3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Herne Lane, Beeston, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE32

Guide Price £395,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II listed property circa 1600
  • Three bedrooms
  • Two large reception rooms with inglenook fireplaces
  • Ample parking
  • Kitchen breakfast room
  • Moat encloses gardens
  • Oil central heating and open fires
  • Cellar currently not usable, Working well and septic tank
  • Ground floor WC. First floor bathroom
  • Countryside setting with a good level of privacy

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Moat lodge is full of history and character and was reportedly once the home of Lord Nelsons brother. The property adjoins the Old Rectory and used to be the old servants quarters and coach house. It is surrounded by a moat hence the name Moat Lodge. The property has three bedrooms, a large sitting room with large inglenook fireplace, a large dining room. A kitchen breakfast room, ground floor cloak room and bathroom. The gardens wrap them selves around the property to three sides with the benefit of ample parking.

Beeston is a village six miles west of East Dereham, nine miles from Swaffham and eleven miles south of Fakenham. Litcham is a large village situated just two miles away and has sought after schools, public house and local shops.


Entrance hall 
6'9" x 12'6" (2.06m x 3.81m)
Front door into entrance hall. Window to side aspect. Radiator. Carpeted stairs to first floor. Pammant tiled flooring. Brick built arches over doors. Attic access. Space for coats. Exposed timbers and beams. Door to ground floor cloak room. Door to Sitting room. Door to Kitchen.

Kitchen Breakfast Room 
12'3" x 26'9" (3.73m x 8.15m)
A range of fitted base and wall cupboards with work surfaces over, shelving, tiled splash backs. Spaces for a cooker, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. Window to the side aspect. Door to entrance hall. Spotlights. Radiator. Pammant tiled flooring. Single stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap over. Space for table and chairs. Door to front aspect. Door to rear aspect. Window to rear aspect. Door to garage.

Dining Room 
16'9" x 14'1" (5.11m x 4.29m)
Window to the rear aspect. Two radiators. Fitted bookcase shelving. Exposed timbers and beams. Large inglenook fireplace. (Currently not used) with quarry tiled hearth. Bessemer beam over. Wall lights. Storage cupboard built into the wall. Old priest hidey hole in wall with shelving. Alcove space beside fireplace. Ceiling lights. Door to kitchen breakfast room, door to sitting room.

Sitting Room 
16'3" x 25'2" (4.95m x 7.67m)
Large inglenook fireplace with large wood burning stove with Bessemer beam over. Exposed timbers and beams. Two windows to the side, window to the front, door to the front garden. Quarry tiled flooring. Door to under stairs cupboards. Three radiators. Door to hallway.

Ground floor cloakroom 
4'2" x 6'3" (1.27m x 1.91m)
WC. Hand basin. Obscure window to the side aspect. Radiator. Pammant tiled flooring.

Garage 
19'7" x 12'5" (5.97m x 3.79m)
Garage door to side. Window to the front, large window to the rear. Free standing Worcester boiler.

Study landing 
8'8" x 16'9" (2.64m x 5.11m)
Skylight window to side, Window to side, Large brick built fireplace, (Currently not used). Exposed timbers and beams. Radiator. Five steps lead up to further landing area with arched brick work over steps. Priest hidey hole in wall. Door to large storage cupboard.

Master Bedroom 
13'8" x 11'5" (4.17m x 3.48m)
Large window to the rear aspect. Radiator. Range of built in wardrobes with cupboards above across one wall. Carpet. Ceiling light.

Bedroom Two 
12'3" x 15'9" (3.74m x 4.8m)
Five steps with a hand railing lead down to bedroom two . Arched window to the front aspect with a gorgeous view over the countryside towards the church. Arched window to the rear aspect overlooking the garden. Radiator. Fitted hanging space and shelving with curtain in front. Ceiling light.

Bedroom Three 
7'3" x 12'9" (2.21m x 3.89m)
Window to the side aspect. Arched window to the front aspect with view over countryside and towards the church. Exposed timbers and beams. Radiator. Fitted storage with hanging space and shelving with curtain in front. Fitted bookcase shelving.

Bathroom 
5'7" x 9'5" (1.7m x 2.87m)
Skylight window to the side aspect. WC. Pedestal sink. Bath with shower attachment over. Radiator. Exposed timbers and beams. Tiled splash backs.

Outside 
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The property is accessed over a concrete bridge which is built over the moat that surrounds Moat Lodge. The property has a good level of privacy as there is a strong border line of shrubs, trees and hedging to the front, rear and side of the property. Brick weave paths lead to the front and side doors. A gravelled driveway provides parking for several vehicles. The garden is established with a variety of specimen trees, shrubs, areas laid to lawn, seating areas, fruit trees, well stocked borders and beds, a septic tank and a large oil tank which the vendor has said was replaced last year. A working well. A timber shed and a timber summer house. (The vendor also informs us that there is a large cellar under the rear garden which is currently not dry.)

Note 
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Moat Lodge is grade II listed property and has hundreds of years of history and once belonged to John Nelson who was the local vicar and brother of Lord Nelson. It is a unique rare find that does not come on to the market very often. The property would benefit from some updating but has so much potential. The vendor informs us that they recently had a new central heating boiler and well pump fitted.

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04 October 2018

Nearest station

  • Attleborough (15.5 mi)
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5 Market Place, Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 7AB

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Nearest station

  • Attleborough (15.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Abbotts, Swaffham

5 Market Place, Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 7AB

01760 634024 Local call rate

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