Glebe Cottage Horning Road, Woodbastwick, Norwich, Norfolk, NR13

££1,100,000 Offers over

5 Bedroom Detached House For Sale

Welcome to this truly exceptional 5-bedroom detached house, featuring a captivating blend of Victorian and Georgian architecture. Nestled on a desirable plot of approximately 1.7 acres that includes its own versatile converted barn, this bespoke property is a testament to timeless elegance and luxury living. Step inside this magnificent home, originally dating back to 1850 with several upgrades throughout the years, and take in the unparalleled craftsmanship and attention to detail that permeates every corner.


Nestled within the picturesque Norfolk Broads, Woodbastwick exudes a timeless charm that captivates visitors with its idyllic setting. This quaint village, situated in the heart of the Norfolk countryside, is a hidden gem surrounded by lush greenery. The focal point of Woodbastwick is its historic parish church, a graceful structure that adds to the village's character and is visible from this property. The landscape is dotted with traditional thatched cottages, offering a peaceful setting with noise only from the surrounding nature. The village pub, Woodfordes Brewery, is a welcoming hub for locals and visitors alike, provides a taste of Norfolk hospitality and an opportunity to savor its popular Ales, brewed on site. Located only a few miles from both the centre of Norwich and the village of Hoveton/Wroxham, you'll never be far from your local amenities.


Glebe Cottage is steeped in history, originally used to house the church warden, and complete with its own Bier House, still standing within the grounds.

Step into the exceptional open-plan kitchen, showcasing exposed brickwork and an Aga, epitomising the essence of a true country kitchen. The modern units and breakfast bar seamlessly complement the space, leaving room for a smaller table. The lounge and dining rooms, with their generous proportions, provide an ideal setting for relaxation and quality time, complete with a log burner for chilly nights. Additionally, there are two well-proportioned offices and a sizeable utility. On the second floor, the master bedroom with ensuite bathroom featuring a luxury four-piece suite and two other bedrooms sharing their own bathroom.

Exploring the expansive grounds leads to Glebe Barn, a self-contained property dating back to around 1750, predating the main cottage. Glebe Barn presents various opportunities, from serving as a secluded space for guests to functioning as a home office or accommodating multi-generational living. This charming addition enhances the property's versatility. The barn itself is a beautiful home with two additional bedrooms, high vaulted ceilings featuring exposed beams and brickwork, and a cosy fireplace housing a log burner. The building also includes a loft room with storage and Velux windows, offering potential for further expansion with the right permissions. Glebe Barn is fully equipped with central heating and plumbing, providing a homey atmosphere.

The remaining 1.7 acres feature vibrant gardens, a true horticultural haven adorned with colourful flowers and flourishing fruit trees and large vegetable plot that create a stunning visual display throughout the seasons. The pi裥 de r鳩stance of the outdoor space is a greenhouse that once graced the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Numerous areas of lush greenery await exploration, accompanied by external seating areas, ample private parking, and views over the surrounding village.

Situated on the edge of a picturesque conservation area, this property offers sweeping views over the historic churchyard, serving as a constant reminder of the rich heritage and storied past that envelops it. Beyond its aesthetic appeal, the home showcases a commitment to sustainable living with its solar panels and battery, that is stored within the property grounds and holds excess electricity for the owners.

Tenure: Freehold

Glebe Cottage Horning Road, Woodbastwick, Norwich, Norfolk, NR13
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6 Church Road
NR12 8UG

01603 783088

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