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6 bedroom village house for sale

Church Street, IP25

Sold STC £1,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Superb Grade II Listed Country House
  • Self Contained Annexe & Coach House
  • Swimming Pool & Pool House & Workshop
  • Walled Gardens, Grounds & Paddocks of almost 7 Acres
  • No Onward "Chain"

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION: A truly rare opportunity to acquire perhaps one of the most imposing country houses in the area. Glebe House is a fine example of early 18th Century architecture with later additions and ranked as a Grade II Listed house in a superb setting with a walled courtyard and extensive southerly facing formal gardens and grounds of around 7 ACRES {subject to survey). The house has undergone considerable improvement over recent years with opportunities for additional alterations if required to create one's own 'grand design' on this well proportioned Norfolk Home with almost 7,000sq.ft. of living space.

The small Breckland village of Ashill sits strategically in the heart of Norfolk with the royal country residence of Sandringham and beautiful coastline around an hour's drive to the north, the Fine City of Norwich some 25 miles to the east and the A11, Cambridge and Stansted International airport an hour or so to the south west. The local Market towns of Watton and Swaffham provide all the usual shopping facilities and the village itself can still boast a pub, delightful church, primary school and shop.

The well planned accommodation with oil fired radiator central heating, provides comfortable living space with the added advantage of extra room for perhaps staff or an extended family, or to create a secluded working environment for a new or existing business.

ACCOMMODATION:-

RECEPTION HALL: About 39'8" x 14'2" (12.10m x 4.31m) With fine sweeping staircase to the first floor.

CLOAKROOM: About 13' x 10'6" (3.96m x 3.20m) With wash basin and W.C. with high level cistern

STUDY: About 16' x 13'10" (4.87m x 4.21m ) with feature fireplace and fitted shelving. Views to the south across the grounds.

SITTING ROOM: About 21'8" x 16' (6.62m x 4.87m) ) with feature fireplace and views to the south across the grounds.

DRAWING ROOM: About 36'2" x 17'10">10' (11.03m overall x 5.46m>3.03m) ) a delightful dual aspect room with feature fireplace and views to the south and east over the gardens and grounds.

HALLWAY: With access to the remaining rooms and a back door to a small courtyard, plus 'back stairs' to the first floor. Door entrance to BASEMENT CELLAR: A large dry double room arrangement with plenty of room for wine storage and housing the oil fired boiler. A door to the outside leads to ground level and the area is protected and secured by metal grating

REAR HALL: With door to terrace and gardens.

DINING ROOM: About 18'8" x 18' (5.70m x 5.52m ) with feature fireplace and twin French Doors to the quadrant shaped CONSERVATORY: About 21'9" x 18'9 (6.64m x 5.71m) with French Doors and doors to the terrace and gardens.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: About 26'3" x 16'8" (8.01m overall x 5.08m max.) with an extensive range of modern contemporary kitchen units and integrated electrical appliances.

UTILITY ROOM: About 13'2" x 9'8" (4.01m x 2.96m) with fitted sink and original cupboards etc.

GALLERIED FIRST FLOOR LANDING:

MASTER BEDROOM: About 22' x 17'8" (6.70m x 5.40m) with dual aspect and EN-SUITE BATHROOM: Freestanding claw foot bath, wash basin, high level cistern W.C. and quadrant shower unit.

REAR LANDING: Stairs to second floor LOFT ROOM: About 16'5" x 7' (5.01m x 2.15m)

GUEST BEDROOM: About 19'6" x 18' (5.95m x 5.50m) with EN-SUITE BATHROOM: With claw foot bath, wash basin and high level cistern W.C.

BEDROOM 3 About 17' x 12'8" (5.20m overall x 3.85m) with built in wardrobe and EN-SUITE BATHROOM: With claw foot bath wash basin and low level W.C.

BEDROOM 4: About 17' x 10'10" (5.20m x 3.30m) including fitted wardrobe

MAIN BATHROOM: With freestanding claw foot bath, quadrant shower cubicle, wash basin and high level cistern W.C. Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder.

INNER LOBBY

BEDROOM 5: About 15'9" x 14'3" (4.80m x 4.35m)

BATHROOM: With claw foot bath wash basin and high level cistern W.C.

BEDROOM 6: About 15'9" x 14' (4.80m x 4.25m)

OUTSIDE: Immediately to the rear of the house is a walled courtyard area with mature trees and a self contained SINGLE STOREY ANNEXE: Comprising KITCHEN/LIVING ROOM About 18'2" x 10'10" (5.55m x 3.30m) with modern cupboard units and integrated appliances, BEDROOM 1: About 11'2" x 8' (3.40m x 2.45m) BEDROOM 2: About 10'6" x 7'10" (3.20m x 2.40m) BATHROOM: With modern suite comprising panelled bath pedestal wash basin and low level W.C. There is also a large COACH HOUSE which has been converted into a recreational area GYM AREA About 23' x 17' (7.05m x 5.20m) SHOWER ROOM: With shower cubicle, wash basin and low level W.C. BAR AREA: About 18'4" x 14' (5.60m x 4.30m) with fitted bar counter and shelving. SNOOKER ROOM: About 23'7" x 17'7" (7.20m x 5.40m)
GARAGING To the side of the annexe is a Double Garage and on either end of the coach house are two single garages.

GARDENS & GROUNDS: The formal gardens and grounds extend to almost 7 ACRES (subject to measured survey) and much of the roadside area is well screened and secured by a substantial high brick wall with two principal access points one with impressive wrought iron gates leading along a gravelled tree lined driveway and the other through wrought iron gates immediately to the west of the main house leading into the courtyard.
To the south of the house is a SWIMMING POOL facility with an outdoor pool and neighbouring modern detached POOL HOUSE containing a KITCHEN/LIVING ROOM area about 22'8" x 14'3" (6.90m x 4.35m) with an extensive range of modern kitchen units and integrated electrical appliances. TWO CHANGING ROOMS: Each about 8'2" x 4'6" (2.50m x 1.35m) SHOWER ROOM: With shower cubicle wash basin and low level W.C. FILTRATION/EQUIPMENT STORE About 8' 7'10" (2.45m x 2.40m).
PADDOCKS There is a large area of post and rail paddocks with a field shelter. A natural pond and a DETACHED WORKSHOP BUILDING: About 75' x 21' (22.90m x 6.50m)

SERVICES:Mains water electricity and drainage are available: ENERGY RATING: Glebe House Band F Annexe Band G

COUNCIL TAX: Breckland Council Band G

DIRECTIONS: Upon entering Ashill from the south along the B1077 the property is on the right hand side opposite The Rectory and just before the Church.




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Listing History

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04 November 2016

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