Woods End, Bramerton, Norwich, NR14
Guide Price £1,250,000 Freehold
Guide Price £675,000 Freehold
Surrounded by field views and set within manicured grounds which approach one acre stands Chedgrave best kept secret. With no immediate neighbours Willow Cottage's wonderful setting is truly unique and offers lifestyle living like no other. The main residence is believed to date back to the 1800's and has been sympathetically altered and extended by the present seller to offer flexible living accommodation. Within the grounds is a striking single storey dwelling which has been used as a holiday cottage, bed and breakfast and guest accommodation over the years. This has provided an excellent income and could carry on doing so if the new buyer wishes. Equally the additional accommodation would suit multigenerational living.
The grounds which wrap around both properties are truly stunning. Full of colour, wonderful planting, fruit trees and a variety of seating areas for different times of the day really do make this a gardener’s paradise. As you approach this home via a long shingle drive you will discover the double garage along with additional off-street parking, parking with this home is never a problem. To the left of the driveway is a large area of lawn, with a winding shingle pathway leading to the top end. Amongst this pretty area there are a number of mature trees found throughout along with a lavender border. Various trees include cherry, oak and poplar, with mature hedging and trees forming borders on three sides, you have views over the adjoining farmland. A timber arch draped in a climbing rose offers access through into the stunning formal gardens of Willow Cottage, with its box hedging and raised brick garden beds immediately catching the eye. Once again mature hedging acts as a boundary on its southern side, with a picket gate providing access out to Sisland woods. To the bottom of the garden, you discover impressive beech hedging with twin archways, this provides access to the maintenance area of the garden, where you discover a vegetable garden, a potting shed and a compost area. To the immediate rear of the home is a south facing terrace, beyond which is an area of formal garden which includes a shingle garden bed and a focal point pleached hornbeam hedge with perovskia beneath. Further mature trees can be found throughout this garden along with a timber and tile barn, which is currently used for storage and workshop purposes. To the rear of the barn there is a lean-to which provides timber storage, an additional covered timber storage as well a greenhouse, with a five-bar gate affording access out to the side of the property.
Willow Cottage is utterly charming and is full of character. Designed to be comfortable and practical the moment you step into this period home you will not want to leave. The expansive dining room boasts an impressive 28ft in length and is flooded with natural light. The vaulted ceiling, triple aspect view and double doors to the garden make this reception room the ideal room for entertaining. The sitting room offers a cosy feel and is a great size. The impressive inglenook fireplace is regularly used by the seller, the use of the French doors to the rear terrace provides plenty of natural light and the exposed beams are sure to impress. The sizeable kitchen has been cleverly designed and offers ample dining space. Like every part of this home the kitchen enjoys an attractive outlook over the grounds and the French doors allow the garden to become an extension of the home, ideal for alfresco dining. Boasting integrated appliances, a walk-in pantry/utility, this part of the home has been perfectly designed.
Formally four bedrooms, the seller replaced the steep cottage staircase with a wider, manageable set and incorporates two en-suites to the two bedrooms found on the first floor. Both the bedrooms have a range of built-in wardrobes and numerous windows which provide some of the best views from the house over the adjoining farmland. One of the en-suites contains a bath whilst the other contains a shower. On the spacious landing, the owner has incorporated a study area, with a range of fitted cupboards and a workstation.
‘Little Willows’, the name of the additional dwelling, offers remarkable living on one level. This stunning property boasts a large, combined sitting and dining room, a separate kitchen and two double en-suite bedrooms complete with built in wardrobes. Full of natural light and has access to its own private terrace via French doors. It also has plenty of character with a combination of exposed brick and beams found throughout.
At home with nature and stunning scenic walks on your doorstep Willow Cottage is a unique offering that will not be for sale for long. Positioned within striking distance of the A146 this home offers peaceful and convenient living like no other.
Guide Price £1,250,000 Freehold
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