Barn conversion in The Heywood, near Diss, Norfolk

Barn conversion in The Heywood, near Diss, Norfolk

Barn conversion set in half an acre of gardens near Diss and Bury St Edmunds in Norfolk

Five to six bedroom timber frame barn conversion near Diss in Norfolk, built around a central south facing walled courtyard and set in half an acre of landscaped grounds, with good road and rail links nearby

St. Martins, The Heywood, Diss, Norfolk

A stunning barn conversion set in half an acre of landscaped grounds backing on to open fields. Comprised of single and two-storey accommodation built around a central south facing walled courtyard. St Martins offers a spacious and unique property suitable for a large or extended family.

An Ideal Location

The Heywood is a quiet conservation parish set in the beautiful south Norfolk countryside. The market town of Diss lies less than two miles to the south with all the local amenities and excellent train links to London Liverpool Street. The city of Norwich is situated 25 miles to the north and to the south and south east are the towns of Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich.

The Property

The main barn is of timber frame construction, much of which is revealed internally, and has attractive timber boarded exterior beneath a pantiled roof.

The two wings are single storey and are of lime rendered clay lump, brick and flint construction.

To the rear and north there is a secluded garden bordered with native hedging and trees with beautiful open countryside beyond.

The property has been painstakingly converted using a blend of traditional and modern building methods to meet with current building requirements whilst preserving its original character and heritage. The conversion was supervised by a prominent local architect and has the benefit of a 10 year Structural Warranty and Architects certificate, plus SAP energy rating certificate.

There is under floor heating throughout which is run from an oil fired low emission condensing boiler. All windows are double glazed with Pilkington K energy efficient glass.

The main courtyard entrance is via double doors into the east wing

Hall (5.10 x 1.20m)

Bedroom (5.80 x 3.80m)

Bathroom (3.20 x 2.30m)

Utility (3.20 x 3.10m)

Cloakroom (1.80 x 1.10m)

Kitchen (5.27 x 4.80m)

Dining room (4.90 x 4.10m)

Lounge (11.00 x 5.20m)

Hall (2.20 x 1.16m)

Study / Bedroom (4.60 x 3.90m)

Shower room (2.10 x 2.10m)

Bedroom (3.40 x 3.20m)

First floor

Stairs from lounge lead up to solid oak walkway (3.16 x 1.10m)

Bedroom (3.70 x 3.10m)

Bedroom / Dressing room (3.70 x 3.10m)

Bedroom (4.85 x 4.00m)

Bathroom (3.70 x 1.90m)


Double garage (5.70 x 4.60m) in the west wing accessed from the courtyard. Ample parking to front and rear of the property.

Drive through entrance (6.70 X 4.40m)

Outbuilding (5.00 x 3.10m) attached to east wing.


Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Drainage is via a private Titan treatment plant to the rear of the property. Oil fired boiler providing under floor heating and domestic hot water.

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