Cromer Road, Thorpe Market, Norwich, NR11 8NE | Property for sale | Savills
4,425 sq ft(411.10 sq m)
Guide price £900,000

Cromer RoadThorpe Market, Norwich, NR11 8NE

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in July 2022
  • Rural setting yet accessible to the North Norfolk coast
  • Spacious and light accommodation
  • Gardens and woodland
  • Countryside views

Substantial house in glorious surroundings

About this property

  • The Property
    High House is a substantial period home, originally built in 1923, with later alterations and offering over 4000 square feet of living space. The house has an imposing elevated position, surrounded by rural North Norfolk countryside over which the property has far reaching views.

    An appealing feature of the house is the scale of everything, with large windows allowing in plenty of natural light, to tall ceilings throughout and spacious rooms that could be dressed in many ways. The main entrance opens into an impressive entrance/staircase hall with fine oak staircase, with access off to the main reception rooms. These include the delightful sitting room with fireplace and window seat, a dining room comfortably hosting a twelve seat table, a snug and a superb kitchen/ breakfast room solid oak fitted units and a range cooker. A ground floor wing hosts, from the kitchen, a garden/games room, with storage rooms and direct access to the integral garaging providing scope for further accommodation or other uses as required.

    The bedrooms, of equal scale, are on the first and second floor. These include a principal double aspect bedroom with en suite bath/shower room, a further en suite bedroom, four more double bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms, one of which is the large family bathroom. All bedrooms enjoy fine views of the gardens and surrounding countryside.

    The house is currently used as a successful holiday home.

    High House is approached by a long driveway which sweeps up to a parking and turning area to the front and South of the house. The gardens that surround the house are mostly laid to lawn with post and rail fencing separating the main lawns from the woodland.

    To the East there is an area of Orchard with a variety of fruit trees including cherry, apple and pear and to the North there is an area of mature broadleaved woodland, principally Oak with numerous mature trees and a lovely woodland walk.

    The land in all extends to 2.85 acres est.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

This is a house with so much space, there are big rooms over the three floors that is really adaptable.

Ben RivettProperty agent

Local information

  • The village of Thorpe Market is situated between the Towns of
  • Cromer, Aylsham and North Walsham. Cromer (3 miles) is a popular Edwardian seaside resort with a shingle beach, a pier and an excellent range of shops. The North Norfolk Coast, much of which is classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty offers many recreational activities including sailing, fishing and bird watching.
  • The market Town of North Walsham is about 5 miles and has a good range of local shops and Waitrose supermarket. The renowned and extremely popular Gunton Arms hotel and pub is only 2 miles away, with its new sister pub, the Suffield Arms, also 2 miles and situated next to Gunton train station which provides a connecting train (via Norwich) to London Liverpool Street. Norwich, the cathedral city and regional centre of East Anglia is about 20 miles to the South. The city has excellent retail, cultural, business and education sectors. Norwich international airport is situated to the North of the City and has an expanding range of flights both domestic and continental Europe.
  • There are good schools locally and independent schools in the area include Beeston Hall preparatory school at Sheringham and Greshams at Holt.

Additional information

  • Services
  • Mains water and electricity, private drainage and oil fired central heating.
  • Local Authority
  • North 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.
  • EPC Rating = E
  • Tenure = Freehold