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Broadend Road, Walsoken

6 bedrooms, Guide price £525,000

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A handsome six bedroom period country house with grounds approaching seven acres (sts)

A handsome and imposing period country house set at the front of its plot with gardens on all sides and paddocks/field to the rear. The total plot area extends to approximately 7 acres (subject to measured survey). The property is approached from the road via a carriage driveway with mature trees creating privacy. The house has been within the same family's ownership since 1912, and has been updated over time with spacious accommodation to suit modern living including a recently fitted kitchen with AGA. An incoming purchaser could adapt and change the property to suit their own needs and requirements. There are many period features including sash win…

A handsome six bedroom period country house with grounds approaching seven acres (sts)

A handsome and imposing period country house set at the front of its plot with gardens on all sides and paddocks/field to the rear. The total plot area extends to approximately 7 acres (subject to measured survey). The property is approached from the road via a carriage driveway with mature trees creating privacy. The house has been within the same family's ownership since 1912, and has been updated over time with spacious accommodation to suit modern living including a recently fitted kitchen with AGA. An incoming purchaser could adapt and change the property to suit their own needs and requirements. There are many period features including sash windows and panelled doors. The accommodation comprises an entrance hall, dining room, drawing room, large sitting room with double doors onto the garden, kitchen/breakfast room, utility and shower room on the ground floor together with a landing, six bedrooms and a family bathroom. The two rear bedrooms are accessed from a second staircase giving potential for a separate bedroom suite or for incorporating into the main accommodation.

The main drive continues to the left hand side of the house leading to a cobbled courtyard with access to a workshop and garage block with central coach house and garaging to either side.

There are extensive gardens and grounds to the property with formal gardens to either side, with numerous mature and specimen trees throughout. There is a lawned area to the rear of the property that was once an enclosed tennis court. An opening leads through to the remainder of the grounds, where there are paddocks with a separate access gateway from the A47 and a former ornamental pond in a weeping willow setting.

DIRECTIONS
From King's Lynn head towards Wisbech on the A47 continue along the A47 and onto the dual carriage way. Take the second exit at the roundabout carrying on the A47. Take the turning left signposted Emneth onto Broadend Road, the property can be found on your left hand side

ENTRANCE HALL Solid wooden double doors with fan light over, panelled hallway, stairs to first floor, radiator.

DRAWING ROOM Dual aspect with period sash window to front with rising shutters, window to side, secondary glazing, open fireplace with wooden surround and marble hearth, exposed wooden ceiling beam, original coving, radiator.

SITTING ROOM Large open room with double doors to the side gardens, baw window to side with window seat and storage underneath, door to rear, window to rear, open brick fireplace with bressumer beam and decorative brickwork, fitted brick bar with door to half cellar, exposed beams, open staircase to first floor, three radiators.

DINING ROOM Sash window to front with secondary glazing, fireplace with tiled surround and hearth, original coving, dado rail, radiator.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM Two windows to side, range of wall and base units, with granite effect worktops and splackbacks, space for electric cooker with extractor fan over, stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, two door oil fired AGA (supplying hotwater).

UTILITY Obscured glass window to rear base units with stainless steel sink and drainer.

SHOWER ROOM Double shower cubicle with glass door and tiles walls, extractor fan, low level wc.

REAR HALL Door to side, opening to sitting room.

LANDING Stairs from the ground floor to a landing that is lower than the bedrooms with a short flight of steps. Double doors to airing cupboard housing hot water tank.

BEDROOM 1 Sash window to front with secondary glazing, two panelled doors leading to recessed cupboards, timer surround to former fireplace, coving, radiator.

BEDROOM 2 Sash window to front with secondary glazing, timer surround to former fireplance, radiator.

BEDROOM 3 Two windows to side, built in storage cupboard, radiator.

BEDROOM 4 Sash window to front, with secondary glazing, radiator.

BATHROOM Window to side with secondary glazing, couloured bathroom suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachement, pedestal wash hand basin, low level wc, half tiled walls, heated towel rail.

BEDROOM Windows to side and rear, storage cupboard, open stair case, opening to hallway and storage cupboards, radiator.

BEDROOM Window to rear, part sloping ceilings, radiator.

OUTSIDE
The total plot extends to approximately 7 acres (stms).

The house sits centrally at the front of the whole property within a mature setting with gardens onto all sides. The property is approached from Broadend Road via a curved carriage driveway leading to the front, mature trees and planting screens the property from the road. The driveway continues to the side of the property into a cobbled courtyard area leading to the garage block and workshop.

To either side of the property are lawned gardens with mature borders and deep hedging separating the areas. To the rear of the property is a further lawned area that was once an enclosed tennis court. There are numerous mature and specimen tree throughout the gardens.

The rear fields and former paddock area is accessed through a pedestrian gate at the rear garden, a side gate from Broadend Road or a gateway from the main A47 road, offering the incoming purchaser a balance of having a separate access from the home to the field.
The field is enclosed with evergreen trees and mainly grassed, there is a small pond in a pleasant tree sheltered setting.

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