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3 bedroom detached house for sale


Offers in Excess of £295,000

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This impressive period property, believed to date back as far as the 17th century, has an abundance of character throughout which includes exposed beams, wall timbers, natural brickwork and an inglenook fireplace. The property has been carefully maintained and improved by its current owners, who have been in residence for over 40 years.


SPORLE: A popular West Norfolk village with amenities which include Primary School, shop, Public House, Church, Recreation field and Community Centre. The village is conveniently situated, just off the A47, approximately 3 miles east of the market town of Swaffham, 11 miles from Dereham and 26 miles west of historic Norwich. The nearest main line railway station, with regular connections to Kings Cross, is approximately 17 miles to the west at Downham Market. The picturesque North Norfolk coast is also conveniently located just 23 miles north.

Door with leaded glass panel leading into:

Tiled floor, vaulted and beamed ceiling, front and side leaded glass windows, courtesy lighting, part glazed door into:

10'4" (3.15m) max. x 10' (3.05m) max.
Split level tiled floor, double fitted cloaks cupboard with adjoining vanity unit incorporating a double cupboard under and illuminated display shelving over. Exposed ceiling beams, stairwell and wall timbers. Radiator, power points, understairs illuminating light, doors off to Dining Room, Study and:

17'1" (5.21m) x 15'1" (4.60m) max. into alcoves
Feature inglenook fireplace with exposed mantel beam and smoke extracting canopy. Exposed ceiling beams, leaded glass front and rear windows, telephone point, power points, TV socket, four wall light points, fitted cupboards into alcoves either side of inglenook with shelving over.

9' (2.74m) x 6'2" (1.88m)
Wall and ceiling beams, radiator, power point, leaded glass window overlooking rear porch area, two double door store cupboards with additional store cupboards over.

16'10" (5.13m) x 12'9" (3.89m)
Feature exposed brickwork and wall timbers, beamed ceiling, feature brick fireplace with woodburning stove and tiled hearth. Built-in cupboards to either side of chimney breast (one with central heating programmer). Radiator, leaded glass window to front, TV socket, power points, secondary staircase to bedroom 1. Part glazed door leading into:

18' (5.49m) x 8'5" (2.57m)
Extensive range of matching, cream painted, base and wall cabinets, tiled work surface areas including breakfast bar area. Full size electric aga cooker with wall control panel (on Economy 7). Bosch automatic washing machine, Hotpoint automatic dishwasher, Hotpoint fridge, power points. Part beamed sloping ceiling, two fluorescent lights, TV aerial, two leaded glass windows overlooking rear garden. Door to:

Tiled floor, beamed ceiling, fitted floor storage unit with lift-up access lid, wall light, stable door to open rear entrance storm porch. Door to:

Two piece suite comprising of hand basin with cupboard under and low flush WC. Radiator, tiled floor, part tiled walls to dado height, sloping beamed ceiling, shaver socket, eye level leaded glass window to rear.

Exposed staircase and landing wall timbers, wall and ceiling beams. Radiator, leaded glass window to front, large walk-in shelved airing cupboard with lighting, fitted dresser. Door with stairs and lighting to:


14'7" (4.45m) x 13' (3.96m) max.
[measurements exclude wardrobes area]
Wide range of fitted wardrobes with part glazed and curtained access doors with storage drawers under. Central dressing unit with six drawers under, fitted dresser with glass door cabinet over. Window seat beneath rear window with two storage drawers under. Exposed wall timbers and ceiling beams, power points, TV socket, telephone point, latch doors to secondary staircase and walk in store cupboard with storage drawers, shelving and lighting. Leaded glass front and rear windows.

16'6" (5.03m) max. x 7' (2.13m) max.
Carpeted steps up to a fitted 'cabin-style' double bed with large storage area under and lighting over. Matching fitted corner chest of drawers. Radiator, leaded glass window to front, fitted part glazed double door wardrobes, beamed ceiling.

16' (4.88m) max. x 8'3" (2.51m) max.
[L-shape room]
Fitted pine unit featuring double door shelved cupboards and open display shelving with two drawer chest under. Beamed ceiling, leaded glass window to rear, walk through opening to alcove with range of fitted cupboards, wardrobes and additional ceiling light.

11'5" (3.48m) max. x 9'7" (2.92m) max.
Carpeted step up to alcove with recessed panelled bath and mixer taps, incorporating beamed ceiling over, individual lighting, tiled surrounding walls to ceiling height. Separate alcove with 'his and hers' hand basin set into vanity unit with two double cupboards under and full width chromium towel rail. The alcove also has separate illuminating ceiling lights, tiled surrounding walls to ceiling height and individual recessed mirrored door, cabinets above each hand basin. Off-set walk-in corner shower cubicle with integrated seating, individual lighting and electric shower mixer. Low flush WC, chromium heated towel rail, radiator, tiling to dado height in main bathroom area with beamed ceiling and separate lighting. Eye level leaded glass window to rear, airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and immersion heater.

The property is slightly elevated from the road with steps leading onto a mainly lawned frontage.

Brickweave driveway, on the southern side of the cottage, provides off road parking in front of a:

26'6" (8.08m) x 12' (3.66m)
Concrete panelled construction with double part glazed timber entrance doors. Side door to rear terrace, light and power connected.

This is of split level design with full width paved terrace and steps leading up onto a large raised patio and lawn. There are a number of shrubs, trees, evergreens and a charming natural stream on one side which flows down from the fields into a stream across the opposite side of the road in front of the cottage. Towards the bottom left hand corner of the rear garden there is also a:

With part glazed, leaded glass, double entrance doors, leaded glass windows, power and light. In addition there is also a paved seating area in front of the entrance doors.

ATTACHED BOILER HOUSE (Situated on the south side of the cottage) containing oil fired central heating boiler.


SERVICES: Mains water (metered supply), electricity and drainage.


DIRECTIONS: From Swaffham, at the Macdonalds roundabout, take the A47 east towards Norwich. After just over half a mile turn left, off the A47, signposted towards Sporle village. Follow this road down into the village and you will find the property on your right hand side indicated with our for sale board.

1) Money Laundering Regulations: Under the protection against Money Laundering and Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, intending purchasers will be asked for proof of identification and current residency. In this connection, we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale and instructing solicitors.
2) General: Every endeavour is made to ensure our sales particulars are fair, accurate and reliable. However, they are only intended as a guide and any queries should be raised before viewing.
3) Measurements: These are approximate room sizes and are intended only for general guidance.
4) Photographs: All photographs reproduced in either our sales particulars, or on the internet and office displays, are for general information, and it should not be inferred that any items shown are included in the sale.
5) Services and Equipment: The services, central heating system and any appliances mentioned in either these particulars or on the website have not been tested by ourselves and therefore cannot be guaranteed to be in full working order. We strongly advise all prospective purchasers to employ their own independent surveyor or qualified service expert report prior to proceeding with the purchase

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
14 August 2017


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