Loddon – 4.8 Miles
Norwich – 9.9 Miles
Beccles – 11.9 Miles
A spacious GRADE II Listed FARMHOUSE with SIX bedrooms, three reception rooms and a kitchen/breakfast room. Lots of CHARACTER and includes outbuildings which could be potential conversion to holiday lets (Subject to planning). CHAIN FREE.
Accommodation comprises briefly:
• Entrance Hall
• Drawing Room
• Kitchen/Breakfast Room
• Dining Room
• Sun Room
• Utility Room
• Ground Floor WC
• Pantry & Store
• Master Bedroom with En-suite
• 5 Further Bedrooms
• Family Bathroom
• Ample Off Road Parking
• Large Front & Rear Gardens
• Garage & Double Cart Shed
• 2 Stables & Wood Store
• Countryside Views
• Popular Village Location
On entering the hall of this delightful 18th century GRADE II listed farmhouse there are doors left and right. The left one leads to the drawing room which is dual aspect and has an inglenook fireplace with wood burner as the main focal point. The right door opens into the dining room, also dual aspect, with a feature fireplace and wood burner in situ. The windows are fitted with period wooden shutters. Beyond these two rooms there is a spacious area with an open plan stairway to the first floor. The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of wall and base units in country style, an electric cooker and hob with extractor over. The one and half bowl sink unit looks into the sun room & out to the garden. There is also space for a dishwasher, fridge/freezer. There is a traditional cool pantry with alcoves where in the past the farmer's wife would leave milk for the cream to separate. To the right there is a large cloakroom with oil boiler, and to the left a further door leads to an utility room with butler sink and space for further appliances. Beyond this room is a separate walk-in shower with WC and a hand wash basin. The garden room enjoys views over the rear garden and is perfect place to relax, or it could easily accommodate a further dining table and chairs.
On the first floor there is a galleried landing and an area fitted with bookshelves to maybe sit and read or enjoy views over the garden. There are four bedrooms on this floor including the master bedroom with en suite bathroom with shower attachment, WC and hand wash basin. The three other bedrooms are all sizeable, two with skylight windows overlooking the rear garden. The family bathroom is fitted with a white 3 piece suite comprised of a bath, WC and a hand wash basin. On the second floor there are two further double bedrooms.
This property has character throughout including many original oak beams, pine flooring, pine doors, pamment and brick flooring giving it a period and country feel.
This family home is situated in the centre of its plot and has ample off road parking set well back from the road. The front garden is laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs defining the boundaries and a shingle driveway leading to the front, side and rear. The rear garden is laid to lawn with shrubs & trees and close board panel fencing to one side. The drive leads to a hardstanding area and a large garage in a long tiled barn which comprises two stables and a double car port. There is also a separate wood store. The Beeches provides ample space for entertaining family & friends.
The property is located in the rural village of Claxton which is close to Norwich, and the popular market town of Loddon, as well as the villages of Rockland St Mary, Ashby St Mary, Thurton & Carleton. Rockland has a pub-restaurant 'The New Inn', and a local newspaper-general store with Post Office. Claxton has an active community, village hall & Parish Council. It is only a short distance from Loddon, a popular small town with all levels of school (State & Private), nurseries, shops, community gym, Post Office, Churches, doctors surgery, dentist, bank, library and pubs. The Beeches has access to many beautiful walks, some by the River Yare and Rockland Broad. There is local access to the river and water sports. The Cathedral City of Norwich is about 9 miles to the North (there is a bus route direct to Norwich from Claxton) with its mainline train link to London Liverpool Street (1hr 54mins). The unspoilt heritage coastline of Suffolk with lovely beaches at Southwold and Walberswick are approx. 25 miles away.
Fixtures and Fittings
All fixtures and fittings are specifically excluded from the sale, but may be available in addition, subject to separate negotiation.
Private septic tank and oil central heating.
Energy Performance Rating: Not applicable – Grade II listed
South Norfolk District Council
Tax Band: F
Postcode: NR14 7AS
It is offered subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, whether public or private, all way leaves, easements and other rights of way whether specifically mentioned or not.
Vacant possession of the freehold will be given upon completion.