Windmill home in Norfolk for sale:36ft tower home offers spectacular views from all angles

A cosy windmill conversion with two bedrooms at the top of its 36ft-high tower is for sale in the Norfolk town of Wymondham.

Living in a windmill is a romantic dream for many, but the reality of many conversions is a lack of space because heavy machinery is still in place.

Not so The Windmill in Wymondham in Norfolk, which is a mature conversion and has been made into a cosy two-bedroom home.

Formerly known as Silfield Tower Mill, the windmill was built in 1845 and ceased working in 1911, when the entire works were taken to the nearby Wicklewood mill.

In 1925, the sails were blown off and it lay derelict for decades before being converted into a home in 1981.

An extension wrapping around the base of the 36ft tower - which boasts walls 18 inches thick - houses a bathroom and utility room, while the kitchen, complete with butler sink and room for a dining table, occupies the main room inside.

A cast-iron spiral staircase leads to a cosy circular living room with French wood-burning stove and four windows give views in all directions.

On the next floor is a bedroom with WC and shower room, while the second bedroom is on the top floor, offering splendid vistas over the Norfolk countryside.

A long drive leads to the tower, flanked by a lawned garden and the property includes parking space and a turning area.

Wymondham station is a mile away, with trains taking an hour to Cambridge, where London travellers change for King's Cross services, for a total journey time of 2 hours and 11 minutes.

Attleborough station, five miles away, has 40-minute services to Ely, with a change for King's Cross trains, with a similar journey time to the capital.

The Windmill is for sale for offers in excess of £300,000 through Abbotts


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