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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Town Street, Swanton Morley, Dereham, NR20

Sold STC £559,000

Property Description

Key features

  • No Onward Chain
  • Detached Character Family House
  • Stunning Character Features
  • Completely Renovated & Refurished
  • Four Double Bedrooms & Three Reception Rooms
  • Bathroom, Wet Room, En-Suite & Shower Room
  • Magnificent Gardens
  • Double Glazed & Oil Fired Heating
  • Additional Outbuilding / Workshop & Ample Parking
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Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
This beautifully refurbished period property and former public house dates back to the early 1700's with its brick and flint elevations whilst newer additions in the mid 1800's formed the substantial detached property you see today. The property sits in a large plot within the original centre of Swanton Morley, just minutes from the church and opposite the village green, which is now a pleasant area to view the old village and entertain the young ones of the family. The property has been sympathetically restored capturing its character with Its stunning vaulted and beamed ceilings which will wow you, as will the recently replaced fitted kitchen and new wing with a further bedroom and reception room which has been well designed to perfectly blend with the original building yet provide flexibility of usage. The main house has to its centre a landscaped garden with views towards the village church spire and numerous paths which lead you through formal gardens which include a wonderful Wisteria covered pergola walkway, terraced patios, vegetable garden and then to a bridge and beyond the open rural countryside. Once inside this property you will appreciate the open space available, inherent character features of exposed brick walls, beamed & vaulted ceilings, solid Oak doors, skirting boards and architraves which have been married perfectly with the more modern necessities of underfloor heating and modern oil fired heating which provides heat to traditional antique style radiators, hard wired communications network, magnificent feature fireplace's with one of the two wood burners opening to reveal an open fire, the new contemporary fitted kitchen, its large double bedrooms, en-suite facilities, stylish family bathroom with its traditional tiled floor, Norfolk pamment tile flooring to the ground floor & stylish decoration and thought which has been taken to provide a simply stunning family home.

Swanton Morley is a quiet and desirable village which is served by local stores, family butcher, public houses / restaurants, picturesque church, frequent bus services and primary school. Comprehensive high street and boutique shops, business and banking services, leisure facilities and schools catering for all age groups are available in the market town of Dereham which is only a 3 miles distance from the property, whilst access to Kings Lynn and Norwich city centre with its mainline railway station, international airport and A11 link road to Cambridge and London is provided by the A47.

Grand Reception Hall
13'6" x 9'1"
With solid Oak entrance door having a central bottle end glass pane, focal point sealed cast fireplace, exposed beams to ceiling and refurbished original tie bar ends. Sealed unit double glazed window to front, traditional door bell, Norfolk pamment tile floor, oak door to the communications cupboard with fuse board, cast antique style radiator and Oak door opening to the inner hall.

First Floor Landing
With Oak balustrade, newel posts and handrail, exposed beams to ceiling, wall light points, sealed unit double glazed window to rear overlooking the gardens and farmland view beyond. Doors opening to the master bedroom and bedroom three whilst an opening to the inner hall area leads to the family bathroom, second bedroom and airing cupboard housing the pressurised hot water system, sealed unit double glazed window and shelving.

Inner Hall
The Inner hall has a Norfolk pamment tiled floor and Oak doors opening to the ground floor rooms and cellar. A turned staircase leads to the first floor landing.

Wet Room
9'7" x 6'" ( Maximum 'L' shaped measurements narrowing to 3'11" & 3'5")
Comprising a modern glass shower enclosure and mains shower unit, ceramic tiled floor and fully tiled wet area with the remainder of the walls being half tiled with dado tile. Vanity storage unit with inset wash hand basin and feature high level flush toilet. Velux roof line window, antique style radiator with towel warming rails, inset LED spot lighting to ceiling.

Sitting Room
27'6" x 14'1" (into recesses)
To the centre of this room is a magnificent inglenook fireplace with Oak Bessemer, feature exposed brick main chimney, Norfolk pamment tile hearth and a 7kw cast wood burner. Natural pine floor, triple aspect sealed unit double glazed windows to front and sides, television and sky points, telephone point, three antique style radiators, stunning beamed ceiling and wall light points.

Dining Room
17'7" x 16' (into recesses)
Not to be overshadowed by the sitting room this room and the original public bar area has a stunning exposed brick fireplace with a Norfolk pamment hearth, feature 11kw cast wood burner with fold back doors to reveal an open grate for cosy evenings dining by fireplight and feature exposed brick arches which lead your eye to a simply stunning sand blasted and preserved beamed ceiling. Norfolk pamment tiled floor, sealed unit double glazed window to front, antique style radiator, wall light points and central ceiling light and television / sky point to recessed alcove.

22' x 11'7"
Beautifully fitted with a modern yet traditional style range of fitted floor and wall mounted storage units incorporating drawers, pan drawer units, glazed display cupboards, plate rack, open display / storage shelving, solid wood work surfaces with large curved end breakfast bar, Belfast sink unit and pillar mixer tap, integral dishwasher and fridge, range style oven and hob to chimney recess with double bank cooker extractor canopy. Two sealed unit double glazed windows to the rear aspect overlooking the garden and view, two Velux roof line windows which flood this roof with natural light, feature ceramic tiled walls and ceramic tiled floor with underfloor heating, stable door opening to the garden, Oak door to the utility room and opening to the inner hall with semi circular brick step leading to the inner hall, LED inset spot lighting.

Utility Room
9'3" x 4'10"
Range of floor and wall mounted storage cupboards, work surfaces with inset porcelain sink unit and mixer tap, plumbing and space for washing machine, vent point for tumble dryer, oil fired central heating boiler, shelved built-in storage cupboard, sealed unit double glazed window to rear, recess for upright fridge / freezer and painted gate latch style door providing internal access to the new wing.

11'7" x 9' (not including stairs)
With Oak edged stairs leading down to an arched vaulted cellar having a stable brick floor, shelving, power and light.

Bedroom One
17' x 16'1"
With central cast fireplace, built-in double wardrobe, wall light points and bedside operated spot lighting, double aspect sealed unit double glazed windows to front and rear aspects overlooking the village green and gardens. Exposed roof trusses, telephone and television / sky points, two antique style radiators and door to:

Comprising a corner shower enclosure with mains shower unit, vanity storage unit with vanity top, inset wash hand basin and toilet with concealed cistern. Feature vinyl plank flooring, fully tiled walls, exposed timbers, wall light points, extractor fan and antique style radiator with heated towel rails.

Bedroom Two
15'2" x 14'1" (into door recess)
Stunning trussed beamed ceiling, two double built-in wardrobes, television / sky points, sealed unit double glazed window to front, two antique style radiators and LED inset spot lighting.

Bedroom Three
13'7" x 9'8"
With focal point exposed brick fireplace and cast grate, exposed central beam, sealed unit double glazed window to front, antique style radiator, television /sky point, central ceiling light and hatch to roof storage space.

Family Bathroom
11'3" x 9'2" (into recess)
This is a beautiful room which oozes style with a traditional tiled floor, claw foot bath with central mixer tap and oak topped storage / vanity area behind, pedestal wash hand basin and traditional style high level flush toilet. The walls are half panelled and features other than the suite include exposed beams and exposed brick chimney breast. Wall light points, inset LED spot lighting to ceiling, hatch to roof space, antique style radiator with heated towel rails and two Velux roof line windows which flood this room with natural light.

Reception Room
28'5" x 12'5" (overall measurement into kitchen)
With a truly magnificent vaulted ceiling having exposed roof trusses and irons, stable door to front, double glazed window, electric digital panel heater, doors opening to the bedroom and shower room, opening to:

7'2" x 5'10"
Having a range of contemporary range of high gloss finished floor and wall mounted storage cupboards, work surfaces with inset stainless steel sink unit and mixer tap, plumbing and space for washing machine. Fan assisted electric oven, ceramic hob, with tiled splash back to rear and cooker hood. ceramic tiled floor, under cupboard lighting and inset LED spot lighting to ceiling.

Bedroom Four
15'11" x 12'4"
With steps leading down from the living room, two double glazed window to side, two ceiling spot light cluster lights and electric digital panel heater.

Shower Room
Comprising a fully tiled curved shower cubicle and electric shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin and low level toilet with concealed cistern. Fully tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor, extractor fan, electric towel radiator, services cupboard and LED inset spot lighting to ceiling.

An additional outbuilding is currently used as a storage / workshop area with window and door to front, power and light. To the side of this building is a further storage area / carport which returns to the rear of the building and further hardstanding and oil storage tank.

To the front of the property is a privacy fence and gravelled parking, outside lighting, access to the main entrance door and a gravelled drive to side also providing additional parking and leading to the carport / covered area, outbuilding, rear access, new wing and garden. The gardens are landscaped and terraced with formal lawn areas, paved terraces set with mature, well stocked flower and shrub beds. Gravelled paths lead through the garden revealing private seating areas and a pergola walkway which is covered with climbing plants and beautiful white and purple wisteria. To the rear of the garden is a poly tunnel and vegetable garden and beyond this a lower terrace with nature pond and bridge leading to compost and bonfire / work area. To the rear of the main house is a gravelled patio / seating area which provides a wonderful view of this ever changing and stunning garden as well as Swanton Morley church and the countryside beyond.

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28 August 2018


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