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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Bentley Road, Forncett St Peter

Withdrawn from Market £425,000

Property Description

Key features

  • An opportunity to purchase a piece of Norfolk village history
  • Sitting on a plot of approximately one-third of an acre (stms)
  • In the heart of an idyllic South Norfolk village
  • Grade 2 listed cottage
  • With a wealth of history and original features
  • Believed to date back as early as the 17th century
  • Beautifully restored to its former glory in the 1970's
  • The front door is believed to have been from the home of H. Rider Haggard author of King Solomon's M
  • A true must view property that will generate lots of interest due to its kerb appeal
  • The property offers approximately 1200 sq ft of living space

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

AN OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE A PIECE OF NORFOLK VILLAGE HISTORY. THIS BEAUTIFULLY RESTORED GRADE 2 COTTAGE SITS ON A PLOT OF APPROXIMATELY ONE-THIRD OF AN ACRE (STMS) IN THE HEART OF THE IDYLLIC VILLAGE OF FORNCETT ST PETER OFFERING THREE DOUBLE BEDROOMS AND 1200 SQ FT OF LIVING SPACE. This beautiful cottage comes with a wealth of original features that include exposed beams in the walls and ceilings, exposed floor boards, inglenook and original fireplaces, and a front door that is believed to have been once owned by H. Rider Haggard author of King Solomon's mines, ironically the porch was reconstructed in 2011 with oak from the same address in Ditchingham Park. This historic property sits on approximately one-third of an acre (stms) and was sympathetically restored to its former glory by local pharmacologist Bill Matthews in the 1970's and today stands out as a property with historical interest.  


ENTRANCE HALL 12' 10" x 6' 5" (3.91m x 1.96m)  

LIVING ROOM 15' 10" x 13' 7" (4.83m x 4.14m) With Inglenook Fireplace 

W / C 6' 6" x 4' 3" (1.98m x 1.3m)  

STUDY 6' 9" x 6' 1" (2.06m x 1.85m)  

DINING ROOM 13' 8" x 9' 2" (4.17m x 2.79m)  

KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM 13' 8" x 11' 9" (4.17m x 3.58m)  

BEDROOM ONE 15' 1" x 13' 10" (4.6m x 4.22m)  

BEDROOM TWO 13' 10" x 13' 0" (4.22m x 3.96m)  

BATHROOM 13' 10" x 8' 0" (4.22m x 2.44m)  

BEDROOM THREE 13' 10" x 10' 8" (4.22m x 3.25m)  

DOUBLE GARAGE 19' 1" x 18' 1" (5.82m x 5.51m)  




Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
30 September 2016


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