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Briston Road, Saxthorpe, Norwich, Norfolk, NR11

££1,200,000 Guide

5 Bedroom Detached House For Sale

'Tan Office' is a wonderful and historic five bedroom, five reception room period residence, set in a delightful elevated position of 3 mature acres (sts) of formal grounds, plus a further 15 acres (sts) of mature woodland. The property has the added advantage of a separate party barn/cinema/office/guest annexe with wet room and various outbuildings, including a triple garage and double cart barn.

The property is beautifully presented with elegant and stylish interiors and has a high quality fitted kitchen and bathrooms. Classic period features are in abundance and  include charming fireplaces, exposed beams and vaulted ceilings. The sprawling accommodation extends to around 3000 Sq. Ft. in the main residence with multiple reception rooms, five bedrooms and three bathrooms/shower rooms. In addition to the main accommodation is a fantastic range of barns that sit within the formal courtyard and provide versatile space that could be adapted to suit a wide variety of needs and desires. The property enjoys a delightful semi-rural environment, surrounded by ancient woodland and rolling open countryside yet is conveniently placed for easy access to the Georgian market town of Holt, the north Norfolk coastline and the City of Norwich.

The property is approached by an impressive set of hardwood double electric gates leading up a long sweeping driveway, giving access to the parking area, outbuildings, office and house. There is an attractive formal lawn sloping up to the house, with steps leading up onto the south facing terrace. Large mature trees and mature hedging give excellent privacy and there are three further split-level lawns, with further terrace and shrub bed borders which has a pathway leading to the lovely wild flower meadow. The flower meadow has beautiful romantic pathways weaving in and out of the natural flowers.

The gardens have been beautifully laid out, with children in mind and the current owners have installed a kitchen garden, greenhouse and fruit cages.

The immediate grounds around the property extend to approximately 3 acres (sts). The old mature woodland which extends to a further 15 acres (sts) has the most wonderful pathways and walks around through the woodland. There is also a large pond which used to be used for the old tannery operation and is now registered with the Norfolk Wildlife Trust as a beautiful natural area.

SAXTHORPE Saxthorpe is a village within the civil parish of Corpusty in the English county of Norfolk. The village is 12 miles west south west of Cromer and 16.3 miles north west of Norwich. The village lies 6.2 miles south west of the Georgian market town of Holt which has excellent shopping, leisure and schooling facilities including the popular Gresham's School for boys and girls aged 4 to 18 years. The village has a shop, primary school and public house. The nearest railway station is at Sheringham for the Bittern Line which runs between Sheringham, Cromer and Norwich.

The historic city of Norwich has everything you would desire of a vibrant regional capital. You will find a modern cultural city with beautiful heritage, vibrant nightlife, sophisticated shopping and mouth-watering restaurants. There are also a number of sought after schools and colleges. The Cathedral City of Norwich offers access to all the major rail links and Norwich International Airport.


SERVICES CONNECTED Mains water, electricity, oil-fired central heating and septic tank drainage.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING E. The reference number or full certificate can be obtained from Sowerbys upon request.
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Office Details

1 Market Place
NR25 6BE

01263 710777