Whitlingham Hall is an historic country home situated close to the Cathedral city of Norwich. Believed to date back to the 1700's with later additions, standing in gardens and grounds extending to three acres. This exceptionally well presented family home boasts a wealth of features including feature and open fireplaces, flagstone floors and sash windows throughout along with feature plaster cornicing and ceiling roses to many of the principle rooms.
Situated in a unique location approached via Whitlingham Lane which runs alongside Whitlingham Broad and through Whitlingham Country Park.
The extensive accommodation offers great flexibility for both family living and entertaining and also lends itself to create a boutique hotel or bed and breakfast business opportunity as the attached two bedroom self contained annexe could provide owners accommodation if required.
• Historic Family Home
• Unrivalled Location On The Edge Of Whitlingham Country Park
• Grounds & Paddocks Approaching Three Acres (2.920)
• Nine Bedrooms & Four/Five Reception Rooms
• Two Bedroom Annexe
• Triple Stable Block & Further Outbuilding
Location Whitlingham Hall is situated just outside the Cathedral city of Norwich, there is easy access to the A47 Norwich southern bypass which provides further access to the A11 and A140 arterial routes out of the county. The village of Trowse offers local amenities such as a bakery, post office, newsagents, primary school, public house, restaurant and dry ski slope. Withlingham country park, through which the property is accessed, is a popular area with many nature walks as well as water activities on Whitlingham Broad. Norwich offers a range of high street department store, restaurants and boutiques as well as many leisure and cultural activities. Norwich also has a mainline railway station serving London Liverpool Street as well as an international airport.
Reception hall Featuring a galleried landing and doors to...
Drawing room21'7" x 15'3" (6.58m x 4.65m). Superb entertaining room with two sash windows with shutters and views over the lawn. Feature cornicing and ceiling rose. Open fireplace with marble surround.
Morning room21' x 15'3" (6.4m x 4.65m). Sash windows with shutters and view across the lawns. Open fireplace with cast iron surround. Wooden floor. Feature internal window to the hallway.
Short staircase leading to Flagstone floor hallway.
Store12'1" x 4'8" (3.68m x 1.42m). Window to the side aspect.
Study13'1" x 9'6" (3.99m x 2.9m). Sash window over looking the lawn and driveway beyond. Deep walk in storage cupboard.
Cellar14'11" x 12' (4.55m x 3.66m). Useful storage area, also houses oil fired central heating boiler. Accessed via a concealed staircase from the hallway.
Sitting room18'2" x 15'5" (5.54m x 4.7m). Feature exposed brick fireplace with raised 'pamment' hearth housing woodburner. Exposed ceiling beams. Understairs storage cupboard. Door leading to concealed staircase to first floor. Feature internal window to reception hall.
Dining room23'7" x 15'2" (7.19m x 4.62m). Attractive dual aspect room with recessed lighting and exposed ceiling beams. Double doors leading to the side patio.
Kitchen/breakfast room21'2" x 12'7" (6.45m x 3.84m). Well fitted with a range of oak fronted wall, base and display units. Feature brick alcove with tiled surrounds providing space for a range cooker and fridge freezer. Central island with wine rack. 'Pamment' floor. Feature sash window with views over the gardens and paddock beyond. Space for breakfast table Leading off the kitchen/breakfast room is a flint walled corridor with flagstone floor leading to...
Shower room White three piece suite comprising wash hand basin, low level WC and shower. Door to the garden.
Boot room/utility room11'4" x 10'10" (3.45m x 3.3m). Accessed from the kitchen/breakfast room is the former laundry with a chimney recess. 'Pamment' floor. Door to the patio. From the galleried reception hall stairs to the first floor landing.
First floor landing Sash window over looking the lawns and paddock beyond.
Master bedroom22'1" x 15'6" (6.73m x 4.72m). Former fireplace alcove with feature surround. Feature plaster cornicing and ceiling rose. Twin sash windows with views over the lawn.
Bedroom two15'7" x 12'7" (4.75m x 3.84m). Sash window over looking the gardens and paddock beyond. Plastered ceiling cornicing and ceiling rose. Secondary landing with two concealed staircases leading to the second floor.
Bedroom three20'3" x 13'1" (6.17m x 3.99m). Sash window over looking the lawns and driveway beyond.
Bedroom four14'10" x 13'1" (4.52m x 3.99m). Sash window over looking the lawns and driveway beyond. Storage cupboard.
Family bathroom18'1" (5.51m) (max) x 9'9" (2.97m) (max). Well fitted with a white five piece suite comprising wooden panel sided bath, two wash hand basins, low level WC and corner shower. Part tiled walls and tiled floor.
Bedroom five15'11" x 10'1" (4.85m x 3.07m). Sash window over looking the lawns and driveway beyond.
Bedroom six16'9" x 13'11" (5.1m x 4.24m). Sash window over looking the lawns and driveway beyond. Door to en-suite shower room.
En-suite shower room9'5" x 3'5" (2.87m x 1.04m). White three piece suite comprising walk in shower, low level WC, wash hand basin. Second floor attic rooms are accessed by two concealed staircases on the first floor.
Bathroom15'9" x 10'5" (4.8m x 3.18m). White three piece suite comprising bath, low level WC, wash hand basin. Part tiled walls. Laminate flooring. Additional walk in eaves storage areas. Vaulted ceiling.
Bedroom seven16'4" x 13'5" (4.98m x 4.1m). Vaulted ceiling. Wooden floor boards. Door to bedroom eight.
Bedroom eight14'1" x 10'8" (4.3m x 3.25m). Vaulted ceiling. Wooden floor boards. Lobby with stairs down to the first floor and deep storage cupboard.
Bedroom nine14'11" x 10'10" (4.55m x 3.3m). Dual aspect with windows to the gable end and side. Vaulted ceiling. Wooden floor boards.
External Double garage with wooden double doors.
Agents note Beyond the double garage is a self contained two bedroom annexe with lounge/dining room and kitchen which also benefits from its own enclosed garden. The full details and dimensions of this annexe will follow.
Gardens and grounds Whitlingham Hall is approached by a sweeping gravel driveway leading to the double garage and parking for several vehicles. The principal rooms enjoy views over the lawned gardens located to both the front and the rear of the property, and beyond to the surrounding mature woodland. There are also four paddocks secured with post and rail fencing Surrounding Whitlingham Hall are a number of patio areas designed to take best effect of the sun and perfect for al fresco dining and entertaining. Overall the gardens and grounds at Whitlingham Hall approach three acres. The property also benefits from an additional parking area and second driveway flanked by paddocks and leading up to the outbuildings which comprise. Triple stable block with power, lighting and water connected. Storage barn
Services Mains water and electricity. Drainage to septic tank. Oil fired central heating to radiators. Telephone, satellite TV and broadband connected.
Directions Leave Norwich via Bracondale passing over the river bridge. Take the first turning on the left sign posted Whitlingham Broad & Country Park. Continue along this lane (please note the speed restrictions and speed humps) through Whitlingham Country Park and past the Broad. Keeping the river on your left continue to the end of Whitlingham Lane where the tarmac finishes. One of the driveways to Whitlingham Hall is immediately in front of the end of the un-made-up road.