School Lane, Harleston

4 beds | 1 baths | 2 receptions | Guide price £315,000

  • Close to town centre
  • Large and beautifully tended Garden
  • Spacious accommodation
  • Immaculately presented
  • Driveway and Garage
  • Ideal Family Home
  • Close to Schools

Beautifully presented and lovingly maintained, this spacious, double-fronted detached family home dates from 1896, boasts plenty of character as well as a stunning rear garden and is conveniently situated within walking distance of the town centre.

Accommodation briefly comprises:-

- Entrance porch

- Sitting/dining room

- Kitchen/breakfast room

- Cloakroom

- Conservatory

- Three double bedrooms

- Nursery/study

- Family bathroom

- Original pine internal doors

- Front garden

- Driveway parking

- Garage

- Large and beautifully manicured rear garden

- Walking distance to town centre

- Short walk to Primary School

The Property

A half glazed front door opens into a useful entrance porch with windows on either side, tiled floor and space and hanging for boots and coats. Off a small hallway, an attractive antique pine door on the right hand side opens into a well presented sitting/dining room with double glazed window to front, French doors to patio and fireplace housing grate for open fires in attractive pine surround with matching pine mirror. A spacious kitchen/breakfast room again enjoys views over front and rear elevations, offers ample space for table and chairs and access to the conservatory via part glazed door. Fitted with an excellent range of solid wood wall, base and drawer units with marble effect worktop, tiled splashbacks and inset sink and drainer, there is space for rangecooker with extractor hood over and space and plumbing for washing machine and fridge/freezer. An inner hallway adjacent provides access to the cloakroom as well as a useful understairs storage cupboard. The conservatory is enjoyed by the current owners all year round, accesses the garden via French doors and benefits from personal door to the garage.

Stairs rise from the hallway to a landing area. Two spacious double bedrooms overlook the front aspect, the larger of the two boasting excellent fitted wardrobes as well as walk-in storage cupboard. The third double bedroom enjoys beautiful views over the garden and sits adjacent to a study/nursery. Completing the accommodation, a good sized family bathroom comprises 3 piece white suite with shower over bath and built-in vanity unit.


The property is approached over a driveway with steps leading up to a path running through the raised, well tended, shingled front garden. A single garage is fitted with up and over door, is power and light connected and benefits from personal door to conservatory. At the side of the property a gate leads round to a large rear garden, a huge selling feature of this property. Fenced, fully enclosed and boasting an enviable degree of privacy, this stunning garden has been lovingly maintained by the current owners. Steps lead up off the patio area to a path running through beautifully manicured lawns which are flanked by colourful borders, stocked with a good variety of perennials and shrubs, creating a haven for wildlife. An ornamental pond comes complete with water feature and is stocked with established water lilies with a vegetable garden area behind. With high hedges towards the rear of the garden, the property is beautifully screened from other dwellings and surprisingly peaceful for a property close to the town centre. Included within the sale are three well kept garden sheds as well as an attractive summer house.


The property is located on School Lane, within walking distance of the handsome market town of Harleston. Nestled in the beautiful Waveney Valley on the old coaching route from London to Great Yarmouth, Harleston is filled with historic buildings, a beautiful church and plenty of character around every corner you turn. With good local schooling here, as well as in Stradbroke and Bungay the town further boasts an impressive array of independent shops, doctor's surgery, post office, chemist, delicatessen and several coffee shops. There is also a popular Wednesday market with free parking and the town of Diss, just a 15 minute drive away, boasts a direct train line to London Liverpool Street in 100 minutes.

Fixtures and Fittings

All fixtures and fittings including curtains are specifically excluded from the sale, but may be available in addition, subject to separate negotiation.


Gas fired central heating and hot water.

Mains electricity and drainage.


Vacant possession of the freehold will be given upon completion.

Local Authority

South Norfolk District Council

Tax Band: D

Postcode: IP20 9HG


Agents Note

The property 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.

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