6" x 9' 6" (2.9m x 2.9m) Double glazed window to the front aspect, central ceiling light. An extensive range of white gloss handle less wall units and base units finished with a round edged work surface, inset double ceramic sink. Integrated under counter freezer, space for a tumble dryer, tiled floor. 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Recessed ceiling lights, views over the reception hall, high level double glazed sash window to the front aspect, door leads to the:-  

FAMILY ROOM 27' 6" max x 13' 0" min (8.38m x 3.96m) Three double glazed sash windows to the rear aspect enjoying delightful elevated garden and countryside views, three ceiling lights, two wall mounted radiators, glazed internal door reveals a 'Juliette' style balcony with views over the kitchen/dining room. This area is currently used as a games/family room but could easily be adapted into further bedroom accommodation. 

GUEST BEDROOM 14' 6" x 11' 9" (4.42m x 3.58m) Double glazed sash window to the front aspect, glazed internal door reveals a 'Juliette' style balcony with views over the kitchen/dining room. Extensive fitted wardrobes to one wall, wall mounted radiator.  

FIRST FLOOR BATHROOM Double glazed sash window to the front aspect, three piece contemporary white suite comprising a pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap, low level WC, pear shaped shower bath with chrome mixer tap, wall mounted head shower unit and taps, concaved glass shower screen and a travertine natural stone tiled surround. Wall mounted radiator and towel heater combination and shaver point.  

From the first floor galleried landing a staircase rises to the:- 

SECOND FLOOR LANDING Double glazed sash window to the rear aspect with delightful elevated views over the garden and countryside beyond, dramatic vaulted beamed ceiling with a Velux skylight window, wall mounted radiator. Door leads through to a central landing with a semi-vaulted and beamed ceiling, Velux skylight window to the front aspect, stripped and varnished original floorboards, wall mounted radiator, panelled and latched doors to all further accommodation. 

MASTER BEDROOM 15' 6" x 13' 5" (4.72m x 4.09m) Double glazed sash window to the rear aspect and a set of glazed french doors enjoy stunning elevated garden and countryside views, a dramatic high vaulted and beamed ceiling with metal framework reminds you of the industrial history of this property. Panelling to one wall, pine stripped and varnished original floorboards, wall mounted radiator, opening through to the:- 

MASTER EN-SUITE Velux skylight window to rear, three piece white contemporary shower room suite comprising a wash hand basin built on an oak plinth with a chrome mixer tap and a glass tiled splashback, concealed cistern low level WC, oversized walk in shower with a glass and chrome frame, wall mounted tap head shower unit, glass tiled surround. Wall mounted extractor fan, shaver point and chrome ladder style towel heater.  

BEDROOM TWO 16' 7" x 8' 0" (5.05m x 2.44m) Double glazed sash window to the front aspect, vaulted and beamed ceiling, raised mezzanine area ideal for a study or dressing room area, Velux skylight window to the front. Pine stripped and varnished floorboards, fitted walk-in wardrobe with internal shelving and hanging rail, wall mounted radiator. 

BEDROOM THREE 10' 1" x 8' 6" (3.07m x 2.59m) Double glazed sash window to the front aspect, high vaulted and beamed ceiling with a Velux skylight window to the front, raised mezzanine area ideal for a study or dressing room area. Pine stripped and varnished floorboards, fitted walk-in wardrobe with internal shelving and hanging rail, wall mounted radiator. 

BEDROOM FOUR 10' 5" x 9' 2" (3.18m x 2.79m) Double glazed sash window to the front aspect, high vaulted and beamed ceiling, raised mezzanine area ideal for a study or dressing room area, Velux skylight window to the front. Pine stripped and varnished floorboards, fitted walk-in wardrobe with internal shelving and hanging rail, wall mounted radiator. 

FAMILY BATHROOM Two double glazed sash windows to the side aspect, recessed ceiling lights. Three piece contemporary white bathroom suite comprising a wash hand basin built on an oak plinth with chrome mixer tap low level WC, panelled Jacuzzi style bath with a wall mounted tap and feature wall. Pine pitched floorboards, wall mounted radiator and white ladder style towel heater.  

OUTSIDE To the front of the property there is parking for several cars with mature well stocked shrub and flowering borders, to the side is a private hardstanding with parking for several cars; a five bar gate leads on to a secure additional parking space and access to the detached garage. Beyond the five bar gate is a sheltered and raised decked terrace accessed from the side of the kitchen/dining room. This then leads on to the rear garden.  

REAR GARDEN The property boasts a stunning rear garden which features a raised and decked extensive sun terrace accessed directly from the kitchen/dining room; this flows onto a large lawned area bordered by mature well stocked shrub and flowering beds. A further paved sun terrace is accessed directly from the sitting room. The garden gently flows down to the river's edge and beyond the river is stunning rolling open countryside. To one side is a working area with space for a shed and access to the oil tank.  

COUNCIL TAX RATING Band E 

ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING E Ref:- 8446-7823-4480-6675-7992
To retrieve the Energy Performance Certificate for this property please visit https://www.epcregister.com/ and enter in the reference number above. Alternatively, the full certificate can be obtained through Sowerbys. 

SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating, bottled Calor gas to range cooker.  

DIRECTIONS From the green at Aldborough take the Thurgarton Road signposted to Erpingham. After passing 'Knights Auctioneers' on your right continue for a further 250 yards, then bear left immediately after 'A Wright & Sons' garage. Follow this lane to the end where the property can be found. 

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26 July 2016

Nearest stations

  • Gunton (4.4 mi)
  • Roughton Road (5.1 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Gunton (4.4 mi)
  • Roughton Road (5.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Sowerbys, Holt

2 High Street, Holt, NR25 6BQ

01263 658009 Local call rate

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