An incredibly rare opportunity to acquire a truly unique converted mill set in a stunning riverside location occupying a quiet and unspoilt corner of the Norfolk Broads. Offering a substantial 75ft long mooring plot with two generous mooring docks and a freehold parking space.

Key Features

  • A grade II listed converted mill
  • Stunning riverside location with breathtaking views
  • Generous mooring plot with two large mooring docks
  • Freehold parking space 400 metres away
  • Perfect holiday home or holiday let
  • No onward chain

About this Property

An incredibly rare opportunity to acquire a truly unique converted mill set in a stunning riverside location occupying a quiet and unspoilt corner of the Norfolk Broads.

Full of character, history and charm, this impressive Grade II listed mill also offers a substantial 75ft long mooring plot with two generous mooring docks providing space for several boats.

Believed to have been built in 1908 and converted into a holiday home during the 1950s/1960s the current owner is only the third since that original conversion. They have greatly improved the mill during their ownership, running it as a hugely popular holiday let.

The accommodation is arranged over four floors and consists of a living room with kitchen area, bathroom, rear lobby and store room/workshop, two bedrooms with further accommodation on floor 3 and in the boat-shaped cap, now in need of replacement, which also offers an external walkway offering breathtaking views out over the River Thurne and the open countryside beyond.

Access to the mill is via river and footpath only, but included in the sale is a freehold parking space located approximately 400 metres away.

A stunning property in a breathtaking location, early viewing is strongly recommended.



Living Room: Diameter 16’6″

Charming dual aspect living space with original crown wheel still in place. Kitchen area with 1½ sink unit and drainer, built in electric oven and hob, plumbing for dishwasher. Fixed table with seating for four. Wood burner, stable door, replacement staircase to first floor. Door to:


Rear Lobby

Door to rear.


Corner bath, fitted shower, low level w/c, wash basin, window to side, extractor fan. Tiled walls, wall mounted heater .

Rear Hallway

Currently providing storage and a cloaks area, this has been designed to be able to provide internal access to the workshop (currently accessed externally), should an additional room be required.


Bedroom 1: 14’8″ diameter

Dual aspect with river views. Steep stairs/ladder leading up to:


Bedroom 2: 12’5″ diameter

Currently laid out as a twin room. Window to side. Ladder up to:


Study/Bedroom 3: 9’7″ diameter

Window to front aspect. Ladder to:



Mill cap

Boat-shaped weather boarded cap. Door to external gallery with breathtaking panoramic views out over the River Thurne and the open countryside beyond.

Please note: We understand the cap is now in need of repair/replacement and that this is likely to cost in the region of £40,000 – £50,000. We encourage prospective purchasers to make their own enquiries regarding possible cost.


The mill enjoys a peaceful and private lawned garden, well enclosed by mature trees and hedging. A decked pathway leads from the front gate and leads all around the property with an incredibly private decked seated area to the rear.


Directly in front of the mill, separated by a footpath, is the private mooring plot. Measuring approximately 75ft x 47ft, this substantial plot enjoys 75ft of private river frontage and includes two generous mooring docks measuring 45ft x 14ft and 34ft x 11’6″ providing ample space for multiple boats. The plot is also the perfect vantage point to sit and enjoy far reaching unspoilt views as well as the wealth of birdlife and wildlife. Ideal for those with an interest in boating, sailing, canoeing, paddle boarding and fishing, or simply as the ultimate picnic spot in an idyllic riverside location.


Located approximately 400 metres along the footpath is a private freehold parking space.


The mill is set on a peaceful section of the River Thurne, close to the end of navigation. Close by the river leads up to Hickling Broad and Horsey Mere via the low bridge at Potter Heigham. There is access to the entire Broads network.


The Mill: Freehold with holiday home/holiday let use
Car parking space: Freehold
Mooring Plot – Leasehold. Current lease runs until 2085. Ground rent and service charge tbc
Services: Mains water and electricity
Drainage: Septic tank. Additional holding tank (£40 per empty).

Plans and drawings are not to scale and are for guidance purposes only.

Whilst it is our intention that these sales particulars offer a fair and accurate account, they are provided for guidance purposes only and do not constitute part of any offer or contract.

All measurements are approximate and we have not tested any equipment or services, and no warranty is given or implied that these are in working order.

Prospective purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves by inspection or by further investigation via their solicitor or surveyor.

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