Stunning Georgian House
Sought after Location on the Edge of The Green
Wealth of Period Features
Spacious Flexible Accommodation
Formal Gardens in Excess of an Acre
Popular Village with Good Local School
Internal Viewing Essential
Approached via its long drive, The Grange is an elegant property which sits beautifully in its mature grounds and certainly has something mesmerising about it. Believed to date back to the 1790s or early 1800s and set at the heart of the desirable village of Old Buckenham.
Today the exquisitely presented Grange, which at one time was also an education centre, is an exceptional place to live. A wonderful house for a family of different generations to enjoy. Guests are able to have their own space when coming to stay with two bedrooms; of which one could be used as a reception room, plus shower room and dressing area.
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An original door from the Sun Terrace leads to the hall with its staircase to first floor, the main entrance is via the dining hall. Door to the drawing room and double doorway to the dining hall.
24'11" × 22'4" (7.59m × 6.81m)
A stunning drawing room with its focal point being an open fireplace with marble surround and slate hearth housing a cast iron wood burner, floor to ceiling sash windows with original shutters and views out to the formal gardens beyond ,all accentuated by the show stopping 12’91'' ceiling height with ornate plaster ceiling rose and original cornicing. Stripped wood floors, door to the adjoining butler’s pantry.
15'11" × 13'3" (4.85m × 4.04m)
The spacious dining hall with exposed wood floors, sash window and original front door. Ample size for large dinner parties, door to family room/snug, double doorway to entrance hall and access to inner hallway.
16'0" × 12'4" (4.88m × 3.76m)
Sash window overlooking the drive. This room could also lend itself well as a study and is currently the Snug.
The inner hallway gives access to the cloakroom then opens onto the home office.
Two piece suite in white with WC and wash hand basin.
12'11" × 12'8" (3.94m × 3.86m)
Boasting double doors onto the sun terrace and ceiling skylight this room has also been used as a snug. Doorway into the utility room.
10'10" × 8'10" (3.3m × 2.69m)
Bespoke base units with work surface and stainless steel sink, window with garden views, wall of cupboards housing plumbing for washing machine, space for further appliance and the two Air Source heat pump exchangers serving domestic hot water and central heating throughout the property. Doorway to boot room.
Bespoke room with pantry cupboard and storage units set around space and plumbing for American style fridge/freezer. Continuing cupboards with solid wood pull out drawers and internal lighting, matching cupboard for coats. Seat unit above three pull out boot drawers and full height shoe cupboard. Boot room side entrance door and six panel door to cloakroom. Underfloor heating throughout the Boot Room, WC and Kitchen.
Comprises of a two piece suite in white with slate flooring.
21'6" × 19'10" (6.55m × 6.05m)
The family kitchen and living room is a bespoke collaboration between Orwells Furniture and our vendors to create the central hub of the home. Tulip wood painted base and wall units with stainless steel work surfaces with integral sink with Quooker tap, integral dishwasher behind matching unit. Pull out fridge with matching cupboard front unit and integral wine fridge. Side by side Miele fan oven and Miele steam conventional oven, both with warming drawers beneath. An island unit measuring (8’6’’ x 4’) with stainless steel worktops, integral Miele six ring induction hob and integral pull out bin, two utensil drawers and two large pan drawers. Breakfast cupboard with power and pull out drawers.
Ample space for dining table and chairs with Georgian windows and two sets of French doors to garden. Bespoke display cabinets and storage. Inset spot lighting throughout.
From the Boot room a staircase leads to an excellent guest suite really offering the perfect opportunity for dual family living.
Three six panel colonial doors leading through to bedrooms six and seven and further shower room. Access to loft void.
21'5" × 9'6" (6.53m × 2.9m)
Front aspect uPVC double glazed sash window with views to gardens, twin side aspect uPVC double glazed windows, six panel colonial door through to walk-in dressing room.
5'1" × 5'1" (1.55m × 1.55m)
Double doors leading to walk-in wardrobe, side aspect uPVC double glazed window.
17'5" × 9'8" (5.31m × 2.95m)
Front aspect uPVC double glazed sash window with garden views.
Three piece suite in white with oversize curving glass screen to a walk-in shower with mains pressure and rain head shower attachment and is tiled in stone and Mosaic style splash backs. WC with continental flush, vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap set within a comprehensive range of gloss white cupboards and drawers, matching mirror with display storage, spotlighting and shaver point. Smooth finish ceiling, inset spotlights, extractor fan, obscured side aspect uPVC double glazed window and chrome heated ladder style towel rail.
The main staircase with its curved balustrade leads to the first floor landing.
This landing has a glazed french doors to the staircase to the Principle bedroom suite. Doors then lead through to bedrooms two and three, plus a further door leading into the shower room which serves these two rooms.
15'10" × 12'3" (4.83m × 3.73m)
Sash window overlooking the drive and a wall of grey shaker style fitted wardrobes and picture rail.
13'6" × 13'3" (4.11m × 4.04m)
Front and side aspect windows overlooking the gardens with two fitted cupboards.
Offering corner shower cubicle, contemporary sink, WC, ladder style radiator and sash window to side.
22'6" × 17'1" (6.86m × 5.21m)
A wonderful room with large sash windows providing sunny views over the picturesque gardens, cast iron feature fireplace and his and hers walk-in wardrobes plus a door through to a full en-suite bathroom. This room has a large bath with side taps and a good size shower cubicle, low level WC hand wash basin with Travertine tiling and stone decorative border, ladder radiator, spotlights to ceiling and window to front aspect.
From the first floor landing a staircase continues to the second floor landing with doors to two further bedrooms, a bathroom and to a walk in linen and luggage store cupboard.
16'0" × 12'4" (4.88m × 3.76m)
Window to side with attractive views and fitted wardrobe.
16'0" × 13'2" (4.88m × 4.01m)
Dual aspect room with corner fitted wardrobe.
Comprising of a three piece suite in white with corner bath and mixer tap, vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap and WC, tiled splash backs and obscured window.
Set on the edge of the green, the main entrance is accessed via Mill Road with two electric wrought iron gates which are set back from the road and electronically operated with brick pillars and courtesy lighting.
There is immediate parking for two to three cars before following down the sweeping gravel driveway which leads out to and open carriage drive with centre flowerbed. The garage block comprises a double garage with up and over door, power and electric with adjoining utility area.
The majority of the garden is laid to sweeping lawns interspersed with large well stocked flower and shrub borders with variety of old fashioned flowers. The property boasts both mature trees such as oak and copper beech, together with newly planted orchard. There is a kitchen garden, greenhouse and three useful wooden sheds. Adjacent to the property and flanked by the kitchen and drawing room, is a spacious sun terrace with feature topiary and climbing roses and stone balustrade offering wonderful views of the garden and an ideal place to entertain guests.
Old Buckenham has all the facilities of a bustling village including a Post Office and village store, a popular public house and sought after local schools. The adjoining village of New Buckenham also boasts a popular public house and local shop, with the nearby village of Banham being well known for its zoo.
Set between the market towns of Attleborough and Diss which offers a wide range of both local shopping and Sainsbury’s supermarket, restaurant, public houses, doctors surgery’s and bank, with railway links to Norwich and Cambridge. The next town along the A11 is Wymondham, well known for its historic abbey, market cross and sought after high school in the town and nearby Wymondham College. With easy access to Diss which has a mainline railway link to London Liverpool Street Station. The city of Norwich is 18 miles away with historic features such as a 13th century cathedral and castle and the largest open air market in England. With extensive shopping and nightlife and international airport with the A11 London Road now completely duelled.
The house has been stylishly decorated with a light, modern feel, which works beautifully within the period building and keeps rooms feeling bright and welcoming. The new bespoke kitchen is a great place to congregate, with living space plus room for a large table and chairs and a central island which people are drawn to- this is truly the hub of the home. The Grange is one of those homes that can absorb vast numbers of guests comfortably. On big family occasions there have frequently been up to 15 guests staying at the house. You can only imagine how wonderful Christmas can be sitting with your family in the drawing room. The vendors have managed to get away with a 13ft tree, and with the wood burner going it really is something special. The garden is also a great joy for the family, being just under an acre and is so beautiful and peaceful in the summer but clearly can become the focal point for parties with the way the terrace links so many parts of this grand home.