THE BARN A beautiful 5/6 bedroom conversion extending to over 3800 sq. ft., The Timber Barn represents the many styles of barn construction and has been converted to an exceptional specification and then improved and updated over time by its current owners, who use it as a second home. The single storey wings of the "C" shaped layout are constructed from brick and flint with the main barn being built around a beautifully crafted timber frame. Set in a beautiful rural location, the barn offers a wealth of features, most notably the double opening redbrick fireplace with an inset wood burning stove, the vaulted ceilings and beautifully preserved A Frames throughout.
THE APPROACH A shared driveway leads through a five-bar gate to a private parking and turning area
ACCOMODATION The single storey wings of the "C" shaped layout are constructed from brick and flint with the main barn being built around a beautifully crafted timber frame. The barn offers a wealth of features; most notably the double opening redbrick fireplace with an inset wood burning stove vaulted ceilings and beautifully preserved A Frames throughout.
The accommodation briefly consists of:
• 5/6 Large bedrooms, the master bedroom having an ensuite shower and bath
• 1 additional ensuite bathrooms
• Family bathroom with roll top bath and separate shower
• 2 well-proportioned reception rooms including a large games room
• 342 sq. ft. double aspect kitchen with oak fronted units, range oven and vaulted ceiling
• Stunning vaulted sitting and dining rooms measuring approximately 995 sq ft with aspects over two enclosed courtyard areas
• stunning 545 sq. ft.. games room with two sets of double doors opening out to the front garden, stunning country views.
OUTSIDE Outside to the front there is a good sized garden and the barn is wrapped around an enclosed private courtyard which can be approached from most of the ground floor rooms. There is planning permission agreed and in place for a large garage plus storage.
The village of Letton is equidistant (approximately 6 miles) from the towns of both Watton and Dereham. Watton to the south is an ancient and bustling market town with a variety of shops and amenities, a doctor’s surgery, dentist, vet, banks, supermarket and restaurants. There is a market here each Wednesday and a farmers market on the first Saturday of each month. Crown Hotel in Watton dates back to the 1760’s and provides comfortable accommodation and good food.
Dereham to the north is a lively town with a market held on Tuesdays and Fridays, a wide variety of independent shops and several pubs.
The fine Cathedral city of Norwich is about ½ an hour away by car and provides a wider variety of shopping, commercial and leisure facilities, cinema, theatre, restaurants, hospital and high street stores. Norwich boasts the largest open air market in the country with stall selling a wide range of goods and is open 6 days a week.
LOCAL AMEITIES Letton is a beautiful and quiet Norfolk village close to Cranworth with its 14th Century church of St Mary’s. Local amenities can be found in Shipdham which has a range of everyday facilities including a doctor’s surgery, shops, a primary school, post office and public house. The old airfield is now the Shipdham Aeroclub and museum.
Within 5 miles of Letton there are several primary schools feeding into Northgate High School. There are also a selection of independent schools within 20 miles including Town Close House Preparatory School, Hethersett Old School, Norwich School, Norwich High School for Girls and Riddlesworth Hall Prep School.
TRAVEL Letton village is 15 minutes drive from the A47 and 20 minutes from the A11 providing excellent links with the Midlands and London respectively. Fast Train links are available from Norwich and Thetford to London. Norwich Airport with domestic and international connections is approximately 20 miles to the north, while London Stanstead Airport can be reached in 1 ½ hours via the M11 and by train.
DIRECTIONS From Norwich, take the A47 towards Swaffham, then take the A1075 signposted to Watton. After approximately 4 miles turn left onto Letton Road. The property can be found on the right, clearly marked with a Barn Masters for sale board.
COUNCIL AUTHORITY Breckland Council
SERVICES Water obtained from borehole.
Oil fired central heating.
Drainage is via private mini treatment plant.
Strictly by appointment through Barn Masters.
Please Call 01603 621177