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Old Newport Road, South Walsham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR13

££480,000 Offers in excess

3 Bedroom Barn Conversion Under Offer

Town Green Barn is a small complex of traditional barns. Cleverly converted to create seclusion and a sense of tranquillity, well-positioned in the countryside. The bright and spacious accommodation is a great place to entertain with the excellent kitchen /breakfast room, which is an extremely sociable space. Enjoy cosy nights in the sitting room with fine views of the garden, sat by the superb wood-burning stove. Completing the ground floor are two good sized bedrooms with great views over the garden, and a well-fitted modern shower room.

A great project undertaken by the current owners was to make good use of the first floor. Cleverly divided to create a bedroom, bath and shower room as well as a versatile landing area, which is currently used as a home office space.

A blank canvass back in 2017, the garden has been a labour of love. With an expanse of lawn, the garden is a real joy to be in with a hugely productive kitchen garden, specimen shrub borders, pathways, terrace, wildflowers garden and a well-appointed double garage with power.

When it comes to the Norfolk Broads, South Walsham has its very own. In addition, you have Fairhaven's Gardens and Strumsphaw RSPB reserve. Perfect for the keen sailor, walker and wildlife lover.


SOUTH WALSHAM A typical Broadland village, ideal for those that love to sail or paddle-board. South Walsham is located approximately one mile away from South Walsham Broad. Fleet Dyke has 24 hour free Moorings where you can park up your boat and explore further. Venture on the footpath around South Walsham Broad's village staithe, which is only suitable for rowing boats, and discover the pretty green surrounded by thatched cottages.

Continuing further into the village there is the village hall, which hosts regular events and has its own bar and function room, The Viking. There is also a recreation ground with a football pitch and cricket club. For those with younger children there is also a Pre-School and Primary School within the village.

Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden is located near the village hall. During World War Two, the house and formal gardens here were used as a convalescent home and training grounds for the home guard, over time the house had fallen into disrepair and the garden was overgrown. The hall, woodland, water garden and inner broad were all part of the South Walsham Estate, which was then purchased by Major Henry Broughton in 1946, who later became the 2nd Lord Fairhaven. He was an avid gardener and designed the garden himself. He hired a team to help him restore the gardens and gradually introduced a variety of plants from all over the world, it took 15 years for him to fully create the beautiful gardens here. After he passed away in 1973, he requested that the garden would be left in trust for the public to enjoy. In April 1975 it opened to the public. Fairhaven also has an award-winning team room and a gift shop, which sells local produce and is open to non-garden visitors.

Two medieval churches share the same churchyard within the centre of South Walsham village. St Mary's is still used today and dates back to the late 13th century. St Lawrence's, originally dating back to the 14th century, was badly damaged by a fire in 1827 but has since been restored as a centre for training and the arts.

Perfectly situated to access all that Norfolk has to offer, from beaches to forests, yet still a stone's throw from the vibrant city of Norwich, possessing excellent rail links, South Walsham offers the idyllic Norfolk village lifestyle.


SERVICES CONNECTED Mains water and electricity. LPG Central heating. Air source heating and cooling to the first floor. Septic tank drainage.

COUNCIL TAX Band E.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING To be confirmed.
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.

TENURE Freehold.

AGENT'S NOTE The purchaser will be jointly responsible for the maintenance of the shared access.

PROPERTY REFERENCE 40174.

Tenure: Freehold

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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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