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Church Road, Burgh Castle, Great Yarmouth

Added on 02/11/2017
Darby & Liffen, Gorleston On Sea
Country House

Key features

  • Impressive Grade 2 listed Detached Georgian residence
  • Several acres of Lovely woodland / parkland private gardens
  • Sympathetically renovated by current owners retaining many period features
  • Detached Coachhouse currently a Garage with 30ft workshop/studio
  • Adjoining Hamilton House a self contained 2 Bedroom Annexe
  • Situated in this sought after village adjacent to the Roman Fort & Broads

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

** Guide Price £1,300,000 ** This Grade II listed imposing and impressive detached residence boasts several acres of beautiful parkland/woodland private gardens and has been sympathetically renovated by the current owners, however retaining many of its lovely original period features. These extensive works include renovation works to the roof, re-plastering, re-wiring and replacement of many of the sash windows. The property also offers Hamilton House, a self-contained 2 Bedroom adjoining property / annexe. The house is approached via a long sweeping tarmac driveway giving access to a detached coach house currently being used as a garage and large workshop / studio. Other benefits include oil fired central heating, there is a comprehensive security CCTV system. The beautiful extensive grounds offer lovely mature woodland walks, there is an orchard and vegetable garden, large glass house and several out buildings. Accommodation comprises of a spacious Reception Hallway, cloakroom/ WC, 2 good size reception rooms both with attractive period fireplaces, Kitchen / Breakfast Room with hand crafted oak units, Utility Room, cellar ideal as a wine store, 4-6 Bedrooms, Family Bathroom / Shower Room. Hamilton House comprises of Entrance Hallway, Lounge, Kitchen / Breakfast Room, 2 Bedrooms, Bathroom.The Old Rectory occupies a wonderful position with lovely tree filled surroundings. Only yards a way from the imposing English Heritage site of the stone wall remains of Burgh Castle, the Roman Fort Garannonum which was built in the 3rd century as a defence for the Saxon Shore, widely regarded to be the best preserved Roman Monument in East Anglia.

Via Portico Entrance on Doric Columns

Reception Hallway

23' 0'' x 11' 7'' (7.01m x 3.53m)

Impressive lovely size reception hallway with double doors to front, sash window, wall mounted air conditioning / heating unit, radiator, original coving, picture rail to walls, door giving access to cellar, feature curved staircase to first floor, study area, gas wall light.

Cloakroom / WC

Situated on the half landing, white modern style suite comprising vanity wash basin, WC, sash window, radiator, dado rail to walls.

Main Reception Room

18' 7'' x 15' 7'' (5.66m x 4.75m)

Lovely period fireplace surround with marble insets and hearth, twin sash windows with original wooden shutters offering lovely garden views, double radiator, picture rails, original coving, centre ceiling plaster rose, extensive range of wall light points and gas wall light.

Dining / Second Sitting Room

18' 7'' x 15' 7'' (5.66m x 4.75m)

Lovely period fireplace with patterned tiled inserts, tiled hearth, sash window, double French doors with original wooden shutters offering lovely garden views, 2 double radiators, dado and picture rails, original coving, centre ceiling rose, extensive range of wall light points and gas wall light.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room

19' 7'' x 11' 7'' (5.96m x 3.53m)

Lovely size room with hand crafted solid oak wall and base units with large centre dresser unit, built in wine rack, tall pantry, cupboard unit, tiled splashback to walls, butler style inset sink, wide recess for cooking range with extractor fan over, tiled floor, large feature double glazed window offering lovely garden views, twin fan heaters, picture rail and original coving, recess housing American style fridge / freezer with water and ice dispenser, wall mounted security intercom, gas wall light.

Utility Room

13' 7'' x 5' 7'' (4.14m x 1.70m)

Plumbing for the washing machine, sash window, wood effect flooring, radiator, door to rear, feature arched folding door to hallway.


Two rooms. Room 1 - 11' 3'' x 7' 7'' (3.43m x 2.31m) with fitted shelving. Ideal room storage, central area currently used as a wine storage area. Room 2 - 11' 3'' x 8' 0'' (3.43m x 2.44m) with stainless steel sink, electric consumer boxes and alarm system.

Gallery Style Landing

Lovely feature curved stairwell, wide decorative coving, dado rail to walls, double radiator, wall mounted air conditioning / heating unit, security entry intercom, door giving access to adjoining separate annexe.

Bedroom 1

15' 3'' x 13' 3'' (4.64m x 4.04m)

Sash window offering lovely garden views, decorative coving, dado rail, double radiator.

Bedroom 2

15' 3'' x 12' 7'' (4.64m x 3.83m)

Twin sash windows, 2 double radiators, wood effect wall panelling to 3 walls.

Bedroom 3

15' 3'' x 11' 7'' (4.64m x 3.53m)

Another lovely size bedroom recently been redecorated and recarpeted. Sash window, 2 double radiators, dado rail to walls.

Bedroom 4

14' 0'' x 11' 7'' (4.26m x 3.53m)

Good size fourth bedroom with built-in cupboard housing the water cylinder, sash window, dado rail to walls, radiator, loft access.


Spacious bathroom comprising of wood panelled bath, separate tiled shower cubicle, wall mounted shower, WC, bidet, wash basin, wood effect flooring, double radiator, sash window, coving, shaving point, tiled up to half of wall height.

Hamilton House / Adjoining Annexe

Via Portico Entrance on Doric Columns


Pamment floor tiles, double doors to front, radiator, sash window, double internal doors giving access to kitchen / diner.

Cloakroom / WC

White suite comprising WC, wash basin, permanent tiled floor, sash window.


16' 7'' x 12' 7'' (5.05m x 3.83m)

Feature red brick fireplace surround, tiled hearth, cast iron style wood burner gas LPG fire, stairs to first floor, radiator, sash windows to front and rear.

Kitchen / Dining Room

12' 7'' x 12' 3'' (3.83m x 3.73m)

Nice bright and airy room with 3 sash windows, range of oak style fitted wall and base units with built-in oven and 4-ring electric hob, tiled splashbacks, 1 and a half bowl sink, permanent tiled floor, double radiator, door to rear, pantry / storage cupboard.

First Floor Landing

Radiator, dado rail to walls, loft access.

Bedroom 1

13' 7'' x 12' 7'' (4.14m x 3.83m)

2 sash windows, radiator.

Bedroom 2

10' 3'' x 8' 9'' (3.12m x 2.66m)

Sash window, radiator.


Comprising wood panelled bath with shower attachment, wash basin, WC, bidet, sash window, shaving light / point, tiled up to half of wall height.


The property occupies a generous plot approximately 4 to 5 acres (subject to survey as not measured) with beautiful parkland/woodland style mature private gardens. The property is approached via a long sweeping tarmac driveway providing ample parking for a great amount of vehicles.

To the East, there are lawned gardens with mature trees, bushes, shrubs and plants with large feature pond. To the front / South of the property there are lovely lawned gardens again with many mature trees and beautiful woodland walkways, arched walkway with mature laburnum climbers above leading into a long pergola walkway with an abundance of various types of wisteria, large arbour seating area with pan tiled roof.

Outside Continued

To the West of the property there is a mature orchard offering a range of various fruit trees, herb gardens with Victorian box hedging bordering, courtyard area with ornate period water pump, various vegetable garden areas, tall red brick wall to side with side gate, large oil storage fuel tanks, large glass house 30ft by 10ft with uPVC double glazed windows, shingled pathways.

3 Workshops with power and lighting currently log stores

Coach House/Garage

30' 0'' x 10' 0'' (9.14m x 3.05m)

Double doors to entrance, feature high vaulted ceiling, wall mounted air conditioning / heating unit, range of power points and lighting, access to rear of the garage to sunken pit.
Storage Room 10' x 10' garage giving access to Workshop/Studio.

Workshop / Studio

30' 0'' x 18' 0'' (9.14m x 5.48m)

Extensive range of power points and lighting, wall mounted heating / air conditioning unit, range of fitted wooden work benches, stainless steel sink, stairs to loft, door to separate WC. The studio has potential to be converted into further garaging or a granny annexe if required (subject to planning consent). Separate WC comprising WC and wash basin. Loft with staircase accessible from studio. Loft is fully boarded.

Agents Note: Private Drainage

Separate WC

Comprising WC, vanity wash basin, extractor fan.


Access is staircase from studio. Fully boarded.


We understand the property is taken as Freehold.


Strictly prior to appointment through Darby & Liffen LTD.


Immediate possession on completion of purchase.

Agents Note

Whilst every care is taken when preparing details, DARBY & LIFFEN LTD., do not carry out any tests on any domestic appliances, which include Gas appliances & Electrical appliances. This means confirmation cannot be given as to whether or not they are in working condition. Measurements are always intended to be accurate but they must be taken as approximate only. Every care has been taken to provide true descriptions, however, no guarantee can be given as to their accuracy, nor do they constitute any part of an offer or contract.


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Church Road, Burgh Castle, Great Yarmouth


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Berney Arms Station1.2 miles
  • Great Yarmouth Station3.0 miles
  • Haddiscoe Station4.2 miles
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Darby & Liffen, Gorleston On Sea

42, Bells Road, Gorleston, NR31 6AN

Darby & Liffen is a family run business and was established in 1964 by co-founders the late Stephen Thomas Darby and Mr Bert Clifford Liffen. The emergence of the new millennium and Paul and Owen Darby the third generation of the Darby family deeply rooted in the business, seemed that the time was appropriate to re-branding our corporate identity, thereby, reflecting the quality service we offer.

Darby & Liffen specialise in all aspects of the property business be it Selling, Buying, Le

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