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The Old Forge Church Road,
Diss, Suffolk

Guide Price £675,000

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Four bedroom detached house in Wingfield

Key Features

  • 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 Description

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

Building Consultancy Our Building Consultancy Team will be happy to provide advice to prospective buyers on planning applications, architectural design, building regulations and project management - please contact us if you would like to discuss.

Property Location

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Train Stations

  • Diss Rail Station 6.53 miles
  • Halesworth Rail Station 9.90 miles
  • Darsham Rail Station 11.76 miles
  • Brampton (Suffolk) Rail Station 12.03 miles
  • Saxmundham Rail Station 12.89 miles


  • Co-Op, Diss 1.32 miles
  • Co-Op, Diss 1.32 miles
  • Co-Op, Diss 2.49 miles
  • Co-Op, Diss 2.49 miles
  • Costcutter, Harleston 3.79 miles

Primary Schools

  • Stradbroke Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School 1.63 miles
  • Fressingfield Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School 1.87 miles
  • Brockdish Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School 2.07 miles
  • St Edmund's Primary School 2.64 miles
  • Wilby Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School 3.42 miles

Secondary Schools

  • Stradbroke High School 2.09 miles
  • Archbishop Sancroft High School 3.96 miles
  • Hartismere School 5.74 miles
  • Diss High School 7.02 miles
  • Thomas Mills High School 8.46 miles

Distances are as the crow flies and the property listed may not be in the schools catchment area.

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Harleston office

Nathan Mortlock
Area Manager

32-34 Thoroughfare, Harleston, Norfolk, IP20 9AU

01379 852217
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