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Woodbastwick Road, Blofield, Norwich, Norfolk, NR13

££2,750,000

8 Bedroom Detached House For Sale

Blofield House is a stunning Georgian country house that has been sympathetically updated to a high standard and is set beautifully within its grounds that extend to approximately 18.33 acres (stms). Approached by a fine sweeping gravelled driveway and set well back from the road. The period features within the house are typical of the Georgian era and include sash cord windows with shutters, panelled doors, beautiful marble fireplaces, cornicing, picture rails, cast iron radiators and a stunning sweeping staircase with a roof lantern. The elegant accommodation is set over three floors. The impressive reception hall, with graceful sweeping staircase, serves access to the dual aspect drawing room with views of the grounds and a central marble fireplace with a wood-burning stove. The dual-aspect sitting room has a central marble fireplace and benefits from double doors leading to the terrace. The well-appointed dining room again offers an elegant fireplace and period features. Further accommodation includes a study, family room, a beautiful bespoke fitted hand-painted kitchen/breakfast room with a wide range of units with granite work tops, Aga, stone floor and double doors leading to the terrace. In addition there is a range of domestic offices, two cloakrooms and a cellar.

The first floor landing is flooded with natural light from the roof lantern. The dual aspect principal bedroom has a well fitted en-suite bathroom with separate shower cubicle and a comprehensively fitted dressing room. The remainder of the first floor comprises a dual aspect guest room, five further bedrooms one with an en-suite and three bathrooms. The top floor serves a further bedroom or study with a separate storage room.

From the utility area of the main house there is a walled courtyard with block weave paving and a glass covered well. Double doors lead to the terrace. There is a store room, two store cupboards, and a garage.


BLOFIELD HOUSE COTTAGE Blofield House Cottage is a stunning self-contained three bedroom single storey conversion. The accommodation comprises a beautiful vaulted dual aspect sitting room with double doors leading to a stunning walled garden, a well fitted modern kitchen, three bedrooms and a modern shower room.

The stunning walled garden is well planted with block pathways, terrace and a covered seating area.


OUTSIDE Blofield House is set in grounds extending to approximately 18.33 acres (stms), and is approached via an impressive entrance with electric gates and sweeping gravelled driveway leading to the parking area and garage. Surrounding the house are formal lawns and an array of established trees providing plenty of seclusion and privacy. To the south elevation there is mature clipped box hedging and a sweeping lawn. To the west there is a terrace with a pergola providing a delightful area for alfresco entertaining. There are well stocked borders and gravelled pathways. A formal lawn leads to the swimming pool area with heated kidney-shaped pool with stone terracing, cottage planting, a summerhouse and mature hedging. Beyond the pool is a hard tennis court. The majority of the remainder of the land is set as parkland and paddocks but could be adapted to suit a variety of needs. There are two water taps, and to the north, there is a productive kitchen garden with a greenhouse, polytunnel and solar panels. Further outbuildings include an impressive gym with solar panels, tractor barns with sliding doors, further equipment storage, garaging and a workshop.


LOCATION Blofield Hall lies between Blofield Village and Blofield Heath and is approximately 1 mile from Blofield village centre offering various facilities including primary school, public house, post office and shop. Blofield is approximately 9 miles from the Cathedral City of Norwich and offers ease of access via the A47 to the coast or to the city centre with a Park & Ride facility at Postwick on the outskirts of Norwich. Norwich has a mainline rail service to London Liverpool Street with an approximate journey time of 1 hour 50 minutes. Trains are also available from Acle and Brundall.

SERVICES CONNECTED Blofield House: Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating. 10 kw solar system supplying the main house and also supplying three storage batteries that provide a percentage of free electricity at night.

Blofield Cottage: Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating. The 5kw system on the gym roof services the cottage. The cottage heating has an air source heat pump supplying conventional radiators.


COUNCIL TAX Blofield House - Band G
Blofield House Cottage - Band D


ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING Blofield House - D. Ref:- 5419-7124-1000-0368-9206
Blofield House Cottage - G. Ref:- 4000-8478-0222-3096-2203
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 35116

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Norwich
Old Bank of England Court
Queen Street
Norwich, Norfolk
NR2 4SX

01603 761441
norwich@sowerbys.com

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