Five unique property conversions currently on the market in Norfolk

Unique Conversions: 4 Upper Mill, Lenwade Mill and The Hills.

Unique Conversions: 4 Upper Mill, Lenwade Mill and The Hills. - Credit: Archant

Are you looking for a home that's a little bit different? Here's a look at some of the most unique properties in Norfolk that you could live in.

Unique Conversions: 4 Upper Mill, Hindringham. Photo: Sowerbys

Unique Conversions: 4 Upper Mill, Hindringham. Photo: Sowerbys - Credit: Archant

When it comes to finding a home, many may choose to opt for a modern new build or a traditional period cottage and overlook all of the quirky alternatives that are also on the market.

From converted chapels to the former headquarters of a Second World War American bomb group, ambitious designers and construction workers have transformed many listed architectural gems in Norfolk into stunning family homes.

Take for example 4 Upper Mill, a converted house on the site of the original Upper Mill windmill in Hindrignham, which is currently on the market with Sowerbys for £650,000.

Unique Conversions: Former Coach House, Lynn Road, Middleton. Photo: Sowerbys

Unique Conversions: Former Coach House, Lynn Road, Middleton. Photo: Sowerbys - Credit: Archant

The brick and flint property boasts four bedrooms, four reception rooms, vaulted and beamed ceilings, bespoke kitchen, utility room, en-suite shower room, separate bathroom, double garage and large studio, as well as the unique mill tower.


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As well as this, Sowerbys are also offering a five-bedroom detached period coach house in Middleton for £450,000.

The five-bedroom property, formerly within the curtilage of Middleton Hall (now Middleton Hall Golf Club) would once have held a horse-drawn carriage for the family residing in the Hall. Today, the refurbished home offers a horseshoe shaped accommodation arrangement which includes a large sitting room, conservatory, kitchen, garage and rear garden and is located close to King's Lynn.

Unique Conversions: Lenwade Mill, Lenwade. Photo: William H Brown

Unique Conversions: Lenwade Mill, Lenwade. Photo: William H Brown - Credit: Archant

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William H Brown Estate Agents and Letting Agents also have two unique properties available, the first being Lenwade Mill, a Grade II listed former Granary to the Mill at Lenwade, near Norwich.

The waterside house is on the market for a guide price of £495,000 and is complete with stunning views, a balcony, garage, garden room, study, kitchen, utility room, dressing room and sitting room and is located inside an exclusive gated development.

The company's second property, Pond Farm, is incredibly unique and has origins dating back to the Second World War.

Unique Conversions: Former 466 bomb group HQ during WWII. Photo: William H Brown

Unique Conversions: Former 466 bomb group HQ during WWII. Photo: William H Brown - Credit: Archant

The four-bedroom property on Sandy Lane in East Tuddenham was created from the original American bomber headquarters for 466 bomb group who flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge during the last year of the war in Europe, and flew a total of 232 missions over that time.

For £750,000 this piece of history, which also boasts a range of outbuildings, a games room, galleried landing, office, cloakroom, separate hallway and kitchen/breakfast room could be yours.

The final property is a five-bedroom converted methodist chapel, marketed by Pymm & Co, which is selling for a guide price of £459,995.

Unique Conversions: The Hills, Reedham. Photo: Pymm&Co

Unique Conversions: The Hills, Reedham. Photo: Pymm&Co - Credit: Archant

Dating back to 1881, this former chapel has been completely modernised over three storeys and is complete with a high quality kitchen, two reception rooms, en-suite bathrooms, separate shower room, detached garage and is only a short walk from the River Yare.

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