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Mill Road, Alburgh, Harleston, IP20

Guide price £950,000


4 Beds 4 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: NOR220014

South Barn is a fantastic 4-bedroom detached single storey barn conversion equestrian property offering excellent living accommodation of approximately 3286 Sq. ft. The property benefits from large gardens and grounds with stables, outbuildings, a school, and paddocks, in all approximately 4 acres (stms), and all with far reaching views within this sought-after rural location.


South Barn is a fantastic 4-bedroom detached single storey barn conversion equestrian property offering excellent living accommodation of approximately 3286 Sq. ft. The property benefits from large gardens and grounds with stables, outbuildings, a school, and paddocks, in all approximately 4 acres (stms), and all with far reaching views within this sought-after rural location. __________ ACCOMMODATION - Entrance hall - Large sitting room - Very spacious kitchen/dining/family room - Main bedroom with en suite - 3 further double bedrooms, each with an en suite - Boot room - Hall/closet - Utility room - Study - WC __________ EQUESTRIAN - Paddocks - Stables & tack room - Sand school __________ OUTBUILDINGS - Car port - Cart shed with storage - Workshop - Barn __________ OUTSIDE - Ample off-road parking - Landscaped garden - 2 courtyard gardens - Pond - Gardens & grounds in all approx. 4.004 acres (stms) __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Norwich: 18.0 miles - Bungay: 7.4 miles - Harleston: 5.0 miles - Diss: 14.6 miles - A140 (Tasburgh): 8.5 miles __________ SITUATION Alburgh is a small South Norfolk village located in the Waveney valley between the nearby market towns of Harleston and Bungay. The village of approximately 170 households is approximately 1 mile from the property, and benefits from a village hall, historic church, a school, and a playing field. The market town of Harleston is some 5 miles to the south, offering good local amenities including shops, banks, post office, supermarkets, a high school and access to the A143. The market town of Bungay is also nearby and has a wide selection of shops, a theatre, and a golf club with an 18-hole course. The Earsham Street area of Bungay has several excellent shops including a fishmonger, delicatessen, florists, and greengrocer. There is a market on Thursdays. The Suffolk heritage coast is within easy driving distance and there are numerous schools in the area, including a primary school in Ellingham, the Sir John Leman High School in Beccles, Independent Langley School near Loddon, Bungay High School and Sixth Form College. The City of Norwich is approximately a 40-minute drive and is renowned for its shopping and cultural facilities, together with its range of schools, university and as a thriving business community. There are mainline railway services from Norwich and Diss (London to Liverpool Street in 90 minutes), whilst Norwich has an expanding airport. There are several golf courses in the area, whilst access to the Norfolk Broads complex can be had at Beccles and the coast. The coast is within easy driving distance and well known for its beaches, bird reserves and sailing facilities. __________ DESCRIPTION South Barn is located on the edge of the pretty village of Alburgh, between the two market towns of Bungay and Harleston. The property offers spacious living accommodation across the ground floor, with exposed beams, brickwork, vaulted ceilings, and polished Indian sandstone flooring, all of which creates a light and airy feel throughout. The barn also offers the benefit of underfloor heating throughout. __________ INSIDE The accommodation comprises an entrance hall with ample space available for furnishing. There is a separate boot room with stable door entrance. Off to the right of the entrance hall there is a WC with wash hand basin, a spacious utility room and an adjoining study. The utility room offers built-in cabinets and sink, and space for freestanding appliances. The entrance hall/corridor veers round to the right and extends the full length of the barn. Off to the left is a sizeable sitting room with a fire in a box style burner, vaulted ceiling and dual aspect views over the gardens and grounds. Beyond the sitting room there is an exceptionally large open plan kitchen/dining/family room which is well designed with an extensive range of bespoke built-in cabinets, polished wood worktops and double butler sink. There is a large central island with matching cabinetry, granite worktop and breakfast bar seating. There is an integrated dishwasher, a Rangemaster cooker, and a purpose-built space to accommodate an American style fridge freezer. There is a log burner on the far wall and a set of French doors opening out to the front garden. The main bedroom suite occupies a complete wing of the property and offers spacious accommodation with a French door opening out to a central courtyard. There is a walk-in wardrobe and an en suite bathroom, shower, wash hand basin and WC. There are three further double bedrooms all enjoying the convenience of an en suite and all with French doors opening out to a central courtyard. __________ OUTSIDE The property is approached through a set of electric gates, over a gravelled driveway, which in turn leads to ample off-road parking and a modern double cart port in front of the barn. To the front of the property there is an attractive landscaped garden with pond, which offers the perfect environment for wildlife. The property is arranged as an E-shaped plan, which has created two defined courtyard gardens nestled between the bedroom accommodation. __________ EQUESTRIAN The stabling facilities include three stable boxes, a fouling box, tack room and storage. There are paddocks, although these are in need of some attention as they have not been used by the previous occupant, along with a sand school which again would benefit from renovation. In all, the gardens and grounds extend to approximately 4 acres (stms). __________ OUTBUILDINGS There is a further double cart shed with storage, a barn, workshop, archery run, greenhouse and polytunnel. __________ LAND REGISTRY TITLES There is one land registry title for this property: NK354517: (Approx. 4 acres) __________ TENURE We have been told the property is being offered Freehold __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY South Norfolk Council, Band: G __________ SERVICES Oil-fired central heating, mains electricity and water. Private drainage (Klargester). __________ AGENTS NOTE There are two ponds within the grounds. Please be extra vigilant if you are visiting the property with small children. __________ DIRECTIONS From Norwich, head south on the A140, and shortly after passing Tasburgh (before reaching Long Stratton), turn left onto the B1527 towards Hempnall. After passing through Hempnall, turn right into Alburgh Road and continue heading south as Alburgh Road becomes Spring Lane, Barondale Lane, and then Broad Road. Continue on Broad Road for approximately 1.2 miles and then turn right onto Mill Road. Drive for approximately 200m and South Barn will be situated on the left-hand side of the road via electric gates and over a gravelled driveway. __________ 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 2022