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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Chapel Lane, Shotesham, Norfolk

Guide Price £495,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

A deceptively spacious 5 bed detached chalet bungalow with a large rear garden of 0.86 acres in the sought after rural village of Shotesham, only a few minutes' drive south of the city of Norwich.

Ground Floor
- Entrance hall
- Kitchen/dining room
- Family room
- Sitting room
- Study
- Master bedroom with en suite bathroom
- 2 further bedrooms
- Family bathroom
- Utility room

First Floor
- 2 bedrooms
- Landing

- Ample off road parking
- Open porch
- Landscaped and terraced formal rear garden
- Large woodland and wild garden
- Green house
- In all approximately 0.86 acres (stms)

Driving Distances (approx.)
- Norwich: 8 miles
- A140: 3.5 miles
- A47/A140 junction: 4.2 miles
- A146: 4.3 miles


Shotesham All Saints is arguably one of the most sought after South Norfolk villages, sitting just a few miles south of Norwich. The village benefits from the local pub - The Globe, and is a wonderful spot for both walking and wildlife enthusiasts. The villages of Stoke Holy Cross, Framingham Earl and Poringland are nearby, providing schooling, shopping and local services. The A47 is easily accessible within just a short drive offering direct access to the Southern Bypass.


Appletrees was originally a much smaller detached bungalow, but during the current owners occupancy has been significantly extended and modernised to now offer a wonderful family house, in this rarely available village location. The ground floor is accessed through the entrance hall (complete with a W.C.) with the kitchen/dining room found off the hallway. A utility room leads off the kitchen and provides access to the rear garden. The accommodation is divided to offer a number of different living areas, ideal for a family with a large (22'2 x 18'4) sitting room with French doors located at the rear. An open plan family room is located off the kitchen whilst a central hallway and staircase provide access to the rest of the house. To the front is a large (17'1 x 12'10) study and two bedrooms served by a family bathroom. A master bedroom with en suite bathroom completes the ground floor accommodation. 2 further bedrooms and a landing area complete with ample storage have been created in the previous loft space on the first floor, accessed by a staircase leading up from the ground floor.


Appletrees is set back from the road and is approached over a gravel driveway offering ample off road parking for a number of vehicles. A large open porch covers the entrance to the house. The rear garden is divided into 2 sections - the first being the original traditional/formal rear garden, with a terrace and landscaped areas with access leading through to the fabulous large woodland garden. This area offers a combination of large trees (including a tree house) as well as open areas, where the current owner's children have played football etc. A large greenhouse complete with power and light is located at the southern end and is currently used for storage. The garden is a rare find, but being land locked, should never be developed on and will always offer the owner a secret garden!

Directions NR15 1YP

Leaving Norwich southbound on the Stoke Road pass through the village of Caister St Edmund, continue on this road (which becomes Norwich Road) passing through Stoke Holy Cross. Upon leaving Stoke Holy Cross and passing the Parish church on your left hand side, immediately take the first left hand turn signposted Shotesham All Saints (Shotesham Road). This road leads you into the village - pass through the village, passing The Globe pub on your left, and then passing the local parish church on the right. Chapel Lane will then be a turning on the left hand side. Appletrees is located on the eastern side of Chapel Lane, as indicated by a For Sale board.

Local Authority

South Norfolk District Council, Band: E, Annual cost: £1,910.61 (2016/17).


Oil fired central heating, mains water and electricity, private drainage (septic tank), Calor gas bottles for cooker.

Fixtures and Fittings

Items regarded as fixtures and fittings including carpets, curtains, light fittings, kitchen appliances and garden ornaments are excluded although these items may be available by separate negotiation.


Strictly by prior appointment with sole agents Jackson-Stops & Staff. If there is any point which is of particular importance to you, we invite you to discuss this with us, especially before you travel to view the property.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
25 April 2016

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