- 5 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- 3 receptions
A superb 18th Century Country House with far reaching views and over 8 acres in a popular location
Red Hall is a distinctive 18th Century Grade II listed 3-storey country house. A particular feature of the house are the rusticated pilasters which are referred to in Nikolaus Pevsners The Buildings of England. The current owners restored the principal façade of the house in 1992 to five bays with traditional oak mullioned leaded windows and a fine timber cornice to match the original brickwork and doorcase.
The house offers well laid out spacious accommodation with three reception rooms including a farmhouse kitchen with Aga, pamment floor and original bread oven. Adjacent to the kitchen is a double height store room which has potential for further accommodation (possibly over two floors), subject to the necessary consents. This room could also be incorporated within the kitchen/breakfast room.
There are excellent ceiling heights throughout the house which faces south with splendid views over its own gardens, grounds and the surrounding countryside, including the picturesque village Church. Original 18th Century features include a fine Georgian staircase, panelled doors and surrounds, shuttered windows, cornices, and fire places. A marble fire place in the drawing room now houses a wood burning stove.
This property has 8.43 acres of land.
To the rear of the house are extensive outbuildings, ideal as a base for a small business. Outbuilding accommodation includes a newly built workshop/studio in traditional materials as well as a smaller workshop and three large offices. This range of single storey buildings could be converted to an annexe (subject to the necessary consents) and extends to over 2000 sq feet.
Red Hall is approached by a peashingle drive between pleached lime trees leading to a parking and turning area at the rear of the house. This driveway also gives access to the workshops/offices. To the front of the house, lawns bordered by well stocked flower beds and clipped bay trees flank a gravel path to the front door, adding to the charming symmetry of Red Hall. To the west of the house is an area of formal garden, enclosed by well-maintained yew and box hedging and planted with apple and pear trees. Of particular note is the stone belvedere which overlooks a pond and provides an ideal location for outside entertaining. Further to the west is a paddock. Most of the land is situated to the South of the house over the quiet country lane. This includes meadowland, woodland and a large pond. The woods are a haven for wildlife, and the meadows would be ideal for equestrian use. From the land there are fine views towards Southburgh Church and the surrounding countryside. 8.43 acres
Red Hall is situated in the rural spread-out village of Southburgh about 3 miles from the historic small Georgian town of Hingham which has a good range of local amenities including the White Hart public house, local store, bakery, tearooms, chemist, post office newsagents, primary school and medical centre. Wymondham provides a wider range of amenities including a Waitrose, and has a station with a regular service to Cambridge. Norwich (15 miles) has a full range of educational, cultural, shopping and entertainment facilities and a regular rail service to London, as well as an international airport. The A11 is about 8 miles away and provides uninterrupted dual carriageway to London, the Midlands and beyond. Southburgh is well located for access to the University and Hospital on the South West Side of Norwich.
From Norwich proceed along the B1108 signposted Watton. Pass through Hingham market square with the church on your left hand side. Continue through Hingham until you reach a right turning signposted Woodrising (1.5 miles) and Cranworth (3 miles). Continue on this road until you reach the turning for Church Lane on your right signposted to Southburgh (1 mile). At the crossroads turn left onto Red Hall Lane and Red Hall can be found on your left hand side.
- Entrance hall
- Drawing room
- Dining room
- Farmhouse Kitchen, Store (former dairy)
- Master bedroom with ensuite, 4 further bedrooms, Family bathroom
- Paddocks and Meadowland, Ponds, Woodland
- Outbuildings providing extensive modern workshop, studio and office space (over 2000 sq feet)
- In all about 8 acres
This plan is for layout guidance only. Not drawn to scale unless stated. Windows and door openings are approximate. Whilst every care is taken in the preparation of the plan, please check all dimensions, shapes and compass bearings before making any decisions reliant upon them.