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4 bedroom property – Market Lane, Burston, Norfolk£495,000
Property DetailsLocation Market Farm Barn is situated along a quiet lane in the village which has a school, church, public house and just 3 miles south is the bustling market town of Diss which offers schooling to sixth form level, local and national shops, sporting and social amenities including rugby, tennis, golf and football clubs and a modern health centre. There is a mainline rail station at Diss on the Norwich to London Liverpool Street line with a journey time to London around 90 minutes and from Burston there is good access onto the A140 via the village of Shimpling, with the fine cathedral city of Norwich around 18 miles to the north, or Ipswich around 25 miles to the south.
The Property The layout of this barn has been carefully thought out and offers flexible and practical living over two floors. There is a front storm lobby which opens into a large entrance hall with timber staircase to the first floor and this room currently serves as a music room. The sitting room is L-shaped and incorporates a fireplace with woodburning stove - a cosy snug area in the winter months. The sitting room is lit from three aspects and enjoys views out over the garden via a pair of French doors. The dining room is very spacious, ideal for social gatherings and the kitchen which sits adjacent is very well equipped with a good range of wall and floor units featuring granite work surfaces, a stainless steel double sink inset and a central island. Fitted appliances include a fridge, double oven, five ring electric hob and microwave and there is ample space for additional appliances in the spacious utility room which has the added advantage of a walk-in larder. Leading off the sitting room area are two rooms which could be used as a study, bedroom or store room. In fact, the barn offers a very good level of storage in the form of cupboards, eaves storage, etc.
There are three double bedrooms on the first floor (one en-suite) and a family bathroom and additionally there is a single bedroom and shower room on the ground floor which is ideal for visitors or live-in relatives. There is a connecting door leading from the single bedroom into a store room which houses the boiler and is fitted with useful shelving. Additionally there is a larger store area and a single garage and to the very front of the property is a spacious and airy office with a separate cloakroom and this room offers up potential for business use, either for a consulting practice or simply for working from home.
Outside The property is approached from Market Lane via a paved courtyard which provides parking for several cars. The rear garden can be accessed from the left side of the barn where a gate opens into the delightful and well tended rear garden. To the rear of the garden is a raised shingled area, a small patio area with arbour and an ornamental pond and to the side of the barn is a useful utility area.
Services Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Private drainage (mains sewer now available if required). Oil fired boiler providing central heating and domestic hot water.
Directions From Diss head out along Heywood Road and continue into the village of Burston. Take the first right turn into Market Lane and the property will be found further along on the left hand side.
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