An immaculately presented, incredibly versatile detached Broadland residence with self contained annexe, set in impressive south facing grounds, extending to approximately half an acre, with views to village moorings leading out onto Malthouse Broad.
- Generous and flexible accommodation
- Self-contained annexe/holiday let
- Views over the village moorings
- Private parking and garage, workshop
- Comprehensively improved and updated by the current owners
- South facing private grounds extending to approx half an acre
- Elevated triple aspect living room with open fronted wood burner
About this Property
An immaculately presented and incredibly versatile detached Broadland residence set in impressive grounds, extending to approximately half an acre, backing onto open fields looking out over the parish church with views to the front over the village moorings leading out onto Malthouse Broad.
Located in the highly regarded and unspoilt village of Ranworth, the property offers generous and flexible accommodation that consists of an entrance porch, entrance hall, reception hall, cloakroom, a beautifully refitted kitchen/dining room finished in solid ash with Bushboard and granite worktops and including an Everhot cast iron electric range cooker. The elevated triple aspect living room includes an open fronted wood burner and there is also a study/bedroom/playroom. The first floor comprises the master bedroom with walk in wardrobe, en-suite shower room and views of the moorings, with two more double bedrooms and a family bathroom completing the accommodation in the main house.
The property also includes a fully self-contained annexe offering accommodation, all on the ground floor, that includes an entrance hall, kitchen, living room, bedroom and bathroom. Finished to an equally high standard and including its own private garden, the annexe offers comfortable accommodation for an elderly relative, but would also be perfectly suited as a well placed holiday let. Alternatively it could be incorporated into the main house creating a substantial 5-6 bedroom residence.
The current owners have taken great care over the extensive programme of improvements that they have carried out, and the property now benefits from a number of features that include new UPVC sealed unit double glazing throughout, fitted in 2015, refitted, contemporary bathrooms/shower rooms, oil fired central heating with a boiler fitted in 2009 and vertical blinds fitted to every window.
The generous south facing grounds are well enclosed and private, whilst backing onto open fields where alpacas are often seen, all in the shadow of the iconic St Helen’s Church (sometimes referred to as the Cathedral of The Broads). There is ample private parking, a garage and a workshop, and the plot is within 150 metres of Malthouse Broad, with the privately run Ranworth Moorings literally at the end of the driveway with rented moorings on offer, subject to availability.
A beautifully maintained property with generous and flexible accommodation set in a sought after location.
Viewing highly recommended.
Glazed, contemporary front door with glazed side panels, tiled floor, hanging space, built in cupboard.
Tiled floor, radiator, walk-in pantry with plumbing for washing machine, shelving, worktop and space for a fridge/freezer.
Low level w/c, worktop with inset sink, water softener, tiled floor, panelled door, extractor fan, window to front aspect.
Radiator, walk-in boiler cupboard with hot water cylinder and fitted shelving. Staircase up to a half landing with fully glazed door leading out onto steps leading down to the patio.
Kitchen/Dining Room: 20’9″ x 11’3″
An extensive range of wall and floor mounted units, finished in sold ash with granite and Bushboard worktops with a Franke 1½ sink unit and drainer, built in dishwasher and an Everhot cast iron electric range cooker with extractor hood. Tiled floor, dual aspect with a fully glazed door out onto the south facing patio. Coved ceiling, tiled floor. Dimmer lighting controls.
Study/Bedroom 4/Playroom: 9’10” x 8’11”
Window to front aspect, radiator, laminate wooden flooring, telephone point, dimmer switch, down lighters, panelled door.
Living Room: 23’0″ x 13’2″
Light and airy, triple aspect reception room with picture windows to the front and the back. Laminate wooden flooring, open fronted wood burner with granite surround and hearth. Two radiators, wall lights, dimmer lighting controls, TV point. Views out over the open fields to the rear.
Master Bedroom: 16’1″ x 8’10”
Window to front aspect with views out over the village moorings and beyond towards Malthouse Broad. Radiator.
Steps up to a 13ft long walk in wardrobe (angled ceiling) with fitted hanging rails and storage cupboards.
En-Suite Shower Room
Low level w/c, contemporary wash basin with storage under. Corner shower enclosure, heated towel rail, laminate wooden floor, extractor fan, panelled door.
Bedroom 2: 9’3″ (11’5″ max) x 10’2″
Window to rear with open views. Built in triple wardrobe, vanity washbasin, loft access with ladder and light. Radiator, panelled door.
Bedroom 3: 9’3″ (11’5″ max) x 9’8″
Dual aspect with open views, built in triple wardrobe (no doors), vanity wash basin, radiator, panelled door.
Low level w/c, vanity wash basin, panelled bath with fitted shower, partially tiled walls, laminate wooden floor, heated towel rail, extractor fan, window to side, panelled door.
Attached to the main house, but fully self-contained, double glazed and centrally heated with its own private entrance and enclosed rear garden.
Coved ceiling, radiator, loft access.
Living Room: 13’10” x 10’2″
Window to front aspect, radiator, laminate wooden floor, TV point, double built in wardrobe with cupboards over, panelled door.
Kitchen: 10’1″ (8’3″ min) x 5’5″
Range of wall and floor mounted units with sink unit and drainer, built in oven and hob (two rings), tiled splash backs, heated towel rail, laminate wooden floor, coved ceiling.
Bedroom: 9’10” x 8’0″
Window to rear, built in wardrobe, radiator, coved ceiling, panelled door.
Low level w/c, vanity wash basin, panelled bath, fitted shower, fully tiled walls, tiled floor, shaver point, heated towel rail, extractor fan, panelled door.
The property is approached via a gravelled driveway providing ample off road parking and leading to a Garage: 17’7″ x 8’9″ – power and light connected with up and over doors both at the front and the back and a Workshop: 17’7″ x 8’9″ – with power, light and water connected.
The generous south facing plot extends to approximately half an acre and is laid mainly to lawn and enclosed by mature hedging, and fencing over a variety of fruit trees including apple, cherry, pear and plum. There is an ornamental pond, vegetable garden, chicken run, two garden sheds, wood store and greenhouse.
The main patio area leads out from the kitchen and looks out over the open fields beyond and further to St Helen’s Church.
The annexe has its own generous rear garden with patio and open views which of course could easily be incorporated into the main garden if required.
The exterior of the house is well served by outside lighting and water.
The property looks out over Ranworth Moorings, a privately owned facility offering rented moorings, subject to availability. They can be contacted on 01603 270280.
Ranworth is a highly regarded village set between Malthouse and Ranworth Broads, just off the River Bure with tea room/gift shop/Post Office, public house, staithe with free 24 hour mooring, and it is also the location of the Norfolk Wildlife Trust, who have their floating Broads Wildlife Centre there, accessed via a boardwalk.
Wroxham is 6½ miles away
Horning is 10 miles away
Norwich is 10 miles away
Acle is 4 miles away with train station and high school. The neighbouring village of South Walsham has a primary school.
Tenure: Freehold, offered with no onward chain.
Services: Mains electricity, water and drainage, oil fired central heating.
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