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Dovehouse Lane, Alby, Norwich, Norfolk, NR11


5 Bedroom Barn Conversion Sold

Alby Hill Barn is a truly stunning innovative barn conversion that has been carried out to the highest of standards whilst retaining a wealth of character. The barn offers an abundance of natural light flooding through the aluminium sliding doors. The solar reflective, self-cleaning roof glazing to the entrance hall creates a great sense of space and light. The single storey kitchen wing is a great entertaining space with its vaulted oak framed ceilings, fully glazed sliding doors opening in to the inner courtyard, a bespoke kitchen with cleverly concealed Miele appliances and storage. There is a statement island unit with seating. The flooring throughout the kitchen is porcelain. From the kitchen area there is a sociable seating area with a fabulous inset wood burning stove. In addition there is a study area, a well fitted laundry room, cloakroom and cloaks cupboard.
A double height vaulted sitting room centres the barn and is truly stunning with its full height glazing and doors leading to the inner courtyard, a central inset fireplace with feature log storage, exposed oak beams and two bespoke cantilever oak staircases leading to two bedroom suites with individual modern fitted bathrooms and walk in wardrobes above.
Leaving the double height sitting room there is an atmospheric games and cinema room wired for 5.1.2 Dolby Atmos. A corridor with exposed illuminated washed brickwork walls leads to the bedroom wing that serves three en-suite bedrooms, all with individual bath or shower rooms.
Additional key features include a 10 year building warranty, engineered oak and porcelain flooring, 44mm thick solid interior doors with concealed hinges, underfloor heating throughout, air source heating with RHI of approximately £400 per quarter, MVHR throughout, program lighting, multi room zones music, and sprinkler system to the double height sitting room.
Outside, the property is approached via a Brazilian mahogany clad electric gate with impressive brick and flint pillars and wall that leads to a granite block paved drive with limestone kerbs. This in turn leads to the double cart lodge with power and light. The well landscaped inner courtyard has exterior landscape lighting, lawn, architecturally designed raised beds, terrace, Brazilian mahogany deck, Brazilian mahogany clad bedroom and kitchen wing. Beyond the inner courtyard there is a further lawn and mature boundary hedging. In addition, there may be an option to purchase some more land.

ALBY Alby Hill is a rural hamlet tucked away just outside the unspoilt village of Aldborough which still enjoys a good game of cricket on the village green and has a good range of facilities such as a village shop, doctors surgery, post office and two village pubs. The popular market town of Aylsham is approximately 7 miles away and holds a market in the square every Monday and Friday and offers a wide selection of amenities. There is also the highly regarded primary school situated close to Alby Hill with other schools being located in Aylsham, Reepham and Holt. For leisure enthusiasts, there are plenty of walks and bridle paths nearby and Blickling Hall is located just outside Aylsham with it's beautiful elevations and well tended gardens. The North Norfolk coast is just a few miles away and is designated an area of outstanding natural beauty, with it's mile upon mile of uninterrupted beaches and bird and nature reserves. The cathedral city of Norwich is also a short drive away with access to all major rail links and Norwich International Airport.


ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING D. The reference number or full certificate can be obtained from Sowerbys upon request.
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Old Bank of England Court
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Norwich, Norfolk

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