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Northgate, Beccles

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Darby & Liffen, Gorleston On Sea
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Tenure: Freehold

Butterfield House is a sensational 16th century property full of character and situated in a spectacular location along the River Waveney, offering wonderful views of the river and marshes beyond. This spacious property is full of history and is one of the oldest buildings within the town. This 5 bedroom, two bathroom property is extremely impressive and offers the purchaser so much throughout . There is a courtyard garden, shallow pond and patio area near the house that leads to a decked pathway that takes you to the bottom of the large garden where you will find a games room, moorings, a patio area, barbecue and a sheltered decked entertainment area overlooking the river. Close to all amenities Butterfield House is an ideal place purchase for a local or out of area buyer.
This superb Grade II Listed five bedroomed individual period detached house, with much character, has been renovated to a high specification by the current owners, to include such elements as under floor heating in the kitchen, entrance lobby & cellar. There is a substantial mooring and a beautiful riverside garden.

The accommodation additionally comprises:- Kitchen, Dining Room, Sitting Room, Inner Hall, Garden Room, Cloakroom, stairs down to Bedroom 5/Cinema Room, First Floor landing, En-suite Shower Room, Bathroom, Two Bedrooms, Second Floor Landing, Two Further Bedrooms, Gas Central Heating, Courtyard Garden, small Garden and parking for two cars.


21' 5'' x 13' 10'' (6.52m x 4.21m)

To include fireplace with wooden work surfaces having drawers & cupboards beneath, matching wall cupboards & tall cupboard, inset Butler sink with single drainer, plumbing for dishwasher, part wall tiling, windows to side & rear elevations, exposed brickwork, open chimney breast with Rangemaster cooker inset on tiled & brick plinth, tiled floor, exposed beams, underfloor heating, door to side elevation, space for fridge & freezer.

Dining Room

21' 0'' x 17' 0'' (6.40m x 5.18m)

To include fireplace (21'6x17') ingle nook fireplace with Bressumer, exposed beams, exposed floor boards & exposed brickwork. Two radiators, TV point, window to front elevation, steps to:-

Inner Hall

6' 4'' x 19' 11'' (1.93m x 6.07m)

To include staircase (9'93mx6'07m) with opaque windows, exposed floorboards, a radiator, staircase to first floor, steps to basement level, exposed beams & door to:-

Sitting Room

14' 3'' x 14' 1'' (4.34m x 4.29m)

To face of both fireplaces (14'3x14'1) with wood panelled walls, alcove with fitted wooden seating, a radiator, exposed beams, sash window to front elevation, inset bookcase, fireplace with wooden mantel, door to front.

Garden Room

17' 6'' x 8' 3'' (5.33m x 2.51m)

With pamment tiled floor, exposed brickwork, panelling, exposed beams, door to side elevation, windows to font & side elevations, under floor heating.


4' 8'' x 6' 7'' (1.42m x 2.01m)

With pamment tiled floor, plumbing for washing machine, low level WC, wash hand basin, window, exposed brickwork & exposed beam.

Rear Lobby

6' 6'' x 4' 5'' (1.98m x 1.35m)

With brick steps to bedroom 5/games room, window to front elevation, exposed brickwork, access to loft & spot lights.

Bedroom 5/Games Room

14' 9'' x 14' 6'' (4.49m x 4.42m) min plus recess

Height to ceiling 1.78m (5'10) with exposed brickwork, floor & walls, decorative display/storage arches, two windows to front elevation & a radiator, under floor heating.

First Floor Landing

With exposed floorboards, window and door to rear, exposed beams, a radiator, staircase to second floor & doors off to:-

Bedroom 1

15' 1'' x 10' 3'' (4.59m x 3.12m)

To face of chimney breast plus 2'x3'10) with cast iron fireplace, mantel surround & brick hearth, exposed floorboards, exposed beams, sash widow to front elevation, a radiator, built-in wardrobe & partial sloping ceiling.

En-suite Shower Room

5' 4'' x 4' 3'' (1.62m x 1.29m)

With shower cubicle having shower inset, low level WC, tiled floor, vertical radiator, extractor fan, window to front elevation, spot lights & wall tiling.


12' 4'' x 6' 6'' (3.76m x 1.98m)

With panelled bath, shower attachment over, part wall tiling, low level WC, exposed beam & extractor fan.

Bedroom 2

15' 6'' x 14' 0'' (4.72m x 4.26m)

To face of built-in cupboard with built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder, exposed floorboards, sash window to front elevation & exposed beams.


Bedroom 3

16' 9'' x 15' 10'' (5.11m x 4.83m)

BEDROOM 3 4.83m at a height of 0.91m x 5.11m to include chimney breast (15'10x16'9 at a height of 3') sloping ceilings to floor, exposed floorboards, windows to rear & side elevations, two crossway wooden beams at a distance of 5'7 & 5'9 from the floor.

Bedroom 4

15' 0'' x 14' 0'' (4.57m x 4.26m)

BEDROOM 4 4.57m at a height of 0.91m x 4.27m to include chimney breast (15'x14' plus recess at a height of 3') with exposed beams, exposed floorboards, window to side elevation with slopping ceilings to floor and a radiator, two crossway wooden beams at a distance of 6'x8' from the floor.

The Grounds

A fenced corridor gives access to this from the property. To the front of the property there is parking for two cars in front of the decorative iron railings. There are three small stone terraces to front with a brick wall and wrought iron fencing. To the rear there is also a courtyard garden with a small decorative pond, shrubs, patio area and shingle area. There is a mooring of approximately 43ft together with a summerhouse and riverside garden.


Proceeding from Beccles Town centre via Old Market and into Northgate. Upon entering Northgate take the immediate left hand turn into The Score. The property can be found on the left hand side.


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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 the accuracy, nor do they constitute any part of any offer or contract.


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Northgate, Beccles


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  • Beccles Station0.3 miles
  • Brampton Station4.5 miles
  • Somerleyton Station5.1 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.

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