7 Bedroom Farm House For Sale
Found in a rural yet not isolated position, the property is situated within the idyllic and unspoilt rural countryside on the south Norfolk borders lying six miles to the north of Diss, seventeen miles to the south of the cathedral city of Norwich and within thirty miles of the coastline. The attractive village of Tibenham has proved to be a popular and sought after location still having the benefit of a public house, Church and village hall. An extensive and diverse range of many day to day amenities and facilities can be found be found within the historic market town of Diss found within the beautiful countryside along the Waveney Valley. The town benefits from a mainline railway station with regular/direct services to London Liverpool Street and Norwich.
The property comprises a Grade II listed former farmhouse believed to date back to the 1500s in parts, being of massive oak timber frame construction with colour wash rendered elevations under a pitched tiled roof and mullion windows. The property is heated by an LPG central heating system and connected to a private treatment plant. As one would expect to find in a property of this nature there are many exposed and revealed features on show. In the 1980s a significant and sympathetic refurbishment programme was undertaken with later additions in more recent times. In essence the accommodation extends to the region of 7,000 sq ft incorporating three self-contained annexes giving the option for multi-generational living or the potential as holiday lets.
THE POOL HOUSE
Offering approximately 700sq ft of accommodation including kitchen, two double bedrooms and two shower rooms. The Pool House also has direct access to the pool area.
The delightful cottage provides some 800sq ft of living accommodation and includes exposed beams and other character features There are French doors leading to a deck area over the pond from the living/sitting room. The Cottage also offers a utility room, kitchen, ground floor cloakroom and first floor en-suite bedroom with adjacent walk-in wardrobe.
Attached to the main house, The Annexe can be accessed either by its own external door or via the main house. Here you will find a studio living/bedroom, shower room and kitchen.
Externally the grounds extend to the region of two acres including a large paddock, pond, formal gardens and woodland to the front boundaries. A long tree-lined driveway provides an impressive and grand first impression, leading to the farmhouse. There is extensive, shingled off-road parking. Of particular notice is the indoor swimming pool complex attached to the rear of the property and providing interconnection from the main dwelling to the pool house accommodation. From the indoor swimming pool there is access to the enclosed courtyard providing excellent space for alfresco dining.
The accommodation is as follows:
RECEPTION HALL: A grand and spacious first impression with wide staircase rising to first floor level, pamment tiled flooring, under stairs storage cupboard, exposed timbers and beams and access to the main reception room, kitchen/diner and with wc to side.
RECEPTION ROOM ONE: An impressive formal reception room with high floor to ceiling height and massive timbers and beams on show. A particular focal point is the large inglenook fireplace with shelved alcove to one side. A bright and airy room by way of having a double aspect.
RECEPTION ROOM TWO: A double aspect room found to the rear of the property with exposed timbers and beams and views through to the indoor swimming pool.
KITCHEN/DINER: An expansive room essentially separated to a kitchen and separate dining room areas giving open plan living providing excellent family and entertaining space. The bespoke kitchen offers an extensive range of wall and floor units with granite work surfaces, integrated appliances, floating island, access through to the courtyard to rear, exposed timbers and beams and re-built inglenook fireplace within the dining area.
UTILITY: Of a generous size with marble effect roll top work surfaces, space for white goods and built-in storage units.
FIRST FLOOR LEVEL - LANDING: Giving access to five of the seven bedrooms and two family bathrooms. Two staircases rising from ground floor level and additionally two further staircases rising to second floor level giving access to bedrooms six and seven. Exposed timbers and beams and revealed mullion windows.
BEDROOM ONE: A generous principal bedroom with vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers, beams and revealed brickwork.
BEDROOM TWO: A double aspect room with windows to the front and side aspect being of a generous size, built-in storage space.
BEDROOM THREE: Found to the front of the property and having the luxury of en-suite facilities. Built-in storage cupboard to side.
BEDROOM FOUR: A double aspect room enjoying elevated views over the surrounding rural countryside. En-suite facilities to side.
BEDROOM FIVE: A double bedroom with the luxury of en-suite facilities.
BATHROOM: Comprising a modern suite in white with roll top bath, separate shower cubicle, low level wc and hand wash basin.
BATHROOM TWO: A generous size bathroom with roll top bath, shower cubicle, low level wc and hand wash basin in white. Tiled flooring.
SECOND FLOOR LEVEL - BEDROOM SIX: With views to the westerly aspect, a generous double bedroom with vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers and beams.
BEDROOM SEVEN: Enjoying elevated views over the main gardens and having a good provision of built-in storage space.
SERVICES: Drainage - private treatment plant
Heating - LPG heating system
EPC rating - F
Council Tax Band - H
Tenure - freehold
OUR REF: LO989
Tenure: Please confirm with Whittley Parish whether this property is freehold or leasehold
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