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Lower Bodham, Holt
Guide price £1,250,000, 6 bedrooms

SSTC

Key features

  • Substantial Period Residence
  • 6 Double Bedrooms & 3 Bathrooms
  • Beautifully Presented
  • 3 Acres (sts) of Private Grounds
  • Tennis Court & Swimming Pool
  • Wooded Surroundings & Countryside View
  • Double Garage
  • Conveniently Close To Holt & Greshams School

Property Description

A substantial & elegant period residence set in around 3 acres (sts) of glorious grounds with lawn tennis court and swimming pool adjoining open countryside yet highly convenient for Holt.

A substantial & elegant period residence set in around 3 acres of glorious grounds with lawn tennis court and swimming pool adjoining open countryside yet highly convenient for Holt.



Highfield House is a substantial period residence offering beautifully presented and extensive family living space extending to over 4000 sq ft. Formerly a pair of cottages this fine family residence boasts versatile accommodation arranged across two floors with impressive principal receptions, practical and adaptable informal rooms, no less than six individual bedrooms serviced by three bathrooms and a luxurious kitchen/breakfast room.



The reception hall reveals a wonderful 'butterfly' staircase and creates a spectacular centrepiece as you enter the property. From here, you can access the formal receptions, which include the dual aspect drawing room and the formal dining room. Additional receptions include a generous study, family room/snug and a spacious dual aspect room (currently used as a gym), which features French doors onto the formal gardens. The kitchen has a sleek contemporary feel with handleless doors and extensive cabinets. The kitchen flows seamlessly through to a breakfast room creating a sociable space ideal for less formal family dining and there is a well-equipped utility room and Guest WC.



The first floor opens up to a substantial galleried landing area, which easily supports uses such as a reading area, library or study space. Double doors from the landing reveal a sumptuous master suite, which incorporates a fitted dressing room and luxurious en suite. There are five further individual double bedrooms all enjoying delightful garden views and serviced by two family sized bathrooms. Two of the bedrooms and a bathroom are designed and laid out in such a way that would allow for an independent apartment if required.



The house sits in glorious landscaped grounds of around 3 acres (sts) which are accessed via a long sweeping carriage driveway. The land has been cleverly designed and sectioned into distinct areas that include formal lawns and terraces, grass tennis court, wooded walks, a unique sunken section that creates a wonderful 'natural amphitheatre', fruit orchard and even a Copper Beech hedged maze. The grounds are surrounded by wooded boundaries and open countryside creating a distinct feel of privacy and seclusion. Further highlights include a heated swimming pool, double garage block and a variety of other garden structures.



HIGHLIGHTS/FEATURES INCLUDE Substantial Period Residence

6 Double Bedrooms & 3 Bathrooms

Beautifully Presented

3 Acres (sts) of Private Grounds

Tennis Court & Swimming Pool

Wooded Surroundings & Countryside View

Double Garage

Conveniently Close To Holt & Gresham's School

SITUATION/LOCATION Highfield House is situated in an idyllic location surrounded by clustered woodland and rolling open countryside in the quiet hamlet of Lower Bodham. Just a handful of private homes sit within this special area and rarely are they seen on the open market. Whilst enjoying a secluded and rural environment the house is less than 3 miles from the affluent Georgian market town of Holt and Greshams School. The rugged North Norfolk heritage coastline is less than 3 miles away and the City of Norwich is approximately 22 miles South with its Airport and train Station providing access to wider destinations. The bustling seaside towns of Sheringham and Cromer are a few miles east along the coast and both provide train access to the City.



DIRECTIONS Leave Holt on the A148 towards High Kelling and Sheringham, on entering High Kelling turn right on to Selbrigg Road, signposted Lower Bodham. Follow the road for just under a mile where the entrance to the property will be found on the right hand side.

SERVICES CONNECTED Mains electricity and water, oil fired central heating, private drainage.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING E Ref:- 0138-8051-7212-5568-2984. To retrieve the Energy Performance Certificate for this property please visit https://www.epcregister.com/ and enter in the reference number.

COUNCIL TAX Band G

"From the initial valuation through to completion the service and support has been phenomenal. Moving is especially difficult but Lex dealt with every detail and kept me informed at every stage often speaking with the other parties involved to keep everyone moving forward. I am very pleased with the speed at which I was able to sell my property on the first viewing and appreciate the dedication from Lex to ensure the sale completed."
Laura Brown-Waite, Tydd St Giles - November 2015