Offered CHAIN FREE this most impressive former school dates back to 1856 and sits in a generous plot of grounds. Following extensive renovation and improvements by the current owner the property offers three double bedrooms and master ensuite and boasts versatile living spaces surrounded by character features, with attractive field views.
Norwich - 11.6 Miles
Cromer - 28.9 Miles
Caister-on-Sea - 11.8 Miles
Tucked away down a quiet lane in the beautiful rural village of Beighton near Norwich is this most impressive former school dating back to 1856 and sitting in a generous plot of grounds. Offering three double bedrooms and master ensuite, this striking property boasts versatile living spaces surrounded by character features and attractive views over the surrounding fields. The current owner has undertaken extensive renovation and improvements to the property and is offering the sale as chain free.
Accommodation comprises briefly:
Sitting Room with Fireplace
Utility Space with WC
Ground-Floor Double Bedroom
Ground-Floor Wet Room
Third Double Bedroom
The main door from the driveway opens into a long entrance hall with pitched glass roof overhead, bathing the area in light. The hallway leads to the open-plan kitchen/breakfast area, providing a glorious spot to observe the rear garden and open the French doors to let the outside world in. An island takes centre stage of the kitchen, with further worktop space, storage units, double butler sink and large cooker forming an L shape on two sides, this room also offers underfloor heating. Across from the kitchen is a long utility space with further worktop, storage and space for white goods. To the end of the utility area is a separate WC. From the kitchen a door leads into the dining room; a substantial size space with ample room for a sizeable table and chair set. To the back of the house is a large lobby that acts as a handy boot room with access to outside via a striking arched doorway. The spacious sitting room forms the most impressive part of the property, with high ceilings, grand windows and a traditional fireplace. To the back of the room is a door to a small lobby with access to the front driveway. From here you will find a ground-floor double bedroom and separate wet room with underfloor heating, making for ideal guest quarters. Taking the stairs up to the suspended landing within the sitting room you will access to a further two generous double bedrooms, including master with ensuite bathroom. This property has been lovingly cared for and seen extensive, high quality work done to it in recent years. Everything from the flooring to the roof, including wiring, plumbing and heating, has been done to a fantastic standard.
The property occupies a generous plot of grounds that surrounds it on all sides, enjoying attractive views over fields for miles beyond. Wrought iron gates from the lane give way to a long sweeping gravel driveway that takes you down to the house, offering masses of space for parking and manoeuvring. Two large areas of neatly kept lawn sit to the side and rear of the house, separated by gates in further iron railings. Behind the house and accessed from the kitchen/breakfast room is a paved, under-cover area looking out to the South-West. Beside the utility room is a paved area that frames a colourful and well stocked plant bed, bordered by railway sleepers. To the front of the plot is a band of garden dedicated to tall wild flowers.
Beighton is a small rural village situated half-way between Norwich and the East coast, a few miles South of the A47. Norwich offers a vast array of shops, entertainment, restaurants, schools, leisure facilities and a university, surrounding the historic Norwich Castle grounds. Regular bus routes are available to surrounding areas and mainline railway links to London Liverpool Street are . Nowich airport offers flights to various national and international destinations. Not far to the South is access to The Broads network, and roughly 30 miles away is the fabulous North-Norfolk coast with many popular destinations.
Fixtures & Fittings
All fixtures and fittings including curtains are specifically excluded from the sale, but may be available in addition, subject to separate negotiation.
Oil fired central heating. Mains electric & water. Private drainage.
EPC Rating: E
Broadland District Council
Tax Band: TBC
Postcode: NR13 3JZ
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.
Vacant possession of the freehold will be given on completion.
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