Five of the most expensive homes for sale in Norfolk

PUBLISHED: 19:42 14 November 2017 | UPDATED: 16:01 15 November 2017

Polstede Place, Burnham Market

Polstede Place, Burnham Market

© Haakon Dewing

Fancy a manor house or how about an 11 bedroom bed and breakfast business? Take a look at five of the most expensive homes in Norfolk.

Hereford's Rest, Themelthorpe Hereford's Rest, Themelthorpe

Macallan’s Farm, Themelthorpe, near Dereham; £2 million with abbotFox Bespoke www.abbotfox.co.uk/bespoke

Two substantial residences; a farmhouse and barn conversion extending to more than 6300 sqft are situated in approximately 78.5 acres. Herefords Rest, an impressive barn conversion of approximately 4100 sq ft, offers four goood sized bedrooms, a vaulted kitchen/breakfast room, two bathrooms as well as a galleried study, library and large sitting room. Macallans Farmhouse is a traditional four bedroom red brick farmhouse requiring some updating.

Hereford's Rest, Themelthorpe Hereford's Rest, Themelthorpe

Morningthorpe Manor, near Norwich; £1.975 million with Jackson-Stops www.jackson-stops.co.uk

Morningthorpe Manor Morningthorpe Manor

A Grade II listed manor house originally dating from the 1600s with later additions and fine period features. The property has been meticulously renovated and comes with a two bedroom annexe and outstanding original outbuildings in just under four acres.

Shadingfield Hall Shadingfield Hall

The kitchen at Polstede Place, Burnham Market The kitchen at Polstede Place, Burnham Market

Shadingfield Hall, London Road, Shadingfield; £1.95 million with Savills www.savills.co.uk

A Grade II listed late Georgian house, completed in 1808, with high ceilings, large sash windows, stone floors, working shutters and open fireplaces.

It comes with seven bedrooms and three/four receptions as well as an extensive second floor with potential to convert, a detached three bedroom lodge, stables, paddocks, tack rooms, all in about five acres.

Polstede Place, Burnham Market Polstede Place, Burnham Market

Attleborough Road, Great Ellingham Attleborough Road, Great Ellingham

Polstede Place, Burnham Market; £1.85 million with Sowerbys www.sowerbys.com

A Georgian residence which has been extensively refurbished boasting four double bedrooms, three bathrooms and three receptions. Outside is a private garden and a garage.

Attleborough Road, Great Ellingham; £1.5 million with William H Brown Select www.williamhbrown.co.uk/estate-agents/norwich-select

You get 11 bedrooms in this house boasting 3700 sq ft and more than 6000 sq ft of business premises set in around five acres which includes a spa, pool complex, beauty and hair salons. The property has been run as a successful bed and breakfast business.

Latest Property Articles

Renters with pets say they are victims of discrimination when searching for rental property.

Need some insider knowledge from a Norfolk interior designer? Read Louise Ives-Wilkinson’s trade secrets and save money on your DIY...

How easy is it really to renovate a property from scratch? Property editor Caroline Culot went to see Norwich graphic designer Vish Joory who has just bought a terraced house in need of a complete renovation and restoration.

Does your home or office leave you feeling a bit uninspired? Property editor Caroline Culot asked interior designer Louise Ives-Wilkinson for some ideas based on actual projects.

It may be Daniel Day-Lewis who is up for an Oscar for his role in the stylish new film the Phantom Thread – but the real, understated star is the beautiful Georgian mews house the story is set in, which is for sale in London for offers in excess of £15 million. Property editor Caroline Culot finds a Norfolk equivelant!

Have you joined the self-build revolution?

Joe Pattinson, from Newbury New Homes, asks whether greedy developers will be penalised?

One of the oldest buildings in Wymondham where 41 Tudor heraldic wall shields were discovered in its restoration is now for sale with the historic relics preserved behind glass.

Norwich is set to benefit from nearly £1m in funding to clear a brownfield site ready for up to 250 new homes.

The iconic pink house on Pottergate is on the market.

A rare opportunity to buy the former Port and Haven commissioner’s office on South Quay, Great Yarmouth, has arisen.

A parish councillor fears there is little which can be done to stop 283 homes from being built to the east of Norwich.

The chief executive of Weston Homes says he is committed to redeveloping Norwich’s Anglia Square.

Lots of luxury homes were snapped up across the county last year.

In an age when some estate agents are here today, gone tomorrow, to be operating after 25 years in the business is somewhat an achievement. So there is much to celebrate at Bycroft Estate Agents in Great Yarmouth as property editor Caroline Culot found out when she visited Charles Bycroft and his son, Daniel.

April 6 last year marked the introduction of the profound changes to the taxation of buy-to-let investments, leaving landlords scrambling around trying to protect themselves from higher tax bills due to the reduced deductibility of mortgage interest.

Coming down the pike (yet another) new law seemingly to further bash already well beaten up landlords. Recently, the bill to allow tenants to sue their landlords where their home is not fit for purpose was debated in Parliament and passed with flying colours by MPs across all political divides. It is expected the resultant law will be up and running by the end of this year.

This is one bus you really do want to catch! Blakey’s is a 1956 Lodekka double decker which has been converted into a tea room which has been serving afternoon cakes and brews on the Common, Mulbarton, Norwich, since it opened in 2016.

A £48m project to build more than 300 new homes just a stone’s throw away from Norwich City Football Club’s Carrow Road stadium could be about to take a major step forward.

Bad mould? Leaking roof, or made homeless? We want to hear from you if you have had any problems with housing.

Norwich has missed out on £55m and lost more than 900 council homes because of the government’s Right To Buy scheme, council leaders have said.

The Norfolk Broads is one of the biggest attractions for people wanting to move to the county, says Sheron Harley, from the Property Shop.

In years gone by, the start of the year was traditionally when estate agents could ease slowly back into work after the Christmas break, safe in the knowledge that most people would leave it until the first green shoots of spring before thinking about putting their house on the market, or starting to look for their next dream home.

Most boys love their toys but when you’re a top professional football player, you can afford very large toys and an even larger house in which to play with them!

Councillors have approved plans for 71 new homes in Drayton and a further 20 in Little Plumstead.

A Broadland councillor said plans for a new supermarket in Taverham were none of Norwich City Council’s “business” following its objection to the scheme.

Plans for a petrol station near Norwich have been turned down after councillors heard there was a “real risk” the city’s drinking water supply could become contaminated.

Plans for a drive-through KFC and Starbucks in the heart of the Postwick Hub have been recommended for approval by council officers.

Construction of a 163-home development in Blofield could begin this summer should it receive planning permission.

Twenty new homes and an extension to a school car park are proposed for the former hospital site in Little Plumstead.

Residents of a new estate in a Norfolk market town have branded a massive ’soakaway’ pit which they say was dug in front of their homes without notice a dangerous death trap.

New showhomes were launched today in Threescore, Bowthorpe at what is the largest ‘passivhaus’ development in the UK.

Showhouses at a new Norfolk Homes development in Hemsby are available to view this weekend.

We’ve mapped the latest price paid data from the Land Registry Office to give a snapshot of the Norfolk property market.

With the recent reshuffle in the government concerning housing, how could this affect the rental industry? Mike White, from Martin & Co, discusses.

Choosing the right conveyancer is part of prearing to buy and sell a home, says Julie Crowder-Barr, from Spire solicitors

Louis de Soissons, head of Savills’ Norwich residential team, offers some tips on selling in winter

A woman from Norwich has been left without heating for over 10 weeks during the coldest part of the year.

Buy now as house prices will rise, advises Keith Hood of Warners Financial Services

Moving into a new home could drastically reduce your energy bills, says Alison Page from David Wilson Homes.

A petition calling for housing to only be built where it is easily accessible by foot or by public transport is to be launched today.

They were legends of their day. The riders who roared around the city’s speedway track, cheered on by as many fans as now pack into Carrow Road to watch Norwich City.

David Wilson Homes built 517 homes in the Eastern Counties last year, contributing over £85.1m to the economy, a new report reveals.

Meet the Editor

Caroline Culot


I am the property editor in charge of delivering some exciting and informative content within Archant’s varied titles. We have 16-17 pages of stories, features and columns in the EDP Property supplement out every Friday free in your EDP so please don’t miss it.