- Impressive grounds of approx. 1.23 acres
- Grade II Listed
- Believed to date back to early 16th Century
- Upgraded by current owners
- Re-thatched around 9 years ago
- Outline planning for rear extension
- Popular village location
- Plenty of off road parking
Property The Old Forge is a divine thatched cottage (re-thatched around 9 years ago), occupying a private position in the picturesque village of Wingfield. Offering a large sweeping drive, allowing parking for plenty. The current owners have provided an exemplary period cottage, having made extensive upgrades and alterations to The Old Forge. The property also has outline planning for a rear extension (approved by the listed officer also), which can be passed on to the prospective purchaser. The property sits in impressive grounds of around 1.23 acres.
Location Wingfield is a popular, but quiet village that benefits from The De La Pole Arms village pub, local equestrian centre, a charming and popular café and the wedding and conference centre, Wingfield Barns. The nearby village of Fressingfield has the benefit of a village shop, medical centre, The Swan pub and Fox and Goose Inn. The village is in close proximity to the market towns of Harleston and Eye, with the larger market town of Diss just 9 miles to the north west, which offers excellent amenities including schools, health facilities, sports facilities, regular bus service and main line railway station to London (Liverpool Street). The beautiful Heritage Coast, with the popular coastal centres of Southwold, Walberswick and Dunwich, is about 20 miles to the east. The City of Norwich is some 27 miles to the north and the town of Ipswich is about 29 miles to the south.
Viewing Viewing is strictly by arrangement with the vendors' agent Durrants, please call 01379 852217.
Services Mains water and electricity are connected, septic tank drainage
(Durrants have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fittings or services and so cannot verify they are in working order)
Local Authority South Norfolk Council
Council Tax Band - F
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