A rare opportunity to acquire this substantial detached house originally constructed in the 1800's with later additions. Occupying a remarkable position in this semi-rural location. Set within grounds of two acres backing onto open fields and river. The property is being offered on a Chain Free basis. Read more
A rare opportunity to acquire this substantial detached house originally constructed in the 1800's with later additions. Occupying a remarkable position in this semi-rural location. Set within grounds of two acres backing onto open fields and river. The property is being offered on a Chain Free basis.
SITUATIONLOCATION Blackdyke Farm House is a substantial detached farmhouse offering spacious accommodation over three floors. The property is entered into a large reception hall with exposed wood flooring and a stylish staircase and a feature cupola stained glass roof light. From the reception hallway there are door to all ground floor rooms to include a Library, a large Drawing Room, Dining Room both with delightful views of the garden and access onto the veranda. There is a traditional sized farmhouse kitchen with a Breakfast Room off, a large Utility Room. In addition to the ground floor there is a Cloakroom and Study.
To the first floor there is a half galleried landing, there are five large bedrooms, two bathrooms, staircase to second floor with the two additional double bedrooms. Also from the first floor landing there is a second staircase leading to the attic space which would also lend itself to additional accommodation. Black Dyke Farm is approximately two miles away from the delightful village of Hockwold, which is situated on the western end of Breckland with some parts lying in the Fens.
Hockwold has a primary school, post office, social club, two public houses and a post office. The near by village of Feltwell, which is one of the largest villages in Norfolk and also provides schooling with primary school and further facilities such as doctors surgery, public houses and a range of shops. It also has a 9 hole golf course close to RAF Feltwell base. The nearby village of Methwold offers senior schooling, there is also a newsagents and post office. The near by town of Brandon is a small West Suffolk town situated in the heart of the Breckland and the Thetford pine forest. It has a range of shops catering for most day-to-day needs; churches; schools and other facilities including a modern sports complex. Brandon railway station is on the Norwich-Ely line; from Ely connections can be made to services to London, the Midlands and the North.
RECEPTIONHALLWAY With stain glassed cupola roof light, oak stair case, two radiators, exposed wooden flooring.
DRAWINGROOM18' 0" x 19' 8" (5.51m x 6.0m) Fireplace with brick surround, inset grate, timber mantle, open fire, two radiators, fitted carpet, French doors leading onto veranda.
DININGROOM19' 3" x 17' 11" (5.87m x 5.47m) Feature fireplace, brick surround, timber mantle, two radiators, exposed floor boards, French doors leading out onto veranda.
KITCHEN17' 8" x 16' 7" (5.41m x 5.07m) Fitted wall and floor cupboard units with work surfaces over incorporating a sink unit, built in oven, plumbing and space for automatic washing machine, Chimney breast with inset electric range style cooker, centre piece island, tiled flooring, two large pantries, radiator, dual aspect windows to side and rear.
BREAKFASTROOM17' 7" x 19' 1" (5.38m x 5.82m) Ingle nook style fireplace with timber mantle, tiled flooring, radiator, two windows to front aspect.
UTILITYROOM13' 9" x 17' 7" (4.20m x 5.37m) Built in cupboard, radiator, door leading to outside, door leading to rear courtyard, window to front aspect. Door through into
GARAGE/WORKSHOP17' 9" x 12' 6" (5.41m x 3.81m) Light and power
CLOAKROOM10' 4" x 5' 3" (3.16m x 1.62m) Hand wash basin, W.C, window to side aspect.
STUDY12' 0" x 6' 11" (3.68m x 2.12m) Radiator, window to front aspect.
LIBRARY14' 2" x 18' 9" (4.34m x 5.73m) Radiator, fitted carpet, one wall of fitted shelving, arch style door leading through to drawing room, dual aspect windows to front and side aspect.
INNERHALLLWAY With secondary staircase to first floor.
LANDING Access to second floor, secondary staircase leading to attic space.
BEDROOMONE14' 4" x 16' 9" (4.37m x 5.12m) Radiator, built in wardrobe, feature fireplace, fitted carpet, dual aspect windows to front and side.
BEDROOMTWO16' 7" x 15' 3" (5.06m x 4.65m) Radiator, fitted carpet, feature fireplace, W.C, shower cubicle, window to rear aspect.
BEDROOMTHREE18' 4" x 12' 2" (5.61m x 3.71m) Radiator, feature fireplace, fitted carpet, dual aspect windows to rear and side.
BATHROOM7' 8" x 7' 5" (2.34m x 2.28m) Corner bath, shower cubicle, hand wash basin, window to side aspect.
CLOAKROOM2' 11" x 7' 8" (0.91m x 2.34m) W.C, window to side aspect.
BEDROOMFOUR18' 5" x 12' 5" (5.63m x 3.80m) Radiator, fitted carpet, built in wardrobe, dual aspect windows to side and front.
BEDROOMFIVE10' 0" x 11' 5" (3.05m x 3.50m) Radiator, fitted carpet, double built in wardrobe. Window to front aspect.
FAMILYBATHROOM18' 7" x 14' 4" (5.68m x 4.37m) Suite comprising of W.C, vanity sink unit, shower cubicle, bath, airing cupboard, radiator, window to rear aspect.
BEDROOMSIX14' 5" x 11' 4" (4.39m x 3.45m) Radiator, fitted carpet, window to side aspect.
BEDROOMSEVEN18' 3" x 14' 2" (5.56m x 4.32m) Radiator, fitted carpet, window to front aspect.
OUTSIDE The gardens are predominately to the rear and side of the property, the formal rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature shrub and tree borders. There is a further wooded area to the far left hand side, beyond the formal gardens there is also a paddock area currently used for grazing cattle. Adjoining the paddock area there is a small stable block, beyond that you will find an additional area of land which is banked backing onto the river. Driveway parking can be found at the far right hand side of the property, providing off road parking for a number of cars with a personal gate giving access into the garden. A gate gives access to the courtyard which is fully enclosed and has an outside toilet and an additional workshop/boiler room. This area including the garage/workshop would be ideal for an annexe conversion subject to planning. An additional feature to the rear of the property is a covered veranda which lies along the rear aspect and adjoining to the far right hand aspect is a glazed greenhouse. A door to the side of the veranda gives access down into a large cellar.
AGENTSNOTES We have been advised by our client that there is also additional land available within walking distance of the property and is available by separate negotiation.