An attractive countryside property with two bedroom annexe of over 3600 sq/ft and mature gardens
Scoulton Lodge is an attractive countryside period property presented in immaculate condition and offering spacious multi-functional accommodation. On entering the main house, a welcoming pamment floored entrance hall with wood burning stove fireplace leads to the sitting room also with stone fireplace and wood burning stove, built-in wall cupboards and shelves, as well as French doors onto the terrace. The side door is also a welcoming entrance opening down some steps into a large open plan kitchen breakfast room with pantry and also with French doors out to the terrace. The flexibility in this property continues with a study which has previously been used as a formal dining room and a rear hall which could be used as a study. Upstairs is the main bedroom with en-suite bathroom, along with four further bedrooms and two shower rooms. The property benefits from plenty of natural light, good decorative order and storage cupboards throughout. Lodge Cottage is a two-bedroom, two-shower room, single storey annexe in excellent condition with private terrace providing further living accommodation or office space to the main house, but has more recently been used to produce a successful holiday rental income.
This property has 1.21 acres of land.
The property has two gated entrances and is approached via a gravel drive where there is plenty of parking and an oak framed two bay cart shed. To the rear of the property is an impressive wrap around terrace overlooking mature gardens of just over 1.2 acres. The gardens have been landscaped with a number of well stocked flower beds and shrub borders, with a meandering lawn leading to larger open spaces, divided by mature hedging. The end of the garden forms a point where the grass is allowed to grow to meadow with wildflowers and surrounded by open countryside. Interspersed throughout the gardens are a number of broadleaf and coniferous specimen trees such as oak, willow, flowering cherry and Chilean beeches. The garden also benefits from a bothy connected with power and water which has been used as a garden studio and a large workshop with power for storing garden tools and machinery.
Scoulton Lodge is situated in the attractive Breckland village of Scoulton, not far from the villages 14th century medieval Holy Trinity church. 3 miles to the east is the popular Georgian market town of Hingham with a good range of local amenities including shops, doctors' surgery, village school and the White Hart pub. Wymondham has a Waitrose supermarket and railway station with regular services to Norwich, Stansted and Cambridge which connects on to London Kings Cross.
Norwich has a comprehensive range of educational and cultural amenities, an international airport and a mainline railway station to London Liverpool Street. Scoulton is about 6 miles from the A11 which provides access to Cambridge, Newmarket and Stansted airport. Scoulton Lodge is well located for access to the University of East Anglia, the Norfolk & Norwich Hospital and the Research Park.
From Norwich head south west on the B1108 Watton Road. Continue through Hingham for 2.5 miles and take the right hand turn signposted Cranworth and Woodrising onto the Woodrising Road. Follow this road for 0.4 miles and turn left onto The Street. After a short distance Scoulton Lodge can be found on the right hand side.Read all
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