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4 bedroom barn conversion – Winfarthing Road, Banham, NorfolkGuide Price £675,000
Property DetailsLocation This property is a little way from the village but at the same time it is not isolated and enjoys views to the front over farmland. The nearest town is Diss just 5 miles and has an excellent range of facilities including schooling to sixth form level, local and national shops, various sports clubs (rugby, tennis, football and golf course to name a few) and a weekly Friday auction. Transport links are good with Diss having a mainline rail service on the Norwich to London Liverpool line (journey time of 90 minutes), Norwich itself is just 20 miles away and the A11, giving a swift route to Newmarket and Cambridge, is 5 miles away.
Cornflower Barn is most appealing and well appointed home enjoying a rural location which combines the country lifestyle with easy access to facilities.
The Property Cornflower Barn has been converted to an exceptionally high standard by the owners and the quality of the finish and fixtures is evident throughout. They sought out local craftsmen and materials to give this property a unique and very inviting feel and whether it be the carpentry, ironmongery or the softly rounded window recesses, there is plenty to behold and appreciate. Furthermore, the property is packed with a wealth of modern technology which will not only pay dividends and be cost efficient in the long term but it also enhances every day living. Features include:
Green energy payment schemes via Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) payable until February 2022 (anticipated return of at least £11,000) and FIT payments ending November 2034 with anticipated return of at least £9,000
Underfloor heating via ground source heat pump and zone controls to each room
4 KW PV solar panels
Cat 5 wiring throughout with built-in sound system in every room
Electric front entry gates with video and intercom
Electric roller doors to garage
4 point locking windows
Electric towel rails in each bathroom
Whole house ventilation system with heat exchanger
Idigbo wood doors and windows with 4 point locking to windows and built-in thrust bolts to doors.
The entrance hall helps sets the scene of the barn with light grey floor tiles which run throughout the entire ground floor and there are built-in storage cupboards for coats and shoes - a thoughtful and useful addition. The bespoke kitchen features a central island with seating area to one end and has natural stone work surfaces. A comprehensive range of built-in appliances comprises a 5 ring induction hob, a pyrolytic oven, a steam oven and a combination microwave/grill oven, plate warming drawer beneath, a dishwasher and a wine fridge. The kitchen is complemented by a built-in pantry - a useful addition in any home. There is also a separate utility room with space for further domestic appliances. The main living area is spacious and yet cosy, being part-vaulted and lit from three aspects. From the dining area, stairs lead up to a study/hobby area, a bedroom and a bathroom and beyond the sitting room is a further bedroom with en-suite shower room and mezzanine area above, ideal for a mini gym or study area. Two further en-suite bedrooms are located in the single storey wing, the impressive master bedroom having glazed double doors opening out onto a decked seating area which overlooks the natural pond. This area catches the afternoon and evening sun and is a delightful place to sit and enjoy the pond life.
Outside The property is approached from the road via a gated driveway which leads onto a large gravelled parking area. To the west boundary is an orchard with hedged boundaries and a willow hedge has been planted to the edge of the driveway. The double garage (6.45m x 5.75m) has an two electrically operated roller doors, a side courtesy door and windows to the rear aspect and there is a useful log store to the rear. The PV solar panels are positioned on the roof above. The gardens have been fully landscaped and in the summer months display colourful perennials which are in keeping with the immediate environment and enhance the barn beautifully. The gardens have been designed for ease of maintenance and the walled rear courtyard features a gravelled area with raised flowerbeds, beyond which lies a vegetable plot with greenhouse and a variety of fruit trees. A natural pond lies immediately behind the barn and the garden leads around the outskirts of the pond into a grassed area and it should be noted that all boundaries are animal proof. Overall plot size 0.78 acre (0.315ha).
It is clear that the owners have paid great attention to detail both inside and out, and Cornflower Barn will not fail to please.
Services Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Private drainage. Ground source heat pump and PV solar panels serving underfloor heating and hot water.
Directions From Diss head towards Attleborough on the A1077 and continue through the villages of Shelfanger and Winfarthing. Take the left turn on the sharp right hand bend towards Banham and the property will be found further along the road on the left hand side, clearly marked with a For Sale board.
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