Cook Road, Holme Hale, Norfolk, IP25

££550,000 Guide

5 Bedroom Detached House For Sale

GUIDE PRICE: £550,000 - £600,000. Introducing The Old Red Lion, a distinguished five bedroom detached house that once stood as the beloved village pub, now transformed into a resplendent family home. Imbued with historical significance and meticulously preserved by the current owners, this property seamlessly marries old-world charm with modern comfort, offering a truly unique living experience. Don't miss this rare opportunity to own a piece of village history and make this exceptional property your own.


Holme Hale is a serene village, peacefully situated about 6 miles away from the bustling market town of Swaffham and 10 miles from Dereham, known for its rich historical heritage. The village is adorned with a charming church and a vibrant village hall that hosts numerous active clubs, fostering a strong sense of community engagement. There is a livery yard within the village, a facility where horse owners can rent space to keep their horses. Notably, Holme Hale enjoys convenient connectivity with the neighboring village of Necton, as well as Swaffham, Watton and Dereham via a regular bus route, where residents can access a plethora of amenities, including a grocery store/Post Office, Asda, Costa Coffee, a butcher shop, a car repair garage, and a social club, among others. Although the local public house/restaurant is temporarily closed, there are ample recreational opportunities available, including a playing field. Additionally, residents benefit from the presence of two linked doctors' surgeries, ensuring access to essential healthcare services, along with a village primary school, providing education within easy reach.


The initial arrival to this former village pub makes an impressive first impression from the moment you arrive and this charm only deepens as you explore further. A gated entrance leads to a spacious shingle driveway, providing ample off-road parking for both family and visitors. The meticulously maintained grounds, which line the driveway, leave a lasting impact on all who arrive.

Upon stepping through the residence, one is instantly captivated by the property's original character features, including exposed beams and brickwork that whisper tales of its storeyed past. The interior unfolds graciously with two charming reception rooms that exude warmth and hospitality, perfect placement of your most comfortable furniture, dining set-up and decorative pieces. A traditional kitchen takes place as the heart of the home, greeting you with a comforting aroma of home-cooked meals, placed beside the Rayburn cooker, nestled against a backdrop of rustic, exposed brick. Its unique design blends the functional essentials with the character of a beloved local pub. The presence of a conservatory is designed to extend the living space, allowing you to enjoy panoramic views of the outdoors within the comfort of your own home. An easily accessible workshop creates a versatile space for creativity, suitable for someone looking to work from home.

Ascending the staircase, you will find five bedrooms, each designed to offer you relaxation and privacy. The windows infuse the rooms with natural light, whilst framing picturesque views of the desirable countryside. Both bathrooms accommodates all family members and guests, creating a private space to rejuvenate. Located on the third floor is a loft room, providing additional space for growing families to thrive.

Immerse yourself into the wrap-around wildlife garden that envelops the residence, offering endless possibilities for outdoor activities and enjoyment. It creates ample space tailored to individual preferences, including gardening, outdoor dining and entertainment. For garden enthusiasts the garden is enhanced by multiple fruit trees, planted beds, two greenhouses and botanical pond features, attracting a wide range of wildlife, adding a touch of natural splendour.

Nestled in a desirable village location, this home commands picturesque field views that evoke a sense of serenity and rural charm. The surrounding community offers a quintessentially English lifestyle, with local amenities, schools, and transport links within easy reach, promising both convenience and a strong sense of community.


We understand that this property is freehold. Connected to mains water, electricity and drainage.

Heating system - Oil & a woodburner.

Solar panels are owned outright & battery storage.

Water softener.

Council Tax Band: F

Tenure: Freehold

Cook Road, Holme Hale, Norfolk, IP25
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9a Market Place
NR19 2AW

01362 700820

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