A charming and spacious detached Chalet style residence pleasantly located in this popular semi rural Breckland village. The property boasts versatile and exceptionally well presented accommodation throughout and occupies a large established plot with delightful landscaped gardens, a large attached garage and carport.
SITUATION&LOCATION Honeysuckle Lodge is an outstanding detached chalet style residence, beautifully presented throughout and situated in delightful landscaped gardens backing onto open fields.
Located in the semi rural village of Ickburgh, this individually designed property was built in the mid 1990s by a well known local builder and offers spacious and versatile accommodation throughout. There are potentially five bedrooms over two floors including two large first floor bedrooms, one with an en suite shower room and the other with a cloakroom. Of the three ground floor bedrooms, the current owners use one as a separate dining room, one as an office and the third as a guest bedroom. All bedrooms have fitted wardrobe cupboards.
There is a cozy sitting room with multi-fuel burning stove and a large well fitted kitchen/breakfast room with extensive range of cabinets and granite work surfaces. The ground floor bathroom includes a bath and separate shower cubicle.
The property benefits from uPVC sealed unit double glazing throughout as well as a heating system provided by an air source heat pump. There are also solar voltaic panels that serve the domestic hot water and include a Feed in Tariff.
The property occupies a good size generous plot which includes an extensive shingled driveway and parking area to the front. There is a substantial timber car port as well as an attached garage. The delightful rear gardens have been landscaped and include a central ornamental pond with waterfall and rockery, summer house and pergola.
Ickburgh is a small village that lies approximately half a mile from the well served Breckland village of Mundford. Mundford is located on the edge of Thetford Forest, about 4 miles from the market town of Brandon and about 8 miles from the larger town of Thetford. The village has its own shops; primary school; church and public house and a central playing field with a modern village hall complex. In addition, there is a bowls, football and cricket club, as well as a number of other organised social events.
RECEPTIONHALLWAY17' 9" x 13' 8" (5.42m x 4.18m) Extreme measurements With composite entrance door; radiator; under stairs storage cupboard; laminate flooring; staircase leading to first floor.
SITTINGROOM16' 7" x 13' 8" (5.08m x 4.18m) With UPVC sealed unit double glazed window with roller blind to front aspect; radiator; ornate stone fireplace with inset multi fuel burning stove and slate hearth; glazed door leading from hallway; fitted carpet; archway leading to kitchen/breakfast room.
KITCHEN/BREAKFASTROOM25' 4" x 10' 2" (7.74m x 3.12m) Exceptionally well fitted with range of matching wall and floor cupboard units, including central peninsula unit, all with granite work surfaces over and incorporating 1 1/2 bowl inset sink unit, integrated dishwasher and larder fridge. Two radiators; UPVC sealed unit double glazed windows to front and side aspect with roller blinds; recessed ceiling lights, as well as drop lights over dining area; ceramic tiled floor; door leading to:
REARLOBBY With door giving access to garage; composite entrance door to outside.
STUDY/BEDROOM58' 7" x 7' 7" (2.62m x 2.33m) With UPVC sealed unit double glazed window; radiator; laminate flooring.
DININGROOM/BEDROOM4 With built-in double wardrobe/storage cupboard; radiator; UPVC sealed unit double glazed French doors, leading to rear garden; fitted carpet.
GUESTBEDROOM314' 11" x 12' 2" (4.57m x 3.71m) Radiator; UPVC sealed unit double glazed window to rear aspect with roller blind; built-in double wardrobe cupboard; fitted carpet.
BATHROOM8' 3" x 7' 4" (2.52m x 2.26m) Corner panelled bath with shower/mixer; pedestal wash basin and WC. Tiled shower cubicle incorporating plumbed in shower and glass screens; chrome contemporary vertical radiator; ceramic tiled walls and ceramic tiled floor.
LANDING With Velux window; radiator; built-in double storage cupboard and walk-in storage cupboard; fitted carpet.
MASTERBEDROOM115' 5" x 13' 11" (4.72m x 4.26m) With two built-in double wardrobe cupboards with hanging rails and shelving; radiator; UPVC sealed unit double glazed window to rear aspect with roller blind; fitted carpet.
BEDROOM213' 11" x 16' 7" (4.26m x 5.07m) Radiator; UPVC sealed unit double glazed window to front aspect; built-in double wardrobe cupboard with hanging rails and shelving; fitted carpet.
OUTSIDE The property occupies a large established plot. The front garden is retained by low walling and some fencing and is predominantly shingled to provide excellent parking and turning. There are also a variety of mature shrubs and bushes.
Directly to the front of the garage is a substantial:
TIMBERCARPORT19' 8" x 17' 8" (6.0m x 5.40m) With polycarbonate roof. Beyond this is the:
ATTACHEDBRICKANDTILEDGARAGE22' 10" x 8' 11" (6.97m x 2.72m) With electric automatic remote controlled roller door; range of cupboard units including sink unit; inverter for solar voltaic panels; access to loft area with pulldown ladder and incorporating hot water cylinder and air source heating controls. Door to rear garden.
The established rear garden is enclosed by fencing and backs onto open fields. This delightful garden has been landscaped and includes a large ornamental pond with rockery and slate waterfall and includes water lilies and other oxygenating plants, as well as alpines.
Otherwise, the gardens are generally lawned with paved areas as well as pergola with climbing roses and honeysuckle, incorporating a shady seating terrace. Directly adjacent to the pergola and seating area is a summer house with light and power. There is also an aluminium framed greenhouse.
There are gates on both sides of the property providing easy access between the front and rear gardens and there are also water butts and outside lighting.