An attractive Grade II listed detached period residence with many original and period features, large gardens and extensive outbuildings.

Canterbury House comprises an attractive Grade II listed detached period residence with many original and period features, large gardens and extensive outbuildings.

The property is believed to date from Elizabethan times and has been altered in the Georgian/Victorian era, being built of brick and flint walls under a pantiled roof. According to Nikolaus Pevsner, "The buildings of Norfolk 2" the east front has three bays to the south end all of C1700: moulded brick platband and eaves cornice, through C1900 sashes. The north part also has 3 bays, with flint work. Stack with triple octagonal flues suggesting late C16. In the kitchen a wave-moulded bridging beam, also C16; central room with C18 large-framed panelling.

The property retains many period and original features including sash windows, window shutters, panelling, exposed wall and ceiling beams, period internal doors and a wattle and daub exposed work in the sitting room.

The versatile accommodation briefly comprises reception hall, kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room, dining room, study/family room, utility room, cellar and rear hall on the ground floor. On the first floor are 3 bedrooms, 1 being en-suite, and shower room. The second floor has a master bedroom with top landing and en-suite bathroom.

Outside the property occupies a good sized established plot with extensive outbuildings including; former stable/workshop with shower room and cloakroom, pig shed, brick and flint barn, former pig shed and double cart shed.

The agents recommend an early inspection of this property.

Part glazed door leading to

4.63m x 2.00m (15' 2" x 6' 7") Two ceiling roses, sash window overlooking rear garden, coat cupboard with hanging rail, storage cupboard over, door into kitchen/breakfast room, door leading down to the cellar, door with steps leading up to

4.97m x 3.46m (16' 4" x 11' 4") Period flooring, sash window overlooking rear garden, loft access.

2.82m x 2.08m (9' 3" x 6' 10") Granite effect work surface with stainless steel sink unit with chrome mixer tap, cream coloured cupboard under, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, frosted sash window to front, matching wall cupboards, tiled wall areas, low level WC.

Insulated cylinder and immersion.

4.64m x 3.18m (15' 3" x 10' 5") Brick floor with blocked up well, power and light, window grill to rear.

4.74m x 3.79m (15' 7" x 12' 5") Large white composite sink unit with drainer, chrome mixer tap, hand made painted oak fronted double cupboard under, black granite worktop with cupboard and drawer under, space and plumbing for dishwasher, (pewter coloured electric 4 oven AGA with hot plate, simmering plate and warming plate - available by separate negotiation), tiled splash back, adjoining granite worktop with oak fronted painted cupboards and soft closure drawers under, further worktop with drawers and cupboard under, matching wall cupboards, period ceiling beam, ceiling cornice, former fireplace with period beam, sash window to front, window shutters, storage cupboard, spice cupboard. Door to

7.55m x 1.50m (24' 9" x 4' 11") Black and terracotta period floor, two doors to outside, door into

1.68m x 1.09m (5' 6" x 3' 7") Shelving and light.

4.65m x 3.55m (15' 3" x 11' 8") Period brick fireplace with substantial beam, Woodwarm black cast iron multi fuel burner set upon a brick hearth, recessed area, original wall panelling, wall beam, original ceiling cornice.

Black and terracotta floor with staircase to first floor landing, door to dining room and door to sitting room.

6.70m x 4.69m (22' x 15' 5" excluding door recess) Period brick fireplace with black cast iron wood burner, ceiling beam, exposed wattle and daub wall, wall beams, timber flooring, three sash windows overlooking rear garden, two with window shutters, oak door leading to outside.

1.96m x 1.13m (6' 5" x 3' 8") Door into dining room, further period under stair storage cupboard, feature window shutters.

6.06m x 1.00m (19' 11" x 3' 3") Two windows to front, window shutters, window seat, airing cupboard with sliding doors, staircase to second floor master suite, under stairs storage cupboard, door into

4.54m x 5.64m (14' 11" x 18' 6" into chimney breast) Twin aspect sash windows, timber flooring, exposed period wall beams, views over rear garden, boarded Elizabethan former window.

2.03m x 2.15m (6' 8" x 7' 1") 3 piece white suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, heated towel rail, sealed double glazed unit, sash window to rear, exposed brick work.

3.77m x 2.71m (12' 4" x 8' 11") Two walk-in wardrobes, sash window overlooking rear garden and paddock.

3.19m x 2.81m (10' 6" x 9' 3") Sash window overlooking rear garden and paddock, under floor heating.

2.01m x 1.79m (6' 7" x 5' 10") 1 1/2 size shower cubicle with mains shower, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, sash window to front, window shutters, heated chrome towel rail, electric wall heater.

Storage cupboard, exposed brick chimneybreast. Access to master suite.

4.48m x 1.10m (14' 8" x 3' 7") Staircase leading down to first floor landing with sliding door, access to wardrobe.

7.82m x 3.49m (25' 8" x 11' 5") Two velux roof lights giving views over the rear garden and paddock, Elizabethan supporting timbers, wardrobe with hanging rail.

3.17m x 3.34m (10' 5" x 10' 11") Roll top bath, wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and double cupboard under, shower cubicle with electric shower, low level WC, sash window to rear with views over rear garden fields, oak beam, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, heated chrome towel rail and electric heater.

The property has a driveway with double gate and personal gate leading to an enclosed courtyard area measuring approximately 12m x 7m, shingled and providing car parking. This is enclosed by walled boundaries leading to the brick built and pan tiled former stable/workshop, currently used by the vendor as external guest accommodation.

To the rear of the property there is a paved pathway leading to an entrance garden with various flowers and shrubs. There are double gates which lead to a further paved pathway with access to the lawned rear garden, established fruit and nut trees, a well, garden areas partially enclosed by brick and flint walls. Gated access leading to a further lawned garden with fruit trees and Victorian glasshouse wall.

Twin wrought iron gates provide vehicle access to Canterbury House via a lane.

4.30m x 3.91m (14' 1" x 12' 10") Window to front, sealed unit double glazed window to front, electric wall heater, Velux roof light.

1.62m x 1.14m (5' 4" x 3' 9") 1 1/2 size shower cubicle with Triton shower, pedestal wash hand basin with Triton water heater, extractor, fully tiled walls, Velux roof light.

1.33m x 1.17m (4' 4" x 3' 10") Low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with Dimplex water heater, extractor.

Hanging rail and electric trip switches.
These areas are used by the vendor as external accommodation.

4.25m x 4.51m (13' 11" x 14' 10") Power and light, UPVC double glazed windows to front, sealed unit double glazed door, exposed brick and flint walls.

4.64m x 3.11m (15' 3" x 10' 2")

9.22m x 2.51m (30' 3" x 8' 3") Concrete door, sewage and power are connected.

3.54m x 3.02m (11' 7" x 9' 11") Light. Steps up to upper floor:
6.23m x 2.40m (20' 5" x 7' 10") Sloped ceiling.

6.08m x 3.86m (19' 11" x 12' 8") Power and light. Opening into the barn.

Please contact us on 01553 770055 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property, or require further information.

Whilst these particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair description of the property, these do not form any part of any offer or contract nor may they be regarded as statements of representation of fact. 2. Belton Duffey have not carried out a detailed survey, nor tested the services, appliances and specific fittings. All measurements or distances given are approximate only. 3. No person in the employment of Belton Duffey has the authority to make or give representation or warranty in respect of this property. Any interested parties must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of any information given.
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