7 bedroom detached house for saleFelbrigg
- Substantial Victorian Property
- Elevated Position
- Gardens and Paddocks
- Period Features
- Requiring Modernisation
- Four Reception Rooms
- Seven Bedrooms
- Parkland Style Grounds
- 4 Acres Enclosed Paddocks
A substantial 7 bedroom late Victorian Hall set in parkland grounds and paddocks approaching 6 acres. The hall is a fine example of Victorian architecture with strong Gothic Revival influences and sits proudly in an elevated position over-looking rolling countryside and less than 3 miles from the North Norfolk coastline. Although requiring a degree of modernisation the property retains a wealth of period features like ornate plaster coving, picture rails, bayed sash windows and panelled doors. The extensive and highly flexible accommodation is arranged over three floors and briefly comprises; Entrance hall, dual aspect sitting room with French doors onto a raised terrace, formal dining room with ornate marble fireplace, study/family room and kitchen through to a morning room with Aga. To the first floor there are 4 individual double bedrooms all with lovely views, a five single bedroom, family bathroom and separate WC. The second floor provides 2 further double bedrooms, one with attached room and extensive eaves storage space. Roughton Hall is approached by its own long winding driveway which is flanked by mature parkland style grounds and leading to a hardstanding with parking for several cars and a double garage and store. The landscaped grounds extend to around 2 acres and feature sprawling lawns, a wide variety of mature trees, shrubs and flowering beds. An additional 4 acres of land is made up of enclosed paddocks featuring gated access from a private lane and ideal for equestrian interests. Roughton sits less than 3 miles from the North Norfolk coastline and is convenient for the Georgian market town of Holt and Gresham's School.
ROUGHTON Situated on the edge of the popular North Norfolk village of Roughton which has a primary school, shop, pub, chip shop, garage, filling station and farm shop. Good road links to the North Norfolk Coast (10 mins) Holt (20 mins) and Norwich (40 mins). Railway stations at Roughton Road (5 mins), Cromer (10 mins) and Gunton (15 mins). Norwich airport is 30 mins drive away or can be reached by bus.
There are three secondary schools within seven miles plus Gresham's School in Holt and Beeston Hall at West Runton. The National Trust property of Felbrigg Hall is just two miles away and there are a network of footpaths in the local area. Good shopping with a wide variety of supermarkets (including Waitrose) within a ten mile radius. Many good pubs and restaurants within easy reach.
ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:- Ornate panelled and glazed front door leads into the
RECEPTION HALL 28'3" x 5'10" < 13'3" in parts (8.61m x 1.78m < 4.04m) Ornate plaster coving to ceiling and matching ceiling rose. Decorative turning staircase rising to the first floor, glazed and panelled side door leading to side vestibule.
SITTING ROOM 17'7" into bay window x 14'0" (5.36m x 4.27m) A bright and spacious dual aspect formal sitting room with feature three panel bay sash window to the side aspect with delightful countryside views. Double French doors lead onto a rear terrace and garden area. Ornate plaster coving and ceiling rose, picture rail. Feature open fireplace with decorative tiled surround and cast iron grate.
FORMAL DINING ROOM 18'9" into bay window x 13'3" (5.72m x 4.04m) A well-proportioned formal dining room enjoying a bright dual aspect with feature three panel bay sash window to front aspect and two sash windows to the side, both enjoying delightful garden and countryside views. Ornate plaster coving and picture rail. Highly decorative open fireplace with marble surround and unusual red tiled cheeks on a cast iron grate.
FAMILY ROOM/STUDY 13' 3" x 13' 1" (4.04m x 3.99m) This room is currently used as a ground floor bedroom but has previously been occupied as a study or family room area. Two sash windows to the side aspect. Ornate plaster coving to ceiling. Feature open fireplace with a decorative tiled surround, currently fitted with gas fire. Either side of the fireplace are fitted cabinets and shelving.
SIDE VESTIBULE AND ENTRANCE 6' 5" x 6' 5" (1.96m x 1.96m) Glazed windows to two sides, with garden views. Door out to the side terrace and hard standing. Ceiling light, tiled floor. This area is ideal as a boot room.
BREAKFAST/MORNING ROOM 13' 5" x 13' 4" (4.09m x 4.06m) Sash window to side with garden views. Power Blue blue oven Aga fuelled by oil supplying hot water to the property and heat to one radiator. Decorative tiled cheeks. Either side of the Aga are fitted cabinets. High level fitted cupboard with access to electric meter. Four panelled door leads through to the
KITCHEN 12' 8" x 8' 7" (3.86m x 2.62m) Window and door to side, leading to a hard standing. Fitted kitchen comprising a range of wall units, base units and drawers. Round edge work surfaces and tiled splash backs. Single drainer stainless steel sink. Space for under the counter fridge and freezer. Laundry Area with plumbing and space for washing machine and tumble dryer, and a sash window to side.
FIRST FLOOR GALLERIED LANDING Sash window to the side aspect with delightful elevated garden and countryside views. Staircase rising to the second floor. Ornate panelled doors to all further accommodation.
BEDROOM ONE 14' 3" x 14' 1" (4.34m x 4.29m) A delightful dual aspect bedroom with two sash windows to the front and one to the side, all enjoying delightful elevated countryside views. Central ceiling light, ornate plaster coving, picture rail. Ornate cast iron fireplace (not currently in use).
BEDROOM TWO 13' 3" x 13' 2" (4.04m x 4.01m) Two sash windows to the side aspect. Ceiling light, ornate plaster coving. Cast iron fireplace (not currently in use).
BEDROOM THREE 15' 4" x 13' 0" (4.67m x 3.96m) A bright and spacious dual aspect bedroom with four sash windows to two sides enjoying delightful garden and countryside views. Central ceiling light, ornate plaster coving, picture rail. Cast iron fireplace (not currently in use).
A connecting door to a single bedroom gives the potential for an en-suite shower room
BEDROOM FOUR 13' 9" x 8' 10" (4.19m x 2.69m) Sash window to the side aspect with delightful countryside views. Ceiling light. Fitted wardrobes and high level cupboards to one wall.
BEDROOM FIVE/STUDY Sash window to the front aspect with delightful garden views. Picture rail. Connecting door through to bedroom three giving the potential of an en-suite shower room to this room.
FAMILY BATHROOM 13' 4" x 8' 10" (4.06m x 2.69m) Window to the side aspect. Three piece bath and shower room suite comprising panelled bath with tiled surround, wall mounted wash basin with tiled splashback, shower cubicle with glass surround and wall mounted shower. Fitted cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.
SEPARATE WC Frosted window to side, ceiling light, low level WC.
A concealed turning staircase gives access to the second floor accommodation.
The second floor comprises of two further bedrooms in need of renovation, and eaves storage space.
BEDROOM SIX 13' 8" x 13' 7" (4.17m x 4.14m) A spacious dual aspect room with sash windows to two sides with delightful views over the rear paddock area. Access hatch to loft space. Exposed floorboards.
BEDROOM SEVEN 15' 7" x 13' 9" (4.75m x 4.19m) Window to the side aspect with elevated garden and countryside views. Exposed floorboards. Door through to a
CONNECTING ROOM 8' 0" x 6' 10" (2.44m x 2.08m) Window to front aspect. Exposed floorboards. This room could potentially be an en-suite to bedroom seven.
OUTSIDE Roughton Hall sits in six acres of glorious formal landscaped gardens and paddocks. The property is accessed via a long private winding driveway which leads up to the front of the house to a hard standing with parking for several cars and access to the attached double garage. There is external access to a cellar located below the family room/study. Two acres of formal gardens surround the entire property, featuring undulating and shaped lawns and a wide variety of mature trees, shrubs and flowering beds.
On the front boundary is an enclosed paddock of about three quarters of an acre. The main driveway continues on from the parking area leading to the rear paddocks. The rear paddocks extend to approximately four acres and are predominantly enclosed by post and rail fencing and the boundaries are lined with mature trees. The paddock area currently features a range of outbuildings and a workshop and this area has a separate gated access from a private lane leading down to the main roadside.
DOUBLE GARAGE 18' 5" x 18' 2" (5.61m x 5.54m) Electric up-and-over double doors. Fitted with power and lighting.
ATTACHED LOG STORE AND BRICK BUILT OUTBUILDING.
COUNCIL TAX RATING Band F
ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING G Ref:- 8176-7527-4770-7341-6992
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SERVICES Mains electricity and water, private drainage.
DIRECTIONS From Holt proceed along the A148 towards Cromer. After 9 miles, turn right signposted Norwich and Felbrigg. Pass through Felbrigg village and the cottage is on the right hand side opposite the entrance to Boundary Farm. From Holt proceed along the A148 towards Cromer. After 9 miles, turn right signposted Norwich and Felbrigg. Pass through Felbrigg village and Roughton Hall is on the left hand side.
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