Brandon Road, Methwold

Sold Subject to Contract £200,000

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SITUATION AND LOCATION This delightful period cottage has been extensively renovated, modernised, extended and refurbished to a high standard whilst sympathetically retaining it's external period features. The original cottage probably dates back to the mid 1800's and included chalk lump and flint elevations, These features remain whilst the extensive renovation program has complimented the contemporary features and quality fixtures.

The property benefits from an oil fired central heating system served by a Grant externally located combi boiler. The good size kitchen/breakfast room is exceptionally well fitted and includes a range of integrated appliances including a dishwasher; fridge/freezer; fan assisted oven and ceramic hob with extractor over. This is further enhanced by plinth and under-pelmet lighting as well as an LED illuminated glazed wall cabinet.

There is a combination of ceramic tiling and oak style laminate flooring to the ground floor with carpet to the first floor accommodation except the bathroom which has cushion flooring. The property also benefits from contemporary sanitary ware to the bathroom and cloakroom with plumbed shower fittings and vanity washbasins.

The house has been decorated in light and airy pastel colours and all the internal doors are oak veneered with chrome finished ironmongery. There are energy efficient Upvc double glazed windows throughout, all with toughened glass and trickle vents.

Lying adjacent to the property is a private courtyard which provides parking for nos. 6, 8 and 10 Brandon Road, Methwold. The Eco Drainage plant is also located in this area and serves the three properties.

The property is currently let under an assured shorthold tenancy and represents an excellent opportunity to those investment purchasers seeking to grow a rental portfolio or enter into the buy to let market. With an Energy rating of 'C', the house is efficiently prepared for the Private Rented Sector (PRS).

Situated on the southern outskirts of the West Norfolk village of Methwold this charming cottage benefits from a split level landscaped garden to the rear with a paved terrace enjoying a sunny westerly aspect. To the front there are views over open farmland across the Brandon Road.

Lying on the edge of the Thetford Forest, Methwold is a village of traditionally built chalk and flint cottages and houses; a church; secondary and primary schooling; a public house and club; sports facilities; shops and other amenities. The village is well placed within easy reach of the road network system leading to Ely and Cambridge to the South, Kings Lynn to the North, Downham Market, Swaffham and Thetford to the East and West. The Suffolk market town of Brandon is approximately 7 miles away.

The sale of this property offers an excellent opportunity to those purchasers seeking a period home of character but with modern practical living. Early viewings are recommended.

ENTRANCE HALL With composite security entrance door; and coir mat entrance way; ceramic tiled floor; radiator; recessed LED lighting; staircase leading to first floor.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 12' 6" x 7' 4" (3.82m x 2.25m) Well fitted with range matching Shaker style cream fronted wall and floor cupboard units with work surfaces over including matching breakfast bar; also incorporating single drainer one and half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap; plumbing for automatic washing machine; range of integrated appliances including dishwasher, fridge/freezer, under counter fan assisted electric oven, five ring ceramic hob with extractor canopy over; ceramic splash tiling; LED lighting; under pelmet lighting; LED plinth lighting; upvc sealed unit double glazed window; radiator; ceramic tiled floor.

SITTING ROOM 12' 6" x 11' 6" (3.82m x 3.53m) With single step from kitchen/breakfast room; radiator; upvc sealed unit double glazed window; Oak style laminate flooring; upvc sealed unit double glazed door to rear Sun Terrace.

CLOAKROOM With w.c. and vanity wash basin; radiator; ceramic tiled floor; upvc sealed unit double glazed window; extractor fan.


LANDING Two radiators; upvc sealed unit double glazed window; recessed LED lighting; fitted carpet.

BEDROOM ONE 10' 4" x 9' 9" plus wardrobe cupboard maximum measurement(3.15m x 2.98m) With step down, radiator; upvc sealed unit double glazed window; built-in double wardrobe cupboard with sliding doors, hanging rail, and shelving; fitted carpet.

BEDROOM TWO 7' 4" x 7' 3" plus wardrobe and recess (2.24m x 2.23m) With step down; radiator; upvc sealed unit double glazed window; built-in wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail and shelving; fitted carpet.

BATHROOM 7' 2" x 7' 3" (2.20m x 2.22m) Contemporary fitted suite including L-shaped shower/bath with plumbed in shower over and hand held shower/rinser, glass shower screen; vanity was basin and w.c.; heated towel rail; velux window; part tiling to walls; vinyl flooring.

OUTSIDE The front garden is retained by a four foot picket fence.

The low maintenance rear garden has been landscaped over two levels to include a Sunken Paved Sun Terrace with steps leading up to a further shingled area. Within the garden there is a Timber Garden Shed (6' x 4') and the oil tank. There is also an external Grant oil fired combination boiler that serves the central heating and domestic hot water.

The rear garden is enclosed by six foot fencing and enjoys a sunny westerly aspect.

The property benefits from an allocated parking space within the private courtyard that serves numbers 6, 8, and 10 Brandon Road, Methwold. There is a gate to the rear of the garden which provides easy pedestrian access to the rear of the courtyard.

SERVICES Oil fired central heating to radiators served by an external Grant oil fired combi boiler.

Mains Water & Electricity are connected.

Drainage is to a private treatment plant located within the shared courtyard that is situated adjacent 8, Brandon Road.

ECO DRAINAGE SYSTEM Located within the private courtyard is the private drainage plant. This efficiently deals with the treatment of sewage based on an improved form of biological filtration which is continuously recycled by airlift with a humus mixed sewage liquor. This follows three stages including Primary Screening and Settlement; Biological Treatment and Final Settlement. For further information contact Chilterns on 01842 813466.

FIELD VIEW MANAGEMENT COMPANY (METHWOLD) LTD Field View Management Company (Methwold) Ltd is responsible for the ongoing maintenance and repair of the common parts and there will be an annual service charge levied to ensure those areas are maintained efficiently and to a high standard. The common parts include the Eco drainage system, courtyard area, lighting and associated fencing . This will be divided between nos. 6, 8 and 10 Brandon Road, Methwold, the service change for 2021/2022 was £352.30. For more information please contact the selling agents, Chilterns Ltd 01842 813466.

ESTATE AGENTS ACT 1979 An owner of this property is an employee of Chilterns Ltd.

ASSURED SHORTHOLD TENANCY This property is currently let and managed by Chilterns Ltd under a 6 months Assured Shorthold tenancy at a rent of £800 PCM. The tenant has been in occupation since 2nd May 2023. For more information contact the selling agent.


  • Charming Period Cottage
  • Completely Refurbished
  • Two Bedrooms
  • High Standard of Fixtures and Fittings
  • Oil 'Combi' Heating
  • Upvc Double Glazing
  • Contemporary Fitted Kitchen & Bathroom
  • Ground Floor Cloakroom
  • Courtyard Parking
  • Landscaped Gardens & Rural Views
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