Cottage for sale in Nethergate Street, Hopton, Diss IP22

Guide price £400,000
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Property features

  • 3.75 acres (sts)
  • Over 1800 sq ft
  • Rural views
  • Character & charm
  • Sought after village
  • Walking distance to village

Property description

Found in a tranquil and individual position on the outskirts of the village, the property is set well back from the road and enjoys a pleasing situation. Still within walking distance of this traditional and well served village found on the south Norfolk borders and within the beautiful and unspoilt countryside near to the Suffolk fen. The village still retains a strong and active local community and has the benefit of good amenities and facilities by way of having a dentist, public house, convenience store, schooling and fine church. A further more extensive range of day to day amenities and facilities can be found just 9 miles to the east within the historic market town of Diss, also having the benefit of a mainline railway station with regular/direct services to London Liverpool Street and Norwich.

The property comprises of a three bedroom detached cottage, believed to date back to the 1600s and of massive oak timber frame construction, under a thatched roof with colour wash rendered elevations. In latter years the property has been extended at ground floor level creating versatile living space and, as one would expect to find in a property of this age, there is an enormous amount of character with many revealed and exposed period features. The agent advises the property is in need of redecoration and maintenance, however lends itself as a blank canvas for any oncoming purchaser looking for a characterful property with further scope for creativity.

The property is set well back from the road with grounds extending to 3.75 acres predominantly lying to the rear aspect of the cottage and having been separated into two paddocks for equestrian use. The idyllic and unspoilt rural countryside surrounds the property and grounds giving a most pleasing outlook to the rear onto open fields and established woodland.

The rooms are as follows:

Entrance hall: 9' 6" x 6' 5" (2.90m x 1.97m) A pleasing first impression with mellow red brick flooring flowing through to the kitchen and reception room. Exposed studwork. Period brace and batten doors giving access through to the kitchen/diner and reception room.

Kitchen/diner: 16' 0" x 14' 8" (4.89m x 4.49m) A large, bright and spacious room with views to the front and rear aspect of the property. Exposed timbers and beams. Aga built in to inglenook fireplace to side. Further access through to the office/study, pantry and outbuilding.

Office/study: 7' 10" x 10' 2" (2.39m x 3.10m) With window to the front aspect and with built-in shelving to side. Lending itself for a number of different uses.

Pantry: 7' 8" x 10' 5" (2.35m x 3.20m) With window to the side aspect, shelved, power/light connected.

Outbuilding: 8' 6" x 11' 5" (2.60m x 3.48m) With secondary store area measuring 5' 2" x 11' 5" (1.6m x 3.48m). Both accessible via the kitchen/dining room. Door to side giving access to the rear gardens.

Reception room one: 16' 0" x 13' 1" (4.88m x 3.99m) A double aspect room with views to the front and rear of the property. Pamment tiled flooring. Exposed timbers and beams. A particular focal point is the massive inglenook fireplace with oak bressumer beam over, revealed inner red brickwork and inset cast iron wood burning stove. Further access through to reception room two.

Reception room two: 11' 11" x 11' 8" (3.65m x 3.58m) With windows to the front and rear aspect. Currently used as a bedroom, however lends itself for a number of different uses and in turn gives access through to the inner hall.

Inner hall: 5' 5" x 7' 3" (1.67m x 2.22m) Window to rear, three doors giving access through to the wet room and further reception room beyond.

Wetroom: 7' 0" x 7' 3" (2.14m x 2.23m) In need of remodelling.

Reception room three/games room: 12' 9" x 16' 6" (3.91m x 5.05m) With sliding doors giving access and views onto the rear gardens.

First floor level:

Landing: 6' 3" x 21' 7" (1.92m x 6.60m) With exposed timbers and beams and access to the three bedrooms and family bathroom.

Bedroom one: 15' 8" x 13' 1" (4.79m x 4.01m) With windows to the front and rear aspect. A particularly large master bedroom with original oak flooring. Heavily timbered. Exposed red brick chimney breast rising.

Bedroom two: 15' 7" x 10' 2" (4.75m x 3.11m) A double aspect room with views to the front and side aspect. Original oak floor boarding. A large double bedroom.

Bedroom three: 8' 7" x 6' 9" (2.63m x 2.07m) With window to the rear aspect and running adjacent to the bathroom.

Bathroom: 8' 7" x 8' 10" (2.62m x 2.70m) With window to the rear aspect and comprising of a bath, low level wc and hand wash basin. Revealed red brick chimney breast rising.

Viewings: Strictly by appointment with Whittley Parish Estate Agents, please contact a member of the sales team at our Diss office on .

Our ref: 7177

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Nearby transport

  • Harling Road (5.6 miles)
  • Eccles Road (7.0 miles)
  • Thetford (8.1 miles)
  • Norwich International Airport (25.2 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (44.7 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (56.3 miles)
  • Reedham Ferry South (29.3 miles)
  • Reedham Ferry North (29.3 miles)
  • Walberswick Ferry Landing (31.7 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Hopton Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Garboldisham Church Primary School (1.8 miles)
  • Barningham Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School (2.0 miles)
  • Bury St Edmunds County Upper School (12.4 miles)
  • Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form Free School (23.4 miles)
  • Westbridge Academy (23.6 miles)
  • Riddlesworth Hall School (2.1 miles)
  • Ixworth Free School (6.1 miles)
  • The New Eccles Hall School (6.4 miles)
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