3 bedroom detached house for saleBesthorpe, Norfolk,
- Offers in excess of £400,000
- Stunning contemporary interiors
- Reception hall
- Open living and dining area
- 3 bedrooms (all en-suite)
- Study area
- Breakfast/kitchen, utility and cloakroom
- Attractive cottage gardens
- Sun terrrace for outdoor dining
- Double garage and parking
Location: Besthorpe is a south Norfolk rural village with close links to the vibrant market towns of Attleborough and Wymondham. The nearby A11 London road is currently being dualled which will enable swifter access to destinations such as Cambridge and Stansted Airport. About one and a half miles away, Attleborough offers a full range of day to day amenities including a Sainsbury's supermarket, restaurants, public houses, local primary and secondary schooling. Highly regarded Wymondham College is situated 2 miles away, a unique state and day boarding school. The cathedral city of Norwich lies some 15 miles to the north east and is the business and retailing hub of East Anglia. Besthorpe retains a rural village feel with access to wider amenities.
The Property: The Old Village School is a lovely historic building with origins dating back to the mid Victorian era. The present owner commenced the fastidious conversion in the 1990's; culminating in the stunning home you see today that provides approximately 2,120 sq.ft. of living space. Great care has been taken to combine contemporary appointments with the distinctive features of the property. Bespoke replica tall windows allow plenty of natural light into the main living room, complemented by a vaulted roofline. This versatile space is presently arranged as a lounge and dining area. A spiral staircase rises to a study and the master bedroom suite. A breakfast/kitchen comprises a range of cabinets and matching wall units; full height glass sliding doors and windows allow an aspect over the garden. Integral appliances include a Bosch fridge, AEG double wall oven and De Dietrich glass halogen hob. A separate utility room has a range of cabinets, inset sink and drainer unit, space and plumbing for a washing machine. The three bedrooms each have en-suite facility. A superb master bedroom has a dressing area and shower room. A Juliet balcony is an ideal spot to enjoy those sunset views. Bedroom 2 has a five piece en-suite bathroom whilst the third bedroom/guest room is presently utilised as a lounge, French doors open out onto a patio.
Outside: The property is approached over a gravelled driveway with ample parking for three or four cars. A detached double garage (22'10" x 16') has twin opening doors, a loft space, personnel door into the garden, power and lighting are connected. Iron fence railings enclose the front of the property bordered by flowering shrub beds. Adjacent to the guest bedroom is a small patio. Cottage gardens to the rear contain a variety of well stocked borders with shrubs and seasonal flowers amidst an expanse of lawn. Step out from the kitchen/breakfast room to a sun terrace which is ideal for outdoor dining. At the bottom of the garden is a gazebo with grapevine offering shade and beyond this lies a further area of garden and a small vegetable plot. There are two wood stores and a potting up area.
Services: Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Private drainage. Two telephone lines and Broadband connected. Heating via a wood burner in the living room, electric under floor heating to Bedrooms 1 and 3, oil fired boiler supplying radiator system and hot water. Note: the services/appliances/heating system/plumbing and electrical installations have not been tested by the selling agents and the purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the condition and warranty of these items.
Directions: From Norwich proceed south west along the A11 London road, and then take the first slip road to Attleborough. As you reach the T junction turn left and almost immediately turn left into Mill Lane. Follow this road and at the bottom turn right into Silver Street, then left at the first mini roundabout. Follow this road around over the railway line bearing left onto Bunwell Road. In about 800 metres just past the village church, turn left into School Lane and the property will be seen on your right.
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