Highland Cottage Hardwick Road,

Guide Price £530,000

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Three bedroom farm house in Starston

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Key Features

  • Approximately 6.8 acres
  • 19th Century Cottage
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Fantastic Project
  • Three bedrooms
  • Agricultural Building

Property Description

PROPERTY Highland Cottage has been in the owners family since the 1950s and is the principal residence to a small livestock farm, part of which is being retained and part now being sold with 6.8 acres and a very useful agricultural building of about 300 sqm. The cottage has 19th Century origins with later additions and will benefit from updating of fittings, decoration and other works. The land is in grass and is bordered by tall hedges and interspersed trees on the eastern, western and northern boundaries. There are two vehicular access points one adjoining the cottage and the other at the northern extremity of the land. The cottage has sizable sitting and dining rooms, and 3 bedroom first floor accommodation.

SERVICES Mains electricity and water. Private foul drainage system. Oil fired central heating. (Durrants have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fittings or services and so cannot verify they are in working order)

LOCAL AUTHORITY South Norfolk Council - Tax Band D

LOCATION The property is 4 miles North of the market town of Harleston, with it's many historical buildings, excellent range of independently owned shops, supermarket, doctors, dentists and veterinary surgeries. There are school to G.C.S.E. level, 2 hotels, and a number of cafes, restaurants and public houses. The city of Norwich is about 17 miles to the North, this being the principal, commercial and shopping centre for the county. There is a mainline link to London Liverpool Street at Diss (13 miles).

VIEIWNG Viewing is strictly by arrangement with the vendors' agent Durrants, please call 01379 852217.

AGENTS NOTE There is a public footpath at the northern extremity of the land (fenced off).

There is a modern livestock unit to the west.

The buyer will need to replace the foul drainage system currently installed.

Property Location

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Train Stations

  • Diss Rail Station 8.60 miles
  • Spooner Row Rail Station 10.42 miles
  • Wymondham Rail Station 10.85 miles
  • Brampton (Suffolk) Rail Station 11.36 miles
  • Halesworth Rail Station 11.51 miles


  • Budgens, Harleston 3.08 miles
  • Costcutter, Harleston 3.58 miles
  • Costcutter, Harleston 3.58 miles
  • Co-Op, Diss 6.09 miles
  • Co-Op, Diss 6.09 miles

Primary Schools

  • Shelton with Hardwick Community School 1.92 miles
  • Alburgh with Denton Church of England Primary School 2.43 miles
  • Pulham Church of England Primary School 2.70 miles
  • Harleston CofE VA Primary School 3.07 miles
  • Manor Field Infant and Nursery School 3.73 miles

Secondary Schools

  • Archbishop Sancroft High School 3.27 miles
  • Long Stratton High School 3.73 miles
  • Bungay High School 6.53 miles
  • Diss High School 8.65 miles
  • Stradbroke High School 9.22 miles

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

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

01379 852217
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