5 Bedroom House For Sale
Belmont Grange is a stunning Grade II listed country house that offers elegant accommodation and is set within parkland style grounds of approximately 10 acres (sts). Reputed to date from 1840, the architecture is of a Gothic style that includes some impressive ceiling mouldings, windows and arched doorways. The ground floor serves an impressive reception hall with a marble fireplace and a wood burning stove, oak flooring, Gothic style cornicing, a fine staircase to the first floor and access to the cellar. Opening from the reception hall, there is a further reception room featuring impressive ceiling mouldings and cornicing, as well as a fine oak floor. There is a splendid bay window to the side with doors leading out to the garden. From the reception room there is an elegant drawing room with a fine fireplace, oak flooring and a bay window with impressive views of the formal garden. To the rear there is a well-appointed dining room with access to the formal garden, a kitchen with an Aga and granite worktops. There is planning permission to extend to the rear to create a larger kitchen if required. Further accommodation on the ground floor comprises a study or cloakroom, two WC's, utility room and pantry.
The first floor landing provides access to a master bedroom suite with walk in dressing room, bay window with fine views of the gardens and a luxurious en-suite bath and shower room. There are four further bedrooms and a well fitted family bathroom. The property also benefits from a lift from the ground floor to the first floor.
The grounds extend to approximately 10 acres (sts) with a further 4.5 acres (sts) available by separate negotiation. Approached via a sweeping gravelled drive with park railings, there is parking to the front of the property with a turning circle that includes mature yew hedging. To the side there is a triple bay cart lodge with garage to the side. Behind the cart lodge is a substantial modern barn and covered storage to the side.
The formal garden to the rear comprises a sweeping lawn, terrace, an impressive crinkle crankle wall with mature planting that comprises clipped box, roses, wisteria and tulips. A central gravelled path leads you to a mature yew hedge with an arch leading through to the orchard behind. There is a range of specimen trees, a kitchen and herb garden, large pond with a deck and a brick built entertaining studio. The remainder of the grounds comprise specimen trees, meadows and a woodland walk.
Further outbuildings comprise a potting shed, glass house, a games room, and a large outbuilding with planning permission for conversion into a two bedroom property. The inner courtyard provides access to the plant room that houses a bio mass boiler with RHI payments, separate cloakroom and a further storage room.
There are two further cottages, an apartment (known as The Loft) and a studio. The cottages and the loft are let out on an assured shorthold tenancy.
1 Belmont Cottage comprises two bedrooms, open plan sitting room and kitchen, cloakroom, bathroom and en-suite shower room.
2 Belmont Cottage comprises two bedrooms, sitting room, kitchen, cloakroom and a family bathroom to the first floor.
The Loft that is situated above the studio comprises an open plan sitting room and kitchen, bedroom and bathroom.
The Studio is currently used by the owner as a photographic studio and comprises a cloakroom, kitchen and storage room.
LOCATION Belmont Grange is situated on the edge of the south Norfolk village of Scole. The village is well situated for easy access on to the A143 and A140. The market town of Diss is approximately 2 miles away and offers a main line railway station serving London Liverpool Street and Norwich. Diss also offer many day to day amenities and schooling. To the north and about 20 miles away is the Cathedral City of Norwich.
Set in the heart of East Anglia, the historic city of Norwich has everything you would desire of a vibrant regional capital and has a real sense of history preserved. You will find a modern cultural feel with beautiful heritage, dynamic nightlife, sophisticated shopping and mouth-watering restaurants. Chapelfield Shopping Centre offers high end shopping, whilst the Norwich Lanes won the great British high street of the year with its many independent and unique businesses including shops, bars, cafes and restaurants. Norwich is the most complete medieval city in Britain and boasts two cathedrals as well as the castle with stunning architecture. There are also a number of sought after schools and colleges. The River Wensum flows throughout the city and offers boat rental and various pubs situated along the river itself. Every year in May, the city hosts the Norfolk and Norwich Festival, bringing cultural and exciting acts and performances to the city. Voted in the top 10 within a poll of the happiest places to live in Britain, the Cathedral City of Norwich offers access to all the major rail links and Norwich International Airport. Norwich is located approximately 40 minutes from the delightful North Norfolk coast rolling countryside, whilst still being a vibrant, ever evolving city.
SERVICES CONNECTED Mains water and electricity. Private drainage, Bio mass boiler with RHI payments, and a back up oil boiler.
COUNCIL TAX Belmont Grange:- Band G
1 Belmont Cottages:- Band C
2 Belmont Cottages:- Band C
The Loft:- Band A
ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING An EPC is not required for Belmont Grange due to the property being Grade II Listed.
1 Belmont Cottages: C.
2 Belmont Cottages: C.
The Loft: C
The reference number or full certificate can be obtained from Sowerbys upon request.
To retrieve the Energy Performance Certificate for this property please visit https://www.epcregister.com/ and enter in the reference number.
PROPERTY REFERENCE 29011