Former Victorian Rectory which has undergone a programme of refurbishment and upgrading which retains period features and a modern contemporary feel with spacious accommodation. There are two Holiday annexe's that provide income potential, currently featured on the Holiday-Rentals website. Set within gardens and grounds, which extend to 1.5 acres and are a particular feature with a wealth of mature trees and well stocked sweeping flower and shrub borders. Additional features include a leisure area with covered swimming pool, enclosed barbecue area with indoor cooking facilities ideal for al fresco entertaining together with a range of useful outbuildings ideal to run a business. With the benefit of two holiday letting annexes screened from the main house with scope for further extension, early viewing is highly recommended.
Former Victorian Rectory
Refurbished And Upgraded
Idyllic Location With No Near Neighbours
Two Holiday Annexes
Outdoor Swimming Pool And Leisure Area
Period Features With A Contemporary Twist
Internal Viewing Essential
Location Ickburgh is a small village on the Suffolk-Norfolk border set in the historic Brecks, one mile from Mundford which has a public house/restaurant, newsagents, post office, small shop and a garage. Strategically placed in the centre of East Anglia between Norwich and Cambridge with easy access to London M11 and the Midlands A14 and Downham Market mainline station, with trains into London King's Cross (approximately 90 minutes).
Locally are the historic market towns of Swaffham and Watton with their markets and excellent shopping, schooling and leisure facilities along with Norwich, King's Lynn, North Suffolk, the Norfolk Broads and the North Norfolk coast. Enjoy healthy walking, jogging, cycling and horse riding on the ancient track ways and peaceful forest trails. The nationally recognised bird reserves within the tranquil and breathtaking North Norfolk coastline is only a short drive away as is Norwich, a diverse and sophisticated city with Norman Castle, 12th century cathedral and favulouse shopping.
Entrance porch With gothic arch, quarry tiled floor and solid wood door to ...
Reception hall Stairs to first floor and all major reception rooms.
Study13'3" x 11'4" (4.04m x 3.45m). Former fireplace with alcove shelving, coving and window to front aspect. Bang and Olufsen audio system.
Drawing room17'11" x 16'2" (5.46m x 4.93m). Stunning dual aspect room with shuttered window to front aspect and glazed double doors to the side sun terrace. The focal point of this room is the period fireplace with inset marble hearth and wood surround. Ceiling rose, coving and TV point.
Sitting room16'4" x 15'10" (4.98m x 4.83m). With large bay window overlooking the side gardens, open fireplace with cast iron and marble hearth and wood surround, wall lights and TV point, ceiling rose and cornices.
Dining room20'11" x 13'10" (6.38m x 4.22m). Three windows overlooking the rear gardens, with Karndean inlaid wood floor with decorative border. Large stone fireplace housing a cast iron oil fired burner, Bang and Olufsen audio system, wall lights. Second door through to ...
Kitchen14'2" x 11'10" (4.32m x 3.6m). Comprehensive range of wood wall and base units with worktops over and tiled splashbacks incorporating glazed display and drawer units. One and a half bowl sink with mixer tap and drainer, plumbing for Miele dishwasher, integral Miele fridge, space for a range cooker with extractor fan and light over. Large walk-in shelved pantry, Karndean tiled floor and window to rear garden. Bang and Olufsen audio system. Opening through to ...
Utility room11'5" x 8'1" (3.48m x 2.46m). With Butler sink and drainer, fitted wall and base units with worktops over and tiled splashbacks, wall to ceiling broom cupboards, window to front aspect and window overlooking the rear gardens, door to side garden.
From the dining room door to ...
Cloakroom6'8" x 3'2" (2.03m x 0.97m). White two piece suite comprising low level WC and wash hand basin, wood panelling, window to front aspect. Stairs down to ...
Cellar13'4" x 11'4" (4.06m x 3.45m). Housing the oil fired central heating boiler.
Landing Main staircase up to the landing.
Master bedroom16' (4.88m) max 14'10" (4.52m) min x 11'2" (3.4m). With one wall comprising complete fitted wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving with sliding mirrored fronts. Window to side aspect. Recessed ceiling lights. TV and Sky points. This room boasts zoned mood lighting and air conditioning.
En-suite15'10" x 6'5" (4.83m x 1.96m). Newly fitted suite comprising double "his and hers" basins, low level WC, bidet and large shower cubicle with monsoon shower. Also fitted with Bang and Olufsen audio system, mood lighting and extractor fan. Fully tiled with pebble border and underfloor heating, window to front aspect.
Guest bedroom two14' (4.27m) x 15'10" (4.83m) max 10' (3.05m) min. Comprehensive range of fitted units comprising three double wardrobes, two single wardrobes and overbed storage, window to side aspect. Recessed ceiling lights. TV and Sky points.
En-suite9'2" x 5'6" (2.8m x 1.68m). Newly fitted suite comprising double "his and hers" basins with storage under, vanity mirrors with lighting, low level WC. Shower cubicle with power shower and body jets, heated towel rail, fully tiled.
Bedroom three13'8" x 12' (4.17m x 3.66m). Bay windows overlooking the front garden, chandelier, TV and Sky points.
Bedroom four14'3" x 11' (4.34m x 3.35m). Window to rear aspect overlooking the gardens, chandelier, one wall comprising fitted wardrobes with hanging rails, shelving and sliding mirrored doors, mood lighting and TV and Sky points.
Bathroom10'2" x 7'5" (3.1m x 2.26m). White three piece suite comprising bath, low level WC and wash hand basin, separate shower cubicle. Window to front aspect. Bang and Olufsen audio system.
Bedroom five14'5" x 9'11" (4.4m x 3.02m). With wardrobes and fitted airing cupboard, window to rear aspect with views of the garden. Recessed ceiling lights.
Cloakroom10'5" x 3'3" (3.18m x 1m). White two piece suite comprising low level WC and wash hand basin. Fully tiled with pebble borders, recessed ceiling lights and window to side aspect.
Open plan living area18'2" x 10'9" (5.54m x 3.28m). Shelving for books, wall mounted TV, Sky and broadband. Kitchenette area comprising stainless steel sink with drainer, white wall and base units with worktops over. Gas hob and electric cooker, windows overlooking barbecue area and patio.
Shower room6'8" x 5'4" (2.03m x 1.63m). White two piece suite comprising low level WC and wash hand basin, shower cubicle, mosaic tiles to walls, cream tiles to floor, window to rear aspect.
Dressing room8'5" x 6'9" (2.57m x 2.06m). One wall of mirrored wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving, window to rear aspect.
Bedroom10'10" x 10 (3.3m x 10). With double glazed door, Velux window, TV, Sky and broadband points.
Log cabin With decked verandah to the front with views over the garden.
Open plan living area18'2" x 11'5" (5.54m x 3.48m). Kitchenette area comprising stainless steel sink with drainer, electric hob and cooker, white high gloss base units, frosted glass wall units, black gloss worktop, Fuji blanco tiles, two windows overlooking the fountain and two Velux roof windows, double doors onto veranda.
Bedroom11'10" x 9'2" (3.6m x 2.8m). One wall fitted with wardrobes with mirror fronts, Velux roof window and window to rear aspect, TV/Sky.
En-suite9'1" x 3'11" (2.77m x 1.2m). Double shower cubicle, low level WC and wash hand basin, vaulted roof, fully tiled, underfloor heating and window to side.
External The property is approached via electric wrought iron gates leading to a large drive with parking and turning area, the centre of which features a large bed with shrubs, sitting area and ornate fountain. There is mature Wisteria climbing on the front of the property. Steps down to the formal gardens boasting a second raised pond which the log cabin has views of. There are a wealth of mature trees and well stocked flower borders with steps back up to a sun terrace adjoining the main property.
The north side of the property leads to a double garage 19' x 12', with roller door, power and lighting, adjacent kitchen area with gas hob and wok burner and is ideal for al fresco dining. Laundry room 8'2 x 6'6 with stainless steel sink, domestic appliances and base and wall cupboards. "His and hers" changing rooms with WC's and showers. Storage and plant room. Leading through to the covered heated swimming pool 35' x 17'5 with doors which can be opened up leading to adjoining terrace with barbecue area. There is an archway through to the formal gardens at the rear of the house. To the rear of the Plant Room there is a separate workshop 23'9 x 14'8 and office 14'7 x 10'11 with power and lighting. Further covered storage areas for logs and supplies.
With a pathway through to the rear the majority of the garden is laid to sweeping lawns with deep well stocked borders with mature shrubs and flowers with a backdrop of high hedging and mature trees.
Services Council tax band G. Mains electricity and water but there is also a private water supply. Drainage system, telephone, cable TV, satellite and broadband.
Directions At the Mundford roundabout take the second exit onto the A1065 signposted Swaffham. After one mile turn right onto Ashburton Road, proceed past the church and The Old Rectory will be found 600 yards on the right hand side.