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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Common Road, Dickleburgh, Norfolk

Sold STC £441,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed
  • 4 Double Bedrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • Office & Kitchen Breakfast Room
  • Attic space
  • Period features

Full description

A Grade II Listed farmhouse of timber frame construction beneath a classic steeply pitched roof, providing four bedrooms, two reception rooms, office and kitchen breakfast room. Situated outside the village, the farmhouse enjoys views south across open fields.

Location - Weggs Farmhouse lies to the south of the village along Common Road, a quiet road leading out to attractive open countryside. The A140 now bypasses the village to the west and provides a road link between the Cathedral city of Norwich to the north and the A143 linking the coast with the A14 at Bury St Edmunds. The market town of Diss, approximately five miles to the south offers a commuter service to London via Liverpool Street station in a journey time of around 90 minutes. Dickleburgh has village shop/post office, church, Primary school and bus routes along with village pub. A number of sports clubs and societies are also based in the village. The surrounding countryside contains a network of quiet lanes along with rural public footpaths making the area ideal for walking, cycling and riding.

Description - Weggs Farmhouse is a classically proportioned farmhouse, Listed Grade II and believed to be of 17th Century origins. Comprising two storeys plus floored attic, this attractive property offers tremendous living space including two reception rooms each with inglenook fireplace, social kitchen breakfast room along with an office. A rear porch and utility room with wc provide added comfortable living. The first floor is laid out to provide four bedrooms along with sizeable bathroom with shower plus a further shower room featuring a fine mullion window. Each of the four bedrooms include built in wardrobes or cupboards and at least one window each with a view across open countryside. The attic space, whilst presently accessed via a loft ladder, has modern day traditional floorboarding and the underside of the roof reveals energy efficient sheep's wool insulation pads. An LPG fired radiator heating system extends throughout the house. The owners own the adjacent barn, Whispering Trees which is currently Let. Furthermore, the owners will be moving to the neighbouring cottage at the west of Weggs Farmhouse and Whispering Trees, retaining their farm and office buildings lying behind. A new driveway has been created for the farmhouse, to the east side.

Porch - With ledged and braced outer door opening to the timbered hallway where open studwork partially separates the dining room.

Dining Room - 16'4 x 13'9 excluding bay (4.98m x 4.19m ex cludin - Offering good ceiling height at 7' (2.14m) and featuring an inglenook fireplace with quarry tiled hearth and solid fuel burning stove. 3 double radiators.

Inner Lobby - With newel stairs rising to the first floor. Wall mounted central heating Digi Stat.

Sitting Room - 16'5 x 11'10 (5.00m x 3.61m) - Superb close timbered studwork to the gable end and further exposed timbering including exposed ceiling joists. Inglenook fireplace with recess to the left hand side. 2 double radiators. French windows leading out to the gardens. Window to the rear.

Kitchen - 16'4 x 10'6 (4.98m x 3.20m) - A third well timbered ground floor space enabling good sized kitchen breakfast room use and fitted with a range of bespoke Beam Ends (made in Pulham Market) units in a traditional style around three walls including worktop, dresser type unit, built in AEG double oven, 4 ring gas hob and stainless steel single drainer sink unit. Fitted water softener. Window to the side plus bay window to the front elevation. 3 double radiators.

Rear Hall - With panel glazed door leading to the Rear Porch.

Rear Porch - 7'4 x 4'10 (2.24m x 1.47m) - With outer door. Fitted cupboard and shelves, window to the rear and double radiator.

Office - 14'9 x 8'11 (4.50m x 2.72m) - Window to the rear. Double radiator.

Utility Room - 10'1 x 8'11 Max (3.07m x 2.72m Max) - Fitted with worktop incorporating white Astracast single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, cupboards beneath and plumbing for washing machine. Additional storage cupboards. Window to the rear. To one corner lies the...

Cloakroom - With low level wc and window.

First Floor Landing - Extending across the rear of the house with doors off to each of the bedrooms and bath/shower rooms.

Bedroom 1 - 11'10 x 11'8 (3.61m x 3.56m) - The first of four double bedrooms, double aspect with windows at both side and front along with built in cupboard. Double radiator.

Shower Room - Featuring a splendid mullion window and fitted with a suite comprising vanity wash basin, wc and oversized walk in shower enclosure. Vertical towel rail radiator. Fitted cupboards.

Bedroom 2 - 13'8 x 12'11 (4.17m x 3.94m) - With window to the front and a view across fields. Double radiator. Built in cupboard and fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom 3 - 16'4 x 10'2 (4.98m x 3.10m) - A second double aspect room with windows at both front and side elevations. Double and single radiators. Four wall light points. Fitted double wardrobe cupboard by Beam Ends and wash basin. Fitted cupboard housing LPG fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and radiators..

Rear Landing - With window to the rear providing a view across the garden and beyond.

Bedroom 4 - 14'8 x 8'10 (4.47m x 2.69m) - Fitted wardrobe cupboard and shelves to one wall. Window to the rear with view.

Bathroom - A large bathroom space refurbished white suite comprising panelled bath with separate hand shower, separate walk in shower enclosure plus vanity surface and basin with cupboards and drawers. Double radiator. Light/shaver. Vertical radiator/towel rail. Window with view to the rear.

Attic - 23'11 x 10'4 at purlin (7.29m x 3.15m at purlin) - Accessed via a drop down hatch and loft ladder within Bedroom 3, opening to a floored clear space laid with traditional floorboards. Gable window. A door leads through to the remaining roof space beyond the chimney providing a further 17'3 (5.26m) of length, laid with older floorboards.

Outside - Weggs Farmhouse is set nicely back from the road behind a low ornamental wall and approached via a smart gravelled drive. Grounds extend to just under half an acre at 0.44 acres (0.177 hectares) and are essentially laid to grass. Fields adjoin to the eastern side, across a ditch with the boundaries to the west and north abutting buildings and land retained by the vendors of Weggs Farmhouse.

Agents Note - It is important to note the neighbouring barn, Whispering Trees and adjacent farm buildings belong to the owners of Weggs Farmhouse who themselves will be residing at the next property along, known as The Cottage.

Services - The vendor has confirmed that the property benefits from mains water, electricity and private drainage.

Wayleaves & Easements - The property is sold subject to and with all the benefit of all wayleaves, covenants, easements and rights of way whether or not disclosed in these particulars.

Important Notice - These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and should not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. Harrison Edge has no authority to make or give in writing or verbally any representations or warranties in relation to the property. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. No assumptions should be made that the property has all the necessary planning, building regulation or other consents. Harrison Edge have not carried out a survey, nor tested the services, appliances or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. In the interest of Health & Safety, please ensure that you take due care when inspecting any property.

Postal Address - Weggs Farmhouse, Common Road, Dickleburgh, Diss, IP21 4PJ

Council Tax - The property has been placed in Tax Band E.

Local Authority - South Norfolk Council, Council Office, Swan Lane, Long Stratton, Norfolk, NR15 2XE T:01508 533780

Tenure & Possession - The property is for sale freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Fixtures & Fittings - All items normally designated as tenants fixtures & fittings are specifically excluded from the sale unless mentioned in these particulars.

Viewing - By prior telephone appointment with the vendors agent Harrison Edge T: +44 (0)1379 871 563

Directions - From the roundabout to the north of the A140 dual carriageway, follow signs into Dickleburgh. Almost immediately, take the first right into Common Road. Weggs Farmhouse will be found on the left.

Directions - From the roundabout to the north of the A140 dual carriageway, follow signs into Dickleburgh. Almost immediately, take the first right into Common Road. Weggs Farmhouse will be found on the left.

Viewing - By prior appointment with the vendors agent Harrison Edge T: +44 (0) 1379 871563

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