Arguably one of the most deceptive properties in the delightful market town of Bungay. From the frontage in Broad Street this Grade 11 listed property presents to the world as Victorian 'Merrie England' mock Tudor but behind this façade is an archetypal Georgian three bay, three storey town house with stunning far reaching views across the watermeadows of the the Waveney Valley.
Within walking distance of the centre of Bungay and with the Fisher Theatre being close by, Oxnead House is positioned to take advantage of all the facilities that Bungay has to offer. With it's independent shops in the Market Place and Earsham Street boasting cafes, art shop, delicatessen, wet fish shop, greengrocer, gift shops, ladies fashion, florist, etc.,
Bungay is also well known for its annual street fairs, golf club and market. The Cathedral City of Norwich is approximately 17 miles to the north and offers a wide range of shopping, leisure and cultural facilities as well as a main line railway station and international airport.
Oxnead House provides exceptional, flexible accommodation that could be used for a variety of purposes from impressive family home to Boutique hotel, B & B, luxury apartments, prestige offices etc (subject to usual consents).
Seven reception rooms, four or more bedrooms, two bathrooms, two kitchens, cellar, potential single storey annexe accommodation, delightful gardens and off street parking accessed from Nethergate Street.
From Broad Street a solid timber door opens into entrance hall with pamment tiled flooring extending through to the rear door to the garden, door opening to reveal steps down to spacious and dry cellar. Staircase to first floor. Door to 'red' sitting room featuring interesting deeply recessed wall cupboard, inner lobby with sash window to garden. Drawing room a formal entertaining room of typical Georgian proportions with marble fire surround enclosing cast iron fireplace, full height elliptical sash window with shutters and views over the garden. Steps down from inner lobby to diningroom with shutters to window to front. Retuning to inner lobby: Door to 'blue' sitting room with feature brick chimney breast and window to front door to utility room with plumbing for washing machine, door to potential two room annexe with windows to rear garden cloakroom with door to garden.
Landing with staircase to second floor, stained glass window to garden
sitting room another room of classic Georgian proportions with elliptical sash window and original shutters to garden and extensive views over the Waveney Valley and watermeadows. Glazed doors to morning room with window to front and door to kitchen with a range of timber base units, stainless steel sink and window to front. Inner hall with doors to bedroom one with window to front. Bathroom with roll top bath and pedestal wash basin and window to rear garden. Cloakroom with high level WC. Master bedroom with double aspect to front and rear, brick fireplace and a pair of fitted wardrobes.
A self contained flat with landing, sitting room/ bedroom four elliptical window with window seat and extensive views across the Waveney marshes. Bedroom three with restricted height, kitchen with sink and base units, shower room with walk-in shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.,
outside: The gardens of Oxnead lie to the rear of the house and offer a haven of peace and tranquillity with a brick and paved area close to the house – ideal for entertaining, A 'crinkle crankle' wall encloses an area of lawns and well stocked beds and supports a wisteria reputedly to be over two hundred years old. A path leads down to the street level of Nethergate Street where an off road parking space has been created.
Services: All main services are connected
local authority: Waveney District Council viewing: Strictly by appointment with the Vendor's agent
From Halesworth take the A144 into Bungay. Follow the road into The Buttermarket with it's distinctive domed Buttercross, take the first exit into Earsham Street and follow the sign for Norwich, take the first right and on reaching the 'T' junction turn right into Brroad Street where the property will be found on the left hand side after approximately 100 yards.