5 bedroom detached house for saleOld Buckenham, Norfolk
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- Set in 1/3 ac with additional 1.6ac field
- Inspired renovations and additions
- 3,000 sq.ft of family living space
- Potential annexe accommodation
- Superb bespoke Neptune kitchen
- Eye catching granite surfaces
- Attractive landscaped garden
- Convenient for amenities and commuting services
- Village schools
Location Old Buckenham lies in an attractive area combining a rural lifestyle with good access to all facilities. At the heart of the village is the Green of about 40 acres with duck ponds and playing fields and is the venue for the annual fair. Locally, there is a secondary and primary school, village shop with post office and public house. Lying 3 miles to the north is the market town of Attleborough and around 8 miles away is Wymondham, both of which are towns on the Norwich to Cambridge rail line. Nine miles to the south is the market town of Diss which lies on the Norwich to London Liverpool Street line, a journey to London taking around 90 minutes. The fine cathedral and regional city of Norwich is around 15 miles away via the A11 London Road. Norwich is renowned for its retail and shopping facilities and vibrant business community.
The Property A beautifully balanced family home of approximately 3,000 sq.ft., offering an abundance of space and light, Ragmere Farm has been superbly restored and cleverly extended to create a stunning home combining classic elegance with contemporary touches. There are two reception rooms in the original part of the house whilst to the rear is the wonderful open plan kitchen/living/dining area which is very much the hub of the house. The kitchen has bespoke Neptune cabinetry and a granite topped island and perhaps the outstanding feature is the extension with its roof lantern bathing the area in natural light. There is a wonderful 'flow' to this house perfect for family gatherings, dining and entertaining all year round. A ground floor master bedroom with en-suite bathroom offers potential for annexe living having internal hallway access and doors to the garden. Four upstairs bedrooms share a family bathroom; the front rooms enjoy an aspect over the grounds.
Outside Ragmere Farm is set well back from the road with the shingle driveway leading up to the side parking and turning area. The front garden is principally laid to grass with a variety of trees and has a flint wall around part. The rear garden is landscaped to a large area of lawn; shaped beds and a wide sand stone terrace. At the bottom of the garden stands a former granary building (19'5 x 11'5) with loft over. The house is set within one-third of an acre. See note below re additional land
ADDITIONAL LAND - directly opposite is a field extending to 0.65ha (1.6ac) (STMS) which is laid to grass and runs down to a woodland area and the stream. This is available to the purchasers of Ragmere Farm at a set price of £35,000
Agent's Note The owners gained planning permission in 2011 for the erection of garaging under Breckland district council planning reference 3PL/2011/0129/F. Further details available from the council website www.breckland.gov.uk/planning
Services Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected to the property. Calor gas fired boiler providing heating to zoned under floor heating; radiators and domestic hot water. Please note that the services/appliances/central heating and heating system/plumbing and electrical installations have not been tested by the selling agents and the purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the condition and warranty of these items.
Directions From Diss leaving on the B1077 through Shelfanger and Winfarthing. At the junction with the B1113 continue straight over signposted to Old Buckenham. Follow this road into Old Buckenham, past the garden nursery and where the road bends sharply to the right, bear left into Ragmere Road and Ragmere Farm will be found just a little way along on the right hand side.
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