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4 bedroom detached house – Carleton Rode, Norwich, Norfolk

Guide Price £525,000

Property Details

Location The rural South Norfolk village of Carleton Rode supports a community hall and primary school, whilst the neighbouring village of Bunwell has a thriving village shop. Carleton Rode combines the benefit of a peaceful village setting with access to wider amenities, whilst the surrounding countryside and quiet lanes are ideal for horse riding, walkers and cyclists. The historic market town of Wymondham lies around 6 miles away and supplies a good range of local and national retailers. Wymondham is home to highly regarded schooling at the High Academy and Wymondham College. The town offers good transport links by train line and road, both into Norwich City centre and further afield to Cambridge and London (via the A11 and M11). Equidistant is the market town of Diss where there is a mainline railway station providing frequent commuter services to Norwich, Ipswich and London Liverpool Street (in around 90 minutes). There are numerous bus and rail links to the county's coastal towns along with Cambridge and London. An international airport is also located just on the northern outskirts of the city.

The Property This wonderful building of great historic metric is introduced to the market for the first time in decades. This much-loved farmhouse has been well maintained over the years but is now ready for updating and modernising. Internally the exposed character features have been sympathetically cared for. The inglenook fireplaces, exposed brickwork and beamed reception rooms are everything you would hope to see from this thatched Grade II listed Norfolk country home.

The accommodation itself is spacious and features three reception rooms, a kitchen and cloaks room on the ground floor. One of the original outbuildings connected to the building has been cleverly incorporated to be accessed off the kitchen to make for a large utility room. The rear reception room was a later addition. This light and comfortable space captures the views over the fields and garden beyond beautifully. There is an original staircase and another in the modern addition providing access to ether side of the first floor. The l-shaped hallway gives access to four bedrooms and a family bathroom. The master bedroom being the jewel in the crown with exposed brickwork and storage cupboards.

Grounds and barn complex The property is approached by a shingle driveway providing ample off-road parking. The large barn complex is comprised of three main areas. The double height main barn appears dry and in relatively good repair. Furthermore, there are two single story barns connected of great area and space. The approximate total floor area is 300 square meters.

Off the property itself is another store approximately 4m x 3m.

To the rear of the farmhouse is well established garden mainly laid to lawn but with some mature trees and shrubs.

To the North of the boundary there is another area of hardstanding, this is owned by the neighbouring farm and used for hay bale storage. Please see plan.

Directions From Wymondham head south of the town along the B1172 and at the mini-roundabout take the left hand turning into Silfield Road. Proceed along and continue through the village of Spooner Row. Continue along Bunwell Road and into Besthorpe Road and after a short distance take the right hand turning into Upgate Street. Proceed along and take the left hand turning into Mill Road. Shortly after entering the village of Carleton Rode, Hall Road will be found on the left and Black Hall Farm easily identified after a short distance on the right.

Services Mains electricity, water and septic tank. Oil fired boiler providing the domestic hot water and central heating.

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