5 Bedroom Detached House Sold
Sowerbys are absolutely delighted to present this beautiful equestrian country residence, positioned on the edge of the highly regarded village of Great Ellingham, a popular location in the heart of Norfolk's countryside. Lyngwhite Farm is a charming Victorian farmhouse, enjoying a Georgian fa硤e, built in the 1850s, of brick construction and rendered in a pleasing shade of Suffolk Pink, underneath a pantile roof. The home sits within a plot of 7.5 acres (STMS) and has accommodation totalling 5,180 sq. ft. The grounds and boundaries are well maintained, housing an array of outbuildings, post and rail paddocks and generous gardens.
The home consists of 2,244 sq. ft. across two floors, and has been sympathetically modernised by the current owners, whilst retaining many of the beautiful original features of the home. Entering through a traditional frontage, leading into the spacious panelled reception hallway, decorated with Laura Ashley wallpaper and Farrow and Ball paint and with contemporary wooden flooring.
The sitting room is an elegant and beautifully presented room, which has been finished to very high standard. The original fireplace with Victorian tiles and new mantelpiece and surround is a real feature of the room. Additionally, there is a door leading out onto the garden and a large window, fitted with contemporary plantation shutters, overlooking the front garden and allowing the light to flood in.
The dining room is to the right of the hallway, featuring original slate flooring, and a beautiful brick surround inglenook fireplace, housing a wood burning stove. In addition, there is space to fit a generous dining table, perfect for parties and seasonal occasions. A large window mirrors the sitting room window, overlooking the front garden and fitted with plantation shutters.
The kitchen is positioned to the rear of the property, fitted with bespoke oak storage units and a range style double oven. The utility room houses more storage and space for the washing machine. The remaining space downstairs consists of the third reception room, currently used as a study, but providing a multi-functional space, and the downstairs cloakroom.
Stairs rise to the galleried landing with elegant oak banisters drawing the eye upwards. The landing grants access to all five bedrooms, with two impressive en-suite bedrooms, extending to 16ft. The three remaining bedrooms are all decorated with great elegance and share the family bathroom, whilst all enjoying delightful views out over the surrounding countryside.
The property can be found set back into its plot, behind established trees and hedging. The grounds can be independently accessed, offering a formal entrance to the main house, whilst the vehicular access onto the land through a five-bar wooden gate provides ideal secure parking for larger vehicles, such as horseboxes, caravans, or even large work vehicles. The formal entrance to the main house is accessed through mature trees onto a generous horseshoe driveway, providing a very tranquil setting, A well-established wisteria climbs the wall by the front door, and there are a number of mature shrubs and trees within the front garden, as well as a lawned area to the right and ample space for parking.
The array of outbuildings consist of an impressive 2,936 sq. ft of space. The stable area is well maintained with a central stable yard, ideal for running a livery. There is a workshop, along with two stables separate from the yard, positioned closer the house. The menage is located toward the back of the plot, which is ideal for training or riding and has been well maintained, having recently been resurfaced. The 47ft 6 barn has potential to be used for hay storage. The current owners have used the two back paddocks for growing hay for the past two years. To the rear of the plot, a gate gives direct access to off-road hacking.
Additionally, there is a brick built outbuilding, accessed from the part walled courtyard, housing a 6 seater hot tub, but also ideal for use as a gymnasium or external office.
GREAT ELLINGHAM Great Ellingham is situated in the Breckland district and benefits from a number of amenities including a primary school, recreation centre, village shop, post office and public house. In addition, Great Ellingham is within easy reach of the A11 which gives easy access to Norwich, the A47 and furthermore to London and the Midlands.
Nearby Hingham is a market town situated in the heart of rural Norfolk. Grand Georgian architecture surrounds the market place and village green. It was in the 18th century when the socialites of high society built and took residence in Hingham that it became fashionably known as "little London". The many and varied local shops have the special character of a small market town but are up-to-date in what they provide. Despite the influence and attractions of neighbouring Norwich, an active and independent town life continues to thrive and grow. Amenities include a family butcher, The White Hart Hotel gastropub, caf鬠library, primary school, excellent health centre, doctors surgery and frequent bus services.
Attleborough is a market town situated within the Breckland district and is located between Norwich and Thetford. The town has a range of amenities including four schools, a town hall, shops, coffee shops, bars, restaurants, takeaway restaurants and a doctors. If you are looking for attractions nearby you will find Banham Zoo, Melsop Farm Park, Hulabaloos and Combat Paintball and every Thursday you will find the local market, which was established in the town as far back as 1226.
The cathedral city of Norwich is approximately 18 miles away where there are a wider range of facilities including an international airport and mainline rail links to London Liverpool Street and beyond. Norwich has many shops, restaurants and pubs, sought after schools and colleges and stunning architecture and offers access to all the major rail links and the Norwich International Airport.
SERVICES CONNECTED Mains electricity and water connected to house and stable yard. Drainage to septic tank. Oil fired central heating. Telephone connected, satellite installed and broadband available.
COUNCIL TAX Band D.
ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING E. Ref:- 9085-3902-02-02-3470-4204 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.
AGENT'S NOTE Within the adjacent field, there is an agricultural barn, positioned directly behind the property, which is due to be demolished. There is existing planning permission granted to convert a barn into a residential property, however, the vendor informs us this will be further away than the agriculture barn is currently positioned. Planning Ref. 3PL/2020/0787/LB
PROPERTY REFERENCE 35254
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