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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Burston Road, Dickleburgh, Diss

Sold STC £350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Over 2,550 sq ft of living accommodation
  • A creative & stylish chapel conversion
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Quiet location
  • Just 5 miles to the north of Diss

Full description

A rare opportunity to acquire a most spacious & fine chapel conversion. Boasting over 2,500 sq ft of versatile living space with a stunning & impressive reception room measuring 4.5m x 10.19m. Enjoying a lovely position upon a small no through country lane within the heart of this popular village.



Located on a small country lane this property is a short stroll away from the centre of the village along Burston Road being a quiet and tranquil no through road. The village of Dickleburgh has proved to be a popular and sought after location over the years, found close to the beautiful countryside surrounding the South Norfolk and only five or so miles to the north of Diss. The village has a good range of local amenities and facilities to hand by way of having a village shop/post office, public house, church, garage, well regarded schooling and even a fish and chip shop. A furthermore extensive range of day to day amenities and facilities can be found within the historic market town of Diss also having the benefit of a mainline railway station with regular/direct services to London Liverpool Street and Norwich. 


The property comprises of an imaginative conversion of a former Victoria baptist Chapel, having believed to have been converted in the 1990's. A foundation stone found to the front right hand corner of the building would indicate that the property dates back to 1882. The property is an excellent example of a fine conversion offering a great deal of versatile living space over two floors and with a most impressive floor to ceiling height in areas of up to 3.93m (12' 10"). Particular notice is drawn to the main reception room stretching some 10.19m (33' 5" ) in width and still retaining the original high arched and sash windows from the chapel to the front. Overall the accommodation is some 2,500 square feet and offers three spacious double bedrooms at first floor level centred around the family bathroom and accessed via a gallery landing. At ground floor level there is an additional fourth bedroom adjacent to the shower room giving the opportunity for dual living. 

Externally the property stands upon a plot measuring an overall (24.99m x 16.76m ) (82' x 55') with gardens to either side aspect of the chapel. To the rear the gardens are more secluded having a good deal of privacy and backing onto mature trees giving a lovely backdrop. To the front the gardens are of a moderate size and enclosed by established hedging which perhaps could be adopted for off-road parking if required and subject to any of the necessary or needed consents. 

(3m x 5.63m) (9' 10" x 18' 5") (maximum measurements) A most impressive and pleasing first impression with vaulted ceilings stretching some 4.83m, (15' 10")  in height and with a prominent gallery landing to front. Further giving access to stairs rising to first floor level, reception room, kitchen, utility, shower room and fourth bedroom.

(4.51m x 10.19m) (14' 9" x 33' 5") A triple aspect room found to the front of the property and giving an overwhelming feel of space and light. A particular feature is the inglenook style fireplace with massive oak bressumer beam over and inset cast iron wood burning stove upon a tiled hearth. Floor to ceiling height within the room stretching some 3.93m, (12' 10") and a large open archway providing access through to the kitchen/diner.

(8.10m x 4.77m) (26' 6" x 15' 7") Found towards the rear of the property enjoying from being a double aspect room with French doors to the side opening onto the westerly facing gardens. The kitchen has an extensive range of wall and floor mounted units with a floating island centring the room and connecting to the dining area. Further providing access through to the entrance hall.

(4.95m x 2.8m) (16' 2" x 9' 2") A rather large room currently used as a utility area, however lending itself for a number of different uses. Ceramic tiled flooring. Space and plumbing for automatic washing machine etc. 

(2.88m x 2.57m) (9' 5" x 8' 5") Another double aspect room found towards the rear of the property and serving as a double bedroom if required. 

(1.97m x 1.38m) (6' 5" x 4' 6") Running adjacent to reception room two/bedroom four. Being fully tiled and comprising of a shower cubicle with electric power shower, tiled walls, low wc and hand wash basin. 

Gallery style landing rising from ground floor level and approximately measures 
3.32m x 2.64m, (10' 10" x 8' 7") and provides access to the three bedrooms and family bathroom. Further providing access to loft space above. 

(5.02m x 4.68m) (16' 5" x 15' 4") (maximum measurements including double built-in storage cupboard and ensuite). A large master bedroom enjoying a part westerly aspect. Further providing access to the ensuite.

(2.12m x 1.88m) (6' 11" x 6' 2") With frosted window to rear, comprising of a bath, low level wc and hand wash basin.

(2.97m x 4.65m) (9' 8" x 15' 3") Found to the western aspect of the property and being a generous double bedroom. Further having the benefit of a skylight window above.

: (4.89m x 2.49m) (16' x 8' 2") A double aspect room found towards the rear of the property and serving as a double bedroom however, currently used as an office.

(3.30m x 2.45m) (10' 9" x 8') (maximum measurements including built-in airing cupboard to the side). Comprising of a panelled bath, low level wc and hand wash basin.

Strictly by appointment with Whittley Parish Estate Agents, please contact a member of the sales team at our Diss office on 01379 640808.

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Proceeding east out of Diss along Victoria Road/A1066 continue over the three roundabouts until coming to the final roundabout at the A140. At the roundabout take the first exit left proceeding north along the dual carriageway up the A140. Continue along until reaching the next roundabout taking the third exit right signposted into Dickleburgh. Continue north along Ipswich Road into Dickleburgh and coming into the centre of Dicklebugh look for the first proper turning left onto Burston Road (opposite Harvey Lane on the right). Proceed down Burston Road for approximately 200 metres after which the property will be one of the last properties on the right hand side (and before reaching Chapel Farm).

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