Barn conversion in Diss, Norfolk

Barn conversion in Diss, Norfolk

Barn conversion with a walled garden in The Heywood, near Diss in Norfolk

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

An extremely spacious barn conversion set in half an acre of grounds backing on to open fields.

The barn is comprised of single and two storey accommodation built around a central south facing walled courtyard.

The main part of the barn is of oak timber frame construction with timber boarded exterior beneath a pantiled roof. The two adjoining wings are single storey and are of lime rendered clay lump, brick and flint construction.

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.


Under floor heating and double-glazing through out.

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

HALL (16’7” x 3’9”). Tiled floor. Windows to courtyard. Open studwork to kitchen.

CLOAKROOM (5’9” x 3’6”). Low-level WC and wash hand basin. Tiled floor.

UTILITY ROOM (10’5” x 10’2”). Fitted with hand made oak cupboards, Belfast sink, boiler, space for washing machine and dryer. Door and window to rear garden. Access to loft space with ladder. Tiled floor.

GROUND FLOOR BATHROOM (10’5” x 7’6”). Large bath, separate large shower enclosure, pedestal basin, low-level WC and bidet. Heated towel rail. Window to garden. Tiled floor.

GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM (19’ x 12’5”). Windows front and rear, built in wardrobe. Tiled floor.

From main entrance hall to the left leads to:

KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM (17’2” x 15’7)”. Heavily timbered. Fitted oak units, double sink with disposal unit, built in fridge and freezer, electric range cooker, extractor hood, space for dishwasher. Walk in larder, built in shelving. Tiled floor.

DINING ROOM (16’ x 13’4”). Windows and door to rear garden. Open studwork to kitchen. Tiled floor.

VAULTED DRAWING ROOM (36’ x 17’). Magnificent heavily timbered. room. Large inglenook fireplace housing wood burning stove. Solid oak staircase to first floor. Beautiful vaulted ceiling with oak walkway. Double doors to garden. Windows to garden and courtyard. Solid oak flooring.

HALL (7’2” x 3’8”) Access to loft, solid oak flooring.

GROUND FLOOR STUDY / BEDROOM (15’ x 12’8”). Windows and door to courtyard, solid oak flooring.

GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM (6’9” x 6’9”). Shower cubicle, built in cupboards housing vanity wash hand basin. Low-level WC. Heated towel rail. Wood panelled walls. Windows to west. Solid oak flooring.

GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM (11’” x 10’5”) Windows to garden. Solid oak flooring.

On the first floor oak stairs lead to solid oak walkway to

BEDROOM (17’ x 12’4”) With beautiful vaulted ceiling. Loft hatch. Exposed timbers. Velux windows north and south. Fitted carpet.

BEDROOM / DRESSING ROOM (12’1” x 10’1”) H eavily timbered with Velux window to north. Door to bathroom. Hatch to loft space. Fitted carpet. Steps up, over and down to

BEDROOM (15’9” x 13’1”) Heavily timbered vaulted ceiling. Windows to north and east. Walk-in wardrobe. Fitted carpet.

BATHROOM (12’1” x 6’2”) Heavily timbered. Velux to south. Low-level WC, pedestal basin, large bath, heated towel rail. Fitted carpet.


DOUBLE GARAGE in the west wing.

Ample parking.

Gardens to front rear and side, central courtyard.
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