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5 bedroom farm house for sale

Tunbeck Road, Wortwell, Harleston

Sold by Us £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 25 Acres of Woodland & Grazing Meadows
  • Grade II Listed Farmhouse
  • Barn with development potential (subject to planning)
  • Secluded Rural Location
  • Five Bedrooms
  • 'Tunbeck' Stream
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Snug & Utility Room
  • Unique & Idyllic

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Broadwash Farm comprises a Grade II Listed farmhouse and a traditional late C17th timber framed barn situated in a unique and secluded location with just under 25 acres of woodland and grazing meadows. The house is not overlooked and has two long access ways being about 500m from the nearest adopted road. The barn may well have development potential subject to planning permission. The property is located on the north western side of Wortwell village adjoining the Waveney valley with a stream known as 'Tunbeck', subdividing the whole and flowing as a tributary to the main river. The market town of Harleston is about 2 miles where there is a wide range of shops, doctors, dentists and other facilities. Beccles about 12 miles to the east lies at the head of the Norfolk Broads Waterway System. Diss with its mainline rail-link to London Liverpool Street is some 13 miles and the city of Norwich to the north is about 20 miles and is the commercial and main shopping centre for the county. 

ACCOMMODATION On the ground floor 

ENTRANCE HALLWAY with pamment tiled floor and stairs off to first floor. Stable door to exterior. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM with double drainer stainless steel sink unit and range of cupboards, pamment tiled flooring, french windows to garden, stable door, built-in shelved pantry, pamment tiled floor, coal fired range with oven and hot plate. 

SITTING ROOM with large brick open fireplace with Bessemer beam over, raised hearth and inset wood burner, adjoining shelved alcove. Hardwood flooring, door to exterior, part exposed ceiling joists to old portion of house, former bread oven, steps down to:- 

SNUG with brick open fireplace with raised hearth and exposed ceiling joists, french windows to garden. 

FRONT ENTRANCE LOBBY with pamment tiled floor. 

UTILITY ROOM with deep glazed sink and pamment tiled floor, leading to:- 

BATHROOM with panelled bath, low level w.c, pedestal wash basin, pamment tiled floor. 

On the first floor  

LANDING with trap door to roof space. 

BEDROOM ONE with french windows to balcony, airing cupboard with lagged cylinder fitted with immersion heater, door to:- 

EN SUITE with panelled bath, low level w.c, bidet and wash basin, built-in shelved cupboard and further built-in wardrobe cupboard 

BEDROOM TWO with bracketed wash basin, feature fireplace with cast iron grate, dormer window, door to:-


Communicating BEDROOM THREE (sloping ceiling) with built-in cupboard, dormer window. 

Steps down to:-  

LOWER LANDING and BEDROOM FOUR with exposed timberwork and dormer window, coffin hatch to sitting room.  

BEDROOM FIVE into the apex of the roof with exposed principal rafters, purlins and collars, gable window.  

OUTSIDE At re There is a brick and pantiled Lodge 34' x 20'(10.4mx 6m) with an enclosed yard with further wood store beyond.

Immediately to the north of the house there is the timber framed barn 32' x 17'7" (9.7m x 0.4m) with pantiled roof and shiplap clad walls with a single principal opening on the northern side and further pedestrian doorway leading to an attached lean-to 32' x 10'2" (9.7m x 3.1m) .

On the western side of the house there is a brick terrace with grassland adjoining and a backdrop of deciduous woods.  

Meadow 4823 0.085 0.21
Wood 4017 0.615 1.52
Wood 2116 1.227 3.03
Track 2818 0.287 0.71
Meadow 2422 1.693 4.18
Meadow 1729 0.194 0.48
Wood 1534 0.789 1.95
Wood 0336 1.943 4.80
Garden 0529 0.178 0.44
Meadow & Wood 0324 1.616 3.99
Jubilee covert 8200 1.029 2.54
Wood 9917 0.421 1.04
10.081 24.89 

VIEWING Strictly by prior appointment with the Agent's Harleston Office. Viewers should be aware that due to the nature of the land some areas are difficult to access and are overgrown.  

LOCAL AUTHORITY South Norfolk District Council.
Council Tax Band - F as at 16.09.16 

SERVICES Mains electricity is connected. Water from a bore hole. Septic tank drainage.  

AGENT'S NOTE 1. The timber framed barn immediately to the north of the house may be developed for residential purposes subject to planning, access and service provisions.

2. The area of woodland immediately to the south of the eastern roadway is a 'Designated County Wildlife Site'

3. We understand a colony of bats have roosted within one of the walls of the property. The sellers are in discussion with the Bat Conservation Trust and the Local Authority regarding the issue.  

DIRECTIONS From the Harleston office proceed along the Redenhall Road until reaching the roundabout on the A143. Take the first exit as signposted Bungay and continue turning second left into Tunbeck Road. The eastern roadway will be found on the left hand side opposite Tunbeck Farm. Continue down this track where you will reach a parking area. The property is then accessed via a narrow footbridge.  

ACCESS 1. An unmade roadway leads from Tunbeck Hill (from the east) to a parking area immediately to the south of the Beck with pedestrian access over a footbridge to the house beyond (we understand Norfolk County Council are responsible for maintaining this footbridge)

2. There is in addition a right of way in favour of the property over the made roadway (from the north) as marked blue on the enclosed plan.

3. Adjoining landowners have a right of way over a portion of Jubilee Covert (westerly extremity to property)

4. There are two public footpaths traversing the property. Please see for their location. 

CONTACT US Durrants, 32-34 Thoroughfare, Harleston, Norfolk, IP20 9AU.
Tel: 01379 852217, Email: WWW.DURRANTS.COM 

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03 October 2016


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