Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16Bedfords Review | Issue Four 9 Property they tell it as they see it” says John. “We employed them to buy Valley Farm on our behalf all those years ago, we have employed them to sell Valley Farm on our behalf now and we have been customers as opposed to clients most recently when buying our new home so we have had the full experience! I can’t speak highly enough of them.” John and Anwen asked Bedfords to find them a house back in 2008 and after 6 months of searching across Suffolk and Norfolk, we knew we had found a hidden gem when we finally reached the end of the farm track and saw the house for the first time. Thankfully, John and Anwen agreed, as they also both fell for the house at first sight. “We wanted to find something totally country, where the integrity of the house hadn’t been completely wrecked and where we could carry on and preserve that integrity. And we knew we had found the right place when Bedfords took us to see Valley Farm.” Since then the couple have spent considerable resources improving the house and grounds whilst changing as little visually as they could. “We’ve done an awful lot here. Completely re-wired and got rid of anything that might have had a chance of damp or rot. And we saved the barn, which was about to blow away – turned it into a fully functioning studio.” After eight happy years, the Hurts are well settled in Norfolk. “A fantastic place to live” says John. In fact they they have sold up in London and put Valley Farm on the market in order to move to a Georgian farmhouse nearby, which has a little more land. “I am selling one of the best places I've ever owned to buy the best place I shall ever own.” “Bedfords have helped us all along the way. We like Bedfords as a firm – the way they operate is straightforward and Location: East Runton, Norfolk Guide: £995,000 Ref: BUR160084 Burnham Market 01328 730 500 Clockwise from left: The main house; John in the walled garden; the farmhouse kitchen ‘I am selling one of the best places I've ever owned to buy the best place I shall ever own’