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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Mill Road, Hempnall, Norwich, NR15 2LP

Sold STC £440,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Character Cottage
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Three Bathroom/Shower Rooms
  • Stunning South Facing Gardens
  • Single Garage & Parking
  • Flexible Accommodation & Annexe Potential
  • Energy Efficiency Rating: E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This endearing detached character cottage dates back to 1779 and has been extended and modernised over the years. Occupying a prominent position within the South Norfolk village of Hempnall, the property offers both generously proportioned and flexible accommodation. The entrance porch and hallway leads to the principal reception rooms including the sitting room with inglenook fire place and cast iron wood burner, fully fitted kitchen/breakfast room with space to showcase a range style oven, and dining room with twin French doors and exposed brick work. Further accommodation includes the utility room, study/bedroom, garden room with stunning vaulted ceiling and shower room. There is also ideal annexe potential with a double bedroom with en-suite and another bedroom/snug with wood-burner, all to the ground floor. The first floor completes this delightful home with two double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Outside to the rear a courtyard garden and extensive private lawned gardens can be found, benefiting from a south facing aspect. There is also a single garage and off road parking.

3.10m (10' 2") x 2.46m (8' 1")
Window to rear, door to side, power and light.

Potential purchasers should be aware that solar panels have been installed for heating the hot water. Please contact Hunters for further information.


Pamment tiled flooring, cloaks storage space, stable door to:

Upon opening the door, you are greeted with exposed brick work, and pamment tiled flooring underfoot. Looking to the left, the kitchen door opens to a farmhouse style dining table with range style cooker set within an inglenook fireplace, and to the right, the sitting room, and its central inglenook fireplace welcome you. Stairs lead to the first floor with exposed timber beams.

4.29m (14' 1") x 4.19m (13' 9")
Centred around the grand central inglenook fire place, an inset cast iron multi-fuel burner offers the perfect ambiance, whilst wood flooring and exposed timber beams complete the character features. Double glazed dual aspect windows to front and rear flood the room with light, whilst other fixtures include a smooth ceiling, radiator, built in storage cupboards x2, picture rail, wall lighting, television point.

4.78m (15' 8") x 4.22m (13' 10") max
The central inglenook fire place offers space for a 'Range' style gas cooker with extractor fan over, whilst a range of solid wood wall and base level units with complementary work surfaces and inset butler sink with mixer tap can be found. Tiled splash backs and flooring, space for fridge/freezer and dishwasher, built in wine rack, double glazed windows to front and side, radiator x2, smooth ceiling with exposed timber beams and recessed spotlights, telephone point, space for dining table, double doors to dining room, door to:

Space for washing machine and fridge/freezer, under stairs storage cupboard, smooth ceiling with recessed spotlights, continued tiled flooring, double glazed door to rear, cupboard housing electric fuse box.

5.08m (16' 8") x 3.76m (12' 4")
Built by the previous owners many years ago, allowing the conversion of various outbuildings, this versatile space offers a wealth of character and charm, whilst offering twin sets of French doors - perfect for entertaining in the Summer months. Exposed brick and wood flooring follow the character theme, whilst double glazed windows and french doors are found to both sides (leading to the outside bedroom), radiator x2, wall lighting, double glazed window to rear, open plan to:

Tiled flooring, vaulted ceiling with exposed timber beams, wall lighting, radiator, double glazed window to front, built in airing cupboard housing hot water tank, loft access hatch, doors to:

2.95m (9' 8") x 2.26m (7' 5")
Continued tiled flooring can be found underfoot, radiator, double glazed window to side courtyard, smooth vaulted ceiling with exposed timber beams, telephone point, double glazed door to:

3.73m (12' 3") x 3.43m (11' 3")
This breathtaking room is flooded with light through its vaulted ceiling and fully glazed apex. Double glazed windows can be found to side and rear, whilst French doors lead to the rear garden. Views can be appreciated across the garden and pond - offering a haven for wildlife. The garden room is of a quality brick and timber construction with tiled flooring.

4.04m (13' 3") x 3.23m (10' 7")
Adjoining the ground floor bedroom with potential to incorporate to the main dwelling, the bedroom currently offers a self contained access, which can be gained by leaving the dining room, or utilising the gate to the left of the main property. Perfect for bed and breakfast usage, guests or teenage children, the room offers a stunning vaulted ceiling with exposed timber beams, double glazed window to rear, high level double glazed window to side door to:

Three piece suite comprising of low level W.C, wall mounted hand wash basin, shower cubicle with electric shower, tiled splash backs and flooring, heated towel rail, extractor fan.

Fitted carpet, smooth ceiling, exposed timber beams, double glazed window to rear, doors to:

4.34m (14' 3") x 4.22m (13' 10")
Offering high ceilings, wood flooring, radiator, dual aspect double glazed windows to front and rear, smooth ceiling with exposed timber beams, television point, built in wardrobe.

Period style three piece suite comprising of low level W.C, wall mounted hand wash basin, panelled bath with thermostatically controlled shower and glazed shower screen over, tiled splash backs, fitted carpet, heated towel rail, obscure double glazed window to front, smooth ceiling with exposed timber beams and recessed spotlights, extractor fan.

4.29m (14' 1") x 4.24m (13' 11")
With high ceilings, fitted carpet, radiator, dual aspect double glazed window to front and rear, built in wardrobe, exposed timber beams, built in storage cupboard housing wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler and solar heating and hot water controls.

The garden is an amazing surprise when viewing this family home. Firstly, leaving the dining room, a walled courtyard can be found, offering a bright and sunny aspect, whilst retaining full privacy. Gated access leads to the driveway, and a door to the workshop, whilst a gate leads to the main garden. An L-shaped garden measuring approximately 120ft x 50ft (stms) can be found, with enclosed wildlife pond which is adjacent to the garden room, and timber summer house. The garden is fully enclosed with a variety of trees, hedging and shrubbery. This family friendly space offers a bright and sunny aspect, which is perfect for the Summer months and entertaining.

2.46m (8' 1") x 2.16m (7' 1")
Double doors to front, window to side, storage above, partition door to:

Period style three piece suite comprising of low level W.C, pedestal hand wash basin with mixer tap, shower cubicle with thermostatically controlled rainfall shower, tiled splash backs, fitted carpet, obscure double glazed window to rear, smooth ceiling with recessed spotlights, extractor fan, radiator.

4.01m (13' 2") x 3.66m (12' 0")
A stunning vaulted ceiling with exposed timber beams create a wonderful atmosphere, whilst a fire place with tiled hearth create a focal point. Finished with fitted carpet, television point, radiator and double glazed dual aspect windows to front and rear, door to:

Occupying a pleasant village location, a driveway leads to both sides of the property providing ample off road parking, whilst providing access to the main property and adjacent garage.

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Listing History

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26 July 2016


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