Top Road, Wingfield, Diss, Norfolk, IP21 5QT | Property for sale | Savills
3,243 sq ft(301.28 sq m)
Guide price £725,000(€826,653)

Top RoadWingfield, Diss, Norfolk, IP21 5QT

  • Sale Agreed

Key features

  • Well-proportioned and versatile accommodation over three floors
  • Wealth of original features
  • Private and secluded gardens with paddock
  • Established gardens and paddock amounting to 2.4 acres
  • Situated in the beautiful countryside of the Waveney Valley
  • No chain

Historic house in delightful setting with established gardens and stunning views over the Waveney Valley.

About this property

  • A fine example of a hall house and believed to date from the second half of the 14th Century with early 17th Century additions, The White House is Grade II Listed, being of architectural importance. The property displays a wealth of period features including ancient oak ovolo-moulded mullion windows, exposed timber beams, original fireplaces and brick flooring, while on the outside it has rendered white elevations, over a timber frame under a plain tiled roof.

    The property was restored in the 1970's and then extended in the 1980's and now provides an interior with most of the structure exposed. The ground floor accommodation comprises an inner hallway which gives access to the spacious study/bedroom, which enjoys fantastic views over the
    surrounding countryside. The family room is very spacious and light with a dual aspect, French doors out on to the terrace and staircase to the first floor. The room also displays the original cross-passage doorways. The brick fireplace houses a large wood burning stove, beyond which lies the sitting room. Double oak doors open into the sitting room which allows for excellent circulation for entertaining. The sitting room enjoys an open fireplace, has a triple aspect, again with French doors out to the terrace.

    The well-proportioned dining room is off the family room and has a sliding door out to the terrace and gives access to the downstairs wet room and utility cupboard. The kitchen lies at the rear of the property with wooden base and wall mounted units and space for a cooker. The ground floor also includes a WC and cloaks cupboard.

    The first floor landing still exhibits the original square crown post. The principal bedroom has a built-in cupboard and en suite bathroom. There are a further two bedrooms on the first floor and a bathroom. The second floor has an attic room/bedroom five.

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Charming period house in a delightful part of the rural Suffolk countryside with an established secluded garden and adjoining paddock.

Tom OrfordProperty agent

Local information

  • The property is located in an accessible rural setting, just outside the small Suffolk village of Wingfield in the beautiful, undulating countryside of the Waveney Valley. The village has a local pub, equestrian centre with a cafe and an important church. The nearby village of Fressingfield, home to the highly regarded Fox and Goose pub and restaurant, is just over one mile away, and has several other amenities including a medical centre, primary school, and a shop.
  • Stradbroke, just over two miles away, has further local amenities, including shops, post office as well as a primary school and secondary school. The White House is 11 miles north of Framlingham, which has two renowned schools in the town; Thomas Mills High School and Framlingham College. The latter has a bus route which travels through the village.
  • Further amenities can be found in the local towns of Eye, Harleston and Diss. The latter, nine miles away, has a mainline railway station with trains to London Liverpool Street in approximately 90 minutes. There is easy access to the A14, linking the regional centres of Ipswich, Norwich and Cambridge, as well as the greater road network beyond.

Additional information

  • Services
  • Mains electricity and water. Private drainage and oil fired central heating. Alarm and security lights.
  • Mid Suffolk District Council
  • Council Tax Band G
  • Directions: From the A140 travel along the B1118 for five and a half miles, two miles after Hoxne take the second of two left hand turnings signposted Wingfield Street, Fressingfield and Harleston. Proceed for approximately one mile and the entrance to The White House will be found on the right.
  • EPC Exempt
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: G