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3 bedroom cottage for sale

The Street, South Lopham, Diss


Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed period cottage
  • Oozing character and charm
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Southerly facing rear gardens
  • Off-road parking
  • No onward chain

Full description



Well located within the village of South Lopham lying only 5 miles to the west of Diss and along the A1066. The village has proved to be a popular location over the years consisting of many period and attractive properties and within close proximity to the beautiful countryside surrounding Redgrave and Lopham Fen (a nature reserve). The historic market town of Diss is also found on the South Norfolk border and within the roaming countryside of the Waveney Valley. The town has an extensive range of day to day amenities and facilities with the benefit of the mainline railway station with regular/direct services to London, Liverpool Street and Norwich.


The property comprises of an end of terrace (one of three) thatched cottage believed to date back to the 17th century and being of part timber frame and clay lump construction under a part thatched roof with a more modern extension to the western aspect. As one would expect to find in a property of this age there is an enormous amount of charm and character within, still retaining many period and exposed original features. Throughout the older part of the property there is heavy timbering with revealed brick work giving it an olde worlde feeling. The property is deceptive in size and has a good amount of useable living space with three double bedrooms at first floor level. 


There are gardens to the front, currently being laid to lawn with the main gardens found to the rear with a formal area abutting the property leading up to the shared/right of way driveway, with access for neighbouring properties. The property in question also shares a right of way for vehicular access to the rear gardens and off-road parking over a neighbouring properties driveway which is accessible from the street in South Lopham itself.The main gardens are of a particularly good size having a southerly aspect being predominantly laid to lawn and flanked by established hedging. 

The rooms are as follows:

RECEPTION ROOM ONE/SITTING ROOM: 4.75m x 3.07m (15' 7" x 10') A bright and spacious double aspect room with views to the front and rear of the property, further having door to front aspect. A particular feature of the room is the exposed timbers and beams and a lovely focal point of the room is the open fire place with brick surround. Under stairs storage cupboard. Secondary door giving access through to stairs to first floor level and further door giving access through to the dining room,

RECEPTION ROOM TWO/DINING ROOM: 3.25m x 2.74m (10' 7" x 9') Found to the front of the property and also being of a good size. Exposed timbers and beams. Further providing access to the rear lobby and kitchen to side.

KITCHEN: 3.10m x 2.34m (10' 2" x 7' 8") Found to the front of the property and secondary window to side aspect. Good range of wall and floor cupboards with space and plumbing for integrated appliances etc.

REAR LOBBY: Providing access to the rear gardens and further access to the bathrooms.

BATHROOM/SHOWER ROOM: With two windows to rear. Comprising of a low level wc, wash hand basin and walk in shower unit. Tiled walls. 

FIRST FLOOR LEVEL: A small landing serving access to bedroom one.

BEDROOM ONE: 4.65m x 3.15m  (15' 3" x 10' 4") With Dormer window to front. A good sized double bedroom with many exposed timbers and beams. Secondary door giving access through to bedroom two.

BEDROOM TWO: 4.72m x 2.64m (15' 5" x 8' 7")  Again found to the front of the property and being a large double bedroom. Exposed timbers and beams. Secondary door serving access through to bedroom three.

BEDROOM THREE: 3.51m into recess x 3.15m (11' 6" into recess x 10' 4") With Dormer window to rear. Again a good sized double bedroom. 

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

OUR REF: 6856

DIRECTIONS: From our Diss office proceed to the top of the hill turning left onto Denmark Street. Proceed to the end of Denmark Street and upon reaching the roundabout take the second exit right onto Stanley Road/A1066. Proceed west along the A1066 through the villages of Roydon and Bressingham. After passing through Bressingham continue until coming into the village of South Lopham. On entering the village of South Lopham and after passing The White Horse public house continue past Church Lane on your right after which you will see the property marked by the Estate Agents board on the left hand side. Continue 10-20 metres after which there will be a turning on your left hand side. onto a driveway which leads to the rear of the property where the off-road parking is situated. 


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30 March 2016


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