Stunning thatched grade II listed barn set in 4.8 acres, hockering.
This is a period grade II listed thatched barn which dates back to 1540, being set in 4.8 acres (stms) with pond and steel barn, which is prime for conversion to a single dwelling or holiday accommodation, subject to the usual consents & planning. The main property offers spacious accommodation, character features, fitted kitchen with Aga, wet room, cloakroom, 24ft store / plant room with boiler room, landing & 95ft beamed attic which would provide further bedroom accommodation (subject to listed planning consent).
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The property is located in the popular village of Hockering which is served by a local store, garage, public house and positioned just of the A47 midway between the market town of Dereham and Norwich with its mainline railway station international airport and A11 link to Cambridge and London. Dereham offers high street and boutique shops, brand name superstores, leisure centre with swimming pool, cinema, bowling lanes, doctors surgeries and schools catering for all age groups. The properties location also provides access to the link roads to the Norfolk coastline, Wymondham and surrounding villages.
23' x 6'2" opening to 9'3" x 4'
With sealed unit double glazed entrance door, radiator, dado rail, secondary glazed window to rear, smoke detector and return to the main rear hall, 61'3"x 4'6" with dado rail, doors opening to the bedrooms, three further windows, two radiators, heating timer controls, telephone point and stairs leading to the first floor landing and attic.
16'4" x 15'10"
With sealed unit double glazed window to front, feature central fireplace with original glazed display / storage cupboards to recesses. Two radiators, wall light points and television point.
18'1" x 16'9"
Fitted with a modern range of floor mounted units with drawer units, work surfaces with inset sink unit and mixer tap, plumbing and space for washing machine. Aga, two built-in pantry / storage cupboards, pamment floor, kick board LED lighting, double aspect windows to either side of the kitchen and two doors opening to the courtyard. Granite tiled walls, exposed beams and door opening to:
16'1" x 11'6"
With sealed unit double glazed window to front, television point / sky lead, radiator and door to:
16' x 10'8"
Sealed unit double glazed window to rear vaulted / sloped ceiling and radiator.
5'6" x 4'
Comprising a modern white suite with close coupled toilet, corner wash hand basin, half tiled walls, ceramic tile floor and window to side, radiator.
11'2" x 8'7"
Comprising a wet room shower with central drain and mains shower unit, corner bath and pedestal wash hand basin. Fully tiled wet area, ceramic tiled floor, sealed unit double glazed window to side, dado rail and radiator.
18' x 14'9"
Having a central feature fireplace and original glazed display / storage cupboards to either side, radiators, sealed unit double glazed window to front overlooking the land and gardens, television point.
16' x 14'6"
Sealed unit double glazed window to front, with views over the land and gardens, two radiators, television point and built-in storage / wardrobe.
12'1" x 5'8"
With rail and post, exposed timbers and door opening to:
93' x 12'7"
This area is currently used for storage and has a wealth of original roof timbers. The attic has two central lights and vented recesses and offers an ideal opportunity for conversion into further bedrooms, subject to the usual consents required for this type of dwelling.
24'10" x 12'3"
This room is currently used as the plant room with the addition of a boiler room 6'10" x 4'3" housing the oil fired boiler. To the rear of this room are three windows which are half temporary boarded and a door opens to the rear hall area of the barn, providing an easy conversion to a further bedroom or reception room.
The land extends to 4.8 acres and predominately laid to lawn. A formal garden area has shrub / flower beds and a circular secure dog compound. To the side of the barn is an enclosed area which features a further secure dog /animal enclosure and lawn. To the rear of the barn is a large fishing pond with lilies and reeds as well as a large seating area. Beyond the pond are further timber outbuilding and former stables, further storage shed and a steel barn which is accessed via a metal five bar gate. A right of way exists over the land leading to the beautiful church which also provides a stunning back drop and view from the barn.
The gardens and are screened by fencing and mature hedging whilst a pair of five bar gates provide access to a large gravelled parking area and drive.
Additional access is provided to the side of the barn for maintenance and the steel barn has both vehicular and pedestal rights of access. An additional right of access exists to the south boundary for over a drive for access to the barn and for hedge trimming.
The steel barn has a half block construction with steel frame and cladding with central opening doors. Due to its rights of access this would make an ideal single residential dwelling or holiday home subject to the usual consents. A president has been set for residential and holiday home with the construction and planning granted for same on a neighbouring property.