3 bed semi-detached house for sale Common Lane, Brockdish, Diss IP21
Points of interest
- St Edmund's Primary School2.7 miles
- Archbishop Sancroft High School (A Church of England Academy)2.9 miles
- Diss5.3 miles
- Walberswick Ferry Landing18.1 miles
These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.
Features and description
- Mid 16th Century
- Exposed period features
- Huge inglenook fireplace
- Grade II listed
- 3 double bedrooms
- Sought after village
- *Guide Price £275,000 - £280,000*
The property's location on Common Lane puts it at the heart of the historic village of Brockdish and means that it is no more than 50 yds from the bus stop, the Village Hall and Brockdish Common, a wooded area of natural beauty which leads down to the River Waveney (that marks the Suffolk-Norfolk border), and only 100 yds from the Old King's Arms public house. Over the years the village has proved to be a popular and sought after location offering an attractive assortment of many period properties. It retains a strong and active local community with the benefit of a well regarded public house, fine church and regular transport links to Diss and Harleston. A more extensive range of facilities can be found within the market town of Diss lying 7 miles to the west of Brockdish with the benefit of a mainline railway station with regular/direct services to London Liverpool Street and Norwich. Additionally, Harleston is some 3 1/2 miles to the east offering a good range of day to day amenities and facilities.
***guide price £275,000 - £280,000***
The property comprises a spacious three bedroom period property dating back to mid 16th century and offering a wealth of charm and character being of massive oak timber frame construction under a pitched clay pantile roof with pleasing colour wash rendered elevations. The property is grade II listed and was once formerly known as the Sheriffs House because it was lived in by Richard Tubby, who was born in Brockdish and was High Sheriff of Norfolk in 1729-30. In more recent times the property was the subject of a significant refurbishment programme in the 1990s. Internally the property offers spacious accommodation in the regions of 1,000 sq ft with a large reception room, kitchen dining room and three double bedrooms at first floor level. The property has central heating throughout and the loft has recently been insulated.
The property is located on the corner of Common Lane enjoying a corner plot position. The enclosed courtyard at the rear of the property provides alfresco dining with paved flagstones and gate gives access to the shared gravelled driveway of Sheriff's Court where there are two off-road parking spaces and a useful roofed wooden shed. The courtyard enjoys a sheltered situation being enclosed on two sides.
The rooms are as follows:
Entrance hall: 16' 11" x 3' 2" (5.17m x 0.97m) An entrance lobby leads, through a leaded-glass-paned interior door, to the carpeted hall, which gives access to the reception room, kitchen/diner, stairs rising to first floor level and rear lobby and wc beyond.
Rear lobby: 4' 1" x 4' 7" (1.26m x 1.40m) With period solid wood door giving external access, access to wc giving a good space for shoes and coats.
WC: 3' 2" x 9' 8" (0.99m x 2.97m) With period wc and hand wash basin, trap door to the cellar.
Reception room: 17' 4" x 13' 8" (5.30m x 4.17m) A most impressive main reception room enjoying having a double aspect and with exposed timbers and beams with impressive inglenook fireplace to side.
Kitchen/diner: 11' 8" extending to 17' 5" x 11' 8" (3.56m extending to 5.31m x 3.56m) With window to the front aspect with exposed timbers and beams, the kitchen offers a good range of wall and floor units, range to side, inset porcelain sink, fireplace to side with inset cast iron stove and utility and pantry area to side.
First floor level - landing: Giving access to the three bedrooms and bathroom, seagrass carpeting flowing through, heavily timbered. Window to rear aspect.
Bedroom one: 9' 4" x 10' 0" (2.85m x 3.06m) With window to the front aspect being a double bedroom.
Bedroom two: 14' 2" x 9' 7" (4.33m x 2.94m) With window to the front aspect being a large double bedroom with exposed timbers and beams.
Bedroom three: 11' 10" x 8' 4" (3.61m x 2.56m) With window to front and fitted bookshelves in alcove. Currently used as an office/study although available as a third bedroom.
Bathroom: 6' 11" x 6' 2" (2.13m x 1.88m) With a matching three piece suite comprising panelled bath and shower over, low level wc and hand wash basin over vanity unit.
Viewings: Strictly by appointment with Whittley Parish Estate Agents, please contact a member of the sales team at our Diss office on .
Our ref: 7883
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