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Auction Property

Saham Lodge, Chequers Lane, Saham Toney, Thetford, Norfolk, IP25 7HQ

Sold for £530,000


Saham Lodge comprises a delightful country home and is Listed Grade II as a property of architectural and historic interest dating back to 1724, with later 19th Century additions. The property is set in delightful grounds of about 15 acres or thereabouts (subject to measured survey) in south-west Norfolk. The house has been occupied as a family house for many years, although it has been vacant for a short while. The accommodation is arranged on two floors and divided into a number of different portions, with principal reception rooms at the front and two self-contained flats to the side which have been let to derive an income over the years. The property requires complete renovation and improvement throughout and the price reflects the work that is necessary but the potential is great either to recreate a wonderful family home or to divide it up in a number of ways. Saham Lodge is well set back from the road and approached via a drive leading through a parkland style setting up to the front of the house and round to the side where there is a garage and plenty of hard standing for vehicles. Much of the joy of the property rests with the unspoilt private location. The gardens surround the house with parkland/meadow and spinneys beyond. An office/lodge at the side of the property is included in the sale and the whole will be of great interest to buyers looking to acquire a fine old house with scope for improvement and renovation.


Saham Lodge is situated in south-west Norfolk, about 2 miles from Watton which offers local shopping and transport facilities, and within easy reach of Dereham and other centres. The A11 trunk road is easily accessible, linking this part of Norfolk with Newmarket, Cambridge and beyond. King's Lynn and Norwich are within easy reach.


Proceed out of Norwich on Earlham Road and go over the Norwich southern bypass, continuing through Barford and Hingham. On reaching Watton, go into the centre of the town, over the traffic lights and continue past the shops. Turn right following a signpost for Saham Hills and continue for about 2 miles. On entering the village the property will be found on Chequers Lane, immediately after Hills Road and before the built-up area. The drive leads through a spinney up to the front of the property.


Our representative will be at the property on Thursdays only between 11.30am and 1.00pm, starting on 26th May and ending on 23rd June.

Solicitors: Nahlis Christou (Attn Mr Chris Christou), 243 Grays Inn Road, London, WC1X 8RB. Tel 0207 278 1727