4 bedroom detached house for sale

Salle, Norwich

Sold STC £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautifully Restored Grade II Listed Property
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Utility Room
  • Sitting Room, Dining Room and Study/Morning Room
  • Grounds of Approximately 1 Acre (sts)
  • Double Garage/Stable Block
  • Outbuildings
  • Pond, Ornamental Gardens and Kitchen Gardens
  • Viewing Advised

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Walkgate Cottage is a beautifully restored Grade II listed period brick and flint property which was previously the lodges to Salle Moor Hall. The property enjoys well-proportioned accommodation and many original features including the most beautiful ornate period cast-iron windows with tracery. The cottage is set in delightful grounds of approximately 1 acres (sts) which have been beautifully landscaped and include ornamental gardens, a kitchen garden and woodland, all backing onto open fields.  

SALLE Salle lies within unspoilt countryside about 1 mile to the north of the market town of Reepham. Reepham has held its 'market town' status since 1277. The town has a highly regarded Primary school and an 'outstanding' Secondary school which achieved the highest Ofsted rating in the UK and has an adjoining Sixth Form College. In the town there is a large park with a wide range of facilities including an adventure playground, public tennis courts and a large selection of shops for a town of its size, including: a small supermarket, several cafes and Dial House Restaurant and Bed & Breakfast. Furthermore, there is an art gallery, several antique shops, a newsagent, post office, library, health care centre, pharmacy, greengrocer, butchers, a whole foods and hardware store. The town holds a market in the square every Wednesday and there are two further public houses. Located in a rural position on Marriotts Way, Reepham is ideally situated for walking and cycling.

The North Norfolk coast is just 12 miles away and is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with its miles of uninterrupted beaches offering numerous recreational pursuits including bird watching, sandy beaches and excellent sailing facilities at Holkham, Blakeney and Morston.. The Cathedral City of Norwich is approximately half an hour by car and offers access to all the major rail links and Norwich International Airport. 

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:- Double covered entrance porch with matching gothic arched entrance doors with substantial hinges and door knockers.  

ENTRANCE HALL Traditional terracotta tiled floor and staircase to landing. 

SITTING ROOM 20' 0" x 11' 9" (6.1m x 3.58m) Period fireplace incorporating a cast-iron multi-fuel stove set on a raised pamment tiled hearth, terracotta tiled floor and triple aspect windows, the window to front being ornate period cast-iron with tracery. Door leading to the front garden and glazed door leading out to the south facing garden. 

SHOWER ROOM/CLOAKROOM 8' 0" x 7' 0" (2.44m x 2.13m) Large fitted shower cubicle, low level WC, pedestal washbasin and terracotta tiled floor. 

DINING ROOM 11' 8" x 11' 8" (3.56m x 3.56m) Period fireplace with cast-iron multi-fuel stove set on a raised pamment tiled hearth, traditional terracotta tiled floor and beautiful ornate cast-iron period windows. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 18' 0" x 7' 11" (5.5m x 2.43m) A good range of cream fitted base and wall units with beech worktop surfaces incorporating a NEFF stainless steel oven with five ring gas hob (Calor gas) with canopied extractor hood over, Belfast style sink, built-in Siemens dishwasher, large pull-out carousel larder unit and walk-in pantry with stone shelving. 

UTILITY ROOM 13' 10" x 6' 9" > 4' 0" (4.22m x 2.06m > 1.22m) Plumbing for washing machine quarry tiled floor and double built-in cloaks cupboard with stable door and door to garden. 

STUDY/MORNING ROOM 9' 10" x 8' 4" (3m x 2.54m) Double doors leading out to the garden with terracotta tiled floor. 

STAIRS AND LANDING The staircase leads up to a large galleried landing with ornate period cast-iron windows with tracery and hatch to loft space. 

BEDROOM ONE 16' 2" x 10' 0" > 7' 4" (4.93m x 3.05m > 2.24m) Window to rear with excellent country views and triple built-in wardrobes. 

BEDROOM TWO 11' 9" x 9' 9" (3.58m x 2.97m) Ornate period cast-iron windows with tracery. 

BEDROOM THREE 11' 7" x 9' 7" (3.53m x 2.92m) Ornate period cast-iron windows with tracery. 

BEDROOM FOUR 10' 0" x 7' 8" (3.05m x 2.34m) Window to rear with garden views. 

OUTSIDE To the front of the property is an attractive topiary garden with box hedging and well-established flower beds providing a lovely approach to the house. To the side of the property there is a good sized driveway providing ample off street parking and access to the double garage and stable block. To the rear of the property is a shingled courtyard area close to the kitchen which is ideal for outdoor dining and entertaining. There is a main lawn with pathways branching out to many secret gardens, woodland area, pond, vegetable plot areas, soft fruit areas, traditional greenhouse, further kitchen garden, two further greenhouses, cold frame and various wooden outbuildings.  

DOUBLE GARAGE/STABLE BLOCK 16' 10" x 6' 6" (5.13m x 1.98m) Two sets of double doors, side door, electric power and light. The garage/stable block has been constructed to a level required for conversion for residential use. This use would be subject to planning permission. 

STABLE ONE/STORE 12' 10" x 12' 2" (3.91m x 3.71m) Electric power and light and staircase to attic loft. 

STABLE TWO/GARDEN STORE 12' 10" x 12' 2" (3.91m x 3.71m) Stable door and electric power and light. 

ATTIC LOFT 41' 0" x 10' 10" (12.5m x 3.3m) Central boarding providing excellent storage space. 

SERVICES CONNECTED Mains electricity, shared borehole water supply, oil fired central heating and septic tank drainage.  

COUNCIL TAX Band E. 

ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING An Energy Performance Certificate is not required for this property due to it being Grade II Listed. For more information please visit: http://www.surveyandtest.com/what-do-epc-changes-means-for-agents 

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10 August 2016

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  • North Walsham (11.4 mi)
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