A substantial detached barn conversion with over 4200 sq/ft of flexible accommodation in 2.45 acres

The Old Steading is a substantial detached period barn conversion offering over 4200 sq/ft of flexible family accommodation over two storeys. Constructed of brick elevations under pantile roof, the property could lend itself to a main house with adjoined annexe, subject to planning permission and alterations. Inside the property there are some excellent rooms including a large sitting room with floor to ceiling windows and doors on both sides, timber flooring and inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, either side of which are doors leading into a snug. At the centre of the property is a spacious open plan kitchen dining room with wood flooring, vaulted ceiling. The kitchen itself has wooden cabinets and worktops as well as butler sink and integrated appliances, with an adjacent utility room and pantry. Double doors lead into a large timber framed garden room with under floor heated pamment flooring, fitted blinds and French doors to the garden. Upstairs in the main house is a spacious principal bedroom with fitted wardrobes, a contemporary en suite shower room and floor to ceiling windows. There are a further two bedrooms on this floor and a separate family bathroom.

From the kitchen is an interlinking lockable door into a two storey wing that could be an entirely self-contained annexe with some modification subject to planning. There are two bedrooms and a shower room on the ground floor and a central hallway with independent front door and staircase to two more upstairs rooms currently used as office and study, but could easily be further bedrooms. Downstairs is also a workshop and double garage with phase 3 electricity supply.

This property has 2.45 acres of land.


The Old Steading is approached via a 5 bar gate onto a gravel drive with hedge and shrub borders and a parking area for numerous vehicles. Another 5 bar gate leads to the rear of the property with access to the double garage and also garden sheds. At the front there is a pretty cottage garden with mature wisteria on the western and southern elevations of the property. To the east of the property is a terrace overlooking a spacious lawn with hedge borders with a selection of trees that leads through a gate into a wonderful area of woodland which attracts a large variety of wildlife and offers screening and privacy.


The Old Steading is situated in a rural location on the edge of the village of Wendling. Nearby Longham has a village pub, as does Brisley which has the renowned Bell public house which has recently been fully re-furbished. The Old Steading is well located for access to the A47, and in turn both Norwich and Swaffham, which has a Waitrose supermarket. Dereham, a market town in the centre of the county has a good range of local amenities, and Norwich has a comprehensive range of amenities including first class schooling, cultural and leisure facilities. The Old Steading is well located in Norfolk, being extremely central, with good road access to the coast, Norwich and Kings Lynn both of which contain main line stations to Cambridge and London.


From Norwich, head west on the A47 towards Dereham and Swaffham. Take a left turn onto Dereham Road signposted Wendling, and The Old Steading can be found on the left hand side after Greenbanks Hotel.

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Other features

  • Period Barn Conversion
  • Detached
  • 4244 sq/ft
  • Flexible Accomodation
  • Potential Annexe
  • Double Garage
  • 2.45 Acres
  • Woodland

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Ref: NOR200156

Swaffham Road Wendling Norfolk NR19

Guide Price

Ref: NOR200156

Swaffham Road Wendling Norfolk NR19

Guide Price