4 bedroom detached house for sale

Mill Street, Swanton Morley, Dereham

Guide Price £725,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming detached four bedroom cottage
  • Spacious accommodation
  • Country kitchen with Aga and pantry
  • Far reaching views over countryside
  • 1.4 acres (STMS)
  • Garden run down to the River Wensum

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


SUMMARY
A delightful four bedroom cottage set in gardes and grounds which extend to around 1.4 acres (STMS), and lead down to the River Wensum.


DESCRIPTION
This charming detached property is understood to have been created from a row of terraced cottages dating from the early eighteenth century, and now provides comfortable character four bedroom accommodation in a delightful setting. This surprisingly spacious accommodation includes a lovely Sitting Room featuring an inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, a wonderful Dining 'Hall', and a country kitchen with Aga and pantry. Externally the mature gardens and grounds extend to around 1.4 acres (STMS), running down to and including the bank of the River Wensum, with the cottage benefiting from fishing rights. From the gardens and the cottage itself there are superb, far reaching views over the neighbouring farmland and countryside. Maple Cottage further benefits from a recently upgraded central heating system and a private water supply. Viewing is a must to really appreciate the setting of this wonderful home.

Description 
This charming detached property is understood to have been created from a row of terraced cottages dating from the early eighteenth century, and now provides comfortable character four bedroom accommodation in a delightful setting. This surprisingly spacious accommodation includes a lovely Sitting Room featuring an inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, a wonderful Dining 'Hall', and a country kitchen with Aga and pantry. Externally the mature gardens and grounds extend to around 1.4 acres (STMS), running down to and including the bank of the River Wensum, with the cottage benefiting from fishing rights. From the gardens and the cottage itself there are superb, far reaching views over the neighbouring farmland and countryside. Maple Cottage further benefits from a recently upgraded central heating system and a private water supply. Viewing is a must to really appreciate the setting of this wonderful home.

Kitchen 
A real country kitchen with solid door in from the garden and windows to three aspects. The Kitchen is on two levels with a door from the upper level opening into the Utility/Boot Room, also on this upper level there an area of work surface with inset sink unit, storage and plumbing for a dishwasher. The main area of the kitchen features attractive pamment tiling to the floor, while a fireplace with storage cupboard alongside houses the Aga with decorated tiles behind. There is a further, granite, work surface with inset circular basin with further storage cupboards and drawers below, alongside this area there is space and wiring for and electric cooker with hood over. The kitchen also features a fantastic shelved pantry, glazed display wall cabinet and exposed ceiling beam.

Utility/boot Room 
This practical room is ideal for coats and boots has plumbing for a washing machine and doors to both the Study and garden.

Cloakroom 
Fitted with a wc and wall mounted hand wash basin this cloakroom has a tiled floor and half height panelling to the walls.

Study 
This lovely room links the Kitchen to the Dining Room and has a window to the front aspect. Features within the room include an unusual reclaimed wooden floor, and useful storage cupboards as well as an ornamental fireplace.

Dining Room 
This wonderful entertaining room has windows to two aspects and a door opening to the garden. At one end of the room an exposed brick chimney breast houses a wood burning stove on a raised hearth with beam over while at the other end of the room stairs lead up to the first floor. Once again this room features and attractive wooden floor, and has an exposed ceiling beam.

Sitting Room 
This light well proportioned room has windows to two aspects and French door leading out to the side aspect. An inglenook fireplace has another wood burning stove on a raised pamment hearth with bressumer beam over. There are exposed oak floorboards and exposed central ceiling beam.

Landing 
This long landing runs nearly the full length of the house and has windows to both front and rear aspects.

Bedroom One 
A spacious main bedroom being above the Sitting Room, this room has plenty of built in storage, windows to two aspects enjoying a view over the garden and countryside beyond and wide exposed floorboards.

Bedroom Two  
Once again this bedroom has windows to two aspects with a wonderful view and fitted wardrobe.

Bathroom 
With white suite comprising bath with wood panelling and 'telephone' style mixer tap and shower attachment, shower in a tiled cubicle, wc and vanity hand wash basin set into a marble surround. Tiling and half height wood panelling to walls.

Bedroom Three 
With window to the rear aspect having an open view, again this room has exposed floorboards and houses the airing cupboard and has a useful recess with hanging rail.

Bedroom Four 
Currently used as an office this room has exposed floorboards and window to the rear aspect with a lovely view over the garden and countryside beyond.

External 
Maple Cottage stands back from Mill Street and is screened by thick mature hedging. A drive alongside the house provides plenty of parking and access to the detached double garage, which has twin double doors and a 'lean to' storage area alongside. Gates open from the parking area to the rear garden. At the opposite end of the cottage there is a second gated access from Mill Street providing vehicular access through a further gate to the rear garden. The front garden is lawned with a wide shrub bed and specimen trees. The vast majority of the garden lies to the rear of the house with a wide paved sun terrace adjoining the cottage itself from where doors lead into the Kitchen, Boot Room, Dining Room and Boiler Room. The boiler room houses the oil fired boiler and provides excellent garden storage, and has a door opening to a further storage room/potting shed with window overlooking the drive. The garden continues to a wide sweeping lawn again with a number of specimen trees and a wealth of mature, productive fruit trees. Within this garden is a peace garden enclosed by mature hedging and featuring well planted beds offering a pleasant, private space to sit. There is also a pergola covered in climbing roses and fire pit. From this main area of garden a gate opens to a small 'meadow' with a boardwalk path leading around the perimeter to the River Wensum. We understand Maple Cottage owns the river bank and to the centre of the river enjoying fishing rights. In total the gardens and grounds extend to around 1.4 acres (STMS), and offer superb views over the neighbouring farmland and countryside.



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  • Wymondham (12.2 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

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5 Bank Plain, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 4SF

01603 950112 Local call rate

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