An "exemplary period home" complete with a private tennis court, a home gym and an indoor pool has gone up for sale.

Standing in two acres of its own grounds, the 9,000sqft Rectory House pays homage to its traditional roots while bringing modern styling and comforts.

The property near Little Melton, just outside of Norwich, has traditional formal reception rooms with open plan spaces to give plenty of options for entertaining guests.

The house sits in two acres of its own landThe house sits on two acres of its own land (Image: Sowerby's) One of the downstairs reception roomsOne of the downstairs reception rooms (Image: Sowerbys)

The downstairs kitchenThe downstairs kitchen (Image: Sowerby's) READ MORE: £2.1m family home for sale in Aylmerton, north Norfolk

Moving upstairs the period property has six bedrooms, including the 'principal suite' with its own private dressing room.

Two more ensuite double rooms can also be found on the east wing. 

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One of the six bedroomsOne of the six bedrooms (Image: Sowerby's) The indoor poolThe indoor pool (Image: Sowerby's) Among the stand-out features of the house is its "leisure wing" with an indoor pool flanked by French doors, a sauna, a shower and multiple reception rooms currently serving as home gyms.

Within the grounds, there are landscaped gardens, a large lawn, a sun terrace and a private tennis court.

The property is up for sale with Sowerbys Estate Agents with an asking price of £1.65m.