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The little forlorn house that time forgot

PUBLISHED: 07:53 30 May 2018

The house on Church Terrace, for sale with William H Brown. Pic: www.williamhbrown.co.uk

The house on Church Terrace, for sale with William H Brown. Pic: www.williamhbrown.co.uk

Overgrown tree branches prevent you from seeing this sad little house - but in fact it could be the prettiest period home for a new buyer as it is situated in a sought after location in Aylsham and is for sale for a guide price of £300,000.

The house on Church Terrace, for sale with William H Brown. Pic: www.williamhbrown.co.ukThe house on Church Terrace, for sale with William H Brown. Pic: www.williamhbrown.co.uk

It looks like the house that time itself forgot.

Trees obscure the front door and the first floor window of this house almost completely from view, with the garden overgrown and its fence lies twisted and broken on the ground.

The house on Church Terrace, for sale with William H Brown. Pic: www.williamhbrown.co.ukThe house on Church Terrace, for sale with William H Brown. Pic: www.williamhbrown.co.uk

The house on Church Terrace, for sale with William H Brown. Pic: www.williamhbrown.co.ukThe house on Church Terrace, for sale with William H Brown. Pic: www.williamhbrown.co.uk

Inside, although presentable, the rooms look like they haven’t been updated for many a year with an old fashioned kitchen and bathroom.

Even the fireplace has been boarded up.

But beneath the sad ravages of time lies what could be the prettiest home for a new buyer as this sad little house is actually a grey brick, Grade II listed end terrace on Church Terrace, a leafy, sought after location in Aylsham.

The house on Church Terrace, for sale with William H Brown. Pic: www.williamhbrown.co.ukThe house on Church Terrace, for sale with William H Brown. Pic: www.williamhbrown.co.uk

In the garden can be seen old stone steps and planters, from when it was a much loved and well cared for outside space, someone’s special little paradise.

Sadly, the owner of the house on Church Terrace passed away and the property has lain neglected as a result.

However, it could be given a new lease of life as the property is for sale for a guide price of £300,000 with William H Brown in Aylsham.

The house requires full updating throughout but offers fantastic potential to be transformed into a special home.

It has a front door with a beautiful architectural feature, a period fan light, just visible over it, leading into a hall, off which is a lounge with a fireplace, a dining room with an open fireplace and a study. There is a breakfast room, a kitchen and upstairs, four bedrooms and a bathroom.

All it needs is a new owner to restore it to beauty and elegance once again.

There is an open day on Saturday, June 9 from 10am-11am.

The house is for sale with sealed bids to be received by the agent William H Brown by June 20.

For more information contact William H Brown on 01263 735252 www.williamhbrown.co.uk



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