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FOR SALE: Period residence in attractive village with annexe

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Property No: 121370

Price: 430,000

Property Address:
Shrublands House, the Street
Rockland All Saints, Attleborough
NR17 1TP

Contact Details

Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Building: Character Property
Cooking: Gas and Electric Available: Now Sq Metres: 1/3rd of an acre
Parking: Garage & Drive
  • Rear Garden
  • Front Garden
  • Suitable for Pets
  • Near School
  • Near Shops
  • Balcony/Patio
  • Loft/Attic
  • Fireplace

  • Description
    Shrublands House is a Georgian village residence, set in a peaceful village location with outstanding school, shop and gastropub.

    Shrublands retains the character of a late 18th Century property (original stripped pine doors, brass door furniture, large Georgian sash windows, wide staircase, and open fireplaces), and the atmosphere of a traditional Norfolk farmhouseThe house stands on its own grounds in 1/3 of an acre of mature gardens, giving privacy and seclusion from an already quiet road, - yet less than 100 metres from the village shop and pub, and easy walking distance to the Ofsted grade 1- inspected primary school, as well as village hall, well-run pavilion and cricket pitch and two village churches.

    The house itself offers three double bedrooms, three reception rooms, and a spacious, limestone-tiled bathroom. The property has original wooden floors, kitchen pament tiles, and new carpets in all four upstairs rooms. There are open fireplaces in each reception room, a traditional wood burning stove, as well as storage heating throughout. There is a utility room, glass-covered patio (with grape vines), and above ground swimming pool in the back garden. There is a detached barn to the rear of the property, with a converted double bedroom, bathroom and kitchen/office as well as large garage area suitable for further conversion.

    Shrublands House is approximately 5 miles North West of the market town Attleborough which offers further amenities: schooling for all age groups, a sports/fitness centre, restaurants, banks and public transport services, including a railway line directly to Cambridge and London.


    Entrance door to:-

    Stairs to first floor, doors to dining room and: -


    122 x 139 (front aspect) including open fireplace with quarry-tiled hearth, sash window, picture rail, TV point, 3 wall light points, traditional, fitted cupboard and shelves, and electric storage heater.


    122 x 122 (double aspect). Cast iron fireplace with marble surround and tiled hearth, picture rail, full height sash window to front, kitchen garden window, electric storage heater, door to kitchen.


    86 x 1411 plus recess (rear aspect). Fireplace with quarry tiled hearth and traditional multi-fuel burner, electric storage heater, large under stairs shelved cupboard with light, gun box, part-glazed door to covered patio, and door to:


    139 x 86 (double aspect). Solid pine units including inset double bowl sink unit with mixer tap and oak-doored cupboards under, base cupboards and work surfaces, drawer units, wall cupboards, electric cooker point, fridge, plumbing for dishwasher, double aspect room and pament flooring, door to:


    10 x 52. Butler sink, plumbing for washing machine, reinforced wooden shelving throughout, red brick flooring, door to outside and :-




    Wide semi-carpeted stairs, access to bedrooms 1,2 and 3, and bathroom.


    138 x 123 (front aspect). Full-length fitted wardrobes, full-height sash window, electric storage heater, TV point, study area with shelving and work surface.


    122 x 107 (front aspect) plus double recess, Edwardian cast iron fireplace, full-length sash window, electric storage heater, 2 wall light points, full-length fitted bookshelf.


    112 x 85 (rear aspect) Electric storage heater, dimmer switch, recesses, study area with shelving and work surface.


    138 x 86 including new, curved-glass power shower, double-ended bath, wall-mounted marble pedestal and solid marble handbasin, low level WC, travertine-limestone tiling throughout, walk-in, electric-lit airing cupboard with new lagged hot water tank, two electric towel rails, extractor fan/light, full length door mirror wall and lighting, access to large roof space which is part boarded and has power and light, door to bedroom 2.


    Front garden is mainly laid to lawn with shrubs and herbaceous plants. Laurel-hedging to front, mature Cypress, Hazelnut, Yew etc. Pedestrian access to front door. Five bar gate and drive leading to gravel drive leading to:

    Rear private and mature garden mainly laid to lawn with a variety of mature trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants, flower beds and ornamental pond and fountain. Above-ground circular swimming pool, pump, pool heater, and covers. Walnut, Apple, Plum trees. Glass-covered Patio. Covered wood store. Garden, bicycle and tool sheds.

    To the rear of the property there is a barn which, subject to local authority approval and planning, could provide a useful annexe or guest suite. The accommodation currently offered is:-


    17 x 132 with full power and light and double doors and door to :


    1211 x 1311 with stainless steel sink unit and cupboards under, worksurfaces and cupboards, power and light, door to adjoining shower and bedroom which could provide a useful annexe or guest suite (subject to the local authority approval and planning)


    81 x 76. Pedestal hand basin, low level WC shower cubicle, quarry tiled floor, electric wall heater, shelved cupboard, door to:


    172 x 711. 2 wall light points, electric panel heater, double aspect room with part-glazed stable door to outside.

    Further area of garden mainly laid to lawn with mature hedging providing a great deal of privacy.

    In all the grounds extend to 1/3 of an acre (subject to survey).

    Contact Information
    Contact: Robert Rickard
    Telephone (Day): 0207 974 7316
    Telephone (Evening): 01953 483335
    Telephone (Mobile): 0775 2443847
    E-mail: Send an Enquiry

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