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Lamas, Norfolk
Guide price £1,325,000, 4 bedrooms


Key features

  • A Fine Country House with River Frontage
  • Fine Four Bedroom, Three Reception Country House
  • Two Bedrooms Holiday Barn/Annexe
  • Two Barns with Residential Planning Consent
  • Play Barn
  • Amazing Lifestyle Location
  • Approximately 9 Acres (sts)
  • Available as a Whole or in Three Separate Lots
  • Fabulous Semi Undulating Views
  • Formal Garden, Courtyard and Paddocks/Meadows

Property Description

This fine country house is set in approximately 9 acres (sts) with river frontage. Four bedrooms, three reception rooms, two bedroom holiday barn/annexe, play barn and two barns with residential planning consent. Semi undulating views, formal garden and paddocks/meadows. Available as a whole or in three separate lots.

HALL FARM Hall Farm is a substantial and idyllic country house with river frontage and a range of outbuildings with impressive views overlooking meadows and the countryside beyond. The setting and lifestyle that Hall Farm offers is truly magical.

Hall Farm itself offers many period features within from flagstone, pamment, wooden and parquet floors, open fireplaces, stripped wooden doors with traditional ironmongery door furniture and fine views from many of the rooms.

The accommodation is set over three floors and comprises a fine staircase entrance hall with a flagstone floor, a study with views to the front and a well fitted kitchen/breakfast room with a bespoke fitted hand painted kitchen with an Aga, pamment tiled floor and fine views. In addition, there is a lovely sitting room with stripped wooden floors, a central fireplace with a wood-burning stove and doors leading out to the rear garden. To the front there is a family room with parquet flooring and exposed ceiling timbers. In addition there is a good sized boot room with access to the front and rear as well as a useful cloakroom. The first floor serves a spacious landing with a wide range of book shelving, a master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, two further bedrooms, a spacious airing cupboard and a family bathroom. An additional staircase leads to the top floor where a further bedroom and bathroom can be found with a vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers.

From the boot room there is a door serving access in to a full height traditional brick barn that is currently used as play barn or potential for conversion into further accommodation to the main house. 

LAMAS Lamas is a popular and thriving village on the River Bure, situated approximately 9 miles to the north of the Cathedral City of Norwich.

The neighbouring village of Buxton offers a village school, Post Office/village store and a public house. It is a short distance from the Norfolk Broads (approximately 5 miles) which offers many miles of navigable waterways as well as an abundance of wildlife.

Further north and approximately 3 miles away is the bustling market town of Aylsham with its comprehensive range of day to day shopping facilities. Continuing north the impressive National Trust Blickling Hall estate can be found, and approximately 10 miles away is the north Norfolk coastline.

To the south is the Cathedral City of Norwich where many high street departmental stores, cultural and leisure facilities can be found as well as a main line railway station serving London Liverpool Street and Cambridge. Norwich also offers an international airport. 

THE BLUE BARN The Blue Barn is a successful holiday let/annexe that provides two bedrooms, a kitchen/breakfast room, a full height vaulted sitting room with a wood-burner and access to a double bedroom (a heavy curtain provides a high level of privacy) with a mezzanine above. This room could be partitioned to provide complete privacy. In addition, the adjoining store room could be converted into an en-suite if required.. The first floor serves a twin bedroom and a bathroom. Outside, the property has its own entrance from a walled courtyard. Alternatively, access can be gained from the barn adjoining the boot room from the main house. The Blue Barn could either be used as an annexe or retained as a successful holiday let. The Blue Barn currently returns approximately £14,000 per annum.  

OUTSIDE There is an impressive part-thatched unconverted barn that has the benefit of planning consent (change of Use of Agricultural Building to 1 No. Residential Dwelling) Prior approval for conversion to a six bedroom property as well as a former piggery that has planning consent (change of Use of Agricultural Building to 1 No. Residential Dwelling) Certificate of Lawful Use – Proposed Use Development for conversion to a two bedroom single storey property.

The grounds in total extend to approximately 9 acres (sts). Sub division of the land to be confirmed if sold in three lots. The grounds comprise a carriage gravelled drive to the front with a central lawn and a fine beech tree. To the rear and west there is a lawned garden with post and rail fencing.  To the rear of the unconverted adjacent barn there is a brick and flint walled courtyard with raised beds and lawn.  Beyond the gardens, there are meadows/paddocks that lead down to the River Bure where for the keen naturalist or water lover, there is plenty of access to the river. 

SERVICES CONNECTED Mains water and electricity, private drainage and oil fired heating. Telephone, broadband and satellite connected. 

AGENTS NOTE There is a public footpath that runs along the length of the private road. 


ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING F. The reference number or full certificate can be obtained from Sowerbys upon request.
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"A massive thank you!! For all the extra work you put in to help our chain along…not sure we’d have got there without it! Very much appreciated. "
Grace Brook and James Alexander, Purchasers - November 2015