Impressive country home offering extensive accommodation ideal for a growing family or large enough to run a boutique bed and breakfast business. Situated down a long private driveway set in attractive gardens and grounds extending towards four and a half acres. The property offers a wealth of features including a kitchen fitted by Brian Turner with a four oven Aga, indoor swimming pool and gymnasium. The current owners have significantly upgraded the house, but further improvements could be made.
Impressive Country Home
Gardens and Grounds Four And A Half Acres
Wealth Of Features
Indoor Pool And Gymnasium
Stables & Open Bay Cartshed
Location Wymondham is a highly sought after South Norfolk market town which is well-known for Wymondham High School and closeby Wymondham College. Historic notables are Wymondham Abbey and the Market Cross from which a number of events are held throughout the year including a monthly farmers market, weekly local market and music festival. The town has a wealth of leisure and shopping facilities including a Waitrose Supermarket. Ideally situated on the A11 just eight miles south of Norwich which boasts an international airport and a mainline railway link to London Liverpool Street Station.
Entrance hall Opening up into:
Large reception hall13'5" x 12'10" (4.1m x 3.91m). With stairs to first floor, door to:
Dining room15'5" x 13'3" (4.7m x 4.04m). The focal point of this room is the open fireplace housing a cast iron wood burner with wood surround, two gothic style arch windows with shutters overlooking the front aspect.
Snug16'1" x 13'9" (4.9m x 4.2m). The focal point of this room is the cast iron fireplace with slate hearth, exposed wood flooring and floor to ceiling gothic style arch windows with shutters to front aspect. Open to:
Kitchen/breakfast room21'3" x 13'10" (6.48m x 4.22m). Comprehensive fitted kitchen designed by Brian Turner with Shaker style units with marble worktops over and "chemist" handles, wall mounted electric oven. Double butlers sink and plumbing for dishwasher. Inset cookery book shelving and plate rack. Pamment tiled flooring and exposed timbers. Cream four door Aga set into a chimney breast with tiled splashbacks and lighting. Door to rear hallway. Window and door to side aspect and open to:
Sitting room19'11" x 16'9" (6.07m x 5.1m). The focal point of this room is the open fireplace housing a cast iron wood burner with wood surround. Fitted base units with bookshelving over and arched gothic style windows to front aspect. Door to:
Family room15'8" x 9'3" (4.78m x 2.82m). Triple aspect with windows to front and one to side and French doors through to the rear garden, spiral staircase to the first floor.
Rear hallway With pantry with fitted shelving and window to side aspect and door through to:
Swimming pool changing room7'8" x 3'10" (2.34m x 1.17m). With shower cubicle and low level WC. Double doors to:
Swimming pool area47'4" x 21'11" (14.43m x 6.68m). With a plant room and five sets of French doors overlooking the garden making this ideal for all weathers.
Former dairy14'11" x 13'3" (4.55m x 4.04m). With the original window to courtyard, brick flooring and brick arches, door to:
Gymnasium/games room28'6" x 14'11" (8.69m x 4.55m). Triple aspect with windows to front and side and French doors to rear garden.
Utility room/boot room13'3" (4.04m) x 12'4" (3.76m) narrowing to 8'4" (2.54m). Door from front hallway. Plumbing for automatic washing machine and oil fired central heating boiler. Door to double garage.
Cloakroom6'11" x 5'10" (2.1m x 1.78m). With two piece suite comprising low level WC and wash hand basin.
Double garage19' x 16'1" (5.8m x 4.9m). With two up and over electric doors to the side aspect.
First floor landing Set on two levels.
En-suite bathroom13'8" x 12'5" (4.17m x 3.78m). Comprising roll top bath, low level WC and wash hand basin. Separate cubicle with shower and fitted cupboards and window to rear aspect.
Master bedroom19'11" x 14'4" (6.07m x 4.37m). Dual aspect with windows to front and rear. Double fitted wardrobe.
Bedroom two15'11" x 13'3" (4.85m x 4.04m). With window to front aspect overlooking the front driveway.
Bedroom seven13'5" x 9'6" (4.1m x 2.9m). With window overlooking front aspect.
Bedroom five13'7" x 12'9" (4.14m x 3.89m). With feature cast iron fireplace and corner fitted cupboard.
Bedroom three14'6" x 13'5" (4.42m x 4.1m). With fitted cupboard and picture rail and window to front aspect.
Bedroom six15'8" x 9'3" (4.78m x 2.82m). With window to front aspect.
Shower room4'10" x 4'8" (1.47m x 1.42m). Recently refurbished comprising low level WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle and tiled floor.
Bathroom9'6" x 7'9" (2.9m x 2.36m). Three piece suite comprising bath, low level WC and wash hand basin. Corner shower cubicle with "monsoon" shower and hand held spray, tiled splashbacks with pebble feature.
Bedroom four14'6" x 13'8" (4.42m x 4.17m). With fitted cupboard and dual aspect windows overlooking the gardens.
Attic room32'11" x 12'3" (10.03m x 3.73m). With two velux skylights and door through to attic storage.
External The property is approached over a long private driveway to double electric wrought iron gates which in turn leads to a large carriage driveway with centre bed and majestic tree to the front of the property. The gardens are a particular feature of the property with large expanses of sweeping lawns. Leading round to the rear of the property with a courtyard and paved sun terrace and the lawns have borders of mature shrubs and trees. Adjacent to the swimming pool there is a further sun terrace which is ideal for alfresco eating. The property further benefits from a walled garden with shrub and herbaceous borders, together with climbing plants. There are further large informal grassed areas which could be used as a small paddock.
Agents note The post and rail paddocks adjacent to the land can be purchased by separate negotiation and understood to extend to four and a half acres.
Outbuildings Brick built stable block which comprises of two loose boxes and a tack room and an open five bay cart shed which could be ideal for conversion subject to the necessary planning permission. Double garage adjacent to the house.
Services Council Tax Band G. Mains electricity and water, septic tank drainage, oil fired central heating, telephone and broadband.
Directions From Norwich proceed out on the main A11 London Road taking the slip road to Wymondham. At the roundabout turn right and travel past the Waitrose Supermarket turning right again as signposted to Hethersett. Proceed along this road for approximately one mile and take the left hand turning into Downham Grove and the property is the final property at the end of the private driveway.