*virtual viewings available - Call branch for details! *The Rosery is a breathtaking Victorian Manor House with seven beautifully presented reception rooms, up to eight bedrooms, with double garage and delightful lawned formal gardens with several outbuildings.
The Rosery is set in an expansive plot measuring 1 ¼ acres (stms) just outside of the town centre of Downham Market with an 'in and out' driveway which is approached from Bexwell Road and can exit onto Old Stable Mews. This leads to the side and rear of the property, with double garage and various outbuildings. Through the main reception hall you get a true sense of scale of the property, with seven grand reception rooms with bay windows and fireplaces, including a stunning garden room with planters, sky lanterns and attractive tiling to floor. There is a modern, spacious kitchen with bifold doors with utility room and conservatory. The first floor features six bedrooms (two with en-suites) as well as two further bathrooms. There is also an office and library/study, which could be used as further bedrooms and was formerly used as an apartment. There are also two cellars to the property with wine storage bins and lockable storage space. The formal gardens are laid to a wide sweeping lawn, with barbecue area and mature trees and shrubs.
Double front doors into entrance porch with tiled flooring and windows to either side. Glazed wooden door into entrance hall.
A wide and welcoming reception room hall with windows to front, wood panelling to walls, carpeted flooring, two radiators and large feature open fireplace in brick surround with copper hood. A passageway to the left leads to a door which accesses one of two cellars, and a further door leads to a coat room.
Sash bay window to front, sash window to side both with secondary double glazing. Carpeted flooring, two cast iron radiators, mahogany wood panelling with plastered coving.
Bay window to front with two cast iron radiators, carpeted flooring and wood burner. Wooden glazed French doors into the garden room.
A delightful room with plenty of light provided by wrap-around windows to front and side aspects with a brick base. Attractive tiled flooring, two lantern skylights, and vertical iron-works with exposed brick to wall, a further door leads out to the lawned barbecue area. Large planters with various tropical plants. Half-glazed door to:
Wood panelling to walls, radiator, sash windows to the corner of the room. Single glazed door into the rear garden. Stained glass window to rear, carpeted flooring, open feature fireplace with heavy carved wooden surround and brick hearth.
Window to rear, low level WC, hand wash basin, radiator and tiled flooring. This is accessible from the main hallway.
Accessed from the hallway, this lovely family space has a curved window to the rear with a door to side giving access to the rear garden. Storage cupboard, tiled flooring, radiator and door to the main cellar, door to utility room. Bifold doors lead into the kitchen. Former servants' staircase leads from the family room to the first floor landing.
Accessed via the family room, this glass-roofed conservatory has a full-height window to side and rear and door to the rear. Twin sliding patio doors accessing the rear garden.
Double-aspect room with windows to side and rear, fitted wall and base units, tiled flooring, radiator and working surfaces with tiled splashbacks, electric hob with extractor over and eye-level double oven. A peninsula island provides a breakfast bar and has space for a small integrated fridge. Plumbing for dishwasher and sliding door from main hallway.
A grand formal dining room with bay window to side aspect, sash windows, original wooden floorboards, three radiators, and open fireplace with stone mantle on tiled hearth. Plastered coving.
Glazed door from the family room, window to rear and side, door to rear. Part-pine wood panelling, two radiators, base units with twin stainless steel sink/drainer. Plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Built-in storage cupboards with two gas fired boilers which are newly fitted. Space for two free-standing full-height fridge/freezers, eye-level double oven.
The main cellar is accessed from the family room with steps down, currently used as a storage room with power and fitted units.
Off the main hallway, with steps down, brick flooring and multiple brick wine bins for wine storage. Lockable large walk-in storage with electric feed and fuse boxes with further wine bins.
First Floor Landing
Wide staircase with continuing wood panelling from reception hall leading to the first floor. Dado rail and lantern skylight above the landing with radiators. Stairs up lead to another landing which leads to the principal bedroom, bedroom two and dressing room.
Sash bay window to side aspect with part-secondary double glazing, carpeted flooring and radiator. Feature fireplace and tiled hearth with surround and wooden mantle. Built-in double wardrobe. Door to:
Window to rear, tiled flooring. Suite comprising of bath with shower, mixer taps and shower over, low level WC, hand wash basin, fitted wooden store cupboards, part tiled and part wood panelling. Heated towel rail.
Part-secondary double glazed sash bay-window, sash window to side with secondary double glazing, carpeted flooring and two radiators. Door to:
Low level WC, hand wash basin, bath with mixer taps and shower over with fitted shower screen, part-tiled with heated towel rail. Tiled flooring.
Window to front, radiator and laminated flooring. Fitted wardrobes.
Accessed from the main hallway with step up into an internal lobby. Two windows to front, two radiators and carpeted flooring.
A double-aspect bedroom with windows to front and side, carpeted flooring and two radiators.
Triple aspect room with sash windows to rear and side and to the corner of the room, three radiators and carpeted flooring. Feature Victorian fireplace with tiled hearth and tiled surround with wooden mantle over.
Window to side aspect, 'tongue and groove' wood panelling. Suite comprising of low level WC, heated towel rail, radiator and tiled flooring. Hand wash basin, cast iron bath.
Window to rear, tiled walls and flooring. Low level WC, hand wash basin, heated towel rail, shower cubicle with power shower. Cast iron roll top bath with claw and ball foot.
Sash window to side, carpeted flooring and radiator. Wood panelling to walls and ceiling.
Sash window to side aspect, laminated flooring, radiator and fitted wooden airing cupboards. Wood burner in tiled surround. Glazed door with window to side. Steps up into;
Sash window to side, laminated flooring, wood panelling to walls and radiator.
The property is approached from Bexwell Road via a long gravel driveway with an exit onto Old Stable Mews. There is wrap-around parking provided by this driveway to the side and rear of the property. To this side of the plot there is a double garage featuring up and over door with window and door to a separate lawned garden. The garage also houses an inspection pit. The delightful main gardens are formally planted with a variety of mature trees and shrubs. There is a wide sweeping manicured lawn with water fountain and kitchen garden with barbecue area. The garden is enclosed by brick walls with mature trees and shrubs, ensuring a high-degree of seclusion within a central-town location. A covered walkway accesses the outbuildings which include a store room, wood store and outside WC. This also leads out to a traditional game house with wooden door, feature stone-work and ornamental cornicing.
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