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Wick Lane, Rollesby, Great Yarmouth, NR29

Guide price £1,350,000

5 Beds 3 Baths 5 Receptions

REF: NOR210021

This exceptional equestrian property is situated in a rural location off a quiet country lane with approximately 9 acres in all (stms). Comprised with equestrian facilities of the highest standard, this beautifully presented 5-bedroom modern family house allows far reaching uninterrupted views across the countryside. The property boasts extensive garaging and the framework of a substantial size building originally intended for holiday let that offers excellent development opportunities.


!!! VIDEO AVAILABLE !!! This exceptional equestrian property is situated in a rural location off a quiet country lane with approximately 9 acres in all (stms). Comprised with equestrian facilities of the highest standard, this beautifully presented 5-bedroom modern family house allows far reaching uninterrupted views across the countryside. The property boasts extensive garaging and the framework of a substantial size building originally intended for holiday let that offers excellent development opportunities. __________ THE PROPERTY Busy Bee Farm is a spacious modern family home, built in 2005 of brick and flint construction under a pan tiled roof. There is a large triple garage with office/annex above, ideal for a groom's accommodation, adjoining is a substantial size building which previously had planning permission for further ancillary accommodation. The framework for this building is constructed and just requires the 2nd fix to complete. The property also includes fantastic equine facilities and paddocks, and in its entirety, Busy Bee Farm offers approximately 9 acres (stms). __________ FEATURES - Accessed off quiet country lane - Oak doors & flooring throughout - Air source central heating - Underfloor heating throughout - Living accommodation in excess of 4000sq. ft. - Sizeable building, offering development opportunity (subject to necessary consents etc.) - CCTV - Alarm __________ GROUND FLOOR - Large open entrance hall - Sitting room - Dining room - Spacious kitchen/breakfast room - Utility room - Bespoke fitted home office - Conservatory - WC __________ FIRST FLOOR - Main bedroom with dressing area & en suite - Bedroom 2 with en suite - 3 further bedrooms - Family bathroom - Airing cupboard - Galleried landing __________ OUTSIDE - Enclosed rear patio - Outdoor Breeze Hut - Hot tub - Outdoor kitchen - Electric gates (New) - 3 bay garage with office/annex above - Substantial off-road parking - Sizeable building offering additional storage & parking - WC __________ EQUINE FACILITIES - 60m x 30m Outdoor floodlit arena - Professional Andrews Bowen wax surface (arena) - 8 Stall American style indoor horse barn with automatic water troughs - 3 wooden stables and tack room - 6 large post and rail paddocks - Large 4 Acre paddock, secured by post & wire - Grass Dressage area - All fields include automatic water troughs __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Hemsby (east coast): 4.5 miles - Acle: 5.5 miles - Great Yarmouth: 8.7 miles - Norwich: 17 miles __________ GROUND FLOOR The front door to the property opens into a very spacious entrance hall, which provides access to all principal reception rooms and staircase to the first floor. Off to the left of the entrance is a large (19'8 x 28'5) sitting room, enjoying a triple aspect and views over all the paddocks to the front. There is a fireplace with wood burning stove, French doors to the rear garden and French doors through to the adjoining conservatory. The conservatory enjoys an aspect out to the stabling and benefits from under floor heating. The conservatory windows are in an advanced state of repair and will require a programme of restoration. The dining room is accessed off the entrance hall, and features French doors opening out to the rear patio. A stained-glass window provides an attractive division between the two areas and allows further natural lighting. The bespoke fitted (Neville Johnson) office is a dual aspect room, with wired speaker system and electric blinds. The kitchen/breakfast room benefits from triple aspect views and offers a range of built-in cabinets, granite worktops and integrated dishwasher, microwave, and wine cooler. There is designated space for both a range cooker and a large American fridge-freezer. French doors open out to the rear patio and there is a separate door opening out to the side of the property, providing access to the parking and garaging. The utility room adjoins the kitchen, and features built-in cabinets, sink, built-in wardrobe for storage of outdoor wear and ample space for freestanding appliances. Returning to the entrance hall, there is a WC and storage cupboard beneath the staircase. __________ FIRST FLOOR The staircase leads up to an impressive galleried landing. The main bedroom features a fully fitted dressing area and en suite, with walk-in shower, wash hand basin and WC. There are four further bedrooms, three of which benefit from fully fitted wardrobes and drawers. Bedroom 2 benefits from en suite facilities, and comprises a walk-in shower, wash hand basin, WC, and a storage cupboard. Bedroom 5 offers hanging space and access to the loft space. The family bathroom offers a bath, separate walk-in shower, wash hand basin and WC. __________ OUTSIDE The property has brand new electric front gates, which open to a sweeping driveway that leads around to the side of the house, the garaging and adjoining outbuildings. To the rear of the house there is a considerably large, paved courtyard as well as a spacious dog kennel and run area, and W.C. The remaining gardens and grounds are on the south and east sides laid to lawn. To the front of the property there is an entertaining area with breeze hut/bar, Scandinavian log fired hot tub, alfresco outdoor kitchen and splendid far-reaching views across the paddocks, fields and beyond. __________ EQUINE FACILITIES The stabling facilities include a tack room and a total of 11 stables, each with automatic water troughs. There is an outdoor floodlit arena (60m x 30m), which benefits from a top of the range Andrew Bowens Wax Surface, excellent drainage systems ideal for use all year round, a magnetic gate system and large viewing mound for spectators. There are 6 spacious creosoted post and rail paddocks, all benefitting from automatic water throughs, double gates, and multiple access paths. As well as these individual paddocks, there is a large 4-acre post and wire paddock used for herd grazing, as well as showcasing 30 purpose-built, fully flagged and numbered cross-country fences, including ditches and banks. This large field has access through double gates via court road, ideal for horseboxes and larger vehicles. Closer to the menage, this field also has a section which is also used to lay a 20mx40m dressage arena, making this field the ideal space for any keen eventer. In addition to this field, is another 3.5 acres of neighbouring land which is currently rented from a nearby neighbour. Our client has confirmed this rental arrangement can continue for the future owner of Busy Bee Farm. All 7 paddocks are safely secured by gates around the perimeter, as well as being greatly visible from the house. __________ SUMMARY Busy bee farm is a rarity - not only is it in a lovely rural position, but also boasts a large modern family home, which is a light and spacious house with lovely views over the surrounding land and up the paddocks, this extensive stable complex can suit a wide variety of equestrian disciplines, whether for personal use or a small establishment, a must see. __________ SERVICES Air source central heating, wireless thermostats, mains electricity, water and mains drainage. Calor gas for cooking (hob only). __________ LAND REGISTRY This property is made up of three separate titles, which are depicted on the land map as follows: The house, paddocks & stables (outlined and hatched in red) - 2.612 acres (stms), Title Number: NK329182 Land and Paddocks (outlined and hatched in blue) - 5.671 acres (stms), Title Number: NK428539 Access from Court Road (outlined and hatched in maroon) - 0.18 acres (stms), Title Number: NK448380 __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY Great Yarmouth Borough Council, Band: G __________ SITUATION Rollesby is a small Norfolk village, approximately 9 miles to the north west of Great Yarmouth on the edge of Rollesby Broad, part of the famous Trinity Broads and linked to Ormesby and Filby Broads. Rollesby is surrounded by woodland and open fields. Martham is just over a mile away and is a large village with a population of approximately 3,000 bordering the southern bank of the River Thurne. The centre has a post office, public house, shops and doctor surgery, public library, and schools. The village of Filby is just under 3 miles away and has a post office and village shop. Acle has additional shopping and educational facilities and a mainline railway. The A47 is approximately a 5-mile drive and provides access at the Acle straight junction either to Great Yarmouth (eastern direction) or heading west back into the city. The Cathedral City of Norwich is approximately 17 miles to the south-west. Norwich has a vibrant business community and as the regional centre has an extensive range of cultural and leisure facilities, including the Norwich City football club, the Riverside leisure development complete with cinema and numerous restaurants and pubs. The city has an excellent range of state and private schools and is well known for its excellent shopping with a combination of independent retailers along with several premium department stores. Norwich has a mainline railway station with a service to London Liverpool Street and the expanding Norwich International Airport is just to the north of the city. __________ DIRECTIONS From Norwich, head east on the A47 towards Acle & Great Yarmouth. At the Acle roundabout, take the 2nd exit (straight over) onto the A1064 toward Fleggburgh & Hickling. Continue on the A1064 (main road) into the village of Fleggburgh and just before The Kings Arms public house turn left into Town Road. Continue straight onto Rollesby Road, which then becomes Fleggburgh Road. Turn right onto Court Road and follow the road until approaching Wick Lane. Turn left onto Wick Lane and the property will be seen on the left approximately halfway down the lane. __________ IMPORTANT NOTICE 1. These particulars have been prepared in good faith as a general guide, they are not exhaustive and include information provided to us by other parties including the seller, not all of which will have been verified by us. 2. We have not carried out a detailed or structural survey; we have not tested any services, appliances, or fittings. Measurements, floor plans, orientation and distances are given as approximate only and should not be relied on. 3. The photographs are not necessarily comprehensive or current, aspects may have changed since the photographs were taken. No assumption should be made that any contents are included in the sale. 4. We have not checked that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation approval, statutory or regulatory permissions or consents. Any reference to any alterations or use of any part of the property does not mean that necessary planning, building regulations, or other consent has been obtained. 5. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves by inspection, searches, enquiries, surveys, and professional advice about all relevant aspects of the property. 6. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact; we have no authority to make or give any representation or warranties in relation to the property. If these are required, you should include their terms in any contract between you and the seller. 7. Note to potential purchasers who intend to view the property; we would politely ask you discuss with our staff the reason for the property coming onto the market and if there is any point of particular importance to you, before you make arrangements to visit or plan a viewing appointment. 8. Viewings are strictly by prior appointment. __________ DATE DETAILS PRODUCED April 2021