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5 bedroom farm house for sale


Withdrawn from Market £625,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Period Residence
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Four Bathrooms
  • Gardens 1/3 Acre (sts)
  • Parking for Several Vehicles
  • Character Features
  • High Quality Fittings
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Family Room

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

MALTHOUSE FARM A magnificent, detached, brick and carrstone period residence, believed to date back to approximately the middle of the 18th century and which stands in private, established gardens which extend to over 1/3 of an acre (sts). The house has been sympathetically restored by the present owners who commissioned Miv Watts, the renowned interior designer, to design and decorate the house. The accommodation combines period character features with high quality fittings and finishes and includes three reception rooms, a superb kitchen/family room, four first floor bedrooms, two with en-suite shower rooms, large family bathroom and there is an additional fifth bedroom with large en-suite bathroom on the second floor. High, electrically operated gates and a boundary wall give the grounds a high degree of privacy and there is parking/turning space for several vehicles.

HEACHAM Heacham is a popular, thriving, coastal village, located on the A149, 2 miles south from the seaside resort of Hunstanton. The village has a wide range of shops from two supermarkets, wine shop, two butchers, bakery, chemist, post office, newsagents and department/hardware store to amenities such as a doctors, library, vets, hairdressers, garage, cafes, fish and chip shops, Cantonese takeaway and bike hire. There are two beaches which enjoy stunning sunsets, primary and junior schools, a pub called the West Norfolk with adjoining butchers and the Heacham Manor Hotel and Restaurant with an 18 hole golf course. There is an annual carnival, fete and many activities through local clubs and groups including the Sports and Social club, playgroup and Judo. Norfolk Lavender, England's premier lavender farm is also close by which has a plant centre, restaurant, children's indoor playarea and farm, interior/gift shop and the award winning Walsingham Farm Shop selling the best local food direct from producers. The village is served by regular transport links to Hunstanton and the popular town of King's Lynn, both offering a wider range of amenities, whilst King's Lynn has direct rail links to London King's Cross via Cambridge. There are many walks close by and two RSPB bird reserves within easy reach at Titchwell and Snettisham.


RECEPTION HALL 14' 10" x 6' 7" (4.52m x 2.01m) Radiator and quarry tiled floor. Electric meter cupboard. 

INNER HALL Radiator and staircase to the first floor. 

Step down to... 

STUDY 10' 0" x 8' 8" (3.05m x 2.64m) Beamed ceiling, radiator and pamment tiled floor. Built-in store cupboard. Attractive hand built fitted cabinet with display/bookshelves.

DINING ROOM 14' 6" x 11' 7" (4.42m x 3.53m) Two sash windows with seating and wooden shutters to the front. Cast-iron fireplace with tiled insets and wood surround. Ceiling beam, radiator and wood boarded floor.

SITTING ROOM 13' 5" x 13' 2" (4.09m x 4.01m) Brick fireplace recess with fire basket and attractive ornamental stone surround. Wall light points to the recesses and radiator. 

KITCHEN/FAMILY ROOM 27' 3" x 13' 5" (8.31m x 4.09m) Two windows facing the driveway to the front, one with a fitted seat. Range of fitted colourwashed pine base units with granite worktop surfaces, incorporating a twin bowl stainless steel sink with brass mixer taps and plate rack. Large island with matching granite worktop surface and fitted cupboards under. Large recess with fitted AGA range having a hand painted tile surround and concealed lighting. Space for dishwasher. Two ceiling beams, recessed ceiling lighting, two radiators and oak boarded floor.

WALK-IN PANTRY/STORE 4' 11" x 4' 2" (1.5m x 1.27m) Space for fridge/freezer. Shelving, light and matching oak flooring.

BOOT ROOM Door to outside. Radiator, shelving and tiled floor.

CLOAKROOM Corner handbasin and high flush WC. Radiator and tiled floor.

UTILITY ROOM 8' 11" x 8' 8" (2.72m x 2.64m) Fitted base units with worktop surfaces, incorporating a stainless steel sink. Plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Shelving and tiled floor. Hatch to loft space. Thermacon oil-fired central heating boiler.

Staircase from the hall with pine panelling leading to... 

HALF LANDING Off of which is... 

BATHROOM 10' 0" x 9' 0" (3.05m x 2.74m) Sash window with fitted shutters. White suite comprising panelled bath with brass coloured hand-held mixer/shower attachment, pedestal handbasin and low level WC. Attractive decorative hand painted tile surround to the bath and above the handbasin. Recessed lighting, pine panelling to one wall, radiator and white painted wood boarded floor. Shelved built-in linen cupboard.

LARGE MAIN LANDING Staircase to the second floor. Two ceiling light points, radiator and built-in cupboard. 

BEDROOM ONE 13' 4" x 13' 3" (4.06m x 4.04m) Sash window to the side having fine views over the garden. Radiator. Steps up to... 

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 6' 10" x 6' 0" exc the large recess (2.08m x 1.83m) Roof window. Suite comprising tiled shower cubicle, pedestal handbasin and low level WC. Ceiling beam and white painted wood boarded floor. Door to eaves storage space.


BEDROOM TWO 14' 6" x 10' 3" < 13' 4" max (4.42m x 3.12m) Sash window to the front. Ceiling beam, radiator and hatch to loft space. Door to... 

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Suite comprising tiled shower cubicle, handbasin and low level WC. Recessed ceiling lights and extractor fan. 

BEDROOM THREE 12' 3" exc the recess x 11' 0" (3.73m x 3.35m) Two sash windows to the front. Feature cast-iron fireplace with wood surround. Picture wall light, radiator and ceiling beam.

BEDROOM FOUR 10' 3" x 8' 10" (3.12m x 2.69m) Sash window to the front. Radiator. 


LANDING Exposed roof timbers and roof window. 

GUEST SUITE/BEDROOM FIVE 15' 3" x 10' 0" exc the recess (4.65m x 3.05m) Vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers. Painted brick chimney breast. Radiator and white painted wood boarded floor. Built-in cupboard containing the hot water cylinder and further built-in store cupboard. Door to... 

EN-SUITE BATHROOM 12' 0" x 6' 10" (3.66m x 2.08m) Vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers. White suite comprising Victorian-style rolled edge bath on pedestal feet with brass hand-held mixer attachment, standing on a raised plinth, pedestal handbasin and low level WC. Fitted spotlight, two radiators and white painted wood boarded floor. The bathroom also has a door onto the landing. 

OUTSIDE The house stands in gardens extending to over 1/3 of an acre (sts), enjoying a good degree of privacy. There are automated high double wooden entrance gates, operated by a remote control, which open to a large gravelled parking/turning area. There is an established hedge and shrubs to the boundary with the side boundary along Malthouse Crescent enclosed by a high brick and carrstone wall. There are paved areas to each side of the house, the rear terrace being enclosed by a low brick and carrstone wall, accessed via the glazed double doors from the kitchen. The gardens are extensively lawned with a variety of shrubs and trees including numerous apple trees, pear, fig and damson. There is a brick and timber clad single storey barn with pantiled roof and two doors, a brick and tiled store and to the rear of the house, two further brick and carrstone sheds with tiled roof. There is a plastic oil storage tank screened by timber panel fencing, vegetable patch and a gravelled path with cobbled stone area, bordered by lavender.

AGENTS NOTE The majority of the contents are available by separate negotiation if required. 


DIRECTIONS Take the A149 road from Snettisham towards Hunstanton and take the first left hand turning into Heacham along Lamsey Lane, signposted to Heacham Beach. Continue along Lamsey Lane and into Cheney Hill, Malthouse Farm is set back on the right hand side, just before the right hand turning into Malthouse Crescent.  

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