Guide Price £800,000-£850,000 Approaching 3,000 sq. ft. of accommodation is this incredible four-bedroom family home, with parts dating back to the 16th century; a place that has been called home to the existing owners for the last 30 years.
Guide Price £800,000-£850,000
If you are looking for a country home in Great Ellingham, surrounded by amazing open views to all aspects whilst remaining in close proximity to Attleborough and Norwich, this is surely not one to be missed out on.
This property boasts a newly finished driveway, of which leads up from the main road through large iron double gates previously from Sandringham palace, passing the neighbouring bungalow which leads to double gates and the ample parking in from of this magnificent, detached family home.
The property itself is truly steeped in history and was formerly a pair of cottages, which over time has been sympathetically extended and nurtured into this four-bedroom detached spacious family home.
This south-facing home is situated to the front of the plot, which is in the region of 1 acre (STS), and boasts a lovely Mediterranean-style seating area which the previous owners used to house a swimming pool given it being such a delightful suntrap.
There is also scope to further extend, subject to the relevant consents being in place, or perhaps modernisation in places if a new buyer felt they would like to add their own mark on the property. This property further benefits from Solar Panels and super-fast Fiber Optic Broadband.
The accommodation comprises of a large Entrance Hall, Reception Hall with galleried landing, Sitting Room with a fantastic Log Burner, Lounge, Conservatory, Kitchen and Dining Room, Utility Room, and Cloakroom to the ground floor. Upstairs there are four larger than average Bedrooms with both the Master and Second Bedroom boasting En-suites, and the Master Bedroom further benefiting from a balcony offering a simply stunning outlook, and lastly the Family Bathroom, of which boasts a 2 person bathtub.
This home further benefits from all internal doors and the staircase being crafted of solid Mahogany, with the kitchen cupboards being crafted of solid Oak and the kitchen further boasting two integrated fridges and a dishwasher.
Externally, to the front, there is a large and recently reconstructed driveway up from the main road leading to a gated entrance and an area with ample parking for multiple cars. The front garden which is mainly low maintenance making an enjoyable outside space, not to mention it is an incredible, secluded suntrap. To add to this already quaint property, there is even a 26ft Well at the front with Safety Mesh over.
To the rear garden, there is a large lawned area enclosed by hedging, boasting a lovely, quiet, and very private space, which again, makes for a fantastic sun trap.
Please note, due to the age of the property there is some relevant history to consider, which has been taken into reflection upon the guide price as the rear garden has some graves dating back many years.
Nearby Attleborough not only offers all the amenities of a bustling historic town, but also offers great access to Norwich, either by car or train, and it is also easier than ever to get to both London, in less than two hours, and Cambridge, in under an hour.
The town itself boasts an array of independent shops on its high street, as well as a choice of supermarkets and plenty of community facilities, including a sports hall and tennis courts.
There is also a great choice of caf?s, pubs, schooling, and restaurants, including the ever-popular and highly regarded Mulberry Tree Restaurant and the Sherbourne House Hotel.
Further afield, why not visit Breckland Lodge for a coffee and cake or try the Three Boars at Spooner Row, The Gamekeeper in Old Buckenham, and The Inn on The Green in the neighbouring New Buckenham.
The Cathedral City of Norwich also offers everything you could possibly want, with an abundance of shopping facilities, eateries, public houses and bars, educational facilities, music venues, and much more.
Great Ellingham is a picturesque village to the South-West of Norwich, offering easy access to Attleborough and Norwich, with close road links to the A11 and local attractions such as Banham Zoo and the Norfolk Broads. The home itself however, is situated just a 5-minute walk along a public footpath to the Post Office and Public House within the village. As well as being within the catchment for the World Class State Boarding and Day School of Wymondham College.