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5 stunning period properties for sale in Norfolk

Period Properties: Hales Hall in Hales. Photo: Savills.

Period Properties: Hales Hall in Hales. Photo: Savills.

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From Tudor country houses to Victorian vicarages, here's a look at some of the most unusual and impressive period homes currently on the market in Norfolk.

Period Properties: Dickleburgh Manor. Photo: Savills.Period Properties: Dickleburgh Manor. Photo: Savills.

When you picture a period property, you probably think of beautiful original features... Exposed beams, open fireplaces and bay windows.

What you might not come to mind are heated swimming pools, games rooms and tennis courts, but that’s exactly what you’ll find in some of the stunning period homes currently for sale across the county.

Take for example Dickleburgh Manor, a charming six bedroom Grade II listed Queen Anne Country house which is offered by Savills for a guide price of £1,150,000.

Period Properties: East Barsham Manor, Norfolk. Photo: Savills.Period Properties: East Barsham Manor, Norfolk. Photo: Savills.

Located in the small village of Dickleburgh, near Diss, the property boasts five reception rooms, a heated outdoor swimming pool, two self-contained cottages, garaging, a games room, two porches and an orangery.

Also marketed by Savills are East Barsham Manor, a seven-bedroom Tudor property which was once the great seat of Sir Henry Fermor, and Hales Hall in the village of Hales, near Loddon.

Built between 1520 and 1530, East Barsham Manor, a Grade I listed property that looks fit for a queen, is currently on the market for a guide price of £3,000,000 and is complete with six reception rooms, formal gardens and grounds, a gate house, and a three-bedroom garden cottage.

The Old Rectory, Sculthorpe. Photo: BedfordsThe Old Rectory, Sculthorpe. Photo: Bedfords

Similarly, Hales Hall is a seven-bedroom Tudor house that boasts a gate house cottage, further three bedroom cottage, seven reception rooms and a Grade I listed barn with planning permission for use as a wedding venue.

The large property, built in 1478 by Sir James Hobart sits within about 9 acres of extensive moated grounds and is being sold for a guide price of £2,850,000.

For those who aren’t fond of Tudor architecture, Bedfords Estate Agents are selling two particularly idyllic homes, the first of which is an eight-bedroom country house, called The Old Rectory, in Sculthorpe dating from the 17th century, with Georgian additions.

The Old Vicarage, Sedgeford. Photo: BedfordsThe Old Vicarage, Sedgeford. Photo: Bedfords

The Old Rectory, is set within 23 acres of parkland and contains a drawing room, dining room, library, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, offices, a cellar, outdoor swimming pool, stables and formal gardens, with a pond and paddocks.

Bedfords are offering the property for £2,550,000.

The second home is an elegant Grade II listed early-Victorian Vicarage in Sedgeford, built around 1840, which is being marketed for offers in the region of £1,900,000.

Built in the Gothic Revival style and boasting wooded grounds of 1.44 acres, The Old Vicarage stands within a designated Conservation Area and subsequently enjoys views over farmland and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Moreover, the property offers many period features, including tall gabled roofs clad is slate, finials, tall windows, open fireplaces, high ceilings and a minstrels’ gallery.

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