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Property Description

Key features

  • Detached period property
  • Four bedrooms
  • Two receptions
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • 1.9 acres (sts)
  • Self-contained one bed annexe
  • Outbuildings
  • Rural views

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Bungay - 4.0miles
Loddon - 3.2miles
Norwich - 13.4miles
Southwold - 20.2miles

An impressive DETACHED PERIOD property with many original features dating back to circa 1890 and with spacious living accommodation. Two reception rooms, kitchen/dining room, FOUR bedrooms and a ONE BEDROOM self-contained ANNEXE, set in an attractive location on a quiet country lane with outstanding rural views. Generous garden and segmented land totalling circa 1.9 acres (STS), large gazebo, wildlife pond, various outbuildings just a few miles from the popular market town of Loddon.

Accommodation comprises briefly of:
Entrance hall
Sitting room
Kitchen/Dining room
Utility room
Downstairs cloakroom
Four bedrooms (2 en-suites) in the main house
Family bathroom
One Bedroom annexe
Annexe sitting room & kitchen
Annexe bathroom
Gardens with large gazebo & wildlife pond
Various outbuildings
'In & out' gravelled driveway with extensive parking
Rural location

The Property
A spacious detached period property with many original features including exposed beams, bay windows and fireplace, offering flexible accommodation and set in a delightful mature plot with outstanding far reaching rural views. One enters the property into the entrance porch with tiled floor which continues through the ground floor accommodation. The ground floor has two reception rooms which create an excellent living and entertaining space. The sitting room has a bay window overlooking the front aspect and woodburner fireplace as the main focal point. The entrance hall opens through to the kitchen/dining room with exposed beams, bay window to the front aspect with window seat and plenty of space for dining table and chairs. This area leads to a pantry cupboard and a good range of contemporary wall and base units, solid wood worktop surfaces, composite one and half bowl sink, 2 'Kuppersbusch' integrated ovens and hob, integrated dishwasher, wine fridge and microwave cooker with space for a fridge/freezer. There are French doors leading to the outside rear entertaining area. A door leads into the utility room and rear hallway which has a door out to the rear of the house and cupboard housing the large pressurised hot water tank. There is a 'Janitor' sink and space for a washing machine and tumble dryer including extra storage. A downstairs cloakroom room completes the ground floor accommodation of the main house. From the rear hall is a door to access the self-contained annexe. Upstairs of the main house on the first floor there are 3 bedrooms all with rural views, one double bedroom benefits from an en-suite shower room. There is another double bedroom and a single bedroom with built-in bunk beds. A generous family bathroom with under floor heating and a white contemporary suite with free standing bath, tiled floor, heated towel rail and complete with spacious walk-in shower. Stairs lead to a second floor which is has an additional bedroom space currently used as a home office leading to a dressing room area, en-suite featuring another walk-in shower room and the very spacious master bedroom enjoying the rural country views.

The annexe benefits from its own private entrance to the front and so lends itself to being a possible holiday let income or rental potential for the prospective buyer. On entering the annexe you are welcomed into the open plan living space and kitchen area. A window overlooks the front aspect and the ceilings are vaulted with painted beams giving a good feel of space and light. The kitchen area has wall and base units with a 'Butler' style sink, solid wood work tops, and space for a washing machine, cooker and fridge freezer. An inner door leads back to the main house rear hallway and adjacent to this, is the door to the annexe double bedroom with a vaulted ceiling and window to the front. The en-suite bathroom comprises of bath with shower over, WC and a hand wash basin.

The property is approached by two separate 5-Bar wooden gates and a sweeping 'in & out' gravelled drive with extensive parking and turning space. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with planted borders, shrubs, mature trees along the boundary with a side area housing the LPG gas tank, a wood store. The rear and adjacent side garden has mature hedgerow borders, trees and a lawn area with a seating/entertaining area, 'endless' swimming pool perfect for training, outside kitchen area which includes pizza oven, sink and a deep pan fryer. Adjacent to the property and bisected by the country lane is a further 1 acre field (STS) which has stunning views over the adjoining fields, it also has a vegetable patch area and a large timber gazebo made from reclaimed sea defences from Great Yarmouth, this is an ideal covered area for entertaining. There is a mature wildlife pond with various reeds and planting. The property benefits from 11 out buildings which include dedicated motor-cycle storage, large work shop, garden storage units and a secure container. The property is set in a secluded location with good views in all directions of the surrounding countryside.

The property is set in a rural and secluded location between the popular market towns of Loddon and Bungay, situated on a quiet country lane surrounded by fields. It is a short drive from the centre of Loddon which is a very popular town providing many amenities including all schools, nurseries, shops, Post Office, Churches, doctors surgery, dentist, bank, library, pubs and access to the Broads network. It is also within easy reach of the market towns of Bungay and Beccles which provide a fuller range of amenities. The Cathedral City of Norwich is about 20 mins drive to the North and has a mainline train link to London Liverpool Street (1hr 54mins). The unspoilt heritage coastline of Suffolk with the lovely beaches of Southwold and Walberswick are approx. 20 miles away. Diss provides another mainline link to London (1hr34mins) and is 20 miles distant.

Fixtures & Fittings
All fixtures and fittings including curtains are specifically excluded from the sale, but may be
available in addition, subject to separate negotiation.

LPG central heating and hot water. Mains electricity. Private drainage.

EPC Rating: E (both main house and annexe)

Local Authority
South Norfolk District Council
Tax Band: E
Postcode: NR35 2HT

Agents Note
The property is offered subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, whether public or private, all way leaves, easements and other rights of way whether specifically mentioned or not.

Vacant possession of the freehold will be given upon completion.

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Added on Rightmove:
28 September 2016


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