Church Hill, Banham, Norwich, Norfolk | Offers in excess of £600,000 | 6 bedroom Detached
- 6 bedrooms
The property has been tastefully refurbished by the current owners to provide comfortable living accommodation whilst retaining the period features.
Dining hall with sitting area | Sitting room | Study | Kitchen/breakfast room | Utility | Master bedroom with WC en suite | 3 further bedrooms | Bathroom
Annexe 1 (Spring Cottage) comprising: Living room with kitchen area | Bedroom with en-suite shower room.
Annexe 2 (April Cottage) comprising: Entrance Hall | Kitchen | Dining room | Sitting room | Bedroom with en-suite | Private enclosed courtyard
Car Port | Store | Courtyard | Gravel terrace | Gardens Paddock
Home Farmhouse is a Grade II Listed 17th century detached timber framed thatched farmhouse and is of particular historical interest being mentioned in Pevsner’s ‘Buildings of England’.
The property has been tastefully refurbished by the current owners to provide comfortable living accommodation whilst retaining the period features which include two large inglenook fireplaces in the dining hall and drawing room, exposed beams and timber framework in the farmhouse and annexes, pamment flooring in the dining hall, and original brick floors in the hallways. A beautiful twin wooden arch- framed doorway leads from the dining hall through to the study and inner hall. The double aspect kitchen has views of the church with fitted oak kitchen units and an oil fired Aga.
Upstairs, accessed via an oak panelled door, the spacious master bedroom has a triple aspect through original mullion windows.
Behind the car port is the enclosed original stone courtyard where the annexe is situated, currently providing two self-contained 1 bedroom accommodation ideal for older family members, guests or income generation through holiday lets.
The attached single storey annexe accommodation are timber framed with tiled roof construction.
The courtyard also provides access to the Farmhouse from the outer hall, where the back garden is also accessed; a gravelled terrace and lawn with mature trees, shrubs and herbaceous borders. At the bottom of the garden is a fenced 1.5 acre paddock which is suitable for those with equine or amenity interests.
Banham is situated south of Attleborough, north-west of Diss and about 4 miles from the A11 bypass which is a direct road link to Newmarket and Norwich. Norwich, the regional centre, provides a comprehensive range of shopping, entertainment and cultural amenities along with Norwich International Airport. Diss has a mainline railway station giving access to London Liverpool Street (90 minutes) and Norwich (25 minutes).
The village of Banham is situated in an attractive, popular part of rural south Norfolk and has a village green, a convenience store, post office, two public houses and a thriving primary school. Home Farm occupies a prominent position in the village opposite the picturesque St Mary’s church on a quiet lane.