4 Bedroom Detached House Sold STC
This stunning, detached period cottage is located on the periphery of the ever popular village of Holme Hale, which is positioned between the historic market towns of Dereham and Swaffham.
Set back from a quiet country lane, the front gardens are a real delight, well-stocked borders and mature trees further accentuate the chocolate box feeling when you approach.
The current owners have been in residence for some 40 years and during that time Peddars Cottage has been comprehensively renovated and extended. It has, however, retained all of the beautiful character and charming features one might expect, such as the wonderful, exposed timbers, which are featured throughout.
Approached via a shingled driveway, which meanders through the delightful front garden and provides ample parking.
The entrance porch is accessed via a glazed panelled door and grants access into the bay fronted sitting room with an exposed brick fireplace and inset wood-burning stove.
The neighbouring dining room is centrally positioned within the home and grants access to a snug with open fireplace and french doors to the side aspect allowing an excellent degree of natural light into this space. Leading back from the dining room, the inner hall grants access to a wonderful country style kitchen/breakfast room with Esse range cooker. This room is again full of natural light provided by its dual aspect windows.
To complete the ground floor, a must-have for country living, is the utility/boot room and cloakroom with WC.
Moving upstairs, the majority of the first floor accommodation features yet more stunning exposed beams and timbers. The principal bedroom enjoys its own en-suite facilities, whilst three further well-proportioned bedrooms are served by the well-appointed family bathroom.
To the rear of the property, the gardens feature a pleasant south-facing aspect. Well-stocked borders include a wealth of mature shrubs and a variety of small trees - a real gardener's delight.
Towards the end of the garden, stunning views can be found over the neighbouring paddocks, whilst enjoying an excellent degree of seclusion.
You will discover a summer house under a tiled roof and adjoining store, the perfect spot to sit any enjoy the stunning surroundings in all seasons.
HOLME HALE A small village roughly five miles south east of the historic market town of Swaffham, Holme Hale is close to the river Wissey.
The village has a pavilion, playing field and a church as well as a bus service to Watton, Wymondham, Dereham, Hingham, Norwich and King's Lynn. Swaffham is a thriving and historic market town situated approximately 15 miles east of King's Lynn and about 30 miles from Norwich.
Swaffham is situated approximately 15 miles east of King's Lynn and approximately 30 miles from Norwich. There is an extensive range of local amenities including a Waitrose, Tesco, Asda, further shops, pubs and restaurants, three doctors surgeries and primary, secondary and higher schools together with a variety of leisure and sports activities including an excellent golf club.
The town has an extremely popular Saturday market and many interesting historic buildings including the parish church and 'The Buttercross'.
The town offers a great hub for those who wish for a perfect family life. It's a good base to call home with local activities and entertainment including theatre, open gardens, nature reserves and more.
Swaffham also boasts a museum which focuses on many different and impressive parts of local history. One key gallery is The Carter Centenary, a chance for people to learn more about famous Egyptologist Howard Carter, whose extended family lived in Swaffham. Howard Carter is, of course, famous for the 1922 discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun.
Swaffham is only around two hours by train to London, with great access to Cambridge and only 45 minute drive to the coast. It is also a short car journey to Norwich, which provides an airport and has direct flights to Amsterdam.
SERVICES CONNECTED Mains water and electricity. Oil fired central heating. Septic tank drainage. Telephone and broadband connections.
COUNCIL TAX Band D.
ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING E. Ref:- 0834-3018-3203-5482-0200
To retrieve the Energy Performance Certificate for this property please visit https://find-energy-certificate.digital.communities.gov.uk/find-a-certificate/search-by-reference-number and enter in the reference number above. Alternatively, the full certificate can be obtained through Sowerbys.
PROPERTY REFERENCE 19262.
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