A rare opportunity to purchase this charming and individual, detached four bedroom house standing in gardens extending to 0.17 acres (subject to survey) and conveniently located within easy reach of the town centre amenities. Having been much improved and now offering comfortable well presented accommodation, early viewings are highly recommended.
SITUATION&LOCATION Believed to have been built in 1939, this charming established detached house occupies a large plot extending to 0.17 acres (subject to survey) and is pleasantly situated fronting Vicarage Road but screened to the front by a mature Yew hedge that provides a high degree of privacy. Vehicular access is through double gates beyond which is a spacious driveway and parking area and a useful timber garage.
The property has remained in the same ownership for a number of years and during that time has been extensively improved, updated and modernised, whilst carefully preserving the charm of many features of its period. The house now offers comfortable and spacious accommodation throughout including a delightful sitting room with original tiled fireplace and feature bow window; there is a separate dining room with conservatory off and the well fitted kitchen has a range of appliances as well as a practical pantry and utility cupboard off. To the first floor there are four bedrooms as well as a family bathroom with separate shower cubicle in addition to the ground floor shower room.
Lovely features include the exposed stripped pine floors and bow windows and both the sitting room and dining room have internal doors with leaded light stained glass panels. Modern benefits include UPVC double glazing throughout and a full gas fired central heating system as well as a real flame fitted gas fire in the sitting room. The south facing mature gardens are a particular feature of this lovely home and provide a high degree of privacy.
Thetford is situated in the south of Norfolk, in close proximity to the county border with Suffolk. By road it is 33.8 miles (54.4 km) northeast of Cambridge and 30.7 miles (49.4 km) southwest of Norwich. It lies on the River Little Ouse. On the western side of Thetford is Thetford Forest, which is heavily forested with pine trees. Brettenham Heath National Nature Reserve is to the northeast, near the hamlet of Roudham. To the southeast of Thetford is Nunnery Lakes Nature Reserve, covering about 200 acres, with Breckland heath, woodland, fen and open water habitats and 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) of paths.
The town is well served and includes a mainline railway station with easy access to London, The Midlands and The North. There are the usual town centre amenities and there is a sports centre complex with swimming pool. Located within the Brecks and with easy access to the surrounding beautiful pine forests Thetford is well located for a range of outdoor activities. There is also a range of primary schools within the town, private school (Thetford Grammar) and secondary/sixth form (Thetford Academy).
ENTRANCEPORCH Composite entrance door, UPVC sealed unit double glazed windows.
RECEPTIONHALLWAY15' 5" x 7' 0" (4.72m x 2.14m) With Oak entrance door, radiator, UPVC sealed unit double glazed window, under stairs storage area, exposed stripped timber floor.
SITTINGROOM12' 0" plus bow window x 14' 6" (3.68m x 4.43m) Tiled fireplace and hearth, incorporating inset coal effect real flame fire, radiator, UPVC sealed unit double glazed bay window, UPVC sealed unit double glazed window to side, exposed stripped pine floor.
DININGROOM14' 1" x 11' 11" (4.30m x 3.65m) Cast iron radiator, exposed stripped pine floor, UPVC sealed unit double glazed French style doors leading to:
LEAN-TOCONSERVATORY10' 9" x 7' 6" (3.28m x 2.31m) UPVC sealed unit double glazed windows with vertical blinds under a polycarbonate roof with UPVC sealed unit double glazed French doors leading to outside, radiator.
SHOWERROOM Tiled shower cubicle with shower over, rain head shower and handheld shower attachment, glass pivot door. Vanity wash basin with mixer tap and cupboards under, WC, vertical contemporary radiator, ceramic tiled floor.
KITCHEN11' 1" x 9' 6" (3.38m x 2.90m) Fitted range of matching Shaker style wall and floor cupboard units with work surfaces over incorporating single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, integrated dishwasher and fridge freezer, Neff double oven and gas hob with extractor canopy over, ceramic splash tiling, UPVC sealed unit double glazed window with roller blind, ceramic tiled floor.
WALK-INPANTRY UPVC sealed unit double glazed window.
REARLOBBY Ceramic tiled floor, composite part glazed door leading to rear garden.
UTILITYCUPBOARD Plumbing for washing machine, ceramic Butler sink, wall mounted Baxi gas-fired Combi-boiler (serving central heating and domestic hot water).
LANDING Exposed stripped pine floor, access to loft space, cast iron radiator, UPVC sealed unit double glazed window.
BEDROOMONE13' 3" x 12' 0" (4.05m x 3.67m) UPVC sealed unit double glazed bay window to front, cast iron radiator, exposed stripped pine floor.
BEDROOMTWO14' 1" x 11' 11" (4.31m x 3.65m) UPVC sealed unit double glazed window to rear, cast iron radiator, exposed stripped pine floor.
BEDROOMTHREE9' 8" x 8' 11" (2.95m x 2.72m) UPVC sealed unit double glazed window to rear, cast iron radiator, exposed stripped pine floor.
BEDROOMFOUR8' 2" x 8' 2" (2.50m x 2.50m) L-shaped UPVC sealed unit double glazed window to front, cast iron radiator, storage cupboard, exposed stripped pine floor.
BATHROOM10' 0" x 6' 1" (3.07m x 1.87m) Panelled bath with vanity wash basin and WC, walk-in shower cubicle with electric shower and glass pivot door, dual electric/gas heated towel rail, electric under floor heating, UPVC sealed unit double glazed window, shaver point, laminate flooring.
OUTSIDE The property occupies a large established plot extending to approximately 0.17 acres (subject to survey) with mature gardens to the front, side and rear. The front garden is well screened by mature Berberis hedging as well as various shrubs and bushes. There are beds with a variety of shrubs as well as ornamentals. To the side there is a mature Bramley apple tree.
The rear garden enjoys a southerly aspect and is enclosed by Fencing with mature shrubs trees and bushes, including some apple trees. This garden is predominantly laid to lawn with a paved Sun terrace. There is also a timber garden shed and aluminium framed greenhouse.
Vehicular access is through double wrought iron gates which lead to a shingled parking area and driveway to the front and side. This continues along the side of the property.
GARAGE/WORKSHOP16' 4" x 8' 2" (5.00m x 2.50m) With attached tool shed to the rear, light and power.
SERVICES All mains services are believed to be connected to the property.