An exciting opportunity to acquire and renovate this substantial, imposing village residence with grounds approaching 0.25 acres. This fine building also boasts a two storey barn, secret walled garden and ample parking. EPC Rating - F24 Read more
An exciting opportunity to acquire and renovate this substantial, imposing village residence with grounds approaching 0.25 acres. This fine building also boasts a two storey barn, secret walled garden and ample parking. EPC Rating - F24
SITUATION&LOCATION Part of the property was once the village surgery, with the original sign still being present on the rear door. The entrance hall contains the elegant 19th century staircase and there a number of beautiful fireplaces and nooks throughout the building.
Lakenheath has a range of amenities including churches; public houses; shops and other services; sporting and recreation facilities; a doctor's surgery and schooling for younger children. Lakenheath railway station is about 2 miles from the village centre. Lakenheath is about 6 miles from Brandon and 12 miles from the larger Norfolk town of Thetford. The town of Mildenhall lies approximately 4 miles away with Bury St. Edmunds located approximately 10 miles to the South.
ENTRANCEHALL Window to side aspect, doors to drawing and dining rooms, 19th Century staircase leading to the first floor accommodation, door concealing staircase to the cellar.
DRAWINGROOM14' 11" x 13' 1" (4.57m x 3.99m) Double glazed window to the front and rear aspects, open fireplace with timber surround, period built in corner display cabinet, ceiling timber, radiator.
DINING/FAMILYROOM14' 11" x 13' 1" (4.57m x 4.01m) Double glazed windows to the front and rear aspect, fireplace with brick hearth and timber surround, deep nook to the right hand side, indicating that there may be an inglenook, radiator, door leading to the inner hall.
INNERHALLWAY Doors leading to all remaining rooms.
BREAKFASTROOM/SNUG22' 7" x 8' 1" (6.90m x 2.48m) Once believed to have been the Doctors Surgery. Three double glazed windows to the front aspect, double glazed window to the side aspect, fireplace with timber surround, radiator, original glazed door leading to the inner hall.
BATHROOM11' 3" x 7' 10" (3.45m x 2.41m) Believed to have been the Doctors Surgery Waiting Room. Currently fitted with a three piece suite to include a raised WC on brick plinth, wash basin and shower cubicle. Original door leading to the rear aspect.
KITCHEN/BREKAFASTROOM14' 8" x 11' 7" (4.48m x 3.55m) Fitted with a range of wall and base units, work surfaces and tiled walls and floor. window to the rear aspect, part glazed door leading to:
UTILITYROOM11' 5" x 9' 2" (3.48m x 2.81m) Window to the rear aspect, door leading to the rear garden, space and plumbing for washing machine, original water pump, door leading to :
BOOTROOM7' 3" x 9' 2" (2.22m x 2.81m) Window to the rear aspect.
FIRSTFLOOR0' 0" x 0' 0"
LANDING34' 11" x 3' 5" (10.66m x 1.06m) Three double glazed windows to the front aspect, airing cupboard, doors leading to all rooms.
BEDROOMONE14' 7" x 13' 9" (4.47m x 4.200m) Double glazed windows to the front and rear aspects, radiator, double doors with a glazed Georgian fan arch above, wood floor boards.
BEDROOMTWO13' 9" x 11' 2" (4.21m x 3.41m) Double glazed window to the rear aspect, radiator, fireplace, door to walk in wardrobe cupboard.
BEDROOMTHREE12' 1" x 12' 3" (3.68m x 3.73m) Double glazed window to the rear aspect, radiator.
FAMILYBATHROOM12' 4" x 11' 7" (3.76m x 3.55m) Fitted with a three piece suite to include a panel enclosed bath, wash basin and WC. Radiator, double glazed window to the rear aspect.
OUTSIDE To the front, there is a cobbled garden are with pathway leading to the front door and enclosed by a low level brick wall.
To the side, there is a driveway (which two neighbouring properties have a right of access across) leading to a set of wrought iron gates. These gates open to a large sweeping driveway which in turn leads to the car-lodge and barn and provides ample parking and turning space.
Immediately to the rear of the property, there is a most generous paved terrace ideal for al-fresco dining and is screened from the driveway by conifer hedging. Across the driveway, a wrought iron pedestrian gate opens in to a delightful walled secret garden, laid to lawn with mature trees and flowering shrubs. There is a timber shed in the far corner.
BARN26' 0" x 11' 0" (7.92m x 3.35m) Timber door with gothic style window reveals to the front and side aspect, with storage above. This building lends itself to a variety of uses, subject to the necessary planning consents.