5 Bedroom Detached House For Sale
The Grove is one of those village houses that many aspire to live in. With its imposing fa硤e, yet understated elegance, it sits at the heart of the village, though surrounded by countryside.
The sweeping gravelled driveway draws you in and you are greeted by the fine, classic Georgian symmetrical fa硤e. Through the stylish front door, the gorgeous hallway has been sympathetically decorated and has the most wonderful herringbone floor. A true statement upon entering. Two fine reception rooms to the front with original flooring, shutters to close on the cold winter's night as well as a fireplace in each room. The contemporary kitchen offers a great contrast to the period feel of the house. Clean lines and a flawless Silestone worktop. You are instantly drawn through into the garden room. A particular favourite of the current owners. Sitting peacefully as the sun rises over the garden on a summer's day and then watch the light slip away into the evening, listening to the birds in the garden. Even the well-appointed pantry is a lovely room to enjoy with its original worn brick floor, indicating the generations who have lived at The Grove. In all the work carried out by the vendor over the years great attention to detail has been made to retain the property's authenticity and character. The original bells are still in place from the time when there were servants to look after the residents.
The first floor houses five, well-appointed bedrooms and two bathrooms, one with a walk-in shower and the other an en-suite with a return door to the landing . The bedrooms are filled with natural light and enjoy fine views from all aspects.
The grounds extend to approximately 6 acres (stms). A rare find in the heart of a village. A lovely, paved area to the side with wonderful mature planning, a range of traditional outbuildings suitable for many uses such as stabling, office space or potential for an annexe, subject to planning. The sweeping lawn leads to a natural wildlife pond and meadow beyond and to the side.
With a rural feel, whilst just under half an hour with clear roads to Norwich, The Grove gives you a wonderful country life, yet superbly placed to enjoy the amenities Norwich has to offer. Seething, whilst a small village with farming origins, has evolved and now has a real community feel, offering a village shop, a post office and thriving primary school.
SEETHING A traditional Norfolk village which has retained its charm. At the centre of the south Norfolk village of Seething you'll find the church of St Margaret and St Regimus, a beautiful building with a thatched roof and early Norman round tower. The village has a variety of amenities such as has a local shop, post office, village hall and a large playing field.
For younger children, there is an excellent first school within the village and a nursery a few miles away. The nearby market town of Loddon offers a secondary school, plus a variety of day to day shops and amenities.
The Cathedral City of Norwich is approximately 9 miles to the north. This ancient city has been home to writers, radicals and fiercely independent spirits for over a thousand years, and today continues in its legacy as an enclave of culture and creativity. It's perfectly preserved medieval streets are home to a thriving community of small businesses, a vibrant food scene and an established arts culture. It is also a gateway to a county that continues to inspire people with its unspoilt landscapes, open spaces and big skies.
Named as one of the best places to live in 2021, Norwich lies approximately 20 miles from the coast at the confluence of the River Yare and the River Wensum, the latter still bending its way through the heart of the city. In the 11th Century, Norwich was the second largest city in the country, and today is still the UK's most complete medieval city. Strolling through the historic cobbled streets of Elm Hill, whatever the season, the Tudor architecture retains its character and beauty. Laced with merchant's houses, thatching, individual homes, speciality shops and small cafes, you'll be led toward the 1,000-year-old Norwich Cathedral.
When the bright lights call, trains to Liverpool Street take just 90 minutes, and the city's airport flies to a number of UK destinations, as well as direct to Amsterdam.
SERVICES CONNECTED Mains water and electricity. Solar panels. Oil fired central heating. Drainage via cesspool.
COUNCIL TAX Band G.
ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING E. Ref:- 1732-7023-2100-0683-8206
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PROPERTY REFERENCE. 39348
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