Savills | The Common, Fritton, Norwich, NR15 2QP | Property for sale
2,993 sq ft(278.06 sq m)
Guide price £950,000

The CommonFritton, Norwich, NR15 2QP

  • Under offer

Key features

  • 4 bedroom farmhouse
  • Over 11,000 sq ft of outbuildings
  • Quiet rural position on the edge of Fritton Common
  • About 9.5 acres of paddocks and gardens
  • Fine countryside, common and land views

Handsome farmhouse with barns and land.

About this property

  • The Property
    End Farm is a wonderful collection of traditional farm buildings with a handsome Grade II listed farm house at the heart of it all, set within about 9.5 acres of paddocks and gardens.

    The main house is of timber frame, with a brick skin including the attractive west facing façade, with distinctive bays. The principal rooms display some fine beams providing some insight into the importance of the house to the local area. The sitting room is double aspect, with open fireplace, with an adjoining dining room, both with views over the walled garden. At the rear of the house is the functional kitchen with lovely views of undulating countryside, alongside a large utility room. A useful study is at the front of the house.

    The first floor comprises of two spacious double bedrooms with cupboards and exposed beams, a further double bedroom and two bathrooms. On the second floor is the fourth bedroom, leading through to useful storage rooms.

    The house would now benefit from updating, but has the right attributes to start from.

    A major asset to End Farm are the range of outbuildings, totalling over 11,000 square feet of usable space. There is a pleasing mixture of traditional and modern construction, providing an abundance of scope for all manner of uses.

    The barns have charming originality, the majority having
    been unaltered and preserved. There are tack rooms, stabling, hay barns, cart sheds, workshop, threshing barn, garaging as well as a steel frame general purpose barn measuring 89'3”x 47'8”. There barns are divided into five distinct detached units.

    Gardens and Grounds
    The farm is approached from the west, on the edge of Fritton Common, to a parking and turning area adjoining the three bay open fronted vehicle stand. The drive continues into the walled garden in front of the house, via a five bar wooden gate, where there is further parking.

    The walled garden is mainly lawned, with a high south facing brick wall, and beds of hydrangea and roses, with clipped yew. It is ideally orientated with a south to south west aspect. A further field gate leads from the walled garden into the main gardens that wrap around the house from south to east. This is a substantial area of undulating lawn, with a wildlife pond, mature trees, shrubs and herbaceous beds, with a gravelled path leading to some useful outhouses.

    The remaining land comprises mainly established meadowland, divided into paddocks by post and rail or stock fencing, with hedging and mature trees along the dividing fence lines. There are hardstanding areas between the outbuildings, areas of woodland and ponds. The land is private and with good views of surrounding countryside and the common.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

To be able to govern what goes on around you is such a rare commodity, and End Farm is in complete control, and can fulfil all sorts of ideas moving forward.

Ben RivettProperty agent

Local information

  • The property is situated in an unspoilt pocket of South Norfolk countryside. The small rural hamlet of Fritton lies just 2½ miles from the busy village of Long Stratton which has shopping facilities including a supermarket, leisure and health centre, and schools. The village of Hempnall, approximately 2½ miles, has further facilities and amenities including a garage, post office, shop, and village school.
  • Norwich, the cathedral city and regional centre of East Anglia, lies about 12 miles north and has schools in the private sector whilst Diss, approximately 10 miles to the south, offers a mainline railway service to London Liverpool Street with the fastest journey time of approximately 1 hour 30 minutes.

Additional information

  • Services
  • Mains water and electricity, septic tank. Oil fired central heating.
  • Local Authority
  • South Norfolk District Council
  • Fixtures & Fittings
  • All fixtures and fittings including fitted carpets and curtains are specifically excluded from the sale, but may be available in addition, subject to separate negotiation.
  • Viewings
  • Strictly by appointment with Savills. If there is any point which is of particular importance to you, we invite you to discuss this with us, especially before you travel to view the property.
  • Directions: Leave Norwich via the A140 Ipswich Road. Continue until reaching the first major roundabout and take the first exit (left), signed to Hempnall B1527. Follow this road for about a mile and take the next right onto ‘The Street' and signed to Fritton. Continue into the village of Fritton and upon reaching the common, look out for the first left hand turn on to ‘Steppings Lane'. The farm will then be directly in front of you. The postcode is NR15 2QP What3words;
  • EPC Exempt
  • Tenure = Freehold