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- 5 BEDROOMS
- 3 RECEPTION ROOMS
- WINE CELLAR
- 2 ENSUITE BATHROOMS
Billingford House is an attractive detached three-storey period house which would make a comfortable family home. The house incorporates a large number of period features, including sash shuttered windows, original fireplaces and ceiling roses to name but a few.
The accommodation, of which the majority is south west facing, is well proportioned and offers light, airy and spacious rooms throughout, all of which benefit from full ceiling heights. The principle reception rooms all benefit from original fireplaces and one has a bay window. The kitchen benefits from an oil-fired Aga built into a recess.
Billingford House is located in the attractive rural village of Billingford in an elevated position with close access to the A140. Billingford House is set in extensive grounds and is accessed via a sweeping drive to the east which leads to a turning circle to the front. There is a secondary access to the west via a private tarmac drive. The boundaries comprise mature trees and there is a partially fenced paddock to the north. The village of Billingford is located around 1 mile from the A140 and 4 miles from Diss and the train station. Diss benefits from a mainline railway connection to London (Liverpool Street Station) taking 1 hour 30 minutes, which runs twice an hour. The city of Norwich is around 24 miles to the north, which benefits from an international airport.
The house benefits from two separate private drives, one from the A140 and the other from the A143, which lead to a turning circle at the front of the house. There is ample space for multiple cars at the property, as well as a detached secure double garage.
Detached double garage with separate up and over doors.
A brick and tile building with a stable and storage below, with a first floor.
Low level brick and tiled store.
5.28m x 3.4m
The kitchen is on a split level with the main area benefitting from a pamment tiled floor, a fitted two door two hob Aga set back in a fireplace recess with glazed tiled back and light above. There is space for a standard 600mm electric cooker and standard dishwasher, built-in floor and wall cupboards with a single drainer sink and mixer tap. There is a tiled splash back above the worktop and extractor. Shuttered window and the security alarm panel. The upper level has laminate flooring with floor and wall units on one wall and a loft hatch. From the kitchen there are doors to:
Pamment tiled and brick floor with space for small chest freezer, two tiered shelving on all walls, water softener.
2.042m x 1.442m
Tiled floor, full height built-in cupboard with internal shelving.
2.569m x 1.61m
Pamment tiled floor, space and hooks for coats and boots, rear door to garden and door to:
3.308m x 2.237m
Tiled floor, space for large stand up fridge/freezer, range of floor units with tiled splashback above, space for washing machine and tumble drier, walk-in cupboard with internal shelving. From the main entrance hall carpeted stairs lead to:
5.101m x 4.491m
Carpeted, cast iron ornamental fireplace, fitted full height wardrobe, door to:
2.714m x 1.366m
Tiled floor, bath, WC, hand basin, cupboard.
4.057m x 1.824m
Mosaic floor with doors to:
5.438m x 4.51m
Carpeted, fireplace, double aspect room with shuttered windows, one bay window and ceiling rose. Door to:
4.245m x 3.778m
(currently being used as a dining room) Carpeted, fireplace with glazed tiled surround with a log burner inset. Built-in shelving and shuttered windows.
1.846m x 1.168m
Mosaic tiled floor, WC, hand basin, shelving for books.
This leads to the outside and is currently used as a log store.
5.422m x 4.485m
(Currently being used as a sitting room) Carpeted floor, fireplace, shuttered windows and attractive ceiling detail.
Room One 6.032m x 2.315m (max) Concrete floor, central heating boiler, hot water tank with lighting and power connection. Room Two 4.409m x 2.288m (max) Concrete floor, used for storage also with lighting and power.
Double Bedroom Two
4.579m x 4.308m
Carpeted, ornate wrought iron fireplace with tiled surround and fitted wardrobe.
4.059m x 2.03m
Carpeted, bath, heated towel rail, WC, hand basin, walk-in rainfall shower cubicle, full height fitted cupboard.
Double Bedroom One
4.438m x 3.788m
Carpeted, ornate wrought iron fireplace, full height fitted wardrobe.
1.867m x 1.176m
Tiled floor, WC, hand basin, extractor fan and stand up electric shower.
Double Bedroom Three
4.293m x 3.041m
Carpeted, built-in sliding door wardrobe and built in bookshelf.
Ensuite Bathroom Two
3.564m x 2.153m
Carpeted, WC with high level cistern, hand basin with tiled back and mirror and light above and ornate wrought iron fireplace. From the main landing are stairs to the second floor.
Double Bedroom Four
4.232m x 3.147m
Carpeted, built-in book shelves and orate wrought iron fireplace.
3.898m x 2.335m
Carpeted, WC, hand basin with tiled back, bath, loft hatch, heated towel rail and ornate wrought iron fireplace.
The garden is mostly laid to lawn with some small areas of shrubs and borders immediately around the house with the rest of the garden interspersed with mature trees, particularly along the boundary. The surrounding land is farmed and the boundaries are denoted by walls and fences. There are security lights to the front, rear and side of the house, a grazing paddock with some fencing. An adjacent paddock of around 4 acres may be available by separate negotiation. The tenant will be responsible for maintaining the garden and mowing the lawn on a regular basis.
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