5 Bedroom Farm House For Sale
'Hollyheath Farmhouse' is the epitome of today's country house life with an imposing period fa硤e that conceals a stylish yet elegant interior. Sprawling accommodation set over three floors includes grand receptions, the ultimate lifestyle kitchen, sumptuous bedroom suites, individual and stylish bathrooms, practical and informal accommodation that caters for everyday life plus flexible outbuildings and glorious formal grounds that provide a wonderfully tranquil and private environment. This fine period residence was originally built in the 1800s and showcases a classic mellow red brick, double fronted fa硤e set under a pantile roof. Later extensions to the side and rear have elevated the accommodation to over 5,000sq. ft. and thanks to a recent and comprehensive renovation project this sensational home now subtly embraces classic period architecture with modern, yet elegantly stylish interior design. The renovation included extensive work to the structure of the house, the roof and also the heating and electrical installations.
The front section of the property features an impressive central hall that provides a grand reception. Set off the hall are the principal receptions including a delightful formal sitting room with marble fireplace and french doors set into a bay window that lead out onto a sun terrace. A sumptuous dual aspect dining room provides the perfect formal entertaining space and features a wood burner set within a substantial 'inglenook' fireplace. Moving through to the mid-section of the house you will find a sensational kitchen lifestyle room that extends to over 770 sq. ft. and incorporates a stunning kitchen, dining area and informal living space. The kitchen features timeless, in-frame Shaker style cabinets capped with quartzite worktops, a butler style inset sink and a full suite of appliances. A substantial central island incorporates a breakfast bar to create the perfect sociable space to informally gather whilst the dining area can easily accommodate ten guests or more for dining. The dining space seamlessly flows through to the family living area which enjoys glorious views and access over the grounds thanks to floor to ceiling bi-fold doors. This immense room, all set within one open space, cleverly provides the perfect space for family time but also entertaining on a grand scale with the paved sun terrace subtly extending the usable space into the gardens. Beyond the kitchen more functional and practical space includes a secret study, play/TV room, guest WC and a comprehensive utility room. A rear hall with independent access from the carport and parking areas creates the perfect everyday entrance and boot room. A concealed side lobby features a staircase that rises to a triple aspect room that extends to over 660 sq. ft. and features an en-suite WC. This versatile room is the ideal games room but could be easily adapted to suit a variety of needs and desires.
A grand turning staircase takes us to the first floor accommodation where you will find no less than five well proportioned bedrooms and bath/shower rooms. The principal suite showcases an impressive three bay window, vaulted and beamed ceiling, a luxurious en-suite shower room and a walk-in wardrobe. There are two further principal bedrooms both served by individual en-suite shower rooms whilst a sumptuous family bath/shower room that features a brass 'Grand Bateau' bath caters for bedrooms four and five.
The final surprise to the is exquisite country home is a fully functioning cinema/multi-media room that has been discreetly and cleverly housed within the cellar. Accessed via a concealed staircase this impressive room features a ceiling mounted cinema projector and screen. This great space is fully equipped for watching movies or sporting events with family and friends.
'Hollyheath Farmhouse' is set in around 1.25 acres (stms) of formalised grounds that perfectly embrace its glorious countryside setting. Private gates open onto a long driveway which sweeps past the front fa硤e of the house and delivers you to a detached double garage. The driveway then extends along the west elevation of the house and onto a concealed courtyard area with extensive parking and storage options plus access to a double carport. Extensive lawns enjoy a sunny south easterly aspect and are flanked by high privacy walls to the north west and an attractive belt of mature trees to the north east boundary provides a delightful 'Sylvan' vista and privacy that can be enjoyed from the house and the extensive paved sun terrace.
Surrounded by glorious open countryside 'Hollyheath Farmhouse' enjoys a wonderful, semi-rural environment yet is conveniently positioned for access to the market towns of Holt, Aylsham and Reepham. The north Norfolk coastline sits less than ten miles to the north whilst there is easy access to the city of Norwich which is approximately 16 miles to the south.
CORPUSTY The rural village of Corpusty lies in a shallow, sheltered valley on the road from Norwich to Holt. The straightness of the road to Norwich suggests Roman origins. There's a pub overlooking the village green, The Duke's Head, and a village shop. The river Bure is nearby for fishing and there are water meadows teeming with wildlife, there's also an art gallery. The Georgian market town of Holt is 7 miles away with bakers, butchers, antique shops, restaurants and tearooms. The lovely coastal village of Blakeney is 10 miles away with its fine walks and bird-watching. The City of Norwich is 16 miles with its shopping malls, museums, cathedrals and castle. Norwich has direct rail links to London and the international airport is perfect for the intercontinental gateway at Schiphol Airport.
SERVICES CONNECTED Mains electricity. Water supplied via a borehole and drainage to treatment plant. Oil fired central heating.
COUNCIL TAX Band G.
ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING C. ref:- 1139-0228-8000-0569-9272
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PROPERTY REFERENCE 36592
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