Feltwell - Nr Thetford
Characterful Period Farmhouse With Extensive Timber Outbuildings
7.75 ACRES (stms) - Situated in a rural location with extensive outriding from the lane, yet centrally located for easy access to the A10 just a few minutes drive away which in turn gives fast access to either Downham Market or Ely (17mins). This spacious home with its half rendered, colour washed walls is accessed from the small side lane and benefits from having many substantial timber buildings suitable for an assortment of uses including equestrian and/or smallholding. The accommodation comprises four bedrooms, family bathroom, full width conservatory, entrance hall, utility room, cloakroom, study, farmhouse style kitchen diner and lovely through lounge of character. Outside, the property is approached over a wide gravel drive with loads of parking, separate double gated access to the rear of the main outbuildings giving access to the main paddock, large very private raised decking area to the rear, range of timber buildings formerly used for cheese production and storage, further hay barns adjoining, three bay cart barn, two bedroom mobile home, further hay barn, three stables (one currently used as a tack room) and timber clad secure tack/feed store. The house has attractive well stocked private gardens with a number of fruit trees and together with the yard area covers approx ¾ acre with a further post and railed paddock with a field shelter of about 1 acre, whilst the remaining 6 acre paddock is securely stock fenced.
Timber framed stable door to:
9.68m x 3.07m (31’9” x 10’1”)
Single glazed timber framed windows, multi paned French doors to side,timber construction with polycarbonate roof, power and light connected and a sealed unit uPVC entrance door to:
ENTRANCE HALL with UTILITY AREA OFF
With built in coats cupboard, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, further storage cupboards and vinyl flooring.
Window to side, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and part tiled walls.
7.14m x 4.62m reducing to (3.27m min) (23’5” x 15’2” max reducing to10’9”)
With windows to front, side and rear, two wood burners, one of which heats the hot water in addition to the oil fired central heating boiler, fitted cupboards under stairs, stairs to first floor landing, door opening onto raised rear decking area and door to the conservatory at the front and to the study.
3.20m x 2.06m min (10’6” x 6’9”)
Window to front into the conservatory and beyond to the yard area, built in storage cupboard, dado rail and connecting doors to hall and lounge.
FARMHOUSE KITCHEN DINER
4.80m x 3.76m (15’9” x 12’4”)
Window to rear and uPVC stable gate door opening to raised rear decked area that leads to the private gardens, extensive range of bespoke antique pine floor cupboards, deep butler sink with drainer to one side with additional heavy pine worktops over, brass mixer taps, matching wall mounted china display shelves, part tiled walls and stripped pine flooring. Inset granite effect composite slab adjacent to the oil fired Rayburn range which provides cooking facilities central heating and hot water.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
Window to side aspect, built in airing cupboard with hot water tank and immersion heater.
4.80m max (4.37m min) x 3.20m (15’9” max 14’4” min x 10’6”)
Windows to side and front aspects overlooking the yard and fields beyond, built in storage cupboard and cast iron period fireplace.
4.64m max into alcove (4.22m min) x 2.64m (15’3” max into alcove 13’10” x 8’8”)
Two windows to rear with views over the gardens to the paddock beyond and timber floor boarding.
3.71m max into alcove (3.32m min) x 3.20m (12’2” max into alcove 10’11” min x 10’6”)
Window to front, overlooking the yard and fields beyond, built in storage cupboards and cast iron period fireplace.
2.72m x 2.62m (8’11” x 8’7”)
Window to rear aspect overlooking the gardens to the paddock beyond.
2.57m x 1.96m (8’5” x 6’5”)
Window to rear aspect, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with Gainsborough electric shower over, shaver point/light, vinyl flooring, heated towel rail connected to wood burner.
The property is accessed via a gated gravel driveway leading to a yard and provides parking for numerous vehicles. There is a formal garden to the side and rear of the property which is laid to lawn and has a variety of fruit trees. To the immediate rear of the house is a large raised decked area with steps down to the formal gardens and orchard, to the other side of the house is a screened area for the oil tank and a large pond (currently drained).
Comprises a number of substantial timber buildings as follows, which have electric laid on and the outside areas are all well lit.
FORMER DAIRY BARN
Good concrete floor, light and power. Formerly used for the production and storage of goats cheese, double loading doors and pedestrian doors.
- AREA 1@ 54’ x 30’
- AREA 2 @ 23’ x 11’
- AREA 3 @ 15’ x 10’9”
HAY BARN ONE 30’ x 30’ With lighting.
CART BARN 26’ x 24’ With lighting, triple bay.
MOBILE HOME 26’ x 10’ Two bedrooms, lounge, kitchen and bathroom-all connected.
TOOL SHED ONE 9’6” x 5’5” With lighting.
TOOL SHED TWO 14’ x 13’7” With lighting.
HAY BARN TWO 33’ x 22’ With light and power.
There is a post and railed paddock immediately to the rear of the garden of about an acre with a field shelter and a potential starvation paddock within. The remaining 6 acres of paddocks are securely and entirely stock fenced. Close to the house and at the edge of this main paddock are the following for the equestrian:
SECOND GATED ACCESS
There is a second useful gateway comprising two wide farm gates that provides access for lorries etc to the main paddock area bypassing the yard.
TIMBER STABLE BLOCK
- 2 x Stables @ 12’ x 11’6
- 1 x Stable @ 11’ x 9’ Door fitted but not a stable door.
SECURE TACK ROOM
This is timber clad to match the stables and made from a freezer lorry body and provides for good security.
From the quiet farm lane, there are many tracks leading off that provide miles of superb off road hacking.
For more information or to arrange a viewing:
Tel: 01553 618834