Once the rectory for the vicar of the local church, the property is believed to date back to the 19th Century. The house sits in substantial woodland grounds and still displays many of its striking architectural features,with elegant chimneys and a magnificent reception hall. The property is located in a beautiful setting and has 3/4 reception rooms, six bedroom, woodland gardens, a garage, ample parking and an indoor swimming pool.
The impressive property is entered via its splendid reception hall, which leads on to all the main living areas. These include the elegant drawing room, with its bay window overlooking the well-kept grounds, and the family sitting room. There is also a dining room and garden room, together with the kitchen, breakfast room, laundry room, boot room and cloakroom, and access to the wine cellar. All five bedrooms are to be found on the first floor of The Old Rectory. Three of these, including the master bedroom, have en suite bathrooms, and there is a stunning, spacious family bathroom to serve the other bedrooms. The master bedroom is especially large and benefits from its own balcony, as well as a beautiful bathroom. The property has been well-maintained with an updated the kitchen, which is now a very modern room. The property still retains its traditional feel, with features such as fireplaces but also has a contemporary feel in some places.” The leisure complex, which can be accessed via the breakfast room, hall or garden, includes a spa pool, steam room and changing facilities, as well as the swimming pool. It also adjoins a gym.
Despite the tranquillity of the Whinburgh setting, The Old Rectory is well placed for reaching shops, schools and places of interest,The market town of Dereham, with its wide range of amenities, is just a short distance away, while proximity to the A47 gives excellent access to the city of Norwich. Here there are major shopping centres, with high street names, as well as independent shops, theatres, art galleries, cinemas and a host of restaurants and cafés. The city also enjoys good transport links, with mainline trains running to London, Cambridge and other cross-country destinations, as well an international airport. It takes approximately 20 to 25 minutes to drive into Norwich.
Set in substantial grounds, with three acres of mature woodland gardens, the outside areas at The Old Rectory are glorious. From here there are views of the village church and plenty of places to sit out. The property enjoys a driveway providing ample off-road parking. There are also garages. Doors from the indoor swimming pool can be opened up on to the gardens beyond.
Please note that we have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and as so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for their purpose. Pymm & Co cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided. This is provided as a guide to the property and an inspection of the property is recommended.